Principal Griffitts
Welcome to February at Cottonwood.  This month starts off with spring pictures and Family University on the 2nd.  I am looking forward to seeing as many parents as possible to help their student decorate a Valentine bag.  Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on February 15 and 16.  As always, 100% attendance is the goal.  Conference times will be sent home with students on February 8th.  Please make arrangements to attend these important meetings with teachers.

February 1, 2023 was the last day to order yearbooks. If you would like to be put on the list to get one of our extra yearbooks, please contact the office. These will need to be paid in advance and cost $11.00.

The Growth Mindset word for February is "KINDNESS". Kindness is being nice and helping others, intentionally putting others first and expecting nothing in return.

If you have any questions or concerns I would love to talk to you. Please give Cottonwood a call or send me an email at the link below and I will be happy to help you in any way I can. 

Help make the start and end of our day be as efficient as possible by following our arrival and dismissal policies. School starts at 8:30 a.m. for all classes.  Stop in the office for a tardy pass after 8:30 a.m. If your child eats breakfast at school, they should arrive no earlier than 7:55 a.m. and should use the South set of doors on Baker Street. If your child does not eat breakfast at school, your child should not arrive before 8:15 a.m. and may use the main entrance on Phillips Street. Please do not send your student early as there will not be any supervision prior to these times. School is dismissed at 3:25 p.m. and students are expected to be picked up by 3:30 p.m. if they do not walk home as there is no supervision for students after 3:35 p.m. Thank you for your help with this issue.

Use this link to register/re-register your student for this school year. Below are more useful links/information for the 2022-2023 school year:

Supply List (Elementary): Englishen Español

2022-2023 School Calendar
Calendario 2022-2023

Elementary School Hours (Grades K-5): 8:30 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Textbook Fees K-5 - $60
Fees scaled if you qualify for reduced/free lunches but you must complete the "Consent for Disclosure" form for this to apply.

More Information - click here

Feel free to email or call me if you have any questions or concerns.  

    Thank you...Mr. Griffitts

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