Student Announcements 9/12/14

RHS Student Announcements
        Friday, September 12, 2014  -  B Day


After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE  
Students, just a reminder to check the due dates on your library books.  If you checked it out at the beginning of the year the due date was last week.  Stop by the library to return or renew your books.  Thank you!

Any DECA member that wants to attend the first leadership conference on Sept. 29, stop in room A120 and pick up a registration packet.  They are due next Wednesday.  The next DECA meeting is Monday, September 15 at 6:30.  Check Google email for upcoming messages.

Do you look forward to curling up by the fire and losing yourself in a great read? Then this club is for you! The RHS Online Book Club will help you rediscover favorite books and uncover hidden gems. The books for discussion are selected by group members, and are primarily (but not exclusively!) fiction.  We will all read the same title and discuss the book via Edmodo or another online tool.  No meetings necessary; we know you're busy.  To join the group and pick up this month's selection, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, stop by the library media center.
Students, Jack Martin will be here on Tuesday, October 14th for picture re-takes.  They will be here for all 3 lunch shifts.

Community Service Opportunity
Volunteers are needed to help with the local food pantry associated with Messiah Lutheran Church and Harrison Street Baptist Church.  The Food Bank for the Heartland delivers 2-3 trucks of food to the parking lot of Harrison Street Baptist Church and volunteers are needed for the following duties:  moving food by hand cart from the truck, unloading to the distribution tables, helping clients, carry food to client's car, tearing down boxes, and clean up.  This project takes place on the 2nd Saturday of each month. 
Please contact:  Sue Simmons at OR call #402-590-6623.

We Are the Power of ONE
Be a part of the World Record for the largest Spaghetti Feed being held on Sunday, September 21st., 11-3,  at the Ralston High School.  Volunteers are needed to serve food, help carry plates, clean up.  In a project that hopes to serve 20,000 people, many volunteers are needed. All proceeds from the dinner go to the Food Bank for the Heartland.  You may go online to find out more about this project at  Register to volunteer at that site or contact Kimberly Bailey at #
College/Career Center
College visitation in C/C Center on Monday:  Missouri Western State University at 10:00.
Student Opportunity:
TEDx Youth@Omaha, on Friday, October 24, 12:30-3:00pm. on Creighton University's campus.  This Youth@Omaha event engages high school students (sophomores through seniors) with TED speakers to talk in a variety of disciplines – technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, business and development.  We are inviting over 400 of our community’s high school students to engage in conversations about Ideas Worth Spreading. These young leaders will have the opportunity to meet and talk with TED speakers – at no cost to the students or adult chaperons (teachers, counselors, etc). Registration will become available September 15th. Contact the following with questions:  Katrina Rieff | Creighton University | krieff@creighton.eduor Brian Smith | TEDxYouth@Omaha Curator |

Midland University Open House - Wed., Sept. 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Get a look at their academic programs, athletics, performing arts and campus events.  Tour campus and enjoy lunch on them.  Register at:  
Boys Varsity Tennis Dual vs Gretna - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Tennis Match vs Gretna - 4:00pm - Home
Girls Reserve Softball vs Gretna - 4:30pm - Home (Crown/Wager)
Senior BBQ - 5:30pm
Varsity Football vs Lincoln Pius X - 7:00pm - Home
A Look Ahead:
Saturday, September 13th
ACT Test - 8:00am
Varsity Softball Invite vs Ashland-Greenwood - TBA
Varsity Volleyball vs Norris - 9:00am - Away
Monday, September 15th
Girls Varsity Golf vs Duchesne - 8:00am - Away
Boys Varsity Tennis  vs Bellevue East - 4:00pm - Away
Varsity Cross Country vs Papillion LaVista - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Tennis vs Bellevue East - 4:00pm - Home
JV Volleyball Triangular - 4:30pm - Away
Reserve Volleyball Triangular - 5:00pm - Away
JV Softball vs Waverly - 5:00pm - Home (Crown and Wager)
Varsity Softball vs Waverly - 6:30pm - Home (Crown and Wager)
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