Ivy Hill PTA

PTA Happenings – November 16 – November 29, 2018

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP: Join us for this year’s Holiday Gift Shop on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00-11:30 AM at Ivy Hill School in the Commons Area. We are looking for students and/or adults to sell their crafts/home made items during the event.  If you or anyone you know have a craft to sell please fill out this Vendor Request Form ASAP. Tables can be purchased for $10/student and $25/adult. Please contact Joelle Vena (jdmama08@gmail.comwith any questions.

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Nominating committee needs your help to pick next year’s executive board.  We need 5 people to form this committee, as well as 2 alternates. The nominating committee will meet 2-3 times to go over the nominations and decide on the best candidate for each position. If you are interested please email Suzanne (svkrause@hotmail.com) and Caroleen (svkrause@hotmail.com) so that they can form a committee.

 

I-FIVES go to: Everyone who donated items for our Coat, Hat, and Mittens Drive!

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, January 8 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

 
DUE TO THANKSGIVING BREAK, THERE WON’T BE A PTA HAPPENINGS FOR NOVEMBER 23-29.

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PTA Happenings – November 9 – November 15, 2018

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP: Please save the date for this year’s Holiday Gift Shop on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00-11:30 AM at Ivy Hill School in the Commons Area. We are looking for students and/or adults to sell their crafts/home made items during the event.  If you or anyone you know have a craft to sell please fill out this Vendor Request Form ASAP. Tables can be purchased for $10/student and $25/adult. Please contact Joelle Vena (jdmama08@gmail.comwith any questions.

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Nominating committee needs your help to pick next year’s executive board.  We need 5 people to form this committee, as well as 2 alternates. The nominating committee will meet 2-3 times to go over the nominations and decide on the best candidate for each position. If you are interested please email Suzanne (svkrause@hotmail.com) and Caroleen (svkrause@hotmail.com) so that they can form a committee.

 

STRESS FREE FUNDRAISER:Thank you to all of the families that have donated to the stress free fundraiser this year! We are still collecting money and would appreciate your contribution.

 

I-FIVES go to: Kari Rosczyk, Debbie Johnson, and Betsy Geiger for organizing and running a fabulous 3rd-5th grade movie night! Special thanks to all of the parents who also volunteered at movie night.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, January 8 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

 

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PTA Happenings – November 2 – November 8, 2018

COAT, HAT & MITTEN DRIVE: The Ivy Hill PTA annual Coat, Hat & Mitten Drive is next week, November 5-9. Help us provide some warmth to those in need this winter by donating your gently used hats, mittens and coats. Stop by the Ivy Hill Commons to drop off adult- or child-sized gently worn coats, hats and mittens. Did you know that nearly 15% of Americans are living in poverty and struggling to provide warm coats for themselves and their families? Everything collected will be donated locally to our neighbors in need. Help spread the warmth!!!

 

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP: Please save the date for this year’s Holiday Gift Shop on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00-11:30 AM at Ivy Hill School in the Commons Area. We are looking for students and/or adults to sell their crafts/home made items during the event.  If you or anyone you know have a craft to sell please fill out this Vendor Request Form. Tables can be purchased for $10/student and $25/adult. Please contact Joelle Vena at jdmama08@gmail.com with any questions.

 

I-FIVES go to: All of the room parents for so many great Halloween classroom parties!

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

 

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PTA Happenings – October 26 – November 1, 2018

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP: Please save the date for this year’s Holiday Gift Shop on Saturday, December 1 from 9:00-11:30 AM at Ivy Hill School in the Commons Area. We are looking for students and/or adults to sell their crafts/home made items during the event.  If you or anyone you know have a craft to sell please fill out this Vendor Request Form. Tables can be purchased for $10/student and $25/adult. Please contact Joelle Vena at jdmama08@gmail.com with any questions.

 

COMMUNITY AND FAMILY INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE: The Ivy Hill PTA annual Coat, Hat & Mitten Drive is around the corner. Did you know that nearly 15% of Americans are living in poverty and struggling to provide warm coats for themselves and their families? Help us provide some warmth to those in need this winter by donating your gently used hats, mittens and coats. During the week of November 5-9, stop by the Ivy Hill Commons to drop off adult- or child-sized gently worn coats, hats and mittens.  Everything collected will be donated locally to our neighbors in need. Help spread the warmth!!!

 

SPIRIT WEAR: The Ivy Hill Spirit Wear store is OPEN for orders!  Orders are due 10/30 and will arrive at Ivy Hill the week of Nov. 12th.  All orders are completed online. Click here to order: https://ivyhill2018.itemorder.com/sale   
Samples will be in the Commons by the end of the week.

 

3rd-5th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT:  3rd – 5th Grade Movie Night permissions slips are due this Monday, October 29th.  Movie Night is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm.  Tickets are $5 in advance and the students will be watching Despicable Me 3.  If you’re interested in volunteering for this event and haven’t already signed up, please reach out to Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com)

 

REFLECTIONS: There’s still time to participate! Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

I-FIVES go to: The Hospitality Committee for providing dinner for our teachers during parent teacher conferences and to Denise Wagner for organizing our Fire Prevention Event and Red Ribbon Week!

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

 

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PTA HAPPENINGS – October 19 – 25, 2018

RED RIBBON WEEK: Check out this flyer for what you can wear every day from October 22 – 26 to support Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually across the country.

 

SPIRIT WEAR: The Ivy Hill Spirit Wear store is OPEN for orders!  Orders are due 10/30 and will arrive at Ivy Hill the week of Nov. 12th.  All orders are completed online. Click here to order: https://ivyhill2018.itemorder.com/sale
Samples will be in the Commons by the end of the week.

 

REFLECTIONS: There’s still time to participate. Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

 

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PTA HAPPENINGS – October 12 – 18, 2018

SPIRIT WEAR: The Ivy Hill Spirit Wear store is OPEN for orders!  Orders are due 10/30 and will arrive at Ivy Hill the week of Nov. 12th.  All orders are completed online. Click here to order: https://ivyhill2018.itemorder.com/sale
Samples will be in the Commons by the end of the week.

 

REFLECTIONS: There’s still time to participate. Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

BOX TOPS & SHOPAROO: We are excited to kick off our Box Tops 4 Education and Shoparoo fundraising programs for the 2018-19 school year! Please watch backpack mail next week for a flyer explaining the programs, special incentives and prizes, and more! Any questions? Contact Jules Motschall (motschallfamily@gmail.com).

 

3rd-5th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT:  Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm.  Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends.  The students voted and Despicable Me 3 was the winner!  Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm.  Permission slips were sent home this week and are due Monday, October 29th.  If you’re interested in volunteering and haven’t already signed up, please reach out to Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com).

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

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PTA HAPPENINGS October 6 – 11, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS: Every year the AH Council of PTAs presents $1,000 scholarships to 10 high school seniors who attended District 25 schools. The Council is looking for volunteers to help plan the scholarship breakfast in the spring, read the scholarship applications, and/or coordinate fundraising efforts to fund the scholarships.  If you’d be interested or have questions about helping with this fantastic program, contact Suzanne Krause at svkrause@hotmail.com or Caroleen Guirwargis at cguiwargis@yahoo.com.

 

ACE It 25: ACE It 25 is a district wide council committee that focuses on supporting families of children with identified physical, behavioral, emotional, and intellectual needs.  We are looking for 1 or 2 people from Ivy Hill to be part of the committee.  If you’d be interested, please contact Suzanne Krause at svkrause@hotmail.com or Caroleen Guirwargis at cguiwargis@yahoo.com.

 

REFLECTIONS: Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. Come and join the fun! Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends. Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm. The movie selection will be revealed shortly and permission slips will go home with students soon. Watch your inbox for volunteer sign-ups coming soon! Questions?  Contact Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com), Betsy Geiger (betsygeiger@gmail.com), or Debbie Johnson (debbien_33@hotmail.com)

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

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PTA HAPPENINGS September 29 – October 5, 2018

REFLECTIONS: Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. Come and join the fun! Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends. Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm. The movie selection will be revealed shortly and permission slips will go home with students in early October. Watch your inbox for volunteer sign-ups coming soon! Questions?  Contact Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com), Betsy Geiger (betsygeiger@gmail.com), or Debbie Johnson (debbien_33@hotmail.com)

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

Reflections 2018

Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me”, calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Below you can find the rules for each Reflections category, as well as the Student Packet with Entry Form. One Entry Form needs to be submitted with each project.  Projects will be due Monday, October 29. For any additional questions, please contact Katie Taranda at ktaranda@gmail.com or 847-778-1648.

Reflections Rules and Entry forms

Rules for Literature

Rules for Music Composition

Rules for Photography

Rules for Film Production

Rules for Visual Arts

Rules for Dance Choreography

Rules for Special Artists

Official Guidelines and Entry forms

PTA HAPPENINGS September 21-28, 2018

STRESS FREE FUNDRAISER: Thank you to all who have contributed so far to the stress free fundraiser. Please help support the PTA by sending in your donations if you haven’t done so already.
CLASSROOM VOLUNTEERS: Look out for a classroom volunteer form coming home in your child’s backpack.
I-FIVES go to: All volunteers who helped with Picture Day. Thank you!
SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!
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