Weekly Update

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STUDENT NEWS

Rise Above Bullying

Thank you to Mr. Lawrence for the invite to watch the Nic Vujicic “Rise Above Bullying” Tour Livestream broadcast live at PHS. RM students fully engaged campus wide! Spartans Elevate- Together We Rise! WE>me!

Baking and Pastry

RMHS Baking and Pastry Honors students traveled to SoCalGas in Downy to the Large Appliance Expo. They were able to interact with Gas Co and appliance representatives and learn about  industrial appliance trends. They also were able to taste food made in different pizza ovens, convection ovens, fryers, small appliances and ice cream makers. 

Spartan Academy

Our RMHS students had an awesome time this past Saturday in Ms. Kim’s class creating beautiful Art. Come and join Spartan Academy to unleash your inner artist and find out what other awesome things we offer! 

English Department

Mrs. Brennan’s IB Personal & Professional Skills wrapped up a unit on Personal Development by answering mock interview questions, using what they’ve learned about their own strengths and weaknesses in their answers. IB English 3 HL (Olliff and Brennan) finished up with How to Read Literature Like a Professor by applying their learning to movies or books.

Mrs. Renteria’s  ELD class is working on colors and making their way around the classroom.  Her Chicano Lit. is doing SAT Prep.

Gender & Sexuality Alliance

RMHS GSA (Genders & Sexualities Alliance) kicking off the 2019-2020 year with some ice breakers at lunch. Spartans Elevate- Together We Rise! WE>me!

STAFF NEWS

Caring Closet

A big Shout out to two teachers that our YC & C students nominated for helping out students/families through the Caring Closet.

OUHSD Induction Meeting

A few of our RM “newbies” with their induction mentors at OUHSD Induction meeting. Thank you Ms. Shi Young Kim & Mr. Matt Jackson for stepping up to guide new Spartan Faculty members! Spartans Elevate- Together We Rise! WE>me!

COUNSELOR NEWS

Career Center

Big thanks to Mr. Britt Ortiz from UCSB & Ms. Karen Correa UC EAOP Coordinator at Rio Mesa for hosting a counselor breakfast this morning (Natalie Magaña C&CC) – great info and planning session to get more students to higher education! Spartans Elevate – Together We Rise! WE>me!

Big thanks to UC EAOP Coordinator Karen Correa for organizing & conducting SATPrep. SAT Academy Session 2! RMHS students prep for October SAT School Test Date by taking a practice test on Khan Academy! We had a total of 17 seniors that committed to the full two weekends! WE>me!

Late thanks to RM’s newest edition to our “Get-em-to-college Team,” Mr. Javier Evangelista, UCSB DCAC, who organized & conducted a Common App Workshop this past Monday evening. He had a great turnout! Spartans Elevate-Together We Rise! WE>me!

ATHLETIC NEWS

Congrats RM Varsity Football on their 52-20 win over CI. JV also won 15-6 for an overall win for the program- congrats Coach Bittner & coaching staff. Photo credit Mr. Dan Pinedo. Spartans Elevate-Together We Rise! WE>me!

Big Congrats RM Spartan Cross-Country for their performance in PVL#2 at Mission Oaks this week. Girls took 2nd place & Boys 3rd. Girls individ: Elisse Weinerth 6th, Yelena Ayala 8th & Sophia Godina 10th. Boys: Micah Smith 3rd, Josh Weinerth 6th, Daniel Alameda 14th. WE>me!

Congratulations JV!!! 2019 Rio Mesa JV Invitational Champions! They came from behind to beat Dos Pueblos in the semifinals. Then they beat Oxnard in the final!!! Great play all day ladies!!!

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