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
Registrations are due by May 8. Late fees apply for registrations received between May 9 and May 15. Questions? Email one of your race Directors: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Sprague School & Half Day School News
4th Grade Illinois Fair: Parent Volunteers Needed!
During the week of May 5th our 4th graders will travel to Rivershire to experience a simulated Illinois State Fair. Booths will be created to highlight Illinois’ Government, Sports and Recreations, Wildlife, Business and Manufacturing, and Agriculture. This is a program linked to the curriculum to enhance the Illinois social studies unit students will be learning in the classroom. Parents will be needed to help setup and staff the booths while the students visit. There are additional opportunities that take place that week at Half Day as well! To view and sing up, please click on the Sign Up Genius button below:
PTO Indoor Recess at HD for Apil/May/June is now available. Please click on the link below to view the online sign up sheet.Please note: Changes have been made, you may sign up to volunteer in your child's classroom! To sign up, click on the Sign Up Genius button.
Daniel Wright News
Eighth Grade Dance Update
Please save the date for the Eighth Grade Dance to be held on May 29th from 7PM to 10 PM in the DW cafeteria.
Tickets are now on sale!
The $25 dance tickets can be purchased by clicking on Buy Tickets image above (preferred) or or by sending in a check payable to “District 103 PTO” to the DW office in an envelope marked “Graduation Dance” with your child’s name. There are no paper tickets so don’t worry about having your child bring anything dance night. The ticket price also includes the commemorative video montage that will be available on the dance website for viewing and downloading in early summer.
Don’t forget it’s not too late to bring in your travel-sized toiletries, gently used stuffed animals, and books for our Drive for the Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center. Questions? Contact Jan Lamberti (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Veronica Pantelis (email@example.com).
Daniel Wright Office Volunteering
If you are interested in volunteering in the Daniel Wright office please click on the Sign Up Genius button for more information and all the days available.
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!
All Schools News
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher appreciation week is May 4-8th. We have an exciting week of events for the teachers and the kids. Please see our weekly schedule on the PTO website (http://www.d103pto.org/teacher-appreciation-week.html).
If you'd like to volunteer to help or to donate a gift card to be raffled one day next week, please contact Kristin Keevins at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up below:
PTO Directory Cover Contest
The annual PTO Directory Cover Contest is now open to receive student artworks! All entries are due by May 9th. For guidelines and requirements, see the flier.
Special Parent Ed Event!!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Parent Education is thrilled to present world renowned speaker and social activist Craig Kielburger: The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care & Contribute (and are happier, healthier and more successful). Craig Kielburger, internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur, best-selling author, and award-winning co-founder of: Free The Children and Me to We. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear Craig’s inspirational words right here in our D103 community.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Daniel Wright JHS Cafeteria
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 click here 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 here www.d103.org/uploaded/virtual_backpack/All_Schools/PTOschoolsuppliesFlyer2015_web.pdf. If you have any further questions, please contact Beth Ghorbani at email@example.com.
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