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 apurvab@gmail.com 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: johnrogerspta@gmail.com

September 25 – Picture day – Preorder at www.yuenluischools.com (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 melissarodda@hotmail.com

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: karenraeandrew@gmail.com.


John Rogers Back to School Potluck! Wednesday, Aug. 28

Please join us on the playground at John Rogers Elementary to celebrate the start of the new school year! Meet new friends, see old friends, meet new staff and welcome our new principal, Brent Ostbye.

Back to School Potluck – Wednesday, August 28 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Class assignments will be posted (no class assignment information will be available prior to this event).

If possible, please bring a food item to share. Our PTA will provide beverages.

Last Names A-H: appetizers/side dish

Last Names I-Q: main dish

Last Names R-Z: dessert

Go Otters!

Last Message from Principal Mirabueno!

ALL items in the Lost and Found will be donated to charity tomorrow, Thursday June 27, at the end of the school day.

We hope you will join us for a summer playdate – these are a great opportunity to see friends, meet new students and have fun! Playdates happen on the playground at John Rogers at the dates and times noted below. Please keep in mind, the building is not open during playdates so water fountain/bathrooms are not available – plan accordingly.

July 21 at 4:00 PM

August 6 at 6:00 PM

August 21 at 12:00 PM

Our Back-to-School barbeque is August 28th beginning at 5:30 PM on the playground at John Rogers.

In partner with a local business, we are collecting USED backpacks tomorrow, June 27, for donation to St. Vincent DePaul. Feel free to bring any used back packs to the collection box outside the office.

Your student should be coming home with summer reading from our free book giveaway. We encourage all students to read, read, read during the summer!

And finally, if you see Mr. Dale the crossing guard at 110th/35th Ave NE, please tell him “thank you” for his 16 years of helping keep our kids safe. Today is his last day as cross guard. His smiles and fun jokes will be missed.

Have a fantastic summer!