Friday, December 20th Kick off winter break with Storytime with the Principals! Ms. Davis and Mrs. Pemberton will read a story to the students in the commons. A craft or activity will follow. We need 4 volunteers to help with each time slot listed. Please click on the link to sign up to help. On … Continue reading OMS Storytime with the Principals
December 5th at 3:35pm Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! Did you know that the planet is 71% water? Did you know that people are 60% water? This year, the Ecology Club will be exploring all things water. Meetings will be full of hands on … Continue reading Ecology Club Meeting
December 11, 2019 @7PM Join us for the Robert Crown Foundation Puberty 1 talk in the OMS Commons. The event is free & no RSVP is required, but students must attend with an adult. The event will end by 8:30.
If you haven’t already purchased a yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year, the time is now! The deadline to purchase a discounted yearbook is November 30th. Go to https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=1014636724843184 to purchase a yearbook and automatically receive a 5% discount. If you are in need of financial assistance please contact the front office staff or email … Continue reading Last Call for Discounted Yearbooks
Due to an overwhelming enrollment response for Art Club, we request that you only sign your child(ren) up for ONE project/date. We want to make sure all students have the opportunity to participate at some point during the year. Sign Up Here
When: Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 PM Where: HOME Bar- 1227 N. Rand Rd No dish to pass, no cookie contributions, no gifts. Join the OMS PTA at HOME Bar (1227 N. Rand Rd) for an easy and fun night out with your fellow parents before the chaotic holiday season kicks into high gear! Cost: … Continue reading OMS PTA Holiday Party!
Please come and celebrate books at the OMS Family Reading Night on Thursday, November 21 from 6:30-8:00 pm. There will be a rotation of activities within classrooms and the LMC as well the opportunity to attend a presentation given by one of two illustrators. All children must be accompanied by an adult at this event. … Continue reading Join Illustrators at OMS Family Reading Night!
Last month, superintendent Bein hosted an open session on diversity awareness. The attendees shared celebrations and challenges and brainstormed what they'd like to see in the District. See attached notes. Diversity Notes PDF Members felt the items with an asterisk could be put in place immediately. Save the date for the next session, 2/24/20 at … Continue reading Notes from District Diversity Advisory Meeting
Performances of Pirates of Penzance with Opera for the Young® will take place during the school day on Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:30am and Friday, February 21, 2020 9:30am in the OMS Commons. 4th & 5th Grade students are invited to join the student chorus. They will appear onstage in chorus and cameo roles, performing … Continue reading 4 & 5th Graders: Join the Student Chorus for Pirates of Penzance with the Cultural Arts Committee!
The message below applies to all PTA volunteers including Room Reps and LMC volunteers. Please plan ahead to leave time for your license to be entered into the new system. Visitor Update: D25 schools recently updated our Raptor® Visitor Management school security system. ALL parents, family members, and visitors will be required to re-scan their … Continue reading Important Update for PTA Volunteers!
Ever wonder where those Osmos, BeeBots and Lego Walls came from? These came from grants that are made possible by the ABC/25 Foundation! The ABC/25 Foundation is a non-for-profit organization founded by a group of caring parents to give A Better Community for District 25 by fostering innovation, creativity and excellence in our schools. Over the past 24 years, the Foundation has raised and … Continue reading ABC25 – Be Part of Something Great!
The 5th grade committee needs your help! Please email a baby picture between the ages of 1-12 months for the end of year 5th grade slideshow. You may send the file or scanned photo to firstname.lastname@example.org In the subject line, please indicate your child's name and teacher. If you have any questions, please email Rossana … Continue reading REMINDER: BABY PICTURES NEEDED FOR 5TH GRADE SLIDESHOW
South Middle School is accepting orders for spirit wear! Any 5th graders heading to South next year can get a jump on school spirit. Makes a great holiday gift! See here for link to order: http://cardinalshoppe.com/
Congratulations to the twenty Reflections submissions that were submitted this year! All twenty have moved on to the Council level competition. We should find out before the end of 2019 who has moved on to the next level from there. There were submissions from each grade level and each category. You can start thinking about … Continue reading Twenty Reflections Submissions Moved on to Council!
The Box Tops have been collected, clipped and counted….Olive-Mary Stitt collected just over 2,800 Box Tops! That’s over $280 for our school! The winning homerooms are Ms. Christoforou’s 2-1 with 248 Box Tops turned in and Mr. Edstrom’s 5-4 with 302 Box Tops turned in! And thanks to the new app, soooo many Box Tops … Continue reading October Box Top Challenge Results Are In!
The Just Jump fundraiser was a huge success last year! The OMS PTA is happy to announce that this fundraiser will be the week of November 11th! This fundraiser will engage all of the OMS students and their families. Students will be participating in JUST JUMP activities in their P.E. class during the week of … Continue reading Just Jump Fundraiser
Please send your Halloween parade and party photos to email@example.com. Your pictures might make it into this years Yearbook! Tip: You can also upload your photos directly to TreeRing to the shared classroom folders from a desktop computer (as long as you have created an account).
On Wednesday, your student enjoyed a performance brought to you by the PTA Cultural Arts Committee. American Eagle Productions presented a new musical version of the classic children's book by C.S. Lewis’s, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Set in the land of Narnia, it faithfully recreated the magic and mystery of Aslan, the … Continue reading Cultural Arts Performance: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Join OMS families for a night out to see a Chicago Wolves hockey game! OMS families will be seated together in Section B209. There will be fun family activities such as skating after the game, a Teddy Bear toss and more! Everyone will get a Chicago Wolves knit hat. The Chicago Wolves will take on … Continue reading OMS Family Night with the Chicago Wolves Hockey
The 2019-2020 Reflections program has closed for submissions, but you and your child can still get involved! The 2020-2021 theme is "I Matter Because..." - your child can start working on projects now! And if you're interested in being a co-chair for Reflections in 2020-2021, please contact Leena Joshi or Sarah Van Huis for more … Continue reading Reflections Is Closed – but You Can Get Started for Next Year Now!
Hello 5th Grade Parents! It is time to order your child's 5th grade T-shirt. Every 5th grade student will receive a class t-shirt that will include the name of every 5th grader. These t-shirts will be worn for an official class picture, the Sunrise Lake trip and to the 5th grade breakfast. Please complete the … Continue reading Calling All 5th Grade Parents!!!
Please join your OMS friends on Fri, Nov 8th, 7 - 8:30pm for a fun-filled night of Bingo! Admission is a non-perishable food donation! Kids will win prizes, families will have fun together, and we'll be helping our community friends stock up those cupboards for the holidays. Please join our VOLUNTEER FUN by signing up … Continue reading FAMILY BINGO NIGHT IS ONE WEEK AWAY!!! Fri, Nov 8, 7 – 8:30pm
If you child was absent or needs a retake. please have them bring their picture packet or new order form to school on Friday, 11/1/19. Retakes will begin promptly in the morning after announcements. Additional forms are available in the office. Please note: PM Kindergarten retakes need to be done between 9:00-11:00 am. Please contact … Continue reading Picture Retakes
Please join your OMS friends on Fri, Nov 8th, 7 - 8:30pm for a fun-filled night of Bingo! Admission is a non-perishable food donation! Kids will win prizes, families will have fun together, and we'll be helping our community friends stock up those cupboards for the holidays. Please join our VOLUNTEER FUN by signing up … Continue reading FAMILY BINGO NIGHT, Friday, Nov 8th, 2019
Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! Did you know that the planet is 71% water? Did you know that people are 60% water? This year, the Ecology Club will be exploring all things water. Meetings will be full of hands on activities! We will meet … Continue reading Ecology Club meeting — November 7th at 3:35pm
Warm the Nest is underway! Now that the weather has turned cold, please consider donating any winter coats and snow pants that you no longer use! We are partnering with local groups who need more than 7,200 winter coats - any size welcome! Collection bins are located in the Commons through November 15th!
Arlington Heights Rotary Club is generously supporting Arlington Heights Council of PTAs D25 Scholarship Fund through this year’s Santa Run. The Rotary Club will be donating a portion of every D25 registration to the 2019-2020 ACHPTA/D25 Scholarship Fund. This year Arlington Heights Council of PTAs plans on awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to graduating high … Continue reading Support AHCPTA Scholarship Fund & Register for the Santa Run!
Everyone should have received their child’s pictures by now. Please know class pictures will be arriving soon and are not with the child's individual picture. If your child was absent or needs a retake, please send back your picture packet to school by Friday, 11/1/19. Retakes will begin promptly in the morning after announcements. Please … Continue reading Picture Retakes – Friday, November 1st
Join us, on November 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the OMS LMC, for our General PTA meeting! Following the meeting, we hope you will stay for our speaker presentation as we invite back Meribeth Cassidy, pediatric occupational therapist, as she gives a short presentation titled “Why We Misunderstand Behaviors.” Meribeth will talk about how we … Continue reading PTA Meeting and Speaker Presentation – Thursday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.
Thank you to all of you that made House Hop a success this year! We had over 160 Olive parents participate in this year’s House Hop. We want to say THANK YOU to our amazing hosts: Kate and Dan Glynn, Melanie and Bryan Varrato, Sheraleen and Michael Thompson, Jill and Nick Larsen, Mary Beth Canty … Continue reading Thank You from House Hop Co-Chairs