Olive-Mary Stitt PTA - Every child. One voice.
The Olive Twig

November 20, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing all of you a happy and safe Thanksgiving break.

Directories Are Here

Directories should have come home this week in your child's backpack! Didn't receive one? You may have never joined PTA...but it is not too late! Your $10 individual or $15 family membership supports all of our enrichment programming for all OMS students! Contact Shannon Kersemeier at with questions. Need an extra copy? They can be purchased from Brenda Lettieri in the front office for $5. PTA membership cards are also attached. Please see for discounts available with your membership! If you have any additions or corrections to the directory (either paper or electronic) please let Shannon know!

OMS Teacher Conference Dinner - Support Needed

Alright OMS Families – Now is your chance to show off your culinary and baking talents! Every year, we serve up a themed dinner to the OMS Staff on the Monday of conferences. This year it’s on Monday, 11/23 at 4:15 pm in the LMC. Our theme, of course, is patriotic election! Dive into your inner red, white and blue. Please click here to sign up to bring an item or help at the event. It’s fast and a ton of fun! Contact Judi Schuch with any questions.

Attention 5th Grade Parents

The 5th grade committee needs your help! Please email a baby picture between the ages of 1-12 months for inclusion in a 5th grade slide show. You may send the scanned photo to 
We will need these pictures soon!

In the subject line, please indicate your child's name. If you have any questions, please email Janelle Brown. Thank you in advance.

District 25 Just Move It! Challenge T-shirt and Poster Design Contest

The District 25 Just Move It! Challenge is April 16, 2016 and there are exciting new creative opportunities for the kids to get involved! This year, the kids of District 25 will have an opportunity to participate in a challenge to design the official JMI Race T-shirt and JMI Poster, which will be seen in the schools and local businesses! The deadline to submit your artwork for either the t-shirt, poster or both is December 4, 2015. There will be a folder in the OMS office where all submissions may be turned in. Please click here  for entry form and guidelines. For more information on the JMI Challenge itself, please visit  Please contact Jen Rich or Bridget Stannis with any questions.


Please support Olive's chance to earn a $2500 grant from the ABC/25 Foundation! We need 25% of Olive families to join theABC/25 Foundation in order to receive the Membership Incentive Grant. One family membership counts toward all district schools that children in one family attend. Join ABC/25 today with a $40 donation. Click here to join ABC/25 or pick up a paper membership form in the school office.

Upcoming Events..

11/23 - 11/24 Parent Teacher Conferences
11/23 - 11/27 No School
12/9 - Cookie Dough Pick-up (2:30-5:00pm)
12/10 - 3rd Grade Music Concert


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