Category Archive: General News

Feb
19

Make Your Opinion Known Again & NOW!

Roosevelt Construction Project including the secure vestibule Pending Final Approval on Monday, February 26th As you may recall, the Roosevelt construction project got the green light to go out for bid but the final construction plans have not yet been approved. The D64 School Board will be voting on the plans at the next Board meeting: Monday, February …

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Feb
19

#choosekind

#choosekind Now Happening in Classrooms! Inspired by the movie Wonder, the Kindness Committee has brought #choosekind to our classrooms! Each classroom has the opportunity to become “Certified Kind” by filling a classroom jar with a marble each time someone witnesses an act of kindness in their class. Once filled, photos of the jars will  be …

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Feb
15

Cultural Awareness Week at Roosevelt 3/5-3/9!

CULTURAL AWARENESS WEEK AT ROOSEVELT! New this year at Roosevelt is a parent led, PTO sponsored, Cultural Awareness Week. The flyer below went home with students. We hope you can participate to spread awareness about the many cultures that we are proud to have in our community! We are delighted to see so many families …

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Feb
11

Roosevelt St. Baldricks Team

Roosevelt Elementary is once again taking a stand against childhood cancer and competing with other D64 schools to raise money for this great cause. Not only do you help fight childhood cancer, the money stays locally to help research here in our area! You can join the team and be a “Shavee,” or if you …

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Feb
08

Sweetheart Dance Re-Scheduled for Next Friday 2/16!

As you all know, District 64 schools closed after school activities for tomorrow, Friday, February 9th which includes our Sweetheart Dance. The Dance has been re-scheduled for next Friday, February 16th from 6-8pm at Roosevelt School complete with DJ, dancing, two photo booths, food, candy and more! If you already bought tickets, your tickets are …

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Feb
08

Cultural Awareness 3/5-3/9!

Cultural Awareness Week March 5th – 9th Whether your family is new to the United States or your family has been in the country for many generations, we would like to celebrate the many different and wonderful backgrounds at Roosevelt Elementary School! March 5th – 9th will be our very first Cultural Awareness week! We have some fun …

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Feb
07

Always Choose Kind!

The Roosevelt community was very generous again this year by donating 450 sack lunches–the exact same number as last year! Additionally, monetary donations of $240.60 were collected and given to UPM towards making sack lunches in the future. We’d like to relay a special thank you to the Student Council for decorating the Roosevelt halls …

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Feb
05

Game Truck update

Important Note About the Game Truck As you may recall, getting an opportunity to win playing time in a Game Truck was used as an incentive with our students during the Tiger Trot fundraiser. This has proven to be a very popular incentive with students. Last week we began the first of four scheduled Game Truck days for …

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Feb
03

Technology at Roosevelt is Cutting Edge!

Look at all the options students have during Tech Lab! Ask your students about what they can do – you might be surprised!

Jan
25

The PTO cannot run without Volunteers!

The PTO Executive Board is starting to build the team of volunteers for the 2018-19 school year. There are so many different ways to volunteer!  Submit your name and contact information to let us know what you might be interested in.  Some specific opportunities available for next year are listed below. CLICK HERE to submit a …

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Jan
25

T-Shirt Design Contest

V-Show T-Shirt Design Contest All entries due Wednesday, February 7th! Do you have a great idea for the V-Show shirts?!  We want to see it! One lucky student’s design will be chosen and featured on this year’s T-shirt! Design Requirements Design must be a black and white drawing that fits on a 8 1/2 x 11 piece of …

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Jan
25

Keep Your ION Science!

2018 SCIENCE FAIR “Keep your ION Science!” Friday, March 16th at Roosevelt School REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Click HERE. 5:30 p.m. – Doors Open & Set-Up 6:00 p.m. – Auditorium Presentation with MR. FREEZE!!! 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Science Fair Open This super fun, non-competitive event is open to ALL Roosevelt students! Students can work in …

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Jan
25

Casino Saturday Night Fever Silent Auction open to all!

The Elementary Learning Foundation (ELF) Casino Saturday Night Fever is just days away, but you can start bidding on groovy silent auction items today! Even if you can’t attend the event, you can still bid on items like a prime parking spot at Maine South High School, a Chef Catered Party at your home, a …

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Jan
22

Calling all 5th Graders!

ATTENTION 5th GRADE PARENTS Every year, we showcase Kindergarten photos of all the 5th grade students in the yearbook. If your child attended Roosevelt for Kindergarten (2012-2013), then we already have access to their Kindergarten photo from that yearbook. If your child did NOT go to Roosevelt for Kindergarten, please send a .jpg of their …

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Jan
22

Uncle Pete’s Sack Lunches

Kindness Committee will be collecting Sack Lunches for the needy on Tuesday, February 6 at 8:15 a.m. Uncle Pete’s Ministries (UPM) mission is to provide sack lunches to families in need all over the Chicagoland area. Click here to read more about it. In the coming weeks, look for a letter attached to a brown …

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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 ticket sales closed!

I Want Candy! Sweetheart Dance Ticket sales closed on 1/31/18.

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