Rose Review

The Biweekly News of Barbara B. Rose School 11-18-20

Key Dates

November 20th: 9:15 am PTO Zoom Meeting

November 23rd-December 3rd: Barrington Giving Day

November 24th: Report Cards Available to Parents on IC

November 25th-27th: No School - Thanksgiving Break

December 1st: 7:00 pm Board of Education Meeting

Virtual Backpack

Please click HERE to view information in the Virtual Backpack.

Principal's Page

Please click HERE for important information from Mrs. Schumacher.

PTO Meeting this Friday

All parents are welcome to join us for our next PTO meeting this coming Friday, November 20th at 9:15 am via Zoom. Hear what is going on at Rose School and the community from Principal Heather Schumacher and the PTO Executive Board. Link is provided below:

Meeting ID: 857 0192 6911
Passcode: PTO

Read-A-Thon Extended until Dec 11th!

Our Read-A-Thon is off to a great start. If you haven't signed your child up as of yet, there is still time as the end date has been extended until Dec 11th. Please look for an email from Whooo's Reading on sign up instructions or email Rachana Zubelik at for assistance.

All your child has to do is log in the minutes that they read. This can be the same reading they are doing for school and/or any additional. Prizes are being awarded to the top classes and students. Currently Miss Blessman's 5th grade class is in the lead!

Barrington Giving Day

The Season of Giving is Here! Rose Student Council is collecting items for Barrington Giving Day (BGD) from Monday, November 23-Thursday, December 3. BGD serves families in need in the Barrington Community. We are so proud of the generosity of our Rose families to support our local community, especially during these unprecedented times! New or like new donation items will be collected in the Rose School entrance foyer OR you can ship your donation directly to BGD.

Kdg.-1st: diapers & wipes
2nd-3rd: toys (no stuffed animals)
4th-5th: hats, gloves and mittens

All grades: winter coats, snow pants, boots, fleece blankets, gift cards

New No-Contact Donation Option: Shop online at your preferred retailer and ship donation items directly to the BGD sorting center:

Barrington Giving Day

111 Lions Drive #210

Barrington, IL 60010

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Class T-shirts - Sale ends soon!

It’s time for class t-shirts! This year we decided to have the fifth graders come up with a slogan for the back of the t-shirts! The front of the shirts will be the normal stingray. The back of the shirts will have the saying “Zooming Through A Great School Year!” (submitted by Nicolette Hiles - winner of slogan contest). Orders will be taken until November 24th at 11:59 pm through Infinite Campus. Cost per shirt is $10.

Instructions to order:

1: Log on to Infinite Campus.

2. From the top left menu button select School Store.

3. Select Barbara Rose.

4. Click on your child’s grade to order that shirt.

Any questions...please email Jared Kilgore at

Face Masks

Show your school spirit and stay safe with our Stingray Strong face masks. There are 2 colors to chose from now: Pink or White. They are one size fits all with adjustable ear straps, 2 ply, and 100% cotton. Masks are $10/each and we have very limited quantities available. To order your masks please follow the instructions below:

1: Log on to Infinite Campus.

2. From the top left menu button click School Store.

3. Select Barbara Rose.

4. Select Stingray Face Mask.

For more information please contact

Amazon Smile

Black Friday is just around the corner on November 27th and it's a great opportunity for the PTO to increase Amazon Smile donations. If you're shopping on Amazon use In the app go to Settings, select Amazon Smile and then search for Barbara B. Rose School Parent Teacher Organization. As always we appreciate your support!
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Winter Wonderfest

Barrington Fine Arts & BHS presents Winter Wonderfest December 11th-13th. This will be a holiday drive-through extravaganza. See the flyer below for more info.

ELC Screening Info

Please open the flyer below for information on screening your child for the Early Learning Center.

Community Butler

Need chores done? Community Butler will take care of it. We are a BHS startup company that connects hard working students with members of the local community to help complete tasks, services, and odd jobs. We provide multiple services such as leaf clean up, tutoring (in-person or online), babysitting, and more!

As a way to help give back to the Rose School community we have created a community connect program that will donate service hours to the school. To book a job or learn more, visit or email us at

Rose PTO Contacts

Newsletter Submissions:

Website Submissions:

Yearbook Photo Submissions: Dan Gonka - Yearbook Coordinator

PTO Webpage: