Daily Announcements 3/21/2018


March 21, 2018


Gin Conference Announcements:
Teagan Waite’s afternoon session will not meet.  If you want to hear about Supporting Children in Kenya you will have to attend her AM presentation.
There are two more sessions that do not appear on the registration form:
END ADDICTION ( a session to discuss the national opioid crisis) AND
Gun SenseVT–a civil dialog involving sensible gun reform
Please see Alison Remy in RED 18 if would like to adjust your registration in any way.

All students today at FLEX will hear one of our Capstone presentations.  You will have the opportunity to hear some great information and then provide the presenter with feedback.  Please see the sheets posted around the school so you will know your location. Your FLEX advisor will be at that location as well to take attendance and to help facilitate the feedback portion of the presentation.     
Your FLEX advisor will provide you with a form to fill out to help determine your FLEX locations for the next week.  

Again, please look for sheets posted around the school to see where you should go – it will most likely be a different location than you typically go.


There are initial proposal forms for the school to work yes plan in White 16 for students who wish to apply to do the school to work YES Plan.  Proposals need to be approved so please get them done soon.
All students who have already picked up their initial proposal form must hand them in and pick up the next set of forms as soon as possible.
All forms must be completed and brought to Mrs. Renfrow in White 16 NO LATER than April 13th.  If you don’t get your forms in by that date, you will need to choose another YES plan.


The Howe Center Campus is currently collecting gently used children’s book for our GIN project.  If you have any books that you would like to donate, please drop them off in either the main office or guidance before March 30th.



The American Legion as well as the American Legion Auxiliary are sponsoring both Boys’ State and Girls’ State this summer.  These programs focus on the organization of Vermont town and state government. This is an opportunity for leadership, citizenship and scholarship development for high school Juniors.  Boys’ State is held at Lyndon State College from Sunday, June 17 to Friday, June 22, 2018. Girls’ State is held at Vermont Technical College from Saturday, June 16 to Thursday, June 21 with a due date to apply by Thursday, March 29.

Boys’ State deadline is Wed., April 11.  STOP By the Guidance Office for information.


If you are interested in running for the position of Junior School Board Representative you need to submit an essay to Mr. Olsen explaining your reasons for wanting to serve in this capacity by April 2nd.  If you have any questions about this position, please see Mr. Aday in Red 15 or Mrs. Haskell in White 15.

The class of 2021 is selling cookie dough from Cookie Love in Ferrisburgh, VT. There are many flavors to choose from. If you are interested in placing an order, please contact a member of the freshman class. Orders are due by March 30th!


March For Our Lives:
Join Us
March 24th @ 12:00 pm in Main Street Park with the students and families of March For Our Lives to demand that our lives and safety become a priority by ending gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. The collective voices of the March For Our Lives movement will be heard. Contact Greta Solsaa Victoria Quint, Anny Lin, Abby Hawkins, Ethan Schmitt, Julia Greenfield, Kelsey Barker or Emmie Lovko if you are interested in speaking at the march. We hope to see you there!

Attention Juniors:  If you are interested in attending the annual College Fair held at Castleton University on Wednesday, April 4, please stop by the school counseling office to pick up a permission slip. Last year, over 100 colleges and universities were represented at the fair! Space on this field trip is limited and will be taken on a first come first served basis, so stop by today!



Encore Theatre presents “The Stallion Howl”  a one act drama/comedy, with seniors Sophie Tannen, Evan Breault, and Jason Clegg in the lead roles. What does a wanna be novel writer do when his perfect wife is left $400,00 by a womanizer? Threaten to punch dogs and cats in the nose? Divorce her? or…. ? Find out on March 21st or 29, 30 or 31st. at 7pm.  Tickets are $5.00.


The Music In Our Schools Month Choral Concert has been rescheduled to Monday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the RIS Auditorium.  All choral groups grades 7-12 will perform. All are welcome. The concert is free.



Vermont Technical College is offering several summer camp for several different age groups as well as classes.  Stop by the Guidance Office for the specific details on an Entrepreneurship Institute for grades 10-12, Rosie’s Girls STEM Leadership Camp & Mentorship Program for grades 9 and 10 and Coder Camp for Girls ages 11-17.  Detailed information and links for each program are available in the Guidance Office.



-Sewing Club – The possibilities are endless. Get ready for  spring- Design and sew your own

clothes, make Easter bunnies or other stuffed animals or make infinity scarves!  We meet on Tuesdays after school but I am open to meeting other days too. See Mrs. Archer for more information.



If you are interested in playing golf for Fall 2018 please see Ms. Nichols in the Athletic Office


Registration link  for Spring sports:





Senior Scholarships:

Seniors please check your school email account as the Guidance Department will continue to notify  you of scholarship opportunities.


Current Scholarships to Apply For:

MARCH 22, 2018 RRMC Medical Scholarship

Has been extended to March 22

SENIORS Get your applications submitted!!!!!

ALL are DUE March 30, 2018 Evelyn K Bartenstein Scholarship –

The Garofano Family Memorial Scholarship

Nora Coffin Barnes Memorial Scholarship

Rutland Raider Booster Club Scholarships

Casella, Inc. Scholarships

RHS Math/Science Award

Peter Carini Science Award

Pauline Crowley Memorial Science Award

Barbara “Missy” Jasmin Scholarship

Bellerose Scholarship

The RHS 1855 Scholarship

Heritage Family Credit Union

Italian American Club Scholarship

March 31, 2018 Northshire Bookstore:  Open Mind Scholarship
April 1, 2018 Vermont State American Legion (Scholarships)

The Nelson & Marie Williams Scholarship for graduates

Of Currier Memorial Grade School

Early of April 3, 2018 or Reg. May 1, 2018 @ Noon The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund
April 10, 2018 OMYA Inc.  – Science, Technology, Engineering or Math Majors
April 13, 2018 Rutland Education Association
April 16, 2018 Fletcher “Buster” Brush Memorial Scholarship
April 20, 2018 Town of Rutland Scholarship
May 1, 2018 PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship

OKEMO Mountain Resort (4 available scholarships)

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust & Lake Sunapee Bank Scholarship


SENIORS AND JUNIORS:  Do You Want to Win a Car?

The Drive 4 Excellence contest sponsored by Burlington Hyundai & Subaru is currently OPEN!

Online registration can be located at www.burlingtoncars.com.  Deadline to register and to submit your report card is April 30, 2018.  After this date, 75 finalists will be selected and notified by May 5, 2018.  If you are one of the finalists you must be present to win either a pre-selected 2018 Subaru Impreza or 2018 Hyundai Elantra.  Further details can be found on the website as well as in the Guidance Office.


Stop by the Guidance Office and pick up a few pamphlets that the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation has provided.   The 2018-2019 Grant Application pamphlet, Financial Aid as well as My Educational Loans pamphlets. These can also be viewed online at www.vsac.org



Parent ads are sold out.

There are no yearbooks left to preorder.  If you still want a yearbook, you will need to purchase one from any possible leftovers when they come in.  Seniors will be given first priority.


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