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September 23

posted Sep 23, 2019, 5:40 AM by Barry Godsey   [ updated Sep 24, 2019, 5:17 AM ]


Quote of the day: “Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”
Walt Whitman 

  • RHS will be hosting a blood drive on October 2nd from 8:30 am-2:30 pm.  If you would like to donate, please sign up in the main office.  



  • The Friends of Rustburg Library are sponsoring a scholarship for volunteers of the Rustburg Public Library.  If you need community service hours AND money for college, this is a great opportunity for you!  You must sign up to be a volunteer by November 1st to be eligible for the scholarship.  See the junior/senior website for more details.
  • Virginia Tech is offering a free two-week summer program for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who are interested in Engineering AND who will be the first in their families to attend college. See your counselor for details.



  • There will be one final information meeting for students interested in going on the 2020 Europe trip to France and Spain. This meeting will be on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:00 in the library. 
  • The RHS Political-History Club will meet this Friday (Sept 20th) in Mrs. Burrell's room at 3:00.  Join us for lively debate and delectable treats as we discuss our future guest speakers and trips to Historical locations.
  • Dance Club practice is cancelled for Tuesday, Sept. 24 due to Parent-teacher conferences



  • Girls Soccer Conditioning will begin September 30 and will run each Monday and Wednesday of each week (weather permitting).  In order to participate, you will need to complete your physical prior to September 30 and have all pages signed and turned in.  Conditioning is open to 8th thru 12th graders interested in playing JV or Varsity Girls Soccer in the Spring. 
  • Wrestling pre-season conditioning will begin this week.  Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-5:15. You must have an updated VHSL Physical in order to participate.  Please meet in the wrestling room located beside Mr. Torrence’s shop.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Marshall or Mr. Laughlin


  • Congratulations to the Marching Band for their performance at Stuarts Draft High School over the weekend. The band won 3rd drum major, 2nd place music, 2nd place General Effect, 1st place visual, and 2nd place overall in their division.
  • All students interested in going to the theater conference (VTA) there is a mandatory meeting today (Monday, September 23rd) at 5:00pm right after Aladdin rehearsal.  A parent MUST be in attendance with you.  Spots are limited, so you must plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please let Ms V know ASAP.


  • Make-up picture day will be Wednesday, Sept. 25th.