Top Happenings

  • ASU begins COVID-19 saliva test at Valley View

    South Phoenix community members and Roosevelt School District staff are able to receive COVID-19 salvia through a partnership with Arizona State University and the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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  • Sprouts Celebrates Heroes on The Ellen Degeneres Show

    We are pleased to announce our community partner Spaces of opportunity received a $100,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation. The donation was announced on the Ellen Degeneres show on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Foundation’s gift will support our 18-acre South Phoenix community garden and wellness programs that provide hundreds of local families with nutritious food and education programs. Congratulations!

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  • University of Arizona offers free health screenings to community

    South Phoenix residents were able to get a free health check at V.H. Lassen Elementary School, on Feb. 18. The University of Arizona Zuckerman College of Public Health provided free blood glucose and pressure checks, weight and height measurements as well as flu shots.

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  • V.H. Lassen plants fruit orchard

    Thanks to a generous donation from Umesh and Kavita Kulkarni and the Orchard Community Learning Center, V.H. Lassen was able to plant an orchard of 17 fruit trees on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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  • Chavez Community Food Pantry Now Open!

    Cesar Chavez Elementary School launched their on-site food pantry in partnership with St. Mary's Food Bank on Feb. 11. The pantry is open the first and third Thursday of each month from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. The pantry has enough food to provide meals to more than 100 families.

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  • Lopez students sends kindness to St. Jude’s

    Ahead of Feb. 14, 8th grade students at Irene Lopez Elementary School wrote digital Valentine’s Day Cards to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital kids.

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  • Bernard Black receives grant

    Bernard Black Elementary was presented with a check for $5,000 from the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and Sports Matter. Bernard Black was one of three schools selected to receive the annual grant.

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  • RSD earns social work award

    Roosevelt School District’s Social Work Team has been selected by the ASU School of Social Work to receive the 2021 Community Impact Award. This award recognizes an organization that embodies social work values and principles in a commitment to serving and empowering individuals, families and communities in the Southwest.

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  • Influential Black Arizonans

    Two of our Roosevelt School District Leaders were named as “Influential Black Arizonans” in a recent Arizona Republic news article. Both Superintendent Dr. Quintin Boyce and Governing Board President Lawrence Robinson were recognized and part of the article.

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  • Digital Learning Day 2021

    More than 100 participants locally and nationally participated in this year’s virtual Digital Learning Day making it a huge success! This second annual event celebrates Roosevelt’s innovation, collaboration, Virtual Learning and our Apple partnership. The City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego provided welcome remarks and all who attended were able to visit 40 of our classrooms and participate in a panel discussion.

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  • Roosevelt School District CARE Team

    As a school district, we recognize the value of educating our students, as we are in the business of Teaching and Learning. We also know that in order for our students to learn we must work together to meet their social and emotional needs.

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  • Governing board members sworn in

    On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the first Roosevelt School District board meeting of 2021 saw the swearing in of the three recently elected governing board members. Returning Governing Board member and President Mr. Lawrence Robinson, along with new board members Mrs. Alexis Aguirre and Ms. Shelley Jackson, took their oath at the start of the meeting.

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