From the Principal’s Desk:
Please read the latest Eagle View for November 21st-December 2nd, 2011from Principal Csensich.
– Don’t forget, you can still bring your canned goods for the Food Drive during Parent-Teacher conferences on Monday! For more information, watch the following first grade commercial! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LOgDMpIa4E
HAT & MITTEN DRIVE will be going on during Parent Teacher Conferences. Please consider donating a new (youth size) hat, scarf or pair of mittens or gloves. A box can be found in the Commons area. Family & Community Involvement will donate the items to Shelter, Inc. They will see that all of the items are given to children needing them in the Arlington Heights community. Thank you for your donations!
Don’t forget! LUNCHTIME READER forms and money must be turned in by Wednesday, November 30. This program is for all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. If you are interested in volunteering, or have any questions please contact Heidi Lindsay (847)818-0217 or Michelle Gledhill (847)590-9773.
IVY HILL NEEDS YOUR HELP NOW!! Please help us turn $35 into $2,500! Only 24 more ABC 25 MEMBERSHIPS needed by December 1st for Ivy Hill to reach it’s 25% goal and receive $2,500 to use for our kids. Here is the ABC 25 Membership form. We are too close to miss out on this fantastic benefit!! A huge thank you to all who have joined already!! Not sure if you’ve already joined, click here to see a list of our ABC 25 members, as of Thursday, November 16th.
MANNA GIFT CARD order forms are due Friday, December 2. A hardcopy form was sent home last week in backpack mail. Any questions, call Colleen Wytmar 847-398-7705 or Darla Mueller 847-253-1185. This is a great way to get ahead of your holiday shopping!
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP is right around the corner! Saturday, December 3 from 9:00-11:30 families are invited to visit the school and purchase fabulous low-cost items. This year, we are also welcoming crafters and vendors who will offer something unique for everyone. You will find jewelry, make-up, charms, clothing, bags, purses, rhinestone spirit wear, personalized stationary, fabric gift bags, non-slip headbands, stamps, holiday decor, aprons, as well as many other talented crafters and their designs. Children can find gifts for everyone in the family and leave with them gift wrapped. Donuts and Coffee can be purchased and hot cocoa is always complimentary. For more details, see the HGS flyer . Be sure not to miss this very special IH tradition. We really need more volunteers– please email Krysta Zyck email@example.com to help!!
Holiday shopping is right around the corner! Have you heard about the Box Tops Marketplace? Simply go toboxtops4education.com/marketplace. There you can find links to all of your favorite stores (Target, Build a Bear, Lego store and J.C. Penny to name a few). You can earn up to 15 box tops for every $10 you spend! It is automatically donated to our school for doing the shopping that you already do! We are so thankful for your help with this fundraising effort!
Thinking about joining a gym??? You can help our PTA at the same time!! Midtown Athletic Club of Palatine is donating $100 to Ivy Hill PTA for every membership purchased through a referral from Ivy Hill. This benefit is available to Ivy Hill families AND friends, so tell your friends and family to mention Ivy Hill at the time they join and our PTA will get $100!! This offer will end on November 30th, so hurry!! Check out the Midtown Athletic Club Flier online and for more information regarding this fundraising program and club membership, contact Colleen Camilo at Midtown Athletic Club, 847-991-4646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t throw away those used or broken lights!! The Environmental Committee will be collecting used holiday string lights and extension cords again this year. Collection will begin on Monday, December 5 and continue through Friday, January 20. Look for the collection box in the Commons beginning December 5. All lights and cords will be recycled through the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) Holiday Light Recycling Program. Questions, contact Lynn Feder at email@example.com or Suzanne Krause at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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are posted on District 25’s website at http://www.sd25.org/info/index.php
Chinese Language Classes for District 25 3rd, 4th and new 5th graders are being offered starting in January. Please see the Chinese Language flyer for more information and to register your child(ren) by December 9th.
A Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program will be offered for January. The Snack Program order forms are due Monday, December 12th.
I Fives go to:
Thank you to everyone who participated in this month’s DINING FOR DOLLARS program and ate at Grande Jake’s this week.
Chess Club Committee – Lynn Feder and Tracy VanHoy for a successful first session of games! And to all the parent volunteers who helped out with the kids.
The Market Day Committee is thankful this month for Andra Morgan, Cassy Mrowicki, Mylene Sardon, Jessica Palano, Patti Schulstad, Michelle Gledhill, and Darla Mueller. We couldn’t get those orders boxed and ready for pick-up with out your help!
Ms. Csensich for getting the kids excited about collecting box tops by surprising the kids this week with a tent on the stage during both lunch periods.
HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE THANKSGIVING!!