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Oct. 2

posted Oct 2, 2017, 5:21 AM by Barry Godsey


Quote of the day:

One kind word can change someone’s entire day.

Are you a junior or senior and want to become a teacher?  Contact Mrs. Hale for an exciting opportunity to complete your coursework and stay in this area!

Interested in joining the robotics club?  Please see Mr. Murtha or Mr. Torrence to sign up and learn about the Virginia First program.

The Rustburg High School PTSO will have a corn hole fundraiser on October 20th at 5:30 pm (team check-in at 5:00) on the tennis courts after the block party.  It will cost $10 per team (2 people to a team) and registration will be during lunch on October 5, 6, 9 and 10th.  Be getting your team together now!  


Attention Seniors:
There is a Financial Aid Presentation in the library today at 6:30 pm. If you are attending a 2 or 4-year college, you and a parent need to attend.

Liberty University will be visiting tomorrow during flex.  If you would like to attend, please sign-up in counseling office.  Sign-up sheets will also be available in the cafeteria during lunches.


Congratulations to the students who have been nominated for the 2017 Homecoming Court. . These students will meet with Mrs. Cartwright in the cafeteria during Flex on Thursday, October 12th.

Freshmen: Tinsley Abbott, Dawn Dutter, Devan Gray, Noah Gardner

Sophomores: Harmony Matts, Regan Martin, Landon Tucker, Nathan Martin

Juniors: Abby Cunningham, Taylor Hendricks, Cameron Hall, Jackson Stanley

Seniors: Kaley Henry, Kelly Jennings Madison Phillips, Daniel Adams, Chandler Gowen, Austin Martin

 "Have you considered joining the wrestling team but hesitated because of the spandex uniforms?  If this is you, be advised that the wrestling team will have new uniforms THIS season.  New uniforms consist of fight shorts and compression shirts!  If you are interested, please speak to Coach Marshall or Coach Laughlin.  Pre-Season workouts for wrestling will begin tomorrow, October 3 from 3:15PM to 5pm in the wrestling room and will be every Tuesday and Thursday until the beginning of the season.  An up-to-date sports physical is required for participation."

Students....follow the yearbook staff on Instagram @rustburghighyearbook to keep up with photos from Rustburg events. Please submit a selfie for the yearbook bulletin board being created in the Business Hall Wing. 

Do you like trivia games? Love to watch Jeopardy? If you do, come check out scholastic bowl! The scholastic bowl team will have its first meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3 after school until 4:00 in Ms. Rierson's room, D9. If you are unable to come to the meeting but are interested in participating, please see Ms. Rierson for information.

Congratulations to the Marching Red Devils on their 1st place band performance in class "A" at Glenvar HS on Saturday.  This is the band's second consecutive 1st place award.  The band scored 2nd place in Music and Drum Major while winning 1st in Marching, General Effect, and Flags.  The band also earned a rating of "Excellent."  Additionally, out of all competing bands in Classes A, AA and AAA, the Marching Red Devils had the 4th highest score out of 15 bands in the three classes combined.  Congratulations Marching Red Devils on your impressive performance.

The Marching Band will have practice Monday-Friday this week.


The Rustburg High School Chorus will present its Fall Concert, Tuesday, Oct 3rd at 7:00 p.m.  We are happy to have the High Cotton Barbershop Quartet as our special guest performers.  This concert is free and a great way to support our students and the arts! 


Monday, October 2

Region Golf @ Staunton 10:00 am


Tuesday, October 3

Volleyball @ Amherst 5:30/6:30


Wednesday, October 4

Cross Country @ Sweet Briar 5:00


Thursday, October 5

JV Football vs E.C. Glass 6:00 (Meredith 5:00)

Volleyball vs E.C. Glass 5:30/6:30 (Murtha 4:30)


Friday, October 6

Football @ E.C. Glass @ City Stadium 7:00