Mid April is here, let’s hope the spring showers bring good cheer. We are gearing up for the last couple months of school, what we have going on is really cool, so look below, don’t be a fool!
PTA MEETING: Please join us via zoom for our next PTA meeting on Tuesday, May 4th @ 7pm where we will vote in our new board. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Contact our PTA Co-Presidents Julie Soderna (email@example.com) and Jennifer Sadowski (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
NEW PTA BOARD: The Nominating Committee presented the following slate of officers for the 2021/2022 school year:
Angela Sisi – President, Katie Taranda – Co-President, Dee Baum – 1st Vice President, Megan Cook – 2nd Vice President, Erin Lakomski – 3rd Vice President, Megan Martin – 3rd Vice President, Debbie Johnson – Secretary, Laura Ackley – Treasurer
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 (email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR: Our Virutal Book Fair will be 4/21-5/5! More information coming soon
YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Get your pictures in the yearbook! SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS ONLINE
LOG ON TO: https://images.memoryebooks.com Enter Login ID: 416174563 The last day to submit your photos is April 16, 2021.
MONDAY FUNDAY REMOTE THEMES: April 12th PJ Day.
IVY HILL MASK SALE: Show off your Eagle Spirit while supporting our PTA. Order now through Thursday 4/15. Click here to order!
IVY HILL BOOK DRIVE: In celebration of Earth Week, Ivy Hill will be holding a book drive as well as a Reuse-A-Shoe collection April 19 -23rd. We are accepting both children and adult books in good condition as well as craft and cook books and more. DVD’s and CD’s will also be collected. As far as shoes, we can accept shoes in any condition. Boots from rain boots to hiking boots are accepted, too. Collection boxes will be set up outside the main entrance as well as in the Commons area. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Derochowski (Environmental Awareness Committee ) at email@example.com Thank you!
ABC/25 GETBURBED CHALLENGE: Register for the 10th Annual ABC/25 GetBurbed Challenge on April 24, 2021! The event this year will consist of an In-Person 1 Mile Run held on April 24, 2021 at South Middle School along with a Virtual 1 Mile and 5K that you can complete anytime before May 2, 2021. Click here to register, and click here for more information.
I-FIVES: Thank you to Michelle Derochowski for organizing the Book Drive. Also to Nicole Campbell and Christy Smith for coming up with creative yearbook day themes that include everyone! Finally, thank you to Deneen Evola for dropping off treats this week on behalf of the teachers pandemic Relief committee.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: The next school board meeting is Thursday, April 29th @ 7:30pm at the Dunton Administration Building.