Ivy Hill PTA

PTA HAPPENINGS – April 6-12, 2018

BOOK FAIR COMMITTEE:  Our online book fair has opened up April 5th, and you can shop until April 18th. This is the perfect opportunity for you to buy books if you are unable to attend our school book fair.  All orders ship FREE to our school at the end of the Online Fair, which is April 18th. Books will be handed out to students at school. Don’t let the weather prevent your child from reading   When you click on Shop Now, you will see a page that asks for zip code. Type in 60004 and then click “search.”  From there you will see “Ivy Hill Book Fair.”  Click on “shop now,” and you are in.

Ivy Hill PTA Scholastic Book Fair “Paws for Books” needs your help for Book Fair & Preview Day, April 10 and 11. Many slots are available, feel free to sign up for multiple sessions. Ivy Hill Open House is on the same day from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For this reason, shorter time slots are available.  Book Fair Signup Link

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YEARBOOK COMMITTEE:  Order online during Spring Break!  Buy a yearbook for $16.00.  To order, visit us online:  2018 MEMORY YEARBOOK.  Enter the following pay code:  87899.  You will receive an email receipt for your records if paying online.
Deadline to order is April 19th, 2018. Please contact Christy Smith  (delilah327@yahoo.com) or Nicole Campbell (nicole.campbell496@gmail.com) with questions.

RUNNING CLUB COMMITTEE:   Dates:  Grades K-2 will run on April 5, 12, and 19 from 3:35 – 4:15; Grades 3 through 5 will run on April 3, 10, and 17 from 3:35 – 4:15.  Pick up time for all students will be at 4:15 p.m.

We are hoping all students participating in Run Club will sign-up for the Just Move It! Challenge on April 21st to represent Ivy Hill and the Eagle Nation!!  More information with how to sign-up for the Just Move It Challenge can be found below.

JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  It’s time for the Just Move It! Challenge 2018!  Run, Walk, or Volunteer!  JUST MOVE IT!  We need VOLUNTEERS to make this day successful.  If you don’t want to run or walk, please consider volunteering.  It’s a fun day!  Volunteer sign up is ready at:  Volunteer signup.   Click here to register to run or walk! All registration, volunteering, and event details can be found at http://www.jmichallenge.org.

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Where: South Middle School
  • 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

The school with the most participation gets to showcase the JMI trophy for the next year! Participation includes runners, walkers AND volunteers!  Contact your school representative, name, (jmichallenge@gmail.com) with questions or suggestions.

*All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  The last PTA meeting of the year will be held May 16, 2017. Please plan to attend as we will be voting on several issues and voting in the New Board of officers. We need your votes!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2018-2019. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the time of the election. Nominees must have agreed to take on the role (if elected) prior to their nomination.  The nominees are as follows:
Co-President – Suzanne Krause (Incumbent)
Co-President Caroleen – Guiwargis
1st Vice President – Tajalli Horvat
2nd Vice President – Jennifer Sadowski (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice Presidentt – Kelly Nix (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice President – Katie Hacias
Treasurer – Demetra Bubaris
Secretary – Amy Hoffman (Incumbent)

 

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IVY HILL SENIOR WALK:  An Ivy Hill “Senior Walk” is being planned wherein Buffalo Grove graduating seniors, who are alumni of Ivy Hill, will walk the halls of Ivy Hill in their cap and gown.  The Senior Walk is scheduled to take place on May 23, 2018, at 3:15 p.m. with a short reception to follow.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  April 26, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

SAVE THE DATE-Family Bowling Night

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PTA HAPPENINGS – March 23-April 5, 2018

YEARBOOKS:  FIRST TIME AVAILABLE TO ORDER ONLINE! 

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YEARBOOK COMMITTEE:  Order online during Spring Break!  Buy a yearbook for $16.00.  To order, visit us online:  2018 MEMORY YEARBOOK.  Enter the following pay code:  87899.  You will receive an email receipt for your records if paying online.
Deadline to order is April 19th, 2018.
Please contact Christy Smith (delilah327@yahoo.com)
Nicole Campbell (nicole.campbell496@gmail.com) with questions.

RUNNING CLUB COMMITTEE:   Dates:  Grades K-2 will run on April 5, 12, and 19 from 3:35 – 4:15; Grades 3 through 5 will run on April 3, 10, and 17 from 3:35 – 4:15.  Pick up time for all students will be at 4:15 p.m.

We are hoping all students participating in Run Club will sign-up for the Just Move It! Challenge on April 21st to represent Ivy Hill and the Eagle Nation!!  More information with how to sign-up for the Just Move It Challenge can be found below.

JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  It’s time for the Just Move It! Challenge 2018!  Run, Walk, or Volunteer!  JUST MOVE IT!  We need VOLUNTEERS to make this day successful.  If you don’t want to run or walk, please consider volunteering.  It’s a fun day!  Volunteer sign up is ready at:  Volunteer signup.   Click here to register to run or walk!All registration, volunteering, and event details can be found at http://www.jmichallenge.org.

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Where: South Middle School
  • 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

The school with the most participation gets to showcase the JMI trophy for the next year! Participation includes runners, walkers AND volunteers!  Contact your school representative, name, (jmichallenge@gmail.com) with questions or suggestions.

*All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The last PTA meeting of the year will be held May 16, 2017. Please plan to attend as we will be voting on several issues and voting in the New Board of officers. We need your votes!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2018-2019. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the time of the election. Nominees must have agreed to take on the role (if elected) prior to their nomination.  The nominees are as follows:
Co-President – Suzanne Krause (Incumbent)
Co-President Caroleen – Guiwargis
1st Vice President – Tajalli Horvat
2nd Vice President – Jennifer Sadowski (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice Presidentt – Kelly Nix (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice President – Katie Hacias
Treasurer – Demetra Bubaris
Secretary – Amy Hoffman (Incumbent)

 

NEXT PTA MEETING:   May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  April 26, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

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PTA HAPPENINGS – March 16-22, 2018

RUNNING CLUB COMMITTEE:  The Ivy Hill Eagle Running Club is starting when we return from Spring Break.  This is a non-competitive club open to all students.  The club’s goals are to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to have fun! Our expectation is that if you sign-up for Run Club you will participate in all 3 dates.

Dates:  Grades K-2 will run on April 5, 12, and 19 from 3:35 – 4:15; Grades 3 through 5 will run on April 3, 10, and 17 from 3:35 – 4:15.  Pick up time for all students will be at 4:15 p.m.   If your child is interested, please sign up below.

We are hoping all students participating in Run Club will sign-up for the Just Move It! Challenge on April 21st to represent Ivy Hill and the Eagle Nation!!  More information with how to sign-up for the Just Move It Challenge can be found below.

JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  It’s time for the Just Move It! Challenge 2018!  Run, Walk, or Volunteer!  JUST MOVE IT!  We need VOLUNTEERS to make this day successful, if you don’t want to run or walk please consider volunteering, it’s a fun day!  Volunteer sign up is ready at:  Volunteer signup.   Click here to register to run or walk!All registration, volunteering, and event details can be found at http://www.jmichallenge.org.

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Where: South Middle School
  • 7:30 – 10 AM Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:00 AM 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

The school with the most participation gets to showcase the JMI trophy for the next year! Participation includes runners, walkers AND volunteers!  Contact your school representative, name, (jmichallenge@gmail.com) with questions or suggestions.

*All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The last PTA meeting of the year will be held May 16, 2017. Please plan to attend as we will be voting on several issues and voting in the New Board of officers. We need your votes!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2018-2019. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the time of the election. Nominees must have agreed to take on the role (if elected) prior to their nomination.  The nominees are as follows:
Co-President – Suzanne Krause (Incumbent)
Co-President Caroleen – Guiwargis
1st Vice President – Tajalli Horvat
2nd Vice President – Jennifer Sadowski (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice Presidentt – Kelly Nix (Incumbent)

Co-3rd Vice President – Katie Hacias
Treasurer – Demetra Bubaris
Secretary – Amy Hoffman (Incumbent)
ADDITIONAL Movie Night I-FIVES go to:  Paragon Theater  for donating the popcorn, and the following volunteers:  Principal Scott Kaese, Renee Bennett-Smith, Surinder Kaur, Poly Bakir, Alix Calderaro, Maria Gutierrez, Becky Varela, Demetra Bubaris, Becky Reiter, Kerri Hood, Britt Polihronis, Betsy Geiger, Leslie Charnews, Lisa Nason, Katie Franzwa Parenti, Sara Mungovan, Megan Geltner, Christina Smith, Sourindhri Chattopadhyay Yajat, Joelle Vena, Suzanne Krause. 

NEXT PTA MEETING:   May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  April 26, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

 

PTA HAPPENINGS – March 9-15, 2018

RUNNING CLUB COMMITTEEThe Ivy Hill Eagle Running Club is starting when we return from Spring Break.  This is a non-competitive club open to all students.  The club’s goals are to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to have fun! Our expectation is that if you sign-up for Run Club you will participate in all 3 dates.

Dates:  Grades K-2 will run on April 5, 12, and 19 from 3:35 – 4:15; Grades 3 through 5 will run on April 3, 10, and 17 from 3:35 – 4:15.  Pick up time for all students will be at 4:15 p.m.   If your child is interested, please sign up below.

We are hoping all students participating in Run Club will sign-up for the Just Move It! Challenge on April 21st to represent Ivy Hill and the Eagle Nation!!  More information with how to sign-up for the Just Move It Challenge can be found below.

JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  It’s time for the Just Move It! Challenge 2018!  Run, Walk, or Volunteer!  JUST MOVE IT!  We need VOLUNTEERS to make this day successful, if you don’t want to run or walk please consider volunteering, it’s a fun day!  Volunteer sign up is ready at:  Volunteer signup.   Click here to register to run or walk!All registration, volunteering, and event details can be found at http://www.jmichallenge.org.

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018
  • Where: South Middle School
  • 7:30 – 10 AM Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:00 AM 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

The school with the most participation gets to showcase the JMI trophy for the next year! Participation includes runners, walkers AND volunteers!  Contact your school representative, name, (jmichallenge@gmail.com) with questions or suggestions.

*All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The last PTA meeting of the year will be held May 16, 2017. Please plan to attend as we will be voting on several issues and voting in the New Board of officers. We need your votes!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: The following are slated for Executive Board Offices for 2018-2019. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the time of the election. Nominees must have agreed to take on the role (if elected) prior to their nomination.  The nominees are as follows:
Co-President – Suzanne Krause (Incumbent)
Co-President Caroleen – Guiwargis
1st Vice President – Tajalli Horvat
2nd Vice President – Jennifer Sadowski (Incumbent)
Co-3rd Vice President – Kelly Nix (Incumbent)
Co-3rd Vice President – Katie Hacias
Treasurer – Demetra Bubaris
Secretary – Amy Hoffman (Incumbent)

I-FIVES go to:  Movie Night CommitteeBecky Brown and Tajalli Horvat; Nominating Committee Becky Brown, Cheryl Hampton, Claudine Mele, Sherry Geer and Sherri Kontos; Lunchtime Readers Committee, Denise Wagner, and the following volunteers who made it happen:  Julie Ratzski, Jennifer Sadowski, Dina McBride, Louann Benbow, Laura Fritzsche, Jennifer Amling, Scott Catlett, Sowmya Chepuri, Joelle Vena, Suzanne Krause, Nairi Krikorian, Jamie Tessier, Katie McAteer, Luanne Eisenhardt, Tylor Lee, Yashodha Vinod, Sherri Kontos, Mahalkshmi Pendekanti, Christy Goduto and Denise Wagner, Ivy Hill staff members Ellen Polito, Sheila Crowley, and Kim Mullanand last, but not least, Dao Tran for taking on the role as A.C.E. IT 25 committee chair.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

 

 

PTA HAPPENINGS – MARCH 2-8, 2018

ABC/25 FOUNDATION JUST MOVE IT! CHALLENGE:  Register for the Just Move It Challenge 2018!  RUN, WALK, DONATE OR HELP!  Just Move it!  Registration, Volunteering, and Event Details: Just Move It! Challenge or sign up directly at Just Move It! Registration

  • When: Saturday April 21, 2018.
  • Where: South Middle School, 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Health and Fitness Expo
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start, 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Run/Walk Start

Contact your school representative Katie Rausch at katier18@yahoo.com with questions or suggestions.

If you own a business or know of a business that would like to be a sponsor for the Just Move It! Challenge go to jmichallenge.org for more information, or contact your school representative.  *All proceeds go to the Scholarship and Grant Fund, benefiting the education of School District 25 students through the ABC/25 Foundation Grant selection.

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEEIVY HILL MOVIE NIGHT for K-2nd grade is Friday, March 9 at 6:15p.m. The students have voted to watch, “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Cost is $5 for a prepaid ticket or $7 at the door.  Questions?  Contact Becky Brown (bbecky4936@gmail.com) or Tajalli Horvat (tajalli@gmail.com)

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COUNCIL OF PTAs:  District 25 PTA Council approved a new committee called “A.C.E. it 25” (All Children Excel). The committee will focus on supporting children with special needs and their families. Goals of the committee are to promote disability awareness, facilitate inclusion at PTA functions and create a parent support network. Each school will have a liaison who would attend PTA meetings and act as a point of contact should questions arise. The liaison would also communicate parent requests or concerns to the school PTA. If you would be interested in being the Ivy Hill liaison for this committee, please contact:  Luanne Eisenhardt @ Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

 

PTA HAPPENINGS – Feb. 23-March 1, 2018

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEEIVY HILL MOVIE NIGHT for K-2nd grade is Friday, March 9 at 6:15p.m. The students have voted to watch, “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Cost is $5 for a prepaid ticket or $7 at the door. Permission Slips are coming home soon. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a sleeping bag, pillow and their favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the movie. Please return your signed permission slips and money by Wednesday, February 28Questions?  Contact Becky Brown (bbecky4936@gmail.com) or Tajalli Horvat (tajalli@gmail.com)

BOXTOPS COMMITTEE:  Boxtops Raffle!  It’s easy, just clip your Boxtops and place them in an envelope or bag with your child’s name on it.  Submit the Boxtops to your child’s teacher by February 28th to win a fun poster.  Don’t forget to write your child’s full name on the bag.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COUNCIL OF PTAs:  District 25 PTA Council approved a new committee called “A.C.E. it 25” (All Children Excel). The committee will focus on supporting children with special needs and their families. Goals of the committee are to promote disability awareness, facilitate inclusion at PTA functions and create a parent support network. Each school will have a liaison who would attend PTA meetings and act as a point of contact should questions arise. The liaison would also communicate parent requests or concerns to the school PTA. If you would be interested in being the Ivy Hill liaison for this committee, please contact:  Luanne Eisenhardt @ Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

 

PTA HAPPENINGS – February 16-22, 2018

IVY HILL ROLLER SKATING PARTY:  Mark your calendars and plan to join us!  The Ivy Hill PTA annual ROLLER SKATING PARTY is Thursday, February 22, 6:30 – 8:30, at Orbit Roller Rink. This is always a fun night and is a free family event sponsored by the PTA (skate rental is available for $4.00 or you can bring your own skates).  Please note this is not a drop-off event and only Ivy Hill students and their immediate family may attend. All children must be supervised by an adult.  If you have any questions please contact Luanne Eisenhardt Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEEIVY HILL MOVIE NIGHT for K-2nd grade is Friday, March 9 at 6:15p.m. The students have voted to watch, “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Cost is $5 for a prepaid ticket or $7 at the door. Permission Slips are coming home soon. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a sleeping bag, pillow and their favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the movie. Please return your signed permission slips and money by Wednesday, February 28Questions?  Contact Becky Brown (bbecky4936@gmail.com) or Tajalli Horvat (tajalli@gmail.com)

BOXTOPS COMMITTEE:  Boxtops Raffle!  It’s easy, just clip your Boxtops and place them in an envelope or bag with your child’s name on it.  Submit the Boxtops to your child’s teacher by February 28th to win a fun poster.  Don’t forget to write your child’s full name on the bag.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COUNCIL OF PTAs:  The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs has created THREE different scholarships that provide opportunities for students in elementary school, middle school, and graduating seniors. Below are the links for each of the scholarship applications. Please note, all applications are due on or before February 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Donna Ekl and Nicole Barbieri at sd25scholarship@gmail.com.

  1. SD25 Achievement Scholarship Application  (Application is for graduating high school seniors)
  2.  SD25 Power of Courage Scholarship Application (Application is for graduating high school seniors)
  3.  SD25 Elementary Summer Scholarship Application (Application is for students in grades K-7 only.)  This scholarship is open to any student who spent 3 years in a District 25 school, with a minimum 3.0 (on a 5.0 scale) who plans on attending a post-secondary school as a full or part time student.  Applications are reviewed anonymously and recipients are selected on the basis of efforts in the classroom, school and community involvement.  If you have any questions, please email Kim Kusiciel (momkusiciel@gmail.com).

District 25 PTA Council approved a new committee called “A.C.E. it 25” (All Children Excel). The committee will focus on supporting children with special needs and their families. Goals of the committee are to promote disability awareness, facilitate inclusion at PTA functions and create a parent support network. Each school will have a liaison who would attend PTA meetings and act as a point of contact should questions arise. The liaison would also communicate parent requests or concerns to the school PTA. If you would be interested in being the Ivy Hill liaison for this committee, please contact: Luanne@ Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

PTA HAPPENINGS – February 9-15, 2018

IVY HILL ROLLER SKATING PARTY:  Mark your calendars and plan to join us!  The Ivy Hill PTA annual ROLLER SKATING PARTY is Thursday, February 22nd, 6:30 – 8:30 at Orbit Roller Rink. This is always a fun night and is a free family event sponsored by the PTA (skate rental is available for $4.00 or you can bring your own skates).  Please note this is not a drop-off event and only Ivy Hill students and their immediate family may attend. All children must be supervised by an adult.  If you have any questions please contact Luanne Eisenhardt Lbeisenhardt@yahoo.com

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEEIVY HILL MOVIE NIGHT for K-2nd grade is is Friday, March 9 at 6:15p.m. The students have voted to watch, “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Cost is $5 for a prepaid ticket or $7 at the door. Permission Slips are coming home soon. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring a sleeping bag, pillow and their favorite stuffed animal to enjoy the movie. Please return your signed permission slips and money by Wednesday, February 28.

Questions?  Contact Becky Brown (bbecky4936@gmail.com) or Tajalli Horvat (tajalli@gmail.com)

YEARBOOK COMMITTEE:  Get your pictures in the yearbook! The Yearbook Staff invites you to submit photos for the yearbook. If you’ve got great photos of school events, please submit them. Our photographers can’t be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have. We prefer small group photos and all the kids in the photo need to attend Ivy Hill.  Link:  Yearbook Photos. You will have to register your information and put in our school name.  When entering our school info, a password will be requested.   Password:  iheagles25.  Visit the website or download app.  The Yearbook Staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions can be used in the book.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  March 15,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.

 

PTA Happenings – February 2-8, 2018

NOMINATING COMMITTEE:  WE NEED YOUR NOMINATIONS! The nomination process to elect the 2018-2019 IVY HILL PTA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE is underway!  Please seriously consider who you know that might be qualified to serve in the following positions: Co-President (Presides over meetings and is responsible for general direction of PTA), 1st VP (Manage Volunteer Lists and Plan Year End Celebration), 3rd VP (Ways & Means) and Treasurer (Manage Budgets/Finances).  Please nominate your friends, neighbors, or even yourself for these rewarding PTA positions that directly impact and benefit our children at Ivy Hill.  You can nominate candidates by filling out a 2018-2019 Officer Nomination Ballot.  Hard copies are also available in the school office.  Nominations can be placed in the nomination box also located in the school office. Nominations need to be submitted by Monday, February 12. Questions?  Contact Becky Brown at bbecky4936@gmail.com or 847-530-9039.

MOVIE NIGHT COMMITTEESAVE THE DATE!  Movie Night at Ivy Hill for K-2nd grade is Friday, March 9 at 6:15 p.m. The students have voted to watch “Moana.” Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and the movie will start promptly at 6:30 p.m and end at 8:15 p.m. Come and join the fun!!! Bring a sleeping bag and hang out in your PJs with your friends.  Permission slips coming home soon. 

 

BOXTOPS COMMITTEE:  Boxtops Committee would like to congratulate our January Raffle Winners, Ignatius Lipani and Joseph Brown.  Both will receive a wrist band for the Ivy Hill Fun Fair!!  We appreciate your support to Ivy Hill Elementary.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS COUNCIL OF PTAs:  As part of its commitment to lifelong learning, the Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHC) offers scholarships for summer programs and camps to current District 25 students in kindergarten through seventh grade who wish to broaden their education, talents and experiences.  Scholarships will be awarded for the full cost of the summer program/camp up to $200.  Scholarships are paid directly to the summer camp/program so the award will not have to be claimed to the IRS as unearned income. No scholarships will be paid to the recipient or a recipient’s parent/guardian.  The amount approved by the AHC Elementary Scholarship Committee will be paid to the summer camp/program that was submitted on application.  Only one application may be submitted per student.  The summer program or camp must start on or after June 1, 2018 and be completed by August 31, 2018. To comply with the Bylaws of PTA, the summer program must be “noncommercial, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan,” a camp with the purpose of religious instruction will be ineligible for a scholarship. Submit your electronic application by Sunday, February 18, 2018, 11:59 p.m. central. All candidates will be notified of committee decisions on March 18, 2018.  Questions regarding this scholarship can be directed to Scholarship chairs Nicole Barbieri and Donna Ekl at SD25Scholarship@gmail.comSD25 Summer Scholarship Application

I-FIVES go to:  Fun Fair Committee, Becky Brown, Debbie Gagliano, 3rd VPs Caroleen Guiwargis and Kelly Nix; Boxtops Committee, Rekha Muruvinakombe, Laurie Walscheid and Sherry Geer.

NEXT PTA MEETING:   March 7, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING:  February 8,  2018 @ 7:30 p.m., Windsor Elementary School

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

Check out our interactive links online at ivyhillpta.org.