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PTA Happenings November 20 – December 3, 2020


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Happy Thanksgiving! It is finally here, and we start to see some holiday cheer as we finish a third of a school year. It is time to be thankful for family and friends, knowing those relationships will never end. Before you take a much needed respite, please look at our Happenings, oh what a site!

PTA MEETING: Please join us for our next PTA meeting on Tuesday, January 12th @ 7pm, where you can learn all about PTA and the various committees. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Contact our PTA Co-Presidents Julie Soderna (julie@soderna.com) and Jennifer Sadowski (jenjen57@aol.com) with questions.

HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP: The Ivy Hill Virtual Holiday Shop is coming soon! The shop will be open from 11/16/20-12/4/20. To preview all the great gifts available click  here for more info!

AMAZONSMILE: Support the Ivy Hill PTA through AmazonSmile! If you’re an Amazon user, you can make a difference while you shop on Amazon. There’s a new, easy way for you to support the Ivy Hill PTA! Before you start your shopping, go to  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3673393 and confirm that you would like to support the Ivy Hill PTA. Then just shop as you normally would, and the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the PTA. No additional work necessary! Please contact Katie Taranda if you have any questions (ktaranda@gmail.com). Thanks!

STRESS FREE FUNDRAISER: The stress-free fundraiser is BACK, now with PAPERLESS and CONTACT-FREE payment options! The PTA is working hard to deliver fun events and activities for the kids this year, while adhering to social distancing and safety guidelines. When the pandemic days are over, we will plan many more fun activities for the kids, so fundraising now is important! We can’t do it without your help! Please consider making a donation – any amount is appreciated. This link provides the option to pay via credit/debit card or echeck. If you prefer to pay via cash or physical check, please send payment to the school office in an envelope marked “Stress Free”. Please contact Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com) with questions.

GREAT AMERICA READ TO SUCCEED: Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Read to Succeed Program through Great America has been suspended. Unused tickets from 2020 will be valid until August 31st, 2021.

EXECUTIVE BOARD OPEN POSITIONS: We have a few open positions for the 2021/2022 school year:  both Co-Presidents, Secretary, 2nd VP, and 3rd VP. Please begin to consider who you would like to nominate for these roles.

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Please submit yearbook pictures to Christy Smith  Delilah327@yahoo.com 

I-FIVES: Thank you to everyone who donated to the Coat, Mitten, and Hat drive last week! You all made it a GREAT event!

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: The next school board meeting is Thursday, December 10th @ 7:30pm at the Dunton Administration Building. To watch remotely, click here.