Tuesday, December 16 - 11:30 to 12:30 – Science Bite: Flight
Wednesday, December 17 – Last day of John Rogers’ Winter Food Drive!
Thursday, December 18 – ****There will be NO PTA General Meeting****
Friday, December 19 Swim Session II begins.
School-Wide Sing Along 12:45 to 1:45 pm, Early Dismissal – School will be dismissed at
December 22 – January 2 – Winter Break – There will be no school.
Winter Food Drive ends Wednesday, December 17th
Donations are still needed for our winter food drive! We are especially in need of cereal/oatmeal, granola bars, hygiene items, and any canned foods. Kroger or Grocery Outlet gift cards are also most helpful – please bring gift cards directly to Ms. Keene in the office. All donations go directly to our own John Rogers families to help during the winter break.
If your family is in need of assistance from the food bank for winter break, please contact Ms. Keene in the office by Monday, December 15.
Drop off your donations outside the office or with our wonderful traffic volunteers before/after school! Thank you for your support!
Shopping at Amazon?
If you shop at amazon.com and would like a portion of all your purchases to go the John Rogers’ PTA…then please direct yourself to our PTA website to click on the school rewards Amazon.com link before you do your shopping. A portion of your purchase will be directed to John Rogers’ PTA.
Join the Green Team!
Do you turn off the tap when you brush your teeth? Compost your kitchen scraps? Turn down your heat when you leave the house? Do you think we need to reduce our environmental footprint?
If so, John Rogers needs you to participate on our Green Team! Staff and Parents are encouraged to join together to help form our green team and set our goals. We will recruit the student population once we become further organized. If you’d like to join our team please contact Colleen Weinstein. Colleen@dyggin.com
The nurse’s room is in need of pants…specifically leggings and/or sweatpants. All sizes! Please drop donations off in the office.
Nathan Hale Urban Farm Planning meeting Sunday, December 14th
Please join us in the planning phase of the Nathan Hale Urban Farm Design. We are hoping to create a space for community involvement in growing and producing food in a sustainable way that will benefit those involved plus local food banks and the environment. We will start off with a tour of the Nathan Hale Greenhouse and Gardens (behind Jane Addams Middle School) around 9:00 am and continue at Nathan Hale High School for brainstorming and planning sessions 10 am to 2 pm. Lunch will be provided. Please bring your expertise or just your interest and enthusiasm. Please RSVP to email@example.com if possible or just show up.
John Rogers’ Swim Program Swim Session II begins Friday, December 19th
Swim Session II includes the following classes:
Group A 9:30 – 10:05 Room 13 Ms. Reeves
Group B 10:05 – 10:40 Room 8 Ms. Drown
Group C 10:40 – 11:15 Room 9 Ms. Thomas
Group D 11:15 – 11:50 Room 12 Mr. Clement
Thank you to all the people that make the John Rogers’ Swim Program happen!
Auction Committee Meeting!
Come One, Come All!!! January 22nd, 2015 7 pm @ Wong’s Restaurant: 9400 35th Ave NE, Seattle
** We will be discussing all things Auction!**
Themes Decorations Procurement Class projects
We will be looking for volunteers to head up mini-committees, so if you are interested in leading or helping on a committee or the auction, but can’t make the meeting; contact Melissa Blumhagen firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also accepting donations or if you know of anyone who would like to donate something, please feel free to contact Laura Teeuw email@example.com. It definitely takes many helping hands to make our auction a successful event; we are looking forward to seeing you on January 22nd!
Ms. Teather and Ms. Manabe, our wonderful school secretaries, have asked if anyone in our John Rogers’ Community is able and willing to volunteer their time in the office.
They mainly need help with:
Assisting students with injury and illness
Assisting parents with questions
Answering phones Between the times of (in priority order):
11:30 am – 1:30 pm 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Please email Ms. Teather at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to help!