October 12, 2021
Environmental Science Gets Outside!
Dear RU Families,
We have made it to the middle of October! This coming weekend we will celebrate our school and our athletes and drama is gearing up for a production of Annie! We hope that you have scheduled your student's SLC and that we will see many of you in the building or in screens tomorrow. If you have not scheduled a conference yet, please reach out.
Lisa and Caty
Ghost Pride Events
This Friday we will be hosting a bonfire at 7:00 PM behind the high school! Please join us.
Wednesday, October 13 there will be a Sport's Boosters meeting at 6:30 via Google Meet - more volunteers are needed to support our student athletes. Please email our Co-Curricular Director, Ben Diller, if you need the link (email@example.com)
This week in Ghost Nation the following is happening in Randolph;
- Tuesday: MS Girls vs. Barre Town at 4:00
- Tuesday: MS Boys vs. Barre Town at 5:00
- Wednesday: Varsity Girls vs. Lyndon Institute at 4:00
- Saturday: Varsity Girls vs. People’s Academy @ 12:00
- Saturday: Varsity Boys vs. Lamollie Union @ 2:00
Student Led Conferences: October 13
Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors
PSAT at RU
October 26th 8-12pm, RUHS Middle School Gym
We will be holding the school day offering of the PSAT on Oct. 26th, 8:00am until 11:45am. There is still time to sign-up. Although many colleges are still test optional, due to the pandemic, this is still a worthwhile opportunity to have a practice run for the SAT. If you have signed up to take the PSAT, during advisory on Friday, 10/15, we will have breakout groups to discuss navigating the test and overall preparatory recommendations. If you would like to familiarize yourself in advance, these are links to test preparation sites below.
NEACAC College Fair, St. Michaels College, Oct. 12th
The NEACAC college fair is going to be in-person this fall. This year it will take place on October 12th at St. MIchael's College (more details can be found in the post from earlier this week). To attend in-person, you must register. You can register by clicking on this link. As there is no school, this will be an on your own event. It is also possible to attend virtually at any time. This is typically the college fair that seniors attend, however, if you are able to go, take advantage of this opportunity. In the Spring, we will be attending the annual college fair that is held at NU/VTC.
College Admissions Workshop
Middlebury College is sponsoring/presenting a “College Admissions Workshop for Vermonters.” The date of the event is Thursday, October 14 from 7 until 8 pm. The link for students/families to register is here. Admission directors from Champlain, UVM and St. Michael's will serve as key presenters, along with Sarah Soule, postsecondary planning counselor from Middlebury UHS and a VSAC counselor.
Upcoming College Admission Visits
University of New England: Friday, 10/15, 1pm, Student Services
Northern Vermont University: Monday, 10/18, 1pm, Student Services
Champlain College: Tuesday, 10/19, 1pm, Student Services
University of Southern Maine: Monday, 10/25, 1pm, Student Services