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Month: December 2016

12/19 -This Week at Roosevelt

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This Week
  • Monday, December 19
    • Free Dress for students who attended Winterfest last Monday or Tuesday night!
  • Tuesday, December 20
    •  December Music Assembly at 1:30 in the Cafeteria – Middle School Instrumental Music students performing
  • Wednesday, December 21
    • Last day for 2nd grade Sock Drive! (more information below)
  • Thursday, December 22
    • Principal Girardi’s last day before retirement!
    • Super Minimum Day – All classes/grades dismissed at 12:00pm
  • Friday, December 23
    • No School – First Day of Winter Break
Important Dates…
  • January 10 – No School
  • January 11 – Classes Resume
  • January 30 – Reading Fair entries due!
  • January 31 – Reading Fair awards reception at 6:00pm
Other News
  • Snack Shack
    • Please note that the Snack Shack will be closed this week. It will reopen after Winter Break.
  • Sock Drive
    • 2nd Grade Sock Drive begins!
    • Please bring NEW socks only for donation between Dec 5 – Dec 21.
    • All collected socks will be delivered to Samaritan House.
  • Reading Fair Starter Kits Available
    • It’s time for Roosevelt’s 4th Annual Reading Fair! If your child or family wants to participate in this year’s Reading Fair, it’s not too late!
    • Students may come to the school office to pick up a Reading Fair participation form. Once the participation form is signed, students may come to the office for a tri-fold board and starter kit.
    • Please call the school office with any questions at 650-369-5597.
  • “Food for Fines” at the Redwood City Public Library
    • Do you have outstanding library fines? Well, this is your chance to clear your account by simply helping others.
    • The Redwood City Public Library, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, will accept donated food in place of overdue book fines over the month of December as part of their “Food for Fines” program.
    • Anyone with outstanding library fines is invited to deliver nonperishable food items to any Redwood City library during regular business hours.
    • The higher the amount of your unpaid fines, the more food you can donate.

Have a great week!

12/12 – This Week at Roosevelt

Monday, December 12
Room 10 at 9:00am – 11:30am join us for the 6th grade Egypt PBL Presentation: “How did elements of Ancient Egyptian culture make it a successful civilization?”   Students have created a living Egyptian museum, and will share their research as their characters.

 

Winterfest at PCC for the following classes:
at 5:30pm — Ms. Washburn’s 2nd graders, Ms. Le’s 7th grade homeroom, Ms Eakin’s 2nd graders, Ms. Kao’s 6th grade homeroom, Ms. Hinojosa’s 3rd graders, Ms Weindel’s 3rd graders, Ms. Gordon’s 6th grade homeroom, Ms. Sudol’s 7th grade homeroom & Ms. Bates 6-8 grade class

at 7:00pm — ALL middle school instrumental music students, Ms Bamberger’s TK class, Ms. McPeek’s 2nd graders, Ms Coffey’s 1st graders, Ms Tsuchiyama’s 1st graders, Ms Thomas’ K-3 class, Ms Buret’s 5th graders, Ms Perillo’s 5-8 grade class, Mr Holm’s 8th grade homeroom, Mr Tom’s 8th grade homeroom & Ms Marsh’s 8th grade homeroom

Tuesday, December 13

Winterfest at PCC for the following classes at 6:00pm — Ms. Mallari’s Kinder class, Ms. Torres’ Kinder class, Ms Tsutsui’s Kinder class, Ms Gorski’s 1st graders, Ms Gomez’s 4th graders, Mr Nulty’s 4th graders, Ms Krooss’ 4th & 5th graders and Ms O’Connor’s 5th graders


Thursday, December 15

On Thursday, December 15 the students of Roosevelt will be visited by our nation’s 26th president and our school’s namesake, Theodore Roosevelt!  President Roosevelt last visited our campus in February 2015, so we’re all looking forward to his return visit. Parents are also welcome to attend. Please contact your child’s teacher to find out what time Mr. Roosevelt will be in the classroom.

Friday, December 16

Last day to turn in your raffle tickets for the Winter Raffle! The drawing will be held after school, so get your tickets and money turned in by 3:00pm to the school office.

Important Dates
December 21 – Last day for 2nd grade Sock Drive! (more information below)
December 22 – Principal Girardi’s last day before retirement!
December 22 – Super Minimum Day – All classes/grades dismissed at 12:00pm
December 23 – First Day of Winter Break
January 10 – No School
January 11 – Classes Resume
January 30 – Reading Fair entries due!
January 31 – Reading Fair awards reception at 6:00pm

 

Winter Raffle…

The Winter Raffle for the Roosevelt Enrichment Fund has begun!  For just $1 per ticket, you have a chance to win some AMAZING prizes such as a 40″ flat screen tv, a Cozmo robot (THE toy of the season!), Chromebook laptop and much 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.  Tickets will also be available at Winterfest. The drawing will be held after school on December 16, so get your tickets turned in! (Winners will be contacted by phone)

Your PTA wants to fund so much more this year, so let’s make this fundraiser count! Good luck!

Sock Drive…

2nd Grade Sock Drive begins! Please bring NEW socks only for donation between Dec 5 – Dec 21. All collected socks will be delivered to Samaritan House.

Reading Fair Starter Kits Available!…
Did you miss out on last Tuesdy’s “Pizza & Prep Night” for the Reading Fair? It’s not too late! Students may come to the school office to pick up a Reading Fair participation form. Once the participation form is signed, students may come to the office for a tri-fold board and starter kit.  Please call the school office with any questions at 650-369-5597.
“Food for Fines” at the Redwood City Public Library!…

Do you have outstanding library fines? Well, this is your chance to clear your account by simply helping others.
The Redwood City Public Library, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, will accept donated food in place of overdue book fines over the month of December as part of  their “Food for Fines” program.

Anyone with outstanding library fines is invited to deliver nonperishable food items to any Redwood City library during regular business hours. The higher the amount of your unpaid fines, the more food you can donate.

Have a great week!

12/5 – This Week at Roosevelt

This Week at Roosevelt

Monday, December 5
2nd Grade Sock Drive begins! Please bring NEW socks only for donation between Dec 5 – Dec 21. All collected socks will be delivered to Samaritan House.
School Site Council/ELAC meeting at 6:00pm in Room 14. Some of the items on the agenda for discussion: campus pickup and drop-off zones, and facilities action plan for the Roosevelt campus with the school bond. All are welcome to attend and Spanish translation is available.
Tuesday, December 6
Lockdown Drill at 10:45am (Please note: during a lockdown drill, students cannot be released from their classrooms. If you need to release your child for an appointment, please do so before the drill begins)
Reading Fair Pizza & Prep Night at 6:00pm in the cafeteria! Have some FREE pizza for dinner and find out about Roosevelt’s award winning Reading Fair (to be held on January 31). Families that attend Pizza and Prep Night will be able to pick up a Starter Kit which includes a tri-fold presentation board!

Important Dates

December 12

  • 6th grade Egypt PBL Presentation: “How did elements of Ancient Egyptian culture make it a successful civilization?”
    • Room 10 at 9:00am – 11:30am.
    • Students have created a living Egyptian museum, and will share their research as their characters.
  • WinterFest at PCC at 5:30pm (final schedule To Be Announced)

December 13

  • WinterFest at PCC at 6:00pm (final schedule To Be Announced)

December 15

  • Teddy Roosevelt Day! (more information below)

December 22

  • Principal Girardi’s last day before retirement!
  • Super Minimum Day – All classes/grades dismissed at 12:00pm

December 23

  • First Day of Winter Break

January 10

  • No School

January 11

  • Classes Resume

Other News

Winter Raffle…
The Winter Raffle for the Roosevelt Enrichment Fund has begun!  For just $1 per ticket, you have a chance to win some AMAZING prizes such as a 40″ flat screen tv, a Cozmo robot (THE toy of the season!), Chromebook laptop and much 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 after school on December 16, so get your tickets turned in! (Winners will be contacted by phone). Your PTA wants to fund so much more this year, so let’s make this fundraiser count! Good luck!

Teddy Roosevelt Day!…
On Thursday, December 15 the students of Roosevelt will be visited by our nation’s 26th president and our school’s namesake, Theodore Roosevelt!  President Roosevelt last visited our campus in February 2015, so we’re all looking forward to his return visit. Parents are also welcome to attend. Please contact your child’s teacher to find out what time Mr. Roosevelt will be in the classroom.

Did You Know?…
Free chess lessons are offered in the YMCA room during lunch time recess every Tuesday for students in grades 1 – 8. This weekly class is sponsored by your Roosevelt PTA – thanks to parent donations to the Roosevelt Enrichment Fund that make this wonderful opportunity for students possible!

“Food for Fines” at the Redwood City Public Library!…
Do you have outstanding library fines? Well, this is your chance to clear your account by simply helping others. The Redwood City Public Library, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, will accept donated food in place of overdue book fines over the month of December as part of  their “Food for Fines” program. Anyone with outstanding library fines is invited to deliver nonperishable food items to any Redwood City library during regular business hours. The higher the amount of your unpaid fines, the more food you can donate.

Have a great week!

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