Roosevelt Elementary School Blog

ELF Grant in Action

February 21, 2017

Kindergarten students enjoy the new "sit and move" seats while reading in small groups with their teacher.

Roosevelt Open House

February 7, 2017

During the Roosevelt Open House, families met in the library to utilize our new Maker Space devices.

Recently, some members of the Maine South State Champion Football Team visited Roosevelt to display their trophy and sign autographs for our students.  Congrats Maine Sou...

Roosevelt Cares

December 7, 2016

This month each classroom purchased a gift for a need child through the UCAN Project.  Also, students supported Toys for Tots!

Timeless Values!

November 19, 2016

Two Roosevelt graduates (1946 and 1951) returned to school on Friday to visit their old first grade classroom.  They each shared stories about their first grade teacher, ...

Veterans Day Assembly

November 14, 2016

Thank you Veterans for your service!

4th Graders Skype

November 4, 2016

Students in Mrs. Kulnig's classroom used Skype to interact with students in England this morning.

Happy Halloween Roosevelt!

October 31, 2016

The Roosevelt Office Staff says, "Boo!"

Happy Halloween Roosevelt!

October 31, 2016

The Roosevelt Office Staff says, "Boo!"

Fifth graders in Mrs. O'Donnell's classroom enjoyed lunch with some officers in the Park Ridge Police Department.  The "lunch with the officers" was a s...

Immigration Day!

October 20, 2016

Fourth graders experienced the immigration process at Roosevelt.  Special thanks to our 31 parent volunteers!  

Parents and students harvested 11 bags of food this morning from the Roosevelt Garden.  All items will be donated to the Maine Township Food Pantry.

Roosevelt Veterans Day Pics

November 30, 2015

Enjoy some images from our recent Veterans Day.

5th Grade Colonial Day

November 19, 2015

Fun without video games!

4th Grade Immigration Day

October 15, 2015

4th graders participated in an Ellis Island simulation today.  Many thanks to our parent volunteers for making this event possible!

Virtual Reality Field Trip

October 6, 2015

Intermediate students explored Mt. Everest, the Great Barrier Reef, and other areas of interest.  

Roosevelt All-School Dance

October 6, 2015

As part of the Tiger Trot, students enjoy dancing before school!

Students still enjoy the imagination playground!  (2012 ELF Grant)

The Roosevelt Chorus sang several songs this morning in front of the Park Ridge City Hall.  We are proud of our young patriots!

Roosevelt Garden Harvest

September 11, 2015

This week Roosevelt parents and students harvested herbs and vegetables.  We proudly donated the harvest to the Maine Township Food Pantry.

This year our Roosevelt Den 5 Scouts wrote cards to soldiers as part of their service project.  Attached is the picture of our soldiers holding each card made by our stud...

Mrs. Proenza's first grade class enjoys their annual Grandparents Day.  Roosevelt loves our Grandparents!

Special thanks to our Roosevelt parents, who are helping us to establish a new Roosevelt garden.  Spring is here!

Third Grade Author Visit

March 6, 2015

Author Ann Hoods visited with our Roosevelt Third Grade Students today in the library.  Her presentation inspired students to continue writing and to learn about the impo...

Roosevelt Computer Coding Club

February 20, 2015

During lunch, Roosevelt students practice computer coding.  Today, these students were using computer code to create music on their Chromebooks.  I am hoping to use ...

Our young singers are practicing in the gym today for the annual Roosevelt Holiday Sing tomorrow.  We hope you can join us!

Computer Coding at Roosevelt

December 8, 2014

Many classrooms are taking time out this week to learn about computer coding.  This is a part of the national "Hour of Code" week.  In the picture, first g...

Veterans Day Picture Gallery

November 21, 2014

See photos from our special day.

High School Tutoring

November 21, 2014

For the past five years, Roosevelt has partnered with Maine South HS to offer free tutoring to our students on Thursdays after school.  

Our aim is to make the school library a fun and inviting place for students.  Our yummy entrance sets the tone....

On Tuesday, November 11th Roosevelt will host its annual Veterans Day.  Students are encouraged to wear red, white, and blue to school.  We are expecting about twent...