27 - 5th grade - last day to purchase Chicago Dogs tickets
28 - Last day of school
30 - School supply order deadline
PTA News (Current as of 5/26/21)
HAVE A SAFE, HAPPY, AND HEALTHY SUMMER!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FALL 2021 PTA EVENTS
The Edison PTA is seeking volunteers to help organize ideas & activities for the Back to School Bash. If you are available, we'd love your help! Please contact Nikki Dolvig (or text 630-335-4505) if you are interested or have questions.
2021/2022 SCHOOL SUPPLIES
- Help Edison win $2,500 in cleaning supplies with the 1st Day School Supplies 50 Kit Challenge! All schools who sell 50 kits or backpacks this week (before May 30) will be entered to win. Buy your kit here: https://1stday.sale/
We are collaborating with 1st Day School Supplies to make school supply shopping convenient, easy, hassle free, and SAFE! Just like last year the supply kits will be delivered directly to your child's classroom. 1st Day School supplies offers the highest quality brands including the germ fighting brands like Purell and Clorox. You can check school supplies off your to-do list right now, get started by clicking HERE. Orders must be placed by June 30, 2021. Questions? Contact Robin Stephens.
Did you forget to order your yearbook? If so, your student still has a chance to get a copy on the last day of school! Mrs. McGreal will have a few copies available for purchase in the school office. Each book is $20 and will be available on a first come basis. All yearbooks will be distributed on the last day of school. Questions? Contact Michelle Hlinak.
Up for a summer math challenge? The Edison PTA will award Southtown gift cards to the first 10 students who complete and submit this summer math challenge worksheet: Edison Mathletes STEAM Scavenger Hunt. This contest is open to all students in grades K-5th. Please submit completed entries to the Edison Mathletes via Gwen Reedy All other entrants after the first 10 will receive an Honorable Mention. This contest will close on June 30, 2021.
5TH GRADE CELEBRATION
Tomorrow, Thursday, May 27 is the very last day to buy Chicago Dogs Tickets. (You cannot buy them at the door.) Tickets are $18 each and 85 tickets have already been sold! Please contact Jon Ryan, Chicago Dogs Senior Account Executive, and mention the "Gwen Reedy/Edison Account." Direct: (224) 781-1810. More info about this event to follow in a separate email to 5th Grade parents. (This is not an Edison PTA-sponsored event.)
REACH PARENT GROUP
Reach Parent Group meetings/presentations are open to all D205 parents. Past Meeting Minutes/
- May 28 - Appeals results shared with families
- First week of June - Info on REACH Summer (Math) Bridge sent to eligible families
- Thursday, June 3, 7pm - New to REACH Parent Info Night via Zoom
- June 14 - July 23 - REACH Summer (Math) Bridge
- Monday, August 23, 7pm - New to REACH Parent Info Night via Zoom
- Fall 2021 - REACH Program Proposal Updates
DONATE UNUSED SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO THE WE POP UP ORGANIZATION
We Pop Up is a local organization that helps D205 families in need. If you have new school supplies that your child didn’t use this year, please drop off at the following locations through the end of May and we will get them to local families before the start of the next school year. (No used items please. Brand new only.) Donations can be dropped off at: 136 N Clinton, 560 S Sunnyside, or 954 S Fern in Elmhurst.
UCCA TASTE OF THE TOWN - MAY 4-28
UCCA is excited to announce its 4th annual "Taste of the Town: Dining for a Cause," an Elmhurst food and drink experience. Participating Elmhurst restaurants will hold eat and earn events throughout the month of May to benefit UCCA (list of restaurants and dates included in coupon below). Proceeds will provide funds for at least five Mobile Food Pantries this summer and fall. We hope you will support us by either dining-in or getting carry-out from these establishments. Please show the attached coupon or mention UCCA when dining. Coupon/Flyer.