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One, Two, Lace up Those Shoes! And Get Ready for the Coyote Fun Run!

[caption id="attachment_821" align="alignright" width="300"] Coyote Fun Run Chair, Jennifer BasurtoOne, Two, Lace up Those Shoes! And Get Ready for the Coyote Fun Run![/caption] One, Two, Lace up Those Shoes! And Get Ready for the Coyote Fun Run! When Cornell parent, Jennifer Basurto, was little, she made sure to take part every year in her elementary school’s Run-a-Thon. “I was one of those girls who outran most of my classmates in grade school,” she says. “There were only one or two boys who could beat me! And I could go far! So, each year, I couldn’t wait to show what I had at our ann...
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Dance-O-Rama: Where Cornell Finds All the Right Moves!

[caption id="attachment_790" align="alignright" width="280"] Beth Ellis-Dickson, Dance-o-Rama Chair[/caption] Dance-O-Rama: Where Cornell Finds All the Right Moves! When Cornell parent, Beth Ellis-Dickson, took a part-time job at the Albany toy store 5 Little Monkeys six years ago, she didn’t imagine that her connections there would lead to her running one of Cornell’s most anticipated and lively PTA fundraisers of the year for the school -- Dance-o-Rama! “I was working there with Stephanie Sala, who is the owner, and who is also a former Cornell parent,” says Beth. “She started the even...
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Cornell’s Got Talent! So Let’s Go on with the Show!

Cornell’s Got Talent! So Let’s Go on with the Show! [caption id="attachment_759" align="alignright" width="150"] Dorothe Piluso, Founder of Cornell's Got Talent![/caption] Where can you listen to the biggest hits; meet the future’s next big fashion designers; experience juggling, poetry, and jump-roping (sometimes all at the same time); and then, get to join in on a gigantic dance party at the end? You don’t need to head over to San Francisco – just head on out to Cornell’s annual entertainment showcase event for kids, Cornell’s Got Talent! The brain-child of Cornell parent, Dorothe P...
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Would You Like to be Our Next PTA Membership Committee Chair?

Looking for an important way to contribute to Cornell? Talk to us about becoming the next PTA Membership Committee Chair! Duties of the the PTA Membership Committee Chair   --Nominate/organize membership committee (2-5 members) --Create and distribute membership materials that go into first-day-of-school folders for all Cornell families, create membership forms for the office, and ensure all membership information on the PTA website is accurate and up-to-date --Make sure below responsibilities are fulfilled by the committee: *host a 'PTA membership' table at strategic PTA- organized ...
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What Does it Take to Make Cornell Movie Nights a Success?

What Does it Take to Make Cornell Movie Nights a Success? By Rachael Stryker, Cornell PTA VP of Events  The Bollin-Small Family: Ryan, Derek, Kim, and Charlie When Cornell parent, Kim Bollin, volunteered to coordinate her first Cornell Movie Night back in 2013, she didn’t realize how much she’d enjoy running the show. “When the kids come in their ‘jammies, and they lay their sleeping bags and stuffies out on the floor to get ready for the movies, it’s so neat . . . and when there’s a part of the movie that the kids all respond to, they yell and scream together, it’s so fun. It’s a good f...
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