John Rogers Weekly Newsletter

John Rogers Newsletter – week of April 15, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES

April 18 – Family Dance

April 22 – School Community Meeting

April 23 – PTA meeting

April 30 – Family Nutrition Night – CANCELLED – TO BE RESCHEDULED

May 3 – STEAM night

May 7 – National Teacher Appreciation Day

May 17 and 18 – Willy Wonka Performances

May 27 – No School, Memorial Day

FAMILY DANCE

We are excited to host our first ever all Family School Dance on April 18, from 6-7:30. We definitely need help from volunteers to make this party happen. It’s free, it’s for everyone, and it’s gonna be a blast. Please go to our sign up genius and see if there’s a spot you can fill. Thank you! If you have questions please email Karen at krandrew@yahoo.com.   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4AAFA828A2FF2-family

COMMUNITY MEETING ABOUT REBUILD 

Did you know that John Rogers Elementary is scheduled to be rebuilt?  Come learn about the timeline for this project on Monday, April 22 at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.  Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects for Seattle Public Schools will be leading this meeting.

PTA NEWS

We are looking for community members who are passionate about our school to join our board. If you would like to know more about the many ways you can help our school please email Karen at johnrogerspta@gmail.com and come to the PTA meeting on April 23 at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria.

FAMIILY NUTRITION NIGHT WITH HUNGER INTEVENTION PROGRAM – this event has been cancelled, to be rescheduled in May. 

Please join us for a fun night of learning about nutrition with our community partner, the Hunger Invention Program. Come make delicious, kid friendly, health food and snacks. If you plan to attend, please email or call Andrea Bergan, School Relations Assistant, to reserve your spot. aebergan@seattleschools.org or 206-252-4320. Both parents and students enjoyed this event last year!

JRE YEAR BOOK ORDER FORMS

Year book order forms will go home via kidmail this week!  Please complete your form and return it to the school with payment by Tuesday, April 30th. Please consider making a donation so that any JRE student that wants a year book receives one!  Question?  Email Nikkol Jennings @ nikkol.jennings@gmail.com.

Yearbook Order Form

STEAM NIGHT

STEAM night is Friday, May 3 (6-7:30 pm). There will be outsider presenters, hands-on activities, and student projects and artwork on display, all to increase students’ exposure to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Look for information about student projects this week in kidmail. We are also looking for members of our community to present. If you have experience in any of these fields, please considering being a part of this exciting event (email Tess teresaaman@gmail.com).

WILLY WONKA JR PERFORMANCES

Come and see our first ever production of Willy Wonka JR! It will be performed on May 17th and 18th at 6pm. Tickets are free. There will be a bake sale with drinks during intermission, proceeds will go towards next year’s 5th grade camp.

BOX TOPS

Turn your box tops in! There is a box in the lobby under the PTA bulletin board or send them with your child to class. They add up quickly and our goal is to make $1000 on box tops this year! You can see a list of products atwww.boxtops4education.com. It is an easy way to raise money for our school!

REQUESTS FOR BLURBS IN NEWSLETTER

All requests to include blurbs in the weekly newsletter should be sent to Michelle mpdougherty@seattleschools.org and Tess teresaaman@gmail.com before Friday morning. Please include contact information and limit text to 100 words.

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John Rogers Newsletter – week of April 1, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES

April 8-12 – No School – Spring Break

April 18 – Family Dance

April 22 – John Rogers Rebuild Timeline Meeting

April 23 – PTA meeting

April 30 –  Family Nutrition Night

May 3 – STEAM night

*Please remember that dogs are not allowed on the playground. Thank you for your cooperation.*

COMMUNITY MEETING!  Monday, April 22 at 6:30 PM in John Rogers cafeteria

Did you know that John Rogers Elementary is scheduled to be rebuilt?  Come learn about the timeline for this project.  Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects for Seattle Public Schools will be leading this meeting.

PTA NEWS

We are looking for community members who are passionate about our school to join our board. If you would like to know more about the many ways you can help our school please email Karen at johnrogerspta@gmail.com. Currently we are looking for a few more people to round out our budget committee. Interested? Not sure but you’d like to know more? Email johnrogerspta@gmail.com.

FAMILY NUTRITION NIGHT WITH HUNGER INTERVENTION PROGRAM – April 30 at 6:00 PM

Please join us for a fun night of learning about nutrition with our community partner, the Hunger Invention Program.   Come make delicious, kid friendly, health food and snacks.   If you plan to attend, please email or call Andrea Bergan, School Relations Assistant, to reserve your spot.   aebergan@seattleschools.org or 206-252-4320.    Both parents and students enjoyed this event last year!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – 3RD 4TH GRADE F.U.N.

The Finding Urban Nature (FUN) Audubon Society program is looking for parent volunteers to help with the spring session of the program.  Volunteers lead small groups of 3rd and 4th graders at John Rogers in outdoor environmental education lessons in our schoolyard habitat.  The time commitment is 11:40am – 2:15pm on the following Tuesdays; April 16, 23, 30 and  May 7.  Training provided by Audubon. It is lots of FUN! If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact 4th grade parent, Beth Sharlin, bsel99@hotmail.com.

STEAM NIGHT VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for members of our community to present at STEAM night. If you have experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math, please considering being a part of this exciting event on May 3 (6-7:30pm) to provide students with STEAM resources right in their community. Contact Tess to participate (teresaaman@gmail.com).

NATHAN HALE SPORTS CAMP

Spring Break – April 8 to 11 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Nathan Hale High School boys’ basketball team is hosting a spring break basketball camp for kids ages 6-12.  This is a fun way for kids to improve their skills and interact with local coaching staff and Hale students.  Camps will be run by Hale coaches and student players.   For more information and to register on-line go to halesports.org.   If you need a scholarship for this camp, please contact Andrea Bergan at John Rogers for assistance.

Nathan Hale High School drama program invites you to come see their spring musical:   “Crazy for You” Crazy For You, the classic tale of a boy, a girl, and a theater in need of a dream come true. In a world of showgirls and cowboys,  a city boy and a country girl reconcile their differences, fall in love, and save a theater the old-fashioned way. In which lays the foundation for career success, new relationships, and true love.   Information and Tickets Available at: www.nathanhaletheatre.com

BASKETBALL CAMP AT RHS

Roosevelt High School Boys Basketball Camp July 15-18, 9am-3pm: Join Us This Summer! We’d love to have your player on the RHS court this summer with Head Coach Ben Scheffler and the Roosevelt boys basketball teams. It’s a great opportunity to learn new skills and improve your play with our staff and current Varsity and JV players. All skill levels welcome from grades 4th-9th. Questions? Email: riderhoops@outlook.com To register, click on link: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=96sfvkmab&oeidk=a07eg73zwaza88d1195

FLAG FOOTBALL

Under the lights is a Seattle youth flag football program with the emphasis on promoting a competitive, confidence building, non-contact experience for both boys and girls of all skill levels.  This exciting national program is for all children in grades 1st-8th.  Teams are made up of 9 players so everyone gets to play!  Our youth flag football program serves the families and neighborhoods of Seattle.  Dates: Games will be Saturdays starting April 27th and run through June22nd @ Ingraham High School.To Register: Visit USFLAG.com/Washington or email to: seattle@uaflag.com

BOX TOPS

Turn your box tops in! There is a box in the lobby under the PTA bulletin board or send them with your child to class. They add up quickly and our goal is to make $1000 on box tops this year! You can see a list of products atwww.boxtops4education.com. It is an easy way to raise money for our school!

REQUESTS FOR BLURBS IN NEWSLETTER

All requests to include blurbs in the weekly newsletter should be sent to Michelle mpdougherty@seattleschools.org and Tess teresaaman@gmail.com before Friday morning. Please include contact information and limit text to 100 words.

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