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Please note: Availability in most programs is limited and enrollment is based on a weighted ranking priority system. We reserve the right to cancel a program at any time due to low student enrollment.


Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) 

  • Oct. 19 – Dec. 18, 2020
  • Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
  • 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. In past years, GSA club has also been involved in our school activities, as well as 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 at any time.


Girls in Science with the San Diego Zoo

  • Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, and Dec. 16
  • Wednesdays, 9:00 – 10:00 am (biweekly)
  • Leaders: Ms. Reilly and Zoo Staff
  • Girls in Science Application (mandatory)

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. Year round offering. All applicants must submit a separate Girls in Science application to complete in addition to the After-School Enrichment Activities online form. Places in the class will only be awarded to students who have completed both the online ASE application and completed the separate Girls in Science application.


No Place for Hate

  • Oct. 19 – Dec. 18, 2020
  • Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Leader: Ms. Penn

The No Place for Hate group is a group of students who work together to create a more inclusive school. How do we do this? By exploring the needs of the school and create opportunities for discussion and working together. Our club will design all school activities that will work to prevent bullying and create a better school culture. This is a great opportunity for 8th graders who are looking to fulfill their community service requirement.

Associated Student Body (ASB)

  • Oct. 21 – Dec. 16, 2020
  • Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Leader: Ms. Leach

ASB is a student organization focused on building leadership, and organizing school wide activities such as digital events, contests and spirit days.


Strategic Games

  • Oct. 19 – Dec. 18, 2020
  • Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm and Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Leader: Mr. Runyan

Strategic games are beneficial for the development of critical thinking, creative thinking, strategic thinking, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. The students would be given the opportunity to learn chess, checkers, card games, Risk, Dungeons and Dragons, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon, backgammon, cribbage, Battleship, Monopoly etc. In addition, students may bring their own strategic games in order to teach other students and compete in tournaments in Zoom breakout rooms. Please come prepared to learn strategic games and have fun!


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, or 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:

  • After-school enrichment activities
  • IB teacher training, recertification, and school support
  • 6th grade camp
  • 8th grade promotion activities
  • and much more…
To find out more about RooFriends, visit www.roofriends.org

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