Student Announcements 9/12/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Monday,  September 12, 2016 -  B Day

Today:
After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Krystian DeJesus
Joseph Wemhoff
Sarah Nguyen

The all school musical this year will be Shrek! 
Auditions will be Tuesday or Wednesday September 13/14 right after school in the choir room. Please stop come see Mrs. McKain or Mr. Uhrmacher for audition music and the informational packet! Hope to see you there! 

FAIR club will meet after school today in B208 to discuss the upcoming IncluCity camp. 

If you are interested in attending IncluCity camp in October, please see Mr. Garst in B208 ASAP to fill out an application. IncluCity is a leadership and social justice camp that takes place over four days in October. Ralston has spots for 7 females and 8 males. 

Latino Leadership Council will be meeting TOMORROW, Tuesday, September 13th.  We will have our officer elections!  Please meet in the media center after school.

SENIORS: It's time to start thinking about your class motto. Please submit appropriate ideas to Mrs. Weland in B121, Ms. Mullen in B108, or any members of the Senior Class Officers by Friday, September 23rd. 

Jostens will be here during all lunch shifts both Wednesday and Thursday, September 14th and 15th to take orders for Announcements and rings.  They will have a table set up in the Commons area.  They will also be set up at parent/teacher conferences Thursday evening again in the commons.

Post Prom Fundraiser:  Thursday, September 15th at the Pizza Hut at 84th and Q St!  Come in from 4:00 - 8:00pm and mention Ralston High School and Pizza Hut will donate 20% of the sales to our Post Prom.
Outside Date forms for Homecoming are available in the main office.  These forms must be completed and returned by Thursday, September 22nd. Homecoming dance is Saturday, September 24th.
Math Club will meet today Sept 12 in A210 after school.  We will begin work for 2 upcoming competitions.  We haven't really gotten started - so it is not too late to join!  Bring a friend and join us for  fame, food, and fortune!  

Homecoming is next week! September 19-23. The theme is, Wizard of Oz, "There is no place like Ram Nation". We highly encourage you all to dress up!! There will be prizes for the best dressed daily!
Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, Sept 14th for a pre-sale price of $8, during lunch and after school. If you buy a pre-sale ticket your name will be entered into a drawing for a gift basket! The week of Homecoming Sept 19th-23rd tickets will be $10 during lunch and after school. 
Homecoming Dress up days: 

Monday: "Still in Kansas"- Black & White Attire

(Beginning of the movie is in black and white)

Tuesday: "Come tour Emerald City"-Tourist Tuesday

Wednesday: "Show us your Courage"-Superhero Day

Thursday: "If I only had a brain"-Nerd Day

Friday: "No Place like home" Rams Gear

Freshman-Blue

Sophomore-Red

Junior-White

Senior-Black
​Picture order forms for the Homecoming Dance are available in the office. If you pay $25 you will receive a DVD that will include all of the candid photos from the event, plus your portraits, in full-resolution along with a personal photo release. 
Volunteer Opportunity
The American Lung Association of Nebraska is hosting the 36th Annual Fight for Air Corporate Cup 10k or 2 mile run/walk on Sunday, September 25th at Omaha Aksarben Village. If you are interested to volunteer check the detailed list at:  www.OmahaCorporateCup.org or call Stephanie Boling at 402-502-4950

Volunteers are needed to help with games, food inflatables and prizes at the Wildewood-Back to School Carnival on Thursday, September 15, 4:30 - 7:00 pm.  Please call Wildewood Elementary School, # 402-331-6475 and leave your name for Jenny Oschner.

Mockingbird Elementary School is hosting a community wide baby shower on Wednesday Sept 21st from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.
We are looking to find 4 volunteers to help provide childcare for toddlers and preschool age kids, so that parents can attend the baby shower presentation, talk with vendors and gather information from the various providers at this event.    If interested please contact:  
College and Career Center
If you are interested in becoming a police officer, fire fighter, chef, musician, doctor, dentist, engineer or architect, you need to to come to the college/career office.  You can sign up now for opportunities that will benefit you in the future.  Hurry, because some of the programs are beginning this week!

Upcoming College and Career Speakers:
9/13   Augustana University (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
9/13   Gallaudet (a college for the deaf located in Washington D.C.)
9/15   University of South Dakota (Vermillion - located just North of Sioux City)
Remember you must sign up in the College/Career Center to attend any of these events during homeroom.  You'll receive a ticket as your pass to attend on the specified day!
9/13  Air Force during lunch

Campus Visits: If you would like to visit a campus, you will need to get a 
Permission form completed and returned to the College/Career center one week before the visit.   We will gather in Lecture Room C the morning of the visit for a light breakfast to look at the schedule for the day.
9/27  University of Nebraska at Lincoln
10/6  Creighton and UNO

Activities/Athletics 

Girls Varsity Golf vs Duchesne - 8:00am - Away
Boys Varsity Tennis vs Bellevue East - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Tennis vs Bellevue East - 4:00pm - Home
Cross Country - Varsity Class of the Metro vs Papillion LaVista - 4:00pm - Away
JV Softball vs Waverly - 5:00pm - Home (Crown/Wager)
Reserve Volleyball Triangular - 5:00pm - Away
JV Volleyball Triangular - 5:00pm - Away
JV Football vs Beatrice - 6:30pm - Home
Varsity Softball vs Waverly - 6:30pm - Home (Crown/Wager)

A Look Ahead: 
Tuesday, September 13th
Boys JV Tennis vs Roncalli - 4:00pm - Away
Boys Varsity Tennis vs Brownell-Talbot - 4:00pm - Home
JV Softball vs Skutt Catholic - 5:00pm - Away
Reserve Volleyball vs Seward - 5:00pm - Away
JV Volleyball vs Seward - 6:00pm - Away
Varsity Softball vs Skutt Catholic - 6:30pm - Away
Varsity Volleyball vs Seward - 7:00pm - Away
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