Posted on 05/31/2019

CNM Application Workshop

Seniors! If you are considering CNM as a college option, please come to a free application workshop held right here in the Media Center on January 25th during A and B lunch. CNM will be here to help students apply on a first come, first serve basis! Keep in mind, seniors who have completed their FAFSA and are admitted to CNM before March 1st may be eligible for the CNM Bridge to Success Scholarship! See you on January 25th and don't forget to bring your social security number to apply.

Native American Student Union Club
Calling on all RRHS community members!! Friday, January 25, 2019 is Fry Bread Friday! There will be Fry Bread for sale at both A and B lunches. Indulge in this delicious treat while also supporting the Native American Student Union!

Order Your Yearbooks Online
Attention all students:
To order a yearbook online, please go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use School Code: 6797. The deadline to order yearbooks online is Sat, March 23rd, the first Saturday of Spring Break. You may buy a yearbook directly on campus when they arrive in mid-April, but you save $5 when you order online, and you will make sure you get your copy before we sell out. Follow us on Instagram at RioRancho_Yearbook for important updates and the reveal of this year's theme!

Recycling Tuesdays
RRHS It's time for Recycling Tuesdays! At this time, Please send a student with your recyclables to the main Recycle Bin behind the Cafeteria and E & T. Thank you for caring!

Attention Rams...need money for college? Please see our school website and click on the college-prep link, which is located in the quick links section. From there, please navigate to the scholarship link for local and national scholarship opportunities. Please consider applying for the the 13 scholarships listed with February deadlines! Seniors with over a 2.0 may begin applying for the Tonya Raye Memorial Scholarship, which is for seniors only, please see college-prep website for details.

2nd Call for Aerospace and Rocketry Club

Good Morning Rams, Mr. Marquez would like to remind you that The RRHS Aerospace and Rocketry club is still going on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:00. We've started building rockets and will begin launching them as the weather gets better. We really would like to get some more people involved in discovering things that fly, so if you're interested, and have nothing else to do on Tuesday afternoons, come on by ET114 and build a plane or a rocket. It really is a blast, literally.

Join A.S. Next Year
Applications to enroll in A.S. for next year are now on line. If you want to be part of the best student council in the state, help plan school events, and be part of something bigger than yourself, then A.S. may be for you. Go to the student council page on the website and complete the application, and plan to attend a mandatory information meeting on Thursday, January 24 after school. Any questions, contact Mr. Duncan in the Activtities Office in the Gym.

Key Club Distribution of Ribbons
Rio Rancho High School Students - Did you receive a red and green ribbon from a Key Club member during the weeks before Winter Break? Please feel free to wear those ribbons to show honor for Mr. Farley & the campaigns to bring awareness to victims of Traumatic Brain Injury and victims of Drug Impaired Drivers. Specifically we wanted to honor Mr. Farley who taught AP Environmental Science and Zoology and was involved in a tragic accident with an impaired driver.

Senor panoramic picture will be THIS Tuesday!
Attention Class of 2019,

THIS Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, when we return from our 3-day weekend, all seniors will be taking our panoramic picture in the gym. Please remember to wear your "FINISH STRONG" t-shirts for this photo. Check in with your 3rd period teacher for attendance and then proceed to the gym for the photo. Also, remind your parents and guardians that the deadline to submit a senior ad online is February 27. This can be done at www.yearbookordercenter.com. Our school code is 6797.

Boys Track and Field

All athletes who are interested in Track and Field need to pay attention to this announcement. Track Preseason Practice is scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00. The first day of official practice is Monday February 11th. All athletes must turn in their Green Slip prior to the first day of official practice. For more information see Coach Gonzales in Scimatics 110.

Softball Tryouts
Softball Tryouts are February 4 and will last 3 days at the RRHS softball complex, east of Eagle Ridge Middle School at 2:45 pm. You need to submit a physical to the athletics office and get a clearance slip. Your GPA should be a 2.0 and no Fs at the end of your 1st semester.

AP T-shirt Contest

It is time to submit your entries for this year's AP Exam T-shirt contest. Remember, you can win up to 3 of your exams paid for. All entries must be turned into the B & E office by Friday, February 15. They should be clean, black and white, and fill an 8 1/2 by 11 piece of paper. All artwork should be original and may be digitally produced or hand drawn. Your entry should include "RRHS AP Program 2018 - 19. See Mrs. Keeney for details

11th Grade
Native American Students

Attention RRHS Native American Juniors: American Indian Student Services at UNM invites you to American Indian Junior Day on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at UNM. The program is designed to provide American Indian high school juniors an opportunity to visit UNM’s campus, learn about the next steps to attend college, and leave motivated to pursue a higher education. If you are interested in attending this event please see the Ms. Fisk in HU 212. You must sign up no later than 2/05/19.

12th Grade
CNM Field Trip to Main Campus

Any seniors or juniors who wish to visit CNM Main Campus on the 1st of February will need to sign up in the B&E Office and complete the permission slips. You will be given information about the opportunities and classes provided by their school. The bus will be leaving at 8:00 and leaving CNM at 1:00. You will need to bring your own lunch on this date. Please see you counselor for more information.

Diploma of Distinction
If you think you might qualify to receive the Diploma of Distinction, fill out a DIPLOMA OF DISTINCTION APPLICATION. The deadline to apply is FEBRUARY 26, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS. See your counselor for more information.

Senior Group Picture
Seniors! Your group picture will be taken on Tuesday, January 22, during 3rd Period in the gym. Wear your blue, "Finish Strong" class t-shirt for the picture. You will report to your 3rd Period class for attendance before coming to the gym for the picture.