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PTA Happenings May 21, 2021 – May 27, 2021

The last week of May is here, it is time to bring good cheer, and be thankful for all Ivy HIll has done, even though we missed things….like the Fun Run. The PTA is winding down, but there is no reason to frown, for next year holds some promise and fun, after we have time in the sun.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED: Interested in heading a PTA committee next year?  Please click here

PTA COMMITTEE BINDERS: If you have a PTA Committee Binder, please contact Katie Taranda at ktaranda@gmail.com

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.

KIDS PANDEMIC COMMITTEE: We will also be having some sweet treats for the kiddos closer to the end of the school year!

IVY HILL’S HELPING HANDS: Ivy’s Helping Hands will take place May 17-May 28th.  Please consider donating to this special fund to help those suffering from the Covid crisis in India. 

SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS: School Supply kits for the 2021/2022 school year are now available for purchase. Click here to order. Enter our School ID IVY003, then follow directions on the website to complete your order. Orders must be in my June 13th. Questions? Please contact Connie Gonzalez at 847-420-4564 or Kim Eckert at 847-840-1739.

GARDENING DAY: Let’s get ready to do some gardening!  All Ivy Hill students will get an opportunity to participate in the planting of the Ivy Hill garden plots on Wednesday, May 26th so please dress appropriately.  We will be planting a “Salsa Garden”.   Our hope is that all the children will  get a chance to sample the vegetables they plant in a special “Chips & Salsa tasting” after we harvest the vegetables in the fall.

I-FIVES: Thank you to everyone who donated to the Helping Hands Fundraiser!

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: The next school board meeting is Thursday, June 10th @ 7:30pm at the Dunton Administration Building.

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