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Cotton Boll Elementary School
This is the official Cotton Boll Elementary School page. The Peoria Unified School District boasts a 95 percent high school graduation rate.
Cotton Boll Elementary School, part of the Peoria Unified School District, is located in the Northwest Valley. It is one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona and prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs.
Operating as usual
It's beginning to look a lot like....winter planting? Yes, just in time for the holidays. Thank you to Mrs. Curtis, Mrs. Quintana, and all our bulldogs for making our campus look even better with your 'green thumbs'.
Mrs. Curtis’s 2nd grade class was surprised with a donut party yesterday for donating the most food to the CBJHS canned food drive. Mrs. Curtis’s class alone donated a total of 235 non-perishable food items!!! Wow!
Thank you to everyone who donated.
Here is some information from Cotton Boll Elementary PTSO about this year's Holiday Shop!
Mrs. Loges's kindergarten class is currently working on addition. Check out this hands-on fall activity they recently participated in! 🍂
Arizona band directors will march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. We send a shout out to Cotton Boll's Mr. Bryan Malone who will be representing at Macy's Parade including four other Peoria Unified band directors. A group of band directors and music educators from across North America will be marching in the Band Director's Marching Band. Read more about it or better yet watch them on Thanksgiving Day: https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/arizona-band-directors-march-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade/75-9516ef12-0502-4ca9-8a17-d799a82f3944
Cotton Boll Community: Enjoy Fall Break with family, friends, and time with your children this coming week Nov. 18-26. Second grade students encapsulate fall topic in their journaling writing. Be safe Bulldogs!
We are excited to invite you to participate in our Superintendent Finalists eForum this evening at 5 p.m. The eForum is the next step in our search for the next leader for our district. You can join us online at www.peoriaunified.org/superintendentsearch. You can provide your feedback, now through Thursday, Nov. 16, via the link on our district website.
To the members of our community who are in or have served in our nation's armed forces, we thank you for your service! We were happy to get to celebrate you at our Veteran's Day Breakfast. 💙
STEAM Night 2023 was a blast! 🐾🚀
Thank you to everyone who attended and all of our wonderful staff for the engaging activities. Also, a special thank you to Mrs. Lavander for leading and planning this event. It was out of this world! 🪐
We appreciate our PTSO for donating a plethora of items to be utilized for "Genius Hour" semester projects in Junior High Gifted Enrichment. 💙🐾
We are proud to announce that our school has received a new "B" label! For more information, please view Principal Arias's post on ParentSquare or visit https://www.peoriaunified.org/LetterGrades .
Last week we held assemblies to celebrate our bulldogs of the month and students' academic achievements. Bulldogs of the month were selected for the character traits of empathy and self-direct. Congratulations bulldogs, we are proud of you! 🐾
Cotton Boll Trunk or Treat 2023 🎃
Thank you so much to our families, staff, and community for helping make this event happen. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!
Check out the latest newsletter and our first P.A.L.S. Podcast for the year.
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Tons of school spirit for Decades Day 😎
Don't forget to wear pink tomorrow in support of breast cancer awareness!
The Dot written by Peter Reynolds celebrates the creative spirit in everyone. Thank you Mrs. Jessing for encouraging all our Cotton Boll students, kinder-8th, to leave their mark and see where their journey takes them when it comes to art.
All our cross country runners finished strong at Coyote Hills invitational Sat. Oct. 21st.
2nd-4th girls - Aubree C, Olive M, Evelyn O, Victoria M, Aria T
2nd-4th boys - Sam M 2nd place and Xavier R 8th place
5th-6th girls: Lucia W 6th place, Grace O, Samaria M, Braelynn L , Suri K, Sophia K, Avery B
5th-6th boys: Adam S, Alex P, Nathan J, Julian B
7th-8th girls: Tori L
7th-8th boys: Langston B, Benson J, Jesse S, Owen M
Thank you to all our parents and coaches for your continued support. Next cross country meet Sat. Nov. 4th at Oakwood. Go Bulldogs!
For the first day of spirit week, Mr. Goodhope went all out for Senior Citizen Day! We saw tons of awesome outfits today and can't wait to see more tomorrow!
Tuesday- Decade Day
Wednesday- "On Wednesdays We Wear Pink"
Thursday- Nerd Out
Friday- Twin Day
Our district construction and electrical teams completed and installed the new library desk. Next to come; updated shelving, tables and flexible seating. We are grateful for our Peoria community tax dollars that allow us to complete projects such as these!
It's parent-teacher conference week! If you don't have a conference scheduled yet, please reach out to your student's teacher. We look forward to connecting with you all.
REMINDER: This Wednesday (10/18) is a full school day and not a modified Wednesday. Dismissal will be the same as a regular full school day.
Everyone had an AWESOME time at the Day of Awesomeness on Thursday. Thank you to everyone who participated in our Step it Up fundraiser!
Thank you PTSO!!!
Thank you so much to the Arizona Cardinals for brining your training camp to Cotton Boll! This was such a special event and our third graders had a blast!
Don't forget to join us tonight from 6-7 p.m. for our Virtual Parent Presentation series on "Bullying" from notMYkid. To attend this session, please register here: https://forms.office.com/r/DHUF6UxA8Y
We will be closed Monday in observance of Indigenous People's Day. See you on Tuesday!
📈 October is National Economic Education Month
This partnership with ACEE brings financial industry experts, Peoria Police AZ, and district leadership into our classrooms to read to students about economic concepts and complete a lesson with each class in K-3rd grades. Economic-based books, lessons and materials are donated to our teachers to promote continued economic education for our students! 🐾
Last week, Mrs. Perez’s first-grade class had a great time listening to a story from this special guest reader. Thanks Officer Del Sol! 📚
Today is Custodian Appreciation Day, though that title is merely a portion of the leadership role Mr. Miranda holds on our campus. He leads in the community he serves and always makes decisions in the best interest of our students and staff. Thank you, Mr. Miranda! Staff members wrote one word to describe him and yes, that is a gift for his smoker. IYKYK!
Today is Day!
If you or your child sees something, say something, and if you hear something, do something. It is our duty to be the eyes and ears of the community to ensure its safety & well-being. Stay safe!
Book-Fair-Bingo was a great time for all! Thanks to families and staff who came out last night. 📚
Fourth grade earned the highest percentage of perfect attendance in August. ⭐️
Many students were recognized for showing Bulldog PRIDE! Teachers submitted names of students who Respect and Include everyone. 🐾
🥳 Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! We recognize and appreciate Hispanic contributions and culture this month.
At tonight’s governing board meeting a special student was recognized for her artistic talents. Cali’s art received a “Director’s Choice” award during the spring of 2023. We are proud of our little Bulldog!
Hello Cotton Boll Family 🐾
Grab a new, personalized water bottle and 25% of all sales comes back to your PTSO.
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Personalize with a bulldog or any other option available and don't forget to add your name
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Cotton Boll grandparents joined us on Patriot’s Day, for breakfast. Thanks to our amazing kitchen staff for prepping breakfast and coffee.
Dr. Hernandez and her team visited last week to discuss important learning and teaching topics with our principals. Collaboration happens at all levels, across all departments.
The Cotton Boll back-to-school sale ends on Thursday! This is your last chance to save 30% sitewide! Shop at https://1stplace.sale/3508
Officer DelSol and his princiPALS signed 3rd and 4th grade classroom promises today. Interacting safely and respectfully in every learning space is important. 💙🐾
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