Daily Announcements 10/12/2017



October 12, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   United States Senate Youth ProgramLetter to High Schools- College Fairs Final (1)FOR ALL STUDENTS:


REMINDER:  Vision screening for freshmen and seniors is today  Thursday Oct 12th in the training room.  Once again the Lions Club will be assisting the RHS Nurses with this required screening.  Please enter the training room as you would for school photos.  Screenings times will be assigned alphabetically.  Please look at the schedule which will be posted outside the Main Office, Attendance, Guidance, and near the water fountains.  If you cannot make your assigned time please come when you can between 8:45- 1.   If you have glasses or contacts that you should be wearing please have them on when you arrive.  This is a required screening for freshmen and seniors.   Thank you.

Any seniors who missed the class meeting last Friday, come to Mrs. Beal’s room- Stafford 102- to get a Yankee Candle catalog for the senior class fundraising


The Howe Center Campus is currently accepting applications for the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Please see your guidance counselor to discuss applying.  Application deadline is: December 1st. For more information about the Howe Center, please visit the following website:


Attention Parents:  Parent Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, October 19th (afternoon & evening) and Friday, October 20th (morning). Conferences last 10 minutes with each teacher. The scheduling window for conferences will be open from Saturday, October 7th until Tuesday, October 17th at midnight.  Instructions have been emailed separately.


NHS will tutoring students during Flex in English, Math, Science, History, and World Language. Tutoring will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Teachers, please sign students up for Red 17



The RHS Malestroms will meet in the Choral Room on Thursdays at 3:15.  All boys who want to sing are welcome to join the Malestroms



-GSA will meet today Thursday October 12 at 7:30 am in room 111.  New members welcome!

-The next meeting of New Neighbors will be on Friday, October 13. We will meet in Red 25. New members are welcome.

-Book club meets Thursdays after school in the library. Stop by the library for a copy of the current book.

-GMTI meetings will be Tuesdays during Flex

-Art Club is offered every Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:30 in Creative Structure.

-Environmental Club meeting Tuesdays at  7:15 a.m. in Lab 1 new members welcome



Today’s Events:

4:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY FIELD HOCKEY  @ Bellows Falls dismissed at 1:15PM, bus leaves 1:30PM

4:30 PM GIRLS JUNIOR VARSITY SOCCER  @ Mt. Anthony dismissed at 1:45PM bus leaves 2:00PM

5:30  PM GIRLS JUNIOR VARSITY FIELD HOCKEY  @ Bellows Falls dismissed at 1:15PM, bus leaves 1:30PM

6:00 PM GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER @ Mt. Anthony dismissed at 1:45PM bus leaves 2:00PM

Fall Sports Guides are available outside in the athletic office



The 5:00 bus running from the high school is for students participating in EPIC programs ONLY.  You may not ride the bus if you are after school for other activities. You will be asked to exit the bus if you are not participating in EPIC.  

EPIC Fitness is cancelled on Thursday 10/12/17



Watch our second creative commercial about yearbooks starring RHS students:



Seniors and Parents of Seniors – All the information and deadlines on senior pictures, blurbs and parent recognition ads can be found at this link:   http://tinyurl.com/senior18info.  

Yearbooks can be ordered online at http://tinyurl.com/rhsbook18.  

If you take pictures at schools events, please think about sharing them with the yearbook team!  You can email pictures to me at clarena.renfrow@rcpsvt.org or upload them with the ImageShare app.


Juniors and Seniors:
Please see the detailed attachment regarding The United States Senate Youth Program with a scholarship due date of Friday, October 13 at 4:00pm –Mrs. C.​


Bernie Sanders is sponsoring a college fair at Castleton University in partnership with the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation on October 14th. This is an opportunity for students and their families to learn about college opportunities right here in Vermont, as well as the financial aid options that may be available. There will even be access to computer labs to learn more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and assistance with completion.  Please see the attached letter for more information.

College Representative Visits:
Thurs., Oct. 12 @ 12:15 Catholic University – Washington, DC
Fri., Oct. 13     @ 9:00 Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY
”            ”              @ 9:30 – University of Maine @ Farmington

Mon., Oct. 16 @ Noon – University of Hartford

Tues., Oct. 17 @ 9:30 – Castleton University

Wed., Oct. 18 @ 9:00 – Hobart & William Smith Colleges



If you plan on applying to Castleton University, the Guidance Dept. has the CSU Admissions Team here in our office on Thursday, December 7 for CSU DECISION DAY.  This is an opportunity for a FREE Application and a possible decision on a college acceptance in one day.  If you wish to participate on December 7, you must meet with your guidance counselor now, let the counselor know you are applying and have ALL your supporting documents to your counselor by Friday, November 17 in order to be put on the list for December 7.  Stop by the Guidance Office and make your appointment now.


The Class of 2018 will be selling Yankee Candles this year! Our sale dates are from October 16 October 30 in the catalog and online.
Shop our online store and support our fundraiser! This year our store features two great shopping options! Both Home & Family and Yankee Candle products are now available in our store. Products from Yankee Candle, Crock Pot, Mr. Coffee, Coleman, Oster, Sunbeam and many more! All at regular retail prices, but we earn 40% of each sale! Our store is open 24/7 right up until January 10, 2018 with no lines and plenty of parking!
Go to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com
Scroll down to “Start Shopping” and enter our group number: 990090980

Thank you for your support!



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