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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 Roosevelt.mpls.k12.mn.us 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 ckjome@mpls.k12.mn.us 
EVERY FRIDAY IS SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! 

Upcoming Events

December 10-Mid-quarters carried home
December 10-North Dakota State in CCC
December 12-St. Cloud State in CCC
December 13-Winter Arts Showcase
December 14-OHB Kick-off Assembly
December 14-Senior photos DUE
December 17-PJ/Comfy Day
December 18-Ugly Sweater Day
December 18-Southwest MN State in CCC
December 18-Chipotle Fundraiser
December 19-Hats for the Holidays
December 20-Candy Cane Day
December 21-Maroon and Gold Day
Dec 22-Jan 6-Winter Break
Jan 7-Welcome Back

Advisory structure has changed a bit this year. This is a week at a glace as to what students are doing from 9:50-10:20, Monday through Wednesday next week.
ANNOUNCEMENT
Our Green Team coordinated with South High School Green Tigers to get together during advisory this week. The South Green Tigers gave a presentation about ways that they are organizing and taking action against climate change. One of our Green Team members, Keriann Cooper is working with other youth-led coalitions in the state on climate initiatives.

It was cool to work with other high school students and see so many (20+) students turn out for this event!
Our very own math teacher, Ms. Lehtola will be skating in the St. Paul FSC Holiday show next Friday, Dec. 14 at 5:40 pm. There is also an open skate following the show, so bring your skates! Tickets are $12 for adults, kids 10 & under are free. Come on out and cheer her on! 😊 
ATHLETICS

  Support our Athletes by looking at the weekly calendar of events! 

Throwback Roosevelt jerseys are being worn by the Squirt B2 black team with the Minneapolis Storm hockey association.
Website to keep you up to date!!  http://www.rhsathletics.com/
COLLEGE AND CAREER CORNER
We have an 8th period at Roosevelt! This extra period is for students in need of recovering credits. Please contact/see your counselor to register - you can start right away! 8th period is from 3-3:45 two nights/week with a teacher present to support students in all subject areas.

The STEP UP application will open on December 10th .
You can find the application link here : https://www.achievempls.org/become-stepup-intern
STEP UP is a summer internship program, open to Minneapolis residents between the ages of 14 and 21 (by June 1, 2019) who are eligible to work in the US and are not yet enrolled in college (PSEO is ok).
ONE of the following must ALSO apply:
  • You meet family income guidelines
  • You are a student with a disability
  • You have an IEP or 504 plan
  • You are an English language learner
  • You are a pregnant or parenting teen
  • You have been involved with the justice system
ACT REMINDER : If you registered for the December 8th test, be at your testing center at 8:00 am tomorrow!!

The CCC has many  college representatives  coming to visit with interested students. Students can sign up through Naviance or come directly to the CCC for a pass. Here are the  upcoming college rep visits :       
North Dakota State College of Science     Mon December 10, 2018        1:30 PM                      
St. Cloud State University                            Wed December 12, 2018      10:45 AM  
Southwest Minnesota State University Tue December 18, 2018 10:30 AM 

Current Scholarships:
UPCOMING:
Roosevelt Foundation Scholarship will be opening on December 12th. One application is used for 30-40 different scholarships through the Roosevelt Foundation. Check the Roosevelt Counseling Department webpage for more information or stop by/contact the Career & College Center for info!
Eligibility:
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be a graduating senior from Roosevelt High School
OPEN NOW:
AAUW Scholarship (Deadline February 8th, 2019): Receive $4,000 for your first year; renewable annually for a total award of $16,000; renewal based on satisfactory progress as a full-time student.
See your counselor to pick up the application!
Eligibility:
  • Female Minneapolis Resident
  • Graduating senior from one of the Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Educational Goal: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Demonstrated Financial Need
Wallin Education Partners Scholarship (Deadline February 15, 2019): Receive up to $4000/year for up to 4 years; work with a professional advisor throughout college, and have access to college-to-career opportunities through Wallin EP sponsored events and activities. More information at https://wallinpartners.org/apply/
Eligibility:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 19 ACT composite
  • Have applied and intend to attend a private or public not-for-profit four-year institution in MN, IA, SD, ND, or WI or any Historically Black College or University in the Nation immediately after high school (no gap year)
  • Have a family taxable income of $75,000 or less (line 43 on your 2017 1040), low-to-moderate assets, and have financial need with regard to financial aid
Catch a Break Scholarship  (Deadline March 15): Receive up to $10,000. More information at https://www.scholarsapply.org/catchabreak/
Eligibility:
  • Be current high school seniors or graduates, ages 21 and under.
  • Be United States citizens and residents of Minnesota.
  • Be accepted for enrollment for the first time in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited public four-year college or university in Minnesota for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Live on campus for the first year of undergraduate studies.
  • Have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 or higher.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
U of M, Twin Cities, College of Science & Engineering Field Trip
10th and 11th grade students’ will have the opportunity to visit the University of Minnesota. Students will engage in an interactive Biomedical Optics presentation and network with professors, staff, and students.
When: Monday, December 17, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
You can pick up a permission slip from your science teacher, GEAR UP staff, or in the CCC. Please return permission slips to your science teacher or GEAR UP staff by Thursday, December 13, 2018. The first 40 who return permission slips will be guaranteed a spot.

Questions about anything Career & College related? Contact: Career & College Center 612-668-4822
WHAT'S GOING ON AT SCHOOL
48th annual Operation Holiday Basket

WE'RE COMMITTED TO FEEDING 400 FAMILIES THIS YEAR!!

WE WANT TO FEED OUR FAMILIES FIRST SO IF YOUR FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE A BASKET OR YOU KNOW SOMEONE THAT WOULD, PLEASE EMAIL CKJOME@MPLS.K12.MN.US FOR MORE INFORMATION.

"Can I use my card to donate?" YES!! Click the link below. **Advisories compete against each other to see who can bring in the most money and canned goods. So..please click "add a dedication" and type in your child's advisory teacher last name to apply it to their advisory contest.

https://www.legrandav.com/ dropped off baskets for our classrooms. We are so very grateful for their generosity!!
REPEATS
Would you like to help give scholarships to Roosevelt students and grants to staff without it costing you a penny? Do you ever shop at Amazon?  

Instead of going to amazon.com, go to smile.amazon.com. Register and select Minneapolis Theodore Roosevelt High School Foundation as your charity. Each time you shop at smile.amazon the Foundation will receive a small percentage of your purchase.

You just have to remember to go to smile.amazon.com instead of Amazon…..same merchandise, same prices, same service. Thank YOU!

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/41-1927097    and Amazon donates to Minnesota Theodore Roosevelt High School Foundation.
Check out our FB and Twitter pages for photos of what's happening around here.


20 hours of Service
Per year is expected of every student, every year. If your student needs help figuring out how to get their service hours, tell them to check in with Ms. Christol in room 100.

SENIORS YOU WILL NEED 80 HOURS OVER YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CAREER TO GET THE SERVICE SEAL ON YOUR DIPLOMA

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

SEE MS. CARTER IN ROOM 257
Join a club or sport and receive an hour BUT you must self report to Ms. Christol in room 100!