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The American Woodshop - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2009-11-09

The American Woodshop - Roosevelt Intermediate School - Netflix

Theodore Roosevelt Intermediate School (“Roosevelt” or “RIS”, formerly “RJHS”) is a middle school in Westfield, New Jersey, USA. It was built in 1926, as part of the Westfield Public Schools. It was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive, during the 2004-05 school year.

The American Woodshop - Subjects - Netflix

RIS has five main academic courses: Math Foreign Language (choice between Spanish or French, and not offered if supplemental classes are taken). Social Studies Science Language Arts There are also three elective periods, as follows: Grade 6- 1 marking period each of Woodshop and Computer Technology and 2 marking periods of Art 3 marking periods of Physical Education and 1 marking period of Health one full year music class Grade 7- 1 marking period each of Computer Technology and Woodshop, and 2 marking periods of Art 3 marking periods of Physical Education and 1 marking period of Health one full year of Music class Grade 8- 1 marking period of Health and 3 marking period of Physical Education 2 one semester classes and 1 full year Music class or 4 one semester classes Science Olympiad- 2 marking periods Journalism - 2 marking periods Advanced Debate/Mock Trail - 2 marking periods Fine Arts - 2 marking periods Robotics - 2 marking periods Arts & Crafts - 2 marking periods Computer Technology - 2 marking periods Woodshop - 2 marking periods*

Roosevelt Intermediate School also has many extra curricular activities and clubs. They have a great program for the arts. In the spring of 2008 they staged a showing of the musical Footloose.

  • Students choose between Band, Chorus, or Orchestra. Some students qualify to take a supplemental study hall instead of music.

The American Woodshop - References - Netflix