Category Archive: General News

Dec
10

Spirit Wear Pop Up Shop!

*  *  Spirit Wear Pop Up Shop  *  * at the Holiday Sing Thursday, December 20th The Annual Holiday Sing is almost here!  And back again this year is the Spirit Wear Shop in the hallway outside the Holiday Sing! Stop by to check out some fun gifts for your Roosevelt Tigers.

Dec
05

Support for the Janak Family

On December 4th, Jim Janak, father, husband, friend, neighbor and member of the Roosevelt School community passed away unexpectedly. Jim was a commissioner for the Park Ridge Park District Board and a pillar in the community. Our hearts go out to this Roosevelt family. Many have expressed interest in showing their support for the Janak family. One …

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Dec
05

UCAN Project

UCAN Call it a Success! Thank you to all who participated in the Student Council’s partnership with UCAN to help brighten the holidays for children in need in the Chicago area.  Your generosity is appreciated and will certainly make a difference! Also, special thanks to our Room Parent volunteers who shopped on behalf of our classrooms to fulfill …

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Dec
05

Cultural Awareness

Cultural Dance and Parade Opportunity The Cultural Awareness Committee will be hosting cultural dancing during Roosevelt’s Open House on Thursday, January 24th. We are looking for students interested in participating in either the cultural dances or the cultural dress parade. There will be two dance performances at 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm. If your child would …

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Dec
05

Science Fair Success!

Roosevelt Science Fair A great night of science fun!    Thank you to all of our student scientists for participating in this special event and to all of the families that attended.  . Did you know that Roosevelt is the only elementary school in D64 that still does a science fair?!  Our kids are fortunate to …

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Dec
02

Coat Drive

Student Council Coat Drive Roosevelt Student Council will be conducting a Coat Drive from December 10-18. They will be collecting gently used/new coats and outerwear to benefit the Terrell Bosley Anti Violence Association.

Nov
29

Pizza Ordering!

Pizza Orders for January through May ARE NOW OPEN CLICK HERE to place your pizza order. Orders submitted now will provide students with pizza from January 9, 2019 through June 5, 2019. If your student currently receives pizza, the last pizza from that order will be served on December 19th.  If you want your student to continue to get pizza Wednesdays …

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Nov
25

Holiday Sing!

HOLIDAY SING Thursday, December 20th Program for families with last names A-L: 9:00 a.m. – A.M. Kindergarten, 3rd, and 4th grades * 15-minute Intermission * 10:15 a.m. – 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades Program for families with last names M-Z: 1:00 p.m. – 1st, 2nd and 5th grades * 15-minute Intermission * 2:15 p.m. – P.M. …

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Nov
16

V-Show Registration Closes This Friday!

    2019 V-Show    Registration will close on Friday, December 14… The Greatest V-Show! This year marks the 47th year for the Roosevelt V-Show!  The show is performed entirely by our students and is a wonderful mix of comedy, singing, and dancing all under the bright lights of the Roosevelt stage. There are no auditions and …

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Nov
15

Kindness Mural

The Roosevelt LRC has a new mural painted on one of it’s walls. The mural is based on a motivational message written by Bryan Skavnak. You can read about him in the link below. https://www.bethenicekid.com/about/ The original artwork was created by Kathy Meade, who is on the Kindness Committee. Natalie Gerny, the assistant Art teacher at …

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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
28

2019 V-Show!

We’re not CLOWNIN’ around, 2019 V-Show sign up time is comin’ around!!   V-Show 2019 dates  March 1st , 2nd , and 3rd Rehearsals January 27th, February 3rd, and February 10th Dress Rehearsals  February 23rd and 24th  **Registration for V-Show** November 16th thru December 14th Any questions?? Email show producers at rooseveltvshow@gmail.com -Mary Chapman, Kate Zoll, Kim Freedman, …

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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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Sep
20

Upcoming Events!

*Sunday, December 9th– Park Ridge Civic Orchestra: An Irish Christmas concert Click here for more information *Thursday, December 20th– Holiday Sing *December 24th-January 4th – Winter Break *January 24th– Roosevelt Open House and Cultural Dancing 6:00-7:30 p.m. *January 27th– First V-Show Practice *January 30th– PTO General Meeting SAVE THE DATE!! Dinner, DJ, Bowling and Billiards Thursday, …

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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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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.