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Reminder! John Rogers PTA Meeting & Volunteer Fair

Please join us on Tuesday, September 25th, for the first John Rogers PTA meeting and Volunteer Fair in the school cafeteria. We will start with a potluck dinner from 6-6:30, the meeting starts at 6:30, and the volunteer fair goes from 7-7:30.

Please bring something to contribute to the Potluck…

A-D:  Drinks
E-H:  Dessert
I-R:  Main Dish
Q-V: Appetizer/Side 
W-Z:  Your Choice

This is a great opportunity to find out about all the programs and events and services our PTA provides. We can’t do it without you-our kids need you! Please come and find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.

We are trying to find childcare for the meeting and fair. One person has volunteered but we need just one more.

Email Karen at krandrew@yahoo.com if you have questions or can help.

September 25, 6:00-7:30 pm – PTA meeting with POTLUCK & VOLUNTEER FAIR

September 26 – School photos

September 28 – JR Spirit Wear Orders are Due

October 4th, 6:00-7:30 pm – OPEN HOUSE

October 26th, 6:00-7:30 pm – Fall Festival

See details on upcoming events below!

 

PTA GENERAL MEETING & VOLUNTEER FAIR

Tuesday, September 25 is the first PTA General meeting and Volunteer Fair. This is a community potluck beginning at 6:00 PM. The meeting/volunteer fair are from 6:30-7:30. Everyone is invited, PTA membership is not required to attend. Contact Karen (karenraeandrew@gmail.com) with questions

CHINOOK BOOKS FOR SALE

The John Rogers 5th grade students are selling Chinook books to raise money for 5th grade camp at Islandwood. Please consider purchasing a Chinook book to help our 5th graders! Contact: Melissa Rodda melissarodda@hotmail.com.

LEVIES COMMUNITY MEETINGS – SEPTEMBER

Seattle Public Schools is hosting five community meetings in September to share information about upcoming Operations Levy and Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy submitted to Seattle voters in February 2019. Staff members will present information, ask for input, feedback, and answer questions. Next meetings: 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. •Thursday, September 20 at Mercer Middle School • Monday, September 24 at Roosevelt High School • Tuesday, September 25 at Meany Middle School. For additional information: www.seattleschools.org/Levies2019 Thomas L. Redman, Levies Communications, tlredman@seattleschools.org.

PICTURE DAY!!!

Sept. 26 is picture day! Order online ahead of time at www.yuenluischools.com and search for John Rogers. Picture packets will come home next week in kid mail. Questions? Contact Melissa at melissarodda@hotmail.com.

JR SPIRIT WEAR SALE

Show your Otter Spirit with a John Rogers Sweatshirt or T-Shirt! Order forms were sent home via KidMail last week and are available to download and print on the PTA website: http://johnrogerspta.org/spiritwearorderform/  All orders are due by Friday, September 28th. Please contact Allison Van Doren (anvandoren@seattleschools.org) with questions.

JOHN ROGERS OPEN HOUSE

Open House 2018-2019 school year is scheduled for Thursday, October 4th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. More details to come.

FALL FESTIVAL

Friday, October 26: come for games, cotton candy, and cupcake walk! Free family night of fun. Look for more info in kidmail soon. Contact Karen Andrew (karenraeandrew@gmail.com) with any questions or if you want to help!

REMINDER!!!  VOLUNTEERING?

Volunteer applications are now online only. Please visit the Seattle Public Schools website to fill out your form. All volunteers must complete the application process before volunteering.

https://seattlepublicschools.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=31389

Important Information and Upcoming Dates!

September 25, 6:00-7:30 pm – PTA meeting with POTLUCK and VOLUNTEER FAIR
It’s the first PTA General meeting and Volunteer Fair. We are having a community potluck, which starts at 6:00. The meeting and volunteer fair are from 6:30-7:30. Everyone is invited, PTA membership is not required to attend. Contact Karen Andrew (karenraeandrew@gmail.com) with questions.

VOLUNTEER FORMS – Online ONLY 2018-19 volunteer forms are now online only. Please visit the Seattle Public Schools website to fill out your form. All volunteers must complete the Volunteer Application process before volunteering. Click on the link to start the process. Thank you for volunteering and thank you for helping to keep our kids safe! https://seattlepublicschools.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=31389

LEVIES COMMUNITY MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER.  Seattle Public Schools is hosting five community meetings in September to share information about upcoming Operations Levy and Building Excellence V (BEX V) Capital Levy submitted to Seattle voters in February 2019. Staff members will present information, ask for input and feedback, and answer questions. All meetings: 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. • Wednesday, September 12 at Ingraham HS • Thursday, September 13 at West Seattle HS • Thursday, September 20 at Mercer Middle School • Monday, September 24 at Roosevelt High School • Tuesday, September 25 at Meany Middle School. For additional information: www.seattleschools.org/Levies2019 Thomas L. Redman, Levies Communications, tlredman@seattleschools.org.

September 26:  School pictures

CHINOOK BOOKS FOR SALE.  The John Rogers 5th grade students will be selling Chinook books to raise money for 5th-grade camp at Islandwood. Please consider purchasing a Chinook book to help our 5th graders! More information to come. Contact: Melissa Rodda melissarodda@hotmail.com

October 4th, 6:00-7:30 pm – OPEN HOUSE – More details to come…

October 26th, 6:00-7:30 pm – Fall Festival
Come for the games, cotton candy, and cupcake walk! Totally free family night of fun. Look for more info in kidmail soon. Contact Karen Andrew (karenraeandrew@gmail.com) with any questions or if you want to help!

Coffee and donuts in the cafeteria after drop-off on Monday!

Pta board members will be drinking coffee in and snacking on donuts and/or fruit Monday, Sept. 10th after drop off and we would love it if you would join us. Get to know us and find a shoulder to cry on if you just dropped off your baby at kindergarten. Or celebrate the first full week of school!

Parents of kindergartners and 5th graders and anyone in between are welcome!

Contact Karen at krandrew@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Annual John Rogers Meet and Greet!

Annual John Rogers Meet and Greet:
Wednesday, August 29 at 5:30 PM

In addition to finding out who will be your child’s teacher for the 2018/19 school year, the John Rogers PTA will be sponsoring a Potluck on the school playground from 5:30-7:00pm. Please bring something to share based on the first letter of your last name (see below)!

A-D: Fruit or Veggie
E-L: Main Dish
M-P: Chips and Dips
Q-T: Dessert
U-Z: Drinks

This will be a fun way to get ready for the school year!

Also if you feel so inclined, we could use help setting up starting at 4. Any help would be much appreciated!

We can’t wait to see you there!