Rose Review

The Weekly News of Barbara B. Rose School 9-8-21

Key Dates

September 8th: 6:30-8pm Virtual Back to School Night

September 8th: 7pm Dist. 220 Board of Education Meeting

September 9th: 9pm Room Parent Signup

September 10th: 5th Grade trip to Camp Duncan

September 10th: 9-10am Virtual PTO Meeting

September 19th: 3-6pm Family Fun Fest at Rose (outdoors)

September 20-24th: Barrington 220 Safety Week

September 21st: 7pm Dist. 220 Board of Education Meeting

September 25th: 9am-12pm Pickup Mums from Rose (if ordered)

September 26th: Rain Date for Family Fun Fest

Virtual Backpack

Please click HERE to view information in the Virtual Backpack.

Principal's Page

Please be on the lookout for an email from Mrs. Schumacher shortly with all of the information about tonight's Back To School Night.


Please note: We have changed the delivery of this newsletter to be every week on Wednesday as we try to minimize communication emails from the front office & PTO. The newsletter will be the place to read announcements & reminders pertaining to school. It can also be accessed from our PTO webpage by going to the Rose School Website => Parents => Rose E-newsletters.

PTO Meeting

Please join the Rose Executive Board and Principal Heather Schumacher this Friday from 9-10am for our first PTO meeting of the year. Meetings generally occur the second Friday of the month and will be virtual for now. Attending meetings gives you all the latest information on what is taking place at Rose, the District, and the community. All are welcome!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 879 5727 5112
Passcode: Rose

Room Parent Signup


September 9th, 2021 - Link goes live at 9:00 PM

  • The first (4) people to register for a classroom will be the Room Parents (for that class) for the 21-22 school year.
  • They will help to plan 3 parties: Halloween, Valentine's Day and End of the Year party.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the Room Parent Coordinator, Sharon Bellock, at 847-602-0055 (text) or email at
  • In order to fund the parties, Party Fees are collected in advance to make sure that the events are fun and festive, and that children within the grade receive similar experiences. To pay your child's $10 Party Fees for the year, please click this link: BR PTO Class Party Fees

* Please note Room Parents are currently not allowed in the building due to safety mitigations and will be only assisting the teachers with whatever help they may need. As and if things change, they will be notified.

Family Fun Fest

Family Fun Fest Tickets are on sale now through 9/12!!! Click on the link below to preorder tickets and save! 40 tickets for $20 OR 80 tickets for $40. Tickets will be $1 each at FFF. Tickets can be used for carnival games, candy table, cake walk, prizes, cotton candy and popcorn.

Details: Sunday, September 19th 3-6 pm

Location: Outside at Barbara Rose Elementary

Food Trucks: Taco Chica’s, Billy Bricks Woodfired Pizza, Kona Ice (cash or credit card)

Games: The Fun Ones (1-4 tickets)

* A Rain Date of September 26th has been scheduled if needed.

Rose Goes Out - Goebbert's

Local Goebbert's fall favorite Apple Cider Donuts will be available for pick up at Rose on Saturday, September 25th. Donuts must be pre-ordered by 9/19 for $12/dozen and will be open to friends & family.

Mark your calendar for Rose Goes Out to Goebbert’s Fall Festival on October 14 & 15. Enjoy the upcoming days off & gather with friends/family right here in South Barrington! For every ticket purchased through Rose, our PTO will receive a $5 donation. All proceeds for both fundraisers will go towards outdoor enhancements and musical equipment.

*Purchase link COMING SOON for both fundraisers.

Mum Pickup

A special “Thank you!” to all of the Rose families who participated in the first ever Rose Fall Mum Sale! Your support is appreciated. A drive thru pickup will take place on Saturday, September 25th from 9am-12pm in front of the school. If you’d like to help out with pick up or have any questions please email Melanie at

Volunteers Requested

Our Rose Librarian, Ms. Meiser is looking for Library Volunteers to re-shelve library materials and occasionally help with special projects. Parents would not volunteer when their child is in library class. If interested, please email Ms. Meiser at with your availability. She will then train volunteers before they start as materials have been shifted to accommodate for STEM. Questions? Contact Sumy, the Library Volunteer Coordinator ( Thank you!

We are also looking for parents to join our Hospitality Committee on the PTO. This committee organizes lunch or dinner for Rose staff a few times a year during conference time. If you are interested in helping, please contact Ann Shah at

Yard Sign Sale

Show your Stingray Pride! Yard Sign Sale going on now.

Click here to order yard signs to honor your Rose student. These quality signs can be personalized and come in several colorful designs that are delivered directly to your home. Each online sale benefits the Rose PTO. Thanks for your support. Any questions? Email Melanie at

Rose Goes Out - Santa's Village

Come out with the family to enjoy Santa's Village Theme Park in Dundee. For every ticket purchased, Rose PTO will receive $3. This is not a formal event therefore there is no specific time or place to meet at the park.

Ticket Link: https:// your-visit/tickets/

Coupon Code: 2021barbara

Parents Night Out

Join us for Parent's Night Out - Viva Las Vegas on March 5th, 2022 at Bellworks Hoffman Estates. Enjoy a night out and mingle with other parents all while raising funds for our school. The evening is one you don't want to miss and our biggest fundraiser of the year. Our goal this year is to raise enough money to provide the school with extra musical equipment as well as some outdoor enhancements for the kids to enjoy. Tickets include cocktails, music, dinner and open bar. Presale tickets are $75 a piece and available to purchase now using the link below:

This event also provides Rose families and local businesses an opportunity to sponsor and get recognized. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact

Amazon Smile

One of our easiest fundraisers each year is to enroll in Amazon Smile! If you login to your regular account through, you can select Barbara B. Rose School PTO as your charity. We are a registered 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Whenever you order through your Amazon Smile Account (now available through the mobile app!), a percentage of your purchase will be directly donated to the Rose PTO.

Student Directory

The Student Directory is now available on the Parent Portal of Infinite Campus. The Barbara Rose Student Directory is located on the first page in the Message Center under School Announcements. Some parents may have opted out so some students/information may not be available.

Rose PTO Contacts

Newsletter Submissions:

Yearbook Photo Submissions: Dan Gonka - Yearbook Coordinator

PTO Webpage:

PTO Info: