Welcome to D103 PTO
Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) of District 103 is a volunteer-based non-profit organization focused on supporting our schools to enhance the learning process for our children. We accomplish it in several ways. More about it here.
We need you! Please join our team - one of the best and most direct ways to participate in your child's school days. We are currently looking for next year's board members! Join us, help make our kids' school experience an even more enjoyable one. Email Beth Hanna at at email@example.com.
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News and reminders
Thank you so much to everyone for supporting Run for D103 5K, which took place on Saturday May 17, 2015. Whether you participated, sponsored, or volunteered, your contribution is greatly appreciated! We had 723 registrants! A HUGE shout out to Katherine Robbins and Michelle Shrout, who did an incredible job organizing it.
- Congratulations to the 1st grade on winning the Rockin' Jump with 30.5% of the class participating. The party will be held on May 29, 2015.
- Congratulations to Sprague school on winning a $1,000 PE grant with 33% of the school participating.
- Congratulations to the fastest D103 students - the top three fastest male students in the 5K were Camron Mahdavian, Jack Arne and Dylan Jette; the top three fastest female students in the run were Kirsten Kendler, Styler Noster, and Hailey Klien
- Thank you to all of our event sponsors!
Sprague School & Half Day School News
Annual Field Day for 3rd and 4th Grades
This is the last opportunity to volunteer with your child at Half Day this year! Half Day School is excited to offer the Second Annual Field Day’s for the students on Friday, June 6th. The kids will get to enjoy a fun day outside and we are looking for parent volunteers to run the field games while the classes rotate through.
We would need about 16 parents from 3rd grade and 16 parents from 4th grade, ideally 2 parents from each class but we would be glad to have more than that!! We will have all of the directions and materials prepared for the activities.
Third grade students will rotate through the activities in the morning from 9 -11.30 AM. Third grade parents-if you would like to volunteer, please click here.
Fourth grade students will rotate through the activities in the afternoon from12.30-3 PM. Fourth grade parents- if you would like to volunteer, please click here to sign up.
Parents will need to arrive 15 minutes early to check in at the office with a photo ID and get instructions. Please respond to your room parent no later than June 2nd or contact Jackie Curtis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-317-1784.
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2015-16 School Supplies
Would you like to avoid running to several stores to find school supplies? Would you like to savor your last days of summer with your kids, knowing that they will have everything they need for the school year? Then purchase your school supplies securely ONLINE from May 4th to June 13th and receive your child's school supplies at your doorstep!
Please go to https://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks/, enter the School Code (all school packs are listed under this code): SPR364 and follow the instructions to complete your order.
For more details and costs of the supplies, please refer to the flyer available on Virtual Backpack. If you have any further questions, please contact Beth Ghorbani at email@example.com.
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Recognize the teacher!
On December 12, 2014 Jill Wechselberger (DW Teacher) received a Symetra “Heroes in the Classroom” Award from the Chicago Bears. Sherri Thomas’ son nominated her. Pat Mastores (Sprague Teacher) received this same award earlier in the year based on a parent/student nomination. We are lucky to have such an amazing staff at our schools. If you are interested in recognizing someone, please consider the following opportunities to do so (just to name a few):
Do you know of any other awards? Contact us and we'll list them here too!