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Sending Valentine gifts to school

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, you will be able to send Valentine gifts to school for your child.  These gifts will be given to them at 2:00pm that day.  If they ride a bus home, they can't have balloons or glass vases due to safety issues.

Congratulations to Our Archery Team

Congratulations to the following Cowan Archery members on their success in the Valentine's Shootout this past weekend.  Both the Elementary and Middle School teams placed 3rd.  Four archers placed individually, Aleigha Lawson-3rd in elementary girls, Rylee Lewis placed 5th in middle school girls, Ford Combs placed 2nd in middle school boys, and Jackson Meade placed 4th in middle school boys.  Way to go, Bulldogs!

PTO Sponsored Valentine's Day Dance

Cowan PTO will be sponsoring a Valentine's Day dance for all Cowan students on Friday, February 17, 2017.  The times will be staggered based on age groups.  

Admission will be $1.00, Concessions will be sold.

Kindergarten-4th grade 5pm-6:30pm

5th Grade-8th Grade 7:00pm-8:30pm

Happy Valentine's Day!

District Spelling Bee Champ Photo of Sign Saying "Congrats! Dakota Fields District Spelling Bee Winner".

Congratulations to the district-wide spelling bee champion, Dakota Fields.  On January 20, he competed against all other school winners in the county.  Dakota came out victorious and will represent Letcher County when he competes at the state level on March 11,2017.  Good luck, Dakota!  We are proud of you! 

Congratulations to Our Spelling Bee Champ!

Congratulations to Mr. Dakota Fields.  He is the winner of the Cowan Schoolwide Spelling Bee and will go on to represent our school in the district competition on January 20, 2017 at the school bus garage.  Good luck, Datoka!

Cowan Archery Schedule

Cowan Archery upcoming schedule:

Jan. 21- FNMS/MJP Shootout @ Neon

Feb. 4- Valentine's Shootout @ Neon

Feb. 11- Regional Tournament @ Beattyville

Feb. 18- Last Hurray Shootout @ Neon

Feb. 25- Letcher County Tournament @ Neon

Mar. 31- April 1 - KY State Tournament @ Louisville 

Boys Basketball A Team Tournament

Come out and support our Boys' Basketball Team as they play in the A Team Tournament this upcoming week.  Our bulldogs will play on January 24 and 26th.  The final came will be held that Saturday/Sunday.  Good luck, Bulldogs!!

After School Meal

Once again, the cafeteria will be offering an after school meal Monday-Thursday.  A hot meal will be offered free to students until 3:20pm.  If parents would like to purchase a meal, the price is $3.25.

Boys B and C Team Tournamen

The Boys' Basketball B and C Team tournament will be hosted here at Cowan on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  Good luck, Bulldogs!yes

Congratulations to Our New Queen

Congratulations to Ms. Faith Dollarhide.  She was chosen as Cowan's Basketball Homecoming Queen for the 2016-2017 season.  

Archery Tryouts

Archery Tryouts were held on Wednesday, November 9 and Thursday, November 10.  Team members will be announced on Monday, November 14.  Thanks to all who came out for the team! 

Successful Food Drive

A big thanks goes out to all of Cowan Elementary School for doing such an awesome job during this year's food drive.  All donations will go to help families during this holiday season.  Way to go, Bulldogs!

Little Ceasar's Fundraiser

Little Ceasar's Fundraiser money is due November 22, 2016.  All proceeds will support the purchase of new technology for our students to use in the classrooms

Thanksgiving Break

There will be no school November 23-November 27, 2016 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  God bless you and your family!

Open House

Cowan Elementary School will be hosting Open House on November 10, 2016.  Parents will be able to meet with teachers to discuss their child's progress, view last year's KPREP scores (3rd-8th grade), view this year's MAP scores (K-8), and check out all of the proficient work lining the hallways.

Kindergarten Pumpkin Day

The Kindergarten Class will be traveling to the Letcher County Extension Office on October 25, 2016 to check out the pumpkin patch.  This will take place from 9-11am.

Fall Festival

Cowan Elementary School will host it's annual fall festival on October 21, 2016 from 5pm-8pm.  There will be lots of games, prizes, and fall treats to enjoy!

1,2,3,4, PTO declares a Penny War!

Beginning Monday, October 3, 2016 through Thursday, October 13, 2016 jugs will be provided for each homeroom.  So bring in those pennies!  Each penny is worth one point and extra points will be given for silver coins or dollars. 

Prizes will be given to the homerooms that bring in the most money.  The competition will be between Kindergarten through Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade through Eighth Grade.

Good Luck!

Food Drive

Cowan Elementary School and Forgiven Ministries Annual Food Drive

October 1-31

Week 1 (Oct. 3-7) Instant Potatoes <box or bag>

Week 2 (Oct. 10-14) Stuffing Mix

Week 3 (Oct. 17-21) Canned Corn

Week 4 (Oct. 24-28) Cake Mix

*Pizza party given to elementary class and middle school class that brings in the most donations!


Cowan Middle School midterms will go out on Friday, September 2, 2016.


Fall Break

Fall Break will be observed Friday, October 14, 2016----Monday, October 17, 2016.  There will be no school on these days.  Be safe!

No School!

No School on Monday, September 5, 2016 in Observance of Labor Day!