Category Archive: General News

Mar
22

Healthy Living Month

Please click here to see fun Healthy Living Month activities happening in D64 and throughout Park Ridge!

Mar
20

School Board Forum

Hello Roosevelt families! Below you will find a link to the District 64 Board of Education candidate Q&A from a collaboration between the D64 PTO/A’s and PREA.  Along with these responses you will also find links to several other Q&A’s from groups in our Park Ridge Community. http://preaonline.com Please take the time to be informed …

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Mar
17

Grade Level Recess Buckets

Grade Level Recess – Buckets of Fun Last year, the PTO put together large “Recess Buckets” (one per grade) stocked with a variety of balls and outdoor toys to be used and shared during each grade-level recess. The buckets could use a spring refresh as many items by this point of the year have been …

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Mar
17

Last Chance!

Yearbook Orders due by Friday, March 29! NO EXCEPTIONS! There will be no opportunity to extend this deadline or accept late orders as the yearbook will be going to print. 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 …

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Mar
14

Upcoming Volleyball Events

District 64 Volleyball Night Summer Volleyball Camp

Mar
14

Volunteers Needed

 We’re looking for some volunteers to help with the Big Birthday Bash on Friday, April 5th! Set up tables and decorations after school (4:00 – 6:00 p.m.). Lend a hand during the event (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.) by serving food, helping out with the photo booth, greeting people, or supervising the bounce house. Pack it up and …

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Mar
14

Primary Birthday Bash!

  ROOSEVELT SCHOOL’S BIG BIRTHDAY BASH! Friday, April 5th 6:00-8:00 p.m. Roosevelt School The Big Birthday Bash is an event for Kindergarten-2nd grade students and an adult chaperone. There will be a DJ, bounce house, and photo booth as well as pizza and dessert! We’ll also be singing Happy 90th Birthday to Roosevelt. Tickets are $25 …

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Mar
06

ColorCycle

Thank you for all your used marker donations to the Colorcycle Program. Below is our latest collection! And special thanks to Melissa Galbadores for submitting our collection to Crayola so far for the year. We will be continuing to collect markers through the end of the year. Students can bring in used markers, dry erase markers and highlighters …

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Mar
06

And That’s A Wrap!

V-SHOW 2019 The Greatest V-Show What an amazing weekend of performances! The four shows featured over 260 students participating in song and dance numbers, skits or tech crew. None of this would be possible without the dedication of the many, many parent volunteers and for that we are tremendously grateful! Special thanks to our writers, producers, directors, and …

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Feb
25

St. Baldrick’s

Roosevelt Elementary is once again taking a stand against childhood cancer and raising money for St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Last year the Roosevelt team raised over $16,000! All money raised is used locally to help fund pediatric cancer research right here in our area.  Let’s see what we can do this year! Sign up to be a “Shavee”   Because …

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Feb
06

Volunteer Interest Survey

Attention 3rd and 4th Grade Parents! The PTO is seeking feedback as to whether there is interest in having a volleyball league at Roosevelt, similar to the other District 64 schools. This would be for 4th and 5th grade students during the 2019-2020 school year. The volleyball league would run for 7 weeks from the …

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Feb
06

Cold weather day lunch information

Cold Weather Day Lunch Information Due to the school closing last Wednesday, students missed a pizza lunch day. The PTO will take the pizza orders from that day and provide the teachers with a pizza lunch during Teacher Appreciation Week in May. If you have any questions, you can Click Here to email the PTO.

Jan
23

New PTO Committee

The Roosevelt PTO is very excited to announce the formation of a new committee called the All-Abilities Committee.  The mission of this committee is to promote awareness, community, acceptance, and advocacy of students with all abilities and their parents at Roosevelt School. All of our children are special; however some have special needs.  There are …

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Jan
20

Volunteers for 2019-2020

It’s hard to believe it’s that time already but the PTO Executive Board is starting to build the team of volunteers for the 2019-20 school year. There are so many different ways to volunteer and lots of committees to choose from!  CLICK HERE to view a complete list.  Submit your name and contact information to express interest! …

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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!

*March 25th Week– Spring Break *Friday, April 5th– Primary Event- Happy Birthday Roosevelt 6-8 p.m. *Saturday, April 6th – St. Baldrick’s Shave Event *Wednesday, April 24th – PTO General Meeting   SAVE THE DATE!! Dinner, DJ, Bowling and Billiards Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Edison Park Inn 6715 N. Olmsted Ave., …

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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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