Category Archive: General News

Dec
08

Holiday Sing 2018 & Spirit Wear Shop

The Annual Holiday Sing is almost here! And back again this year is the Spirit Wear Shop in the hallway outside the Holiday Sing! Click below for the schedule to make sure you don’t miss your student(s)! Holiday Sing 2017 Schedule Are you looking for a great gift for the Roosevelt Tiger fans in your life? …

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Dec
08

Everything V-Show!

All the V-Show links you need are here! Registration ends Friday, Dec. 15th! K-4th Grade V-Show Registration 5th Grade V-Show Registration Ad Sales end Friday, Feb. 9th! Click here to view the Business Ad Flyer. Click here to view the Personal Ad Flyer. Order Your V-Show Ad for the Program!

Dec
07

Be part of the D64 SEL Focus Group!

There is an opportunity for you to participate in this new Superintendent Focus Group on social emotional learning. The one-year timeframe and single topic focus make it an attractive option for parents who would like to become involved with a shorter-term commitment. Here is the link to the website where more information is also available. …

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Nov
17

Six Flags Reading

Six Flags Reading Program Information went home with your student! All completed reading logs are due February 14, 2018 in order to get your free tickets by the end of the school year! Click here for the instructions. Click here for the log. Contact parent volunteer, Jeana Chammas, with questions at chammasjj@comcast.net.

Nov
15

2018 V-Show Registration starts Friday, 11/17!

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2018 V-SHOW! BACK TO THE V-SHOW Look how far we’ve come!   This year marks the 46th year for the Roosevelt V-Show!  The show is entirely put on by kids and is a wonderful mix of comedy, singing and dancing on the bright lights of the Roosevelt stage. There are no …

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Nov
12

UCAN Holiday Gift Drive 2017

Once again, Student Council will be partnering with the UCAN of Chicago to help Foster children and orphans have a Merry Christmas too. Each classroom will get holiday wishes from two children and will be asked to raise money to help fulfill those wishes.  The money will be collected from each classroom, and then given …

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Nov
12

Holiday Sing 12/21

Click here for the Holiday Sing 2017 Schedule!

Nov
05

D64 Wants to Hear from YOU!

District 64 has initiated a Middle School Review as part of the 2020 Vision and Strategic Plan to ensure that we are adequately preparing our students to achieve success in high school and beyond and is inviting parents and community members to share their feedback through on online survey. CLICK HERE for more information. The …

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Nov
01

Pizza ordering is now closed!

PTO Pizza Wednesday ordering for the second half of the 2017-2018 school year closed on 12/10/17! We will re-open ordering after winter break (for one weekend in January) to catch anyone who moved into the district or missed the deadline! Watch your e-mails or check back then. If your student currently receives pizza, your order …

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Nov
01

Science Olympiad Deadline Approaching

Friday, November 10th Science Olympiad Registration Deadline   Science Olympiad is open to 3rd-5th grade students in D64. The event-based competition happens on: Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Emerson Middle School   Students choose to compete in one of 5 established events: Egg Drop, Rubber Band Catapult, Aerodynamics (paper airplanes), …

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Oct
31

Help Hurricane Irma Families

The Kindness Committee has organized a service initiative for our Roosevelt community in response to the urgent needs resulting from Hurricane Irma.  Many families in affected areas have lost everything.  Together we can assist the Marion County Florida School District and show them that their community is supported and cared for. As we head into the Thanksgiving …

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Oct
31

Family Skate Night

Join us Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 from 4:30 – 7:00pm, for our 2nd Annual Family Fun Night at the Orbit Skate Center (615 S. Consumers Ave, Palatine). PTO’s got the entrance fee covered for the whole fam! Rental fees for skates/rollerblades or gliders apply ($4, $5), or bring your own! Concessions will be open. Let’s rock and ROLL!

Oct
30

Too Much Candy?

No one wants extra Halloween candy sitting around after Trick or Treating is done!  That’s why Roosevelt’s Student Council has teamed up with the Soldier’s Angels “Treats for Troops” program. Just drop off your extra candy in the boxes outside of the main office and all of our donated candy will be shipped to deployed service …

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Oct
27

Spirit Wear & Directory Deliveries!

Check your backpacks! Spirit Wear orders for this fall were delivered to your child’s teacher on 10/26! Any questions? E-mail prrooseveltpto@gmail.com or parent volunteer Palma Voutiritsas at palmavouts@hotmail.com! If you ordered a premium PTO membership, your printed school directory and Tiger cling were delivered to one of your children’s teachers on 10/27! Any questions? E-mail prrooseveltpto@gmail.com or …

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Oct
27

Crayola ColorCycle

We’re excited to tell you about a very special program the PTO is coordinating at our school in conjunction with Crayola. It’s called Crayola ColorCycle – an amazing new program devised to turn used markers into energy! All around Roosevelt students and teachers will be collecting used markers that are ready to be discarded. The …

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Oct
25

District received Board approval to go to bid

Thank you to all the Roosevelt parents who attended Dr. Dwyer’s tours, e-mailed the Board, spoke at the Board meeting Monday night, 10/23, and were in attendance. They heard our voices and unanimously passed the motion to allow the District to go to bid for the proposed 2018 projects which include many life safety issues …

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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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