Frederic W Cook School, Plainfield NJ


Welcome to the F. W. Cook School website where students, parents and teachers are on the SAME PAGE.  Literally!!

We want to hear from you...
link no longer works:
fwcookkviipto(at)yahoo.com

FAMILY FUN DAY!!


Friday, May 18th
The 4th Annual 
Multicultural Day Festival
featuring
Faith Gen Percussion


Fun for the whole family!

This is a fun event where our children get to learn facts, play to learn more about other cultures and their traditions, and try cuisine from around the globe! 
Contests. Raffles. Prizes. Music. Dance. Food.

We are still in need of help for the event.

Are you an excellent cook? A talented artist or crafts person? Photographer? Love to interact with kids? Maybe you'd like to but don't have the time--can you make a donation?

We'd love to hear from you.
Contact the organizer:  marijtl (at) gmail (dot) com

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Thank you all...
The HOPE FOR MICHAEL
BAKE SALE was a HUGE success!

Gifts and good wishes for Michael are still coming in. Prayers and positive energy continue to go out to this little brave boy fighting for his life.
Thank you ALL for your support!

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unfortunately, is no longer being offered

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Meet our 2011-2012 PTO board members!!
 Come out to get to know them, share your thoughts and let's fully support them for your kids!

Share your concerns, hopes and visions for our children--come volunteer at Cook. 
Be a class parent, help out at events...
We need you!
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This just in!
This coming school year (2012-2013), F W Cook will remain a K-7 school. 7th graders may remain at Cook, but so far, decisions are made annually. 
Keep checking or demand permanency
Make plans now.

Any more questions or concerns, please contact the interim superindendent:
1200 Myrtle Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07063
(908)731-4335

 We are responsible for our children's future.

To paraphrase Confucius:
The most foolish question
is the one that is not asked.

so, ask questions.

YOUR child's future DEPENDS on it.

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THE SENBAZURU PROJECT
To follow what is happening with the origami cranes we folded for the 2011 Multicultural Day. Find out how Japan is recovering after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor disaster visit:   Students Rebuild

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NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND
If you missed the June 1st meeting,

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**** ATTENTION ****
WORDS FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Introduction from Principal Martucci 
(click on Principal's Corner)
 
Attachments
(Scroll to bottom of page)
Uniform Policy
Uniform Policy (Spanish)
 PVC-free School Supplies

Students entering 6th grade--

See attachment at bottom of pg: 
Uniform Policy     (Sp version)

NO Electronic Devices  (Sp version)

FAMILY INFORMATION PACKET
 distributed on the first day of school is now on the  For Parents page. 
Be informed--make sure you read it.




Keep supporting our School. 
Forgot how?

Click on Ongoing Fundraisers for details
(formerly, Kathryn Beich)
     Sign up for Boxtops4Education      
GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!

HELP WANTED
 
Do you have a special talent or skill?  Can you drive? You may be able to help us, the school, and your child.  There are many possibilities:


Every little bit counts...and is appreciated!  Thank you!!

email: fwcookkviipto(at)yahoo.com
(use the actual @ symbol when emailing!!)
 
  
GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!       

Emergency  School Closing (Cierres de Escuelas) Central Jersey Snow

        Plainfield Hotline
                908-755-9566 (from 5:30 am)
                908-731-4298 (a las 5:30 am)--Espanol























































  
In the event of inclement weather,


check these radio and tv stations:


Radio

Television

WMCG (98.3) FM

WABC Channel 7

WKXW (101.5) FM

NJ NEWS Channel 12


Hurricane Emergency:  NJ Office of Emergency Management



Notices/flyers:

click on 'Electronic Bookbag' on top right corner of new page





Cook School Calendar
(click above, then click on "calendar" when at Cook's page)
    



Upcoming IMPORTANT EVENTS:


NJASK continues...



    

Message from Nurse TRAMMELL 



             We are participating in ...
              Pennies for Patients
Click on logo for details...



If your child's class collects the most change, they will win a pizza party!!

 Health Tips

STAY HEALTHY THIS FLU SEASON!!    
Practice GOOD HEALTH HYGIENE.
    -Wash your hands (while you sing "Happy Birthday")
    -Keep your hands away from your face 
(ie, don't put your fingers in your mouth, or rub your 
eyes or nose
    -Cough or sneeze in your sleeve, not your hands
    -If your child is sick or has a fever, keep him/her home
        until the fever has subsided for 24 hrs.


Please read this important article About Vaccines
Please check back here for more  
information on health concerns, or call 
Mrs. Trammell.      

On Nurse Trammell's Page you'll find the inoculation requirements and attached at the bottom of the page are the medical forms for you to print and fill out
 

PLEASE NOTE:
School nurses/teachers are NOT authorized to administer OVER-THE-COUNTER medications such as Tylenol, so please do not send them to school with your child. If your child is ill, bed rest is best.

If you'd like to see some 
after-school CLUBS made available for your children at the school, (e.g. Chess, News, Environmental, Sports, Dance, Drama, etc.) Contact us and help us work together with the school to try to make it a reality!


Statistics show...
that children earn higher grades, receive better test scores, and enroll in higher-level programs when their parents are involved in their education, according to the National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education. Get Involved! Here are some simple ways: 
 
1.  Ask your child about school.  Just saying "Tell me something you learned today" shows that you're interested in his school day.
 
2. Read to your child or let them read to you.
 
3. Help with their homework or just check the answers.
 
4. Join your school's parent group.  Attend a meeting to find out what's happening in school and how you can get involved.
 
For more ways to make a difference, visit www.schoolfamily.com.
 

Get involved now.




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