John Rogers Winter Food Drive is ON!!

November 27 – December 11

Please bring non-perishable food donations to the collection bin outside the office from November 27 through December 11.

All donations will directly benefit our John Rogers families!!

Suggested items include:
peanut butter
pasta/pasta sauce
granola bars/snack items
tuna fish/canned chicken
canned fruit
holiday treats

Also, personal hygiene products including soap, shampoo and laundry soap.

If your family is in need of a food box for the winter break, please contact Ms Keene or Ms. Bergan in the office at (206) 252-4320 by Monday Dec. 11th.

Boxes will be available for pick-up on Friday, December 15th.

Thank you to our John Rogers ASB, Family Engagement Team and PTA for supporting the food drive!

Current Fundraising for John Rogers


Do you like Cougar Mountain Cookie Dough or Stumptown Coffee?  For yourself, or as a great Christmas gift!  This is your opportunity to enjoy cookies and coffee and support your John Roger’s Otter is here!

Weeks of November 13th – 27th, 2017.  Please return your forms and money for your orders to your teacher on the 27th.  Cash or checks (need to be made out to John Rogers PTA) only.

The dates for John Roger’s cookie dough and coffee sale have been set. Sales forms have come home in Kids Mail November 9th. You and your kiddos will have over 2 weeks to sell and it will include Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 9th-27th).

50% of all sales go directly to the John Rogers PTA!!!!!!

Pick up 6469742will be on December 12th in the cafeteria between 2:00- 4:30pm. Eryn Geokezas will need help organizing the orders and distributing them to parents on December 12th. If you can help out on December 12th, put it on your calendar now and let her know via e-mail at, so she can put you on the list.

Also, If you are interested in taking this over next year, let Eryn know. We still don’t have anyone who to head up this sale next year.

Now, go get those orders!







The Scholastic book Fair will take place at John Rogers, on
the stage, during students LUNCH recess and after school for
30 minutes.

This is an opportunity for children and families to purchase
books and help support our school. John Rogers receives a
proportion of the profits which is used for JR children to
receive Scholastic news and help supports classroom libraries.
There will be a PTA event on Tuesday 14th in the evening,
starting at 6:30pm, at which you can also purchase books.

Can’t make to the school, you can also purchase books online
Staring November 9th. Go to
The Used books sale will take place the same week outside the library, and books at the used book sale are $0.25 .

The Book Fair also needs volunteers. Mon 13th – Thurs 16th at Lunch recess or after school.

Here is a link to a sign up genius or you can email to help out.
Thank you for supporting John Rogers.

Upcoming Events at John Rogers

Thankful for Our Staff Appreciation Day

Wednesday Nov. 8th –

Thankful for Our Staff Appreciation Day is hosted by 4th and 5th grade families. Fourth & Fifth grades should have received a Sign-Up Genius to help us show the JR Staff our gratitude for all of their work with our children. Lower grades will be asked to host in the winter or spring.

Veteran’s Day Assembly

for all students.  November 8th at 8:20am



Friday, Nov. 10th – No School in honor of Veteran’s Day


Scholastic Book Fair/Used Book Sale

Monday Nov. 11th – Thursday Nov. 16th – All money raised supports literacy across all classrooms. Volunteers needed and welcome during lunches and after school.


General PTA Meeting

Tuesday Nov. 14th – 6:30pm. This will be the last PTA meeting of 2017. Free childcare is provided!!


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