ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, THE 11TH
Wednesday, August 11th
Students: you are invited to the St. Ambrose University Modern Languages Open House. It is designed to educate both the campus community and greater Quad Cities community about learning foreign languages at St. Ambrose and the ways those languages can enhance one’s career goals. We plan to invite St. Ambrose faculty, staff, current majors and minors, and local community members who use foreign languages to perform their jobs. We especially want to welcome any interested high school students and their families who would like to learn more. We will have instructors who teach French, Spanish and German on hand to answer any questions. The event will be Tues, Sept 7th, from 3 to 6pm in room 120 of McMullen Hall on the St. Ambrose University campus in Davenport (it’s on the corner of Locust and Gaines’ Streets). There is no cost to students or their families.
Band practice begins today, Wednesday, August 11th at 5:30 p.m. All cars in the student parking lot must be cleared by 5:30 p.m. for marching band rehearsal.
There’s still time to buy your 2010-2011 yearbook. Yearbooks are $40.00 and sold in room 211. Don’t miss out! Yearbooks will only be sold until winter break. No extras will be ordered this year, so order yours now.
School pictures are in! Please come and pick them up after school in room 211. Also, if you missed the first picture taking at registration, you may get your picture taken on Thursday, August 26th in the Auditorium.
Staff and students: Come to the first R.O.C.K. group meeting after school, on Thursday, August 12th, in room 124. The R.O.C.K. group is a non-denominational group of Christians who get together to fellowship with other Christians.
Come one and come all to the first Student Council meeting this Friday morning at 7:15 a.m. in the library. Come and enjoy a great group of students.
Attention French club members!! Our first meeting is tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 12th at 7:30 in room 223. Bring $5 for your membership dues.
Eugene Field School needs our help! Students, Eugene Field school‘s frolic is this Friday and they need workers at 4:45 until 8:00 p.m. or whenever. See Mrs. Guse in room 118 to sign up. Volunteering for this frolic is a good start for National Honor Society, Spanish club.
Key Club will meet in room 156 at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, Thursday, August 12th. If you would like to meet new people, develop community networks, and add to your growing resume, please attend the meeting. You’ll find out about upcoming events, dues, and community networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you.
Attention Interested 11th graders: Now is the time to register for the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test). This test is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship Finalist Competition. The deadline to register is August 20. The cost is $20. Checks should be made to RIHS. Stop by Room 1 in the Counseling Office and see Mrs. Ricketts to register. See Mr. Kingery if you have questions!
LOFL TUTORING PROGRAM
Lights On For Learning After-School tutorial program is committed to serving students through enrichment and academic assistance in Math, English, Computer Concepts, and Credit Recovery on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, from 3:30 to 4:30p.m. Are you Up For The challenge? Take the challenge of attaining higher academic achievement in your classroom by attending Lights On For Learning Program today. Enjoy great snacks each day!! Tutoring begins Monday, August 16th. See Mrs. Johnson in room 226 for an application.
Attention Rock Island!! One of your peers acquired All American status this summer. Sophomore BJ McGhee placed 6th at Freestyle Nationals in Fargo, North Dakota. Freestyle wrestling is the same style represented in the Olympics. There were 87 kids in his bracket representing 50 different states. Congratulations BJ McGhee for becoming an All American! He is currently the only All American in any sport at Rocky.
Attention all wrestlers not out for a fall sport. We will begin open mat workouts in the Fitness Center beginning Monday, August 16th. We will workout Monday through Thursday right after school. Remember, “Success Is Not Convenient”.
Any student-athlete interested in fall baseball, please meet in Mr. Campbell’s room on Friday (309) for a brief meeting.
Girls track conditioning begins today, afterschool. Please meet in room 122 immediately after school.