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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Room 102 at Roosevelt - Alumni Memorabilia

A few photos of the alumni room at Roosevelt - memorabilia donated by a variety of alumni. Taken right before our Nov. 7th meeting. Next meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, 4:30 pm.



Monday, October 2, 2017

RCC Meeting reminder for October 3, 2017

The RCC will meet on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm, in Room 102 at the school, 3230 Hartford St.

Parking is on the east side of the building in the lot off Compton, then walk around to the main front doors, up the steps and enter through security. The meeting room is on the same level as the entrance.

Our agenda will include: update on the Football Breakfasts (only one home game/breakfast left on October 14th) and the Roughriders' season so far, update from the school, report on the afterschool program, and discussion of the recruiting process for the Roughrider 1960s Alumni Scholar-Athlete Scholarship.

Here's the football game schedule, the remaining two games of the season are on October 7th (away) and October 14 (last home game):


Games start at 1:00 pm and admission is $4, cash.

Roosevelt Community Council meetings 2017-2018 school year

Here are our RCC meeting dates for the rest of the 2017-18 school year - all meetings will be at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school:

October 3, 2017
November 7, 2017
December 5, 2017
January 2, 2018
February 6, 2018
March 6, 2018
April 3, 2018
May 1, 2018

June, July and August 2018 meetings will be on the same day of the month (1st Tuesday) at the same time (4:30 pm), location to be announced.

If there is any change in a meeting date, it will be emailed to folks who are on our email reminder list and posted here.


Monday, September 25, 2017

Student mental health & "bonding" with school

Article about student mental health study from Washington University - suggests that when students "bond" with school, they have better mental health outcomes.

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Alumni Touring Roosevelt and the Weight Room with its New Equipment 8-19-2017


Principal Henning gave a group of 1960s alumni a tour of the school and of the school's weight room with its new equipment on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The mural is located outside of the weight room; the plaque will be posted in the room.

We are really grateful for the donation of funds for the weight room equipment. Students have been making good use of the room for several months now.

News Articles of Interest re Education Topics

We came across these in the last few days. Worth reading.

The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers' Words Matter

“People Helped You, Whether You Knew It Or Not”


Friday, August 25, 2017

Rough Riders Football Game Schedule

Second game of the season (and second football breakfast) tomorrow. Game is at 11 am tomorrow, Saturday, August 26th. Admission is $4 cash at the gate at the corner of Compton & Wyoming.