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PTA Happenings: May 27- June 2, 2016


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FIELD DAY COMMITTEE:  Field Day is Friday, June 3rd. The morning session, 9:00 to 12:00, will be for AM Kindergarten, 3rd grade (Como-Sobanski and Tazioli) 4th  and 5th. The afternoon session, 12:30 to 3:00, is for PM Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade (Knutson and Taylor-Schlickman.) The kids will be outside and, weather permitting, will be playing games with water.  Students are able to wear swimsuits if they desire, but it is not required. Girls suits can be worn under their clothes during class. Don’t forget sunscreen (note: the school staff/parent volunteers cannot put this on for the students). If you are interested in volunteering to help with activities or are able to supply some water balloons, please follow this link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a44ada72fa3fc1-field If you have any questions please contact Sherri Kontos at sherri.kontos@pepsico.com or Julie Ratzki at julieratzki@yahoo.com

Let’s recycle all our old used markers and turn them into energy – clean fuel!  Please donate any old markers including dry erase and highlighters by giving them to your teachers Tuesday, May 31th – Monday, June 6th. Please count all your used markers and give them to your teacher. The class with the most markers collected will win Ivy Hill reusable water bottles!  See the letter on reverse side with more details about this great marker/Colorcycle  program.  Questions? Please contact Michelle Derochowski at michelledycus@gmail.com or Angela Zulaski at ajz95331@yahoo.com

ATTENTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS: There is only one more month to get PTA reimbursement checks.  Debbie need all receipts and debit vouchers by June 13th.  Any questions contact Debbie Gagliano at dcgags@comcast.net or 773-771-3273.

PARENTS: Don’t forget to join Ivy Hill’s PTA when you register your child online for school next year!  We need your support to keep our programs and events going for the students.

School Supply Kits are On Sale NOW! Ivy Hill PTA offers our families the ability to purchase pre-packaged and approved school supply kits through our vendor, EPI. The sale is taking place now through the end of the school year and orders are being accepted Online ONLY. To order: Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks. Enter the school ID, IVY003. Follow the directions on the website to complete your order. All kits will be delivered to school and can be picked up during the Teacher Meet and Greet/Ice Cream Social prior to the first day of school. Questions? Please contact Julie Ratzki at 847 463-6277 or Liz Dombroski at 847 561-3897.

ATTENTION Ivy Hill Community: Please click on the link below to see how you can volunteer to help with all our 2016-17 PTA events for the next school year.  Our committee heads are looking for help with the following: Room Representative, Welcoming Committee, School Supplies, Running Club, Movie Night, Everybody Counts, Chess Club, Vision/Hearing Screening, Holiday Gift Shop, Education Fair, Lunchtime Readers, Fun Fair, Roller Skating Night,  Book Fair, Field Day, LMC, Garden Club, Musical Productions, Hospitality and Safety Patrol and Yearbook. 2016-2017 PTA Volunteer Sheet

BOX TOPS/SHOPAROO:  SUCCESS!    We have raised over $1,245.00 from collecting Box Tops this school year!  We are currently at $400.00 for the Shoparoo program!  Remember, Shoparoo to keep scanning receipts and collecting  Box Tops all summer long!  There is a Summer Box Top Contest so have your Box Tops ready for the 1st day of school!

We hope that the raffles were fun and motivating for everyone!   Ivy Hill PTA wants to thank everyone who participated in the Box Top and Shoparoo Programs this school year!

The following students are the winners of the last raffles for the school year: American Academy of Gymnastics open gym pass winners: Natalie Liigsoo, Alex Dubois, Julianna Maezes,William Nason, Kurinji Kumar Shivakumar.
Box Tops magnet winners: Lizzie & Kate Khalil, Boehm family, Nimmo family, Nathan Catlett, Paytuvi family.
Poster winners: Ashley Sullivan, Sofia Torres, Olivia Lombardi, Aidan Nasiatka, Julia Alferova, Karoon Krikorian, Sai Amish, Audrey Newman, Charlie Schreiner, Mikey Wolverton.

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