RHS Newsletter 3/10
March 10, 2017
As we get closer to the STAAR End of Course tests please be mindful of the dates when planning appointments and doctor’s visits. The first round of STAAR tests are Tuesday, March 28th (English I) and Thursday, March 30th (English II). Students will be on a testing bell schedule.
Have a great spring break! I hope that you get to spend time with friends and loved ones. Rest up when we return we are as busy as ever with spring events and 10 weeks from graduation.
*Advanced Placement Contracts: Students interested in taking advanced placement exams in May will receive a student/parent contract Monday that must be signed in order to reserve a testing spot. Contracts are due Monday, March 24th.
Art Competition: art competition entries are due March 24th to Ms. Griffin (D104). Open to ALL Rockdale High School Students. Pieces chosen for exhibition will hang in the newly renovated Downtown Community Room, in Downtown Rockdale, for 1 year. Notification of accepted art will be posted on March 31st. Gallery opening, artist reception, and awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Best of Show. Art opening will be held April 20, 2017.
*Applications for 2017-18 classes: are available in the office. Student trainer, AVID 2/3, Career Prep, and Health Sciences. All applications are due 3/31.
*Costa Rica Fundraiser: Come out to McDonalds on Monday 3/20 from 5-7pm to help our students raise money for Costa Rica. McDonalds is willing to donate 20% of the profits to help send our students on a trip of a lifetime!
*Driver Education Class: information for upcoming driver education class in Rockdale is available on the RHS webpage or in the front office. Students interested in participating in the class must be 15 years old before July 5, 2017. RISD students pay $235 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 15-26 to register. You must pay with a check or a Money Order made out to Region VI ESC (NO CASH).
Golden Girl Tryouts 2017-18: March 6-March 10 packet pick-up available at the RHS & RJHS Offices signed documents due TODAY. Monday March 20 - March 24 is Golden Girl Tryout Clinic. We will issue tryout leotard and dance pants. Each girl needs to have a white pair of ked type tennis shoes.
*TSI Exam: We will offer the TSI placement exam for $20.00 at RHS April 6th this exam is available to students enrolling in Dual Credit or graduating seniors. We have 40 seats – seats will be reserved with payment. Please see Mrs. Windham
3/13-3/17 Spring Break
3/20 Little River Clinic @ RHS - PM
UIL Academic Meet @ Academy (writing)
Costa Rica fundraiser @ McDonalds 5:00-7:00pm
3/21 NO FLEX SCHEDULE
Baseball & Softball v. Lexington
Girls Golf @ Burnet
STUCO Officer Meeting e105 3:30pm
PTO Meeting @ RJHS 6:00pm
3/22 Little River Clinic @ RHS - AM
Boys Golf @ Burnet
Tennis @ Westwood
Finance Committee Meeting @ RISD Admin 4:00pm
Class of 2018 – Prom Planning Meeting @ RHS Library 6:00pm
3/23 NO FLEX SCHEDULE
UIL Academic Meet @ Academy
Track @ Lexington
17-18 Health Science Interviews 7th & 8th period
Gold Girls Mock Tryouts
3/24 Rotary Interact Meeting 7:30am
Baseball & Softball @ Cameron
Golden Girls Tryouts
Sadie Hawkins Dance