JR Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events for John Rogers Elementary!

Tuesday, Oct. 16th – Potluck, General PTA Meeting & Parent Education Night starting at 6:00pm in the cafeteria; ALL are welcome to attend; This month’s education focus Social Emotional Learning with our new school counselor.

Friday, Oct. 26th – Fall Festival from 6-7:30pm; This is an amazing & fun JR community event, please consider attending and/or volunteering; Sign up genius: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/30E0F4AAFA828A2FF2-fall and find a spot that works for you. Any questions? Email Karen at krandrew@yahoo.com.

Friday, Nov. 2nd – Move A Thon; more information coming soon via kidmail about this annual FUNdraising event. Volunteers will be needed and all children will receive a t-shirt!

Wednesday, Nov. 7th – Picture Retakes & Class Pictures; If your child’s picture didn’t quite capture your loved one, here’s your chance for a do over. Also WHOLE class pictures will be taken on this day.

Monday, Oct. 15th – Friday, Nov. 9th – Fall Food Drive; Please bring non-perishable food donations to the collection bin outside the office. All donations directly benefit John Rogers families. If your family is in need of a food box, please contact Ms. Bergan or Ms. Dougherty in the office by Nov. 9. Boxes will be available for pick up on Nov. 14.

Monday, Nov. 12thNo School in Observance of Veteran’s Day

Karaoke and Bingo TONIGHT!

Karaoke and Bingo are happening TONIGHT! Saturday 13th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Lake City Community Center.

It’s super fun and we have the chance to win $300-$600 for the school!

We need a minimum of 5 people, but I know we can do better than that. Who’s in? (21 and over please!)

See more about it…click here

JR Fall Festival is COMING!!

A free family night of fun!

Join us for a free, fun, family event with games, treats, face painting, a weird science side show, and more! Costumes are always an option having a blast with your friends and family is required!

Look for more info in kidmail soon.

Date: 10/26/2018 (Fri.)
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm PDT
Location: John Rogers Elementary Cafeteria

It’s time for everyone’s favorite fall event! We can only do it with a great group of volunteers. Please look over the list and find a spot that works best for you. Feel free to sign up for more than one item! Sign-up to help with the link below!


Contact Karen Andrew (karenraeandrew@gmail.com) with any questions or comments!

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-Q:  Main Dish
R-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!



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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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!


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.