The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Ending Soon!

Did you know that 2 out of 3 low-income children have no books of their own? We’ve partnered with Bernie’s Book Bank with a goal to collect 1,500 new or gently used books for ages 0 through 6th grade. Bernie’s Book Bank provides books to at-risk infants and school-aged children throughout Chicagoland. Please no workbooks, … Continue reading The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Ending Soon!

D25 Diversity and Inclusion Team Meeting Rescheduled

The meeting originally planned for Monday, February 24th needs to be rescheduled, so currently has been cancelled. The consultant the district had hoped to work with has a packed schedule, and they are in the process looking for someone else with complementary availability. Stay tuned for the rescheduled date!

STEAM NIGHT – Save The Date – March 19, 6:30pm

UPDATE 3/13/2020: S.T.E.A.M. Night has been cancelled. 2nd Annual STEAM Night is coming…mark your calendars! MARCH 19 6:30-8:00 PMWhat is STEAM Night? A fun, hands on, interactive night for ALL (young and old) to explore the world of Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math! Dozens of hands on activities, presented by OMS staff and Northern … Continue reading STEAM NIGHT – Save The Date – March 19, 6:30pm

OMS First ELL/Bilingual Family Night A Success!

What a fabulous event last week - our first ELL/Bilingual Family Night! An extensive thank you goes out to our Every Owl Counts Committee Chairs, Karen Joseph and Monika Tietz, who put this event together. Volunteers helped kids make crafts, read books, (and even shared a magic trick!), while parents heard from resources available to … Continue reading OMS First ELL/Bilingual Family Night A Success!

The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Coming Soon!

Did you know that 2 out of 3 low-income children have no books of their own? We’ve partnered with Bernie’s Book Bank with a goal to collect 1,500 new or gently used books for ages 0 through 6th grade. Bernie’s Book Bank provides books to at-risk infants and school-aged children throughout Chicagoland. Please no workbooks, … Continue reading The Owl Way – “Stack the Nest” Book Drive Coming Soon!

PM Kindergarten Families: Join Us for a Cultural Arts Performance

Pirates of Penzance with Opera for the Young ***featuring a student chorus of OMS 4th & 5th grade students! Thursday, February 20 @ 9:30am & Friday, February 21 @ 9:30amOMS Commons Please join us for this hour-long performance on Thursday or Friday at 9:30AM. PM Kindergarten students must be attended by an adult. Younger siblings … Continue reading PM Kindergarten Families: Join Us for a Cultural Arts Performance

PTA Bookclub

March 2nd and April 23 7:00-8:30 pm Location TBD Join us for a book club to discuss the book Raising Human Beings by Dr Greene. Dr Ross Greene is a renowned psychologist, bestselling author and creator of the model Collaborative & Proactive Solutions. This book offers a different approach to parenting and solving everyday problems … Continue reading PTA Bookclub

ELL/Bilingual Family Resource Night

The Every Owl Counts PTA Committee invites all Olive families to share conversation and snacks while hearing about school, PTA and community resources. Program will be focused on bilingual and English Language Learner family resources. Children are welcome. Activities will be provided for children Kindergarten and older. Please RSVP by Friday January 31st through the … Continue reading ELL/Bilingual Family Resource Night

PTA Executive Board 2020/2021 – We Need You!

Olive-Mary Stitt PTA is seeking nominations for officers to serve for the 2020-2021 school year. Executive positions for nomination include: President-Elect2nd Vice President (Ways & Means/Fundraising)3rd Vice President (Legislation)Each term is for two years. If you or someone you know is interested in serving Olive-Mary Stitt in one of the above positions, please complete this … Continue reading PTA Executive Board 2020/2021 – We Need You!

2020/2021 Kindergarten Mentoring Chairs Needed

Do you want to be part of the team that welcomes our littlest Owls? Then step up to co-chair the 2020/2021 Kindergarten Mentoring Committee! The description is below. Contact olivepta@gmail.com if interested. Mentoring/Kindergarten: In early January, committee should meet to discuss upcoming Incoming Kindergarten registration that is usually the 1st week of February.Discuss play date … Continue reading 2020/2021 Kindergarten Mentoring Chairs Needed