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RMHS Bulletin 1.22.2020 Wednesday

SPARTAN NEWS

WHAT’S NEW?                                                                                 

ATTENTION SENIORS: Apply for the State Seal of Biliteracy. The applications are available online and are ready for students to apply.  We are not collecting anything this year.  You can apply and upload your documents on the website. You can go to oxnardunion.org and put biliteracy seal in the search box.  The application is the first link or you can click on the link below: https://www.oxnardunion.org/news/2020/attention-seniors-apply-today-for-the-state-seal-of-biliteracy/   If you have any questions, go see your Spanish or French teacher. (No Experation)  

DIA DE FAMILIA AT CSU CHANNEL ISLANDS: Cal State Channel Islands is hosting Dia De Familia on Saturday, February 8th from 12:00-4:00 p.m. They will be having workshops in Spanish on how to support their student pursue a college education, Financial aid workshops, STEM workshops, etc. If interested see flyer below or contact Elizabeth.villa@csuci.edu. (Exp. February 8)

UPWARD BOUND:  The first part of the Upward Bound application is now available, and is due on Friday, February 14th. Upward Bound is a program through California Lutheran University that helps prepare first generation, low income, 9th and 10th grade students prepare for and complete college. If you are accepted into the program you will get to attend a free 6-week program at CLU where you will live in the dorms, take classes, and experience life as a college student. Throughout your remaining high school years, you will receive many benefits, including tutoring, workshops, college and career guidance, field trips, and college tours. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Kenney in the counseling department. (Exp. February 14)

THE FIRST DRAGG OXNARD POLICE PROGRAM: The DRAGG program is open to all high school students between the ages of 15-18 that have an interest in the automotive industry and job exploration. Students can earn 5 credits for participating. Students who have successfully completed the DRAGG program will take away valuable experience that they can apply to careers in the automotive industry and life skills that are valuable in any career. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Classes start Thursday, February 13th. Applications can be picked up in the College and Career Center or with your counselor. You can also find them in the College and Career Center google classroom (code: stta7wd). (Exp. February 13)

DREAM IT BE IT PROGRAM: The Dream It, Be It program can help you plan your future! When you participate in this program you will learn about setting and achieving goals, choosing careers and identifying alternatives to obstacles to ensure success, and how to move forward when things don’t go as planned. Females in the 9th grade are encouraged to join us for a day of learning and fun! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For more information and to sign up please see Ms. Magaña in the College and Career Center. Space is limited! (No Exp.)

OXNARD COLLEGE STEM SUMMER PROGRAM: Oxnard College invites you to be a part of a STEM summer experience you will never forget! Get hands on STEM field experience and enhance your STEM and life skills. This experience is FREE and students may earn 5 elective credits. Lunch will be provided daily. Space is limited! Apply now at ocstemcenter.org (No Exp)

What’s Happening?

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT:  Seniors! Our next financial aid night is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd in Room 34 and Room 25. We will be offering help in English and Spanish. Please be sure to bring parent/guardian and student 2018 taxes and W2’s. Stop by the College and Career Center if you have any questions. (Exp. January 22)  

DANCE SHOW: Rio Mesa dance students present Throwin it Back on January 24, 2020. Show starts at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Pre-sale tickets are $5 and at the door $7. Hope to see you there. (Ex. January 24)

CARING CLOSET: There is still items for those who need hygiene items or jackets. You can speak to an adult you trust on campus or come by room 75. (No Exp.)

SENIORS: Grad nite tickets are on sale at the ASB window, however you must fill out a field trip authorization form with Parents’ signatures prior to purchasing your ticket. If you plan on attending both Grad Nites you will need two separate field trip forms. Please be advised, Rio Mesa has a NO Refunds Policy for Grad Nite purchases, NO Exceptions. Any questions please stop by the ASB window. (Exp. June)

ORMOND BEACH CLEAN-UP PROJECT: Please help us clean and restore Ormond Beach on Saturday, January 25, 2019 at 8:30am-12pm. Volunteers will assist with removing invasive plants, cleaning up trash, and planting native plant seeds. See flyer below for more information.  (Exp. February 22)

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

MIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ELD STUDENTS: Do you need help with homework? After School Tutoring is available on Tuesday and Thursday in the library from 3:15pm to 4:15pm with Ms. Gonzalez. (No Exp.) 

ESTUDIANTES DEL PROGRAMA DE EDUCACIÓN MIGRANTE Y ELD: ¿Necesitas ayuda con la tarea? Ven a tutoría después de escuela los martes y jueves en la biblioteca de 3:15 pm a 4:15 pm con Ms. Gonzalez. (No Exp.)

 College & Career

VCCF SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications for VCCF are now available. Please click on the link below to access the eligibility guidelines, applications, and the list of scholarships! https://vccf.org/apply-for-scholarship/  (Exp. January 24)

HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST: Are you a cancer survivor? Have you helped a family member or friend deal with Cancer? Share your story. For more information visit www.cancersupportvvsb.org Submissions must be received by midnight, Saturday, February 29, 2020. (Exp. February 29)

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS: Students please remember to notify Ms. Magaña immediately upon receiving any scholarship awards so that she will know to include you in the Rio Mesa High School Annual Senior Academic Awards Program, to be held on May 27, 2020. (Exp. May 27)

ATTENTION SENIORS: If you have unverified absences, please see Mrs. Ramirez in the attendance advisor’s office to resolve them. Grad-Night tickets will be on sale soon, but you will NOT be allowed to purchase a ticket if you do not meet attendance requirements. (Exp. June)

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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