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

Room Parent and Committee Applications & Calendar Forms for 2012-13

Posted Apr 19, 2012 | Category: Executive Board, Volunteering

This information was originally posted on April 19, 2012. Please note that the article refers to events from a previous school year.

Dear Central Parents,

What a wonderful year we have had!  Now is the time to start thinking about the next school year.  The 2012-13 PTO forms are now available for completion.  We have some great news!  As we continue to be as green as possible, we now have the ability to complete both the Committee Application and Room Parent Application electronically.  No more figuring out how to get the completed documents back to school.  We want to make volunteering in our school as easy as possible!  The following 2012-13 forms are found below:

  • Room Parent Letter (describes how you can help in your child’s classroom) and Committee Application (lists and describes each of our PTO committees) – submit your information electronically for both the Room Parent Letter and Committee Application by Friday, May 4.
  • District 96 Calendar Order Form (PDF or DOC) – Print out and return the completed form with payment to the PTO mailbox by Friday, May 4 (the calendar is accessible online at no charge);
  • Fundraising programs flyer (PDF or DOC) – lists and describes Fundraisers sponsored by the PTO including our upcoming Auction on November 9.

We continue to encourage you to:

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 feedblitz.com.  If you are a Facebook user, we encourage you to join the discussion on our Central Facebook page by liking us at www.facebook.com/CentralElementaryPTO.

We have so many ways for our Central families to get involved.  Take a look through our long list of committees and there is sure to be something that will be of interest.  We have lots of opportunities for parents who work outside of the home to get involved in addition to those who have more flexibility with their schedules.  Getting involved is a great way to get to know our fabulous teachers and staff as well as other Central parents and their children.

Last, but very important are our Fundraisers.  The money that we raise through our Fundraisers allows us to put on events like the Science Fair, Cultural Heritage Festival, Artist-in-Residence, Science in a Can and Family Fun Night!  The attached document gives an overview of our planned 2012-2013 fundraisers… our largest being the Auction on November 9!

We look forward to serving as PTO Co-Presidents for the 2012-2013 school year.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have something to share.




Amy Jacksic (Pres-amy@centralptonews.org)
Lynda Carey Murphy (Pres-lynda@centralptonews.org)
Incoming Co-Presidents, Central PTO, 2012-2013