HALLOWEEN PARADE & PARTIES: The Halloween Parade will take place Monday, 10/31 at 1:45pm, with classroom parties immediately following. The AM Kindergarten Parade is at 11:45am. If you are a Room Representative attending the classroom parties please make sure you stop by the office by 10/28 to have your ID scanned so a visitor’s badge can be made for you.
REFLECTIONS PROJECTS DUE: Reflection projects are due Tuesday, November 1 to the front office. Late projects will not be accepted. Rules and other information found HERE. For any additional questions, please contact Franki Jo Beckwith at email@example.com.
PTA MEETING 11/2: The next PTA General Meeting is on Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m in the Ivy Hill LMC. All parents/caregivers are invited and encouraged to attend. Snacks will be served. Contact our PTA President Katie Taranda (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
COAT, HAT, & MITTEN DRIVE: Clean out your closet for a good cause! Please bring your gently used coats, hats, gloves and scarves to Ivy Hill between November 7-11. We will be collecting the items in boxes in the commons area of the school. All donations will benefit POC (Partners for our Communities) which is run in cooperation with NCH Healthcare. POC works with the underserved population in our area.
PACK THE PIGGIES PRIZE!: You’ve been waiting to find out, and it’s here! The prize for this year’s Pack the Piggies fundraiser is a “Color Run” for Principal Kaese and Vice Principal Lempke. They will do a lap around the field outside the school and students will get to throw colored powder at them! Exact date is TBD, but will be shared soon. Let’s hit that $1000 goal!
HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER IS COMING!: News about our Holiday Fundraiser is coming soon, so keep an eye out for it in your inbox as well as additional information on our social media outlets.
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 (email@example.com).
I-FIVES: Thank you to everyone who helped “Pack our Piggies”! We’re excited to find out how much money our school raised. Look for the total in our next Happenings!
Thank you to all the students (and staff!) that took part in our Spirit Days for Red Ribbon Week! It was amazing to see so many people get involved and how creative everyone was with the themes!
Thank you to everyone who joined ABC/25 during their membership drive over the past couple of weeks! We should know who the winner of the contest is soon. We’ll also find out if we hit our 25% membership goal for the school and earned an extra $2500 for our school. Stay tuned!
FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook- Ivy Hill Elementary PTA, Twitter- @ivyhillpta
NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 15th @ 7:00 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building
NEXT PTA MEETING: November 2nd @ 7:00 p.m. in the Ivy Hill LMC