Rancho’s Daily Bulletin       

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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

Need help with homework? GEAR UP can help. Come see us in room 718 during lunch and afterschool 2:30-4:00pm.

CSF tutoring is available Wednesday after school in room 723.

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!

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

Spring Blacklight Dance - Friday, March 8th from 7-9:30pm.  Tickets are on sale $15.  Buy now before the price goes up.  No guest bids.

Senior Grad Night - May 31st - Universal Studios - Tickets on Sale Now - $125 includes admission, that turns into a 9 month pass, $15 meal voucher and transportation.  

Looking to be a class officer - Packets are available in the ASB room, Juniors - Room 810, Sophomores - Room 245 and Freshman - Room 246.  Packets are due March 7 in the ASB room or class advisor.

Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors: don't forget to attend the Elective Fair on Monday, Feb 25 per 1-6 to check out the different opportunities you have before you register for classes.

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.

JUNIORS - If you are interested in a senior internship, you must turn in your application soon.

Come see the spring musical All Shook Up, March 14th-16th and 21st-23rd, all at 7 pm in the PAC!

Come Participate in this years Poetry Slam. Auditions will be held the first and second week of March in room 225. Must leave a printed copy of your piece with Ms. Strawser. The Poetry Slam will be held on April 3. For more information go to room 225.

Attention Students - Vista American Little League is looking for volunteers this spring season!  Learn how to umpire, keep score during games, OR help out in the snack bar and receive a free meal after each shift.  So, if you need Community participation hours, or are just looking for somewhere fun to volunteer and meet new people, sign up, all are welcome!  See Mrs. Candy in the front office for more info.

 Save the Date for Palomar College Tarde de Familia family event  on March 14th  6-8pm  at Vista High School.

Palomar College invites you to the 3rd Annual STEM Conference: STEM  at The Movies  on Saturday,  March 16th. Enjoy hands on science experiments, magical alchemy games, and information on STEM programs. Breakfast,  lunch,  and transportation will be provided. Stop by the GEAR UP room for more information.

Longhorns! Join us on Thurs Feb 21st at 6:30 pm in the library to meet author, Julia Walton, an RBV Alumni! Her book, Words on Bathroom Walls, has been optioned for a movie. She will be sharing her experiences as a writer, as well as the process to transform her story into a movie. Ask your teachers for extra participation credit opportunities.  Hope to see you there!

Beginning Monday, February 11, students will be required to show their RBV ID card to enter the library during any RAINY DAY lunch period.  Be prepared; see Mrs. Mathias if you have questions.

Field Trip! If you have participated in BSU meetings or activities and are interested in attending UBSC at MiraCosta on March 1st, please pick up your permission slip from Mrs. Hawkins in room 222 ASAP. Space is limited, so it's first come first serve. Don't miss this entertaining and informative event.

Come to Artistic Rhapsody we meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month after school in room 225. Our first meeting of the year is this coming Wednesday. Also we are beginning to accept submissions for the Artistic Rhapsody magazine until the deadline of March 15. We accept visual art, poetry and fiction. Please submit to rbvartisticrhapsody@gmail.com

PLUS Forum

Have you wanted to go to a PLUS Forum, but keep forgetting to turn in your form? Now is the time to get it in! The next PLUS Forum is April 4, and it's the last Forum open to all student for this school year! You can pick up a permission form in the Counseling Office. Forums fill up fast, don't miss this opportunity.

Miss Pride of Vista Scholarship Pageant Orientations:  

Thursday, 2/21 - 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 2/24 - 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Thursday, 2/28 - 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Coyote Cafe - 1450 N, Santa Fe Ave. Vista

Attention all AP students:  AP Exam Registration  will end on March 1.  If you  are eligible and have not completed the Free and Reduced Lunch verification form, you must do so before you register for exams.     Fee reductions from the Patrons group are available.  All forms are located outside of the IB Office.  See the flyer, ask your teachers or talk to Ms. Neumann for more information.


By now you should have received your diploma order form from your English teacher. Please make sure you return it to the Registrar no later than 3/1/2019. If you did not receive this form, or have any questions please see the Registrar in the Counseling Office.

Radio Control Club is searching for students who have skills at skating or are experienced with skating to help participate in the upcoming RC and skating montage for the clubs YouTube channel that will feature many tricks and stunts from both hobbies. If you are interested, come to room 317 to find out more information on the day of filming.

Come to finance club! We meet every Friday in room 812 at lunch. Come educate yourself on important financial techniques that you'll need to know in the not so distant future. Bring a friend!

Code Queens -Girls learn to code and have fun.  No experience required. Free classes, seats limited -  New Semester starts Feb 7.  Every Thursday  2:45-4:15.     Sign up with Mrs. Rudolph room 343.  

10th and 11th-grade students:

If you are interested in preparing for your SAT, sign up for the SAT PREP Boot Camp which will be held on Saturday, February 23rd.  This is a great opportunity to prepare for the next SAT which is March 9th. Please sign up by February 20th to reserve your spot.  Ask your teachers to see the Boot Camp flyer for important details.

Sponsored by your PTSA. 

Freshman need help with tutoring?  GEAR UP tutors are available in room 718  during lunch and after school until 4:00pm. See you there!



Baking Club meets every Thursday at Lunch in Room 809

Finance Club meets Fridays at Lunch in Room 812.

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.

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!

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

Scholarship of the Week: Vista Irrigation District Scholarship- Up to six scholarships may be awarded for graduating Vista high school seniors; the minimum award is $1,000 and the maximum is $3,000.  A typed-written personal statement and a typed-written essay are part of the application process. You can pick up an application from Mrs. Williams in the Career Center, contact Alisa Nichols at (760) 597-3173 or anichols@vidwater.org or download from their website (www.vidwater.org)  Deadline 3/1/19 by 5 pm.  

The 2019 Miss Oceanside and Miss Teen Oceanside Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Oceanside Sea Lions, will be held on March 30, 2019.

Don't miss this amazing opportunity for girls who live in Oceanside.

Girls ages 13-24 years of age are eligible to enter the 2 pageants which will be judged on personality, personal interview, poise, presentation, and question on stage.

Eight winners will be selected and will become goodwill ambassadors for the City of Oceanside, gaining community service hours at various community and city functions.  Cash scholarships will also be awarded to the winners.

 For further information, call 760-434-3397 or email:  missoceansidepageant@gmail.com

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!