The Royal Decree
ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL'S WEEKLY BULLETIN: OCT. 12-16
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THIS WEEK AT THE KINGDOM
OCT 1-16 Royal Family Recipe Submissions - Last week! (See flyer below)
OCT 12 Chipotle Fundraiser (Thirst Club)
OCT 13-16 ID PICTURES - See Schedule here
OCT 14 Distracted Driving PSA Info Meeting Make up Night (See flyer below)
OCT 15 Yogurtland Fundraiser
OCT 15 Vocal Movie Night
OCT 15 6:00 pm: Applying & Attending a CSU college. Register today!
OCT 17 All About The Burger Restaurant Fundraiser (Football - See flyer below)
Dear Royal Families,
Do you have family recipes that you want to share? Highlanders, we need you! Help us create a Royal Family Cookbook by sending your favorite family recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org. RHS Leadership is creating a Legacy of Recipes that each family is proud of while also raising money to offset COVID-related financial losses. The price of the cookbook will be determined once the cookbook size is finalized. Recipes must be emailed by October 16th. Email your family favorite recipes and include your first and last name (include Royal Class graduating year if (or will be) a Royal Graduate) to email@example.com.
Royal High Leadership
UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES
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OCT 19 Ticos Tacos Restaurant Fundraiser (Leadership)
OCT 21 Pink Spirit Day - Wear Pink (Post a picture of yourself in PINK or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org)
OCT 21 5:00 pm: Applying & Attending a UC college Register today!
OCT 24 Rancho Movie Night & Chipotle (Junior Class Activity)
OCT 21 Reds Fundraiser (Girls Basketball)
OCT 23 Makenna Koffee Night (Thirst Club)
OCT 27 Chipotle Restaurant Night
OCT 27 5:00 pm: Exploring Armed Forces Register today!
OCT 28 Presto Pasta Restaurant Night (Football)
NOV 2 Last Day of Periods 3 & 4
NOV 3 First Day of Periods 5 & 6
NOV 7 All About The Burgers Fundraiser (Girls Golf)
NOV 10 - Chick Fil-A Fundraiser (Vocal)
NOV 11 No School
NOV 11 Sharkey's Restaurant Night (Football)
NOV 14 All About The Burgers Fundraiser (Aquatics)
NOV 18 Reds Fundraiser (Girls Golf)
NOV 23-27 Thanksgiving Break
NOV 24 Get Hooked Restaurant Night (Football)
DEC 1 Chick Fil-A Restaurant Night
DEC 15 Reds BBQ Restaurant Night
DEC 17 Last Day of Periods 5 & 6
TUTORING SUPPORT - RHS CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS
Royal High's Center for Academic Success (tutoring program) will be available starting Tuesday, October 13th and for each remaining Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday school day for 2020-2021. Sign up here. This year, during distance and/or hybrid learning, we are proud to offer online tutoring support from upperclassmen leaders from our chapters of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society. Our new members have now been inducted and are ready to support their peers. Each week, you may sign up for tutoring via the CAS Homepage. Tutoring is offered this year ONLY for Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Earth Science, and Biology. Please review the CAS Homepage for the schedule of sessions. Each week, a Zoom link will be emailed to those students signed up for a particular day. All sessions will be monitored and supervised by an adult staff member (admin, librarian, or teacher).
CITIZEN SCHOLARS DIPLOMA SEAL PROGRAM 2020-2021
Our Citizen Scholars Institute Diploma Seal Program is held in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Education Foundation. We are ready to begin our process for 20-21. We invite you to participate to impact our world and to earn a graduation distinction unavailable at any other school. Student participants have the opportunity to create, plan, and implement life-changing service learning and civic engagement projects to better our community and world. Learn about our Program here
- THE EVENT: To begin this year's process, the Royal staff CSI Advisory Team and leaders from Reagan Education will be holding an informational Zoom meeting on October 19th, 2020 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm online. (Parents are not required to attend, but are welcome to if they so choose.)
- HOW TO REGISTER: Click here to register. (The Zoom link for the meeting will be emailed to you before the 19th.)
- ALSO: Download the Remind App (and text the message @rhscsi2021 to the number 81010). Important information will be sent via Remind.
- For questions, contact any of our Advisory Team: Mr. Dobson, Mrs. Broberg, Mr. Dennert, or Mr. Downey
ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTING REGISTRATION
Registration for AP Testing (Spring 2021) opened Wednesday, September 16th at 8:00 am via a link on the Royal High School Homepage. All students currently enrolled in an AP course can register (even if your AP class will be held in the 2nd or 3rd term of distance learning). Students at RHS are not required to take the AP test for any AP course they are enrolled in, but it is encouraged. Information and instructions have been emailed to all AP Students. Please read and follow them closely. Registering for the test and paying for the test are done on two separate online systems (both must be done). The deadline for registering at RHS is November 10th, 2020. For questions, contact Mr. Dobson.
In previous years we have administered the PSAT/NMSQT to 11th and 10th-grade students. Due to our current circumstances, we are unable to host this event this fall. The College Board has now opened up a new date on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, which we are hoping to offer to our students. The January administration will have the same benefits as the October PSAT/NMSQT, including eligibility for programs administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. We will send families an email by mid-October when ordering for the January administration is open. Please contact Mr. Dobson if you have any questions.
CLICK HERE to visit our Academics Homepage
CLICK HERE TO visit our Counseling Department Homepage
COUNSELING DEPARTMENT SERVICES
During this difficult time, we realize students may be struggling academically, interpersonally, and emotionally. We also realize there is a unique level of stress on all families with school-aged children. To that end, the Royal Counseling Department is available for support, to connect you with local resources, and to help provide foundational support for student's at school and in distance learning. Supports include but are not limited to:
- Academic Struggle and Support
- Communication with RHS Staff (and support for distance learning)
- Social-Emotional Well-Being
- College & Career Planning
- Supporting families in ensuring that students are reporting to distance learning and thriving
For help with any of these, students and/or families can begin by emailing their counselor to discuss needs, discuss resources, and create strategies. (For additional questions regarding counseling services, please reach out to Mr. Dobson.)
You may also visit our Royal Counseling Web Site for more information.
COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Mrs. Hong's Office Hours are Updated for Appointments if you need to meet about Colleges, Careers, and Life After Royal!
SENIORS: Join your class of 2021 CCC Google Classroom to see what you need to do each month. Follow @TheRoyalCCC on Instagram for tips and videos.
JUNIORS: Nervous about college yet? Do you need to take the SAT/ACT?
Join your class of 2022 CCC Google Classroom to see which colleges are coming to Royal. Attend the college visits and find out how your Junior year will affect your college applications.
Follow @TheRoyalCCC on Instagram to see more about the colleges visiting
Sophomores and Freshman: You may think college is far away but it's closer than you think. Make sure you are on your 2023 and 2024 CCC Google Classroom for updates on taking the PSAT, attend the College Visits coming to Royal, and make sure your classes in high school line up with college applications.
Get ahead and follow @TheRoyalCCC on Instagram
Calling Out ALL Royal Students - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
EVERY WEEK, College Admissions from Across the Country are Coming to Royal (virtually) to answer your Questions about the College Admission Process. Especially with all the changes due to COVID-19, have you started freaking out yet?!
No worries, Register on your Naviance (located on the Royal HS website) >>> Then, on the home page, scroll down and on the bottom right is "What's New." Click "more info" and then click the Register button.
Coming soon to Royal:
10/15 6:00pm: Applying & Attending a CSU college. Register today!
10/21 5:00pm: Applying & Attending a UC college. Register today!
10/27 5:00pm: Exploring Armed Forces. Register today!
Click on the image below to see an amazing art show featuring work by our Basic Design and Drawing and Painting Class members from last term. During this virtual learning, we are able to bring the Art Gallery to you! Thanks to Mrs. Petrocelli for your dedication to our students.
OCT 5-19 Aquatics Mask Fundraiser -an online store is open for you to purchase our Royal High School custom branded school masks, along with a variety of other mask designs.
Here is a clean and easy way to order these high quality, lightweight masks. The products in the store are for the students and families of Royal High School as well as extended family, friends, co-workers and neighbors!! As this is a fundraiser for Royal Water Polo, please pass along to everybody you know.
Store link: https://royalhsmaskstore.itemorder.com/. The deadline for ordering is Sunday, October 18th. This is a great fundraising opportunity for our group so please let everyone know!
Online Store: Please follow this link to our online store.
Payment: After selecting your products to be purchased, simply go through checkout and provide your credit card in the secure checkout funnel.
Delivery: Your order will be shipped out by November 2nd by S&R Sport to your shipping address.
Deadline: Please make sure to place your order by the October 18th deadline!
Stay safe and healthy!
NOV 1-DEC 1 Nothing Bundt Cakes Fundraiser (Aquatics)
NOV 7 Corn hole Tournament (Football)
Follow on Instagram: @the.royalkingdom
Follow on Twitter: @Act4Royal
OCT-MAY - NetFlix Party - Key Club (3rd Friday of Every Month)
Click on the link to our Webstore to purchase your yearbook for the discounted price. Starting Jan. 1st, yearbooks will sell for $100
Highlander Supply Co.
This week's special: Pink Breast Cancer Awareness RHS T-Shirt. Get yours to wear on PINK Spirit Day on Wednesday, October 21st (We wear pink on Wednesdays!)
PLEASE CLICK ON THE Link BELOW TO TAKE A SURVEY ABOUT JOB AVAILABILITY
NEWS FROM OUR PTSA
DISTRACTED DRIVING PSA CONTEST
You can make a difference! There is one more informational meeting via zoom to find out the contest rules and requirements to make a 60 second PSA informing the public on the dangers of distracted driving. First Place Prize will be $150 in gift cards, Second Place Prize will be $100 in gift cards, and Third Place Prize will be $50 in gift cards.
- Wednesday, October 14th Zoom Make up Meeting
- Friday, October 16th Permission Slips Due
- December 4th PSA Entries Due
- December 14th Winners Announced
Email email@example.com for a zoom invite to the final informational meeting
"I matter because"... is the theme of this year's Reflections program. Now’s the time to get to work on your Reflections entries. You can submit in Dance, Film, Literature, Visual Arts, Photography or Music Composition. Click here for our PTSA website where you may download the application to submit with your artwork. Entries are due on October 16, 2020 by midnight. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Acceptance Rate: 73%
DETAILS: Kalamazoo College is a small school in America’s heartland. But college subsidies enable the majority of students to go abroad during their years here, making the school a launching pad to the world. In addition to international education, the school’s K-Plan emphasizes teaching, internships (80 percent of students have at least one), and independent research (as seniors, all students complete a senior individualized project, with one-on-one faculty supervision). Students are exposed to a demanding academic schedule and high expectations from faculty. “K is a very rigorous place,” warns one student, “characterized by people who want to do well and are passionate about their work.”
Life on Kalamazoo’s wooded, 60-acre campus centers on the Quad, a green lawn where students ponder their destinies and play ultimate Frisbee with equal ease. With its rolling hills, Georgian architecture, and brick-laid streets, the campus has the quaint look more typical of historic New England than of nearby Kalamazoo, which, with surrounding communities, has 225,000 residents. A new 30,000-square-foot fitness and wellness center opened in 2016.
After their sophomore year, most of Kalamazoo’s undergrads meet life’s challenges with suitcase in hand, studying wherever their heart takes them, for the regular tuition price. The college offers three-, six-, and nine-month immersive study abroad programs that are available to all students, regardless of major; all credit earned during study abroad transfers back to Kalamazoo College. “I studied abroad in Clermont-Ferrand, France, for nine months. I went to a French university, lived with a French family, and was completely immersed in French culture. It was a huge learning and growing experience, and I am very thankful to have been able to do it,” says one student. Seventy-five percent of students take part in study-abroad programs. In fact, Kalamazoo offers students the opportunity to study via dozens of programs in 26 countries. Kalamazoo’s Center for Experiential Education is another resource for information on careers, internships, and study abroad.
KC Student Perspective: “Professors here are also doing research or work in their fields, so you may be able to work in a professor’s lab during the school year or summer, or hear about their clinical practice in psychology, or learn about the process of writing a book."