2019-2020 Executive Board Members


President: Liz Nierman

President Elect: Rosann Murray

VP of Administration: Rachel Conklin

VP of Administration: Erica Kubow

VP of Children’s Programs: Mindy Turner

VP of Children’s Programs: Jennifer Ubert

VP of Ways and Means: Jennifer Cazares

VP of Ways and Means: Julie Eisenhut

Treasurer: Jillian Sheehan

Secretary: Erica Kubow

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2019-2020 Calendars & Dates to Remember

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


Dates to Remember:

8/19: PTA Meet & Greet/ Ice Cream Social – 5:00-5:45 PM classroom visits, 5:45-6:30PM ice cream in the gym.

8/22: First day of school! At 9:10 AM and 12:50 PM, there will be a Welcome Coffee presented by Mrs. Sessler and Mrs. Beane. The PTA will be providing a light breakfast and coffee!

8/28: Curriculum Night (Parents Only) from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Teachers will present information about all that the children will be learning and doing at Dryden throughout the year.
6:00 – 6:40 PM – Classroom presentations by teachers grades 1-3
6:25 – 7:05 PM – Visit with specials teachers and support staff
6:50 – 7:30 PM – Classroom presentations by teachers grades K – 2

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Curriculum Night

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 – Parents Only

6:00-6:40 PM – Classroom presentations of teachers grades 3-5
6:25 – 7:05 PM – Visit with specials teachers and support staff
6:50 – 7:30 PM – Classroom presentations of teachers grades K-2

Amazon Smile

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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!

BIRTHDAY BOOKS

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
children

● 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