February 6, 2019


February 6, 2019
Previous Weekly 

02/07   Roslyn MiniCourse Registration closes 9AM

02/07   Family Reading Night 6:00-7:15
02/07   Bulldog Bash hosted by Kelly Beaubien 7PM
02/08   BOXTOPS due:  Crazy Hair Contest

02/09   Bulldog Bash hosted by Eric + Krissy Lohmeyer 7:30PM

02/11   MiniCourses begin
02/13   3/4 Grade Concert 6:00 PM KidFlix

02/15   NO SCHOOL- Teacher Institute Day

02/18   NO SCHOOL-Presidents' Day

02/22   Harlem Wizards Basketball Game VS Teachers @ BHS 7PM

03/01   Lock In for Grades 4-5  6:30-9:30PM
03/14   Evening PTO Meeting @Ciao Baby 6:30 PM
03/15 . Mother/Son Spaghetti Bingo 6:30 PM

IMPORTANT 5 Essentials Survey Information

Please take a moment to complete the 5Essentials school climate survey administered by the state. This information is used in compiling the school report and is also utilized by media outlets. Two years ago, the quality of our school climate was highlighted by Chicago Magazine as a result of parent participation in the 5Essentials. Your thoughts matter! The survey can be accessed here:  https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/
A letter with more detail regarding this year's 5Essentials can be read here.

Reading Night: Thursday, FEBRUARY 7
Come visit our Winter Wonder Readingland on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7 for our Annual Family Reading Night.  You will hear staff share great stories from 6:00-7:15.  We hope to see many of you here!

3rd and 4th Grade Musical, February 13th 6PM
The third and fourth grade musical performance is Wednesday, February 13th at 6PM in the Roslyn gym.  The theme is KidFlix.  For additional information, please click here.

Harlem Wizards Basketball Team returns 2/22/19
The world famous Harlem Wizards basketball team returns to Barrington to play our TEACHERS at BHS 7:00pm on Friday 2/22/19. The kids will also be visited by the Wizards players at an assembly on 2/22! Tickets on sale now www.harlemwizards.com   Questions?  Amanda Manczak amandamanczak@yahoo.com

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Boxtops –Due Friday  Roslyn’s lifetime earnings $23,158

Amazing that $0.10 boxtops add up so fast!  We earn at least $1500 per year by submitting!   Here is a list of participating products:  https://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products . The class that submits the most boxtops wins a CRAZY HAIR DAY!   

PM PTO Meeting – Ciao Baby!
The last evening PTO meeting of the year is Thursday 3/14/19 @6:30pm.  Come with friends, as we will have delicious appetizers + update you on the final playground installation.  Our guest speaker is Kyle Kick, Executive Director of BStrong Together. BStrong Together provides incredible community resources . http://bstrongtogether.org/


GREEN CLUB – recycling idea!
Have you been binge-watching “Tidying Up,” the Netflix sensation?  Spark joy with the environment as you declutter + keep household textiles (fabric) out of our landfills!   Drop clean textiles @ Prairie Land 21N988 N Pepper Rd, Lake Barrington. The white collection dumpster is located outside to collect your textile donations 24/7.   Check here for acceptable items:  http://www.prairielanddisposal.com/recycling/#clothing-recycling.  Or donate towels, blankets + sheets to a local animal shelter.   http://chicagotextilerecycling.com/

VARIETY SHOW DVD – 2 more days to order

DVDs available for $20 through 2/8 @ https://barrington220.revtrak.net/PTO/PTO-RR   then choose “MERCHANDISE” or   Hit the “SHOP NOW” button on Roslyn’s Facebook page. Questions?  Simone Zorzy simonehenkel@hotmail.com  FLYER 

MINICOURSES – registration ends 2/7 9AM

MiniCourses are a 4 week program in the dead of winter when our kids need a sampling of something new!  Each class meets for 1 hour per week over 4 weeks.  Try softball, Tae Kwon Do, learn games like Scrabble, Yahtzee or try knitting!  Registration continues through Feb. 7th @  9AM.  Sign up online @:  https://barrington220.revtrak.net/PTO/PTO-RR   Questions? Molly Fischel mollyfischel@yahoo.com MINICOURSE BOOKLET


Two remaining bashes!  These are fundraiser events donated by a Roslyn host, then Roslyn parents meet up!  Hit the “SHOP NOW” button on Roslyn’s Facebook page or choose “Events” at this link https://barrington220.revtrak.net/PTO/PTO-RR  Questions?  Krissy Lohmeyer krissylohmeyer@gmail.com

2/7 @ 6pm - Ciao Bella Italian Cooking 101 @ the Beaubien Home $35/person SOLD OUT

2/9 @ 7:30pm - Guys Poker Night @ the Lohmeyer Home $100/person 4 LEFT


Teacher Treasures are unique experiences generously donated + funded by our Roslyn staff.  It’s an opportunity for your child to play games, bake cookies or bowl with their favorite staff!  100% of the fee is donated back to Roslyn PTO.  Quantities are limited.  Hit the blue “SHOP NOW” button on Roslyn’s Facebook page or choose “Events” at this link https://barrington220.revtrak.net/PTO/PTO-RR  Questions?  Krissy Lohmeyer krissylohmeyer@gmail.com

Spiritwear – order 24/7 365 days

Show Bulldog Pride by wearing Roslyn Spiritwear with our new vendor, available 24/7 and shipped directly to your home.  www.roslynroadspiritwear.com  Roslyn kids wear spiritwear on Fridays!   Questions?  Mychelle Gingue mych73@aol.com or Kelly Moritz kellylundberg@gmail.com

YEARBOOK – upload any Winter events!

Please upload pictures from Roslyn (not pictures taken at home) from winter Roslyn events!  We are creating those pages now.  Upload via this link all year long in under 30 seconds from your cell!  Super quick uploads from your cell or desktop here:  https://tinyurl.com/YBphotos2018 Questions?  Niki Schmidt nrschmidt4@gmail.com 

Roslyn’s Helping Hands

Volunteer for Blessings in a Backpack by packing weekend food items for D220 students of need.  Everything is supplied; we just need at least (2) Roslyn parents each Thursday @ Sunny Hill for 60-90 minutes. Try it once -you will feel joy!   Questions?  Keri Culhane hasskeri@hotmail.com   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4fa5a623aafb6-blessings2


I love Roslyn!!  Roslyn magnets – for Car or Fridge

Bulldog pride proudly displayed with these 5.5” round magnets!  Hold your student’s report cards, artwork or place on your car!  Order + pay here and it will be sent home in your child’s folder.  Click here for pic:  Questions?  Sheila Schneider sheila@schneids.com


AmazonSmile donates to Roslyn

Amazon donates to Roslyn quarterly just because you are shopping!  Nothing changes with your shopping experience, except you are giving to Roslyn.  Register:  smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3977895  Questions?  Amanda Manczak amandamanczak@yahoo.com 


Please keep labeling your student’s items-- they can get returned to their rightful owner.

HEINEN’S – Have you renewed this year?

EXPIRED!!   Beginning in July, every year you must stop at Heinen’s Customer Service counter to designate your earnings to Roslyn!  https://www.heinens.com/home/tasteful-rewards/  Questions?  Amanda Manczak amandamanczak@yahoo.com

THANK YOU – Shout outs: 

A year-long THANK YOU to MOLLY FISCHEL who is a Roslyn Treasure. She keeps our Lost + Found organized and returns items with names to cubbies.  Molly also keeps the marquee current with our events – and she is at that sign in the cold, rain and heat!  Thank you Molly!

Paul Kirk
Principal, Roslyn Road School