Category Archives: School News

Sign the Prom Promise

Hey Riders, are you attending Prom? After purchasing your tickets, stop by the Prom Promise table on Today or Friday and sign the “Prom Promise” What is “Prom Promise”? You are making a promise to yourself and other to have a SAFE and SOBER Prom. SIGN IT, MEAN IT, KEEP IT! You can pick up and wear a red bracelet to wear to symbolize you signed the pledge. As a bonus, your name will be entered into a drawing for a free Jimmy John’s gift card with a value of 10.00!

Be Safe For Prom and Graduation

It’s prom and graduation season. That means it is crucial that you plan, think and make good choices to stay safe. Here are some tips to remember and practice- do not text while driving: Do not drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol or ride with someone who is under the influence. Remember, drinking before the age of 21, and smoking weed are both illegal. Don’t take the risks, and don’t ruin your night or your life with a bad choice.

Prom Tickets on Sale April 24-25-26, 2019

Prom tickets will go on sale Wednesday, April 24 through Friday, April 26 during lunch periods (10:19-10:49, 11:14-11:44 and 12:09-12:39).  Tickets are $20.00 per person presale and will be $22.00 at the door.  Remember, if you are taking a guest that is not a Roosevelt student, you must have a guest form approved before you can buy their ticket. There will be a sobriety check before you enter the dance where all dance attendees will be administered a breathalyzer test.

Roosevelt Scholars Program

Attention All Students:  All students who have a GPA that equates to an average of 3.5 or higher for the first three grading periods this school year are invited to the Roosevelt Scholars Program on Tuesday, May 7th.  The list of eligible students is posted on the Counseling showcase.  Please check the list.  If you think you’re eligible and your name is not posted or if your name is listed but you think the award level is wrong, notify the Counseling department as soon as possible.  Also, please check the spelling of your name so it is printed correctly in the program.  Let Mrs. Fisher in the Counseling office know of any changes by the end of school on Friday, April 26th.

Kent City Schools Special Olympics

This is a very special year for Kent City Schools Special Olympics team.   We are celebrating our twenty-fifth year of sponsoring track and swimming.  For the first time on May 4, we are sponsoring the area state qualifying meet in track at the Stanton Track.  We need YOU to volunteer to help with the event.  The event begins at 9:00 with a parade of the athletes, led by the Roosevelt Band.   As a volunteer, you would need to be there by 8:30 a.m. to get your assignment.  Events begin at 10:00 a.m. and the meet should end around 3:00 p.m. Over 250 volunteers are needed to make this day a success.  All volunteers will receive lunch and a t-shirt in addition to knowing you have helped your fellow students and the other 300 athletes that are expected to attend.  You can sign up in the activity office to indicate what time you are available and t-shirt size.