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Oct. 22

posted Oct 22, 2018, 7:15 AM by Barry Godsey

Administration

Quote of the day: “The most effective way to do it, is to do it."

  • We will be having a blood drive on October 30th.  If you are interested in donating blood, please come by the main office to select an appointment time and receive your donor packet.  


Guidance

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

  • 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.

 

Clubs

  • NHS induction is tonight 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, tomorrow, October 23. If you are unable to attend, please see Ms. Rierson for information. 

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

  • 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.

  • The French Club Halloween party will be tomorrow, 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!

  • 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. 

 

Sports

  • We will NOT have softball conditioning today.

  • There will be no girls basketball open gyms until tryouts November 5th.

  • There will be a brief Boys Soccer Meeting on the Band Field at 3:15 for ALL interested boys soccer players.  Even if you do not have a current physical, please come to get fundraiser information.  You must have a current physical in order to participate in the conditioning session.

  • Congratulations to the Marching Red Devils on a undefeated contest season!  The Marching Red Devils competed at Lord Botetourt High School on Saturday.  They won 2nd place in Drumline, Flags, and Drum Major.  The Marching Red Devils won 1st place in Music, Marching, and General Effect and won 1st place in Class A by over 11 points over the 2nd place competitor.  Lastly, the Marching Red Devils won the Grand Champion award by beating all bands in both A & AA classes.  Congratulations to our awesome Marching Red Devils!

  • The Marching Red Devils will have practice on Thursday this week.

  • The Symphonic Band will be giving a Fall performance at Altavista High School tonight at 7:00 pm.  The RHS band will perform some Halloween favorites in costume followed by the Altavista band and together both bands will perform a stirring rendition of "America the Beautiful."  The concert is free and open to the public and begins at 7:00 pm in the Altavista school auditorium.

 

Calendar of Events

Monday, October 22

Bteam Football vs Brookville 5:00 ( Meredith – 4:00)

JV Football vs Brookville  6:30 (Solorzano – 6:00)

Volleyball vs E,C., Glass 7:00  Seminole Tournament

 

Tuesday, October 23

 

Wednesday, October 24

Cross Country @ Sweet Briar College – Seminole Championship 5:00

Seminole Volleyball Tournament Semi-Finals - TBD

 

Thursday, October 25

Bteam Football @ JF 5:00

JV Football @ JF  6:30

Seminole Volleyball Tournament Semi-Finals - TBD

 

Friday, October 26

Football vs JF – 7:00 (Slate, Simpson, Dinwiddie, Rodhe- 5:30)

 

Saturday, October 27

Competition Cheer @ Broadway – Regional Championship – 6:00

 

 

Reminders:

  • 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. 
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