Student Announcements 3/8/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday,  March 8, 2016   B Day

Today:
District Vocal - RHS gym


After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Kylie Bergoch
Christopher Finnerty

Reminder for students:  the Late Start breakfasts will cost:
   $2.50 for full pay students
    30 cents for reduced lunch
    free for free lunch
If you are a free or reduced lunch student, the program only covers ONE breakfast per day.  If you get a free or reduced breakfast in the c-store before 8:00am you will be charged full price for another breakfast at the Late Start if you choose to take one.

MULTICULTURAL CLUB meeting on Wednesday, March 9th, after school in Media Center. Please bring any new or slightly used shirt for our Shirt Donation to Nebraska Farmers Drive.

Seniors:  you must turn in and have approval for all community service hours prior to April 1st! 
  This is a solid deadline.  

All Seniors have the opportunity to do a Job Shadow Experience on April 19th from 8:00am - 12:00pm.  Your homeroom teacher has all of the information and due dates for the packet.  If you do not have a homeroom teacher, talk to your counselor about the expectations and pick up your packet.  A shortened class schedule will be run from 1:00pm - 3:17pm.

It's Teen Tech Week.  Help the Ralston HS Library Facebook page reach 100 Likes 👍  this week.  Like the page, stop in the Library, and you'll receive a special treat.  Easy peasy!
Students, this Wednesday is the Intro to Business Classes Cookie Sale before school.  Come check out your classmates creations in the commons!
It's not to late to sign up for the Ralston Girls Softball Association recreation league. This league is fun and gives you the chance to make new life long friends.  Even if you have never played before but want to start something new we have a spot open just for you.  Please visit rgsa.org for more information by March 15, 2016.  

This week is Teen Tech Week, and to celebrate Ralston HS has been selected as one of 30 schools nationwide to participate in a teen tech workshop on coding / web-making.  This workshop will be taught by the Geek Squad from Best Buy and will be held from 3:30-4:30 this Thursday, March 10 in the Ralston HS Library.  It's not too late to sign up, but hurry!  To register, go to this link:  
SPANISH CLUB will meet THIS Wednesday, March 9 in A104 after school (3:30-4:30)!  We will be celebrating a successful end of quarter with food and games!  Think fun, fast and colorful!  
Do you get stressed out during finals?  Wouldn't it be nice to relax before finals?  Look no further!  RHS senior Michael Davidson, F.A.I.R., NHS and Student Council have the solution!  During homeroom, donate your spare dollars and coins to the Make A Wish Foundation.  Your homeroom could win free time in a bounce house on Thursday, March 10th and donuts on Friday, March 11th!  Questions?  See Michael Davidson, club officers or Mrs. Weland for details!  

Hey Ram Fans!!  If you are interested in purchasing Ralston Soccer apparel, brochures and order forms are in the main office.  All orders are due to Coach Behrens by Friday, March 11th!!
Community Service Opportunity
Meadows Elementary needs help at their Literacy/Science Night  on Thursday, March 10 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  If interested please email Lisa Schroeder at: lisa_schroeder@ralstonschools.org.  Please remember to bring your community service paperwork that night for a signature.

College/Career Center
College representative in C/C Center today: Iowa Western Community College at 10:00; tomorrow:  Wellesley College-Boston, MA. at 9:00.
Seniors:  The RHS Combined Theatre scholarship is due to Mrs. Balus today.
Plan to attend the College Fair sponsored by EducationQuest on Sunday, March 20, at UNO's Sapp Fieldhouse from 1-3 p.m.   To avoid filling out numerous info cards for colleges, register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org.  Colleges represented include Nebraska schools, as well as those from numerous states throughout the U.S.  Use this unique opportunity to help you make a decision about your educational future. Students should visit  http://www.nebraskacollegefairs.org to get a barcode. If you are interested in attending and need transportation, sign up with Mrs. Barker in the Counseling office by Wednesday, March 9.

Attention seniors:  Please be aware of a new scholarship that has just been added to Naviance, the Reid Adler Memorial scholarship, due March 31.  Log into Naviance to find it and to apply for the other numerous scholarships that are still available.
Attention juniors and seniors:  Here's one more chance to do a campus visit this school year.  We will be going to both the Fort Omaha and South Omaha campuses of Metropolitan Community College on Thursday, March 31.  You will meet in Lecture Room C at 8:00 a.m. for refreshments and instructions and board the bus at 8:30 for the Fort Omaha campus.  Lunch will be provided at their Bistro.  Next stop is the South Omaha campus.  You will return to RHS at 3:00.
Sign up in the Counseling office with Mrs. Barker and pick up a permission form.  Permission forms are due back no later than Thursday, March 24.
A Look Ahead: 
Friday, March 11th
End of Term 3

Monday, March 14th
No School - Instructor Prep Day

Tuesday, March 15th - Friday, March 18th
No School - Spring Break 🌻
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