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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

RCC 11th Anniversary this month

Corrected post -- 

The RCC marks its 11th Anniversary this month. We started meeting in early 2017, in January (to our best memory)!!

Early morning sun coming up to the east of Roosevelt

Over the years, the RCC has been a part of many projects at the school. Our current efforts are focussed on the 1960s Rough Rider Scholar Athlete Scholarship, the Roosevelt Afterschool Program, and the Football Breakfasts, which we sponsor during the football season.

Our next meeting is Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at Roosevelt (3230 Hartford Street, 63118). We normally meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Roosevelt Community Council will meet Tuesday January 9, 2018 (rescheduled from January 2)

Our January RCC meeting will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 4:30 pm in Room 102 at the school, 3230 Hartford Street.

We normally meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm, but school does not resume until January 3rd, the day after our normal meeting date.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Roosevelt Community Council meeting Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 2017, 4:30 pm

The Roosevelt Community Council will meet tomorrow (12-5-2017) at 4:30 pm at the school, in Room 102. We expect Principal Josh Henning to join us for at least part of the meeting and to give an update from the school. 

For those who have not attended before, the school is located at 3230 Hartford St., and parking is on the east side of the building off Compton. Enter the building through the main front doors, up the steps off Hartford Street, going through security. Room 102. 

For anyone wishing to make a an end-of-year donation to support the school, you can send a check to the address below. Please note on your donation that it is for Roosevelt, and for either Fund 1682 (the 1960s Rough Rider Scholar-Athlete Scholarship) or Fund 935 (RCC general & football breakfasts). The SLPS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and handles the RCC's funds. 

SLPS Foundation
c/o Jane Donahue, Executive Director
801 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor
St. Louis, MO   63101

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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