Student Announcements 2/4/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday,  February 4, 2016   Day

The Library will close at 3:17 today.
8th Grade Open House - 5:00pm - RHS

After school Weather:
Please wait INSIDE ⛅

Attention Key Club Members:  We will be going to Food Bank for the Heartland today.  You will be missing 5th hour.  Please see Mr. Earhart for a permission slip.  Check your email for more info.

FCA will be selling Valentine Candy-grams for only one dollar!  Order in your homeroom or see Mrs. Behrens!

The debate meeting scheduled yesterday for volunteers has been rescheduled to today after school for 15 minutes. If you signed up to volunteer, please show up after school today or come talk to Mr. Garst by the end of the day in B208. 

Sophomore Audits will begin next week.  Please check the window in the Counseling Office to find your day and time.  A great opportunity to meet with your counselor and get the  'jump start' you need for your junior year.
It's February and you know what that means:  It's time for Blind Date with a Book! 💘 Stop by the RHS Library anytime through February 11th to participate.  Blind Date with a Book 💘 matches you with an unknown gift-wrapped book which you choose to check out of the library, not knowing the title, author, or other details. You then take your book on a blind date, giving it a chance to make an impression. Do you have a love connection? 💖 Or is your date is a dud? 💔 Plus, you get your name in a drawing to win a Valentine's heart-shaped box of chocolates, just for giving it a try.  Stop by and check out your blind date! 💞

Attention Fashion Club:  We will meet on Friday February 5th after school until 5pm in A107.  We will be learning how to make crazy quilts. Anyone is welcome! If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Krist.  
Sign up to go to Costa Rica by March 1 and save $100!  We have a group signed up already and there is still room for you!  Grab the info outside of Sra. Plugge and Honke's rooms and talk to us for more information!  

Do you want to apply for Camp Counselor at Camp OK (Olympia Kiwanis).  Please see the link below for the application.   Any Questions please direct back to Caya Knudson  via email or phone (402)217-5781. 

Link to Application  


Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016 
Time: Registration open from 3-5pm 
Place: Thomasville Apartments Clubhouse |5820 South 99th Street 
2016 Player Fees: Seniors $625 | Juniors $625 | Reserves $425
Questions? Please contact any of the Ralston American Legion Post 373 Baseball Board members: George Sevick 402-670-4555; Larry Ahart 402-214-4490; Kriss Kriglstein 402-339-1012; Connie Nihsen 402-214-6055; Scott Urbach 402-650-1877
Community Service Opportunity
Ralston Middle School will be hosting our annual Bingo Night on Thursday, March 10th.  We are in need of some responsible high school students to help us check numbers, run the food tables and bake sale area.  If you are interested in getting community service hours from 3:30-8:30 please contact Linda Hoffman at the RMS office at 402-331-4701.  It is a great way to have fun while serving our community.

Ralston Middle School is hosting its 2nd Annual Battle of the Books on Saturday, March 5 from 8 am to noon.  RHS students are needed to act as timekeepers and/or scorers.  You can work part of the morning or all four hours.  This is a great way to get started on your community service for graduation!  To sign up or find out more, see Ms. Olsen in the RHS Library.
College/Career Center
The Southeast Community College-Milford representative will be in the College/Career Center today at 10:00.
Arnette Hansen scholarship applications are due to Mrs. Balus today.
An Army representative will be in the cafeteria today during lunch.
The UNK representative visit has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 10:30.
Student Opportunity:
Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska Conference -
This program recruits and mentors students to address the shortage of trained behavioral health providers in underserved communities in Nebraska.  The conference is March 4 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 2825 Y Street.  If you are interested in this field, you must get an application from Mrs. Balus, Mrs. Weaver or Ms. Honke. Cost is free and includes breakfast and lunch.  Deadline to complete and return application is Feb. 10.  
Boys golfers: After school golf practice is cancelled tonight due to the 8th grade open house. Check you gmail for further info regarding future practices. 

Boys Freshman Basketball (A) vs Concordia - 6:00pm - Home
Boys Freshman Basketball (B) vs Concordia - 7:15pm - Home
A Look Ahead: 
Friday, February 5th
Varsity Dive Invitational vs Elkhorn - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Basketball vs Roncalli - 5:45pm - Home
Boys Varsity Basketball v sRoncalli - 7:30pm - Home
Senior Class Lock In - 9:30pm - 1:30am - RHS Cafeteria/Gym
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