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    ROOSEVELT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

    Seattle Public Schools Resource List
    SPS Compiled List for Mental Health Support

    The Roosevelt School Based Health Center is available for phone visits including medication refills and mental health care. If your student is registered and in need of services, please contact 206-527-8336 or SBHC@neighborcare.org and leave a message and someone will get back to you. If your student is not registered and you would like to register them, please use this link: Click Here to Register for Neighborcare School-based Health Services works through Docusign a secure service.

    AmeriCorps Opportunity for Seniors
    United Way of King County is seeking AmeriCorps COVID-19 HungerCorps members to be a part of a team to end hunger in King County. We are seeking full-time members to be a part of United Way’s Anti-Hunger team for the summer, a team that helps families and youth access healthy meals when school isn’t in session. A monthly stipend is included along with an AmeriCorps Education Award. Applications are due by May 12th. Find more information and an application here.

    AP Exam Refunds
    Students who do not plan to take an AP exam that has already been ordered can request a refund by completing the refund request form online no later than June 5. If families prefer a paper copy of this form, please contact RHS AP Testing Coordinator Michael Kelly. Refunds for AP exams will be processed when schools have access to the AP exams not taken after the makeup testing window in early June.

    RHS Continues to Learn
    Beginning with the week ending April 2, work will now be collected for credit, and student participation recorded. If you have not heard directly from a teacher on how to connect, ask your student to check their courses on Schoology and specifically the course event calendar.  Printable Schedule in pdf.  Printable Schedule in Word.  Schedule:

    • Monday, Period 1, 9 - 9:45 am
    • Monday, Period 2, 10 - 10:45 am
    • Wednesday, Period 3, 9 - 9:45 am
    • Wednesday, Period 4, 10 - 10:45 am
    • Friday, Period 5, 9 - 9:45 am
    • Friday, Period 6, 10 - 10:45 am

    Skills Center Classes Now Enrolling for School Year 2020-21
    Applications for the Seattle Skills Center’s school year courses are now available online. The Seattle Skills Center prepares students for college, career, and life through advanced Career and Technical Education courses. Any high school student may take school year Skills Center courses, however, these courses tend to fit more easily into the schedules of 11th and 12th grade students. More information, including the application, is available on the Seattle Skills Center website.

     

    COMMUNITY RESOURCES

    Washington State List of Resources
    City of Seattle List of Resources

    Interactive Food Resource Map
    The City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) created an interactive Food Resource Map that shows local food banks, free meals, and student meal pick-ups. Explore the map and find food options near you: https://tabsoft.co/3b4Pvow.

    Community Services From the Seattle Public Library
    Although Seattle’s public libraries are closed, they are still offering many online services.

    • Business librarians are now offering online 1:1 business information appointments to help connect you with the right resources.
    • Librarians will curate online learning tools you can use from home, for any new skill you want to learn.
    • Community Resource Specialists are available to help those who are struggling with housing, food resources or need help with basic services. You can email communityresources@spl.org or leave your name and number at 206-386-4636 for a call back to help you find the right resources.

    Independent Contractors Are Now Eligible for Unemployment
    Unemployment benefits have expanded under the Federal CARES Act to cover independent contractors and self-employed individuals. These benefits are also available for workers who did not work enough hours to qualify for traditional unemployment benefits (workers who worked less than 680 hours). The City of Seattle encourages anyone who has lost work due to COVID-19 to apply including delivery drivers, Uber/Lyft drivers, and domestic workers who are house cleaners, nannies, cooks, home care workers, gardeners or household managers. Apply with the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) at esd.wa.gov/unemployment.

    Here’s what to do right now to be prepared to apply:

    If you are an independent contractor or are self-employed, gather documents to show your work hours. Tax information like a tax return or 1099 is best, but other documents may be accepted.

    Discounts on Utility Payments
    The Utility Discount Program offers qualifying applicants a 60% discount on electricity bills for Seattle City Light customers, as well as a 50% discount on water, sewage and solid waste bills for Seattle Public Utilities customers. To sign up for UDP, complete the UDP online enrollment form. If you have questions about enrolling in the program or would like assistance, please call the UDP helpline at (206) 684-0268 or email UDP@seattle.gov.

    Childcare Slots Still Available
    The Boys and Girls Club of King County has 12 sites with openings for free childcare for children of essential workers and children experiencing homelessness or in foster care (there is a $50 one time membership fee and there are scholarships available). Sites are across the city are ready to serve Seattle Public Schools students, from kindergarten to age 12. If you have a child 3-4 years old and they have an older sibling enrolled, Boys and Girls Club has obtained a waiver from DCYF to be able to accept them.

    COVID-19 Health Info in Spanish
    The Washington State Department of Health has started a Spanish language version of their blog featuring lots of COVID-19 information. If you know someone who prefers to get information in Spanish, please pass on this link: https://medium.com/bienestarwa

    Free or Reduced Cost Internet Access. The City of Seattle is offering low cost internet options for Seattle residents. View more information here.

    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) has free mindfulness resources for teens and young adults led by skilled teachers and facilitators. For more information about their programs please contact Karen Bullard.

     

    COMMUNITY SUPPORT

    WA Food Fund Needs Donations
    The WA Food Fund is raising money to provide food and supplies for those in need during the COVID-19 crisis, including the elderly, people who struggle with health issues or have lost their jobs, and children who normally rely on school for meals. The WA Food Fund is a relief fund that supports food banks and pantries across the state so they can maintain their food supply. Three Washington-based organizations working on the frontlines of food insecurity – Food Lifeline, Northwest Harvest and Second Harvest – will use these funds to distribute food to hundreds of food banks across the state from our cities to our most rural communities. Please donate here.

    COVID-19 Response Fund Needs Donations
    King County has joined forces with the United Way of King County and the Seattle Foundation to create the COVID-19 Response Fund. The Fund makes grants to nonprofits that are working on the frontlines to provide our region’s most vulnerable communities with emergency assistance, such as financial support, healthcare, and childcare. Please donate if you can.

    Assistance for Undocumented Families
    Undocumented families in our community are having a hard time receiving financial assistance. If you'd like to help, you can donate to COVID-19 Relief Fund for WA Undocumented Folks. If you are undocumented and need financial assistance, you can also apply at this website.

    Volunteer Tech Support Opportunity
    The Seattle Council PTSA is seeking volunteers who would be willing to help SPS parents with remote tech support in our new age of online schooling. If you’re interested you can sign up on this google docs form.

    United Way of King County has an extensive list of volunteer opportunities.

    Supporting our local businesses and services. The Ravenna Blog is maintaining a frequently updated list of openings/closings of our local businesses and services.

     

    LEARNING RESOURCES

    Online Learning Tips
    Curious about all the online learning going on? Here are some safety tips about online learning for parents and teachers.

    Creative Writing Resources
    Seattle Arts and Lectures and Writers in the Schools (WITS) have compiled some resources of creative writing lesson plans, videos and prompts from WITS writers in a shared google drive with resources organized by age. You can access the resources here: https://lectures.org/youth-programs/wits/

    SPS Special Education Services
    Students receiving specialized services and with an IEP are general education students first. Seattle Public Schools has published learning resources for students receiving special education services on the district COVID-19 Resource page. In addition, staff are preparing to engage in IEP conversations with all families beginning this week. We have also created a FAQ for students receiving specialized services with an IEP and or 504 plan.

    OSPI Sources for Continual Learning

    Khan Academy: Free of charge online coursework learning and practice. Includes free practice for the SAT.


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    RHS PTSA Needs you:

    Open positions 2020/2021

    * Vice President
    * Treasurer
    * Volunteer Coordinator

    Email emoran08@gmail.com if you are interested.

    2019-20 Board:

    President Elida Moran
    emoran08@gmail.com

    Vice President Gail Joseph
    gailejoseph@gmail.com

    Treasurer Sonja Tarrago
    sbtarrago@gmail.com

    Legistlative Chair
    Natalya Yudkovsky
    natalya.yudkovsky@gmail.com 

    Secretary Meta Godsell
    metagodsell@gmail.com

    VP of Class Funds
    Rachel McCracken
    rachel.rebecca.mccracken@gmail.com

    VP of Communications

    Debbie Chaleunphonh
    debvoyce@gmail.com