The Ravens' Nest

Randolph Early College High School Newsletter

Week of May 3, 2021

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!!!

RCC classes end on May 10th! FINISH STRONG! Make sure you pay attention to deadlines for final projects and exams in your college classes.

Congratulations to April's Students of the Month

9th Grade: Emerson Harris and Michael Underwood

10th Grade: Nancy Contreras Gonzalez, Hudson Halkyer, and Wendy Roman Hernandez

11th Grade: Allissa Broxton, JosinaJenny Ortega-Bringas, Jonathan Trogdon

12th Grade: Kevin Cox

5 year: Jose Lopez-Bautista

RECHS Student of the Month Celebration Spring 2021

Student and Parent Brainstorming Survey

In an effort to improve our communication with our parents, we need your help. We are preparing for 9th grade orientation which will take place in June. Also, we would like to begin monthly informational sessions for students and especially parents during the 2021-2022 school year. We would like to hear from you so we can plan sessions that YOU want! Thank you!

Peer Mentor Application

Rising Juniors and Seniors, if you are interested in being a RECHS Peer Mentor, please complete the attached application. Applications are due to Mrs. Kelley by May 7th. If you are an in-person student, you can pick up an application at Mrs. Kelley's office.

College Registration

If students have any issues with college registration or other questions related to RCC, please email Mrs. Hlyton at Ms. Hylton is an adviser with RCC.

You can also schedule an appointment with Ms. Hylton using this link.

Seniors, please email pictures to Mrs. Grosch for the slideshow!!!

Cap and Gown Pick-Up

Seniors, we have your caps and gowns! We also need you to return your textbooks, computers (if applicable), hot spots (if applicable), and pay your senior fees! We also have your graduation tickets ready!

On May 5th, from 9:00 am -4:00 pm, you can come to the main lobby of RECHS to pay fees, return books and items, receive your tickets and your caps/gowns. You must pay your fees prior to receiving your graduation tickets! We will see you soon!

Books and Computer Return

With the conclusion of the semester, we need to collect your items, including high school books, college textbooks, computers, chargers and hot spots.

In-person students will need to return books May 10th and 11th. You will give your high school textbooks to the necessary teacher. You will be called to the commons, by class, in the afternoon to return your college textbooks.

Remote students will need to return all items on Wednesday, May 12th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the commons. There is an exterior door at the commons facing Armadillo Drive. We will have a sign directing you to the correct room.


Graduation Activities

As of right now, we are held to 50% occupancy for our graduation. If this changes, prior to graduation, we will alter our plans immediately to provide graduates with more tickets.

We will be hosting the Celebration of Achievement on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm at Journey Church (1801 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27205). Each graduate will receive 3 guest tickets for this event. (The graduate is NOT included in the ticket number.)

Graduation practice will be on Thursday, May 20 at 10:00 am at Journey Church. We will have practice and then serve you lunch. We hope this will be a time you enjoy and see your classmates which you have not been able to see in a long time!

Randolph Early College High School Graduation will be held on May 21, 2021 at 10:00 am at Journey Church (1801 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27205). Each graduate will receive 3 guest tickets for this event. (The graduate is NOT included in the ticket number.)

***We ask that if a senior is not going to use all of his/her tickets, to please return them to the front office. If you would like to request more tickets than your allotment, please call the front office immediately to be added to the wait list. We will try to accommodate as best we can if we have unused tickets. Again, if state restrictions are lifted, we will offer more tickets immediately.***

We want to thank everyone for understanding our limitations with graduation during Covid-19.

Randolph Community College Graduation will be held on August 27, 2021 in the evening at Greensboro Coliseum. More information is posted on RCC's website. RCC caps and gowns are not available for purchase at this time. RCC will notify you when you are able to purchase.

Live streams will be available for both ceremonies.

Class of 2021 Graduation Information

This is the same as above. We just didn't want you to miss it!

Exam Schedule

Please read your college syllabus to learn about your college exams. Your college classes end on May 10th!

May 13 and 14: Teacher-made exams, during class and/or remote

(Teacher-made exams are in all high school classes, EXCEPT English II and Biology.)

May 17th will be 1st period EOCs.

May 18th will be 2nd period EOCs.

The week of May 17-21, unless you are scheduled to take an exam, it is a remote learning day for you. You will be responsible for submitting your daily attendance, as well as any assignments given to you by your teachers.

School Fees

9th Grade-----$17.00 (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 both in person and remote, such as subscriptions, lab materials, supplemental books, etc. Remote students can mail these in if they wish. If mailed, please make to the attention of Christy Cross.

Please have your lunch orders in by 11:00 am each day!

Free Lunch Through Southmont

Click above to order your FREE lunch through RCSS Child Nutrition!

RCC Armadillo Cafe Order Form

Click above to order your lunch from the Armadillo Cafe!


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