Monday, February 9, 2015

What’s Happening


DANCE CLUB MEETING Tuesday, Feb 10 in the dance room at lunch.  All members and officers should be there.

ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN DRAMA and our upcoming play “Into the Woods”, come to our meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, February 10th at lunch in Room 13. We will be discussing our audition requirements and schedules. We will also be announcing “Best Actor” and “Best Supporting Actor” winners and giving away the trophy.

WINTER-FEST THIS, Friday the 13th  from 6:30-9:30 pm there will many of the clubs will have goodies to sell in the quad

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS and PARENTS  Assistance will be provided for completion of the FAFSA application on Thursday, February 12 and Thursday February 19 at 6:00 pm in the Library.  Any additional information regarding the workshops contact Griselda Sanchez at 805-278-5537.

 JUNIORS OR SENIORS interested in a career involving Police, Criminology, Judge, Law or Emergency Services, this is your chance to learn more. Sign up for the Community Law Enforcement Academy by Friday, Feb. 13 by getting an application from Mrs. Gunnels or Daisy in the office. Qualifications are: Junior or Senior, 2.0 GPA and excellent attendance (5 or less absences per semester). Classes will be held on Tuesdays at Oxnard High School in Rm B-114 from 4:00-6:00 pm Some Sat. participation will be required.

DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB meeting in room 74 every Monday during lunch in room 74. 

SENIORS PLANNING TO GO TO OXNARD COLLEGE next year.  Scholarships are being offered by Oxnard College.  The lengthy application is due on February 19.  Interested students should pick up an application packet in the College and Career Center now.

CASITAS WATER ADVENTURE is now hiring Lifeguards.  Must be at least 15 years old.  Students must submit an application at least one week before the required swim test.  Swim tests will be held on Feb. 7, Feb. 22, March 29 and April 26 at the Ojai Valley Athletic Club.  Pick up information and an application in the College and Career Center.

DROPPING OFF ITEMS a quick reminder for student pick-up.  All items dropped off at school by parents, such as lunches or forgotten homework, should go through the main office.  These items remain in the office and students have access to pick them up during passing periods, nutrition break, or at lunch.  Please note that these items are not sent directly to classrooms with respect to instructional time.

ALL STUDENTS: Would you like to be a Volunteer Coach? Rio Real School is looking for high school students to help coach their sports teams in boys and girls Soccer, boys Volleyball, and slow-pitch girls Softball. This is a great way to accumulate community service hours! If interested, please contact Lionel Carrizales at (805) 794-1993.

 SPARTANS Are you feeling worldly?  How about bilingual or trilingual?  Well, this is just for you!  The Seal of Bi-Literacy applications are here and you can pick them up in room 75.  There are several ways to earn this sealDue date is April 7th. Why wait?  Come by today and submit it.  See your French, Mandarin or Spanish teacher for more information

PARKING LOTS Any vehicle not displaying a Rio Mesa parking permit in the front (staff) parking lot will be issued a ticket.  No students are allowed to park in the staff parking.  ALL students MUST park in the student parking lot.  Thank you for your cooperation.

 ZAP PEER TUTORS NEEDED.  We have an opening for a rotating peer tutor every Saturday at ZAP.  If you would like to help your fellow Rio Mesa students get better grades sign up to be a Peer tutor.  Strengths in any subject are helpful, but Math, English, Science and Word Processing/Power point/ Excel are exceptionally beneficial to our community.  See Mr. Raymond to sign up.

 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.

 NOW HIRING—LIFEGUARDS AND SWIM INSTRUCTORS The Pleasant Valley Aquatic Center is holding tryouts for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors.  For dates and information, pick up a flyer in the College and Career Center.

JOB OPPORTUNITY the California State Parks system is recruiting for Seasonal State Park Aides.  You would be helping maintain the State Park to which you were assigned, and will be working at the Park’s entrance station.  The parks are located in the Malibu area.  There is no age restriction.  Salary is $10.18 per hour.   Information is available in the College and Career Center.

SWIMMERS American Red Cross LIFEGUARD TRAINING is being offered by the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District in Camarillo.  Must be age 15+.  Classes held in February.  Cost is $179.  Pick up a flyer in the College and Career Center.

NOW HIRING Lifeguards for the Casitas Water Adventure.  Must be at least 15 years old and a strong swimmer.  Pick up information and an application in the College and Career Center.

FEBRUARY SCHOLARSHIP LIST is now available in the College and Career Center.  There are 24 new scholarships listed!!  Check it out!! Pick up your copy in the College and Career Center or find it online through the www.riomesahigh.us  webpage.

 SENIORS:  The VCCF Scholarship application is now available!  This organization has approximately 65 scholarships available only to Ventura County students.  Log in to https://vccf.starsscholarshipsonline.com/stars/default.aspx to set up your account and begin your application today.

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.  If you are leaving early due to an appointment please bring in a note to the office before school starts.

 ALL STUDENTS Win money by applying to Contests and Competitions.  Pick up a list in the College and Career Center.