J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School

A Ministry of St. Ambrose Parish

Principal’s Letter

January 21, 2015


Please read the announcements for this short week.


1.  Activities and due dates from January 21-30:

January 22:

Reconciliation (second choice) parent meeting, 7:00pm

Free dress day with 5 cans of food or $5.00-Souper Bowl of Caring.

January 23:

Re-applications due for students intending to return to Cosgriff in 2015-16.

All School Mass FORMAL DRESS

January 26-30:

Catholic Schools Week

January 27:

Science Fair judging and display

Cosgriff Open House, 7:00pm in the school library

January 28:

Parent, Grandparent visit, 10-1130am

Parent, Grandparent lunch 11:30 -12:30pm

Science Fair projects on display, social center, 10:30 to 12:00noon

January 29:

Reconciliation (third choice) parent meeting, 7:00pm

Spirit shirt and crazy sock day- $20.00 of opportunity tickets

January 30:

All school mass to conclude Catholic Schools Week, 8:30am

All school “Family” activity.

Cosgriff Ski program begins, 1:30pm


2.  All lunch orders for the Parent/Grandparent lunch on January 28, are due Friday January 23. Click on the following link for an order form Catholic Schools Week Lunch Order


3.  Mardi Gras News

*The room block at the Marriott is unfortunately sold out. Thank you to all who took advantage of the special offer.

* Look for the “Party Board” preview  this week and sign ups will start on January 26th at       MARDI GRAS HEADQUARTERS at www.cosgriff.org

* Keep selling Mardi Gras opportunity tickets our goal is $12,000.00 this year. Congratulations to pre-school and fifth grade winners for most ticket sales last week.

* Final silent and live auction donations and program advertisements are due by January 23. Contact Marnie Andrews right away. hmandrews@gmail.com


4.  Thank you to all parents who are making a concerted effort to get your child to school on time each morning. It is most important that your child is here to start the day on a positive note and not feel hurried or rushed.

*Students in grades 6,7, and 8 should be here by 8:05 to move into school at 8:10 am bell.

*Students in grades K thru 5, should be here by 8:10-8:12am, to line up with his/her class and proceed into the school at the 8:15am bell.

*All toddler and pre-school students should be in the classroom by 8:30am

*All Pre-kindergarten students should be in the classroom by 12:30pm on Mon-Thurs, and 8:30am on Friday.


5.  All students should be dropped off on the west side of school in the St. Ambrose parking lot. If they are dropped off in front or on the side of the school, students should proceed outside and around the school. Students may not walk through the inside of the school to line up in the morning.


Thank You for your continued support,

Mrs. Hunt, Principal



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