Thursday, February 28, 2013
Reverend Dr. De Forest B. Soaries, Jr. was the keynote speaker.
Thursday, February 28
Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield ended the month of February by celebrating Black History Month with its sixth annual visit by the Newark Boys Chorus. Roosevelt’s Sharps and Flats singers joined the Chorus in musical selections. The keynote speaker of the morning’s celebration was Reverend Dr. De Forest B. Soaries, Jr, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset. Dr. Soaries also holds the distinction of serving as New Jersey's 30th Secretary of State, making him the first African-American male to serve as a constitutional officer of the state. He is also an author and a former chairman of the United States Election Assistance Commission. His message to the entire study body, numbering more than …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Religious leader, author, and mediator Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. is the featured speaker.
Saturday, February 9
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND: Roosevelt Intermediate School’s 6thAnnual Black History Assembly Friday, February 22, 2013 9:00 AM 301 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ Featuring: Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. – Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset. Among his other distinctions as religious leader, author, mediator, etc., from Jan. 12, 1999 to Jan. 15, 2002, Dr. Soaries served as New Jersey's 30th Secretary of State making him the first African-American male to serve as a constitutional officer of the state. The Newark Boys Chorus will also attend. For more information, contact: Pam Friedman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Heroes Among Us award will be presented to Patrick Boyer.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Roosevelt Intermediate School, located 301 Clark St., is holding a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday, November 19, beginning at 8:20 a.m. Among the celebrations will be the presentation of The Heroes Among Us award to Patrick Boyer. Boyer grew up in Westport, Conn. and graduated from Staples High School in 1986. While at Staples he was the captain of the wrestling team and the 1986 185lb state champion. He graduated from West Point in May 1990 with a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army’s Aviation Branch. He was stationed at Fort Rucker Alabama where he attended the Aviation Officer Basic Course and Initial Entry Rotary Wing Flight Training (Flight School) ultimately graduating in July …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
New feature reminds readers of those last chance deadlines and events coming up
Welcome to a new feature on Patch specifically geared towards reminding readers about important deadlines such as registration for sports team, ticket sales for events, sign-ups for programs and more. We invite readers to post these events on our Events calendar to let the whole community know about your event. From there Patch will be sure to remind readers about the approaching deadlines. Got an approaching deadline for this week not listed here? Add the information in the comments section below! Last chance this week: Purchase 'Peter Pan' tickets: As of Thursday, March 15, more than 400 tickets had already been sold for Roosevelt School's musical. The show, complete with a flying Peter Pan and live dog, takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Roosevelt School hosted its fifth annual Black History assemblyThursday morning.
Roosevelt Intermediate School was filled with students, faculty, staff, and guests Thursday morning for the fifth annual Black History Assembly featuring guest speaker ABC News anchor Lori Stokes and The Newark Boys Chorus. Eighth-grader Brooke Schaeffer said she had been looking forward to the assembly and noted that last year’s program was “really good.” The presentation opened with The Newark Boys Chorus singing “Remember Me Wherever You Go.” Conducted by Donald Morris, the choir returned earlier this week from its Southern tour, which included visits to Emory College, Georgia Tech, Morehouse and Spellman College. The Chorus was able to perform at several venues and events including the Wells Fargo Atrium and the Georgia Boy Choir …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Roosevelt School in Westfield put on a special performance of 'Alice in Wonderland' for students of Brookside Place School in Cranford.
Each fall, Westfield's Roosevelt Intermediate Middle School puts on a play, but this year’s performance of “Alice in Wonderland” was extra special. Their last rehearsal before last Friday's opening night would typically have been quiet, but instead, they had a much larger audience than normal: the students, parents, and teachers of Brookside Elementary in Cranford were all in attendance. The damage Brookside Place sustained from Hurricane Irene forced officials to close the facility until at least February and the students were relocated to three different schools in the Cranford School Distict. With brothers, sisters, friends and teachers dispersed to different schools, the staff at Roosevelt wanted to make them feel welcome and at home. …