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Big bike riding event for Sullivan and Anishinabe on Wednesday, October 11 from 3-5 p.m.  

MPS Culinary and Wellness will be holding a 2.5 mile fun bike ride through the community/neighborhood of Sullivan School. 

MPS food truck and several dignitaries will be there. It starts and ends at Sullivan. 
The Discover Healthcare Careers Event is designed for those in high school who are interested in healthcare and want to learn more about a variety of career options.
As an attendee, you’ll be able to:
*Get hands-on practice in our Simulation Lab and take a career for a spin
*Hear from current healthcare professionals about their work, education, and career journey
*Learn how you can gain experience now at Abbott Northwestern Hospital to prepare you for a future healthcare career
From patient care to infection prevention, you’ll walk away feeling confident with a better idea of what might be a great fit for you and your future!
Registration information
When: Saturday, November 4,2023 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Where: Abbott Northwestern Hospital Campus, The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Center, 2800 10th Ave S, Minneapolis 55407
Register today: Sign-up here or scan QR Code on attached flier.
Registration is required to attend the event. We do expect the event to fill up, so register to save your spot. Event arrival instructions will be provided upon registration.
Join our Colectiva WhatsApp community at and choose which interest, event or school-based groups you want to be part of!

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with MPS at Green Central from 11am-2PM on Saturday, October 7th. This is a cultutal APPRECIATION event that is open to all, particularly our bilingual dual language community. Help at our eco-craft table or warm clothes sharing table. Join the WhatsApp group in the community to collaborate!

Due to conflicting dual language school-based events, the multi-school Dia de los Muertos celebration has been moved to Friday, November 3rd from 4-8PM at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Seeking cooks, artists, servers and small Latino businesses to promote!

Join the WhatsApp group for details.

Plan ahead! Find the links! See Coletiva's calendar at:
🐻📣 Teddy athletes: want to continue your athletic career in college? Get the info to become eligible for NCAA D1 or D2 schools: or
🐻📣 Save the date for Teddy Cheer Squad Parent Meeting: Friday, Oct 13 6:30-7:30pm in the Media Center. website: #TeddyNation #TheVeltMpls #WeAreRoosevelt
Senior Parents...

Your senior will be receiving an email on Monday to order their cap and gown.

Cap/Gown/Tassle are paid for by the school and you do not need to order separately.

If you would like to order announcements or a class ring from Jostens, click HERE.
Counseling/Career & College Center News

Up to date information on Career & College opportunities can always be found at: CCC Corner

The Career & College Center (CCC) will be present at conferences this Fall! Senior students and families are you worried about how to pay for college? You are welcome to stop by the CCC during conferences to learn more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). There are some big changes this year regarding student aid with the FAFSA. The CCC FAFSA sessions will take between 30-45 minutes, there will be a short presentation regarding the changes and time to create your own FAFSA IDs for the FAFSA application. 

There will be three sessions that you can choose to attend:
Tuesday, October 17th at 4:30 PM in room 161 
Wednesday, October 18th at 11:00 AM in room 207
Wednesday, October 18th at 1:00 PM in room 207

Feel free to bring other college and career related questions to these sessions! 

Students and families, please check out the RHS Career and College Monthly Newsletter for updates and important information from our department. 

Get to know the CCC Team at RHS here. The RHS CCC team Mr. Eric and Ms. Mae are here to support you in your post-secondary goals! We are located in the CCC in RM 207, feel free to stop by during the school days or email us if you have any questions. Make sure to visit our website the CCC Corner for more information and resources.

Meet your RHS Counseling team here. Your counselors are here to support you in your high school journey. If you have any questions about class credits, what course to take, schedule changes, interest in taking PSEO courses, and more please contact your counselor! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your CCC and Counseling Team.

Please check out the RHS College and Career October NewsletterWe are looking to forward to supporting you all this year! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your counseling and CCC Team

The RHS Counseling Team:
Janessa Brackett, Counselor of Record for Last Names A-D, Office #: 612-668-4811
Mark Heymans, Counselor of Record for Last Names E-Le, Google Voice #: 612-405-3801, Office #: 612-668-4855
Salado Hasan, Counselor of Record for Last Names Li-P, Office #: 612-668-4813
Sandra Kroger, Counselor of Record for Last Names Q-Z, Google Voice #: 612-460-7325, Office #: 612-668-4812
Eric Rodgers, Career & College Center Coordinator, Google Voice #: 612-567-6897, CCC #: 612-668-4822
Mae Yang, Career & College Center Coordinator, Google Voice #: 612-208-7412, CCC #: 612-668-4822
Ready, Set, FAFSA is back! This series of free virtual events runs Tuesday evenings in October. With the coming 24-25 FAFSA changes, these sessions will cover the college application process, how to create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID), general financial aid information, and how to search and apply for scholarships.
  • Register using the QR Code provided.
  • All sessions will have simultaneous interpretation in Spanish, Somali, Hmong and Karen.
  • Students who attend a session or watch one of the recordings will be eligible to win a $500 scholarship!
  • A second series will launch in January and will include FAFSA and MN Dream Act information.
  • These sessions are a collaborative effort between the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, Minnesota Department of Education, ECMC The College Place and Minnesota Goes to College.
Nuts and Bolts
 Welcome to our Community Standard. This newsletter will be sent to you twice per month and highlight both what has happened and what is coming up.

Our calendar at is always up to date with the latest information and our FB page is updated at least once per day, please click on the link below to check it out!

If you have questions, please contact 
EVERY FRIDAY IS SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! Wear your Teddy Gear or Maroon and Gold!!

Upcoming Events

Oct 3..Girls Senior Soccer Night
Oct 3..Boys/Girls Soccer Doubleheader w/MN Aurora
Oct 4.. National College Fair
Oct 4.. Girls Soccer Chipotle Fundraiser
Oct 5..College Knowledge Night
Oct 10..Site Council Meeting
Oct 12..PSAT Test
Oct 13..Cheer Parent Meeting
Oct 16..IB DP Group 4 Science
Oct 17..Picture Re-take Day
Oct 17..Conferences
Oct 18-20..No School for students
Oct 18..Conferences
Oct 25..Winter Sports Info Night
Oct 25..Team/Parent Meeting for Gymnastics at SOUTH
20 hours of Service Per year is expected of every student, every year. 
Check out this site for volunteering opportunities..
Check out these websites to come up with another idea.
(You can search by word, so if you are looking for an "art" based volunteering opportunity, or a "children" based opportunity, "senior citizen", etc.

If you have questions or need to turn hours in, please email

If your student is doing their hours OUTSIDE of the school, please have them send in a paper that is signed, dated and phone number listed for the organization or person that they helped.