Roosevelt High School http://www.kplu.org en Seattle Public Schools: Spike In Marijuana Use Not Just Seen At Roosevelt High http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-public-schools-spike-marijuana-use-not-just-seen-roosevelt-high <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Roosevelt High School has invited an expert on teen substance abuse to address concerned parents after the the school's principal&nbsp;<a href="http://roosevelths.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1708880/File/NinthGradeLetter.pdf?sessionid=da924dab94dcc0cab90c32738d89ab39" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">sent a letter to parents</a>&nbsp;about an increase in drug and alcohol use at the school.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The letter by principal Brian Vance said the school's number of disciplinary incidents involving marijuana and alcohol use had "doubled" since last year, from 12 incidents to 24.</span></p><p>Seattle Public Schools officials say they've observed a similar trend district-wide.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:32:16 +0000 Kyle Stokes 14998 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Public Schools: Spike In Marijuana Use Not Just Seen At Roosevelt High Roosevelt, Mountlake Terrace make top 3 at Essentially Ellington http://www.kplu.org/post/roosevelt-mountlake-terrace-make-top-3-essentially-ellington <p>Two Western Washington high school bands finished in the top three at the &quot;Jazz at Lincoln Center&rsquo;s 16th Annual <a href="http://jalc.org/jazzED/ee/welcome09.html">Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition &amp; Festival</a> Saturday.</p><p>KING 5 TV <a href="http://www.king5.com/news/education/Two-Seattle-area-HS-bands-in-Essentially-Ellington-jazz-finals-121789369.html">reports Seattle&#39;s Roosevelt High School took second place</a> and Mountlake Terrace High School took third. Sun, 15 May 2011 12:30:50 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1602 at http://www.kplu.org Roosevelt, Mountlake Terrace make top 3 at Essentially Ellington Jazz program hopes to strike a chord with Seattle kids http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-program-hopes-strike-chord-seattle-kids <p><span style="font-family: times; font-size: 12pt;">Seattle public schools have some of the best jazz programs in the country.<span>&nbsp; </span>Student ensembles dominate at national competitions and perform all over the world.<span>&nbsp; </span>But many kids don’t get to participate because the bands only exist in a few schools.<span>&nbsp; </span>Now a new program aims to give every middle and high school student in the area an opportunity to learn from renowned jazz teachers.<span>&nbsp; Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:49:18 +0000 Charla Bear 189 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz program hopes to strike a chord with Seattle kids