Student Announcements 8/12/15

RHS Student Announcements
        Wednesday, August 12, 2015  - A Day

Welcome back!  
First day of school for the 2015/2016 school year

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  

Fall Driver Education will be September 19th though November 7th.  Registration will be held in the commons on Tuesday, August 25th and Wednesday August 26th from 7:00 - 8:00pm.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the office.

The Ralston High School debate team will be holding an informational meeting on Monday, August 17th for students and parents. The meeting will begin at 5:30. It is important that parents come to this meeting, as it will contain important information about travel and scheduling. If you are interested in debate, but not sure if you want to join, we will also be holding a student informational meeting immediately after school on Monday, August 17th as well to let students know what debate is all about. You can also stop and see Mr. Garst in room B208 or Mr. Adams in room B109"

Students please let your parents know that the first Booster Club meeting of the year will be tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room.
Reminder for College Possible Students:  This class does not start until Sept. 8th (after Labor Day).

Are you interested in being a student leader? 
Do you have great ideas on how to build school involvement/spirit? 
Come check out Student Council!! 
When: Wednesday, August 19th
Where: Room A207
Time: After school 
Hope to see you there!! 
Email Ms. Hefflinger or Ms. Engel if there are questions! 

A Note from the Health Office
Students who are feeling ill or sustain an injury at school should report to the Health Office.  We realize that with the increased use of cell phones,  parents have more direct contact.  Calling or texting from a cell phone can cause confusion when trying to locate a student for parent pickup.  If a student is calling from an unknown location, we are also unaware if they are alone and ill and may need immediate help.  For documentation purposes the Health Office staff needs to know when a student wants, needs, or is recommended to leave for an illness/injury.  It is important to keep all students safe and healthy.  
Please contact the Guidance Office at (402) 898-3521 with ANY changes in telephone numbers or contact information as soon as they occur.
If your student has a temperature over 100 degrees, the district recommends that he/she stay home and be temperature free without the use of medications for at least 24 hours.
Again, please remind your student to come to the Health Office if they are not feeling well.  The decision is up to each parent/guardian if they wish to pick up their son or daughter.  However, we may be able to help with an informed assessment of the situation and avoid attendance issues for both student and parent.

Congratulations to the Ralston Dance Teams, who attended camp at Creighton University this summer; the Varsity team placed 2nd in their division and JV placed 1st in their division. They received Superior trophies and a Super Spirit Stick. Another congratulations to Skyler Curtis, Maddie Mulder, Morgan Rodgers, Kylie Reiners, and Dakota Wesslund for being announced Varsity All Americans and Emma Budzinski, Karly Nothhorn, and Larissa Prokop for being announced JV All Americans.

College/Career Center
Job Opportunity:
The City of Omaha is looking for lifeguards.  You must be 15 or older.  If you do not have a lifeguarding certificate yet, they will offer a class for you to take.  Call Marguerite Dunning at 444-6103 if interested.
There will be an informal open gym for ALL girls interested in trying out for volleyball on Thursday from 4:00-5:30pm. Come and get some extra reps as well as meet the new coaching staff! Tryouts will be next Monday - Wednesday with final team decisions on Thursday night. ALL girls must have a physical on file with the athletic office in order to try out. There will also be a parent and player meeting on Friday, August 21 at 6:00pm

LADIES GOLF INVITATION: Ladies have you ever considered a game you can play for  a lifetime? One in which scholarships never get handed out due to lack of players? One in which millions of business deals occur? Golf is the game I'm speaking of, we have started golf practice but it isn't too late to join the team. We'll be @ Milts Golf Center, approximately 64th and Q Streets all this first week @ 3:45 for practice and we'd love to see some new faces. Come join the crew and make yourself part of something great! I have clubs as well if this is a concern. 

There will be a cross-country meeting tomorrow, August 13th after school in room B110. 

A Look Ahead:
Saturday, August 15th
Varsity Football Watermelon Scrimmage - 8:00am - Home

Monday, August 17th
Fall Practice Begins
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