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PTA HAPPENINGS – October 12 – 18, 2018

SPIRIT WEAR: The Ivy Hill Spirit Wear store is OPEN for orders!  Orders are due 10/30 and will arrive at Ivy Hill the week of Nov. 12th.  All orders are completed online. Click here to order: https://ivyhill2018.itemorder.com/sale
Samples will be in the Commons by the end of the week.

 

REFLECTIONS: There’s still time to participate. Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

BOX TOPS & SHOPAROO: We are excited to kick off our Box Tops 4 Education and Shoparoo fundraising programs for the 2018-19 school year! Please watch backpack mail next week for a flyer explaining the programs, special incentives and prizes, and more! Any questions? Contact Jules Motschall (motschallfamily@gmail.com).

 

3rd-5th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT:  Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm.  Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends.  The students voted and Despicable Me 3 was the winner!  Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm.  Permission slips were sent home this week and are due Monday, October 29th.  If you’re interested in volunteering and haven’t already signed up, please reach out to Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com).

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

PTA HAPPENINGS October 6 – 11, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS: Every year the AH Council of PTAs presents $1,000 scholarships to 10 high school seniors who attended District 25 schools. The Council is looking for volunteers to help plan the scholarship breakfast in the spring, read the scholarship applications, and/or coordinate fundraising efforts to fund the scholarships.  If you’d be interested or have questions about helping with this fantastic program, contact Suzanne Krause at svkrause@hotmail.com or Caroleen Guirwargis at cguiwargis@yahoo.com.

 

ACE It 25: ACE It 25 is a district wide council committee that focuses on supporting families of children with identified physical, behavioral, emotional, and intellectual needs.  We are looking for 1 or 2 people from Ivy Hill to be part of the committee.  If you’d be interested, please contact Suzanne Krause at svkrause@hotmail.com or Caroleen Guirwargis at cguiwargis@yahoo.com.

 

REFLECTIONS: Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. Come and join the fun! Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends. Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm. The movie selection will be revealed shortly and permission slips will go home with students soon. Watch your inbox for volunteer sign-ups coming soon! Questions?  Contact Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com), Betsy Geiger (betsygeiger@gmail.com), or Debbie Johnson (debbien_33@hotmail.com)

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

PTA HAPPENINGS September 29 – October 5, 2018

REFLECTIONS: Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me,” calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Look for a flyer with additional information coming home in your child’s backpack. The Student Entry Form and Rules can be found on the Ivy Hill PTA website here, https://ivyhillpta.org/2018/09/26/reflections-2018/. Projects will be due Monday, October 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE: Movie Night @Ivy Hill for 3rd- 5th grade is Friday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. Come and join the fun! Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJ’s with your friends. Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will start promptly at 6:30pm. The movie selection will be revealed shortly and permission slips will go home with students in early October. Watch your inbox for volunteer sign-ups coming soon! Questions?  Contact Kari Rosczyk (kari.rosczyk@gmail.com), Betsy Geiger (betsygeiger@gmail.com), or Debbie Johnson (debbien_33@hotmail.com)

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

Reflections 2018

Does your child enjoy art, music, and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, and taking photos? Then they should join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Heroes Around Me”, calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. Below you can find the rules for each Reflections category, as well as the Student Packet with Entry Form. One Entry Form needs to be submitted with each project.  Projects will be due Monday, October 29. For any additional questions, please contact Katie Taranda at ktaranda@gmail.com or 847-778-1648.

Reflections Rules and Entry forms

Rules for Literature

Rules for Music Composition

Rules for Photography

Rules for Film Production

Rules for Visual Arts

Rules for Dance Choreography

Rules for Special Artists

Official Guidelines and Entry forms

PTA HAPPENINGS September 21-28, 2018

STRESS FREE FUNDRAISER: Thank you to all who have contributed so far to the stress free fundraiser. Please help support the PTA by sending in your donations if you haven’t done so already.
CLASSROOM VOLUNTEERS: Look out for a classroom volunteer form coming home in your child’s backpack.
I-FIVES go to: All volunteers who helped with Picture Day. Thank you!
SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!
Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

PTA HAPPENINGS September 14-20, 2018

STRESS FREE FUNDRAISER: Thank you to all who have contributed so far to the stress free fundraiser. Please help support the PTA by sending in your donations if you haven’t done so already.

 
PTA REIMBURSEMENTS: If you need to get reimbursed for approved PTA related expenses, you must include the debit voucher along with the receipt. The debit vouchers are in the PTA bin in the school office. Thank you!

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. All parents are welcome!

 

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Westgate Elementary School.

 

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PTA HAPPENINGS September 7-13, 2018

It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card and 2 logons 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, Running Club, Chess Club, and many, many more. To join, please complete this short form (membership-application-2018-2019 (2) and return it via backpack mail with your payment.  If you have any questions, please contact Louann Benbow at benbowunit@gmail.com.

 

We need you! The PTA organizes so many amazing events for your child throughout the school year and we need more parent volunteers to make them happen. If possible, please volunteer for at least one committee. Your time and efforts directly impact the children and help make Ivy Hill a special place.  Please note, there are many volunteer opportunities that are flexible with busy schedules. Please click on this link to indicate the areas you are interested in helping with.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Sadowski at jenjen5757@aol.com

 

The Room Rep committee is in need of parent volunteers to assist with the October (Halloween) and February (Valentine’s Day) room parties. The following classrooms are in need of parent volunteers. Kindergarten: Eisenhuth & Rodriguez (PM), First grade: Zingg, Tazi, McFarland, Berman, Second grade: Stemler, Third grade: Tazioli & Sobanski, Fourth grade: Santos, Fifth grade: Taylor/Como & Gavigan.  If interested, please email Katie Erickson at ericksonkatie16@gmail.com. Thanks so much for your help!!

 

SAVE THE DATE: Our next PTA Meeting is Tuesday, November 6 @ 7pm. Thank you to everyone who came to our first meeting this week. We had a great turn out and look forward to seeing new and familiar faces at our next one.

 

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Westgate Elementary School.

 

I-FIVES go toHospitality Committee, for providing wonderful refreshments for our first PTA Meeting. Thank you!

 

Don’t forget to  like-facebook Ivy Hill Elementary PTA on Facebook!

 

PTA HAPPENINGS – August 31 – September 6, 2018

Come and join our first PTA General Meeting on Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00 p.m. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the PTA and its various committees. Refreshments will be served. A babysitter is available to supervise kids in the gym during the meeting. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Contact our PTA Co-Presidents Suzanne Krause (svkrause@hotmail.com) or Caroleen Guiwargis (cguiwargis@yahoo.com) with questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Interested in volunteering at Ivy Hill? We are still looking for someone to chair our Reflections Committee, which is a program that encourages participation in the arts. Grab a friend and sign up to chair this great committee!  Any questions, contact Suzanne Krause (svkrause@hotmail.com) or Caroleen Guiwargis (cguiwargis@yahoo.com). Thanks for helping!  

 

Save the Date PICTURE DAY is coming up on Wednesday, September 19! Make up day is Monday, October 29.

PTA HAPPENINGS August 24-30, 2018

Welcome Ivy families!

 

The first PTA General Meeting is on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00 p.m. This will be opportunity to learn more about the PTA and its various committees. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Contact our PTA Co-Presidents Suzanne Krause (svkrause@hotmail.com) or Caroleen Guiwargis (cguiwargis@yahoo.com) with questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

It is not too late to join the Ivy Hill PTA. Membership ($12) includes a membership card and 2 logons 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, Running Club, Chess Club, and many, many more. To join, please complete this short form (membership-application-2018-2019 (2) and return it via backpack mail with your payment.  If you have any questions, please contact Louann Benbow at benbowunit@gmail.com.  

 

Interested in volunteering at Ivy Hill? We are still looking for someone to chair our Reflections Committee, which is a program that encourages participation in the arts. Grab a friend and sign up to chair this great committee!  Any questions, contact Suzanne Krause (svkrause@hotmail.com) or Caroleen Guiwargis (cguiwargis@yahoo.com). Thanks for helping!  

 

Get your pictures in the yearbook!  The Yearbook Staff invites you to submit photos for the yearbook.  We prefer small group photos and all the kids in the photo need to attend Ivy Hill.  Link:  Jostens ReplayIt.  You will have to register (if you haven’t already) and put in our school name.  When entering school info, a password will be requested. Password: iheagles25.  Visit the website or download the app.  The Yearbook Staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content.  We cannot guarantee that all submissions will be used in the yearbook.

 

I-FIVES go toWelcoming Committee, Erin Ejnik, Becky Foster and Katie Hacias for organizing a wonderful kindergarten orientation; Supply Kit Committee, Julie Ratzki and Connie Gonzalez for putting the supply kits together and getting them distributed. Thank you!

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Westgate Elementary School.

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PTA HAPPENINGS – June 1-7, 2018

School Supplies on sale now!

SCHOOL SUPPLIES COMMITTEE:  It’s never too early to prepare for next year!  School supplies committee is already thinking about the 2018-2019 school year!  Pre-order custom school supply packs online and they will get sent directly to our school!  Questions?  Contact Julie Ratzki – julieratzki@yahoo.com.

I-FIVES go to:  Field Day Committee, Sherri Kontos, Julie Soderna, and Julie Ratzki and all the many volunteers who made it a fantastic Field Day.  The kids had a blast; Garden Committee, Michelle Derochowski and Lisa Nason for getting garden started; PTA Executive Committee for all of their amazing leadership in making our PTA events run so smoothly; Yearbook Committee, Nicole Campbell, Christy Smith, Melissa Van Buren, and Marta Giersz for capturing and memorializing another great year at Ivy! 

NEXT PTA MEETING:   To be announced in September.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Dunton Administration Building.

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