2019 Calendar


If you want to view the full calendar, click here: Dryden School Calendar.

Dates to Remember:

·2/19 – Monday Specials Schedule

·2/20 – PTA Book Club – 4th and 5th, 12:10 PM – 12:40 PM

·2/20 – PTA Book Club – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 12:40 PM – 1:10 PM

·2/22 – PTA Movie Night, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

·2/27 – PTA Book Club – 4th and 5th, 12:10 PM – 12:40 PM

·2/27 – PTA Book Club – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 12:40 PM – 1:10 PM

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PTA Movie Night – February 22nd from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

PTA Movie Night
Dryden Movie Night 2019 Poster

Save the Date for the PTA Movie Night on Friday, February 22nd from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Kindly RSVP to the Google form below if your family is planning to attend.


We are coupling Movie Night with a donation drive for Wheeling Food Pantry! Donations may be dropped off in the office during the week of 2/19-2/22 or brought to Movie Night on Friday, 2/22. Thank you in advance for your donation!

The following items are needed:

· Paper towels

· flavored rice boxes (Rice a Roni, chicken & rice, etc)

· boxes of specialty potatoes (scalloped potatoes, cheesy potatoes, etc)

· boxes of mashed potatoes

· canned foods

· boxed items

H.S. Senior Scholarship Opportunity

H.S. Senior Scholarship Opportunity-Arlington Heights Council of PTAs (AHCPTA) is offering two different scholarships to college-bound graduating high schools seniors who attended D25 schools: Achievement Scholarship and Power of Courage Scholarship. Information and links to scholarship applications can be found on the District 25 website: http://www.sd25.org/Page/503 AHCPTA supports all D25 PTAs by providing leadership resources and education, support of a community of PTA leaders, student artistic expression through the Reflections Program and unique scholarship opportunities. Follow AHCPTA on Facebook (@AHC PTA) and Twitter (@AHC_PTAs) and learn why Arlington Heights Council is essential to building strong D25 PTAs!

Amazon Smile

Dryden Families! Did you know that you can support the amazing events and opportunities provided by the Dryden PTA, simply by doing your regular online shopping?

Find out how below, through AmazonSmile.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Dryden PTA every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Dryden PTA!

How do I shop at AmazonSmile, and support my school?

1. Visit smile.amazon.com

2. Sign in with your regular Amazon.com credentials

3. At the top of the screen, hit the select charity drop down menu, and type in Dryden PTA (Arlington Heights, IL), and Amazon will automatically donate a portion every time you shop on Amazon. You will only need to set this up once.

4. Start shopping!

5. Add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile

Please contact Stephanie Casado with any questions. Thank you so much for your support!

2018-2019 Executive Board Members

President: Heather Tebbe

President Elect: Liz Nierman

VP of Administration: Rachel Conklin

VP of Administration: Leila Matusiak

VP of Children’s Programs: Mindy Turner

VP of Children’s Programs: Jennifer Ubert

VP of Ways and Means: Kristin Trudeau

VP of Ways and Means: Jennifer Walter

Treasurer: Jillian Sheehan

Secretary: Erica Kubow


Each month, the PTA provides a book to each Dryden student whose birthday is in that month. Summer months are included throughout the year as well. Promoting Literacy while celebrating Birthdays. Check! We got you covered!

Introducing A.C.E. It 25 (All Children Excel)

Introducing A.C.E. It 25 (All Children Excel)

“ACE It 25” is a PTA council committee that has been established in District 25 to support families of children with identified physical, behavioral, emotional, and intellectual needs. The committee’s primary goals are:

● To bring together parents, families, and teachers of children with special needs for sharing of experiences

● To be a resource to local unit PTAs and their communities on the needs of these

● To help provide important education for the PTA Presidents to take back to their schools

● To help support PTA communication in understanding the best way to provide support
for children with special needs while attending PTA functions

● To help improve the lives of the children by providing cultural, social and physical enrichment through PTA programs

● To advocate for children with special needs

● To foster parent involvement by providing opportunities for parents to get to know each other, communicate information, provide a forum for exchanging ideas and suggestions across the district

If you have a child who could benefit from accommodations at Dryden PTA events, questions, or concerns, please contact the Dryden ACE it 25 school representative: Lauren Noble at aceit25dryden@gmail.com.

Please also visit and like the ACE it 25 Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/AllChildrenExcel25