Student Announcements 11/4/14

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday, November 4, 2014  -  A Day

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RHS Readers Book Club will meet this Friday, November 7th during all three lunch periods.  Our theme for this meeting is Diversity.  Bring a book to share in which you saw yourself in the pages.  F.A.I.R. and G.S.A. members are particularly invited to join in this discussion.  For further information visit weneeddiversebooks.org.

Too busy to join another club?  How about belonging to the RHS Online Book Club?  No meetings; just read the book and discuss the book with others in our building (staff and students) via email.  Our November selection is I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak.  Ms. Olsen has 20 copies to loan.  Stop by and pick one up.  
DECA members there is a meeting tomorrow night Wed., Nov 5 at 6:30 in Room A120.  Those that are interested in becoming an officer need to plan to be there and present 2-3 minutes on why you would be a good leader.  All brochure fundraising orders and money are due immediately.  Please turn in unsold Savings Sidekicks there are others who want to sell them.  Please read your email.

Student council will meet this Wednesday at 3:25 in room C-107 (off the Library) to discuss a possible fundraiser, decide what the next homeroom competition will be, and discuss plans for the future of student council based on the conversations from RCC student council.  Any Ralston High School student is allowed to attend and provide feedback and insight.

Seniors, it is time to check your name for your diploma.  See Mrs. Startzer in the office to make sure that your name is spelled correctly.

HOSA - come to the meeting Tuesday for treats and some fun activities to get ready for HOSA week!

 RHS Yoga Club is making "yoga-selfie" posters to promote balance and health at RHS. Come try a challenge pose, print it off, then decorate your poster! Thursday, November 12 from 3:30-4:00p in A109 with Ms. Oglesby.

Got some old books laying around? Round them all up and donate them to the book drive to help support the Latino Center of the Midlands!  The homeroom with the most collected books during this time period will get to choose from a pizza party or donuts and juice. You can donate them to your designated homeroom box from November 4th-21st to support and help win for your homeroom.
Please email Mrs. Thies or CJ Kozeny (ckozeny@unomaha.edu) with any questions! 

Attention RHS!  The Louder Than A Bomb Slam Poetry team is now forming!  There will be an introductory meeting in B207 on Wednesday, November 5th at 3:30.  If you cannot make it but want to participate, please contact Mr. Lacey.  For those of you who don't know what LTAB is, watch this trailer for the movie about the activity:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81hXGdFF6TQ
Become a Student Athletic Trainer! Be involved in RHS athletics, earn service hours, learn about a medical profession, have fun, and meet new people. Must be able to commit to working a regular schedule. Options for after school, evening, and events only commitments are available. Duties will include basic taping and wound care, practice/event preparation, and attending RHS practices and events as scheduled. 
If interested email Co Schneider at colleen.schneider@ralstonschools.org no later than Friday November 7th. In your email, please include why you are interested in this opportunity, what type of schedule you are interested in (afternoon, evening, or events only), and any schedule conflicts you might have.
Those students selected to participate during the winter season will be notified by Monday November 10th. Orientation and training meeting will be held Wednesday November 12th after school starting at 3:30 for 1-1.5 hours. 
College/Career Center
Seniors:  Both the Ralston Chamber of Commerce and Marlene Hansen scholarship applications are due to Mrs. Balus no later than 1:00 tomorrow.
Seniors:  Having problems filling out the transcript portion of your UNL application?  An instruction handout is available in the College/Career Center.
Activities/Athletics
There will be an informational meeting today right after school in the aux gym for all interested in wrestling this year.  There will be conditioning immediately following the meeting.  
There will also be conditioning on Wednesday and Thursday in the Aux gym immediately after school.

A Look Ahead:
​Tuesday, November 11th
Veteran's Day 
Parent/Teacher Conferences - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Thursday, November 13th
Cinderella - RHS Theatre - 7:30pm
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