Local Author Helps Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Last week, Olive-Mary Stitt, as a collaboration between the LMC and the PTA, welcomed Illinois Reads Program recommended author, Michelle Schaub, to help celebrate a favorite tradition of Poem in Your Pocket Day! Ms. Schaub's book, Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day At the Farmer's Market, was highlighted for her use of descriptive words inspiring the imagination … Continue reading Local Author Helps Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day!

New PTA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Wants to Hear from You!

OMS is a welcoming school, with a diverse population of students and families from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and cultures. To better celebrate these differences and to support our efforts of inclusion, a PTA Diversity and Inclusion Committee has been formed and is currently planning for the 2019/2020 school year. To help us finalize … Continue reading New PTA Diversity & Inclusion Committee Wants to Hear from You!

#OwlsforRH- May 3

Because of her dedication, support and kindness, our very own Rachael Hooker was chosen as the Illinois PTA Outstanding PTA Volunteer of the Year! She will be recognized at the Annual IL PTA Convention on May 4, 2019. To celebrate as a community, we will work together to spread kindness and good will on Friday, … Continue reading #OwlsforRH- May 3

Last Call for Yearbook Orders and Custom Pages

All families who have not ordered yearbooks were emailed via DirectorySpot before spring break. Orders must be submitted by May 1st to guarantee delivery for the last day of school. Every yearbook includes 2 optional custom pages that are due by May 1st. TreeRing has a great video (https://treering.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360013239092-Getting-Started-with-Creating-Custom-Pages) with detailed instructions on how to … Continue reading Last Call for Yearbook Orders and Custom Pages

Save the Earth – Crayola ColorCycle Coming to Olive

Beginning Monday, March 18 until Thursday, April 18, all around Olive, students and teachers will be collecting used markers that are ready to be discarded for the Crayola ColorCycle marker recycling program (https://www.crayola.com/colorcycle.aspx). Please help support our efforts by sending your kids in with any used markers you may have around the house – eve … Continue reading Save the Earth – Crayola ColorCycle Coming to Olive

STEAM Night

STEAM Night is coming!!! This long anticipated event is finally just weeks away. Come ready to explore Newton’s laws, see how our Fire and Police use math everyday and how every company in the community needs some form of STEAM to do their jobs! Architects, therapists, doctors, inventors and more, we have plenty to share … Continue reading STEAM Night

FREE Parent Presentation – Preteen/Teen Anxiety April 11, 7:00 P.M.

Anxiety Parent Presentation- Preteen/Teen Anxiety is reaching epidemic proportions in our area, impacting nearly every student at some level! South PTA is proud to host Jennifer Zielinski, M.A, N.C.C, L.C.P.C. from F.A.I.R. Counseling, Inc. (Families and Adolescents In Recovery) who will give a Free Parent Presentation on Preteen/Teen Anxiety- Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading FREE Parent Presentation – Preteen/Teen Anxiety April 11, 7:00 P.M.

Sign up to Volunteer at Earth Fair on April 16

The Earth Fair volunteer sign up form is live on Sign Up Genius now: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040f4bacaa2aa13-olive You do not have to be an Ecology Club member to assist with the Earth Fair. There will be exciting earth-conscious games and activities, outside vendors and giveaways. Please sign up today. Earth Fair is Tuesday, April 16th from 6:30-8:00 … Continue reading Sign up to Volunteer at Earth Fair on April 16