“The Irving Schoolyard Project sincerely thanks...”
the Irving staff, students, parents, and Oak Park community members who have made this project possible!
Frequently Asked Questions about the Irving Schoolyard Project (ISP) Will the new schoolyard be safer? Absolutely. The major safety features of this plan are: The new field is available as a play space instead of asphalt. All new playground...
On March 19, 2013 the Oak Park District 97 Board of Education voted unanimously for construction to take place this summer to completely redo the Irving schoolyard. Thanks to a strong partnership between District 97, the Park District and the...
A new team has come together to run the 2013 Ragnar Relay from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL. 12 runners have volunteered to fundraise for the Irving Schoolyard while training for the 200 mile race. This year, we’ve set a goal of $5,000 to...
For over 50 years, the schoolyard at Washington Irving School has been paved in asphalt. The Irving Schoolyard Project seeks to transform this blight — 80,000 square feet of blacktop — into a safe and environmentally-responsible recreation area that will yield benefits for the entire community.
The Irving Schoolyard Project is a community-based effort led by the Irving PTO. Made up of volunteers from the Irving community, teachers, staff, local architects and engineers, the project is planning a major update of Irving’s entire exterior space.
If you are interested in a quick overview of the project, please download our brochure from the link below.
With construction planned for Summer 2013, the Irving Schoolyard Project continues to raise funds for supplemental items. Our current goal is to fund the purchase of shade sails to install over the new playground equipment.
We take online donations via PayPal
Please attach our Donation Form with a check (payable to “Irving School PTO” and memo “Schoolyard”). Checks can be left in the secure PTO mailbox in the Irving School front office or mailed to:
Attn: PTO Schoolyard Project
1125 S. Cuyler Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304
If you would like to speak with someone about your gift, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will be in touch very soon.
All donations to the Irving School PTO are tax-deductible.
Make a Gift
Our fundraising team is always looking for new ideas to help raise funds for the Schoolyard Project. If you would like to make a tax-deductible gift, sponsor an event or suggest a fundraiser, please email email@example.com and someone will contact you.
Thank you for your support.
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