Strokes of Genius


Kindergarten through Second Grade Parents! Strokes of Genius is looking for 1-5 volunteers per classroom to promote art appreciation in your child's classroom.  You will be provided training and materials for each session. No art background necessary - just a little enthusiasm! 


Interested?  Click below to choose your date and time slot! Questions?  Contact Rachel Young or Deb Janssen


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Local Merchant Fundraisers


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Enjoy a night off of making dinner and head to Chipotle to support our schools!  Part of the proceeds will be donated to District 3!  Show the flyer when you go!


October 22nd : Chipotle in Crystal Lake 4 - 8 pm


Family Nights
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October : Gymnastics Night - October 19th 6-8 pm @ Cary Gymnastics
November : Feed My Starving Children Night - November 16th 2-4 pm @ Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville.  
We will pack and label food for people in need. All family members kindergarten and older are welcome. We will be volunteering as a group so adult to child ratios will be met by the group. Click here to save your spot!   Join Code: GGKYG2
For more information on any of these fun family events please contact Theresa Meshes.  


5th Grade Fun Activity

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Calling all 5th graders!  Come jump, climb, swing, and hang with your friends Saturday, November 16th 6-7:30 pm at Cary Gymnastics.  This event is totally free and ONLY for 5th graders (no adorable little siblings please.)  See here for details.


After School Enrichment Programs


Looking for some extra learning opportunities for your child?  We have some great programs for you right after school! Check out the links for more information on dates and times.

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Robotics : Mondays @ ARS

Theatre : Tuesdays @ ARS

Chess Club : Tuesdays @ MS

Spanish Club : Thursdays @ ARS

Chess Club : Fridays @ ARS


FRG PTO Directories


Still need a directory?  No worries!  We've got you covered!  Directories are still for sale at the ARS and MS offices while supplies last.  Get yours today!


FRG Spirit Wear


Show your school pride and help raise funds for your kids and schools! Order online:


The PTO is seeking babysitters to work during monthly meetings - pay is $10 per hour!


Contact for details.


Amazon Smile


Ready to help in a super-easy way? Go to, and then select Fox River Grove PTO as your supporting charity and start shopping!


Next PTO Meeting


November 7th at 3:45 pm @ MS Library


Everyone is welcome, and child care is free!  Please contact Theresa Meshes for child care details. We'd love to see you there!


Future PTO Meetings (all at MS Library)


December 5th at 7:00 pm

January 16th at 3:45 pm

February 6th at 7:00 pm

March 5th at 3:45 pm

April 2nd at 7:00 pm

May 14th at 3:45 pm

May 28th at 3:45 pm


Helpful Links


FRG PTO on Facebook 


FRG School District 3 Website


District 3 Food Backpack program - suggested food donation list


Teacher Grant Form