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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

March 5, 2019 RCC Meeting & May 26 fundraiser

The Roosevelt Community Council will meet next Tuesday, March 5th, 2019, at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school. Here's a link to our website/blog:     The February 15th post has information about the scholarship we sponsor, in case you know any Roosevelt students who would be interested.

Our April and May meetings will be April 2nd and May7th, first Tuesdays, 4:30 pm. 

Also, please mark your calendar for our fundraiser for the Roosevelt Football Breakfasts, which will be Sunday, May 26th, starting at noon and running until at least 6 pm. It will be at Rileys' Pub at the corner of Arsenal and Arkansas in Tower Grove East. We will be grilling brats and hotdogs (and some sort of veggie option), and will have side dishes. Eat in or carry out, and Rileys' bar will be open. Raffle items too. 

For more info on the Football Breakfasts, go to this post:

Coach Trey Porter and RHS team on Friday evening 10-12-2018 after Public High League win (from Coach Porter's Twitter account)

Friday, February 15, 2019

SLPS-Specific College Scholarships have been updated

The St. Louis Graduates page with the application for SLPS-specific scholarships has been updated. Link here:  stlouisgraduates page   There are many more scholarships listed on the website, too. The application is on-line on the website.

The RCC's scholarship is listed on the page. The amount being offered this year to a graduating senior who has been actively involved in sports at Roosevelt is $4000. Counselors at the school have more information about the requirements and application process, and several RCC members will be visiting Roosevelt to meet with eligible students.

Spring 2016 event for Roosevelt senior students receiving scholarships through the Conscious Choice program

Sunday, February 3, 2019

RCC Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, 4:30 pm, and 2019 Scholarship info

The RCC will meet on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school. Enter through the main front door, up the steps off Hartford. Parking is on the lot on the Compton Ave. side of the building.

We have updated our RCC Scholarship page with information on the college scholarship we support. Here's a short description:

1960s Rough Rider Scholar-Athlete Scholarship
$4,000, potentially renewable for up to four years upon showing progress toward degree at a public or non-profit institution, including non-profit trade school. Must be an active participant in organized sports at Roosevelt High School. GPA: 2.5 or above. Short letter or essay required, along with two letters of recommendation.  Apply at:
Deadline:  April 10, 2019

If you know someone who wants to apply but needs assistance with the application, please "Contact Us" - we can send you a Word version of the application for the student to use.

Friday, January 4, 2019

RCC Meeting Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 4:30 pm

The RCC will meet on Tuesday, January 8th at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school. A prior post listed all of our meeting dates for 2019; during the school year, we meet at the school.

Here's a photo from one of our fall 2018 football breakfasts, showing Chef Euylan Welch (on the right in the background in white jacket) and several volunteers from the Tower Grove East Neighborhood Association and the August Gate Church in TGE serving the breakfast. 

Sunday, December 2, 2018

December 4, 2018 Meeting, 4:30 pm; 2019 Meeting Dates

The RCC will meet on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school.

Here are our 2019 meeting dates (all meetings are at 4:30 pm; school-year meetings are in Room 102 at RHS, 3230 Hartford St., for the others, location TBA):

January 8, 2019 (normal date is New Years Day, a holiday)
February 5, 2019
March 5, 2019
April 2, 2019
May 7, 2019
June 4, 2019
July 2, 2019
August 6, 2019
September 3, 2019
October 1, 2019
November 5, 2019
December 3, 2019

We typically meet on the first Tuesday of the month, at 4:30 pm.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Roosevelt Soccer Team Success and RCC's next meeting is November 13 (Post Dispatch on-line) has an article about the success of Roosevelt's boys soccer team this year: Nshimiyimana pushes Roosevelt to new heights with leadership skills

Also, the RCC meeting that would normally occur on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (Election Day) is postponed to Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Meeting will be held at 4:30 pm as usual in Room 102 at RHS.