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PTA Happenings – Nov. 18 – Nov. 24, 2016

ABC/25 COMMITTEE:  Just Move It! Challenge T-shirt and Race Poster Design Challenge  Submission deadline has been extended to MONDAY November 28th!  Get those creative juices flowing!! 2017 t-shirt and poster challenge deadline extended.

You can still order holiday gifts from Yankee Candle.  All online orders need to be completed by November 18th for December delivery.  Reminder:  Free shipping on all orders over $100 and orders are sent directly to your address.  Yankee Candle fundraiser will run until January 11, 2017.  Visit the www.abc25.org and click the Yankee Candle icon and follow the prompts to sign up as a seller.  Proceeds benefit ABC/25 Foundation Teacher Grants. Membership Drive is also still going on! Help your school Earn $2,500 – Make a donation and become a member of ABC/25 Foundation today!

SIX-HOUR READING CLUB COMMITTEE:   Six Flags – Read to Succeed  has started and paper copies have gone home via backpack mail!  Think summer, sun, and splashing at Great America this summer!  Students need to read 6 hours (homework assignments not included), keep a log of reading titles and minutes read  (parent signature required), to earn a FREE Six Flags Great America one-day pass for the 2017 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 Monday, January 9th.  Feel free to turn in earlier than the due date.  For more information or questions, contact Patti Krinninger spekkrin@gmail.com or Cindy Stefani cindystefani@hotmail.com. Information and forms are available online: “Parent letter/Student Reading Log” and “Parent letter/Student Reading Log-Spanish“.

BOX TOPS/SHOPAROO COMMITTEE:  The November raffle prize for Box Tops is a School of Rock gift certificate (max value $300).  Feel free to ask your family and friends to save their Box Tops for you.  It’s an easy way to give your Ivy Hill student more chances to win!  Shoparoo prizes are a $15 and a $10 gift card to Olive Garden.   Thank you and good luck!
REFLECTIONS COMMITTEE:  Thank you to all who participated in the Reflections Program this year. 62 very talented students shared their stories! The projects have been sent to the next level where they will be judged to see who makes it to state. More information to come in January for those advancing to the next level. In the meantime, look for a board of pictures at Ivy Hill to honor those that participated in the coming weeks!

I FIVES go to the following committees, their volunteers, and teachers and staff for their assistance in working so hard to bring wonderful PTA-sponsored programs to our students:  Community and Family Involvement, Sharon Bank and Julie Soderna; Everybody Counts Committee, Kristina Dreyer, Christen Lipani, and Soumya Subash;  and a special thank you to 4th grade teacher Sara Born for attending our PTA meeting.

NO SCHOOL Nov. 21st – 25th.                      thanksgiving_turkey_holding_sign_04.jpg

Parent Teacher Conferences Nov. 21st & 22nd

NEXT PTA MEETING:   *No Meeting in December*

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  Dec. 15, 2016 @ 7:30 at Patten Elementary School

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