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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 03/15/2019
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    Yesterday Roosevelt held its 19th annual Pi Memorization Contest. Third place went to Andy Webster who memorized 165 digits. Second place went to Neil Gupta with 350 digits. And first place went to Eli Sullivan who memorized 405 digits!! Congratulations to all who participated


    Hey Sophomores!
     Are you interested in snacks? Also writing, photography or graphic design? If you answered yes to any of these questions you should apply for yearbook! Applications outside of Room 237 (the yearbook/news room). 


    Rodney Brown Pick 6 Sports, a youth NFL Flag Football league is looking for referees. We have 4 leagues in Seattle and one of those location is Roosevelt. We hire high schoolers to ref our games. We're in need of 8 refs. The pay is $15 per hour for 5 to 6 hours on Saturday and Sunday. I am hoping you can recruit some of your players. If they're interested,  they can go to https://www.pick6sports.com/nowhiring/ or they can email jobs@pick6sports.com ​​

     

    YEARBOOK


    Seniors! If you would like a Then and Now Photo in the yearbook you may either put on in Mr. Rainwater's box or email one to rhsquotes2019@gmail.com. We have limited space so do this as soon as possible.



    ​​ “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. Ads are available until the end of February but guaranteed space ends January 25. 


    FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE


    The March edition of the 
    Scholarship Bulletin is now on the RHS website. 


    Seniors – Deadlines are approaching for several of our Roosevelt-specific scholarship opportunities.  Please check these out and get your applications in!


    Scholarships for Roosevelt Students Only

    The Sandra Lynn Cohen Family – offers the Sandra Lynn Cohen Academic Scholarship Memorial Fund. The purpose of the SLCASMF is to provide a scholarship to a graduating student at Roosevelt High School.  The scholarship is a one-time $2,000 award, and may only be used for tuition and fees at the college of your choice.  Awards are based on academic excellence, outdoor leadership, charitable activity, and financial need.  Students may apply if they intend to at least earn their BA or BS degree, plan to immediately enroll in a 4 year college offering BA and/or BS degrees, and enroll at a college within the United States of America.  Students may apply if they are either U.S. citizens or if they have documented visas valid for either study or residency within the U.S. Deadline  March 15, 2019 by 3:45 pm. http://sandracohen.wordpress.com/scholarship-application/

    Coach Don Harney Scholarship – Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded to RHS Scholar-Athletes from any sport.  Applications available in the RHS Counseling Office.  Deadline April 5, 2019.

    William A. Roberge Scholarship – Two $2500 scholarships to Roosevelt seniors who have been involved with the Roosevelt football program (including managers and cheerleaders, in addition to players).  The awards can be used for college or vocational/technical schools.  Applications available in the RHS Counseling Office.  Deadline April 5, 2019.

     

    The Global Sports and Entertainment Business Academy-Seattle will be hosted this summer at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center from June 24-28. The one-week non-residential summer program will be offered to local rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen interested in the field of sports and entertainment business. Accentuated by hands-on, educational learning experiences, students will receive first-hand instruction from world-class faculty, Seattle Seahawks executives and other renowned professionals from across the sports and entertainment industries, including law, technology, management and marketing. Included will be workshops on career and professional development, leadership and negotiation. For more details or information on the application process, please visit www.gsbacademy-seattle.com.              



    Volunteer for 
    Vegfest! You don’t need to be a vegetarian or a member to volunteer! Volunteering at Vegfest is a great way to help others while learning more yourself.  Volunteers are needed Friday, March 29 through Sunday, March 31 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. 

    Vegfest is run entirely by volunteers each year. We need hundreds of volunteers to make it happen. We need help with various roles and shifts during the entire weekend. 

    To show our appreciation, all volunteers will receive: 

    • The official Vegfest T-shirt, new each year 

    • Free admission to the event 

    • Satisfaction in helping people learn about vegetarian food and its benefits 

    • A lot of fun! 

    To sign up, follow this link.http://vegetariansofwashington.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=34575. Call 206-706-2635 or visit their website at www.vegofwa.org if you have questions.


    Summer Internships and other opportunities available now on the Roosevelt Website under Resources and Services Tab.  There are programs in many different fields and some are paid!  Don’t wait, apply now.  See Mr. Hartley in 141D if you have questions.  


    Looking for service hours?
     Or maybe you still need to get those Career Connected Learning/OC Ed Credits? If you enjoy working with others and are looking for an engaging way to spend a period, being a peer tutor in the DISTINCT classroom may be just right for you. If you are interested talk to your counselor and to Ms. Ward in Room 209A about putting this into your schedule for next year! 



    The University of Washington Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity is offering a Native American Student Day for American Indian/ Alaska Native high school students who are interested in attending the University of Washington. The event is scheduled for Friday, May 10, 2019 from 9am to 3pm. Register online at depts.washington.edu/reach/.


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    SENIORS, It's not too late! Order your CAP, GOWN and Graduation Accessory Items On-line! Visit our Website at: www.highschool.herffjones.com. Questions, call 425-357-1338 or email: NationalAcheiverOrders@gmail.com





    ATHLETICS

    For all current sports schedules check out metroleaguewa


    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.


    Inclusive Physical Activity Fair 

    Save the Date 

    Inclusive physical activity engagement and community connections! 

    Saturday March 23rd 3:30-6:30 

    Eckstein Middle School - 3003 NE 75th St. Seattle, WA 98115 
    Registration link


    ATHLETIC PAPERWORK

    (Spring paperwork turned in after February 15th will be processed in one business day. Students are ineligible the same day paperwork is turned in.)

    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.


    MUSIC and DRAMA NEWS

    JAZZ
    Fri. 3/15 - HOT JAVA COOL JAZZ Roosevelt Jazz will perform at the Paramount Theatre with four other area high schools. Tickets are available at the Roosevelt Square Starbucks or through stgpresents.org. This is one of the most awe inspiring high school events of the year, regularly sells out, and 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales benefit participating schools’ music programs.
     
    Sat. 3/23 - It’s the RHS Big Band Gala with honoree and RHS ’95 alumnus Ryan Cross.  Come hear all our ensembles perform under one roof, enjoy a meal with friends and give to a program that offers an exceptional jazz education. Arts builds community and we’d like for you to be a part of ours!  For tickets and more information visit rhsjazz.org.
     
    For more information about Roosevelt Jazz visit Rooseveltjazz.org.  
     
    To hire a combo or the jazz band email hiretheband@rooseveltjazz.org.

    Hire Drumline
    Roosevelt High School’s Drumline brings the beat to the Marching Band and can be hired to perform at your next event. To hire the Drumline, please email us at rhs@riderband.org.
     
    CHOIR
    On behalf of the choir booster
    •       April Foolz Concert – March 28
    •       Pops Concert – June 10
     
    THEATRE

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