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PTA News and Announcements - Week of November 4th

Hello Field Falcons!!

 

Thank you to all who helped with the PBIS store this past Friday!

 

Important dates/announcements for the upcoming weeks:

 

D205 Referendum

This Tuesday, November 6th is voting day (or you can early vote) for the D205 Referendum for the Master Facility Plan.  Attached is an FAQ page to answer any lingering questions you may have regarding the plan and how the funds will be spent if the referendum passes.  You can also visit elmhurst205.org and and click on referendum information.

 

Reflections “HEROES AROUND ME” πŸŽΆπŸ–ŒπŸ“·

PTA REFLECTIONS ART PROGRAM--GET CREATIVE! Calling all Field students! It’s time to get your creative juices flowing for the annual PTA Reflections arts program. This year’s theme is “Heroes Around Me.” Students are invited to create works of art that reflect the theme in any of six different categories: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. Select projects will be eligible to advance through council, district, region, state and national levels of the program. Projects are due to the front office on November 14. Visit Field’s Reflections web page for more information - https://field-elmhurstcusd205-il.schoolloop.com/reflections.  

Here is a video to view from the National PTA Reflections Program: 

2019 Reflections Call for Entries

 

Family Math Night--Thursday, November 8th 

6:30pm-8:00pm, Field School

Please join us for Family Math NIght! The second annual Family Math Night will be on this Thursday, November 8th from 6:30-8:00.  There will be 7 family math stations for you to explore with your child/children. Each station has three different activities, (K/1st, 2nd/3rd, and a 4th/5th) so your family can travel from station to station together.  If you have any questions, please contact Erin Hewitt at erinohewitt@gmail.com. If you would like to help with this event, there is a sign up like in the volunteer section below.

 

Running Club Drumstick Dash--Saturday, November 10th

9:00am, Wild Meadows Trace

The Field Running Club Drumstick Dash will be on the Prairie Path at Wild Meadows Trace for all who have participated in running club this fall. 

 

Field PTA Meeting--Tuesday, November 13th

3:15pm, Field Library

 

Eat and Earn at Currito--Wednesday, November 14th, all day 

20% of the sales on November 14th will go to Field School; please put your receipt in the container by the register. at Currito.

 

Dad's Club--Thursday, November 15th

7:00pm, Cottage Hill Station.  Drinks/Social Hour will be 7:00pm-8:00pm. Cottage Hill is also hosting trivia that night at 8:00pm, so there is also the option to join or form a team to play trivia as well.  Please email Julie McNichols, julie.mcnichols@yahoo.com to RSVP.

 

Book Fair--Wednesday, November 14th-Monday, November 19th πŸ“šπŸ“–

Field Gym

November 14th is preview day for the students to come through with their classes and make their wish lists.  Each student will receive a $5 voucher for a book(s).  Shopping days for parents are November 14th, 15th, 16th, and 19th.  See the volunteer section below to sign up to help!

 

Parent Teacher Conferences--November 19th & 20th

4:30pm-8:00pm (19th) and 10:00am-6:00pm (20th)

 

Amazon Smile

Do you shop online through Amazon?  A great way to give back to Field PTA is to shop through Amazon Smile.  The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected.  To donate to the Field PTA, go to smile.amazon.com and select Eugene Field PTA Inc as your organization.  This is a one-time step, that will benefit Field School PTA.  

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

 

Family Math Night 

We are in need of a few volunteers to ensure that each station runs smoothly.  Volunteers will need to arrive at 6:15pm.  

Sign up to help here: http://signup.com/go/CgsLWCC

 

Book Fair

Please consider signing up to volunteer at the Book Fair which is Nov 14th-19th.  Help is needed to set up and tear down the Book Fair, to help kids preview and shop the Fair, as well as during after school shopping hours.  The preview and shopping volunteer shifts have the classroom teachers listed.  If you are interested in helping, please sign up here: http://signup.com/go/ViDAEJc.

If there are any questions, please contact Kathleen Meade (kathleenreeves22@yahoo.com) or Sarah Jensen (sljensen@me.com).  Thank you! 

 

Dinner/Lunch for Parent Teacher Conferences

The Teacher Appreciation Committee would like to provide dinner for the teachers during the two nights of conferences as they only have a short time to eat. Monday night we will be providing sandwiches, fruit, chips, and dessert. Tuesday will be soup, fruit, and dessert. We need volunteers to bring food and drink items for dinner on Monday and Tuesday. To purchase food for parent teacher conferences, sign up at the following link: http://signup.com/go/KChXvcU.  Please send to school labeled "PTA Kitchen" by Monday, November 21st unless otherwise specified. Thank you in advance for your support!

 

Monday Munchies

The Teacher Appreciation Committee is continuing with "Monday Munchies" for our awesome Field teachers and staff.  If you would like to donate snacks for the month of November, please sign up here:  http://signup.com/go/cGmzNor  

For December, please sign up here: http://signup.com/go/uJMZnUN

 

Emergency Snack Fund

Ms. Salaman is looking for volunteers to donate to her emergency snack fund each month.  You are able to sign up for one month or recurring months.  All food must be store bought and nut-free.  Any donations can be dropped in the office.  Thank you in advance for your help and to those who have already signed up and donated!

http://signup.com/go/uchFEXp

 

SERG Rep Needed!

The Special Education Resource Group (SERG) has an opening for a representative from our school. This role is ideal for a parent who has a student receiving special education services. You will get information about district-wide resources from the SERG chairs and share it at PTA meetings. You can also ask for information on behalf of the parents at our school. 

If interested, please email Elena Cutri (elenacutri@outlook.com) or Mary Young (younghouse167@sbcglobal.net) for details.

 

Committee Chairs

There are still committee chair positions that need to be filled.  If you are interested in chairing any of the below committees, or for more information, please contact Vicki Marini, victoriajmarini@gmail.com.

 

Junior Great Books--Looking for a co-chair 

Hands On Committee 

PTA Council D205 Scholarship Rep

Summer Recreation Open House Rep

Winter Wonderfest--Looking for a co-chair--We are in need of a second chair person to oversee concessions and games.  

 

Have a great week!

 

Kelly Asseff

Field PTA President 2018-2019

 

 

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Posted by: Kerrie Samuelian Published:11/4/18
Audience: Field PTA