Weekly Update

2/9-2/13

THIS WEEKS HIGH FIVE: EMILY MARTELL

Favorite Book: The Selection Series by Kiera Cass


Favorite Quote: “I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright.” Red, Shawshank Redemption


Favorite Subjects: AP Biology and Math


Clubs/Activities/Athletics: Ski Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Habitat for Humanity, Cradles to Crayons, Samantha’s Harvest, Best Bud-dies, Rocket Ambassador, National Honor Society, Captain of Soccer and Softball, Volunteer in the Athletic Trainer’s Office, Employed at Dandi-Lyons


Plans After Graduation: Emily plans to attend St. Anselm College in the fall to major in Nursing.

February is National Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the U.S., and this year's theme is Black Health and Wellness. NPR has compiled a list of stories, music performances, podcasts and other content that chronicles the Black American experience. Please click here if interested.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH EARLY RELEASE @ 2:02

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LAPTOP INSURANCE

The discounted price for laptop insurance of $27 for students and families ends on 2/13. This provides coverage through the end of June.

After 2/13 students/families will no longer be able to purchase insurance for the laptops until next year’s registration opens in September, at a cost of $54.


Any questions please contact julian.carr@reading.k12.ma.us

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

All aboard! The Reading Memorial High School Drama Club is excited to announce its production of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling murder mystery written by the “Queen of Mystery,” Agatha Christie, and adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig. Many of your current and former students are among the cast and crew.


The exotic Orient Express is hurtling down the tracks…toward murder! With a train full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it’s the perfect mystery for the brilliant detective Hercule Poirot. This dramatic and suspenseful thriller is the first-ever stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s suspenseful masterpiece come to life in a nostalgic and stylish production. Book your passage today for the thrill-ride of the season!


With an incredible ensemble of community talent both on and behind the stage, this tour-de-force of acting and technical excellence is not to be missed.


Running February 11th and 12th with performances at 7:30pm and February 13th with a matinee performance at 2:00. Tickets are available through our website at www.rmhsdrama.org. Covid safety protocols include distanced seating and masks mandated for all in the theatre.

WINTER COAT DRIVE

The Cradles to Crayons Club is starting their winter coat drive. Please donate any children sized coats, newly used or bought, and drop them off in the boxes by the main lobby, at Coolidge, or the Little Treasures Preschool.

STUDENT EVENT CONTRACTS

If your student plans to attend the sophomore semi, junior prom or senior prom please fill out the student event contract. This is valid for all four years. Please fill out the contract that pertains to your students grade.


Class of 22 (Seniors) https://forms.gle/wmmUTLkMCXrGJM7v5

Class of 23 (Juniors) https://forms.gle/hCbx4UwmnddiHiUSA

Class of 24 (Sophomores) https://forms.gle/gKZyAYHXPPFZMhUDA

Class of 25 (Freshmen) https://forms.gle/Et4VmavbK5GL2H7M8

Spring Sports Informational Meetings

Girls Lacrosse will be Tuesday 2/15 at 3:30 pm in the Cafeteria

Softball will be Wednesday 2/16 at 3:15 pm in the Cafeteria

Girls Tennis will be Monday 2/28 at 3 pm in the Cafeteria

Looking to join a club, see the attached document below to see what RMHS has to offer: