Family Engagement Workshops and Events
The Roosevel School District provides resources, workshops and events to help our families thrive. We are committed to collaborating with local partners to provide families with workshops, educational opportunities and resources that empower them to take an active role in their children’s education.
In addition to established partnerships with local community organizations and these upcoming events, our families have access to the Neighborhood House and Wellness Center, which provide free technology use, health and nutrition services.
COVID-19 Vaccination Pods
June and July
Times vary based on date
The Roosevelt School District is proud to partner with community organizations to offer vaccines to our students, families and South Phoenix community. Through these partnerships, vaccination PODs will be set up at Bernard Black, I.G. Conchos, P.L. Julian and Valley View schools on select dates this summer. More information about each vaccine site is below. The COVID-19 vaccine is available for free to all eligible age groups. Proof of insurance is not required.
Answers to your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine
Free Zoom Event
Join us in one week for a discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine presented in partnership with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services. Dr. Francisco Moreno will cover, how the vaccine works, why it's important to get your vaccine, if your children need to get it and if it's safe to get if you're pregnant. This free event will be presented in English and Spanish. More information is avaialble on this flyer.
Everyone Can Create: Free Student Summer Camps
July 12-16, 2021
8 a.m. – Noon
Southwest Elementary School
The Roosevelt School District is proud to offer free summer camps for students entering 5th-8th grades. Everyone Can Create camps, led by Apple Professional Learning, will engage students in a variety of activities from coding to digital media creation. Camps will be held in-person only and space is limited.
Everyone Can Code
Grades: Entering 5-8th
This camp introduces learners to a world of coding through interactive puzzles, fun characters and engaging activities. At the end of this camp, you will know Swift coding language and be able to use coding algorithms to solve puzzles. Camp led by Apple Professional Learning.
Community App Challenge
Grades: Entering 7-8th
In this camp, you will work in a collaborative group through the Design Thinking process to plan an app to address a community problem. On the final day of camp, you and your team will pitch your app to a team of professionals who will declare a winner. No coding experience is needed. Camp led by Apple Professional Learning.
Grades: Entering 6-8th
In this camp, you will work with professional architects from Orcutt | Winslow to design a building that addresses a problem within your community.
Create Space with Media
Grades: Entering 5-8th
In this camp, you will learn how to use apps like Camera, Clips and iMovie to create your own video stories and share what you’re most passionate about. On the last day, you will attend a red carpet screening on your video!