Cougar Connect – February 4, 2024

Dear Coolidge Families,

I hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! After a long stretch of gloomy weather, it was  great to see the sunshine. Here are all of the latest PTO updates and reminders for the week.  If you'd like to read Mr. Famularo's update, with information about Kindergarten Registration, the Student Government Food drive, and other school news,  you can find it here.

Economy Shop

Coolidge’s Next Economy Shop week is February 27th - March 3rd.
Sign Up Here!

We’re also in need of managers!! It’s all the same volunteer work except you get to choose the music and use the scanner! Contact Ashley if you’re interested in manager training.

Thank you SO MUCH for all your help in keeping the Economy Shop open and running smoothly. We’re 100% volunteer run, and 100% of the profits go back to our schools.


4th and 5th Grade Kids Night at Sky Zone

The NEW date for 4th/5th grade kids night is Friday, February 9th from 7-9pm at Skyzone in Allendale.

You do not need to RSVP again; BUT if your RSVP has changed please email [email protected]. If I don't hear from you I will assume your child is attending.

For those few who couldn't make the initial date- if your child can now attend- can you please email me as well.

Volunteers- I will assume you can make it on the 9th unless I hear from you.

Remember- Sky Zone socks and white/neon shirts.


Harlem Wizards  

We're SO excited to bring the Harlem Wizards back to Wyckoff! This year, all four elementary school PTOs will team up to create a fun night for our community while raising funds for our schools! 

Details about tickets and souvenirs will be available soon.

Event support will be coordinated by volunteers from the four elementary school PTO’s in Wyckoff. If you are interested in joining the Coolidge volunteer committee, please contact Sammi Eletto at [email protected]


The Science Fair is Back!

All Coolidge scientists in grades K-5 are invited to participate in the Coolidge PTO Science Fair on March 13th from 6:30-7:30pm.

Click here to sign up


Volunteers for Monday lunch needed!

Calling all Monday lunch volunteers! We have 200 orders for Monday lunch, but only have a few parents to help serve. If you ordered lunch for your child, please consider taking one Monday between now and June to help out. We’ve created a new, streamlined serving process to make this one of the easiest volunteer opportunities for the PTO. Your help is extremely appreciated!

Click here to sign up 🙂


Pizza Lunch Volunteer Opportunity

We ask that you also consider volunteering to serve pizza lunch.  The obligation only takes about 20 minutes and it helps the lunch run smoothly if parents who know the kids are the ones serving them.  Please sign up for a session or 2!

Volunteer Here


Theme Day

Workshop leaders:  A digital guidebook was sent out on Thursday evening. If you didn't receive it, please email [email protected]

Thank you!


Coolidge PTO Nominating Committee  - Board Member Search

The Coolidge PTO Nominating Committee will begin their search for members who can fill the following three board positions.

1st Vice President

2nd Vice President Fundraising (one position)


Economy Shop chair (one position)

If you are interested in taking one of the above roles, or know someone who would be a great fit, please contact Amy Minatelli @ [email protected]

Job descriptions are available for review.

Lost and Found 

The “Lost and Found” at Coolidge is overflowing. If your child is missing anything, please stop by and check the bin in the front hall. Items must be claimed by February 16th, or they will be donated to a local charity.



May Dinner Update

Our annual May Friendship Dinner will take place on May 9, 2024 at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes. We can’t wait to see you there!

 Please click here to learn how you can donate materials or time to make this the best May Dinner yet!

The committee is currently looking for empty gift baskets to use for the tricky tray, so if you have any lying around, please consider donating them for use at the dinner.

Please click the link below for available volunteer opportunities

WEF Sweetheart Dance Info

If you and your child/children will be attending the WEF Sweetheart Dance in February, then you'll want to take advantage of these opportunities to show up in style! Click the links below for info...

WEF Sweetheart Dance Hair Styling Promo   

Sweetheart Dance Corsage/Boutonniere Purchase Info


Box Tops

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 Labels

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.

Our personal pto reference code is rfsn=7533508.5d0c3c

Important Dates

Feb 9th -  4th  and 5th Grade Kids Night @ Sky Zone

Feb 13 - Francesca's Pizza Fundraiser Pick Up

Feb 16th - Last Day to claim items from the Lost & Found

Feb 19 - Feb 23rd - Winter Break

February 27th - March 3- Coolidge Week at Economy Shop

March 7th - PTO Meeting - MPR- 9:15am

March 8th - Author Visit: Robert Skead

March 13th - PTO Science Fair














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