It’s not too late to register for Kids Yoga!

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Stephanie Roldan from Blissful Owl will instruct Kids Yoga classes every Wednesday from 3:00-3:45pm in the Blythe Park Gym for boys and girls in Kindergarten – 5th Grade.

*REMINDER: No class next week.

Session 2
Wednesdays, 3:00-3:45pm
November 7th – December 19th (6 weeks, no class on Nov. 21)
$60

TO REGISTER – Please click on the following CheddarUp button, no matter your payment method (cash, check, credit). *NOTE: No single class passes will be available. Also, no prorating, no make-up days unless the instructor needs to reschedule, no refunds.

Questions? Contact Maria D’Amico at vmariadg@gmail.com

Scholastic Book Fair starts this Thursday, November 15th.

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The Scholastic Book Fair brings a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books to Blythe Park for every reading level.

Up to 50% of all purchases benefit Blythe Park School!

Students will have the opportunity to browse the Book Fair during their school day this Thursday.

Scholastic Book Fair Schedule–

Thursday, Nov. 15th:
3:00pm-8:00pm – 
During Parent/Teacher conferences

Friday, Nov. 16th:
7:00am-9:00am – Breakfast & Books: You’re invited to enjoy breakfast treats while shopping for books! Coffee, tea and a light breakfast will be provided by the PTA. *NOTE: Students must be accompanied by an adult.
3:00pm-4:00pm – After school

Monday, Nov. 19th:
11:00am-8:00pm
 – During Parent/Teacher conferences

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair!

VOLUNTEER help is still needed –
To make this year’s Book Fair a success, we are looking for volunteers to help out on November 14th, 15th and 19th for the following:

  • Set-up
  • Wish List Helpers – Help students (Early Learners thru 2nd Grade) fill out book wish lists.
  • Book Fair Workers – Volunteers will assist Katie Ford or Michelle Backus with book sales.
  • Clean-up

If you can help, please click on the Sign-Up Genius button below:

Sign Up!

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

PTA Holiday Ornament Workshop this Friday at 6pm.

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Every year the PTA makes a handmade ornament for each Blythe Park student and staff member.

If you’d like to volunteer to help assemble this year’s ornaments this Friday, November 16th, click on the following sign up button.

*Additional workshop dates will be added soon!

No crafting experience required. Supplies and instructions will be provided by the PTA. Bring your holiday cheer!

Sign Up!

Questions? Contact Tiffany Uribe at turibe3@gmail.com

Hot Lunch is this FRIDAY.

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Hot Lunch is this Friday, November 16th for students who have pre-registered.

*NOTE – The next opportunity to register for Hot Lunch will be in December.

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Blythe Park Spirit Day is this FRIDAY!

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This Friday, November 16th, is a Blythe Park Spirit Day! 

Show off your favorite Blythe Park spirit wear!

Order from Artsonia to benefit Blythe Park’s Art Program!

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Place an order with Artsonia as part of Blythe Park’s Art Fundraiser and the Blythe Park Art Program will receive 20% of your purchase towards art materials and supplies.

Artsonia takes artwork created in your student’s art class and reproduces it onto products such as magnets, tiles, note cards, mugs, and many other items. This is a great way for you to share your child’s artwork with family and friends AND benefit Blythe Park’s Art Program!

Order soon to receive your purchases in time for the holidays!

To view your student’s artwork and order, click on the following link: Artsonia – Parent Login

*Note: Orders must be placed directly through Artsonia. The PTA IS NOT collecting orders for this program.

Parent Code – If you need your Parent Code to login to your student’s artwork, contact Mrs. Elizabeth King at kinge@district96.org

Order questions? Contact Artsonia at 1-(800)-869-9974

You can make a difference by filling out the 5Essentials Survey!

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Your participation in the parent portion of the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will help District 96 understand the conditions at Blythe Park and help guide improvement. If at least 20 percent of the school’s parents complete this survey, a parent supplement report will be generated. The survey takes 5 minutes to complete! 

TO TAKE THE SURVEY, click on the following link: 5Essentials Survey

*NOTE: Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. 

Questions or concerns, please contact 5Essentials Client Services at 1-866-440-1874 or 5essentials@uchicago.edu

Save the Date – PTA Meeting on Tuesday, November 27th

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This month’s PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, November 27th at 8:30am in the library. Please join us to hear about upcoming events.

*NOTE: The agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.

This year’s PTA meeting schedule can be found by clicking on the following link: PTA Meeting SCHEDULE

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Save the Date – Cocoa Run is Friday, November 29th

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Cardio Kids will hold it’s annual Cocoa Run on Friday, November 29th at 7:40am.

All Cardio Kids are encouraged to run. Parents are welcome to join in! The Cocoa Run will include music, holiday hats, cookies and hot chocolate.

Looking forward to everyone coming out to join the fun!

Questions? Contact Ms. Gorman at gormanc@district96.org

Volunteers still needed for Election Day Bake Sale tomorrow!

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The Blythe Park PTA Election Day Bake Sale will be held TOMORROW (Tuesday, November 6th).

The PTA is looking for volunteers to bake and help run the sale throughout the day.

*NOTE: Volunteer bakers, please drop baked goods off at the school office.

To volunteer – Please click on the sign-up button:

Sign Up!

Questions? Contact Debbie Strama at dastrama@gmail.com