Weekly Update

Friday, September 15, 2017

S P A R T A N   U P D A T E 

RIO MAKES STATEMENT WITH IMPRESSIVE WIN OVER VENTURA – The Spartans’ swarming defense came up with a pair of interceptions while holding the Cougars to four scores.  Rio Mesa to 3-0. Ventura is 2-1.

                 G O,   S P A R T A N S !          

Beach Theme Friday Square!

Great Spirit Spartan Seniors in New Year!!

ATHLETICS

Girls’ Tennis started preseason with strong results.  Our girls dominated Moorpark HS with resounding wins over two matches.  They recently competed well against CIF Champion Thacher School, Ojai.  Leading the way for our team is Junior Jupneet Singh, who is undefeated in singles competition.  Coach Edwards has seen the team develop into a very competitive team and looks forward to league play.

Cross Country, led by super sophomore Elisse Weinerth, placed 6th at Seaside Invitational with a time of 18:18. This is fastest time ever run by a Spartan at this meet.

Girls’ Cross Country, led by super sophomore Elisse Weinerth, placed 6th at Seaside Invitational with a time of 18:18. This is fastest time ever run by a Spartan at this meet.

Girls’ Golf beat Pacifica High School on Tues. 9/12 253 to 269.  Nicole Kim shot 38…Tod Deardorff, Coach

Football defeated the number 5 ranked team in Division 5, Ventura Cougars, last Friday 48-24. The Spartans were led by the running of Senior Dylan Rusch, the receiving of Donte Martin, and the passing of Austin Maciel…Spartans are the #1 ranked team in CIF Division 8. They have a big game this Friday night at 7:30 p.m., at Moorpark College vs. Grace Brethren.   Grace Brethren is the #5 ranked team in Division 8.  So, come out Friday night to Moorpark College and Support your Spartans.

Boys’ Water Polo second in the tough Conejo Classic Water Polo tournament last weekend. Spartans were led by Senior Captain Thomas Corey. The Spartans have gotten out to a great start under new Head Coach Cody Pletcher.

Come out to support your Spartan athletes, as we look forward to another great fall season!!Chris Ruffinelli, Athletic Director

 

SCIENCE  Health is learning the concepts of personality and self-esteem.  Earth and Space Science completed density activities (on regular and irregular objects) and modeled topographic maps in 3-D.  Biology CP is finishing up the Introductory Unit and are moving into the History of Earth Unit which includes a 4.6-meter timeline in some classes.  They are also analyzing past scientists and scientific discoveries for hypothesis, design, and conclusions.  Physiology is determining and estimating the fat, salt, protein, and carbohydrate content of various foods.  Marine Biology is starting oceanographic maps.  Environmental Science completed density activities.  IB Environmental systems and societies completed an “introduction to experimental design lab” and research on major landmarks in environmentalism.  Physics is calculating average velocity, acceleration, and instantaneous velocity for 1-dimensional motion…Beulah Espinoza, Science Department Chair

ENGLISH2H students are beginning to build their digital collaborative resource in Google Sheets for their investigative unit of the sustainable development goals and challenges…Sandra Tchiprout, English Department Chair

COUNSELING Seniors Do you need an ACT and/or SAT fee waiver? See Ms. Montero in the Counseling Office during nutrition, lunch or after school only. Colleges accept test scores through December 2017.  Sign-ups for workshops are starting now!  RMHS offers UC application workshops, CSU applications workshops, Common Application workshops and SAT Prep workshops! Please see EAOP Counselor, Karen Correa, in Rm 34.  Last day to turn in program change forms to counselors was September 12th.…Cuba Montero, Mentor Counselor

SPECIAL PROGRAMSAnnual Back to School Meetings 2017-18Juntas anuales al regreso de escuela 2017-18.  English Learners Meeting Tuesday, September 26, 5:30 p.m., cafeteria – Junta de Aprendices del Inglés, martes, el 26 de septiembre, 5:30 p.m., en la cafetería.   Title 1 Meeting Tuesday, September 26, 6 p.m., cafeteria – Junta de Título 1, martes, el 26 de septiembre 5:30 p.m., en la cafetería…Cuba Montero, Special Programs Counselor

COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER –  The Military Service Academy Night was held at Pacifica High School on Tuesday, September 12th. Representatives from each of the 5 branches of the military made presentations and provided informative video.  Mrs. Anderson was in attendance and picked up brochures and business cards to provide to RMHS students who were unable to attend.  Additional Service Academy Night will be held on Wednesday, September 27th at ACHS.  Interested students are encouraged to attend this important evening.

On Tuesday, September 13th, University of Southern California (USC) College Representative Kelsey Bradshaw, held a table of information outside the C&CC during lunch.  She provided brochures and spoke with interested students.  U.S. Army Recruiter Sgt. Zaragoza, hosted an information table on Thursday, September 14th, during lunch.  On Friday, September 15th, Mrs. Anderson met with all the OUHSD College and Career Center Technicians at the District Office to discuss upcoming events and plans for the new school year.  The Naviance software, College Fair, and Annual Career Fair were some of the items discussed…Sally Anderson, College and Career Center Tech

UPCOMING EVENTS

Homecoming Rally – Sept. 22 / Homecoming Dance – Sept. 22

LATE BUS

Departure Monday – Thursday from in front of Main Office RMHS at 4:35 p.m.

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – September 26th – 6:30 p.m.  – Quad

ZAP (Zeroes Aren’t Permitted)

Saturdays beginning September 16th – 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Library

Students can work on homework, computer research, make-up quizzes & tests

Meet in groups to plan and complete class projects or study for tests

 Seniors work on college scholarship applications & essays.

Additional information, contact David Gonzalez  david.gonzalez@ouhsd.k12.ca.us

 

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