For the past 11 years, the Central School community has generously supported two Chicago-based charities during the holiday season – LYDIA Home and Metropolitan Family Services. Through our school’s donations, both organizations have been able to provide many families and children gifts for the holiday season. Sign up to contribute to the LYDIA Home HERE and MFS HERE.more >>
Programs & Events
Be a part of history and leave your mark at Central School with a DONOR BRICK! Bricks will be used in a patio to be installed on the North side of the main playground beginning in the summer of 2020.
Order online below or print order form and return to the PTA President Mailbox located in the Central front office.
4X8 BRICK – 3 LINES – 13 CHARACTERS PER LINE @ $250/ BRICK
Contributions to Pathway to Play will be used exclusively for the new Central School Playgrounds.
Carnival Wristbands: $25 for 1st family member, $20 for each subsequent wristband per family. Children under 4 are FREE! Wristbands will be available at Will Call on the day of the Carnival. *Parents can purchase wristbands if they want to participate in the Cake Walk and activities, but not needed for entry to the Carnival.
Carnival Raffle Tickets to Win A Ride To School on a Firetruck!: Raffle Tickets are $5 each. The drawing will be held at the end of the Carnival on September 21st at 5:00pm. The winner does not need to be present.
Carnival Wristband Financial Assistance For families who need financial support purchasing wristbands or if you would like to support a family in attending the Carnival, please reach out to Rebecca Littmann, who will confidentially manage these requests. Wristbands will be available at Will Call.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
During the winter on selected evenings, the gym is opened up to Central families for some indoor fun! Practice your moves, meet your friends and spend time as a family at this free event in the Central Elementary School gym.
An assortment of equipment will be available for a variety of activities. Enter the building through the doors near the cafeteria. Please wear dry shoes. Lockers will not be accessible.
Fourth Grade Farewell is an end of the year celebration for the outgoing fourth grade students. It is an event planned and run by a group of fourth grade parent volunteers. It is held on one afternoon during the last week of the school year. Details are to come.
This school-wide event for Grades 1-4 is held in June during the school day. The Field Day chair assists the PE staff by organizing volunteers to supervise events, keep scores, and blow whistles loudly. Parents are welcome to be supportive spectators or pitch in and help. More details to come.
Our Book Fair is an annual event in the Fall.
Anderson’s Bookfair Company in Aurora, Illinois supplies our Book Fair and works with our coordinators and teachers to provide a wide selection of wonderful titles. Anderson’s Bookfair Company is a local, family-owned business with over 130 years of bookselling experience.
We really appreciate your help in ensuring the book fair is a success. A volunteer link will be posted next fall.