Category Archive: General News

Oct
22

Saddle Up for a Night at the Roosevelt Ranch!

Night at the Roosevelt Ranch Intermediate Dance Ticket Sales Extended Until November 1st! Don’t miss out on the fun!  Friday, November 2nd 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Grades 3-5 Saddle up, put on your boots & blue jeans & mosey on down for a night on the Roosevelt Ranch. Join us for a stomping good …

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Oct
11

Toy Drive!

Student Council Toy Drive In honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, the Roosevelt Student Council would like your help in gathering up some toys for children battling cancer.  We will be collecting toys for Lurie Children’s Hospital, and all toys will be donated to the Pediatric Cancer floor to remind those kids that Roosevelt Cares! Donations will …

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Oct
08

Start Collecting Box Tops!

Start Collecting Box Tops! Again this year, Roosevelt School will be participating in the Box Tops for Education program.  Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn money for our school.  Each coupon is worth 10 cents.  Look for Box Tops on products around your home or office.  All you have to do is clip the …

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Oct
08

Science Olympiad

The Science Olympiad is a district-wide event that challenges students in grades 3-5 to participate in different science and engineering events in an Olympic-type format. NOTE: This is different than the Roosevelt Science Fair event that allows students in all grades to conduct and present science experiments of their own choosing. CLICK HERE to learn more and watch short …

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Oct
08

LRC Pumpkin Character Contest

Brainstorm Ideas for a Character Pumpkin       The Roosevelt LRC is hosting the Pumpkin Character Contest again this year. Who: Any Roosevelt family can enter this optional contest. We will accept one pumpkin per family. What: Use a FAKE pumpkin(s) to bring a children’s book character to life. When: Pumpkins can be dropped off at Roosevelt …

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Oct
08

Science Fair

Roosevelt School Science Fair Friday, November 30th Open to all Roosevelt students K-5 5:45-6:00 p.m. Drop off Exhibits  6:00-6:45 p.m. Traveling World of Reptiles Show in Auditorium 6:45-8:00 p.m. Student Exhibits Open Registration will be available on the PTO website from Nov 1- Nov 25  Students may work independently or with up to 2 partners **Please …

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Oct
08

Thank You TT Volunteers!

Tiger Trot Committee 2018 Committee Chairpersons: Fran Thompson Katie Mazukelli Committee Members: Toni Binz Nikki Craig Chris Etchason Cara Fowler Sarah Handley Danielle Hartung Susie Hollingsworth Chandra Kearney Paula Malatesta Heather Martin April Mosier Amanda Rafferty Katie Ranalli Alexis Rodgers Caroline Rose Kelly Skogsbakken Meg Strotman Renee Verisario Oksana Waters Kristie Welke Peter Zalinski You …

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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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Oct
03

Night at the Roosevelt Ranch

Night at the Roosevelt Ranch Grades 3-5 Saddle up, put on your boots & blue jeans & mosey on down for a night on the Roosevelt Ranch. Join us for a stomping good time with dancing, Sweet Baby Rays BBQ & an inflatable bull. Kids lasso up a parent or guardian (one per family) and join …

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Oct
03

Tiger Trot Results!

Tiger Trot Results Are Coming In… As a school, we ran a total of 10,421 laps, or 2,084 miles–about the same distance as Chicago to LA!  They averaged 16 laps per student or 3.3 miles per student. Way to go Roosevelt students! Congratulations to Mrs. Germanowski’s 4th grade class who won most laps! Way to go!

Sep
21

Tiger Trot in the News!

Click on the link below to see the article about Tiger Trot in the Park Ridge Advocate! Roosevelt School holds track-and-field fundraiser

Sep
20

Upcoming Events!

*Friday, October 12th– Bully Prevention Assembly- Wear Orange! *Thursday, October 18th – Picture Day & Vision and Hearing Screening *Monday, October 22nd– Box Top Submission Deadline Friday, October 26th – Principal Appreciation Day *Saturday, October 27th – ELF Halloween Hustle *Wednesday, October 31st – Halloween Parade and Room Parent Parties *Friday, November 2nd – Intermediate Dance (3-5th grade) Wednesday, November …

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Sep
13

Save the Date for the Intermediate Dance!

Wrangling up all Roosevelt Cowboys & Cowgirls for our first Intermediate School Dance. Dust off those boots & join us! Friday, November 2nd from 6-8pm Grades 3-5 More information to come!  *An event for grades K-2 is planned for the spring.*

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.