Nine Rock Island High School students were named as All-State musicians by the Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA) this year: Kayla Jackson (Sr. -Flute), Ben McKay (Jr. -Trumpet), Lizandra Gomez (Sr. – Clarinet), Erik Whitcomb (Sr. – French Horn), Mason Moss (Sr. -Jazz Piano), Marcelious Wyatt (Sr. Tuba), Sam Ferry (Sr. – Honors Choir), Alysha McElroy-Hodges [...]
Mackenzie Stone, a freshman at Rock Island High School correctly solved the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) “CyberQuiz 4Kids” challenge for the month of October and won an iPad. Mackenzie was not only a correct responder, but according to IMSA CyberQuiz 4Kids Coordinator Margaret Hernandez, the October math teaser was particularly difficult and “Mackenzie should be very proud of herself.” Principal [...]
The Rock Island High School Symphonic Band has been selected as the 2013 All-State Honor Band by the Illinois Music Educators Association. This honor is reserved for the top performing bands in the state of Illinois. The band sent in an audition in March and just received word on May 14 that they were selected [...]
The Board of Education recognized several Rock Island High School students at the January 24th meeting for their excellent academic performance on the Prairie State Achievement Examination.
Three Rock Island High School students won awards at the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service and Celebration at the King Center on Monday, Jan. 16
Parents of Senior Students: You are invited to attend this special event. Seniors who have received scholarships and additional honors will be recognized. Some scholarships are announced at this event. The night concludes with two slide shows to honor the Class of 2011. SENIOR RECOGNITION NIGHT Wednesday, May 25th – 6:30 PM RIHS Auditorium
Congratulations to Rock Island High School Senior Anna Pienta who was announced as the winner of the $5,000 Thoms Family Above & Beyond Scholarship. Ms. Pienta’s project, E-Green-Recycle, was to educate schools, businesses, and community on the importance of properly disposing of their electronics waste (Ewaste). Ms. Pienta planned an E-waste disposal day event and collected over 9,000 pounds of E-waste from [...]
Last night the Board of Education meeting Rock Island High School Principal Robert Mason announced that senior student Kirsten Dillender was named a Commended Student in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ms. Dillender was also recognized earlier in the school year for exceeding Illinois Learning Standards in four subject areas on the PSAE test: reading, [...]
The Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation recognized Rock Island High School Students at the 30th Annual Academic Achievement Awards & Scholarship Night at Rock Island High School on Wednesday, May 12. The top ten students of each class were recognized with certificates, and monetary scholarships were awarded to seniors in the academic areas of Mathematics, Business, [...]
The Quad City Times has a story this morning about the Quad-Cities Chapter of Links’ 13th Biennial Beautillion yesterday at the Radisson Hotel. Five of our Rock Island High School students Devon Jones (junior), Travontae Williams (junior), Thomas Welte (junior), Victor Jones (senior), Larry Hall (senior) were honored at the event.