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Oct. 19

posted Oct 19, 2018, 7:25 AM by Barry Godsey


Quote of the day:

  • “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”  



  • New schools have been added to the schedule of colleges visiting Rustburg this fall.  Please sign-up in the Counseling Office if you would like to attend. 

  • ODU is coming on October  26. They offer top rating majors in Health Sciences, Business Management and Marketing, Education, and Psychology.

  • The Virginia Technical Institute is visiting on October 29 and they offer hands-on training in a variety of fields including electrical, plumbing, heating and air, welding, pipe-fitting, carpentry, masonry, industrial maintenance, and project management. 

  • The Jefferson College of Nursing will be visiting on November 12.

  • Also, two opportunities for onsite admissions are coming up very soon.  These opportunities allow seniors to receive admissions decision at school and in-person.  Admissions counselors from the University of Lynchburg will be here on October 23rd to review Rustburg applications and admissions counselors from Radford University will be here on November 5th.  See Mrs. La Roche for further details.

  • Attention Juniors:  If you are planning to attend college, there is a meeting this Monday in the auditorium during FLEX.



  • The first ever Whatever K will be happening on the track tomorrow at 9 a.m. Come walk or Run whatever you want. All participants get a kindness bracelet and free snacks and a raffle ticket for some great door prizes. The more you run, the more tickets you get! Please come out and celebrate kindness with the Rustburg Community. You can even dress up!

  • The French Club Halloween party will be Tuesday, October 23rd from 3-4:30 in the conference room. Please see Mrs. Cartwright to sign up and bring a snack to share. We will be wearing costumes!

  • NHS induction is Monday, Oct. 22nd at 6 pm in the auditorium. 

  • Calling all talkers! Do you like to argue? Do you love telling stories? Is performing your passion? If so, come check out Forensics!  Forensics is a VHSL activity with lots of different opportunities for public speakers. Any students interested in Forensics should come to a short informational meeting during flex in Ms. Rierson's room, D9, on Tuesday, October 23. If you are unable to attend, please see Ms. Rierson for information. 

  • The next Poet’s Club meeting will be October 24th.

  • The Spanish Club will meet on Thursday, October 25, after school.  Our exchange students will be sharing presentations about Spain.  Please sign up to bring in food to share with the exchange students.  Sign up sheets will be in Mrs. Ibarra's and Mrs. Solórzano's classrooms.  Gracias.

  • The French club relay for life meeting has been postponed.

  • All of Mrs. Cartwright’s classes will meet in lab G-110 today.

  • "Attention Juniors, if you are interested in helping plan and decorate for Ring Dance, we will be having a meeting Monday after school in the Library."


Friday, October 19

Football @ Heritage -City Stadium – 7:00


Saturday, October 20

Cross Country @ Wolf Branch Farm



  • Attention Seniors: The Jostens representatives will be at school two days to assist you with your graduation order. The girls ordering day will be Wednesday, October 24th during all lunches in the Cafeteria. The guys ordering day will be on Thursday, October 25th during all lunches in the Cafeteria. All seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items on one of these days. A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order. Extra graduation packets are available in the main office.

  • "Seniors, if you are purchasing a senior page in the yearbook the deadline is October 31st. If you have any questions or need more information please make sure to see Mrs. Sholes."

  • SENIORS: If you are interested in participating in Senior Council or running for a class office this year, please attend one of the two interest meetings on Monday, October 22nd during flex or after school in Ms. Rierson's room. If you cannot attend, please submit your interest to Mrs. Banton or Ms. Rierson on Monday.