PTO Post Your School and Community Connection
April 2010 www.District76PTO.org
Did I Hear BINGO?!?
5 - School starts Bring your family and invite your friends to come play BINGO with us!
8 - 4th Grade Choir Concert
9 – Kids Night Out
We’ve received lots of awesome donations from local businesses,
10 - Market Day teachers and staff, and district families for a wonderful array of prizes
12 – PTO Meeting to be won. Some of the great prizes include themed baskets put to-
13 – Picture Day (DL) gether by your teachers, a kickball game against 10 Diamond Lake
14 – 1st Grade Concert teachers, hot air balloon rides, a dinner cruise for 2 on Lake Michigan,
15 – Jazz for Jacob
a signed hat and football from Chicago Bears player Alex Brown, thea
16 – FH Smoothie Day
19 - Kindergarten Screening
tre tickets to see The Drowsy Chaperone at the Marriott Lincolnshire, restaurant and spa
21 - Kindergarten Screening gift certificates, and much more!! We’re raising money for new student desks at Diamond
23 – DL Smoothie Day Lake School, new playground equipment at Fairhaven, and new technology at West Oak.
23-24 - WO Spring Musical Please join us!
30 – BINGO Night Date: Friday, April 30
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
3 - PTO Meeting Location: West Oak Middle School (500 Acorn Lane in Mundelein)
5 – FH Library Night It takes many people to run an event of this magnitude. We are asking for your help to
6 - Spring Band Concert either setup or work a ½-1 hour shift during the event. If you haven’t had the chance to
7 – WO Smoothie Day volunteer this year, now is the time! Please contact Julie Jacoby at 847-918-1331 or e-
8 - Flower Sale Pick Up mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 - Market Day
10-14 – Staff Appreciation Treasurer’s Report
Week We made approximately $800 this last month from our various fundraisers
12 - ½ Day which included: Kids Night Out, Mario Tricoci, and Market Day. As a result
12 - Staff Luncheon of these earnings, we were able to give back to the schools. This month
20 – Dine Out this included the following:
28 - No School
31 - No School
• Bought a new camera and accessories for West Oak’s Yearbook Club
• Contributed toward the purchase of Hatching Chicks at Fairhaven
Manna Express • Paid for an assembly at Fairhaven
Gift Card Sale Thank you all for your continued generosity and support!
The PTO will once again Staff Appreciation Luncheon
be selling gift cards The school year is coming to an end and we’d like to show our appreciation
through Manna Express. to the teachers and staff in our district with our annual Staff Appreciation
The sale will take place in Luncheon on May 12. We need your help so that we can show our
May so be sure to get appreciation with great fashion! Look for a letter to come home with your
your list together now for child asking for a donation so that we can provide our dedicated teachers
end-of-the-year teacher and staff with a delicious meal and gift.
gifts, summer birthdays
and all your family’s fa-
vorite stores and restau- School Supply Kits
rants! Please be sure to Once again, the PTO is selling school supply kits for the upcoming school year (2010-11).
check the PTO website Your supplies will be packaged in a memory box that is great for storing next year’s school
and PTO email for order- work. You will love the convenience of getting all your supplies and the teachers will appre-
ing and pick up informa- ciate the students having the correct supplies ready to go at the beginning of the year. Each
tion. If you have any student will receive their own order form for the grade they will be entering next year.
questions, please contact Please submit one order form per student no later than May 4.
Elisa Bailis at 847-816-
Diamond Lake School District 76 — PTO Post Your School and Community Connection
District 76 PTO Directory Third Annual Flower Sale
Co-President Brighten your yard after this snowy winter with fresh flowers! PTO is having their 3rd
Julie Jacoby flower sale! We are partnering with a local company to bring you the highest quality
(847) 918-1331 blooms! Flowers are shipped from greenhouses in Holland, MI to Diamond Lake School
all in the same morning. Flats have 48 plants vs. the 24 or 32 plants that mass retail-
Co-President ers sell. There is also a great quality and selection. The orders deadline has past but
email@example.com extra flowers have been ordered so please drop by on May 8th to browse the selection. This would be a
perfect time to pick up a Mother’s Day gift. Support your school and beautify your yard all at the same
Elisa Bailis time! Happy Planting!
firstname.lastname@example.org If you have any questions please contact Rochelle Allen with any questions at 847-949-6467 or al-
West Oak Band Event: Jazz for Jacob!
To support the courage and continuing recovery of Jacob Fuston, the West Oak Band Boosters presented
Secretary a special fund-raising event "Jazz for Jacob" in the West Oak school gym on April 15th. There was lots of
great music, including all of the West Oak jazz bands, rare performances by West Oak Alumni, and even
some teacher performances. The event raised well over $5,000!
Fairhaven Teacher Rep District 76 Book Drive
email@example.com This drive is aimed in helping our Community Build Home Library’s for Families in our
Denise Thoma District. Please donate your gently used or new books by May 14th. Look for collection
firstname.lastname@example.org sites in the lobbies/offices of Fairhaven, Diamond Lake, and West Oak. For further in-
formation please contact Jamie Epstein (847.968.2815) OR Lori Brière (847.984.2628).
Diamond Lake Teacher Rep
email@example.com Smoothie Days
Mary Dunn Jamba Juice Smoothie Days are back at each school this Spring. Fairhaven had theirs with great success.
Mdunn@d76.lake.k12.il.us Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming days!
firstname.lastname@example.org Diamond Lake- Friday, April 23rd
West Oak- Friday, May 7th
West Oak Teacher Rep
Linda Morris Order forms will be coming home soon, so be sure to look for them. If you are able to help distribute on
email@example.com Smoothie Day, please contact Elisa Bailis at 847-816-6015 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Mary Schooley VOLUNTEERS
(847) 549-5120 Thank you to all our volunteers who helped with French Toast Breakfast, Picture Days, WO Spring Spirit
email@example.com Spectacular, Kids Night Out, Market Day, Jazz for Jacob, and FH Smoothie Days.
Diamond Lake Reps: Congratulations and thank you to all the parents that contributed this month:
Rochelle Allen Enza Baker, Pam Baker, Trudy Balogh, Devida Braverman, Lara Braverman, Einat Berkman, Lori Briere,
(847) 949-6467 Katie Brockway, Jen Brunkow, Lanie Chamopoulos, Pat Clymer, Rick Clymer, Trish Davis, Michelle Doczi,
Rochelle.firstname.lastname@example.org Ann Dryer, Jamie Epstein, Debi Fanning, Suzanne Gilbertson, Mindi Gold, Gigi Gonzales-Dong, Elise
Hauptman, Krista Heffner, Julie Jacoby, Michelle Kaboff, Dawn Kaplan, Joan Kyser, Carol Lamberti,
Natalie Gurin Annde Levi, Cherrie Lozada, Jose Lozada, Sandy Lee, Debbie Less, Evelyn Maratos, Elizabeth McFarland,
(847) 918-1989 Melissa McKinley, Mike McKinley, James Melledy, Patty Melledy, Cindy Murray, Steve Nickl, Greta Nich-
NatSC@aol.com ols, Sandy Noonan, Jacquie Claire Olsson, Del Parra, Marcia Peterson, Rose Punches, Shar Rao, Dan
Mala Singh Rath, Jennifer Rath, Wendy Reyes, Corrina Richards, Maria Rodriguez, Anna Schreck, Catherine Shan-
(847) 837-1551 non, Xiao Stroming, Mary Thon, Denny Tong, Kathy VanDerMeulen, Pam Wagner, Jane Wang, Carol West,
email@example.com Traci West, Alla Zilber, and Roman Zilber.
Thanks also go to the teachers and staff that volunteered their time and money:
West Oak Reps:
Mary Camardo, Leah Franceschi, Bob Hanrahan, April Johnson, Nicole Lynch, Hector Menijar, Linda Mor-
(847) 949-1768 ris, Linda Nelson, Dr. Prosise, Veronica Salazar, Jessica Schuessler, Sandy Simonis, Chris Willeford, and
firstname.lastname@example.org Noemi Zepeda.
Lastly, thank you to our corporate vendors that supported the Jazz for Jacob fundraiser:
Culver’s of Mundelein, Garden Fresh Market, and Great Lakes Music.