Announcements for Wednesday the 17th
This is a reminder that Open House will be held Thursday, August 18th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. We hope to see all of your parents or guardians in attendance.
If you have not had your picture taken for the yearbook, you have a second chance on Thursday, August 18th. Students will get their pictures taken during their English classes. If you need your 1st picture taken or a retake this is your chance to do so. Don’t forget to look your best and smile big for this Thursday’s pictures.
Attention Interested Juniors and Sophomores: It is time to register for the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test). This standardized 3-part test measures Critical Reading, Math and Writing Skills. The test will occur on Wednesday, October 12 at RIHS (during Fall Break). For Juniors, the test is the qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship Program. The cost of the test is $20. Please register for in the Counseling Office (Room 1) no later than Friday, August 26. See Mr. Kingery, School Counselor, if you need additional information.
On Monday, August 22 at 3:30 after school, Jalea Jackson is filming a documentary on homeless teens. She needs your help. She needs a lot of kids to participate, for just a few minutes, in the small gym to say the word “community”. So, if you are interested and would like to join the fun, come down to the small gym Monday after school. See you there.
Come party with us and learn all about the R.O.C.K. group! You’re sure to have fun on Thursday the 18th from 3:30 to 4:00 where there will be prizes and snacks available in room 124.
If making a difference in the community is your kind of thing, please join Key Club! We are meeting tomorrow morning at 7:15 a.m. in Room 27. See Mrs. Kantner for more information.
It’s never too late. Join the Interact Club. We will have a meeting this Friday after school in room 123.
Congratulations to the following students who were elected to represent the Spanish Club as officers for the 2011-2012 school year! President: Sami Knittle & Lauren Powell; Vice President: Sam Bebber and Alyssa Biswell; Secretary: Donte Nesbitt & Tori Fuller; Treasurer: Alex Agbayani & Allie Sweeney.
Student Council is currently planning Homecoming week, a blood drive, and an amazing Student Hunger drive. If you have Rocky pride and a desire to get involved in the school and community, please join us this Friday at 7:15 a.m. in the school library. New faces are always welcome. See Mrs. Kantner for more information.
Upward Bound students will meet with Ms. Rice in Room 302 on Thursday, August 18.
Hey Rocky are we ready for some fun? Come to the first dance of the year. The Spanish Club will be hosting a “Welcome Back” dance in the cafeteria this Friday after the Red/Gold Game. The cost is $5. You must have your Rock Island High School current ID. We will have food, fun and prizes. The dance will be from 8:00 to 10:30. We hope to see you there. See Mrs. Shirk for more information.
Announcement: Light On For Learning After-School Program is available to all students for academic support, opportunities to participate in college and university field trips, quarterly incentives, and other organized activities. LOFL classes have started after school with: Mrs. Stark- Math in room 300, Mr. Smith-Math in room 201, Ms. Rice-English in room 302, Mr. McConnell-ELL-in room 123, Mr. Hains-Credit Recovery in room 128, and Ms. Quinlin-Computer Concepts in room 214 (Tuesdays only), LOFL Library Study Skills 7:15-7:55 a.m. and 3:15-4:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Please see Mrs. Johnson in room 226 for applications and information.
All boys who are not in a fall sport and want to play fall baseball, there will be a meeting in room 318 Thursday the 18, immediately after school.