Student Announcements 11/17/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday,  November 17, 2015   A Day

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REMINDER to ALL Juniors....
Junior audits with your counselor continue this week! 
A-G Mr. Burling 
H-P  Mr. O'Reilly
Q-Z Mrs. Athow 
Please remind your teacher of the meeting day and time, and they will release you to come to the counseling office for your appointment.

News from the Penny Wars Front:  No reports have come in yet from the homerooms but a few rumors have started that some minor skirmishes have broken out in the A Wing Front with boxes getting filled! Last year at this time we had at least 870 points in one homeroom!  This is the last week to do our part to beat blood cancers!  Lets fill those boxes!  Olive Garden is calling!

Today, November 17th has been designated as a "Care & Share" night at Don & MIllies for the RHS Drama Department!!  From 5:00pm - 9:00pm, if you mention RHS Drama, 20% of your total spent will go to the drama department!  Swing by for a treat and help out our drama department!
Culinary Club - it is time for our Chopped Dessert competition this Friday the 20th from 3:30 - 5pm in F102.  Form your teams of 3-4 people.  Email Mrs. Krist with your group.  Questions?  Get a hold of Mrs. Krist. 

Join Spanish Club!  The next meeting is this Wednesday, Nov. 18th at 3:25 in A104!  We are going to celebrate El Día de Acción de Gracias with some authentic Mexican food and games!  
RHS READERS CLUB will meet Wednesday, November 18th, during both lunch periods for our regularly-scheduled book club meeting.  The theme for discussion is That's me! - a book that the main character or a sub character reminds you of yourself to a T.  Stop by if you need a pass.  Remember, we'll take care of your lunch tray at the end.
You can win $750.  RHS Students: To celebrate Entrepreneurship Week try the DECA Challenge:    The DECA Idea Challenge 2015 is a fast-paced competition that challenges student teams around the globe to find an innovative new use for a commonplace item in eight days. Student teams of three to five members are asked to pitch their invention in a creative 3-minute YouTube video presentation. The item is CARDBOARD!!!!
You have until Friday.  Stop in Mrs. Hinchcliff's room (A120) for more information.  You do not have to be in business classes or DECA.  

The Ralston GSA will meet this Thursday, 11/19 after school in B208. We will be discussing upcoming events for the year. Anyone is welcome to join, even if they haven't been to a GSA meeting before. The Gender-Sexualities Alliance is a club designed to be a safe place to discuss issues of gender identity, sexual orientation, and other issues surrounding the LGBTQ+ community.

RHS Readers Club is sponsoring a theater takeover for opening night, November 20th, of "Mockingjay, Part 2" -- the final installment of "The Hunger Games" series.  We are going to the 7 pm showing at AkSarBen Cinema  Let's pack the theater with RHS students, staff, and friends.  Stop by the library for details.
Community Service Opportunities
Serene Care Hospice is looking for student volunteers aged sixteen or older to assist patients for as little as one hour a week. This service offers a chance to share stories, assist with small tasks, watching a favorite show, sharing any musical talents you may have to enhance the happiness of their patients. If you are interested, please contact:  Victoria Wagner at402-597-2585 or

Support our community - Volunteer at Do Space
Check out their website and sign up at: or call # 402-819-4022
They are located at 7205 Dodge St. (corner of 72nd and Dodge St.)

College/Career Center
Student Opportunities:
Do you need to review before the Dec. 12th ACT Test?  Register for the ACT Assistance League Review Session - Dec. 10, Westside High School, 87th & Pacific St., from 5:30 - 9:30 p .m.  Basic fee is $30. Pick up a registration form in C/C Center.
Job Opportunity:
Papa Murphy's is still accepting applications.  Apply in person at: 7885 S. 83 St., Omaha, behind Chili's restaurant.
A Look Ahead:
​Friday, November 20th
DECA Leadership Conference - KC, MO
Wednesday, November 25th
Early dismissal - dismiss at 11:30am​
Thursday and Friday, November 26th & 27th
No School - Thanksgiving Break
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