Category Archive: General News

May
20

Thank You!

Thank you to our 5th Grade Party Committee for planning a fun night of dancing and celebrating for our 5th grade students (and their parents) as they prepare to move on to Lincoln Middle School. Committee Chair Marlene Arteta Committee Members Heather Moore Jenny Rubin Colleen Aloise Cristina Chahin Vickie Laborne Sarah Higgins  .   

May
20

Roosevelt Community Garden

The school garden needs some summer loving! We are finished planting and we’ve got seedlings, seeds and plants getting cozy in the soil!  Make sure to stop by and say hello to the garden that the kindergarten classes helped to plant. And now we need to keep those plants growing throughout the summer. We are looking for families …

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May
15

Tiger Trot T-Shirt Design

TIGER TROT 2019 The Roosevelt Red Carpet *  *  T-Shirt Designs must be submitted by May 20th  *  * All drawings must be completed in black marker and submitted to the PTO box in the Main Office. Please include the student’s Name, Grade and Room Number. 

May
15

Box Tops

Due by Friday, May 31st ​ IT’S SO EASY… CLIP Box Tops from participating products. Please do not send in expired Box Tops! ZIP (place Box Tops in a zippered bag or attach them to a collection sheet). SUBMIT (send Box Tops to school with your child). For more information about Box Tops visit www.btfe.com or www.rooseveltpto.com/box-tops/.

May
15

Many Thanks!

Thank you to the following volunteers for coordinating a wonderful week of appreciation for our outstanding teachers and staff! Committee Chair Sarah Eng Committee Members Mary Beth Magad Christina Chahin Fran Thompson Danielle Hartung Laurie Honza Runtz Aliza Steurer Tiffany Clements Lauren Dickson BOOK FAIR SUCCESS Thank you to everyone who took the time to stop …

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May
08

Time to Order School Supplies!

  Shop on-line now so you don’t have to stand in line later! The Roosevelt PTO is partnering with 1st Day School Supplies again to provide families with the convenience of pre-ordering school supplies (to be delivered directly to Roosevelt in time for the first day of school). CLICK HERE to place your order today! If you prefer to …

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Apr
28

Pizza Coordinator Needed for 2019-2020

PIZZA…PLEASE AND THANK YOU… Pizza Coordinator Needed for 2019-2020 School Year The PTO is in need of individuals to help coordinate the Wednesday pizza lunches next school year. This position can be shared among a few individuals, but they would need to be able to be at Roosevelt on Wednesdays during the lunch hour. If you …

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Apr
08

Roosevelt Rocks the Bald!

Our brave participants raised over $7,500 for pediatric cancer research at the St. Baldrick’s shave event on Saturday.  Thanks for representing our school in the local community and making us so proud! The outdoor sign was provided by the Kindness Committee in honor of everyone who supported the school, including those who donated and all of the wonderful participants.  

Apr
07

My School Anywhere Info

Sign-Ups Using MySchoolAnywhere This year, the PTO has begun using MySchoolAnywhere for not just an online student directory, but also a place to purchase PTO items and sign up for different events. Since this is new to everyone, we have included step-by-step directions below to help you navigate the site. The directions below are for …

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Apr
03

Roosevelt Playground Update

Roosevelt Playground Update In continuing with last year’s outdoor beautification effort, the PTO this year was able to fund an update to the primary playground. This large investment included the purchase and installation of 9 new pieces of playground equipment in the primary play area. It was just installed over Spring Break. The kids have been very excited to climb all …

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Mar
17

Grade Level Recess Buckets

Grade Level Recess – Buckets of Fun Last year, the PTO put together large “Recess Buckets” (one per grade) stocked with a variety of balls and outdoor toys to be used and shared during each grade-level recess. The buckets could use a spring refresh as many items by this point of the year have been …

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Mar
14

Volleyball Camp

  Summer Volleyball Camp

Mar
06

And That’s A Wrap!

V-SHOW 2019 The Greatest V-Show What an amazing weekend of performances! The four shows featured over 260 students participating in song and dance numbers, skits or tech crew. None of this would be possible without the dedication of the many, many parent volunteers and for that we are tremendously grateful! Special thanks to our writers, producers, directors, and …

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Feb
06

Volunteer Interest Survey

Attention 3rd and 4th Grade Parents! The PTO is seeking feedback as to whether there is interest in having a volleyball league at Roosevelt, similar to the other District 64 schools. This would be for 4th and 5th grade students during the 2019-2020 school year. The volleyball league would run for 7 weeks from the …

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Feb
06

Cold weather day lunch information

Cold Weather Day Lunch Information Due to the school closing last Wednesday, students missed a pizza lunch day. The PTO will take the pizza orders from that day and provide the teachers with a pizza lunch during Teacher Appreciation Week in May. If you have any questions, you can Click Here to email the PTO.

Jan
23

New PTO Committee

The Roosevelt PTO is very excited to announce the formation of a new committee called the All-Abilities Committee.  The mission of this committee is to promote awareness, community, acceptance, and advocacy of students with all abilities and their parents at Roosevelt School. All of our children are special; however some have special needs.  There are …

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Nov
07

Join the Lunchroom Green Team!

Click Here to sign up to volunteer!  Questions? Contact Tracey Edsey at traceyedsey@gmail.com

Oct
08

Tiger Trot Results … We Did It!

$$  WE DID IT!  $$ Tiger Trot successfully raised $37,331! Way to go Roosevelt students and families! We are thrilled to be able to continue to provide the programs and events our students have come to love over the years and further look forward to gifting a portion of this money to the school towards the purchase …

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Sep
20

Upcoming Events!

*Thursday, May 16th– 5th Grade Party *Monday, May 27th– No School- Memorial Day *Thursday, May 30th– Field Day *Friday, May 31st– Chicago Dogs baseball game *Tuesday, June 4th– Last Day of School   SAVE THE DATE!! Dinner, DJ, Bowling and Billiards Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Edison Park Inn 6715 N. …

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May
30

New PTO Board

Introducing the PTO Executive Board for 2018-19 Co-Presidents Toni Binz & April Mosier Co-Vice Presidents Melissa Kalinowski & Deannine Weber Co-Treasurers Beth Purtell & Carly Colenso Ott Corresponding Officer Kate Hannigan Recording Officer Kelly Skogsbakken Best of luck in the new school year!