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May 24, 2020

Join our Virtual Final General PTA Meeting Thursday, May 28th at 7pm

Join us virtually for the final General PTA Meeting of this school year and to cast your vote for next year's PTA Executive Board candidates.

Our final PTA Meeting will be held as a Zoom meeting on Thursday, May 28th at 7:00 pm (specific meeting details will be provided via e-mail next week).

 

The PTA Executive Board is pleased to announce that our Nominating Committee has completed the review of all eligible candidates to fill the vacant board positions for the 2020-21 school year. The Nominating Committee was made up of Sarah Havle (board member), Rachel Mayer (board member), Diana Colaci, Stacy Czubak, Lindsay Garrity, and Karyn Piegari.  Upon review of the candidates, the Committee recommends the following officers to assume their roles effective 07/01/2020:

 

Sarah Havle, President

Ryan Garrity, 1st Vice President

Elaine McDermott, Vice President, Membership (incumbent)

Michelle Scardina & Maggie Zimmerman, Co-Vice Presidents, Ways & Means

Beth Tournis, Vice President, Standing Committees (incumbent)

Rachel Mayer, Treasurer & Financial Secretary (incumbent)

Kathy Weiser, Secretary

 

A vote will take place to elect the nominated officers at our next General PTA meeting on May 28th, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  At this time, if you wish to be considered for a role you may ask to be placed on the ballot.

May 11, 2020

Spring Online Book Fair going on Now thru June 8th!

Kingsley's Online Spring Book Fair is going on now thru June 8th! 

Grab some great new reading material and support our school's LRC and classroom libraries. 

Go to www.abcfairs.com, shop, pick up at Anderson's Bookstore downtown Downer's Grove and enjoy! 

Here’s how it works:

1. Go to https://www.abcfairs.com/shop-my-schools-book-fair .

2. Click on one of the colorful categories. Please order books from the listed categories only. This will ensure the availability of your selections. If a book cannot be located, you will be contacted.

3. Click ADD TO CART for each book you would like to purchase.

4. Fill in the required fields on the Checkout page, including our school, Kingsley, and city, Downers Grove.

5. Conveniently, you can choose curbside pick up at Anderson’s Bookshop here in Downers Grove. Indicate Curbside Service at Downers Grove in the notes section at checkout. Anderson’s will let you know when your order is ready to be picked up. Other shipping options are also available. 

6. Review and complete your Order.

April 20, 2020

Shane's School Supply Kit Sale going on now thru June 15th!

Your Kingsley PTA School Supply Kit sale is going on now thru June 15th! 

Save time this summer by ordering convenient school supply kits which include all the brand name products your teachers love. Sales from this program also provide much needed fundraising dollars to your PTA! 

Order before June 15th for free pick up at Kingsley in mid-August. You also have the option of home delivery for an additional $9.95. Headphones and earbuds are also available for purchase.  Kits do not include water bottles, backpacks, gym shoes, and art smocks. 

Check out this great program and order yours today at: https://www.shaneskits.com/ (School Code: KING58).

(Please note: Online orders placed after June 15th are eligible for home delivery only)

April 30, 2020

Fun Lunch Update!


Due to the closure of all District 58 schools through the end of the school year, all Kingsley Fun Lunches have been cancelled for 3/13-5/15. Please see below for more information on how credits/refunds will be processed.

All Families Returning to Kingsley will Receive a Credit
For families with students that will be returning to Kingsley in the fall, all ordered lunches that were cancelled will be credited to your fun lunch account. You will be able to apply your credit when ordering your fun lunches next school year. This includes families with 6th graders who have younger siblings that will still be students.

Any Families NOT Returning to Kingsley will Receive a Refund*
If you will no longer have any students at Kingsley next school year, please follow the steps below so we can process your refund:

1. Email us at kingselyfunlunch@gmail.com
2. Include your full name as well as your student's name(s) and current grade(s)
3. Include your contact info including mailing address (and phone number if we have questions)

*IMPORTANT -- you must email us as it is required that we have a paper record in order to implement your refund. Once we receive and confirm your emailed refund request, we will mail your refund via paper check from the PTA. Due to the nature of this process, we are only able to offer refunds to families that are not returning to Kingsley. Thank you for your understanding.

April 30, 2020

6th Grade Shirts

Good news 6th grade parents! The shirts have arrived and were delivered to mailboxes Tuesday/Wednesday. Please contact Angela at amsuggs@msn.com if you did not receive your student’s shirt.

April 10, 2020

EXPERIENCES / EVENTS

Because of continued stay at home orders, we will be cancelling the experiences and other fundraising events for the remainder of the school year.  If you had signed up and paid for the Barre event, the Kentucky Derby party or the Second Annual Kingsley Cup golf outing, you should have received an email along with refund details.  If you paid but did not yet get this email, please reach out to Julie Ovalle at julieovalle@ymail.com

April 30, 2020

Want to Get More Involved with Your PTA??

We have some committee chair openings for the 2020-2021 school year! If you have questions or are interested in chairing any of the following committees, contact Beth Tournis (bethannepc@yahoo.com). 

  • Author Fest

  • Benefit Night

  • Blessings in A Backpack

  • Book Fair

  • Father/Son

  • Hospitality

  • Spirit Wear

  • Teacher Appreciation Week

  • Yearbook

 

Thank you for your continued support of our PTA!

April 30, 2020

Ways to Communicate with your PTA!

This monthly email is just one of many ways your PTA tries to stay connected with you! For more timely reminders, be sure to like and follow us on Facebook (www.fb.com/kingsleypta58). Lastly, our PTA website (www.kingsleypta.org) has all your up to date info on PTA happenings as well. As always and for general inquiries, feel free to message us at kingsley_pta@yahoo.com

August 02, 2019

Have you heard of KOHA??

Have you heard about KOHA, the DG58 Education Foundation’s new opportunity that fundraises for District 58 schools, supports local businesses and awards users points toward exclusive deals and freebies?!? Simply download the app on your phone, choose Kingsley and start shopping! 

The app is simple to use: 

  • Download KOHA Life in the App Store or Google Play.

  • Choose the school you would like to support (i.e. Kingsley!).

  • Shop a local business in KOHA.

  • Snap a picture of the receipt and a portion of your purchase goes back to the school of your choice.

  • Earn rewards points that you can use at ANY KOHA merchant in the app.

Did you know that Mojo's (Kingsley family owned business) is a partner with KOHA among many other local DG businesses?!? Check it out. For more info on KOHA check out use the link below.

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