It’s not too late to order 2018-19 School Supply Kits.

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You can still take advantage of the convenience of ordering your school supplies online and have them shipped directly to your home. 

All class supply lists (Kindergarten thru 5th Grade) are available for purchase online from The Write Stuff until August 1st.

*NOTERegular pricing and shipping rates to home apply. 

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.

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

2018-2019 PTA Membership – Join Today!

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Join the 2018-2019 Blythe Park PTA TODAY!
We hope you will join the PTA for the first time or renew your membership. Joining will not only benefit your children and all Blythe Park students, it will help your family connect to teachers, other parents, and all the great events happening at our school and in our district.

Every year, many parents are generous with their time, resources and talents. The PTA can’t thank you enough for your participation. We hope you will join once again, attend meetings and volunteer as often as you can. While our small school atmosphere is wonderful for our kids, it also means that we do need help, ideas, and support from all our families.

*Note: PTA Membership also includes one printed PTA School Directory per paid membership.

Direct Donation
As you become a PTA member, we hope you will consider giving additional financial support to our efforts and activities. Please consider giving to the Direct Donation Campaign which supports all of the activities that help make our students’ experience at Blythe Park School so incredible. We aim for 100% participation from families at any level you are comfortable with. We have a suggested donation amount of $100 per family if you are able to give at that amount. The PTA appreciates your time, generosity and all you do to enhance our students’ Blythe Park School experience. We look forward to working with you next year.

JOIN the 2018-2019 PTA today by clicking on the membership button:

Questions? Please contact Angela Staron at Blytheparkpta1stVP@gmail.com

Volunteers Needed – Library Shelving on Wednesday, Thursday

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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

Countdown to Summer!

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We’re in the home stretch! Let’s have some extra fun the last two weeks of the school year.

Come to school dressed to celebrate the following theme days:

  • Wednesday, May 30th – “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”: Wear a baseball jersey or your favorite baseball gear.
  • Thursday, May 31st – “Outside In”: Wear your clothes inside out!
  • Friday, June 1st – “Catch Some Rays”: Bring a beach towel and sunglasses and read outside.
  • Monday, June 4th – “Crazy Sock” Day
  • Tuesday, June 5th – “Lazy Hair Day”: Come to school with your bed head!
  • Wednesday, June 6th – “Hat Day”: Wear your favorite hat to school.
  • Thursday, June 7th – “A Rainbow of Color”: Wear your t-shirt color for Field Day! *NOTE: Notification of team colors will be sent in a separate email.

Click the link to view the Countdown Flyer – Blythe Park’s Countdown to Summer Flyer

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

2018-2019 School Supply Kit Sale orders due FRIDAY.

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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.

Field Day is next 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 signups were emailed to parents from their classroom teachers. Contact your Early Learner classroom teacher if you have any questions.

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Boat Building sessions on Friday and Monday.

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The Rain Gutter Regatta is fast approaching! If your child needs assistance building a boat, have your student bring his or her boat building supplies on the following days to receive some personalized assistance.

Boat Building Sessions during the recess hour on:

  • Friday, June 1st
  • Monday, June 4th

Boats are DUE Tuesday, June 5th.

Click on the following link for more information about the regatta – Rain Gutter Regatta Flyer

*NOTE: Students do not need to attend a boat building session if they have opted to craft their boat at home on their own. 

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

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!

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!

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

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

PTA Reimbursement Requests due FRIDAY.

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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.com to 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