Student Announcements 3/24/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday, March 24 2015  -  B Day

Today:

After school Weather:
Please wait INSIDE  

Jazz Band will be from 7:00pm - 8:00pm tonight, not at 6:30pm.

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!

Seniors:  Jostens will be here tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25th to deliver announcements!  They will be here during both lunch shifts from 11:43 - 1:00.  Please plan on stopping in to pick up your graduation announcements if you ordered them.

Students who expressed interest in attending the Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference in Kearney on Wednesday, April 15, must bring completed registration and permission slips to Mrs. Weaver by TODAY, March 24th.

Tryouts for cheerleading will be this Friday, March 27th. They will start at 4:30 at the Middle School. If you are interested in trying out, all paperwork must be completed by Thursday. Please talk to Miss Engel if there are questions! 

Can you write a book review in 144 characters?  We are looking for students and staff to write Twitter-style book reviews to post to the catalog and to Twitter.  For every review that you submit, your name will go in to a drawing to win a springtime basket filled with candy, stuff, and a stack of new books to read.  Stop in the media center to pick up an information sheet to get started. 

RHS READERS BOOK CLUB - Check your email this week for information on our trip to Scholastic Warehouse thisThursday, March 26th, after school.  Sign up with Ms. Olsen in the media center.

OPEN STORE participants: If you turned in a permission slip, please attend a mandatory meeting today, Monday, during Homeroom OR after school at 3:25 in room B208. Please make one of the 2 meetings or come see Ms. Stark ASAP.  Thanks!

Ralston’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will be meeting today, in room B208 at 3:25, right after school. Please come to enjoy great activities, meeting new people, food and fun! We will be discussing gender identity and expression in the media. Everyone is welcome regardless of whether you identify as GLBT or straight. This is a great club to meet new people and spread awareness and combat bullying amongst all students. Please see Ms. Stark if you have any questions

Book Club will meet this Friday, March 27th during all three lunch periods.  Our theme will be It Wasn't Supposed to Happen that Way.  Tell us about the book that you would most like to rewrite.  See you there!

Outside Date forms for Prom are now available in the Main Office.  These forms must be turned into the office by Thursday, April 16th.

The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer academy from July 5-19, 2015 for current high school students who are interested in language learning.  All expenses are covered by the program (housing, meals, iPad access during program, supplies).  The 2015 STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy is designed for learners with no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language.  The deadline for applications is April 20th.  Please see your counselor for more information or an application.

College/Career Center
Student Opportunities:
Omaha Area Spring College Fair - Sunday, March 29, 1-3 p.m. at UNO's Sapp Fieldhouse, 6001 Dodge St.  Take your barcode for a streamlined visit to numerous colleges throughout the U.S. Sophomores & juniors:  Get a jumpstart on your college search!
Joseph's College of Cosmetology Lincoln Campus Open House- Wednesday, March 25, from 1-2:30 p.m.  RSVP to Marcie at:  800-742-7827.  
University of Upper Iowa (Fayette, IA) Junior Visit Day -  Saturday April 11.  Register online at: admission@uiu.edu or phone: 800-553-4150.  
Simpson College  (Iowa) Junior Visit Day - Friday, April 10. To learn about the Simpson experience, go to:  simpson.edu or call: 800-362-2454.    
Job Opportunity:
Fountain View Senior Living  is looking for part-time servers and dishwashers.  Shifts are generally a few hours a night and weekend morning shifts are also available.  No experience necessary.  Hours: 4:30-7:15 p.m.  Questions?  Call: 402-596-9033, ext. 112
Fun-Plex is looking for summer employees, no experience necessary.  They offer perks like free entry and discounted family and friend tickets.  For complete info about their hiring process, go to:  www.fun-plex.com/jobs.
Activities/Athletics
Boys golf practice is cancelled tonight (Tuesday) due to rain/thunderstorms and very cool temps. Don't drive out to Tiburon. 

Varsity Baseball vs Beatrice - 4:30pm - Home  This event has been cancelled
Girls Varsity Soccer vs Gross Catholic - 5:00pm - Away  This event has been cancelled
Boys JV Soccer vs Beatrice - 5:30pm - Home  This event has been cancelled
JV Baseball vs Beatrice - 6:30pm - Home  This event has been cancelled
Girls JV Soccer vs Gross Catholic - 7:00pm - Away  This event has been cancelled
Boys Varsity Soccer vs Beatrice - 7:15pm - Home  This event has been cancelled

Any girls not out for a Spring sport that are interested in playing Softball this next Fall, please meet in Mr. Blanchard's room B109 Wednesday 3/25 immediately after school.

A Look Ahead:
Wednesday, March 25th
JV Baseball vs Lincoln Northeast - 4:30pm - Home
Varsity Baseball vs Lincoln Northeast - 6:30pm - Home

Thursday, March 26th
Varsity Baseball vs Elkhorn South - 5:00pm - Home
Boys JV Soccer vs Skutt Catholic - 5:30pm - Away
Boys Varsity Soccer vs Skutt Catholic - 7:15pm - Away
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