Roosevelt Elementary School Blog

Roosevelt 5th graders volunteered to assist peers during recess when the Roosevelt Technology Club meets.  Thank you Tech Experts!

We want to extend a special thank you to the hundreds of parent volunteers at Roosevelt School this year.  Your partnership contributes to us being able to provide a wonder...

Roosevelt Parents, Students, and Girl Scouts volunteered their time over the weekend to improve the garden areas around the Roosevelt campus!  Thank you!

This year the Roosevelt staff established a partnership with Avenues for Independence in Park Ridge.  Staff conducted a fall cleaning and a spring cleaning of the residence...

Team Roosevelt contributed over $13,000 for St. Baldrick's.  Special thanks goes out to the fourteen staff and students on the team.  In total, the event...

A Maine South Student, Jack, held an assembly to explain the "Buddy Bench" for Roosevelt.  This effort was part of his Eagle Scout Project.  

Roosevelt Young Authors!

March 9, 2017

175 Roosevelt students submitted a story to the District 64 "Young Authors Contest."  Students were recognized during lunch for their participation.  Yo...

Teachers and students came to school last Friday dressed as their favorite book character.

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!