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Student of the Week
Chukwuma Ukwu and Elishah Willock from Roosevelt High School were selected to receive the Students Building Bridges Award. They are role models for their classmates and greatly deserves this recognition. Chukwuma and Elishah will be publicly honored for their efforts in building bridges across communities and creating a more civil society at Nassau County’s Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) program on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Hofstra University's Student Center Theater, 900 Fulton Ave., Hempstead, NY. There will be a buffet dinner followed by the program starting at 6:00 p.m.
2016 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Competition at Adelphi University
Former First Lady of New York Matilda Raffa Cuomo joined First Lady of Nassau County Linda Mangano and RUFSD administrators to discuss Mentoring USA. The District will partner with Mentoring USA, which was founded by Mrs. Cuomo, to provide one-to-one mentors for students in grades K-12, starting in September 2016.
Alyssa Furline, 9th grade, participated in both art and music. She will be moving on to the NATIONAL COMPETITION in Cincinnati, Ohio this July in the category of art! Chadwyck Watt, 9th grade, participated in playwriting and won a silver medal!
We are honored to announce the Roosevelt UFSD recipients of the 15th Annual SCOPE School District Awards. Don Crummell – Community Service Nateasha McVea – Administrator Service Debra Rainey – Support Staff Service Willa Scott – School Board Service Nancy Ticali – Teacher Service Congratulations to all, this is a well-deserved honor!
Saturday April 2, at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown N.Y. We are celebrating 25 years of chess instruction. Ten tournaments, one second place victory, then nine first place victories in row. All Roosevelt Schools were represented. Go Rough Rider Chess Club.
Fifth grader Destin McPherson was published in the February 22nd edition of Scholastic News Edition 5/6. The debate question for that edition was "Should Kids Be on Instagram?" His response was no, and his explanation and photo were printed.