Category Archive: General News

Oct
07

Cultural Awareness Committee

CULTURAL AWARENESS  The School Assemblies/Cultural Awareness Event Committee is preparing for another fantastic event this year. Cultural Awareness Week will be held the week of January 20th with International Night taking place on Thursday, January 23rd in conjunction with Open House. If you are interested in helping on the committee, please contact the co-chairs: Serena …

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Oct
07

Tiger Trot Volunteers Needed

PARENT VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE TIGER TROT! You can sign up for any of the times listed, or multiple! If you can’t volunteer, consider coming and cheering the kids as they dance and run! 8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. (escort to field for Kick-Off Dance) 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (1stGrade and AM Kindergarten) 10:00 …

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Sep
30

Box Tops!

Welcome Back to School, Students & Families! Last year, the Roosevelt PTO earned over $1,060 from the Box Tops for Education program.  The PTO uses this money to fund many amazing programs for Roosevelt Elementary School.  We can earn even more for our school this year with your help! Starting this year, the Box Tops for Education …

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Sep
30

Feed My Starving Children

ROOSEVELT FAMILY VOLUNTEER NIGHT AT FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN  Roosevelt’s Kindness Committee invites you to join us to hand-pack meals for hungry children with Feed My Starving Children on Saturday, October 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. FMSC is located at 740 Wiley Farm Court in Schaumburg. You will need to provide your own transportation to FMSC; …

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Sep
30

Queen of Hearts

Sep
30

V-Show Needs You!

V-SHOW NEEDS YOU! V-Show season is upon us, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved! We need: a singer, a keyboardist, writers, ad sales people, and a producer If you are interested in WRITING, the first meeting is THURSDAY, SEPT 26 at BEER ON THE WALL at 7:30 Come show all the talent Tiger parents have …

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Sep
14

Tiger Trot 2019!

Tiger Trot Kick Off! Get all the information you need below! Mark your calendars now! The annual track-a-thon fundraiser, TIGER TROT, is coming! Friday, OCTOBER 11 (rain date will be October 17) Roosevelt students, Let’s Light Up Roosevelt! > > Our goal this year is to raise $35,000! < < Get your donations in! Your …

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Sep
10

Girl Scouts

 INTERESTED IN ANY LEVEL OF GIRL SCOUTS? Please contact Meghan McIlroy at m.mccamey@yahoo.com or (847) 915-8031 We are specifically looking to start up a Kindergarten Daisy Troop. We need girls and parent volunteers to lead. Please reach out if you are interested!

Sep
10

District 64 ELF

 Do you know about District 64 ELF? The Elementary Learning Foundation is a group of D64 parents, teachers, and community members who raise money and awareness to support our local schools. We are looking for parents to support and join ELF on behalf of Roosevelt. The next meeting is September 18 in the Roosevelt LRC at 7pm. You can learn more …

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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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Aug
12

Join the PTO!

Consider joining the PTO for the upcoming school year!  The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is a non-profit entity run by volunteer parents of Roosevelt students.The PTO co-ordinates educational and social events throughout the school year and manages many aspects of daily life at Roosevelt. Introducing the PTO Executive Board for 2019-20 Co-Presidents Melissa Kalinowski & …

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Jun
04

Little Free Library

Thank you to the 5th grade Girl Scouts Troop for installing the new Little Free Library in the Reading Garden at Roosevelt!  Stop by to donate or borrow a book this summer!

Jun
02

A Message from the 2018-19 PTO Presidents

A Message from the 2018-19 PTO Presidents The end of the school year is upon us!  Where did another year go? Although we are excited about everything that summer will bring, we wanted to take a moment to thank all of the amazing volunteers that made this such a wonderful year! Some of the exciting activities and …

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Jun
02

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 …

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Jun
02

Introducing the 2019-20 PTO Board

Introducing the PTO Executive Board for 2019-20 Co-Presidents Melissa Kalinowski & Deannine Weber Ronan Co-Vice Presidents Meghan Polaniecki and Becky Whamond Co-Treasurers Beth Purtell & Kiki Calumet Corresponding Officer Kate Hannigan Recording Officer Sarah Surisook Best of luck in the new school year! 

May
30

THANK YOU!

Pizza Wednesdays would not be possible without the help of many dedicated volunteers. Vicki Mutchler does SO much work behind the scenes…creating class lists for teachers, placing the actual pizza orders with Spuntino’s, and tracking all orders and payments.  Thanks for keeping things running so smoothly all year long! Megan Brady is the volunteer behind the volunteers…creating and managing the …

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May
25

Field Day – RESCHEDULED!

FIELD DAY! Rescheduled to Monday, June 3rd Due to the wet field and the predicted rain overnight through tomorrow, Field Day is rescheduled for Monday, June 3. The PTO is excited to support this year’s field day again by providing fun inflatable obstacle courses as one of the outdoor activities! Be sure your student wears comfortable clothes …

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May
20

Thank You!

Thank you to our 5th Grade Party Committee for planning a fun night of dancing and celebrating for our 5th grade students (and their parents) as they prepare to move on to Lincoln Middle School. Committee Chair Marlene Arteta Committee Members Heather Moore Jenny Rubin Colleen Aloise Cristina Chahin Vickie Laborne Sarah Higgins  .   

May
20

Roosevelt Community Garden

The school garden needs some summer loving! We are finished planting and we’ve got seedlings, seeds and plants getting cozy in the soil!  Make sure to stop by and say hello to the garden that the kindergarten classes helped to plant. And now we need to keep those plants growing throughout the summer. We are looking for families …

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May
15

Many Thanks!

Thank you to the following volunteers for coordinating a wonderful week of appreciation for our outstanding teachers and staff! Committee Chair Sarah Eng Committee Members Mary Beth Magad Christina Chahin Fran Thompson Danielle Hartung Laurie Honza Runtz Aliza Steurer Tiffany Clements Lauren Dickson BOOK FAIR SUCCESS Thank you to everyone who took the time to stop …

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