Update 10/18/19 SIGN UP FILLED & REGISTRATION CLOSED Olive students in grades K-5 who are interested in chess are invited to join the Chess Club. All levels are welcome — from beginner to experienced player (we’ll teach you the rules!). Chess Club will meet from 3:35 – 4:35 pm on the following dates (Thursdays): October … Continue reading Chess Club Sign up Game On!
Join the Every Owl Counts committee in attending the District 25 brainstorming session about how we can better expose our students to the wonderful diversity around them! The meeting will take place in the District Administration Center, 1200 S. Dunton, on Thursday October 10th from 7-8:30 pm. We will be happy to meet you and … Continue reading Join Every Owl Counts at D25 Cultural Awareness Brainstorming: Oct 10, 7:00 pm at D25 Admin Center
Please begin to collect child/adult coats & winter gear for our October to November “Warm the Nest” service project. New or clean gently used items such as coats, snow-pants, boots, scarves, mittens, gloves, and hats will be accepted. Beginning October 15, items can be placed in the large box marked “The Owl Way – Coat … Continue reading The Owl Way – “Warm the Nest” Coat Drive Begins Tuesday, October 15th and Ends Friday, November 15th
It's Fall Y’all! You know what that means.... It's time for the Box Tops Education Class Challenge! The challenge will run from October 21st thru October 25th. Each Box Top turned in means 10¢ for our school. I know that doesn't seem like a lot but they add up fast! Last year we earned almost … Continue reading Fall Box Top Challenge
Looking for volunteers for the Fall Conference Dinner! I will need some help with set up, take down, drinks, and a few others. Sign Up Genius below. Please contact Meagan Baumgartner with questions. Sign up here!
As in past years, the Owl Way will collect child/adult coats & winter gear for “Warm the Nest” in October and November. We will also continue to “Fill the Nest” in May 2020 with non-perishable items for the Wheeling Township Food Pantry. New this year, in February/March 2020, we will collect new & gently used … Continue reading The Owl Way – Highlights for the 2019-2020 School Year
UPDATE 10/19: DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY, 10/28/19! 2019/2020 Reflections Theme: Look Within Reflections is a National PTA program which welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme (this year is Look Within) and create original works of art in the … Continue reading Reflections Art Contest
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.Students will join us in discussing the water cycle, watersheds, water pollution, … Continue reading Ecology Club 2019-2020: What a Water-ful World!!
Olive students in grades K-5 who are interested in chess are invited to join the Chess Club. All levels are welcome — from beginner to experienced player. (We’ll teach you the rules!) Chess Club will meet throughout the school year. Each meeting is an independent lesson; Attend as many as you can. Look for the … Continue reading Chess Club Starting Soon, Your Move!
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More Information Here. Volunteer Coordinator: Create an online form for all PTA volunteer opportunities (currently using Google Forms). Using the online sign up results, create a spreadsheet of volunteers for each committee. Email volunteers for any additional help requested by the Principal or as needed by the PTA Collect and total volunteer hours, if needed. … Continue reading Volunteer Coordinator Position Is Open!
We are seeking additional families to help welcome our newest Olive families to the nest! If you are interested, please reach out to Jen Hicks at email@example.com
Who's Got Spirit? OLIVE has spirit! Our OMS school spirit wear sale is here!! We have a variety of shirts, shorts and sweatshirts that your children will love to wear. If you have any questions please email Stacey Esposito or Bridget Stannis. Shopping Link: https://www.headsupapparel.com/collections/olive-mary-stitt-2019 Shop Here
Order your 2019-20 yearbooks by September 30th and save 15%! To order, go to Treering.com. Add a yearbook to your cart for each student and the 15% discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Watch for flyers to come home via backpack mail with more information! Order Yearbook Here
Join us for this month's Art Club project!! We will be making Sun Art! Grades 2-5 are encouraged to sign up. We are only able to take the first 20 children who sign up. Click here to learn more and see the project.
Show your SPIRIT and Middle School PRIDE!! Order your spirit wear for your future 6th grader! South has free shipping on all orders until September 29th. Please order Thomas spirit wear by September 13th. See attached flyers to order. All orders will be sent to the middle school and then distributed to Olive. Please make … Continue reading Calling All 5th Grade Parents!
If you were unable to secure a ticket there is still hope! Follow the attached link and join the wait list. We will certainly have parents that are unable to attend, and will do our best at redistributing tickets. Thanks so much for your continued support of the OMS PTA. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-oms-house-hop-tickets-69680699849?fbclid=IwAR2-tNLeZbUQHyIJq40dsg2tiVhOtB3VcI99hLvLWerECinMLRTvCiNNbnQPassword: olive
Who's Got Spirit? OLIVE has spirit! Our OMS school spirit wear sale begins next week. We have a variety of shirts, shorts, and sweatshirts that your children will love to wear. We will post the link next week in the TWIG!
Mark your calendars and don’t forget to bring your smile! Student pictures will be taken on Friday, September 20th. Order forms came home this week. Online orders are available with the order code: 41850ZA (from a desktop) from the Inter-State Studio website - https://inter-state.com/. Please note: Yearbooks are not included with picture packages and will … Continue reading Picture Day is Friday, September 20th, 2019
Reflections, a National PTA competition will be accepting submissions through October 15! Keep a look out for Facebook posts on how your child can submit in the following areas: Photography, Film, Dance Choreography, Literature, Music Composition and, of course, Visual Arts. This years' theme: From Within. More to follow soon, but start your (kids') creative … Continue reading Reflections is Coming!
Attention ALL 3rd, 4th and 5th graders! The 2019 Bike Rodeo will be Thursday, September 26th after school until 4:45 p.m. The rain date will be Thursday, October 3rd. Each year at Olive, we require that all 3rd, 4th and 5th graders who would like to ride their bike to school (and have not participated … Continue reading 2019 OMS Bike Rodeo
Looking to get involved in your child's classroom? Then becoming a Room Representative is for you! If interested, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form, indicating your preference for Room Rep and send in by 9/2/2019.
We are looking for an OMS PTA volunteer to be a liaison to the middle schools, one for Thomas and one for South. Pretty easy gig - you would simply help connect the two communities, bringing any important info from the middle schools and sharing notes at each PTA meeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested!
We have a few extra kindergarten t-shirts available for purchase. They are $8.00 and a size medium. If you are interested in purchasing one, please contact Kari Bradley at email@example.com.
Please join us for our first PTA General meeting. Everyone is welcome! We will be highlighting several of our 2018/2019 fundraisers and programs as well as voting on our budget. Before the meeting we will be having our PTA Fair. We are excited to showcase and promote our various clubs and committees.If you would like … Continue reading PTA Fair and Meeting, September 12, 6:45pm
There Are so Many Fun Events and Committees That You Can Help With. There are volunteer opportunities varying from a one-time events to ongoing activities. Any amount of help is appreciated to support teachers, sponsor enrichment activities, host fun family events and raise funds. If you fill out the form, you are not obligated. You … Continue reading Kids Are Back in School, Now Is the Time to Volunteer!
Unfortunately Camp Fit sign up is full and we can't accept any more children. Camp Fit is back with new activities to keep your child active and healthy. Camp Fit will be offered Wednesdays starting September 11th & ending September 25th (rain date October 2nd) from 3:35-4:30 at OMS. Our goal is to teach the … Continue reading Fall Camp Fit Sign Up
UPDATE 9/4/2019 - HOUSE HOP IS SOLD OUT! UPDATE 8/30/19 - House Hop 2019 Almost Full!!! 8th Annual Olive House Hop (formerly called progressive dinner.) This event is only for Parents and Guardians of Olive Mary Stitt Students. House Hop is a premier FUNdraising event for the Olive PTA! If you have not attended in … Continue reading House Hop 2019 Sign Up
Stop by the PTA table at curriculum night and out some samples of Olive's spirit wear! We have a variety of shirts, shorts and sweatshirts that your children would love to wear. We will begin to sell the items on Friday, September 13th. We will be posting more information soon on the TWIG.
Whether you have open days or limited hours, if you are interested in volunteering, we'd love to have you! Please fill out this form to indicate your interest. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBeDACrHN-bQboAABThUYvo61gjm0KEVsaJqbF456OL2NpNA/viewform Any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.