Our Ecology Club Chairs, Nancy Weber and Diane Beardmore, thoughtfully reached out to the OMS Ecology Club families with some resources to not only celebrate Earth Month (April), yet also Earth Day, April 22nd. They kindly agreed to let us share on our website everything they put together. Thank you! April is Earth Month, and … Continue reading Resources for Earth Month from Ecology Club!
Please join us for our last general PTA meeting of the 2019/2020 school year - virtually! We will be hosting our meeting via Zoom and will post additional information as the date comes closer. This is a special meeting, as we will be voting in our new Executive Committee for the 2020/2021 school year! Additionally, … Continue reading PTA Meeting May 12, Virtually!
We would like to take a moment to update our membership regarding our annual excess funds process. It has been suggested by council and regional PTA to roll over our excess funds to next year. Therefore, we will no longer hold an excess funds meeting this year. The roll over of these funds is to … Continue reading Excess Funds 2019/2020 Update
Keep Calm and Go Outside 2020! D25 families are invited to support the Arlington Heights Council of PTAs Scholarship Fund by purchasing a Keep Calm and Go Outside T-shirt (Winning Design by Sofia Fraser-2nd grader at Dryden Elementary). Now more than ever we can all use the reminder to Keep Calm and Go Outside! Profits from t-shirt … Continue reading Support AHCPTA Scholarship Fund, Buy T-Shirt!
Attention 5th graders headed to South Middle School: Get your spirit wear now! Order online for home delivery. Details in link below. Order Online!
The Olive-Mary Stitt bylaws are hereby presented and posted for our membership to review prior to a vote to take place not less than 30 days from this 8th day of April, 2020. Proposed OMS Bylaws 2019-2021 Please note that one of the updates refers to the procedure of succession in the event of a … Continue reading Proposed OMS Bylaws 2019-2021
With everyone staying inside and moving to remote learning platforms, many great resources have been shared (academic and otherwise), and we thought we'd list some of the websites here (for children AND adults!) Happy learning!* Educational Companies with Free Subscriptions Kiwi Company DIY Craft Ideas The Happy Broadcast Learn in Color: 75+ Entertaining and Educational … Continue reading Online Resources: Learning and Fun Activities!
Since news broke that schools will be closing, along with restaurants and other local establishments, so many people have been asking, "How Can I Help?" We have compiled a list of ways to help from the safety of your home (and car)! 1.) Help families experiencing food insecurity - Greater Chicago Food Depository 2.) Write … Continue reading Ways to Lend a Hand (Without Actually Touching Anyone) in Response to COVID-19
*Updated 3/19/2020 School is officially closed as of March 14, 2020 until further notice, at least until after Spring Break. Please see the letter from District 25 regarding the district's response in light of the COVID-19 situation. Please note that we are taking it day by day, and information is constantly being updated and evolving. … Continue reading COVID-19 Update and PTA Response
*UPDATED 3/13/20 at 10:10 a.m. to reflect most recent communication from D25 regarding school closing. In response to the precautionary measures put in place to keep students, families and the community safe with respect to the COVID-19 virus, Olive PTA is following the guidelines set forth by Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHCPTAs), which in … Continue reading COVID-19 Precautionary Measures: PTA Programming Cancellations
Dear OMS Families: Registration materials for the 2019/2020 school year were sent May 1. When registering for school, please consider joining the PTA. With your membership and participation this year, the PTA was able to fund and organize the following: · Activity nights for all grades · Bingo Night · Chess Club, Camp Fit, Art Club · Earth Fair … Continue reading 2019/2020 PTA Registration, Volunteer Opportunities and School Supplies