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PTA HAPPENINGS– April 19 – April 25, 2019

EARTH WEEK: We will be celebrating Earth Week 4/23 – 4/26 with the following collections & events:

  • Bernie’s Book Drive 4/23 – 5/3: Bring your new & gently used books (suitable for K-6th grade) for the Ivy Hill book drive.  Collection bins will be located in the Commons area.  All of the books will be donated to Bernie’s Books to increase book ownership among at-risk infants toddlers & school age children throughout Chicagoland.
  • Reuse-A-Shoe Drive 4/23 – 4/26: Bring in your old shoes so they can be reused & recycled instead of ending up in landfills.  All shoes except water boots are accepted.  Please either put each pair of shoes in a recycled plastic bag and wrap them with a rubber band OR tie the shoes together.
  • Bags for Bags Collection: Bring a bag filled with plastic bags & film packaging (over toilet paper, paper towels, etc.) to our recycle bin in the Commons area.
  • Walk to School Day on Friday, 4/26: Join us to promote a physically active lifestyle! There will be six starting points throughout the neighborhood for students to meet with teachers & parents and walk to school.  These six starting points will be: Douglas/Hintz @ 8:30am, Camelot Park @ 8:40am, Windsow/Valley @ 8:45am, Pinetree/Valley @ 8:45am, Ivy/A.H. Rd. @ 8:40am, and Burke/Palatine @ 8:40 a.m.

SENIOR WALK: Calling all Ivy Hill alumni who are graduating Seniors! Be a part of Ivy Hill’s newest tradition on May 22! Check out this flyer for more information.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following individuals are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2019-2020.  Please mark your calendars for the May 15th PTA meeting, when the new Executive Board will be voted in.  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. 

President – Caroleen Guiwargis (incumbent)
Executive Vice President- Jennifer Sadowski
1st VP – Tajalli Horvat (incumbent)  
2nd VP – Denise Wagner
Co-3rd VP – Katie Hacias (incumbent)  
Co-3rd VP – Kari Rosczyk
Treasurer – Joelle Vena
Secretary – Debbie Johnson

I-FIVES go to: ABC/25 Get Burbed Challenge Committee (Megan Geltner and Katie Rausch) for all the ways they supported our school in preparing for and participating in the Get Burbed Challenge this year!

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Wednesday, May 15 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome! This is the last meeting of the year. We will be voting in our 2019-2020 Executive Board at the meeting and need at least 15 to vote in our new Board. Refreshments will be served and childcare is available.

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