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Strides for Students

Strides for Students

A week long event celebrating Cooke Elementary School Spirit.  It is also the PTA's first big fundraising event of the year.  On Thursday, September 22, we show our Cardinal Pride by walking around the bus "obstacle loop," and dancing with our classmates while wearing our Cardinal Spirit Wear.

Need some motivation to help us reach our goal?

  • Any student who participates gets a cardinal code card.
  • Any student who earns $25 in pledges gets entered into a raffle
  • for a Movie basket!
  • Any student who turns in $75 in pledges gets entered into a raffle for a Kindle Fire!
  • Any student who turns in $150 in pledges gets entered into a raffle for a 50 inch flat screen TV! 

Important Dates

  • September 19 - November 1 SOLICIT and COLLECT PLEDGES from friends and family.
  • September 22 – Strides for Students Come to school wearing Cardinal Red and complete our walkathon/obstacle course. Parents are welcome to attend and participate!

  • November 1 – TURN IN PLEDGE MONEY on or before this date!

Stride's Week Events

  • Monday 9/19 - Crazy Hair Day: Hair gel, hair spray, a wig, do what it takes to make your hair CRAZY!!!

  • Tuesday 9/20 - Throwback Tuesday: Pick your fav decade and dress accordingly! Who doesn't love the 80s?

  • Wednesday 9/21 - July 4th Day: Pretend it's summer again! Break out the stars and stripes and put on patriotic gear!

  • Thursday 9/22 - Spirit Day: Wear your favorite Cardinal gear, red works if you haven't purchased a shirt yet! 

 

Earlier Event: September 14
Back to School Night/Open House
Later Event: October 1
PTA Membership Drive