Volunteers Needed – Election Day Bake Sale on March 17th

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The Blythe Park PTA Election Day Bake Sale will be held on Tuesday, March 17th. 

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

VOLUNTEER – Please click on the following button to volunteer:

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Questions? Contact Debbie Strama at dastrama@gmail.com

Be Counted! #2020Census

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The next decennial census is just around the corner in 2020. Make sure you’re counted! An accurate snapshot will help ensure Riverside and other villages receive the funding, services, and business support they deserve and need. Your responses will be confidential! To learn more, visit www.2020census.gov. #2020census

Help Support Hauser Teachers as they Take the Polar Plunge!

Posted by admin on February 10, 2020 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Bring your pennies and loose change to school and support. We are collecting coins at school February 1 – February 21 to support the teachers at Hauser who are taking the Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics.
Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization forstudents and adults with disabilities. Athletes train and compete inathletic events year round and District 96 has a team at Hauser,which includes some 4th and 5th grade elementary students.
Let’s see if we can fill our containers and show our support for the Hauser Teachers and Special Olympics!

Hauser PTO Past Dinner is Wednesday, February 12th. 5th graders eat free…

Posted by admin on February 9, 2020 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Hauser PTO’s Annual Pasta Dinner is Wednesday, February 12th – Fifth Graders are FREE!

Bring the whole family for pasta with sauce and meatballs, salad, fresh bread, and homemade dessert.

Hauser PTO Pasta Dinner –
Wednesday, February 12th
TIME – 4:30pm-7:00pm
WHERE – Hauser Cafeteria

COST – Tickets are $5.00 per person (if purchased by Friday, February 7th). After Feb. 7th, the ticket price will increase to $7.00. Tickets will also be sold at the door for $7.00 each. *Fifth Graders and children age 5 and under are FREE with a paying adult. *NOTE – 5th Graders will receive their free tickets at school. (Look for them the week of the dinner.)

Click on the CheddarUp button below to pay online –

OR print the following flyer and return to the Hauser office by Friday, February 7thHauser Pasta Dinner Flyer 2020

Check out the other fun activities happening that evening!HAUSER activities February 12th –
4:00-6:00pm – Girls Basketball Game
4:30-7:00 pm – PASTA DINNER
4:30-7:00 pm  – Hauser’s Scholastic Book Fair in the library

Show off your talent in the Blythe Park PTA Talent Show on Thursday, Feb. 27th

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This year’s Talent Show will be held on Thursday, February 27th at 7 PM with a mandatory dress rehearsal on Wednesday, February 26th from 3:00 PM-4:30 PM. Permissions slips are due February 21st.

Requirements for participating in the show are as follows:

  • All acts are prepared and rehearsed by the child or group on their own time
  • All acts can be no longer than two minutes in length
  • Music needs to be approved by Mrs. Leone. If possible, please supply a copy of the music for the show.
  • Participants are responsible for supplying any props and costumes needed for their performance.

Participants will be asked to present their act to the Talent Show Committee the week of February 17th during their lunchtime. *Participants will be notified of their specific presentation date.

*Note: A permission slip will also be sent home in student backpacks.

Questions? Contact Sarah Leone smrios10@gmail.com

Feed Our Community Day – Join Blythe Park Families to Volunteer ! New dates added…

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On Saturday, April 4th Hauser Jr. High will be holding Feed Our Community Day. On this special day in April, our community will be packing tens of thousands of “Meals of Hope” for hungry children and families. The meals packed will be delivered to the Riverside Township Food Pantry, the Salvation Army Red Shield Center Food Pantry in Englewood and local residents in need. Our goal is to pack 50,000 meals.  You are invited to join with family, friends, and neighbors to pack meals of hope for hungry children and their families.

The Blythe Park PTA has reserved tables for 2 hours shifts from 9 am to 5PMto help pack meals for local families in need. Anyone of any age can participate! 

Click on the following button to volunteer:

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Feed Our Community Day:
April 4th

Volunteer Shift Times:
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

and 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

FREE – To Blythe Park families through the Blythe Park PTA volunteer signup ONLY. *NOTE: If registering through Hauser, you will have to pay a fee.

Relaxed, comfortable clothes and footwear. Don’t forget to wear your Blythe Park spirit wear!

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Save the Date – Pool Party on March 7th

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The PTA has reserved the entire Oak Brook Aquatic Center to splash around with Blythe Park families and friends.

WHEN: Saturday, March 7th
WHERE: Oak Brook Aquatic Center, 1450 Forest Gate Rd., Oak Brook
COSTFREE *Students must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Questions? Contact Kristin Ekelund nitsirkb@gmail.com

West Suburban Human Society Fundraiser

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On January 30, the West Suburban Humane Society visited our school to help kick-off our annual Student Council fundraiser. This year, we will be raising awareness of the needs of homeless animals and the shelters that support them. Please see the attachment related to this fundraiser for ideas of donations we are seeking.

Questions? Contact Rachel King kingr@district96.org

Library Readers/Helpers are needed this week(both Kindergartens and Ms. Dirienzo’s 1st grade)

Posted by admin on January 26, 2020 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Our next set of volunteer spots are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays to help Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd-grade students during their library time. 

Volunteers for Kindergarten will have the opportunity to read to the students.

Volunteers for 1st and 2nd grade will help students find books for checkout and then read to the students.

Following is the library schedule for K, 1st, and 2nd grade:

Wednesdays (starting January 15th)

9:00-9:20 K Bassing

12:20-12:50 1st Pinta

12:50-1:20 1st Dirienzo

Thursdays (starting January 16th)

12:20-12:50 2nd Pollock

1:50-2:10 K Bassing

TO VOLUNTEER, please click on the sign-up button:

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Questions? Contact Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com or Patty Prodanich at prodanichp@district96.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Snowball Dance on Friday, February 7th

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Blythe Park PTA’s Snowball Dance
Friday, February 7th
TIME: 6:30-8:30 PM, light refreshments will be served
WHERE: Blythe Park Gymnasium

*Note: Students must be accompanied by an adult. This is NOT a drop-off event.

Interested in volunteering?

Interested in volunteering ahead of time? We could use some snowflake makers!

Questions?  Contact Karen Magee at 708-415-3979 or karen@mageehome.com