Welcome to the Schaumburg Township Council of PTA page. Like the page to stay in contact and stay informed about Council news. The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs (STC) is a clearinghouse of information, programming and advocacy for the 28 local PTA units of Schaumburg Township School District 54.
Operating as usual
Join us tonight at the PLC. We will have all of the 2021-22 Reflections submissions on display for you to enjoy.
In addition to our Septemberfest parking fundraiser at Collins on the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, we will also be partnering with Schaumburg Boomers for give-back games all weekend long. $6 from each ticket using the link below will go to the D54 Foundation (tickets are also discounted to $12).
Schaumburg Boomers vs. Evansville Otters
Friday, September 3 at 6:30PM
White Sox Night! The first 1,000 fans will receive a Schaumburg Boomers and Chicago White Sox co-branded Fleece Blanket.
Saturday, September 4 at 6:00PM
Post-Game Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night!
Sunday, September 5 at 6:00PM
Family Night & come early for Pre-Game Catch on the Field!
Monday, September 6 at 1:00PM
Afternoon game on Labor Day! Last regular season home game of 2021!
Photos from Schaumburg Township's post
$7,141 raised for the scholarship fund last week! Thank you everyone for your support! Make sure you join us for next year's auction when we are back in person!!
The Illinois Chapter of the National School PR Assoc. (INSPRA) defines a Distinguished Service Award winner as someone who supports or improves understanding and communication in a school or district and fosters cooperative partnerships between school and community. We are pleased to share that District 54 had three winners of this award in May:
Cheryl Gleason, a Stevenson parent and Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs president, received this honor in the parent category;
Six District 54 students who served on the Special Olympics Illinois Youth Activation Committee received this honor in the team category; and
Jennifer DiGioia, an administrative assistant at the district office, received this honor in the support staff category.
To read more about each of the winners and how they are supporting communication in District 54, visit https://sd54.org/news/district-54-receives-three-distinguished-service-awards/
2021 Scholarship Auction bidding starts at 4 today!!
Congrats to Stevenson PTA & Dirksen PTA on your Illinois PTA membership awards!
Take Action: Tell Your Representative to Support Funding for Statewide Family Engagement Centers in FY22
Now, more than at any other time, families are critical and primary to the success of their children. Congress must continue to recognize the important role of parents and families in a child’s education and support the Statewide Family Engagement Centers program. The best way to make your voice heard is by contacting your Representative today. It takes just a minute and will make a big impact. The deadline for your Representative to sign onto the SFEC letter is April 22nd!
Please take 3-4 minutes to send a letter to your legislators to urge them to prioritize our children in the FY22 state budget. Click on the link below to go to a prepared letter that you can use as is or customize it to include your own reasons for supporting Evidence-Based Funding (EBF) Formula for education.
The Illinois General Assembly is debating next year’s state budget now through the end of May. When the EBF formula was passed in 2017, the legislature committed to providing an additional $350 million dollars to the formula annually for at least ten years.
That commitment was broken last year when no additional funding was added to the formula. This year the governor has again proposed no additional funds for EBF. This is not acceptable for our children, their futures, and the future of Illinois.
The EBF formula is working. But, by not providing the promised additional funding, Illinois schools will fall further behind and that's not fair to our children.
Our children need your voice, send your letters today!
Click below to make your voice heard.
Save the date!!
Be sure you take advantage of this workshop given by NAMI and hosted by our Region! Definitely something everyone can gain from. Note this is taking place on 2/24 next Wednesday at 7pm. Register now!
Due to the winter storm, all District 54 students will participate in a Remote Learning Day tomorrow, February 16, for the safety of our staff and students. For their safety, our employees may also work remotely.
All students will join classes virtually, connecting with their teachers as they normally would on a remote day.
Mark your calendars! Share with your families! Spread the word!
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Wednesday, February 24
The D54 Food Pantry is open and ready to serve all of our District 54 families needing assistance. Although you will not be able to come into the pantry due to COVID restrictions, you will be able to place an order online and pick up at a pantry site. Families may order from the food pantry once a month. To place your pickup order, visit https://sd54.org/assistance-and-support/food-pantry.
Good morning District 54 community. Due to the road conditions and winter storm warning continuing through 5 p.m., we have made the decision to implement a full Remote Learning Day today - Tuesday, January 26 for the safety of our staff and students.
Students will follow their typical remote learning schedule, connecting with their teachers as they normally would on a remote day. Due to the dangerous road conditions, our employees may also work remotely.
Awesome Muir and Aldrin!!!
We are proud to announce the recipients of the PTA Programs at Home grants! PTA.org/Grants
The Illinois PTA Board Development and Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for election at the 2021 IL PTA Convention. View open positions and info on the duties and responsibilities of each one. Submit a Letter of Interest by Dec. 20.http://ow.ly/J41o50CPvpZ
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Do you want to be more involved, but have limited time available? Do you like to write articles or present materials so others can learn from it? If any of these describe you or someone you know, click here to learn more. http://ow.ly/6dkx50CInHQ
School District 54
Have you noticed that some people are able to maintain a relatively positive attitude regardless of what’s happening around them? Fortunately, a positive attitude can be cultivated, with a little practice.
Join us tonight at 7 p.m. as author and keynote speaker, Devin C. Hughes, discusses real, tangible and practical strategies you can apply now to get on the highway to happiness.
In this session, you will learn new ideas for boosting happiness for you and your family, how positive psychology and social-emotional intelligence impacts your health and strategies for creating a positive culture at home.
A brief introduction by the Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs will start at 7 p.m. with the presentation following shortly after.
Join here at 7 p.m.: https://sd54.zoom.us/j/93573634257?pwd=elFaRlo0QjBsd0lCWUJhbFhsaGxLZz09
Illinois PTA - Northwest Cook Region
Everything is looking different this year, even our Annual Meeting that is an event we look forward to every year when we can see each other face to face and network. This year it will be through Zoom and we are looking forward to seeing you on our call October 5 at 7pm. Super important is our election of a new Region Director - so please join us. We will also be celebrating all of the great work you all have been doing. Register here:
District 54 Education Foundation
There's still time to register for the Virtual Run to Read! Pick a route near your home and run or walk anytime from September 25-27. Everyone who registers will receive a medal and t-shirt that will be mailed to your home. All proceeds from this event will be benefiting the Crisis Fund - which provides immediate financial assistance to struggling District 54 families. By donating only $10, you can sponsor a student so they can participate free of charge. Don't forget to share your photos with #54Run2Read
Register today: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/YourNeighborhood/D54VirtualRuntoRead?remMeAttempt=
Win a Chromebook for your PTA! For every 10 member dues paid to the Illinois PTA by Sept. 15 in MemberHub, your PTA will receive 1 entry into a drawing to win a Chromebook (10 paid memberships = 1 entry, 20 paid memberships = 2 entries, 30 paid memberships = 3 entries). The more you submit the more chances you have to win!
You can use the Chromebook to offer as a prize in a competition you are sponsoring, as an incentive for an event or to be used by your PTA for day to day operations.
Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education
Mid-week reminder: you're doing better than you think. You got this. 💙
Illinois PTA - Northwest Cook Region
PTA training is available through Zoom. Click this link to sign up today!
There is no wrong way to PTA. #ptaforyourchild
School District 54
We have been informed by Zoom that the platform is having log-in issues and the company is working on a remedy. Students should check their Google Classroom or SeeSaw accounts for more information from their teachers.
Illinois PTA - Northwest Cook Region
Nominations for Region Director are open. Read the official letter here. Jeanette Harris our current director is eligible for re-nomination or you may nominate yourself or someone you think will do a great job in representing our voice at the state level of PTA and supporting all of our 60+ local PTAs in our Region. For a nomination form follow this link:
Today, the state released guidance for schools to return to in-person instruction in August 2020.
This 60-page document includes information on wearing masks, social distancing, and other requirements from the Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois State Board of Education intended to keep everyone safe and healthy, while also welcoming students and staff back to our schools.
District 54 is well aware of the need to communicate to families and staff about what to expect next school year and will be providing you more information on our district plan in the coming weeks.
Right now, we don’t have all the answers to the questions you may have as this document was released to school districts at the same time it was released to the public this afternoon. Therefore, we kindly ask for your patience as we thoroughly reviews this detailed guidance and implement the suggestions into our district’s own transition plan.
As you may know, our district has already been discussing various options. Now that this much-anticipated guidance has been released, we will be able to develop a plan that follows state regulations, prioritizes the health and safety of our students, and maintains a dynamic learning environment.
Thank you again for your patience, understanding and flexibility as our entire district navigated a situation together that none of us could have imagined. Together we can fulfill the District 54 mission of ensuring the academic success and well-being of our students.
We will be in touch soon. In the meantime, stay safe and enjoy your summer.
Elizabeth Blackwell Elementary School PTA
The 2020-2021 PTA Reflections Program theme has been announced and is: "I Matter Because....".
What a perfect theme for this challenging time. All students at Blackwell are encouraged to start thinking about their original works of art inspired by the theme. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.
Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. This 50+ year-old program helps them explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.
More details to be announced in the next few months. If you child wants to get a start on this over the summer, please email [email protected] for the category requirements.
Illinois PTA - Southern Region
Whether you are a new PTA Leader, moving into a new leadership role or just want to expand your current role, this Boot Camp is for you. Sign up today! Then share your experience with us. www.ptakit.org
Have you updated your PTA officers for the 20-21 school year? If not follow these easy steps to add your new officers into your PTA MemberHub account! http://ow.ly/VZIx50AawMy
National Parent Teacher Association
We encourage all state PTAs to update your #PTAReflections resources as more and more people are searching to join this year's program 😊
Thank you to everyone who helped us raise over $12,500 for the scholarship fund yesterday!!!
Bidding is open until 10pm tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You have less than one hour to find some great items!
(Gift cards are going for less than half of face value right now!!!)
Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs Auction 2020 will be online!!
Check out items now https://stcofptas.memberhub.gives/stcauction and bidding is Friday June 5th 4:00-10:00PM.
This money benefits the STC scholarship fund, which provides camp scholarships for D54 students and college scholarships for high school senior D54 alumni.
Every time you bid you will input your credit card information (pending charge until you win), and you should get notified if you get outbid. There will be an option to help us cover platform expenses (please!), and credit card processing fees will not be added on (STC will be absorbing these). You will also have an option to make a donation to the scholarship fund. Winner emails will be sent out from the platform 5 minutes after the auction ends.
Basket pick up will be at Professional Learning Center (524 E Schaumburg Rd) on Monday June 8th 10am-1pm and Wednesday June 10th 6-8pm. Proof of purchase (the email receipt) will be required for baskets to be picked up.
All sales are final with items being sold as is. STC has attempted to make sure all descriptions are clear, but they shall not be held responsible for correctness of descriptions or condition of items. This includes if any items become invalid/expire as a result of the current pandemic situation.
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MISSION-To offer to its members educational and learning opportunities in a stimulating environment in which adults age 55 and over can share talents and experiences. VISION-Enrich members' experiences, while making ICLRU an essential organization