Tickets are ON SALE for the OMS Wine Tasting Event at Vintages Wine Shop on Friday, March 10, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm! This is a special private event just for the OMS community, so grab your OMS friends and parents from your class to come out for a fun evening (OMS PTA fundraiser). Please CLICK … Continue reading TICKETS ON SALE – ORDER TODAY – Wine Tasting Event
We need your help - Here is a chance to volunteer in your child's classroom for a wonderful cause. "Everybody Counts" is a disability awareness program for all grades. Each grade level curriculum teaches about a different disability: vision, hearing, motor and cognitive impairments as well as learning disabilities. Classroom presentations will be scheduled February … Continue reading “Everybody Counts”
On Friday, February 17, the PTA will be holding its annual Activity Night for 2nd and 3rd graders. BMX Bike Rider Matt Wilhelm will be performing in the Commons and sharing his anti-bullying message with our 2nd and 3rd grade students. The show will run from 7-8pm and doors will open at 6:45. Please join … Continue reading 2nd and 3rd Grade Activity Night Coming Soon!
Tickets are available starting February 1 for the OMS Wine Tasting Event at Vintages Wine Shop on Friday, March 10, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm! Please CLICK HERE for the order form to purchase tickets ($20 per person). Please return your order form to OMS. Space is limited and tickets will be sold on a first-come, … Continue reading Wine Tasting Event – Tickets on Sale Feb 1
You are invited by the Arlington Heights PTA Council to attend the PTA Reflections Reception. All of the Arlington Heights School District 25 Reflections Participants will be honored. We would also like to extend Congratulations to CARSON PHILLIPS whose piece is still in the contest, and has moved on to state!
Character Counts will be collecting coins all month long to benefit Charity Waters, where 100% of your money brings clean water to people in need. Please talk with your kids about clean water issues this month & encourage them to contribute what they can!
Here is a chance to volunteer in your child's classroom for a wonderful cause!! "Everybody Counts" is a disability awareness program for all grades. Each grade level curriculum teaches about a different disability: vision, hearing, motor and cognitive impairments as well as learning disabilities. Classroom presentations will be scheduled February 6th - 10th. We need … Continue reading Everybody Counts
The PTA sponsored Family Roller Skating Night is next Thursday, January 19th from 6:30-9:00pm. Come for a fun-filled evening with your family to the Orbit Skate Center in Palatine. Admission is FREE! Please click here for more details regarding this event. Also, please bring a non-perishable food item or personal essential item to donate to … Continue reading Family Roller Skating Night is next Thursday!
Just a reminder...Keep clipping those BoxTops! Or spring challenge is almost here! We will be collecting the week of Monday, February 20th - Friday, February 24th.
"Everybody Counts" is a disability awareness program for all grades. Each grade level curriculum teaches about a different disability: vision, hearing, motor and cognitive impairments as well as learning disabilities. Classroom presentations will be scheduled February 6th - 10th. We need 2-3 volunteers per class to present the programs to the students. Presentations should take … Continue reading Everybody Counts
The OMS PTA Nominating Committee needs your suggestions to help us fill the vacancies in the 2017/2018 Executive Committee. The open positions are Co-President, 1st Vice President, Co-2nd Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. These terms are all 2 years long. Please CLICK HERE for a description of these positions. Feel free to nominate yourself if … Continue reading The Nominating Committee Needs Your Help!
5th Grade Parents - the next time you are at Olive, be sure to check out the pennants and 5th Grade banner that are now hanging in the Commons. Each 5th grader has their own pennant. It is a special way to recognize them as they start their last few months at OMS. A huge … Continue reading 5th Grade Pennants & Banner
Please mark your calendars for A Wine Tasting Event at Vintages Wine Shop on Friday, March 10, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm! CLICK HERE for Flyer. This is a special private event just for the OMS community, so grab your OMS friends and parents from your class to come out for a fun evening (planned and … Continue reading NEW! Wine Tasting Event – Save the Date: Friday, March 10
Please send your best Activity Night photos to: email@example.com. Your pictures might make it into the 2016/2017 Yearbook! Tip: You can also upload your photos directly to TreeRing to the shared folders from a desktop computer (as long as you have created an account). The last day to customize your Yearbook is April 25, 2017. Be … Continue reading Wanted! Activity Night Photos
The 4th/5th Grade Activity Night is coming up next week on Thursday, January 12. We have a fun, interactive, game-show performance lined up with Brian Wismer. Doors open at 6:45pm. The show will run from 7-8pm. Due to size restrictions, only OMS 4th and 5th graders may come; siblings in other grades cannot. Each student … Continue reading 4th and 5th Grade Activity Night is Next Thursday, January 12!
The PTA sponsored Family Roller Skating Night is Thursday, January 19th from 6:30-9:00pm. Come for a fun-filled evening with your family to the Orbit Skate Center in Palatine. Admission is FREE! Please click here for details regarding this event. *Also, please bring a personal essential item to donate to the Wheeling Township Food Panty. Any … Continue reading Family Roller Skating Night
The Arlington Heights Council PTA 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) and 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 … Continue reading Attention families with high school seniors:
The results are in for our Warm the Nest event....356 coats & winter wear items for kids and 34 adult items! Our 5th Grade Service Learning Club worked like a well oiled machine over lunch Wednesday to count, sort & bag these items - give these owls a pat on the back for a job … Continue reading Warm the Nest Helps in a BIG Way
The ABC/25 Foundation has committed to funding over $70,000 in Grants for the 2016-17 School Year! $22,500 --> ALL 9 D25 schools will receive a $2,500 Membership Incentive Grant $25,000 --> 48 Teachers will receive Karen Wessel Barr Teacher Grants $23,902 --> 9 Teachers will receive Marian Elliott Teacher Grants Thank YOU for your continued … Continue reading ABC/25 Foundation News
Congratulations to those who advanced from Olive to Council. Vivienne DeRosa Charlotte DeRosa Owen Fischer Etta Fischer Gwennie Gilbert Carson Phillips Ryder Schuch Council has just informed us that the following are advancing another level to REGION! Carson Phillips “Shooting Star” Song Vivienne DeRosa’s “Story of My Life” Dance Ryder Schuch’s “My Story of Appreciation: … Continue reading Congratulations to PTA Reflections Contest Participants
Send in your pop tops through January 6th. Our Student Council leaders are working hard to collect Pop-Tops to benefit the Ronald McDonald House all month long. Our 5th Grade Service Learning Club is wrapping up the Winter Wear Warm the Nest drive & is excited to report back soon! OMS students are working hard … Continue reading Character Counts in December – Send in Your Pop Tops!
Holiday Storytime with the Principals: This event will take place on December 16th during the school day. Please watch for an email with opportunities to volunteer during this event.
If you placed an order for cookie dough and/or frozen food, please come to the OMS Commons on Wednesday, December 7th between 3:30-5:30pm to pick up your order. All orders are frozen and must be picked up by 5:30 to decrease the risk of thawing! Please arrange to have someone pick your order up for … Continue reading Cookie Dough Pickup – Wednesday, December 7th 3:30-5:30pm
Each year, the PTA hosts grade-specific Activity Nights. These are fun, free evenings where the PTA brings in performers to put on a show for our students. This winter, we will be bringing back some favorite acts from the past few years. Kindergarten and First Grade: Thursday, March 2 at 7pm in the Commons Second … Continue reading Winter 2017 Activity Nights – Mark you Calendar!
Want an easy and yummy dinner next week? Head over to Chipotle for dinner and a portion of sales will be donated to the PTA! Just mention Olive-Mary Stitt or show them this flyer. The event will run from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. Chipotle is located at 338 E. Rand Road (by Palatine & Rand). Thanks … Continue reading Chipotle Dine & Earn, Wednesday, December 7th
Tuesday, December 13th: The fifth grade boys will have the opportunity to attend the "Michael" program presented by the Robert Crown Health Education Center. This program has been developed to acquaint the boys with the physical development and personal hygiene associated with growing up. The program will be presented in the Commons at Olive-Mary Stitt … Continue reading Attention Parents of 5th Grade Boys:
To Olive Families who had Mary Jansson as a teacher.... As you all know, Mary Jansson retired last spring, after teaching at Olive for over 30 years! The Olive staff has decided to put together a special book of letters of appreciation for her. They are reaching out to all staff members, parents, and students … Continue reading Looking for Letters Filled With Laughter and Love to Mary Jansson
Thank you to all the volunteers who made Bingo Night a success. It was a fun, family event and we couldn't have done it without all of your help. We were able to make a wonderful donation to the Wheeling Food Pantry with all your items! A special thank you to our terrific emcees Tom … Continue reading Thank You Bingo Night Volunteers
Your OMS Ecology Club Plastic Film Drive was a huge success! When asked to help with shipping the massive amount of plastic material, Jewel Osco Manager Mark Becker said it best, "we'll be happy to do that for you." Your Jewel on Rand Road in Arlington Heights agreed to handle the shipping, warehousing and recycling … Continue reading Jewel Foods Steps In To Help Your Ecology Club!
You can still order holiday gifts from Yankee Candle. All online orders need to be completed by November 18th for December delivery. Reminder free shipping on all orders over $100 and orders are sent directly to your address. Yankee Candle fundraiser will run until January 11, 2017. Visit the http://www.abc25.org and click the Yankee Candle … Continue reading ABC/25 Yankee Candle