Chess Tournament - Come and test your skills at chess! The School District 62 Foundation is hosting a casual chess tournament on January 20, 2018 at Iroquois School in Des Plaines. Players of all ages, all skill levels, and all communities are welcome. The tournament starts at 9:00 a.m. promptly, this is an elimination tournament and there will be prizes. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and to register, please visit the website at: www.d62foundation.com
After School Enrichment Is Back - The PTO has partnered with Young Rembrandts to bring an after-school art class back to Cumberland. The cost is $88 per student, and runs from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. on Friday's from 1/26/18 - 3/16/18. A parent volunteer will assist in making sure students are checked out of their classroom at the end of day and brought to the art room. ENROLL ONLINE at: www.youngrembrandts.com, enter the school zip code to find Cumberland and click the enroll button. Call 224-545-7047 to enroll over the phone. See the attached flyer.
Kindergarten Registration - Registration for all kindergarteners for the upcoming school year will take place on Tuesday, February 6 from 4:30-7:30 in the Cumberland MPR. If you know someone in the Cumberland attendance area who has a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018 please have them contact the school office at (847) 824-1451.
Save The Date - The PTO Valentine Fling will take place on February 9 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and will include crafts, games, music and fun. See the attached flyer for details.
Valentine Fling Donations Needed - This year the PTO is trying something new and combining the Valentine Dance and the Spring Fling. We need your help with the following to make this event happen:
- Unopened Toys: We will be having a kids raffle with new, unopened toys. Clean out those closets. We will accept any size/type of unopened toys for our kids raffle. Toy donations can be dropped off in the Main Office.
- Adult Raffle/Silent Auction Prizes: Do you work for a large company or know someone that does? Or do you own your own business? Season Ticket holder? We’re looking for adult raffle prizes (i.e. free night stays in hotels, restaurant gift certificates, museum/zoo tickets, sporting event tickets, free or discounted services, etc.). See our attached donation letter which can be used.
- Cash Donations: The PTO will also pool any cash donations received to purchase additional raffle prizes for adults and kids. Your generosity is appreciated! Please make checks payable to: Cumberland PTO.
- Volunteers: The PTO is looking for parents who would love to get more involved! It takes a lot of people to plan an event like this. Sign up to volunteer at our event at: https://tinyurl.com/ycavnm23