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Teacher Appreciation Dinner

Wednesday, November 1st the Blackberry Creek PTO would like to provide our teachers with a dinner during conferences.  We will be accepting donations through the webstore here to help offset the cost of the dinner.  Please consider making a small donation to show our teachers how much we appreciate them.

Teacher Appreciation


Teacher appreciation week is fast approaching (May 1st-May 5th)!

We are looking forward to spoiling the teachers throughout the week as follows:

Monday: A flower from your garden. Your child’s teacher will have a vase.
Tuesday: Pastries and Coffee (PTO provided with your generous donations) 
Wednesday: Write a letter, card or poem of appreciation.
Thursday: PTO hosts a teacher luncheon
Friday: Coffee break: PTO will restock the coffee in the staff lounge as well as provide a variety of creams.

The webstore is open to begin accepting donations for Teacher Appreciation week. Please consider donating to help the PTO cover the cost and show our appreciation for all they do!


Teacher Appreciation

Thank you to all of our families who donated to treat our super hero teachers!

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Let’s show our teachers how much we appreciate all they do for our students!   National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5th through May 9th.  We are collecting donations for a catered “Teacher Appreciation Luncheon” on Thursday, May 8th.  Donations in any amount will be collected until May 9th.

For cash or check donations, please send to school in an envelope marked: “KBC PTO Teacher Appreciation Luncheon”.  For credit card donations, you can donate right here on the KBC PTO Web Store!

Thank you, teachers!

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Volunteer Opportunities!

 The KBC PTO and KBK School need your help!  Please take a minute to view our list of awesome volunteer opportunities.  Our PTO is only able to do what we do with the help of our AWESOME parents!  It’s also a great way to meet new people, get involved in your community, and to make a difference in a child’s day!  Just click on the Sign-Up Genius here:

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The Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO contributes to our children’s educational environment in a variety of ways. One of the most important ways the PTO gets involved is by organizing and managing a series of after school activities that enrich the educational environment for our children.  Your time and talents are needed to make this a successful school year for all of our children.  Below is a description of a number of those activities. Continue reading

PTO Purchases & Amounts Fundraised


2018-2019 Kaneland Blackbery Creek PTO

Amazon                                                                                            $128.00
BBK Bolt                                                                                          $15,965.00
Box Tops                                                                                          $909.00
Butterbraid                                                                                     $1563.00
Check Writing Campaign                                                            $6190.00
Spirit Wear                                                                                     $636.00
Walk to School                                                                               $150.00
Yearbook                                                                                         $343.00

Administrative (CC Fees, Taxes, Copy Rooms)                     $1800.00
Assemblies                                                                                    $2,832.00
Birthday Books for Front Office                                               $500.00
Charity (KAI)                                                                                $1000.00
Family Fun Knights                                                                     $343.00
Ice Cream Social                                                                           $207.00
Jump Rope For Heart Prizes                                                     $498.00
New School Year ~ Teacher Fund                                            $1,750.00
One School One Book Campaign                                             $198.00
Parent Directory                                                                          $450.00
Planter Beautification                                                                $270.00
Playground Toys                                                                         $117.00
Run for Fund                                                                                $125.00
Teacher Appreciation                                                                 $1187.00
Welcome Social                                                                           $55.00

Early Childhood Budget (Games, Classroom items)         $250.00
Kinder Budget (Field Trip, Classroom items)                    $751.00
First Grade Budget (Zoo)                                                        $400.00
Second Grade Budget (SciTech)                                            $1145.00
Third Grade Budget (Morton Arboretum & Author)        $1047.00
Fourth Grade Budget (Author & Sci-Tech)                         $1,017.00
Fifth Grade Budget (Author & Classroom Rug)                 $720.00
5th Grade Class Picture                                                           $320.00
5th Grade T-Shirts                                                                    $503.00
RTI     (Math Games)                                                                $170.00
Specials (Computer Headphones)                                         $180.00
STEM (4th Grade Classroom Computers)                             $498.00