Student Announcements 8/12/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday,  August 12, 2016   B Day

Today:

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Rolman Anguiano-Castillo
Rigoberto Diaz

SENIORS!  Are you using your locker? If you are NOT going to use your locker please notify the office ASAP so we can re-assign to someone else as we are a little short!  Thank you so much!

Students who ride the buses:  you will have a meeting in Lecture Room C during homeroom TODAY.  Please report to homeroom for attendance then with a pass go to Lecture Room C.

Anyone interested in Art Club should try to attend the first meeting Tuesday Aug 16th right after school in the art room D106. If you can not attend please stop and see Mr. Banks for information.

Fall Driver's Education will be from September 10th through October 29th on Saturday mornings.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the main office!  Registration will be held on August 23rd and 24th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm in the RHS Commons.

Come to the first DECA meeting on Monday, August 15, in Room A120 starting at 6:30 p.m.  It is an informational meeting and we have several guest speakers.  Please be there on time.  You must be registered in a business class to join. We look forward to helping you "Own Your Future"! For more information or questions stop in Mrs. Hinchcliff-Smith's room A120.

Are you interested in social justice issues and activism? Ralston's FAIR Club will be hosting our annual Creating Inclusive Communities Workshop on Friday, September 2nd. This all-day workshop will teach you about becoming an advocate and an ally for all students at Ralston, and how you can help the Ralston and Omaha communities grow to be safer, more tolerant places for people of all types. Please see Mr. Garst in B208 ASAP, as there are limited spots available. 

Are you interested in an internship opportunities for this school year? Ralston has 2 internships available for Inclusive Communities, a company that works with companies and schools around the metro to create better, more inclusive spaces for people of all types. If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please see Mr. Garst in B208 ASAP

The RHS debate team is gearing up for the 2016-2017 season. If you're interested in being a part of the team, please come to the informational meeting on Wednesday, August 24th

Students interested in applying to be an Outdoor Ed Counselor:  Please pick up an application now in the main office!  These are due back to the office by Friday, August 29th.  Remember, you must have teacher recommendations, do not wait until the last few days to start the application!

Do you like trivia? If so, come join fellow trivia lovers in Quiz Bowl on Wednesday, August 17 after school at 3:30 in B121. See Ms. Hartman in B121 with questions. 

Math Club will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday Aug 16 at 3:25 in Room A210.  All old and new members are welcome!  We will discuss this year's events and decide what day is best for us to meet.  If you are interested in math club but cannot make the meeting, please stop by and see Mrs. Brockhaus in A211 or Mrs. Johansen in A210.  B there or B!

Students interested in being on the Teen Advisory Board at Baright Public Library should plan to attend a meeting tonight at 6 pm at Baright.  Game Night will follow at 7 pm.  Baright is Ralston's Public Library and is located at 5555 S. 77th Street.  Any questions, call the library at 402-331-7636.

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 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.
👉If your student has a temperature over 100 degrees, the district policy states that he/she stay home and must be fever-free without the use of fever reducing medications (i.e. Tylenol) for at least 24 hours before returning to school.
👉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.
👉Please contact the Guidance Office at 402-898-3521 with any changes in telephone numbers or contact information as soon as they occur. 

 

Activities/Athletics 

Senior Poster pictures for the gym will be taken on August 18th during homeroom.  Students need to be prepared with their uniform and are responsible for contacting their coach or sponsor to obtain them.

A Look Ahead: 
Saturday, August 13th
Varsity Football Watermelon Scrimmage - 8:00am - RHS

Monday, August 15th
Fall Practice Begins, Cross Country & Volleyball
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