Hello Roosevelt Community, The safety, health and well-being of our students, staff and community continues to remain at the forefront of all decisions at the Roosevelt School District. We continue to monitor the Maricopa County COVID-19 data, specifically for our South Phoenix community (zip codes 85040, 85041 and 85042), and are using the information to make the most informed and safest decisions regarding returning to school in-person.
Based on the current COVID-19 data for our community, our students will remain in a virtual learning setting until at least the end of the first trimester of this school year, which is November 6, 2020. We will continue to evaluate the data on a weekly basis and solicit input from our families as to their preferences regarding in-person learning and virtual learning options. In preparation for a safe return to in-person learning when appropriate, our district has developed a brief return to school survey for our families.
It is extremely important that we gather information from our families on their preferred learning setting. Families can complete the survey to provide their preferences and feedback. Once equipped with the survey results and the Maricopa County data, we will determine next steps. To read the complete letter from Superintendent, Dr. Quintin Boyce, visit our return to school page.
The Roosevelt School District is actively planning to offer in-person learning once the health metrics established by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, specifically for our district community, are supportive of a safe return. We are also committed to continuing to offer an all-virtual learning option for students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. In order to appropriately plan for the safe re-opening of our schools to in-person learning, we need updated and accurate information from families on their desired Learning Setting.
Please review the following important information and complete one survey for each one of your children by Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 on our Learning Settings Page.
The V.H. Lassen Elementary School Community Pantry is now open every Thursday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. to our students, families and greater community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pantry will offer community members the opportunity to receive free supplies. Items available at the community pantry include non-perishable food items, cleanliness and health supplies, including face masks and sanitizer, and fresh produce when available. This pantry is in partnership with 104.7 KISS F.M.’s Love Up Foundation, Valley of the Sun United Way, St. Mary’s Food Bank and Spaces of Opportunity Community Garden. For more information, visit the Community Pantry webpage.
If you are interested in making a donation to the pantry, please contact V.H. Lassen Principal, Brian Lockwood, via email (email@example.com) or call 602-232-4210.
The Roosevelt School District No. 66 welcomed back all of our bright young people for the 2020-2021 school year! Under the current circumstances, learning and school look a bit different than what we are used to – but our commitment has never been stronger to serve our students and we are looking forward to a successful year full of innovative learning and growth!
Bold Virtual Teaching Highlight Video
As we all know, the 2020-21 school year has started off a lot differently than in prior years. Our students and teachers have boldly adapted to the methods of remote learning. This is in large part due to the commitment and dedication of our incredible Roosevelt teachers, who continue to navigate through these current circumstances to provide innovative learning at the highest levels possible. Here is a short video highlighting some of the bold and innovating teaching that has been happening virtually. You will see clips from the Phoenix 11 TV segments, teachers virtually instructing their classes from their classrooms and our Exceptional Student Services team providing both online instruction and 1-on-1 services to our amazing students. Watch video below to see amazing teachers in action! Thank you for all you do!
Grab-and-Go Meal Distribution Update
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Roosevelt School District is happy to announce that we are now serving breakfast and lunch meals to all children under 18, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. A complete list of meal pick-up times and locations can be found on the food distribution page. If you are unable to make it during the times listed, please call your school’s cafeteria to schedule a meal pick-up appointment from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. that is convenient for you.
Through a new partnership with JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, the district is able to purchase WiFi hotspots for students and families. The Marriott will donate $10 for every Learn, Work & PLAY Vacation Package sold from now through December 31. In just the first few weeks of the promotion, Roosevelt has earned more than $3,000, which will help our students to be connected.
V.H. Lassen Elementary School will be opening a community pantry on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, to help families in the South Phoenix community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pantry will be open to the South Phoenix Community students and families every Thursday, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will offer community members the opportunity to receive free supplies. Items available at the community pantry include non-perishable food items, cleanliness and health supplies, including face masks and sanitizer, and fresh produce when available.
To date, our district has provided more than 145 hotspots to students and families in order to close the digital divide. Thank you to our community partners and Roosevelt staff who have worked tirelessly to ensure that our students have the tools needed to be successful while remote learning.
Roosevelt School District No. 66 is committed to providing our many stakeholders and citizens with a complete accounting of how our tax resources are spent, as well as providing insight into the financial operations of our school district. In addition to the information below, please visit our Financial Transparency page for more information.
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In partnership with the Maricopa County Public Health, our district will be providing FREE Immunizations for Preschool through 12th grade students. Families are asked to bring their own pen, immunization record and any immunization notices sent by the school, an insurance card if available and wear a mask if possible.
Here are the times and dates:
For questions you may call, 602-506-6767 or the schools listed above.
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