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PTA HAPPENINGS – February 16-22, 2018

IVY HILL ROLLER SKATING PARTY:  Mark your calendars and plan to join us!  The Ivy Hill PTA annual ROLLER SKATING PARTY is Thursday, February 22, 6:30 – 8:30, at Orbit Roller Rink. This is always a fun night and is a free family event sponsored by the PTA (skate rental is available for $4.00 or you can bring your own skates).  Please note this is not a drop-off event and only Ivy Hill students and their immediate family may attend. All children must be supervised by an adult.  If you have any questions please contact Luanne Eisenhardt Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEEIVY HILL MOVIE NIGHT for K-2nd grade is Friday, March 9 at 6:15p.m. The students have voted to watch, “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Cost is $5 for a prepaid ticket or $7 at the door. Permission Slips are coming home soon. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a sleeping bag, pillow and their favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the movie. Please return your signed permission slips and money by Wednesday, February 28Questions?  Contact Becky Brown (bbecky4936@gmail.com) or Tajalli Horvat (tajalli@gmail.com)

BOXTOPS COMMITTEE:  Boxtops Raffle!  It’s easy, just clip your Boxtops and place them in an envelope or bag with your child’s name on it.  Submit the Boxtops to your child’s teacher by February 28th to win a fun poster.  Don’t forget to write your child’s full name on the bag.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COUNCIL OF PTAs:  The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs has created THREE different scholarships that provide opportunities for students in elementary school, middle school, and graduating seniors. Below are the links for each of the scholarship applications. Please note, all applications are due on or before February 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Donna Ekl and Nicole Barbieri at sd25scholarship@gmail.com.

  1. SD25 Achievement Scholarship Application  (Application is for graduating high school seniors)
  2.  SD25 Power of Courage Scholarship Application (Application is for graduating high school seniors)
  3.  SD25 Elementary Summer Scholarship Application (Application is for students in grades K-7 only.)  This scholarship is open to any student who spent 3 years in a District 25 school, with a minimum 3.0 (on a 5.0 scale) who plans on attending a post-secondary school as a full or part time student.  Applications are reviewed anonymously and recipients are selected on the basis of efforts in the classroom, school and community involvement.  If you have any questions, please email Kim Kusiciel (momkusiciel@gmail.com).

District 25 PTA Council approved a new committee called “A.C.E. it 25” (All Children Excel). The committee will focus on supporting children with special needs and their families. Goals of the committee are to promote disability awareness, facilitate inclusion at PTA functions and create a parent support network. Each school will have a liaison who would attend PTA meetings and act as a point of contact should questions arise. The liaison would also communicate parent requests or concerns to the school PTA. If you would be interested in being the Ivy Hill liaison for this committee, please contact: Luanne@ Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

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