Announcements for Wednesday the 7th
Upcoming Events for September
Last Picture Retakes -Thursday, September 15th in the Auditorium
PTSA meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 in room 117
Mr. Rocky Pageant at 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 18th in the auditorium
Rock Island Music Association Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20th in room 117
Fall Band & Orchestra Concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 266 in the auditorium
Choir Concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27th in the auditorium
MARCHING BAND PRACTICE
Students, today and every Wednesday, please remember to move your cars out of the student parking lot no later than 5:30 p.m. There is marching band rehearsal in the lot every Wednesday night.
PACERS Sophomores will meet today at 10:30 a.m. in the Little Theater.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center and Augustana College will present a free program “Let’s Talk College” on Thursday, October 6th from 6:30-8:00pm. This program is designed to help students, their parents and anyone who works with high school students through the sometimes overwhelming college search and admissions process. Please RSVP to Eric Rowell at 794-7153.
This is a special reminder for the ROCK Group: We will meet today at 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. in room 125. We will have special guests attending so don’t forget to come to the meeting at 2:30 p.m.
Our picnic is this Thursday, September 8th right after school at Schwiebert Park. We will also use this time to discuss homecoming activities. See you there!!
There is a Key Club meeting Thursday morning at 7:15am. We will be meeting in Room 119.
HAAAAAAY, Student Council! See you Friday morning at 7:15am in the library. Homecoming is right around the corner. New members are always welcome to join us.
Are you ready Rocky for the Spanish Club’s Annual Kick Off party? We will have games, food, fun and prizes and it’s all free for Spanish club members. You must be a member to attend. It will be held Thursday in the cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. The great food will be catered by Qdoba. We will also prepare for homecoming.
Attention German Club members and interested staff and students: German club t-shirts will be ordered today. The shirts are $12 each and the money must be turned in by end of school today. As a special offer, if you spend $15 you will also receive last year’s shirt! See Mr. Eli in room 221 to see the design.
Okay students; listen up for your homecoming news!
Freshman, are you ready to make some homecoming history? Its times to do just that with our class float for the homecoming parade. Please join us at Ms. Jackson’s house tonight at 5:30. If you need directions please stop by Ms. Jackson’s room in room 106 first through fourth period.
Hey Seniors! It is time to leave you mark on the Rock Island community. So, let’s meet and decide how to create the best float that our community will remember forever. The meeting will be on Thursday, September 8 after school in room 200. Bring your best ideas and energy to work. See Ms. Grandberry for more information.
Seniors, if you want a tug-of-war shirt they’re $12. Please order with Sam Bebber, Ally Sweeney or Devon DeSmet. Shirts must be prepared and ordered by September 7th.
Attention Juniors! Tug-of-War t-shirts are available for only $10. You must pre-pay! Please place your order with Maggie Williams, Ellen Reeder, or Kylee Vilbreel. Place your order as soon as possible!
Light On For Learning After-School tutoring and homework help is available to all students Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Assistance in Math, English, Computer Concepts, Credit Recovery, and ELL is offered from 3:30-4:30. The Library is available for students from 7:15 -7:55 a.m. Monday through Friday and again from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Also, ACT Prep class is offered Monday through Friday at 7:00 – 7:55 a.m. with Mrs. Lillis. Students that regularly attend LOFL will receive various prizes and field trip opportunities. Please see Mrs. Johnson in room 226 for additional information and applications.
Last night’s results of our Girls Swim team: It was a very exciting JV race between Galesburg and Rocky. It came down to the last relay when Galesburg totaled 64 points and Rocky 59 points. The results of the Varsity team were Galesburg with 120 points and Rocky with 49 points. There were some great swims and close races. Varsity member Kelly Bishop had two first place finishes with the 200 yard IM, and 100 yard butterfly. Congrats to Kelly! The JV team also had some 1st place finishes with Alyssa Nunes – 100 yard back stroke and Alicia Freiburg – 100 yard breast stroke. Way to go Alyssa and Alicia! The race of the night goes to Maggie Pappas in her battle against Sophia Moreno. Moreno finished 1:16:83 in the break stroke and Pappas finished 1:19:90. Good job Maggie and Sophia! Congratulations to all the Lady Rock swimmers. Don’t forget that swim practice is at 3:35 p.m. tonight.