Rockport High School
Viking News - The Week of 11/28/2022
Happy Thanksgiving Holiday, RHS Students!
The week was short, but mighty 💪! The RHS Jazz bands performed at this past week's Weekly Assembly block and they were absolutely phenomenal! A huge thank you to RHS Student Council for hosting a collegial game of Castle Ball to kick off the Thanksgiving break. It was so great to come together and have some fun before leaving for the extended weekend.
As we continue to promote school spirit throughout December, Ms. Rose will be initiating surprise theme Fridays! Themes will be announced at Weekly Assembly block each week and emailed out by Tuesday evening to give students and staff time to prepare your outfits! Stay tuned for next week's theme to come at Assembly block on 11/29. If you have ideas for themes, please feel free to send them my way so I can add them to the drawing 🙌!
Happy Thanksgiving to RHS students and families. I hope you take some time to step away and relax with family and friends. I look forward to welcoming you back on Monday, November 28th.😊🦃
Here's to a great week ahead!
Here's a look at the Week Ahead...
11/28 - Winter Sports Season Official Begins! 🏀🏒📣
11/30- MS/HS Madrigal/Chamber Music Concert @ 6 pm (The Shalin Liu Performance Center)
12/6 - 1/2 Day for Students (Professional Development Afternoon for Staff)
12/14 - HS Winter Concert @ 6 pm (John Lane Auditorium)
12/23 - 1/2 Day before the Holiday Vacation!
Weekly Assembly - Theme of the Month:
Developing Inclusive & Authentic Leadership that Inspires Change
NSCC Early College Courses:
NSCC Early College Courses are now available. For more details and information, please click the link below for details and use the QR code on the flyer to apply!
Early College at NSCC - Spring 2023 Courses
Seniors - Class of 2023:
Cap & Gown orders: Please check for the email from Ms. Rich, email@example.com for ordering your Cap & Gown. Thank you!
Diplomas: Please stop by Guidance to verify and initial the spelling of your name for your diploma.
Important Senior Dates for Your Long-Term Planning...
Thursday, May 25th: Senior Showcase at The Shalin Liu Performance Center
Friday, May 26th: Last day of school for seniors (Exams may be built into the final few days of school. Details will be forthcoming as we get closer to the date).
Tuesday, May 30th - Friday, June 2nd: Senior Week! All seniors are expected to attend graduation rehearsals from 8am - 10:30 am that week. Evening events are scheduled for the majority of nights that week. Stay tuned for details to come.
Tuesday, May 30th: Athletic Awards Night
Wednesday, May 31st: Senior Banquet 6pm-8pm @ The Elks
Friday, June 2nd: RHS Graduation @ 5 pm
RPS Job Opportunities
- The Rockport Public Schools seek to hire full-time and substitute bus drivers. Please see the RPS Bus Driver Posting for details.
- The Rockport Public Schools seek to hire Cafeteria workers. If you are interested in applying for the position, please send your resume and supporting materials to Deborah Nokes via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the Health Office...
The Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics want to remind parents and families about steps to take to prevent illness and stay healthy this season:
- Vaccinate your children ages 6 months and older against influenza as soon as possible.
- Vaccinate your children ages 6 months and older against COVID-19; children 5 and older who had their primary series more than 2 months ago should receive an updated COVID-19 booster as soon as possible.
- Remember, you can get a COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot at the same time.
- If your infant has been offered treatment with protective antibodies due to their prematurity or another condition, keep on schedule with their monthly treatments.
- Practice hand hygiene frequently with soap and water or hand sanitizer. Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue, or if a tissue is not available, cover them with an elbow, not a hand.
- Clean high touch surfaces in your home frequently with household disinfectants.
- Keep children home from daycare or school who have fever, especially with a cough, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, congestion, runny nose, or sore throat, until they are fever-free for 24 hours without medications that reduce fever.
- Avoid social gatherings if you or your children are ill.
- Contact your pediatrician or healthcare provider if you believe your child needs medical care. Your provider can offer advice on whether your child needs to be evaluated in person, tested for COVID or flu, and the best location (doctor’s office, urgent care, emergency room) for care.