Teacher Parties are the Best!

  • Friday, March 6th from 3 – 5 pm: Fun Friday Pizza, Sundaes and a Movie with Ms. Brinson and Ms. Stenger! $25
  • Wednesday, March 18th from 2:30 – 4:30 pm – Join Ms. Kaunelis, Ms. Pelling and Ms. Zience for popcorn and a movie! We will be watching Secret Life of Pets 2 and enjoying some yummy popcorn in Ms. Kaunelis’ room (218)! $15
  • Thursday, April 2nd from 3:00 pm-5:00pm – Join Señora Zaragoza to watch “Dora the Explorer and the Lost City of Gold” in Spanish. Enjoy snacks and drinks while you watch! $15
  • Tuesday, April 7th, from 3 to 4:15 pm – Do you enjoy drawing, doodling, writing, and expressing yourself? Come to Mrs. Heidloff’s Artists’ Retreat! Students will enjoy a relaxing afternoon of creativity and collaboration with new friends. Students can bring their favorite notebooks, pens, pencils, and/or markers. Mrs. Heidloff will provide a snack and some drawing tools to share. $15
  • Friday, April 17th from 5 pm – 7 pm – “Be Like the Saks Night” – Play sports in the gym then eat Salerno’s Pizza, chug pop, eat candy and watch WWE Wrestling and Wheel of Fortune! $25
  • Friday, April 24th @ 11:30 – Nail Party with the 1st Grade Team. Bring your lunch to Ms. Gibson’s room, eat lunch and get your nails done! $15
  • After School TBD – Title 1 Team Ice Cream Social – Come to Room 208, play games and make ice cream sundaes! $15

Get Ready to Save Your Spot at the Fun Fair! Also, the Silent Auction will have Principal for a Day, Librarian for a Day, Lunch at Pete’s with various teachers, and more! There will be raffle items as well!

Meet the Pie in the Face Teams!!

The Irving Fun Fair is this Saturday, 2/22 from 11 am to 2 pm. At the Fun Fair, as always, there will be a Pie In The Face Competition to see which team of Irving staff members will get a pie thrown in their face!

Here are the teams:

  • Team #1: “Three Men And A Baby” – Mr. Blecha, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Sak and Ms. Stenger
  • Team #2: “1, 2, 3, and an AP” – Ms. Mura, Ms. Planek, Mr. Williams, and Mrs. Kaunelis
  • Team #3: “Dream Girls And The Fly Guy” – Mrs. Sak, Ms. Zaragoza, Ms. Williams, Ms. Browning and Mr. Hodge!

*The Team that has the most money in their jug at 2:00 pm on Saturday gets the pies in the face in the auditorium! So empty your piggy banks, check under your couches, and empty your change cups in the car!

Students can bring in money all during the week of 2/18 to 2/21 and during the Fun Fair on Saturday too. The jugs will be in the office!!

Fun Fair and Dancing For Deserts Saturday 2/22 11-2!

First off! WE NEED BAKERS
All Desserts (homemade and store brought) are welcome but for those who like a little competition….. Best in Show Awards!

  • *School Spirit Dessert
  • *Most Creative
  • *Best Superhero Dessert
  • *Happiest Dessert

SPECIAL THANKS to SUGAR BEET FOOD CO-OP for providing the Best in Show prizes!

Sign Up Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a094daba62caa8-irving

Any questions – contact Nicole Daniel AT Nicole.h.daniel@gmail.com.
Drop off desserts starting at the school at 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning or when you join the Fun Fair party!!!

Secondly! FUN FAIR VOLUNTEERS

The Fun Fair & Silent Auction Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

 

Admission is free, all are welcome, come and enjoy carnival games in the gym!!

Tickets will be 4 tickets for $1 to buy cotton candy, popcorn, pizza and sodas, as well as, bingo, airbrush tattoos, sand art, candy art, a photo booth, face painting, balloon animals, and Dancing For Desserts!

The Silent Auction with the always popular teacher parties and classroom baskets will be open for bidding in the Kindergarten Wing during the Fun Fair!!

At 2:00 p.m., there will be the Staff Pie in The Face Contest and the Staff Dance in the Auditorium! For any questions, please email Mr. Sak at nsakellaris@op97.org
or Mrs. Sak at ksakellaris@op97.org.


This Event Cannot Happen Without You!! Please Volunteer:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a094daba62caa8-irving

The Irving Online Silent Auction is Coming Sunday, February 23rd @ noon!

The Irving Online Silent Auction is Coming Sunday, February 23rd @ noon!

Ends Friday, Feb. 28th @ 10pm.


WHY?  The Irving Silent Auction raises money for the Irving PTO & is our biggest fundraiser of the year.  Funds go towards scholarships, funding teachers for extra supplies, extra playground equipment, field trips & buses, staffing various events, all assemblies with outside vendors, multicultural programming, Irving community-building events like our recent Loved Ones Dance & more.


How? Log in, sign-up and add your credit card info. so you’re ready to start bidding and purchasing tickets when the auction opens.

http://one.bidpal.net/irvingsilentauction

WHEN? Sign up NOW, but start bidding & buying Sunday, February 23rd at noon until Friday, February 28th at 10pm.


WHAT?  Purchase tickets to fun parties hosted by Irving parents.  These parties are not only a ton of fun, but help build community.  Bid on amazing items donated by local businesses and Irving families. 

 
***Items and parties can still be donated.  Contact Michelle @ emichelle1975@hotmail.com***

 

Take 5 With Your PTO! Irving DivInc

Take 5 Minutes With Your PTO! Each week we’ll peel back an area of our PTO and Volunteer Committees to learn more about how you can get involved.

This week we are featuring: The Irving Diversity And Inclusion Committee

Who they are: Lettie Sullivan and Mechelle Wesley, co-chairs and a whole slew of helpers!

What they do: Coordinate events and programs that promote a diverse and inclusive educational environment for all Irving students. Meetings typically 2nd Tuesdays at 7pm – at Irving. These committee chairs also sit on the Executive Board of the PTO (which meets first Thursdays 6:30 for Executive meeting, and 7pm for Public meeting).

So what’s the commitment?
There are 3 ways to serve on this committee, please contemplate the level of commitment that works best for you:

  • Planner: This role requires the commitment to meet, plan and participate in any given event(s). Please expect to dedicate at least 3hrs+ per month spaced out for various meetings, conference calls and emails. You will be collaborating on a subcommittee until your event completes.
  • Player/Participant: This role requires you to sign up to participate in DivInc functions. Please expect to pitch in with setup/breakdown and logistical activities, but most of all come and have FUN! Ideally, we all will serve in this way. Time requirement is dependent on the event.
  • Promoter/Participant: This role requires you to champion, promote, recruit and spread the word about DivInc activities to the Irving community and your neighbors. Come and play with us, bring yourself, family, friends and neighbors to our events to ensure their success. You can do this on your own timetable. Staying informed and attending monthly meetings is good enough.

What are some things they have done?
Well take a look at these great events made possible by this team just this year!

Book Club/ Table Talk: The 5 Love Languages of Children
Gender & Inclusion Training for Parents & Caregivers
A Taste of Irving! Community Potluck Dinner

And not to mention – tonight’s Irving Valentine’s Day Loved Ones Dance. And the last week of the month – our African American History Week!

So – hope to see you tonight – and next month at the monthly meeting on the 11th!