The Ravens' Nest

Randolph Early College High School Newsletter

Week of November 8, 2021

PreACT

All 10th graders will take the PreACT on Wednesday, November 10th at the CEIC. Students need to report to the CEIC by 8:40am. Buses will take students directly to the CEIC. Students may bring snacks to eat during break.

The Veterans Day Holiday is Thursday, November 11, 2021. There will be no high school on Thursday.

Interims

Interim reports will be given to students on Friday, November 12th. Parents, please review these interims so you are aware of your child's academic performance. Interims will only be given for high school courses, not college courses.
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Yearbook Sponsored Holiday Spirit Week, December 6-10!

Hey Ravens,


The Yearbook staff has decided to sponsor a . . . SPIRIT WEEK!!! The yearbook is all about you guys and how we live academically and non-academically. To represent some holidays that won't be in the yearbook due to timing and deadlines, we decided to make this spirit week holiday themed.


Monday is Valentines day, wear red and pink and go all out in love.

Tuesday is St. Patrick's Day, wear green or you'll be in for a surprise.

Wednesday is National Pencil Day, April Fools' haha. Wednesday is actually April Fools' day. Dress Wacky and pull some school appropriate pranks.

Thursday is Halloween, dress in your spookiest costume and be ready for a big scare.

Friday is Frosty Friday, we know everyone doesn't celebrate the same holidays so this is where you represent whatever wintery holiday you celebrate.


We can't wait to see you and your amazing outfits. Be ready to smile!


We appreciate your Participation,

RECHS Yearbook Staff 2021

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Purchase Your Yearbook!

Please purchase your yearbook in the main office or buy using the link below. Yearbooks are $45!

Student Services Information

RCC Library Information

Looking for a new book, but don't have much time to visit the library? Or maybe you really want to read something, but forgot your student ID? Or maybe you'd like to try out audiobooks, but don't know where to start? No problem! Have a look at Dogwood Digital Library!


Dogwood Digital Library is a collection of almost 35,000 (yes, you read that number right!) audiobooks and eBooks. You can read or listen on any mobile device with the Libby app. Scan the QR code below for step-by-step instructions on using Dogwood Digital Library. If you have any questions, ask RCC Library!

College Course Information

Parents and guardians, we invite you to reach out to Mrs. Perry (sjperry@randolph.edu), our RCC Liaison, at any time with questions or concerns about your child's academic performance in a college class. Please remember, our high school students are treated as college students regarding their RCC courses; therefore, college instructors will only speak directly to the student. Additionally, Mrs. Perry addresses any alerts/concerns she receives from instructors with our students. We encourage you to have conversations with your student. Please have students show you their Moodle (college courses), Canvas (high school courses) and PowerSchool. You can access Parent Portal for PowerSchool and you can become an observer in Canvas as well.


Please be aware, at this point in the semester, when a student is withdrawn from a college class, he/she receives a failure on the high school transcript. This is also the case if a student chooses to drop a class.

Cap and Gown Ordering Deadline is December 15th!

Please visit the Southern Recognition website for all of your ordering needs. You are more than welcome to purchase apparel, tassels, and other memorabilia, but not required.


Scroll to the bottom of the webpage and you will see "Randolph Early College High School-Cap and Gown Unit." Complete the first name, last night, height and weight section, then purchase your gap and gown.


You DO NOT need to purchase the custom laser diploma, as RECHS will purchase all diplomas and covers. The custom laser diploma that is on the website is a plaque that is optional for your to purchase.

RECHS Cap and Gown Ordering Website

The deadline for cap and gown ordering is December 15, 2021.

Canvas Observer

All students are using the online learning management platform, Canvas, for their high school classes. All of our high school teachers are using Canvas for their classes. Parents are able to join the class as an observer and see their child (and only their child's) academic performance. If you would like to join your child's class as an observer, please email your child's teacher. If you are unsure who to email, you are welcome to email me, (Shea Grosch sgrosch@randolph.k12.nc.us) and I will forward your email to the correct teachers.

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Parents and guardians, please remember that you can access your student's high school grades for each course through PowerSchool's Parent Portal. There is also an app that can be downloaded. You can receive real-time updates as assignments are graded if you wish, or simply check the overall average weekly.


If you do not have access to the Parent Portal, please reach out to our Data Manager, Melissa Scott, mscott@randolph.k12.nc.us or 336-625-1137 for your code and instructions.

RCSS Child Nutrition Order Form

If you would like to order your FREE meal from Southmont Elementary School, please use the order form below. Your order must be placed before 9:00 am each day.

School Fees


9th Grade-----$19.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

10th Grade---$17.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

11th Grade---$17.00 (Instructional and Science Fees)

12th Grade---$42.00 (Instructional and graduation)


Fees go to providing educational opportunities for students such as subscriptions, lab materials, supplemental books, etc.

Save the Date!

Quarter 2 Interim Reports: November 12, 2021

Thanksgiving Break- November 24-November 26, 2021

Teacher Made Exams: Week of December 6, 2021 (more info to come)

End of Course Exams: December 15 and 16, 2021

Quarter 2 Report Cards: January 7, 2021

ACT (All 11th Graders): March 1, 2022

Prom (dependent upon Covid restrictions): April 23, 2022

Celebration of Achievement: May 12, 2022, 6:00pm, Journey Church

Graduation Practice: May 19, 2022, 9:00am, Journey Church

Graduation: May 20, 2022, 10:00am, Journey Church, Ticketed Event

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