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Ivy Hill PTA Happenings: May 15 – 22, 2015

FIELD DAY:  Field Day is Friday, May 29.  The morning session will be for K(AM), 4 and 5 and will run from approximately 9:00 -12:00.  The afternoon session is for K(PM), 1, 2 and 3 and will run from approximately 12:303:00 (Please note the new start time for the afternoon session).  The kids will be outside and weather permitting, will be playing lots of games with water, so don’t forget your bathing suits (optional and should be worn under clothes for the girls, during class) and sun screen (the school staff/parent volunteers cannot put this on for the students).  If you are able to volunteer with the activities or supply water balloons, go to www.SignUpGenius.com/go/8050F49ACAB2DA13-20151/.  Questions? Contact Sherri Kontos sherri.kontos@pepsico.com or Louann Benbow at benbowunit@gmail.com.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: There is still time to purchase the school supplies your child will need for the 2015-2016 school year. School supply kits may be purchased on-line through May 26th by going to www.shopttkits.com: account number 1249.  Please be sure to purchase the kit for the grade your child is entering.  Also, please note, the price for the school supply kits is not included in the school registration fee.  Kits are purchased separately.  If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer (847)924-9087.

PTA BY-LAWS: are posted in the case outside of the school and in the PTA box in the office. Changes were made and will be voted on at the first meeting of the next school year. Go to Ivyhillpta.org for more information on the changes and the rationale for the changes. Questions? Contact Luanne Eisenhardt at Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: This school year is coming to an end, but we need volunteers for all of our PTA events for next year! Please fill out the form to volunteer for the 2015-2016 school year. Committee members will contact you when needed.

REIMBURSEMENTS: Deadline for this year’s submissions is Monday, June 15th. You will not be eligible for reimbursement after that date. Contact Debbie at Dcgags@comcast.net

I FIVES go to:
The incoming and returning PTA Executive Board members: Louann Benbow, Lucy Block, Luanne Eisenhardt, Nikki Wolverton, Emily Morrison, Suzanne Krause, Debbie Gagliano and Jennifer Sadowski.

Third VP’s: Carla Kim & Lynn Feder for organizing the Dining for Dollars fundraiser at Chipotle. A big thanks to all the families who participated! Together we raised $817 (a 40% increase from last year)!

Market Day Committee: Kelly Nix & Jennifer Sadowski. The Committee would like to thank the Ivy Hill Families of Allaire/Roberts, Nix, Sadowski, Schreiner, and Shalett for all their orders throughout the school year.  All money raised helps to fund the many PTA sponsored events that are offered throughout the year.

ATTENTION 5Th GRADE FAMILIES: you can find a flyer about the Thomas Middle School Summer Reading Program here.

ABC/25 FOUNDATION Membership Drive Begins Now! Please support  Ivy Hill‘s  chance to earn a $2,500 grant from the ABC/25 Foundation – the fundraising partner of School District 25!  All you have to do is join ABC/25 with a $40 donation when you register your child online for the 2015-16 school year.  We only need 25% of Ivy Hill ‘s families to join ABC/25 in order to receive the grant money.  If you have children at more than one school in the district, your membership will count toward both schools’ membership tallies.

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