RHS Newsletter 5/5
May 5, 2017
Woohoo, we finished the final round of STAAR EOC! We were impressed with the student’s hard work and their diligence during testing. This week students will finish Advanced Placement exams. Progress reports were distributed to students yesterday 6th period.
Congratulations to the RHS teachers and staff recognized at last night’s reception: Robert Johnson – perfect attendance, Julie Hrozek & Becky Ingram – 5 years of service, Kelly Windham – 10 years of service, Debra Neal – 15 years of service, Bart Gibbs – 20 years, and Marilyn Rasmussen – retirement / 27 years.
We still have three weeks of school left. Please remind students be here and be on time. Students still need to bring their school supplies; we have plenty of school left! Seniors don’t have any more days off so please make sure they are here until the end.
*Athletic Physicals: Forms will be given to students on Monday, May 15 and will be due back on Wednesday, May 17. Physicals will be done on Thursday, May 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for $10.00 a person in the High School Gym.
*Baccalaureate Service – The Rockdale Ministerial Alliance will be hosting the Baccalaureate Service on May 21st at 2:00 p.m. at Meadowbrook Baptist Church of Rockdale. All graduating seniors are invited to attend this special and memorable service that will be led by clergy and members of the graduating student body. Students are encouraged to wear their graduation robes and will be honored and blessed for their hard work and achievement.
*Cafeteria Charges – Friday, May 5th is the last day for students and teacher to charge meals to their accounts. They will no longer be able to charge a breakfast or lunch, they will be issued the alternative meal of a cheese sandwich, fruit and milk if they are unable to pay or have a negative balance on their account.
*Canned Food Drive - Students can bring canned food for the Rockdale Food Pantry to dismiss detention and Saturday School. Four cans = 1 day of detention (maximum 3 days) or 12 cans for 1 day of Saturday School (maximum 2 days). Students must check expiration dates as no cans will be taken if any cans have expired or will expire this month. Students can bring canned food thru Friday, May 12th at noon.
College Readiness Night - Wednesday, May 10th at 5:30pm in the RHS Library we will host a Sophomore/Junior - College Readiness Night.
Driver Education Class – information for upcoming driver education class in Rockdale is available on the RISD webpage or in the front office. Students interested in participating in the class must be 15 years old before July 6, 2016. RISD students pay $220 to register. The balance of the fee will be paid for RISD students by the RHS ACE grant. Please see Mrs. Thomas in the high school office May 16-27. You must pay with a check or a Money Order made out to Region VI ESC (NO CASH).
*Exam Registration - The registration deadline for the June 3rd SAT exam in Rockdale is Tuesday, May 9th. The campus code is 445-925. If you are eligible for free or reduced lunch please see your counselor for information on how to register at a reduced cost.
* New Information
5/8 AP Biology Exam
5/9 AP Calculus Exam
NHS Induction – 6:00pm @ RHS Auditorium
SAT Registration Deadline (Exam June 3rd Rockdale)
5/10 AP English (3) Exam
Faculty Meeting 7:30am
College Readiness Night 5:30pm
5/11 Last Day of iTigers for Spring Semester
Band Concert & Visual Arts Show @ RHS Auditorium 6:30pm
State Bound Steak Dinner @ RHS Cafeteria 6:00pm
5/12 STUCO sponsored Blood Drive
Band @ Texas Music Festival
FFA Area Convention
State Track @ Austin
Golf Boys & Girls @ Grey Rock (State Practice Round)
5/13 PTO Luau
State Track @ Austin