Mann Olympic Day 2015 - Volunteers Still Needed!

A Few More Volunteers Needed for Olympic Day Wednesday, June 3! Please click HERE to sign up to volunteer.  Olympic Day is an all-day event. We need a lot of parent volunteers in order to make this an easy day for grownups and a great day for the kids. Expect: Climbing Wall, PTO sponsored lunch and popsicles, lots of sun, lots of fun! Consider volunteering for one of these shifts/assignments:

Running a station: 

- Morning shift: 7:45 am - 11:00 am 
- Lunch Shift: 10:45 am - 1:00 pm 
- Afternoon shift: 10:45 am - 2:00 pm 

If you have any questions, please contact Sue Anzaldi. Thank you!

2015-2016 School Supply Kits - Order Now!

Time is running out! Only a few more days left to order. Supply kit deadline is Wednesday, May 27.  Order online HERE. Or print the form HERE and drop off a check made payable to "Mann PTO" at the front office. To view a list of supplies needed for next school year organized by grade, click HERE. Questions? Contact Wendy Barrett. Thanks for ordering with the PTO!

PTO Meeting This Week!

Don't miss our last PTO Meeting of the year this Thursday at 8:15 am in the Teachers' Lounge. Hear from our school administration, welcome our new PTO board members for 2015/16 school year and find out about upcoming events. Special thanks to all who helped make this school year a success through volunteering and support of our great teachers, staff, administration and students at Mann.

Dress Like a Superhero Day

Dress like a superhero day is Friday, May 29. Bring in an optional $1 to dress like a superhero. Proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Oak Park Police Youth Basketball Camp - July 27-31

Oak Park boys and girls ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a free youth basketball camp sponsored by the Oak Park Police Department. The annual camp is scheduled for July 27-31 at Oak Park River Forest High School. Activities will include group instruction, team play, one-on-one, full-court games, contests and awards. Space is limited and registration is required. Click HERE to download the camp flyer. Click HERE to download the camp application. Retuen the completed application to the Police Station, 123 Madison St. Online applications are not accepted. For more information call 708-358-5542 or email

Please Donate to the Horseshoe Hooray Store!

This Thursday will be our last Horseshoe Hooray Store this school year! Help make it a great one by donating items such as: books, crafts, games, balls, Frisbees, chalk, jump ropes, bubbles etc. Donations will be accepted in the main office until May 26. Recycled items accepted too as long as they are in great shape and promote summer fun! Thanks for supporting the PBIS program at Mann!

PJ Day Thank You!

Mann's Student Council Service Team's PJ day "Jammy Jam at Mann" raised $172.25 for Oak-Leyden's Children's Services. Thanks to the parents, staff, and kids who've generously participated in our fundraisers this year and to the service team for doing such great work for our community!

BASE Camp Collection

June/July Oak Park BASE Camps are looking to collect the following items: 

- 40 clear plastic 1.5-2 gallon size snack jars with wide lids (the big-box store kind used for pretzels, popcorn, etc.
- 40 cigar boxes with lids attached
- 32 clear plastic 2-liter soda bottles with caps (no colors)
Email Jenny at with your address for local porch pick up. For information about BASE Camp, visit


5/27 Supply Kit Order Deadline
5/28 PTO Meeting, 8:15 am Teachers' Lounge
6/3 Mann Olympic Day
6/5 Last Day of School


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School Crossing Information

Please click HERE for the Safe Crossings Newsletter.


Volunteer Opportunities are endless with the PTO. To sign up and make a difference at Mann School, click HERE!

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