What the Council Does
The PTO Council serves as a liaison between the PTOs at each of the four district schools. The Council coordinates the publication of the district-wide calendar and the student directory App. It also supports a variety of programs, such as the Kenya Sister School, HOH Scholarships, the HOH 5K Run-Walk-Obstacle Course, and the Gift Card Plus Program.
To promote a close relationship between the home and the school, so parents, guardians, teachers, school staff, and school administrators may cooperate in the education and enrichment of the students
- To promote an environment in which every student has the opportunity to grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally
- To raise funds for the benefit of the District 28 Schools and students.
The Council meets at 9 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month in the HOH Community Room at the district office, 1475 Maple Ave. The meetings are open to everyone.
President Cari Raymond 1st VP Programs Monique Howard 2nd VP Calendar Paula Kolar Corresponding Secretary Erin Denk Recording Secretary Lisa Raju Treasurer Erica Lallas
To contact members of the board, please visit the Paperless PTO District site: district28pto.com
13 Receive District 28 HOH Scholarships
Thirteen District 28 alumni from the Glenbrook North High School Class of 2020 were awarded the Homer O. Harvey Scholarship.
The winners will each receive a $1,000 scholarship toward second-semester college tuition. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding high school students who are graduates of Northbrook Junior High. The scholarships were announced on May 29 to the following students:
Molly Alcorn, Benjamin Chalem, Ainsley Charlesworth, Evan Denenberg, Allanah Elster, Emma Garside, Janet Garside, Celia Giles, Faith Hincapie, Ethan Levy, Scott Phadnis, David Schueler, and Meghan Traynor.
The scholarship fund was established in 1989 and is supported through the District 28 PTO Council. Dr. Homer O. Harvey was a longtime superintendent of District 28 and dedicated his career to providing high standards of excellence and learning. His family continues to be involved with the scholarship selection committee. The annual HOH5K is the top fundraiser for the event and is held on the first Saturday in May. This year’s event was cancelled due to the pandemic. An Amazon Smile account has been established to raise funds. Select District 28 Parent Teacher Organization Council as your charity of choice for Amazon Smile by following this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4465841. Donations are also being accepted by the District 28 PTO Council, 1475 Maple Ave., Northbrook, IL 60062.
Since 1989, the first year of the fund, $331,500 has been awarded to 367 Northbrook Junior High graduates.