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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 01/15/2021
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    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

    •  Seniors (Class of 2021!) make sure you stay up to date on Prom, graduation and other important information by reviewing the Senior Events page.
    • Freshman who are interested student government and leadership can now apply to be part of the Associated Students of Roosevelt (ASR). For more information, please click here.
    • Roosevelt Yearbook: Please click here for more information.
      • Yearbook Sales: Books are not currently being sold as we do not know what the book will cost yet given this year. Parents will be notified of book sales and grad ads when information becomes available.
      • Photos: Seniors can book an appointment at Rowland Studios for your yearbook photo at https://calendly.com/rowlandstudio/rhs-senior-photos. Roosevelt senior yearbook photos are traditionally taken on a green background wearing a tux or black drape. This year, seniors are asked to wear their own solid black shirts for the photos.
      • Underclassmen may also book photos with Rowland Studio for the traditional “school picture” that families enjoy, however underclassmen photos may not be in the book quite yet.
      • Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/rhsyearbook2021/
      •  The yearbook needs your help! Please visit the website and sign up/submit to any spread you’d like! tinyurl.com/rhsyrbk
    • Interested in Running Start? Save this date! February 9, 2021. Running Start is a state program by which high school juniors and seniors can participate in credit bearing courses offered at local 2 year colleges free of charge. RHS Counseling staff along with Representatives from North Seattle College will host a virtual Information Night on the evening of February 9. More details will follow.

    ATHLETICS:

    There is no ASB/Athletic payment needed at this time!

    • Athletic Paperwork deadlines are as follows:
      • Season 1: Wednesday, February 17th
      • Season 2: Friday, April 16th
    • Roosevelt athletic paperwork is now online. Please complete your packet via the link located on the Athletic page. For more information, please click here.
    • New sports this year: Girls bowling and Slow-pitch softball. for more information, please email Coach Sherlock.

    UPCOMING STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

    •  EVERYBODY, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a provocative and often hilarious modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play, Everyman, which follows Everybody (chosen from among the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. Streams live January 15th at 7:00pm and 16th at 2:00pm!
    • PASSAGE, by Christopher Chen, is a heart-pounding thriller inspired by E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India, set in the fictional Country X, which has been colonized by Country Y. Can love or friendship overcome power imbalances in a brutally divided society? Streams live January 16th at 7:00pm!

      Help us spread the word! Single viewer/single device tickets are $8 and $10, while household passes (2+ viewers on 1 device) are available for $18. You can also buy a Household Ticket Package for $35 which includes BOTH shows and saves you big in tickets fees. Get your tickets here!

    Discount and free ticket codes are available for any students unable to pay. Please email btstuart@seattleschools.org to claim one for students in need. Discounted staff ticket info to come!


    COUNSELING OFFICE:

    Seniors: The latest RHS Scholarship Bulletin is now posted on the RHS website. Be sure to check it out!

    Underclassmen: Check out the Summer Opportunities Bulletin on the Counseling  web page.

    UW Academy - Early Entrance Program at the UW: 

    • The UW Academy is an early admission opportunity at the University of Washington for current 10th grade students. Please note that the SAT or ACT are not required for admission.
    • Students who are interested can view a recorded information session by clicking here
    • Additional information can be gathered by contacting (206) 543-4160 or uwacad@uw.eduYou can also visit robinsoncenter.uw.edu.
    • Key Application Dates:
      • Oct. 1st - FAFSA & WASFA applications open
      • Jan. 15th - FAFSA & WASFA application priority deadline for UW
      • Mar. 8th - Deadline for UW Academy Applications

    Career and Scholarship Opportunities

    • Earn Community Service Hours in our own community by volunteering every Sunday from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, NE 65th Street under the I-5 bridge. Volunteers serve home cooked meals. Service includes setting-up/taking down tables and chairs, serving food, separating trash/recycle or handing out toiletries. Are you in? Sign up for the next serving date and be put on the mailing list: ravennapopupkitchen@gmail.com

    In Person Opportunities:

    • University Food Bank (https://www.udistrictfoodbank.org/involved/). Ages 15-17 accompanied by a parent/guardian. MAGPAKPANTRY@UDISTRICTFOODBANK.ORGHannah (Volunteer Coordinator) 206-523-7060 ext. 706Description: Volunteers are helping to distribute food to customers 6 days a week. Volunteers assist with packing premade non-perishable boxes, shopping for customers, sorting donations, restocking shelves and helping maintain a clean and safe grocery store.
    • Magnuson Park Community Food Pantry (https://www.solid-ground.org/volunteer/magnuson-park-community-food-pantry-volunteer/). Ages 14 and older. Call at 206-694-6700. The food pantry is open every Wednesday from 11am-2pm, with volunteer shifts from 10am-1pm and 12-3pm (or volunteers can do both shifts). Both one-time and ongoing regular volunteer opportunities are available to individuals and groups. Description: Magnuson Park Community Food Pantry seeks volunteers to help provide food for Sand Point residents.

    Virtual Opportunities:

    • Tutor Students Online: Schoolonwheels.org – For students ages 16-18. Learntobe.org – For students ages 12-15 (Parent/guardian must be present)
    • Teens Give (https://teensgive.org/virtual/): 16 and older; Under 16 with parental approval. Recurring (after-school programs) clubs for the list of requirements. Sign up to tutor one hour a week during the school year.
    • Be My Eyes (https://www.bemyeyes.com/): Ages 17 and older. Recurring (possibly changing the person you help). You will download an app and be paired up with a person when someone needs help. It could be that someone cannot read a label on something or they want to know what color something is. They will facetime you and you will hopefully be able to meet their needs.
    • Digital Volunteering at Smithsonian (Transcription Center)https://www.si.edu/volunteer/DigitalVolunteers. Ages 13 and older or have completed 8th grade. If you are under 16 you need a parent’s consent. Transcribe historic documents and collection records to facilitate research. Click below for instructions for how to transcribe the documents: https://transcription.si.edu/instructions  
    • Service Salute (https://www.servicesalutevolunteering.com/): Description: Write cards to essential workers. Every Saturday, you will receive an email listing the various locations you can choose from to send your cards. After you make you thank you cards you will carefully transcribe the corresponding address onto an envelope and mail it out. When you finish writing a card or have any questions email servicesalute@gmail.comAbout three cards per week would get you one service hour. No age requirements.
    • Mask-making for Solid Ground: Call at 206-694-6700 or 206-694-6804 if you have questions. Pick up supplies’ weekdays, 10am-2pm, at Solid Ground’s Wallingford offices at 1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103. Call 206.694.6700 when you arrive, and a staff member will meet you at the door.

    Additional Volunteering Links:


    COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:

    Job Application Info Session - Jan 19th @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Learn about Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job Interviews with our UW Dream Project CCRA, Michelle Um! 

    Link to Zoom Meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91616951753

    Dream Project CCRA office hours update: 

    UW Dream Project CCRA Office hours have changed as follows:                                                      

    • Monday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM                                                                   
    • Tuesday: 12 PM -3:30 PM                                                                 
    • Wednesday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM                                                             
    • Thursday: 12 PM - 3:30 PM                                                              

    Zoom link: https://washington.zoom.us/s/94625094412

    Young, Gifted, and Black (YGB) Workshops 

    YGB is hosting a virtual workshop and mentoring on Feb 6th, 2021 @ 11AM - 3PM for African American high school students with a 3.0 or higher GPA. The purpose of this conference is to promote positive self-esteem, social consciousness, and cultural awareness, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of higher education. UW faculty and staff work to connect with students and provide them with the resources they need to pursue the goal of higher education.

    Please visits the website for details and application: http://depts.washington.edu/reach/events-and-programs/winter-events-programs/ygb/


    School Nurse/Teen Health Center:

    • Just a reminder: The Teen Health Center is open and seeing students regardless of insurance status. Need a flu shot or other vaccine? Need a sports physical? Having trouble getting in to see your primary care provider? All registered students have access to this amazing resource. Please visit https://neighborcare.org/clinics/roosevelt-high-schoolfor additional information.  
    • If you haven’t already done so, please consider completing the RHS Neighborcare Health Center Registration. Neighborcare Health is open, and clinic staff are available by appointment for things like physicals, vaccines, mental health, and many other services for any SPS student.