Highlights from 2018-19 School Year

Highlights from the 2018-19 School Year 

PTO Fundraising
Tiger Trot Track-A-Thon
PTO membership
Pizza Days
Spirit Wear Sales
Whole Foods 5% Day
Box Tops for Education
Amazon Smile
Dine & Donate Night

PTO Sponsored Events & Activities
Back to School Picnic with Spirit Wear Pop-Up Shop
Follett Book Fair (Fall & Spring)
Pickwick Movies
Intermediate Event and Primary Dance
Chicago Dogs Baseball Game
Beautiful, Educational and Generous Community Garden
Greg Tang Collaboration
Girls on the Run Program and 5K
5th Grade Celebration
A Yearbook of Wonderful Memories
The Greatest V-Show – (Thank you to our V-Show writers, producers, directors and band for years of wonderful memories!)

Fully-Funded PTO Events & Activities
New Primary Playground Equipment
BMX Assembly, Anti-Bullying Assembly and Author Visits
Teacher Institute & Veteran’s Day Luncheons
Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher Gifts & Grants
New Knee Pads and Elbow Pads for PE
Healthy Living Month
Science Fair – the only elementary school in D64 to still have one!
Cultural Assembly and Family Event
Spring Fling Family Movie Night
Inflatable Obstacle Course for Field Day
New Tech Equipment Requested from the Techsperts

Additional PTO Partnerships and Charity
Kindness Mural in the LRC
Pete’s Sack Lunch Program- over 500 lunches for the homeless!
Kindness Elves
Kindness Messages Installation
Kindness Tip of the Week
Our Chartered Boys Scout troop
Eagle Scout project
Halloween Hustle (hoping to be bigger next year!)
Roosevelt Student Council’s Toy Collection for Lurie,
Treats for Troops, and UCAN
Participation in Crayola ColorCycle turning markers into fossil fuels

Other PTO Accomplishments in 2018-2019

The MSA Store opened for PTO activities, Spirit Wear and all things Roosevelt.

All-Abilities Committee who launched the Sensory Friendly Space

A Little Free Library in the Reading Garden

Great communication for the parents through blasts, Facebook and Website.

Provided a Supply Closet for Teachers

Continued to help Roosevelt families in need with our Scholarship Fund

Looking forward we will have Volleyball for 4th and 5th Grade in the Winter/Spring 2020