Student Announcements 4/19/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday,  April 19, 2016   B Day

Today:
ACT Test day for Juniors
Activities for 9, 10, and 12th grades
Class schedule for shortened period in the afternoon:
  Period 1 - 1:00 - 1:32
  Period 2 - 1:37 - 2:07
  Period 3 - 2:12 - 2:42
  Period 5 - 2:47 - 3:17
REMINDER:  9th & 10th grades DO NOT have open lunch
                           11th & 12th grades will have open lunch as an option.

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Allan Edwards
Kenneth Henderson
Michael Ciaccio
Xavier Ray Gonzales
Emily Stagemeyer
Paityn Reimers
Prom tickets are on sale now!!  Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased during lunch or after school in room D112.

The Ralston High School Summer Program information and schedule is available now in the main office.  Please see the counseling center for any questions regarding registration.

Spanish Club will meet this Wednesday, April 20 at 3:30 to 4:30 in A104!  We will be planning our May outing, the Cinco de Mayo celebration and nominating officers for next year!  AND we will be finishing GLUP!  
Wanted! Fearless students. An informational meeting about Speech, Debate, and Slam Poetry will be held during homeroom on Thursday, April 21st in Lecture Room C. Starting at 1:14, come to experience an informative and entertaining meeting. Coaches will present briefly, and students will perform. Attendance will be taken at the door and you must stay for the entire performance.  See Mrs. Adair, Mr. Garst, or Mr. Lacey for more details!

RHS READERS, please check your email for information on Capture the Flag today at Ralston Park.

There will be a special HOSA meeting after school today in G120.  Please be there to hear officer candidate speeches and to vote on next year's officer team!  Info about our end of the year picnic will be discussed as well.

Ralston HOSA/Health Sciences is hosting a blood drive Friday May 6th in the gym.  If you haven't already signed up please see Mrs. Ziegler in room G120 or talk to HOSA/Health Science students!  Remember, if you are 16 you will need to have a parent permission form signed and turned in before the day of the blood drive.  
Outside Date forms for Prom are now available in the main office.  Prom is April 23rd, the forms are to be completed and returned to the office by THIS Thursday, April 21st!
The “Tabs for Abs” collection cups are now available in homeroom.   “Tabs for Abs” collects aluminum can tabs in memory of Abbey Rotert, who lost her battle to a rare disease two years ago.  The tabs are recycled with the money donated to The Ronald McDonald House in her memory.  The tabs will be collected during Thursday homerooms through May 4th, with weekly totals announced on Friday. Each week the homeroom with the most tabs donated will receive doughnuts.  Donations larger than the collection cups can be dropped off in Room A217.  
Registration for Summer Driver's Education will be Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10th & 11th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm in the RHS Commons.  Class will be from June 6th through the 17th.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the main office.
College/Career Center
Seniors:  I am still accepting Scholarship Reporting Forms.  Turn them in to me A.S.A.P.!!!  Remember:  If you receive scholarships after you've turned your form in, you can still report those new scholarships.  You need over $4 million dollars in scholarship and grant $ to catch last year's seniors.  Look at the chart in the College/Career Center's window.  Mrs. Balus
Job Opportunity:
Elmwood Park is accepting applications for all positions today at their pavilion from 3 -7 p.m.
Activities/Athletics 
If you are a senior athlete who has been out for three sports for all four years please visit the Activities Director's office and let Mr. Smith or Ms. Mackey know.  This needs to be done ASAP.
Girls & Boys Freshman Track Meet vs Fremont - 2:30pm - Away
JV Baseball vs Millard South - 4:30pm - Home (Orval Smith)
Reserve Baseball vs Gross Catholic - 4:30pm - Away
Girls Varsity Soccer vs South Sioux City - 4:30pm - Away
Boys JV Soccer vs Gross Catholic - 5:30pm - Home
Girls JV Soccer vs South Sioux City - 6:00pm - Away
Varsity Baseball vs Roncalli - 7:00pm - Home
Boys Varsity Soccer vs Gross Catholic - 7:15pm - Home

A Look Ahead: 
Wednesday, April 20th
Reserve Baseball vs Burke - 5:00pm - Home (Orval Smith)


🎓  Important Dates for Seniors:📃
Sunday, April 17th  
Senior Class Banquet - Regency Lodge - RSVP by April 13th.

Wednesday, May 11th
Senior Honors Night - 6:30pm - RHS

Thursday, May 12th
Senior's last day - full day schedule

Friday, May 13th
Graduation Rehearsal - 11:00am - Ralston Arena

Sunday, May 15th
Graduation - 2:00pm - Ralston Arena
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