RHS 01/14/19 Announcements
Monday, January 14, 2019 Announcements
■ Skills USA will be meeting in room 905, tomorrow, January 15th, right after school. All are welcome to attend.
CLASS OF 2019
■ The Class of 2019 is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner tomorrow, January 15th at 6:30 pm at the Newport Boys and Girls Club. The cost is $10 per person and tickets can be bought at the door.
■ Any senior pictures for the yearbook can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
■ Senior project deadlines are approaching fast! See Ms. Dugan or Ms. Fountain if you have any questions.
NEWPORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL
■ Newport Community School will run in the library today after school. Come get your homework and make up work done!
■Earn three free college credits!! Transition to college will start at CCRI in one week! See Ms. Dugan to register in room 125.
■ Thursday immediately after school in the Health room there will be a boy's lacrosse meeting for all interested learning more about the team.
PROJECT PURPLE GEAR
■ Want to win Project Purple gear? See Mrs. Ruth in the cafe during your lunch period and take the National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Challenge to enter the Project Purple raffle.
Project Purple and National Drug & Alcohol Week
■ Due to mid-year exams RHS will be celebrating Project Purple and National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week from today Monday, January 14th thru Friday, January 25, 2019.
Herren's Project Purple empowers youth and the community to make a difference. Going purple gives students & the community motivation and support as they embrace a message of making healthy life choices, and that they do not need drugs & alcohol to meet life's challenges.
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a national health observance designed to educate youth with facts about the effects of drugs & alcohol on their brain, body, and behavior.
Starting today, Monday, January 14th thru Thursday, January 17th, 2019 there will be a drug & alcohol fact of the day on the announcements. Each day in the cafeteria during the lunch periods Mrs. Ruth will be manning a table with computers where students will be able to take the drug & alcohol fact challenge. The challenge is available in both English and Spanish. Those students who complete the challenge will be eligible for a raffle to win Project Purple sweatshirts, t-shirts, and other gear. Raffle winners will be announced Friday January 18th. Tuesday January 22 is Wear Purple Day at RHS. Everyone is encouraged to participate!
01/14/19 Fact of the Day
■ Most vapes, including all JUULs do contain nicotine. Nicotine exposure in teen years disrupts normal brain development and alters the physical structure of the brain, creating permanent changes.
January 14 - 26 RHS celebrates National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Project Purple
January 21 Martin Luther King Day - NO SCHOOL
January 23 - 28 Mid-Year Exams
January 28 Second Quarter ends
February 15 Black History Month Assembly - Auditorium
February 18 President's Day - NO SCHOOL
February 19 Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
February 27 Midterm Progress Report - 3rd Qtr.
March 7 90 min Early Release Day for Students / Teacher PD
March 13 Parent/Teacher Conference 12pm-5pm-NO SCHOOL for students
March 22 Blood Drive 7 am to 2 pm - Gym
*Mid-Year Exams Schedule
1st Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
2nd Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am
3rd Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
4th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am
5th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
6th Period Exams 9:05 to 10:35 am
7th Period Exams 7:30 to 9:00 am
Make Up Exam Period 9:05 to 10:35 am
Lunch 10:30 – 11:00 each day
Bus at 11:00