Category Archive: General News

Nov
15

City Barbeque Fundraiser

GOT DINNER PLANS FOR MONDAY, NOV 18? YOU DO NOW! Put it on your calendar, make sure to mention the Roosevelt PTO and show them this barcode! THANK YOU!

Nov
15

World Kindness Day

Kindness is blooming at Roosevelt! Wednesday was World Kindness Day! In recognition, the Kindness Committee distributed over 700 flowers to our students and their homeroom teachers, along with a note of random acts of kindness. We hope that our students continue to practice acts of kindness not only on this recognized day, but everyday in …

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Nov
15

Register for V-Show Now!

REGISTER NOW FOR 2020 V-SHOW! “V SHOW: RECONSTRUCTED”  2020 is the 48th year for the Roosevelt V-Show!  The show is put on entirely by students and is a wonderful mix of comedy, singing and dancing under the lights of the Roosevelt stage. There are no auditions and every child in Kindergarten through 5th grade is …

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Nov
11

The Tiger Trot Final Total…!!!

THE FINAL TOTAL IS IN! THANKS TO ALL WHO WORKED SO HARD ORGANIZING, VOLUNTEERING, FUND RAISING, and RUNNING! THIS WAS ONE OF OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL TIGER TROTS YET! WE RAISED AN AMAZING $45,032! CLASSROOM WINNERS ARE: MOST LAPS RUN (on average): Ms. Harvalis MOST MONEY RAISED: Ms. Tanaka BEST PARTICIPATION (based on number of students making donations): Ms. Kaplan THANK YOU!

Nov
11

Season of Giving

SEASON OF GIVING AT ROOSEVELT Once again, Roosevelt’s Student Council is participating in the UCAN Holiday Gift Drive. Earlier today, each classroom teacher received the wish lists of two needy children in the Chicagoland area. UCAN has made every effort to match the ages of the needy children to the ages of the students in each class. The students are being …

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Nov
11

International Night

Cultural Awareness Week and International Night! The Cultural Awareness Committee will be hosting International Night during Roosevelt’s Open House on Thursday, January 30th. Would your child(ren) be interested in sharing their cultural heritage with the Roosevelt community? We are looking for students interested in participating in Cultural Awareness Week and International Night – share a greeting during morning announcements, or get …

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Nov
11

Parents’ Night Out!

TIRED OF YOUR KIDS HAVING ALL THE FUN? NOW IT’S YOUR TURN! THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 from 6-8pm Join the Roosevelt PTO at BEER ON THE WALL for a fun night for parents! The PTO will provide appetizers from Harp and Fiddle. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

Nov
11

Roosevelt Science Fair

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdfgmN-vCNqV8cFx64KtOCrETONxrPOCVwyP7v-Zk4lhcQM-Q/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1  The kids have had classroom presentations this week regarding Science Fair and how to put together a project. Mrs. Handlon also put together the following list to help parents and students come up with ideas. PROJECT IDEA RESOURCES: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1v6Gw2E26Kv2YoJu1TAKi4DHDNXc60nh6w1Tiexx59tQ/edit?usp=sharing

Nov
01

Amazon Smile

YOU SHOP, WE SMILE! Did you know that you can select ROOSEVELT PTO as your charity on Amazon Smile? For every purchase you make, Amazon donates to the PTO! There is not an app for iphone, however you can download the website onto your phone home screen. Android should have an app. When you select …

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Oct
20

Volunteering

Interested in volunteering? Being part of a committee? Or a chair?  We have so many wonderful PTO events that are planned throughout the year and they happen because of parents like you.  If you are interested in being part of a committee or a chair or just want to know more information about specific committees, please …

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Oct
20

Feed My Starving Children

ROOSEVELT FAMILY VOLUNTEER NIGHT AT FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN We had a great night volunteering at Feed My Starving Children!  92 Roosevelt volunteers worked hard and helped pack 43,632 meals which will feed 119 kids for a year! Thank you to all the Roosevelt families who participated!  A special thanks to Dr. Dwyer and the …

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Aug
19

Join the PTO!

Attention Parents and Faculty! We are excited to announce that we will be using Membership Toolkit for our Directory, Online Sales, Volunteer Sign Ups, and communications starting with the 2019-2020 school year. This will replace My School Anywhere. Your PTO membership allows you to access the online directory for the school as well as help support …

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Feb
06

Cold weather day lunch information

Cold Weather Day Lunch Information Due to the school closing last Wednesday, students missed a pizza lunch day. The PTO will take the pizza orders from that day and provide the teachers with a pizza lunch during Teacher Appreciation Week in May. If you have any questions, you can Click Here to email the PTO.