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    2019 Yearbook Strenuous Life - ORDER NOW!

    Yearbook questions can be addressed to Taylor Rainwater at tjrainwater@seattleschools.org

    Ever wonder why our yearbook is called Strenuous Life? Well, our namesake-Teddy Roosevelt-in April 1899 said, "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.”

    Roosevelt High School has published a yearbook annually since 1923. Our award-winning full-color publication is distributed in June, to those who order their copies now! Purchase yours:

    • Now through the end of September as part of your Activity Card Combo for $90 (THE BEST DEAL!) Buy this on Roughrider Day or in the bookroom during lunches and before school. Check the bookroom schedule for hours.
    • After September: Purchase the yearbook separately for $60 starting in March during both lunches and before school, or contact Taylor Rainwater after school hours in room 237 or by email. Watch the bulletin for the weeks when sales are happening.
    • SUBMIT PHOTOS for the yearbook to www.hjeshare.com School Code: HJ07136

    Because of our costs and low price this year there will be no additional discounts.

    ATTENTION: We are not selling yearbooks at the moment. We will sell them again in June.


    Strenuous Life Graduation Ads for Seniors

    Parents, guardians, friends of 2019 Seniors: place your order early for your "Grad Ad!" Send us your favorite photo(s) and message for your graduating senior and we'll design a lovely ad up to half a page for the 2016 edition of Strenuous Life. A limited number of pages will be printed, so get your ad in early. Download the Yearbook Graduate Ad Form **ATTACH CHECK TO FORM** or pick up a paper copy from the Main Office or in American Government classes. You will receive a proof of your ad to review before publication. SUBMIT YOUR GRAD AD PHOTOS to www.hjeshare.com. School Code: HJ07136

    All Grad Ads orders must be turned in by January 25, 2019 to be guaranteed a spot in the book. Ads will be sold on a space-available basis after that date, up to February 8th.


    Prior Year Strenuous Life Yearbooks are Available

    Help support the yearbook program with a $20 donation for a vintage yearbook and revisit your Roughrider days. Please contact Taylor Rainwater at tjrainwater@seattleschools.org. This service is only available during the school year, September through June. We have copies of the Strenuous Life for many, but not all of the years from 1926 through 2018.