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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 ( 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!

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: Thomas L. Redman, Levies Communications,

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

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 ( 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 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!

Jump Start for Incoming Kindergarten Students!

welcome to kindergartenAll students that are registered for kindergarten at John Rogers are automatically enrolled in Jump Start. To help us plan for how many students will be participating, please fill out the Jump Start form and return to the school office by June 22. We will not be sending you a confirmation; your completed paperwork saves a spot for your child.

Jump Start is a great chance for all students to get to know the school, make new friends and practice kindergarten routines. The program is FREE.

Jump Start at John Rogers
August 20-24
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, visit or contact the school office at 206-252-4320