Upcoming Events at John Rogers

1/29: YES, There is school on Wed. 1/29, regular Wednesday schedule. This is the make up for the snow day we had earlier this month.

1/31 JR Prospective Family School Tour 9:30 AM

2/3 – 2/6: 5th grade camp

2/4: Spec.Ed Resource Fair 6:30 – 8 p.m – at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School, 1330 N 90th St., Seattle, WA 98103.  Learn from the people who help coordinate services to support your student.   Childcare provided. Questions? SpEdCommunications@seattleschools.org

2/4 – 2/8: Black Lives Matter Week

2/5: Jane Addams Open House – 5th grade families are invited to attend an open house and tour on 2/5 beginning at 6:30 PM. There will be an overview at 6:30 PM followed by four sessions of your choice in classrooms.   For more information www.jamsptsa.org

2/6: 4th grade Talent Show, 10:45am in the cafeteria.  All are welcome to attend.

2/11: Global Reading Challenge – anin-school competition on 2/11 in the cafeteria. Participating 4th and 5th grade students will be competing to advance to the city semi-finals. Families are welcome to come watch.

2/11: SEED SALE Orders Due!!  Help our kids raise money for next year 5th grade camp! Some of the costs are covered with grants from the PTA and Windermere; the 5th grade class raises money to offset the rest.   Ask your family, friends and neighbors to purchase seeds!  Check kidmail for the catalog/order form. Questions? Karen at: krandrew@yahoo.com

2/12: SPIRIT WEAR Orders Due – Show your Otter Spirit with a sweatshirt/t-Shirt with new logos designed by parent, Kasey Free. Order forms were sent home in Kidmail and available via link below.  Questions? Email Ms. Van Doren at anvandoren@seattleschools.org.

Order Form: JRE Spirit Wear

2/12 – 2/25: HOUSING RESOURCE – King County Housing Authority will open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher wait list/lottery on 2/12 and close on 2/25.   All information:  https://www.kcha.org/housing/vouchers/list Look to the website for any questions or contact KCHA.

2/13 AT 7PM.  BAND/ORCHESTRA CONCERT  – First ever Jane Addams and elementary side by side concert – will feature musicians from JAMS band/orchestra performing together with 5th graders from neighboring elementary schools. All are invited! 5th grade musicians- please see kid mail for an invitation.  Questions? band director Deb: deschaaf@seattleschools.org

2/17 – 2/21: NO SCHOOL Mid-Winter Break

2/28: PTA GRANTS due – The PTA awards six grants for up to $400 for community building, school enrichment and support. Any parent or staff is eligible to apply. Applications are in the office.  The due date is 2/28 and grants will be awarded on 3/3. Email Karen at johnrogerspta@gmail.com  with questions

SUPPORT LITERACY! For $20, you can provide two books for every child in one of our classes! The “book fairy” will visit each classroom for kids to choose 2 books. Want to contribute? Drop cash/check (John Rogers PTA) in the PTA mailbox in the office marked “Book Fairy.” Questions? Julia; jmitzel@yahoo.com