Wednesday, April 26, 2017



COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTERS – Seniors who have been accepted for admission to a four-year college or university need to submit a copy of their letter of acceptance, for the college to which they will attend, to Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center.  Please submit these letters NOW, before the deadline of Monday, May 15.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS – SENIORS – As you learn that you have been awarded scholarships or grants from the college you will attend, or a scholarship from any type of community organization, please bring the notification of award to Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center.  Deadline to bring these letters of awards is Monday, May 15. You are to be honored at the Senior Academic Awards Program on May 31, but only if you inform Mrs. Anderson of your awards.

TONIGHT THE NACAC NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR:  Students of all grade levels are invited to the Camarillo Airport TONIGHT for the biggest college fair of the year!  The fair runs from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and is FREE.  There will be over 100 colleges from all over the country, and some international universities, represented.  Pick up information in the College and Career Center TODAY.


BUY A ROSE TO SUPPORT THE ONE PEOPLE CLUB – Students have the opportunity to do something nice for a person on campus, and in the community. The One People Club is selling single stem roses for $2, in front of the library during lunch, until Wednesday. The proceeds will go to support those in need in our community.

DANCE AUDITIONS – Advanced dance auditions for next year will be on Wednesday, April 26th and Thursday, April 27th in the dance room from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm.  Please see Ms. Scholler for more information.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY – The California Strawberry Festival is accepting applications to work as a volunteer at the Strawberry Festival which will be held in Oxnard on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21.  Pick up information and a volunteering application in the College and Career Center.  Applications must be received in the Festival offices by the deadline of April 28.

FAMILY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR – A free family health & wellness fair will take place on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hueneme High School, 500 Bard Road, Oxnard. The following free health screenings will be offered: blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index (BMI), and vision / dental screenings. There will be a fruit and vegetable distribution as well. For more information, contact Hilda Gomez at (805) 486-1809.

PROM: Prom tickets are available at the ASB window.  The theme is Great Gatsby and prom will be held at CSUCI on April 29.

LINK CREW APPLICATIONS – Link crew applications for the Fall are available from Mr. Melhorn. Students who want to be considered for an anchor on Spartan Spotlight will have to attend an audition after school starting the week of May 8th.

OXNARD PUBLIC LIBRARY – The OXNARD PUBLIC LIBRARY has several events in April of interest to teenagers!  Events include “Pizza and a Movie,” “AP Study Place,” and “Bookmark Contest”. Pick up a listing of activities in the College and Career Center.

College & Career

VC PIRATE FRIDAY – Seniors – the deadline to submit permission slips to attend the Ventura College field trip, on May 5, has been extended to Wednesday, April 26, at 1 p.m.  All completed permission slips must be given to Mrs. Anderson by that date and time.  You must have completed the VC assessment test in order to attend this field trip.

SENIORS – Are you planning to go to beauty school or become a barber?  Apply for a $1,000 scholarship to help pay for cosmetology school.  Deadline to submit completed application is Wednesday, April 26!  See Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center for information and an application.

SENIORS – Are you CREATIVE??  Now’s your chance to make a video and compete for money for college.  The DCH Lexus Scholarship is asking for students to create a video with a jingle on the topic “What is Special About Driving a Lexus from DCH Lexus of Oxnard?”  The award is for $1,000.  BUT– time is SHORT!  All submissions must be given to Mrs. Anderson, in the College and Career Center, by 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 4.  Information and application forms are available now in the College and Career Center.

2017 SUMMER CAMPS AVAILABLE! JULY 5-JULY 28, MONDAY – FRIDAY. High school students of all grades are invited to enroll in one of our free countywide summer camps designed to introduce exciting career options in a variety of industries, offered through the Career Education Center/ROP Program. Each camp will specialize in a specific pathway in subjects as diverse as virtual reality, performing arts, health professions, and digital media. Each camp will feature field trips, guest speakers, and special hands-on projects designed to engage and inspire students in the fascinating details of each career option. High school credit is available. The summer camps will run from July 5- 28, Monday-Friday, at high school campuses across the county.  See your counselor for a list of classes and registration form, or visit: http://www.vcoe.org/career-education-center/summer-camps

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is accepting applications for a full-time summer job that begins June 20 and ends August 12.  The program is called SAMO YOUTH and is available to current Junior and Senior students who have a minimum 2.0 GPA.  The work is outdoors, requiring physical labor.  Transportation is provided between Oxnard and the work site.  The employer is looking for applicants who are NOT familiar with National Parks and would like to learn about them by working in a National Park.  Applications are available in the College and Career Center.  The deadline to send an application is April 27.

CURRENT SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS – If you are interested in taking an ROP course next year, please see your counselor for a list of class choices available.   ROP courses prepare students for careers by providing experiences that are engaging and involve real life learning.  Classes are available day and evening and include careers across every industry sector.  Many new classes have been added, some include, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement, Fire Science Careers, 21st Century Marketing and Sales, and Sport Entertainment and Marketing, to name a few.  See your counselor or Mrs. McDevitt today for the complete list and to sign up.  Courses are assigned as first-come first-served basis with limited room.

SENIORS – The APRIL SCHOLARSHIP LIST is now available in the College and Career Center.  There are 20 NEW scholarships in the listing!  Three of those are JUST for students at RMHS!  Pick up a list and read through it carefully, then apply for a chance for this free money for college or career training.   Some scholarships have deadlines in the first two weeks of April.  Don’t delay-apply for scholarships today!

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: The California State Parks system is now hiring Seasonal Park Aides at Point Mugu and Leo Carrillo State Parks.  You must be 16 years of age or older, able to read, write, and speak English, and have the ability to follow directions and learn work procedures.  If hired, you will be paid $10.43 an hour, and you will be required to purchase a uniform which costs approximately $150.  Pick up information and the application form in the College and Career Center.

CONTESTS & COMPETITIONS LIST – Students of all grade levels can pick up a listing of opportunities to enter contests for a chance to earn cash prizes.  Lists are available NOW in the College and Career Center.

SENIORS PLANNING TO ATTEND VENTURA COLLEGE AFTER GRADUATION: There are now only TEN (10) spots available for the bus trip to “Pirate Friday” on May 5.  Space is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Turn in your completed permission slip to Mrs. Anderson in the College and Career Center before the bus is full.

SENIORS who plan to study in a STEM major, at any two-year or four-year college, are invited to attend an information session about transitioning to college.  Those in attendance will qualify for a chance to win a STEM scholarship.  There’s one evening sessions left—April 26 (in Fillmore).  Pick up a flyer with information in the College and Career Center.

Ongoing Events

THE SUPPER PROGRAM! We will be serving free meals from 3:30 -5:00 pm in the cafeteria. Anyone in the community, 18-years and younger, may enter our campus and enjoy a meal. All meals must be consumed on the premises.

ATTENTION ALL SPARTANS – We are excited to let you know you are now able to buy tickets for home sporting events online prior to the game. Simply go to the following website: http://gofan.co/app/school/CA8023. Click on the game you want to support and then provide the payment information. Your ticket is then on your smart phone and can be redeemed at the door/gate. It’s that simple! Any questions, please see Miss Gina at the ASB window. Go Spartans!!