Rancho’s Daily Bulletin       

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Wavepact Wednesday - Wear your College Gear on Wednesday

Rancho Spirit - Wear your Rancho gear on Friday

Math Lab - Come get Math Help from expert mathematicians!  6:30-7:30 AM Daily in room 824 AND 2:30-4:00 PM Daily in room 822

Did you know the Longhorn Library is open after school? Extended library hours are Monday- Thursday until 5:00.  A teacher is available for tutoring help. Come and check it out!

Students:  If you need to print school assignments, room 220 is open at lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  You can also print in the Library.

The English Learner Lounge is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at lunch and after school.  Drop by for homework help, use a chrome book or just chill with other English Learners. The E L Lounge is in room 348B

Freshman! Need help with homework or tutoring. GEAR UP can help you! GEAR UP is located in room 718 and it’s open during lunch and  after school until 4pm.  Snacks and drinks will be  provided!  See you there!

Need extra help?  CSF tutoring is available on Wednesday's after school in room 723.

ETS is a program on campus to help you get to college. ETS is open for students to join. ETS has many fun field trips planned this year that are free. Some field trips include, USC, LA Galaxy Soccer Game, San Diego ZOO and many more. Join ETS and come on the field trips. Applications are in the front office or room 808

RBV Drama Presents - “Blood Wedding”  November 8,9 & 10 at 7pm.  Tickets - Adults $12, Students $10 and Seniors $8

Military Club Meeting:

Come join the Military Club to celebrate the all the Military branches birthdays this Thursday, Nov. 8, at Lunch in room 702.  We will have a cake cutting ceremony and the Military Service members will share their favorite stories of past Birthday Balls in foreign lands.

There will be a Girls Water Polo meeting for those interested in playing on Friday, November 9 during lunch in room 227 (Mr. Bailey's room).

National Honor Society- Our monthly meeting is this Friday, 11/9, in Mrs Robinson's room at lunch.  This meeting reflects our new monthly meeting time.  Please email Mrs. Robinson if you have any ideas for the agenda.

 Art club will not be meeting this Friday November 9th. Please join us again next week.

This is a friendly reminder to support your Parent Teacher Student Association by becoming a member.  Dues go toward supporting our staff and scholarships for our college bound students.  PTSA’s membership goal this year include 100% staff and faculty participation.  We are currently only at 24%.  Adult membership cost is $10.00.  We will place an envelope in your mailbox or you may fill out the attached form.  Please return it to the PTSA mailbox.  You may also go on-line to https://rbvptsa.org/ and become a member online.

Seniors, the deadline to get your senior portraits taken is THIS Thursday November 8th! We will be having a free sitting option on campus this Thursday, from 1pm- 4:00pm in The Parent Center room 219, so come to school looking sharp!

Seniors, want a dedication in the back of the yearbook? Prices for senior dedications go up Monday December 1st, so purchase yours today! Dedications must be completed at time of purchase! Visit rbvyearbook.com for more details!


Art club will be selling buttons every Friday at lunch and after school in front of room 327. We have everything from Led Zeplin to K-pop and take requests.

Are you interested in pursuing a career in teaching or education? Would you like to have career, college, and scholarship opportunities to help you on your way? Then come to room 234 at lunch or after school to find out more about Educator's Rising.

The Cancer Awareness Club meets in room 120 every 2nd and 4th Thursday. Cancer affects all of our lives, so join us this Thursday as we strive to help educate the RBV students and staff and our community about this disease.

Do you like competitions? Does the idea of building something then getting a prize intrigue you? Do you want something amazing and unique on your college resume? Are these repetitive questions annoying you, and you wish the announcements were just over already? Well, look no further. Robotics club, Mondays after school until 4:15 pm. Room 343.

Radio Control Club is looking for new members that are into the hobby of RC. The RC club is currently making new content for it's YouTube channel such as Ads, Showcases, Collabs, and the Versus series. The Club will be releasing a remaster ad on November 1st in celebration of one year of the club's presence here on campus. The club has also introduced it's first working gas powered model and is ready to be unleashed in racing with the electric modles. If you are interested in joining, sign ups will be in room 317 during lunch.

Join Film Club and meet people who love watching, talking, and making movies.  We meet the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at lunch in room 807.  We hope to see you there!

Graffiti Club meets every Wednesday after school in room 327. Come learn the art of graffiti lettering from the pros.

Art club meets every Friday after school in room 327. Stop by and see what we are all about.

AVID Club:  Join AVID Club at lunch on Wednesdays in room 112.  Bring a friend! See you there!

Guitar Club - We meet every Thursday at lunch in room 324.

GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance) Club meets every Monday at lunch in room 708! Bring your lunch and a friend!

Baking Club: Bakers join us Thursdays at lunch in Room 809.

Robotics Team meets Mondays 2:30-4:15 Room 343.  All Welcome

Finance Club will meet Fridays at Lunch in Room 809. 

BSU meets on Wednesdays at lunch in room 222. Everyone is welcome!

Key Club: Come to Key Club in room 117 at lunch on Tuesdays! Meet great people and learn of local opportunities to help your community. We will be having elections for our new secretary this week.


College & Career Information

The Career Center Hours are as follows:  Mon. - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm  Closed for lunch from 12:45 - 1:45 pm;  Tues.-Fri. - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm  Closed for lunch from 12:30 -1:30 pm

Upcoming College Visits to RBV!

Thurs., 11/15 - University of Colorado Rep in Career Center at 9 am

Sign-up for college visits on the RBV home page, click Counseling, and add your name to the Google Doc under "College Reps in the Career Center"

CSU Application - the CSU application is now OPEN. The deadline to submit the CSU app is November 30th. Go see your counselor of you have any questions.

Don't forget to fill out your:

FAFSA Application for financial aid if you are a US Citizen


DREAM Application for financial aid if you are not a US Citizen


DUE MARCH 2, but we highly recommend attending one of our FREE Cash 4 College workshops and filling it out early! Upcoming workshop is on Saturday, October 13th 9am-12pm at Vista High School- Open to all- See your Counselor for more details!

LEGOLAND® California Resort is going to be holding a Mass Hiring Event on November 10th from 11am to 2pm.  To view more info, please go to:  https://www.legoland.com/california/about-us/jobs-and-careers/hiring-fair/


Scholarship of the Week:   Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program  -    This year the College Scholarship Program application will be submitted using the Common App. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-performing high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, the number of  student scholars to become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars will vary each year (in 2018, 106 scholars were selected).  Cooke Scholars will have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive. This highly competitive scholarship includes: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school; Ability to pursue any area of study; Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid; Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience.  As minimum criteria, students must: • Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2019 • Intend to enroll full-time in an accredited 4-year college beginning in fall 2019 • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above • Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above or ACT composite score of 26 or above • Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant Apply at: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/  Deadline 11/20/18.

Most Valuable Student Competition  -   Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.  Male and female students compete separately. Scholarships (ranging from $1,000-$12,000) are available only to students who enroll in four-year undergraduate degree programs at accredited U.S. American colleges or universities. It is acceptable for a student to enroll in a two-year college for the first two years of the four-year program. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, community involvement and financial need.  The local Vista Elks Lodge # 1968 is needed for the application. For more info: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm   Deadline 11/15

RBV Guys Only - want a fun way to get free food and community service requirements at the same time?  We are looking for the next Mr. Vista and his court!

This is not a stiff, serious competition...it will be a fun, lighthearted event where the guys are encouraged to show their personalities.  We are looking for fun young men with a sense of humor to enter the 8th annual contest!!

The winner gets to be the King of Vista plus he wins a crown & sash and other prizes and scholarship opportunities.  The king and his court have optional opportunities for fun community service with the Miss Vista court members where there’s always free food!

Requirements to become Mr. Vista are simple:

*Attend a Vista school, you can live in another city!

For information: text Laura 760 518-4220 or email missvistapageants@gmail.com

Also check out “Miss Vista Pageants” on Facebook/Instagram