We've got spirit- yes we do- we've got spirit, how about you?!?!? Please use this link: https://olivemarystittspiritwear.itemorder.com/ to order online. Sale ends on Friday, Sept 25th. Questions, please contact Bridget Stannis or Michael Thompson
All kids are creative - what's your child's favorite way to express themselves? It's time for them to start working on their Reflections submission! Whether a painter or sculptor, photographer, writer, singer, musician, or dancer all Olive students can participate in this contest. It's easy - consider the theme I Matter Because..., create, print out … Continue reading “I Matter Because” – Reflections 2020 Now Open for Submissions!
Yearbooks are more important than ever this year! Order your 2020-21 yearbooks by September 30th and save 10%! To order, go to Treering.com. Add a yearbook to your cart for each student and the 10% discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Any questions? Contact Megan Puzen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There's no better way to kick off the school year than with our OMS school spiritwear sale! Please use this link: https://olivemarystittspiritwear.itemorder.com/ to check out all of this year’s styles and order online. Sale opens today and ends on Friday, Sept 25th. Questions, please contact Bridget Stannis or Michael Thompson.
Hello Photogenic Families! Individual and class photos have been postponed until at least the spring. When we get permission to move forward, we'll reschedule and let everyone know the new date.
Looking to volunteer for your child's classroom and their holiday parties? Then please sign up to be a Room Rep for your child's classroom. Fill out our volunteer form here to put your name in the hat! If there are any questions, please reach out to email@example.com.
If you haven't already, please fill out the PTA Volunteer Opportunities survey. If you think you may have but aren't sure, please do so again! Please fill out no later than September 11th. Take Survey Now
We are looking for 5th grade parent volunteers to help us make this last year at Olive special for our fifth graders. If you are motivated to get involved in the Fifth Grade committee, we need you. We are looking for sub committee chairs and volunteers to assist with the Memory Book, Photo Slideshow, 5th … Continue reading Calling All 5th Grade Parents! 5th Grade Committee Needs You.
Curriculum night was originally September 2nd, but with the push back of school, administration has decided to push back the date. New date is September 16th at 7 pm. This will be done virtually, so get those comfy clothes and listen to what all these amazing teachers have been in store for all our Owls!
Please join us for our first of the year virtual PTA meeting at 6:30 pm. If you'd like to get a zoom link, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to "see" you there!
Please keep a look out for the 2020/2021 online directory, Directory Spot, release in October. Please remember the Olive-Mary Stitt directory is for the private use of PTA members only, and it cannot be used for solicitation, commercial enterprises, personal agenda, public distribution, petitions, charitable or political causes. If you have any questions, please email … Continue reading Directory Spot Launch Coming Soon!
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.
If you have any questions, please email Rossana Beamer at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
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
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
Did you know that 2 out of 3 low-income children have no books of their own? We’ve partnered with Bernie’s Book Bank with a goal to collect 1,500 new or gently used books for ages 0 through 6th grade. Bernie’s Book Bank provides books to at-risk infants and school-aged children throughout Chicagoland. Please no workbooks, … Continue reading The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Ending Soon!
Sign up for our February Art Club here. Sign Up We will meet after school on Wednesday, Feb. 26 to make modified self portraits.
Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! This year, the Ecology Club is exploring all things WATER. Our fifth meeting is Thursday, March 5th from 3:35pm to 4:45pm. We will prepare for Earth Day and Earth Fair, and continue learning about water. Our activity for this … Continue reading Ecology Club – Thursday, March 5th, 3:35pm to 4:45pm
Join us March 2nd and April 23rd from 7-8:30 pm for a 2 part book club to discuss the book Raising Human Beings by Dr Greene. Dr Ross Greene is psychologist and creator of the model Collaborative & Proactive Solutions. This book offers a different approach to parenting and solving everyday problems using empathy and … Continue reading PTA Bookclub at OMS library