Friday, October 24, 2014



DRIVERS ED CLASSES are starting on Monday, Oct 27 zero period, if interested come to the front office to sign up.

LATE BUS The after school late bus runs from Monday to Thursday. Take advantage of opportunities for tutoring and use of computers in the library. See Mr. Johnson in the office for more details Student pick up time is at 4:35 pm and leave time is at 4:45pm. Two new bus stops have been added—Nye-land Avenue and Ventura Blvd. Also Rose Avenue and Gonzales Rd.

APEX has started after school in Computer Lab 21. Teachers are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:15. See your counselor about signing up for APEX today.

YOUR FUTURE STARTS HERE! FAMILY CONFERENCE Lots of information about how to go to college—financial aid, career selection, scholarships and university presentations. This event is FREE to students and their families that are in grades 11th and 12th. There will be Spanish and English presentations available. When: Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Where: Pacifica High School, 600 E. Gonzales Road

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Earn Community Service credits by volunteering to be a “disaster victim” for First Responder training of a pretend disaster—earthquake, fire, etc. Make-up artists are needed as well. There will be many training sessions, but lots of volunteers are needed on Saturday, Nov. 1. This is a great opportunity for drama students, and would be fun for everyone! See Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center for information.

ATTENTION STUDENTS Please donate any used costumes or items that could be used for props in Drama class and for Drama Club in room 13. Drive is from NOW to Nov 15. Thank you for your support.

YOUNG AMERICAS FOUNDATION meeting in room P-1. Bring your lunch and see you at 12:15 pm

RMHS MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD – FIELD SHOW COMPETITIONS WEST Hills (@ Valencia HS, Santa Clarita, Sat., Oct. 18, Simi Valley HS, Sat., Oct. 25; Oxnard HS, Sat., Nov. 8; Moorpark HS, Sat., Nov. 15

JUNIORS and SENIORS interested in the performing arts—voice, acting and dance—might want to consider joining the Young Americans College of the Performing Arts. There will be a Master Class for High School Men on Saturday, Oct. 25, and a Workshop, Tour and Auditions for all interested High School Juniors and Seniors on Nov. 22. Pick up more information from Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center.

MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD FUNDRAISER EVERY Wednesday in October at red brick pizza, 4990 Telephone Road, Ventura. The fundraiser each Wednesday runs all day, and a percentage of sales will be donated to the band – just mention Rio Mesa High School Marching Band & Color Guard.

PHOTO CLUB meeting EVERY Monday during lunch in room 74. Photo Club, see you there. Bring your lunch!

ESPARTANOS: The Latin American Student Organization or LASO meets EVERY Wednesday at 12:25 in Room 22.

AIR FORCE ACADEMY Any student interested in possibly attending the Air Force Academy after high school graduation should pick up information on the application process from Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center.

CAMARILLO LIBRARY Want to put your brain in gear come join us for makerspace or an evening of construction. Team of 2 persons recommended. We meet EVERY third Thursday of the month from 6-8pm in the young adult area at the Camarillo Library. See you there.

ATTENDANCE If absent, you only have 3 days to clear an absence. Come to the Attendance window before classes begin, during nutrition, lunch or after school.

LIBRARY BOOKS remember to RENEW OR RETURN your library books. Library staff is here to assist you beginning at 7am! Students who fail to return overdue books will be receiving phone calls home. Don’t delay to return them now.

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.

STUDENTS with overdue textbooks please return ASAP!!! Textbooks can be returned daily between the hours of 7:00am and 3:30pm, the textbook room is also open, for your convenience, during nutrition and lunch. Thank you to all the students who have been returning overdue materials, your cooperation is much appreciated.

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


Lower Level Boys’ Basketball Coaches- Opened until filled
Lower Level Girls’ Basketball Coaches- Opened until filled
Interested coaching applicants contact Manny Lara at manuel.lara@ouhsd.k12.ca.us
Girls’ Varsity Wrestling Coach
Girls’ Varsity Softball Coach Deadline: 2nd requests. Opened until filled
Interested coaching applicants contact Ray Camacho at ray.camacho@ouhsd.k12.ca.us
Girls’ varsity Track Deadline: 2nd request. Opened until filled
Girls’ Varsity Soccer Coach Deadline:
Interested coaching applicants contact Rick Garcia rick.garcia@ouhsd.k12.ca.us
Boy’ Tennis Coach Deadline: 2nd request. Opened until filled
Varsity Head Baseball Coach Deadline: October 20, 2014
Boys’ Varsity Head Volleyball Coach Deadline: October 20, 2014
Interested coaching applicants contact Pablo Gallegos pablo.gallegos@ouhsd.k12.ca.us