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Fry PTA Announcements 2-12-24

Fry PTA Announcements for 2/12/24

PTA Meeting

We will be having our monthly PTA meeting on Friday, February 16th at 9:30am in the STEM lab. We will be discussing all upcoming Fry events. Hope to see you there!

PTA Board Member Needed

We are  looking for someone to step into the role of Treasurer for the next school year (2024-25). This would only be for one year as we will be having elections for the new PTA board in 2025. If you are interested please reach out to Tara Steele ( or Becky Warner (  

Community Service

Fry Elementary will be collaborating with Bringing JOY to help fill Bags of JOY for patients at the Lurie Pediatric Oncology Clinic at Central DuPage Hospital.  We will be collecting items (see details below) February 7- February 14 to show just how kind Fry Foxes can be !! 

Grade Level Donations:

Kindergarten: Sticker/Coloring Books OR Puzzles (patient ages 3-6 yrs old)

1st Grade: Small Play-Doh Sets OR Mess-Free Art/Craft Kits (patient ages 3-6 yrs old)

2nd Grade: Card Games/Activity Books OR Small Lego Sets/Craft Kits (patient ages 7-11 yrs old)

3rd Grade: Pop It/Fidget Toys OR Craft Markers/Pens (patient ages 7-11 yrs old)

4th Grade: Teen Coloring Books/Sketch Pads OR Craft Markers/Pens/Pencils (teen patients)

5th grade: Stress Balls OR Card Games/Puzzle Books (teen patients)

All Grades – $10 Gift Cards: Amazon, Target, or Starbucks

You may also donate via Bringing JOY’s website:

Shop via the Amazon Wish List or scan the QR Code

Please send items to school by Wednesday, February 14th.

All Pro Dad

Please note, the February meeting of All Pro Dad has been rescheduled to February 23

Attention All Dads!

We're thrilled to invite you to the upcoming All Pro Dad meeting on February 23rd. This gathering provides the perfect opportunity for dads and guardians to immerse themselves in their child's school life, nurturing stronger relationships and creating lasting memories. If you've never attended before, this is your chance to see what All Pro Dad is all about!

 This month, we're exploring the topic of Gentleness.

📅 Date: Friday, February 23rd

🕗 Time: 8:00 a.m.

📍 Location: Multi-Purpose Room

For just $5 per family, you'll enjoy a tasty breakfast with donuts, fruit, bagels, juice and plenty of coffee. Plus, don't miss out on our regular raffle drawing where lucky students have the chance to win gift cards!

Kindly RSVP here to help us with planning for the breakfast.

Science Fair

Fry Science Fair on March 18th, 2024!

We are excited to host the Science fair on March 18th, 2024 at Fry Elementary School. The Science Fair is an opportunity for Fry Foxes to explore the world around them and share their love of science! So put your thinking caps on to explore, invent, and share your discoveries with us!

All students K-5 are welcome to participate. Students may work alone or in teams of up to four people. 

Sign up:

Questions? Contact : 

Vidhya Iyer :

Preet Singh :

Spring Fling

Looking for volunteers to join a sub-committee to help with planning games, food and ticket sales.  A small donation of your time is greatly appreciated to make our largest event a success.

If interested, please contact Sarah Anderson @  

Art Awareness

We’re excited to announce that Art Awareness volunteer opportunities are now open. Please click on the Sign-Up Genius below to volunteer. Only one parent is allowed to volunteer each month in their child's classroom, so sign up quickly if you are interested. Instructions are listed on the Sign-Up Genius and on the first page of each Art Awareness folder.  For the new volunteers, please reach out to us and we’ll help you get started.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Art Awareness co-chairs:

Rakhi Shingala (

Shikha Kapadia (!/showSignUp/4090945ABAA2DA2F85-artawareness1

One School Many Celebrations!!

Come share the joys of your family's favorite holiday/ celebration with our Fry Foxes! 

Sign up to decorate a bulletin board at school and help us learn and celebrate together!

If you have any questions please reach out to Nadia Shakil (PDAC Liaison) at

Join Fry PTA and Fry Families on Facebook! This is a great way to get reminders and stay in touch with other families at Fry!! Access will not be granted without answering the screening questions.

January/February Dates to Remember

  • February 14: Friendship Party 
  • February 16: PTA Meeting
  • February 19: No School
  • February 23: All Pro Dad
  • February 29: No School