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March 4

posted Mar 4, 2020, 6:49 AM by Barry Godsey

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Quote of the day:   "Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears." -Gillian Anderson

  • RHS will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on March 18th.  You must be at least 16 to donate. If you would like to volunteer or donate, please come by the main office.

 

  • This week is National School Breakfast Week.  Breakfast is free this week.  

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  • Students scheduled to test today will need to report to their testing locations after morning announcements.  Bookbags, cell phones and wearable technology should be placed in your locker prior to testing.   
  • Are you in the 9th grade and will you be the first in your family to attend college?  If yes, then Virginia Tech is offering an opportunity for you to experience college life for FREE from May 29th to May 31st. You will get to live in a college dorm, eat in the dining halls, and participate in lots of fun activities!  Stop by the Counseling Office for full details.
  • Today (March 4th), is the national campaign for Spread the Word to End the Word. Spread the Word: Inclusion is a global campaign working towards inclusion for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It started as Spread the Word to End the Word in 2009, a campaign to encourage people to pledge to stop using the word "retard" in a derogatory manner, but broadened its goals in 2020 to stop all derogatory words that do not promote inclusion and diversity. There will be a table in the commons areas during all lunches that will allow everyone to take the pledge to use more inclusive language. Please stop by today and join RHS as we promote inclusion. 

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  • There will be a STEM Club meeting today (Wednesday (3/4)) at 3:00 pm in Mr. Murtha's room. It should not last more than an hour. 

 

 Sports

  • Rustburg’s Girls Track program placed 8th overall at the Group 3A Track & Field Championship. Congratulations to these three athletes Essence Celestine, Parker Goldstein and Emily Coates on placing in their events. Essence Celestine placed 5th overall in the 55 meter dash. Parker Goldstein placed 5th in the high jump. Emily Coates placed 3rd in the 55 meters and she placed 2nd in the 300 meter dash. She broke the school record in both events. Congratulations to all of the athletes on such an awesome season.--
  • March 5th: Spring Sports Parent Meeting (6 pm)
  • Cheerleading open gym will start open gym on Monday March 9th. If you have any questions, please see Coach Mitchell.

Reminders:

  • Yearbooks will be on sale through March 20th for $65. They are first come first serve. Order forms will be available in the main office and outside of Mrs. Carr's room. Students may turn money in before school, flex, and 5th period only. 
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