“I Matter Because” – Reflections 2020 Now Open for Submissions!

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!

Photos Postponed

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.

Room Representative Needed

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 olivepta@gmail.com.

OMS Curriculum Night

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!

Directory Spot Launch Coming Soon!

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!

Congratulations to Our 5th Grade Students!

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.

Get Your Check Requests In!!

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 olivetreasurer@gmail.com.

Waitlist link here for Family Activity Night at The Zone!

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!

Nominees for 2020/2021 PTA Executive Committee

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

PTA Meeting and Guest Speakers, Wednesday, April 8, 7:00 p.m.

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.

The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Ending Soon!

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!