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PTA Happenings : Feb. 6 – Feb 12, 2015

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! For more information please contact Dina Oberman dina.oberman@ccsd21.org

THE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE: will be collecting food for the Wheeling Township Food Pantry during the Orbit Roller Skating Party on February 12.  The Food Pantry is stocked entirely by donations received from the community.  The items most in need include: Beans, Beef stew, Beverages, Cereal, Coffee, Cookies, Condiments, Crackers, Dry Milk, Flour, Fruit, Gravy, Jell-O, Jelly, Macaroni & Cheese, Noodles, Oil, Pancake Mix, Pasta, Peanut Butter, Potatoes, Rice, Soup. Spaghetti Sauce, Sugar and Syrup. Also in need are toiletries and paper products such as Conditioner, Deodorant, Detergent, Diapers, Kleenex, Napkins, Paper Towels, Shampoo, Soap, Toilet Paper, Toothbrushes and Toothpaste. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Bank (sharonlbank@yahoo.com) or Linda Boehm (linda_swalla@yahoo.com).  Thank you for your support.

SIX FLAGS – READ TO SUCCEED has started!  Think summer, sun and splashing at Great America this summer!  Students needs to read 6 hours (homework assignments not included), keep a log of reading titles and minutes read with a parent signature (required) to earn a FREE Six Flags Great America one day pass for the 2015 summer season.  Personalized passes will be issued in May. You must attend Ivy Hill to be part of our program. Log sheets are due to homeroom teachers by Friday, February 20th.  For more information or questions, contact Katie Fricke kdfricke71@gmail.com or Patti Krinniger spekkrin@gmail.com  Information and forms are available online: “Parent Letter“,  “Student Reading Log” and “Student Reading Log-Spanish“.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: It’s time… the nomination process to elect the 2015-2016 IVY HILL PTA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE starts now!  Please seriously consider who you know that might be qualified to serve in the following positions: Co-President, 2nd VP (volunteer coordinator), 3rd VP (ways & means) and SecretaryWE NEED YOUR NOMINATIONS!! Please nominate your friends, neighbors, or even yourself for these rewarding PTA positions that directly impact and benefit our children at Ivy Hill.  You can nominate candidates by filling out a nomination ballot (copies available in the school office) and placing it in the nomination box in the school office OR by completing nominations online at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6TS7ZB9 or click 2015-2016_officer_nomination_ballot The Nominating Committee will start meeting in late February to determine the slate of officers based on your feedback.  Any questions, contact Lynn Feder at 847-253-3805 or lynnfeder@hotmail.com.  Thank you for your participation!

BOX TOPS COMMITTEE: Keep your eyes peeled at school for a peek at the brand new TOEWS Blackhawks Jersey that the Box Tops Committee is raffling off!  You will get one raffle entry for every ten Box Tops/Labels that you submit.  The winner will be selected on February 25th!  Good luck and go HAWKS!

MARKET DAY:  February brings lots of specials… FREE $20 to spend with Shutterfly with any Online purchase**  FREE Cheese Ravioli with $90 online purchase*  Promo code: FEBBONUS Frequent Buyer is back…. Make 2 purchases of $40 between Feb and April, then place a third order of $40 in May to receive a Free set of collapsible storage bowls. (see photo on http://www.marketday.com). Last day to turn in order forms to Ivy is 2/12.  Internet orders due by 2/14.  Pick up day is 2/19. Any questions on placing orders on-line please contact Kelly Nix  – kelly.nix630@gmail.com OR Jenny Sadowski – jenjen5757@aol.com.

YEARBOOK: It’s time to order your Yearbooks! Want a free Yearbook? Be one of the first to place your order and your name will be entered into a raffle. If chosen, you will be reimbursed for the price a Yearbook! Order forms will be coming home soon. Online ordering (through Memory Books) will be available, as well. Don’t miss out; this will be the one and only time to place your order!

Next PTA Meeting: March 3rd

Next School Board Meeting: Feb. 19th @ Greenbrier Elem.


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