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PTA Happenings: Friday Packet October 3-9, 2014

Please join us for our next PTA Meeting on Wednesday, October 8th, at 7:00 pm in the Ivy Hill LMC.  Contact PTA Co-Presidents Denise Schreiner (deniseschreiner@sbcglobal.net) or Kara Janus (KMACKJAN@aol.com) with questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

MOVIE NIGHT for grades 3-5 is October 17th at 6:30 pm.  Doors open at 6:30PM and the movie will start promptly at 6:45 PM.  Parents should pick their child up at 8:45 PM.  Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and their favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the movie.  Fall Movie Night Permission Slips will be coming home soon via backpack mail.  Questions?  Contact Rich Olejniczak (richole@ameritech.net) or Amy Hoffman (amye_hoffman@wowway.com).  Don’t forget to vote for your favorite movie before the end of the day (Friday).  Information was sent home in backpack mail last week with the link to cast your vote.

REFLECTIONS ART PROGRAM The Reflections Art Program is underway!  The theme is” The World Would Be A Better Place If…”, can be demonstrated through a variety of artistic mediums.  Draw or paint a picture, write a poem or a story, capture it in a photo!  For information, rules and entry forms please see the Reflections handbook located in our school office, visithttp://www.ilpta-d37.org/reflections.html or contact Lori Ann Oyen atjagtoyen@aol.com / 847-255-1195.  All projects are due by Fri. Oct. 24th.  *Please note DO NOT include student’s name on the front of their project, only on the entry form and on the back side of project.

EVERYBODY COUNTS Week is coming October 20-24.   Everybody Counts is a program designed to teach children about various disabilities and how children with these challenges cope with them.  The goal is understanding; to help everyone look for the person behind the disability and to create a climate in which we all feel at ease with our differences.  Each presentation will provide the children with an opportunity to experience what it would be like to cope with a disability.  Would you like the opportunity to lead you child’s class in this experience?  A script will be provided and there are typically 4-5 volunteers who share each presentation.  Please contact Jennifer Sadowski (jenjen5757@aol.com) to be added to our volunteer list.  When the dates and times are confirmed for each grade level, we’ll follow up with you to confirm if you are available at those times.

PICTURE RETAKES are scheduled for November 7th.  More information will be provided as we get closer to that date.

I Fives go to:

Jessica Palano for her work in putting the Directory together!

District/Community Happenings: posted on District 25’s website athttp://www.sd25.org/pages/sd25

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