Happy  December! Here is the news of the week. 


(F) Dec 2 NO SCHOOL 1st Trimester Final Grading Day, PAR Meeting 9am

(M) Dec 5 NO SCHOOL Professional Development / Planning Day

(Tu) Dec 6 Trimester 2 begins

(W) Dec 7 6th Grade Band Concert 6pm

(M) Dec 19, 2016 – Jan 2, 2017  NO SCHOOL – WINTER BREAK

(Tu) Jan 3 NO SCHOOL- professional development

(F) Jan 6 PAR Meeting 9am


Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with the Immigration Simulation this year. It was a great success! The kids really enjoyed the experience thanks to the volunteers’ superb acting abilities.

A huge thank you to Cathy Rassmussen an Nadine Batya for organizing the event as well as bringing the the wonderful lunch! A specail thank you to Chava Beinin for her leadership, she made our job much easier!  And thank you to our photographer Frank Sobol.

Our fabulous volunteers this year were: Tom White, Andree Phelps, Julie Himstreet, Sarah Yapp, Adrienne Colaizzi, Stephanie Hand, Karen Stapleton, Karlene Lichvaricik, Jenine Stocke, Doug Frazier, Sawa Saenger, René Thompson, Jeff Salerno, Diana Wells, Elena Daniels, Natalie Reeves, Rebekah Hanley, Amy Chinitz, Kate Mather, Kari Davidson, Elain Lawson, Kari Parsons, Monica Shovlin, Diane, Sage, Tyan Taubner, Anna Stehle, Stephen Phelps, Meg Hamilton, Anna Shipway, Cindy Chan, Shallu Gutpa, Sara Loveless, Wendrika Olofson, Leah Salerno, Alissa Hansen, Lisa Ghandour and Laura Arnold.


Our annual Helping All People Program (HAP) is here! For more than 20 years, the Roosevelt community has collected food during the holiday season to distribute directly to local families and to donate to Food for Lane County. We need your help to make this year’s HAP the best ever! We need nutritious shelf-stable food items; money to be used to purchase fresh items; medium sized boxes; and parent volunteers to help out during short afternoon shifts on Dec. 6,8, and 12. Food, money and boxes may be brought to House through Dec. 6 (adults may bring supplies to the office). See http://signup.com/go/bEksMa for parent volunteers to sign up to help pack boxes. Please feel free to contact Sara Loveless at saralovelessmueller@gmail.com with any questions.

On behalf of the Roosevelt Student Government, we thank you in advance for supporting this important event.

Suggested food items include:

– canned tuna, beans, veggies, soup, broth, meats, chili, fruit;

– rice and grains;

– pasta, tomato sauce, shelf-stable parmesan cheese;

– powdered milk, shelf-stable soy, almond, cow milk;

– cold and hot cereal;

– pancake mix, syrup;

– breakfast bars, protein bars;

– peanut butter, jelly;

– beverages including coffee, hot chocolate, cider packets;

– applesauce;

– snacks.