RMHS Bulletin Wednesday 10.23.19

SPARTAN NEWS

WHAT’S NEW?

GSA (GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES ALLIANCE): Because of today’s lunchtime activities, the GSA meeting will be postponed until Wednesday, October 30th. It will still take place at lunch in Room 26 (Exp. October 30)

HOMECOMING GAME:  Spartans, please buy your Homecoming football game tickets early! Go to Rio Mesa’s Website riomesahigh.us and click on Athletics and click buy tickets. With online tickets you can miss the long lines and go through the pass gate much quicker. You can also purchase online by typing: https://gofan.co/app/events/63503 . Please share with family members that wish to come Friday night. (Exp. October 25)

HOMECOMING DANCE: Our Homecoming dance is this Saturday night, October 26, 2019. There will be NO tickets sold at the door. Purchase your tickets at the ASB window through Friday 1:00 pm.

Prices are now $30 w/ASB and $45 w/o ASB

Those that have purchased Guest passes please remember you must accompany your guest upon arrival, please do not come separately, you will not be checked in until your guest is with you. Those that purchased two guest passes, all three of you must come together, no exceptions. Any questions please see Miss Gina or Miss G at the ASB room. (Exp. October 26)

NAVY SCHOLARSHIP: Scholarship Information- The Navy will be in the College and Career Center on Wednesday October 23 at lunch presenting information on the NROTC Scholarship. All seniors are welcome! For more information please follow the link below.  https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/requirements.html  (Exp. November 23)

VENURA COLLEGE: Ventura College will be having a Career Education Open House on Wednesday October 23rd from 5-7PM. Over a dozen of their programs will be participating in this open house and it will be a great opportunity for students and families to see what programs are offered! Follow the link to register.  https://vccareeropenhouse.eventbrite.com (Exp. October 23)

VC APPLICATION: Ventura College will be on campus on Thursday, October 31st assisting with community college applications. ALL senior students will be completing the application during the school day in their English classes. If you have a social security number, please be sure to know the number this day in order to complete the application. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Magaña in the College and Career Center. (Exp. October 31)

MILITARY: The National Guard will be in the quad at lunch on Wednesday, October 23rd. Any student who is interested in more information on this branch is encouraged to visit their table. (Exp. October 23)

COLLEGE APPLICATION HELP:  The College and Career Center will be offering assistance with all college applications before school from 6:30am to 7:45am Monday through Thursday and from 3:00pm – 5:00pm after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Monday October 21st. (No Exp.)  

COLLEGE PRESENTATION: Next week on campus we will have Pepperdine University on Monday, October 28th during 3rd period and the University of Arizona during 2nd period on Wednesday, October 30th. These presentations are open to ALL grade levels. If you are interested in participating, please sign up in the College and Career Center. (Exp. October 30)

CAL STATE LONG BEACH ASSISTANT MIGRANT PROGRAM:  Tuesday, October 29th Cal State Long Beach College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will be presenting in the College and Career Center during 2nd period. All migrant students interested in attending the presentation can register in the College and Career Center with Ms. Magaña. (Exp. October 29)

FINANCIAL AID: The Financial Aid Offices at Oxnard College and Ventura College will each host a Cash for College workshop with classrooms and computer labs for applicants to meet and consult with financial aid advisors. The events are free and open to the public.” The workshops will be this Saturday, October 26th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Please follow the link for more information! https://www.vcccd.edu/students/financial-aid-information/cash-for-college-workshops (Exp. October 26)

What’s Happening?

BOY’S BASKETBALL TRYOUTS: Boys Basketball tryouts are Friday Nov. 1 (4:30-6:45p.m) and Saturday Nov. 2,(2:30-5 pm) This tryout is for all boys wanting to try-out for a boys’ basketball team this year.  For those players that are currently playing on a varsity level team for a fall sport and play that Friday night, you will miss Friday’s tryout, but you need to be there for the Saturday tryout. If your fall sport is going to be in the playoffs, you will need to get ahold of coach Kiech by email letting him know you want to try out. Everyone trying out must be athletically cleared which means having your athletic clearance account completed on www.athleticclearance.com and have a current Physical and Transportation form uploaded to the account. Both tryouts nights are mandatory if not in Fall sport or your fall sport is over. Any concern email Coach Kiech (rio.mesa.spartans.bb@gmail.com). (Exp. November 1)

IB EXAM: exam registration for May 2020 exams is now in progress.  Exam registration materials were distributed in IB classes and can also be downloaded from our IB page on the RMHS website https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BylSeOyq1kosY21IZERjRHNkbUd1RjR2WTh4YmU5ZW1IYUhJ/view . There are no exam fees this year.  Exam registration ends on November 5.  All completed exam registration forms must be turned into Mrs. Wrout in room 8. (Exp. November 4)

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. (Exp. October25)

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. (Exp. October 31)

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 claudia.gonzalez@oxnardunion.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 claudia.gonzalez@oxnardunion.org  for more information.

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. (No Exp.)

Clubs / Athletics                    

GIRLS WHO CODE: Meeting will be held on October 23 during luch in room T -6 (Exp. October 23)

RMHS JOURNALISM: There is a meeting on October 24 during luch in room T-6 (Exp. October 24)

SPOKEN WORD CLUB: There is a meeting on Wednesday at lunch in room T-4.

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. (No Exp.)

College & Career

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. (Exp. November 30)

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 (No Exp.)

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