Otter News 9/13/2020

The Rogers Way to Be – Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible

9/14: Remote School Hours Begin (see below)

9/22: PTA meeting at 7:00 PM

10/9: State In-service Day (no school)

Please see this important note from our school nurse, Melissa Teuton. Note from Nurse Melissa

If your family has not picked up a device for your student (i-Pad for Kindergarten through 2nd grade) or laptop (3rd through 5th grade), please call the school office between 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, 206-252-4320.

LOCAL MEAL SITES: Nathan Hale, Olympic Hills Elementary and Sand Point Elementary. Pick up time: 11:15 AM to 1:15 PM. Sack breakfast and lunch. Also, prepared meals available weekdays by FareStart. Weekend support (non-perishable food) can be picked up on Fridays. https://www.seattleschools.org/resources/student_meals Meals are FREE for all students!

STUDENT MEALS BUS DELIVERY

https://www.seattleschools.org/district/calendars/news/what_s_new/student_meals_bus_delivery

SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS REMOTE LEARNING FAQ

https://www.seattleschools.org/resources/faq

TECHNOLOGY (LAPTOP, IPAD) HELPFUL INFORMATION

https://www.seattleschools.org/district/calendars/news/what_s_new/technology_for_remote_learning

REMOTE SCHOOL HOURS BEGINNING 9/14

Start of School: 8:30 AM

End of School (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri): 3:00 PM

End of school on Wednesday: 1:45 PM (early dismissal every Wed.)

YOUR VOICE COUNTS! Diversity & Inclusion Committee is a JR parent led committee that focuses on creating and promoting an anti-racist, anti- biased and inclusive environment for all our families. Race & Equity Team is a school sponsored committee led by JR staff. It focuses on an anti-racist audit of our curriculum, establishing just practices at school, and building an inclusive environment for our families. These committees have different approaches but work in tandem towards the same goals of creating an anti-racist and a socially just environment. Interested in joining or would like to know more, please contact: Diversity & Inclusion Committee: apurvab@gmail.com Race & Equity Team: arferguson@seattleschools.org

PTA (Parent Teacher Association) MEETING: 9/22 at 7:00 PM ZOOM Mtg.

Join us for our first PTA meeting of the year to learn about the PTA and get connected with other families. 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 and pay at https://www.memberplanet.com/packetview/johnrogerspta/membership
Scholarships are available by emailing John Rogers PTA Questions? Contact JohnRogersPTA@gmail.com

PARENT DISCUSSION

The PTA has a new discussion group for parents. This group allows you to talk with parents in your class, in your grade level, and also the entire school community. It can be a place to ask questions, connect with other families, and find support. Visit https://discussion.johnrogerspta.org/ to register. Questions? Contact Melissa at johnrogerspta@gmail.com

PTA GROUP ON FACEBOOK John Rogers PTA Facebook page

SPS 2020-2021 CALENDAR https://www.seattleschools.org/district/calendars/school_year_dates

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