Student Announcements 4/23/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday, April 23, 2015  - A Day

Today:
After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  

Juniors, your last live session for John Baylor test prep will be today, April 23rd.  Please check the window in the College and Career center for your time and location.  Please be prepared with your binder. 

Dress Code
Students are reminded as the weather warms up, that the dress code will be enforced.  Shorts and skirts should be fingertip length and shirts with spaghetti straps, tank tops,  or those which are strapless, halters, low cut, or expose mid-riff or undergarments are not acceptable.  Please refer to your student handbook for any questions.
Students and parents, we appreciate your help in this matter.

The list of 2015 nominees for the Teens' Top Ten have just been announced.  You can view the list here, then come to the RHS Library to check them out.  Voting starts in August.

Summer School information is now available in the main office as well as in the counseling department.

Tonight is our last FCA Meeting of the year!! We'll meet in the gym at 6:30pm, hope to see you all there!

The spring Blood Drive will be May 1st!  HOSA members and Health Science students are recruiting now.  If you are 16 and planning to donate you will need a parent consent form.  See Mrs. Ziegler in G120 if you have questions.
   Blood Drive clarification - if you are 16 and have picked up a 16 year old consent form you also need to sign up for the blood drive.  You can pick a time (sign up) with a HOSA/Med Science student or with Mrs. Ziegler in room G120.

Penny War!  We are continuing to count!  The winner will be announced early next week.  There is pasta in the future for one of our homerooms!!

SENIORS:  If you turned in a reservation for the Senior Banquet, please arrive at Regency Lodge between 5:30 and 6:00 P.M. on Sunday.  Dinner will be served at 6:00.  Only seniors with reservations may attend.  See Ms. Rowley if you have any questions.

Attention Key Club members and anyone in need of community service hours. Key Club will be hosting a park clean up this Thursday after school.  Come earn a couple of hours of service and make Ralston a better place!  Meet in room D-152 right after school on Thursday.

Registration for the Summer session of Driver's Education will be May 5th and 6th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm in the commons area.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the main office.

The Swimming Competency Test will be administered by Mr. Hartfield on Saturday, April 25 at 11:45am at the RHS swimming pool.  
Students MUST contact the high school office to pre-register for this option.  There is no advance instruction to prepare and no instruction will be given during the test.  Students should plan to be in the pool for 45 minutes to one hour to complete the testing.  
Reminder, upon passing this test you will have the swimming designation waived from your PE credit requirements only NOT the actual 2.5 credit hours.  You must still take 20 credit hours of PE.

Community Service Opportunity
SAM's Club and Children's Miracle Network are hosting a Craft Show Event on Saturday, May 23, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, at the Papillion SAMS Club.  Volunteers (ages 15-18) are needed to help with the Craft Show and mini Carnival.  
All proceeds will go to the Children's Miracle Network.
Please contact Judy in Personnel, # 402-686-2379

Volunteer at the Soap Box Derby Races
The 78th running of the All-American Soap Box Derby will begin May 23rd at Seymour Smith Park.  Volunteers are needed to help with the derby cars, and a variety of other areas to help the race run smoothly.  Race times run 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, rain or shine. 
Please contact Jerry Van Waart at # 402-960-5782, if you are interested.
The Race dates are:
May 23 & 24
June 27 & 28
October 3 & 4

Activities/Athletics
BOYS BASKETBALL MEETING 
There will be a meeting for all boys planning on going out for boys basketball in Coach Jackson's room (B122) on Friday May 1st at 7:45am.   Please contact Coach Jackson if you won't be able to attend.  

Boys JV Golf vs Bellevue West - 9:00am - Away
Boys & Girls Track Invitational vs Lincoln - 12:30pm - Away
JV Baseball vs Bennington - 4:30pm - Home
Reserve Baseball vs Westside - 5:00pm - Away
Boys JV Soccer vs Blair - 5:30pm - Home
Girls JV Soccer vs Omaha South - 5:30pm - Away
Varsity Baseball vs Bennington - 6:30pm - Home
Boys Varsity Soccer vs Blair - 6:30pm - Home

Seniors:  Important Upcoming Dates:
Sunday, April 26th
Senior Class Banquet - Regency Lodge - RSVP by April 22nd

Wednesday, May 13th
Senior Honors Night - 6:30pm - RHS Theatre

Thursday, May 14th
Senior's Last Day

Friday, May 15th
Graduation Rehearsal - Ralston Arena - 11:00am
BBQ Lunch - Immediately following rehearsal

Sunday May, 17th
Graduation - 2:00pm - Ralston Arena

A Look Ahead:
Friday, April 24th
​Bosy JV Soccer ​- TBA - Away
Girls Varsity Tennis vs Millard South - 4:00pm - Away
Girls Varsity Soccer - Ram Invitational - 5:00pm - Home

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