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8th Grade Heads to Washington DC

8th grade class trip to Washington DC - April 26 through 29, 2017! read more

Art Fair, Ice Cream Social, Band & Choir Performances

May 4, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Please plan on coming to see our fabulous Art Fair featuring creative work from students in all grades. Performances from our band and choir are also taking place this evening along with our annual ice cream social.  Tickets are $3 per . . . read more

Spring MAP Testing

May 8, 9, 10 & 11, 2017

Students in kindergarten through 7th grade will be participating in spring MAP testing May 8 - 11, 2017.  These measures of academic progress (MAP) will be conducted in reading, language arts, math, and science. read more

4th Quarter Progress Reports

Mid-quarter progress reports were distributed on April 26th (sent home with students for grades K-5; mailed home for grades 6-8). read more

Family Fun Night at The Dome in Rosemont

April 21, 2017 - 6pm to 9pm

Raffles with great prizes, jumpy houses, face painting, a dunk tank, organized events, vendor fair, music, photo opportunities, food, and unlimited fun for all ages and parents is planned.  Benefit Club Officers hope to see all families . . . read more

Spirit Week leading up to Family Fun Night!

April 17-21, 2017

Get ready for Family Fun Night by participating in school spirit week April 17-21.   Click here to view the spirit week flyer.   read more

Vendor Fair at Family Fun Night

April 21, 2017

42 Vendors are confirmed for the Vendor Fair taking place at Family Fun Night from 6-9pm on Friday, April 21st.   Click here to view the list of companies, consultants, and distributors who will be joining us.  Please support them . . . read more

Reserve Your VIP Table at Family Fun Night!

Deadline: April 12, 2017

VIP Tables can be reserved for your family and/or friends providing you with front row seats to the 8th grade vs. faculty/parents softball game, the homerun derby, and much more.  A table of 10 is $100.00, and a table of 5 is $50.00. . . . read more

2017-2018 School Year - Student Registration

Deadline: May 11, 2017

Registration packets for the 2017-2018 school year were mailed home the week of April 24th.  Registration forms and payment are due in the school office by May 11, 2017.  If you have questions, please contact the school at 847-825-0144. read more

Dental Exam State Requirements

Deadline: April 13, 2017

Illinois State Law requires all students in Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and 6th grade to submit proof of a current dental exam by April 13, 2017.  Failure to do so may result in your child being excluded from school.   Dental . . . read more

Kindergarten Classes to Perform at Rosemont Voters League Meeting

April 24, 2017

The kindergarten classes will be guests at the April 24, 2017 Rosemont Voters League Meeting at the Senior Center.  They will be reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing the Star Spangled Banner and the Rosemont School Song. . . . read more

Subway Fundraiser was a Success!

Thanks to everyone who supported the Subway Fundraiser.  Our Benefit Club is receiving a check from Subway (Higgins Rd. location) in the amount of $1,006.00!  Profits from the day were $503.00, and Mayor Bradley Stephens matched the . . . read more

6th Grade Heads to Springfield, IL

April 7 & 8, 2017

Our 6th grade students are heading to Springfield, Illinois!  This class trip is part of their social studies curriculum, and the itinerary will include visits to New Salem Village, Lincoln Home Visitor Center, Lincoln's Tomb, . . . read more

Benefit Club Meeting

April 10, 2017

Parents, please join us for our next Benefit Club meeting taking place on April 10, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the Phyllis J. Anderson lunchroom. read more

PARCC Testing

April 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 2017

PARCC testing will take place in April for all students in grades 3 through 8.  The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment system is an annual year-end test in English language . . . read more

Spring Break

Students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 for the start of Spring Break.  Classes will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017. read more

Band & Choir Perform at the Benefit Club Meeting

The Rosemont School concert band, fifth grade band, and choir gave an outstanding performance at the March Benefit Club meeting.  The next time they will perform will be during the Art Fair and Ice Cream Social on May 4, 2017. . . . read more

Benefit Club Meeting

March 13, 2017 (Monday)

Please join us for our next Benefit Club meeting on Monday, March 13th at 6:45 p.m. in the Phyllis J. Anderson lunchroom.  Our band and choir students will be kicking off the meeting with a special performance, followed by discussion on . . . read more

Random Acts of Kindness

Our 1st Graders Invite You To Join Them

Random acts of kindness are being spread throughout our school and community by our first grade students and their teachers during the month of March.  Every day a positive thought or activity is planned such as leave a . . . read more

Dr. Seuss Read-a-Thon

March 2, 2017

Our first grade students had a fantastic time celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday by participating in a Read-a-Thon on March 2nd from 2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.  They have become great authors, illustrators, and readers this year, and . . . read more

Junior Achievement Day

February 27, 2017

ADP was this year's sponsor of our Junior Achievement day.  Students in kindergarten through 5th grade spent a wonderful morning being inspired learning about real-world experiences, entrepreneurship, work readiness, and . . . read more

Subway Fundraiser - Higgins Road Location

March 20, 2017

Please visit Subway (Higgins Road location, next to the 7-Eleven) for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on Monday, March 20th.  Subway will be donating 20% of all sales for the entire day to our school!  Last time this fundraiser was . . . read more

Holiday Readers at it again!

Thank you to our special Saint Patrick's Day readers, Mrs. Wilson and Mrs. Stephens, for entertaining our preschool through 2nd grade students with a wonderful Sain Patrick's Day book.  Our students look forward to your visits! read more

Winter Reading Incentive Program

Logs due February 21, 2017

Students in kindergarten through 6th grade have the opportunity to earn 2 FREE tickets to Great America and 2 FREE tickets to a Schaumburg Boomers baseball game!  In order to quality you must have read 360 minutes.  Reading logs are . . . read more

Drama Club Presents "School House Rock Jr."

April 20, 2017

Please be sure to mark your calendar and plan on joining us as our Drama Club presents  School House Rock Jr.!   Performances are at 2pm (shortened version) and 7pm on April 20, 2017 in the gym.  Admission is free, and we hope . . . read more

Family Fun Night at the Dome

April 21, 2017

Benefit Club Officers are hard at work planning this year's Family Fun Night that is taking place on April 21, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Dome in Rosemont.  "Cubs vs. Sox" is this year's theme.  This . . . read more

Mid Quarter - 3rd Quarter - Progress Reports

February 10, 2017

The middle of the 3rd quarter is February 10, 2017.  Progress reports will be sent home with students in preschool through grade 5, and mailed home for junior high students in grades 6 through 8. Parents of students in . . . read more

Pancake Breakfast

February 26, 2017 (Sunday)

Our 8th grade class is holding their annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Phyllis J. Anderson Lunchroom at Rosemont School.  We hope that all families will join us for pancakes, . . . read more

Calling K-5 Girls for a Free Girl Scouts Outing

RSVP by February 3rd

An exciting "storybook party" is taking place on February 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at South Church in Mt. Prospect, and the Girl Scouts of greater chicago have invited girls in grades K - 5 to attend.  Admission is . . . read more

Gift Card Fundraiser

March 7, 2017 (Order Deadline)

Our Spring Gift Card Fundraiser is now underway.  Please consider ordering gift cards for your daily shopping needs, or to use as gifts, to help earn money for our school.  There are no hidden costs, and gift cards are worth their . . . read more

Parent Teacher Conferences

February 16 & 17, 2017

Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place on February 16 & 17, 2017.  School will be dismissed at 2pm on February 16th, and there will be no school on February 17th.  If you have any questions regarding conferences, please . . . read more

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winner & Runner-Up

Twenty-six students qualified to participate in this year's Spelling Bee that took place on January 19th.  Congratulations to our 1st place winner, Alish Watanabe in 6th grade who won by correctly spelling the . . . read more

3rd Quarter Box Tops Contest

Deadline: March 17, 2017

The 3rd quarter Box Tops contest is underway through March 17th.  You can either use this Box Tops Sheet  or simply place your box tops in a ziplock bag with your child's name and homeroom noted.  The class . . . read more

Grandparents Day Was So Special!

Some 90 grandparents visited Rosemont School today for a special Grandparents Day celebration!  Students in preschool through 2nd grade were thrilled to sing songs and show off their classrooms. This year's theme was . . . read more

Junior High 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly

Congratulations to all of our junior high students who made honor roll during the second quarter!   HIGH HONOR ROLL - Michael O'Neill (6th grade), Annabelle Lu (7th grade), James Carpinelli & Kayla Napoli (8th grade) . . . read more

Launch Into Literature

Our 1st and 2nd grade students are enjoying this year's Launch Into Literature program.  Stories include  Ivan, Beekie, Finding Winnie, and Trombone Shortly.  We are very grateful for our parents, grandparents, and . . . read more

Lil' Leydenettes Clinic 2017

Do you have a child in 2nd through 8th grade who likes to dance?  The Leyden High School Leydenettes Dance Team is hosting a Lil' Leydenettes Clinic on Friday, February 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a dance performance to . . . read more

Preschool Screening

March 3, 2017

January 12, 2017

If you have a child who will be 4 years old by September 1, 2017, or know of someone within Rosemont School District 78 who does, please contact the school at 847-825-0144 to schedule an appointment for our Preschool Screening.  The . . . read more

Spelling Bee - Please Join Us

January 19th

Congratulations to the 26 students who qualified for this year's Spelling Bee by acheiving a score of at least 22 out of 25 on their pre-test.  Each student has received a spelling packet and will be preparing for the Spelling Bee . . . read more

Winter MAP Testing

The week of January 23rd, students in grades 1 through 8 will be taking the MAP Test (Measures of Academic Progress).  Please remind your child the importance of doing their very best on these tests. read more

Jump Rope for Heart was a huge success!

A variety of jumping activities were performed all day during PE classes for our Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser.  The kids exceeded their $3,500.00 fundraising goal and raised over $5,100.00 for the American Heart Association! . . . read more

Faculty Ugliest Sweater Contest

Congratulations to Miss Williams, Resource Teacher, on winning the faculty's Ugliest Sweater Contest.  Happy Winter Break to all! read more

Polar Heart Rate Monitors in PE Class

Thanks Benefit Club!

The Rosemont School Benefit Club purchased the physical education department brand new Polar Heart Rate Monitors to use during class.  This is thanks to all of you who have supported our school benefit club fundraisers throughout . . . read more

Leyden Fine Arts Tour Visits Rosemont School

The Leyden High School Fine Arts Tour made a stop at Rosemont School on December 6th.  During an all-school assembly the students were able experience all of the Fine Arts offered at Leyden High school including art, music, drama . . . read more

AimsWeb Testing Dates

Students in kindergarten through 8th grade will be having AimsWeb Testing on December 13 & 15, 2016.  Please help your child do their very best on these assessment tests by making sure they get a good night's sleep followed by a . . . read more

Benefit Club Meeting

January 9th @ 6:45pm

Parents, join us for the next Benefit Club Parent Meeting taking place on January 9th at 6:45pm in the Phyllis J. Anderson Lunchroom! read more

Highlights from our Winter Program

Kuddos to all of our students for a fabulous performance during last night's Winter Program.  Thanks to all who came out to share this special evening with the kids.  Special thanks to Kimmie Rocha and Rocha Photography for . . . read more

Winter Break

The school will be closed for Winter Break starting with a 2pm dismissal for students on December 22nd.  Classes will resume on January 10th at 8:30am.  read more

Buona Beef Lunch Fundraiser

January 27, 2017

Be sure to place your order for our next Buona Beef lunch fundraiser taking place on January 27, 2017.  This optional lunch fundraiser is organized by Benefit Club.  Click here to print the order form.   read more

Highlights from the 6th Grade Bake Sale

Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the 6th grade students at their bake sale during the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Village entrance.  Profits will go towards their class trip to Springfield, Illinois.   read more

Science & Social Studies Fair

December 1st - 6:30 to 7:30pm

Our annual Science & Social Studies Fair is taking place on December 1st from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the gym.  The 6th grade students will be presenting their Social Studies projects, and the 7th grade students will be presenting their . . . read more

Shopping at Santa's Workshop

The children had so much fun shopping at Santa's Workshop for holiday gifts for their family.  Be sure to click on the photo to view more cute pictures.  Special thanks to our Benefit Club Officers who spent many days planning . . . read more

Congratulations to our Geography Bee Winner!

Congratulations to Ryan Surz in 5th grade who took first place in this year's Geography Bee!   read more

Cheerleading Tryouts

November 28 & 29, 2016

Cheerleading tryouts for the boys basketball season will be held on November 28 & 29 after school from 3:00pm to 4:30pm in the Multipurpose Room.  Any 5th through 8th grade student interested in trying out must have a sports . . . read more

Illinois 5Essentials Online Survey

Open Nov. 16 through Jan. 16

Parents, please take the time to participate in our school's 5Essentials Survey.  This survey is administered online on behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education and the University of Chicago.  The survey gathers data . . . read more

Rosemont Cobras Boys Basketball

Tryouts: November 21, 2016

Tryouts for boys basketball will be held on Monday, November 21st from 3:15pm to 4:45pm in the gym.  Any 5th through 8th grade boys interested in trying out must have a sports physical form and the concussions forms on file in the front . . . read more

Mr. Anderson Takes the Principal Reading Challenge

Celebrating National Young Readers Week

Since 1989, National Young Readers Week has been an annual event held during the second week of November to raise awareness around the importance of reading.  The event was co-founded by Pizza Hut and the Center for the Book in the . . . read more

News from Benefit Club Officers

5K Glow Run/Walk was a huge success!

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our first 5K Glow Run/Walk.  Some 200 people participated, and we made $6,077.38 between admission, donations, and raffle ticket sales.  A check in the amount of $1,077.38 was . . . read more

Halloween Parade

Students in kindergarten through 4th grade had a fun time parading around town in their costumes on Halloween.  Click the first image to view more pictures!  Special thanks to our parade leaders Minion Mr. Kevin Anderson, Dinosour . . . read more

Computer Club Holiday Party

Our Rosemont Seniors have been learning a lot during their Wednesday Computer Club meetings with a group of our junior high student volunteers.  Mrs. Vicki Cline, 5th grade teacher, has been helping our students and seniors every week as . . . read more

Halloween Parade

Students in kindergarten through 4th grade will participate in a Halloween Costume Parade on October 31st.  The parade will begin at 2:30pm leaving from the front entrance of the school. In case of inclimate weather, the parade will be . . . read more

Junior High 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students who achieved high honors or honor roll for the 1st quarter!  Keep up the good work! High Honors (95% and above) 6th grade:  Cara Gobenciong 7th grade:  Annabelle Lu, . . . read more

New Spirit Wear

New school spirit wear merchandise is available for sale.  Orders can be placed online at  http://www.spiritgeardirect.com .  Just enter our school name on the "Find Your School" section located on the bottom right . . . read more

Picture Retake Day

Picture retake day is October 27th.  If you would like your child’s school picture retaken, please send your entire package back to school with your child on October 27th.  If you didn’t order a package and liked the . . . read more

Red Ribbon Week

The theme for this year’s Red Ribbon Week is “YOLO - Respect Your Body and Mind”.  This will include the importance of being bully and drug free.  School Spirit Days will take place on October 27th - . . . read more

Fire Prevention Bike Parade Highlights

Thanks to everyone who came out this past Sunday for the Rosemont Public Safety Department's Annual Bike Parade.  This event kicked off Fire Prevention Week.  Congratulations to the winners of the best decorated bikes: 1st . . . read more

Cross Country Team ends with a Great Season!

Congratulations to all of our Cross Country Team Members and to Coach Sarah Rhodes on a great season!  During yesterday's final tournament at Grant Park, our 5th and 6th grade girls tied for 2nd place, and 4 medals were awarded. . . . read more

Cultural Week - Find Your Magic

November 7 - 10

This year's Cultural Week theme is "Find Your Magic".  Students will enjoy presentations from a Magician, Juggler, Scientist, and Rope Warrior.  Activities take place throughout the week of November 7th.  Click on . . . read more

Girls Softball Highlights

Congratulations to the Girls Softball Team on taking 4th place in this year's Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference.  Thanks to Rocha Photography for taking some great photos during the final game!    read more

Donate Your Gently Used Items

8th Grade is Going to the Flea Market

The 8th Graders will be having a table at Wolff's Flea Market in Rosemont on Sunday, October 23, 2016 to raise funds for their class trip to Washington DC.  They are looking for your gently used items that can be donated. . . . read more

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on October 20 & 21, 2016 for all students in kindergarten through 8th grade (preschool children will have conferences in February).  There will be a 2:00 p.m. dismissal on both days, and . . . read more

Picture Day

September 21, 2016

Picture day is coming on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.  An order form will be sent home with your child.  All students will have their picture taken for the school yearbook.  If you would like to order pictures, please . . . read more

Progress Reports - 1st Quarter

Progress reports for the 1st quarter will be printed on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Reports will be sent home with students in grades K-5, and mailed home for junior high students (grades 6-8). Parents of students in grades 4-8 can also . . . read more

Concussion Fact Sheet For Parents

Please take time to read this important information regarding concussions.   Click here for the Concussion Fact Sheet for Parents. read more

6th Grade Fundraiser

Rite Bite Coffee Cakes!

Please order some delicious coffee cakes from a 6th grade student.  They will be taking orders from September 9th through September 26th.  The coffee cakes will be delivered on October 6th.  They are $13.00 each. . . . read more

1st Quarter Box Tops Contest

Over the past two years Rosemont School has earned close to $2,000.00 from the Box Tops for Education program, with profits of $788.20 during the 2014-15 school year, and $1,108.70 last year.  That translates into close to 20,000 Box . . . read more

1st Quarter Newsletter

August 16, 2016

Parents, be sure to read all of the back to school information that you need in this  1st Quarter Newsletter. read more


Parents, in accordance with Illinois State Law, several changes and additions have been made to our Student/Parent Handbook.  It's important for all parents and students to become familiar with school policies and procedures. . . . read more

Fall MAP Testing

Students in grades 1 - 8 will be involved in MAP Testing (Measures of Academic Progress) the week of August 22, 2016. This computerized test is given in reading, language, and math. The difficulty of each question is based on how well a . . . read more

Open House & Benefit Club Meeting

September 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm

Our Open House is scheduled for September 7th. The evening will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the gym with a presentation from Principal Anderson, followed by our Benefit Club meeting. At the conclusion of these meetings, you will have an . . . read more

Please Support Our Parent Group & Join Benefit Club!

We hope everyone will support our parent group, Benefit Club. Dues are $5 per family. Benefit Club meetings are held five times during the school year in the Phyllis J. Anderson lunchroom. Please get involved, attend the meetings, and . . . read more

Sports/Cheerleading Tryouts for the 2016-17 School Year

New State Requirements

Any student wanting to tryout for sports, including cheerleading, during the 2016-17 school year, must conform to the new Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) requirements and submit the two required forms prior to the first day of . . . read more

2016-17 School Supply Lists

Click here for school supply lists for the 2016-17 school year for preschool through 8th grade. read more

ISBE Student Health Requirements

Physical, Dental, Vision

Per Illinois state law, students entering certain grades are required to submit proof of physical, dental, and vision exams: Vision Exam - Required for Kindergarten - Deadline: 8/16/16 - Click here for the Vision Exam . . . read more

Rosemont Celebrates 60 Years

The Village of Rosemont has a new monthly digital newsletter that you can receive via email.  It's a great way for you to stay informed on happenings within the community.   CLICK HERE to sign up today!  You can also . . . read more

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