Student Announcements 9/22/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday,  September 22, 2016 -  A Day

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   โ›…

Happy Birthday!  ๐ŸŽ‚
Connor Philen
Nyakot Chol Top-Loy
Briana Orellana-Merino

๐Ÿฅ Want to see one of our illustrious administrators get a pie in the face? ๐Ÿ˜„
Stop by the office  and put a donation in one (or more) of their collection buckets and the administrator who has the most money at the end of the day TODAY will get a pie in the face on Friday during the Pep Rally!  All the donations will go to our R-Pantry!

French Club will meet today at 3:30 in A101. We will be holding elections, eating some French snacks, and there will be a short activity! Any questions, you can ask Mme Sivertson in A101. 
No Quiz Bowl this week due to a tournament. See you next week on Sept. 28th at 3:30 for trivia and fun! 
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will meet this Friday morning in room B122 @ 7:15 AM!  Come for Bible study and Krispy Kremes :)

Trap Shooting is a great sport to hone your shooting skills.  Hit pottery traveling 43 mph!  Trap is the safest and fastest growing sport in the State.  Kids who attend Ralston can participate on the Gross Trap Shooting Team.  Practice starts after the New Year and the season is 8 weeks, starting in March and goes through State on the first weekend in May.  For more information, contact Coach Chris Horihan at

If you are looking for community service hours and a chance to serve others, join Key club.  We will meet today after school in room D152.
HOSA members:  The HOSA Experience at Bryan Hospital on October 18th is a great opportunity and an exciting day.  The cost is $20 for HOSA members and $30 for non members.  There will be workshops in the cadaver lab, the nursing simulation lab, emergency medicine and more!  Space is limited so see Mrs. Ziegler ASAP for a registration form and more details!  We are taking a bus!
GSA will meet on today, September 22 from 3:30 - 4:30 in B226. We will finalize our plans for Ally Week. Everyone is welcome! See Mrs. Rector if you have questions. 

Jack Martin Photography will be here on Wednesday, October 26 for re-takes and/or make-up photos.  They'll be here during 3rd period lunches.  Order forms are available online under the Document section at the RHS web page.

Speech team is looking for students who are brave, daring, and willing to have fun! Speech Team WILL be having the ANOTHER INFORMATIONAL meeting today, September 22nd AFTER SCHOOL for all students who plan on competing for the 2016-17 school year.  See Mrs. Adair in room B218 for further details.There will be pizza provided. 

FCCLA will meet today, September 22 in F007A from 3:30pm - 4:30pm.  Come check out what FCCLA has to offer!  Anyone who has ever taken a FCS class in either middle or high school can join.  We hope to see you.  Questions?  Ask Mrs. Krist. 
NHS is sponsoring a clothing drive this week! Bring in items of gently used clothing and be entered to win a prize each day! NHS students will be collecting items before school and during all 3 lunches. You can also bring items to the Homecoming game on Friday

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. 
Outside Date forms for Homecoming are available in the main office.  These forms must be completed and returned by the end of the day TODAY, September 22nd. Homecoming dance is Saturday, September 24th.
Homecoming is this 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 be for sale this week and will be $10 during lunch (in the lunch room), homeroom (reps will be out and about in the halls) and after school (in the commons). 
The Homecoming dance will be from 8:00-11:00. You MUST have your I.D. to get into the dance. If you do not, you will not be let in! 
Homecoming Dress up days: 

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

Friday: "No Place like home" Rams Gear




โ€‹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. 

PSAT-NMSQT Openings for 10th & 11th Graders
You are invited to take the PSAT/NMSQT test Wednesday morning, October 19 at the Ralston High School.  Your test score provides entry into the National Merit Scholarship Corporation competitions, scholarships and free access to MY COLLEGE QUICKSTART KIT to help explore majors and careers.  
The cost of the test is $15.00 and must be paid when you sign up.  Please sign up with Mrs. Barker in the Counseling office, and pick up your Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT test.Contact Mrs. Athow, if you have questions.  Limited spots available.
College and Career Center
College and Career Speakers this week during homeroom are:
TODAY:  Creighton
Friday   College of St Benedict and St. John's University (Colleges in Minnesota)
Sign up in the College/Career Center if you want to hear the speakers.
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


Students don't forget:  The theme for the volleyball games tonight is "Black Out"!  Come out and support the athletes and wear black!  Remember: NO face painting is allowed.

Boys Varsity Tennis vs Gretna - 4:00pm - Away
Boys JV Tennis vs Gretna - 4:00pm - Home
Freshman Football vs Gretna - Away
Reserve Volleyball vs Duchesne - 5:00pm - Home
JV Volleyball vs Duchesne - 6:00pm - Home
Varsity Volleyball vs Duchesne - 7:00pm - Home

A Look Ahead: 
Friday, September 23rd
Varsity Football vs Columbus - 7:00pm - Home - Homecoming Game
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