Student Announcements 5/9/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Monday,  May 9, 2016   B Day

After school Weather:
Please wait INSIDE   🌧

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Kaylie Alexander
Taylor Garris
Lauretta Lanois
Zachary Thomas
Thomas Webster

Quiz Bowl End of the Year Party is tomorrow in room B121! Come celebrate and send off the seniors! 

Seniors:  Cap and Gown orders are here!  You may come to the main office between classes, at lunch, or after school to pick up PROVIDED you have taken care of all your your fines and/or obligations.
Seniors:  There will be a senior class meeting during homeroom TODAY, May 9th in the theatre.  Don't miss out on important information!

Seniors just a reminder:  you will have access to your school Google accounts ONLY until July 1st.  After that date it will be inactivated.  If you have something saved you must transfer to a different account before July 1st!

SENIORS: Your 2016 Yearbook will be here on Friday!  Pick up yours after graduation rehearsal at the senior Luncheon.  We will be selling extra copies as well on a first come, first served basis.  See Mrs. Honz with questions or to purchase your copy beforeFriday.

Seniors if you  have not completed the exit survey please stop by the computer lab prior to Friday morning.

2016 yearbooks are here!  We will be distributing to underclassmen after the assembly next week.  But we still have a few extras left to sell.  Go online to or see Mrs. Honz in B206 to reserve your copy.
Attention Culinary Club: We will gather in F102 on Tuesday May 10th from 3:30 - 5pm to make s'more bites. Please RSVP to Mrs. Krist. Members check your email for the invite. Bring a friend. 

Join Ralston History Department and F.A.I.R. today, May 9th in the Ralston Theater for a Civic Engagement Panel during Period 5.  This event is open to RHS students and staff. Students who would like to attend should see Ms. Hartman in B121 for a permission form to be excused from fifth period.

FAIR will have a FAIRwell Potluck in A101 on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:30p to send off our wonderful seniors who have made such a difference in their short time at Ralston! Those interested in serving as officers next year, volunteering for or attending IncluCity camp next year should attend. Hope to see you there!
Seniors:  Jack Martin Photography will be at graduation taking a picture of each student receiving their diploma.  If you would like to purchase a photo package you can pre-order now and receive a $5.00 discount!  Order forms are available in the main office.  These pre-order forms must be turned in with payment by May 12th (Senior's last day).  A second opportunity to purchase photos will be mailed out during the summer.

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!

AP Testers-  Your test dates are listed below.  Please see Mrs. Barker in the Counseling Office if you owe for your test.  
TODAYMay 9, 8 am - 12, Biology
Tuesday, May 10, 12 - 2 pm, French Lang & Culture
No Wednesday tests
Thursday, May 12, 12 - 2 pm. Statistics
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.

Summer opportunity for teens to volunteer at the Baright Library:
Teens, earn community service hours by shelving books, registering children, tidying the Creative Corner, and working events like Wildlife Encounters,
Lunch Truck, and CAPOW!
Volunteer between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm in two-hour or longer time slots from June 6 through August 5.
Volunteers must attend  one training session on Wednesday, June 1, from 11:00 am to Noon or Friday, June 3, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Come ready to select the times and duties you can fulfill.
The library is at 5555 S. 77th Street.

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
Juniors: If you missed the representative from Grand Canyon University last week, she will be back in Lecture Room C today during homeroom.  She will be talking about their university in Arizona which offers free airfare and lodging to their school for a campus visit. Pizza will be provided. Check in with your homeroom teacher first, then head over to Room C.

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).
A Look Ahead: 
Tuesday, May 10th
Varsity Baseball Districts - TBA - Home
Boys JV Golf vs Papillion LaVista - 8:00am - Away
Boys Varsity Golf - RCC Tournament vs Roncalli - 9:00am - Away
🎓  Important Dates for Seniors:📃
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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