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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 08/14/2020
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    2020-21 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application Available

    Please let your families know that information and the 2020-21 Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application are now available for families to apply online (www.paypams.com/onlineapp) for the 2020-21 school year. Applications also are available on the Nutrition Services webpage at www.seattleschools.org/meals.

    Contact for questions: Jodi Thomas, jlthomas@seattleschools.org


    YEARBOOK UPDATE:

    Yearbooks will not arrive until mid August and will be distributed soon after. Given our current climate we have not yet finalized how books will be distributed, but we will keep you informed.


    Upcoming College Preparation Events: 

    •  For rising RHS seniors of color and others who are interested:

    Shades of Purple, hosted by the Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment team at the UW, is designed specifically for rising seniors from underrepresented minority backgrounds. Programming will include workshops on being a competitive applicant, information on campus programs and community, and opportunities to connect with admissions staff and current UW students. We have multiple dates, as well as morning and evening times, to make participation easier.

    WHEN: August 14th.

    WHERE: Online

    For more information and to register: Link to Shades of Purple


    TranscriptsFinal transcripts to colleges will be processed through either the Common App or Naviance. You can also request the transcript through The Senior Graduation Survey in Naviance. If you have any questions/concerns about transcripts, please contact the Counseling Department.


    ATHLETICS:

    Roosevelt athletic paperwork is now online. Please complete your packet via the link located on the Athletic page. For more information, please click here.

    2020-21 Sports Update:

    The WIAA has voted to amend the upcoming sports season:

    The WIAA has announced an update for the 2020-21 season:

    WIAA Season 1 – (Created an alternative season so some school districts may compete provide they are in phase 3 or higher.  This season is not possible for our league now as we are in phase 2 only) – September 7th – June 26th (Spring finish)

     

    WIAA Season 2 (Traditionally Winter Sport Season) – December 28, 2020 to February 28, 2021

    Boys and Girls Basketball

    Girls Bowling

    Boys Swim and Dive

    Girls Gymnastics

    Wrestling

     

    WIAA Season 3 (Traditionally Fall Sport Season) March 1, 2021 to May 1, 2021

    Football

    Girls Volleyball

    Girls Swim and Dive

    Girls Soccer

    Cross Country

    Co-Ed Golf

    Slowpitch Softball

    Competitive Cheerleading

     

    WIAA Season 4 (Traditionally Spring Sports Season)– April 26, 2021 to June 26, 2021

    Tennis

    Fastpitch Softball

    Boys Soccer

    Baseball

    Dance and Drill

    Co-Ed Track and Field

    Ben Snowden Award 2019-20 Award Winners:

    Connor Mirick

    Payton Dukes

     101: Club Foundation: Scholar Athlete Nominations:

     Girls:

    • Jayla Bowie
    • Lucy Corthell
    • Camille Duckett

    Boys:

    • William Cuningham
    • Jack McMullin
    • Dino Varlamos

    New sports this fall/winter:

    Girls Slow Pitch Softball: Girls of all skill level are encouraged to turn out. This will be a non-cut sport. Come out and represent Roosevelt High School on the softball field. Turn out will begin August 24th at 4:00 PM at Lower Woodland.

    Equipment needed for turnout: Glove, cleats, athletic pants & water bottle.

    For more information please contact Coach Rob at rzbaseball3@outlook.com or to sign, please fill out the online registration packet by clicking here.

     Girls Bowling. For more information, please get in touch with Ryan Sherlock (rpsherlock@seattleschools.org).

    Metro League Communication:

    Stay Up to date on Metro League news and info using the following:

    Instagram: metroleague.athletics

    Twitter: athleticsmetro

    Websitehttp://www.metroleaguewa.org 


    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.

    As of June 8th, 82% of the Seniors have completed their Graduate Survey! In addition to this being a graduation requirement, it is important because it gives the school information for our required annual profile as well as letting us know where to send your final transcripts.

    Go to Naviance>About Me>Surveys. Make sure you have logged in to your Student Portal.

    If you have questions, please email your counselor or Mrs. O’Connor at mmoconnor@seattleschools.org.

    Career and Scholarship Opportunities

    1. 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.
    2.  The Seattle Skill Center Summer course applications are OPEN! In Summer, the Seattle Skill Center provides introductory courses of advanced Career Connected Learning school year. Students can earn .5 credit. Courses run weekdays, July 7 to July 31 from 11:00am to 3:15pm remotely either Team or Zoom platforms. This summer courses are for ALL high school grade levels including 8th graders. This is a FREE program in Seattle Public Schools.  This is excellent opportunity to get exposed and prepare students for college, careers, and life!

    Additional Opportunities:

    In Person Opportunities:

    • University Food Bank
      • https://www.udistrictfoodbank.org/involved/
      • Ages 15-17 accompanied by a parent/guardian
      • MAGPAKPANTRY@UDISTRICTFOODBANK.ORG
      • Recurring
      • Hannah (Volunteer Coordinator) 206-523-7060 ext. 706
      • Description: 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.
      • Clean Green Farm needs volunteers to help grow organic, nutritious greens for the low income Central District community. We weed, hoe, and plant; people of all ages, ethnicities, beliefs working together to feed each other. We welcome volunteers who need to complete Community Service Hours. Clean Greens is a nonprofit project of Black Dollar Days. Contact Mary for more information: maryvanb8@hotmail.com.

    Virtual Opportunities:

    • Tutor Students Online
      • Schoolonwheels.org is one option or Learntobe.org is another option
      • Ages 16-18 for School on Wheels and 12-15 is for Learn to be
      • For Learn to be, a 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 but 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/
      • When you finish writing a card or have any questions email servicesalute@gmail.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.
      • About three cards per week would get you one service hour.
      • No age requirements.
    • Mask-making for Solid Ground
      • https://www.solid-ground.org/volunteer/mask-making-volunteer/
      • 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 arriveand a staff member will meet you at the door.

    Additional Volunteering Links:

     Summer Opportunities for RHS students are posted on the website on the Counseling page. The opportunities are updated as they are received and range from local venues to national and international opportunities. The exciting news is that the Assistance League of Seattle is offering scholarships of up to $500 to middle and high school students currently enrolled in grades 6 – 11 for these summer enrichment programs. Their pot of scholarship money this year is $25,000. There is no income level requirement .Information about the scholarship , along with a downloadable application, can be found on their website at https://www.assistanceleague.org/seattle/enrichment-scholarship-application


    The Roosevelt Student Store will be closed for all orders until staff return to school in late August. If you are looking to order clothing, spirit gear, or an athletic bag, they will all be available for purchase and pickup again starting August 24. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. If you have questions regarding the store or spirit items, please contact Drew Tocco at dktocco@seattleschools.org.