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    Welcome to the Coles PTA Webpage!
    Thank you for your commitment in serving the Coles School community. 
     

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    We wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving. 
     
    Please remember that there is a 
    material pickup scheduled by Dr. Wetherell on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 1:30 - 3:30 PM at the MPR, Door 24.
     
    As we wrap up this last full week of November, we ask you to remember that you can always use Amazon Smile as you holiday shop to give back to the JA Coles PTA! Just remember to select J. Ackerman Coles School PTA!
     
    Please consider using Minted.com as you create your holiday cards and gifts!  Get a 20% discount at Minted.com AND support our PTA with a 15% giveback... it's a win-win!  At checkout, enter the promotional code: FUNDRAISEJACOLES
     
       
    Don't forget to pick up your pre-ordered pie and loaf bread TOMORROW, Monday, November 23rd between 3-5 pm at 5 rustic_pumpkin_pie.jpgGreenbriar Lane!  Please contact Jocelyn Paal at jocelyn.paal@gmail.com if you need to arrange a different pickup.  All leftover products will be donated.
     
    Color Street Nails Fundraiser NOW until Nov 30th

    Let's add some color to your holiday season with our Color Street fundraiser! 

    Help the school by helping your nails with these two offers. The first is if you buy 3 sets of nail strips the 4th set is free. You can also take advantage of the French Manicures offer, which is buy 1 and get 1 free.  

    Make sure to shop the Coles Elementary School Fundraiser. You can do this by selecting "Shop with a Specific Nail Bar Party" at the top of the web page and then clicking on the Coles Elementary School Fundraiser. It's that simple! 
    Click here to start shopping!  All items will ship directly to you within 5-7 days. 
     
    If you have any Color Street questions, please contact Lisa Sweeney at sweeneypienails@gmail.com 
     
    Customizable, Removable Computer Stickers - Last Chance to Buy Before the New Year
    If you haven't ordered a computer sticker, you have until November 30th!  We will close the shop until after the new year!
     
    Purchase one sticker for $12 OR buy more at a discount: TWO for $20, THREE for $27 or FOUR for $36!
     
    You can customize EACH Sticker you purchase - even in the bulk orders!
     
    We will send you a link after your purchase to customize your stickers.


    Click here to learn how to create a MobileArq account!
     
    Orders arrive within approximately 2 weeks.
     
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    If these fundraisers don't fit your child now, you can always make a donation on MemberHub!
    Maddux's Coat Drive THANK YOU!
    We are proud to announce that 100 COATS were collected in Maddux's Coat Drive last week. What a fantastic turn out, especially given the COVID situation. This year our donation of coats will be combined with the East Orange 5th Ward Council Coat Drive. Coats will be distributed to local homeless shelters. A BIG THANK YOU to the Coles families and PTA for supporting this effort!! "Warming the homeless one coat at a time" 

    Reflections: I Matter Because... Deadline Dec 11th
    For all the artists out there....it is time to Reflect, Be Creative and Be Recognized!

    Reflections is a cultural arts competition whereby students can create and submit original works of art in the following areas:


    This year's theme is "I Matter Because". 
    Students wishing to participate must submit their work by no later than Friday, December 11th. 

    You can submit your entries WITH the entry form by:

    1) Email to soniapenoro@gmail.com with Subject: Reflections - Coles - Student name - Grade 

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    2) Drop off at 1550 King Street, Scotch Plains, NJ 0706. Please ensure all envelopes are marked with Reflections - Coles - Student name - Grade 

    Please see the    Reflections Official Participation Rules and  Student Entry Form for more information. You can also find these documents on Coles PTA page.

    For any questions, please reach out to Sonia Penoro at:  Soniapenoro@gmail.com
     
     
    If you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, please feel free to contact me at JAColesPTAPresident@gmail.com

    Claudine


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    Become a Member to volunteer at any school event!

    **Becoming a Member and Making a Donation are EASY ways to support PTA activities including: HS Senior Scholarships, Author Visits, Assemblies (virtual and in person) and purchasing Books for our Library!**


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    Celebrate your child's birthday with a BIRTHDAY BOOK!

    Consider donating a book to our Coles library in honor of your child's birthday. A book plate will be placed in the front cover stating that the book is for your child.    Mrs. Giannacio will take a picture of him/her holding the book and post it on the Library bulletin board where it will remain until the end of the school year.  Also, your child will get to check the book out first!  

    Check out the Wish List put together by Mrs. Giannacio for you to choose from to celebrate your child's birthday!