Welcome to the IES PTO

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Welcome to the IES PTO

The purpose of the Ithan Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization is to aid the students and staff by providing support, educational and recreational needs and promote open communication between administration, teachers and parents.

2019-2020 Executive Board

President: Brooke McDermott
Vice President - Clubs: Melissa Vieira
Vice President - Fundraising: Lauren O’Rourke
Vice President - Communications: Katie Quigley
Treasurer: Jen Hesler

PTO Announcements

  • Extended School Closure

    For current information on the school closure, go to https://www.rtsd.org/Page/22708.

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  • PTO 2019-2020 Update

    Although the 2019-2020 year was interrupted, our PTO accomplished a lot, thanks to our generous families and dedicated volunteers. Check out our PTO Year in Review summary here.

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  • Virtual PTO Meeting Wednesday June 3rd at 7:00 p.m

    The Ithan PTO will be hosting its final PTO meeting virtually through Zoom. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to ithanpto@gmail.com so that the Zoom Meeting ID and password can be emailed to you. Agenda items will include approval of the 2020-21 PTO Budget and Board of Directors slate, as well as a general year-end recap and discussion.

    Hope you can join us!

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  • School Supplies 2020-2021

    1st Day School Supplies provides Ithan families with easy online ordering of the exact supplies each grade has requested for the school year. To order for the 2020-21 year, go to 1stdayschoolsupplies.com and select Ithan Elementary School. Make sure to order the grade your child will be rising into next year. Deadline for ordering is June 30th.Questions? Contact Heather Chivinski (heatherchivinski@gmail.com).

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  • Fundraising - Parent Sponsor Program (PSP)

    Thank you to everyone who has already participated in the Parent Sponsor Program (PSP).  The PTO is able to support Ithan because of the generous support and efforts of our Ithan Families.  

    To learn more about what your donations funded last year, read our 2018-2019 Year in Review here.  To donate to our 2019-2020 campaign, visit our fundraising page.

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  • Ithan Notepads, Magnets, & Field Trip Shirts
    Need to send a note to your teacher?  You can buy your yellow Ithan notepads for $4.00 each in the office.  Also, show your Ithan pride with an IES car magnet in Radnor Maroon for $5.00 each. Maroon field trip shirts are also available in the office for $10.

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Club News

  • Spring 2020 Clubs Canceled

    All Clubs that were part of Spring Registration (Running, K-Pop, Coding, Science and Tennis) have been refunded to the original payment method. For all other clubs (those with remaining sessions and Improv), the PTO is in the process of issuing and mailing refund checks. You will receive one check per family. Refund amounts are based on the price of the club, remaining sessions, fees and supplies.

    Questions, please contact ithanptoclubs@gmail.com.

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  • April Events Canceled


    April 6th - 10th: NO ONLINE SCHOOL: Spring Break

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District News

Important Policies

  •  IDs Required for All Visitors to Main Offices as Part of Security Update

    As of the new year, the district upgraded each school's security system to continue to ensure a safe environment for all students, staff, and visitors. As part of this update, all visitors to district schools will be required to provide a driver's license or Pennsylvania ID to be scanned into the updated system. This procedure also applies to visitors whose IDs were scanned PRIOR to the update to ensure the reestablishment of these individuals in the upgraded system. Thank you for your patience and cooperation in our efforts to keep our schools safe and secure. Ithan's main office recommends parents come in at their earliest convenience to have their licenses scanned for the new system so that there are not long lines during large grade level events later in the year. THANK YOU!

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