Tiger Trot 2017: Roosevelt Round-Up is on 9/29!

All-School Dance and Running Times: 

8:40 Buses Arrive

8:45 All-School Kickoff and Dance

9:15-10:15 1st Grade and AM Kindergarten

10:15-11:15 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade

1:00-2:00 4th grade and PM Kindergarten (plus, repeat dance)

2:15-3:15 5th grade


Click here for everything Tiger Trot 2017!


Click here to make a Tiger Trot 2017 donation!


Click here to volunteer on the day of Tiger Trot!


Pizza Ordering Update 9/4!

Pizza ordering has closed for the first half of the school year! If you already ordered pizza, your students will receive pizza, milk or water and the fruit & veggie bar through December 18. 2017!

Ordering will open again in November for the second half of the year (January 2018 – May 2018.)


School Supply Update

Feeling frustrated about the lack of school supplies from your super convenient and affordable SchoolKidz kit?

Well, the PTO hears your pain and went to Staples Corporate Office for Roosevelt students, parents and teachers!

We will be getting shipments Friday 8/25 and Monday 8/28 with notebooks, composition books, mechanical and regular pencils! It’s a start, but we’re not done until we get all of your items. BEE caring with us as we are buzzing around like bees to make this right for Roosevelt!


General PTO Meetings

Join us at one of our four General PTO Meetings in the LRC at Roosevelt Elementary at 7:00pm!

The dates are September 27, 2017, November 29, 2017, January 31, 2108 and April 4, 2018.

Meet other PTO parents, find out what events are coming up, what the issues are that the PTO is addressing, and maybe even meet a guest speaker from the School District or Park Ridge community. Dr. Heinz will address the attendees at the November meeting. It’s a great way to be in the know, meet people and get involved!



Order Your Spirit Wear before 9/22!

Spirit Wear sales for the fall session ends on September 22, 2017.

There is something for everyone in the family!

 Roosevelt is encouraging everyone to wear either their spirit wear or blue and orange on the first Friday of every month.

If you would like a copy of the order form, click here.  Simply fill out the form, address your check to “Roosevelt PTO” and drop it off in the PTO Mailbox in the school office.

Thank you for your support and



Join the Roosevelt PTO! Deadline is 9/15!

Join the PTO for the 2017-2018 year!


You should have received an e-mail with a direct link to your My School Anywhere account if you were a member last year.  This link will take you through the steps to verify information and then you will add either the Standard or Premium membership to your cart and pay. Or you can login to your account with the link below.

Click Here for MSA Online Directory PTO members renewing!

If you were not a member last year, you should have gotten an e-mail explaining the easy steps to join! You will click on the link below and purchase the membership in the “store” on the web page after entering your new information. You will add either the Standard or Premium membership to your cart and pay. You will enter our school code:  TIGERS60068

Click Here for MSA Online Directory New Members Joining!

With our Standard membership for $20, you receive online directory access, mobile App access, and PTO e-blasts.  With the Premium membership for $25, you will also receive a hard copy of the directory and a Roosevelt Tiger window cling for your car!  Either membership is one per family. Either level you chose, your donation will support the many programs the PTO sponsors that don’t pay for themselves, like author visits, teacher appreciation events, and student assemblies.

Note: New this year, you have to UNCHECK 2 boxes if you would like to be included in the online and/or print directory. If you leave the boxes checked in your verification process, your name and contact info. WILL NOT be included in the directories.

Let’s see if we can get PTO Membership at an all time high this year and make it the best year ever at Roosevelt! Last year was an amazing 83% of the 450 families at Roosevelt.


School Supply Kits

To those families who ordered school supply kits – We have become aware that some kits are missing one or more essential items. Please know we are working to get those items to your classrooms as soon as possible. We have asked classroom teachers to let us know what is missing or incorrect, and we will have those items early next week. Do not feel you have to go out and buy additional supplies.
To families who ordered backpacks, bundle kits, etc., those items have not been delivered yet. We are working with the vendor to get those to you as soon as possible.
We are very sorry for the inconvenience and anxiety this causes to our young children!


Room Parent Sign Up Now Open

Calling all Room Parents!

Room Parent sign up is available now and will be done via Sign Up Genius.

Click here to sign up!

The primary responsibility of the Room Parents is to plan three class parties alongside your child’s teacher as well as maintain classroom communication.  The sign up is first come first serve and there are four Room Parent slots per classroom.

Please be respectful of other families and only sign up for one classroom at this time.  If there are openings and the opportunity for a second classroom arises, it will be communicated via a future blast.

Any questions can be directed to Kelly Skogsbakken,
Thank you in advance for your support!


Open Now: Hot Lunch Ordering!

D64 has opened their hot lunch ordering! You should have gotten an e-mail with all the details. You need your student’s ID # to order through My Meal Order! The student ID number was provided on the 2017-18 classroom assignment letter mailed home earlier in August. It was also printed on your child’s Report Card.

Click Here to Order Hot Lunch

Click Here for Quest Food Service Web Site

If you have further questions about the ordering process, please contact Luann Kolstad, Chief School Business Official, at 847-318-4325.

If you have questions specifically related to food offerings (e.g., nutrition content, allergies, etc.), please contact our Quest Food Service Director Lindsey Borchers, 847-962-9957,


Volunteer to Serve Pizza: That’s Amore!

Volunteer to see your “amore” and and serve some pizza because

“That’s Amore!”

Every Wednesday you can volunteer to serve pizza to your student and their friends.

Please note that if you have not completed the Illinois Food Safety Training last school year, it’s NO PROBLEM!

There will be a Quest food service employee on site who will give you the speed training and then you can serve!

Sign up at the link below or at the link to the right anytime throughout the school year!

Roosevelt pizza day volunteer sign-up


Back to School Picnic is September 8th!





Roosevelt’s Back to School Picnic is one of the most attended PTO sponsored events of the year!

 Friday, September 8, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

This event includes the Fall Book Fair and Spirit Wear Pop Up Shop!

Wristbands are on sale NOW-September 8th at 11:00 am for $8.00 each.

After that you will buy wristbands at the door for $10 CASH each.

Click here for our flyer with all the details!

Click here to volunteer for a 30 minute shift to make this event a safe, successful one!

Click here to buy admission to the picnic!

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