CALENDAR

(Th) April 23 Book Fair open before/after school and during lunch

(Th) April 23 Track Meet RMS vs Monroe @ SEHS 4:45pm

(F) April 24 SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT 6pm

(F) April 24 Book Fair open during Showcase Roosevelt

(M) April 27 Book Fair open before/after school and during lunch

(Tu) April 28 Ace Award Ceremony 5pm

(W) April 29 SEHS Future Freshman-8th grade Orientation Night 7pm

(Th) April 30 Musical Production 7pm

(Th) April 30 Track Meet RMS vs Spencer Butte@ SEHS 4:45pm

(Th) April 30 Last Day Online Book Fair

(F) May 1 NO SCHOOL- progress report grading day

(F) May 1-2 Musical Production 7pm

(M) May 4-8 Teacher Appreciation Week

(Tu) May 5 5th grade family orientation 6:30pm

(Th) May 7-9 Musical Production 7pm

(Th) May 7 Track Sub-District@ NEHS 12:30pm

(W) May 13 Dickie Jo’s/Yo’s Fundraiser

(Th) May 14 Dickie Jo’s/Yo’s Fundraiser

(Th) May 14 Track District Meet @ Hayward Field 12:30pm

(Th) May 14 Byers Marine Discovery Field Trip

(F) May 15 Activity Night 6:30pm

(W) May 20 Journey and Justice Ashland trip

(Th) May 21 Choir Concert Roosevelt Voices 7pm

(Th) May 28 Cultural Festival 6:30-8:00pm

(F) May 29 Cabaret 7pm

(W) June 3 Band Concert 7pm

(Th) June 4 Orchestra Concert 7pm, Choir Concert 7:30pm

(F) PAR Meeting 9am

(Tu) June 9 8th grade Promotion 6:30pm, 8th grade Dance 8pm

(W) June 10 LAST DAY FOR ALL STUDENTS

(W) June 10 8th grade Pool Party 1pm

 

SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT IS TOMORROW (FRIDAY) 6:30-8:30pm!!

We hope to see you there!  Raffle and food tickets can still be pre-purchased until 4 pm on Friday, and at the door on Friday evening.

 

SHOWCASE PARKING REMINDER

Please do not park at VLT parking lot when you are attending Showcase. There is a production at VLT and they need the parking lot. Thank you!

 

BOOK FAIR IS HERE!

The Book Fair is here and runs through Monday, April 27. Please plan to visit the fair for some great books. The money we raise will buy next year’s OBOB books and new books for the library. The Fair will be open in the library before and after school and during lunch, as well as during Showcase evening. Check out the Fair Homepage to see fair hours and access the online fair. http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/rooseveltmiddleschool22.

 

Book Fair Hours:

Open Before School:

Thursday, April 23 from 8:15 – 9 a.m.

Monday, April 27 from 8:15 – 9 a.m.

Open During Lunch:

Thursday, April 23 from 12:20 – 1 p.m.

Monday, April 27 from 12:20 – 1 p.m.

Open After School:

Thursday, April 23 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Monday, April 27 from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Open During Showcase:

Friday, April 24 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.

 

GET THE BOOK FAIR APP!

Introducing the FREE Book Fairs App — Designed to help you find books for your child. Use the app to search thousands of titles and get to know the books before you visit the Fair. A simple scan of a book cover or barcode provides the information you need to find the right-fit books in a snap! Search “Book Fairs” at the App store.

App Features:

  • Reading levels for Lexile®, DRA, GuidedReading, Accelerated Reader™, and Scholastic Reading Counts!®
    • Age and grade levels
    • Book summaries
    • Prices
    • Purchasing through school’s Online Fair*
    • Videos and podcasts
    • Recommended or similiar titles
    • Create and share wish lists
    • Book awards and honors

 

ONLINE BOOK FAIR STILL OPEN

If you can’t make it to the Book Fair at school, you can still find great books at the Online Book Fair. Visit the Book Fair Homepage at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/rooseveltmiddleschool22 and click on the Shop Nowbutton. Online shopping is available until Thursday, April 30.

You can create wish lists and use eCards to invite friends and family to shop. Best of all, every purchase benefits our school and will help us achieve our Book Fair goal. All online orders ship for FREE to the school after the Online Fair has ended. So get a jump on your Book Fair shopping, and thanks for supporting our school.

Benefits of Online Shopping:

– Convenient access 24 hours a day, from April 22

– Expanded selection for ALL ages—preschoolers to adults

– Send a wish list to invite family and friends to shop

– Search for books by category, grade, age, and price

– ALL purchases benefit our school

– FREE shipping directly to our school (orders will be sent home with your child)

 

PRE_ORDER RMS YEARBOOK

The deadline to pre-order an RMS yearbook is April 24th.  To order a yearbook for your student, please send $25 ($12.50 for Free/Reduced Lunch) to the school office.  (Make checks out to RMS and put “Yearbook” in the memo line.)  Some scholarship money is available.  Contact your student’s advisor, or Sarah at case_sar@4j.lane.edu for more information about scholarships.

 

FUTURE SEHS FRESHMAN/8th GRADE ORIENTATION NIGHT

Orientation for Future Freshman/8th graders will be held in the SEHS Cafeteria from 7-9pm on April 29 (Wednesday). Hope to see you there!

 

REPEATED FROM PREVIOUS WEEKS

CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL Parent and Student night April 29th  6:30pm – 8:30pm
If you will be attending Churchill High School next year, please come to the informational 8th grade Parent and Student Night on April 29 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Churchill High School beginning in the auditorium. During this time you will learn more about Churchill and its many educational opportunities. We will review important information about forecasting for classes, scheduling, and upcoming events. This event is targeted for any student and parents planning on becoming a Lancer. May 6th, students and families are invited to CHS to complete the forecasting and registration processes.  Please join the Churchill team in the CHS library anytime between 6:00pm and 8:00pm Wedesday May 6th.

 

UO SCIENCE AND INVENTION FAIR May 9th 11am-4pm
The 2015 UO Science and Invention Fair (in cooperation with Eugene & Springfield Public Schools) is a chance for children of all ages to develop an enthusiasm for science by designing and carrying out his/her very own experiment. The fair is open to all Lane County children in grades K-8.  The fair will be held on the UO Campus May 9th, 2015. This event is open to the public and family friendly. It is our goal to make science fun and accessible for all children. We think of this fair as an introductory event designed to encourage students’ interest in science. To that end, we have sought to make the rules and requirements of this event as simple and straightforward as possible.  This fair is open to all members of the public. Even if you are not entering a project, come and have fun learning new things! The fair will feature booths and tables from a number of science outreach programs in the community including SPICE and the Science Factory. A number of demonstrations and activities will take place during the judging and the fair will culminate in an awards presentations and a fun physics demonstration.  For more information, please visit http://spicescience.uoregon.edu/uo-science-and-invention-fair

 

GIRLS EMPOWERMENT GROUP April 20th 

Treat Yo’ Self is an girls empowerment group which focuses on the importance of self- care. All girls between the ages of 12 and 18 are welcome to join for free! The group meets from 4pm to 5pm starting April 20th and ending June 1st. The group will use the incorporation of arts and crafts, videos, experienced guests and lively discussions to address topics around friends, bullying, self- image and self- talk, relaxation and fun! Delicious snacks will be provided each week for the girls to enjoy. For more information please call 541-284-4333.

 

 

EASY FUNDRAISING THROUGH ESCRIP!
OPPORTUNITIES TO FINANCIALLY SUPPORT ROOSEVELT

If you need to sign up for eScrip:
1. Go to www.escrip.com
2. Identify Roosevelt Middle School, ID #67230454 as the recipient of the merchant’s donation.
3. Register the numbers of your debit, credit, and Safeway Club cards.
4. Use those debit, credit, and club cards to make your usual purchases at participating stores.

If you are already signed up for eScrip, thank you!  If you did it some time ago, though, please check and make sure your registered card information is current, and that Roosevelt Middle School is your eScrip group.

Questions? Please contact eScrip Coordinator, Hildy Tritch, hildur.tritch@comcast.net. Thank you for supporting RMS through your participation in eScrip!
REMEMBER TO SUPPORT RMS via EEF donations, eScrip, Fred Meyer Rewards Card, Box Tops, Granola Bars, and Sequential Biofuels.

FRED MEYER REWARDS CARD

You can help Roosevelt earn donations from Fred Meyer by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Roosevelt at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.  You can search for Roosevelt by name or by our non-profit number, 86929.  You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates, but also earn donations for Roosevelt.

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