Author: JB

Olympic Day

It’s that time of year again…Olympic Day!
Friday, May 26

2 Sessions:
Morning Session (grades K-2) – 7:45 am – 11:15 am
Afternoon Session (grades 3-5) 12 noon – 3:00 pm

Volunteers needed.  Contact Mr. Hancock at or complete the form here and return to the main office.


Fitness Week

May 1st – 6th

Monday – Ball and Rope Day – bring your favorite ball and/or jump rope to school and use it during recess.

Tuesday – Healthy Heart Day – wear red and bring a healthy snack to lunch.

Wednesday – ACES – All children exercising simultaneously (10:55am -11:10am).

Thursday – Sports Hat Day – wear your favorite sports hat to school and bring a water bottle to use if you have one.

Friday – School Spirit Day – wear Irving school clothing or anything with red and white in it and make sure to get at least 10 hours of sleep tonight.

Saturday – District 97’s Annual Fun Run (8:00 am at Lindburg Park).

The OPPL Book Bike

Visit the Book Bike on the blacktop after school on April 26 at 2:00 pm.

You can check out books and other resources right from the playground after school!  Return them to any Oak Park Public Library branch when you are done.  Need a public library card?  Visit the bike!  Don’t have your card with you? No problem…they can look it up!  Click here for the flyer.

Questions? Ask Ms. Noonan at

Teacher Parties

funThursday, April 6th
Noche de Pelicula: Zootopia from 3 – 5 pm
¡Noche de película! Movie night! Immerse in the Spanish world as we watch Zootopia en Español. Students will be challenged to name as many animals in Spanish as possible and describe them while completing activities. Snacks will be provided.
Zaragoza and Nieto

Wednesday, April 19th
Popcorn and a Movie: Finding Dory from 2 – 4 in the Library!
Watch Finding Dory in the Library. We will also have a yummy popcorn snack.

Pelling, Kaunelis, Sakamoto, Noonan

Friday, April 21st
Be Like Mr. Sak Night from 5 – 7 pm
Watch WWE, play dodgeball in the gym, eat Salerno’s pizza, drink Mountain Dew and eat Gobstoppers!!

Wednesday, May 3rd
Afterschool Snack and Games with the Reading Team from 2 – 3:15!
We’ll walk to Pete’s for a hot dog and/or milkshake. After Pete’s, we’ll end at the Irving playground with games.
Cairns, Cruz, Diehl

Friday, May 19th
Movie and Pizza with Ms. Williams from 3 – 5 pm
Enjoy a kid friendly movie in Ms. Williams’ room. She will provide pizza and dessert. Students must provide their own beverage (no soda)!

Email Lauren VanderBerg at or put an envelope in the PTO mailbox.