May is here, our last full month of the school year, how exciting this is, especially for kids. PTA Happenings are winding down, but let’s not frown, there is still more to do and plan, look below if you can.
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. Click here to join the meeting.Contact our PTA Co-Presidents Julie Soderna (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jennifer Sadowski (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 (email@example.com) with questions.
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK: May 3rd-7th is teacher appreciation week! Please remember our awesome teachers and all the hard work they have put in this year.
VIRTUAL BOOK FAIR: Our Online Book Fair is now open! Shop anytime between now and May 4 to support our school. Click here to get started!
KIDS PANDEMIC COMMITTEE: Look for a funny magic show virtual assembly coming to a screen near you on Wednesday, May 19th. More details to follow. We will also be having some sweet treats for the kiddos closer to the end of the school year!
I-FIVES: Thank you to all the kids and families who participated in all of our Earth Week collections. It was a great success! We collected a huge amount of books and over 300 pairs of shoes! A special thank you to Kim Mullan, Sheila Crowley, Aska Lempke, Suzanne Kruase and the wonderful group of 4th grade girls and siblings who helped promote and collect books, shoes, and plastic during Earth Week.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: The next school board meeting is Thursday, May 6th @ 7:30pm at the Dunton Administration Building.