Roosevelt School celebrated "The Academic Fair and Festival of the Arts" on 5/23/16. The theme of the fair was "Oh! The Places You'll Go!" Thank you to all the teachers and staff for working so hard to make this event a huge success!
We Have the Warmest, Sweetest Mom in the World!
On Friday, May 13, students in Grades K-2 showed their Moms how much they appreciate their endless love and support with a special tea party in their honor. Moms, grandmothers, aunts, and other special figures in the life of students were welcome to attend in place of Mom. Students sang songs, read poems, made arts and crafts, and had gifts for Moms. It was a successful event with more than 250 Mothers in attendance.
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Roosevelt Administration held a Teacher and Staff Appreciation Breakfast on May 6, 2016 as a THANK YOU to all our teachers and staff for everything they do to serve our students!
Computer Workshop For Parents
Roosevelt School PTO and NJEA PRIDE sponsored a series of Computer Workshops for Parents on 4/27/16 at Roosevelt School. Parents were able to attend different technology sessions such as "Learning the Basics about Computers," "Monitoring & Connecting with Social Media," "Free Learning Apps for Grades K-2" "Learning How to Navigate Roosevelt School Website," and "Basic Microsoft Word Workshop." Sandwiches and refreshments were donated by PRIDE. Thank you parents for participating, teachers for volunteering, and Ms. Maritza Acevedo, Family Community Liaison, and Ms. Sondra Stovall, PRIDE/FAST Committee Chairperson, for putting this event together.
Kids' Clean Sweep 2016
Congratulations to Ms. Simms' class for getting 1st Place on "Slam Dunk the Junk"! They brought the Golden Broom to Roosevelt School on April 19, 2016!
March Multiplication Madness 2016
Roosevelt School celebrated the Fourth Annual March Multiplication Madness on Friday, April 15, 2016. Anahi Lugos was crowned the champion of the competition with first place. Second place was for Marlen Perez, and third place was for Brian Velasquez. Obeniel Cruz, the first and only 2nd grader to make it to the main event, won fourth place! Congratulations to all the winners!
Parent Meeting with Mr. Johnson
Superintendent Johnson met with Roosevelt School parents on 4/5/16 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss important topics and hear their concerns.
On March 24, 2016, Principal Georgette Gonzalez (dressed up as the Easter Bunny) and her two Vice-Principals, Dr. Fonteñez and Mrs. Ciancia visited all classrooms wishing students a Happy Spring. Teachers and students were very excited to see the bunny and receive chocolate kisses. It was a fun filled afternoon! Enjoy the Spring Break!
Title I- Family Math Night
Roosevelt School hosted another successful Title I- K-2 Family Math Night on 3/9/16 presented by Ms. Rivera, Ms. Cirino, and Ms. Sodano. Parents and children participated in a variety of math activities while learning methods to help children build and strengthen their math skills. It was a wonderful opportunity for parents and their child to have fun together while learning!
Roosevelt School celebrated Read Across America Week from March 1 to March 4, 2016. As part of the festivities, classes participated in the Be Excited About Reading (B.E.A.R) contest. Classes "dressed up" teddy bears like a book character. All classes had fun while being involved in reading!
FAMILY LITERACY WORKSHOP
Roosevelt School is proud to announce that our Family Literacy Workshop that took place on February 10, 2016 in the Media Center was a great success.The event was filled with prizes, easy everyday activities, and tips for parents to help their children at home.
A big Thank You to Ms. Anne-Marie McMahon, 1st Grade Teacher, and Ms. Maritza Acevedo, Family Liaison, for organizing it, and to Ms. Jessica Rivera and Ms. Christine Cirino for helping during the event.
Sunny D Book Spree
Roosevelt Safety Patrol Students, under the supervision of Ms. Acevedo and Ms. Rupprecht, are proud to announce that Roosevelt School received 400 books for free by collecting Sunny D Labels! The books that were received were donated to the "I Read" Program and to classroom libraries. Ms Simms' class were the winners for bringing the most labels during the first half of the year!
Understanding PARCC Score Reports
In this video three educators explain the new PARCC score reports, what parents should expect and how they can support their children.
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Books Donated by Wipro and First Book
Roosevelt School students in First and Second Grade classes received free books donated by Wipro and First Book on October 26, 2015. Volunteers from Wipro and First Book also visited all first and second grade classes and conducted a reading activity in each classroom.
Ms. Ortega's 2nd Grade class received free books donated by Wipro and First Book on 10/26/15.
Title I Policy School Form_English.pdf
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires schools to involve parents of public and private school students in school programs and in the education of their children. To read the Title I Parental Involvement Policy click below:
La Ley de Educación Primaria y Secundaria (ESEA) requiere que las escuelas inviten a los padres de estudiantes de escuelas públicas y privadas a participar en los programas escolares y en la educación de sus hijos. Para leer la ley del Título I: Participación de Padres haga click abajo:
Title I Policy_Spanish.pdf
Roosevelt Students join TEAM PRIDE!
Students volunteer to clean their neighborhood as part of their DARE Project / community service. Students dedicate time during their recess period to clean the school grounds and surrounding streets. T-shirts, with the logo I LIVE HERE, are worn by students to remind other students and residents of their commitment to the community. Teachers supervising and assisting the students in the program wear t-shirts with the I WORK HERE logo.
MCFOODS Recognizes Roosevelt School
for donating 1250 pounds of canned food!
Thank you to all students and teachers for your generosity!