Saturday, August 23, 2014

Rock Island High School

Announcements

RIHS Aug 22 Announcements

Announcements for Friday August 22, 2014   Students-  Thank you to all students arriving to class on time.  We will be recognizing you with Pride Cards soon.  To those who are running late, tardy sweeps are coming!  We will be conducting tardy sweeps throughout the next couple of weeks, with emphasis on Rock Time.  Students tardy to class will receive a one hour Saturday school. Hey everyone, are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Come out and get a first look at your Rocky football team tonight.  The Red/Gold game will start with freshmen at 6:15, sophomores and varsity to follow. Ask a football player for tickets.  Go Rocks! Reminder to all girl tennis players to stop by room 314 briefly after school today, and congratulations to tennis team captains Ivy Anderson and Brandi Bea. Yearbooks:... 


RIHS Aug 21 Announcements

Announcements for Thursday August 21, 2014   Students-  Thank you to all students arriving to class on time.  We will be recognizing you with Pride Cards soon.  To those who are running late, tardy sweeps are coming!  We will be conducting tardy sweeps throughout the next couple of weeks, with emphasis on Rock Time.  Students tardy to class will receive a one hour Saturday School. Students are you going to Red Vs Gold tonight!!!???  Come out and support your Lady Rocks Swimming & Diving Team!  Our Red vs Gold Swim Meet is tonight at 5:00 pm at the Rocky Pool.   Admission is Free!  See you at the pool! There will be a brief Academic Team meeting in room 16 after school today.  We will establish practice times and go over expectations.  See Mrs. Taylor if you are interested,... 


RIHS Aug 20 Announcements

Announcements for Wednesday August 20, 2014  Inconceivable!  The Reading Rocks will meet tomorrow morning at 7:45 to talk about the book The Princess Bride by William Goldman.  Join us in the library and have fun storming the castle!  Remember, if you read, you are a READING ROCK!  Hey everyone, are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Come out and get a first look at your Rocky football team this Friday.  The Red/Gold game will start with freshmen at 6:15, sophomores and varsity to follow. Ask a football player for tickets.  Go Rocks!  There will be a brief Academic Team meeting in room 16 after school tomorrow. We will establish practice times and go over expectations. See Mrs. Taylor if you are interested, but unable to attend the meeting. We will start practicing within the next few weeks... 


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RIHS Seniors Receive Austin Scholar Status

Thirty-one Rock Island High School seniors were recognized at the August 12 Board of Education meeting for being Charles O. Austin Scholars  Read More →


Fall 2014 Open House

Rock Island High School Open House Thursday, August 14, 2014 Parents/Guardians should pick up a copy of their student’s schedule in the Deans’ Complex Lobby area between 6:00-6:25 p.m.  Open House will officially begin at 6:30 p.m. Each class period will be 8 minutes.  We will have 5 minute passing periods between classes. 1st Period 6:30-6:38 2nd Period 6:43-6:51 3rd Period 6:56-7:04 4th Period 7:09-7:17 5th Period 7:22-7:30 6th Period 7:35-7:43 7th Period 7:48-7:56   Parent University sessions: * Senior Parent Information – Auditorium – 5:30-6:00 * AP Experience and Expectations – Auditorium – 6:00-6:30 * AVID (parents of 9th grade AVID students) – Little Theater – 6:00-6:30  Read More →


Rocky Student Organizes Golf Fundraiser.

Rock Island High School student Molly Thompson is holding a golf outing fundraiser on Monday, July 28 at Pinnacle Country Club to raise funds for the Special Education Department at Rocky. The event kicks off Thompson’s leadership project for the Thoms’ Above and Beyond Scholarship. All proceeds go towards updating the Rock Island High School Special Education Living Center. The Education Living Center is an important place at Rock Island High School for Special Education students. It gives them a place to learn important life skills and receive guidance from teachers.  Download Flyer/Registration Form (PDF) >> The Thoms Family Foundation created the scholarship in 2003 to encourage and reward the leadership and entrepreneurial spirit of Rock Island High School (RIHS)... 


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