Bear Tracks

January 4, 2021 • Updates from Roosevelt Elementary

Bear Tracks--BEAR Expectations--January 4, 2021
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Congratulations to an outstanding paraprofessional, Ms. Cassody Leadon, for being awarded our staff rotating award, the Spirit of the Bear Award, for the week of January 4!

Ms. Cassody Leadon was recognized by our last week's recipient, Mr. Carlos China, who wrote—

  • I would like to start the year off by passing the Spirit of the Bear trophy. The individual I have chosen has helped me a lot since I started working at Roosevelt. She showed me the ropes around the school. She takes on challenges head on and never gives up. She doesn't just inspire me, but she also inspires the students to take on challenges and to never give up. This person is Cassody Leadon! Thank you for all you do in this school!

Congratulations to Ms. Leadon, and thank you for being a true Bear!

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If you have questions about the YSD Reopening Plan and what it means for your family, you are invited to join Superintendent Trevor Greene and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Rob Darling in a virtual question and answer session for elementary families. Join the session for elementary parents on Tuesday, January 5 in English at 6 pm or in Spanish at 7 pm. Click here for the link and more details.

In December, Superintendent Greene provided important updates on YSD's phases for in-person learning beginning on January 25. Read below for details:

  • There are 4 phases to the YSD Reopening Plan, and we are currently in Stage B, which includes a phase-in to hybrid learning and tutoring groups.
  • Click here to read more about the order of groups to be phased in.
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Congratulations to our top students on Imagine Learning!! Here are our Imagine Learning students with the most minutes so far this year. Way to go!

What is Imagine Learning? How can my child get on the Imagine Learning Leaderboard?

  • If your child is learning English, Imagine Learning is an online program that builds English skills.
  • 20 minutes a day is the recommended time for English language learners on Imagine Learning each day.
  • Log on at the YSD Elementary Portal with your Gmail address.
  • To learn more, watch the intro video for families or contact Roosevelt's ELL/Migrant Student Advocate, Gabriela Madrigal (573-1750)
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Student Showcase--01-04-2020

This 1st-grader from Mrs. Julie Fry's class was studying shelters in a community. Watch him explain the shelter that he made after his class analyzed the materials that the Three Little Pigs used!

Student Showcase-January 4, 2020
Watch a student from Mrs. Silva's 4th-grade class play Au Claire De Le Luna on his recorder. Roosevelt Bears are learning to play recorder each week in Mrs. Rondi Marsh's virtual music class. Way to go!
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