Student Announcements 12/4/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday,  December 4, 2015   B Day

Today:
"A Christmas Story" - RHS Theatre - 7:30pm
Extended Homeroom Schedule Today
period 1: 8:00 - 9:27
period 2: 9:32 - 10:54
period 3: 10:59 - 12:51
    1st lunch: 10:54 - 11:24, class:  11:29 - 12:51
    2nd lunch: 11:43 - 12:13, class:  10:59 - 11:43 & 12:13 - 12:51
    3rd lunch: 12:21 - 12:51, class: 10:59 - 12:21
homeroom/MAP Testing: 12:56 - 1:46
period 5: 1:52 - 3:17


After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  ☀

Looking for the perfect way to kick off your holiday season???
RHS Drama presents, the holiday classic "A Christmas Story." Performances run Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
This is a stage version of the movie we have all come to love - complete with Red Ryder, pink bunny suit, Bumpus hounds and leg lamp (a major award)!
Prices are $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens.
Come out and and see the show - we triple dog dare ya!

Seniors: see Mrs. Startzer to make sure that your name is spelled correctly for your diploma.

Will the following Seniors please see Mrs. Lewis in the main office: Stephanie Hirchert, Kelsey Sindelar.
Senior Pics - Senior pictures for the yearbook are due on Dec. 18th, you can email them torhsyearbook@ralstonschools.org or see Ms. Honz for more details.

Buy Yearbook - Yearbooks are still on sale so it's never too late to order yours for $60. You can order your book by bringing the money to Ms. Honz or by ordering it at yearbookforever.com.
Due to popular demand, Ralston High School will be traveling to France in 2017! Come to our informational meeting on Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Lecture Room C. Our 2017 trip will travel for twelve days, June 5-17, to the Loire Valley, Montpellier, and Paris. See Madame Oglesby or Madame Henry for more information!

Students!  We are in need of a back up person for Rudy the Ram mascot!  If you are interested in helping out, please see Mr. Smith in the 
activities office, or ask Melissa Bussell.
If you enjoy the sciences, and are interested in learning through some hands-on activities in a specialized area of science there is a new club opportunity for you.   Ralston has registered to participate in the Nebraska Science Olympiad.   There will be an informational meeting today (December 4th) before school at 7:40am in Room D156.   If you are interested and can not attend please email Mrs. Prochaska or stop by her room to get the information.
Here is a link to check out some of the different events:  https://www.soinc.org/short_event_descriptions

Look down 1,000 feet into the active Poás Volcano, kayak across the crystalline Lake Arenal and relax in its numerous bubbling hot springs, then strap yourself into a harness for the ultimate rainforest experience as you soar through the canopy on a zip line. That's right! Mrs. Plugge and Mrs. Honke are traveling to Costa Rica in 2017! Find out how you can zip the line with us! Come to our informational meeting on Monday, December 7, 2015 in room A104 at 6:00 p.m. Find out more about how you can take part in this AMAZING experience (and learn some Spanish, too)! 

College Possible representatives will be here speaking in all sophomore homerooms on Thursday December 10.  

College/Career Center
Juniors & seniors:  If you signed up for the UNK Campus Visit and have returned your permission slips to Mrs. Barker, remember to report to LEC. Room C on Monday at 7:00 a.m.

Community Service
Students are needed to assist shoppers who have visual impairments at the 55th Annual Ruth Sokolof Christmas Shopping Party held on Sunday, December 6 at Westroads Mall from 10 am to 1 pm.  You will help them shop with their gift cards, wrap presents, and then enjoy a pizza lunch with Santa.  Please let Mrs. Vehe know if you are interested so she can get you registered as a helper prior to attending.  Room A122, 402-898-3552jackie_vehe@ralstonschools.org
Register to be a volunteer- Contact 
Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC)  www.yvc.org

The Mobile Food Pantry provides food for needy families in our area.  They need student volunteers to help on December 12th, at the Harrison Street Baptist Church, 8015 Harrison St.
If you would like to volunteer please call Messiah Lutheran Church, # 402-331-5510.
Athletics/Activities
Girls Basketball - today - practice from 5:00-6:00 and fundraising from 6:00-7:00.

Varsity Wrestling Invitational vs Blair - 4:00pm - Away

A Look Ahead:
​Saturday, December 5th
"A Christmas Story" - RHS Theatre - 7:30pm
JV Wrestling Invitational - 8:00am - Away
Varsity Swimming Invitational vs Beatrice - 9:00am - Away
Varsity Dive Invitational vs Beatrice - 9:00am - Away
Boys Freshman Basketball (A) vs Beatrice - 10"30am - Home
Girls JV Basketball vs Blair - 1:00pm - Home
Boys JV Basketball vs Blair - 1:00pm - Home (RMS)
Girls Varsity Basketball vs Blair - 2:30pm - Home
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Blair - 4:00pm - Home
Sunday December 6th
"A Christmas Story" - RHS Theatre - 2:00pm


Friday, December 18th
End of 1st Semester, end of Term 2.
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