Student Announcements 5/17/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday,  May 17, 2016   B Day


After school Weather:
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Happy Birthday!  🎂
Alicyn Fletcher
Eduardo Jaimes
Grant Shimerdla
Spanish Club will be ending the year with a FIESTA at Guacamaya Mexican Restaurant on Wednesday, May 18th.  We will gather in Sra. Plugge's room and leave from there.  You are required to have a permission form to attend!   Please return by May 17th so transportation arrangements can be finalized.  For more information and/or a permission slip see Sra. Plugge or Sra. Honke!

All students taking APUSH next year, please plan to meet in Ms. Hartman's room (B121) during HR on Thursday for a quick meeting regarding your summer reading assignment. If you are unable to attend, please see Ms. Hartman before the end of the year! 

All Medical Science Academy students, including new for next year, should report to Lecture Room C during homeroom on Thursday May 19th!  Current Academy students, if you want to sell your blue scrubs be sure to bring them to the meeting!
See Mrs. Ziegler or Mrs. Lindeman if you have questions.

If you are interested in being a class officer next year, please come sign up now in the main office!  You'll sign up for the grade you will be in next year, and you must sign up by the end of the day on Wednesday, May 18th.  We'll have elections on Thursday in homeroom.
Message from the Health Office:  if you have any medicine in the Health Office you must have a parent or guardian come pick it up for the summer.  Any meds that are not claimed by the last day of school will be destroyed.
Art Students:  Please pick up any remaining art projects from the previous terms ASAP!  Anything not picked up by Wednesday, May 18th will be discarded.  Thank you!

HOSA members!  Community Service opportunity for this summer. The date is Saturday June 11th.  See Mrs. Ziegler for more details and to sign up!

Become a Student Athletic Trainer this fall! Be involved in RHS athletics, earn service hours, learn about a medical profession, have fun, and meet new people. Must be able to commit to working a regular schedule. Mainly after school football practices from 3:30-6 and varsity games. Duties will include basic taping and wound care, practice/event preparation, cleaning, and attending RHS practices and events as scheduled. If interested email Co Schneider at by the end of the school year. In your email, please include why you are interested in this opportunity and any schedule conflicts you might have. Those students selected to participate during the spring season will be notified by late July and will be expected to participate in orientation the first week of August. Fall practices start Monday August 8th.

The final due date for all library materials is this Wednesday, May 18th.  Any item out after that time will be considered overdue.  Remember, you must return all library materials before you leave for the summer if you want to register without any hassles in August.  Stop by and talk to Ms. Olsen or Ms. Topolski with any questions.
2016 yearbooks are here!  We will be distributing to underclassmen after the assembly this week.  But we still have a few extras left to sell.  Go online to or see Mrs. Honz in B206 to reserve your copy.

If you are planning to take AP Spanish 5 or Spanish 4 HR next year, please see Mrs. Honke in A103 before or after school or during homeroom for information regarding the summer project. 

THE READ FOR REID BOOK DRIVE - Spread kindness with a book!  Julia Nekola, a senior here at RHS is asking for book donations for her pay it forward project.  New or gently used books will be accepted.  The books collected will be donated to homeless children in shelters in the Omaha area as well as sick children on the pediatric floors of local hospitals  Cash donations will also be accepted to purchase books.  A label will be placed inside every book donated saying, "In memory of Reid Adler 2016."  Spread kindness with a book!  A box for your donations will be placed in the office.  If you have any questions, you can contact Julia by email, or call (402)339-3165.  Thank you for your help in spreading kindness!
Community Service Opportunity

RGSA (Ralston Girls Softball Association) is looking for concession stand volunteers ages 14 and up!  This is a low stress way to not only earn your Ralston High School community hours but to also get some experience working with cash registers and people which could help you in future employment.  If you are interested please visit RGSA.Org and click on the “CLICK HERE” to sign up for your preferred spot.  We also have the volunteer sheets on hand at the concession stand which is located in the middle of Wager and Crown fields off   80th and Park Dr. 


College/Career Center
Junior parents and students:  EducationQuest invites you to attend a Financial Aid Program where you'll learn about college funding options.  They will address the change in the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) that allows you to file it beginning October 1, 2016.  Dates are:
Monday, May 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St. or Tuesday, May 17, 6 - 7 p.m. at Papillion-LaVista High School, 402 Centennial Road.  Questions? Call: 402-391-4033.
BOYS TENNIS PLAYERS:  There will be a short meeting for all boys planning on playing tennis next season.  This meeting will be on Friday, May 20 at 7:30am  in room A119 (Coach Siske's room).

NEW GIRLS GOLFERS: There will be a brief meeting this Friday during homeroom for anyone interested in playing for the girls golf team in the fall. We'll plan to meet in the Lecture Room C right at the beginning of homeroom. 
Hope to see many of you then!!!
Any boy or girl interested in going out for cross country next year their will be a meeting oThursday, May 19 during HOMEROOM in the Weight Room.  If you have any questions please talk to Coach Farr. 

All boy's track team members please report to Mr. Renz's room (A203) today, May 17th  during homeroom for a meeting.  

Boys Varsity golf Districts - TBA
RHS Show Choir Concert - 7:00pm - RHS Theatre

A Look Ahead: 
Wednesday, May 18th
Undergrad Honors Assembly - 2:00pm - RHS gym
Period 1: 8:40 - 9:55
Period 2: 10:00 - 11:05
Period 3: 11:10 - 12:45
1st lunch:  11:05 - 11:35
Class:    11:40 - 12:45
2nd lunch:  12:15 - 12:45
Class:     11:10 - 12:15
Period 5:   12:50 - 1:55

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