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Summary: School bulletin with links and information about upcoming events on and off campus.

Senior Updates

Stay current on senior happenings including prom, spree, and the graduation ceremony!

Roosevelt High School: Senior Activities

RHS PTSA: Seniors

RHSA PTSA: Seniors Facebook Page

End of School Device Collection

Senior laptop collecting is 6/9-6/10

Please communicate your school’s spring device collection details to families and staff. 

  • Please have your school’s web editor update your school’s website with your collection details.  (It is also recommended that you send the same information to families via school messenger)
    • Date(s)/Times of collection
    • Location of collection
    • Onsite School Contact

Note: Please include details for students who need to perform an early drop off prior to your school’s collection window. Please ensure that all devices are collected prior to the end of the school year. 

Read the district’s news post that is the same information shared by email to families through school messenger (including information related to fines for non-returned devices).

Contact: Steve Noebel sjnoebel@seattleschools.org or Angie DeBoo amdeboo@seattleschools.org

PAYING FINES

Parents may click on the SchoolPay icon while logged in to The Source to pay fines.

Upon logging in parents will see any fines related to their student and can simply click on the fine to be prompted to pay it.

Students and Parents and students can view their fine/checkout info on “Library” link within The

Source.  Fines from Destiny automatically transfer to SchoolPay to allow for online credit card payment of fines.

Only parents have access to pay fines in SchoolPay, students do not, this is by design per our finance department.

1.Login to the Source

a.Login to the Source

b.Select LIBRARY on the left

Information is updated each night

Upon logging in parents will see any fines related to their student and can simply click on the fine to be prompted to pay it.

Students and Parents that students can find their fine/checkout info on The Source.  Fines from Destiny automatically transfer to Schoolpay to allow for online credit card payment of fines.

Roosevelt Yearbook – Strenuous Life

Students produce the Strenuous Life, Roosevelt’s annual yearbook. Open to any student by application and interview during their sophomore year. Taken as a class in the junior and senior years.

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!

*If your student is a senior and your family cannot afford a yearbook, please reach out to adviser Taylor Rainwater*

Senior Photo Appointments

Roosevelt High School Senior Photos

Grad Ads

Please fill out this form BEFORE you pay

Pay via SchoolPay

Payment can also be made in cash or check (made out to RHS)

Student Name Change

Has your student transitioned recently? Do they want to go by a different name? Please fill out the form on the yearbook Instagram @rhsyearbook2022

Student Opportunity

Interested in summer enrichment activities?! The Assistance League of Seattle awards scholarships up to $500 to 6th-11th graders interested in summer enrichment programs such as overnight camps, music, science, and art programs. More information about the types of scholarships offered and the application.

Prior Year Strenuous Life Yearbooks are Available

Help support the yearbook program with a $25 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 2019.

  • Homework Center Reopen!

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:40 to 4:40 in the Library

  • Free tutoring

The Library offers free online tutoring for children through grade 12 seven days a week. Your child can get one-on-one help with math, science, writing, history, SAT test prep, college applications and much more. Tutoring is offered in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Access Seattle Public Library Virtual Tutoring. You’ll just need a Library card and pin.

  • Library Link

You don’t need a Library card for digital Library resources such as tutor.com or e-books – all Seattle Public Schools students get instant access through the Library Link program. Library staff members can help you with any questions. Just call 206-386-4636 or go to Ask Seattle Public Library.

Community Service Hours Opportunity

Fellow Booster reps – my neighbor, Crystal Budd (her son, Jude, is a freshman playing lacrosse, different last name) is looking for volunteers on the weekends as well as this summer for three summer camps.  (Jeff Brown – I think she’s already reached out to you direclty.)

A little background on the program from Crystal: we started AIM in October 2021 after a parent approached me asking if we would provide dance and camp opportunities for people with disabilities. I and three others formed the Adaptive and Inclusive Movement Initiative (AIM) from that conversation. In the Fall, we offered one Adaptive class to 10 students with various disabilities, and this spring, we are offering four adaptive classes and inclusive classes with ATD. In addition to adaptive & inclusive classes, we have started working partnerships with Bridge of Promises, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and The Haring Center for Inclusive Education at UW. Finally, this summer, we are offering adaptive summer movement camps for ages 12-25.

Our little program is rapidly growing, and we are very excited! We have found in our limited experience that volunteers are essential to our classes’ continued growth and success. I volunteer with the Sunday adaptive class, and it is honestly my favorite part of my week. I’m paired with the same student each week, so we have become comfortable working together, and I love how each time we are together, we learn a little more from each other. The great thing about volunteering with us is that volunteers need zero experience with dance or working with people with disabilities. We will guide them and provide training and gentle feedback. 

If your athletes are looking for community service hours or if you know team parents who are looking for community service hours for students, please feel free to forward this opportunity.  They can begin the process by registering on the website: Volunteer page 

Upcoming Athletic Events:

Roosevelt summer training and conditioning field schedule

Please note that we have one field and all sports will be willing to share ½ the field with each other when needed.

Girls Soccer Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00am to 9:15am

  • June 30
  • July 7
  • July 12
  • July 14
  • July 19
  • July 21
  • July 26
  • July 28

Boys Soccer Wednesday mornings from 8:00am to 10:00am

  • June 22
  • June 29
  • July 6
  • July 13
  • July 20
  • July 27

Football Monday-Thursday mornings from 9:00am to 11:30am

1st week: June 27 through June 30

2nd week: July 6 through July 8

3rd week: July 11 through July 14

4th week: July 18 through July 21

*July 19, 20, 21 practice time 8:00am to 10:00am due to youth football camp*

5th week: July 25 through July 28

Girls Soccer News

The Roosevelt girls soccer team is looking for qualified, passionate and forward thinking assistant soccer coaches for next fall. If you are interested please contact the Athletic Director Ryan Sherlock and apply on line using the link below. Thank you and GO RIDERS!!!

Athletics Assistant Coach – High School (21-22 School Year) – Requisition 19515

Roosevelt Football

ATTENTION PLAYERS PLEASE REGISTER FOR FOOTBALL CAMP, contact Coach Ryan Sherlock @rpsherlock@seattleschools.org 206-252-4911

Register for Roosevelt High School Football Camp

Sign up instructions:

  1. Open the link above
  2. Create a new account for your camper/player
  3. Login using the email and password you just registered. In the conference code section, input CWUUFB2022-1
  4. Select the registration: select the last option on the page: CWU FOOTBALL CAMP 1 2022: student full package (Team Payment)
  5. Print out the Football Health Emergency Form PDF, fill it out and then return it to Coach Sherlock
  6. Please pay for camp on school pay at the following link
  7. Pay for 2022-2023 RHS Football Team Camp

Practice schedule for spring football this week

Monday, June 6th through Friday, June 10th

4pm arrive at locker room

4:25 Roll Call

4:30pm-7:00pm practice

Saturday, June 11th

8:30am facility is open

8:55am roll call

9am-11:30am practice

Dates & TimesEvent & LocationWhat to Expect:What to Bring:
On-line registration: Sunday, May 9th Football paperwork online registration opens for the spring football and the 2022-23 school year.  Online athletic paperwork registration through final forms. Final forms can be found on the RHS websiteElectronically signing online paperwork and updating your physical. Cannot participate in offseason conditioning until online paperwork is completed.  Must have all correct paperwork, fines must be paid, $50 ASB card purchased, and $75 equipment fee paid. IF you cannot pay the equipment fee please contact Coach Sherlock, we have scholarships available.Nothing, all paperwork is online
Wednesday, May 18th 4:30-5:45pm: Freshman All comers combine 6:00– 7:00: for information family BBQ      All-comers spring kick-off combine, meeting & BBQ; RHS football field  All potential 2022 players and families are invited, NO COMMITMENT REQUIRED. Intro to the program, noncontact football workout, meet the coaches and other players and learn about upcoming events. Enjoy a Roughrider family BBQ.  Cleats, Athletic Shoes, Shorts, Sweatshirt and Positive Attitude. Non-contact workout.
May 20th Friday Football paperwork Due for all returning players May 23rd to 25th paperwork due for all incoming freshmenAll returning and incoming prospective football players need to have all paperwork completed on final forms. Athletic Registration Must have all correct paperwork, fine must be paid and ASB card purchasedAll completed paperwork
Gear Handout: May 23rd, Monday 5:15pm: All returning players May 24th, Tuesday 5:15pm: All retuning players + incoming freshmen May 25th, Wednesday 3:00pm: Everyone that still needs equipmentGear Handout at Roosevelt in the football room, meet in the big gym.Receive all your gear for football: Helmet, shoulder pads, girdle, practice jersey & pants, knee pads, belt, and lockerYourself, patience, and a great attitude.
Impact testing May 23rd, Monday 4:15pm: All returning players May 24th, Tuesday 4:15pm: All retuning players + incoming freshmen May 25th, Wednesday 2:45pm: Everyone that still needs impact testingImpact Testing at Roosevelt in the library for all incoming 9th graders and any returners that need it.Test is administered on a computer. The purpose of the test is to create a baseline for concussion protocol. Test takes 45minsYour laptop and a great and patient attitude.
Spring Football Practice Before Team Camp: PLAYERS NEED AT LEAST 12 PRACTICES TO ATTEND TEAM CAMP!  (15 Practices – specific weekdays) 4:30-7pm May: 25th, 26th & 31st non-contact June: 1st First Contact, practice June: contact 2nd 3rd, 6TH , 7TH, 8TH, 9th, 10th, 13th,  16th , 17th Saturdays: contact 9am-11:30am June: 4th, 11th    *NO PRACTICE ON MAY 30TH for Memorial Day *NO PRACTICE ON JUNE 14th or 15th for Graduation & Finals*  Spring Football Practice and Preparation for Team Camp; RHS football field        All registered 2022 players. Full practice: begin learning the playbook, make impression on position coaches and gain invaluable extra experience. OPTIONAL, BUT ENCOURAGED.   *Weekly practice and game schedule*To participate, all online athletic registration must be complete. All fines, and fees must be paid. Must have an up to date physical.  Bring cleats, shorts, any personalized football equipment (All necessary football equipment is supplied by RHS). School colors only, green, gold, black, grey and white
Parent meeting: June 2nd 7:00-7:30pmParent/Player meeting at RHS GymGain understanding of purpose of football program and coaching philosophy, player parent expectations, and schedules.Enthusiasm and Passion for your student athlete and their football experience
 June 18-21st Team Camp:  Central Washington University *Financial Assistance is available*Central Washington University: 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 9898926-7570Full contact camp, scrimmage other schools, learn from college coaches and players, be recognized as potential college football players and bond as a team. OPTIONAL, BUT ENCOURAGED.All issued & personal football equipment, cleats, and shorts. Also towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, sleeping bag, pillow, lunch for bus ride down, medicines, spending money and integrity. If you need financial assistance in anyway please reach out to Coach Sherlock directly.
Spring Football Practice After Team Camp: June: 23rd, 24th, 27th 28th 4:00pm-6:30pm Conditioning/Weightlifting/Football PracticeRoosevelt Weight Room  
          Summer Conditioning July 6th Aug 4th (Mon, Tue, Wed, & Thurs): 9:00 – 11:30am. NOTE that sessions will be held from 8:00 – 10:00am during our youth football camp. July 19th, 20th, 21st          Roosevelt Open Weight Room; RHS Campus          Work out together, Injury prevention, add strength and gain speed and quickness, how many can you attend?          Workout attire, Cleats, Athletic shoes, all must be school colors: Green, Gold, Black, Grey, and White.
7 on 7 Glacier Peak passing league July Wednesday nights. Time TBD 6th, 13th, 20th, 27thGlacier Peak High School: 7401 144th Pl SE, Snohomish, WA 98296 *This is going to happen for sure*3 games of 7 on 7 passing competitions versus other high schools around the western Washington areaPractice Jerseys, Cleats, Shorts all must be school colors: Green, Gold, Black, Grey, and White.
  Alternate Possible 7 on 7 passing league: July 22nd, and 29th at Rainier Beach high School.  Rainier Beach High School: 8815 Seward Park Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118  3 games of 7 on 7 passing competitions versus other high schools around the western Washington area  Practice Jerseys, Cleats, Shorts all must be school colors: Green, Gold, Black, Grey, and White.
Rough Rider Youth Football Camp:  July 19th, 20th, 21st 10:00am-1:00pm *If the district will allow us to have youth camps*Rough Rider Youth Football Camp; Location RHS Football fieldRHS summer football camp for 3rd-8th graders. Drills & Fundamentals taught by varsity football coaches and players.Workout attire, Cleats, Athletic shoes, a passion for Roughrider Football
    Fall Practice Times August 17th, 18th, 19th, noncontact practice times: 4:00-7:00pm August 20th 1st contact practice 8:30am-11:00am August 20th 12noon TEAM PICS August 22nd 1st of 2 a Day practice times: 9:00-11:30am AND 3:00-5:30pm August 23rd, 24th, 2 a Day practice times: 10:00-12:30am and 4:00-6:30pm August 25th 26th 4:00-6:30pm    Fall Practice Begins; RHS Field, locker room and weight room   MANDATORY!    Practices begin. Expect to learn how to apply the three rules we live by to football and life. TEAM FIRST ALWAYS COMPETE NO EXCUSES   Become great at the fundamentals of football, tackling and blocking. Gain an understanding of our base defense & offensive schemes. Start to implement game plan for Monroe.   *Weekly practice and game schedule*    All necessary equipment and competitiveness. If you did not participate in June, all paperwork and fees must be paid and submitted. Cleats, T-shirts and shorts in locker.  Auxiliary equipment, Mouth guard, Perseverance   *TEAM COLORS ONLY* Green, Gold, Grey, White or Black. If you or your player needs help with this, please notify the head coach.
Team Pictures August 20th 12:00noonRoosevelt High School Team Football PicturesAll players will have a team pic. Seniors will have group picsUniforms will be handed out before pics and collected after pics
Parent meeting August 25th 7:00-7:30pmParent/Player meeting at RHS GymGain understanding of purpose of football program and coaching philosophy, player parent expectations, and schedules.  Enthusiasm and passion for your student athlete and their football experience
Green and Gold showcase: August 27th 9:00am – NoonGreen vs. Gold Showcase; RHS CampusGame uniform, Full speed, officiated intra-squad scrimmageAll necessary equipment, strong positive mental attitude, and Competitiveness
GAME WEEK!! Practice Times: Monday, August 29th Team Lift/Film: 9:00-11am/Team Practice: 5:00-7:30pm Tuesday, August 30th Team Film: 9:00-10:30am/Team Practice: 5:00-7:30pm Wednesday, August 31st Team Lift/Film: 9:00-11am/Team Practice: 5:00-7:30pm Thursday, September 1st Team Film: 9:00-10:30am/Team Practice: 5:00-7:30pm    Roosevelt High SchoolContinue to implement game plan for Monroe High   *Weekly practice and game schedule*  All necessary equipment and competitiveness. If you did not participate in June, all paperwork and fees must be paid and submitted. Cleats, T-shirts, and shorts in locker.  Auxiliary equipment, Mouth guard, Perseverance   *TEAM COLORS ONLY* Green, Gold, Grey, White or Black. If you or your player needs help with this, please notify the head coach.
Game Day: September 2nd Friday at 7pmVarsity Game Season Opener at Monroe High School. 17001 Tester Rd, Monroe, WA 98272Buses provided.  All Welcome.  JV and Freshmen.All necessary equipment. Great effort and attitude. Will willingness to live by our 3 team rules: TEAM FIRST ALWAYS COMPETE NO EXCUSES
Typical Fall Schedule: The following is what a typical fall schedule for practices during the season. Please remember that all of this is subject to change. Also know that each I will be sending a weekly schedule that will document any schedule changes.
Fall regular season practice: *JVC Schedule will come out around Monday, September 5th. Most games will be on Saturday mornings but are subject to change *JV games will be on Monday afternoons/evenings but are subject to change. *Both JV & JVC games are subject to our week’s opponent being able to field a JV or JVC team.   Saturdays: 9:00-10:30am Lift/rehab *10am JVC games at various sites/TBD   Mondays team practice 5:30-8:00pm *4pm JV GAMES at various sites/TBD   Tuesdays: 7:15-8:00am V, JV Team lift/Film. Team practice 4:00-6:30pm   Wednesdays Team practice 5:00-7:30pm   Thurs: 7:15-8:00am V, JV Team lift/Film Team practice 4:00-6:00   Friday GAME DAY: Game times & Sites on the schedule. *JVC practice 4:00pm-5:00pm* Depending on Varsity game day start time.      All practice at RHS. GAMES at various sitesGrowing as a person, team, and community. Learning how to be accountable for your actions on and off the field. Lean how your decisions affect yourself, the team, and your Roosevelt community. Learn how to develop a work ethic and how to push your own personal physical boundaries. Lean personal responsibility on and off the field. Develop a willingness to be selfless for the betterment of your team and football family. Lean how to be a high-quality character individual that is built to serve others.   *Weekly practice and game schedule*All necessary equipment. Great effort and attitude. Will willingness to live by our 3 team rules: TEAM FIRST ALWAYS COMPETE NO EXCUSES


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Please do not come to school if you have COVID symptoms.  If you develop any of the symptoms below while at school, please go to the Protected Health Care Room (Room 218; not the Nurse’s Office).    

If you have:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath of difficulty breathing
  • Fever or chills
  • Headache
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • New loss of Taste or Smell

Hours with Attendant Present in Room:

  • Monday – 8:00-4:00
  • Tuesday – 11:45-4:00
  • Wednesday – 8:00-4:00
  • Thursday – 11:45-4:00
  • Friday – 8:00-4:00