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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 01/15/2019
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    Lights are being installed on the Roosevelt Field this week and next week. Which means the field will be closed off to all students, teachers, staff and community. Work has already begun and supplies and equipment have begun to be dropped off and put in place. It is very important for every ones safety that we all stay off the field. The closure should last until January 21st. Thank you for your support and effort on this matter.

    WINTERBALL, Saturday, January 26th at Block 41.

    1/14-1/18 $20 with ASB, $25 without ASB 

    1/21-1/23 $25 with ASB, $30 without ASB

    1/24-1/25 $35 regardless of ASB

    Roosevelt Open House for future and prospective students and parents/guardians, January 31st at 7pm

    Please remember that there are NO IN & OUT PRIVILEGES during any sporting events. You can't leave campus and re-enter. Staff will enforce the policy.

    If you purchased an
    Activity Card at the beginning of this year but did not get your sticker please come to the fiscal window (with your card). The sticker is what gets you into events for a lower price!! Admission to home basketball games is FREE and other schools charge $4. Admission is $6 for those without their current ASB card. There are hundreds of cards that still have not been picked up. The fiscal window is open before school and during lunches.


    Come get involved in student voice! The last OPEN MIC of the semester is Wednesday, January 16th in the library from 6:30-8:30pm! Share your work or come to listen. See you there!


    We decided to extend the senior quote deadline until next Wednesday, January 16th. Send in your quotes to

    Grad Ads are now for sale! Buy a celebratory advertisement for your senior student to be placed in the yearbook. Half of a page is $175, 1/4th of a page is $80 and 1/8th of a page is $50. Fill out the form in the yearbook section of the school website to ensure your spot by January 25th.”


    Roosevelt High School is once again hosting the USA Gap Year Fair on February 13, 2019 in The Commons and the theatre. Here’s your opportunity to learn more about the benefits of taking a gap year as well as explore over 40 possible programs. The speaker’s presentation is from 6 to 6:45, followed by vendor booths from 6:45 to 8:30. This is a free event, but you are asked to register at Event Brite.

    An admissions representative from Grand Canyon University will be visiting Roosevelt High School on Thursday, January 24 at 2pm in Room 108. Please let your teacher know if you plan to attend.

    Making plans for the summer?
     You might find some great ideas in our Summer Opportunities Bulletin (January edition). It is posted outside of the Counseling Office and also on the RHS website (Resources and Services>Counseling>Summer Opportunities). 


    Paid Internship with the Seattle Sounders FC!  February through October earn $15 an hour. Provide fan support for every Sounders FC home game and other events as needed. TeamWork Interns are required to attend YouthForce University workshops/events to maintain eligibility to work within the TeamWork Internship Program. For more details, check out the Counseling Office Bulletin Board or email or call 206-436-1843. Apply by February 8, 2019 at 

    Seniors!  If you know that you are definitely staying in Washington for college, we have a scholarship opportunity for you.  Come to the counseling office to get the Nellie Martin Carman nomination request form.  We can select two students to apply for this renewable scholarship up to $2000/year that can be used at ANY university or college in the state.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must be U. S. citizens.  Music/Art majors are not eligible to apply.  Nomination applications are due by 3:45 Friday, February 1, 2019.  Selected nominees will have to complete an additional application that will be due March 1, 2019. 


    Are you a junior or senior interested in a career in CONSTRUCTION, or just wanting to learn some new skills in the construction trades?  The Seattle Public Schools Skills Center has an opportunity to start the Construction Trades program midyear for second semester of this year.  If you like to learn by doing, solve structural problems, perform physical-hands on work, and see concrete results, you might be interested in exploring this program for a possible career pathway.  The program runs for three periods daily, and transportation is provides to the site at Rainier Beach.  This can be a pathway into apprenticeship programs after high school, so is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to explore a career in construction.  Come see your counselor or look on the Skills Center webpage ( apply.


    Juniors and seniors – do you have an interest in helping people?  Do you enjoy working with children?  Do you like organizing things and taking the lead?  If so, teaching might be a good career for you, and the SPS Skills Center now has a Teaching Academy for students considering careers in education.  Starting second semester (or next school year), you can spend three periods a day experiencing the field of education and prep to be able to test for a certificate to be able to work in Seattle Public Schools as an instructional assistant after graduation.  Come see you counselor or apply online at


    Calling all students who will identify as first generation college students!  What does this mean?  This means that your parents did not earn a college degree and that you (and any siblings) will be the first in your family to attend college.  Come see your counselor so that we can connect you with resources for navigating the college exploration, selection, and application process.  It is easy to feel lost in the process when you have no one at home who can help with the college process, so check in with your counselor for support and resources now!


    Interested in a career in Dentistry? Explore the possibilities at the UW Dive Into Dentistry Day on February 2. The all-day event costs $80, however, you can apply for a scholarship by submitting a 250-word maximum essay on why you want to learn more or pursue a career in dentistry. Be sure to discuss how the scholarship and attending Dive Into Dentistry Day will contribute to your reaching your goal. This essay should be submitted to Johnny Le at by January 25th.  If you have questions, please contact Janella Bermudez at


    Needing to know about upcoming tests?
    Check out the featured news article on the RHS website. There’s also a link for practice SBAC tests to get you ready for these state mandated tests.


    FILIPINO DAY is Saturday, January 26th from 9 AM - 4:30 PM at the University of Washington and the last day to register is Tuesday, January 22nd.
    Filipino Day consists of workshops, speakers, and opportunities to connect with the Filipino community at UW. The day is FREE and lunch will be provided. CONTACT FASA@UW.EDU for more information

    , if you did not turn in your CAP & GOWN ORDER, please contact National Achiever Services, 1-800-800-1338. Seniors who receive Free and Reduced Lunch may pick up their form for borrowing the graduation cap and gown and apply for a scholarship for the sash and tassel in the Counseling Office. 

    Hey Seniors! The updated SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN includes several Roosevelt-only scholarships. Remember, the smaller the pool of applicants, the greater the chance to be awarded a scholarship! The criteria vary widely, so don't assume you are not eligible for any of these opportunities for free money. Visit the Roosevelt website, on at he Counseling Center page under Resources and Services. Scroll down to Scholarships. Check it out.


    For all current Fall sports schedules check out metroleaguewa


    Week of January 14th


    Boys Basketball vs. Cleveland at Cleveland High School 

    JV @ 5:45pm, Varsity @ 7:30pm 



    Girls Basketball vs. Cleveland at Cleveland High School 

    JV@ 5:45pm, Varsity @ 7:30pm 



    Boys Wrestling vs. Bainbridge Island at RHS, 7:30pm 



    Basketball Quad vs. West Seattle High School at WSHS 

    Boys JV Basketball, 5:30pm 

    Boys Varsity Basketball, 8:30pm 

    Girls JV Basketball, 4pm 

    Girls Varsity Basketball, 7pm 


    Boys Swim vs. Garfield at Evans Pool, 4pm 


    Gymnastics at RHS, 7pm 



    Boys JVC Basketball vs. West Seattle, 12pm 

    Girls Varsity & JV at the Willie Stewart Girls Showcase at Lincoln High School, 2:45pm and 4:45pm 

    Girls JVC Basketball vs. West Seattle, 10am



    Weight training from 3:55-4:55pm in the weight room on Tuesdays and Thursdays until the official season starts.

    OFF SEASON WORKOUTS every Wednesday for the remainder of this year. Come out and join us at 2:50pm on the Soccer Field, see the coach, captains and returning players from last years program.

    (Spring paperwork due February 1st)

    Without a complete packet, current physical (they are good for two years) ASB Card and Fines paid you will not be able to try out or play. You can find all the forms on the Roosevelt website under Athletic Paperwork.

    Sports Physicals 
    If your child is registered for the teen health center and: has not had a well child check in the last year, they can get their sports physical done at Neighborcare @ Roosevelt High School.

    If they have had their well child check in the last year, sometimes their doctor will sign the cleared for all sports page and fax it to the school. Or they can fax a copy of their last physical to the teen health center at 206-517-4195 and make a short appt. at the teen health center to be cleared for sports. If you would like to register your student call 206-527-8336 with teen health center questions.

    Early Dismissals for Athletes
    Athletes are required to be in each of their classes on game days and to have each teacher sign a “Game Day Attendance” sheet to provide to their coaches. If your student-athlete will miss any portion of class on game day due to a medical appointment or another excusable reason, the Attendance Office (via email, voicemail, or parent note) must be notified THE DAY BEFORE. Emails/notes/calls received the same day will result in your students ineligibility for athletics that day.


    RHS Theatre presents three jaw-dropping plays next week!  Don’t miss Circle Mirror Transformation, a sharp and absorbing comedy; Antlia Pneumatica, an elegant and unnerving ghost story; and Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, a terrifying virtual reality thriller!  Each show performs three times between next Tuesday thru Saturday!  Check out for showtimes, student tickets are $8!

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