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Ivy Hill PTA Happenings: May 29 – June 4, 2015


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GARDEN CLUB: Thank you to all the students and teachers for participating in our Gardening Day at Ivy Hill on Thursday, May 21st.   Because of all your hard work Ivy Hill now has garden plots of tomatoes, three different types of peppers, onions, garlic and cilantro!  Look for our school “Garden Tasting” in the fall.  Scroll to previous post  for some of the great photos of the students gardening.  A special thank you to Vice Principal Natalie Jiminez for all her help.

ATTENTION 5Th GRADE FAMILIES: you can find the flyer here and order form here for the Thomas Middle School Summer Reading Program. Forms and money need to be returned by Monday, June 1.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE: Recycle all your old used markers and turn them into energy – clean fuel!  Drop off old markers including dry erase and highlighters in the recycle box located in the Commons area June 1st – 8th . The flyer  with more details about the Marker/Colorcycle program can be found 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.ABC/25 Foundation –  Join the Board and IMPACT the District 25 learning environment!   ABC/25 Foundation is a volunteer organization that since its inception has raised and contributed more than $1 million in teacher and school grants for District 25. The Foundation strives to foster innovation, creativity and excellence for all students of District 25. We have the following open positions on the Board of Directors and the Just Move it! Challenge Team:
ABC/25 Director at Large
JMI Race Co-Director
JMI Registration Coordinator
JMI Volunteer Coordinator
JMI Marketing/Social Media

For more information click here or contact Doris Downing or Laura Ryerson at abc25president@gmail.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:
School Supply Committee: Jenny Sadowski

Video/Music Productions Committee: Amy Beaton, Darcy Moder, Lynette Nimmo, Lucy Block, Praveena Aradhy, Emily Morrison, Judy Newman, and Soumya Subash

Garden Club: Michelle Derochowski and Lisa Nason

Field Day Committee: Louann Benbow and Sherri Kontos

Does your committee have volunteers you would like to thank? If so, send the names to Ivypacket@gmail.com!