Announcements for Monday the 24th
Illinois State University will be here this morning at 9am. Please see your counselor for a pass to visit this college representative.
LOST AND FOUND
Found in Rock Island – girl’s 2012 class ring. Please stop in the bookstore with information about your lost ring.
Hat Day is this Friday. Pay $1 to wear your hat to support the Student Hunger Drive. Stop in room 119 or see a Student Council member to purchase a sticker.
Spanish Club members are reminded we have a meeting Tuesday after school in room 124. We have a big quarter of activities planned so be sure and get involved.
The R.O.C.K. Group will meet Wednesday in room 125 from 2:30 to 3:00. If you are looking for some fellowship with other students come and join the R.O.C.K. Group!
Approximately 10,000 individuals receive emergency food assistance in any given week in our community. PLEASE donate food! Boxes are located in each classroom.
OK, all you ghost and goblins, are you ready for Halloween? Get your costumes ready and help out the Hunger Drive at the same time. Buy a wristband in room 124 or from a Spanish Club Member and you can wear your Costume on Monday, October 31. Just make sure that your costume is school appropriate and your face cannot be completely covered. So get your wristband for the low, low price of $2. Staff and students come on and join in the fun and help those less fortunate than you. One hundred percent of the proceeds goes to Hunger Drive!!
Only one week until auditions for the Variety Show. If you can sing, dance, play in a band, or just want to lip-sync come and try out on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Sign up sheets are in room 124. The deadline is Wednesday the 26th for your audition sheets.
You only have one quarter left to order a yearbook! Don’t miss out. We will not order extras. So, don’t miss your chance to order your copy of the 2011-2012 yearbook. Bring $40 to room 211 to order your today.
LOFL field trip to Alcoa will be Friday, October 28th from 8am to 2:30pm.Meet in front of the Dean’s Complex at 8:10am to board the bus. Please turn in your parent permission slips to Mrs. Johnson in room 226 by Wednesday. Alcoa has request that students/guest wear closed toe shoes. Tuesday, October 25th, LOFL will have a guest speaker from Figge at 3:30 LOFL provides academic assistance for all ROCKY students daily. See Mrs. Johnson for an application or more information.
Wowzers! The volleyball team has had quite the season. 2 out of our 3 teams have completed their seasons, and only varsity is left to continue making history. The freshman finished their season with a record of 30-2. By far the most successful season Rock Island volleyball has ever seen. Not to be outdone, the sophomore also had a record breaking season finishing with a record of 23-4 which is also the best record they have ever had. All that is left is the varsity team who currently holds a record of 26-9 and they begin postseason play tomorrow at 6:30 in Dunlap. Freshmen and sophomore players, if you would like to attend tomorrow’s game please inform Coach Churchill or Coach Bonner no later than the end of the day today. Let’s wish are varsity volleyball players good luck on defending their regional crown!
The Rock Island girls cross country team ran to a 5th place finish at the Saturday’s Regional. Celeste Arteaga ran a coarse best of 19:04 and placed 3rd overall. The Rocks second runner was Isabel Vallejo running 21:32. Rounding out the top 7 rock runners were Izzi Weiland, I. Josephine, Claire Bacon, Abbi Wieland and Kirsten Tauke.
Boy’s basketball open gym will be Monday and Thursday night. Freshmen and sophomores at 6:30 and varsity at 7:30. There are 2 important meetings this week. The Winter Sports Meeting is Wednesday at 6:30 in the auditorium for any players that didn’t attend the fall meeting. Also, there will be a basketball meeting (for players only) on Thursday at 6:00 in the cafeteria before open gym.
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS PLANNING TO PARTICIPATE IN A WINTER SPORT:A mandatory Athletic Orientation Meeting will be held Wednesday night at 6:30pm in the Auditorium. Students who plan on being on any winter sport team must attend the meeting and must have a parent or guardian with them. Students must attend one session per year, therefore if you attended the fall orientation session in August you do not have to attend again. Important information will be discussed and team meetings will be held. Do not forget this important meeting this Wednesday at 6:30pm in the auditorium. Roll will be taken and attendance is mandatory if you did not attend the August session and want to play a winter sport. Don’t forget, you must have a parent or guardian with you.