D67 PTA Cardinal Newsletter

Vol. 2 - October 25

Welcome to Vol. 2 of the D67 Cardinal PTA Newsletter!

This email is designed to keep you informed about upcoming events and ways to support the Cardinal community. As parents and teachers, we want to be engaged in the education of our children - and research shows kids perform better when we are involved in school AND at home! To help make sure you have all the latest news we will send this newsletter every 1-2 weeks -- all the info you need in ONE PLACE! :)


Coming up in November:

  • Wed., Oct. 31 - Hynes Halloween/Fall Classroom Parade (1:15 p.m.) & Parties
  • Fri., Nov. 2 - D67 Dad's Night Out @ Ten Ninety Brewing Co. in Glenview
  • Wed., Nov. 7 - PTA Fundraising Committee Meeting
  • Fri., Nov. 9 - Wear BLUE to school to celebrate Hynes' Blue Ribbon School award!
  • Fri., Nov. 9 & 10 - 8th Grade Play, Beauty & the Beast Jr.
  • Tues., Nov. 13 - D67 PTA Meeting
  • Sun., Nov. 18 - Fall Book Fair @ Half Price Books (NEW DATE & LOCATION!)

Fall Book Fair at Half Price Books (NEW DATE & LOCATION!)

Sunday, Nov. 18th, 1-5pm

5605 West Touhy Avenue

Niles, IL

Join us at Half Price Books in Village Crossing for a Hynes chorus performance, book list for teachers, gift wrapping and more! A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the D67 PTA. Stay tuned for details about Dine & Donate opportunities nearby!

International Celebration of Cultures (ICOC)

Save the Date - Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m., Golf Middle School

The International Celebration of Cultures is an amazing event, where so many families and friends of D67 come together and have a great time sharing who we are! The planning for this wonderful event has begun, check out how you can get involved!



  • Performers needed - We are looking for talented students and parents to perform a cultural dance, demonstration, poem or other performance during the the ICOC. If interested, please contact Jeanne Austria, jeanne.austria@gmail.com.
  • Culture table hosts needed - We are also looking for families who would like to host a culture table during the event. If interested, please contact Kristina Otte, kristinaotte1@gmail.com.
  • Event volunteers needed! - Volunteers are also needed to help set up, clean up or do other tasks during the event. If interested please contact Prasan Fernando, prasanfernando@hotmail.com.

Upcoming Meetings

PTA Fundraising Committee Mtg.

  • Wed., Nov. 7 @ 6:30 p.m., Golf Middle School Board Room
  • Looking for volunteers who are interested in helping raise money to support new events and activities for Cardinal students! This committee will discuss reshaping the PTA fundraising model and develop a 1-3 year plan.
  • Contact dyana.barnas@gmail.com for more details


Monthly PTA Mtg.

  • Tues., Nov. 13 @ 7:00 p.m., Golf Middle School Media Center