Student Announcements 2/6/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday, February 6, 2015  -  B Day


After school Weather:
Please wait INSIDE  

RHS Readers Book Club will meet today, February 6th, during all three lunch periods in the back of the Media Center. Our theme is anti-Valentine's Day Reads.  Come with your most unromantic reading choices and we will compare.  Stop by if you need a pass.

Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but I'm a novel, so read me maybe! 
 Stop in to the media center for a Blind Date with a Book.  Try it and you could win a heart-shaped box of chocolates.  
Blind Date with a Book:  ‚ÄčThe least awkward first date you'll ever have.

SENIORS: Still need to turn in a yearbook photo?  A photographer will be here during all three lunches in the media center TODAY as well as next Wednesday and Friday.  Just $20 pays for the photo session, 5x7 and 4 wallet prints, and your photo for the yearbook.  See the fliers around school or Mrs. Honz with questions.
Attention Fashion Club members.  We have a rescheduled our snowed out meeting We will meet after school on Monday February 9th.  We will be making fingerless gloves out of recycled garments.  Bring an old sweater if you want to use it for your gloves.  Bring a friend. Check your email often about upcoming opportunities. Questions?  Ask Mrs. Krist.  
Join French Club for a joint celebration of Mardi Gras and St. Valentine's day on Tuesday, February 10th at 3:30 in A101. Create "des phrases d'amour" and "des masques de mardi gras" to decorate the A-wing hallway, as well as sample delicious food and drink. 

Freshman and Sophomore Class Officers are selling class t-shirts!

You can fill out an order form and return it WITH the money to the office, Miss Engel’s room (F138) or Miss Hefflinger’s room (A211). Order forms can be found from any class officer, in the office, or in Miss Engel or Miss Hefflinger's room. You must pay when you order your t-shirt. All t-shirts Small-X-large are $15.00. Sizes 2xL-5xL are $17.00. Orders will be taken until February 27th.

SENIORS:  Buy your tickets to the senior lock-in!  The lock-in is Friday, February 13 after the varsity boys basketball game until 1:30 A.M.  Buy your ticket from any senior class officer, Mrs. Honz in room B206, or Ms. Rowley in B220 by the end of the day on Monday, February 9

French Club T-shirt orders are due TODAY, February 6th. This is our last order for the school year! Bring your payment and order form to Mme H. ASAP so you don't miss out!

February's Spanish club meeting will be Tuesday the 10th, after school in Ms. Hoesly's room (A102).  Come for food, friends y fiesta!

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

Students in French 3-5 - we are still in need of a few tutors to assist students in French 1 classes. Tutoring takes place before/after school, during HR or a study hall twice per week. Please see Mme H. for an application. 
Attention Culinary Club!  It is time for our next segment of Chopped!  On Wednesday, February 11th, we will have the dessert competition of Chopped after school until 5pm.  You and a group of your friends will have 30 minutes to create a fabulous dessert out of the mystery basket of ingredients.  You do not have to be in Culinary Club to compete.  Just let Mrs. Krist know your team members by Monday February 9th
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.
Volunteer Opportunity with the Girl Scouts
 The Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska is hosting World Thinking Day, an event that teaches girls about different cultures, at Ralston High School on Saturday, February 21st. Volunteers are needed to help run activity stations and hand out international snacks! Because of the large number of expected participants, the event will be broken up into a morning session and an afternoon session. Students can volunteer to help with the morning session (8:00 to 12:15), the afternoon session (12:15 to 4:30), or both sessions (8:00-4:30). Lunch will be provided for students who volunteer to help at both sessions. 
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Danielle Rue at (402)-779-8240 or drue@girlscoutsnebraska.orgby February 16th.
College/Career Center
College representative in C/C Center today: Concordia University at 10:30.
If you registered for the February ACT Test, remember to report to your test site tomorrow.
Permission slips for the Iowa Western Community College/Metro campus visit on Feb. 12th are due to Mrs. Barker today.

Seniors:  FEBRUARY 14, 2015 is the LAST day for Goodrich applicants to take the English Placement and Proficiency Exam (EPPE). This free test is REQUIRED for all applicants. Please call the UNO testing center at 402.554.4800 to register.

Job Opportunity:
Papio Fun Park - is taking applications beginning Feb. 9 through Feb. 28.  They are looking for outgoing teens w/strong public speaking & people skills.  You must be 16 byJune 1st.  Apply online at:
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo is accepting online applications.  Positions are available from mid-Spring to mid-Fall.  Hours are available 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays, w/a 16 hour minimum availability.  Go to: to apply.
Girls Tennis Meeting:
Wednesday, February 25th in Lecture Room C at 4:00pm. 
Come find out more information about girls tennis for the Spring season.  

Varsity Dive Invitational vs Elkhorn - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Basketball vs Roncalli - 5:45pm - Away
Boys Varsity Basketball vs Roncalli - 7:30pm - Away

A Look Ahead:
Monday, February 9th
Freshman Wrestling Invitational vs Bryan - 4:30pm - Away
Girls JV Basketball vs Lincoln Lutheran - 5:45pm - Home
Boys Reserve Basketball vs Abraham Lincoln - 6:00pm - Away
Girls Varsity Basketball vs Lincoln Lutheran - 7:30pm - Home
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