Upcoming Events

* Items in red are newly added or updated.

Panther Paws

Panther Pride Fest: A special thanks to Anne Lange, Nia Esposito and volunteers for planning such a fun filled night at Panther Pride Fest. It was a great success!

Panther Pride Raffle Winners: Congratulations to all the Panther Pride raffle winners! Please see attached "flyer" for list of winners.

March Against Hunger Park View Elementary and the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry have partnered together for the month of March to help end hunger in our community. HOW CAN YOU HELP??? The Park View PTC is asking each classroom to bring in food donations during the month of March. The classroom that brings in the MOST items will win a pizza party!! The contest will run March 2-25!! Please see attached flyer for details.

School Store What is school store?? You might have seen school store in your childs take home folder. Each grade has an option of going to the school store during their lunch period on specific days. The school store has many items such as pencils, fun erasers, pens, folders etc.... Please click here to see pricing. If your child is interested, you can send them with money on their scheduled day and they will be led to the store where parent volunteers are there to help them shop and manage their money. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Kristen Brach kbrach1@comcast.net


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Volunteer Spotlight

Chairperson Needed: We have a few committees with chairs who will be "retiring" either this year or next year, and we are searching for new chairs to take over or shadow existing chairs next year. If you are interested in any of these committees, please send us an email at vicepresident@parkviewptc.org. For a description of these committees, please see our Committees page.

  • Panther Paws: Current chairperson will run this committee in 2014-2015, but would like to have someone shadow her and take over in 2015-2016.
  • Park View $$: New chairperson needed for 2014-2015 year.
  • Kindergarten Olympic Field Day: A co-chair is needed for the 2014-2015 year.
  • Park View Sign: New chairperson needed for 2014-2015 year.
  • Teacher Appreciation Week: New chairperson needed for 2014-2015 year.

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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

Raider March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament: Interested in the Raider March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament? See the attached flyer for more information.

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
MAR
10 Report Cards

PARCC Testing Begins
for Grades 3-5
Continues thru MAR 20

THU
MAR
12 PTC Meeting
Guest Speaker: Emily Tamaru
7:00pm

WED
MAR
18 2nd Grade Performance
2:45pm

THU
MAR
19 Restaurant Night at
Panera

FRI
MAR
20 Family Fitness Night

PARCC Testing Ends
for Grades 3-5

FRI
MAR
27 SIP Half Day - AM Kinder Attends
Dismissal at 12:15pm

MON
MAR
30 Spring Break Starts

MON
APR
6 School Resumes