Announcements for March 27, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

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General Announcements

  • Permissions slips for Scholastic Bowl members wishing to attend the Art Institute field trip are due TODAY.
  • All freshmen and sophomores will report to the Commons today after first hour. Mrs. Paxton will be doing a variety of activities with this group until about 11:00. The only thing you need is something to write with! We will have door prizes, snacks, and awesome fun!!
  • Juniors and seniors will be participating in the “Welcome to the Real World” simulation in 4 separate groups between 9:00 and 11:00.  Check the bulletin board to see the approximate time you will be involved.  Students should report to the home ec. room for orientation when their group is called with an announcement.  Please bring a pen and calculator with you.  The simulation takes about 1 hour and students will return to class after completing the evaluation in the computer lab.

          School will dismiss at 11:30. Periods 1-4 will meet.

College Information from  Mrs. Paxton, RBHS Guidance Counselor

  • Seniors: There is a new local scholarship for any student planning to attend the U of I in Urbana-Champaign.  It is called the Peoria Area Illini Club Scholarship. The due date is March 31.  See Mrs. Paxton for the application.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its inaugural 2015 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
+A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30. We ask interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Mr. Flier thanks Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Paxton, Mrs. Lansford, Mr. Severson and Mr. Atteberry for their assistance with National Honor Society induction.  Thanks, too, to Mr. Gross for his technical assistance and to Mrs. Eckstein for ensuring a fine induction dinner.

Congratulations to Student Council on a successful Red Cross blood drive!  Thanks to everyone who came to donate!

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#RocketPride for the week of 3/23-3/27/15

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Mr. Flier thanks Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Paxton, Mrs. Lansford, Mr. Severson and Mr. Atteberry for their assistance with National Honor Society induction.  Thanks, too, to Mr. Gross for his technical assistance and to Mrs. Eckstein for ensuring a fine induction dinner.

Congratulations to Student Council on a successful Red Cross blood drive!  Thanks to everyone who came to donate!

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Announcements for March 26, 2015

  Thursday, March 26, 2015

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General Announcements

  • The Blood Drive is in the gym today.
  • A calculator was left in the gym Tuesday.  You can claim it in the office.
  • Permissions slips for Scholastic Bowl members wishing to attend the Art Institute field trip are due by this Friday.
  • Due to the half day Friday, the art club will meet Wednesday after school instead.
  • Prom ticket sales END TODAY Thursday, March 25, in the Commons from 12:00-12:30.  The cost is $40; please pay with a check or have exact amount.  Prom registration packets must be completed and signed first.
  • Special Announcement:  A GiveForward website has been established to raise funds for the Jenkins family. Please donate to this fund and share the link with others.  https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/gmx7/george-jenkins-amp-family-fundraiser
  • All freshmen and sophomores will report to the Commons this Friday after first hour. Mrs. Paxton will be doing a variety of activities with this group until about 11:00. The only thing you need is something to write with! We will have door prizes, snacks, and awesome fun!!
  • Library Activities This Week:

TODAY: The RBHS Game Club will meet after school from 3:15 to 5:15 in the library and Mac lab.  See Mr. Atteberry for details.

College Information from  Mrs. Paxton, RBHS Guidance Counselor

  • Seniors: There is a new local scholarship for any student planning to attend the U of I in Urbana-Champaign.  It is called the Peoria Area Illini Club Scholarship. The due date is March 31.  See Mrs. Paxton for the application.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its inaugural 2015 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
+A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30. We ask interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

College Scholarship Information

Local scholarship applications are now available

 

  • Darrel Sutter Scholarship
  • Ralph Nyberg Scholarship
  • RBEA Future Teacher Scholarship
  • Roanoke’s Women’s Club Scholarship
  • Rotary Scholarship
  • Tessier Scholarship

 

*The deadline to submit applications is today.

Announcements for March 25, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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General Announcements

  • SOAR will meet at 7:30 on Thursday. This week, the youth pastor from Great Oaks Community Church will be speaking. Everyone is welcome to come hear a great devotion and have breakfast!
  • Lunch sign up will be Wednesday during home room.
  • The Scholastic Bowl team dinner is Wednesday, March 25.
  • Permissions slips for the Art Institute field trip are due by this Friday.
  •       Due to the half day Friday, the art club will meet Wednesday after school instead.
  • Prom ticket sales will run through Thursday, March 25, in the Commons from 12:00-12:30.  The cost is $40; please pay with a check or have exact amount.  Prom registration packets must be completed and signed first.
  • Special Announcement:  A GiveForward website has been established to raise funds for the Jenkins family. Please donate to this fund and share the link with others.  https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/gmx7/george-jenkins-amp-family-fundraiser
  • All freshmen and sophomores will report to the Commons this Friday after first hour. Mrs. Paxton will be doing a variety of activities with this group until about 11:00. The only thing you need is something to write with!! We will have door prizes, snacks and awesome fun!!
  • Library Activities This Week:

Wednesday 3/25: Reading Rockets Book Club will meet during lunch in the Mac lab.  Please enter through the door by the vending machine.  Bring your    lunch and a book title to share!

Thursday 3/26: The RBHS Game Club will meet after school from 3:15 to

5:15 in the library and Mac lab.  See Mr. Atteberry for details.

 

    • PARCC Schedule
      • Wednesday March
        • PBA English Session 3 – Periods 6 and 7

 

  • All tests will be administered in the library and media lab

 

    • Students are to report to their assigned areas at the beginning of the period listed.
    • Students will be required to stay in the testing area until the testing session is done.

College Information from  Mrs. Paxton, RBHS Guidance Counselor

  • Seniors: There is a new local scholarship for any student planning to attend the U of I in Urbana-Champaign.  It is called the Peoria Area Illini Club Scholarship. The due date is March 31.  See Mrs. Paxton for the application.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its inaugural 2015 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
+A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30. We ask interested students to visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

College Scholarship Information

Local scholarship applications are now available

 

  • Darrel Sutter Scholarship
  • Ralph Nyberg Scholarship
  • RBEA Future Teacher Scholarship
  • Roanoke’s Women’s Club Scholarship
  • Rotary Scholarship
  • Tessier Scholarship

 

*The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, March 26

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Congratulations to Olivia Rossman for her second place finish in high jump at the Charleston Invitational this past Saturday!

Congratulations to the following boys for making the Tri-County Conference All Conference Team in basketball-

Klay Nafziger (1st team)    Kyle Kolb (2nd team)    Ryan Fehr (3rd team)

#RocketPride

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  • Mr. Rasmuson: “Four Lady Rocket Basketball players were voted to the all conference teams!   Macie Sauder and Olivia Rossman were voted to the 1st team all conference.  Madge Sullivan was voted to the 2nd team all conference.   Kaitlyn Gastman was voted to the 3rd team all conference.   Great job and great season Lady Rockets.    Macie Sauder will be playing in an all-star game on Saturday, March 28 @ 5:00 @ Putnam County.   Good luck Macie.”
  • Mr. Hayes: “Thank you to Mr. Nordstrom for taking time out of his teaching schedule to participate in the selection process of hiring a new Industrial Tech teacher.”
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