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Donate to the Move-A-Thon!!!


Our Annual Move-A-Thon is approaching quickly and pledges are due by Friday November 8th, the day of our Move-A-Thon!  The funds raised for our school help us go to class field trips, participate in our swimming program, and help pay for teacher school supplies.

You can now donate directly through Paypal with your Credit or Debit Card.  Just click on the “Donate” button below.  No PalPal account required!!

Don’t forget to include your child’s name (and classroom #, if known) under the ‘Comments to seller” box on Page 2.  See visual below.

To learn more details about our 2019 Annual Move-A-Thon, sign-up to help, get the pledge form and find out about our community sponsorships, go to our Move-A-Thon Page
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Krista Torseth.
Thank you for your participation!!
Gooooooo Otters!!

JR Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 15th  – General PTA Meeting – 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  Child care will be provided.

Wednesday, October 16th (6:00pm-10pm) –  Parents Night Out – Join us at Hellbent Brewery, from 6-10 pm. A portion of of the proceeds from each pint of beer or cider purchased goes to the PTA.

Sunday, October 20th (2:00pm) – Diversity and Inclusion Committee for John Rogers PTA and help us reach every family in our school community. First meeting is October 20 at 2 pm at the Lake City Library. We will brainstorm how to include family voices, create inclusive materials, and make sure our programming includes something for everyone. What else can we do to make our community even more inclusive and welcoming? Email Apurva Bahukhandi at to RSVP.

Friday, October 25th ( 6:00pm-7:30pm) – Fall Festival  – Friday, October 25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm come for games, cotton candy, and cupcake walk!  Free family night of fun. Sign-up to help with this fun event! Fall Festival Volunteer SignUp

Friday, November 8th – Move-A-Thon – details to follow…



JR Upcoming Important Dates

September 24 – PTA meeting/volunteer fair – Tuesday, 9/24 at 6:30 PM – PTA Meeting/Volunteer Fair in the cafeteria.   Everyone is invited! PTA membership is not required to attend. Free childcare!  Contact Karen:

September 25 – Picture day – Preorder at (search for John Rogers).  All students will have their picture taken, regardless of whether or not they order pictures. Retakes and class photos on 11/6. Questions? Contact Melissa at

October 3 – Open House is scheduled for Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Our principal, Mr. Ostbye will speak briefly in the cafeteria at 7:15 PM

October 11 – NO SCHOOL 

October 25 – Fall Festival – Friday, October 25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm come for games, cotton candy, and cupcake walk!  Free family night of fun. Karen: