Student Announcements 8/18/14

RHS Student Announcements
        Monday, August 18, 2014  - B Day

Today
Library is Closed for homeroom
Computer Lab will be Closed today except for scheduled classes.

Official Tardy Program begins.  Students who are late to class must check in at a Tardy Station to receive a pass to class.
Fall Practice Begins

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  
 
Reminder for College Possible Students:  This class does not start until Sept. 2nd (after Labor Day).
 
Any students interested in Quiz Bowl, come to B121 right after school on Tuesday, August 19th for an informational meeting. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Hartman. 
 
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  the 2014 Outdoor Ed Student Counselor Applications are now available in the main office!  These applications must be turned in by Friday, August 29th!

Math Club Informational Meeting on Tuesday August 19th from 3:20 - 3:45 in Room A210.
Stop by to learn about Math Club and decide if you would like to join!  The first math contest is only a few weeks away!  Come on!  It’s hip to B2!

LATINO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL will hold first meeting on Wednesday, August 20th, in the Media Center at 3:30 p.m.  Come for refreshments and sign up for committees.
 
Help get the word out...RHS has a Facebook page!  Be sure to "Like" us!
 
Fall Driver Education will be September 6th though November 1st.  Registration will be held in the commons on Tuesday, August 26th and Wednesday August 27th from 7:00 - 8:00pm.  Registration forms with more information are now available in the office.

Hey RHS need a clean car??  The DANCE TEAM will be having a car wash at Don & Millies, 84th & Q on Saturday, August 23rd from 11 to 2? They will also get back 20% if you eat there and mention RHS Dance.  Thank you for your support!
 
Become a Student Athletic Trainer! 
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 football practices after school and all varsity games. Duties will include basic taping and wound care, practice/event preparation, and attending RHS practices and events as scheduled.
If interested email Colleen Schneider at colleen.schneider@ralstonschools.org
 
Students, you can order your rowdy t-shirts on line by clicking on the link provided at the end of this message.  You order online and pay online.  In addition, the AD office will be giving away two $25 gift certificates and one $50 gift certificate to high school students at the first football game.  You must fill out an entry form at the gate and be wearing a new rowdy t-shirt to qualify.  You must also be present at the end of the third quarter when the drawing takes place.
Click on the link and then click on rowdies.  

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.
 
College/Career Center
Job Opportunity:
Panchito's Bakery is seeking a part-time bilingual student for their panaderia.  No experience is necessary; training will be provided. Must be able to work after school up to 20 hours per week. Apply in person at 9537 Q Street; their phone number is 402-504-9757.
 
Activities/Athletics
Senior poster pictures for the gym will be taken on August 22nd.  if you are a senior athlete, band member, or a member of cheer or dance, you need to have your uniform top on for the picture during homeroom on the 22nd.  Contact the coach of the sport you want to be pictured for and secure a jersey.  Don't forget - Friday, August 22nd during homeroom. 

BOYS BASKETBALL MEETING -
There will be a meeting for all boys planning on going out for boys basketball in Coach Jackson's room (B122) onThursday August 21st.   Please contact Coach Jackson if you won't be able to attend.  
 
Attention all girls interested in playing volleyball: Tryouts begin on today after school in the gym. You must have a physical to tryout. Questions?  Talk to Coach Lindeman or Coach Brehm.

A Look Ahead:
Wednesday, August 20th
Begin PLC Late Start Schedule:  every Wednesday for the remainder of the school year, classes begin at 8:40am.

Thursday, August 21st
Thursday School - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Girls JV Golf vs West Point/Beemer - TBA
Girls Varsity Golf - LPS Tournament - 8:30am
Varsity Softball Tournament vs Gross Catholic - 4:30pm
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