The 4th Grade Book Club is a fun and interactive way for your child to read interesting short stories and talk about them with friends and classmates.more >>
Programs & Events
Attention 4th Grade Parents: Get The Scoop on 4th Grade End-of-Year Activities!more >>
In the spring, the PTO’s Bike Safety Committee and a Service Officer from the Winnetka Police Department will conduct a bicycle inspection for all 2nd grade students.more >>
Each year the PTO holds a Book Fair in the foyer of the school. The Book Fair is a great place to find age-appropriate, worthwhile books for your family, and you can also purchase books for Crow Island based on teachers’ wishlists. Anderson’s Bookfair Company (ABC) provides a large assortment of books, guided by the Crow Island Resource Center staff. The Crow Island PTO receives a percentage of the purchase price. Books are available for purchase at school; in addition, orders can be placed online.more >>
Box Tops for Education makes it possible to earn cash for schools by clipping Box Tops coupons from hundreds of products. Crow Island receives 10 cents for each Box Top coupon submitted.more >>
Field Day is an eagerly anticipated end-of-the-year tradition at Crow Island. Students participate in a variety of fun outdoor games and activities. Each class has its own “team color” and works as a team to earn points. It’s a great day for students, teachers, and parent volunteers!more >>
The Buddy Family Committee reaches out to families joining the Crow Island community for the first time. Incoming families are matched with current Crow Island families, who help orient them to the school and answer any questions they may have throughout the year.more >>
The Building and Grounds Committee acts as a liaison with Crow Island’s contracted landscape company to organize routine maintenance. It also spearheads special and seasonal landscaping projects on school grounds, such as decorative containers, bulb planting, and our organic vegetable gardens.more >>
These programs are currently on hold due to COVID-19. Decisions regarding these programs will be made closer to time of the event. Stay tuned for more details.
Community Outreach plans activities to help students learn about and serve those less fortunate in our community, our country, and the world. Through service learning projects and programs, students learn that they can make a difference, around the corner and around the world. Each year, PTO co-chairs work with staff and community leaders to organize activities such as:more >>
The Environmental Awareness Committee promotes environmental awareness at Crow Island and spearheads “green” initiatives at the school. The PTO chair attends township-wide environmental meetings and works with staff and room parents to incorporate best practices at Crow Island.more >>
Looking for fun ways to engage in math with your kids? Curious to see how your students are learning in school? This is the night for you! Bring your children to a fun night of math games, puzzles and relays at the Annual Crow Island Family Math Night! Math night will take place in the Crow Island gym. Come check them out!more >>
The annual Crow Island Picnic typically takes place on a Sunday in May or June. More details will be posted closer to the date. Families eat and play games together at an evening picnic in the Crow Island Woods.more >>
This PTO program is for Crow Island 3rd and 4th grade girls who are invited to participate in Girls on the Run in the Fall.more >>
These parties are scheduled in the evening without kids, and are a fun opportunity to get know other parents in your child’s grade.more >>
A beloved Crow Island tradition, the annual parent and teacher party is a fun-filled evening that allows Crow Island Parents to mix and mingle with the Crow Island faculty and staff.more >>
This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. The hope is that this will be rescheduled for the spring.
The Annual Crow Island Run-a-thon is one of the PTO’s largest fundraising events of the year and is a school tradition dating back to 1985. During Run-a-thon, kids are encouraged to run or walk 30 laps around an assigned track. In the week leading up, kids request donations from family and friends to support their participation in Run-a-thon. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Misericordia Special Olympics Track & Field Team. Donation forms for students are sent home in students’ backpacks around the time of the event.more >>
Kids love to wear their Crow Island Spirit Wear and you get to support the school! Ordering will be available in the fall!more >>
The STEAM Expo gives students in grades 2-4 an opportunity to perform investigations and experiments on a subject of their choice, outside of school time. They then share their projects with the rest of the school and community at the expo.more >>
This event has been canceled this year due to COVID-19.
As an extension of National Walk to School Day, Crow Island will have it’s very own Walk to School Week! During Walk to School Week students are encouraged to walk or bike to school each day (biking for 3rd and 4th grades only). We will have small prizes for children who walk to school each day.more >>
The Crow Island Yearbook is a newer tradition for Crow Island that is now a beloved program for both parents and students. The yearbook will be handed out to students (who order the yearbook) during the final week of school.more >>