Rose Review

The Biweekly News of Barbara B. Rose School 5-12-21

Key Dates

May 12th: Bus Driver Appreciation

May 14th: 9 am PTO Meeting at Rose

May 14th: Camp Kindergarten

May 14th: 5th Grade Parent/Child Social (Rain date: 5/20)

May 21st: Stingray Day (Rain date: 5/26)

May 24th: Senior Walk-Through

May 25th: 5th Grade Recognition at BHS (Rain date: 5/27)

May 27th: Rose Goes Out - Evereve

May 28th: Last Day of School; Report Cards available on IC

June 4th: Rose Goes Out - Santa’s Village

June 7th: Summer School begins

Virtual Backpack

Please click HERE to view information in the Virtual Backpack.

Principal's Page

As we get closer to the end of the school year, we have many activities...please click HERE to read more from Mrs. Schumacher including important school news and updates.

2021-2022 PTO Committee Signup

There are only a few more spots open for PTO committees for the 2021-2022 school year. The following committees have open spots: 5th Grade Gift, Grade Level T-shirts, and Hospitality. Please take a look at the signup link below and consider signing up for a committee. There are descriptions of each position so you will be well aware of the responsibilities for each role. If you have any questions, please email

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank you Rose Families for your support throughout Teacher Appreciation Week! We were able to celebrate our staff with a breakfast from Panera, a taco lunch, sweet treats, popcorn snacks, Target gift cards, and to end the week a fun raffle and memorable slideshow.

Rose Goes Out...Save The Date

Save the Date! We have two exciting Rose Goes Outs coming up...

May 27th - Join us for an Evereve Shopping Style Social from 10am - 7pm at the South Barrington Arboretum location. 15% of all purchases to benefit Rose.

June 4th - Spend your first summer Friday with Rose Families at Santa's Village! Buy your tickets at and enter coupon code: 2021barbara. The PTO will receive $3 for every ticket sold.

More details to come soon for both events!

2021-2022 School Supplies

2021-2022 school supply ordering coming soon! Look for an email to order supplies in the next couple weeks. Supplies will be ordered through EPI and delivered to school for pick up in August.

Flower Power Spring Fundraiser

Order your summer bulbs, seeds and edibles today!

  • 50% of profit to support Rose. We are raising money to help provide a safe learning environment to support the transition back to full day in-person instruction.
  • Ordering deadline: All Spring website orders due by May 15th.
  • 100% Grow & Replacement Guarantee on all products!

Rose Yard Signs

Attention Fifth Grade Families! Announcing Rose Yard Sign online sale. Order now.

3 designs available to create a fun yard display to celebrate your 5th Grader.

All signs created and shipped directly to you within 3 days of placing your online order.

Click here to place your yard sign order or find the sale at:

Brought to you by the Barbara B. Rose Elementary School PTO

Any questions? Please reach out to Melanie Wokwicz at

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Summer Send-Off Teacher Tributes

The Barrington 220 Educational Foundation is now accepting registrations for its Summer Send-Off Teacher Tributes program. Parents can honor their student's teacher or other staff member with a certificate of recognition that includes space for a personalized message. Donations must be received by May 17. Cards will be delivered to teachers by May 28. Honorees will also be listed on the Foundation's website. Click here to honor a staff member donation today!

Rose PTO Contacts

Newsletter Submissions:

Website Submissions:

Yearbook Photo Submissions: Dan Gonka - Yearbook Coordinator

PTO Webpage: