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4/16 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 4/16
    • Coffee with the Superintendent | 8:30-9:30am | Library
    • SSC Meeting | 6:00pm| Staff Lounge
  • Tuesday, 4/17
    • Patxi’s Fundraiser (all day)
  • Friday, 4/20
    • Gr. 6 PBL | 8:15am
  • Saturday 4/21
    • Garden Day! | 8:30am-12:00pm

Important Dates

  • Monday, 4/23
    • 8th Grade Parent Meeting | 6:00pm | Staff Lounge
  • Tuesday, 4/24
    • ELAC Meeting | 1:30pm | Library
    • PTA Meeting |6:00-7:00pm | Staff Lounge
  • Wednesday, 4/25
    • Earth Day – Walk to School Day
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Grades 1-2 | 9:00-10:00am
  • Thursday, 4/26
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Grades 3-5 | 9:00-10:00am
  • Friday 4/27
    • 3rd Grade Open Book Field Trip
    • Student of the Month Middle School Assembly | 9:00am
    • Bubble Parties
  • Saturday, 4/28
    • PTA Family Day Bowling!

Garden Day this Saturday!

Come volunteer and celebrate Earth Day with our school community in Roosevelt’s garden.

When: Saturday April 21st 8:30am-12:00pm
What to expect: arts & crafts, planting, painting, building
What to bring: reusable water bottle, old t-shirts, clean empty plastic container

Meet at the garden. Light snacks will be provided.
Please RSVP to Zoe Pantera via garden or email zpantera@educationoutside.org

4/1 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 4/2
  • Tuesday, 4/3
    • Vision Screening
    • Literacy Lab TK Workshop | 8:45am | Room 28
    • ELAC 1:30pm
  • Wednesday, 4/4
    • 2nd Grade Wax Museum PBL Presentation | 8:15am | Room 24
  • Thursday, 4/5
    • Redwood City Park and Rec Visit | Lunchtime
  • Friday, 4/6
    • Free Dress Friday
    • Super Minimum Day

Important Dates

  • Monday, 4/16
    • Coffee with the Superintendent | 8:30-9:30am | Library
  • Tuesday, 4/17
    • Patxi’s Fundraiser (all day)
  • Saturday 4/21
    • Garden Day! (more info to come) | 8:30am-12:00pm

Documentary Screening: “Angst

You’re invited to a free local screening of new documentary, “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”  this Monday, April 2 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at MIT Auditorium.
Candid interviews with real teens about anxiety, tools that help, and hope. Includes an interview with World Champion, Michael Phelps. The event features a viewing of the 55-minute film, followed by a moderated discussion led by Narges Zohoury Dillon, LMFT, StarVista Department Director, Early Childhood and Family Services.

Open to parents and students, ages 10+ in the Redwood City School District
RSVP here: https://www.showclix.com/event/angst-nsa-SEPTAR
The film will be shown with Spanish subtitles.

Sponsored by North Star Academy and SEPTAR, the Special Education PTA of Redwood City. For more about the film, go to https://angstmovie.com/. Questions? Contact SEPTAR at septarinfo@gmail.com

3/26 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 3/26
    • ELPAC (English Language Proficiency Assessment of California) Make Up Testing
    • Student of the Month Assembly Gr. 4-5 | 1:45pm
    • Student of the Month Assembly Gr. 3 | 2:00pm
    • SSC Meeting | 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, 3/27
    • Spring Pictures
    • Notre Dame de Namur Open Book Project | 12:50pm | 3rd Grade
    • 8th Gr. AVID Presentation | 1:30pm
    •  PTA Meeting (Kinder Presenting) | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Wednesday, 3/28
    • 1st Gr. PBL Presentation: “Me on the Map” | 8:15am | Mr. Mosso’s Room
  • Thursday, 3/29
    • Principal of the Day!
    • Special Guest Maria Kramer from the Redwood City Libraries
  • Friday, 3/30
    • NO SCHOOL (Lincoln’s Birthday)

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, 4/3
    • Vision Screening
    • Literacy Lab TK Workshop | 8:45am | Room 28
    • ELAC 1:30pm
  • Wednesday, 4/4
    • 2nd Grade Wax Museum PBL Presentation
  • Thursday 4/5
    • Redwood City Park and Rec Visit | Lunchtime
  • Friday, 4/6
    • Free Dress Friday
    • Super Minimum Day
  • Monday, 4/9 – Friday 4/13
    • Spring Break – NO SCHOOL

Event Updates

Roosevelt families – apologies for the second email this week but we have some important updates (in red) to this week’s events below:

Family Science and Literacy Night: Oh Seuss! (this Tues 3/20)

With all the excitement around Seuss and Science – we forgot to mention: FREE BOOKS! Join us for this all-grade event this Tuesday from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the cafeteria for a Dr Seuss-themed night of science, whimsy and wonder.

 

Old Spaghetti Factory Fundraiser (this Wed 3/21)

The fundraiser this Wednesday is DINE-IN ONLY.  Join us between 5:00pm and 9:00pm at The Old Spaghetti Factory in downtown Redwood City, and 15% of the proceeds will go to our very own Roosevelt PTA! Reservations recommended.

Bring your flyer or mention to your server to support our school!

Location: 2107 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063

Reservations: 650-216-9713

Fundraiser Hours: 5:00pm-9:00pm

SEPTAR Meeting (this Thu 3/22)

A correction to the SEPTAR (Special Education PTA of Redwood City) Meeting this Thursday, 3/22it will in fact be held at 7:00pm at the RCSD Board Room at 750 Bradford Street.

The topic for this meeting is California Dyslexia Guidelines, which you can read by clicking on the thumbnails in this post.

3/19 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 3/19 – 3/23
    • Outdoor Ed for 5th Grade (Mon 3/19- Fri 3/23)
  • Tuesday, 3/20
    •  Family Science Night: Oh Seuss!  | 6:00-7:30pm
  • Wednesday, 3/21
    • TK Field Trip to Palo Alto Junior Museum
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | TK – Kinder | 10:00am
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 1-2 | 1:30pm
    •  Old Spaghetti Factory Fundraiser
  • Thursday, 3/22
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 3-5 | 9:00am
    • SEPTAR Meeting | RCSD Board Room at 750 Bradford Street | 7:00pm
  • Friday, 3/23
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 6-8 | 9:00am

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, 3/27
    • 2nd Grade Wax Museum PBL Presentation
    • Spring Pictures
    • Notre Dame de Namur Open Book Project (3rd Grade)
    •  PTA Meeting (Kinder Presenting) | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Friday, 3/30
    • NO SCHOOL (Lincoln’s Birthday)

Family Science and Literacy Night: Oh Seuss! (this Tues 3/20)

Join us this Tuesday from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the cafeteria for a Dr Seuss-themed night of science, whimsy and wonder.

Here’s a Dr Seuss-based experiment for ya: buy some food dye and try serving your kids actual green eggs and ham – and see if they eat it. My mom did this once to cheer me up when I was home sick from school.★☆☆☆☆ DID NOT EAT.

Old Spaghetti Factory Fundraiser (this Wed 3/21)

When you dine-in (only) this Wednesday between 5 and 9 pm at The Old Spaghetti Factory in downtown Redwood City, a portion of the proceeds will go to our very own Roosevelt PTA!

Bring your flyer or mention to your server to support our school!

Location: 2107 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063

Reservations: 650-216-9713

Fundraiser Hours: 5:00pm-9:00pm

3/12 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 3/12
    • Spring Book Fair Begins
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California Testing Gr. 3-8
  • Tuesday, 3/13
    • Spring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California Testing Gr. 3-8
  • Wednesday, 3/14
    • Spring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California Testing Gr. 3-8
    • Grade 4/5 Field Trip | Tech Museum
    •  Family Book Fair Night | 4:30-7:30pm
  • Thursday, 3/15
    • Spiring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California Testing Gr. 3-8
  • Friday, 3/16
    • Spiring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • English Language Proficiency Assessment for California Testing Gr. 3-8
    • GATE Referral Window Closes

Important Dates

  • Monday, 3/19 – 3/23
    • Outdoor Ed
  • Tuesday, 3/20
    •  Family Science Night: Oh Seuss!  | 6:00-7:30pm
  • Wednesday, 3/21
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 1-2 | 9:00am
    •  Old Spaghetti Factory Fundraiser
  • Thursday, 3/22
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 3-5 | 9:00am
    • SEPTAR Meeting | Clifford School | 6:00pm
  • Friday, 3/23
    • Student Of the Month Assembly | Gr. 6-8 | 9:00am
  • Tuesday, 3/27
    • PTA Meeting

Spring Book Fair – This Week!

Reading is Paw-sitive! Come find the Purrr-fect book at the Spring Book Fair!
Our annual Spring Book Fair is March 13-16. Doors will be open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. on Friday.
Our special FAMILY EVENT will be Wednesday, March 14th, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Come enjoy some “pup-corn” and punch, fun activities, and lots of great books!  Please plan on visiting the Book Fair with your child to help promote reading, support the library, and have some family fun.
You can also order books online via our Scholastic Book Fair webpage: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/rooseveltelementaryschool8
Paws for Books! Come. Stay. Read a Great Tale!

3/5 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 3/5
    • 7th Grade Science PBL Presentation for Body Systems | 8:00am
    • SSC Meeting Start | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Wednesday, 3/7
    • YMCA Family Night in the Cafeteria from | 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday, 3/8
    • 7th Grade Science PBL Presentation for Body Systems | 8:00am
  • Friday, 3/9
    • DARE 5th Grade | 9:00am
    • 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Wax Museum in San Francisco
    •  Lego Block Party | 6:30-8:30pm | Cafeteria

Important Dates

  • Monday, 3/12
    • Spring Book Fair Begins
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
  • Tuesday, 3/13
    • Spring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
  • Wednesday, 3/14
    • Spring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • Grade 4/5 Field Trip | Tech Museum
    •  Family Book Fair Night | 4:30pm
  • Thursday, 3/15
    • Spiring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
  • Friday, 3/16
    • Spiring Book Fair
    • Minimum Day (Spring Conferences)
    • Principal of the Day 8:15-9:15 AM

Coin Drive this Week!

Start looking high and low for all that spare change and put it to good use for the Roosevelt Library! We take pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and dollars too!

Please support the Coin Drive! The money is used for books, reading prizes, and celebrations for our students
The winning class will win their choice of a Pizza or Ice Cream Sundae Party!

Lego Block Party this Friday!

 Join us this Friday from 6:30pm-8:30pm for…

HUNDREDS OF POUNDS OF BRICKS! BUILDING COMPETITIONS!
CAR  CONSTRUCTION & DERBY! A RAFFLE FOR LEGO SWAG!

  • $5 per Family (includes one raffle ticket)
  • Addition raffle tickets: $1
  • Pizza, drinks, dessert: $1 ea

BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE MASTER
BUILDERS DOJO & ROOSEVELT PTA

Spring Book Fair 

Reading is Paw-sitive! Come find the Purrr-fect book at the Spring Book Fair!
Our annual Spring Book Fair is March 13-16. Doors will be open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. on Friday.
Our special FAMILY EVENT will be Wednesday, March 14th, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Come enjoy some “pup-corn” and punch, fun activities, and lots of great books!  Please plan on visiting the Book Fair with your child to help promote reading, support the library, and have some family fun.
You can also order books online via our Scholastic Book Fair webpage: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/rooseveltelementaryschool8
Paws for Books! Come. Stay. Read a Great Tale!

2/26 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Tuesday, 2/27
    •  PTA Meeting | 6:00pm | Room 14 (TK is presenting)
    • 3rd Grade & Notre Dame de Namur University Open Book Project | 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, 2/28
    • Kinder and School Wide Tour | 8:15-9:30am
      (RSVP with office staff)
  • Friday, 3/2
    • Trimester 2 ends
    • Coffee with the Principal in the Library | 8:15am
    • 6th Grade Silk Road PBL Presentation | 8:15am
    • DARE 5th Grade
  • Saturday 3/3
    •  Among the Stars:  Dance | 6:00pm

Important Dates

  • Monday, 3/5
    • 7th Grade Science PBL Presentation for Body Systems | 8:00am
    • SSC Meeting Start | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Wednesday, 3/7
    • YMCA Family Night in the Cafeteria from | 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday, 3/8
    • 7th Grade Science PBL Presentation for Body Systems | 8:00am
  • Friday, 3/9
    • DARE 5th Grade | 9:00am
    • 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Wax Museum in San Francisco
    •  Lego Family Fun Night | 6:30-8:30pm | Cafeteria
  • Monday, 3/12
    • Spring Book Fair Begins
  • Wednesday, 3/14
    • Grade 4/5 Field Trip | Tech Museum
    •  Family Book Fair Night | 4:30pm

Among the Stars: This Sat, Mar 3rd

Girls and boys – grab your someone special, get dressed-up and join us for a magical night Among the Stars.

  • Doors: 6:00pm
  • Live DJ/Dancing: 6:30-8:30pm
  • $5/person (includes desserts!)

 Turn in your RSVP to the office by Monday, February 26th!

2/21 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Wednesday, 2/21
    • Room 31 Ice Skating Field Trip
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Grades 1-2 | 1:30pm
    • Family Science Night | 6:00-7:30pm | Cafeteria
      Come join us in the cafeteria for some physics fun with Toy Box Physics!
  • Thursday, 2/22
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Grades 3-5 | 9:00am-10:00am
  • Friday, 2/23
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Middle School | 9:00am-10:00am
    • DARE 5th grade

Important Dates

  • Tuesday, 2/27
    • PTA Meeting | 6:00pm | Room 14 (TK is presenting)
    • 3rd Grade and Notre Dame de Namur University Open Book Project
  • Wednesday, 2/28
    • Kinder and School Wide Tour | 8:15-9:30am (RSVP with office staff)
  • Thursday, 3/1
    • Coffee with the Principal in the Library | 8:15am
  • Friday, 3/2
    • Read Across America Day
    • Trimester 2 ends
    • 2nd grade PBL Processes that Change the Earth
    • DARE 5th Grade
  • Saturday 3/3
    • Family Dance
  • Monday, 3/5
    • SSC Meeting Start | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Friday, 3/9
    • DARE 5th Grade
    • SUHSD Counselors in the cafeteria to meet with our middle school students 1:20PM
    • Lego Family Fun Night | 6:30-8:30pm | Cafeteria

2/12 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week

  • Monday, 2/12
    • SSC Meeting | 6:00pm | Room 14
  • Tuesday, 2/13
    • 8th Grade Graduation Planning Meeting | 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Room 14
  • Wednesday, 2/14
    • Valentine’s Day: Breakfast with your 2nd Grader and Valentine and PBL Biodiversity Presentation
  • Friday, 2/16
    • Principal of the Day | 8:15-9:15am
    • Kinder Field Trip to Hiller Aviation Museum |  9:00am-12:30pm

Important Dates

  • Monday, 2/19
    •  No School (President’s Day)
  • Tuesday, 2/20
    • No School
  • Wednesday, 2/21
    • Student of the Month Assembly | Grades 1-2 | 9:00am-10:00am
    • AR Goal #3 Starts
    • Family Science Night | 6:00pm | Cafeteria
  • Monday, 2/26
    • AR Goal #2 Party Week
  • Tuesday, 2/27
    • PTA Meeting | 6:00pm | Room 14
      (TK is presenting)
  • Wednesday, 2/28
    • Kinder and School Wide Tour | 8:15-9:30am
  • Thursday, 3/1
    • Coffee with the Principal in the library 8:15AM
  • Friday, 3/2
    • Trimester 2 ends
    • 2nd grade PBL Processes that Change the Earth
    • DARE 5th Grade
  • Saturday 3/3
    • Family Dance
  • Monday, 3/5
    • SSC Meeting Start | 6:00pm |Room 14
  • Friday, 3/9
    • DARE 5th Grade
    • SUHSD Counselors in the cafeteria to meet with our middle school students 1:20PM
    • Lego Family Fun Night | 6:30-8:30pm | Cafeteria
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