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PTA Happenings February 10th, 2023 – February 16th, 2023


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EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED!: We are still in need of 4 members for our Executive Board Nominating Committee! Members of the Nominating Committee help nominate our future PTA Executive Board Members for the 2023-2024 school year. Most of the work can be done via email or remotely, and will be completed by the end of March. Please consider volunteering your time if you are available. Sign up here to join the Executive Board Nominating Committee. Feel free to contact Katie Taranda (ktaranda@gmail.com) if you have any questions about the Nominating Committee.

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

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.

League of Women Voters & AHML School Board Zoom Candidate Forums: League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mt. Prospect-Buffalo Grove and the AHML will present two candidate forums on Thursday, March 2, 2023, starting at 7pm. SD25 Candidates will be at 7pm then D214 Candidates at 8:15pm. Both are free, Zoom events and open to the public, but registration is required. Register at https://bit.ly/lwvforum23 or at lwvah.org or ahml.org thru events calendar. Only 1 registration is required for access to both forums. After registering, participants will receive an email with Zoom info. You may send in your questions to be answered by all candidates. Good, quality questions that pertain to the office sought make the difference. Questions from the public may be submitted in advance and during the forum to forum.lwvah@gmail.com or by text 847-701-4701. Election Day is April 4.

I-FIVES: Congratulations to our 4th grade Eagle, Aaradhy, who won the t-shirt design contest for the ABC25 GetBurbed Challenged! His design was picked out of over 60 designs submitted throughout the district, and now he gets to pick the color of the t-shirt for the big race! The Annual ABC25 GetBurbed 5k Race will be held on April 15, 2023!

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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