Reminder: Purchase a Yearbook by March 15th!

Reminder: Purchase a yearbook by March 15th! Yearbook distribution on the last day of school is a longstanding tradition at Olive Mary Stitt, don’t let your student miss out on the fun! Especially this memorable year! Go to to purchase. Should you require it, our school passcode 1014636724843184. The cost is $12.96. Yearbooks will … Continue reading Reminder: Purchase a Yearbook by March 15th!

‘Owl’ Be Your Secret Cupid Exchange

We’d like to thank all the participants in the ‘Owl’ be your Secret Cupid exchange from last week!  It seems there was a lot of love shared throughout the nest community!  Just in time for some long winter days spending LOTS of quality family time together! 

ABC/25 Updates- Plus Learn How to Support Our School with Grants!

2 of the 3 grants submitted by Olive staff were funded! The third didn't fully meet the requirements of the ABC/25 foundation but will likely be funded through other venues. Coco bomb fundraiser raised over $2000 for the ABC/25 foundation which will be used for future grants! As of our December meeting, only 1 school … Continue reading ABC/25 Updates- Plus Learn How to Support Our School with Grants!

Save the Date! The 2021 ABC25 Get Burbed Challenge Will Be on April 24th!

We will be providing both an in-person race (details to come on staggered start times and other safety measures) or virtually! Either way, get ready to support Arlington Heights School District 25 and the ABC25 Foundation! Stay tuned for the registration link, sponsor info and some REALLY fun events leading up to the race! You … Continue reading Save the Date! The 2021 ABC25 Get Burbed Challenge Will Be on April 24th!

Reflections Update

Join the OMS PTA to send out a huge "Congratulations" to Bhavya B. for advancing to the Illinois PTA State level Reflections competition!! Bhavya has two submissions advancing - one in literature and one in film. Great job, Bhavya, and good luck at the state level!

The Owl Way – Helping Those in Need in Arlington Heights

The Village of Arlington Heights provides emergency financial assistance to eligible residents who are facing temporary economic hardship. Information on eligibility may be found at Donations to the AH Emergency Assistance Fund may be made via ARLINGTON CARES (a local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization) at

Looking to Level up?

Chess Club Starts Next Week. Chess club will be held virtually this year via zoom and played on Please use the following link to sign up Concerns, questions, or opinions ? We are open to them all. Please email. Our goal is to provide a platform for our kids to play albeit differently … Continue reading Looking to Level up?

PTA Executive Committee 2021/2022 – We Need You!

Olive-Mary Stitt PTA is seeking nominations for officers to serve for the 2021-2022 school year. Executive positions for nomination include: President-Elect 1st Vice President 2nd Vice President (Ways & Means/Fundraising) *3rd Vice President (Legislation) Secretary Treasurer Each term is for two years. *With the exception of 3rd VP, which will fulfill the current term with … Continue reading PTA Executive Committee 2021/2022 – We Need You!


The holiday season may be over, but many in our local and greater Chicago-area communities are still in need of food. For our local community, the WHEELING TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY accepts monetary and food donations. Visit to learn more. For the greater Chicago-area, THE GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY is accepting monetary donations at … Continue reading THE OWL WAY – SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY

Antiracist Action Update

Thanks to those who attended our second Antiracist discussion on Wednesday night! If you couldn’t attend, read this short article that resonated with the group: The group identified goals and actions and will meet monthly in 2021. Let us know if you want to be informed about future meetings, if you want to volunteer, … Continue reading Antiracist Action Update

Reflections Advancers!

Congratulations to the six Reflections participants whose work is advancing to the Regional competition this winter - Madelyn, Camille, Nuala, Rory, Bhavya, and Lydia. More information to follow in January. Great work everyone!