Student Announcements 3/11/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Wednesday, March 11 2015  -  B Day

Today:

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  
Seniors:  Community Service forms are due on April 1st!  You MUST have all your community service hours completed and turned in for documentation no later than April 1st in order to participate at graduation and receive your diploma!
LATINO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Meeting, Wednesday, March 11th, at 3:30 p.m. in the Media Center.  Must attend to sign-up for the upcoming Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference; space is limited.  Treats will be provided.

National Honor Society will meet THIS week.  Current NHS members please plan on attending one of the two meetings offered.  We will be discussing the final preparations for the Open Store . The meeting is in B208 on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. OR Friday at 7:30 a.m. Just a reminder that NHS meetings are held the 2nd and 4th week of every month. If you are unable to attend, please contact Ms. Stark ASAP as per the attendance policy.

Want to improve your school for everyone? Meet new people from RHS and talk about issues that matter at the Creating Inclusive Communities Student Workshop on Wednesday, March 25th at UNO. Any student (sophomore and older) who has not yet attended IncluCity camp may attend. Transportation to UNO and lunch included. Email dene.oglesby@ralstonschools.org by this Friday you’d like to attend!

Open Store Volunteers: Please check your email for an important message regarding a mandatory meeting on Monday, March 23rd. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Stark in room B208.

SENIORS:  We still need photos for the senior video.  We want pictures from elementary school through high school.  (No baby pictures or family pictures please.)  We are especially interested in pictures of you and your friends, group class photos, and team pictures.  The more seniors who are represented in the video, the better.  Put your name on the back of every picture you submit, and give your pictures to Ms. Honz in B206 or Ms. Rowley in B220.  If your photos are digital, please burn them to a DVD or put them on a flash drive and submit to Mrs. Honz or Ms. Rowley.  Deadline for submitting pictures is TODAY.

Need to let go of some stress? RHS Yoga Club will meet today, March 11 from 3:30-4:30p in A109. All students are welcome to attend. Mats are provided. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes. Contact Miss Oglesby atdene.oglesby@gmail.com with questions.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney will be hosting the 13th Annual Nebraska Cultural Unity conference on Wednesday, April 15th.  This conference is open to all high school students (grades 9 - 12), but space is limited.  This is a professional conference, and all those in attendance are required to dress professionally (no jeans).  If you are interested in attending this conference you must sign up in the counseling center by this Friday, March 13th.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Athow.

ATTENTION HOMEROOMS!  NHS will be sponsoring a toiletries drive. Until Thursday, March 12 bring in any new toiletries (i.e. shampoo, conditioner, soap, tampons, deodorant, paper towels...etc) and you could win your homeroom an ice cream party!  There are 2 ways to win.  The first is the homeroom with the most items donated wins, and additionally, the top 3 individuals who donate the most items in total will win a gift card. You do not have to be from the winning homeroom for this additional offer.  Please bring in your donations to the commons table BEFORE school all week.  Thanks for helping others in need. 

Volunteers Needed
The Omaha Dog Park Advocates are having their annual fundraiser, "Spring Bark in the Park" on Saturday, April 25th at the Hefflinger Dog Park, 111th & Maple.  Volunteers are needed between the hours of 8 am to 4 pm.
If you'd like to volunteer, please contact the OPDA secretary, Lynne Newlin, # 402-502-5796, email lynnenewlin@cox.net
College/Career Center
A Marine representative will be in the cafeteria today during lunch.

Seniors:  The RHS Local scholarship application is due to Mrs. Balus tomorrow. Please leave it w/Mrs. Barker if I am away from my desk.

College representative in C/C Center tomorrow:  Clarkson College at 9:00.
A Look Ahead:
Thursday, March 12th
District Vocal Festival - 7:00pm - RHS main gym
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