Monthly Archives: December 2012

Friday Packet – December 21 – January 10

From the Principal’s Desk:

Read the latest Eagle View from Principal Boston.

PTA HAPPENINGS: 

Dining for Dollars – We are pleased to announce that we will be working again with Chili’s restaurant beginning, Friday, December 21st through January 31st.  Please print the Chili’s coupon found in the attached link, the coupon MUST be presented when ordering or picking up.  Feel free to share these coupons with family and friends – everyone could use a break from cooking over the holidays!  A hard copy of this flyer went home in backpack mail this week.

Please contact Jennifer Baumeister at trustinprovidence@gmail.com if you have any availability before school to help with morning safety patrol.  We will work with your availability.  The commitment time is from 8:45-9:05, M-F, any day of the week you are available.

FROM THE SAFETY PATROL COMMITTEE:  Please know that by law cell phone use is PROHIBITED in school zones for the safety of all pedestrians; this includes talking and texting.  Thank you for adhering to this rule.

Don’t throw away those old broken holiday string lights! We will again be collecting and recycling used string lights this year. A collection box will be in the commons November 26th through mid January. Keep those broken string lights out of our landfills by recycling them instead!

I Fives go to: 

Musical ProductionsAmy Beaton and Andra Morgan—and the parent volunteers for recording and producing CD’s for this week’s 1st Grade Show. Congratulations to our 1st graders for 3 wonderful performances!

Thank you to Michelle Gledhill, Betsy Hadley, Laurie Witt, Sofia Manukian, Archana Skukla, Emily Morrison for volunteering to assist with this week’s Vision Screenings.

See you in 2013!!

….continued from the Principal’s desk

PTA “Teachnology” Education Fair on Friday, January 11th from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM.

District/Community Happenings: posted on District 25’s website at http://www.sd25.org/pages/sd25.

5th Grade Parent Information Night, Tuesday, January 15 from 7:00-8:00PM in the Dunton Multipurpose Room

Camp Invention information.

Presenters wanted for the Cultural Arts Fair.

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Friday Packet – December 14 – December 20

From the Principal’s Desk:

Read the latest Eagle View from Principal Boston.

PTA HAPPENINGS: 

Don’t throw away those old broken holiday string lights! We will again be collecting and recycling used string lights this year. A collection box will be in the commons November 26th through mid January. Keep those broken string lights out of our landfills by recycling them instead!

Do you know what all of these stores have in common? … Oriental Trading Company, Target, Walmart, Toys R Us, Apple Store, Justice, Best Buy, Office Depot, Gap, Lands End, Lowes…  Online purchases at these stores and hundreds more, can earn BOX TOPS for our school.  By going to some of your favorite websites through links on the Box Tops Marketplace, you can earn up to 20 Box Tops for every $10 that you spend.    It is as easy as 1-2-3.  Earn Box Tops for the on-line shopping that you already do.  The most successful schools in this program have a strong on-line community.  Friends and family can do it too!  Log on to BTFE.com to get started.  For more detailed information, check out the simple step-by-step directions in the on-line Friday packet.  Thank you!

I Fives go to: 

Thanks again to everyone who ordered Manna Gift Cards.  We made approximately $640 for Ivy Hill.  If you haven’t already picked up your order, please visit the school office (the office closes at 4:00PM).

Thank you Lynette Nimmo, Andra Morgan, Angie Zitella, and Andrea Mueller for taking time out of your holiday shopping to help with Market Day.

Market Day CommitteeMonica Barba and Betsy Hadley for organizing this month’s event! Thanks also to all the volunteers who helped count and box up all the food and other items! And thanks to all the families who ordered this month!!

….continued from the Principal’s desk

District/Community Happenings: posted on District 25’s website at http://www.sd25.org/pages/sd25.

5th Grade Parent Information Night, Tuesday, January 15 from 7:00-8:00PM in the Dunton Multipurpose Room

Friday Packet – December 7 – December 13

From the Principal’s Desk:

Read the latest Eagle View from Principal Boston..

PTA HAPPENINGS: 

MARKET DAY:  LAST CHANCE to place your order for holiday goodies… think breakfasts..Appetizers..Dinners..and COOKIES! Also, check out the Gift Ideas and Clearance items online at www.marketday.com. There are many food and non-food items and they change each month, so see what’s there from time to time. You might find something great you didn’t even know Market Day sold! Don’t forget–this is the last month for the FREEQUENT BUYER promotion to get your FREE Carry-All Tote! December order forms were due today.  But you can still order online! Place your order online up until 11:00 pm on Monday, December 10th. Don’t forget to enter those Promo Codes at checkout—you can enter more than one. Pick up your order at Ivy Hill 2:45-3:30 pm on Thursday, December 13th. Any questions, contact Betsy Hadley bah519@wowway.com or Monica Barba at monbarba@att.net. Thanks for supporting Ivy Hill!!

Don’t throw away those old broken holiday string lights! We will again be collecting and recycling used string lights this year. A collection box will be in the commons November 26th through mid January. Keep those broken string lights out of our landfills by recycling them instead!

Do you know what all of these stores have in common? … Oriental Trading Company, Target, Walmart, Toys R Us, Apple Store, Justice, Best Buy, Office Depot, Gap, Lands End, Lowes…  Online purchases at these stores and hundreds more, can earn BOX TOPS for our school.  By going to some of your favorite websites through links on the Box Tops Marketplace, you can earn up to 20 Box Tops for every $10 that you spend.    It is as easy as 1-2-3.  Earn Box Tops for the on-line shopping that you already do.  The most successful schools in this program have a strong on-line community.  Friends and family can do it too!  Log on to BTFE.com to get started.  For more detailed information, check out the simple step-by-step directions in the on-line Friday packet.  Thank you!

I Fives go to: 

Holiday Gift Shop committee – Lisa Vates, Krysta Zyck, Shanin Trivanovic, and Emily Morrison for organizing and setting up this year’s shop.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped to sell and wrap the gifts and serve warm drinks and donuts and thank you to Principal Boston for her support throughout the morning!

Thanks to all the crafters and vendors who attended and brought such wonderful items for our families to purchase at this year’s Holiday Gift Shop!

And thank you to all the Ivy Hill families who came out and took part in this great tradition and purchased items for their friends and family!

….continued from the Principal’s desk

PTA Education/”Teachnology” Fair 2013 and Registration Form (Last day to submit is Monday 12/10!)

District/Community Happenings: posted on District 25’s website at http://www.sd25.org/pages/sd25.

5th Grade Parent Information Night, Tuesday, January 15 from 7:00-8:00PM in the Dunton Multipurpose Room