Student Announcements 3/6/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday, March 6 2015  -  A Day

Today:
After school Weather:
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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 TODAY, March 6th!
Attention Fashion Club members!  Please read your email about attending Omaha Fashion Week next Tuesday March 10th.  Contact Mrs. Krist with your RSVP ASAP.  

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.
Need to let go of some stress? RHS Yoga Club will meet on Wednesday, 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.

RHS READERS Book Club will meet today, 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.

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 Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
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. 

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 kim.wheeler@ralstonschools.org.
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 the end of the day today.
College/Career Center
Seniors:  Rayann  Polivka scholarship applications are due to Mrs. Balus today.  

College representative in C/C Center today:  Iowa Western Community College at9:00.

Juniors & Seniors: Are you interested in visiting  Midland University in Fremont and Metropolitan Community College's Elkhorn campus?  You can do this for free on 
Tuesday, March 24.  If you are passing your classes, in good standing, without excessive absences and on track to graduate, you are eligible to go.  Space is limited to the first 60 students.  Doughnuts and instructions will be provided at 7:00 that morning in the Media Center.  The bus will leave RHS at 7:30 a.m. and return at 3:15 p.m.  In order to get on the list for this visit, you must bring your completed permission slip to Mrs. Barker no later than Friday, March 13.

Job Opportunity
 Oak Hill Pool is now hiring for the summer.  For more information please go to:  oakhillralston.com 
Omaha Public Library Teen Job Fair:  Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at UNO's Weitz Community Engagement Center, 64 & Dodge Streets.  The event is free and open to teens, ages 16-19. Free parking will be available in Lots D and E.  Many Omaha employers will be available to discuss and accept applications for job opportunities, including the AMC Theaters, Baker’s, Best Buy, Burger King, City of Omaha, Dollar General, Job Corps, McDonald’s, Nebraska Army National Guard, Omaha Children’s Museum, Omaha Parks & Recreation, Omaha Storm Chasers, Payless Shoe Source, Pizza Hut, Popeyes Chicken, Pump It Up, Qdoba, Shopko, Skate Daze and Westgate Pool. A complete list of participating employers and many online applications can be found at:  guides.omahalibraru.org/TeenJobs.
Activities/Athletics
MEN'S SOCCER: All players need to check their school email for updates. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Koel.

A Look Ahead:
Saturday, March 7th
​Show Choir Competition​
Sunday, March 8th
Daylight Savings Begins: Spring Forward!  
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