Student Announcements 8/16/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Tuesday,  August 16, 2016   B Day

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Hailey Archibald


Students who ride the bus:  If you did NOT attend the meeting on Friday, please see Mr. Blanchard during homeroom today.  Please report to your homeroom first for attendance and obtain a pass to the office.  

National Honor Society applications are available in Ms. Hartman's room before or after school in room B121. Applications must be picked up by August 26th, no exceptions. See Ms. Hartman or Dr. Boster with questions. 

Freshmen Class Officers: We will have our first meeting on Thursday, August 18th at 3:25 to discuss the best meeting days for everyone and, of course, meet each other! The meeting will be held in room B220 and will be brief. If you cannot make the meeting, please stop by room B220 and catch up with Mrs. Schulz.

Sophomore class FREE activity this Saturday after the Gatorade football scrimmage!   It will be a Water balloon dodgeball tournament!You must sign up BY FRIDAY with your homeroom teacher!   The sophomore class officers will be selling glow sticks for a mere $1 during the scrimmage to wear for the activity as well!    See one of your sophomore class officers for questions or Mrs. Prochaska.

Do you love to write? Are you interested in sharing your writing with others? If this is you, please join us for Writing Club! Express yourself through the art of story, poetry, even sharing articles. We will meet after school today, August 16th in A103. See Mrs. Honke if you have questions. Thanks! 

Anyone interested in Art Club should try to attend the first meeting today 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.

There is a Makerspace for student use in the RHS Library/Media Center.  In it, we have scrapbook supplies, markers, colored pencils, stickers, Legos, and rubber stamps.  This is a great resource for student projects.  Stop in next time you have a project that is due.  Right now, there are extra notebooks and 3-ring binders that the library staff grabbed during locker clean-out last spring.  If you need some school supplies, stop in and help yourself.  First come, first served.

The RHS Little Free Library is right outside of Door 31.  While you are waiting for the bus or your ride after school, take a look.  It's recently been stocked with new titles.  Take a book to read, bring a book you would like to share.  Just one title per student, please.
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!  You must be in grades 10, 11, or 12 only.  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 today 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!

College/Career Center
The Assistance League of Omaha is offering ACT Review Sessions.  The first review session is scheduled for Thursday, September 8.  There is a $30 fee, but limited fee waivers are available.  Please see Mrs. Carlow in the College/Career office, or your Counselor for more information.

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.

Anyone interested in joining cross country please stop by Coach Farr's office after school.

A Look Ahead: 
Thursday, August 18th
​Varsity Softball - Tournament vs Gross Catholic - TBD - Away
Girls Varsity Golf  vs ​Lincoln East - 9:00am - Away
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