J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School

A Ministry of St. Ambrose Parish

Principal's Letter

Monday Letter From Mrs. Hunt, 5/23/16


Please read the following important letter regarding activities, events and dress code for the last week of the 2015-16 school year.

**Monday, 5/23– Mardi Gras, information and committee description and sign-up meeting in the library at 7:00pm. Please attend to find out more about this important fundraiser.

**Thursday, 5/26–Field Day, students may wear a “Spirit” top with uniform shorts.

**Friday, 5/27–FORMAL DRESS required. Honor Assembly at 10:30am in St. Ambrose Church kindergarten-seventh grade.

**Farewell Reception for Mrs. Romero, Mrs. Brown and Mr. McFarlane on the north lawn at 12:15pm, right after dismissal

1. Summer School begins on Monday, June 6, please sign up right away for ages pre-school thru eighth grade. Middle school literature groups also begin on June 6. See www.cosgriff.orgfor more information.

2. Student may purchase an opportunity ticket for a summer “FUN” basket and support the Crossroad Urban Center’s need for baby items to help young and homeless mothers. Tickets are $2.00 each or students may bring in two needed baby items such as diapers, wipes, formula, baby food. The drawing will be May 26.

3. A great day for a Tiger Trot!! The Tiger Trot was a great success, once again this year. Congratulations to our top student runners. 1st place, Christian Vasquez, 7th grade, 2nd place, Marco Crosswhite, 5th grade.

Much gratitude goes to Nikki Whye,Jeff Shuckra, Monte Still, Sarah Boyle and Brett Allen for organizing this fabulous, and healthy family activity.

4. JUST FOR THE RECORD: The eighth grade graduation ceremony and reception were most memorable for all who attended on Friday, May 20, A special thank-you to Mrs. Cindy Hunt, eighth grade homeroom teacher. She worked very hard to organize meaningful activities for the students, prepared them for the graduation ceremony, facilitated community service hours and supported both students and parents through this exciting and emotional week of laughter and tears.

Sincere appreciation goes to Robin Harmston for her most creative and fabulous decoration at the graduation reception venue. Also, Mr. Michael Hilton once again prepared a gourmet meal for graduates and their families. We continue to take pride in our J.E.Cosgriff eighth grade graduation traditions.

5. Girl Scout Silver Award Service Project;

Taylor Liddle and Alyssa Bardugon, Cosgriff Girl Scouts are asking for all students to donate new or used school supplies any time this week . Special bins have been placed outside each classroom for your donations. All items will be donated to “The Dream Center,” a refugee support center in Salt Lake City.

6. Room parents are greatly needed for every grade–toddler thru seventh grade, for the 2016-17 school year. Please send a message to Mrs. Hunt, Principal, right away if you are interested in this volunteer position and/or have questions about the job description or commitment.  bhunt@cosgriff.orgor 801-486-6933. Your help is greatly needed!!

7. Fortunately, each year we have new students who enter Cosgriff School on all grade levels.  It is important that these families feel welcome and clear regarding student and parent expectations and activities, meetings, school uniforms and weekly schedules. Please contact Sarah Farr if you would like to mentor or support a new school family

sarahfarr04@hotmail.com   801-898-0582

8. Go to www.cosgriff.org under quick links for the August/September and entire 2016-2017 calendar for your reference when making vacation plans and road trips for the 2016-17 school year. Please try to line up student absences (other than illness) with our scheduled vacation days.

Thank you, have a safe and happy summer,

Betsy Hunt, Principal


Archive Letters 2015-2016:

August 17, 2015

August 24, 2015

August 31, 2015

September 8, 2015

September 14, 2015

September 21, 2015

September 28, 2015

October 5, 2015

October 12, 2015

October 19, 2015

October 26, 2015

November 2, 2015

November 9, 2015

November 16, 2015

November 23, 2015

November 30, 2015

December 7, 2015

December 15, 2015

January 4, 2016

January 11, 2016

January 19, 2016

January 25, 2016

February 1, 2016

February 8, 2016

February 16, 2016

February 22, 2016

February 29, 2016

March 7, 2016

March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

April 4, 2016

April 11, 2016

April 18, 2016

April 25, 2016

May 2, 2016

May 9, 2016

May 16, 2016