Please join us for Cosmic Skating Night at the Mt Prospect Central Community Center, on Thursday, 4/25 from 7 - 9pm. Admission = a donation for the Wheeling Food Pantry. NOTE: If you have your own roller blades, bring them! The roller blade rentals are free BUT QUANTITIES are very limited!
Save the date for this amazing “girls-only” format for puberty education on April 24th. Students must attend with an adult, but there is no charge & no RSVP required. Reach out with any questions!
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 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
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.
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
Please join us on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the OMS LMC for our PTA meeting. We will have a "Bring Your Best Ideas" initiative in which we encourage our membership (you) to share new ideas for committees, programs, events or whatever you feel would be a great addition for OMS PTA! … Continue reading PTA Meeting Thursday, April 4, 2019 – Bring Your Best Ideas!
Come join other Olive parents at a wine tasting social event at Vintages Wine Shop! It will be on Thursday, April 11th from 6-8PM. It will be a great way to socialize and meet new people at Olive. The cost of the event is $10 and it includes: a wine tasting and appetizers. You can … Continue reading Wine Tasting Event
The Thomas Middle School PTA Nominations Committee needs your input. Do you know someone who would be interested in having a position on the TMS PTA Board? Is it you? We are filling the positions of Co-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Fill out the nomination form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6xe1UPanpb8kYcvv_GqxNY9p1aRGt1QNh6dQkZU03Our_dQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2sAP4KDwW8mwA6Qc-220B0qNaHISbu9N7-PD5qJKoDh_9W46MChEbPqWo
The PTA is partnering with the school to help reduce the overflowing amount of items in the lost and found, and to help reunite items with owners. There are many sweatshirts, shirts and jackets are resting on the lost and found hooks, as well as water bottles, hats and gloves. A PTA volunteer has graciously … Continue reading Lost and Found – Find Your Lost Items!
South PTA Officer Nominations are OPEN- Do you want to make a difference at the local level? Please consider volunteering and putting your skills to work for a noble cause - Your Child and South Middle School. We are currently seeking nominees for SMS PTA Executive Committee Officer Positions- President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, and … Continue reading South Middle School PTA Nominations Open!
On Thursday February 28th, OMS students were delighted by songs and stories from around the world presented by the Chicago Folklore Ensemble as part of our PTA Cultural Arts Program. Each tale explored respecting the environment and living in harmony with its flora and fauna while introducing students to traditional music from Nigeria, Thailand, India, … Continue reading Follow The Butterfly!
Register today for the 8th Annual ABC/25 Get Burbed Challenge! Walk or run with friends and neighbors who are coming together to support the ABC/25 Foundation. All proceeds are returned directly to the schools via teacher grants for innovative teaching methods and materials. Early registration perks by 3/22/19 include a $5 discount on entry fee, … Continue reading ABC/25 Get Burbed Challenge – Register Today!
Save the date for a wine tasting social event at Vintages Wine Shop on Thursday, April 11th. It will be a great way to socialize and meet new people at Olive. Details will be coming soon.
It’s time to mark your calendars for our Annual Book Fair! Give the gift of reading to a student or teacher. If you have a little time to volunteer for this event, please contact Nicole at email@example.com. There are spots available in the day for event prep and in the evening during the fair.
The Box Tops have been collected, clipped and counted….Olive-Mary Stitt collected just over 2,500 Box Tops! That’s $250 for our school! The winning homerooms are Ms. Musich’s 2-3 with 529 Box Tops turned in and Mrs. Kusiciel’s 4-4 with 396 Box Tops turned in! This school year we have made about $750 for Olive…just by … Continue reading Box Tops February Challenge Results
Our PTA Executive Committee has a few open positions for the 2019/2020 school year. We need you! Before you jump on board, you may be curious about these roles and for what each position is responsible. We are here to help! Our outgoing Exec Committee members have made personal videos to give you a glimpse … Continue reading PTA Executive Committee Recruitment Videos – Join Us!
Calling all Owls and their families: Ecology Club is excited to announce that Earth Fair will be on April 16 this year, from 6:30PM-8:00PM. As always, we'll have lots of fun games including the ever-popular Trash to Treasure, crafts and a chance to meet folks from local organizations that are committed to our eco-friendly cause. … Continue reading Earth Fair Is Coming Soon
Please read the introduction and description below, and reach out to OMS PTA at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in working on one of these committees. We have had an interest and request for the development of a committee that could help new first grade families transition into OMS with ease. Believe it or not, … Continue reading New PTA Committee: First Grade Mentoring Committee
Please read the introduction and description below, and reach out to OMS PTA at email@example.com if you are interested in working on one of these committees. OMS is a welcoming school, with a diverse population of students and families from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and cultures. We would like to celebrate our diversity and … Continue reading New PTA Committee: Diversity Committee
Save the Date: 2nd & 3rd Grade Activity Night is Thursday, March 7 (6:30-7:30pm), featuring a fun scientist who will perform entertaining experiments during his show "Getting Excited about Science". More info here: https://getscience.net The event is free and no pre-registration is required. Students need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Unfortunately, due … Continue reading 2nd & 3rd Grade Activity Night – Save the Date: March 7
The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs has created TWO different scholarships that provide opportunities for and graduating senior students. Below are the links for each of the scholarship applications. Please note, all applications are due on or before March 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM. SD25 Achievement Scholarship Application (Application is for graduating high school seniors) … Continue reading D25 PTA Scholarship – Due March 3!
Committee Chair Open PositionsDo you have a special talent? Or do you have an interest in one of the committees at OMS? Well, we need you! We are currently filling open positions for Committee Chairs. Each committee requires at least two co-chairs to lead the committee. The current number needed is indicated in parenthesis by … Continue reading PTA Committees Need You!
The World of Work program provides our 5th grade students an opportunity for 'real world' work experience through partnerships with local businesses. We are looking for a few more volunteers to chaperone this event. You do not have to have a child in 5th grade to chaperone! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested!
Rescheduled Dates From Polar Vortex Due to the severe weather conditions last week, the PTA, in conjunction with OMS Administration, unfortunately had to cancel a few events. Below are the next dates and/or rescheduled dates for the following events: Chess Club - Tuesday, February 19, 3:45 p.m.Art Club - Tuesday, February 26, 3:45 p.m.STEAM Night … Continue reading Dates for Polar Vortex Cancellations
Mark your calendars for our PTA's Council Celebration of all SD25 Students who participated in the "Heroes Around Me" Reflections Art Program! You are invited to join us on Wednesday, February 6th, at Windsor Elementary School in the Commons to celebrate creativity and recognize local students! Please RSVP via the following link - https://goo.gl/forms/nTfPsiSy92jH94RP2We look … Continue reading PTA Council Reflections Participation Celebration!
As part of our Everybody Counts initiative, The Owl Way Committee has invited U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey medalist Brody Roybal to share his story with students. Brody's positivity, kindness, talent and perseverance are sure to be inspirational! Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and of course: admire those Paralympic medals Brody won with … Continue reading The Owl Way: Remarkable Guest Speaker – Tuesday, February 12th 9:30 am
We are looking for an individual (or individuals) to help sort, organize and help find homes for the overflowing lost and found. The school has asked for our assistance to help these lost items find their home. Ideally we would have someone now (February) get started to decrease the overflow, and then again someone near … Continue reading Help Needed for OMS Lost and Found!
Excess funds suggestions are accepted now until April 5. Complete the form here!