Roosevelt Wildcat Weekly

August 20, 2021 Information for our Families


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Greetings Wildcat Families,

Happy Friday! Thank you so much for an awesome first week! Our students came prepared and ready, and they have been engaging fully in their new classes as they acclimate to everyone being back on campus. They are following safety protocols and are already demonstrating their PRIDE as Wildcats. We appreciate their energy and enthusiasm!

We want to thank all of our families for your patience and flexibility as we all adjust to the arrival and dismissal traffic. Our campus supervisors are hard at work helping us smooth out some of our traffic flow, and our buses are working on their scheduling to ease the flow as well. Please continue to follow the direction of our supervisors so that they can help keep traffic moving. It always takes a week or two in the beginning of the year for everyone to find a rhythm.

Lastly, teachers and students focused this week on community, culture, and relationship building. Next week, administration and counseling will spend some time in Social Studies classes giving our "Pride Talks" to help our students understand our school wide expectations for behavior and ways that students can get involved in extracurricular activities.

Thank you again for an awesome first week!

Go, Wildcats!

RMS Administration

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Thank you, RMS families, and students for coming to our ASB campus tour last Tuesday. It was great to see you all here! A great campus tour led by our amazing ASB students.

Helpful FAQs

We distributed these helpful 2021-2022 FAQs for Roosevelt Middle School during registration to answer any questions you may have. If you have any other questions that are not included here, please reach out to our office at 760-726-8003. Thank you!
Roosevelt Bell Schedule 2021-2022

Click here to see the new bell schedule starting August 18, 2021

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New Student Agreements for 2021-2022

All of our students reviewed our New Vista Unified Student Agreements with their second period classes on the first day of school. These agreements provide guidelines and requirements for students that are designed to keep everyone safe, such as the use of face masks and reminders about social distancing and handwashing. CLICK HERE for a copy of the Secondary 21.22 COVID-19 Student Agreements that all students have reviewed and signed.
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RMS Recommended School Supplies

Below is a list of general supplies that will help students be prepared for the upcoming school year. Individual teachers will also share specifics for their classes as well.

  • Backpack

  • Pens

  • Pencils

  • Loose-leaf lined paper

  • Highlighters

  • 3-ring binder and dividers

  • Spiral notebook

  • Pencil pouch to hold writing utensils

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Water bottle- there are no drinking fountains, but you can refill your own water bottles.

  • Earbuds/headphones

MASKS: Remember that the California Department of Health (CDPH) is requiring all students and staff to wear masks indoors at school. Make sure you have a clean and comfortable mask and that you wear a mask every day!

RMS PLANNERS: Bring your RMS Planner every day!

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Communications & Protocol for Covid

As a school community, we need your help to ensure that we can safely keep students in school and minimize the number of quarantines we might need. If there is a family that is waiting on the results of COVID tests, please keep your student home until the results come in. If your student is not feeling well, please don't send them to school.

  • If there is an active case of Covid, on campus, during the 2021-22 school year then an email to the entire school community will be sent as a general notice.

  • If there is a student or adult who was a “Close Contact” of a person who is identified as Covid+ then we will send a notice to families in those classes about being exposed to a person who is a close contact of a Covid+ person.

  • If there is an active case of Covid, on campus, and your student was identified as being a Close Contact (defined as within 6' proximity for a cumulative 15 minutes in 24 hours) then you will be notified and your child will be Quarantined. The exception is if your child has been fully vaccinated (defined as 2 weeks post-final vaccination). Proof must be provided in this case.

  • If your child is quarantined, then they will receive support/connection with a VUSD Learning Support Teacher, via Zoom and email.

  • If your child is quarantined, they are to follow along in Canvas for their coursework.

If your child is fully vaccinated, they are NOT required to Quarantine at this time.

P.E. Uniform Distribution

Students will take home our syllabus over the weekend filled with important information regarding dressing out, purchasing PE clothes, and other PE policies.

PE will be distributing clothes Monday-Wednesday during PE classes and assigning lockers Thursday/Friday. To receive your P.E. clothes, please, bring your receipt on the distribution days.

Picture Day

Picture day for IDs and Yearbooks will be September 2nd during P.E. More information will be coming soon.

Library Announcements- Chromebook Distribution

Chromebooks will be distributed to each student beginning Monday, August 23! Sixth graders will receive their Chromebooks on Monday 8/23, 7th graders on Tuesday 8/24, and 8th graders on Wednesday 8/25. We highly encourage you to purchase the device insurance plan, which covers the replacement and repair costs for Chromebooks and their chargers. The insurance plan can be purchased online, in the RMS Webstore. The plan will protect the device against ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE, THEFT, FIRE, FLOOD, NATURAL DISASTERS, POWER SURGE, and VANDALISM. This plan will provide full replacement cost coverage and will protect the item on and off school grounds.

Roosevelt Wildcats Parent Group

Hey Wildcat Families!

After registration, be sure to check inside your child's Roosevelt planner for a Roosevelt PTA envelope and flyer! When you become a member of the PTA, you help support our students on our campus in so many ways. It's just $10 per membership, so sign up yourself, your neighbor, or your dog! Every amount helps! Fill out the envelope, include $10 per member, and drop the envelope in the office. Or, if you prefer to sign up online, just click the link below! Thank you for your help!

Restaurant Night PTA Fundraiser

Tony Pepperoni Pizzeria fundraiser

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

11am - 9pm

Take-out, dine-in, or delivery!

Tony Pepperoni

805 College Blvd #102

Oceanside, CA 92057 (by Walmart at College/ 76)

Click here for the full flyer

Counseling Corner!

Follow us on our new Instagram @rooseveltcounseling for updates!

REMINDER: To make an appointment with your counselor fill out our form at, DM us on Instagram, or send us an email. Use the PSST tool at THIS LINK to report something anonymously.

Health Office

Please send a refillable water bottle with your student every day. Roosevelt has refill stations available for your student to use.

The Health Office would like to remind all parents/guardians that only PCR/NAAT Covid Test results are accepted as proof of testing for Covid19. Please contact with questions or concerns.

The Health Office would like to remind SIXTH GRADE parents/guardians that the T-dap vaccine is required for all students entering the 7th grade. ALL students are required to have 2 Varicella vaccines. Notifications have been mailed to parents/guardians of students missing these vaccines. Please contact the Health Office with any questions or concerns.

School Nurse Contact Information:Amy McGruire: Cell:760-936-3825 Email: Please contact me with any questions or concerns. Please also refer to Health and Safety Webpage for information:

Family and Community Liaison

Hello Wildcats families!

Happy 2021-22 school year. I am looking forward to meeting you soon! You can contact me at the Roosevelt Parent Center. This school year we will continue with the food pantry, resource help, and looking forward on creating our parent workshops.

Don't miss out on information about free meals from the Vista District and WaveCrest Café. That's right, all school meals for the 2021-22 school year are offered to students at no cost. That includes breakfast, lunch.

Email your Roosevelt Family and Community Liaison, Ms. Gabby Thompson, or contact her at extension 63013 to make an appointment for assistance or any other needs your family may have.
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If you are not receiving emails or communications from the district or from Roosevelt, please let us know. It is likely that the information that is linked in AERIES is not up to date, or your emails might be getting blocked by your email provider. You can check your junk and spam folders, and you can contact if you would like help checking your contact information in AERIES.

It is crucial that your contacts are correct so that you can stay informed. We are also continuing to post information on our website, on Twitter @rooseveltmiddl2, in our Facebook Group "Roosevelt Wildcats Parent Group," and through Remind calls, emails, and text messages. Check out the informative video that our counselor Cory Way created to help you troubleshoot and understand why your email might not be connected correctly.

VUSD Parents: Notification for Remind

Vista Unified School District is committed to engaging families as partners in education. We continue to refine our communication systems to provide up to date information about teaching and learning, collaboration, family engagement, and college and career pathways. One important improvement of our plan is to implement a more efficient and seamless communication platform called Remind. The information below provides a preview of this important new feature of our communication plan.....[READ MORE]

VUSD Community Update of August 4th

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