Good Afternoon RMS Families,

  Here is the latest eNews for this week.

CALENDAR

(F) April 7 PAR Meeting 9am

(M) April 10 8th Grade Pictures 9am

(Tu) April 11 Parent Ed Presentation 7pm

(Th) April 13 Track Meet

(W) April 19 Track Team Pictures

(Th) April 20 Track Meet

(F) April 21 AVID Trip to OSU

(M) April 24 -May 1 Book Fair

(F) April 28 SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT 6pm

ATTENTION 8TH GRADE PARENTS

8th grade individual and group pictures will be taken Monday, April 10.  Individual pictures will be taken during language arts classes and the group picture will be near the end of first period.  All 8th graders will have their pictures taken for their promotion certificates, even if you choose not to purchase pictures; but if you do want to purchase, picture packets are available in the office or from the advisor.  Sorry, but retakes will not be available.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS

We have a few shifts available and are always looking for subs. If you are interested, please contact Christie Ferris at christieferris@gmail.com  for more information. Currently we have openings on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3:30pm.

SHOWCASE ROOSEVELT

PAR (Parents At Roosevelt) is organizing this year’s Showcase, our annual fundraiser for Roosevelt Middle School. We are looking for VOLUNTEERS to help with the event. Please go to http://signup.com/go/5Hqmaa to see in which area you could help.

TWEENS, TEENS AND TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

A workshop for parents of upper-elementary through grade 12 to learn the basics about social media and cyber safety will be held April 18, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley. Please see attached flyers in English and Spanish. Recommended for grades 4 or 5 through 12. RSVP is encouraged, at 541-682-5312.

THRIVING TEENAGERS: Parenting, Technology, Mentoring, and Rites of Passage

Teens are our future. We must support them for a thriving and inspired life. Do we know how?  Dr. Arne Rubinstein is a leading Australian adolescent development specialist, author of the highly influential book The Making of Men, and a well known leader of rite of passage camps, school programs, and leadership trainings throughout Australia and internationally. If you are a parent, teen, teacher, community member, mentor or aspiring mentor, involved or interested in rites of passage, or are part of an organization that works with teens–This event is for you!

     Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, Eugene, 1685 W 13th Avenue

     When: Tuesday, April 18, 6:30-8:30 pm

     Ticket info: $10-20 sliding scale.

For tickets or more info contact: 458-201-2868cascadiaquest.orgcircles.cascadia@gmail.com , facebook: CascadiaQuest

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: HOUSING

Tuesday, April 25, 6:15-7:30 p.m. @Eugene Public Library

Come and learn about fair housing rights and resources applicable to Eugene residents at this event, presented by staff from the Fair Housing Council of Oregon. Free on-site childcare will be available on site during the event for participants. Advanced reservations required to ensure proper staffing. Space is limited so reserve seats and make your childcare reservation today!

RSVP to: lindsey.m.foltz@ci.eugene.or.us or call 541-682-5767

OREGON TRADESWOMEN FAIR: EVERYONE WELCOME

Education, Inspiration, and Opportunity for the Future Construction Workforce. Saturday, May 20, the 2017 Women in Trades Career Fair will be held from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center, 16021 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR. There will be a special workshop and coffee from 1:00-2:00 for daughters and dads, or other important adults in their life.

ROOSEVELT BOOK FAIR

The book Fair is coming soon! Please plan to stop by the library during Showcase or before or after school April 26-May 1st to get some great books for your student and your whole family.

All proceeds support our library to purchase new titles and OBOB books.

Parents can also shop the online fair starting April 19.  

If you are interested in volunteering to work the sale, sign up at:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080448a4ab2ba31-roosevelt

Please contact Thishya Narayanan at thishya_n@yahoo.com if you have any questions about the fair.

Eugene 4J 6K AVID Strides for Education- THIS WEEKEND!

Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017

Time:  2:00pm

Location:  4J School District Offices (200 North Monroe) – Eugene, Oregon

Distances:

Packet Pick-Up: Race Day

Entry Fees:  $20 – Adults, $10 – 4J Students, Add $10 for an event shirt. Add $5 to all entry fees on race day.

Click here to register:

https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125725

SEHS SUMMER SOCCER CAMP

Youth Soccer: 2017 South Eugene Soccer Camp for boys and girls entering 1st-9th grade will be held June 26-29th from 9am-2pm on the South Eugene High School turf field. Cost is $130 & $110 for additional siblings. Includes a t-shirt & a soccer ball. For more information please visit www.southeugenesoccerclub.org/soccer-camp1  or call JoAnn Hoffman at 541-579-6893.

REPEATED FROM PREVIOUS WEEKS

Research in the 4J School District: Feeling Safe / Being Safe at School

Mahlum Architects has received approval from the 4J Instruction Department to ask for your participation in an important district-wide research project. Educational facility designers around the world hope to address school safety in a new, holistic way by understanding the diverse viewpoints of students, teachers and parents.

What is the process?

In order to understand what “feeling safe” means for different stakeholders at your school, we have created a brief 9-question anonymous survey in digital and printed formats. The survey questions have been pre-approved by the 4J Instruction Department. We ask that students, teachers and parents of grades 5-12 complete the questionnaire. We will analyze the results and develop recommendations for facility improvements that will be shared with school districts and planners nationwide.

Who are we?

Mahlum Architects is a leader in educational facility design in the Pacific Northwest, and we have recently worked with your district on the new Roosevelt Middle School. René Berndt, Associate and K-12 Designer at Mahlum, is a member of the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) and conducts research to improve learning environments.

Students: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AtEaseandSafeatSchool_STUDENT

Parents/Guardians: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AtEaseandSafeatSchool_GUARDIAN

HOW TO PURCHASE A YEARBOOK

It’s not too late to purchase your yearbook, but quantities are limited, so please consider purchasing a yearbook ASAP! The cost is $30, or $15 for students who qualify for the federal free and reduced lunch program. 

If you would like to pay with credit card (there is no processing fee) please visit the following the web link and purchase your yearbook for $30.  Unfortunately, the discounted fee is not available online.

https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Or der/SelectStudent?isAdvertisem entOnly=False

Roosevelt’s yearbook ID number is 10678817.  

If you would like to pay by cash or check….

Please come to the office and ask for Karen Kingzett.  Please make your check payable to Roosevelt Middle School with Yearbook (plus student name) written in the Memo space.

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