Friday, May 5th at Pinstripes!

Join the fun on the front end and be part of the planning committee for 2017! Email Mileen Zucker ( or Marlyse Serlin ( for details.

This District-wide Fundraiser will be raising funds to replace District 27 Smart boards that are becoming obsolete and need replacement. Our goal is to raise upwards of $20,000 during this one event! Do you have items that you could donate to our auction?

Sports tickets, vacation homes, restaurant experiences, unique opportunities, experiences in our community, hotel stays...etc? If so please email Mileen or Marlyse.

PTA Update

From the PTA Council Board

Marlyse Serlin, Dara Owen, Mileen Zucker, Emily Taylor


So far this year.....


District 27/PTA Council:

  • Held 5th annual Districtwide 5K, successfully chaired by Karen Frum - raised over $9,000 for scholarships to graduating GBN seniors from Wood Oaks
  • Produced the "can't live without" annual school district directory, chaired by Juliana White


Hickory Point — Lisa Woodruff and Dani Mokhtarian, co-presidents:

  • Fabulous committee efforts - philanthropy, room parents, parties, book fair
  • 3rd Thursday dining out fundraisers


Shabonee — Jill Carter and Anna Harris, co-presidents: 

  • Shab Family Night had all new fun, including duct tape art
  • Special and extremely well received teacher appreciation event featuring Starbucks


Wood Oaks - Lorna Cohen and Kristin Ihrke, co-presidents:

Profitable spirit wear and book fair sales



What's coming up



Save the date: Friday night, 5/5 Club 27 adult social at Pinstripes!



How can I help?


Join the Club 27 committee, donate items for online auction raising money for new state-of-the-art smart boards

  • Volunteer to assist with next year's directory, in the libraries, during monthly morning staff meetings
  • Attend school events, collect Box Tops for Education


Just contact any of our school presidents/exec committees or council board members to get connected! Be involved in our amazing schools, it is FUN and our kids are worth it!!!