Annual Fund Raiser - P.F.O. sponsors and provides volunteers to run this event. This consists of the major fundraiser each year.
Book Fair -- P.F.O. volunteers coordinate with the school librarian to organize and assist in running the Book Fair -- this provides funds, as well as books, for the library and also promotes quality-reading materials for the children. Early December.
Campbell's Labels for Education Program - PFO provides a volunteer to coordinate and run this program.
Candy and Popcorn Sales -- P.F.O. procures the candy and pops/bags of the popcorn to be sold along with staffing the sales table at various school functions.
Cohen Spirit Clothing Sales -- P.F.O. sponsors this event.
Cohen Middle School Dances -- Seasonal and monthly regular dances.
Cohen Middle School Architectural Awareness Program -- Parent mentors and volunteers.
Cohen Open House -- P.F.O. volunteers greet parents and provide maps of the school.
Dr. Seuss Program -- P.F.O. provides volunteers to help with any needed tasks to run the program. P.F.O. also funds the prizes.
Ice Cream Social -- P.F.O. organizes, funds, and operates the social -- this family event takes a lot of preparation, planning and volunteers but is enjoyed by all -- proceeds fund the Social and other projects. (First Friday in June)
General Mills Box Tops For Education -- - PFO provides a volunteer to coordinate and run this program.
Math/Science Fair -- P.F.O. will work with teachers/staff to help organize and run the fair. (March)
Room Parent Program -- P.F.O. volunteers send out questionnaires and compile the returned information, then select Room Parents for each classroom and provide them with class lists.
Santa's Visit -- P.F.O. organizes and funds the special visit from Santa in December.
Staff Appreciation Day -- P.F.O. provided all staff with a token of appreciation for all they do for our children. (May).
Winter and Spring Concert Bake Sales -- P.F.O. sponsors this event with the help of donated bake goods. The proceeds fund other projects.
Year Book - Cohen Elementary Year Book. New this year -- Parents will work with students to complete the year book for the elementary school!!
Above is a list of the current programs PFO sponsors throughout the school year as well as some programs that are in the Middle school that need support. Volunteers are needed to support these programs. Please be sure to fill in the volunteer with your availability to help and return it to PFO via the school office.
We encourage you to attend the monthly PFO meetings. They are held at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month in the Elementary School Library. They are also scheduled on the District Calendar. Bring a friend and volunteer to help. Your thoughts and ideas are welcome.