Upcoming Events

* Items in red are newly added or updated.

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Teacher Appreciation Week: The PTC will be treating the staff all week in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. Special thanks to Nia Coluzzi-Esposito and volunteers for showing our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them.

National Bike to School Day: Ride your bike to school Wednesday, May 6th for National Bike to School Day. Please do not arrive before 8:45am.

Special Thanks: A Special Thanks to Linda Newman, Nikki Dawson and Debbie Etri for all their behind the scenes work and dedication to Park View. Linda Newman has continually coordinated the the Panther Paws Newsletter. Debbie Etri is the LMC Representative and our PTC Webmaster. And Nikki Dawson chairs our Park View Directories. Thank you for all you do!

Volunteer Appreciation Night: Come celebrate with us for a job well done Thursday, May 14th from 7:00-9:00pm. The PTC would like to thank Park View staff and parents for all your help in making this a great school year. This evening will begin with a brief PTC meeting.

Olympic Field Day: Volunteers are needed (and appreciated) for Park View’s annual tradition of Olympic Field Day to be held on: Wednesday, May 27 with a rain date of Thursday, May 28. (Kindergartners will have their own Olympics on Tuesday, May 26).

To help students enjoy this special day and make it a success, 60 volunteers are needed for the 1st-5th grade event in the following areas:

  1. Work the May 27 event (12:30-3:20pm)
  2. Set up on May 27 (9:30 – 11:30am)
  3. Fill water balloons in preparation for May 27, completed at home the evening of May 26

Volunteers We are excited to announce an improved approach to organizing our 2015 volunteers! Please use our “Sign Up Genius” site to indicate your availability: Sign Up Genius.

This site will allow you to indicate specifically when you are available and your preference for activities. Status updates will be emailed to our volunteers through this site. Please contact Julie Kalvelage at juliekalv@gmail.com with additional questions.

Students should also dress in the color assigned to their grade for Olympic team spirit. Here are the colors students should wear for this special event:

  • 1st grade: Yellow
  • 2nd grade: White
  • 3rd grade: Green
  • 4th grade: Blue
  • 5th grade: Red

Memorial Day: In observance of Memorial Day, there is no school Monday, May 25th.

School Supply Packs: School supply pack orders will be available for pickup at Park View on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. For school supply list, click "here".

Race to the Finish: Beginning next week (April 13th), all classrooms will be "Racing to the Finish"! Each week, teachers will assign to their class for being safe, ready and respectful. Once each class reaches 100 points-they earn a pizza party!


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Volunteer Spotlight

Chairpersons Needed: The PTC hopes you enjoyed many of the gatherings we had throughout the school year. Did you attend the Book Fair? Family Fitness Night? Panther Pride Fest? Family Dinner Night? Movie Night? Those were just a few of our fun nights here at Park View. All the PTC events are run by Parent Volunteers. Without great parents like you, none of these events would be possible.

The PTC would like to thank all the volunteers who have chaired an event at Park View. We thank you for all your time and dedication to making all our school events a huge success!

Next year we have many families who will be leaving Park View and moving onto Glen Crest. We need you!! Please take a moment to visit our Committees tab and take a look at all that Park View offers. It gives a brief description of everything you can be a part of. Grab a friend if you need a co-leader and consider giving an event your time!

Please email Rhonda Nevious or Nia Coluzzi-Esposito at vicepresident@parkviewptc.org if you have any questions! We would love to hear from you!


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Fundraising Spotlight

For more information on PTC Fundraising, visit our Fundraising page

Box Tops/Labels for Education: It's time to bring in your Box Tops and Labels for Education you collected over the summer.

Park View $$$: Park View $$$ is available starting this month. Order gift cards for everyday shopping and earn money for the school. The Park View $$ flyer contains a complete list of ordering dates.


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Community Spotlight

Family Tree Resale: Family Tree Resale has moved to 310 E. Geneva Rd in Wheaton. Family Tree resale would still like to invite Park View families to continue to donate unwanted items to help with their continued community services. For more information, please see the Family Tree Resale flyer.

Recycling Park View Clothing: Have your children out grown their Park View Spirit Wear? Our Social Worker, Erin Walsh, is looking for gently used Park View clothing to recycle to some of our Park View students. Send in your items to Mrs. Walsh via your child's backpack and please wash prior to sending them in. Thank You!

Park View Families in Need: At Park View School and other District 89 schools, there are many families in need. The Park View PTC would like to highlight how you can assist these families:

  • Community Outreach: The Park View School social worker, Erin Walsh, works closely with many families in need. Occasionally, she will identify a specific need and will send an email to a distribution list of people who might be able to donate the item in need (coats, shoes, boots, jackets, etc.). If you are interested in joining this distribution list, please email Mimi Cunningham (mimc8@yahoo.com) or Megan Rafferty-Flatter (raffs125@yahoo.com).

CCSD89 Strategic Plan: The Strategic Planning Committee has developed a 3-5 year strategic plan for the District which was presented to and approved by the School Board over the summer. The presentation material is available at https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=34330268.

E-Backpack: District 87 (Glenbard South High School) and other outside organizations are able to publish information in the District 89 e-backpack to let parents know about programs and upcoming events. For your convenience, we have included a link to the e-backpack in our Quick Links menu above.

Facebook Community Pages: If you use Facebook, there are a couple community pages that might interest you. Just search for the "Park View & Glen Crest Parents Forum" or the "SoRo - Glen Ellyn, IL" pages.


Major Upcoming Events
Please see the Park View Calendar or the PTC Calendar for a listing of all events. Forms can be found on the Event Forms page.

TUE
MAY
12 Kindergarten Performance
11:00 AM, 2:30 PM

FRI
MAY
15 5th Grade Performance
9:30AM

MON
MAY
25 Memorial Day
No School

TUE
MAY
26 4th Grade Performance
2:15 PM

Kindergarten Olympic Field Day

WED
MAY
27 Olympic Field Day

THU
MAY
28 Olympic Field Day - Rain Date

FRI
MAY
29 1st Grade Field Trip

Talent Show
2:30 PM

WED
JUN
3 5th Grade Glen Crest Visitation

FRI
JUN
5 Last Day of School
1/2 Day - AM Kinder Attends
12:15 PM Dismissal