Cougar Connect – December 17th, 2023

Dear Coolidge Families, 

Winter break is just around the corner! Here's your weekly PTO email with reminders about Wacky Winter Week, our upcoming Staff Cookie Exchange event, and how you can help the Economy Shop win (201) Magazine's Best of Bergen Community Choice Award. 


Wacky Winter Week Reminder

Thanks to the Coolidge Student Government for planning a fun Wacky Winter Week! Parents, please see Mr. Famularo's weekend email for more information.


Coolidge Teacher /Staff Holiday Cookie Exchange 

The Coolidge PTO is planning a  Holiday Cookie Exchange for the teachers and staff at Coolidge on Tuesday, December 19th. Thank you to our talented volunteer bakers who are providing yummy treats for our teachers to take home! If you'd like to join, there's still time to sign up 🙂

Click here to participate 

Reminder- Cookie drop off will take place on Tuesday from 1:30- 2:15pm. Volunteers will get an email with more info.

PTO-Facilitated Lunch Services

This is the final week for Bagel lunch orders that were placed in September.

Pizza lunch service will continue through January.

The PTO is currently working on the lunch service schedule for the 2nd half of the year. Look for an eblast during the winter break with more info.

Nicholas Markets' online ordering system will remain open throughout the break: 



Vote for The Wyckoff PTO Economy Shop!

Please support the Wyckoff PTO Economy Shop in winning the Best of Bergen title!
Click NJERSY.CO/201VOTE, click shopping and services, scroll to best non-profit organization, click, find Wyckoff PTO Economy Shop, and vote for us! Every vote counts! THANK YOU!!


Economy Shop Volunteer Opportunities!

This Spring we have 3 weeks where Coolidge is responsible for volunteers at the Economy Shop. Two hour shifts, from 10-12 or 12-2. Sign up with the link below on a day that works for you. It’s fun, fast, and easy! Questions? Contact Ashley @ 607-280-2054 

Economy Shop Volunteer Sign Up



Kids Night Grades K-3

Here’s an update from our K-3 Kids Night Chairs, Ashley Bell and Cheryl Jaffa

Calling all Kindergarten through Third Grade Cougars...
You will not want to miss this awesome night of fun, games, and laughable competition.
Come Join us at the Coolidge County Fair!
Your skills will be tested and fun will be had at
The Coolidge PTO Kid’s Night!

Friday Night January 12th - 1st & 3rd Grade
Friday Night January 26th - Kindergarten & Second Grade

Parents: Stay Tuned for plenty of Volunteer Opportunities.


Kids Night - Grades 4 and 5

Thank you to Kelly Harteveld for chairing 4th and 5th Grade Kids night at SkyZone!

Parents, please be sure to fill out a permission form (linked below) if you would like your child to attend.

All Coolidge 4th and 5th graders are invited to attend Coolidge PTO Kids Night at Sky Zone in Allendale on January 19th, 2024 from 7:00-9:00pm. If you would like your child to attend, please fill out the appropriate permission slip below. If you have more than one child attending, please complete one form for each child.
Fourth Grade Permission Form :Click here
Fifth Grade Permission Form: Click here


Coolidge is a Box Tops School!

Since Coolidge began participating in Box Tops we have earned over $11,000 for the school!
Here are some important reminders and updates about the program:
– If you haven’t joined Box Tops yet, now’s the time. Download the BoxTops app and use referral code OPH57EHN help us get even more money for Coolidge! This week, when you use the PTO referral code and scan your first receipt, you will earn additional money for our school! Don’t forget to share your personal referral code with friends and family. Their purchases will help Coolidge too!
– No more cutting required! Simply download the BoxTops app and scan your store receipts to earn money for Coolidge. So easy!
– Digital receipts are now accepted. When you’re in the app, hit the “+” button labeled “Scan” at the bottom of the home screen. Select “Digital Receipt” from the list. Choose the retailer and follow the prompts.


Name Bubbles

Create your custom labels, clothing labels, everyday labels and more.
Name Bubbles will ship your order quickly and donate 20% of the total back to the Coolidge PTO.
This is the Coolidge PTO Fundraising page link.


Important Dates

December 18-22-   Wacky Winter Week 

December 25- Jan 1st -  Schools Closed - Happy New Year!

January 2nd - Schools Reopen

January 4th - PTO Meeting

January 12th - Kids Night: Grades 1 and 3

January 19th - Kids Night: Grades 4 and 5


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