Student Announcements 1/13/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Wednesday,  January 13, 2016   Day

Today:
EducationQuest Financial Aid Meeting - 5:30pm
EducationQuest Financial Aid Meeting Spanish - 7:00pm


After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE ☀

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church at 96th and Harrison will be sponsoring additional youth support services for students who are currently coping with grief/loss.  Students who need a safe environment to share their feelings with other peers and adults are welcome to attend the youth group at the Beautiful Savior Student Center today, January 13th. Middle School students are welcome from 5-6:30 and High School students are invited at 7pm.
This Friday, January 15, R-Pantry, Ralston High School's food bank will open. For the time being, it will be open every Friday after school until 4:00. The purpose of R-Pantry is to provide Ralston students with food to take home. R-Pantry will be staffed by teachers. If you have questions, you can talk to Ms. Hartman, Ms. Engel, Ms. Hefflinger, Madame Oglesby, Ms. Raders, or Dr. Boster. 
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will meet Thursday, January 14th @7:15AM.

The RHS debate team will have a parent meeting on January 20th at 6PM. This will be to discuss the parent volunteers we will need for the February 6th tournament. Please plan on attending with your parents. 

Are you looking for community service hours? Mr. Garst and the RHS debate team may be exactly what you need! The debate team will be hosting a tournament on February 6th and is in need of student volunteers. If you're interested, please see Mr. Garst in B208 to sign up. First come, first served. 
The Multicultural Club will meet after school today, January 13, 2016, in the Media Center.

Do you like trivia questions? Are you looking for a club to add to your day? Quiz Bowl will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4 in B121. Anyone is welcome. Come check it out. If you have questions see Ms. Hartman in B121. 

The French Tutoring Center is available for students without appointment to receive homework assistance, makeup quizzes and tests, or simply review and practice their French skills. It is open every Wednesday from 3:20-4:00 p.m. in A102 startingtoday, January 13. If you are an upper-level French student (3-5) and would like to gain valuable peer-tutoring experience and earn community service hours, see Ms. Oglesby for a tutor application.

Winter/Spring Driver's Education will be from January 30th through March 12.  Registration will be today, Wednesday January 13th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm in the RHS commons area.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the main office.
TRAVEL TO FRANCE! Join fellow Ralston French students on our 2017 trip to travel for twelve days, June 5-17, to the Loire Valley, Montpellier, and Paris. Come to our informational meeting on Wednesday, January 20 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in A102. Enrollment is open until January 31! See Madame Oglesby or Madame Henry to learn how to sign up!

Our first French Club meeting of the new year will be Friday, January 15 in A101. We will be eating King’s Cake to celebrate L’Epiphanie, and playing the most rousing game of Tape les Mots that has ever transpired in order to honor our crazy and beloved French classmate Reid Adler. 

FAIR meetings will meet twice a month instead of once a week this semester. FAIR is Ralston's diversity club that promotes inclusion and social justice awareness. Email dene.oglesby@ralstonschools.org if you'd like to be on our email list for updates. Our January meetings will be Tuesday, January 19 and Monday, January 25 from 3:30-4:30pm in A102.

Community Service Opportunity
Meadows elementary is having their Books and Bingo this Friday from 5-7 p.m. and would love some help from high school students who may need some community service hours.  Please email Lisa Schroeder at:  lisa_schroeder@ralstonschools.org asap for more information or to sign up!
College/Career Center
A Marine representative will be in the cafeteria today during lunch.
Seniors:  Please remind you parents to attend the Financial Aid Meeting tonight at RHS in Lecture Room C.  5:30=English speaking & 7:00=Spanish speaking.  You can register for a chance to win a scholarship just for attending!
Seniors:  The Ralston Fraternal Order of Police scholarship is due to Mrs. Balus or Officer Yount tomorrow.
If you signed up for the Wayne State campus visit on Thursday, Jan. 21, remember that your permission slip is due to Mrs. Barker tomorrow.
Athletics/Activities
There will be an informational meeting for any BOYS interested in participating in Track and Field today in Lec C. right after school.  

BOYS GOLFERS:  Please check your gmail from Coach Kosch regarding out-of-season golf practice starting Thursday, January 14th. Information was recently sent to each of you. 

 
A Look Ahead: 
​Thursday, January 14th
Boys JV Basketball vs Concordia - 6:00pm - Away
Boys Freshman Basketball (A) vs Elkhorn South - 6:00pm - Away
JV Wrestling vs Elkhorn South - 7:00pm - Home
Varsity Wrestling vs Elkhorn South - 7:30pm - Home
Boys Freshman Basketball vs Elkhorn South - 7:30pm - Away
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Concordia - 7:30pm - Away
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