Wednesday, January 23, 2013

What’s Right in the School District of Janesville



What’s Right in the School District of Janesville (SDJ) is a forum to recognize outstanding performances and achievements by SDJ employees, students and schools. Each week, between now and the end of the school year, SDJ will focus on positive achievements from a specific school.

Roosevelt Staff Members Make Positive Parent Contacts!
Roosevelt Elementary School staff has a combined 426 parent contacts for November/December.

Roosevelt Receives Wisconsin Nutritious, Delicious Grant!
The Roosevelt 4th grade team received $750 from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for the Wisconsin Nutritious, Delicious Sub grant.  This grant will allow Roosevelt to have lessons on vegetables, milk and nutrition.  The money will be used to purchase food and equipment for comparative tasting.

Roosevelt Teacher Attending National Institute!
Confucius Classrooms has approved Roosevelt for funding again this year through Hanban for our Chinese program at Roosevelt and through the School District of Janesville.
Ms. Wang (Roosevelt/Harrison Chinese Teacher) was selected to attend the third annual Asia Society Confucius Classrooms Teachers Institute which will take place in Los Angeles, California.  Here participation is funded by the Asia Society.

Roosevelt Students Compete in NOETIC Learning Math Contest!
On November 1, 2012, 25 third-grade students,  26 fourth-grade students, and 28  fifth-grade students from Roosevelt Elementary School led by Lori Lowe, Beth Ulring, and Lynn Little, as well as 18 fourth-grade students and 8 fifth-grade students from Madison Elementary School led by Vikki Kratz, competed in the NOETIC Learning Math Contest.

The NOETIC Learning Math Contest is an elementary math problem solving contest held twice a year. 12,630 young students representing 649 teams across the country participated in the fall contest.  Roosevelt had numerous students place in the top 10% (participating students) in the country!




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