PTA Meetings 2022-23:

  • August 30, 9 am
  • October 11, 6:15 pm
  • March 14, 9 am
  • April 18, 6:15 pm

Please see the Meetings page for meeting details and past meeting notes.

2022-2023 Executive Committee


The mission of Sandburg PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. We collaborate with the school to encourage students to become confident, independent, responsible and respectful learners.


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March 20New Student Registration Opens for 23-24 School Year
March 22 - Late Start (Doors 9:45 am / School Starts 10 am)
March 27 - 31 - Spring Break / No School
March 31 - Last Day to Complete Parent 5Essentials Survey
April 3 - Last Day for Submissions for Elevate an Educator
April 3 - Classes Resume after Spring Break
April 3 - Spring Track Season Begins
April 6 - 5th Grade Running Club Begins
April 12 - Late Start (Doors 9:45 am / School Starts 10 am)
April 17 - Sandburg Variety Show
April 18 - Sandburg PTA Meeting
April 19 - Executive Function Speaker Series, Part 3
April 24 - 7th Grade Social at Sky Zone 7-9 pm (Save the Date)
April 26 - Late Start (Doors 9:45 am / School Starts 10 am)

More school information can be found on the New to Sandburg and 5th Grade webpages.

Please note: We do our best to keep this page updated and correct; but in our ever-changing world we might not always have everything right. This information is not a substitute for your own due diligence (and if you see something on this page that needs to be corrected, please contact Anna Wick).

Last Updated: March 21, 2023


Urgent: sandburg PTA Co-Secretary Neeeded

The Sandburg PTA is looking for a Co-Secretary for the 2023-24 School Year.
Duties: Draft the Sandburg PTA newsletter each week. (Note: The other co-secretary will update the PTA website and take notes at the PTA meetings; this co-secretary will serve as backup for these duties if needed.)
Interested? Contact Kelly Asseff.


Extra!  Extra! Sandburg Variety Show has NEW DATES! Will you please encourage your talented students to participate? Permission slips are due March 22!! Questions? Contact Samantha Rochkus.



We are looking forward to the start of our 8 week dance class THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 3!

******We need more volunteers, please sign up to help us with this FUN opportunity!******

  • Class dates are: March 3, 10, 16*, 23* and April 6*, 14, 21, 28 of 2023 (*indicates Thursday class instead of Friday)
  • 7th Grade: 6:45 pm drop off, class meets from 7:00-8:15 pm
  • 8th Grade: 8:15 pm drop off, class meets from 8:30-9:45 pm
  • Drop off in FRONT by cafeteria, pick up in BACK
  • Dress nicely, but gym shoes allowed (details below)
  • Cell phones WILL NOT be allowed during class time (details below)
  • NO water bottles allowed, we will provide water during the break
  • Parents are invited to attend a portion of the last dance class on April 28! 7th Grade parents: 7:45-8:15 pm. 8th Grade parents: 9:15-9:45pm

CELL PHONES: Our instructor, Andy Fuzak, has a very strict no cell phone policy that we must follow. Students will not be allowed to have cell phones with them during class. Please ensure your student has a safe place to store their phone during class such as a purse or zipped jacket pocket. Students will not have access to lockers. It is best to leave valuables at home.

DRESS CODE: Dressy attire is required for students (slacks, tucked in collared shirts, dresses, skirts, etc.) Sneakers are permitted and encouraged. Jeans and sweatpants are not allowed. Please ensure undergarments are out of sight.

Questions? Contact Laura Gibson.

Elevate an Educator

Foundation 205 invites you to take part in our 4th annual Elevate an Educator campaign! Since 2020, Foundation 205 has delivered over 3,200 gift cards to our D205 staff and educators and invested more than $63,000 back into the Elmhurst business economy! 

How it works: Each $25 purchase includes a $20 gift certificate to a local business (you will choose from our list of business partners), a $5 donation to Foundation 205, and a personalized message to your recipient. Foundation 205 will deliver each gift card with the accompanying note during Teacher Appreciation Week - the week of May 8th. 

Purchase your gift cards today and let us help you celebrate the incredible staff and educators in your child's life! The deadline to place your order is April 3

Executive Function Speaker Series
Executive Function Speaker Series Flyer

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Join us for a not-to-be-missed 3-Part Parent Speaker Series on Executive Function. We are excited to welcome Dr. Bozeday, an expert on executive function and Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center, to help us better understand and address challenges facing today's students.


REGISTER NOW to attend.

Thanks to the PTA Council, Foundation 205, REACH and SERG Parent Groups for bringing this event to our community! Questions? Contact Sarah Jensen.
NOTE:  please register even if you are not able to attend every webinar live - links to the recorded webinars will be sent to those who register. 

JoiN the PTA for 2022-2023

Note: The DirectorySpot app has been updated for this school year - if you no longer have access, you might need to join the PTA for this year! If you are having DirectorySpot issues, ghere for advice.

PTA Membership: is your way of showing support for the work that we do. There is no volunteering required and no meeting attendance required. We NEED you if you have not joined!

NEW THIS YEAR: Quarterly Grade Level Activity Days (5th - 8th) - think team building, student recognition, pen pal supplies for elementary buddies, goal setting. This is why we need you! Thank you for considering! 

Join here! We are very grateful to all families that have already joined the Sandburg PTA as general members.  

Questions? Please contact Amy Kinsella or Laura Gardner.

Thank You for Making Plarn!

The Spartans Giving Back Committee would like to thank the following people for making our first event of the year a big success! Thank you Sandburg families for donating a lot of plastic bags! Thank you Mrs. Kerins and Mr. Gorton, Student Council sponsors, for partnering with our committee and helping to organize this event. And thank you to all the awesome kids who came out last Thursday to learn to plarn. We had a cafeteria full of kids working together!