Student Announcements 1/29/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday, January 29, 2015  -  B Day

Today:
After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  
The next FAIR meeting with be Monday, February 2 from 3:30-4:30p. One of our Inclusive Communities Interns will be facilitating an interfatih conversation. Please come to participate in or listen to a respectful dialogue about different religions and faiths. Snacks will be provided.

Green Club will meet today after school in room B207.  Please contact Mr. Lacey if you cannot attend.

Do you want a Spanish club t-shirt?  ¡Claro que sí! please see Ms Hoesly in room A102 for order forms.  All orders and money due by Wed. February 11th

RHS READERS Book Club will be playing Mafia after school today, January 29th, in the Media Center.  Stop by and see Ms. Olsen for details.
There will be a small blood drive on Friday January 30th!  This blood drive will be held on the Red Cross buses.  HOSA and Health Science students are recruiting now.  You can also stop by room G120 to sign up.  16 year olds will need parent permission forms and everyone will need a photo ID.

Attention Key Club Members:
There will be a meeting after school today in Mr. Earhart's room.

Ralston Students - Do yo know that poverty and hunger are a serious problem in Douglas County?  Key Club is sponsoring a food drive to help. Bring in non-perishable food item to your homeroom.  The homeroom that brings in the most food will will treats for their homeroom!

RHS Yoga Club will meet this week! Please join us in room A109 for a free yoga class from 3:30-4:30p every first and third Thursday of the month starting TODAY, January 29. Wear comfortable clothes. Mats are provided. Contact dene.oglesby@ralstonschools.org with questions.
Seniors:  the forms for Ads for Grads for this years yearbook are available in the main office!  Deadline for the form and payment is March 1st!

Community Service Opportunity:  
Interested students can receive up to 5 hours of community service on March 7th when Ralston Middle School hosts our first annual district Battle of the Books.  High school students are needed to be timekeepers for the four rounds of competition from 8:00-noon on March 7th.  We will need at least 10  students from RHS.  If you would like to participate, stop by the RHS Media Center and sign up with Ms. Olsen.
College/Career Center
Juniors & Seniors: Are you interested in visiting the campuses of Iowa Western Community College and Metropolitan Community CollegeFort Omaha?  You can do this for free on Thursday, Feb. 12. If you are passing your classes, in good standing, without excessive absences and on track to graduate, you are eligible to go. Space is limited to the first 60 students.  Doughnuts and instructions will be provided at 9:00 that morning in the Media Center.  The bus will leave RHS at 9:30 a.m. and return at 3:00 p.m.
In order to get on the list for this visit, you must bring your completed permission slip to Mrs. Barker no later than Thursday, Feb. 5.

Seniors:  Ralston Community Schools Foundation scholarships are due to Mrs. Balus today.
Seniors:  A reminder that the Susan T. Buffett scholarship applications are due February 1.
Student Opportunity:  
ACT Seminars sponsored by AIM HIGH Test Prep Inc.  Test prep sessions begin for 10 Saturdays starting Feb. 7.  Choose either 8 a.m.-Noon or 1-5 p.m.  Principle instructor is Patrick Coyle, with 20 years of test prep experience.  Cost = $750; advance registration required. Location:  Lozier Professional Center, 2810 N. 118 St., Omaha.  More info available at:  goaimhigh.com  or call: 402-491-0492.
Activities/Athletics
GIRLS TRACK: There will be a preseason meeting for girls interested in going to for track this spring and who are currently NOT involved in a winter sport today, January 29, at 3:25 in room A211.  See Mrs. Brockhaus in room A211 if you have any questions.
Varsity Swimming Meet vs South Sioux City - 4:30pm - Home
Girls Freshman Basketball vs Omaha Mercy - 6:00pm - Home

A Look Ahead:
Friday, January 30th
Varsity Dive Invitational - 4:00pm - Away

Saturday, January 31st
Show Choir Competition - Away
Varsity Swimming Invitational - 8:00am - Away
Varsity Wrestling Invitational - 9:00am - Away
Girls JV Basketball vs Beatrice - 1:30pm - Home
Boys JV Basketball vs Beatrice - 2:00pm - Home (Ralston Middle School)
Girls Varsity Basketball vs Beatrice - 4:15pm - Home (Ralston Arena)
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Beatrice - 6:00pm - Home (Ralston Arena)
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