Category Archive: General News

Jan
17

Attention 5th Grade…

ATTENTION 5th GRADE PARENTS Every year, we showcase Kindergarten photos of all the 5th grade students in the yearbook. If your child attended Roosevelt for Kindergarten, then we already have access to their Kindergarten photo from that yearbook. If your child did NOT go to Roosevelt for Kindergarten, please scan their Kindergarten photo and send …

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Jan
17

Yearbook Orders Now Open

CLICK HERE to order your yearbook for the 2018-2019 school year! *You will have to log in to your MySchoolAnywhere account.  Then click the “Our Store” button at the top to access the yearbook orders. Each yearbook costs $25.00. Ordering will be open through March 22nd to give parents plenty of time to order! Once we close ordering, however, …

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Jan
17

32nd Annual Kiwanis Dinner

32nd Annual Homemade Spaghetti Dinner Park Ridge “Noon” Kiwanis Club will host the annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 1, 2019 WHERE: Park Ridge Presbyterian Church, 1300 W. Crescent Ave., Park Ridge TIME: 4:45 to 7:30 pm COST: Adults – $12.50; Children (6-12)  $6.00; Children under 6 are FREE DINE IN OR CARRY OUT For …

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Jan
13

Parent University

BreakoutEDU for Families NEW DATE: February 6 D64 families are invited to participate in our first-ever BreakoutEDU Family Edition. This all-ages Parent University event offers families an engaging adventure into BreakoutEDU — learn how it’s being used in our District to spark problem-solving, teamwork, and critical thinking skills in the classroom and beyond. Families will have …

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Jan
13

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run Committee Chair and Coaches Needed  The PTO is seeking volunteers to chair the Girls on the Run committee and be coaches for this school year. Use the link below to email the PTO if you are interested. Thanks for your help in supporting this program!  > > Click here to email the PTO < < …

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Jan
06

Upcoming Events!

  Thursday, January 24th Roosevelt Open House and Cultural Awareness  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. All families are welcome to attend! We are still looking for students interested in participating in either the cultural dances or the cultural dress parade. There will be two dance performances at 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm. If your child would like …

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Jan
06

On Sale…V-Show Tee-Shirts!

     2019 V-Show     The Greatest V-Show! ORDER V-SHOW T-SHIRTS K-4th grade: (optional) T-Shirts are a great keepsake for your student that will remind them of the great times in the Roosevelt V-Show! CLICK HERE to order for a K-4th grade student 5th Grade: (mandatory) The T-Shirt is MANDATORY for 5th graders as it is part of their “costume”. The T-shirts are …

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Dec
16

Calling All Young Authors!

CALLING ALL YOUNG AUTHORS!  Is your child an aspiring young author ready to share their work with others? The Young Authors Contest is an independent, voluntary at-home project for students interested in writing and publishing their work for others to read. Click below for details. District 64 Young Authors Guidelines Manuscripts due February 8th.

Dec
05

Support for the Janak Family

On December 4th, Jim Janak, father, husband, friend, neighbor and member of the Roosevelt School community passed away unexpectedly. Jim was a commissioner for the Park Ridge Park District Board and a pillar in the community. Our hearts go out to this Roosevelt family. Many have expressed interest in showing their support for the Janak family. One …

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Dec
05

Cultural Awareness

Cultural Dance and Parade Opportunity The Cultural Awareness Committee will be hosting cultural dancing during Roosevelt’s Open House on Thursday, January 24th. There will be two dance performances at 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm. If your child would like to wear an outfit representing his/her cultural heritage, we will have children in their cultural dress …

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Nov
16

2019 V-Show Details

2019 V-Show     The Greatest V-Show! This year marks the 47th year for the Roosevelt V-Show!  The show is performed entirely by our students and is a wonderful mix of comedy, singing, and dancing all under the bright lights of the Roosevelt stage. 2019 V-SHOW SCHEDULE Sunday Practices: January 27th, February 3rd, and February 10th Dress Rehearsals: Saturday, February 23rd and Sunday, February 24th V-Show Performances: …

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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!

*January 16th– Roosevelt’s 90th Birthday Celebration *January 21st– NO SCHOOL- MLK Jr. Day *January 24th– Roosevelt Open House and Cultural Dancing 6:00-7:30 p.m. *January 27th– First V-Show Practice *January 30th– PTO General Meeting *February 2nd– Science Olympiad *February 6th– D64 BreakoutEDU at Roosevelt *February 7th– PTO Parent Mixer at Beer on the Wall 6:30 p.m. SAVE …

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Aug
30

Tiger Trot!!

Mark your calendars now! The annual track-a-thon fundraiser, Tiger Trot, is coming! Friday, September 21st (rain date will be September 28) Roosevelt students, get ready to run and enjoy the birthday bash!  Our goal this year is to raise $35,000!    What is this money used for? This fundraiser is the primary source of funding for all …

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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! 

May
30

Thank you and Happy Summer!

A Message from the 2017-18 PTO Presidents We want to thank all of the Roosevelt staff, parents, and teachers that made 2017-2018 a successful year for the PTO. Below is an extensive list of this year’s accomplishments and none of it would be possible without the volunteers who serve willingly and continually to make it all …

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May
28

Roosevelt’s Community Garden

Did you know that Roosevelt has a garden growing near the primary playground? Thanks to the Garden Committee and volunteer Roosevelt families that tend the garden during the summer, we now have some beautiful vegetables growing! If you are playing at Roosevelt this summer, please check out the garden and feel free to harvest a …

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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.