Rancho’s Daily Bulletin       

                          Friday, April 28, 2017

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!!  Daily - Room 824 6:30-7:30am  and Room 822 2:30-4:00pm

Calculus tutoring - every Thursday in Math Lab room 822.

Notice: The finance office will not accept checks after April 30th.

RBV Drumline - Good Luck to Drumline for their championships on April 29 at Long Beach City College.  You guys will do great!

Come watch Dance 3 and Maroon Magic perform at their show "Better When I'm Dancing" on April 27 & April 28 at 7pmin the PAC.  Tickets $8 adults and $6 for students.  

Girls Basketball:  If you are interested in trying out for the girls basketball program during the 2017-2018 school year, please stop by Room 717 on Thursday or Friday at lunch for information on our summer preparation program.  

Seniors, sign up for Graduation Walking Partners from April 17-May 5.  Use the link on the Senior Page of the RBV website to access the Google Form (2017 Walking Partners). Only one partner should sign up!  Seniors will need their own and their partner’s 9-digit ID number.

Yearbooks are on sale for $95 in the finance office or online at www.rbvyearbook.com.  Prices go up to $105 on May 1.  Get yours today.

Follow rbvyearbook on instagram and participate in our creative caption contest to win a free yearbook.  Information is on instagram.

Prom Tickets - will go on sale Monday, April 24th.  ASB price freeze is $60. Spirit Card is $60.  $65 without a card.  Guest bids are available in the front office.  NO checks will be accepted.

Peer Counseling Applications

Attention current juniors! If you're interested in becoming a Peer Counselor next year, applications are now available! You can pick one up from your counselor or see Ms. Pina in the counseling office for more information. Peer Counselors work along side with the RBV counselors to support students with academic and personal/social needs. Applications are due Friday, April 28.

PLUS Team Applications

Do you want want to be a leader on campus and help create a culture of acceptance and unity among RBV students? Then you should apply for PLUS (Peer Leaders Uniting Students).  As a PLUS Team member you will get the chance to break down the walls at RBV and run forums that change student's lives.  PLUS is a class and you can earn elective credits. PLUS Team applications are now available, see Ms. Piña in the counseling office to pick up an application, the deadline to turn in your application is April 28!

ELD Lounge- Do you need help with your homework or just a quiet place to do your assignments? Room 348B  will be opened Tuesdays and Thursdays after school.

Need to sharpen your writing skills? Come to the new RBV Writing Center. We're open from 2:45-3:45on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the library computer lab. Book an appointment online or walk in.

E2020 in Room 218 - Room 218 is open for all E2020 students everyday from 2:30-4:30 and during Saturday School from 8:00 until noon.

College & Career Information

Scholarship (free money for college) update!  There is no "scholarship season" - scholarships are available to apply to all year long for all grade levels, so don't miss out on your chance to earn free money for college!  The list on Naviance (under the Colleges Tab) is updated and takeadvantage of the lists on the RBV site at:  http://rbv.vistausd.org/scholarships   Want more help with scholarships?  Talk with Mrs. Williams in the Career Center.

Scholarship of the Week - RBV PTSA - This scholarship awards RBVHS seniors who are planning to attend college after graduation. Students do not need to be a member of PTSA to apply. Pick up application in the Career Center and return application when complete to Mrs. Williams.  Deadline 4/28/17.

Seniors... are you looking to start earning a living right out of high school instead of going to a 2-year or 4-year college? Listen to these great opportunities!

Interested in a career in Culinary Arts? Or maybe the medical field? How about computer technology? These career programs are available in your own back yard! Vista Adult School has low-cost accredited programs to prepare you for an entrance-level position in the careers mentioned. Check out their programs at:  http://www.vistaadultschool.org/ 

For outdoorsy types, the California Conservation Corps offers immediate full time work with benefits AND paid training and certifications. Among the criteria considered in selecting work, the CCC looks for work conserving or enhancing the state's natural resources or providing another public benefit. For more info, go to:  www.ccc.ca.gov/

The MiraCosta Technology Career Institute provides short term, hands on training to help you be career ready in as little as 6 weeks. You could be making a great wage in a career such as engineering and manufacturing, veterinary assisting, phlebotomy, or even a very highly paid bodyguard. TCI was issued a grant & passing on the savings to the students!  For more info, go to:  tci.miracosta.edu/

MiraCosta Ambassadors are on the RBV Campus!  The Ambassadors are here to help with transitioning into the community college experience, so sign up in the Career Center to talk with an Ambassador and get ready for your 'what's next' after graduation!

Clubs

Black Student Union Forum at Rancho Friday April 28, 2017 starting at 3pm. Speakers, Music, and Food.

Finance Club - is hosting Wells Fargo Bank for another financial literacy event on college finances on Friday, April 28 at 2:30 in Room 812.  Space is limited, so sign up at Room 812 ASAP

FRENCH CLUB - The French Club will be meeting Monday, May 1st, at lunch in room 710.  We will be discussing our club project and our end of the year excursion.  French treats will be provided.  All are welcome.  See you there!  

Helping Hands - is still accepting clothes donations for ages 18 and under.  Please bring clothes to Room 723 any day and time of the week.  If you want to represent this club, shirts will be available for purchase with Mrs. Rieger in Room 723.  All donations collected by Helping Hands will be directly donated to Orphanages in the U.S.

Anyone interested in becoming a Best Buddies officer next year should come see Ms. Childs in room 720 during lunch to fill out an application as soon as possible.

Radio Control Club - Hey Longhorns, Just a reminder Radio Control Club is coming next year, If you are - committed to Radio Control racing then make sure you sign up today at lunch in Room 711 but remember you must own at least one car or offroad truck to be eligible.

Science Olympiad - Join us in Room 126 at lunch on Thursdays to start preparing for the 2017 competition.  Students of all science backgrounds wanted!

Helping Hands - The Helping Hands Club will be accepting donations in Room 723, bring in clothes, shoes and most importantly toys to be donated to orphans in Mexico.  Helping Hands meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month.

Feminism Club - meets every Wednesday at lunch in Room 807.  Come to discuss world topics, everyone is welcome.

Blank Canvas Club - on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of every month!  We will be planning events to teach the homeless art, writing and other creative outlets.  Bring your friends and ideas for the club!

Art club meets every Friday after school in room 327- Art lives here in room 327

Join the Artistic Rhapsody club to meet other creative and art-oriented students. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday after school from 2:30-3 in Ms. Strawser's room 225.

Fashion club meets this Wednesday in room 327-

Surf club - meeting will be Tuesday's at lunch in room 324.  Anyone is welcome even if you are a beginner or just love the ocean! See you there!

Join Acapella Club - Come to Acapella club on Wednesdays at lunch in Room 816! - Don’t need to be an experienced singer - looking for more singers - looking for beatboxers! - Will be singing at hospitals and going Christmas Caroling

Black Student Union- Come to the Black Student Union Club in room 222. We encourage all students to come and join the conversation. Wednesdays during lunch.