Congratulations to Cassiel Yuzik for making it to State last night at the District Diving Championship! Not only will he be representing Kent Roosevelt in Canton, but he also set a new school record of 414.30 points. Great job Cass, we are so proud of you!
Attention Baseball hopefuls-the 2017 tryouts begin this coming Monday, Feb. 20th at the KSU Field House from 6:30-8:30 p.m. You must have an active EMA, Physical and Concussion Form on file with Athletic Health Care to participate. Baseball attire is suggested with tennis shoes and a glove. That’s Baseball tryouts this Monday night at the KSU Fieldhouse from 6:30-8:30. Please see Coach Haney, Michel or Childers with any questions.
French Club, French Club, French Club! Want to learn about a culture and language that’s not dead? Join French Club, where anyone’s welcome! Fun activities include learning about France’s culture, fine cuisine, and planning a Revolution! Next meeting is Tuesday, Feb. 21st.
The final opportunity for students and/or parents to attend the College Credit Plus (CCP) is Wednesday Feb 22nd, 2017 @ 2:45 pm, in the Choir Room (room 145). Please note if you attended the January 25th evening meeting, there is no need to attend. However, both parent and student need to have attended one of the two meetings. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Hey Seniors… How would you like the opportunity to earn $500, $1,000 or even $2,000 for an hour or so of work? Three new local scholarships were added to the Guidance Webpage yesterday. If you want to be a teacher, there’s one for you. If you have been involved in the school or community or have financial need, there’s one for you. You don’t have a chance if you don’t apply. If you’re not sure how to access the webpage, stop in to Guidance and we’ll show you how to find them.
There will be a bake sale after school on Tuesday run by Veg4Change! Profits will be benefiting local animal shelters and the club.
In honor of Black History Month we would like to recognize:
Dr. Talaun Simmons is the Executive Director at the Muslim Community Center for Human Services (MCCHS); a primary care, mental health and social services clinic targeting vulnerable ethnic and diverse populations. Dr. Simmons has an affinity for culturally diverse populations and for over 10 years she has supervised, and established programmatic standards that support culturally sensitive services for individuals experiencing distress. Dr. Simmons has investigated the impact of trauma and access to care across diverse populations and has presented research projects at various community seminars, webinars and conferences.
Dr. Simmons has served as an international fellow in Ghana West Africa and as a principal investigator published research on the interpersonal perceptions of Africans and African Americans. After her graduate studies she worked to assist in providing care for diverse at risk adult populations with mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Simmons was a co-chair of the Dallas Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC), has served on nonprofit boards and steering committees and has been principal writer and awarded several federal and foundation grants. In 2010 Simmons collaborated with colleagues to publish Domestic Violence Cross Cultural Perspective.
Dr. Simmons received a PhD in Psychology from Capella University and a Masters in Social Work and Masters in Sociology from The University of Texas at Arlington. She was previously the Social Work supervisor at the Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies and is currently an Adjunct Faculty in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Dr. Simmons teaches graduate level social work courses on direct practice children and families, generalist macro, human behavior and the social environment, along with trauma informed services, motivational interviewing and strength based practice for Advanced Graduate Social work interns.
Hey Wrestling fans! Come support Deklan Barr and Austyn Patz as they compete in their last home meet vs the Norton Panthers tonight on Senior Night. Even though Dawson Cottrell and Ethan Murphy aren’t competing, support them as well. Go Riders!
Do you want to create a design for the 2017 Latin Club t-shirt? Now is your chance! You can draw by hand or create one online and they are due by March 1st to Mr. Susel or Mr. Phillips in room 229 and 224.
Would you like to dance under the city light of New York City? Well Saturday, February 25th is your chance at the Sadie Hawkins Dance! Get your tickets next week, they are on sale for $10.00 but will also be sold at the door for $12.00.
All students Interested in any career program must complete the online career applications by Monday, 2/20/17. Please go to www.sixdistrict.com to apply. Don’t be a member of the “late applicant pool”, get your apps in now.
Thinking about your future and the legacy you want to leave at Roosevelt? If you are a current sophomore or junior, apply to become a Freshman Connections Mentor, so you can teach the incoming freshmen all about high school life and the Roosevelt Way. You can make a difference! Application packets may be picked up in the Activities Office and are due by April 4th.
Attention ALL SOFTBALL PLAYERS!!! Softball tryouts are Monday from 2-4 in the Roosevelt gym and continue Tuesday 3-5 at Stanton. That’s Softball tryouts begin Monday, Feb. 20th at 2:00 in the Roosevelt gym!
FCCLA will be up and running today during all lunch periods in room 212. See Mrs. Foreman, Mrs. Evanson or Mrs. Titus for information.
Attention all Girls Soccer players! Stop by the Athletic office to sign the information sheet for Coach Shutway before Wednesday. That’s all Girls Soccer players stop by the Athletic Office TODAY!