Martin Luther King Day of Service – Donations Needed!

The Martin Luther King Day of Service will be held on January 21, 2019 this year.

Once again, the PTO is teaming up with the students from National Honor Society (NHS)

We are collecting for and will be Building Basic Survival Kits to help the Homeless

Help us to reach our goal of 150 survival kits

We are seeking Donations of the following items:

  • New adult sized gloves, hats, socks, hand/foot warmers
  • Soap, toothpaste/toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner
  • Hand lotion, lip balm
  • Small bottles of water
  • Non-perishable food items: fruit/granola bars, hard candy, nuts, fruit cups

If you prefer, Tax deductible Monetary Donations can be made via PayPal.

Items can be dropped off at RBHS, local grade and middle schools and the following local organizations:  Riverside Library, Brookfield Library, North Riverside Commons with designated MLK Day of Service Donation Boxes from December 15 – January 15

Life’s most persistent and urgent question is,

“What are you doing for others?”

–  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Questions?  Contact Christine Kawiecki at ckawiecki@yahoo.com

Virtual PTO Giving Tree is Back

You may have seen our Giving Tree at parent teacher conferences last month allowing RBHS parents to designate their PTO donation to a specific PTO sponsored event of their choice.  We are happy to let you know that we are taking it virtual.

The RBHS PTO sponsors some really fantastic programs here at RBHS but we can’t do it without your help. We are asking for your donations this holiday season to ensure we can continue running all of our programs. When donating, if one of these events is dear to your heart, please let us know that you want to put your donation toward that event.  It is a great way to ensure that your money works towards something important to you.

PTO Sponsored Events:

Prom Tickets – The PTO works with the administration to purchase prom tickets for students who could otherwise not afford to attend prom.

MLK Service Project – The PTO works with the RB NHS students to collect items and build basic survival kits for the homeless.

Day of Service – This PTO sponsored event unites hundreds of students, faculty, and parents in working in our community.  Last year we cut down invasive trees, planted new trees, spread sand at the volleyball court in North Riverside, and picked up hundreds of bags of garbage as we cleaned up parks, rivers, and neighborhoods.

Summer Academic Leadership Grants – the PTO provides scholarship grants for students who are participating in a summer academic or leadership activity/camp.  Last year, we provided grants to almost a dozen students.

Teacher and Staff Grants – The PTO provides funding for lots of different academic, leadership, and extracurricular events here at RBHS.

To donate, please click on the Paypal link below.  You’ll be asked to enter your donation amount and you can also select which event you would like those funds applied toward.




Your Holiday Shopping Just Got Easier!

Looking for something they will use for years to come? We have you covered. You still have one more week to shop our Tupperware fundraiser and support the PTO while getting them something new that they will use for years to come. With a new look for some of the classics you love, Tupperware is not just storage bowls. They have everything you need for food prep, cooking, serving and storage.

You know your a curious to see what they have! Simply click this link register and get shopping.

Your purchases will be delivered directly to your door – or where ever you send them and the PTO will receive 15% of your purchase to fund our upcoming events and philanthropies.

Thank you for supporting the RBHS PTO!

Please Help an RB Alum by Taking a 3 Minute Survey

Hello Parents,

Please help RB Alum, Tatum Bruno, with her research project for Wittenberg University regarding summer learning.

She would greatly appreciate you taking her brief (approximately 3 minutes) survey  – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9MF2MDK

before December 5, 2018.

Hopefully you can take a few minutes to help her out!

Support the PTO While Shopping the “Black Friday” Deals at Amazon!

Amazon is giving everyone a head start on their holiday shopping with “Black Friday” deals available now!

Don’t forget to support the PTO while shopping these great deals through AmazonSmile. Same deals, same great prices, slightly different link.

The details and how to get started –

You Shop.  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to RBHS PTO.  What could be easier?

  1.  Go to www.amazonsmile.com .  Along the right hand side of the page, there is a search box to “Pick your own charitable donation.”  Enter “Riverside Brookfield High School PTO” into the search box, and then select next to “Riverside Brookfield High School PTO” (It is the only choice which will appear.)
  2. The next page will ask you to click on a check box to acknowledge your choice.
  3. When you are shopping with Amazon, you must START at amazonsmile.com for your purchases to be credited to RBHS PTO.

Get a Jump on Your Holiday Shopping and Support the PTO!

The PTO has teamed up with Sue Gersch, RB Parent of Grace (Junior), Ben (Freshmen), and Sam (Freshmen), to offer you the opportunity to double dip this holiday season when you purchase Tupperware. Simply purchase some gifts for others or get a jump on that New Year’s resolution to get organized yourself and 15% of your purchase will go to the PTO.

To do so, simply click this link register and get shopping.

Your purchases will be delivered directly to your door – or where ever you send them.

Thank you for supporting the RBHS PTO!