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!
Sign up for our February Art Club here. Sign Up We will meet after school on Wednesday, Feb. 26 to make modified self portraits.
Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! This year, the Ecology Club is exploring all things WATER. Our fifth meeting is Thursday, March 5th from 3:35pm to 4:45pm. We will prepare for Earth Day and Earth Fair, and continue learning about water. Our activity for this … Continue reading Ecology Club – Thursday, March 5th, 3:35pm to 4:45pm
Join us March 2nd and April 23rd from 7-8:30 pm for a 2 part book club to discuss the book Raising Human Beings by Dr Greene. Dr Ross Greene is psychologist and creator of the model Collaborative & Proactive Solutions. This book offers a different approach to parenting and solving everyday problems using empathy and … Continue reading PTA Bookclub at OMS library
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!
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
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!
We are actively recruiting volunteers for next school year (2020/2021) and that includes the 5th Grade Committee Co-Chairs. This is a year long effort planning every activity for our 5th graders in their last year as Owls. If you are interested in serving on this committee as a co-chair (sub-committee chairs will be decided at … Continue reading 5th Grade Committee Chairs – Apply Here!
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!
Do 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 each title. Take … Continue reading 2020/2021 Open Committee Chair Positions
Each year, PTA collects suggestions from parents, teachers and school administration on how to spend any excess funds. Although we try to budget accordingly, we may have extra money to spend. The actual amount of excess funds available will not be known until the end of June, and any chosen suggestions will be incorporated into … Continue reading Ideas Welcome for Excess Funds Here!
Do you want to be involved at OMS? Then consider volunteering in the Library Media Center (LMC)! You can help students with book check out, re-shelve books, work on projects and meet new friends! Currently, we have the following available slots: Tuesday 10:30am - 12:10pmThursday 1:15pm - 3:30pmFriday 10:30am -12:10pm The commitment for the time … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunities Available in the LMC!
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
Wednesday Jan. 29 Sign up Here. Calling all new Art Club students. Please sign up here to register for our Wednesday, January 29th Art Club! Sign up!
OMS Annual World of Work Program World of Work is back and needs your help!! The WOW program provides 5th grade students the opportunity to act as employees for a day for local businesses that interest them. The WOW program is supported by many Arlington Heights businesses and we are looking for parent volunteers from … Continue reading OMS Annual World of Work Program
It’s February so you know what that means again…. It’s time for the Spring (almost!) Box Tops Challenge! The challenge will run from Tuesday, February 18th thru Friday, February 21st. Each Box Top turned in means 10¢ for our school. I know that doesn’t seem like a lot but they add up fast! During the … Continue reading Spring Box Top Challenge
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
Mark your calendars for our PTA’s Council Celebration of all SD25 Students who participated in the “Look Within” Reflections Art Program! The Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHC) invites families & friends of students who participated in the "Look Within" Reflections Art Program to join us on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in the Ivy Hill … Continue reading PTA Council Reflections Participation Celebration!
The 3rd Annual OMS PTA Trivia Night is coming!! 02/22/20 - 7P.M.-11:30 P.M. We are bringing back the THEME!!! Lucky Number 2's! Casino Themed NightSee flyer for details!Print registration form with check and drop off at front office. Space is limited! Click on image to open PDF flyer. *we are still looking for donations for … Continue reading OMS PTA Trivia Night Registration 02/22/20
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
Help us welcome our littlest Owls and their families at Kindergarten Registration on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., with two sessions available for sign up, 4:00-5:30 and 5:30-6:45 p.m. We will need 10 slots filled, 5 for each time frame, stationed at various posts to help this event run smoothly … Continue reading Kindergarten Registration January 22 – Volunteers Needed!
Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHCPTA) would like to invite current Kindergartens through 7th graders to share how they “KEEP CALM” by creating a T-shirt Design and complete the phrase “Keep Calm AND ______.” Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Four (4) Winners will be selected to receive a $250 D25 Summer U Voucher- … Continue reading Help Design a T-Shirt for AHCPTA!
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!
February 4, 2020! Join us for our first PTA meeting of the new year, February 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. Following our general meeting we are excited to host our guest speaker, Leslie Kendrigan Meredith, talk about healthy food and cooking with kids. Below is a bit of her background and description of the presentation. … Continue reading Guest Speaker at Next PTA Meeting
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 email@example.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
Please submit any receipts! Receipts can be scanned and emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or put in the PTA binder in the school mailbox.
January 23, 6:30-7:30 pm Calling all 2nd and 3rd graders! Join us for a special night with Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo! This is an exciting, dynamic, and theatrical hands-on live insect show that inspires a lifelong love of science and STEM education. Space is limited (no siblings please) and we ask that a parent or … Continue reading Activity Night – 2nd and 3rd Graders
Thursday, January 9, 6:30-7:30pm Come join the fun in the OMS Commons for all K and 1st grade students! This is a special night with a performance by Little Miss Ann, a local Chicago musician. Doors opens at 6:30pm and the performance will start at 6:45pm. Space is limited (no siblings please) and we ask … Continue reading Activity Night for K & 1st
As we enter the winter wonderland of chaotic schedules, and watch the calendar turn to the new year, we wanted to share some of the exciting events on the horizon in 2020! More info can be found in the Twig in the coming weeks, yet here's a quick rundown to save the dates! Activity Night … Continue reading Save the Dates for PTA Events in the New Year!
Friday, December 20th Kick off winter break with Storytime with the Principals! Ms. Davis and Mrs. Pemberton will read a story to the students in the commons. A craft or activity will follow. We need 4 volunteers to help with each time slot listed. Please click on the link to sign up to help. On … Continue reading OMS Storytime with the Principals