ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, March 13, 2020

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NEW TODAY AT RHS

ATTENTION COLLEGE NOW STUDENTS

LLCC has extended it's spring break for an additional week (March 16-22) for all students.  Please check your LLCC email regularly for further announcements or status updates.

RHS 20-21 CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

The 20-21 RHS Cheerleading Tryouts will be held on April 7, 8 and 9. Anyone interested in going out for the team should sign up in the High School Athletic Office. There is also a Mandatory Parent Meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the team on Wednesday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m. in the High School Commons. Check the Orange and Blue Flyers posted around the school for more details! Contact Coach Wagner with any questions at awagner@rochester3a.net.

CODERDOJO CANCELLED

The last CoderDojo meeting of the semester, scheduled for Monday, March 16, has been cancelled.  Students working on their project presentations are encouraged to save them for the 6th Annual STEM Fair, which will be held on Thursday, September 10.  Questions? Email coderdojorochil@gmail.com.

GENERAL INFORMATION

TRUE COLORS MEETING

There will be a True Colors meeting on Wednesday, March 18 during Rocket Time in Mrs. Bell’s room (1129).

JOSTENS GRADUATION DELIVERY

Jostens will be here on Thursday, March 19 in the HS Commons during Rocket Time to deliver graduation items to seniors.

STUDENT RECOGNITION NOMINATION FORM

Students please take a minute and fill out the nomination form - Peer Nomination Form

ATTENTION RHS STUDENTS: 

RHS is conducting 2 music surveys! We want to find out what music our Rochester students listen to and what their favorite songs are. These two surveys are quick! The first 50 students to respond to each survey will be contacted and entered into a prize drawing sponsored by the RHS Yearbook.  1 - "Music Genre Survey" and 2 - "Playlist Survey"

BAND FUNDRAISER PIZZA BUILD - NEW INFO

The Band fundraiser pizza build is this Saturday, March 14. Most of the work will be done in under 2 hours. Please help if you can!  Please arrive at the Rochester Intermediate School at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday ready to assemble pizzas. Everyone building pizzas needs to bring a hat and wash their hands as soon as they enter the cafeteria. Pizza pick up will start at 10:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m. Customers do not need to pick up the pizzas as they will be distributed by the Band students. If you have a lot of pizzas to take home with you, you may consider bringing along a box or clothes basket. We will have a limited number of boxes. We appreciate the support! Please direct any questions to John Runions at 725-4017.

SPANISH CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT

Spanish Club is ordering t-shirts! If you are interested, please fill out the form on google classroom and bring $10.00 to Senorita Miller!

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Grace period voting AND Early Voting is happening now in Illinois!  Check out the doc HERE or stop by Room 1092 if you wonder how it works or what it means. You can even vote on the weekends!

MILES OF SMILES IS COMING

The Rochester School District will be hosting Miles of Smiles, Ltd., a mobile dentist program on April 8th, 2020.  Miles of Smiles will be here to provide a dental exam, cleaning, fluoride, and sealants, where needed, to students who have pre-registered. This exam does qualify for the required dental exam for K, 2nd, 6th and 9th grade students due by May 15, 2020.  It also qualifies for next years dental requirements if you have a current 1st, 5th, or 8th grader.  If you are interested in the program, please complete the attached form and return to your school nurse as soon as possible.  A copy of this form can be sent home with your student by request. Contact your school nurse, see attached handouts Miles of Smiles Info Sheet, Consent Form, or checkout the Miles of Smiles Website for additional information.

TURNING 16 SOON?? IMPORTANT INFO FROM MRS. HAWKINS:

After completion of the Driver Education course, 50 practice hours with a parent/guardian, and completion of behind the wheel, students will be eligible to get their license once they have turned 16. In order to ensure your student is in the state database, please have them check the IL SOS Website TWO WEEKS PRIOR to their 16th birthday. This will allow time for any missing information to be processed. Both students and parents can check this website using the student's permit number. If your information is not cleared, or if you have any questions, please contact Megan Hawkins at mhawkins@rochester3a.net.

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

COLLEGE/ MILITARY VISITS

MARCH

19 - Army National Guard

LUNCH

Friday’s Menu

Rocket Line:  Sweet & Sour Popcorn Chicken

Corner Crust Pizza: Hawaiian Pizza

Custom Brother’s Grill: Corn Dog

Salad Bar:  Chef Salad

Monday’s Menu

Rocket Line:  Bacon Cheeseburger

Corner Crust Pizza: BBQ Bacon Chicken Pizza

Custom Brother’s Grill: Spicy Popcorn Chicken/Boneless Wings

Salad Bar:  Fajita Chicken Salad

WEEK AT A GLANCE

Please visit this link for the most up to date schedule of athletic events.

                                                

Mar. 13                “B” Day

Mar. 14                SAT Test