Announcements-August 28, 2015

FYI-All announcements will be put under the announcements tab (announcements archive) from now on as was done in the past.

Announcements

Thursday, August 27, 2015

If anybody has archery skills and would like to participate in a bow shoot this Saturday, August 29, please contact Mr. Nordstrom or Codee McClure for details!

The FFA will be taking a field trip to the Farm Progress Show on Wednesday, September 2. Those wishing to go on the field trip should pay their $15 FFA dues to Mr. Nordstrom by Friday August 28.

VARIETY SHOW NEWS! Due to the change in homecoming and not having a fall ball this year, the variety show is scheduled for SATURDAY, OCT. 24, AT 5 PM. The dress rehearsal will be immediately after school on Friday, Oct. 23. Applications are available in the office. See Mrs. Paxton if you have questions.

SENIORS:

St. Francis College of Nursing is now accepting applications for their “Early Admission Program” for seniors wanting to enter the nursing program. The application deadline is SEPT. 10. See Mrs. Paxton for details.

Don’t forget to look and see what colleges are coming to RB just to talk to you! The list is on the guidance page on the RB website under the “College Information & Forms” tab. See Mrs. Paxton for a pass to meet with these college reps..

Here are the colleges who have scheduled as of today:

Eureka College – Tues. Sept 15 @ 2 PM

Millikin – Wed. Sept. 16 @ 12:45 PM

Illinois College – Tues. Sept. 22 @ 13:30 AM

McKendree University – Tues, Sept. 22 @ 2:15 PM

Wesleyan University – Tues. Oct 14 @ 10:45 AM

Tricoci School of Cosmetology – lunch visit- Thurs., Oct. 15

University of Evansville – Mon, Oct. 19 @ 8:30 AM

SIU-E – Thurs. Oct. 22 @ 10:15 AM

Students out for a fall sport need to turn in their red handbook forms to the office by this Friday, August 28.

Quote of the week:Bitterness is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”

-Steve Ostte

Announcements for August 20, 2015

Announcements

Thursday, August 20, 2015

There will be no C.A.P.T.A.I.N.S. organization this year. S.O.S. (Service Over Self) is a new organization based on serving others that will take its place. If you would like to join, there will be an initiation meeting Wednesday, August 26 at 7:40am in Mr. St Pierre’s classroom.

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Freshmen interested in running for Student Council need to sign up by this Thursday, August 20. Elections will be held in Mr. Barth’s room on Friday. Talk to Mr. Barth, Lydia Luginbuhl, or Elly Sauder to get your name on the ballot!

  • Early dismissal August 17-20, 2015.  School starts at 8:19 and ends at 2:10
  • During lunch, all students are to remain in the commons or the gym areas.  The second floor, basement, and senior hallway are off limits during lunch.
  • Students need to enter lunch requests ASAP using the following form:  http://goo.gl/forms/jtysmBU6Ku
  • If you are unable to access your email, please contact Mr. Tresnak in the main office
  • Schedule for August 18-21, 2015
    • 1st 8:19 – 8:58
    • 2nd 9:01 – 9:38
    • 3rd 9:41 – 10:18
    • 4th 10:21 – 10:58
    • 5th 11:01 – 11:38
    • 6th 11:41 – 12:18
    • Lunch 12:18 – 12:47
    • 7th 12:51 – 1:28
    • 8th 1:31 – 2:10
  • Regular Schedule starts on Monday, August 24, 2015 (8:20 to 3:05)

Library–All students are welcome to begin using the library from the beginning of the school year and you are free to check out materials.  Students who checked out library materials for over the summer, please return or renew these items by this Friday, August 21.

The FFA will be taking a field trip to the Farm Progress Show on Wednesday September 2nd. Anyone wishing to go on the field trip should pay their $15 FFA dues to Mr. Nordstrom by Friday August 28th.

Turn in your red handbook form to the office by Friday.

A pair of sunglasses was turned into the office on Monday.

VARIETY SHOW NEWS! Due to the change in Homecoming and not having a Fall Ball this year, the Variety Show is scheduled for SATURDAY, OCT. 24 AT 5 PM. The dress rehearsal will be immediately after school on Friday, Oct. 23rd. Applications will be available next week. See Mrs. Paxton if you have questions.

Football Shuttle Information

The football shuttle will be up and running for the first week of practice. There are two a day practices going on which means that for the first round It will be in Benson by 6AM and Roanoke by 6:30 AM.  Practice begins at 7AM on the dot as listed on the Football website and calendar players were given.Then students will be dropped off after practice. The shuttle will then pick-up at 3:30 PM to Benson and 4 PM at Roanoke. Practice begins at 4:30PM promptly.  The only day a shuttle will not be provided is Tuesday August 11th for the morning practice.  Starting on the 17th a shuttle will be provided for after school practice. Any questions please contact coach St. Pierre (bstpierre@rb60.com).