Student Announcements 9/29/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday,  September 29, 2016 -  B Day

After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ☀

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Evan Macke
Anna Ryan
Christian Finlan
Jade Bezrutczyk
Yahir Chavez-Lopez
Freshmen class officers: Your next meeting will be this Friday, September 30th at 7:30 a.m. in Mrs. Schulz room, Room B220. Please be in attendance or contact Mrs. Schulz if you cannot attend.

Did you know... 9 in 10 LGBT youth say they are out to their friends and 64% say they are out to their classmates ( Support your LGBT peers. Be an ALLY! #AllyWeek

FCA will meet in B122 this Friday morning @ 7:15am! Come for bible study & breakfast! 

Calling all 9th Grade Mathletes!!!   Grab any 9th grade partner and sign up for the Freshmen Math Contest to be held during homeroom on Thursday Oct 6th!  Find the contest poster in your homeroom for more details and a signup sheet.  Food, fun, and fame available to participants!    (Email Mrs. Johansen or Mrs. Brockhaus with questions.)

Attention Key Club members.  The trip to the Foodbank has been cancelled for today.

Please return your Picture order form for Homecoming Pictures to the school office with payment by Thursday, October 6th. They will be picked up after school that day.  The DVD's will be ready to pick up from the office the following Thursday, October 13th.  
Even though payment was made online, the order form will still need to be returned to the office.
Student Council will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, October 4th during Homeroom. Any student is welcome to attend, no matter if you are in a club or not. It is a great way to find out what is going on in the school. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Prochaska or Miss Engel to get a pass to attend! 

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 Please note the email change!


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.

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.

Mark your calendar for Sweet Treat Night sponsored by Ralston High School October 27th! The event will go from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. 
College and Career Center
College and Career Speakers coming up  during homeroom are:
10/4   University of Kansas (3 hours south of Omaha)
10/6   Army Career opportunities as well as Army during lunch
10/10 Metro Community College
10/11  Concordia (Seward - 30 miles past Lincoln)
10/11   Air force during lunch
10/13  Clarkson
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.

10/6  Creighton and UNO
11/10  Doane and Nebraska Wesleyan
There will be a meeting for all kids interested in wrestling this winter today during homeroom in the Mr. Thoene's woods shop.  
Boys JV Tennis vs Brownell-Talbot - 4:00pm - Away
Boys Varsity Tennis vs York - 4:00pm - Away
Varsity Cross Country vs South Sioux City - 4:30pm - Away
JV Softball vs Duchesne - 5:00pm - Away
Varsity Softball vs Duchesne - 6:30pm - Away

A Look Ahead: 
Friday, September 30th
Varsity Volleyball Invitational - TBD - Away
Girls JV Golf vs Roncalli - 9:00am - Away
Boys JV Tennis vs Elkhorn - 9:00am - Away
Boys Varsity Tennis vs York - 10:00am - Away
Varsity Football vs Platteview - 7:00pm - Away

Saturday, October 1st
SAT Test - 8:00am
Varsity Volleyball Invitational - TBD - Away
Varsity Softball RCC Tournament - TBD - Home (Crown/Wager)
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