Roosevelt Reader

September 11, 2020


I want to officially welcome everyone to the start of the 2020-21 school year! We have 690 students total with about 40 new students and families to Roosevelt. Despite this unique beginning, our "remote learning" is working, and we will continue to make adjustments along the way.

Our school mission at Roosevelt is for this large school to "feel small". Please email your classroom teacher first if you have any questions or concerns. They can answer most things for you. However, I am happy to work with you on any matters as well.

Dr. Olson will be sharing an update on our plans for the school year on Monday, September 14. Please look out for his email message to all families.

Have a great day!

Dr. Dwyer, Principal

Inspire every child to discover, learn, achieve, and care.


Supply Pick Up Day! Monday, September 14 (South gym, Door 11)

On Monday, parents can pick up supplies from 8:00am to 6:00pm in the South gym.

If you could return the plastic bag with the student label that you have at home, we would appreciate it. This will be helpful for us to use if we need future pick up days.

The pick up process will be the same we used in August. Please wear a mask and practice your social distancing. Also, we will not assign a time for any families, so just stop by the South gym when it is most convenient for you to do so.

Please save the plastic bags and labels we provide you for any future pick up or drop off events. This will help us to save the cost on these materials. Also, if you have an item to drop off with the teacher, we will have a box in the South gym for you to do this.

Thanks for your partnership!


Technology Help Ticket

If you are experiencing technical difficulty at home, please visit the parent portal and submit a "technology help ticket". This will help our technology team to address the issue and resolve it in a timely manner. See below for step by step instructions on submitting a tech ticket:

Troubleshooting and Technical Help

When technical issues arise, our Technology Team is available to help. During a full remote learning situation, parents can submit technology help desk support available through the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

  1. Go to the PowerSchool Parent Portal –

  2. Login with a Parent Access ID and password.

  3. On the top menu, navigate to your student who is experiencing the technical issue.

  4. Click on Forms on the Navigation menu.

  5. Under the General section, click on Technology Support Request.

  6. Complete the form with as much detail as possible.

  7. A Building Technologist will be in contact to help with the issue.

If you need assistance with the Parent Access ID, contact your school office.

Welcome to Your New Chromebook

Welcome to Your New iPad


Curriculum Night Slideshow and Videos

The slideshow from each grade level presentation is available for viewing. In addition, the primary video presentation is ready for viewing too. The intermediate video presentation will be uploaded on the same web page sometime next week. Please visit the link below:


Parent Resources for Support During Covid 19

our school district website has compiled many resources for parents including, home activities, caregiver resources, social stories, videos, and much more. Please take a moment to review this information and feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.

We realize these are challenging times for everyone. A direct link to our parent support page is below:

Community Information and Events Reminder

See what’s going on in our community! From the library to the park district, our communities of Park Ridge-Niles have lots to offer. For information on all the latest happenings, be sure to check the Community Info & Events webpage.