Category Archive: General News

Aug
21

Pizza Ordering to Re-Open!

Pizza Ordering Will RE-OPEN for Sept.-Dec. 2018 If you missed the deadline to order pizza for the first half of the year, don’t panic! The PTO will re-open pizza ordering Friday, August 31 through Sunday, September 2. Check back over Labor Day weekend to order pizza for September 5, 2018 through December 19, 2018. NEW …

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Aug
19

Roosevelt Meet & Greet Nights

See the classrooms, meet the teachers (and room parents) in your student’s class! Bring $20! Thursday, August 23rd (3rd – 5th grades) Tuesday, August 28th (K – 2nd grades) During the Meet & Greet event you will be introduced to your student’s Room Parent volunteers.  They will encourage you to become a member of the PTO and ask …

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Aug
14

Book Fair

The Book Fair will take place during the Back to School Picnic event: Friday, September 7th 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. We are in need of a committee chair for this event as well as volunteers to help with set-up and help during the book fair. CLICK HERE to email the PTO if you’re interested …

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Aug
12

Back to School Picnic

Come join us for a MONSTER good time to celebrate the start of school and Roosevelt’s 90th BIRTHDAY! The Back to School Picnic is one of the biggest and most popular events of the year.  Bring the whole family and celebrate the start of the new school year! Friday, September 7th 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 …

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Aug
05

Go Tigers!

The Roosevelt PTO has installed new school spirit signage along Talcott Avenue to welcome new and returning students to the 2018-2019 school year! A special thanks goes out to the Binz, Chaplin and Rodgers families for helping with the installation.

Jul
10

Reading Garden adds color to Roosevelt!

Thank you to all of the following people for dedicating time and effort to give the Reading Garden new life. Thank you to Aidan Buschmann, former Roosevelt student, who raised funds, organized volunteers and cleaned up the reading garden by power washing the pavers and adding sand, removing dead plants and planting new ones, and spreading new mulch. He also …

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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.