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Randolph Early College High School Newsletter

March 18, 2020

Important Announcement Concerning March 19, 2020

RECHS Students and Parents,


As you heard Tuesday with Dr. Gainey's message, we will have distribution day on Thursday, March 19th from 7:30am to 6:30pm for students to pick up textbooks and instructional materials. This will take place in the gym. Please enter and exit through the outside gym door on the car rider side.


Our teachers have been working incredibly hard to prepare meaningful assignments so that our Early College students can continue their education during this crisis. Please listen carefully to these details. Teachers have communicated with students via email about the delivery method of assignments. Most assignments from RECHS teachers will be sent via email and/or Canvas. Teachers have prepared paper versions of assignments upon student request. Students, please check your email if you have not done so in order to communicate with your teacher. If you do not have computer/internet access for assignment completion, this is especially important so that teachers can prepare your paper copies.


In regards to Thursday's distribution day, all students who have requested a paper version of assignments can pick those up then. All of Ms. Saltzer's Math 2 students have a packet of assignments that needs to be picked up on Thursday. Ms. Davidson's biology students need to get a biology textbook and assignment packet. Any English 1, 2, or 3 student who has contacted their teacher requesting a copy of their class novel can pick up a print copy if they prefer that to the digital version.


Again, not all RECHS students need to come to distribution day. This greatly depends upon the course in which they are enrolled. Students must check their email and communicate individually with their teachers.


Thank you all as we get through this trying time together.


Thank you,

Shea Setzer Grosch

RECHS Prom

Our April 4th prom has been rescheduled to May 9th. The venue can accommodate us on this date.

Field Trips

All field trips for the remainder of the school year and summer have been cancelled. When we return to school, we will work on refunds for students who have paid for field trips.

Rho Kappa Honor Cords

Senior members of Rho Kappa---You will be able to purchase your honor cords when we return to school. Cords are $9.00 and you can pay Ms. Darcy, Ms. Fleetwood or Ms. Schill upon your return. Please do not worry about missing the original ordering deadline. We have made arrangements for you to have a cord for graduation.

Junior Marshal Celebration

We will be unable to host the Junior Marshal event on March 31st. We will look to reschedule this for a later date.

Senior T-Shirts

Seniors who purchased a t-shirt will be eligible for a refund for their money.

Prom Tickets on Sale Now

Prom will be held at 105 Worth on May 9, 2020 from 8:00pm-12:00am. Tickets are $40 for current students and $45 for guests. Outside guests must be approved.


We will resume ticket sales upon return to school.

1:4 Peer Mentoring Applications

Rising juniors and seniors should have received an email about the 1:4 Peer Mentoring applications for next year. There is a due date listed in the email if you want to be apply to the mentor program. If you did not receive an email, please contact Ms. Kelley.

US Navy Presentation---CANCELED

For students interested in learning more about the opportunities in the US Navy, the RECHS Navy recruiter will be making a presentation.


We will look to reschedule this before the end of the year, if possible.

Holidays: April 10th and April 13th

Prom: May 9th

Senior Celebration of Achievement: May 12, 1:00 pm

RCC Graduation: May 13, 6:30 pm

RECHS Graduation: May 19, 10:00 am

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2020 Graduation Information

To Parents of Juniors

Effective in the 2020-2021 school year, two doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine are

required for North Carolina students. One dose is required for individuals entering

the seventh grade or by 12 years of age. The second booster dose is required for

individuals entering the 12th grade or by 17 years of age, whichever comes first.

The requirement for the second dose is new. This information is being shared with

you now so you can make plans to have your student vaccinated prior to the start

of the 2020-2021 school year. If you have questions regarding this new

requirement, please feel free to call our school nurse, Monica Hurley, at 336-625-1137.

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Redesigning our Future

Catawba College is hosting A National Environmental Summit for high school students this summer. Please see the attached flyer and visit their website for more information.

Student Services Site

Please visit the Student Services site for important information from RECHS counselor and RCC liaison. The presentations from the parent meetings are also available on this site. A link to the site is available on the left hand menu of the RECHS home page.

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