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powderpuff football - OCTOBER 16

Started in 1930, powderpuff football is a variation of flag football, made for girls. This year's powder puff football game will be at 6:00 on October 16 at Roseville High School. Come out and watch Juniors verse the Seniors and see who will take this year's bragging rights. Tickets are $5.

 

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Many students are eligible for some form of financial aid. This free application for Federal student aid gives students access to grants and scholarships, work-study jobs, and loans. Don't forget to fill out the FAFSA form by visiting fafsa.ed.gov.  The online FAFSA form must be submitted by June 30, 2020. The deadline for Michigan is March 1, 2020. Check with the college for their deadline. School deadlines are usually early in the year (often February or March).  Learn more about the college application timeline or visit our college ready page for more resources.

 

TEXT MESSAGING SERVICE OPT-IN OCTOBER 11

If we have an SMS text phone number for you on file and you have not already opted-in by texting "Y" to 67587, on October 11 you should receive the following text from 67587 requesting you to opt-in to continue receiving important informational text messages from your child's school:

 

"Roseville Community Schools" alerts. Reply Y 2 confirm, HELP 4 ingo. Msg&data rates may apply. Msg freq varies. schoolmessenger.com/txt"

 

Questions and answers about the text messaging service.

 

vAPING PRESENTATION FROM MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

This will be a very informative meeting presented by the Michigan Department of Health regarding vaping.  We wanted to get this information out to parents/staff early enough in the school year so we are holding the November Superintendent's Discussion meeting on the 21st beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Feel free to invite your friends, family, neighbors, etc. Read more about how to talk to kids about vaping.

Important Information

Late Start All Schools October 25th

PSAT/NMSQT testing

On October 16, 2019, Roseville High School will be hosting the PSAT/NMSQT test for interested 11th graders. Students, who take the PSAT/NMSQT, are automatically screened for the National Merit® Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. For more information on the National Merit Program visit: www.nationalmerit.org.

 

The test is free of charge and is not mandatory. Students, who wish to take this test, please call 445-5549 no later than the end of day on Monday, October 14th.

 

Get more information, including free practice tests and resources at www.collegeboard.org

More Information

Spring M-STEP State Assessment

Available now on the M-STEP (www.michigan.gov/mstep) and MME (www.michigan.gov/mme) web pages under the What’s New and Parent/Student Information sections:

Parent letter from State Superintendent Brian Whiston including opt out information.

Note: Remember, while we support parents in making educational choices for their children, there is no allowable opt out provided in state or federal law. Students who are not assessed will count against their schools’ participation rate, which will influence how the district’s success is reported in Michigan’s Accountability Scorecard.

Michigan’s State Assessment System: What it is, What it Means – And What it Offers

This popular one-page handout has been updated.

• State Assessment in Michigan What It Is, What It Means, What It Offers Presentation This presentation has been updated and offers parents, staff, local board members, and the community an easy-to-understand presentation on state assessments in Michigan.

Student Testing: What Parents Can Do to Help Students Prepare

This NEW resource helps put state assessment into perspective and provides practical tips on how families can ease students’ anxieties and foster success. (Spanish and Arabic translations coming soon.)

M-STEP: What can students expect? Video

This video provides an overview of what students can expect, including types of questions included in the M-STEP assessment administered in grades 3-8 and 11.

Also available on the MI-Access web page (www.michigan.gov/mi-access):

Parent Guide to MI-Access for parents of students taking Michigan’s alternate assessment.

In-depth Assessment Information

2016-2017 Guide to State Assessments– In depth information on state assessments.

Did You Know...
We have a new Athletics web page, www.rcs.misd.net/athletics? Find high school and middle school sports information including schedules with locations and pick-up times.

 

School building newsletters can be found on the school's web page.

Curriculum Resources

 

Educational Tools

 

College Explorer Tool
See where Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) interim assessment scores can take your students with our unique College Explorer tool. This tool links to MAP scores for students in grades 5-9 to colleges and universities based on the median ACT scores of students who were admitted and enrolled in those institutions.

 

Oldest Kids In Class Do Better, Even Through College

Starting kindergarten later could boost kids' grades and improve their odds of attending a top college. Being the youngest kid in class can hurt their academic performance.

Shoparoo Donates to School

Hey Parents! Did you know that you can earn money and school supplies for your school just by doing your normal, every day shopping? It's easy! Just download the Shoparoo app for your phone, shop for any product at any store, take a picture of your receipts, and then Shoparoo donates to the school of your choosing! Fountain Elementary already earned $1,000 in Crayola supplies this year! Download the app to your phone, or visitShoparoo.com for more info!

Affordable Internet Options

 

Affordable Internet Options

AT&T, is now offering high-speed Internet service to low-income Americans for just $5 per month. If you meet the eligibility standards and you live in an area served by AT&T, you can now get high-speed Internet service for a mere $5 per month.

 

The plan is called Access from AT&T. Read more about AT&T's Access program.

 

Comcast's Internet Essentials program is designed to address three major barriers to broadband adoption – digital literacy, access to computer equipment, and affordable Internet service. Since their program’s launch in 2011 with its $9.95 a month cost, Internet Essentials has expended to reaching nearly 5 million people through their national and local nonprofit community partners. The company has welcomed more than 9 million visitors to the Internet Essentials English and Spanish websites, and its Online Learning Center; and sold more than 65,000 subsidized computers at less than $150 each to make computer access more affordable. Read more about Internet Essentials.

 

Free WiFi

The Roseville Public Library now offers free wireless “WiFi” access to the Internet for properly equipped laptops and hand-held computers during normal library business hours.

 

When you use wireless Internet in the library, you must adhere to the Computer Resources Use Policy. Please take the time to read their wireless policy.

Career Cruising

The career cruising website is designed to help you look for college information and scholarship availability. Choose create EDP from the log in on the left side of the page. From here, you can set up a personal account to save any information that you input.

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Many students are eligible for some form of financial aid. This free application for Federal student aid gives students access to grants and scholarships, work-study jobs, and loans. Don't forget to fill out the FAFSA form by visiting fafsa.ed.gov.  The online FAFSA form must be submitted by June 30, 2020. The deadline for Michigan is March 1, 2020. Check with the college for their deadline. School deadlines are usually early in the year (often February or March).  Learn more about the college application timeline or visit our college ready page for more resources.

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Many students are eligible for some form of financial aid. This free application for Federal student aid gives students access to grants and scholarships, work-study jobs, and loans. Don't forget to fill out the FAFSA form by visiting fafsa.ed.gov.  The online FAFSA form must be submitted by June 30, 2020. The deadline for Michigan is March 1, 2020. Check with the college for their deadline. School deadlines are usually early in the year (often February or March).  Learn more about the college application timeline or visit our college ready page for more resources.

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