Category Archive: General News

Sep
14

Tiger Trot 2019!

Tiger Trot Kick Off! Get all the information you need below! Mark your calendars now! The annual track-a-thon fundraiser, TIGER TROT, is coming! Friday, OCTOBER 11 (rain date will be October 17) Roosevelt students, Let’s Light Up Roosevelt! > > Our goal this year is to raise $35,000! < < What is the Tiger Trot? …

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Sep
10

Spirit Wear Ordering

SPIRIT WEAR  Spirit wear is now available for purchase online. The link is here: https://rooseveltptoparkridge.membershiptoolkit.com/spiritwearspring2019

Sep
10

Girl Scouts

 INTERESTED IN ANY LEVEL OF GIRL SCOUTS? Please contact Meghan McIlroy at m.mccamey@yahoo.com or (847) 915-8031 We are specifically looking to start up a Kindergarten Daisy Troop. We need girls and parent volunteers to lead. Please reach out if you are interested!

Sep
10

Back to School Picnic Thanks

THANK YOU!  A big thank you to all the volunteers and community sponsors who made the Back to School Picnic and Book Fair such a success. Vikki Spiteri for chairing the committee Jill Mazza for coordinating the inflatables Kristie Welke and Tatiyana Baukovic for organizing the vendors Jason Borst for the tables, chairs, and garbage/recycling containers Gretchen Barina and Greg Reuhs for the sweet tunes …

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Sep
10

District 64 ELF

 Do you know about District 64 ELF? The Elementary Learning Foundation is a group of D64 parents, teachers, and community members who raise money and awareness to support our local schools. We are looking for parents to support and join ELF on behalf of Roosevelt. The next meeting is September 18 in the Roosevelt LRC at 7pm. You can learn more …

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Sep
02

Many Thanks!

A big thank you to all our volunteers who made the summer garden look so nice: Annie Monak and Girl Scout Troop 45116 Ekstam Family Pedersen Family Rodgers Family Jerome Family Binz Familly Knox Family Jenkins Family Johnson Family Turcott Family Baukovic Family Thank you to the school supply committee who got all the boxes …

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Aug
25

Pizza Orders and Volunteering

PIZZA ORDERS! Wednesday is pizza day! Order either 1 slice or 2 for your students, grades 1-5. The form to order is available on: www.rooseveltptoparkridge.membershiptoolkit.com The cost will cover the first 16 weeks of school. ___________________________________________________________________ 🍕 What do kids love more than pizza? Seeing their parents at school helping to serve it! 🍕 Pizza volunteer slots …

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Aug
25

Back to School Picnic

You are one click away from Volunteering FUN! We would love 30 minutes of your help! Let’s kick off the school year right with our annual Back To School Picnic! The Back to School Picnic is a wonderful way to get involved and help out with a very small time commitment. There are many time …

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Aug
19

Join the PTO!

Attention Parents and Faculty! We are excited to announce that we will be using Membership Toolkit for our Directory, Online Sales, Volunteer Sign Ups, and communications starting with the 2019-2020 school year. This will replace My School Anywhere. Your PTO membership allows you to access the online directory for the school as well as help support …

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Aug
15

Spirit Wear Committee

ROOSEVELT PTO NEEDS YOU! Want to get more involved at Roosevelt? The PTO is looking for someone (or a couple of people) to chair the SPIRIT WEAR COMMITTEE. Email prrooseveltpto@gmail.com if you are interested. It’s a great, easy, fun way to show your Tiger Pride!

Aug
15

Back to School!

It is almost time!  3rd Grade Chromebook Orientation will be held Monday, August 19at 7pm in the library. There will be a presentation for all 3rd grade families, students included. FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL is MONDAY, AUGUST 26 for grades 1-5. Information regarding Kindergarten first day will go out after teacher assignments are announced.

Aug
12

Join the PTO!

Consider joining the PTO for the upcoming school year!  The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is a non-profit entity run by volunteer parents of Roosevelt students.The PTO co-ordinates educational and social events throughout the school year and manages many aspects of daily life at Roosevelt. Introducing the PTO Executive Board for 2019-20 Co-Presidents Melissa Kalinowski & …

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Aug
12

School Supplies

School Supply Lists If you haven’t gotten your child’s school supplies yet, below is a link for the class supply lists. CLICK HERE If you order from Amazon, consider using AmazonSmile.com and select Roosevelt PTO as your charity. Every purchase will benefit the PTO. The link is below: http://amazonsmile.com If you ordered from 1st Day …

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Jun
04

Little Free Library

Thank you to the 5th grade Girl Scouts Troop for installing the new Little Free Library in the Reading Garden at Roosevelt!  Stop by to donate or borrow a book this summer!

Jun
02

A Message from the 2018-19 PTO Presidents

A Message from the 2018-19 PTO Presidents The end of the school year is upon us!  Where did another year go? Although we are excited about everything that summer will bring, we wanted to take a moment to thank all of the amazing volunteers that made this such a wonderful year! Some of the exciting activities and …

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Jun
02

Highlights from 2018-19 School Year

Highlights from the 2018-19 School Year  PTO Fundraising Tiger Trot Track-A-Thon PTO membership Pizza Days Spirit Wear Sales Whole Foods 5% Day Box Tops for Education Amazon Smile Dine & Donate Night PTO Sponsored Events & Activities Back to School Picnic with Spirit Wear Pop-Up Shop Follett Book Fair (Fall & Spring) Pickwick Movies Intermediate …

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Jun
02

Introducing the 2019-20 PTO Board

Introducing the PTO Executive Board for 2019-20 Co-Presidents Melissa Kalinowski & Deannine Weber Ronan Co-Vice Presidents Meghan Polaniecki and Becky Whamond Co-Treasurers Beth Purtell & Kiki Calumet Corresponding Officer Kate Hannigan Recording Officer Sarah Surisook Best of luck in the new school year! 

May
30

THANK YOU!

Pizza Wednesdays would not be possible without the help of many dedicated volunteers. Vicki Mutchler does SO much work behind the scenes…creating class lists for teachers, placing the actual pizza orders with Spuntino’s, and tracking all orders and payments.  Thanks for keeping things running so smoothly all year long! Megan Brady is the volunteer behind the volunteers…creating and managing the …

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May
25

Field Day – RESCHEDULED!

FIELD DAY! Rescheduled to Monday, June 3rd Due to the wet field and the predicted rain overnight through tomorrow, Field Day is rescheduled for Monday, June 3. The PTO is excited to support this year’s field day again by providing fun inflatable obstacle courses as one of the outdoor activities! Be sure your student wears comfortable clothes …

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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  .   

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