Gator Bites 2015-16
Info from SC's first EL Education High School #WeAreCREW
Gator Bites Week of May 1, 2016
We are CREW!
River Bluff High School's Leadership Team.
Student Council and River Bluff's theme for this year.
Student Council Welcomes Gators Back!
ArBie and our student council leaders welcomed our students back to school in August. #USWERB
Gators of the Week - Work hard. Get smart. Do good.
Gators of the Week: DECA wins big in Nashville, TN
Please join us in congratulating Abby Moore for her FIRST PLACE win at our International Competition held in Nashville this past week. Abby competed in the Retail Merchandising series event against 170 students from around the world [including China, Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Canada and the US].
In order to win, she took a 100 question test on Marketing that covers the areas of marketing, management, finance, business law and economics. In addition, she solved [in 10 minutes] two role plays in the areas of Pricing and Marketing Information Management. Once placed in the top 20, she again solved a role play with yet another judge. There were approximately 18,000 students at the international event.
Abby was our DECA Chapter President for the past year and did a fantastic job! Abby was also recognized in the national program as an Emerging Leader for Academic Excellence. The National Emerging Leader Honor Award for Academic Excellence is awarded to the top 300 Marketing students in the nation. The student must be a senior, have a minimum GPA of 3.5, on a 4.0 scale, have been a DECA member for 2 years, and have completed a series of chapter, school, and community activities.
Top 10 Winners!
Please join us in congratulating Katie Certain and Sheila Paz for their Top 10 win in the School Based Enterprise Retailing event. Katie and Sheila presented their selling plan for Gator Town to numerous panels of judges. They competed against 170 teams from around the United States. In order to qualify to compete for this event a 30 page business plan was written and Gator Town was awarded Gold status [one of only two schools in the entire state to accomplish this!].
Katie Certain will be our DECA chapter President for the coming 2016-2017 school year.
Top 20 Winner
Please join us in congratulating Albert Zhu for his top 20 win for his role play in the Principles of Finance event. Albert [a freshman!] was the top scorer in his heat and won a Silver Medal on the national stage!
Top Winners by Event
The following students achieved an achievement award for excellence in their respective heats [essentially 3rd place]. These students each took a 100 question test and role played in their area of expertise.
Mark Murphy - Automotive Services Marketing
Megan Simmons - Hotel & Lodging Management
Enes Cakir - Business Finance Series
Mohan Foh - Business Management Series
Sajan Singh - Principles of Finance
Aaron Drumgoole - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team
Trey Trapp - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team
Upcoming School Events
Teacher Appreciation Week
Monday, May 2nd, 8:15am to Friday, May 6th, 3:45pm
Sundaes on Monday at 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM sponsored by Fran Halloran and the Halloran Agency in the Main Office.
Breakfast for the Teachers in the Counseling Commons provided by Panera Bread of Lexington
Flip Flop and Jeans Friday for all staff
AP Exam Week
Monday, May 2nd, 8am to Friday, May 13th, 4pm
All AP Exams will take place at Gator Commons (building next to the football stadium) except for the following AP Exams:
1) English Language & Composition:
· Upper and Lower A Hall
· You will check in hallway by the Law and Global Policy room.
2) AP Studio Art:
· Yesnach & Myers classes to report to G206: Mrs. Myer’s classroom
· Report to G206 at 1:30pm
3) AP Music Theory:
· Gator Swamp (Football Field) Press Box
· Check in by the Gator Commons and you will be escorted to Press box
4) Human Geography
· Upper G-Wing (By the gym, trophy case and athletic office):
Meet Dr. Greg Little - Lexington One New Superintendent
Monday, May 23rd, 5-7pm
2463 Augusta Highway
EOCEP (End of Course Exam Program) Week
Monday, May 23rd, 8:15am-3:45pm
Tuesday - English 1
Wednesday - Biology 1
Thursday - United States History and the Constitution
Spring Athletic Awards Night and Senior Recognition
Wednesday, May 25th, 5-8pm
Graduation Practice and Senior Breakfast
Friday, June 3rd, 8-10:30am
Wear your college, career and/or military T Shirt to practice.
Science Symposium - Learning Expedition Celebration of Learning
Spring Sports Schedule
RBHS Student's Senior Expedtition Making a Difference Locally
RBHS Business Partner Shines
Important - CREW Rating and Grading Information Below
Ella Stuff a Stocking 2015
Welcome Home Memories
RBHS Fall Signing Day
Long Beach High School, NY Sends Supplies to RBHS
Nike Work Based Learning Center Serves RBHS and SC Flood Victims
The school's administrator Mr. Howard Fuchs, classmate and teammate to Dr. Vacchio, set a goal twofold: for Nike WBL Center to establish and maintain a lasting relationship with RBHS and to help with fundraising and donation efforts in our area. Pictures below show the fruits of this labor. SC and RBHS is eternally indebted to the service of the students at this high school and look forward to a long term relationship.