December Activity Calendar Links

We hope you have been having a merry December so far! Below are links that you will need to complete activities on certain days. Click on the link for more information. We have also included the packet of material needed for the entire month to print out if you would like. Enjoy!


December 18 – COOKIE RECIPES



December Activity Calendar Directions and Print Outs

Dryden PTA Parents’ Night Out, 12/8!

Break out your Hula Skirts!!! 

Come kick off the season Hawaiian style at our annual PTA Holiday party. 

The party is on Wednesday, December 8 at 7pm at Lola’s Pizza Palace (1612 E Rand Rd, Arlington Heights 60004). PTA will be offering some light appetizers, and there will be a cash bar. 
Lola’s is known for its Hawaiian vibe and tiki bar, so get ready to relax and meet some fellow parents!
Please RSVP by December 1: 
Hope to see you there!

December Activity Calendar

The December Activity Calendar is back! Enjoy daily activities that you can do from home throughout the month of December! You can try some or all and go in any order you’d like. We hope this keeps you feeling festive and merry all month long!

Below is a picture of the calendar for you to view. The printable version of the calendar is below as are the directions in PDF format. A copy will also be sent home with every Dryden student. If you have trouble accessing either, please contact us at

Fund the Phin!!! Our Un-Fundraiser!

  • Introducing Fund the ‘Phin! Our stress-free “unfundraiser”, which is our biggest fundraiser of the year and our only direct reque! No selling, no soliciting pledges, no running, just send in your donation! Accepting donations through September 24th through the link below or by cash or check via backpack mail.

  • Dryden PTA asks for participation in fundraising to support our many programs for students and families at our school. We take pride in offering a wide variety of special programs, school clubs and fun after school events.
  • Click on the following link to make a donation:

2021-2022 Room Reps amX CrU WVu kavYa 7

Click the link to sign up to become a Room Representative for your child’s class! Room Reps historically connect classroom parents, plan and facilitate classroom parties, and help teachers with other needs that may arise. Ideally, each class will have two reps. This year, we anticipate the Room Rep role to comprise of:
     -Organizing a sign up for classroom volunteers
     -Planning and running classroom parties (Halloween and Valentine’s Day)
     -Helping teachers gather and send classroom candid photos to the Yearbook Committee
     -Aiding teachers with other needs (this will vary from teacher to teacher)
     -Communicating to classroom parents on behalf of the PTA     
     -Meeting at Dryden before school for a short organizational meeting (date TBD)