If you are starting your college search, know the FAFSA is open to fill out since October first. You can get more information on the guidance website or pick up a packet if you missed the College and Financial Aid program. Also, start looking for colleges by coming to see the college reps from various schools. We still have 18 schools from 5 states visiting us this year! A list is posted outside the counselling office.
Congratulations to the Freshman Football team for defeating Revere last night by the score of 40 – 8. An outstanding team-effort contributed to the victory. Great Job men!
Following high school are you looking to attend an institute. If they are Cleveland Institute of Art and Rochester Institute of technology. You can meet them today. CIA at 9:15 am and Rochester at 12:40.
Attention All Students…..Your pictures that you had taken from Lifetouch are available to be picked up today and tomorrow and will be distributed ONLY during the lunch periods. Please see Mrs. Harris in the Main Office to get your picture packet today!!
Hey Riders! Did you miss picture day or do you just not like your photo? Stop down in the auditorium Atrium on Tuesday, October 9th during your lunch period for retakes.
Hey RHS! Have you been reading “woke“? Join us Monday after school in the library for snacks and discussion! People attending will be entered in a drawing to win a free ticket to the upcoming movie “The Hate U Give” and Scribbles gift card. Please see Mrs. Flaherty or Mrs. Kellar in the library with any questions.
October is LGBTt Month Your RHS Gay Straight Alliance brings you a fun fact: Laverne Cox was the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy!
Hey Roosevelt students! Did you go to Homecoming and have great pictures that you want featured in this years yearbook? If so, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or simply send them to someone on the yearbook staff.
Tomorrow we have Washington Jefferson college visiting. Wanting to learn more be in the counseling office at 9:15am
Hey Inventors!! If you’re going on the leadership retreat, make sure you turn in any medical forms that apply to you — will you be bringing medicine on the trip? Then you need to turn in a prescription or non-prescription medication form. Do you have an allergy or asthma? Then you need to turn in the medical action plan. Some of these forms need doctor signatures, so don’t wait to get them completed. If you need a form, see Mrs. Jurging and get these turned in ASAP. Thank you!
Oct 2, 2018
Dear Students, Parents, and Friends of Roosevelt High School,
We are so proud to offer congratulations to National Merit Semi-Finalists Mengyu Lu, Nathan Mudrak, and Abigail Pease, and National Commended Students ; Jacob Brawley, Maya Niesz Kutsch, Owen Pazderak, and Lee Phillips.. These exceptional students are rated as top high school students across our country based on their phenomenal PSAT scores.
Congratulations to junior Joe Gavriloff, who was chosen to be a hero patient during this year’s Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay. The following link highlights Joe’s story https://www.akronmarathon.org/joe-gavriloff/ .
Dr. Cureton, the Kent State University professor who has been working with our Early-Release Planning Committee, reminded our staff that there is a wealth of research verifying that a relationship with even just one trusted adult has a tremendous positive impact on an adolescent’s life. The effects can be felt on foundational things such as grades, attendance, and reducing disruptive behavior. The relationship also influences specific things like math achievement and protection against suicide risk. In an effort to make a connection with every student, teachers posed two important questions to their students: What is a meaningful connection to you? What does a trusted adult look, sound, and act like to you? The three words most often indicated in student responses were care, trust, and respect. We will all be in a great space if all of our students know we care about them, they can trust us, and we truly respect them. These traits may seem so simple to obtain, but unfortunately, many students do not have strong connections with positive adults. Attached are some links to articles we have been reviewing as a staff:
- School Connectedness
- Eight Things to Look For
- Five Easy Ways to Connect With Students
- Three Ways to get Students Connected
- Making School About Connection
In the month of October, teachers and departments will be sharing connectivity activities and strategies with one another.
A critical part of being successful at the high school level is often the ability for students to develop positive working relationships with their teachers. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be Monday, October 22, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 29, from 5:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, November 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To schedule your conferences, please e-mail Mrs. Harris at email@example.com with the name of your student, the teacher you would like to meet with, and the time that works best for you. If you are unable to e-mail Mrs. Harris, please call her at 330-676-8700. The scheduling process will begin Tuesday, October 9.
The first grading period ends on October 11th. On October 19th, students will receive their report cards during their first period class. We are very hopeful that our students do well and are rewarded for their efforts. Students and parents/guardians may view grades on Progress Book. To access Progress Book, please stop by the main office or call Mrs. Harris (330) 676-8700.
The following are important upcoming events for October:
October 3: College Financial Workshop at 7:00 p.m. in the T.R.H.S. Auditorium
October 10: PSAT/NMSQT Test beginning at 7:30 a.m. T.R.H.S.
October 11: End of the 1st Grading Period
October 16: TRHS Winter Sports Parent and Athlete Meeting Auditorium 7:00 p.m.
October 19: Report Cards Distributed
October 22: Parent Teacher Conferences 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
October 27: ACT Test at T.R.H.S.
October 29: Parent Teacher Conferences 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Were you here on Picture Day? If not, Picture Re-Take Day is Tuesday, October 9th in the Auditorium. Stop on by if you would like a Re-Take!
All girls interested in playing Softball this Spring- there is a very important player and parent meeting this Thursday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m.in the Library. That’s Softball player and parent meeting Thursday at 6:00 in the Library!
Congratulations to the Lady Rider Golf team who captured both the Suburban League title and Sectional title over the weekend! Great job girls, and good luck next week at Districts!
Congratulations to Junior Golfer Carter Troyer! Carter shot a 79 at yesterday’s Sectional Golf Tournament to advance to next week’s District Golf Tournament! Good luck Carter!