Central Elementary School
61 Woodside Road
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-1106

Greetings from the Incoming Board

Posted Apr 28, 2011 | Category: Executive Board, Fundraising, Volunteering

This information was originally posted on April 28, 2011. Please note that the article refers to events from a previous school year.

Central School PTO

Letter from Incoming Co-Presidents
April 27, 2011

Greetings Central Parents,

As another memorable school year comes to a close, we’re already are making our plans for what promises to be an exciting 2011-2012 year at Central. The 2011-2012 PTO forms are available for download as follows:

  • Committee Application (PDF or DOC) – lists and describes each of our PTO committees;
  • Room Parent Letter (PDF or DOC) – describes how you can help in your child’s classroom (Print out and return completed Committee Application and Room Parent forms to the PTO mailbox by Wednesday, May 13);
  • District 96 Calendar Order Form (PDF or DOC) – (Print out and return completed form with payment to the PTO mailbox, by Wednesday, May 13); and
  • Fundraising programs flyer (PDF or DOC) – lists and describes Fundraisers sponsored by the PTO.

If we had any words of wisdom for you, Parent-to-Parent, it would be these:

Get Connected, Stay Informed, and Get Involved!

All communications from the school and the PTO are via electronic mail, and information is disseminated in two major ways. The first is through E-Backpack sent from Principal Dr. Limperis every Wednesday. To receive weekly E-Backpack e-mails, you must subscribe by going to www.district96.org/central, where there is a sign up option located on the right hand column. Second, if you would like to keep apprised of upcoming PTO events and programs, subscribe to weekly “feedblitz” announcements at www.centralptonews.org.

Central is more than a just a school; it is our community of dedicated teachers, staff and families. The excellent education that our children receive is strengthened by our efforts as parents. Countless studies show that children perform better in the classroom when parents actively participate in the school.

Our PTO offers many opportunities to participate in our children’s education. We invite you to browse through our list of committees and room parent opportunities and hope that some of these pique your interest. There are opportunities for you even if your time is limited. Volunteering is a great way to meet people in our community, enhance our children’s learning environment, and have fun in the process. It will be a rewarding experience for you and our children!

Last, but very important, are our Fundraisers. The money we raise from our Fundraisers allows us to sponsor many educational, cultural and recreational programs including Artist-in-Residence, Cultural Arts presentations, Ecology Club, Family Fun Nights, Field Trips, Junior Great Books (“Flying Carpet”) Club, Science-in-a Can, Winter Wonderland, and much, much more. We have attached a “sneak preview” of next year‘s fundraisers for your reference.

It will be our pleasure to serve next year as your PTO Co-Presidents and we welcome your input. In the meantime, browse through the above forms, and have a wonderful summer!

Amy Jacksic (Pres-amy@centralptonews.org)
Jeannine Glavas (Pres-jeann@centralptonews.org)
Incoming Co-Presidents, Central PTO, 2011-2012.


Files links in this post:

Committee Application 2011-2012 (Word Document)
Committee Application 2011-2012 (Adobe PDF)
Room Parent Letter 2011-12 (Word Document)
Room Parent Letter 2011-12 (Adobe PDF)
Calendar Order Form 2011-12 (Word Document)
Calendar Order Form 2011-12 (Adobe PDF)
Fundraising Programs 2011-12 (Word Document)
Fundraising Programs 2011-12 (Adobe PDF)