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2018 PTA Summer Camp Scholarship

As part of its commitment to life-long learning, the Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs (STC) offers scholarships for summer programs and camps to District 54 students currently in kindergarten through seventh grade who wish to broaden their education, talents and experiences.

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE READ
Registration is encouraged so that your child can secure a spot in the camp/program you have put on the application.  If you choose to wait to see if you have received a scholarship, you run the risk of the camp/program that you have applied for being full or cancelled.

Changing of programs/camps will not be permitted once you have been notified that you have received the scholarship awards for the camp/program listed on your application.

Please submit the online application form or the printable application form andsend all required documentation to your child’s school office by the date designated by your PTA/PTSA Elementary Scholarship Coordinator.  Required documentation should be placed in a sealed envelope, labeled STC Elementary Scholarship Application; please do not staple/tape/paperclip anything together.

A full and complete application must include all of the following:

  • Completion of ALL sections of the online form: 2018 Elementary Summer PTA Scholarship Online Application
  • A copy of the summer camp/program brochure with description (including cost information). Do not send entire catalog/website information.
  • A copy of the completed application/registration form (no exceptions)
  • A copy (not the original) of the parent/guardian PTA/PTSA membership card for the 2017-18 academic year, or written verification of PTA/PTSA membership from local unit membership chair or local unit president. (Parent/Guardian must be a PTA member at the school attended by the child applying for the scholarship.  Must be a PTA member by March 1, 2018).

Please note that any application not meeting all of the criteria will be disqualified. No materials will be returned.

Scholarships will be awarded for the full cost of the summer program/camp up to $125.

  • All scholarship checks will be forwarded directly to the summer program/camp.
  • One application may be submitted per student.
  • No household will be awarded more than one scholarship each year.
  • No student will be awarded a scholarship for more than two consecutive years.

The summer program or camp must start on or after June 1, 2018 and be completed by September 1, 2018. To comply with the Bylaws of PTA, to be “noncommercial, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan,” a camp with the purpose of religious instruction will be ineligible for a scholarship.

All candidates will be notified of committee decisions by the beginning of May, 2018.

Scholarship recipients are encouraged to notify STC describing the benefits of having attended the camp/program for which the scholarship is received.

Please note that this program is not the same, nor is it affiliated with the Schaumburg Township Elementary School Foundation Memorial Scholarship Grant program.

McTeacher’s Night

Join us at McDonald’s on Higgins Rd. (2270 W. Higgins) for McTeacher’s Night. Bring some cash to tip our wonderful Armstrong teachers and purchase a pie as well. Join us on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 5-8 pm for this fun evening!

Make sure to bring your flyer!

 

Zupas – DNO

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Cafe Zupas

Join us on Jan. 9 at Cafe Zupas!  Armstrong PTA will get 25% of all sales from 5-9 pm.

Don’t forget to take your coupons – Cafe Zupas

PTA Vendor Sale

Join the Armstrong PTA and get ready for the Holidays at the First Annual PTA Vendor Sale.

Vendors include:

LuLaRoe

Owlnado Custom Lures

Thirty-One Gits

Tastefully Simple

Princess House

FaZainab Henna & Jewelry

Friday, November 17, 6pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 18, 10am – 1pm

 Armstrong School Gym

Yearbook Order 2017

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Yearbook Order Form

It is all about memories. Memories of special friends, special teachers and special days. Help your child remember those fun-filled times forever. Your yearbook captures the events and people that make school special.

We are now taking orders for the 2017-18 Armstrong Yearbook. We have sold out in past years, so do not wait.

To order your child’s yearbook, return the attached order form along with your check made out to Armstrong PTA for $20.00 in an envelope Attention Kim Conjardi. If you would like to pay with cash please pay in person at a PTA meeting. PTA will not be responsible for lost or missing cash.   We can’t issue refunds for duplicate orders. Please e-mail kconjardi@yahoo.com if you have any questions about your order.

 

Yearbook Order Form

PTA Scrips Gift Card Fundraiser

Looking for an easy way to check off some holiday shopping?  Consider purchasing gift cards from the Armstrong PTA Scrips Gift Card Fundraiser!  Orders are due Wednesday, November 15th!  Just send in orders with your students marked – PTA Gift Card order (checks payable to Armstrong PTA).

We offer many gift cards to choose from Buona Beef, Binny’s, Hair Cuttery, Oberweis, Mario Tricoci, Sephora, Amazon Prime Membership, Walmart, Target and much much more. See attached list for all cards that are available – new cards have been added!

NOTE: You pay ONLY the face value of the card. Same as what you would pay in-store. PTA earns percentage next to the gift card from the store itself!

Gift Cards will be ready for pick up at school on Tuesday, December 12th during the PTA meeting from 630-730pm.

If you have any questions, please contact our Scrip Coordinator, Christi Trinco at ctrinco@sbcglobal.net or 847-885-3466.

PTA Scrips Family Order Form 2017-18

Armstrong Snack Days

Armstrong PTA offers optional treats one Wednesday a month during lunch time.

Please remember to send a lunch with your child on these days as these are only treats and should not be considered a lunch.

If your child is absent, you may come to school during the lunch time (11:00-12:45) to pick up your order. Snacks will not be held over to the next day and there is no reimbursement due to absence.

Please remember to mark all selections including choice of toppings and flavors. If no choice is made, you will receive the first option. A confirmation letter will be sent home at a later date.

Any overages will be considered a donation to the PTA.

Please return the entire order form with payment (checks made out to Armstrong PTA) to school by Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Offerings are for the entire year with a one-time payment option. If you would like to pay with cash please pay in person at a PTA meeting or contact a committee member to make arrangements to pay cash in person. PTA will not be responsible for lost or missing cash.

Snack Day Order Form

Donuts with Dads 2017

We would like to invite all students and their Dads (and/or other significant males…Grandpas, Uncles, etc) to join us and share some donuts before school.

Sincerely, The Armstrong PTA

In light of the fact that this food is prepared off site, trace amounts of peanuts and other nuts may be present. If your child is allergic to nuts or other food substance(s), caution should be exercised

 

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of the students at Armstrong, the school parking lot will be closed for Donuts with Dads. Please use on-street parking

Please return this form by Tuesday, October 24.

Open Committees for 2017

Please consider helping out the PTA next year, we have a few open committee positions.

PTA Open Committee 2017

Order Your School Supplies for the 2017-2018 School Year!

Let us do the shopping for you!  The Armstrong PTA will be purchasing and packaging supplies for the 2017-18school year. No middleman…just Moms who love to shop!

17-18 Armstrong School Supply List in English

17-18 Instructional Classroom School Supply Order form in English