Daily Announcements 3/24/2017
March 24, 2017
For All Students:
Computer Science Principles – All students meet during Flex on 3/27.
IMPORTANT, it is time to sign up for your GIN conference sessions. You have received an email in your RHS email account from Marcie Jones. You have until March 27th to register, after which you will be assigned to a session
- Did you know –
- Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? And, approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S?
Be a hero and donate the gift of life – March 31st from 9 AM – 2 PM. Anyone who is 16 or older and meets certain height/weight criteria is eligible to donate – and donating is quick and easy
Register at lunch or see Mrs. Haskell in White 15.
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF. Do you have any plans for this Saturday night? Tri-M is sponsoring our 4th Annual Karaoke Night, which is guaranteed to be lots of fun! The event runs from 7:00 – 9:30 in the RHS Theater. Tickets cost $3.00 in advance (sold during lunchtime), or $5.00 at the door. Gather your friends (and teachers) and come join us for lots of laughs. We will also be selling baked goods, that night. Money raised goes toward our adopt-a-family. See you Saturday!
On Wednesday late start days, bring your loose change to purchase a crêpe from the French Club in the front lobby while you are waiting for school to start.
Soup Bowls for Hunger tickets are now on sale in the Main Office or from Mrs. Colomb. Tickets are $20 and include soup, crackers, roll, dessert, beverage and a handcrafted bowl perhaps made by our own Mr. Spafford, one of his Creative Structures students or a local professional potter! The event is on Thursday, March 30th in the RHS Cafeteria with sittings at 4:45 or 6:15. Music will be provided by our own Mr. Graves. There will be a raffle and silent auction with many fabulous prizes. All money raised is donated to the Community Cupboard and five other local food shelves. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call the Main Office (773-1955) or Mrs. Colomb at 770-1117.
After-school tutoring available every day
Tickets are on sale now for the Jazz Ensemble’s Big Band Bash! This annual dinner and concert will take place at the Rutland Country Club on Saturday, April 1. Your $30 ticket gets you a great meal and even better music by out awesome jazz musicians! See Mr. Barnett or any Jazz Ensemble member to purchase your tickets today!
YES Plan Musical – everyone who is participating in the YES Plan Musical must attend the first read through of In The Heights is March 27th from 4-6 and March 28th 3:30-5:30. You must attend or see Mrs. Archer.
Come see Goodbye, Marianne- March 24 at 7pm. and March 26th at 2pm. Tickets are $5.00 at the door.
JV Softball try-outs begin Monday March 27 and will be 6:30-8:30 in Keefe Gym
If you are interested in ordering a Raider Booster Letterman Jacket please pick up the form in the Athletic office. Completed order forms must be returned by 3/31/2017
Yearbooks are still on sale for Seniors at 5% off and for underclassmen yearbooks are $55. There are only 18 yearbooks left to purchase, so please get yours soon.
RAIDERGRAMS are here! You can give a personal message or show off a talent that you have in a very short video for the yearbook! The video would connect to your senior picture. Please see Mrs. Renfrow or a yearbook staffer as soon as possible to get your Raidergram!! New Raidergram Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abxgaThX6b0
Juniors: The annual College Fair will be held at Castleton University on Wednesday, April 5th during the morning. Permission slips for this field trip are available in the Guidance Office. Spots for the field trip are on a first-come first-served basis, so if you want to attend, please pick up and return your permission slip as soon as possible. We have a limited number of seats available!
Students who may be interested in a career in Pharmacy. Husson University in partnership with Walgreens, sponsor a Pharmacy Summer Camp July 24-26 at Husson University in Bangor Maine.
Applications will be available from March through April at the following website: http://www.husson.edu/pharmacy
An informational flyer is available in the Guidance Office.
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation again is sponsoring College Pathways 2017 locally at Castleton University on April 1. Flyers are available in the guidance office
The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont provides prestigious, fun, accelerated learning residencies on college campuses for highly-motivated Vermont teenagers.
While each Institute is unique, they share some similarities: they’re all residential, so you live on a college campus and have access to all the resources the college provides – from state-of-the-art labs to studios; they’re all hands-on intense bursts of learning and fun, where you and your new friends who share your interests explore topics in-depth with leading professionals in the field; they’re a chance to try something new, make lasting memories with new friends, and learn more than you can imagine!
Juniors: Boys’ State Information is available in the Guidance Office.
A program sponsored by the American Legion which focuses on Vermont town, county and state government, its organization, policies and procedures. Stop by the Guidance Office for more information.
June 18-June 23 at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, VT
Scholarships that are currently available from the Guidance Office:
-Due March 27 – Rutland South Rotary Club up to $1,500 (5 area high school participate
-Due March 31 Amy Bindelglass Memorial Scholarship
-Due March 31 – Rutland Italian American Club Scholarship – $1,000
-Due April 1 The American Legion Dept of Vermont www.vtlegion.org
-Due April 7 Rutland Education Association-Due
-Due April 14 Barbara “Missy” Jasmin Scholarship
-Due April 14 RHS Math/Science Award
-Due April 14 Pauline Crowley Memorial Scholarship
-Due April 14 The Garofano Family Memorial Scholarship
-Due April 14 Lodge #79 Free & Accepted Masons – Kenneth LaPlant Scholarship
-Due April 14 Peter A. Carini Memorial Scholarship
-Due April 14 Dr. Alberic & Gertrude Seeley Bellerose Scholarship
-Due April 14 Town of Rutland Scholarship
-Due April 15 Sons of the American Legion – Dennis Comai Scholarship
-Due April 25 The Credit Union of Vermont – Lawrence J. McKirryer, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Two, $1,000 scholarships awarded in Rutland County,
-Due May 1 Stephen Phillips Memorial – Several scholarships
-Due May 1 The Vermont Golf Association Scholarship
–Due May 1 Rutland PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship
-Due May 3. St. Andrew’s Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation 0 Academic Scholarships and Cultural Grants
-Due May 12 Friends of the RRMC Auxiliary
Two Rutland County high school seniors – $2,000 scholarship with a major of post secondary education in all areas of tv, film, radio, internet, computer animation, graphic arts, sound engineering photo and print journalism.
Stop by the Guidance Office for the application for this scholarship
Stop by the Guidance Office for additional information. Seniors are reminded to continue to check your school email for messages from the Guidance Department.
For JUNIORS & SENIORS
-DUE April 24 Burlington Cars Drive for Excellence Contest.
This opportunity is for Juniors and Seniors to have a chance to win a new car from Burlington Cars. Information is available online at www.burlingtoncars.com as well as in the Guidance Dept.
RHS has had a student within the past two years become a finalist and received $1,000. So, take the time to register!