Roosevelt Elementary School Blog

Thank you to all of the following people for dedicating time and effort to give the Reading Garden new life. Thank you to Aidan Buschmann, former Roosevelt stu...

Kindness Locker Notes

May 18, 2018

Roosevelt students create "Kindness Notes" for the locker.  Thank you PTO Kindness Committee!

New Bench at Roosevelt!

April 23, 2018

The Roosevelt PTO added 8 new benches around campus.  Thank you!

Kindergarten Engineers!

February 1, 2018

Students in Ms. Thornton's classroom used "design technology" in their Science Centers.  Thank you to our parent volunteer for helping us!

Ms. Ferraro demonstrated the new reading program to D64 administrators this week.  Some teachers at each school are piloting "Units of Study" this school year.

Thank you Whole Foods in Park Ridge for your generous donation to Roosvelt!  This money will be used to purchase 8 new benches on our campus.

Roosevelt first graders were delighted to welcome their grandparents today!

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.

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...