The 5th Grade Committee Co-Chairs would like to thank our committee chairs: Rossana BeamerLori MartinChristine MorrisonJen O'DonnellChristina PerezMarianne SchanerNina Shamoon for their countless hours they spent on making sure our 5th graders were celebrated this year. We couldn't have done all that we did without your help! Thank you also to our companies that helped … Continue reading Congratulations to Our 5th Grade Students!
Yearbooks will be sent home with student school supplies on June 1 & 2. If you have not yet ordered a yearbook, you can go to TreeRing.com to purchase one and have it shipped directly to your home.
The AHC PTA Nominating Committee considered all eligible candidates for the 2020-2021 term of office. On behalf of the nominating committee, the following slate of officers is being presented for nomination at the May 2020 AHC PTA General Meeting. PRESIDENT: LIZ NIERMAN PRESIDENT ELECT: SECRETARY: ERICA KUBOW TREASURER: SARAH VAN HUIS 1ST VICE PRESIDENT: JODY … Continue reading AHC PTA NOMINATING COMMITTEE 2020-2021
If you have any expenses that the PTA should reimburse, now is the time to submit them! The final deadline for any check requests is Friday, June 5th. Scan and email the receipts and check request form to email@example.com.
Please see here for the email sent out to 5th grade parents on April 20th. 5th graders and families, join us for a "reverse parade" to celebrate these amazing kids! See details in flyer below.
Dear OMS Families: Registration materials for the 2020/2021 school year were sent May 4th. When registering for school, please consider joining the PTA. With your membership and participation this year, the PTA was able to fund and organize the following: · Activity nights for all grades · Bingo Night · Chess Club, Camp Fit, Art Club · Earth Fair … Continue reading Welcome OMS Families!
2020/2021 School Supply List- https://omspta.files.wordpress.com/2020/04/oms-school-supplies-2020-21-lists-for-parents-1.pdf 1st Day School Supplies link here
If you have any questions, please email Rossana Beamer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our AMAZING OMS STAFF for all that they did for us this year and for all of their efforts in this unprecedented time. Their dedication, kindness and compassion to the students show everyday! The theme for Staff Appreciation Week would have been The Amazing Race with … Continue reading Staff Appreciation Week May 4-8th (Cancelled)
Do you have receipts that the PTA should reimburse? Now is the time to hand them in! Requesting reimbursement is easy. Scan and email the receipts and check request form to email@example.com.
All families who have not ordered yearbooks were emailed before spring break. Orders must be submitted by May 1st to be included in the school order. Every yearbook includes 2 optional custom pages that are due by April 24th. TreeRing has great instructions on how to customize your yearbook. If you would like financial assistance, … Continue reading Last Call for Yearbook Orders and Custom Pages!
Our Ecology Club Chairs, Nancy Weber and Diane Beardmore, thoughtfully reached out to the OMS Ecology Club families with some resources to not only celebrate Earth Month (April), yet also Earth Day, April 22nd. They kindly agreed to let us share on our website everything they put together. Thank you! April is Earth Month, and … Continue reading Resources for Earth Month from Ecology Club!
Please join us for our last general PTA meeting of the 2019/2020 school year - virtually! We will be hosting our meeting via Zoom and will post additional information as the date comes closer. This is a special meeting, as we will be voting in our new Executive Committee for the 2020/2021 school year! Additionally, … Continue reading PTA Meeting May 12, Virtually!
We would like to take a moment to update our membership regarding our annual excess funds process. It has been suggested by council and regional PTA to roll over our excess funds to next year. Therefore, we will no longer hold an excess funds meeting this year. The roll over of these funds is to … Continue reading Excess Funds 2019/2020 Update
Keep Calm and Go Outside 2020! D25 families are invited to support the Arlington Heights Council of PTAs Scholarship Fund by purchasing a Keep Calm and Go Outside T-shirt (Winning Design by Sofia Fraser-2nd grader at Dryden Elementary). Now more than ever we can all use the reminder to Keep Calm and Go Outside! Profits from t-shirt … Continue reading Support AHCPTA Scholarship Fund, Buy T-Shirt!
Attention 5th graders headed to South Middle School: Get your spirit wear now! Order online for home delivery. Details in link below. Order Online!
The Olive-Mary Stitt bylaws are hereby presented and posted for our membership to review prior to a vote to take place not less than 30 days from this 8th day of April, 2020. Proposed OMS Bylaws 2019-2021 Please note that one of the updates refers to the procedure of succession in the event of a … Continue reading Proposed OMS Bylaws 2019-2021
With everyone staying inside and moving to remote learning platforms, many great resources have been shared (academic and otherwise), and we thought we'd list some of the websites here (for children AND adults!) Happy learning!* Educational Companies with Free Subscriptions Kiwi Company DIY Craft Ideas The Happy Broadcast Learn in Color: 75+ Entertaining and Educational … Continue reading Online Resources: Learning and Fun Activities!
Since news broke that schools will be closing, along with restaurants and other local establishments, so many people have been asking, "How Can I Help?" We have compiled a list of ways to help from the safety of your home (and car)! 1.) Help families experiencing food insecurity - Greater Chicago Food Depository 2.) Write … Continue reading Ways to Lend a Hand (Without Actually Touching Anyone) in Response to COVID-19
*Updated 3/19/2020 School is officially closed as of March 14, 2020 until further notice, at least until after Spring Break. Please see the letter from District 25 regarding the district's response in light of the COVID-19 situation. Please note that we are taking it day by day, and information is constantly being updated and evolving. … Continue reading COVID-19 Update and PTA Response
ARRRR You Ready for a Reading Adventure?Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:30 – 8:30PMIt’s time to mark your calendars for our Annual Book Fair! There is more treasure in a book than all the pirates’ loot on treasure island!! There will be books of all genres and for adults and kids of all ages. This is … Continue reading Book Fair: Save the Date, April 22, 6:30 p.m.
Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the ABC/25 Get Burbed Challenge 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk fundraising event. Join students, staff, families, friends and neighbors and move to raise money for education!
Calling all Owls and their families: We are excited to announce that Earth Fair will be on April 22 this year, from 6:30PM-8:00PM. As always, we’ll have lots of fun games including the ever-popular Trash to Treasure, crafts and a chance to meet folks from local organizations that are committed to our eco-friendly cause. Olive … Continue reading Announcing Earth Fair April 22, 2020
*UPDATED 3/13/20 at 10:10 a.m. to reflect most recent communication from D25 regarding school closing. In response to the precautionary measures put in place to keep students, families and the community safe with respect to the COVID-19 virus, Olive PTA is following the guidelines set forth by Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHCPTAs), which in … Continue reading COVID-19 Precautionary Measures: PTA Programming Cancellations
UPDATE 3/13/2020: The Zone Family Night has been cancelled. Join OMS friends March 15th 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm for a FREE NIGHT at The Zone in Mount Prospect! Admission is FREE, and please bring non-perishable food donations! Thanks to all of the wonderful interest, our reservation list is FULL due to safety requirements at … Continue reading Waitlist link here for Family Activity Night at The Zone!
Thank you to everyone who submitted names for the 2020/2021 PTA Executive Committee. We were overwhelmed with candidates and we are thrilled to have qualified and excited nominees. They all bring leadership skills, knowledge and creativity to their respective positions. Olive is in great hands next year! For consideration to the 2020/2021 PTA Executive Committee: … Continue reading Nominees for 2020/2021 PTA Executive Committee
For the 5th grade parents!! Thomas Spring Spirit Wear Sale starts today! Orders are due March 13. https://thomasspiritwear.itemorder.com/
Please join us for our next PTA meeting, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the OMS Commons. After the meeting, we will hear from District 25 Superintendent, Dr. Lori Bein for a brief presentation on bullying. Following Dr. Bein will be two representatives from the district technology department sharing a presentation, Technology in … Continue reading PTA Meeting and Guest Speakers, Wednesday, April 8, 7:00 p.m.
Attention all 4th and 5th graders! Please join us on Thursday, March 5th, to rock out with the Arlington Heights School of Rock house band. There will be an opportunity for students to participate in a portion of the performance. The event will run from 6:45pm - 7:30pm in the OMS Commons (doors open at … Continue reading 4th & 5th Grade Activity Night
"On 2/20 & 2/21, all students had a chance to see Pirates of Penzance on stage at OMS featuring a student chorus of 4th & 5th graders. Opera for the Young® brings live, professional opera to elementary school audiences with annual Fall and Spring tours. Students appear onstage in chorus and cameo roles, performing for … Continue reading Cultural Arts Performance: Pirates of Penzance