CALENDAR

(F) May 6 NO SCHOOL – progress report

(Tu) May 10 PAR Meeting 6pm-everyone is welcome!

(W) May 11 Book Fair first day 8:15 – 9 am, 12 – 12:35 pm, 2:30 – 4 pm

(Th) May 12 District Track meet 11am,Book Fair 8:15 – 9 am,12:25 – 1 pm,3:30 – 5 pm

(F) May 13 SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT and Book Fair 6-8:30pm

(M) Book Fair 8:15 – 9 am,12:20 – 1 pm,3:30 – 5 pm

(Tu) May 17 5th grade Family Orientation 6:30pm

(Th) May 19 Musical Cast1 7pm

(F) May 20 Musical Cast 2 7pm

(Sat) May 21 Musical Cast1 2pm, Cast2 7pm

(W) May 25 Beinin J&J Ashland Trip, All Choir Concert 7pm

(Th) May 26 State Track meet, Musical Cast2 7pm

(F) May 27 Musical Cast1 7pm

(Sat) May 28 Musical  Cast2 2pm, Cast1 7pm

(M) May 30 NO SCHOOL Memorial Day

(Tu) May 31  8:30 AM   Fullerton Ancient Civs class to Cascadia St Park

(W) June 1  8:30 AM   Fullerton Ancient Civs class to Cascadia St Park, 6:30pm Cultural Festival

(Th) June 2 All Bands Concert 6pm

(F) June 3 PAR Teacher Celebration, All Orchestra Concert 6pm

(Sat) June 4 RMS Family ReUnion 1pm

(Th) June 9 8th Grade Promotion 6:30pm


THANK YOU

Last Friday the students had a wonderful time attending Activity Night with an amazing carnival theme. Marty’s ACT students were very creative making great games for the event.  THANK YOU to our new Activity Night coordinator Ashley Talbott-Kautzman, and this year’s co-coordinators, Tasha Loveness and Maria Bolanos-McClain.  And a Big THANKS to all the parents who chaperoned various areas:  Raina Megert, Melody Spear, Susan Alger, Tony Archer, Lisa von der Heyt, Heather Archer, Jessica Henley, Janell Matney, Greg Ingold, Kelly Froats, Rachel Sanders, Christine Sampley, Leslie Freck, Julie Voelker-Morris and Tara Parrillo.


COME JOIN US! – PAR MEETING MAY 10 6:00pm

Please join us for our last PAR meeting before Showcase. Been wanting to help but not sure how?? Join us, see what all the buzz is about! 

Got great teachers? We will be planning for Teacher Appreciation week, come and share in the joy of giving back to those who give so much to our kiddos! Hope to see you there!


SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT –  RETRO ROOSEVELT –  MAY 13 6-8:30 PM

Showcase Roosevelt is less than two weeks away.  It’s not too late to donate or volunteer.  Please support this important community and fundraising event.

To donate to the silent auction, contact Julie at jhmcnall@gmail.com

House Basket themes have been chosen.   If you are not sure of the theme for your student’s House Basket, contact Laura Fuhriman: fuhriman_l@4j.lane.edu, with you student’s House, and she will email you the info. If you feel you don’t have time or don’t know what to buy, you may also send cash or a check, in an envelope, with your student’s and their teacher’s name written on the outside.  Please send donations with your student by Tuesday, May 10th.

To volunteer for a shift the week of and/or evening of Showcase go to http://vols.pt/37F7bY or contact Laura Fuhriman at fuhriman_l@4j.lane.edu.   *Please note that all volunteers are required to go through a background check at www.helpcounter.net/eugene.


THE BOOK FAIR STARTS ON WEDNESDAY

Please plan to stop by the library during Showcase or before or after school that same week and get some great books for your whole family. All proceeds support our library. Find out more information on the Book Fair home page at

http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/rooseveltmiddleschool22

Don’t want to wait to shop at the Book Fair? Check out our online fair that opens Monday, May 9 th through May 29 th. Just click on the Book Fair link on the school website. All orders ship free to the school, and you can find books for all ages, from preschool to adult.

We still need volunteers for the Fair. To sign up, go to

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E4CA9A82CA75-rmsspring1. All volunteers have the chance to win one of several $10 credits to spend at the Book Fair. Questions? Email Christine Sampley at candrsampley@comcast.net. Hope to see you there!


Book Fair Hours

Open Before School 

Wednesday, May 11 from 8:15 – 9 am

Thursday, May 12 from 8:15 – 9 am

Monday, May 16 from 8:15 – 9 am

Open During Lunch:

Wednesday, May 11 from 12 – 12:35 pm

Thursday, May 12 from 12:20 – 1 pm

Monday, May 16 from 12:20 – 1 pm

Open After School:

Wednesday, May 11 from 2:30 – 4 pm

Thursday, May 12 from 3:30 – 5 pm

Monday, May 16 from 3:30 – 5 pm

Open During Showcase:

Fri, May 13 from 6 – 8:30 pm


Reimagine Education in Oregon: Community forum on Tuesday, May 10

You are invited to join with the Oregon Department of Education and other members of our community to reimagine education in our state. State and local leaders will hold an education forum in our community on Tuesday, May 10. 

Come learn more about Oregon’s education initiatives, contribute to a discussion on the factors supporting student success, and get your questions answered by local and state education leaders.

The community forum will be held at South Eugene High School from 6:00–7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. You can find more information, including other community forums around the state, on the Oregon Department of Education website at www.ode.state.or.us/go/ESSA.

Re-imaginé la Educación en Oregon: Un foro de la comunidad el 10 de mayo

Usted está invitado a reunirse con el Departamento de Educación de Oregon y otros miembros de nuestra comunidad para re-imaginar la educación en nuestro estado. Los lideres estatales y locales llevaran a cabo un foro de educación en nuestra comunidad el martes, 10 de mayo. 

Venga y aprenda más acerca de las iniciativas de educación en Oregon, contribuya a la conversación sobre los factores que apoyan el éxito de los estudiantes y obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas por los lideres de educación estatal y local.

El foro comunitario se llevara a cabo en la Escuela Preparatoria de South Eugene de 6:00 a 7:30 pm el martes, 10 de mayo. Usted podrá encontrar información adicional, incluyendo otros foros comunitarios en Oregon, en el sito web del Departamento de Educación de Oregon, www.ode.state.or.us/go/ESSA.


CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN NIGHT

Churchill High School incoming Freshman night is Wednesday,  May 25th at 6:30pm. 


ULTIMATE FRISBEE SUMMER CAMP

Eugene Middle School Ultimate will offer two camps this summer, open to youth ages 10-14. Register now for one or both sessions June 20-24 or August 1-5 to learn or enhance your ultimate skills. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Camp will be held at the field behind RMS Monday-Friday 9-3 PM. The cost is $125 a session, or receive a huge discount and register for both for  $200 total! Campers receive a disc, shirt, a guaranteed good time and a lot of high-end instruction on ultimate frisbee. 

See our website for more info or to register: emsultimate.com or find us on Facebook: Eugene Middle School Ultimate for more information!

EASY FUNDRAISING THROUGH ESCRIP!
OPPORTUNITIES TO FINANCIALLY SUPPORT ROOSEVELT
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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!

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