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    WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16TH


    LUNCH
    Monday: Chicken & Waffles
    Tuesday: Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry with Brown Rice
    Wednesday: Roasted Chicken with Scalloped Potatoes
    Thursday: Beef Nachos with Spanish Rice
    Friday: Roosevelt HS's Chicken & Couscous with Focaccia Bread


    2019-20 ID/ACTIVITY CARDS for those who had their picture take on Rider Day, September 3, are now available to pick up at the Fiscal Window BEFORE SCHOOL and DURING LUNCH ONLY. (If you did NOT have a picture taken yet this year, there is NO card for you at this time.)


    **Makeup/Absentee Photo Day, October 1st**
    **Photo Retake Day, October 17th**
    LUNCHTIME IN THE LIBRARY


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    HOMECOMING DANCE
    Friday, September 27th, 8-11pm, RHS
    Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 18
    Theme: Neon Glow

    Hey Riders, during Homecoming week we are having a book drive. Please bring in gently used books. These books will be going to Tree House Foster Care.



    CLUBS
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    The Iron Riders, Roosevelt's Robotics team is holding their interest meeting on Tuesday the 24th. All are welcome, no experience necessary. There will be food.


    Do you like winning arguments? Looking to improve your public speaking skills? The RHS Speech and ​Debate Team is starting up again on Wednesday mornings at 7:40am in Room 325. Come join us as we train for the competitive speech and debate season this winter. No experience is necessary-we'll teach you everything you need to know! See you there!



    ATHLETICS

    MONDAY 9/16 
    Girls JVC Soccer vs. Seattle Prep at Magnuson Park, 4pm
    JV Football vs. Inglemoor at Inglemoor High School, 6:30pm
    TUESDAY 9/17
    Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Seattle Prep at Roosevelt High School, 4pm
    Girls JV Soccer vs. Seattle Prep at TBD, 4pm
    JV Volleyball vs. Lakeside at Roosevelt High School, 5:30pm
    Varsity Volleyball vs. Lakeside at Roosevelt High School, 7pm
    WEDNESDAY 9/18
    Golf vs. Bainbridge at Meadowmeer, 2:30pm
    Girls Soccer vs. Ballard at Magnuson Park, 4pm
    THURSDAY, 9/19
    Cross Country vs. Lincoln at Lower Woodland, 4pm
    Girls JV Soccer vs. Chief Sealth at Jane Addams, 4:30pm
    JV Volleyball vs. Eastside Catholic at Eastside Catholic High School, 5:30pm
    JVC Volleyball vs. Eastside Catholic at Eastside Catholic High School, 5:30pm
    Varsity Volleyball vs. Eastside Catholic at Eastside Catholic High School, 7pm 
    Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Chief Sealth at Roosevelt, 7pm
    FRIDAY 9/20
    Golf vs. Lakeside at Jackson Park Golf Course, 3:30pm
    Girls Swim vs. Bainbridge at Evans Pool, 4pm
    Varsity Football vs. Seattle Prep at West Seattle Stadium, 7pm
    SATURDAY 9/21
    JV Volleyball at Kent-Meridian HIgh School, TBD


    For information on Athletic Paperwork, deadlines, etc. please visit our Athletics page.


    For Fall of 2019 schedules check out  Unified metroleaguewa.org 



    Special Olympics Washington Unified Schools Kick-Off!
    Held this year at Roosevelt High School, October 4th, 9:30am-12:30pm
    There is NO registration free and lunch will be provided!
    Register Here Online



    DRAMA AND MUSIC NEWS

    Dramafest Tryouts
    Who: Everyone-all grades! No Experience necessary! 
    What: Over 100 actors needed for speaking and non-speaking parts of all sizes. Practice times are flexible around sports and other activities. Dramafest performances are after school November 18-22.
    When & Where: Tryouts are September 19-20, 3:45pm in the Theater. September 24-25 for callbacks.
    How: Sign up outside room 145 and get an info packet. All you do is perform a 30 second reading from the stage!


    What's New:
    Intro Dance Class - 1st semester, 5th period and 2nd semester, 6th period
    Script Study Class for LA Option credit - 2nd semester, 3rd period



    FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE
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    The Counseling Office has gone digital. Going forward, appointments should be made one-line. We hope this will be more convenient for students. The link Bookings.com is here on the homepage of the Counseling Office section of the RHS website. Appointments may be made from computers, smart phones, and (soon to come) laptop stations in the Counseling Office.


    Are you thinking of a STEM career focused on topics around earth and space? If so, consider a two-part program sponsored by the Museum of Flight-The Western Aerospace Scholar program. Part one is an online distance learning course which provides you an opportunity to earn five UW college credits. Part two is a multi-day residency experience where students work with STEM professionals, NASA scientists, university students and STEM educators. For more information, contact WAS@museumofflight.org. Apply online at www.museumofflight.org/WAS.   


    The National College Fair (NACAC) will be held at the Washington State Convention Center on November 1, 9am-noon, and November 2, noon-4pm. The fair is free and open to the public. Students will learn about programs and find their best college fit. They can meet face-to-face with representatives from hundreds of colleges all in one place. For a list of colleges that will be at the fair, visit bit.ly/ncf-go.


    Considering a career in hospitality, retail, or customer service? The Youth Opportunity Program is a 14 hour intensive training focused on job readiness skills and entry-level barista skills. Students completing the training will earn 1 quarter college level credit towards a future degree and a $40 gift card. The class is free and will be held at White Center YWCA (9720 8th Avenue SW). Dates for the next class are October 21, 23, 28 and 30th, 4:30-8pm. For more information or to apply to this program, please contact YWCA at 206-336-6983 or email youthjobsprogram@ywcaworks.org.


    Congratulations to Roosevelt's 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists: Isabella Johnson, Avery Peng, and Adam Scott. These students were among over 1.5 million students in the running to be named one of the 16,000 semi-finalists who can go on to be considered for Finalist status. Of the Finalists, about half will win one of some 7600 National Merit Scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. Good luck to our semifinalists as they move forward with the process.


    Congratulations to our Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended students placed among the top 50,000 scorers from more than 1.5 million students who took the PSAT last year. Roosevelt's Commended Students are: Allison Crossland, Elias Haynie-Gay, Emily Hinds, Anna Johnson, Arabella Johnson, Carlos Key, Emily Lanegraff, David Lu, Heather Madsen, Daphne Matter, Duncan McAllister, Joey Pirich, and Inam Zafar.


    Black College Expo will feature over 35 historically black colleges. There will be application fees waived as well as information on scholarships. The event is September 21, 10am-2pm at Renton High School. Visit thecollegeexpo.org for details.


    Christian College Fairs for greater Seattle area will be held at Bellevue Christian High School (1701 98th Avenue NE, Clyde Hill) on September 25, 6-8pm. More information is available at christianchoolefairs.com.


    Shaping 2019 an opportunity for Asian Pacific Islanders to participate in a leadership conference. October 11-13. Learn more at shaping.wsu.edu. Applications close September 27th.


    Yale is hosting an Information Session for all interested students. Come hear from their admissions, and affordability. Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7pm. Seattle Public Library Central Library, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle, 98104 (Microsoft Auditorium-Level One)
    Event Registration


    Boston University will host a reception in Seattle for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This is a wonderful opportunity for your students to learn more about BU and the college application process. Please note that all students who plan to attend should RSVP on our website. Presentation will be at 1:00pm on Sunday, October 13 at the Seattle Public Library (1000 Fourth Avenue). Families should arrive approximately 30 minutes before the event for check-in. ​​


    COLLEGE VISITS:

    9/19, 2:30pm, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
    9/20, 9am, George Fox University, Newbery, OR
    9/20, 10am, Universtiy of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
    9/23, 10:15am, Whittier College, Whittier, CA
    9/23, 1:30pm, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
    9/23, 2:30pm, Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers, NY
    9/24, 10:45am, University of Denver, CO
    9/24, 11:25am, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
    9/24, 2pm, Carroll College, Helena, MT
    9/25, 11:30am, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
    9/25, 1:30pm, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
    9/26, 10am, New York University, New York, NY
    9/26, 11:30am, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
    9/27, 9am, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
    9/30, 10am, FIDM, Los Angeles, CA
    10/1, 8:45am, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
    10/1, 12pm, George Washington University, Washington, DC
    10/1, 1pm, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    10/1, 2pm, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
    10/2, 8:45am, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
    10/2, 10am, Mt. Holyoke, South Hadley, MA
    10/2, 11am, Oberlin, Oberlin, OH
    10/2, 12:15pm, Smith College, Northhampton, MA
    10/2, 1pm, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    10/4, 8:45am, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
    10/4, 9:30am, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
    10/4, 10:30pm, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
    10/4, 10:30pm, Goucher College, Towson, MD
    10/4, 11:30am University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
    10/4, 1:30pm, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
    10/4, TBD, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
    10/7, 9am, Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT
    10/7, 10am, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    10/7, 11am, Lewis and Clark, Portland, OR
    10/7, 12pm, Menlo College, Atherton, CA
    10/8, 9:30am, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    10/8, 10:30am, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
    10/8, 11:30am, Chapman University, Orange, CA
    10/8, 1:30pm, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
    10/8, TBD, Colby College, Waterville, ME
    10/9, 8:45am, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    10/9, 9:30pm, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA
    10/9, 10:30pm, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    10/9, 12:30pm, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
    10/9, 1:30pm, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
    10/10, 8:45am, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
    10/10, 10:45am, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
    10/10, 11:45am, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
    10/10, 12:45pm, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
    10/10, 2pm, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
    10/10, 2:45pm, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
    10/14, 9:30am, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
    10/14, 10:30am, Cal Lutheran, Thousand Oaks, CA
    10/14, 11am, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
    10/14, 1:30pm, Brown University, Providence, CA
    10/16, 8:45am, Northern Arizona University, Flaggstaff, AZ
    10/16, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
    10/16, 11:30am, Saint Martin's University, Lacey, WA
    10/16, 1:30pm, Linfiled College, McMinville, OR
    10/17, 9:45am, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
    10/18, 8:45am, University of College, Chicago, IL
    10/21, 2pm, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
    10/22, 1pm, Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA
    10/22, TBD, Boston University, Boston, MA
    10/23, 1:30pm, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    10/24, 12:45pm, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    10/25, 8:45am, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
    10/25, 1pm, The New School, New York, NY
    10/25, 2pm, Seattle University, Seattle, WA
    10/28, 11:30am, American Univesity, Washington, DC
    10/30, 11:30am, University of British Colombia, Vancouver, BC
    10/31, 10:30am, St. Olaf, Northfield, MN
    10/31, 11:30am, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI
    10/31, 2:30pm, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
    11/1, 8:45am, Bard College, Hudson, NY
    11/5, 12:45pm, UC Davis, Davis, CA
    11/5, 1:30pm, Central Washington University, Ellensberg, WA
    11/7, 11:20am, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
    11/15, Lunch Time, Arrow College Fair

    This list is updated every Friday.​