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  • Roosevelt School District Earns Praised from the Nassau Suffolk School Boards Association

    Board of Education recognized for exemplary work amid the pandemic ROOSEVELT, NEW YORK (JUNE 2022) — The Roosevelt School District Board of Education was recently acknowledged by the Nassau Suffolk School Boards Association for its work to advocate for students and the community amid the pandemic.

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  • Roosevelt School District Welcomes New Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations: Gary Gentles joins District for 2022- 23 school year

    ROOSEVELT, NEW YORK (JULY 2022) — The Roosevelt Union Free School District is excited to welcome Gary Gentles as the District’s assistant superintendent of business and operations. Mr. Gentles has an extensive and versatile background as an administrator and leader who has a reputation for upgrading and strengthening the financial well-being of the districts he has previously worked in. In his new role, Mr. Gentles will report directly to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Deborah L. Wortham and be responsible for the financial operations of the District.

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  • Roosevelt Wellness Presents: Morris Brandon Skills Camp

    Grades 6-12, Roosevelt residents only. Every Saturday, July 2, 9, 17, 23, 30 and August 5, 12, at Roosevelt Park 8:30am. Full week skills camp, July 18- 22 from 9am to 3pm.

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  • End of Year Letter

    On behalf of myself and the Board of Education, Congratulations! The 2021-2022 school year has come to an end! I am, overtaken by the amount of hope, excitement, and confidence I felt, knowing that the future of our community, and our country, was in the capable hands of all of you. Regardless of your role, “Thank You!”

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  • Happy Father's Day

    June 17, 2022 To the Roosevelt Staff and Community: I, along with the Roosevelt School District Board of Education, would like to take this opportunity to wish all of the fathers and father figures in our community a healthy and happy Father's Day. Although Father's Day only occurs once a year, I encourage all to recognize the integral role the fathers of our community play in molding our scholars into the visionaries of tomorrow.

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  • Centennial Avenue Students Create their own Student Treasure Books

    Centennial Avenue students had the opportunity to participate in the Student Treasure Writing experience! The children participated in the writing process from start to finish with their teachers either by completing a class book or an individual book. The process promotes children's creativity and builds upon their reading and writing skills as they either work collaboratively or individually. Every child deserves to experience the excitement of becoming a published author!

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  • Roosevelt High School Senior Awards

    Last week, Roosevelt High School celebrated our graduating seniors at the Senior Awards. Congratulations to all of the scholarship and award recipients! Good luck in all your future endeavors!

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  • Bereavement Announcement for Ms. Fanicia Jordan

    Dear Roosevelt Union Free School District Community, The Roosevelt Union Free School District mourns the loss of our retired teacher, Ms. Fanicia Jordan. She was a treasured member of the Roosevelt Union Free School District community and was essential throughout her 21 dedicated years in the District.

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  • National Signing Day at Roosevelt High School

    Congratulations to Roosevelt Seniors who signed with their respective colleges on Friday to continue their athletic careers. Chelsea Martinez, joined by girls soccer coach Jeff Litwin, committed to Five Towns College. Jashir Gayle, joined by football coach Joe Vito, committed to Western Connecticut State University. Zavier Garrell, also joined by football coach Joe Vito, committed to SUNY Brockport. Kevin Arriaza, joined by wrestling coach Ben Syers, committed to SUNY Oswego.

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  • Coach Don Crummell has been inducted into the 2022 Nassau County High School Athletic Hall of Fame

    Don Crummell may not be unique, but he is one of a precious few high school coaches who has guided both boys' and girls' teams to Nassau County Championships.

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  • Roosevelt Community has its own Little Free Library

    Roosevelt was added to the international network of Little Free Library. The new Little Free Library was added in front of Washington Rose Elementary School and was dedicated to Twana Hobbs- Stanley! Our Little Free Library was built by kids for kids!

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  • Dear Roosevelt Staff, Enjoy your Spring Holiday!

    To the Roosevelt community, It is indeed an honor to take this time to thank everyone in the District and surrounding community for such a successful school year thus far. Since the start of the school year, academic and extracurricular achievement has been our focus, and I would expect nothing less from a District teeming with unparalleled talent and capacity. As we head into our spring break, I, along with our Board of Education, would like to wish everyone a peaceful and restorative week off. Take this time to observe Easter, Passover, and a continued blessed Ramadan with friends and loved ones.

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  • Congratulations to Ben Syers and the Boys Varsity Wrestling Program

    After years of hard work, they earned their All-County Jackets. On top of that, Kevin Arriaza earned a Nassau County Wrestling Coaches Association scholarship award and Anthony Villalobos earned the Dr Ruotolo/Tony Mara Scholarship award! Congratulations gentlemen!

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  • Universal Pre- Kindergarten Brochure

    At Roosevelt Pre-K, we know that even the smallest among us have big dreams and big adventures. Our premier Universal Pre-K Program is designed to introduce the learning process and build the critical foundations for a lifetime of exploration.

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  • Choice for All Honors Ms. Angela Leconte Hudson and Ms. Rochelle Gooding as Education Champions

    Choice for All is honoring two members of the Roosevelt Union Free School District community as Education champions. Ms. Rochelle Gooding, the Community Service Information Assistant and McKinney- Vento Liaison, and Ms. Angela Hudson, Principal of Ulysses Byas Elementary School, are being recognized for their outstanding work in ensuring that all students are healthy, safe, supported, and challenged! Congratulations on this amazing achievement!

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  • Roosevelt Alumni Ty Grace, Head Coach of Howard University Women's Basketball Team, is going to the NCAA Tournament

    Ty Grace, former Roosevelt women's basketball player, has led her team as the head coach at Howard University as the MEAC 2022 Women's Champion and is taking her team to the Women's 2022 Division I tournament. They will be playing this Wednesday night on ESPN at 7 pm. Roosevelt Rising!

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  • Art brings Aspirations to Life on School Walls

    "I wanted to create something impactful, to be able to inspire others to thrive from their talents," she said, noting that formal fine-art training is not a prerequisite for becoming involved with her company. In addition to Saint-Cyr’s own full-time staff and contracted muralists, her clients’ employees, students and even passersby are regularly recruited to help with the realization of the studio’s wall-to-wall visions.

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  • Chicken Wing Dissection and Book Writing Seminar

    Attention Students: Who wants to WIN a PlayStation 5 or an Oculus Virtual Reality Headset? You are invited to attend the Chicken Wing Dissection and Book Writing Party on Saturday, March 26 at Centennial Elementary School. Visit your principal’s office to register. Learn about the human body as you dissect a chicken wing and create a book. We hope to see you on Saturday, March 26 at the Chicken Wing Dissection Party. Let’s see who will win the PlayStation 5. You can also register online at https://chickenwing.eventbrite.com.

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  • Roosevelt High School Summer Youth Employment Program

    Roosevelt High School Summer Youth Employment Program: The summer youth employment program is now accepting applications for all high school students ages 16-21. Please submit applications online or meet with Ms. Gooding in Room C267 for more information.

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  • Roosevelt High School Celebrates Black History

    The Roosevelt High School celebrates Black History month with beautiful displays showcased throughout the building! Kimberla Wallace, a teacher at the Roosevelt High School, decorated the whole building depicting different facets of Black History Month.

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