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PTA Happenings April 15th, 2022 – April 21st, 2022


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WALK TO SCHOOL DAY: On Friday, April 22nd, join us on a walk to school!!! To promote a more physically active lifestyle, Ivy Hill will be participating in a walk-to-school program.

The six starting points will be:

  1. Douglas and Hintz-8:30 start to Ivy Hill
  2. Camelot Park (Tennis Court)- 8:40 start to Ivy Hill
  3. Windsor and Valley- 8:45 start to Ivy Hill
  4. Pinetree and Valley- 8:45 start to Ivy Hill 
  5. Ivy and Arlington Heights Road- 8:40 start to Ivy Hill
  6. Burke and Palatine Road 8:40 start to Ivy Hill.

All students are welcome to participate. If you live on the other side of a busy road (Arlington Heights Road, Palatine Road, etc.) you can drop your child(ren) at the starting point closest to your home. Also, you can meet up with the Walking School Bus as it passes your house- you don’t have to start at the starting points. Let’s get active!!! If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Derochowski  (Environmental Awareness Committee ) at michelledycus@gmail.com Thank you!

EARTH WEEK: In celebration of Earth Week, Ivy Hill will be holding a book drive, plastic bag collection as well as a Reuse-A-Shoe collection April 18 – 22nd.    – 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.   – We can accept shoes in any condition.  Boots from rain boots to hiking boots are accepted, too.  Please tie  or rubber band pairs of shoes together.- Bring a bag filled with plastic bags & film packaging.  (over TP, paper towels…)- Collection boxes will be set up  in the Commons area.  – “Be Cool & Walk to School” on Earth Day on  Friday, April 22nd and get a cool stamp for participating. 


FIELD DAY FUNDRAISERS: Save the date for all of these yummy fundraisers we have coming up to raise money for Field Day!

  • Raising Cane’s, 4/20 – 4 to 9pm
  • Kona Ice Truck @ Ivy Hill, 5/11
  • Billy Brick’s Pizza and Gelato Trailer @ Ivy Hill, 5/26

ABC/25 GET BURBED CHALLENGE: The ABC/25 Get Burbed Challenge will take place on Saturday, April 30th at South Middle School. You have the option of running or walking either 1 mile or 3 miles. All Ivy Hill participants should wear white. The proceeds help with teacher grants and innovative learning experiences. Get the kids and make it a family affair. Click here to register.

SAVE THE DATE: Outdoor Family Movie Night coming 5/13 (rain date 5/20). Something new for Ivy Hill this year! An outdoor movie night for the whole family! More details to come.

YEARBOOK HELP: We’re looking for pictures (or screenshot of the following):

  • First Day of School
  • Meet and Greet
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Halloween or Valentine’s Day
  • Spirit Day
  • Band
  • Music for Youth
  • Any pictures from current fifth graders during their years at Ivy Hill

Please text them to Christy Smith at 847-707-5835 or email at delilah327@yahoo.com. No need to send repeats if already submitted. Also, please just send a few pictures of each event of your child/friends. You can also submit directly here. Login ID: 416665973 

  • Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload, click on “Select My Images.”
  • Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information.
  • Click “Upload Chosen Images.”

I-FIVES: Thank you to everyone who came out to shop at the Book Fair, or did their shopping online! We greatly appreciate your support!

Thank you to our wonderful Book Fair Committee and all of our Book Fair Volunteers! We appreciate all of your hard work so we can make events like this possible for our students!

NEW PTA BOARD: The Nominating Committee presents the following slate of officers for the 2022/2023 school year: Mario Bonasera – President-Elect, Sarah Ivy – Secretary, Laura Ackley – Treasurer 

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Tuesday April 21st, 2022 at 7 PM at Dunton Administration Building.

NEXT PTA MEETING: Wednesday, May 4 at 7pm in the LMC

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