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PTA Happenings February 3rd, 2023 – February 9th, 2023


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ADULT TRIVIA NIGHT: Spots are filling up fast for our Inaugural PTA Adult Trivia Night on Saturday, February 25, so register soon! Once you register, don’t forget to drop off payment in the Front Office!

VALENTINE’S DAY PARTIES: Our Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties will take place on Tuesday, February 14th. Emails have been sent to Room Representative Volunteers with additional information regarding party guidelines. As a reminder to all, no food items of any kind are to be brought to school to share/pass out for Valentine’s Day. Please see a listing below of the times for the classroom parties for each grade.

  • Kindergarten: AM- 10:30-11:30am, PM- 12:50-1:50pm, Full Day- 2:00-3:00pm
  • First Grade: 2:15-3:15pm
  • Second Grade: 1:15-2:15pm
  • Third Grade: 2:15-3:15pm
  • Fourth Grade: 2:30-3:30pm
  • Fifth Grade: 2:15-3:15pm

EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Are you interested in helping to nominate the new PTA Executive Board Members for the 2023-2024 school year? Sign up here to join the Executive Board Nominating Committee.

OPEN EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITIONS FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR: Are you interested in getting more involved with the PTA? We have several open Executive Board positions for the 2023-2024 school year and we need wonderful volunteers like YOU to fill them! Open positions include: President, President-Elect, 1st VP, 2nd VP, and 3rd VPs (2 positions). If you’re interested in learning more about the roles, please reach out to Katie Taranda, ktaranda@gmail.com

SAVE THE DATE: Book Fair will return this year from April 19th-21st! April 19th and 20th will be teacher and student preview days, with the fair opening to families on April 21st. More information will be provided as we get closer to the date.

AHC PTA SCHOLARSHIPS:  The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs is accepting applications for their 2023 high school senior scholarship program. Nine graduating seniors will be awarded $1,000 each. Six achievement scholarships will be awarded as well as three Power of Courage. Applications are due on February 26, 2023 and the scholarship breakfast will be held on April 27, 2023. If you have any questions, contact d25scholarship@gmail.com.

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, Book Fair, and many, many more. To join, please click here.  If you have any questions, please contact Katie Taranda (ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to our Kindness Committee, Megan Cook and Megan Martin, for coordinating the surprise breakfast for the staff and teachers this week, and all of the volunteers who donated items! It was a wonderful surprise for the staff and they greatly appreciated it!

FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook- Ivy Hill Elementary PTA, Twitter- @ivyhillpta

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Tuesday, February 28th @ 7:00 p.m. in the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Wednesday, March 1st @ 7:00 p.m. in the Ivy Hill LMC

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