The Earth Fair volunteer sign up form is live on Sign Up Genius now. You do not have to be an Ecology Club member to assist with the Earth Fair. We offer exciting earth-conscious games, activities, prizes, outside vendors, face painting and giveaways! Please cut and paste the link into your browser and sign up … Continue reading Spring into Action: Sign up to help at the Earth Fair; Wed, April 19th
Attention OMS 1st-5th graders- please join us on Friday's starting April 28th for an after school activity filled with running, stretching, and various active games. Camp Fit will be held April 28th, May 5th, May 12th & May 19th this year from 3:35-4:45 pm in the OMS gym, field and running track. Please sign your … Continue reading SPRING CAMP FIT IS BACK!
Olive 4th Grade Girl Scout Troop #40683 will host a ONE-NIGHT ONLY kids clothing drive. Girls will collect gently used and CLEAN clothing for School District 59's Community Cares Closet. All donations are to be brought to the Girl Scout Table in the Gym during the Earth Fair (4/19/17) from 6:30-8:00pm. Children cannot do their … Continue reading The Best Way to RECYCLE is to REUSE! KIDS Clothing Drive
At this time of year, the PTA collects suggestions from the parent, teacher and school administration on how to spend our excess funds. Please Click Here to submit your suggestions through our online form. Please have your requests submitted by April 24th. Thank you for your support!
On Monday, March 13th, Garibaldi’s & Olive-Mary Stitt joined together in a Character Counts fundraiser benefiting PENCILS OF PROMISE. This non-profit organization that believes every child should have access to quality education. PENCILS OF PROMISE create schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. Many thanks to the many OMS families and teachers that … Continue reading Character Counts March Fundraiser Results
On Wednesday, April 12th, the fourth grade girls will have the opportunity to attend the “Linda” program presented by the Robert Crown Health Education Center. This program has been developed to acquaint the girls with the physical development and personal hygiene associated with growing up. The program will be presented in the Commons at Olive-Mary … Continue reading Attention Parents of 4th Grade Girls:
Are you dreaming of sunshine and warm weather? Then now is the time to start planning your flower beds and gardens! The annual PTA plant sale is taking orders beginning Friday, March 3rd through Monday, March 20th. Plants will, once again, be custom grown for each order by Tom's Farm Market in Huntley, IL. This year … Continue reading Plant Sale Ends Monday, March 20
The results are in and the winners have been announced, for the 2017 Reflections Contest. Congratulations to the 2017 Reflections Winners! Click here for a list of this years Reflections winners! Thank you to those students who participated: Vivienne DeRosa, Charlotte DeRosa, Owen Fischer, Etta Fischer, Carson Phillips, Ryder Schuch, Gwennie Gilbert. We look forward to … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2017 Reflections Winners!
Please be sure to order your OMS Yearbooks by April 25, 2017. Go to TreeRing.com and enter school passcode 1014636724843184. The cost is $13.00 per book. Remember to purchase a Yearbook for EACH of your children. Kids love to sign each others Yearbooks at the end of the school year. This will be your only … Continue reading 40 Days and Counting!
If you have taken any great candid photos at school activities this year please remember you can upload them to one of the shared folders on TreeRing.com. There are folders set-up for every teacher and for various clubs and activities. If you share your photos other parents can use them on their custom pages and … Continue reading Yearbook Photos
Hello, Olive PTA Families– Please find attached a copy of the updated bylaws for Olive-Mary Stitt School PTA. As a reminder, we will be voting on the update bylaws at our general meeting on April 11th. Please contact me with any questions or concerns. Thank you! Deborah Oiler PTA Vice President
We are thrilled to announce Regan Sonnabend and Megan Hill as the new 2017-18 Co-chairs of the Ecology Club. Pam Phillips plans to be a strong helper as well! Thank you PTA parents for finding the time in your schedules and the devotion in your heart to keep this meaningful club alive at OMS.
Eat at Garibaldis between 11 & 2 or 4-8 on Monday, March 13. CLICK HERE for details. The money we raise will help Pencils of Promise build schools to help the 250 million kids living on the planet who can't read. Let's show these kids that we believe they have the right to go to … Continue reading Stop cooking & hop on over to Garibaldi’s Monday!
Please be sure to order your OMS Yearbooks by April 25, 2017. Go to TreeRing.com and enter school passcode 1014636724843184. The cost is $13.00 per book. Remember to purchase a Yearbook for EACH of your children. Kids love to sign each others Yearbooks at the end of the school year. This will be your only … Continue reading 47 Days and Counting!
Please take a moment and click here to read the proposed slate of the 2017/2017 executive committee. We will be voting on this at the last PTA general meeting April 11th. We hope you can attend.
Support the ABC/25 Foundation and have some fun participating in this year's in-school raffle! Your child will be bringing home a list of fantastic activities that our very own OMS teachers and staff have offered as raffle items, along with a page of tickets. Raffle tickets are $1/per ticket and all proceeds go to the … Continue reading ABC/25 Foundation In-School Raffle
Attention all 5th grade parents! Thomas Middle School is having their spring spirit wear sale. All orders can be placed online at www.HeadsUpApparel.com. Click here for the flyer and information. The sale will run March 3 - 19. All orders will be delivered to your child's classroom at Olive. Please note "Olive" in the school section when you … Continue reading Thomas Middle School Spring Spiritwear Sale
Are you dreaming of sunshine and warm weather? Then now is the time to start planning your flower beds and gardens! The annual PTA plant sale is taking orders beginning Friday, March 3rd through Monday, March 20th. Plants will, once again, be custom grown for each order by Tom's Farm Market in Huntley, IL. This … Continue reading Flower, Plant and Vegetable Sale
Please be sure to order your OMS Yearbooks by April 25, 2017. Go to TreeRing.com and enter school passcode 1014636724843184. The cost is $13.00 per book. Remember to purchase a Yearbook for EACH of your children. Kids love to sign each others Yearbooks at the end of the school year. This will be your only … Continue reading 54 Days and Counting!
Save the date for the Book Fair on 4/19/17 at 6:30pm. With our new larger common area, we have room for more books! We need volunteers for set-up, the Book Fair and tear-down. Please let us know if you can volunteer your time for one of our PTA's largest fund raiser. Contact Katie Starzyk for more … Continue reading BOOKS ROCK! BOOK FAIR IS APRIL 19, 2017
Local elections are coming up on April 4. The elections will include positions on School District 25's Board of Education, as well as District 214's Board of Education and Village of Arlington Heights trustees. 4 positions are open on the D25 Board and 7 candidates are running to fill those positions. 4 of the 7 … Continue reading Local Elections Coming Up on April 4
It's February so you know what that means again.... It's time for the Spring Box Tops Education Class Challenge! The challenge will run next week from Tuesday, February 21st thru Friday, February 24th. Each Box Top turned in means 10¢ for our school. I know that doesn't seem like a lot but they add up … Continue reading Spring Box Tops for Education Challenge
Congratulations to the following Olive teachers who were awarded Foundation Teacher Grants: Marsha Magnino- Apps for Education Cynthia House- Microscopes for Science Club Shannon Watanuki- Fun and Games and Learning,too!, The Domino Effect, Ozobots- Colorful Coding Bots for All Learners Shannon Watanuki and Julie Nelson- Individual Engineering Toolboxes Brenda Stevens- Let's Create Nancy Brown- Large … Continue reading ABC/25 Foundation Supports Our School!
On Thursday, March 2, the PTA will hold its annual Activity Night for Kindergarteners and First Graders. Geoff Akins will mesmerize our youngest Owls with his Bubble Wonders show. A few lucky kids will even get to be put inside a full-body bubble. The show will run from 7-8pm and doors will open at 6:45. … Continue reading Kindergarten & 1st Grade Activity Night is Coming Up!
Help celebrate and memorialize the 5th grade class' time at OMS by submitting photos to be included in the end-of-year slide show. We're looking for fun photos representing school activities and events through the years — class parties, programs, PTA events, first/last day of school, etc. Group shots are great to get as many kids … Continue reading Attention: 5th Grade Parents — Slide Show Photos Needed!
The results are in and we collected $260.63 for Charity Waters! Character Counts at OMS all year and we appreciate your participation. Next up Valentines for Veterans in February!
We want to thank every parent who volunteered to make this program successful this year. The program would not have been able to run it's course without the help from over 50 parents!! Thank you to the teachers that stepped in to help where needed. We are excited to know how much our community cares … Continue reading “Everybody Counts” Program
Lead the Ecology Club next year and take charge of the Earth Fair. Shadow the Co-chairs this year! If you want to make a difference at OMS and help those children who truly love to Keep America Beautiful, become a co-chair of the Ecology Club. If you think you might be interested and want to … Continue reading Want to Make a Difference at OMS?
Looking for 1 person to be in charge of Recycling Spirit Wear at the Earth Fair. How? Connect with the PTA or admin at OMS, Thomas and South. Collect gently used, no longer needed OMS, Thomas and South spirit wear and then run a free Spirit Wear Swap Shop at the Earth Fair. Recycle the … Continue reading Recycle Your SPIRIT WEAR at the EARTH FAIR on April 19th from 6:30-8pm
Earth Fair is on Wednesday, April 19th from 6:30-8 pm in the OMS Gym. We will need tons of unbreakable, clean and dry recyclables for Trash To Treasure creations, so start saving great items at your own home. Also, we will need earth-conscience, fun-loving OMS students, parents and OMS alumni to assist with the many … Continue reading MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Earth Fair Is On The Way!