South Park PTO Spotlight



  1. PTO Directory and Membership
  2. Early Learners & Remote classes- Room Parents needed
  3. Marla's Curbside Lunch & Dinner Pick Up
  4. Spiritwear - coming soon
  5. Meet & Greet/First Day photos- Submit to the Yearbook
  6. First PTO meeting - September 4th; 9am ZOOM
  7. Facebook Pages: PTO and South Park Family Network
  8. After School Enrichment - Deerfield Park District

Postponed events

South Park staff and PTO are ready to go; however as the year begins virtually we are hitting a pause on some of our favorite events. As school unfolds we will share information on reschedules and/or future fun as permitted.

Ice Cream Social and Bike Rally are cancelled

School Supply Pick Up & Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped hand out school supplies this week! If you ordered from the PTO in the spring and still need your supplies, call Sally Smith in the front office at (847) 945-5895 to arrange pick up.

PTO Directory & Membership

Step 1: Register with the website

If you are new to our school...Welcome!

Please register with the PTO website by creating a login and password.

Registration includes completing the Parent/Family and Student Information & Directory/Publish Preference forms.

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

Step 2: Purchase the membership

Buying the optional $25 membership for our PTO will allow you access to our mobile/online directory. It also helps fund items for the teachers and the school. This is a yearly subscription; if you were a member last year you will need to sign up again.

**For any families who may need financial assistance with the PTO membership, please contact Mrs. Faust.

With your child's class/teacher placement, log onto the PTO website to purchase the Membership/Household Directory.

Step 3: Download the Membership Toolkit App

Once you've purchased the Directory, download the "Membership Toolkit" App for free in either the Apple Store or in Google Play. To filter by grade or by teacher, click on the funnel icon in the upper right corner.

This app will be your "virtual" phone directory as well as give you the ability to receive PTO announcements. Being part of the PTO directory is the only way other parents have access to your contact information to schedule playdates, eLearning connections, and receive classroom information from the Room Parents.

Questions? - Contact Karee Schwartz

Early Learners & Remote Classes - Room Parents needed

If you are interested in signing up to be a Room Parent for any of these classes, please contact Dana Mandell and/or Jen Bernstein.

Early Learners:

Smith (AM) and (PM)

Armstrong (PM)

Kibort (Full Day)

All Remote classroom teachers (K-5)

Room Parent assignments for all classes, as well as Roles & Responsibilities, will be communicated next week.

Marla's Curbside Lunch & Dinner Pick up

Looking to shake things up for lunch or dinner?



See Details and Learn More Here Log on to order, pick up at the vendor. Each restaurant will have a "Marla's Lunch Table" pick up time between 11:15-noon.

Pull Up. Mask Up. Grab N Go!

Spiritwear - COMING SOON

Thank you to Committee Chairs (Amy Malk, Joanna Chan & Jenn Williams) and to BFriends for their partnership and our fabulous Spritwear this year. Ordering process will be communicated soon.

Sneak peak of a few items.....

Cute First Day pictures? Send them to the Yearbook!

Cute pictures of your kids at device pick up? First day of eLearning? Consider submitting to the yearbook so we can make sure EVERYBODY is included! We would like to make this year's yearbook a memory keeping/moment in time for the students to remember.

You can email your photos directly to - Andrey Shinkarev. Please be sure to include your kids' grades in the email.

First PTO meeting - September 4th; 9am ZOOM

Join us for our first PTO meeting of the year via ZOOM

Friday, September 4th


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 883 3681 5859

Passcode: 515727

Coming to a meeting not only gives you a chance to hear what is going on in both the school and in the District; but it also provides an opportunity to give your input and ask questions of Mrs. Faust, Mrs. Gruenwald, and the PTO board members.

ALL PTO meetings are open to ANY South Park parent.

Please mark your calendar for the rest of the general meetings; we would love to "see" you!

Friday, 9/4 - 9am
Wednesday, 10/7 - 7pm
Friday, 12/4 - 9am
Wednesday, 2/3 - 7pm
Friday, 3/5 - 9am
Wednesday, 6/2 - 7pm

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 "selling items or services"

Both are great pages to follow and get useful information about all things South Park related!

After School Enrichment

The programs are being offered to all four District 109 elementary schools and will run in-person at the Jewett Park Community Center & at Sachs Recreation Center

View the Program Guide

Questions? - Contact Megan Carbone at the Park District.

Recreation Supervisor – School Age Programs

Direct Line: 847.572.2621 /

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