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October 23

posted Oct 23, 2019, 6:22 AM by Barry Godsey


Quote of the day:  “Focus on an ocean of positives, not a puddle of negatives.” ― Kevin Ansbro



  • Any Juniors or Seniors who are interested in signing up for the driving range the week of Oct. 28- Nov. 1, please see Ms. Trent as soon as possible.
  • James Madison University and the Virginia University of Lynchburg have been added to the list of colleges visiting RHS.  JMU will be here on Oct. 24 and VUL will be here on Oct. 29th.  VUL is not associated with UVA or the University of Lynchburg.  They are historically a "second chance college" for students that may have not considered college previously. Their GPA requirement is only a 2.0 and they give significant financial aid to local students. Please sign up in the Counseling Office if you are interested in attending either the JMU or VUL College Visit.
  • Just a reminder for AP students who are taking an AP exam. The $40 payment is due as soon as possible and the next payment deadline is Nov. 1st. If you’re NOT taking an AP exam, please return the AP bill form to Mrs. Martin that lets us know you’re NOT taking it.
  • The University of Lynchburg will be holding on-site admissions at RHS on November 14th during the school day.  On-site Admissions allows Seniors to meet with Lynchburg admissions counselors and find out if they are accepted that day.  Scholarship opportunities will also be discussed with students that day. Students wishing to take part in the on-site admissions program need to complete the University of Lynchburg's online application and sign-up in the Counseling Office.
  • Virginia Tech has been added to our College Visit list.  They will be here during 6th period on November 6th.  Please sign up in the Counseling Office to attend.



  • Are you a problem solver, careful thinker, and or enjoy a challenge? There will be a Chess Club interest meeting next Tuesday afterschool in Mr. Pickard’s room, G213. Anyone interested is welcome, and new players will be taught how to play!  
  • The French Club will be meeting today (Wednesday, October 23rd) from 3-4:30 in the conference room.  Bring a snack to share and wear a costume!
  • New NHS member’s dues are due to Mrs. Burrell by Friday. Please come see her before or after school. 



  • October 24th: Volleyball vs. JF 5:30/7:00 JV Football vs. Brookville 6:30 pm
  • October 25th: Varsity Football @ Brookville 7:00 pm



  • Attention Seniors: The Jostens representatives will be at school today. The guys ordering day will be today during all lunches in the cafeteria. All seniors need to order their cap, gown, and other graduation items. A $75.00 deposit is requested to place an order. Extra graduation packets are available in the main office.
  • Seniors: The deadline to choose your senior portraits for the yearbook is October 31st. 
  • Yearbooks are now on sale through December 2nd. They are $50.00 each. Order forms are in the main office. Please turn in money and order forms to Mrs. Carr.
  • The library is closed today for students in study halls, computer use, and book checkout. There will be instruction all day.