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    Roosevelt Daily Bulletin
    Posted on 11/25/2020
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    STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • We will have basic need supplies available for the Holiday break. If your family would like support during the Holidays, please contact Erin Bailey, our Academic Intervention Specialist at eebailey@seattleschools.org. 
    • The Roosevelt Yearbook needs your help! Now, more than ever, you have a chance to be directly involved in what goes into the book. We ask that you submit your own photos to whatever spread you’d like! Do you have a lookalike at the school or possibly even a celebrity? Sign up for DOPPLEGANGERS. Do you go to school with your family member? Sign up for SIBLINGS. What does your work station look like? Share it with DESKS. How about you and your good buddy sign up for a BEST FRIENDS photo. We are also accepting student art, music, and writings for various other spreads. Please click here for more information.
    • The Seattle Public Library is offering Virtual Tutoring for students, for more information please click here.
    • The Roosevelt News is back! Due to remote learning, The Roosevelt News has moved our main mode of publication to our blog at therooseveltnews.org. Check out our content to stay connected to the Roosevelt community! Get notified whenever new content is published twice a month by following our Instagram @therhsnews. 

    2020-21 TESTING INFORMATION:

    • 2020 PSAT SCHEDULE FOR OCTOBER 14TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE PLAN IS TO RE-ADMINISTER THE EXAM IN JANUARY. Please refer to the district website for more information. We will make sure to inform students and families when more information becomes available.
    • AP Registration has passed. If you still wish to register for AP Exams in the Spring, you may do so. There is a $40 charge for late registrations. Please contact stkennedy@seattleschools.org if you have questions on AP Exams and fees. 

    STUDENT FUNDRAISERS:

    • Help us fund-raise for Roosevelt Bands! Order your Hunter Farms wreaths and garlands by Saturday, November 28th and, ***so long as you live in Seattle,*** Items will be delivered between December 2nd and 5th. Visit Riderband.org for details.

    ATHLETICS:

    There is no ASB/Athletic payment needed at this time!

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

    UPCOMING STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

    December 16 - Holiday Singing Concert (Vocal Jazz and Choir)

    March 31 - Project Citizen Oratorio (Choir)

    June 7 - Solo Night (Choir)

    June 8 - Solo Night (Vocal Jazz)


    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.

    Career and Scholarship Opportunities

    • Thinking about a gap year for next year? Explore all things gap year with Go Overseas virtually in late November through early December. During the last five years, Roosevelt has partnered with USA Gap Year (now Go Overseas) to host an on-site gap year fair. Adapting to our changing times, the organization is inviting students, families, and educators to join them November 30th – December 4th to learn about gap years. The virtual events will be hosted by gap year counselors, providers, and alumni, and will provide a comprehensive overview of the gap year option in 2021. Although the event is free, you need to register by clicking here.
    • 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

    In Person Opportunities:

    • University Food Bank (https://www.udistrictfoodbank.org/involved/). Ages 15-17 accompanied by a parent/guardian. MAGPAKPANTRY@UDISTRICTFOODBANK.ORG. 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.

    Virtual Opportunities:

    • Tutor Students Online: Schoolonwheels.org – For students ages 16-18. Learntobe.org – For students ages 12-15 (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. 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/): 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. When you finish writing a card or have any questions email servicesalute@gmail.com. About three cards per week would get you one service hour. No age requirements.
    • Mask-making for Solid Ground: 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 arrive, and a staff member will meet you at the door.

    Additional Volunteering Links:


    COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:

    Volunteering Opportunities: 

    • View Ridge Elementary School needs volunteers for Elementary Students with extra homework help, reading, math, and other subjects. For more information, please contact Denise Koenig, School Secretary. Volunteers first need to go through the SPS Volunteer Application. For remote volunteering, they would be considered “Category B Volunteers" (Category B is volunteer remotely – working 1:1 with students). Volunteer Application Process.
    • Amigos: Volunteering Opportunities: Learn about the world by living in it! AMIGOS provides volunteers age 13 to 22 the safest, most authentic service and immersion experiences in Latin America and the United States. Living and working in a new community gives you the chance to improve your Spanish, make an impact, gain confidence, and build leadership skills. You'll get to see the world in a truly unique way! Please visit their website here:  https://amigosinternational.org/amigos-programs/

    Internship Opportunities:

    • Machinist's INC. @ South Seattle Internship: Machinist's Inc. facility in South Seattle is offering entry-level interns, high school students, and will learn directly from aerospace machinists, inspectors, fabricators, and management to begin building the necessary skills into manufacturing careers. This will be a 12-week part-time schedule and will work with master craftsmen and experienced technicians on the shop floor. Please apply at Machinits INC. website!
    • TEENS IN PUBLIC SERVICE (TIPS) Internship! APPLY ONLINE HERE: Application Deadline: March 5, 2021

    TIPS 2021 Intern Application (Apply by March 5th)

    TIPS hires teens ages 15-19 who are passionate about giving back to their community and we pair them to intern with nonprofit causes. We provide students with a paycheck and a platform to develop professional skills so they can learn how to act on issues facing their community. Learn about internships

    IGNITE PROGRAMS:

    • Ignite have so many great opportunities for our RHS female students who are interested in the STEM field and visit big industries E.g. Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and more big industries in the Seattle Region. Please visit the IGNITE program below and RSVP!

    Upcoming Events:

    • 12/2 @ 2:00 PM - Youth Maritime Seminar. To RSVP for the event, please click here. For additional questions, please reach out to Khalia Williams-O’Neal by phone, 206-371-9689, or email info@youthmaritimecollaborative.org.
    • 12/3 @ 4:30 PM - Guest Speaker: Barry Erickson (UW Foster School of Business professor) will be speaking to student interested in pursuing business degrees. To register, please click on this link.

    School Nurse/Teen Health Center:

    • Just a reminder: The Teen Health Center is open and seeing students regardless of insurance status. Need a flu shot or other vaccine? Need a sports physical? Having trouble getting in to see your primary care provider? All registered students have access to this amazing resource. Please visit https://neighborcare.org/clinics/roosevelt-high-schoolfor additional information.  
    • If you haven’t already done so, please consider completing the RHS Neighborcare Health Center Registration. Neighborcare Health is open, and clinic staff are available by appointment for things like physicals, vaccines, mental health, and many other services for any SPS student.