JR Otter News 1/17/2021

Otter News
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Reminder, there is no school on Monday, January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King Day
1/19: Virtual PTA Meeting
1/20 All School assembly at 8:30 AM (teacher should provide link)
1/21: Library curbside pickup
1/28: Day between semesters (NO SCHOOL)

Trimester 1 progress reports are available in the Source for parent review. If you are unable to access the Source, please contact Ms. Keene in the office Mon – Thurs. for assistance (206) 252-4320. https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/dots/support_training_forms/source

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION Online registration for new students for 2021-22 school year began 1/4. If your child will be 5 years old by August 31, it is time to enroll for kindergarten. https://mysps.seattleschools.org/event/enrollment-begins-2021-22-new-student-registration/ If you need assistance with enrollment, please contact Andrea Bergan at aebergan@seattleschools.org for assistance.

Please share with your neighbors and friends: Virtual Tours for prospective John Rogers families are on Wednesday 1/20 at 7 PM and Tuesday 1/26 at 7 PM. See the John Rogers website for more information and for the Zoom link https://rogerses.seattleschools.org/

NEED TECH HELP? In-Person Tech Support Center hours 11 AM – 6 PM at Nathan Hale High School – Entrance is on 110th street near the athletic field. Parking is available on 110th Helpful tech information: https://www.seattleschools.org/student_portal/technology_supports_for_families

LIBRARY CURBSIDE PICKUP: THURSDAY, JAN.21, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (*Students must place a hold by 3pm the day before to be eligible) *Helpful how-to video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18rmlg5MoOdMQe5FbwFrVY2LmYohz-kEy/view Questions: Ms. Burke, Librarian: jeburke@seattleschools.org

Join us to learn more about our school community and how our PTA is supporting John Rogers. All are welcome! Meetings will be held via Zoom with the same Meeting ID and Passcode until it is safe to meet in person again. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6789533424?pwd=WlRjdEZaRW5LODZoeWwwVnpZMTB0UT09

Meeting ID: 678 953 3424

Passcode: Otters

Become a PTA member today! Membership is $9. JOIN NOW! Scholarships are available by emailing  John Rogers PTA .

BECOME INVOLVED WITH PTA FINANCES! We have openings on a Budget Amendment committee and a Mid-Year Financial Review committee. This will be a 2-3 hour time commitment in January and is a great way to learn more about the PTA’s finances. Contact Chris jrptatreasurer@gmail.com

2020-21 VISITING ARTISTS! Through a Creative Advantage grant, we welcomes two teaching artists this year! Starting Jan 4, Chris Daigre will teach a unique dance method combining African, Latin, jazz and modern dance techniques. Tune in for a final performance at our February assembly! In March, Greg Thornton, aka Mr. Greg, an artist-activist, joins us for a multi-week visual arts residency. Questions? Megan: megsmithling@gmail.com

Meadowbrook CC is hosting a virtual craft class and provides the supplies with purchased craft kits. A fun activity for kids to make a handmade gift to give! Must register/purchase by 1/17. More details and the link to register: https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/seattle/activity/search/detail/35629?onlineSiteId=0&from_original_cui=true February brochure will be out soon. https://issuu.com/arcwa/docs/january_virtual_programs_winter_2021_brochure_fina/2?ff Questions? Kylie: Kylie.Helmuth@seattle.gov

NEWSLETTER REQUESTS Blurbs must be less than 50 words & include contact info. Email: Kristi Yee by noon Thursday: frappuccino35@hotmail.com