Category Archive: General News

Jan
16

Dance update

Formerly Known As… Daddy/Daughter and Mother/Son We are still getting some questions about the changes being made to these events this year.  Please consider the following… In an effort to comply with the District-wide policy of inclusion for all, the PTO is managing some transition with both the Daddy-Daughter and Mother-Son events this year. While we have always …

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Jan
08

Yearbooks On Sale through 3/16!

Link is to the right of the PTO Homepage! Yearbooks are $25.00 each.

Jan
08

Pizza Ordering Opens Friday 1/12-1/14 Only!

If you ordered before winter break, your student will receive pizza this Wednesday, 1/10! If you missed it, we will re-open ordering for this weekend only! Friday 1/12/18-Sunday /14/18. Then your student will start receiving pizza from 1/17/18 through the end of the year! The ordering link is to the right of the PTO home …

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Jan
08

Joshua’s Dragon Book On Sale!

The PTO’s School Assemblies Committee has planned a K-2nd grade assembly for Wednesday, February 21st. The focus of this assembly will be social-emotional learning and using the book “Joshua’s Dragon” will teach kids how to overcome their personal challenges or “dragons.” More information about the book is available HERE. Parents can purchase this book for a discounted price …

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Dec
22

Sweetheart Dance Tickets On Sale!

I Want Candy! Sweetheart Dance ticket are on sale now! Click on the link on the right of the PTO home page to buy your tickets now through 1/31/18!

Dec
15

Thank You Parents & Whole Foods!

Whole Foods across the nation are choosing ONE local school in their area to be the recipient of their 5% Give Back Day. You might remember that Roosevelt Elementary was lucky enough to be chosen to receive 5% of all sales from Park Ridge Whole Foods on September 20th, 2017. Today we were greeted with a …

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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 ended Friday, Dec. 22nd! Coaches will be in touch with you soon! 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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