Northbrook School District 27

Shabonee PTA

2021-22 Executive Board:

President: Lynn Howard
Vice President: April Terrien
Treasurer: James Kinzer
Secretary: Kate Riggs

The Shabonee PTA Nomination Committee voted for the following slate for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years:

Co-President: Samantha Diamond

Vice President: Jennifer Saks

Treasurer: Angie Chmieleski

The election will take place at the 4/13/22 General Membership meeting at 9:30 a.m.


The Shabonee Family Fun Night is 5/20 5-7pm!

We hope you can join us for our last Family Fun Night of the school year on Friday, May 20th from 5-7pm.  Josh's Hot Dogs will provide food for purchase, and the PTA will provide the Dairy Queen dessert!  Come join for music, fun and friends; and purchase some new Shabonee spirit wear!  The PTA will also be offering small group building tours to our incoming 3rd graders and parents who haven't visited Shabonee yet.  You don't want to miss this event!   

*CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: We need help at this event!  If you can spare 30 minutes or more, please consider signing up to give small group tours (we’ll tell you what to say!) or pass out dessert.  


2022-23 PTA Committee Call Out: Birthday Signs

The Shabonee PTA is looking for enthusiastic individuals for our Birthday Sign committee next year! Responsibilities are include putting out signs the night before a birthday and taking them down the next day. You will need to have a very small amount of space in your garage to store your birthday sign inventory.  

If you are interested in this committee for the 22-23 school year, please fill out the PTA Committee Sign Up form, or email and we will follow up with you!


Order Fresh Midwest in May and they’ll *DOUBLE* the Donation!

Need dinner help with your busy spring schedule?  Looking for something special for your Graduation plans?  Tired of the same old school lunches?  Let Fresh Midwest deliver fresh produce and meats, prepared meals, and restaurant dishes to your door!  Code NBSHAB gets you $25 off your first order AND $25 to the Shabonee PTA!  Plus they’re doubling their donation to the Shabonee PTA on all return orders in the month of May. 

Fresh Midwest Double Donation

Save the NEW date: District 27 5K!

Please save the date for the 2022 District 27 5K, 1M and Kids Dash event at Wood Oaks park, on Saturday, October 15th.  Please bookmark this page for any updates: 

Tell your family, tell your friends, tell everyone you know!

This run is a community-wide event with entertainment, food and prizes! Proceeds fund scholarships for outstanding District 27 graduates of Glenbrook North High School. Last year, our generous sponsors and 400+ participants raised over $14,000 in scholarship awards for 10 students. Do you know a company that would like to sponsor this race? Please ask them to email



Make your life easier and order school supplies today! The supplies will be at your child's desk waiting for them on the first day of school. Be sure to use our school code: SHA082 (3 letters/3numbers) and purchase the supply box for the grade that they will start in August. Pre-packed, delivered school supply boxes are only available for pre-order and the deadline is June 12. So order today and forget about it! This service is for incoming 3rd, 4th and 5th graders only. If you have any questions, please reach out to Kate Riggs at Use this link to order: 

Order school supplies


PLEASE help us with Lunch Volunteers through the end of the year!

The Shabonee PTA needs parent support to continue to provide our Hot Lunch program - we need 10 volunteers each week!  Volunteering is easy and fun and less than an hour - please consider helping!  To sign up, please visit the Sign Up Genius.  


Mental Health Matters GBN-Community LAX Game and Family Fair 5/14

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and CATCH (Community Action Together for Children's Health), Glenbrook North and other community mental health organizations are planning a community event on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 11-2:00.

The GBN varsity lacrosse game begins at 11:00 and the Family Wellness Fair will start immediately following.  Bring the whole family to this free event.  There will be a DJ; and concessions and DQ Dilly Bars will be available for purchase.

GBN mental health matters family fair


Open Mic Night at GBN Saturday 5/14!

THIS Saturday 5/14, Open Mic Night with Silent Auction/Raffle at GBN

Open Mic Night is back!  We are thrilled to celebrate our talented GBN and feeder school students, live.  We've got some super items for you too, including:

• incredible Cubs tickets -- 1st base line, low, near home plate

• country club golf foursome

• Janzen & Chwa gift card - great for those starting out!

• Top Driver gift card - great for 8th grade families!

Bring a crowd -- your parents, your neighbors, your lab partner -- and bring some cash!

Date: May 14th

Time: 7PM

Location: GBN Cafeteria

Admission: $5 at the door (cash/check)

Silent auction and raffle:  Cash or check only

We hope to see you there! 

GBN Choir and Theatre Patrons Organization

GBN Open Mic night 2022


Let’s Recycle the “Write” Way!

Shabonee is participating in the BIC Stationary Recycling Program through Terracycle - thanks to everyone who has dropped off their recycling!  Students can drop off used up pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters, glue stick containers, water color paint containers, and markers in the gray donation bin located by Door N (Teachers' lounge).


Hot Lunch Orders due each Friday at 9 a.m.

Order hot lunch through the end of the year!  Orders for the week of May 23rd must be place by Friday 5/20 at 9 a.m.

Orders are open now: 


Shabonee Birthday Signs

There's nothing like waking up to birthday wishes from your friends!  Celebrate your child's birthday with “Happy Birthday from Shabonee” signs! Each rental includes 15-20 yard signs, which will be set up on your lawn the night before your child's birthday and collected the next day. The cost of the birthday sign rental is $30. Click the link below to reserve your date now! 


2021-22 DirectorySpot

DirectorySpot has been updated with the latest data for the 2021-22 school year. But it's not too late to make changes! Please submit any new or updated directory information with our District 27 Directory Form.  DirectorySpot updates are made weekly.  Any questions can be directed to



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  • May 20th – Hot Lunch orders for the week of 5/23 due by 9 a.m.
  • May 20th - Shabonee Family Fun Night from 5-7pm!
  • June 12th - Last day to order School Supply kits for 22-23
  • October 15th - District 27 5K!

Hot Lunch Ordering

Lunch with Fresh Midwest

Fresh Midwest to your door.

Birthday Signs


PTA Meetings

September 8 at 9.30

October 6 at 9.30

November 10 at 9.30

December 8 at 9.30

January 12 at 9.30

February 23 at 9.30

March 9 at 9.30

April 13 at 9.30

May 11 at 9.30

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