Rose Review

The Biweekly News of Barbara B. Rose School 4-14-21

Key Dates

March 29th-April 26th: Student Council Pet Supplies Drive

April 20th & May 4th: 7 pm Board of Education Meetings

April 21st: 5 pm Deadline to order Beatrix dinner

April 23rd: 5 pm Beatrix dinner pick up at Rose

April 30th: Deadline to turn in 5th gr. Lou Malnati's orders

May 3th-May 8th: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 7th: Kdg. Mother's Day Program (9 am-Wessberg; 1 pm-Crandall)

May 7th: 4-7 pm Book Fair in the Rose Library

Virtual Backpack

Please click HERE to view information in the Virtual Backpack.

Principal's Page

It is amazing how quickly the days are flying by right now...please click HERE to read more from Mrs. Schumacher including important school news and updates.

2021-2022 PTO Committee Signup

Are you looking to get more involved at Rose and help support all the great programs that our students enjoy? Joining the PTO is a great way to do that!

We are looking for parent volunteers to sign up for open PTO committee positions for the 2021-2022 school year. Joining a committee allows you to volunteer at Rose, meet many new people, and provide help to programs that take place throughout the year.

Please take a look at the signup link below and consider signing up for a committee. There are descriptions of each position so you will be well aware of the responsibilities for each role. If you have any questions, please email

PTO Survey

Parents, please take this 2 minute survey to help the PTO plan for next year. We appreciate your input.

Rose Goes Out - Beatrix

DwellSocial is partnering with Beatrix to bring you an amazing dinner delivered for pick up at Rose on Friday, April 23rd! Check out the incredible 3-course dinner for two with choices for starters, entrees & desserts as well as à la carte items, cookie dough, and more! Order by 5 pm Wednesday, April 21st! Pick up at Rose starting at 5 pm Friday, April 23rd. $5 of each group fee comes back to Rose! Fundraiser open to anyone and everyone! Feel free to share with friends and neighbors.


Sign up:

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up! We will be celebrating our wonderful staff at Barbara B. Rose from May 3rd-May 7th. This has been a challenging year for all of us and especially for our incredible teachers and staff! This is the perfect opportunity to show our love and appreciation for them.

We are looking for gift card donations (any amount) from parents to make it more special. Please enclose the gift card in an envelope marked “For TA Week” and send it in with your child or drop it off at the front office. These gift cards will be used as giveaways during the TA Week. Thank you for your support!

Spring Book Fair...Coming Soon!!!

Mark your calendars for Friday, May 7th 4-7 pm for the Spring Book Fair. We are so glad to be bringing back the Follett Book Fair to the Rose Library. This year we will be having a signup for 30 minute increments of time between the hours of 4 to 7 pm with a maximum number of people allotted for each time slot. There will be a large variety of books for all our readers at Rose. More information will be sent out in the coming weeks.

2021-2022 School Supplies

Next month the PTO will be sending out a link to order grade level school supply packs through EPI for the 2021-2022 school year. Supplies will be delivered to school like years past.

Student Council Pet Supplies Drive

Rose Student Council Members are organizing a PET SUPPLIES DRIVE for the Second City Canine Rescue in Palatine, Illinois from March 29th to April 26th. Please drop off your new or gently used items in the donation box that is located in the Rose School vestibule (lobby). Thank you for your support.

Supplies Wishlist:
  • Collars (all sizes)
  • Freedom no-pull harnesses (all sizes)
  • Leashes (all sizes)
  • Crates (all sizes)
  • Baby gates
  • Puppy playpens
  • Dog food
  • Chew toys

Flower Power Spring Fundraiser

Order your summer bulbs, seeds and edibles today!

  • 50% of profit to support Rose. We are raising money to help provide a safe learning environment to support the transition back to full day in-person instruction.
  • Ordering deadline: All Spring website orders due by May 15th.
  • 100% Grow & Replacement Guarantee on all products!

Rose Yard Signs

Attention Fifth Grade Families! Announcing Rose Yard Sign online sale. Open now.

3 designs available to create a fun yard display to celebrate your 5th Grader.

All signs created and shipped directly to you within 3 days of placing your online order.

Click here to place your yard sign order or find the sale at:

Brought to you by the Barbara B. Rose Elementary School PTO

Any questions? Please reach out to Melanie Wokwicz at

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5K & 10K Walk/Run

Click on the flyer below regarding a community event on Saturday, May 1st.

Rose PTO Contacts

Newsletter Submissions:

Website Submissions:

Yearbook Photo Submissions: Dan Gonka - Yearbook Coordinator

PTO Webpage: