ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS ACCEPTED INTO TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN PROGRAM

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Roosevelt Middle School recently had 19 students accepted into the Palm Beach County Take Stock in Children Program.  Take Stock in Children is a multi-year, innovative program that helps children at or near the poverty level achieve post-secondary education by providing volunteer mentors, case management, college readiness and retention services, accountability and Florida Prepaid tuition scholarships… Read more »

LOCAL EDUCATOR REPRESENTS UNITED STATES AT MICROSOFT GLOBAL FORUM IN SPAIN

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Roosevelt Middle School STEM Coordinator and Environmental Science teacher Todd LaVogue was the only teacher invited to participate in an 11-person round table with His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Spain, Felipe de Borbon, during the Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, Spain, March 10-14. Microsoft invited approximately 1,000 educators from 97 countries… Read more »

COMMUNITY RALLIES AROUND MATH TEACHER WITH CANCER

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Trindale Adams is suffering from a rare cancer called perivascular epithelioid cell tumor.  A proud alumnus of South Carolina State University, he is a loving husband and father of a two year old son. He is also a devoted middle school math and engineering teacher at Roosevelt Middle School in West Palm Beach.  He was diagnosed with… Read more »

ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE DAY

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Roosevelt Middle School will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day Thursday, October 10th beginning at 8:00 AM in the school’s Media Center. The celebration is an activity that will showcase the different Hispanic countries represented by the students. It will serve as a social studies experience for the whole school. Students will represent the different Spanish speaking countries with displays of artifacts… Read more »

FOUR ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS AWARDED FUNDING FROM ONLINE CHARITY FOR EDUCATION

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Funding for classroom projects was in the minds of four Roosevelt Middle School teachers when they applied to *DonorsChoose.org. and it paid off for the school. Amanda Spence, Kristen Gerlach, Christine Labar and Todd LaVogue used their creativity and drive and ended up generating nearly $9,000 in funding for school supplies and class projects Language arts… Read more »

ROOSEVELT MIDDLE EIGHTH GRADER BECOMES PUBLISHED AUTHOR

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An eighth grade student from Roosevelt Middle School in West Palm Beach became a published author this summer. Iris Rodriguez published a 5,000+ word young adult fiction book entitled, “Heartbeat: A Young Girl’s Journey.” Iris was encouraged to publish her book by her family and Magnet Coordinator Mr. Todd LaVogue.  Mr. LaVogue has helped 184… Read more »

INDIAN PINES ELEMENTARY & ROOSEVELT MIDDLE BEAUTIFICATION DAY

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Indian Pines Elementary and Roosevelt Middle invite all stakeholders to spend the day transforming and refreshing the appearance of their schools in time for the new school year.  When? July 19th and 20th, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Where? Indian Pines Elementary – 6000 Oak Royal Drive, Lake Worth, FL             Roosevelt Middle –… Read more »

Students Clash In Battle Of The Books, 1,770 Compete In Unique Reading Contest

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2013 marks the fifth year of the School District’s Battle of the Books competition. Six teams recently competed to be crowned champions of the Grand Battle of the Books. Competitors in the grade 3-5 category were Team BOB from Palm Beach Public Elementary, sponsored by Cheryl May and the Ninja Wallabies from Limestone Creek Elementary,… Read more »

Local Educator Selected As One of 24 Expert Educators Worldwide

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Roosevelt Middle School Magnet Coordinator, Todd LaVogue, was selected as one of 24 Expert Educators worldwide by the Microsoft Corporation. The announcement was made at the School District of Palm Beach County Technology Conference, February 19, with Microsoft’s United States Director of Education, Andrew Ko, in attendance. Mr. LaVogue, who placed third in the world… Read more »

For Third Consecutive Year, Roosevelt Middle School Named National Magnet School of Distinction

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Roosevelt Middle School has been named a 2013 National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America (MSA), the National Association for Magnet and Theme-Based Schools. Roosevelt Middle is the only school in Palm Beach County to receive this honor. “This is a result of the dedication and hard work by the students, teachers… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle Students Learn Real-World Applications For Engineering

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In celebration of National Engineering Week, February 18-22, over 30 engineers from Lockheed Martin visited the pre-engineering magnet students at Roosevelt Middle School on Thursday, February 21. The engineers worked on a series of building activities with approximately 240 pre-engineering students over a five hour period. The students were divided into small work groups and… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle Students Discover Sense Of Service And Responsibility With Letter Writing Campaign

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For the fourth consecutive year, students from Roosevelt Middle School participated in Amnesty International’s “Write a Letter, Save a Life” letter writing campaign to free political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Students in Roosevelt Middle’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program directed their letter writing efforts to assist the following people: ·         The citizens of Bodo, Nigeria,… Read more »

Forty Roosevelt Middle Students Travel To Washington For Presidential Inauguration

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Roosevelt Middle School is sending 40 students to the Presidential Inauguration.  It is the only public school in Palm Beach County sending a group. The students and chaperones will fly to Washington D.C. Saturday morning, January 19 and return Monday night, January 21. While in Washington D.C., the group will visit museums and have a… Read more »

Educator’s Innovative Teaching Showcased On World Stage-Takes Third Place At Learning Global Forum In Prague

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Under his guidance, Todd LaVogue’s students created a TV show about ancient Egypt to gain a deeper understanding of life during that time. The Roosevelt Middle School students used Word, Internet Explorer and video editing software to research and create a “TODAY”- style news program with news, weather, sports, cooking, lifestyle, history and music segments…. Read more »

Palm Beach County Big Winner In State Student Media Festival

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Five Palm Beach County schools were winners at the Jim Harbin Student Media Festival.  The schools were honored at an awards ceremony at the FAME Annual Conference in Orlando. FAME is the professional organization of Florida Media Specialists who encourage students to communicate through media production. This was the 50th Celebration of the Festival named in honor… Read more »

Five Palm Beach County Schools Take Top Honors In Educational Media Festival

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Lights, camera, action and students from five Palm Beach County Schools have taken top honors in a statewide educational media festival. The Jim Harbin Student Media Festival is a student media festival to recognize the excellent work being done across the state of Florida by student media producers.  The Florida Association for Media in Education… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle’s Premier Magnet Programs Depicted In Mural

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Roosevelt Middle School in West Palm Beach cordially invites community members to attend a mural signing event, “Discover Roosevelt,” with Artist-in-Residence, Sharon Koskoff, Friday, October 5, 2012, at 9:30am. Ms. Koskoff guided dozens of student artists throughout the summer to complete this enormous mural depicting Roosevelt Middle’s four premier magnet programs. Roosevelt Middle is an… Read more »

Educator Selected To Attend Global Forum, Recognized By National And State Leaders

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Todd LaVogue, Magnet Coordinator at Roosevelt Community Middle School was recently selected by the Microsoft Corporation as one of the 16 national winners of the Partners in Learning U.S. Forum. The annual event recognizes innovative teachers and school leaders who creatively and effectively use technology in their curriculum to help improve the way kids learn… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle School Teacher Selected as Innovative Educator by Microsoft

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Todd LaVogue, Magnet Coordinator at Roosevelt Community Middle School was recently selected by the Microsoft Corporation as one of the 16 national winners of the Partners in Learning U.S. Forum. The annual event recognizes innovative teachers and school leaders who creatively and effectively use technology in their curriculum to help improve the way kids learn… Read more »

Four Teachers Chosen As Finalists To Compete At Microsoft Forum-Will Be Honored For Innovative Use Of Technology In Classroom

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As a result of winning the Innovative Educator Contest which was hosted during the Palm Beach County School District’s 14th annual technology conference, four Palm Beach County School District teachers have been selected by the district’s Department of Educational Technology and a select panel of judges, to participate in the Microsoft Corporation’s Partners in Learning… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle School Students Excel at State Math and Word Wizard Events

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Prowess in math earned another Math trophy for Roosevelt Middle School.  Placing 3rd  in the 27th Annual Math Brain Bowl state competition for grades 6-8, Apoorva Ravichandran (captain), Shivang Jadvani, Alison Austria, and Marcus Sutton  were excited that their teamwork in answering the problems resulted in a win.  Caelethia Clemons, 2011 Math Teacher of the… Read more »

Roosevelt Middle Pre-Engineering Students Tour Lockheed Martin

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To celebrate Engineers’ Week, February 20-24, 2012, over 160 students in the Pre-Engineering program at Roosevelt Middle School toured the Lockheed Martin facilities located on the water in Riviera Beach. Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 123,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture,… Read more »

Media Advocacy Training About Tobacco Prevention for Palm Beach County Students

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Students from 13 counties across South Florida will be in attendance to learn how to speak to the media and use it to get their tobacco prevention message out on March 17, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at the Palm Beach County Health Department’s Headquarters located at 800 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL.  The training… Read more »

Suncoast High And Roosevelt Middle Recognized As 2012 Magnet Schools Of Merit

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The Department of Choice and Career Options is happy to announce that Suncoast Community High School and Roosevelt Middle School have been recognized as 2012 Magnet Schools of Merit by Magnet Schools of America.   Suncoast High, one of 50 Magnet Schools of Excellence in the United States for 2012, has Dr. Linda Cartlidge as Principal… Read more »