Wednesday, December 16, 2015

What’s New?


Journalism Club – meeting TODAY, 12/16, at LUNCH in Room 56. Bring articles and photos.

MESA Club: Don’t forget that there will be a MESA meeting today in room 30. We will be doing a STEM activity, and having a holiday potluck. We will also be collecting information on the materials that are going to be needed for the projects. See you there!

TODAY a representative from the U.S. NAVY will be outside the College and Career Center during the lunch period. He will be available to answer questions about military service and college scholarships available to members of the armed services.

Leo’s Club: Rio Mesa’s Leo’s club is collecting canned food for the community. Canned food is due by the 18th of December. Food goes in boxes in the ASB room. Thank you!


Movie Night TONIGHT, December 16 with the holiday favorite “Elf” being shown starting at 5:30pm. Message from Yearbook:

Do you have a pet? Email us a photo of you and your pet and get featured in the yearbook!

EMAIL: rmhsyearbooks@gmail.com Info you must email:

  • Subject: Pets Page
  • Photo of you and your pet
  • Name of pet/type of animal
  • Your name and grade
  • The date the photo was taken
  • Open to students and staff! Deadline for photos: December 30th, 2015!



RMHS Winter Wear Event: Still going on! WHY? It’s cold outside, but Spartan hearts are warm! Come and see what we have to offer! FREE gently used sweaters, scarves, jackets and t-shirts! WHEN? Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (12/15-12/17) from 3:00-4:00pm. WHERE? Group 80A and the old Migrant Ed Office.

New dates have been set for the Computer Proficiency Test: Jan. 19 and 21, 2016, after school. See Ms. Ricards in the library for information and to register.


Class of 2016 – STILL AVAILABLE!!!

Get your RMHS Class of 2016 Senior Class Mugs at the ASB Window for $15. These extra-large mugs have all of the senior class names on it! This would make a wonderful holiday gift for your favorite senior!
All proceeds benefit the Rio Mesa Scholarship Foundation which provides merit based scholarships for RMHS graduating seniors


Winter Formal will be held on Saturday night, January 16, 2016, on campus. Tickets on sale on NOW! COLLEGE & CAREER

College & Career

ALL STUDENTS—WIN CASH PRIZES!! Students of all grades may enter contests to win cash prizes. Pick up a copy of the CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS list in the College and Career Center today. There is a poster contest, video contest, a speech contest, and several essay contests, all with chances to win money! Get your list today.

SENIORS: The DECEMBER SCHOLARSHIP LIST is now available in the College and Career Center. There are at least 44 scholarships on this month’s list. The Winter Break is a good time to submit applications for these sources of free money for two-year and four-year colleges, and technical schools.

Young Ladies, between the ages of 13-15, are invited to pick up information about participating in the Miss & Teen Ventura county and Miss Santa Barbara Pageant. This is an opportunity to compete for scholarship dollars and gain modeling/acting experience. Pick up a flyer with information in the College and Career Center.

AD FROM Rio Mesa Scholarship Foundation

Start saving your E-waste, ink/toner cartridges, batteries and scrap metal from the holidays for:

E-WASTE and INK/TONER CARTRIDGE RECYCLING FUNDRAISER (Includes Batteries and Scrap Metal Too!)

DATE: Saturday, January 9, 2016 TIME: 9AM to 3PM
PLACE: RioMesaFrontParkingLot


Recyclables include:
DVD players, Keyboards, MP3 Players, Power Supplies, Server Cabinets, Stereo Equipment, TV’s, Fax Machines, Microwaves, Pagers, Printers, Speakers, Telephone Equipment, Vacuum Cleaners, Wire, Metals, Projectors, VCR’s, Wireless Devices, Batteries, Monitors, Scanners, Steel Scrap, Video Game Systems, Audio/Visual Equipment, Computer Mice, Computers, Cellular Phones, Copiers, Digital Cameras, Computer Components, IPhones


All proceeds benefitting the RIO MESA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION which provides merit based scholarships to Rio Mesa graduating seniors!

We have holiday pins available! If you are interested, we will have them in the teacher workroom, at West Campus, and can make time for a special delivery. Thanks again for your continued support!


PLEASE REMEMBER TO LEAVE SIGNS ON YOUR DOORS EVERY TIME YOUR CLASS WILL BE ANYWHERE OTHER THAN YOUR ROOM! Even it’s just for a few minutes, we need to be able to locate your students promptly!

With sincere gratitude and appreciation- Office and campus staff