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PTA Happenings May 28, 2021 – June 4, 2021


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Two more weeks, and summer is here, I am sure we all will let out a cheer. The end is in sight, only a few things left, read below, don’t be bereft.

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.

YEAR END THANKS: As we come to year end, Ivy Hill PTA wants to thank all of our wonderful volunteers who found a way to be extra creative this year.  We also want to thank our 5th grade families who will be leaving our Ivy community and wish them well. We have a special gift for our 5th grade chairs to be delivered next week. Thank you to the Ivy staff and teachers for your hard work, creativity and flexibility this year. We appreciate it all. To the teachers leaving us this year. Thank you for your years at Ivy. You will be greatly missed!  Have a great summer and see you next year. 

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.

THE CRAYON INITIATIVE: Please help a Prospect High School Junior with his Eagle Scout Project of collecting used crayons for donation!

I-FIVES: Thank you to Michelle Derechowski and Lisa Nason for organizing Gardening Day for the Ivy students! Also an I-Five to Christy Smith and Nicole Campbell for organizing the school pictures which led to $508 in fundraising!

The teachers and staff were all extremely grateful for everyone’s generosity during Teacher Appreciation week.  They created a kind thank-you card addressed to the PTA to show their gratitude.  Please see attached.

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

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