Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs announces its 2014 scholarship recipients

Posted Monday, May 5th, 2014

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs is proud to announce its 2014 scholarship recipients:

The Bonnie Greenberg Memorial Scholarship

  • Kelsey Louro (Lakeview/Keller/Schaumburg)

Two Year Junior College/Trade or Vocational School Scholarship

  • Katarina Pielmeier (Armstrong/Eisenhower/Hoffman)

Four Year College/University Scholarship

  • Ryan Eberhardt (Hoover/Keller/Illinois Math and Science Academy)
  • Taylor Bogacz (Collins/Frost/Conant)
  • Hannah Brostoff (Einstein/Addams/Hoffman)
  • Ryan Sinclair (Churchill/Eisenhower/Hoffman)
  • Sarah Meyer (Hoover/Keller/Schaumburg)
  • Mary Blonde (Nerge/Mead/Conant)

Each student will be awarded a one-year, $1,500 scholarship at the annual STC Scholarship Recognition Dinner May 14 at Addams Junior High School.  The recipients are all seniors in high school who once attended a District 54 school.

Donate at PTA Blood Drive on Oct. 24

Posted Friday, October 11th, 2013

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTA’s is helping Heartland sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 24. It will be held from 1:30-6:30 p.m. in the board room at the Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

Anyone between the ages of 17 and 75 who weighs at least 110 pounds can participate.

A minimum of 500 pints of blood is needed every day for patients in area hospitals, according to Heartland. The Council of PTA’s hosts blood drives each year to help meet these needs.

To make an appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org and click on Schedule an Appointment. Walk-ins are also acceptable.

For more information about this blood drive or to sign up to be a donor, please contact Laurie Fetterman, Health and Safety Chairperson of the PTA Council, (630) 855-3366 or by email at LJFetterman@yahoo.com.

PTA announces 2013 scholarship recipients

Posted Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs is proud to announce its 2013 scholarship recipients:

The Bonnie Greenberg Memorial Scholarship

  • Kayla Majeske (MacArthur/Eisenhower/Hoffman Estates)

Two Year Junior College/Trade or Vocational School Scholarship

  • Austin Pye (Hoover/Keller/Hoffman Estates)

Four Year College/University Scholarship

  • Carly Brossard (Blackwell/Addams/Schaumburg)
  • Theresa Finneran (Hoover/Keller/Schaumburg)
  • Jason Brescia (Hoover/Keller/Schaumburg)
  • Karyn Baldwin (Enders-Salk/Keller/Schaumburg)
  • Mollie Dalton (Enders-Salk/Keller/Conant)
  • Joseph Sulentic (Collins/Frost/Conant)

Each student will be awarded a one-year, $1,500 scholarship at the annual STC Scholarship Recognition Dinner May 8 at Mead Junior High School. The recipients are all seniors in high school who once attended a District 54 school.

District 54 students advance to state PTA Reflections program

Posted Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

The following 17 students from District 54 moved on to the state level for Reflections, a PTA writing and fine arts competition. The theme of the 2012-13 Reflections Program was “The Magic of a Moment.” District 54 students were able to submit an entry in any of the following six arts areas:  film production, dance choreography, literature, musical composition, photography and visual arts.

There will be a reception honoring the Reflections students from PTA District 37 (which includes School District 54) whose entries advanced to the state level at 7 p.m. on March 6 at Eisenhower Jr. High School, 800 W. Hassell Road in Hoffman Estates.

Visual Arts

  • Aditi C., Grade 2, Blackwell, The Morning Glory
  • Dhriti D., Grade 2, Collins, The Magic of a Moment
  • Rebecca K., Grade 2, Fairview, A Magical Jump
  • Giselle S., Grade 6, Lincoln Prairie, Winter Wonderland

Musical Composition

  • Najma A., Grade 6, Lakeview, On The Dance Floor

Dance Choreography

  • Madison S., Grade 1, Lincoln Prairie, Lost in the Forest
  • Anna F., Grade 4, Lincoln Prairie, Chance
  • Adya V., Grade 4, Fairview, Up Where the Magic Is
  • Nandini B., Grade 5, Fairview, Let’s Keep Our Magical Feet Moving
  • Allison G., Grade 8, Lincoln Prairie, Good Time
  • Molly G., Grade 8, Mead, I Won’t Give Up

Literature

  • Caroline A., Grade 2, Link, Fireworks
  • Sydney M., Grade 3, Fairview, The Magic of the Moment I Got Adopted
  • Katherine W., Grade 4, Nerge, New Life

Film Production

  • Chandler Y., Grade 4, Stevenson, Gabby Douglass
  • Charles Z., Grade 4, Aldrin, Magical Moments
  • Justin H., Grade 6, Lincoln Prairie, Lacrosse Video

PTA scholarships available

Posted Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs is once again offering one-year $1,500 scholarships to eligible seniors graduating in 2013. There are three types of scholarships:

  • Junior College/Trade School/Vocational School Scholarships for seniors graduating in the upper 50 percent of their class (up to two available);
  • Four-Year College/University Scholarships for seniors graduating in the upper 30 percent of their class (up to five available); and
  • The Bonnie Greenberg Memorial Scholarship for a graduating special needs senior with a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The student need not be enrolled in special education classes, but must have a current IEP (one available).

For more information and an application, visit http://pta.sd54.org/highschoolscholarship.

Donate at PTA Blood Drive Oct. 23

Posted Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTA’s is helping Heartland sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 23. It will be held from 1:30-6:30 p.m. in the board room at the School District 54 Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

Anyone between the ages of 17 and 75 who weighs at least 110 pounds can participate.

A minimum of 500 pints of blood is needed every day for patients in area hospitals, according to Heartland. The Council of PTA’s hosts blood drives each year to help meet these needs.

To make an appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org and click on Schedule an Appointment. Walk-ins are also acceptable.

For more information about this blood drive or to sign up to be a donor, please contact Laurie Fetterman, Health and Safety Chairperson of the PTA Council, (630) 855-3366 or by email at LJFetterman@yahoo.com.

PTAs to host Candidates’ Forum Oct. 10

Posted Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs invites all community members to a Candidates’ Forum on Oct. 10 at Addams Junior High School, 700 S. Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg.

The candidates from the following state races have been invited to answer questions related to children, education and the future of Illinois. Written questions from the audience will be moderated by the PTA Council.

  • Illinois House District 44 – Rep. Fred Crespo (Democrat) and Ramiro Juarez (Republican)
  • Illinois House District 56 – Rep. Michelle Mussman (Democrat) and John Lawson (Republican)
  • Illinois Senate District 22 – Sen. Michael Noland (Democrat) and Cary Collins (Republican)
  • Illinois Senate District 28 – Sen. Dan Kotowski (Democrat) and Jim O’Donnell (Republican)

This evening will also include the PTA General Meeting, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Candidates’ Forum at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact PTA Second Vice President Lori Filby at ptalori@filby.net.

PTA sponsors blood drive Feb. 14

Posted Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTA’s is helping Heartland sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Feb. 14. It will be held from 1:30-7 p.m. in the boardroom at the School District 54 Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

Anyone between the ages of 17 and 75 who weighs at least 110 pounds can participate.

A minimum of 600 pints of blood is needed every day for patients in area hospitals, according to Heartland. The Council of PTA’s host blood drives each year to help meet these needs.

To make an appointment, you must visit www.heartlandbc.org and click on Schedule an Appointment.

For more information about this blood drive, please contact Heather Collier, Health and Safety Chairperson of the PTA Council, at (708) 951-4118.

PTA scholarships available

Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2011

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs is once again offering one-year $2,000 scholarships to eligible seniors graduating in 2012. There are three types of scholarships:

  • Junior College/Trade School/Vocational School Scholarships for seniors graduating in the upper 50 percent of their class (up to two available);
  • Four-Year College/University Scholarships for seniors graduating in the upper 30 percent of their class (up to seven available); and
  • The Bonnie Greenberg Memorial Scholarship for a graduating special needs senior with a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The student need not be enrolled in special education classes, but must have a current IEP (one available).

All seniors who meet the following eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. For more information and an application, visit http://pta.sd54.org/highschoolscholarship.

PTA hosts blood drive Oct. 27

Posted Thursday, October 13th, 2011

The Schaumburg Township Council of PTA’s is helping Heartland sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 27. It will be held from 1:30-6:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the School District 54 Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

Anyone between the ages of 17 and 75 who weighs at least 110 pounds can participate.

A minimum of 600 pints of blood is needed every day for patients in area hospitals, according to Heartland. The Council of PTA’s host blood drives each year to help meet these needs.

To make an appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org and click on Schedule an Appointment.

For more information about this blood drive or to sign up to be a donor, please contact Heather Collier, Health and Safety Chairperson of the PTA Council, at (708) 951-4118.