RUNNING CLUB IS BACK!: The next Running Club date is Friday, 10/7. If your child is signed up, have them meet in the Commons after school to check in and meet up with their coach. Pick up is at 4:15pm. The remaining meeting dates for the year are: 10/14 & 10/28.
CLASSROOM PARTY DONATIONS: Classroom Party Donations can still be made online through the link here. Your $10 donation to your child’s class goes towards the classroom Halloween Party, Valentine’s Day Party, and Teacher’s Appreciation Week. Cash/Check donations will no longer be collected at school.
DADS ON RECESS: Are you a dad/male caregiver who would like to volunteer some of their time at school? Well then we have an opportunity for you! Join the “Dads on Recess” program, and help bring some extra fun to our students during their lunch recess! Time commitment is approximately an hour and a half, one day a week, every other week. You would help to coordinate different sports/activities for children who are interested in participating at recess. Our first trial with soccer last week was a great success, and we can’t wait to do it again! If you’re interested in signing up for our next session, click the link here.
REFLECTIONS: Does your child enjoy art, music, or dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, or taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Show Your Voice!”, calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Projects will be due Tuesday, November 1. Rules and other information found HERE. For any additional questions, please contact Franki Jo Beckwith at email@example.com.
RED RIBBON WEEK: Red Ribbon Week will be October 24-28. Themes for each day will be shared soon!
YEARBOOK PHOTO SUBMISSION: We are now accepting photos for Welcome Kindergartners, Ice Cream Social/Meet and Greet and first day of school. The deadline for submission for these events is 10/15/2022. Please submit them here, with the following User ID: 0U4wev2edQPPN0tMxVjMLPw
PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes access to our digital membership platform, MemberHub, and 2 log-ons to the online school calendar and directory. The PTA supports and organizes many different activities throughout the school year, including Movie Night, Fun Fair, Field Day, Chess Club, and many, many more. To join, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Taranda (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I-FIVES: Thank you to Mario Bonasera, Mert Aktan, and Rajesh Anantharaman for organizing and volunteering for our first Dads on Recess event! It was a great success, and the kids had a ton of fun!
A special thank you to our Fun Fair Committee; Caroleen Guiwargis, Joelle Vena, and Franki Jo Beckwith, for all of their hard work and dedication to organizing Fun Fair in such a short amount of time. This is a huge undertaking under normal circumstances, but these ladies also worked on creating a new crowd-friendly format. We truly appreciate everything you have done in making the comeback of Fun Fair such a wonderful event!
We also want to thank the many, many, many volunteers that donated their time and/or items to help make Fun Fair a successful even this year. We know it takes a huge amount of volunteers to pull this event off, and we couldn’t do it without you!
FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook- Ivy Hill Elementary PTA, Twitter- @ivyhillpta
NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: October 11th @ 7:00 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building