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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 11/21/2018

    Roosevelt Open House, January 31st at 7pm


    RHS BAND ANNUAL WREATH FUNDRAISER
    www.riderband.org/wreathsale.html Orders need to placed by Wednesday, November 21st!


    Auditions are coming up for this year's musical, A Chorus Line! Students with zero experience all the way to advanced performers are encouraged to try out! Come to a quick and optional informational meeting in the Black Box, room 154, November 27, during both lunches.


    Hey Riders! Since November is Native American Heritage Month, ASR is putting together a panel about cultural experiences that come along with being Native American. If you would like to speak in this video, please email ASR.


    CLUBS


    MODEL UN will be meeting on Wednesday, November 21st DURING LUNCH in Room 229.


    If you enjoy Mathematics and Logical Problem Solving, then come to Mr. Landerville's Room, 305 at 3:40pm on Monday, November 26th.

     

    YEARBOOK


    Yearbooks are now available, $65.

    CLUB LEADERS! Please sign your club and contact information outside the Mac Lab (237) to be on the pages of the yearbook. Go do it right now. Go!


    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.” 


    Hey Seniors! Rowland Studios will be here to take your photo for the yearbook on the 27th and 30th of this month. During both lunches and after school in the library.



    FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE


    Hey Seniors - the GOLDEN GRAD SCHOLARSHIP application is now LIVE on the Roosevelt website. Look under Resources and Services > Counseling > Scholarship Information and you will see the the application has been posted. Link to application. Deadline is the Friday after winter break, January 11th, 2019 by 3:45pm. Any Roosevelt senior can apply. Questions? See your counselor!


    The Washington State Academic RedShirt (STARS)
    program supports engineering and computer science students from low-income, first-generation, and underserved backgrounds in navigating the transition to college-level engineering courses.
    STARS is a two-year program with a specialized curriculum designed to build learning skills and strengthen academic preparation for core math and science prerequisites. STARS scholars are guaranteed placement into engineering or computer science major.
    To be eligible: must be admitted as an incoming freshman at the University of Washington, Seattle campus (STARS is not offered at UW Bothell or UW Tacoma), a Washington State resident and graduate of a Washington high school, eligible for financial aid (preference for Husky Promise, Pell Grant,and State Need Grant recipients), and have Engineering or computer science indicated as a first-choice major on the UW Application. APPLY TO STARS


    COLLEGE VISITS
    are over for the Fall. Please stay tuned in the Spring for additional visits. RHS hosted 104 college visits this season with 434 students participating!


    Reading Partners is looking for volunteers. You must be 14 years or older, able to commit to at least one hour per week, attend an in-person tutor orientation, and pass a background check. You will be provided with an effective, easy-to-use curriculum, in-person training and on-site support, and the opportunity to make a tangible difference in a child's life. Questions directed to volunteerSEA@readingpartners.org. Register to volunteer at www.readingpartners.org.


    SENIORS, 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. The suggested deadline for this application is December 8th.


    WINTERFEST ICE ARENA needs students to hand out rental ice skates to our customers and reshelf them after use. Fisher Pavilion on the Seattle Center Campus, November 23 through January 6. Sign up online and click on Winterfest and pick the shift or shifts that you can work.


    The Northeast Branch of the Seattle Public Library is now taking applications for their 2019 TEEN SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM. The orientation is January 16th, and the program concludes on May 29th. A list of the mandatory meeting dates are posted outside the Counseling Office. Students are expected to attend monthly or semi-monthly meetings, be an active participant, and support teen services at the library such as planning programs, creating displays, writing short reviews to promote books, and give feedback on promotional materials and services. Go to the website or speak to a library staff person for information on how to apply. Questions? Email Jessica Lucas or call 206-684-7539


    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.


    Putney Student Travel
    will be visiting Roosevelt High School on Monday, November, November 26th, during the lunch hours in the cafeteria. Putney Student Travel offers high school and middle school students summer opportunities focused on community service, language immersion, cultural exploration, adventure travel, and pre-college enrichment. They will also be representing National Geographic Student Expeditions which offer programs for middle & high school students focused on Photography, Wildlife & Conservation, Archaeology & Ancient Culture, Film Making, Creative Writing, Climate & Community Service. There are scholarships available for both programs and you can also enter to win a free National Geographic Expedition to Iceland!

     
    The annual Green Lake Pathway of Lights is coming up this December, and we need hundreds of volunteers to light up the lake and help this event run smoothly. Students may use this for service hours and can serve anywhere from tow to eight hours that day. The 2018 Pathway of Lights takes place on Saturday, December 8th from 4:30-7:30pm at Green Lake. Students may sign up individually or as a group. Register to Volunteer for Pathway of Lights 2018! Shifts are available from 1pm to 9pm and include set-up, placing luminaries, recycling and little patrol and cleanup. For more information about volunteering email Jennifer or call (206) 233-3955.


    Apply now for the Conservation Leadership Corps. Here's an opportunity to learn about conservation, leadership, and outdoor recreation while earning up to 90 service hours. The program runs from January to May, 2019. To apply or for more information, contact Michael Helms at 206-905-6144 or mhelms@thesca.org. Applications are due November 25th.



    ATHLETICS

    For all current Fall sports schedules check out metroleaguewa


    CONGRATULATIONS to the Girls Volleyball Team. They took 7th place in the STATE TOURNAMENT!!! 


    WINTER ATHLETES


    BOYS SWIMMING
    Important Dates to Remember
    November 22 (Thursday) - Time Trials (Attendance is Mandatory)
    November 30 (Friday) - First Swim Meet v. Eastside Catholic @ Evans Pool (must attend at least 10 practices prior to practicing)


    ROOSEVELT TAKEDOWN JAMBOREE
    A fundraiser for Roosevelt Wrestling, Saturday, November 24th at RHS, 8am. $5 General Admission and concessions available.


    YOUR PAPERWORK NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN ASAP.
    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.


    Spring Flag Football Referees Needed
    Students ages 15 and older should come out and support the youth in the community while they play Flag Football. Training provided and no experience necessary, paid up to $15 per hour. You are also eligible to apply for a $1000 college scholarship. Apply by emailing.


    PARKING LOT ANNOUNCEMENT
    The parking lot is not open to students until after school Monday-Friday. It is designated to staff only as designated by the lot signage. Continued violators will be ticketed once, and then towed.
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