Roosevelt High School

College Ready – Career Focused – Committed to a Just World

6941 N. Central StPortland , OR 97203Ph (503) 916-5260Fx (503) 916-2704

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  • Roosevelt Calendar

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    black & gold calendar for 2020-21

  • Roosevelt 2020-21 Daily Schedule

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    Call Roosevelt with questions about black and gold days at 503-916-5260


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Roosevelt News

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  • Book distribution this week

    Families can come this Wednesday from 2:00 - 5:00 PM to pick up books and available supplies. Please enter from Burr Street, bring your student ID if you have one, and please remember to wear a mask.
  • Need Help?

    Need help getting started navigating our new online learning? Don't know how to reach your counselor? Can't access your PPS email or Canvas? Need to activate your ParentVUE account? 
    Click here for our online learning resources (Español)
  • Student Health Centers Open: REVISED PHONE NUMBERS

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    This fall, while schools are engaged in distance learning, Roosevelt Student Health Center is open 8:45 am-4:45 pm Monday-Thursday for phone, video and in-person visits, and 8:45 am-4:45 pm Friday for phone and video appointments only. Call 503-988-3909 to make an appointment. 
    NOTE: phone numbers were incorrect on our translated fliers. The fliers attached now reflect corrected numbers. 
    Any Multnomah County K-12 youth can visit the center and there are no out of pocket costs. We also can connect students and their families with community resources for food or help with medical insurance. Student Health Centers at David Dougals & Parkrose high schools are also open. For more information visit Stay connected via Facebook and Instagram.
  • Breakfast & lunch free for all students

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    Dear PPS Families,

    As the 2020-21 school year gets under way, we are excited to share news about school meals. Through our partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, we will be able to provide school meals for all students at no cost at this time. 

    The USDA announced that it is continuing a program that made free breakfast and lunch available to all children during the summer. For Portland Public Schools, that means we will be able to offer seven days’ worth of meals every week for not just PPS students, but all Portland children ages 1-18.

    As we announced in August, we have expanded our meals sites to 38 schools where families can pick up sacks of breakfast and lunch on select days, from 3 to 5 p.m. 

    Our regular meal service schedule will be:

    • Mondays: 2 days’ worth of food
    • Wednesdays: 2 days’ worth of food
    • Fridays: 3 three days’ worth of food

    The complete list of meal pickup sites is available at our Fall 2020 Meals webpage. Families are welcome to visit any school site for meals, regardless of whether their children attend that school. There is no need to sign up, register or provide student ID when you arrive. All sites are outside, and we ask that you wear a facemask and practice physical distancing as you pick up meals. 

    We will continue to inform you of any updates or changes to meal service. For more information or support, please contact the Nutrition Services department at 503-916-3399 or

  • Roosevelt's Social Work Team

    We are here to support students with significant barriers to success at school. Our ultimate goal is to make sure you have all the support you need to be successful in school!
    This may include connecting to emergency services (food, housing, school supplies, etc), support groups, or being a liaison between school and families, and community resource referral needs.
    If you would like support with any of these please fill out the social worker referral form Social Work Referral Form or contact our social work team directly.
    Kristin Buchanan
    9th & 12th grades
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    Yaneira Romero
    10th & 12th grades
    Brenda Ramos
    11th & 12th grades
    (971) 413-9845 
  • How Teachers are Taking Attendance

    Students are marked present if, within 24 hours of class, they do at least ONE of the following:
    • Attend the class' video meet: this can be the class' live meet or a small group meeting with with the teacher or a one-on-one conference or tutorial with the teacher
    • Communicate with their teacher: via chat, text, email, or communication app
    • Call: a phone call between the student and the teacher, paraeducator, or EA counts (with younger students, the phone call can be from the parent instead of the student)
    • Submit an assignment: submitting completed coursework via email or to a learning management system
    • Turn in work: turning in complete coursework on a given day counts.
  • Free Social Services Fair

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  • Learn to Access StudentVUE

    Click here for a great YouTube video made by one of our own Roosevelt students, showing you how to access StudentVUE and what to do if you forget your password!
    Here is a link to the Student Portal. Have your student bookmark this: 
    All else is failing? Email us at
  • UPDATED: Student Password & Parent Canvas Information

    Student passwords have NOT changed this summer, as they have in previous years. 
    If you cannot remember your password, please go to, enter your username and then click "Forgot Password." You will need to answer the security questions you set up last year. Then you will be able to choose a new password for yourself. 
    Here is a flyer walking returning students through the process: (English) (Spanish
    New students, here is a flyer explaining how to figure out what your username, PPS email address and temporary password are: (English) (Spanish)
    Parent Access to Canvas
    Here is a link to parent information about Canvas. Students will receive a "pairing code" from their teachers. They will give this code to their parents. More information will be coming out to help parents with this, soon.

Family Emails

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  • Thursday, September 24

    Hi Riders,

    As we settle into Distance Learning, I want to take a moment to reinforce our racial equity and social justice framework we use as a district and a school.  We left last spring after the killing of George Floyd and we have seen more Black men and women killed by the police, more violence at protests, and more division as a country.  

    The grand jury decision yesterday for Breonna Taylor’s killing is weighing heavy on my heart.  Her death was the result of a system that has failed to support members of our community for too long.  

    The announcement that the Proud Boys will hold a rally on the site of historic Vanport is weighing on my soul.  Having a hate group who openly supports violence, gather where the largest African American community in Oregon once stood is a reminder to us that that we have more work to do in creating an anti-racist society.  Our district and school are committed to  upholding values of inclusion and social justice, and still we have folks from our community gathering together at Delta Park this weekend to support hate.  These demonstrations affect all of us, but especially our students and families of colors.

    The over 100 days of protests in Portland is weighing heavy on my mind.  As our students stand up for justice and practice their first amendment rights, they have been tear gassed along with other protesters through the summer.  These are all reminders that now, more than ever, we need to be focused on racial equity, social justice, and care for our entire community.  

    At Roosevelt High School, Black Lives Matter.  We will continue work to better support our Black students and colleagues.  This year, teachers and staff will spend time in our professional learning focusing on how to better connect with and serve our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students and how to support our BIPOC teachers and staff. 

    I stand with, and will support, our students in continuing to voice their concerns about the systemic racism in our Roosevelt High School system and the larger community.  We will continue to empower the Student Equity Council (SEC) to be a voice for our students on issues within our school and larger community.  This group is  instrumental in helping to make our teaching and support staff reflect the diversity of our students.  All summer long, teachers, students, and administrators worked together to interview and hire teachers.  Working with students and watching them ask teacher candidates pointed questions about Black Lives Matter and the school to prison pipeline was the highlight of my summer.  As one student said in the interviews she participated in, “Nothing about us, without us.”  I think about that statement a lot as we revisit the demands our Black students shared during Hoodies Up Day.  Demands for racial justice, and creating a school and a system that addresses the harm done and finds ways to move forward to dismantle the racism we see.

    Last spring, we created a video letting our students know how we support them during these times of racial unrest.  I am sharing it with the community again to remind everyone about the commitments we made to our students.  

    I support Black Lives.  I support our students and teachers of color, and I support all of our students and staff who are working together to make our school and community less racist and more just.  

    I’m so proud of the work our students and staff have done for years to focus on inclusion and issues affecting our school, community, and world.  I’m so proud to be a Rider and serve as your Principal.  

    “Nothing can stop the power of a committed and determined people to make a difference in our society.”    ~John Lewis

    Go Riders!

Noticias de Roosevelt

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  • Mensaje a la Comunidad

    Hola Riders:

    Mientras nos vamos acomodando en el aprendizaje a distancia, quiero tomarme un momento para reforzar nuestro marco de equidad racial y justicia social que utilizamos como distrito y como escuela. Salimos la primavera pasada después del asesinato de George Floyd y hemos visto más hombres y mujeres negros asesinados por la policía, más violencia en las protestas y más división como país.  

  • Próximos Eventos

    Hola Riders,
    Esperamos que todos hayan tenido tiempo para respirar aire fresco este fin de semana. Hay algunas noticias para esta y la próxima semana, por lo que queríamos asegurarnos de que marcaran sus calendarios con las fechas para estas diferentes actividades:
  • ¡Es viernes!

    Hola Riders,

    ¡Logramos terminar la primera semana de clases! Ha sido genial ir a clases y ver a los estudiantes y profesores trabajando juntos para figurarse cómo aprender en el aprendizaje a distancia. Solo un par de actualizaciones para todos hoy.
  • Reunión de padres con socios comunitarios

    ¡Gracias a todas nuestras familias que vinieron a nuestra reunión de apoyo estudiantil anoche! Gracias por su voluntad de experimentar nuevas cosas con nosotros. Todos vamos a ser expertos en tecnología cuando termine este año.


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