Thankful November!

Let's use the month of November to shower our staff with THANKS for all they are doing to go above and beyond in this unusual school year. If you haven't already, throughout the month of November, please send cards, notes, e-mails, little gifts, flowers, even the proverbial apple for your teacher and staff members!

AHML Event – Learn More About How To Be An Antiracist, Nov 9th 6:00 pm

Parents - Join Every Owl Counts on a free webinar hosted by the Arlington Heights library! Register at https://www.ahml.info/node/100008379 to hear from award-winning author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi about his book How To Be An Antiracist. Later, Every Owl Counts will host a virtual meeting to talk more about it. Register via the link to … Continue reading AHML Event – Learn More About How To Be An Antiracist, Nov 9th 6:00 pm

Spirit Wear Delivery!

Spirit wear delivery will occur next week, and will be sent home with your child from school! If you have multiple children at OMS, it will be sent with your oldest child. If you are fully remote, we will coordinate pick-up with you. Questions? bridgetstannis@gmail.com and thompsmichael@gmail.com

THE OWL WAY – BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY NEST REMOTELY

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

THE OWL WAY – BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY NEST REMOTELY

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

Halloween Celebrations

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

The Owl Way Committee – Building Our Community Nest Remotely

WE GOOFED and linked a stale article to the Twig. If you are looking for a link to OPERATION GRATITUDE please click here: OPERATION GRATITUDE Back to the old article: 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. … Continue reading The Owl Way Committee – Building Our Community Nest Remotely

“I Matter Because” – Reflections 2020 Now Open for Submissions!

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!

Photos Postponed

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.

Room Representative Needed

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 olivepta@gmail.com.

OMS Curriculum Night

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!

Directory Spot Launch Coming Soon!

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!