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PTA Happenings : Jan. 16 – 22, 2015

Fun Fair 2015 – Fun Fair is almost here — mark your calendars for February 6!  Again this year: buy a wristband for unlimited access to as many games as you want to play for the whole night!  Each wristband costs $12 if you pre-order ($15 if you buy at the door).  A photobooth, plus cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, hot dogs, chips, candy and drinks will be back at Fun Fair this year, too – all for purchase with cash only.  To pre-order wristbands, use Fun Fair Flyer 2015 and send it back to school no later than Friday, January 30.  A hard copy of the order form was sent home via backpack mail today. The other side of the form also offers you the chance to volunteer at Fun Fair and/or donate food items (including soda, water, ice, or a baked item for the cake walk).  MANY volunteers are needed to make Fun Fair a success, so please consider volunteering!  Please e-mail Suzanne Krause at svkrause@hotmail.com with any other questions.

RED RIBBON WEEK: will be observed Jan. 26th – 30th. The purpose of RED RIBBON WEEK is to present a visible commitment to living a safe, healthy, and drug-free life.  This year’s theme is  “Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.” 

Mon. 26thWear Red! Support Red Ribbon Week
Tues. 27thPut A Cap on Drugs! Wear your favorite hat.
Wed. 28thPut a Sock on Drugs Day! Show off those crazy socks
Thurs. 29thBe on a Drug Free Team Day! Wear your favorite sports team gear.
Fri. 30thDoing Drugs is Crazy! Crazy hair day.

Save the Date!  The All School ROLLER SKATING PARTY is February 12th, 6:30 – 8:30 at Orbit Roller Rink.  This is always a fun night and is a free family event sponsored by the PTA.  Mark your calendars and plan to join us! More info to follow. Two Parent Volunteers are still needed to work the sign in/out desk from 7:45-8:30. For more information please contact Dina Oberman dina.oberman@ccsd21.org

BOX TOPS COMMITTEE: is excited to announce an exciting raffle to prepare for our final official submission of the year!  A BRAND NEW, adult small, official licensed, TOWES NHL Blackhawks Jersey will be the big prize!  One lucky winner will be selected on February 25th.  Each family will receive 1 raffle ticket for every ten Box Tops submitted.  To see a picture of the Jersey, check out our announcement on the Ivy Hill PTA Facebook page!  Good luck!

2015 Cultural Arts Fair: 6:00-8:30pm at Thomas Middle School. SD25 students/families/departments are invited to share their cultural arts/heritage through performance or display. We are looking for performers, presenters, & volunteers. Reflections will also be on display with an Awards Ceremony. Country/Cultural representation can include things like: traditions, maps, clothing, pictures, videos, recipes, games, crafts, etc. All performances will be limited to 5 minutes each & presentations/displays will last throughout the event. ***PLEASE RESPOND BY JANUARY 30TH***

SUMMER U: For more information, please visit www.sd25.org and click on summer U. A link to the flyer can also be found in the online version of the PTA Happenings.

I FIVES go to:
Lunchtime Readers Committee: Shanin Trivanovic for all her hard work in getting the program up and running!

Next PTA Meeting : Feb. 4, 2015

Board of Education Meeting: Feb. 15, 2015 @ Greenbrier

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