Consider becoming a 2018-19 PTA Chair, Co-Chair or Committee Volunteer.

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The PTA is looking for
Chair, Co-Chair, and Committee volunteers for the 2018-19 school year!

*NOTE: Sign-ups for general volunteers will be posted closer to event dates. Room Parent sign-up will also be sent separately.

Click on the volunteer button to see the list of events and fundraisers available. Dates and descriptions are included in the sign-up form, so take a look and check your calendars!

Questions? If you have any questions or are volunteering to chair for the first time and would like more information, please contact Angela Staron at Blytheparkpta1stVP@gmail.com or Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Hot Lunch reservations due Wednesday.

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Treat your kid(s) to the last Hot Lunch of the year and treat yourself to a day off from packing lunches!

  • Third Grade – Hot Lunch is this THURSDAY, May 24th (due to a field trip conflict)
  • All Other Grades – Hot Lunch is this FRIDAY, May 25th.

The menu will include: a slice of cheese pizza, seasonal fruit, a treat and a drink. The cost per child is $5.00. (You can pay for the remainder of the year or single lunches.)

TO REGISTER – Please click on the following CheddarUp button, no matter your payment method (cash, check, credit). Reservation deadline is WEDNESDAY, May 23.

If paying by cash or check (payable to Blythe Park PTA) please place payment in an envelope marked with your family name and “Hot Lunch” and bring to the school office.

*NOTE – This program is only for children that have the option of staying at school for lunch.

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Box Tops due THURSDAY!

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Help your child’s class win a popsicle party!

The class with the highest number of valid Box Tops submitted through this Thursday, May 24th will win a Popsicle Party for their class!

  • Box Tops can be turned in to the office at any time either in a baggie/envelope with the students name/grade OR on collection sheets: Box Tops – Collection Sheet
  • Be sure the Box Tops submitted are not expired (expired Box Tops do not count towards the contest).
  • Every valid Box Top submitted is worth $0.10 for the school!!

Questions? Contact Sarah Isaacson at sarah@theisaacsons.org

Blythe Park Spirit Day is this FRIDAY!

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This Friday, May 25th, is a Blythe Park Spirit Day! 

Show off your favorite Blythe Park spirit wear!

Memorial Day Flag Ceremony – Tuesday, May 29th

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Blythe Park will hold a Flag Ceremony on Tuesday, May 29th at 8:15am in honor of Memorial Day.

Students, parents, and community members will meet around the flag pole to honor our nation’s symbol and remember those who fought and sacrificed for our country.

Calling all Scouts to Participate!
The Blythe Park Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will help conduct the flag ceremony. If you have a scout, please have them dress in their uniform and report to school by 8:00am.

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

Volunteers Needed – Library Shelving and Garden Club

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Library volunteers needed to help shelve and organize books.

Volunteers are needed to help shelve and organize library books on the following days –

  • Wednesday, May 30th from 8:30-10:30am
  • Thursday, May 31st from 8:30-10:30am

If interested, please signup and help out as much as you can between 8:30-10:30am!

Sign Up!

THANK YOU to all the parents who volunteered to read to the students throughout the year!

Questions? Contact Maria D’Amico at vmariadg@gmail.com or Patty Prodanich at prodanichp@district96.org


The Blythe Park Garden Club needs your help this summer!

If you’d like to help maintain the gardens at Blythe Park, please sign up to water and weed the Blythe Park Prairie and Butterfly Gardens for a week over the summer.

TO VOLUNTEER – There will be a signup table at Field Day (on June 7th) OR send an email to Mrs. Sayre at sayrej@district96.org or Mrs. Bryan at bryanh@district96.org

 

Field Day is Thursday, June 7th – Volunteers Needed!

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We are looking for volunteers to help with Field Day on Thursday, June 7th.

To make this event a success, we need a lot of volunteers to run the games. Please take a look at your calendars!

TO VOLUNTEER (K-5th Grade)– Click on the Sign Up button below. *NOTE – Older siblings and grandparents are welcome to volunteer too! Just make a note in the comments when you sign up as to whom will be attending.

Sign Up!

*Early Learner volunteer signup will be emailed to parents from their classroom teachers. 

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

2018-2019 School Supply Kit Sale orders due next Friday, June 1st.

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Blythe Park PTA’s 2018-2019 School Supply Kit sale will run until June 1st. All class supply lists (Kindergarten thru 5th Grade) are available for purchase online from The Write Stuff. Supplies will be delivered to school in August.

Online Ordering Instructions

1) Go to www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/blythe
2) Select grade level.
3) Select “boy” or “girl” kit within grade level.
4) Enter student name. *NOTE: Item quantities can be changed if you already have an item in the kit.
5) Follow prompts to check out.
6) Save and print email confirmation for your records.

There is no cost to have your kits shipped to school during the sale dates.  If you order after June 1st or have the kits shipped to another location, standard shipping charges will apply.

Questions? Contact The Write Stuff at 1-800-871-8546 OR contact@write-stuff.com
*Phone orders are also accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: Blythe Park is receiving discounted pricing during the above sale dates only. After June 1st, regular pricing and shipping costs will apply.

PTA Reimbursement Requests due next Friday, June 1st

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If you have expenses to be reimbursed by the Blythe Park PTA, please remit all receipts to the PTA Treasurer, Deb (Galloway) Strama, by Friday, June 1st. Please use the following form:

PTA Reimbursement Request Form

Receipts can be dropped off in the school office or contact Deb (Galloway) Strama at dastrama@gmail.comto make arrangements.

PTA Audit Committee volunteers needed.

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The PTA is looking for volunteers for the Audit Committee.

The Audit Committee will review bank statements and the Treasurer’s records and complete a one page audit form. This committee requires three volunteers (a background in business or finance is helpful but not necessary).

Committee responsibility is one day at the end of June or early July.

If interested, please contact Maria D’Amico at vmariadg@gmail.com