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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

1960s Rough Rider Scholarship application is available - deadline to apply is April 1st

The 1960s Rough Rider Alumni Scholar-Athlete Scholarship information has been posted on the St. Louis Graduates/Scholarship Central website.

Here's a link to the information & application:

https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/1854

There are a lot of other scholarships listed as well, and the information is searchable.

Funds for RHS weight room - Gofundme

The new football coach at Roosevelt, Trey Porter, has a Gofundme campaign going to raise funds to refurbish the weight room at the high school. Here's a link:

https://www.gofundme.com/roughridersweightroom

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Next RCC Meeting is Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The next Roosevelt Community Council meeting will be Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 4:30 pm at the school in Room 023.

Updates on the 1960s Roughrider Scholar-Athlete Scholarship and the Roosevelt afterschool program will be on the agenda, among other items.

The photo below is from a spring 2016 outing to St. Louis University with Roosevelt students.



Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Meeting January 10th 2017, and link to Post Dispatch article

The RCC will meet on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 4:30 pm, rescheduled from our usual first Tuesday of the month meeting date. Room 023 at the school.

The district has announced that there will be additional public meetings about upcoming changes at Roosevelt and other schools. Roosevelt has been removed from the list of schools that might close due to low enrollment.

Link to the St. Louis Post Dispatch article is below.

facing-continued-enrollment-declines two st-louis-public-schools-will-close/article

Link to St. Louis Public Radio article is here:  2-st-louis-schools-closing-june-third-gets-reprieve

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Roosevelt Sports Schedules - Wrestling, Girls' Basketball, Boys' Basketball

From Coach Corrigan, Athletic Director at Roosevelt:

Good afternoon,
Attached are the winter sports schedules for boys and girls basketball as well as wrestling. We love any support you can provide in the form of cheering for our Roughrider athletes.




January 2017 RCC meeting will be on January 10th

We normally meet on the first Tuesday of the month, but in January 2017 will meet on January 10th at 4:30 in Room 023 at the school. The change in date is because of the holiday.

Photo is of neighbors and RCC members who served breakfast to the football team on Sept. 10th, 2016. Chef Euylan Welch of WelchOne Catering is in the white jacket.


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

RCC Meeting Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 4:30 pm and neighborhood meetings

The next RCC meeting will be Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 4:30 pm in Room 023 at the school. The school is located at 3230 Hartford Street. Park on the lot on the Compton side of the building, and walk around to the main front doors, go up the steps and enter through security. The meeting room is on the ground floor on the west side of the building.

One big agenda item will be an update on plans for the school.

RCC members will be visiting neighborhood meetings in the next month or two, seeking new folks to join us in supporting Roosevelt. We will be speaking very briefly about the RCC and Roosevelt.

The image below is from Roosevelt's 2013 graduation event, which was held at the Ferrara Theater at the America's Center downtown.