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School and PTA Resources for all Roosevelt Parents

Month: March 2016

Reminders for Friday, April 1

Free Dress…reminder
Friday, April 1 is a Free Dress Friday for all students!

Dismissal…
Don’t forget that this is a Super Minimum Day! – All grades dismissed at 12:00 noon

AIM High Applications Due…
AIM High  is a summer “bridge” program for students in grades 5-8.  Please contact the school office if you need additional information. Applications must be turned into the office by Friday morning.

Outdoor Education…
5th graders will be returning on Friday afternoon from their week in Jones Gulch for Outdoor Education. Welcome back 5th graders!

Spring Break…
Our Spring Break is next week (April 4 – April 8). The school office will be closed. Classes will resume on Monday, April 11.

Have a great Spring Break!

Week of March 28 – April 1

Mark your calendars for the following events at Roosevelt:calendaricon

Monday, March 28
5th Grade students leave for their week of Outdoor Education!

Student of the Month Assemblies

PTA Meeting at 6:00pm in Room 14.  The PTA will be discussing the status of current fundraisers and direct donations fundraising. All are welcome to attend and Spanish translation is available. Free childcare is offered in the YMCA room.

Tuesday, March 29
Order forms due for “I Survived” books (see below) The author is visiting grades 4-7, but students in all grades my order the books.

Friday, April 1
Free Dress Friday!

Super Minimum Day! – All grades dismissed at 12:00 noon

Important Dates…
April 4 – April 8 – Spring Break — No School
April 11 – Classes Resume
April 12 – Author Lauren Tarshi visits grades 4-7 ** (see information below)
April 15 – 8th grade Field Trip – Exploratorium

Author Lauren Tarshi Visit…
The author of the I Survived series of books will be visiting Roosevelt on April 12. Each book in my series tells a terrifying and thrilling story from history, through the eyes of a boy who lived to tell the tale. For every $200 spent, The Reading Bug will donate $12 in BigBucks to go towards the purchase of more books for our school’s library.

Parents may order signed copies of her books with the following order form: ISurvivedOrders

Yard Duty Position Available…
Roosevelt currently has a yard duty position open. The hours are approximately 11:00am – 1:15pm. This is a paid position. If you are interested, please contact Gwen in the school office at 369-5597 or gthomas@rcsdk8.net. You will have to fill out an application with the district and get fingerprinted.

Writing Camp…
There are still a few scholarships available for the Roosevelt Summer Creative Writing Camp—June 13-17, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm at Roosevelt School.  Age group is for entering 4th – 8th graders.  Campers will write fiction and poetry on the topic of “pets” and will design and publish their own books.  The full workshop tuition is covered except for a $25 registration fee. Please visit the Roosevelt School Office for more information and an application.  Online registration is also available for non-scholarship students at www.peninsulayoungwriters.org.

Boys Event…
Parents of boys – Save the Date! The Roosevelt Boys Event will be held on Saturday, May 7. The Roosevelt Boys event is for Roosevelt Boys & their special person only, no child that is not a boy or Roosevelt will be permitted. Tickets will go on sale at a later date, each ticket will be $5 per person.

5th grade parents are being asked to volunteer, but all volunteers are welcome! Please contact Amber Moeckel if you can help out at amberdawn519@yahoo.com

This is a “Red Carpet” movie event so bring your blankets and enjoy some treats and enjoy the movie! We will need help with the photo booth, which already has an attendant but we’d like someone to help with props. We need help serving Sweet treats and with the  popcorn machine. Volunteers are also needed with setup & cleanup.

“Like” us on Facebook…
We’ve been posting a lot more content on our school’s Facebook page so be sure to “Like” the Roosevelt page to get school and district updates and pictures from the classrooms in your news feed.www.facebook.com/RooseveltElementarySchool

If you’ve liked our page but are not seeing any updates in your timeline, you need to start liking or commenting on occasional posts to have them show in your timeline regularly. You can also click on the “Liked” box and in the pull down menu select “Get Notifications”.

Have a great week!

Week of March 21 – March 25

Mark your calendars for the following events at Roosevelt:calendaricon

Monday, March 21
Site Council Meeting at 6:00pm in Room 14.  On the agenda for this month’s meeting: school and district updates, staffing, and school safety.  All are encouraged to attend and Spanish translation is available.

Tuesday, March 22
Parents are invited to come and meet with Principal Girardi over a cup of coffee and breakfast snacks at 8:00am in Room 1 (the room across the hall from the school office). Hear first hand about district and school news, talk about any issues or concerns you may have or just come for the coffee. This is also a great opportunity to meet other Roosevelt parents! This is a very casual meeting so if you can only drop in for a few minutes, you’re still welcome to attend. If you have a younger child, you are welcome to bring him/her. Tell a friend!

Family Science & Literacy Night – Gadgets in Motion! Come and join us for the fun! 6:00pm – 7:30pm in the Cafeteria. Students from all grades and their families are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, March 23
Spring Picture Day! Students may wear Free Dress for pictures. Parents will receive an order form with a proof of the picture in the coming weeks.

5th Grade (Room 11) Science PBL Presentation: “How are substances formed when you Mix It Up?” in Room 11 at 8:30am

Thursday, March 24
Last Day to turn in Raffle tickets and money for the Spring Raffle! Good luck to all those that have entered! (More information below)

7th Grade Science PBL Presentation: Which body system should win the award for Best Body System in a Supporting Role? Come and find out what our 7th graders have discovered about the body systems! Presentations begin at 8:00am in Room 9.

Restaurant Fundraiser at The Old Spaghetti Factory! The Old Spaghetti Factory at 2107 Broadway Street in Redwood City will donate 15% of net sales back to Roosevelt on Thursday, March 24. Please remember to bring the white flyer that came home on Thursday. Extra flyers will be available in the school office until 3:30pm on Thursday. We hope to see you there!

Friday, March 25
No School

Important Dates…
March 28 – 5th Graders leave for Outdoor Education Week
March 28 – Student of the Month Assemblies
March 28 – PTA Meeting at 6:00pm in Room 14
April 1 – Free Dress Friday!
April 1 – Super Minimum Day! – All grades dismissed at 12:00
April 4 – April 8 – Spring Break — No School
April 11 – Classes Resume
April 12 – Author Lauren Tarshi visits grades 4-7
April 15 – 8th grade Field Trip – Exploratorium

Yard Duty Position Available…
Roosevelt currently has a yard duty position open. The hours are approximately 11:00am – 1:15pm. This is a paid position. If you are interested, please contact Gwen in the school office at 369-5597 or gthomas@rcsdk8.net. You will have to fill out an application with the district and get fingerprinted.

Writing Camp…
There are still a few scholarships available for the Roosevelt Summer Creative Writing Camp—June 13-17, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm at Roosevelt School.  Age group is for entering 4th – 8th graders.  Campers will write fiction and poetry on the topic of “pets” and will design and publish their own books.  The full workshop tuition is covered except for a $25 registration fee. Please visit the Roosevelt School Office for more information and an application.  Online registration is also available for non-scholarship students at www.peninsulayoungwriters.org.

Spring Raffle…
The REF Spring Raffle has begun! Flyers and tickets went home in last Thursday’s folder. For just $1 for each ticket, you have a chance to win some AMAZING prizes!  1st prize is 4 Disneyland Park Hopper passes! Other prizes include an XBOX One, 13″ Chromebook, restaurant gift cards, RedBox gift cards and more! This is your chance to win a great prize and help our school! You can get more raffle tickets from the office and the tickets can be sold to friends, family, co-workers, etc.  The drawing will be held on Thursday, March 24, so get your tickets turned in!

All proceeds benefit the students of Roosevelt school.

Boys Event…
Parents of boys – Save the Date! The Roosevelt Boys Event will be held on Saturday, May 7. The Roosevelt Boys event is for Roosevelt Boys & their special person only, no child that is not a boy or Roosevelt will be permitted. Tickets will go on sale at a later date, each ticket will be $5 per person.

5th grade parents are being asked to volunteer, but all volunteers are welcome! Please contact Amber Moeckel if you can help out at amberdawn519@yahoo.com

This is a “Red Carpet” movie event so bring your blankets and enjoy some treats and enjoy the movie! We will need help with the photo booth, which already has an attendant but we’d like someone to help with props. We need help serving Sweet treats and with the  popcorn machine. Volunteers are also needed with setup & cleanup.

“Like” us on Facebook…
We’ve been posting a lot more content on our school’s Facebook page so be sure to “Like” the Roosevelt page to get school and district updates and pictures from the classrooms in your news feed.www.facebook.com/RooseveltElementarySchool

If you’ve liked our page but are not seeing any updates in your timeline, you need to start liking or commenting on occasional posts to have them show in your timeline regularly. You can also click on the “Liked” box and in the pull down menu select “Get Notifications”.

Have a great week!

Week of March 14 – March 18

Mark your calendars for the following events at Roosevelt:

calendariconReminder! Sunday was the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Make sure all of your clocks were moved FORWARD one hour!

Monday, March 14 – Friday, March 18
Parent/Teacher Conferences Begin – Minimum Day Schedule – all Kinders on Early Bird Schedule, Grades 1 & 2 released at 1:00pm, Grades 3 – 8 released at 1:20pm

4th Grade Field Trip to the 49ers Museum at Levi Stadium

Thursday, March 17
Happy St Patrick’s Day! Wear green! (Students wearing something green may have free dress)

1st grade PBL Presentation – Me on the Map — How do we make a map of the school?

Talent Show Auditions! Grades K – 4 at 1:20-2:20 and Grades 5 – 8 at 2:20 – 3:00 in the Cafeteria

Important Dates…
March 23 – Spring Picture Day
March 24 – Spring Raffle Drawing!
March 25 – No School
March 28 – 5th Graders leave for Outdoor Education Week
April 1 – Free Dress Friday!
April 4 – April 8 – Spring Break — No School
April 11 – Classes Resume

Parents Needed…
The PTA is looking for officers for next year – Secretary, President, Treasurer, etc. All positions will be termed out this year by the current board.  (Positions may be shared by more than one person.) Please contact Principal Girardi if you are interested in any position by calling the office at 369-5597 or pgirardi@rcsdk8.net

Spring Raffle…
The REF Spring Raffle has begun! Flyers and tickets went home in last Thursday’s folder. For just $1 for each ticket, you have a chance to win some AMAZING prizes!  1st prize is 4 Disneyland Park Hopper passes! Other prizes include an XBOX One, 13″ Chromebook, restaurant gift cards, RedBox gift cards and more! This is your chance to win a great prize and help our school! You can get more raffle tickets from the office and the tickets can be sold to friends, family, co-workers, etc.  The drawing will be held on Thursday, March 24, so get your tickets turned in!

All proceeds benefit the students of Roosevelt school.

Boys Event…
Parents of boys – Save the Date! The Roosevelt Boys Event will be held on Saturday, May 7. The Roosevelt Boys event is for Roosevelt Boys & their special person only, no child that is not a boy or Roosevelt will be permitted. Tickets will go on sale at a later date, each ticket will be $5 per person.

5th grade parents are being asked to volunteer, but all volunteers are welcome! Please contact Amber Moeckel if you can help out at amberdawn519@yahoo.com

This is a “Red Carpet” movie event so bring your blankets and enjoy some treats and enjoy the movie! We will need help with the photo booth, which already has an attendant but we’d like someone to help with props. We need help serving Sweet treats and with the  popcorn machine. Volunteers are also needed with setup & cleanup.

“Like” us on Facebook…
We’ve been posting a lot more content on our school’s Facebook page so be sure to “Like” the Roosevelt page to get school and district updates and pictures from the classrooms in your news feed.www.facebook.com/RooseveltElementarySchool

If you’ve liked our page but are not seeing any updates in your timeline, you need to start liking or commenting on occasional posts to have them show in your timeline regularly. You can also click on the “Liked” box and in the pull down menu select “Get Notifications”.

Have a great week!

Week of March 7 – March 11

Mark your calendars for the following events at Roosevelt:calendaricon

Monday, March 7
Kent Award Committee site visit. Roosevelt has once again been nominated for the J. Russell Kent Award! This time it’s for our Annual Reading Fair. Someone from the Kent Award committee will be visiting Roosevelt to talk to some students, teachers and Tracy DaCosta about our Reading Fair.

Thursday, March 10
Spring Raffle begins! (more information below)

Friday, March 11
3rd Grade Ohlone Museum

TK Math Literacy Lab Workshop in the Library

Important Dates…
March 17 – Happy St Patrick’s Day! Wear green! (Students wearing something green may have free dress)
March 17 – 1st grade PBL Presentation – Me on the Map — How do we make a map of the school?
March 14 – March 18 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Minimum Day Schedule
March 23 – Spring Picture Day
March 25 – No School
March 28 – 5th Graders leave for Outdoor Education Week
April 1 – Free Dress Friday!
April 4 – April 8 – Spring Break — No School
April 11 – Classes Resume

Parents Needed…
The PTA is looking for officers for next year – Secretary, President, Treasurer, etc. All positions will be termed out this year by the current board.  (Positions may be shared by more than one person.) Please contact Principal Girardi if you are interested in any position by calling the office at 369-5597 or pgirardi@rcsdk8.net

Spring Raffle…
The REF Spring Raffle begins this Thursday! Watch your Thursday folders for more information. For just $1 for each ticket, you have a chance to win some AMAZING prizes!  1st prize is 4 Disneyland Park Hopper passes! Other prizes include an XBOX One, 13″ Chromebook, restaurant gift cards, RedBox gift cards and more! This is your chance to win a great prize and help our school! You can get more raffle tickets from the office and the tickets can be sold to friends, family, co-workers, etc.  The drawing will be held on Thursday, March 24, so get your tickets turned in!

All proceeds benefit the students of Roosevelt school.

Boys Event…
Parents of boys – Save the Date! The Roosevelt Boys Event will be held on Saturday, May 7. The Roosevelt Boys event is for Roosevelt Boys & their special person only, no child that is not a boy or Roosevelt will be permitted. Tickets will go on sale at a later date, each ticket will be $5 per person.

5th grade parents are being asked to volunteer, but all volunteers are welcome! Please contact Amber Moeckel if you can help out at amberdawn519@yahoo.com

This is a “Red Carpet” movie event so bring your blankets and enjoy some treats and enjoy the movie! We will need help with the photo booth, which already has an attendant but we’d like someone to help with props. We need help serving Sweet treats and with the  popcorn machine. Volunteers are also needed with setup & cleanup.

“Like” us on Facebook…
We’ve been posting a lot more content on our school’s Facebook page so be sure to “Like” the Roosevelt page to get school and district updates and pictures from the classrooms in your news feed.www.facebook.com/RooseveltElementarySchool

If you’ve liked our page but are not seeing any updates in your timeline, you need to start liking or commenting on occasional posts to have them show in your timeline regularly. You can also click on the “Liked” box and in the pull down menu select “Get Notifications”.

Have a great week!

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