Hi Roosevelt families,
Here’s the last eNews of this school year! Thank you to Sarah Case for taking this on for the last few months and for next year as well!
Happy summer everyone! Hope to see you around town.
(F)  June 7              8th Grade Promotion (See info below)
(M) June 10            Last day of school (1/2 day) and 8th grade pool party (See info below)
TOMORROW — 8th Grade Promotion and Dance – Friday, June 7
5th period: 8th Grade Mandatory Rehearsal in Roosevelt D Gym
6 pm: 8th Grade students report to the Roosevelt courtyard
6:30-8 pm: Promotion Ceremony at Roosevelt D Gym. Doors open at 6:15 pm (open seating); NO Parking at VLT or Hilyard Community Center, nor back lot adjacent to athletic fields
8-10 pm: 8th Grade Promotion Dance in the Roosevelt B Gym
The last day of school is Monday, June 10.  It is a half day, early release.  ALL students are expected to attend.  School will be dismissed at 11:30 am.  Students who do not need to ride a school bus home may leave upon dismissal at 11:30. The following is the basic schedule for the day:
8:55-9:45 am House Party & say goodbye to 8th graders
10:00-11:00  Assembly – A.C.T. Peace Hero Award; Minute to Win It games
11:00-11:30 Yearbook signing and courtyard social
11:30  8th graders walk to Amazon Pool for 8th grade pool party; ends at 3 pm
11:30 6th & 7th graders who do not ride a school bus may leave
11:30 Lunch available in cafeteria – regular rates apply
12:30 pm School buses pick up students

— To Papa’s Pizza, who donated pizzas for a group of Roosevelt students who attended a youth leadership conference in April.

— To the many volunteers who helped make the Cultural Festival a success:  Liz Phelps, JoAnn Hoffman, Cynthia Friedman, Amy Ceccini-Coe, Nicole Cotto, Kay Fullerton, Jing Li, Beck Smith, and Oshrit Livne
To everyone who is helping with the 8th Grade Dance and Dinner:  Tory Guenther, Lynn Pinckney, Laura Montgomery, Bernadette Conover, Loretta Davis, Melissa Sikes, Tara Jones, Kim O’Brien, Kacey Miller, Alexa Hackett, Diana Richardson, Becky Bowers, Tabatha Andrews, Kellie Mick, Lennie Mabus, Paula Ward, Amy and Dave Hulbert, Curt Conover, Martha Cappel, Cindy Boettcher, Melissa Padron, Shelli Hopper-Moore, Jack Guenther, Carrie O’Coyle (an artist who made the banner for the arch)
–To everyone who is helping with the 8th Grade Pool Party:  Mary Haidar, Susan Daniell, Bernadette Conover, Tara Jones, Paula Ward, Janet and Alan Butler, Alana Dmeters, Ryan Haidar,  Cecile Blumm, Heather Shaw, Debbi Austin, Jennifer Geller, Nancy Ceccanese, Andrea Trotter, Lynn Pinckney, Gwen Blumenshine, Dani Emrick, Laura Montgomery, Leslie Pelinka
To Market of Choice and Trader Joe’s for donations to the 8th Grade dinner
–Shhhhh!  A special thanks goes out to Umpqua Bank who will be surprising our 8th graders at the pool party with ice cream and popsicles.
— To Yogurt Extreme for hosting the RMS fundraiser last Friday, and to all of you who contributed to its success: $200 for RMS!

Eighth grade families, it’s not too late to turn in your permission form and fees for the 8th grade promotion, dance and pool partybut time is running out.  Please turn in your documents directly to the office.  For your convenience, copies of all forms are attached.

— 6th and 7th Grade Parents–  Now is a great time to pay it forward!  By helping with the 8th grade dance and pool party, you’ll be learning the ropes to help plan a fabulous experience when your student is an 8th grader.
— 8th Grade Parents–  We are still looking for LOTS of volunteer support to make the dance and pool party the best it can be.  Now is a great time to let us know how you can help.
— Friday, June 7th DANCE
6:30-7:30  2 —  6th/7th grade parents to help set up buffet
8:00-10:00  1 more person to help buss dishes and replenish the buffet
10:00-done  1 more person to help clean up the cafeteria and B gym
Please contact Tory, pgunth@msn.com or Julie, marks_j@4j.lane.edu to sign up to help with the dance decorations, dinner, or chaperoning.
Buffet Items Still Needed for dinner for 8th graders!           
8:00am-4:00pm  We need salads, light entrees, fruit, snacks, bread, chips, veggies and desserts to provide dinner for the 8th graders.  Please contact Laura, montgomery@gleaveslaw.com or click on the link to sign up —  http://vols.pt/zUuXhH.
— Monday, June 10th POOL PARTY
9:30-11:15  4 people needed to help set up and cart supplies to Amazon Pool
11:00-3:00  3 more people needed to set up and serve lunch
11:30-3:00  1 more person needed to help with general supervision
2:45-done  4 people to help clean up and move tables back to RMS
Please contact Mary, mhaidar@msn.com or Julie, marks_j@4j.lane.edu to sign up to help with the pool party.
Please be sure to check our Lost and Found located in the Commons area.  Any unclaimed items will be donated to a local charity on Tuesday, June 11th.
— Did you know that most students lose 2 months of math skills over the summer break? Add this to the fact that big transitions to 6th grade and 9th grade math come with increased academic expectations and it’s no wonder that many students struggle to keep up. You can help your student be prepared to meet the challenges math next year by registering them for a new program in 4J: Summer Springboard.
— At Summer Springboard we will have fun while we learn, mixing it up with math, outdoor activities, financial literacy (learning about jobs and managing money), and computer programming. This program is customized to your student’s learning needs; so whether your student wants to speed up, firm up, or catch up Summer Springboard is a great option.
— In a collaborative partnership with the 4J School District, Summer Springboard is offering an innovative 4-week summer program from July 8th – August 1. All students entering grades 6-9 are invited to attend. Camp runs Mon-Thur 8:30AM – noon. There is a charge of $145 per week but some scholarships are available. For more information please visit our website:  Summerspringboard.org or call us for answers to your questions at 541-345-8138.  Looking forward to hearing from you! Dr. Louise Bronaugh, Director Summer Springboard
VISIT ROOSEVELT’s WEBSITE for more information: http://www.roosevelt.4j.lane.edu/
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Have an amazing summer! I will miss the amazingly dedicated teachers, staff and administrators at RMS, as well as the generous, supportive, involved parents, and the students too!
Lisa Namyet (subbing for Sarah Case)
eNews Editor
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