Daily Announcements 11/13/2018

RHS ANNOUNCEMENTS

November 13, 2018
Attention Sophomores:  HOBY applications are now available in the guidance office.  The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar is a great opportunity for students to participate in hands on leadership activities, meet with local and state leaders, develop leadership skills, and learn how to make a positive impact on your community.  Applications are available in the guidance office and must be returned by the end of the day Tuesday, November 20th.

 

Attention for All High School Students:  Senator Bernie Sanders invites all Vermont high school students to write a 250-500 word essay on a major challenge facing our country and how they would solve that problem.  Submit your essay no later than January 9, 2019.  For more information and to submit an essay visit:  www.sanders.senate.gov/stateof the union.  You can also call Sen Sanders’ Burlington office at (800) 339-9834

 

Juniors and Seniors – The regular deadline for the December SAT testing date has passed, but you still have until midnight on November 13th to sign up by the late registration deadline.  

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. What do those ideas mean to you? Scan the QR code on the New Neighbors posters around the school and tell us what you think.

 

Seniors:  If you plan on applying to Castleton University… The CSU Admissions Team will be in the RHS Guidance Office on Thursday,  Dec. 6 to meet with seniors who have applied and submitted their CSU application and will give you a decision on this day.  A Free Application as well! You must make an appointment with your guidance counselor in order to have your transcript,  letters of recommendation and application complete and submitted before you receive a meeting time with a CSU Admissions representative.  You must meet with your RHS Guidance Counselor before  Friday,  November 16 so your counselor knows you are applying and that all appropriate documents will be submitted in a timely manner for CSU Admissions.

Stop by the Guidance Office to meet with your guidance counselor as soon as possible.

 

FINE ARTS:

-The Music Man is the YES plan musical. If you are interested in singing, dancing, acting in this production there is a workshop with Susan Haefner, a Professional actress,on Nov. 19th at 4pm. It is highly recommended that you attend. Everyone is welcome to attend. As always auditions are open to everyone.

-Encore Theatre’s fall production is Arabian NIghts by Lowell Swortzell. The story of Scheherazade and the tales she tells the Sultan to save her own life and the lives of all the other women of the court is ancient and yet timely.  It is through her tales that hatred is changed into love. Scheherazade not only saves her own life but also transforms the cruel sultan into a compassionate and understanding human being. Tales for all ages with music and dancing from Arabia. Performances will be on November 8,9,15,16 and 17 at 7pm in the Rutland High School Theater.  Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Bring a canned good for the local food shelf and get in for half price.

 

The U Matter Club is selling delicious Boston coffee cakes until November 19 and they will be delivered before Xmas break.  Great as gifts!!!

 

The class of 2022 is selling coupon booklets for Flagship Cinemas.  The cost of each book is $25.00 and includes as much as $200 worth of savings.  The coupons do not expire until April 30, 2020. If you would like to purchase any books please see any Freshman student, Mrs. Bullock, or Mr. Crewdson.

 

The class of 2020 is selling Raider T-Shirts for $15 and to talk to a class officer to purchase one

 

CLUBS:

Creative Writing Club will continue to meet after school on Thursdays in White 25. Please stop by and check us out if you enjoy creative writing! New members are always welcome.

Chess Club meets on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Mrs. Siliski’s room from 3:15-4:15

 

ATHLETICS:

-Any girl interested in playing basketball please see Coach Bellomo in the Athletic Office

 

Football Players:  Turn in your football equipment after school on Tuesday or Thursday of this week.  Any questions see Coach Norman

 

The Make- Up Winter Sports Meeting will be at 3:15PM on 11/26/18, please see Ms. Nichols with questions

To register online for Winter Sports, please follow the link below:
https://formreleaf.com/organizations/rutland-high-school

 

The Booster Club Winter Apparel store is open:
Team Store website is:  https://rutlandhsapparel2018.itemorder.com/

Yearbook 2019
Yearbook Commercial!  https://youtu.be/VgUMscSyhL0
Yearbooks are on sale for only $45 until October 31!  Hurry and buy yours at: http://tinyurl.com/talisman2019  
Please email me pictures of fall sports, spring sports, Prom 2018, graduation and YES Plan activities 2018 for your yearbook!!  Download the ImageShare app, sign up and use project code 922280 and upload your pictures!
-Seniors – Senior pictures are due at the beginning of November.  Download the Senior Handout here https://tinyurl.com/rhsseniorsinfo

 

Guidance Dept:  

RHS STUDENTS:  SUMMER Opportunity :  June 16 – June 21, 2019
The American Legion Law Cadet Training Program at the Vermont Police Academy,
Pittsford, VT.  The purpose of the Cadet Training Program is to expose young people to all facets of the criminal justice system and the knowledge regarding training and responsibilities of Law Enforcement Officers.    The instructors are from Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. The program is limited to 26 ages 14 and up. Sponsorship is needed via an American Legion Post. The Guidance Dept. has applications with additional information.  Also info can be obtained via this website: www.vtlegion.org

Incoming Freshman Information Night – Class of 2023-  Save the Date of Thursday, January 10 from 6 to 8pm.  Small group presentations on academic programs, ninth grade registration planning, extra-curricular opportunities and tours of the building.  This information night is a perfect opportunity to see what Rutland High School has to offer. Actual student registration for the Class of 2023 will take place during the spring at individual Rutland County school locations.

 

Dartmouth College Student & RHS Grad ‘18, Victoria Quint will be in the RHS guidance office

On Tues., Dec. 4 during FLEX Block if students who may be interested in speaking with her about her current year at Dartmouth College.  Stop by the Guidance Office and sign up.

 

Last College Representative Visits for the Fall:

 

Unity College (Cancelled due to the weather and traveling from Maine

Will re-schedule for the Spring

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Southern Vermont College Thurs. Nov. 15 9:15
Dartmouth College

(Current Student /

RHS ‘18 Grad Victoria Quint

Tues. Dec 4 1:15

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

Juniors ONLY:  Scholarship Opportunity;  The President Calvin Coolidge Scholarship is now available to apply for.  Go to: www.coolidgescholars.org for the application and details pertaining to it.  Scholars are selected based on academic excellence, an interest in public policy and an appreciation for and understanding of the values Pres. Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.  The top 100 applicants are invited to a weekend in Washington, D. C. (all expenses paid and a one time $1,000 scholarship). Applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win the full scholarship, receive a one-time finalist scholarship of $5,000.  Applications due January 23, 2019.

 

Seniors:  The Vermont Student Assistance Corp. Scholarship Booklet has arrived in the RHS Guidance Office.  Stop by and pick up your copy! The Unified Scholarship Application needs to be postmarked by February 15, 2019.

 

Additional Information may be found on the various organizations’ websites and/or in the

RHS Guidance Office:

Name of Scholarship Website Date Due
Elks National Foundation www.enf.elks.org/mvs Nov. 15
Free Masons Center Lodge #34 None March 15
The American Legion Dept of Vermont www.vtlegion.org April 1
Drive for Excellence Burlington Cars  For Juniors & Seniors www.burlingtoncars.com April 30
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund www.phillips-scholarship.org *early Response Deadline of April 3 @ noon
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarships Reg Response Deadline of May 1 @ 2019

 

EPIC:
Homework Center and Afterschool Tutoring

Available Monday through Friday 3:15pm-5:30pm in the RHS Library at no cost

Monday – Mr. Aday(English), Mrs. Trevino(English, Social Studies), Mr. Ellis(Science), Mr. Lertola(Math)

Tuesday – Mr. Aday(English) 4:15-5:15

Wednesday – Mr. Lertola(Math), Mrs. Siliski(Social Studies)4:15-5:15

Thursday – Mr. Aday(English), Mr. Crewdson(Math), Mr. Ellis(Science), Mrs. Siliski(Social Studies) 4:15-5:15

Friday – Mr. Crewdson(math), Mrs. Trevino(English, Social Studies)

**A late bus will run at 5:00 for students living within Rutland City.  Students must be enrolled in the EPIC program to ride the bus.**


Chess club  meets on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Mrs. Siliski’s room from 3:15-4:15


**A late bus will run at 5:00 for students living within Rutland City.  Students must be enrolled in the EPIC program to ride the bus.**

 

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