RHHS Wildcats: News You Can Use

#LND - LeaveNoDoubt - August 24, 2018

Upcoming Parent Nights - mark your calendars

Mark your calendars! Our counselors will host grade level Parent Nights over the next several weeks. Counselors and administrators will share information about the school year and specific information for each grade level. All meetings will be held in the east cafeteria.

  • Sophomore & Junior Parent Night: September 11th, 6:30pm
  • Freshmen Parent Night, September 18th, 6:30pm

College Field Trips

At RHHS, many of our juniors and seniors are well into their college preparation. Most are in the process of taking the ASVAB, ACT, and SAT - and others are already visiting colleges independently and filling out applications.

RHHS is excited to begin offering monthly college field trip opportunities to eligible juniors and seniors on a first come/first serve basis for the first 35 students to register beginning in September.

All junior and senior applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Passing all classes with a 70 or higher

2. No more than 3 tardies

3. No more than 1 excused absence

Upcoming field trips for 1st semester include:

  • 9/25/18 - Georgia Southern University– Statesboro Campus
  • 10/24/18- College of Coastal Georgia (in Brunswick)
  • 11/06/18 - Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus

Eligible 11th and 12th grade students must register through this link .

Parents of the first 35 applicants each month are welcome and encouraged to volunteer as chaperones. Contact Jennifer Blanton, counselor, for additional information.

Homecoming T-shirts on sale - only until Thur, 8/30

Homecoming T-shirts went on sale Thursday August 23, 2018, and continue for a week with sales ending the night of Thursday August 30, 2018 at 11:59 pm. Shirts will be distributed during Homecoming Week on Sept 12 before school in Room 217, during lunch in East Cafeteria, and after school in Room 217. They can be purchased through My Payments Plus for $10 each. The shirts will be a light grey shirt - a picture of the shirt is below.

RHHS Homecoming will be celebrated the week of September 10th - if you want a Homecoming 2018 t-shirt, make sure you order yours before next Thursday.

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Flu shots being made available

The Department of Health is partnering with Bryan County Schools again this year and will offer flu shots to students. Students should have received consent forms and information about these vaccines in advisement this week. Students who want to take advantage of this service must return the Flu Consent Form to the RHHS Clinic (in the 400 hall) no later than September 10th.

After school detention and tutorial

The After School Detention/Tutorial program meets in room 411 from 2:40 – 4:00 every Monday through Thursday. Students who are on the obligations list for owing detention should plan to stay after school to meet their obligation as soon as possible. Students may also come to this program for extra help from content area teachers. Each day we have a content-specific teacher there for tutorial:

  • Mondays - math
  • Tuesday - English
  • Wednesday - science
  • Thursday - social studies

Herff Jones Junior Ring Orders

Herff Jones will be here Tuesday, September 4th during all lunches and also from 3-5pm to take class ring orders. Parents wanting to meet with a Herff Jones representative are encouraged to stop by RHHS East cafeteria Tuesday, 9/4, from 3-5pm.

RHHS Monthly Counseling Newsletter - NEW this year!

We are continuously working to expand our communication with all stakeholders. This year, our counselors will be producing a monthly newsletter. This newsletter will be sent out electronically the first Monday (or school day) of each month. Keep an eye out for the inaugural issue of this on Tuesday, September 4th!

PSAT to be given Wednesday, October 10th

The PSAT is given (free of charge) to ALL 10th graders at RHHS, and all 10th graders are automatically registered. Any 9th or 11th grade student wanting to take the PSAT is encouraged to do so. 9th and 11th graders must register for this and pay the associated cost $17. The deadline to register is September 11th at 3pm. Juniors wanting to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Competition must take the PSAT as an 11th grader. The PSAT is the qualifying test for this scholarship. For additional information about the PSAT and registering for this test (if you are a 9th or 11th grader), please visit the link below.