Student Announcements 8/26/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday,  August 26, 2016   B Day

MAP Testing begins for 9th and 10th grades
Adjusted bell schedule:
Period 1 - 8:00 - 9:30
Period 2 - 9:36 - 11:36
Period 3
      1st Lunch:  11:36 - 12:06, Class:  12:12 - 1:45
       2nd Lunch:  12:30 - 1:00, Class:  11:42 - 12:30 & 1:00 - 1:45
Period 5 - 1:51 - 3:17
No Homeroom

Bratfest - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Alissa Anne Marie Wagner

Students and Staff:  The Ram Shack will be OPEN during lunch today. White Out Shirts will be available for purchase.!  (Cash or check only.)  GO RAMS!!
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. 

SENIORS: It's time to start thinking about creating a design for your senior class T-shirt. Submit appropriate designs to Mrs. Weland in B120 or Ms. Mullen in B108 no later than Wednesday, September 7th.
Do you see yourself as a leader?  Do you want to get involved in a great student organization that will teach you leadership skills and offer you opportunities to meet other students like you all over Nebraska and this country?  Come learn about FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America)!  We are meeting next Thursday, September 1st in F007A (Mrs. Krist's room) at 3:30pm.  If you have ever taken or are taking any FCS class you can be a member of this student organization.  Questions, just ask Mrs. Krist. 
SENIORS BOYS: Are you interested in being a Mr. RHS Contestant this year? If so, you need to meet during homeroom on Thursday, September 1st in Ms. Mullen's room in B108 for an informational meeting.
Those students interested in being in DECA should plan to sign up and attend the 3rd Annual DECALYMPICS social activity this Saturday, August 27th from 2-5 p.m.  The event is filled with fun outdoor activities.  Come find out more about DECA.  The next regular meeting isMonday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m.  Those interested in being an officer of the leadership team should prepare to give a speech. We will begin fundraising at this meeting. Sign up outside of room A120.
SOPHOMORES:   Order your class shirt and show your RAM pride.   Turn in your orders to your homeroom teacher or Mrs. Prochaska by TODAY, August 26th.

Calling all future attorneys!  Please see Mrs. Weland if you would be interested in attending a program regarding the legal professions.  Room B120!
Senior Hosted BBQ!  Friday, September 9th at 5:00pm until the start of the football game.  All classes are invited, cost is $3.00 but Seniors get a discount of $2.00 BACK!  Your ticket includes a hot dog, drink and chips.  See any senior class officer, Mrs. Weland, or Ms. Mullen to buy a ticket or with questions!  You must bring your student ID with your ticket for entry and the class with the highest attendance wins a prize!  GO RAMS!!
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 Activities office by TODAY, August 26th.  Remember, you must have teacher recommendations, do not wait until the last few days to start the application!

Looking for something fun to do after the Friday Night Football season opener versus Beatrice, August 26th?  Fans of all ages are invited to come check out the "$5 Taco Bar" sponsored by the Football Tailgate Committee in the RHS cafeteria.  There will be food, music, friends and fun from the end of the game until 11:00pm.  

College and Career Center
Runza is hiring.   They hire 14/15 year olds, although stores usually limit the number of 14/15 year olds they have on staff.   Apply online or in person at 121st & Giles in LaVista.  Work Permits are available for 14/15 year olds, please see Mrs. Lewis.

Community Service Opportunity
Volunteer opportunity on Sunday, September 11 at Holy Cross Church at 48th and Woolworth.  We need volunteers to run game booths for our annual Irish Festival.  We need volunteers from 11 am to 6 pm.  You can volunteer for a 2 hour shift or you can sign up for more.  Contact Amy Haase at 402-553-5169 or email at  Make sure to bring a service hours sheet with you to get signed while you are there.

Wildewood elementary is looking for volunteers to help run the different activities at their Back to School Carnival on Thursday, September 15th.  They will have games, food, inflatables and prizes.  If you are interested in volunteering please click on the following link:


Varsity Football vs Beatrice - 7:00pm - Home

BOYS BASKETBALL - If you are NOT out for a fall sport and plan on playing basketball this winter please attend a meeting in Coach Jackson's room (B122) Wednesday, August 31st immediately after school.   

A Look Ahead: 
Saturday, August 27th
JV Football vs Omaha Skutt - 10:00am - Away
Varsity Softball Tournament vs Lincoln East - 11:00am - Away
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