Veterans Day is November 11th. In honor of our military, we are highlighting OPERATION GRATITUDE. This national organization’s purpose is to “forge strong bonds between Americans and their Military and First Responder heroes through volunteer service projects, acts of gratitude, and meaningful engagements in communities nationwide.” Operation Gratitude has an entire section on Virtual Volunteerism … Continue reading THE OWL WAY – BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY NEST REMOTELY
We will plan to allow staff/students to wear black, orange, or Halloween t-shirt on Thursday, Oct. 29th and Friday, Oct. 30th. Teachers will have a 1 - 1.5-hour celebration/party in their classroom sometime in the afternoon. PTA room reps can drop off materials for arts and crafts projects. Room Reps should reach out to collaborate … Continue reading Halloween Celebrations
Did you know that we can still earn money for our school thru box tops? While it may look a bit different, all you need to do is download the box top app to your smart phone and scan your receipt! No more clipping and saving! Find out more at https://www.boxtops4education.com/ Can't get much easier … Continue reading Box Tops Have Gone Digital!
The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs invites all D25 parents to an evening with Kristen Marzolf, LCSW, SEP, Founder and Director of the Family Resilience Group “Managing E-learning with your child: Q & A with a Therapist” Monday, October 12, 7:00-8:00pm, Via Zoom Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/reSHBqqtxVrQDzfb8 , and we will send you the Zoom … Continue reading Struggling with E-learning at Home?
We had our first PTA meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 15 and you can read the minutes here.
Since conference dinner was pushed back, let's stock the lounge for our amazing staff instead! Please see the sign up genius for items and as always, if you have any questions, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are asking that you drop off the items by October 7th, directly to the front office and they will … Continue reading Let’s Stock the Lounge!!
The conference dinner date has moved from October 8th to November 19th! We have our plan ready to go - we'll keep you posted on any help we may need as we approach the date. Thank you!
We are excited to announce that the OMS Directory App is now available! All PTA members have been set up as a user for DirectorySpot and can now download it for free from the App Store (iPhone users) or Google Play (Android users), or you can also access the data from the web. For Smartphone … Continue reading DirectorySpot Is Updated for 2020-21
Today is the last day to order your spiritwear! Order online: https://olivemarystittspiritwear.itemorder.com/ Questions? Bridget Stannis and Michael Thompson
Great news! A new date, January 20th, has been set for Picture Day. It has not been determined whether we'll be able to take group class photos. If we are unable to do so, we've been assured that composite pictures will be done and that they'll be great! Ordering details will be coming closer to … Continue reading Picture Day Rescheduled
Hello! Given the unique nature of the 2020-2021 school year, the Owl Way Committee will not be sponsoring school wide drives as in past years. This year, we will send monthly shout outs of local and national organizations in need of donations so we can continue to Build our Community Nest remotely. Please contact Lori … Continue reading The Owl Way Committee – Building Our Community Nest Remotely
We've got spirit- yes we do- we've got spirit, how about you?!?!? Please use this link: https://olivemarystittspiritwear.itemorder.com/ to order online. Sale ends on Friday, Sept 25th. Questions, please contact Bridget Stannis or Michael Thompson
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!
Yearbooks are more important than ever this year! Order your 2020-21 yearbooks by September 30th and save 10%! To order, go to Treering.com. Add a yearbook to your cart for each student and the 10% discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Any questions? Contact Megan Puzen at email@example.com.
There's no better way to kick off the school year than with our OMS school spiritwear sale! Please use this link: https://olivemarystittspiritwear.itemorder.com/ to check out all of this year’s styles and order online. Sale opens today and ends on Friday, Sept 25th. Questions, please contact Bridget Stannis or Michael Thompson.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you haven't already, please fill out the PTA Volunteer Opportunities survey. If you think you may have but aren't sure, please do so again! Please fill out no later than September 11th. Take Survey Now
We are looking for 5th grade parent volunteers to help us make this last year at Olive special for our fifth graders. If you are motivated to get involved in the Fifth Grade committee, we need you. We are looking for sub committee chairs and volunteers to assist with the Memory Book, Photo Slideshow, 5th … Continue reading Calling All 5th Grade Parents! 5th Grade Committee Needs You.
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!
Please join us for our first of the year virtual PTA meeting at 6:30 pm. If you'd like to get a zoom link, please email us at email@example.com. Hope to "see" you there!
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!
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.
The AHC PTA Nominating Committee considered all eligible candidates for the 2020-2021 term of office. On behalf of the nominating committee, the following slate of officers is being presented for nomination at the May 2020 AHC PTA General Meeting. PRESIDENT: LIZ NIERMAN PRESIDENT ELECT: SECRETARY: ERICA KUBOW TREASURER: SARAH VAN HUIS 1ST VICE PRESIDENT: JODY … Continue reading AHC PTA NOMINATING COMMITTEE 2020-2021
If you have any expenses that the PTA should reimburse, now is the time to submit them! The final deadline for any check requests is Friday, June 5th. Scan and email the receipts and check request form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see here for the email sent out to 5th grade parents on April 20th. 5th graders and families, join us for a "reverse parade" to celebrate these amazing kids! See details in flyer below.
Dear OMS Families: Registration materials for the 2020/2021 school year were sent May 4th. 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 Welcome OMS Families!
2020/2021 School Supply List- https://omspta.files.wordpress.com/2020/04/oms-school-supplies-2020-21-lists-for-parents-1.pdf 1st Day School Supplies link here
If you have any questions, please email Rossana Beamer at email@example.com.