Baseball 2017 Tryouts

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 Meeting

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.

Important Senior/Local Scholarship Info

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.

In Honor of Black History Month

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.


Freshman Connections Mentor Applications

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.

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