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February 8, 2017

 

BAE grams are still for sale! Order a bae gram from VOX staff in the cafeteria. They are only $2.00 each and will make your bae smile on Valentine's Day!

 

The Unofficial VOX Poetry Night is today at the Sugar Shack/Fickle Pickle at 6:30 pm. Come open your heart with poetry, story, or song on open mic night tonight!

Please congratulate all of our Roswell High School students who entered the FCS 16th Annual Technology Competition as they won numerous medals. The students who received a first place medal will advance to the State of Georgia Technology Competition which will be held in Macon on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Awesome students who love technology!

First Place

1.  Graphic Design                                       Shruti Vedula

2.  Internet Applications                            Justin Cozzone and Kyle Cozzone

3.  Productivity Design                               Cassandra Manrique

4.  Project Programming                           Chase Williams

5.  Tech Programming Challenge            Donovan Glover

Second Place

1.  Animation                                             Elizabeth Sobel

Third Place

1.  Mobile Applications                            Rahil Patel

2.  Multimedia Applications                   Lilianna Swanson

 

Ohio!  Join the Japan Club this Thursday from 4:15 to 5:15 in Room E-117 for a Trivia Challenge.  Test your knowledge and win prizes!  See you there!

Any art student that is interested in taking AP studio art next year needs to come by the art office on a hall this week and next to sign up for portfolio reviews.  We offer a Drawing, 2D, and 3D design portfolio.  Stop by and sign up.

 

Attention current sophomores and juniors! Student Services is sponsoring a field trip to tour Kennesaw State University on Tuesday, February 28. Please sign up in Student Services. Space is limited. You must have a current numeric average of 80 or above and a good attendance/discipline record.

 

On the morning of February 22nd RHS will host a mini college fair for students in 10th and 11th grade. 15 different schools will be in the auditorium - including Auburn, LSU, Ohio State, University of Tennessee and Coastal Georgia. After the presentation you'll have the opportunity to talk with each school. In order to attend you must sign up through Student Services.

 

Once again, the Georgia Department of Education has opened the End of Course (EOC) Test Out window.  The test out is an opportunity for students to take the EOC in a course of study and earn course credit.  The test out opportunity will take place between Wednesday, March 15 and Friday, March 17, 2017.  There is a fee of $50 for the test out, which is refunded if the student passes and receives a "Distinguished Learner."  The test out form and fee is due on Friday, February 24, 2017.  There are some significant restrictions that apply to the test out opportunity, so please consult your child's counselor for more information, if interested.  Additional information and forms are also available on the RHS website.

 

Seniors! Do you want to play in the annual Senior Faculty Basketball game? Interest forms to be considered for this year's Harbin Classic team, will be available outside Mrs. Hartigan's room H110, from today until Thursday Feb 9th.  All forms are due back by FRIDAY February 10th.  No exceptions. 

 

To Celebrate Black History Month the African American Culture Club will meet each week in G127. Our First meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 3:30 in G127. We will watch and discuss a documentary.

 

 

Students- if you are planning to participate in Move On When Ready next year- which means you are a rising 10th-12th grader who plans on taking any college courses at Roswell or on the college campus, please come by Student Services to pick up the required paperwork packet.  This includes students planning to do College English, Ga Tech math, and any other college courses for high school students.  Please see your counselor if you have question.

 

The Hornet Battalion's annual Military Ball tickets are going on sale January 30th. Ticket Prices start at $40. Deadline to purchase tickets are February 17 then prices go up by $5 each week. If you sold 10 or more cheese cakes your ticket has already been paid for. Cadets please remember Military Ball is a mandatory event.

 

Attention all AP students it is time for you to register for your AP exam. Please visit: www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/112625 to complete your exam registration. All AP exam registrations must be completed by March 1st. See Ms. Kirk in the Student Services office if you have questions.

 

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is inviting 9th and 10th grade students to participate in their Ready to Lead (R2L) Atlanta event which will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Georgia State University from 8 am. to 3:30 p.m.  The event will consist of college planning and readiness workshops, leadership development, and a mentoring session with local community leaders and professionals.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Visit http://chci.org/programs/r2l/r2l_registration/ to register. Attending an R2L event could lead to future acceptance in the summer program in Washington DC.!  Please see Ms. Johnson in the AP office if you have questions.

 

Applications for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's summer high school program R2LNextGen, are now available online! R2LNextGen is a week-long leadership and civic engagement program for current high school juniors.  The program, which takes place July 23-July 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C., is completely FREE of charge to all selected student participants.  Visit http://chci.org/programs/r2l_nextgen/atlanta/ for eligibility requirements and to apply.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 17, 2017. 

 

The school store has a new location! We are now in the auditorium concession area and are open every morning from 7:45-8:15.

 

 

SPORTS

 

Girls basketball won a hard fought game against Lassiter last night in the first round of the region tournament. Great job ladies!!!

 

There will be a meeting for all girl's interested in playing golf this spring on Monday February 13th at 7:50 am in PE 06. If you have any question please see Coach Baumgarten

 

Congratulations to David Cartier, Cory Hall and Cole Anderson for qualifying for the state wrestling tournament this Thursday in Macon.

All wrestlers should return their uniforms to Coach Bradach as soon as possible.

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