RHS Newsletter 12/15
December 15, 2017
Thank you to all of the parents, students, and organizations that participated in Winter Wonderland and the Community Pep Rally last night. We had a great turnout and will be donating 8 boxes of food and $400 to Christmas Round-Up. Huge thank you to all of our clubs and organizations (parents) that helped with donations for Christmas Round-Up this year:
Art NHS: Board Games
Class of 2018: Children’s Books & Puzzles
Golden Girls: Monetary Donation
NHS: Board Games
RHS Staff / Students: Food Donations & No Shave November Donations
Rotary: Cards/ Games & Monetary Donation
Spanish Club: Children’s Toys
Spanish NHS: Monetary Donation
STUCO: Socks & Gloves
Varsity Cheer: Children’s Toys
We are excited to offer college placement exams during the school day this year. The SAT exam will be Tuesday, April 10th. The price is $46.00 for SAT / $60.00 SAT with Essay.
The ACT exam will be Tuesday, April 24th. The price is $42.50 for ACT / $58.50 ACT with Essay. If you are interested in taking an exam contact Rebecca Ingram RIngram@Rockdaleisd.net (512) 430-6154 before February 16th. We recommend that all students take a college placement exam by the end of their junior year.
We are the final days of the semester. Attendance is still important please make sure students are here for their exams.
For those of you traveling to the game this evening Safe Travels & go Tigers!
*Balfour Class Rings: Rings were delivered Tuesday, December 12th if you have a remaining balance for your ring they are being held in the office and can be picked up before May 25th.
Driver’s Ed: After more research we are excited to offer Driver’s Education through Region 6 beginning this spring. Please see the RHS webpage for more information. Drivers Education class will begin January 8th. You must register and pay Mrs. Thomas before you begin.
Free Tutorial Site: Check out www.itutoring.com for free math help. This website has videos for Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Cal, an SAT prep course, and 2 practice SAT tests! username: rockdale / password: tigers
*PATHS Open House: will be Saturday, January 20, 2017, @ Texas A&M University Rudder Tower, rooms 301 and 308, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Mrs. Elliott (512) 430-6056 KElliott@Rockdaleisd.net
*RYLA Applications: Rockdale Rotary Club leadership camp applications for sophomores and juniors are due Monday, January 8th. Applications can be picked up in the office.
UIL Practice Times:
Will resume after Christmas break.
12/15 Early Release Noon (Alternate Bell Schedule)
Spring Schedule Change Forms Due
STUCO Meeting 7:30am – library
FBall v. Yocum @ Berry Center (pre-sale tickets available until noon)
12/16 Saturday School / Credit Recovery 8:00-12:00pm RHS Library
Boys BBall (9th / JV) Rockdale Tournament 9:00am-2:00pm
Girls BBall (JV/V) @ Academy 12:00pm
12/18 Exemption Forms due by 9:00am
Rotary Breakfast Social 7:30am – RHS Library
Exam Schedule (7th & 8th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule
Spanish Club Meeting 3:30pm
Detention available before & after school
12/19 Detention available before school
Exam Schedule (1st, 3rd, & 5th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule
Girls BBall (JV/V) v. Jarrell
Boys BBall v. Jarrell (rescheduled)
Saturday School / Credit Recovery 12:00 - 4:00pm RHS Library
12/20 Exam Schedule (2nd 4th, & 6th period) – Alternate Bell Schedule