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PTA HAPPENINGS – April 13-19, 2018


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CULTURAL ARTS COMMITTEE:  Ivy Hill PTA Cultural Arts Committee and Ivy Hill Elementary is bringing your kids the experience of visiting a science museum right to your school. The state-of-the-art hands-on children’s museum focuses on STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art and math).  Please help us to manage the kids and the exhibit. You can choose to be with your kid’s class.  Sign up here!  STEAM Signup link.

JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  It’s time for the Just Move It! Challenge 2018!  Run, Walk, or Volunteer!  JUST MOVE IT!  We need VOLUNTEERS to make this day successful.  If you don’t want to run or walk, please consider volunteering.  It’s a fun day!  Volunteer sign up is ready at:  Volunteer signup.   Click here to register to run or walk! All registration, volunteering, and event details can be found at http://www.jmichallenge.org.

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Where: South Middle School
  • 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

The school with the most participation gets to showcase the JMI trophy for the next year! Participation includes runners, walkers AND volunteers!  Contact your school representative, Katie Rausch, katier18@yahoo.com,  or jmichallenge@gmail.com with questions or suggestions.

*All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  The last PTA meeting of the year will be held May 15, 2018. Please note the new date.  Please plan to attend as we will be voting on several issues and voting in the New Board of officers. We need your votes!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2018-2019. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the time of the election. Nominees must have agreed to take on the role (if elected) prior to their nomination.  The nominees are as follows:
Co-President – Suzanne Krause (Incumbent)
Co-President – Caroleen Guiwargis
1st Vice President – Tajalli Horvat
2nd Vice President – Jennifer Sadowski (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice President – Kelly Nix (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice President – Katie Hacias
Treasurer – Demetra Bubaris
Secretary – Amy Hoffman (Incumbent)


IVY HILL SENIOR WALK:  An Ivy Hill “Senior Walk” is being planned wherein Buffalo Grove graduating seniors, who are alumni of Ivy Hill, will walk the halls of Ivy Hill in their cap and gown.  The Senior Walk is scheduled to take place on May 23, 2018, at 3:15 p.m. with a short reception to follow.

I-FIVES go to:  Chess Club Committee, Becky Brown and Julie Soderna and all the parent volunteers; Book Fair Committee, Rekha Muruvinakombe, Stephanie Lazzari and 3rd VPs Caroleen Guiwargis and Kelly Nix.  Book Fair Committee and the 3rd VPs would like to thank the following volunteers who helped us in many ways. Without your help we couldn’t have done this:  Kerri Hood, Kathy Thompson, Luanne Eisenhardt, Deneen Evola, Manjula Karthi, Roopa Prasad, Joelle Vena, Ritu Agrawal, Nirupa Mathew, Michelle Derochowski, Angela Zulaski, Emily Morrison, Britt Polihronis, Nicole Campbell, Denise Wagner, Dina McBride, Julie Ratzki, Margaret W,Sherri Kontos, Claudia Kowalski, Kelly Nix, Jennifer Sadowski, Kate Buttitta, Linda K, Jen Sylvia, Sarah Boeche, Jocelyn Fredell, Guruprasad Sankaravadivel, Gounalanee Amrithasri, Betsy Geiger, Jennifer Amling, Nancy Velasco, Dao Tran, Sharon Bank, Katie Hacias, Saravanakumar Marimuthu, Jill Capito, Cheryl Hampton, Christen Lipani, Caroleen Guiwargis, Lucy Block, Suzanne Krause & Stephanie Lazzari.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   NEW DATE!!!  May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  April 26, 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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