ADVANCED PLACEMENT: Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the AP*Program is introducing new resources and processes designed to help students earn college cred and placement.
Here’s what you and your student need to know:
* AP classes sign up took place the first 7 days of school
*Student were asked to register for AP Exams in the Fall (took place already). AP Exams will continue to be given in May.
*The exam fee is free for students enrolled in the AP course at RMHS.
*There will be a $40 fee for late registration and $40 cancellation or unused exam fee.
*RMHS book keeper will collect fees this week for students who wish to take an exam that are not enrolled in AP course.
RMHS will submit the exam orders the on Oct 11th, 2019.
All students participating in an Advanced Placement course at RMHS are registered for the corresponding Advanced Placement exam in May. They will not have an exam free. Students that are not participating in an Advanced Placement class and wish to take an Advanced Placement exam, must pay either $94 or $25 (if qualified for free or reduced). Students with multi-tests or are multi sibling, a discount will apply to student not enrolled in an Advanced Placement course. Please see our book keeper, Gina Erickson for more details for those costs. Reminder: Class visits were held the first two weeks of school to make these announcements. Reminder: There is a $40 late ordering fee and a $40 test cancellation fee. RMHS will submit the exam orders the on Oct 3rd, 2019. / Revised to Oct 11th, 2019
TEXTBOOKS: STUDENTS …. Homecoming is approaching quickly. IT’S TIME TO RETURN ALL OVERDUE TEXTBOOKS or LIBRARY BOOKS-TAKE CARE OF BOOK BUSINESS NOW! Please see Mrs. Petti in the Book Room. She is open at 7:30 a.m. to assist you.
HALLOWEEN GRAMS: Marching Band and Color Guard will be selling Halloween Grams from October 15-29th. On the following dates they will have a table set up to order Halloween Grams: October 15, 17, 22, 24, and the 29th. Band and Color Guard will be delivering the Halloween candy grams urging 1st period on October 31st. The prices for the candy grams are: $1 for 2 Ghost Pops, $1 each for Small Pumpkin Grams, $4 each for Large Pumpkin Grams.
CLASES DEL PROYECTO DE PADRES: OUHSD en colaboración con el Departamento de Probacion del Condado de Ventura organizará clases del Proyecto de Padres en nuestra escuela este año. Las clases comienzan el 10 de octubre de 2019 y se extenderán hasta el 19 de diciembre de 2019. Las clases se llevarán a cabo en inglés y español los jueves de 6:00 pm a 9:00 pm en la Biblioteca Escolar (Inglés) y en el Centro de Collegio y Carreras (Español). Estas son clases GRATUITAS de 10 semanas enfocadas en mejorar las relaciones entre padres e hijos a través de la comunicación, la estructura y sobre todo el amor. Estas clases pueden marcar la diferencia en la vida escolar y en el hogar de un estudiante. El Proyecto de Padres pone la responsabilidad de nuevo en el padre de hacer cambios positivos en el hogar, proporcionando a los padres las herramientas esenciales para el cambio real. El Proyecto de Padres tiene el potencial de crear familias más fuertes; lo que resulta en una mejor asistencia de los estudiantes, aumento de las calificaciones de los estudiantes, reducción del consumo de drogas, incremento de los niveles de ansiedad y desminucion de la depresión. Comuníquese con la senora Claudia Gonzalez al 805-834-1473 o envíele un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org para obtener más información.
PARENT PROJECT CLASSES: OUHSD in collaboration with Ventura County Probation Department will be hosting Parent Project classes on our campus this year. Classes start October 10, 2019 and will run until Dec 19, 2019. Classes will be held in both English and Spanish on Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the School Library and College and Career Center. These are FREE 10 week classes focused on improving parent/child relationships through communication, structure and above all love. These classes can make a difference in a student’s home and school life. Parent Project puts the responsibility back on the parent to make positive changes in the home, by providing parents with the tools essential for real change. Parent Project has the potential to create stronger families; resulting in better student attendance, increased student grades, reduced drug use, reduced levels of anxiety and depression. Please contact Claudia Gonzalez at 805-834-1473 or email her at email@example.com for more information.
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: How to prevent from going to Saturday school? First, don’t be late! Second, parent/guardian must report all absences to the attendance office within 3 days of absence with a note, phone call, (Attendance Hotline: 805-278-5511) or email. It is recommended that if you have a medical appointment you ask for a note before leaving your appointment. If you have any questions regarding Saturday school, please see Mrs. Ramirez in the Attendance Advisor office before school, during nutrition/lunch and after school. Once a student has reached 3 unverified absences, they will receive a Saturday school. Have a great year Spartans!
WHAT I NEED (WIN) APP: The “WHAT I NEED” app empowers homeless or resource-insecure youths and adults to locate free supportive services. WIN’s searchable database enables users to find and connect to hundreds of essential programs offering: shelter, food, medical care, crisis support, drop-in centers, government benefits, legal counsel, transportation, jobs, educations, and different hotlines. It is designed for vulnerable youths ages 12-25. All providers represented in the WIN directory offer assistance and services to unaccompanied youth who simply walk in, (allowing vulnerable youth to obtain essential services without pre-screening or referral). Also included are agencies who serve unique populations including foster youth, LGBTQ youth, youths struggling with mental illness, pregnant or parenting teens, and young veterans as well as victims of assault or sexual violence, sexual exploitation, and/or domestic abuse. The app serves as a valuable tool for the community at large.
NO MEAL DROP OFFS: Reminder all students receive two free meals a day. Supper is served after school from 3:00 PM to 4:50 PM daily. However, on minimum days breakfast is served during the day and lunch after school. Effective Monday, September 30 we will no longer be accepting food drop off in the front office. We do not have the staffing to watch deliveries. We will not call students out of class to pick up meals. Daily menus are posted on our website at http://bit.ly/NutritionServicesMenus To prepay your lunch account visit www.mymealtime.com
SENIORS: If you would like to get a fee waiver for the ACT, please see Ms Montero in the Counseling Office during nutrition, lunch or after school. If you could like a fee waiver for the SAT and did NOT get one last year, please see Ms Montero in the Counseling Office during nutrition, lunch or after school. If you already took the SAT with a fee waiver last year, you get your fee waivers for 2019-2020 from your online College Board account.
MARCHING BAND: Please come and support our RMHS Marching Band on October 19 from 4:00pm- 8:00PM at 369 W. Esplanade Dr., Oxnard, CA 93036.
Clubs / Athletics
TEQUIO CLUB: ¡Tequio se reunirá cada viernes durante el almuerzo en salón 80A y todos están invitados! La primera reunión será este viernes, 11 de octubre. Tequio desarrolla las habilidades de liderazgo de la juventud indígena mexicana para promover el orgullo indígena, alentar el logro académico y abogar contra el acoso de los jóvenes indígenas. Tequio Club will meet every Friday at lunch in room 80A. Everyone is invited! First meeting will be this Friday, October 11. Tequio Youth Group develops the leadership skills of indigenous Mexican youth to promote indigenous pride, encourage academic achievement, and advocate against bullying of indigenous young people.
GIRLS SOCCER: There will be a mandatory information meeting for all girls interested in playing soccer this coming up season on Tuesday, Oct 15 at Lunch in Room 62. Meeting will start at 12:25. Announcements regarding Try-out requirements and dates will be discussed. If you have any questions see Coach Rodriguez in RM 67 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
College & Career
COLLEGE PRESENTATION: The colleges listed below will be in the College and Career Center next week! These presentations are open to all grade levels. All students who are interested in attending the presentations and learning about the Universities need to sign up with Ms. Magaña in the College and Career Center. Monday, October 14th UC San Diego (5th period), Thursday, October 17th UC Santa Cruz (3rd period), Friday, October 18th Azusa Pacific (1st period).
WORK PERMITS: Students do not forget that all work permits that were provided last semester expired on September 4th and must be updated before continuing work. Please see Ms. Magaña in the C&CC to renew your work permit.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA APPLICATION WORKSHOP: Get help with your UC Application! Come to the College and Career Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM. For more information please stop by the College and Career Center. The UC Application Opened August 1st and the deadline is November 30th.
SAT SCHOLARSHIP: Students who practice for the SAT for 12 hours using Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy and improve their score by 100+ points either from their PSAT/NMSQT to SAT or SAT to SAT will earn a chance at a $2,000 scholarship. For more information please visit https://opportunity.collegeboard.org
COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER GOOGLE CLASSROOM: Students please be sure to join the College and Career Center Google Classroom for scholarship list updates, job opportunities, deadlines, resources, events and much more! Not sure how to join? Please see Ms. Magaña in the College and Career Center for assistance. CODE: stta7wd
INJURY SCHOLARSHIP: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Inc. is offering $1,000 scholarship to students who have demonstrated determination to pursue their education despite suffering a difficult injury, their next award is February 14. All information can be found, and submissions can be made through the link https://harrispersonalinjury.com/injury-scholarship/