RBHS is seeking donations to help the homeless.

Posted by admin on January 7, 2019 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article


The Riverside-Brookfield High School PTO is seeking donations to build Basic Survival Kits to help the homeless. 

Help them reach their goal of 150 Survival Kits!

Donations will be collected from now until January 15th.

Donations items:

  • New adult-sized gloves, hats, socks, hand/foot warmers
  • Soap, toothpaste/toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner
  • Hand lotion, lip balm
  • Small bottles of water
  • Non-perishable food items: fruit/granola bars, hard candy, nuts, fruit cups
  • Tax-deductible monetary donations can be made via PayPal by clicking on the following link – “Donate to RBHS PTO” Note: This link can also be found at RBHSPTO.org

Donation items can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • Blythe Park
  • Riverside-Brookfield High School, local grade and middle schools
  • Riverside Library
  • Brookfield Library
  • North Riverside Commons

For more information and to view the flyer, click on the following link:

Questions? Contact Christine Kawiecki at ckawiecki@yahoo.com

Save the Date – PTA meeting on January 29th at 7pm.​

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The next PTA meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 29th at 7 pm. The meeting agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.

This year’s PTA meeting schedule can be found by clicking on the following link:

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com

Participate in the Six Flags “Read to Succeed” program for a FREE admission ticket.

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Log your recreational reading hours and participate in the Six Flags “Read to Succeed” Program to receive one free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags Theme Park this summer.

Every K-5th Grade Blythe Park student who completes six hours of recreational reading and submits a signed reading log by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th will receive one free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags Theme Park this summer.

K-5th Grade STUDENTS: Read for fun for a total of 6 hours, log your time and have your parent/guardian sign the reading log.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Print the reading log listed below and help track your child’s reading. Then sign the form and send it back to school or email to the School Coordinator: Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com

*Tickets are expected to arrive in May.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com

Kindergarten-5th Grade Holiday Music Performance Monday.

Posted by admin on December 17, 2018 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article


Blythe Park’s Holiday Music Performance 
for students in Kindergarten – 5th Grade

  • WHEN – Monday, December 17th at 6:30 pm. *Students report to their classrooms by 6:15 pm
  • WHERE – Blythe Park Auditorium

*NOTE – Make sure your students wear their holiday best.

Questions? Contact Ms. Gorman at gormanc@district96.org

Participate in the Blythe Park Student Council fundraiser!

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This week the Blythe Park Student Council is holding a fundraiser to help the victims of the fires in California.

$1 donation (cash only) per day to participate in each of the following daily activities (participation optional).

Donations will be collected in the classrooms each day. All proceeds will go towards helping California fire victims.

  • Tuesday, December 18 – Wear a holiday (ugly) sweater and/or holiday socks.
  • Wednesday, December 19 – Wear a holiday hat or headband.
  • Thursday, December 20 – Face Painting: A teacher will paint a snowman or snowflake on your face or hand during lunch recess. Kindergarten and Early Learners will have time during the school day.

FLYER – Student Council Fire Fundraiser 2018

Questions? Contact Mrs. King at kingr@district96.org

Early Learner Gingerbread Extravaganza on Wednesday

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The Early Learner Gingerbread Extravaganza will take place this Wednesday, December 19th.

Morning classes: 9:50 -10:50 am
Afternoon classes: 1:35 – 2:35 pm

Early Learners and their parents are invited to take part in holiday gingerbread-themed stations.

Questions? Contact Ms. Gorman at gormanc@district96.org or your classroom teacher.

Check your child’s backpack for your PTA holiday ornament!

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Every year the PTA makes a handmade ornament for each child and staff member. This year’s PTA ornament will be coming home in your child’s backpack this week.

Wishing you and your families a wonderful holiday season! – from the Blythe Park PTA

Library Reader/Helper volunteer spots added for 2019

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Volunteer spots are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays to help Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students during their library time. 

Volunteers for Kindergarten will have the opportunity to read to the students.

Volunteers for 1st and 2nd grade will help students find books for checkout and then read to the students.

Following is the library schedule for K, 1st, and 2nd grade:

Wednesdays
AM Kindergarten: 8:30 – 8:50am
2nd Grade: 1:50 – 2:20pm
PM Kindergarten: 2:20 – 2:50pm

Thursdays
1st Grade: 12:20 – 12:50pm

TO VOLUNTEER, please click on the sign-up button:

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Questions? Contact Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com or Patty Prodanich (the Blythe Park librarian) at prodanichp@district96.org

Participate in the Six Flags “Read to Succeed” program for a FREE admission ticket.

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Log your recreational reading hours and participate in the Six Flags “Read to Succeed” Program to receive one free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags Theme Park this summer.

Every K-5th Grade Blythe Park student who completes six hours of recreational reading and submits a signed reading log by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th will receive one free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags Theme Park this summer.

K-5th Grade STUDENTS: Read for fun for a total of 6 hours, log your time and have your parent/guardian sign the reading log.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Print the reading log listed below and help track your child’s reading. Then sign the form and send it back to school or email to the School Coordinator: Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com

*Tickets are expected to arrive in May.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Sloger at jensloger@gmail.com

Register by WEDNESDAY for Hot Lunch!

Posted by admin on December 10, 2018 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Register by this WEDNESDAY for Hot Lunch – Register your student for the next three months or the remainder of the year (6 months). The Hot Lunch menu will include a slice of cheese pizza, seasonal fruit, a treat, and a drink.

If you have not registered your student by this Wednesday, December 12th, they will not have the opportunity to register again for Hot Lunch until the next payment period in March.

*ATTENTION – This year, payment options will only be available in the following three-month increments. Single lunch payments will NOT be available this year. Also, no prorating, no make-up days, no refunds.

2018-2019 Hot Lunch PAYMENT Schedule –

  • PAYMENT #2 Deadline: Wednesday, December 12th
    for December, January, and February ($15 per student for 3 lunches)
    OR remainder of the year ($30 per student for 6 lunches)
  • PAYMENT #3 Deadline: Wednesday, March 13th
    for March, April, and May ($15 per student for 3 lunches)

TO REGISTER – Please click on the following button, no matter your payment method (cash, check, credit).

If paying by cash or check (payable to Blythe Park PTA) please place payment in an envelope marked with your family name and “Hot Lunch” and bring to the school office. *NOTE – This program is only for children that have the option of staying at school for lunch.

2018-2019 Hot Lunch will be served on the following days –

  • Friday, December 14
    Friday, January 25
    Friday, February 22
  • Friday, March 15
    Friday, April 26
    Friday, May 17

Questions? Contact Katie Ford at fordfamily4@rocketmail.com