Dress up as your favorite storybook character and join us in a school parade.
Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It's a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits. Book Fair dates: Monday, Oct. 23rd – Friday, Oct 27th Shopping hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 – 3:30 (closing Friday at 2:30 to pack away book fair) Special activities: Open during Parent conferences Tuesday, Oct 24th 4:30 – 7:30 If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at scholastic.com/fair. Our Online Fair is available from Oct. 19th through Oct. 28th. We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school. Last year's book fair helped us purchase new biographies, MakerSpace items, Chromebooks, and an author visit!
Mon., Oct. 23: We Are "Red'y" To Be Drug Free. Everyone should wear red and receive their red ribbon. Tues., Oct. 24: Don't Get Tied Up With Drugs. Wear a bow tie, necktie, hair bow, something that ties (besides shoe laces). Wed., Oct. 25: We CAN Be Drug Free. Everyone should bring canned food to be donated to a local food bank. Thurs., Oct. 26: Team Up Against Drugs. Wear any sport/team shirt. Fri., Oct. 27: Looking too Good To Use Drugs. Picture day – dress your best.
Our fundraiser kickoff will be held on Wednesday, October 4 and end on Wednesday, October 18. We are using Big Kahuna and will offer a variety of products for sale such as popcorn, cookies, kitchen items and wrapping paper. Students earn fun prizes all through the sale. Sell 20 items and go in a limo party bus to CiCi's Pizza for lunch. We are hoping to purchase an electronic marquee with our funds.
We are having PTA Membership drive until 11/1. The class in each grade with the most memberships will win a popcorn party. Dues are $10. PTA provides funds to the students and staff throughout the year such as: field trip assistance, planners, Scholastic News, programs, Buddy Day bounce houses, teacher appreciation luncheon and more.
Our Watch D.O.G.S Party was a great success. Can't wait to see our positive male role models in our hallways and making a difference in student lives.
Student may participate in our annual Hero week by dressing up each day to show their pledge to "Help Everyone Respect Others." This is to draw attention to treating others with kindness and respect. Our counselor, Mrs. Turrentine, will talk about these qualities in the classrooms and have various activities. Students who participate may wear jeans, if not, uniforms. Mon. Oct. 2nd: Super heroes respect each other. Students wear a superhero shirt. Tues Oct. 3rd: Give Bullies the boot. Students wear their favorite boots. If you have gym, make sure you bring tennis shoes to wear. Wed. Oct. 4th: Don't let bullies mix you up. Students wear mismatched socks. Thurs. Oct. 5th: Hats off to being respectful. Students may wear hats. Fri. Oct. 6th: Cougars are heroes today and in the future. Students dress as your future career.
The newly approved calendar for the 2017-2018 school year includes extended days for all campus levels.
Cooper is excited to announce the beginning of the Watch D.O.G.S program (Dads of Great Students). Watch D.O.G.S. is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center For Fathering. Watch D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other father-figures who volunteer for at least one day each year at an official Watch D.O.G.S. school. Watch D.O.G.S. have a wide range of duties while on campus, but the primary goal is to support children and teachers while interacting with kids and having fun. It is not too late to get involved. If you are interested in volunteering or just learning more about the program, please call the office at (972)675-3010 and a Watch D.O.G.S. representative will be happy to speak with you and get you signed up. For more information about Watch D.O.G.S. you can visit WatchD.O.G.S and click on the Watch D.O.G.S. link
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    • 11-04 GRCTC Dedication Ceremony 9:00 AMGilbreath-Reed Career and Technical CenterA reception and open house will follow the ceremony.

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Dress up as your favorite storybook character and join us in a school parade.
Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It's a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits. Book Fair dates: Monday, Oct. 23rd – Friday, Oct 27th Shopping hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 – 3:30 (closing Friday at 2:30 to pack away book fair) Special activities: Open during Parent conferences Tuesday, Oct 24th 4:30 – 7:30 If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at scholastic.com/fair. Our Online Fair is available from Oct. 19th through Oct. 28th. We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school. Last year's book fair helped us purchase new biographies, MakerSpace items, Chromebooks, and an author visit!
Mon., Oct. 23: We Are "Red'y" To Be Drug Free. Everyone should wear red and receive their red ribbon. Tues., Oct. 24: Don't Get Tied Up With Drugs. Wear a bow tie, necktie, hair bow, something that ties (besides shoe laces). Wed., Oct. 25: We CAN Be Drug Free. Everyone should bring canned food to be donated to a local food bank. Thurs., Oct. 26: Team Up Against Drugs. Wear any sport/team shirt. Fri., Oct. 27: Looking too Good To Use Drugs. Picture day – dress your best.
Our fundraiser kickoff will be held on Wednesday, October 4 and end on Wednesday, October 18. We are using Big Kahuna and will offer a variety of products for sale such as popcorn, cookies, kitchen items and wrapping paper. Students earn fun prizes all through the sale. Sell 20 items and go in a limo party bus to CiCi's Pizza for lunch. We are hoping to purchase an electronic marquee with our funds.
We are having PTA Membership drive until 11/1. The class in each grade with the most memberships will win a popcorn party. Dues are $10. PTA provides funds to the students and staff throughout the year such as: field trip assistance, planners, Scholastic News, programs, Buddy Day bounce houses, teacher appreciation luncheon and more.

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