Wednesday, September 10, 2014


ID MAKE-UP LAST DAY for staff and student ID Make Ups TOMORROW THURSDAY, September 11th. They will be in the Wrestling/Activities Room behind the Gym. Pictures will be taken before school, during PE 1st thru 6th periods, Nutrition and at Lunch. If you miss this last day, there will be a $10 charge to get an ID made.

GET YOUR ASB CARD: If you haven’t bought your ASB Card yet, you need to do so BEFORE Friday night! The card will get you in FREE at our first home Football game and the Back-to-School Dance! In fact, you’ll get in absolutely FREE to all home athletic events, and receive substantial discounts on dances, yearbook, and other events throughout the year. Cost is $50, but the value is around $200! See Mrs. Fitz at the Student Window and start saving money today!

SOFTBALL MEETING TODAY, Wednesday in T-2 at lunch. Anyone who is interested in playing softball for Rio Mesa.

RIO MESA RED CROSS CLUB our first meeting is TODAY, Wednesday, in room 23 at lunch. Stop by to learn more about the American Red Cross, our club and its mission for this year’s activities and campaigns, and the responsibilities of Red Cross Club members and officers.

MESA Anyone Interested in Math, Science, or Engineering? Do you like building things and doing hands-on activities? Come check out the MESA Program TODAY at LUNCH in ROOM 30! – Mrs. Espinoza (Jo)

WORK PERMITS ALL WORK PERMITS issued before August 21 EXPIRES TOMORROW ON SEPT. 10, 2014. Any student who is working at a job he/she, MUST COMPLETE A NEW WORK PERMIT. See Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center by Sept. 5 to get a new work permit before the old one expires, or you cannot continue to work.

MORE GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES All students are invited to talk with a representative from the Jacqui Irwin for State Assembly campaign office. You could earn valuable volunteer hours or hold an internship position. Stop by the information table in front of the College and Career Center during the lunch period TODAY, SEPT. 10, DURING LUNCH.

WANTED STUDENT DJ The football team is looking for a DJ to play music at the games.

SENIOR PICTURES If you have not taken your senior picture and would like your picture to be in the year book please call to make an appointment to Visual As Soon As Possible at (805) 482-3533.

SPARTAN CAFETERIA Join us for the Spart-a-que every Tuesday & Thursday on the patio! Thursday is “Street Taco” day on the patio. Condiments include diced onion, cilantro & fresh salsa.

WRESTLING: Anyone interested in wrestling, please see Coach Flores in Room T-4. As Soon As Possible

SENIORS planning to apply to a four-year college should sign up to take the SAT and/or ACT College Entrance Exam by the December test date? The next SAT test date is Oct. 11 Registration Deadline of Sept. 12, and the next ACT test date is Oct. 25 Registration Deadline on Sept. 19. Pick up materials in the College and Career Center.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR GIRLS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE You are invited to the 2015 Debutante Premier Invitational being held on Sept. 13, at the TOPA Tower Club in Oxnard. Here you will learn about how to become a debutante through the 20th Century Onyx Club, Inc. Debutantes participate in community service and are also available for a college scholarship upon high school graduation. Pick up information in the College and Career Center.

COMMUNITY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY Any Junior or Senior interested in community work as a law enforcement officer, social worker, crime scene investigator and more, sign up for the law enforcement academy with Mrs. Gunnels or Mrs. Voshell in the office. Students who complete the program will receive 5 elective credits. All applications are DUE by Sept 18. You must provide your own transportation on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 including some Saturdays to the PAL building in Oxnard.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY Earn Community Service credit while participating in emergency preparedness drills. Get made-up in wound makeup and act as a victim of some terrible disaster! Have fun while earning 3 ½ hours of volunteer service! Drills are held about once a month. The first drill will be held Sat., Sept. 20. Pick up information in the College and Career Center.

COASTAL CLEANUP DAY- September 20, 2014 Join others, or get a group of your friends together, and help to pick-up trash and debris from our beautiful Ventura County beaches and waterways. This is a great way to help the environment AND earn community service credit. Pick up information in the College and Career Center.

UCLA and CSUCI: ALL STUDENTS are invited to hear about these terrific local colleges. SIGN UP in the College and Career Center to come to a presentation from these college representatives during the lunch period. CSUCI will be here on Monday, Sept. 22 and UCLA will be here on Tues., Sept. 30. SIGN UP TODAY!

TEMPORARY JOB OFFER: SENIORS who are interested in working as a Poll worker, at Polling Stations for the Nov. 4 elections, are invited to submit an application. You will earn $110 for training and work on Election Day. Pick up information and an application in the College and Career Center.

THE SEPTEMBER SCHOLARSHIP LIST is now available in the College and Career Center. Stop by TODAY and pick up a copy. It should also be available online at riomesahigh.us under the College and Career Tab.


Boys’ Varsity Basketball Head Coach – Opened until filled
Interested coaching applicants contact Manny Lara at manuel.lara@ouhsd.k12.ca.us

JV Pep Squad Coach Open until filled
Girls’ Varsity Wrestling Coach Deadline: September 12, 2014
Varsity Softball Head Coach Deadline: September 10, 2014
JV Girls’ Water Polo Coach Deadline: September 10, 2014
Interested coaching applicants contact Ray Camacho at ray.camacho@ouhsd.k12.ca.us

JV Pep Squad Coach (Deadline: June 27, 2014)
Interested coaching applicants contact Sam Cvijanovich at sam.cvijanovich@ouhsd.k12.ca.us