THANK YOU BRENDA and JUDI!!! - With it being Administrative Assistant's Day this week, we wanted to give an Owl shout out (HOOT HOOT) to our fabulous OMS Administrative Assistants, Brenda Lettieri and Judi Campagna!!!! They are so helpful with organizing our PTA events and they always have smiles on their faces! If you get a chance, please let them know how much you appreciate them!
Book Fair - A BIG thank you to everyone who attended the Book Fair. It was a great night! Your efforts generated profits that will benefit future PTA programs. A special thank you to the MANY volunteers that assisted during the fair. We couldn't have done it without you!
Earth Fair - Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the Earth Fair evening. To all of the Earth Fair Volunteers, OMS teachers and staff and Ecology Club member families.....THANK YOU. You are a special bunch of very special people and you should all feel very proud of your passion to be environmentally conscious and your commitment to help out! Please click here for a list of all of the amazing vendors that helped make this event a success.
Erin's Law - Please take this opportunity to read the blog entry on Erin's Law which describes the presentation rollout for OMS. In January of 2013, Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law extending sexual abuse education to Illinois schools. “Erin’s Law” requires schools to provide child sexual prevention education for all students, early childhood through 12th grade, yearly. The opt out would is due today. Please click here for more information.
Just Move It Challenge Participation Results - Go Olive!!! Once again Olive won the student and staff participation award at the Just Move It challenge. We had almost 20% of our students and 28% of our staff running or walking on that beautiful day. Thank you to everyone who came out to run, walk or volunteer. Click here for results from all of the district 25 schools.
ABC/25 End of Year Update: Thanks to Foundation Members and Community Members, the ABC/25 Foundation was able to fund $96,161.33 to our District 25 schools!!! Please take a look at this article to see funding breakdown. Olive received all school grants and membership grants among others.
Council of PTA Scholarship Recipients: Please click here to look at the PTA 2015 scholarship recipients. These are high school seniors who have attended a SD25 school. There are 2 former OMS students who received scholarships this year! They will be recognized at a breakfast with their parents, and a special SD25 teacher on May 20th. Congrats to all!!
Staff Appreciation Week: On Wednesday, May 6th please wear your OMS spirit wear or wear red to show the OMS staff how much you appreciate them! Also, if you want to write a special note to any staff member to show how grateful you are, please send them in during the week.
SD25 5th Grade Track Meet: The track meet will be held at Matthew Ives Memorial Track at South Middle School On Thursday, May 14 at 4:15 - 6:00pm. Click here for information and permission slips. Permission slips are due by May 8.
Spring Camp Fit - Camp Fit will be starting soon. Sign up early as SPACE IS LIMITED!
Camp Fit is a 5 week program for OMS students in grades 1-5. We meet on Tuesdays in May and June from 3:45-4:45 PM. We will meet on May 5, 12, 19, 26 and June 2. Space for this session is limited. In Camp Fit, students will participate in various activities: Running, Stretching and PE Games. Please use the following link to sign up.
Rockin' with the Cops: Applications are being accepted for the annual Rockin' With The Cops Event on at Pioneer Park. This event is open to Arlington Heights Residents who are current 5th graders that also attend an Arlington Heights School. Click here for more information.
Excess Funds: Do you have ideas about how we can spend our PTA excess funds? Please submit ideas to Michelle Thompson or there is a box in the office.
Open Committee Chairs for next year (2015-2016) - We have a few committee chair positions still available for next year: Parent Patrol, Roller skating night co-chair, Just Move It school representative. Please contact Rebecca Linscott or Angie Frye if you are interested or would like more information.
OMS Calendar (calendar tab also on Directory Spot App and can be exported into your electronic calendars or printed): Click here for calendar.
District 25 E-Flyer: Here you will find information published weekly about community educational and recreational opportunities for children and families in our district. Click here for the E-Flyer
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