Category Archive: General News

Oct
12

2018 Summer Construction

Get Informed & Make Your Opinion Known Dr. Dwyer sent out a detailed e-mail to all Roosevelt families on 10/11/17 regarding the proposed remodel to Roosevelt’s 90 year old building. The Roosevelt PTO Board encourages you to become informed about the plans and to make your opinion known. Silence often gets translated to ambivalence. Let …

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Oct
10

Roosevelt Rocks!

We did it, Roosevelt! We made it to our goal of 40K with a very generous donation of $800 that came in today! Our grand total came to $40,063.09! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.  

Oct
10

Principal Appreciation Day 10/20!

Never miss an opportunity to tell someone you appreciate what they do! October 20th is Principal Appreciation Day! E-mail, call or send a quick note from you and/or your student to Dr. Dwyer and Ms. Sobotka to let them know you care! 

Oct
10

Red Ribbon Week starts October 23rd!

National Red Ribbon Week is Coming Up! Roosevelt says NO to drugs because your future is KEY! Show your support by dressing up during the week of October 23rd – 27th. Monday the 23rd: Put Your Thinking Cap On Wear your favorite hat Tuesday the 24th: Sock it to Drugs Silly Sock Day Wednesday the …

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Oct
05

Tone-Up Club Park Ridge loves Roosevelt!

Tone-Up Club loves Roosevelt! They sponsored the Tiger Trot by paying for a large portion of the track-a-thon t-shirts! And they are offering extra perks to those who want to continue to BEE FIT long after the Tiger Trot is over. Please click www.toneupclub.com to view our class schedule and then enter “Tiger” at checkout to recieve …

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Oct
05

Benches for Kate at Roosevelt!

Benches for Kate coming to ALL D64 schools! In memory of Kate Babich, Roosevelt received it’s Ianelli “sprite” in our reading garden! Kate loved art and reading. She loved making art out of recyclables. Please recycle your plastic in this continued effort to get Benches for Kate around Park Ridge to honor Kate and her …

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Oct
05

D64 ELF benefits Roosevelt!

Did you know that Roosevelt has been awarded the following grants in the last few years all from D64 ELF? The list is extensive, so check it out! Click here to view list of Roosevelt ELF Grants! Consider participating in their 1st Annual Halloween Hustle to have fun and benefit Roosevelt too (see school participation …

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Oct
05

Tiger Trot 2017 Update!

Here are some Tiger Trot 2017 Fun  Facts! As a school, we ran 11,308 laps, or 2,262 miles! That’s pretty much Disneyworld and back or out to San Fran! Congrats to Mrs. O’Donnell’s 5th grade class who ran an average of 4 miles per student! We have thru Monday, 10/9 to get donations in. There …

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Oct
02

Pumpkin Character Contest at Roosevelt LRC!

Have fun as a family by participating in the first ever Roosevelt Pumpkin Character Contest! Who: Any Roosevelt family can enter this optional contest. We will accept one pumpkin per family. What: Use a small or medium sized FAKE pumpkin(s) to bring a children’s book character to life. The pumpkins will be displayed with a …

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Oct
01

Lasso Our Way to 40K!

Lasso our Way to 40K! The Tiger Trot may have ended, but the fundraising continues through this week! Please remember that this is Roosevelt PTO’s only major fundraiser and it funds all of our PTO programs and events. Thank you for all your support!

Sep
26

Western Wednesday

Calling all cowpokes!   Tomorrow is Western Wednesday!  Help your little wrangler find a bandana, flannel, cowboy hat or badge to gear up for the Roosevelt Round-up!  And don’t forget we need your help to get to our $40,000 goal to fund the awesome PTO programs and some much-needed outdoor improvements. Donate today! THANK YOU!

Sep
25

Tiger Trot is this FRIDAY!

Howdy Parders! The Roosevelt Round-Up is on Friday and we need your help to make Roosevelt’s only major fundraiser a success! If you have not already donated, please do so and encourage friends and family to donate at https://2017tigertrot.eventbrite.com. Cash and checks made to Roosevelt PTO are also welcome.

Sep
19

Tiger Trot Music Available Now!

Now you can listen to the music that all of your students have been dancing to during their P.E. classes! They are learning the school wide Tiger Trot dance and can’t wait to show off their moves on 9/29 before school starts. Click here to listen and practice the dance!

Sep
15

Public Opinion Matters!

Public Opinion Matters! Make your opinion known by e-mailing the District 64 Board of Education members or attending the next Board Meeting on September 18, 2017 at Jefferson at 7:00 in their multipurpose room. If you don’t make your opinion known, the Board might think it isn’t important to you! They will be voting on …

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Sep
13

Picture Day & Vision/Hearing Screenings are 10/19!

Picture Day is Thursday, October 19th, so get your haircuts booked and outfits ready! Vision & Hearing Screenings are also that day and the Roosevelt nursing staff needs our help to direct students and help make the day run more smoothly.   Consider volunteering for a shift. Click here to sign up to help with …

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Sep
12

Join the PTO by Friday, 9/15!

Did you know that “Joining the PTO” doesn’t mean you have to volunteer your time? Joining means you pay your membership and you receive helpful e-mail blasts and the online directory! It also means more money goes into Roosevelt’s PTO budget to provide many added bonuses that make Roosevelt even better – check out our …

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Sep
11

Fall Book Fair open online until 9/22!

Did you know that, even though the Fall Book Fair is no longer in Roosevelt’s LRC, you can still buy online and contribute towards our school? You only have until next Friday, 9/22/17! Click here to buy now!

Sep
11

Whole Foods donates to Roosevelt on 9/20!

Guess who got chosen as one of the Whole Foods Community Support Day recipients? Roosevelt!   On Wednesday, September 20th, Whole Foods Market Park Ridge will donate 5% of net sales to Roosevelt Elementary! The more you shop the more they give back, so stop in and stock up!

Sep
11

Helping Houston

Mrs. Azark’s 4th grade class and Mrs. O’Donnell’s 5th grade classes have adopted classes in Houston. Both classes are helping in their own ways. Mrs. Azark’s class held a sale at Roosevelt’s Back to School Picnic to raise money for them. Mrs. O’Donnell’s class is gathering school supplies to send to their adopted class. Today …

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Sep
02

D64 & LWV Panel Discussion on School Finance 9/28!

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