Student Announcements 3/4/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Wednesday, March 4, 2015  -  A Day


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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!

Just a reminder for students:  the Metro Academy and the Ralston Academy (Health Sciences, Future Teacher Internship, Culinary Skills 2 and Yearbook) Applications are due Friday, March 6th!

FAIR will be hosting a discussion group on Gender & Gender Roles on Monday, March 9 from 3:30-4:30p in A109. Come with your ideas and questions! Snacks will be provided.

Those students who signed up to volunteer this Saturday at Ralston Middle School for our Battle of the Books:  We will have a brief meeting Wednesday after school at 3:30 p.m. in the media center OR Thursday morning at 7:45 a.m.  Plan to attend one of the two meeting times to get final instructions before the day.

SENIORS:  If you are interested in being the senior class representative who will speak at graduation, please sign up with Ms. Rowley in B220 or Mrs. Honz in B206 by Friday, March 6. 

Try outs for the spring play, "Almost, Maine," will be held today, Wednesday, March 4th at 3:30 PM in the RHS theatre.  Looking for a large cast of 19 - 10 boys and 9 girls.  No advanced preparation is required.  You only need to attend one session.  Questions?? See Mr. Uhrmacher in D112.

RHS READERS Book Club will meet this Friday, March 6th, during all three lunch periods in the back of the media center.  Our topic for discussion is, "I never saw it coming."  Tell us about the book that did the best job of absolutely blind-siding you.  See you there.
The next Spanish club meeting will be today, March 4th after school in A102.  We will be cooking traditional recipes and voting on who made it best!
This is also the LAST CHANCE to order club T-shirts!  See Ms Hoesly if you need an order form

ATTENTION HOMEROOMS!  NHS will be sponsoring a toiletries drive. From THIS Thursday 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. 

Anyone interested in trying out for Ralston Dance must pick up and fill out a packet found in the office. Try out clinics are March 9-11 from 4:30-6:00 OR 6:00-7:30 at Ralston High School. Try outs will be on March 12 at 4:30p.m. at Wildewood Elementary. If you have questions, please contact Kim Wheeler at
Are you interested in being a cheerleader? Come to 
an informational parent meeting for cheerleading on​
 Thursday, March 5th at 6:00pm. If you have questions, visit Miss Engel in F138 or email her at
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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
College/Career Center
College representative in C/C Center today:  Missouri Western State University at 1:00.
An Air Force representative will be in the cafeteria today during lunch.
Seniors:  Ralston Education Association  &  Ralston Combined Theatre scholarships are both due to Mrs. Balus tomorrow.
Job Opportunity
 Oak Hill Pool is now hiring for the summer.  For more information please go to: 

A Look Ahead:
Saturday, March 7th
​Show Choir Competition​
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