The Box Tops have been collected, clipped and counted….Olive-Mary Stitt collected just over 2,800 Box Tops! That’s over $280 for our school! The winning homerooms are Ms. Christoforou’s 2-1 with 248 Box Tops turned in and Mr. Edstrom’s 5-4 with 302 Box Tops turned in! And thanks to the new app, soooo many Box Tops … Continue reading October Box Top Challenge Results Are In!
The Just Jump fundraiser was a huge success last year! The OMS PTA is happy to announce that this fundraiser will be the week of November 11th! This fundraiser will engage all of the OMS students and their families. Students will be participating in JUST JUMP activities in their P.E. class during the week of … Continue reading Just Jump Fundraiser
Please send your Halloween parade and party photos to email@example.com. Your pictures might make it into this years Yearbook! Tip: You can also upload your photos directly to TreeRing to the shared classroom folders from a desktop computer (as long as you have created an account).
On Wednesday, your student enjoyed a performance brought to you by the PTA Cultural Arts Committee. American Eagle Productions presented a new musical version of the classic children's book by C.S. Lewis’s, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Set in the land of Narnia, it faithfully recreated the magic and mystery of Aslan, the … Continue reading Cultural Arts Performance: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Join OMS families for a night out to see a Chicago Wolves hockey game! OMS families will be seated together in Section B209. There will be fun family activities such as skating after the game, a Teddy Bear toss and more! Everyone will get a Chicago Wolves knit hat. The Chicago Wolves will take on … Continue reading OMS Family Night with the Chicago Wolves Hockey
The 2019-2020 Reflections program has closed for submissions, but you and your child can still get involved! The 2020-2021 theme is "I Matter Because..." - your child can start working on projects now! And if you're interested in being a co-chair for Reflections in 2020-2021, please contact Leena Joshi or Sarah Van Huis for more … Continue reading Reflections Is Closed – but You Can Get Started for Next Year Now!
Hello 5th Grade Parents! It is time to order your child's 5th grade T-shirt. Every 5th grade student will receive a class t-shirt that will include the name of every 5th grader. These t-shirts will be worn for an official class picture, the Sunrise Lake trip and to the 5th grade breakfast. Please complete the … Continue reading Calling All 5th Grade Parents!!!
Please join your OMS friends on Fri, Nov 8th, 7 - 8:30pm for a fun-filled night of Bingo! Admission is a non-perishable food donation! Kids will win prizes, families will have fun together, and we'll be helping our community friends stock up those cupboards for the holidays. Please join our VOLUNTEER FUN by signing up … Continue reading FAMILY BINGO NIGHT IS ONE WEEK AWAY!!! Fri, Nov 8, 7 – 8:30pm
If you child was absent or needs a retake. please have them bring their picture packet or new order form to school on Friday, 11/1/19. Retakes will begin promptly in the morning after announcements. Additional forms are available in the office. Please note: PM Kindergarten retakes need to be done between 9:00-11:00 am. Please contact … Continue reading Picture Retakes
Please join your OMS friends on Fri, Nov 8th, 7 - 8:30pm for a fun-filled night of Bingo! Admission is a non-perishable food donation! Kids will win prizes, families will have fun together, and we'll be helping our community friends stock up those cupboards for the holidays. Please join our VOLUNTEER FUN by signing up … Continue reading FAMILY BINGO NIGHT, Friday, Nov 8th, 2019
Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! Did you know that the planet is 71% water? Did you know that people are 60% water? This year, the Ecology Club will be exploring all things water. Meetings will be full of hands on activities! We will meet … Continue reading Ecology Club meeting — November 7th at 3:35pm
Warm the Nest is underway! Now that the weather has turned cold, please consider donating any winter coats and snow pants that you no longer use! We are partnering with local groups who need more than 7,200 winter coats - any size welcome! Collection bins are located in the Commons through November 15th!
Arlington Heights Rotary Club is generously supporting Arlington Heights Council of PTAs D25 Scholarship Fund through this year’s Santa Run. The Rotary Club will be donating a portion of every D25 registration to the 2019-2020 ACHPTA/D25 Scholarship Fund. This year Arlington Heights Council of PTAs plans on awarding $10,000 in college scholarships to graduating high … Continue reading Support AHCPTA Scholarship Fund & Register for the Santa Run!
Everyone should have received their child’s pictures by now. Please know class pictures will be arriving soon and are not with the child's individual picture. If your child was absent or needs a retake, please send back your picture packet to school by Friday, 11/1/19. Retakes will begin promptly in the morning after announcements. Please … Continue reading Picture Retakes – Friday, November 1st
Join us, on November 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the OMS LMC, for our General PTA meeting! Following the meeting, we hope you will stay for our speaker presentation as we invite back Meribeth Cassidy, pediatric occupational therapist, as she gives a short presentation titled “Why We Misunderstand Behaviors.” Meribeth will talk about how we … Continue reading PTA Meeting and Speaker Presentation – Thursday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.
Thank you to all of you that made House Hop a success this year! We had over 160 Olive parents participate in this year’s House Hop. We want to say THANK YOU to our amazing hosts: Kate and Dan Glynn, Melanie and Bryan Varrato, Sheraleen and Michael Thompson, Jill and Nick Larsen, Mary Beth Canty … Continue reading Thank You from House Hop Co-Chairs
Please join your OMS friends on Fri, Nov 8th, 7 - 8:30pm for a fun-filled night of Bingo! Admission is a non-perishable food donation! Kids will win prizes, families will have fun together, and we'll be helping our community friends stock up those cupboards for the holidays. Sign Up Genius for Volunteers will be posted … Continue reading FAMILY BINGO NIGHT FUN! FRI, NOV 8TH
The Annual Awards Dinner for District 37* of the Illinois PTA took place this evening, and once again Olive-Mary Stitt took home a top award!!! We are always reminded of how OMS PTA would not be so successful without YOU - our amazing and dedicated volunteers. So, THANK YOU for all of your time and … Continue reading D37 Annual Awards Dinner: Olive is A Blue Diamond Winner!
Preorder your 2019-20 yearbooks by October 31st and save 10%! Go to https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=1014636724843184. Your username and password are the same as previous years. Add a yearbook to your cart for each student. The 10% discount will be applied automatically at checkout. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like financial assistance.
It’s that time of year to start getting ready for the OMS Halloween Classroom Parties. The room reps are hard at work planning a great party for the kids. Look for the sign up genius link and/or emails from your room reps with party details as they prepare to make your classroom party a success! … Continue reading Halloween Parties 2019!
Attention 5th grade parents! The 5th grade committee needs your help! Please email a baby picture between the ages of 1-12 months for the end of year 5th grade slideshow. You may send the file or scanned photo to email@example.com In the subject line, please indicate your child's name and teacher. If you have any … Continue reading 5th Grader Baby Photos Needed
Come craft with us in the Art Room to make monsters out of clay for our October Art Club Project. Click here to learn more and sign up: https://forms.gle/rcv7X2EX1L2rfnx7A
Update 10/18/19 SIGN UP FILLED & REGISTRATION CLOSED Olive students in grades K-5 who are interested in chess are invited to join the Chess Club. All levels are welcome — from beginner to experienced player (we’ll teach you the rules!). Chess Club will meet from 3:35 – 4:35 pm on the following dates (Thursdays): October … Continue reading Chess Club Sign up Game On!
Join the Every Owl Counts committee in attending the District 25 brainstorming session about how we can better expose our students to the wonderful diversity around them! The meeting will take place in the District Administration Center, 1200 S. Dunton, on Thursday October 10th from 7-8:30 pm. We will be happy to meet you and … Continue reading Join Every Owl Counts at D25 Cultural Awareness Brainstorming: Oct 10, 7:00 pm at D25 Admin Center
Please begin to collect child/adult coats & winter gear for our October to November “Warm the Nest” service project. New or clean gently used items such as coats, snow-pants, boots, scarves, mittens, gloves, and hats will be accepted. Beginning October 15, items can be placed in the large box marked “The Owl Way – Coat … Continue reading The Owl Way – “Warm the Nest” Coat Drive Begins Tuesday, October 15th and Ends Friday, November 15th
It's Fall Y’all! You know what that means.... It's time for the Box Tops Education Class Challenge! The challenge will run from October 21st thru October 25th. Each Box Top turned in means 10¢ for our school. I know that doesn't seem like a lot but they add up fast! Last year we earned almost … Continue reading Fall Box Top Challenge
Looking for volunteers for the Fall Conference Dinner! I will need some help with set up, take down, drinks, and a few others. Sign Up Genius below. Please contact Meagan Baumgartner with questions. Sign up here!
As in past years, the Owl Way will collect child/adult coats & winter gear for “Warm the Nest” in October and November. We will also continue to “Fill the Nest” in May 2020 with non-perishable items for the Wheeling Township Food Pantry. New this year, in February/March 2020, we will collect new & gently used … Continue reading The Owl Way – Highlights for the 2019-2020 School Year
UPDATE 10/19: DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY, 10/28/19! 2019/2020 Reflections Theme: Look Within Reflections is a National PTA program which welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme (this year is Look Within) and create original works of art in the … Continue reading Reflections Art Contest
Calling all 3rd to 5th grade students! You are invited to join the OMS Ecology Club! Did you know that the planet is 71% water? Did you know that people are 60% water? This year, the Ecology Club will be exploring all things water.Students will join us in discussing the water cycle, watersheds, water pollution, … Continue reading Ecology Club 2019-2020: What a Water-ful World!!