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2016-2017 PTA Executive Board
President: Julissa Hilda Rivera
1st Vice President:
(Oversees Membership & Communications, Service, and Educational Enrichment)
Sherri Nugent
2nd Vice President:
(Oversees Social, Ways and Means, Health and Wellness)
Trishia Ogden
Treasurer: Lianne McCoskey
Recording Secretary: Stacy Schwake
Corresponding Secretary: Jessica Faber
Social Chair:  OPEN
Ways and Means Chair:  Chris White
Service Chair: 

Shubra Sharma

Health and Wellness Chair: Jeff Wolschlag
Educational Enrichment: Sue Ward
Membership and
Communications Chair:

Robyn van Ekelenburg   



The More You Dream, The More You Achieve,


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The PTA is made up parent volunteers who support and sponsor multiple family oriented events for students and families.


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Most PTA meetings are held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Nancy Young Elementary at 9:30 AM. Younger siblings are welcome to attend with parents. Get involved and find out what is happening at your child’s school! Anyone can attend the meetings. Please note that only PTA members can vote.


  • September 7 - 9:30 am
  • October 12 - 9:30 am
  • February 1 - 7:00 pm with Guest Speaker-Dr. Darrell Echols, MVHS Principal
  • April 12 - 9:30 am
  • May 10 - 9:30 am


Other District Associations

  • Indian Prairie Special Needs (IPSN) PTA is open to everyone and provides information, resources, and networking for the families of children with special needs. For more information, visit the IPSN PTA website or contact NYE PTA IPSN  representative Michele Linden at


  • Indian Prairie Project Arrow (IPPA) PTA provides information, resources, and networking for the families of gifted children participating in the district's Project Arrow program.  For more information, visit the IPPA PTA website or contact NYE PTA IPPA representative


  • Parent Diversity Advisory Council focuses on student achievement.  The mission of the Parent Diversity Advisory Council is to positively impact the academic achievement of a diverse student population through school-specific outreach efforts and initiatives that focus on and directly address disparate academic performance.  For more information, visit the PDAC PTA website or contact NYE PTA PDAC representative Yara Mendez




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2016-2017 PTA Newsletters


February PTA Newsletter 

January PTA Newsletter 

November PTA Newsletter 

October PTA Newsletter 

September PTA Newsletter 








In addition to becoming a member, volunteering your time, and attending PTA sponsored events, there are a number of easy ways you can support the NYE PTA in their efforts to raise funds.




AmazonSmile is a program that enables Amazon shoppers to easily donate 0.5% of their purchases ($.50 per $100 spent) to their favorite U.S. based non-profits. Click on the link to support the Nancy Young Elementary PTA when you shop on Amazon. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon.  Customers can utilize their current Amazon and Amazon Prime accounts to help support the Nancy Young Elementary P.T.A.   


Box Tops For Education

Reminder! We are collecting Box Tops for education coupons which are worth .10 per coupon. Valid Box Tops have the logo displayed below and must not be expired! Children who collect one a day for the month of September and bring it in to Mr. Maldonado will be awarded a prize at the end of the month for collecting Box Tops for the month! Please remind your parents, grandparents, and neighbors to save box tops for our school. Every box top is worth 1 cent.

 Dolphin Depot

The Dolphin Depot is an opportunity for students to purchase school supply items such as pencils, erasers, pens, markers, sharpeners, notepads, folders, and other "fun" items.  Prices range from $0.05 to $3.00.  The Dolphin Depot is open in the Multi-Purpose Room every Tuesday morning from 8:50am to 9:05am.  Students should check in with their classroom teacher BEFORE heading to the Dolphin Depot to avoid being marked tardy. 

Interested in volunteering at the Dolphin Depot? The job is simple (set-up, cleanup, assisting students in making purchases and counting money) and takes just about 45 minutes of your time on Tuesday mornings! Email







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Membership in the Nancy Young PTA helps support dozens of programs and events that enrich the elementary school experience for our students, staff, and families. Paid membership in the NYE PTA also includes a free Dolphin Student Directory (published in November).

To become a member of the Nancy Young PTA, download and complete the membership form below and return it to school with the membership fee.  Check out the Committee Descriptions document below to see the over 50 committees where you can get involved.


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Room parents are volunteer parents, grandparents, or other adult relatives who sign up to assist with classroom activities, such as room parties and Publishing Center sessions, on an as-needed basis. Room parents must be current PTA members. A "head room parent" coordinates volunteers for each classroom at Young. If you would like to volunteer as a room parent, please complete and return the document below to volunteer and help organize parties.


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The Helping Hand Program was established in 1967 through combined efforts
of the Naperville Junior Woman’s Club, School District 203 & 204, and the Naperville Police Department. The purpose of the Helping Hand Program is to have adult assistance available in an emergency situation, such as a child being lost, frightened, injured, or ill. The police department encourages Helping Hand households to display the Helping Hand sign year-round as a crime deterrent similar to the Neighborhood Watch Program.

You can help support this program in two ways: (1) Tell your child about the Helping Hand Program and (2) Volunteer to be a Helping Hand household. Helping Hand is a volunteer program and can only succeed and be of benefit to our children if you are willing to help.

Information and materials for the Helping Hand Program will be coming home during the month of September.

Art Awareness




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Are you new to Art Awareness? Do you need a little help presenting in front of the class?

We now have several Powerpoint presentations to help get you started! We are working to get Powerpoint presentations on ALL of the artists, but only have few so far. These Powerpoints will be kept in the Artist Packets on a CD.

Download the document below to view procedures on how to conduct an Art Awareness presentation in the classroom.

Art Awareness Procedures


Sign-Up Art Awareness 


If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Sue Ward at

Thank you for volunteering your time to promote art in your child's classroom.



Reflections is a national PTA-sponsored program that encourages students to explore their creativity in the arts.  Students in all grades K-5 can submit one or more entries in any or all of the following categories: Visual Arts, Photography, Literature, Dance Choreography, Musical Composition, or Film/Video Production.

The theme for the 2016-2017 school year is:
“What Is Your Story?”

Below are documents and instructions that will help you as you work on your project.  Please pay special attention to the Official Rules for the category in which your artist is participating.  Depending on the category, some of the rules are very specific.  The Nancy Young Elementary PTA is not allowed to advance any entries that do not fully comply with the National PTA Reflection Rules; therefore, entries not in compliance will not have the opportunity to advance to judging at the IPPC.


All entries must be submitted by October 17, 2016.

Questions? Contact Kelly Coyle at

General Entry Form: Must be completely filled out and turned in with each entry




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What’s Pictavo? It’s a great new FREE app that is being utilized to help the yearbook committee with school photos. If you are at a school event or helping in your child’s classroom, please feel free to take pics and post them to this new app! You will need to register and add Nancy Young as your school.  Once you upload photos, the yearbook committee will have these to work with for the 2016 - 2017 yearbook! Please consider helping out!










General PTA forms

PTA Committee forms 


Special Needs PTA

Visit the Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA website:



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