Friday, February 23, 2018

Sadie Hawkins Dance Tonight! - Friday, Feb. 23, 7-10 p.m. in the RCHS Cafeteria. Tickets will be on sale during all lunches for $6 in the Cafeteria. The dance will include music, games and prizes, and is sponsored by your SCA!

SIRPHA will meet on Wednesday, February 28 from 3:30-5:30. All are invited to join us as we begin planning for Youth Summit. Come learn about some new opportunities we have!

FBLA will meet on Thursday, March 1 after school in Room T2 from 3:30-4:30. Brian Calhoun, owner of Rockbridge Guitars and inventor of the Chickapig game will be here as a guest speaker. All current and former business students are welcome to attend.

Debate Club! Meetings in Room T9 on Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.

Boys State - If you are a young man who is a junior, please consider applying to attend Boys State this summer! Great leadership opportunity. Scholarship is provided. Please see Ms. van Ravenswaay if you are interested.

The Maverick Literary and Arts Magazine - Submit your art, poetry and/or stories NOW to Room 114.

Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser - The Sophomore Class will be selling Chick-Fil-A sandwiches Feb. 12-23. Only $5 per sandwich, and they will be delivered on March 2. Contact Mary Troise, Sarah Hennis, Cole Cathcart, or Lexi Leonard for more info.

Attention Dual Enrollment Students - February 23rd is the last day to drop a SPRING semester course without penalty. This is also the last day to drop a YEAR LONG course with penalty (F will show on the transcript). Questions? See Mrs. Wheelock in the Counseling Office!

Attention Seniors attending Dabney S. Lancaster CC next year - The DSLCC Scholarship application is now available online! There are 75 different scholarships (all on one application!) To apply, visit: www.dslcc.edu/admissions-aid/scholarships. The application deadline is February 26. Students MUST complete the Virginia Placement Tests (VPT) or the SAT/ACT prior to the scholarship deadline. See Mrs. Wheelock if you have any questions or if you need any help!

College Representative Visits - A representative from Emory & Henry College will be available Tuesday, April 10 at 1:20 p.m. in the School Counseling Office. You must sign up in advance! See Ms. van Ravenswaay in the Counseling Office to sign up!

Summer School Information - Summer School Brochures are now available in the Counseling Office for the following courses: Health and PE 9, Health and PE 10 (including Drivers Ed.); Economics and Personal Finance. Payment and registration forms are due March 23!

Football Workouts will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:30. "It is not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference." - Bear Bryant

Attention AP Students - AP Exam Registration will take place through March 9, 2018. The cost is $94 for each test. See Ms. Van Ravenswaay in the Counseling Office.

Ukulele Club! Come join us every Tuesday at 7:45 in Room 217B. No experience required.

After-School Tutoring will take place in the RCHS Library until 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Tutors will be available to help with many school subjects and SAT/ACT practice questions. Check the Library's Tutoring Page for more details.

Breakfast in the Mornings - Grab and Go Breakfast is available beginning at 7:30am in the Commons. Breakfast and Grab and Go Breakfast is available in the Cafeteria at 7:45AM. Students can use cash, money on your account, or meal benefits at both locations.

Writing a College Essay? We're here to help! W&L tutors will be in the Writing Center (Room 126) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays before school from 8-8:15 a.m.

RCHS Writing Center in Room 126. Open to all class periods and during A and C lunches. No appointment necessary! Struggling with a paper for one of your classes? Preparing for the writing portion of a standardized test? Polishing a college application essay? Visit the new RCHS Writing Center in Room 126!

Anyone who needs to sign up for Behind the Wheel should do so ASAP in the Men's PE office.