PARENT POST – 3/23/18

Posted April 23, 2018


Dear Cory Community,

Thank you to everyone who came to welcome Joan Wieser our incoming Principal! It was great to have a chance for Joan to meet and talk with staff and parents. We look forward to an excellent partnership next year in support of Cory.

From all of us here at school, we wish you a safe, relaxing and wonderful Spring Break! Please remember there is no school on Monday, April 2nd, students will return to class on Tuesday, April 3rd

We can’t wait to see everyone then!

Liz TenCate

Looking to get involved with the Cory community?
The Cory PTA has 2 open positions for next year’s board! With an incredibly active parent volunteer base, the PTA is a well organized and a fun volunteer opportunity. Plus, the two open positions will be joining 3 returning board members – so you will be well-supported!
See below and feel free to contact Anastasia Glennie at to find out more details. And, if interested, please join us at our April 6 meeting at 8:45am!
The president acts as the “conductor” of the PTA. It is a largely administrative role that helps support the goals and activities of the many committees within the PTA. Sample duties include:

  • Create monthly meeting agendas
  • Run the monthly meetings
  • Coordinate with the treasurer on budgeting, payments, banking administrative items
  • Sign contracts, update by-laws (when applicable)
  • Work with committee chairs to execute on activities

Commitment: 1 hour/week
This new position acts as an important liaison between Cory, the community-at-large, parents, volunteers and Cory families! Sample duties include:

  • Manages internal/external communications on behalf of the PTA
  • Liaison with the community-at-large
  • Works closely with committee chairs to ensure successful events via communication with the school community
  • Opens mail and processes correspondence, works with treasurer to process donations
  • Active role on the PTA board and works closely with board members

Commitment: 1 hour/week on average

Upcoming events

  • 3/26 – 3/30 – Spring Break
  • 4/2 – No school (Planning/PD day)
  • 4/4 – 4/6 (A.M. only)  – CMAS testing 3rd and 5th grades
  • 4/3 – Street sweeping begins (Tuesdays on Florida and Iowa, Wednesdays on Steele)
  • 4/6 – PTA meeting 8:45 am in the cafeteria