The Eagle’s Landing

October 22, 2021

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Recognize an Ivy Hill Staff Member

Our teachers and staff strive to be an example for our students on a daily basis. If you would like to recognize a staff member for his/her efforts, click on the orange bar above, complete the form & we will pass on the good news to them. Thank you!

Important Dates


October

10/25-10/29 - Red Ribbon Week

10/29 - Halloween Parties and Parade


November

11/11 - Veteran's Day

11/22-11/26 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

HALLOWEEN PARADE AND PARTIES!!

We are so excited to celebrate Halloween with our students on Friday, October 29th! The costumes always make us smile!


Here is the TENTATIVE schedule for our Halloween Day:


GRADES 1-5:

1:15 - Designated Room Parents Set Up

1:45 - 2:00 - PARADE (outdoor only, no rain option)

2:00 - 3:00 - Class Parties

3:00 - 3:35 - Resume class activities

3:35 - Regular Dismissal


AM KINDERGARTEN:

10:30 - Designated Room Parents Set Up

10:45 - 11:40 - AM Party

11:45 - 11:50 - PARADE (outdoor only, no rain option)

*Parade starts from Kindergarten door (#14)

11:50 - Regular Dismissal


LUNCH: 12:00 - 1:30

*Students going home to change leave at 12:00 return at 1:30

*Students who stay at school, same lunch time 12:10 - 1:10

(these students will get dressed after lunch)


PM KINDERGARTEN:

12:30 - Designated Room Parents Set Up

12:50 - 1:45- Class Party

1:45 - 2:00 - PARADE (outdoor only, no rain option)

3:35 - Regular dismissal


Parent Volunteers:

Each room should limit the number of volunteers to a max of 3 so that physical distancing can be maintained (at least 3 feet from adults to students). Refrain from serving food, as usual. Volunteers must wear masks while in the school, but are not required to wear masks if they are outdoors. Please check in at the front office for your name tag.


Activities:

Activities and games should take into account 3ft social distancing at all times. Students also must have their masks on at all times.

RED RIBBON WEEK - OCTOBER 25TH - 29TH

Our PTA is sponsoring our Red Ribbon Week which is a campaign that was established to raise awareness about alcohol, tobacco, drugs, violence and bullying. We would love to have each student participate in the daily activities. Please see the schedule below:


MONDAY: Wear RED to kick off Red Ribbon Week

TUESDAY: Pajama Day

Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day

THURSDAY: School Spirit Day - Wear your Ivy Hill shirt or green and blue

FRIDAY: Wear a Halloween shirt or black and orange


RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE BRAVE

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE HAPPY

RED RIBBON WEEK INSPIRES OUR KIDS TO BE DRUG FREE

VETERAN'S DAY COLLECTION - NOVEMBER 8TH - 12TH

Our Veteran's Day collection recipient this year is a local charity called

Operation Support Our Troops-America. They are located in Naperville, IL.


Their mission is to support the morale and well-being of American forces by providing comfort, resources and education to them and their families both while they are deployed in harm’s way and after their return. As a volunteer based non-profit organization, they provide the opportunity for our community members to express their appreciation and offer support for our troops.


We'll be collecting canned goods and toiletries for our service members beginning Monday, November 8th - Friday, November 12th. Collection boxes will be outside the office and in the foyer.

Click here for the needs and wants of our service members.

Let Us Introduce You To: Our Teaching Assistants

Ivy Hill is lucky to have 6 incredible professionals that help our Ivy Hill Eagles each and every day! They assist in the classrooms, help one on one with our students and supervise our lunches...and that's all before noon! The things that they do that are outside of their job description are too numerous to count. We'd be lost without them!


Laura Koch has been in our district for 13 years with the last 7 at Ivy Hill. She is the creative mind behind our best bulletin boards and is an avid baker!


Tonia Santangelo has been at Ivy for 6 years and loves assisting students one on one. Both of her kids went to D25 schools and are now attending college.


Ana Beltran is new to Ivy Hill this year! She is from Mexico and loves to read - she even has a part time job in a library!


Nancy Bard came to Ivy Hill 2 years ago. Nancy is a certified teacher and is always willing to take on a classroom when needed.


Grace Rosales is another new face this year. She comes to us with lots of experience and is enjoying her new home here at Ivy Hill. She is originally from Peru, and her maiden name means "Sacred Puma" in Quechua.


Zhaneta Roura is a native of Bulgaria. She is energetic and her optimism is contagious. Her three sons attend D25 schools and are active in sports.


Our classes would not run as smoothly without these marvelous women so next time you see them, let them know they are appreciated by all!

HELP FOR OUR HEALTH OFFICE

The health office is in need of extra pants for our students. We would greatly appreciate any elastic waist pants for boys or girls, stretchy pants work well too. We could also use new underwear for boys or girls. Sizes 7/8 and larger would be best. We appreciate any donations that you can provide. Thank you!

PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW OF ABSENCES AND EARLY DISMISSALS!

The office holds the official attendance log for our students. Please let them know when your child will be absent, leaving early or arriving late. You can call or email anytime! Even if you let your child's teacher know....LET THE OFFICE KNOW TOO!


It's Easy to Report an Absence! Available 24 hours a day!


1. Call the school at 847-398-4275, press "1" OR

2. Use this link to record your child's attendance online


Please leave a specific reason for your child's absence.


When taking your child home for lunch or picking them up early please use this QR code. Just hover your camera app over the code.

PLEASE PUT YOUR CHILD'S NAME ON THEIR LUNCHBOX!

Your student can order a hot lunch or choose to take a bag with milk that also contains a fruit, vegetable, and grain. Click here for our district menu.


As a reminder, lunch is free this school year for all District 25 students.

Coats, Jackets, Hoodies...Oh My!!

With cooler weather upon us, please be sure that your child's outerwear is clearly marked with their name. Our Lost and Found is already filling up - please have your child check for missing items.


PTA COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED: Interested in heading a PTA committee next year? Please click here.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: We need parent volunteers! If you haven't had a chance to complete this PTA Volunteer Form, please do!

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