South Park PTO Spotlight

February 18, 2022


  1. South Park Yearbook NOW ON SALE! Deadline is MARCH 18th!
  2. Restaurant Day @ Culver's - Thurs, Feb 24
  3. Bingo Night - REGISTER NOW! - Sun, Feb 27
  4. Marla's Lunch - Ordering available through June
  5. Sign up to Volunteer for Fun Lunch
  6. Send Pictures to the Yearbook - before MARCH 18th

South Park Yearbook on SALE NOW! Deadline is MARCH 18th!

The 2021-2022 South Park Yearbook is now available for purchase on the PTO website!

All classroom portraits Pre-K through Fifth Grade are included, as well as, highlights from the school year such as Halloween, Ice Cream Social, recess, and much more.

The price is $20 for 1; $36 for 2 and $55 for 3.

Yearbooks will be delivered to your child in his/her classroom the last week of school.

To order the yearbook, please click here.

For those who may not be familiar with the South Park Yearbook, typically teachers set time for all kids to sign each other’s yearbooks on the last day of school. There will NOT be any yearbooks to purchase after this date so if you would like to order, please don’t delay.

*Please note..if a student does not purchase a yearbook, they will be provided a booklet for classmates to sign on the last day.

Restaurant Day-Culver's

Donate while you Dine at CULVER’S in Northbrook! Come support South Park School on Thursday, February 24th from 10 AM to 10 PM while treating your family to Culver’s. 25% of the proceeds go directly to South Park! Dine-in, pick-up and drive-thru orders all count as long as you mention the fundraiser. Don’t forget to add Culver’s fresh frozen custard for dessert!
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BINGO NIGHT - Registration now open!

Sunday, February 27th from 4:00-5:30

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED and numbers are LIMITED. Due to Covid restrictions, NO walk-ins will be allowed at the event.

Bring the whole family for FUN, PRIZES & the TEACHER/STAFF RAFFLE.

Registration: $5 per person attending (includes 1 Bingo card)

Additional Bingo Cards: $5 each (available for purchase at event)

Teacher Raffle Tickets: $1 each or 12 for $10

Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in volunteering to help the night of the event, please sign up here.

Contact Tara Goldfarb or Cynthia Kitson any questions.

Fun Lunch Volunteers

It is important that we continue to have volunteers to keep our fun lunch program running. We are seeking one parent volunteer per day to help the Marla's Fun Lunch staff (11am-12:30pm). This a great opportunity to see your child for a quick hug AND to help the school!

To sign up & review guidelines go to: Fun Lunch Volunteer Sign Up

Cute Pictures? Submit them to Yearbook!- Deadline March 18th

The 2021-2022 yearbook is a memory keeping, moment in time for the students. Consider submitting your photos so we can make sure EVERYBODY is included! Deadline to upload pictures is March 18th.

See below for some potential photo categories:

  • Music Concerts
  • Valentine/Winter/Halloween Class Party
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Book Fair/Family Reading Night
  • Spirit Wear Days
  • Group pictures

Click here for easy instructions on how to submit pictures!

The SP Yearbook Committee thanks you!

In Case You Missed It

  • Upcoming PTO Meetings
  • Order Marla's Fun Lunch
  • Celebration Books
  • Purchase the PTO Membership & Directory
  • Join the South Park PTO -Facebook Pages
  • Support South Park via Amazon Smile

Upcoming PTO Meetings

Please mark your calendar for the rest of the general PTO meetings. We would love to "see" you!

Friday, 4/1 @ 9am
Wednesday, 5/25 @ 7pm

Joining a meeting allows the chance to learn about what's happing in the school; and also provides an opportunity to give your input & ask questions of Dr. Faust, Mrs. Gruenwald, and the PTO board.

Order Fun Lunch


GO to: (bookmark that page)

  1. Click on Register then Create an Account: School

    Password for your school: DPS299 (case sensitive)

  2. Sign In with your username & password

  3. To begin ordering click on the calendar date


Email or call 224.269.0068

Celebration Books

Purchasing celebration books not only supports the PTO, but is also a wonderful way to remember a special event, celebrate a child's accomplishments, honor a teacher/staff member, AND enhance the Learning Media Commons (LMC/Library).

* A minimum of $20 is suggested If you have any questions, please contact Holly Schlan

To purchase click here

PTO Directory & Membership

The South Park PTO website is your one-stop PTO shop for membership dues/directory, announcements, spirit wear, volunteer opportunities, etc.

Buying the optional $25 annual membership for our PTO will allow you access to our mobile/online directory. It also is our largest fundraiser to directly give back to the teachers and the school.

**For any families who need financial assistance, please contact Dr. Faust.

Questions? - Contact Karee Schwartz

South Park PTO - Facebook

South Park PTO Facebook page Posts about PTO activities.

South Park Family Network Facebook page YOU can post and ask questions to other South Park Families - please no personal sales, fundraisers or promotions.

South Park on Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support the South Park PTO & our school. AmazonSmile is available at on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to school.

Reach out - we want to help!

If at anytime during the school year parents/families need help with financial or technical support for school or PTO activities; please reach out to Dr Faust. Our goal is for every student & family to feel supported and connected to the South Park Penguin community.

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