Category Archive: General News

May
15

Coming This Friday, May 18th!

FAMILY FUN NIGHT & OUTDOOR MOVIE Friday, May 18th Join us for face painting and balloon twisting starting at 6:30 p.m. The Greatest Showman movie will start at dusk. Complimentary popcorn and candy provided by the PTO. Rain or Shine… We are certainly hoping for nice weather on Friday but if we’re not able to host the …

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May
15

Reading Garden Face Lift

The Reading Garden (located on the Fairview side of the school, near the 5th grade doors) is getting a facelift.  A prospective Eagle Scout will be cleaning up the garden area and power washing all 8 benches to prepare them for a new coat of paint. The PTO has partnered with Art Teacher, Mrs. Marolt, …

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May
15

Field Day at Roosevelt!

The PE Department is looking for parent volunteers to help out during their annual Field Day on Thursday, May 24th. The schedule for the Roosevelt Field Day is listed below: 9:00-11:00am Kindergarten(AM), 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, and 4th Grade(301/Mrs, Germanowski & 304/Mrs. McCoy) 1:00-3:00pm Kindergarten(PM), 3rd Grade, 4th Grade(302/Mrs. Azark & 305/Ms.Polinski), and 5th Grade **Tuesday, May 29th is the Rain Date If …

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May
07

Mega Blocks for Music

  Are you looking to get rid of any Mega Blocks you may have kicking around your house?  Consider donating them to our music teacher to be used as “beat blocks” in our music classrooms. Beat blocks are a wonderful tool for composing and providing a simple way of understanding rhythms. If you are interested in …

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May
07

Gently Used Crayon Collection

Roosevelt’s 2nd grade Girl Scout Troop #45116 is collecting gently used crayons to reduce landfill waste and support classrooms in need. * * Crayons should be gently used!  * *  Due by Thursday, May 31st! A collection box is available outside the main office through the end of the school year.   There will also be a collection …

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May
07

Lincoln PTO needs Roosevelt’s help!

The Lincoln PTO has a couple of positions open on its board for 2018-19.  They are specifically interested in getting more representation on the board from Roosevelt (not just Washington parents).  Open roles include: Secretary, Monday Mailer and Membership. CLICK HERE to check out their website. Interested? Contact Jessica Haycraft at lmspto.parkridge@gmail.com.

May
07

Time to Order School Supplies

Back to school shopping for next year already? Are you kidding me? Let us remind you of the chaos that comes with last minute back to school shopping in the summer.  Why not shop on-line now instead of standing in line at a store later? In just a few clicks, you will get the exact supplies your …

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May
01

Movie Night Coming Soon – Vote Now!

Spring Fling Outdoor Movie Night is Friday, May 11th from starting at 6:00 pm. Enjoy at night out with a Movie Under the Stars; the movie starts at dusk. Bring your own blanket, chairs, food and non-alcoholic beverages for a “Ravinia/Concert in the Park” feel! Complimentary popcorn and candy concessions provided by the PTO. You have until Monday the …

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Apr
30

Third Time is a Charm!

Yes, we know it has been confusing, but Chipotle assures us this is the last change. We hope to see you there after all the spring sports and activities. Sit back, relax and let someone else do the cooking. And 50% of the proceeds go to Roosevelt PTO – just say our name when paying!Our …

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Apr
29

BRICK ORDERS – NOW OPEN

  Have you seen the commemorative, engraved brick pavers around the curvy bench near the main visitor entrance?  Are you interested in purchasing one in your child’s name or perhaps from your family? Here’s your chance. Personalized bricks are on sale now! CLICK HERE to order yours today! Orders will be accepted through May 15th.

Apr
29

VIP was GLOW-Tastic!

Thank you to our VIP Committee and Volunteers for planning a fun and glow-tastic night for our students and their VIPs! Committee Members: Kim Downes, Jeana Chammas, Chandra Kearney, and Suzana Jelenkovic. Volunteers: Ziggy Hamielec Tom Kearney Chris Binz Jeff Rodgers Josh Lewis Christine Schmidt Evan Gilbert Kevin Larson Candy Stop Team (Clare, Dannie, Lola, Katie …

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Apr
26

SHINE on at LINCOLN!

The end-of-the-year party for Roosevelt 5th Graders is coming soon. Thursday, May 17th at Moretti’s 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Party will include dinner, DJ and 5th grade fun! Come join the celebration! CLICK HERE to purchase your admission today! Admission for one student + one adult is $50. Each 5th grade student must have an …

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Apr
24

“We’re so FORTUNE-ate to Have You”

The PTO’s Staff Appreciation Committee plans a week full of tokens of appreciation to say thank you to the Roosevelt staff for all they do all year long for our children! Items include gifts in the staff mailboxes, a breakfast on Tuesday, and a luncheon on Thursday.

Apr
19

Dine & Donate Night in May!

Please note that our Chipotle Dine & Donate night has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 2nd from 4:00-8:00 pm.   We hope to see you there!  

Apr
16

Jesse White Tumblers Assembly Videos

Such a fun last school wide assembly for the 2017-2018 school year put on by the PTO school assemblies committee! Thank you, Sarah Chacko and Serena Legatos Coines, for working with Assistant Principal, Allison Sobotka, to make this happen! There are 5 short video clips below so you can see what the kids enjoyed on …

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Apr
16

D64 HEALTHY LIVING MONTH – WEEK 3

  Go Green Week April 16th – April 20th With Earth Day just around the corner, this week’s focus is caring for the earth.  Students are encouraged to do something good for the planet and our environment each day this week! In order to be eligible for the prize drawing, online pledge cards should be …

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Apr
12

Coming in May…

SPRING FLING (Outdoor Movie Event) and BOOK FAIR Friday, May 11th (Rain date: May 18th) Additional details to follow!

Apr
10

Way to Go, Team Roosevelt!

Our brave participants raised over $13,000 for pediatric cancer research and even took home a medal at the St. Baldrick’s shave event on Saturday.  Thanks for representing our school in the local community and making us so proud!      

Apr
10

Volunteer to make VIP happen!

VIP EVENT IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS! Please consider helping out with the set-up, guest check-in and/or clean-up for this fun event. CLICK HERE to review times and add your name to the list!

Apr
10

Healthy Living Week #2

  Neat to Use Your Feet Week April 9th – April 13th Students are encouraged to be physically active before, during and after school each day this week! Online pledge cards should be submitted on Friday, April 13th. Any form submitted before April 13th CANNOT be accepted. CLICK HERE for this week’s online pledge card.

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