Please note: Availability in most programs is limited and enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis. We reserve the right to cancel a program at any time due to low student enrollment.


Academic Tutoring is no longer part of the ASE offerings since it may be utilized by any student at any time throughout the year; there is no need to sign up through ASE for tutoring.


Photography with the Museum of Photographic Arts

  • 9/18/18 – 12/20/18
  • Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

This program is generously funded, organized, and taught by the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts and includes a visit to MOPA! Explore image-making with the Museum of Photographic Arts and experiment with various photographic techniques and learn to express your ideas visually. Cameras are provided. Limited to 20 participants and spots are filled on a first come, first-served basis.

Theatre with the San Diego Junior Theatre

Fall Semester Only

  • 9/25/18-12/20/18;
  • Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Auditorium
  • Leader: SD Junior Theatre Staff.

This program is organized and taught by the San Diego Junior Theatre. Discover what acting for the theatre is all about! The Junior Theatre After-School Program offers an immersive experience in the process of rehearsing and performing a play (title TBA). At the end of each term, the program will culminate in two performances on the final day. Students will be expected to do research, develop their characters, memorize lines, and perform for fellow Roosevelt students, friends, and family.

Due to the nature of the rehearsal process, a commitment to attending the entire term’s program and the final performances is required. Final performances will include one school day show and one evening show on 12/20/18; daytime performance at 11:15am, evening performance 6:30pm.

Please note! You must enroll in this club to be eligible to audition. Audition dates TBD. Only students who are on the final cast list may participate in rehearsals thereafter.

Art Studio

  • 9/18/18 – 12/20/18,
  • Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Leader:  TBD

In this class, students of all artistic skill levels will explore using art as a way to express themselves and their unique ideas.Students will be given the opportunity to practice new techniques, learn a wide range of art media, and show off their own artistic styles. Through exposure to a diverse range of artists and methods, students will enrich personal identity and evoke deep critical thinking about art and life. Art history, terminology, aesthetics, and discussion methods will be studied throughout this course.


Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

  • 9/18/17 – 5/02/19
  • Mondays, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Leader: Mr. Barrios.

Roosevelt’s GSA is a student-led club that promotes equality and diversity among all students regardless of their gender and sexuality. Our club also provides a safe space for our LGBT+ students. In addition, students are engaged in current issues regarding LGBT+ as well as open and educational discussions among students. GSA club also gets involved in our school activities, and District-approved community events such as the San Diego Pride Parade, Safe-School Summit, GLSEN events, etc. Any student is welcome to join the GSA club. For more information contact our club advisor Ms. Williams (


  • 9/18/18-12/20/18
  • Wednesdays, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Leader: Ms. Kuncz.

This program was developed by the SDSU School of Journalism and Media Studies. So many interesting, important things happen at school. As a member of this club you can share this information with fellow students – and learn the basics of journalism. Members will produce an online, school-centered newspaper, with the possibility of producing print versions if advertising sales revenues permit. They will learn basics such as interviewing techniques, how to research and verify information, write basic stories, take photographs for publication and design a newspaper layout.


  • 9/19/18 – 3/20/19
  • Wednesdays, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.,
  • Leader: Ms. Williams.

Come for the first hour, second hour or both. Create Roosevelt Roughriders’ annual yearbook from start to finish. Develop and hone skills in photography, graphic design, artistic page development, creating copy, and using Photoshop. Help us capture all the amazing memories we create at Roosevelt every day. Students in 7th period are welcome to join at 3:30.

Cesar Chavez Service Club  

TBD. Roosevelt’s Cesar Chavez Service Club will be moving to an afterschool period not managed by ASE; all students will be welcome to participate.


Garden Club

  • 9/19/18-5/02/19
  • Mondays 1:30 – 4:30 p.m
  • Leader: Ms. Mindy

Come get your hands dirty and gain an appreciation for how to create a sustainable environment. Between our raised beds, the greenhouse and the huge garden area shared with the San Diego Zoo, we are so fortunate to have a living laboratory to demonstrate to our community how, through eco-friendly low input methods, the Roosevelt community can address sustainable food production, home energy conservation, reduced global footprint, healthy food for students, and opportunities for participating in the emerging green, local economy. Students in 7th period are welcome to join at 3:30.

Girls in Science with the San Diego Zoo

  • Fall Session: 9/20/18 – 12/20/18,
  • Spring Session: 2/1/19 – 5/29/19
  • Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Leaders: Ms. Sponsler and Zoo Staff.

The Girls in Science program is a partnership with the San Diego Zoo and participants will make regular trips to the zoo. While at the San Diego Zoo and here at Roosevelt, members learn about topics such as habitat conservation, ecosystems, and animal life cycles from women working in various capacities at the zoo. All potential applicants must attend a Mandatory meeting Friday September 7th at 7:15 AM in Room 807. Students will receive a separate Girls in Science application to complete in addition to the After-School Enrichment online form – all forms must be turned in by Sept. 10. Places in the class will be handed out to students who have completed the online application and completed the separate Girls in Science application, in order of completed applications received.

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)

  • 9/19/18 – 5/02/19,
  • Wednesdays, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Leader: Mr. Zeunges.

Come to MESA and build an engineering or science project for a competition in February at SDSU (Roosevelt has consistently won regional and state awards). Sample projects include mouse trap cars, model of the eye, popsicle stick bridges, and others. Students can advance to the state and national level. Students in 7th period are welcome to join at 3:30.


Strategic Games

  • 9/28/17 – 5/02/18
  • Thursdays, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Room TBA
  • Leaders: Mr. Runyan and Mr. Terpstra.

Strategic games are beneficial for the development of critical thinking, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. The students will be given the opportunity to learn GO, chess, Life, backgammon, cribbage, checkers, Sorry, Battleship, Monopoly etc. In addition, the students will have the special opportunity to learn the ancient Chinese strategy game Go from a local expert. Students may bring their own strategic games in order to teach other students and compete in tournaments.

Middle School Sports (MSPAL)

  • Dates:TBA
  • Multiple days, 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. (Includes Snack and Homework Time), On Game Days the end time will vary.
  • Leader: PrimeTime Coach.

The YMCA’s Middle School P.L.A.Y. Athletic League (MSPAL) is provided by PrimeTime. Co-ed Flag Football and Girls Volleyball in the Fall, Boys and Girls Basketball in the Winter, and Boys and Girls Soccer in the Spring. Middle schools participating in MSPAL include other PrimeTime programs, and various charter and private schools throughout the county. Practices and games will vary on league transportation needs. Contact PrimeTime to find out how to join these activities.


These programs are made possible through the collaboration of:


MISSION STATEMENT: Educating internationally minded students who live and promote peace one day, peace every day.
VISION STATEMENT: At Roosevelt International Middle School, we envision a quality neighborhood school where all students enthusiastically and innovatively solve problems and take responsibility for their own learning. Students learn in an engaging and collaborative environment with rigorous instruction rooted in the IB learner profile traits. Our students will be prepared to participate in the global society of tomorrow. Peace one day, peace every day.

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE® MISSION: The International Baccalaureate® Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the IBO works with school, governments, and international
organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to work to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people with their differences can also be right.


“Expanding educational opportunities for Roosevelt IB Middle School’s diverse student body.”

The Friends of Roosevelt Foundation, aka RooFriends, is committed to raising the funds and providing the people power to help our students succeed in school and in their lives by providing support for many programs. Please visit to learn more.

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