The Rockville Times
A Note from Mrs. Czapla:
It’s a wonderful time of the year! There are many exciting events at RHS this month, such as our theater presentation of A Murder Mystery, and our Winter Concert! We hope you will join us!
We would also like to invite students, parents and the community members to our playoff football game on Monday evening (December 9th) at 6:30 pm at Simsbury High School. Any students interested in taking the fan bus should see Mr. Farrell in the athletic office during school on Monday.The bus will be leaving RHS at 5:30 pm. This is such an exciting time not only for Rockville High School, but for us as a community! We are proud of our young men, cheerleaders and band students as they have represented RHS well this year.
Our next Parent Advisory will be held on Wednesday, December 11th at 6:00 pm. We are partnering (PAC) with Winter Athletics to bring Micah Heumann, Assistant Director of the Academic Center for Exploratory Students and Director of The Major Experience at UCONN to present. Micah will be discussing, “How Major is Your Major?” This is a wonderful opportunity for our parents of juniors and seniors to explore college planning. Micah will be presenting to our students on a later date.
We at RHS are wishing you and your families a safe and happy holiday season!
ATTENDANCE OFFICE NEWS
Beginning immediately, all attendance matters should be reported to the following email address:
All dismissals MUST be in writing. A note, email, or fax should be received by the Attendance Office at the beginning of the day. Phone calls are accepted only in emergency cases. The note should specify the student name, date, time, and reason for dismissal. Dismissals are unexcused unless a medical note is received after the appointment.
You may also report an absence through this email. Be sure to include the student’s name, date, and reason for the absence.
Upcoming Events and Activities
- 12/12 (12:00 am - 11:50 pm - Deadline for Scholastic Arts and Writing
- 12/17 (7:00 pm - 9:30 pm) - RHS Winter Concert
- 12/19 (7:00 pm - 9:30 pm) - RHS Winter Concert (Snow Date)
- 12/20 (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) - Pep Rally
Upcoming Field Trips
- 1/4 (All Day) - UConn Regional Festival Field Trip
- 12/24 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/25 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/26 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/27 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/28 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/29 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/30 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 12/31 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
- 1/1 (All Day) - No School (Holiday Recess)
Looking Forward to December
RHS Murder Mystery
This year the unfortunate victim is... Murder Mystery!! Who could have killed this beloved RHS tradition? Completely student-written and student-performed, the murder mystery is sure to generate a laugh or two, and proceeds from the production will fund author visits, writing conferences, and writing scholarships for many talented RHS students.
*The choir will be caroling at the Rockville Public Library on December 5th, and at the Fox Hill Medical Center on December 6th and 8th.
*The Choir and Band Concert is December 17th at 7pm. The choir will be hosting a ROCK-Pot fundraiser at 5:45 on the night of the concert. Dinner will be available for $5.
*Choir will be touring area schools to do Holiday Caroling on December 20th.
CCMC PJ DAY For the Kids
SAT Boot Camp
What is it: This 6-week course covers the SAT tests by examining the most important concepts and introducing testing strategies. Students will work out problems on practice exams and apply strategies. Did we mention it's FREE!?
When: February and March on Saturdays - dates/times will be coming soon
Tabletop RPG Club
TABLETOP RPG CLUB
Advisor: Mrs. Amy Schlett
The Tabletop RPG club welcomes players of tabletop RPGs like Dungeons and Dragons, tabletop card games like Magic the Gathering, Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and other tabletop strategy board games. Dice may be provided but students should bring any other supplies and/or sets needed.
Scholastic Arts and Writing
The School Counseling Department (Grades 6 – 12) has been working hard in creating a new strategic plan for Vernon Public School students. This included updating our department mission statement, vision, and belief statements.
We are inviting all parents to fill out a comprehensive needs assessment survey. This survey will assist us in identifying student needs, help us prioritize our time and resources to high need areas, and set priorities for our curriculum and small groups.
The link to the survey is below, please fill out one survey for each of your students in grades 6 – 12 by Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey to best prepare our department to serve you and your students.
Looking Back to November
Veteran's Day Assembly
November Artist Spotlight
Enrolled Art Classes: AP Photography & Video Production III
Bio: Brooke Lewis is 17 years old and has loved all forms of art her entire life. After realizing she is not talented in drawing, she decided to start expressing herself through photography and video production, instantly falling in love with them. In the future she hopes to expand her talents with a camera and maybe start a side business for her photography.
Fun Fact: Brooke met Drake from "Drake and Josh" when she was younger.
The Battle of Midway
CT Sports Career Day
On November 20th, 30 students participated in the CT Wolfpack’s Sports Management Career Day. Students listened to presentations from the Wolfpack’s General Manager, Accounting Manager, Director of Marketing, and Director of Sales. Students learned about several careers within Sports Management and some local post-secondary programs.
Spanish National Honors Society
The Fire Technology students are getting a lesson on aerial operations.
Connecticut Youth Forum
Field Trip to Mystic Aquarium
Food For Today Classes
This Newsletter Was Created by the Students of the Library Media Center Club at RHS