The Ravens' Nest

Randolph Early College High School Newsletter

Week of April 11, 2022

Holiday and Workday

RECHS is observing the Easter holiday Friday, April 15. RCC is open this Friday. There will be no bus transportation for Friday, April 15. Students need to communicate with their instructors. It is parent/guardian discretion if students attend their in-person class on Friday. Online classes will meet like normal.


RECHS has a teacher workday on Monday, April 18. RCC is observing the Easter holiday on Monday, April 18. Both RECHS and RCC will be closed to students.

Limited Bus Transportation

There will be limited bus transportation April 11th though April 14th as the traditional schools are on spring break.


All buses will be at RECHS at 4:00 pm the entire week! Students, please report to the buses immediately at 4:00 pm.

RCC Registration!!!

Registration begins on Monday, April 11th for Summer and Fall 2022 semesters. Students who have planned in Self-Service will be able to register themselves for Summer and/or Fall semesters. Please make sure you profile is up to date in Self-Service.


If you have login issues with your online classes come see me or call the help desk 336-625-1573

Prom

Prom tickets are on sale for $40 for students and $50 for outside guests through Thursday, April 14th. Prom is open to all RECHS Juniors and Seniors.


Outside prom guest forms are due April 14th!

"You're Going to Be a Senior! Now What?!"

Parents of all juniors are invited to the LRC on Tuesday, April 19th at 6:00pm for a parent meeting designed to help prepare you and your child for their senior year!

Club Corner

Please check out the what our student-led clubs are up to!

The Monthly Flock

RECHS has a new student newspaper. Please check out their first edition here!


Please note, the newspaper can be viewed on a phone/tablet; however, it is best viewed on a computer!

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SGA Sponsored Talent Show

The talent show will be April 29th at 7:00 pm, in the LRC. Kona Ice will be on campus at 6:00pm. Tickets will begin to be sold later into the month. As always, we appreciate your support!! We hope you’re as excited as we are!

SGA Raven Market

The SGA will be facilitating a Raven Market, which will take place before the Talent Show on April 29th. We need students who have creations they would like to sell, or talents that cannot be displayed on stage. Please fill out this form by April 15th to be a part. If you have any questions, please email Jason Bradshaw or Jordan Hicks (type in Mary Hicks, and it will pop up)."

https://forms.gle/Sa5FgFcCvSVC92NB9

Future Healthcare Leaders of America Club

The Future Healthcare Leaders of America Club will be facilitating a menstrual products drive from April 11th to April 22nd. There will be boxes located throughout the school for the donations. Please donate only pads and panty-liners; no tampons! The donations will be used to stock the bathrooms in the VT building. We appreciate your help!"

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The Commons will be closed to all students April 19-22, 2022. Please begin making arrangements if you use the commons on a daily basis.

Cafe Usage

Students, please be mindful of your use of the cafe. Please pick up your trash and place your chairs under the tables. Everyone is so excited to be back in the cafe, but it is your job to clean up after breakfast and lunch.

Randolph Community College Announcements

RCC : Uwharrie Dream and National Poetry Month

Happenings

  • Apr 18 - Easter Holiday, CAMPUS CLOSED
  • Apr 19 - Classes Resume
  • Apr 20 - Campus Cookout in the Plaza at 11am - Sponsored by SGA

You can always find the college’s calendar on our website at https://www.randolph.edu/calendar/index.aspx
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Check out the most recent issue of Uwharrie Dreams! Winners and runners-up from the "Timeless Love" contest are featured along with selected works from other contributors. Congratulations to all of you who submitted your work and were accepted for publication in this digital issue. Each of you should feel proud to have your work selected! You can find the issue here - https://bit.ly/3O5qAFk

To join the online community of Uwharrie Dreams and unlock new creative writing opportunities, contact Professor Victoria Davis vldavis@randolph.edu or Dr. Gregory Vance gwvance@randolph.edu . The club is operating in an entirely online, self-paced format in Moodle for the spring semester of 2022. Check our flier for details - https://bit.ly/3HgFip7

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In celebration of National Poetry month, the RCC Library is giving away poetry kits. Stop by the library to pick up a kit. Completed poems returned to the library will be displayed publicly in the library during the month of April!

Check out the library's website and Facebook page here -

https://www.facebook.com/RandolphCommunityCollegeLibrary

https://libguides.randolph.edu/libraryhome

RCC Happenings

Important upcoming dates –

  • Apr 18 - Easter Holiday, CAMPUS CLOSED
  • Apr 19 - Classes Resume
  • Apr 20 - Campus Cookout in the Plaza at 11am - Sponsored by SGA

You can always find the college’s calendar on our website at https://www.randolph.edu/calendar/index.aspx
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***Registration for summer/fall semesters for currently enrolled students begins on April 11th. Make sure to make an appointment with your academic advisor. If you don't know who your academic advisor is, please check the top of the this email. Your advisor's full name should be listed there.***

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SGA is bringing back our "Find The Armadillo" Challenge and will give away a number of prizes for services like Netflix, Hulu, and others through a virtual hunt for an armadillo! Here’s how you can win!

1) Follow SGA on Instagram at @randolphccsga https://www.instagram.com/randolphccsga/

2) Check our Instagram story each Friday at 11am for a picture of our little armadillo friend and this week’s prize located somewhere in Randolph County

3) Email your answer to the armadillo’s location to sga@randolph.edu use your RCC student email address before our Instagram story disappears from our page!

4) If you are the first correct answer for that week, you win that week’s prize

5) Even if you are not first, if your answer is correct, you are entered in a drawing for a grand prize at the end of our contest. Each correct answer enters you in the final drawing again! So, for each week you submit a correct answer, you increase your odds of winning the grand prize!

If you have questions, please email Shane Bryson, Director for Student Life & Recruitment at scbryson@randolph.edu

See our flier for this here! - https://bit.ly/3kRtXmh

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Uwharrie Dreams - To join the online community of Uwharrie Dreams and unlock new creative writing opportunities, contact Professor Victoria Davis vldavis@randolph.edu or Dr. Gregory Vance gwvance@randolph.edu . The club is operating in an entirely online, self-paced format in Moodle for the spring semester of 2022. Check our flier for details - https://bit.ly/3HgFip7

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Have you heard that RCC has a new Esports Club? Check out their flier here - https://bit.ly/3sWB7sz They also have a Discord! You can find it here - https://discord.gg/TTK5MhSvDR If you have questions about the club, please contact their student representative, Caleb Robbins at czrobbins@students.randolph.edu or their Club Advisor, Loryn Smith at lmsmith@randolph.edu

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To find information on Student Life at RCC, links to our social media accounts along with the College's main accounts, and more info on our clubs and student organizations, or even the Armadillo Cafe Menu check our LinkTree for SGA - https://linktr.ee/randolphsga

RCC Library

RCC Library has added over 2,000 digital Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga to Dogwood Digital Library! You now have unlimited access to Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, IDW, Image, DarkHorse, and more. Look for titles like Demon Slayer, My Hero Academia, Paper Girls, Spiderman, The Walking Dead, Hellboy, the list goes on...


How do you access all this amazing and FREE content?

  1. Head over to DDL https://dogwood.overdrive.com

    Dogwood Digital Library - OverDrive

    Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Dogwood Digital Library digital collection.

    dogwood.overdrive.com

    or download the Libby app on your personal device.
  2. Select Randolph Community College as your library.
  3. Sign in with your MyRCC username and password.
  4. Then look for the Comics & Graphic Novels section to start browsing and borrowing.
As always, the Library is here to help! Let us know if you have any questions.


RCSS Child Nutrition Order Form

If you would like to order your FREE meal from Southmont Elementary School, please use the order form below. Your order must be placed before 9:00 am each day.

Schools Fees

9th Grade-----$19.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

10th Grade---$17.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

11th Grade---$17.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

12th Grade---$42.00 (Instructional and graduation)


Fees go to providing educational opportunities for students such as subscriptions, lab materials, supplemental books, etc.

Volunteer Opportunities

Randolph Health Summer Teen Volunteer Program

Randolph Health is pleased to announce the Summer Teen Volunteer Program is returning.

We’ll be accepting about 20 students from June 20 to July 27.

Here’s the link for the application:

https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1918762662

Area Organizations in Need of Volunteers

  • Your Choices Randolph
  • CUOC
  • Lydia's Place (Lydia's Place is doing renovations and have a workday scheduled for May 7th at 9:00 am. Lydia's Place is located at 114 Francis Street in Asheboro.)
  • Our Daily bread is always looking for volunteers to help at lunch time. This is good for juniors or seniors with unique schedules.

Summer Employment Opportunities

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Mt. Shepherd retreat center reached out to RECHS to promote summer work opportunities. We are not endorsing this camp, we are simply passing along information to our students.

Campbell University STEM Camp

Again, RECHS is not endorsing, we are passing along information concerning the STEM camp below.
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UNCG College Prep Summer Camp

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Save the Date!

Holiday: April 15

Teacher Workday: April 18

Junior Parent Meeting: April 19, 6:00pm, LRC

Prom: April 23, 2022

Textbook Collection: May 9 and May 10, 12:00pm-4:00pm, Room 113

RCC Graduation: May 11, 6:00 pm in the Special Event Center at the Greensboro Coliseum

Celebration of Achievement: May 12, 2022, 6:00pm, Journey Church

Graduation Practice: May 19, 2022, 9:00am, Journey Church

Graduation: May 20, 2022, 10:00am, Journey Church, Ticketed Event

Class of 2022 Graduation Information is here!

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