Let Today Be the Start of Something New!
QUICK GLANCE DATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS
01/10 – Sophomore Re-do Day
01/11 – COSI on Wheels at IHES
01/12 – Report Cards Available
01/15 – No School, Martin Luther King Day
01/23 – Book Club With Dr. Melissa Stewart, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
01/26 – HS Winter Homecoming
01/26 – HS Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony
02/08 – STIR It Up 4 After Prom Fundraiser
02/22 – Pow Wow 2018, Buy Tickets Online Now!
03/14 – Next PTO General Meeting at the MS, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Click here for Indian Hill District Calendar
Shout Out to all IH Braves in 2017 for the goodwill spread in our surrounding community!!
- KidsFed Project – Braves put together 3,720 Super Sacks of food for needy families!
- Share the Warmth – Braves collected 1,206 items for students in need in Price Hill!!
TUESDAY BOOK CLUB with
Dr. Melissa Stewart
PTO welcomes you to the first of three Tuesday night book clubs with Dr. Melissa Stewart! We are so glad you can join us and are looking forward to some challenging and stimulating conversation about the chosen book. It will be great to share thoughts and have feedback from an administrator’s vantage point. Please sign up below so we are prepared with an adequate amount of drinks and perhaps a light dinner.
MORE INFORMATION, DATES, LOCATION: Flyer
What’s Happening at the High School
Sophmore Re-Do Day January 10th
The Sophomore class will participate in the annual ReDo Day. A program facilitated by the Violence Free Coalition, “ReDo is committed to creating school environments that encourage respect. We believe that respect is an action. When students participate in ReDo Day they will be asked to commit to:”
- Respecting their peers
- Engaging the people around them and learning their stories
- Defending anyone they see being bullied
- Overcoming stereotypes.
For more information, please contact Donita Jackson.
PTO will provide lunch to all the participants.
STIR It Up 4 After Prom Fundraiser
Parents, get your tickets NOW for a fun, fundraising event – Stir It Up 4 After Prom – benefitting after prom’s Party After Party!
Tickets to the event are limited and will not be sold at the door so be sure to reserve your spot now!
When: Thursday February 8, 2018
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Where: Stir 7813 Ted Gregory Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45242
Cost: $40 per person
$40 ticket price includes appetizers + 2 drink tickets. Appetizers provided by Indian Hill School parent home chefs – see what your friends can whip up in the kitchen!
Socialize with your friends and meet new parents. Thanks to Jaguar Land Rover of Cincinnati we will be offering a “Drive The Dream” Reverse Raffle to win a Land Rover or Jaguar for the weekend! This will be at the event & only 50 tickets sold so come to the party and try your luck!
We are also selling raffle tickets for fun prizes. Purchase raffle tix online with your party ticket, 2 for $10 or 5 for $20. Prizes like Chanel Sunglasses, Arbonne product, Hyde 47 leather beaded bracelet, Cooper’s Hawk Lux tasting, Skincare by Anya, Mitchell’s Salon Pedicure and more!
Don’t miss out on this fun evening with friends and help support after prom’s Party After Party event!
Party After Prom 2018
Welcome to Party After Prom 2018! It is back at the high school and is going to be the party of the year! At this time we are looking for parents that want to be part of the fun! Please sign up to fill chair and committee positions below. Contact AP Chair Susan Peskin with any questions at 227-8725.
IHHS Theater Presents POW WOW 2018 “Grease”
- Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:30 pm
- Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:30 pm
- Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:30 pm
- Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 pm
Tickets are available online now
What’s Happening in the Middle School
What’s Happening in the Elementary School
COSI on Wheels – January 11
The Center for Science and Industry (COSI) will be visiting IHES on Thursday, January 11th and we need your help to make it a success. This dynamic, interactive, school-wide event is titled “It’s Simply Chemistry” and will stimulate imaginations of the next generation of scientists. Students will use chemistry to help solve a mystery, create endothermic and exothermic reactions, experience a chemical reaction that produces light without heat, and much more. Please use the link below to join us!
IH Spotlight – Save the Dates!
On April 29, 2018, The Spotlight Variety Show will celebrate it’s 20th performance, showcasing the amazing talents of IH students in grades K-5. Spotlight is not only a talent show, it is also an essential fundraiser for the IH Music and Art Department, and 100% of the proceeds directly benefit these programs at the Primary and Elementary schools. Do you have a K-5 student who would love to share their talents on the big stage? If the answer is yes, mark your calendars with the following dates:
March 6th – 4:00-5:30 pm
March 7th – 5:30 -7 pm
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal
Friday, April 27th – 5-8pm
Spotlight Variety Show
Sunday, April 29th – 2-4 pm
More information and sign-ups to come! If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Shana Waltz (email@example.com
What’s Happening at the Primary School
SPRING FLING COMMITTEE
The Spring Fling Committee has started working on the spring carnival/ fundraiser.
COLLECT YOUR BOXTOPS
Please help donate to your IHPTO by simply collecting your box tops from items in your pantry. Just clip and send them in with your child. Thank you!!! More Box Top Information
JOIN PTO TODAY!!!
By joining you are partnering with other parents and teachers to enrich your child’s life at school. Every child in the district is served whether or not their parents join because we feel it is important that every student benefits because we deeply care about all children. By supporting the PTO you can be proud that you have lent a helping hand to make change possible and school days more exciting! You can feel good about helping your child and supporting others!!!
PTO SPONSORED CLUBS
CRYSTAL CLEAR SCIENCE CLUB – 1st & 2nd Graders
Does your 1st or 2nd grader love science? Does he/she love to figure out how things work? Then have them join Crystal Clear Science Club after school on Wednesday’s
this Fall. Registration starts now and ends August 30th.
There will be a max of 20 students, so don’t wait! Club will be filled on a first come first serve basis with a time stamp. Use the link below for your convenience. Once registered your child will be sent to the club meeting unless you send a note.
Does your child love to draw? Give your child a creative outlet after school. Young Rembrandts will be offered to our students after school 3:30pm-4:40pm on Thursday’s starting September 7th. Registration starts now and ends August 31st, so don’t delay! Once registered your child will be sent to the club meeting unless a note is sent.
IH PTO has many areas of volunteering, whether you have a little or a lot of time to share.
ATTENTION PS VOLUNTEERS!
Opportunity Knocks…We need you.
Please signup to volunteer and see you child in action during their school day!
ES RECESS AND CAFETERIA
30-60 Minute shifts
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS (print)
THANKS to all families who have already signed up their Kroger Card to help Indian Hill Schools! We earned over $5500 in 6 months which we will put to work in all schools this year. We purchase groceries every week and it is easy for our school to earn $$ every time you swipe your card! Please register your card soon so you can help make a difference at school. These funds enrich our students each day with the extras!
“The ongoing collaboration between the PTO and our schools in the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District provides a strategic advantage for our students and staff. This collaboration provides significant opportunities for parents and staff members to work together to enhance student success in academics, the arts, and athletics. Our parents remain active participants in a variety of educational processes, programs, and events and are welcomed and valued by our staff members.
As a result, our parents and staff members support all children in our district as we create memorable and meaningful educational experiences. Ultimately, the partnership between the PTO and our schools allows the district to uphold its vision of Enduring Excellence in Learning, Leadership, Innovation, and Service.” ~Mark T. Miles, Ph.D. IHEVSD Superintendent
IH PTO MISSION
To maintain an understanding, working relationship among the school administration and teachers, the parents of the pupils in the school, and others interested in the objectives of this school. To support an avenue for open, clear, and vital communication between parents and the school. To raise funds to provide enrichment opportunities which support current administration & curriculum to help make our great Indian Hill Schools even better. To provide our community of Indian Hill Public School staff, parents, and students with fun and family-friendly activities & celebrations throughout the year.