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PTA Happenings November 19th, 2021-December 2nd, 2021

HOLIDAY SHOP: This year the shop will be 100% online! We have 2 great companies that we are working with: Pals Socks and Boon Supply. Sales are running the month of November. All orders will be shipped directly.

Here’s a link to the Prize video: https://youtu.be/x-rk5kkVZrg

Please check out the flyers below for more information and incentives for selling:

DRIVE FOR $25: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Download our flyer (Drive-for-25Download) or donate here

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you Erin Lakomski and Megan Martin for organizing the holiday shop!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Click 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.”

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Thursday December 9th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Wednesday January 5th, 7:00pm., Ivy Hill LMC.

PTA Happenings November 12th, 2021-November 18th, 2021

HOLIDAY SHOP: This year the shop will be 100% online! We have 2 great companies that we are working with: Pals Socks and Boon Supply. Sales are running the month of November. All orders will be shipped directly.

Here’s a link to the Prize video: https://youtu.be/x-rk5kkVZrg

Please check out the flyers below for more information and incentives for selling:

DRIVE FOR $25: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Download our flyer (Drive-for-25Download) or donate here

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thanks to all the students who helped collect donations for the Coat, Hat and Mitten Drive this week! We appreciate all your hard work! And a big thank you to all who generously donated items!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Click 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.”

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Thursday December 9th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Wednesday January 5th, 7:00pm., Ivy Hill LMC.

PTA Happenings November 5th, 2021-November 11th, 2021

PTA COAT DRIVE: Do you have any coats, hats, or mittens that you would like to donate to people who are cold and in need of warm winter supplies?   We will be having a collection next week, Nov. 8th-12th, at Ivy Hill.  We will be standing in the morning drop-off line all week with boxes for your donations.  There will also be boxes outside the school for you to place your donations in.   All items will be donated to the homeless shelter Journey’s.  Thank-you for your generosity!   

HOLIDAY SHOP: This year the shop will be 100% online! We have 2 great companies that we are working with: Pals Socks and Boon Supply. Sales start Monday, 11/1 and will run the month of November. All orders will be shipped directly. Please check out the flyers below for more information and incentives for selling:

DRIVE FOR $25: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Download our flyer (Drive-for-25Download) or donate here

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to Jenny Sadowski for jumping in to coordinate our Coat, Hat, and Mitten Drive. We couldn’t have done it without you!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Click 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.”

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 11th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Wednesday, January 5th, 7:00pm., Ivy Hill LMC.

PTA Happenings October 29th, 2021-November 4th, 2021

HOLIDAY SHOP: This year the shop will be 100% online! We have 2 great companies that we are working with: Pals Socks and Boon Supply. Sales start Monday, 11/1 and will run the month of November. All orders will be shipped directly. Please check out the flyers below for more information and incentives for selling:

DRIVE FOR $25: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Download our flyer (Drive-for-25Download) or donate here

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to all of the Room Reps who volunteered their time and energy to organize the great Halloween classroom parties this year!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Click 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.”

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 11th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th @ 7pm in LMC.

PTA Happenings October 22nd, 2021-October 28th, 2021

DRIVE FOR $25: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Check out our flyer below and donate here

RED RIBBON WEEK: October 25 – October 29. The Red Ribbon campaign was established to raise awareness about alcohol, tobacco, drugs, violence and bullying. We would love to have each student participate in the daily activities. Please see the schedule below:

Monday – Wear RED to kick off Red Ribbon Week

Tuesday – Pajama Day

Wednesday – Crazy Hair Day

Thursday – School Spirit Day

Friday – Wear Halloween shirts or Black & Orange

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE BRAVE

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE HAPPY

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE DRUG FREE

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS: Reminder, Halloween Parades and Parties will be next Friday, October 29. Parades will be outdoor, no indoor rain option.

  • Grades 1-5: Outdoor Parade 1:45-2pm. Party 2-3pm.
  • AM Kindergarten: Party 10:45-11:40am. Outdoor Parade 11:45-11:50am
  • PM Kindergarten: Party 12:50-1:45pm. Outdoor Parade 1:45-2pm.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thanks to Jennifer Sylvia for coordinating our Red Ribbon Week activities! Thanks to Joelle Vena for coordinating the staff dinner for conferences. Your hard work was much appreciated!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Submission instructions can be found below.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 11th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th @ 7pm.

PTA Happenings October 15th, 2021-October 21st, 2021

PTA DONATIONS: Please consider donating to the PTA this year.  For just $25 per student we can fully fund our budget.  Check out our flyer below and donate here

RED RIBBON WEEK: October 25 – October 29. The Red Ribbon campaign was established to raise awareness about alcohol, tobacco, drugs, violence and bullying. We would love to have each student participate in the daily activities. Please see the schedule below:

Monday – Wear RED to kick off Red Ribbon Week

Tuesday – Pajama Day

Wednesday – Crazy Hair Day

Thursday – School Spirit Day

Friday – Wear Halloween shirts or Black & Orange

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE BRAVE

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE HAPPY

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE DRUG FREE

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Erin Lakomski and Megan Martin for their efforts in planning the Food Truck Fest. We’re so disappointed we didn’t get to see it in action, but hopefully we’ll be able to put together something in the future.

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Submission instructions can be found below.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 11th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th @ 7pm.

PTA Happenings October 8th, 2021-October 14th, 2021

SAVE THE DATE: Food Truck Fest – Monday Oct 11th – Serving 4 to 7pm!

RED RIBBON WEEK: Dates are October 23rd through October 31st. Theme information coming soon!

MOVIE NIGHT: Due to current circumstances, 3rd-5th grade movie night will be postponed until we can coordinate a fun, safe way for everyone to enjoy the event.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thanks to everyone who volunteered on the Teacher and Student Pandemic Relief Committees last year! Both were recognized at the Annual Meeting of the Illinois PTA – Northwest Cook Region for their outstanding, innovative work. Your hard work is truly appreciated! 

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Submission instructions can be found below.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: November 11th @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th @ 7pm.

PTA Happenings October 1st, 2021-October 7th, 2021

SAVE THE DATE: FOOD TRUCK FEST – – Monday Oct 11th – Serving 4 to 7pm! Amazing Tacos and More! Fresh pizza! Hot dogs! Sweets too! All trucks donating back to the PTA so come have dinner and support your Ivy Hill Eagles – ALL WELCOME! Spread the word! 

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PICTURE DAY MAKEUP: Picture day makeup will be Thursday October 7th.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to the host families for our Patio Parties, the Glickleys, Ackleys, and McIntyres, and thank you to all those who attended!

YEARBOOK PICTURE SUBMISSIONS: Help out our Yearbook Committee by submitting your pictures to the yearbook! Submission instructions can be found below.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: October 7th, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Buildin

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th.

PTA Happenings September 24th, 2021-September 30th, 2021

SAVE THE DATE: FOOD TRUCK FEST – – Monday Oct 11th – Serving 4 to 7pm! Amazing Tacos and More! Fresh pizza! Hot dogs! Sweets too! All trucks donating back to the PTA so come have dinner and support your Ivy Hill Eagles – ALL WELCOME! Spread the word! 

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us, @ivyhillpta.

PICTURE DAY MAKEUP: Picture day makeup will be Thursday October 7th.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to all who came out to support the PTA at our Kona Ice fundraiser

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: October 7th, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building.

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th.

PTA Happenings September 17th, 2021-September 23rd, 2021

PATIO PARTY: The PTA is putting together the FIRST EVER progressive style party where you get to attend two parties in one evening! We are currently recruiting homes to host completely outdoor events (you only need to provide an indoor space for bathroom breaks) and we are also looking for attendees to come to these parties. Check out the flyers below! Click here to join in the fun!PatioPartyRecruit21-3Download Deadline to buy tickets is Monday September 20th!

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ivy Hill PTA now has a Twitter account! Follow us at @ivyhillpta.

SAVE THE DATES: Fall Food Truck Fest is happening Monday, October 11th from 4-8PM also at Ivy Hill More details to come. 

ROOM REP SURVEY: If you haven’t already, please fill out the survey for the classroom you’d like to be a Room Rep for! There are still a lot of spaces to fill to help with classroom parties!! Sign up here.

PICTURE DAY MAKEUP: Picture day makeup will be Thursday October 7th.

PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED:  Interested in heading a PTA committee?  Please click here.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The PTA runs so many wonderful events throughout the year that aren’t possible without parent volunteers. If you haven’t had a chance to complete this PTA Volunteer Form, please do! Thanks for all of your support.

PTA MEMBERSHIP: It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card 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(ktaranda@gmail.com).

I-FIVES: Thank you to Megan Martin and Erin Lakomski for planning the Kona Ice fundraiser. 

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  September 23, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m., the Dunton Administration Building.

NEXT PTA MEETING: Next PTA meeting is Thursday November 4th.