RHS Weekly What’s-Up
June 3rd - June 7th, 2019
School Learning Objectives: Think → Collaborate → Act!
Schoolwide Learning Outcomes: +Express - Students express pride, confidence, and healthy self-esteem without denying the value and dignity of other people
How can you apply this to your classroom this week?
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Senior Graduation Practice - Day 1 - Seniors in theater from 830am - 11am
11am - Graduation Walk to Ford Elementary
12pm - Senior College Declaration Day in Pitt Area during 2nd Lunch
330pm - Staff Meeting in Cafeteria - Review of EOY Checklist and Process
Block Day - Finals Grades 9-11 - Block 1, 3, and 5
9am - 12pm Senior Graduation Practice in the theater
Block Day - Finals Grades 9-11 - Block 2, 4, and 6
Senior Graduation Practice to the Richmond Auditorium
230pm - Staff Happy hour at Rockin’ Crawfish!
430pm Chavez Elementary Graduation in RHS Theater
6pm - Adult School Staff Party in Cafeteria Area
Regular Schedule - Textbook Return Day in all ELA Classes - Day 1
Ford Elementary Kickball Game on back Baseball Field
7pm RHS GRaduation at Richmond Auditorium
1230pm - Oiler Crew “May Day” in the Gym
3pm - All Grades Due for Staff
Final day to return textbooks/tablets - Day 2
Teacher Checklist must be completed - Return Tech Carts to room 370 (Courtroom)
Saturday & Sunday
6/8 & 6/9
9am - 2pm Department/ILT Meeting
12pm - Farewell BBQ for Mr. Meblin at San Pablo Reservoir
Academy Planning Day from 9am - 2pm
We are almost to the end of the year! Please remember to hold to our basic norms of the pass system for our students agreed to at the start of the year. As a reminder, please see below:
This is a systemic issue at our school, all teachers must follow these guidelines for it to work schoolwide. Please help in doing your part by keeping students accountable.
Big Events 1 Month Ahead!
6/4 & 5 - Finals for Grades 9-11
6/5 - Graduation Rehearsal at Richmond Auditorium
6/6 - RHS Graduation
6/7 - Last day of School! 12:20pm Dismissal
-Congratulations to Mr. Mooney and Community Worker Lola Verdin for their recognition at the WCCUSD Employee Recognition Ceremony.
-Congratulations to staff members recognized for their years of service; Mr. Milam (20 Years), CSO Mike Driscoll (30 Years), and Ms. Shallcross (35 Years!). You have changed our district and community for the better.
-Great job Mr. Nguyen for sharing pictures of your students teaching science over at Downer Elementary last week!
Thank you to everyone who pitched in to help the rally go off as a success. Thank you to Ms. Verbeck, Mr. Gonzalez, and the students.
-Great job Academy Leads for having one of our biggest Academy Awards Night’s in RHS memory. A lot of recognition went out to our students. Thank you for all you do, the kids are very excited for their sashes!
-Great job to Mr. Chacon and La Raza Unida on the Tianguis on Saturday. Great turn out and hopefully the start of a new tradition!
-Our Band and Mr. Wilke were featured again in the local magazine, another opportunity for RHS to promote our growth in music!
Don't miss out on this amazing event on June 1st at Richmond High!
Don't miss Richmond High's Spring Musical the infamous Little Shop of Horrors! Running on May 16th and 17th at the new Richmond Theater on campus!
Seniors - Want to know how you can participate in Graduation Mass on May 29th? Check out this link on information! It will be at 7pm at St. Cornelius Church in Richmond.
We love our Teacher of the Year Ms. Schmalz, and so do our students! Check out this article that was recently published by our students on Ms. Schmalz and all she does for her students and school.
Have you heard? Our district is taking 100 students from all our schools to China this summer! The cost per students is $690 each and that includes airfare, hotels, travel and more! This deal won't last long, applications are due by May 3rd. The dates this summer will be July 12th to the 26th. Don't miss out on this once in a life time trip! For more details, click here!
Richmond High is excited to have had the author Shaka Sengor visit and speak to our students who were reading his book! He is a best selling author, New York Times #1, worked with President Barrack Obama, and is an activist in our community. Check out the interview done on campus with our students!
Check out our Quarter 4 Progress Update! We will mail a copy to all families when we send out report cards on April 4th.
Richmond High School families,
We are now taking applications for summer school. Summer school will take place at Richmond High School from June 17-July 12th. This year, there is only space for 200 students and priority will be given to 11th and 12th graders. The district only has space for 10th-12th grade this summer. If you need a summer school application, please see the academic counselor. Applications are due April 12th, and we will take the first 200, everyone else will be placed on a waitlist. if you are not sure your student needs to attend summer school, feel free to call or see your academic counselor.
Familias de Richmond High School,
Hemos comenzado a aceptar solicitudes para la escuela de verano. La escuela de verano se llevará a cabo en Richmond High School del 17 de junio al 12 de julio. Este año, solo hay espacio para 200 estudiantes y se dará prioridad a los alumnos de 11º y 12º grado. El distrito solo tiene espacio para los grados 10- 12 este verano. Si necesita una solicitud de escuela de verano, consulte con el consejero académico del estudiante .Las solicitudes se recibirán el 12 de abril, y tomaremos los primeros 200 estudiantes, todos los demás serán colocados en una lista de espera. Si no está seguro de que su hijo(a) deba asistir a la escuela de verano, no dude en llamar o ver al consejero académico de su hijo(a).
Congratulations to Ms. Schmalz for winning Teacher of the Year for WCCUSD! Your dedication and time with our students has improved the lives of our students daily. We are proud to have you as part of our Richmond community!
Families, please take some time to complete our Youth Truth Survey. This data will be shared with our school and help direct resources towards what you feel are necessary for our school's success.
Did you miss our Incoming Future Oiler presentation on Wednesday night? Here is our presentation on your student's road to success!
Check out this great article on our beloved teacher Ms. Stone! This article was written by one of our own students.
Check out our Winter Play! Written and directed by our students, in partnership with California Shakes Festival.
We love our Oiler Staff! They are experienced, hard working, and love our students and community. See how many you can guess graduated from Richmond High!
Check out what California State Universities are saying about how Richmond High students are performing in college. We are proud of our Oiler Alumni!
We are welcoming our after-school program to Richmond High for the next 5 years. As part of the program, we need students to participate in a number of programs. These include band, open gym before and after school, tutoring, Majorettes (dance crew), choir, theater/drama, Alma Latina and more. Check out here for the new tutoring schedule! For more information, check out our After-School page to contact the coordinator.
College is Real, a program at Richmond High School that has been changing lives since 2005, has recently received attention and notice for their amazing work. They are a part of our College and Career Center and work to help students learn about and apply for college. Check out this video showcasing the adults and mentors who work hard to make a difference for our community alongside our amazing staff at Richmond High.
We love having volunteers come with us to field trips, help support in the classrooms, and be a mentor to our students. Please join us for a Fingerprint party to get screened for free and receive your volunteer badge. Find the dates on this flyer (in Spanish too!).
This past summer Richmond High, through our Summer Bridge Program, welcomed rising Freshmen to come in and learn High School skills to prepare for the upcoming year. Great job students in putting in that extra work, we can't wait to get to know you over the next 4 years!
For the second straight year, students from the West Contra Costa Unified School District took over the airwaves, specifically KQED’s and produced stories that ran on the radio from April 29 through May 3.
“This isn’t my ‘You Make a Difference Award,’” El Cerrito High School classroom assistant Tanita King told the audience at Lovonya DeJean Middle School in Richmond. “It’s our ‘We Make a Difference Award.’ ” District honors 14 individuals/teams at annual awards celebration recognizing those who go above and beyond the call of duty in service to special education students.
Teachers from Helms Middle School, Nystrom Elementary and Pinole Valley and Richmond high schools recognized for their work in the classroom.
Andrew Wilke, a Pinole Valley High School graduate, has helped Richmond High School re-establish its music program that features concert, symphonic, and jazz band and an orchestra.
Recently immigrated and refugee students in 9th and 10th grades at Richmond High School have the opportunity to adapt to a new culture, learn English, and take classes that prepare them for college and beyond.
The start of the 2018-19 school year is less than three weeks away. Here are some important dates to remember.