Announcements


August 23

posted by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day:  "Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.  Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." -William Faulkner 

Guidance  

  • College Admission Counselors are coming to RHS this fall.  So far, we have Hollins University, Campbell University, Hampden-Sydney College, Bluefield College, University of Lynchburg, Randolph College, Longwood University, UVA-Wise, and Christopher Newport University.  More colleges and Universities are scheduling visits dates daily.  Sophmores, Juniors, and Seniors are welcome to sign-up in the Counseling Office to attend these information sessions. 

Clubs

  • The Student Council Association is coming back to RHS. There will be class officer positions for each grade level as well as the opportunity to be part of the SCA without holding the commitment of being an officer. Please sign up in the Library. 
  • The first NHS meeting for returning members will be on Wed., Aug. 28th at 3 pm in the library.  Please make every effort to attend.  If you can't come, please see Mrs. Bullington.
  • The last day to sign up and join the dance team is August 29th. Please come see Ms. Querry or Ms. Wendt for further questions.
  • The Spanish club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, August 29th. We will meet at 3:00 in the conference room. Please pay $5 dollars to Mrs. Ibarra before the first meeting. 
  • The MAC club will have their first meeting before or after school on September 11th. 
  • There will be an informational meeting during Flex in the auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 29th for any student that receives an NHS application.  You should receive your application by mail by this weekend.  If you are a junior or senior and have a 3.5 GPA or higher and do NOT receive an application, please see Mrs. Bullington. 

Band/Chorus/Drama

  • Aladdin Jr auditions are next Wednesday August 28th, from 3-4pm and Thursday August 29th from 3-5pm.  You must come to both days of auditions. 
  • Sign ups for Aladdin will be in the office.  SIGN UP TODAY!!!


Reminders:

  • Seniors who still need to take senior portraits, the make-up day will be Sept. 12th. 
  • Any Juniors or Seniors who would like to go to the Driving Range next week, please see Ms. Trent ASAP.

August 22

posted Aug 22, 2019, 5:53 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day:  "Mediocrity will never do.  You are capable of something better." -Gordon Hinckley

Guidance  

  •  Today is the last day to make changes for core classes.

Clubs

  • The Student Council Association is coming back to RHS. There will be class officer positions for each grade level as well as the opportunity to be part of the SCA without holding the commitment of being an officer. Please sign up in the Library. 
  • The French Club's first meeting will be today (Thursday, August 22nd) from 3-4:30 in the conference room. See Mrs. Cartwright to sign up and bring a snack to share!
  • The first NHS meeting for returning members will be on Wed., Aug. 28th at 3 pm in the library.  Please make every effort to attend.  If you can't come, please see Mrs. Bullington.
  • Calling all dancers or those interested in learning more about dance! If you are interested, we will have another meeting today (Thursday, August 22nd) after school at 3 pm in Ms. Querry's room. The last day to sign up and join is August 29th. Please come see Ms. Querry or Ms. Wendt for further questions.
  • The Spanish club will hold its first meeting on Thursday, August 29th. We will meet at 3:00 in the conference room. Please pay $5 dollars to Mrs. Ibarra before the first meeting. 
  • The MAC club will have their first meeting before or after school on September 11th. 

Sports

  • There will be an interest meeting this morning during FLEX for a swim and dive team in the commons area.

 

Band/Chorus/Drama

  • ACTORS, SINGERS,DANCERS …….come join the drama club!!! Today at 3:00pm we will have a meeting about our theater season which will include information about our upcoming auditions for ALADDIN JR (August 28th and 29th) at 3:00pm.  We will also be discussing our One-Act competition, and our spring production MOANA JR, so if you are interested in being involved on stage or off, you MUST come by to the group meeting this Thursday at 3:00pm in the auditorium.
  • Aladdin Jr auditions are next Wednesday August 28th, from 3-4pm and Thursday August 29th from 3-5pm.  You must come to both days of auditions. 
  • Sign ups for Aladdin will be in the office.  SIGN UP TODAY!!!

Reminders:

  • Seniors who still need to take senior portraits, the make-up day will be Sept. 12th. 
  • Any Juniors or Seniors who would like to go to the Driving Range next week, please see Ms. Trent ASAP.

August 20

posted Aug 20, 2019, 5:13 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: "People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things."-Edmund Hillary


Guidance  

  • Thursday is the last day to make changes for core classes.

Clubs

  • The Student Council Association is coming back to RHS. There will be class officer positions for each grade level as well as the opportunity to be part of the SCA without holding the commitment of being an officer. Please sign up in the Library. 
  • Any senior interested in running for class office should meet on Wednesday, August 21st at 3 pm in Ms. Rierson's room. Please see Mrs. Banton or Ms. Rierson with questions.
  • There will be a Robotics interest meeting today in Mr. Torrence’s shop at 3:00.
  • The French Club's first meeting will be Thursday, August 22nd from 3-4:30 in the conference room. See Mrs. Cartwright to sign up and bring a snack to share!
  • The first NHS meeting for returning members will be on Wed., Aug. 28th at 3 pm in the library.  Please make every effort to attend.  If you can't come, please see Mrs. Bullington.

Sports

  • Open gym for Girls Basketball will be Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at RMS from 3-4:30 beginning today.
  • Boys basketball open gym will be this evening from 530-730 for all 9th-12th graders. 
  • There will be an interest meeting on Thursday morning during FLEX for a swim and dive team in the commons area.

 

Reminders:

  • Picture day for underclassmen will be Wednesday (Aug. 21st).
  • Seniors who still need to take senior portraits, the make-up day will be Sept. 12th. 
  • Any Juniors or Seniors who would like to go to the Driving Range next week, please see Ms. Trent ASAP.

August 19

posted Aug 19, 2019, 5:13 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: "Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.  We are all the same in this notion:  The potential for greatness lives with each of us."-Wilma Rudolph

  • Students need to purchase their parking pass by the end of the day today, and have it displayed in their vehicle.
  • Ninth graders, a reminder that we will be having an Open House on August 26th at 6pm.  If you are planning to attend, don't forget to turn in your rsvp to your English teacher today so we can reserve your Chick-fil-a meals.

Guidance  

  • Today is the last day to make changes to elective classes. Thursday is the last day for core classes.

Clubs

  • The Student Council Association is coming back to RHS. There will be class officer positions for each grade level as well as the opportunity to be part of the SCA without holding the commitment of being an officer. Please sign up in the Library. 
  • Any senior interested in running for class office should meet on Wednesday, August 21st at 3 pm in Ms. Rierson's room. Please see Mrs. Banton or Ms. Rierson with questions.
  • There will be a Robotics interest meeting Tuesday in the CAD lab at 3:00.
  • The French Club's first meeting will be Thursday, August 22nd from 3-4:30 in the conference room. See Mrs. Cartwright to sign up and bring a snack to share!

Sports

  • Open gym for Girls Basketball will be Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at RMS from 3-4:30 beginning this week.

Reminders:

  • Picture day for underclassmen will be Wednesday (Aug. 21st). Forms will be passed out early next week. 
  • Seniors who still need to take senior portraits, the make-up day will be Sept. 12th. 
  • Any Juniors or Seniors who would like to go to the Driving Range next week, please see Ms. Trent ASAP.

August 16

posted Aug 16, 2019, 5:50 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Students need to purchase their parking pass by the end of the day Monday, August 19th and have it displayed in their vehicle.
  • Ninth graders, a reminder that we will be having an Open House on August 26th at 6pm.  If you are planning to attend, don't forget to turn in your rsvp to your English teacher by Monday so we can reserve your Chick-fil-a meals.

Guidance  

  • Monday will be the last day to make changes to elective classes.  If you need to make a change, pick up a form from the Counseling Office.

Clubs

  • The Student Council Association is coming back to RHS. There will be class officer positions for each grade level as well as the opportunity to be part of the SCA without holding the commitment of being an officer. Please sign up in the Library. 
  • Any senior interested in running for class office should meet on Wednesday, August 21st at 3 pm in Ms. Rierson's room. Please see Mrs. Banton or Ms. Rierson with questions.
  • There will be a Robotics interest meeting next Tuesday in the CAD lab at 3:00.
  • The French Club's first meeting will be next Thursday, August 22nd from 3-4:30 in the conference room. See Mrs. Cartwright to sign up and bring a snack to share!

Sports

  • Open gym for Girls Basketball will be Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at RMS from 3-4:30 beginning next week.


Reminders:

  • Picture day for underclassmen will be next Wednesday (Aug. 21st). Forms will be passed out early next week. 
  •  Seniors who still need to take senior portraits, the make-up day will be Sept. 12th. 

May 16

posted May 16, 2019, 5:35 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: "Excellence is about fighting and pursuing something diligently, with a strict and determined approach to doing it right." -Charlie Trotter

  • Students that attended CVCC need to turn their books into Mr. Cartwright by Wednesday, May 22nd. 

 

Guidance  

  • Good Luck to the AP students taking the Government, World History and Statistics exam today. After announcements those taking the Government exam will report to room G103, and World History exam is in rooms E217 and E218 (be sure to check your instructions sheets for the correct room)
  • Just a reminder that there is AP testing upstairs in the foreign language hallway. Please be sure to keep the noise level down
  • Any students interested in signing up for the driving range the week of June 17th, please see Ms. Trent by the end of sschool.

Clubs

  • Seniors:  Baccalaureate is this Sunday, May 19th at 6PM.  Seniors should arrive by 5:40. This is a Cap and Gown dress event.  There will be a small reception after the service. You are allowed to wear any cords or honor sashes you have already received. Also, you do NOT need to have a junior present. The senior officers will explain the candle lighting before the service begins.

 

Sports   

  • There will be spring football practice on Monday, May 20th through Thursday, May 23rd at RHS. All boys interested in playing football in the fall should plan to attend. Please meet in the locker room immediately following school. You will need a ride at 6:00. Please see Coach Baker for any question.

 

Calendar of Events

 

Thursday, May 16

  • Softball vs Amherst 4:30

 

Friday, May 17

  • Boys Soccer @ JF 5:30

Reminders:

 

  • Please return library books as soon as possible. If the library is closed, please place the book in the drop box outside of the library.   

                                               

May 15

posted May 15, 2019, 5:33 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: "The road to excellence is always under construction."

  • Students that attended CVCC need to turn their books into Mr. Cartwright by Wednesday, May 22nd. 

 

Guidance  

  • Just a reminder for Mr. Elder's 1st period class, y'all will be reporting to room G207 today and tomorrow. Please be sure to bring your textbook before reporting to G207.
  • Good Luck to the AP students taking the English Language exam today. Students be sure to check your instruction sheet so you know which room to report to for testing.
  • Any students interested in signing up for the driving range the week of June 17th, please see Ms. Trent by the end of sschool.

Clubs

  • Poet’s Club will have their last meeting today (May 15th) in Ms. Slate’s room.
  • Seniors:  Baccalaureate is this Sunday, May 19th at 6PM.  Seniors should arrive by 5:40. This is a Cap and Gown dress event.  There will be a small reception after the service.

Sports   

  • There will be no football practice today.                                                            
  • For those that are on the Varsity or JV Cheerleading Squads, there will be a Parents and Athletes Meeting at 6pm this evening (Wednesday, May 15th ) in the Commons Area at RHS.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Mitchell.
  • There will be spring football practice on Monday, May 20th through Thursday, May 23rd at RHS. All boys interested in playing football in the fall should plan to attend. Please meet in the locker room immediately following school. You will need a ride at 6:00. Please see Coach Baker for any question.

 

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, May 15

Girls Soccer @ E.C. Glass – 7:00

 

Thursday, May 16

Softball vs Amherst 4:30

 

Friday, May 17


 

Band/Chorus/Drama

  • The theater department invites any student interested in seeing the stage production of INTO THE WOODS the musical at Liberty University, this Thursday May 16th at 7:00pm, the cost is only $1 for each RHS student.  
  • Please bring your money and sign up ASAP in Ms V's room A109.

              

Reminders:

  • Please return library books as soon as possible. If the library is closed, please place the book in the drop box outside of the library.                                   

                                               

May 6

posted May 6, 2019, 7:14 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: “A teacher affects eternity.”
-Henry Adams 

Guidance  

  • Calling all performers: dancers, singers, musicians, actors, garage bands, jugglers, comedians, ect.!  Rustburg is proud to announce auditions for the Rustburg's Got Talent Show!  Interested students should sign up in the Counseling Office with Mrs. La Roche.  Please keep in mind that acts should be no longer than 3 minutes each.  Auditions will be held after school on Wednesday, May 8th.
  • Good luck to the students taking the Environmental Science AP exam today at 11:45am in room G103. Remember if you are taking an afternoon exam and normally eat 3rd lunch you need to eat during 2nd lunch. This exam is expected to end around 3:20pm.

Clubs

  • The last Spanish Club meeting of the school year will be on Thursday, May 9th. 
  • We will break a piñata with lots of candy!  Please let your Spanish teacher know if you can attend.  
  • Poet’s Club will have their last meeting on May 15th in Ms. Slate’s room.
  • The French Alliance Writing Contest awards ceremony was held yesterday, and 11 students won top awards for their essays.  

                In Level 2, Maria Victoria placed 2nd, Elisa Madero placed 3rd, and Kiersten Dunn placed 4th.  

                In Level 3, Alicia Grant placed 1st, Carly Hudnall placed 2nd, and Sarah Culver received an Honorable                                Mention. 

                In Level 4, Candace Wilson placed 2nd, Katie Kurtz placed 3rd, and David Johnson placed 4th.  

                In Level 5, Sydney Nolley placed 3rd and Brycen Stratton  won Honorable Mention.

                Congratulations to these students and to the 21 other RHS students who were finalists.

 

Sports   

  • “Congratulations to Gage Bomar for competing in Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Association National Tournament this weekend.  Gage placed 7th in his weight class and has officially earned the status as a defending NATIONAL All-American wrestler!”                            

May 2

posted May 2, 2019, 5:46 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: “Do your best, and be a little better than you are.” 

― Gordon B. Hinckley


Guidance  

  • Liberty University is offering a FREE week-long summer camp for Aviation Maintenance for rising 9th-12th graders.  You would live on campus for a week and all meals are included.  During the camp you will work on hands-on maintenance projects, fly in state of the art flight simulators, take two flights in an actual airplane, and more. See Mrs. La Roche for more details. 

 

  • Looking to be a leader? Come to the library to get an application to be a peer tutor. Applications are due by May 3rd. 

 

  • We will celebrate all of our Seniors on Friday!  Seniors, please wear something that represents the college, career path, or military branch you have chosen for your future on Friday.  Faculty, please celebrate with our students by wearing something that represents your alma mater.

Clubs

  • The next French Club meeting will be Friday, May 3rd.
  • The last Spanish Club meeting of the school year will be on Thursday, May 9th. We will break a piñata with lots of candy!  Please let your Spanish teacher know if you can attend.  


Sports   

  • Cheer open gym has been cancelled for today. Tryouts will be May 6th, 7th, and 8th. If you have any questions, please see Coach Mitchell.


Calendar of Events

Thursday, May 2

  • Girls Soccer @ Heritage

 

Friday, May 3

  • Baseball vs Heritage 5:00/7:30

  • Softball vs Heritage 5:00/7:00

  • Boys Soccer vs Heritage 5:30/7:00

 

Saturday, May 4

  • Track @ UVA – 9am
                             

April 29

posted Apr 29, 2019, 6:33 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: “Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.”
― 
Gordon B. Hinckley 

 

Guidance

  •  Liberty University is offering a FREE week-long summer camp for Aviation Maintenance for rising 9th-12th graders.  You would live on campus for a week and all meals are included.  During the camp you will work on hands-on maintenance projects, fly in state of the art flight simulators, take two flights in an actual airplane, and more. See Mrs. La Roche for more details. 
  • Looking to be a leader? Come to the library to get an application to be a peer tutor. Applications are due by May 3rd. 
  • SENIORS:  Please stop by the counseling office and let us know what college you have committed to or what Branch of the Military you will be entering after graduation.  We would like to add your name to our bulletin board in the commons areas.
  • Students taking the chemistry SOL need to report to their testing location after announcements. Please remember to leave all belongings, including your phone, in your locker.

Clubs

  • The next French Club meeting will be Friday, May 3rd.

Sports   

  • Boys Basketball workouts will be Tuesday and Thursday this week from 3-5. Please meet in the locker room.

Band/Chorus

  • There will be drum practice with Mr. Keller on Monday and Thursday this week in the RHS band room.
           

Reminders:

  • Just a reminder for Seniors- if you don't already have your cap and gown you may get them in the main office.  If you still owe a balance you can pay Mrs. Lacy or online with Jostens.

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