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PTA Happenings May 1- 7, 2015


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The PTA is proud to present Teacher & Staff Appreciation week May 4th – 8th. Here is what we have planned:
Mon. – A high intensity/ low impact work out held after school.
Tues. –Breakfast hosted by the PTA Hospitality Committee
Wed. – Each student is to bring in one flower for his or her teacher.
Thurs. – Each student is to bring in a handwritten/handmade note of thanks for his or her teacher.
Fri. – Students to wear an item of clothing that reflects their teacher’s favorite color or sports team.

All week students will do “shout –outs” to teachers & staff during morning announcements. There will also be raffle prizes for the teachers & staff who are mentioned each morning.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: School supply kits for the 2015-2016 school year will be available for purchase, on-line only, until May 26th. www.shopttkits.com account # 1249. Prices reflect a new & improved headset in each kit that includes a manufactures’ grade level warranty.  Please note that you will need to order the kit for the grade level your child(ren) will be in next year (2015-2016). Do you know someone coming to Ivy Hill for the first time in 2015-2016? If so, please pass this information on to them so that they can place their order for next year too! Please contact Jennifer Sadowski with any questions . Jenjen5757@aol.com

WE STILL NEED YOU: To sign up for a committee next year! You can find the link here.
Current Committee chairs please get your events on the calendar for next year. The link can also be found here.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS COMMITTEE: Thank you to all who participated in the Reuse A Shoe drive. We collected over 100 pairs of shoes!  A big thanks to Kate Buttita & the Environmental Awareness Committee for organizing the drive.
Thank you to the committee for a fun and productive Earth Week!

MARKET DAY:  Last Order of the school year. May = Bonus Days.  If we sell 100 boxes of cookies &/or pizzas our earnings will increase from 15% to 30%. Stock up for the summer!  There are also delicious & convenient snacks for the hungry kiddos. Again, stock up for the summer! If you have been participating in the Frequent Buyer program, this is the month to redeem & pick up your set of collapsible bowls as long as you place a $40 order.  Bring orders to school by 5/13.  Online order deadline is 5/16.  Pick up date is 5/21.  Be on the look out for the Bonus Days order form (separate from the monthly order form).  Questions? Contact Kelly Nix or Jenny Sadowski.

SAVE THE DATE!  It’s time for Dining for Dollars$$!!  We will have our first and ONLY Dining for Dollars event this year at Chipotle in Arlington Heights on Monday, May 18 from 4-8 pm.  Stop in for dinner anytime between 4:00 -8:00 and Chipotle will donate 50% of your total bill (exclusive of tax) to the Ivy Hill PTA.  This is a great and easy way to help us fundraise for our PTA. Please consider participating!  More info in the upcoming weeks.

Next PTA Meeting May 5th @ 7PM

Board of Ed. Meeting  May 14th @ Greenbrier 7:30