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Mount Rainier HS Bulletin Week of Feb 3

Mount Rainier HS Bulletin Week of Feb 3

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of February 3, 2020

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  Monday, Feb 3                                 Boys Basketball Potential Tie Breaker Game - TBD

                                                                Girls Basketball Potential Tie Breaker Game - TBD

Tuesday, Feb 4                                  

 

Wednesday, Feb 5                          

 

Thursday, Feb 6                               Dive WCD3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center

                                                              Boys Basketball Potential NPSL Cross Over - TBD

 

Friday, Feb 7                                    Swim WCD3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center                                                              

                                                              Boys Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Kent Meridian HS                        Dism 11:30

                                                              Girls Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Kent Meridian HS                        Dism 11:30

                                                              Boys Basketball Potential NPSL Cross Over - TBD

                               

Saturday, Feb 8                                Swim WCD3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center

                                                              Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Kent Meridian HS – 9:30am

                                                              Gymnastics NPSL League Tournament @ Auburn Mountainview HS – 4:25pm

 

    Chamber Music Concert Feb 5               Mid-Winter Break 2/14-17             Spring FamilyID Open Feb 3         Jungle Tolo 3/14

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GENERAL

Our Mission: 
Mount Rainier High School promotes the growth of every student and seeks to create principled, knowledgeable, and inquisitive graduates empowered to lead productive and caring lives in a global society.

 

The English Language Proficiency Assessment will be given to all of our English Language Learners starting February 10th. The ELPA is very important because it will help us improve our support of EL students at MRHS. Students will test in the library the week of February 10-13th and will take the Speaking portion of the test the following week, Feb. 18th-21st. Students will receive a test notice in Advisory today with their test time and location. For more info or questions about the ELPA please call (206) 631-7142 or email lanelle.ava@highlineschools.org.

 

Snow Make Up Day will be Tuesday, May 26th

 

Physics Tutoring now available!  Monday – Friday after school.  Check with teacher for specific times and rooms.

 

It’s time for the Waskowitz Spring Leadership Training Weekend and your chance to change lives, have fun, and get a .5 elective credit. This opportunity is open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Representatives will be at MRHS during lunches on Feb 4.  For more info please contact Jacob @ Jacob.besher@highlineschools.org with questions.  Spring 2020 LTW is set for March 7th and 8th. Can’t wait to see you there.

 

SPORTS/CLUBS

 

Latino Club is selling roses for Valentines’ Day!

Latino Club will be taking orders for roses and mini-bouquets at both lunches through Wed, Feb. 12. Valentine's Day roses will be delivered to students and staff during 5th pd. on Thursday, February 13th. You can order:

- 1 perfect red rose for only $2
- 1 rose mini-bouquet (2 perfect red roses + baby's breath or greens) $5

With the roses you can choose a white heart (friendship); pink heart (crush) or red heart (love) tag which will be attached to the rose.
Bring cash or check and you need to know the 5th pd. class room number of the student/staff member receiving the rose.

Students and staff love receiving these beautiful roses during class for Valentine's Day, so join in our yearly tradition and share the love!

 

New Club:  One Love Club  What is One Love Club?  An organization that educates young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better.  Want to know more?  Questions?  Student Ambassador Anastasia Preradovic email 2516606@highlineschools.org or Kristina Grundmanis, Advisor email Kristina.grundmanis@highlineschools.org

 

Club Registration Open:  All students may now register for Clubs in FamilyID @ https://www.familyid.com/programs.  All Club Members must register.  Keep track of what is happening in clubs and activities! 

 

Spring Sports FamilyID Registration Begins on Feb 3.  Spring Sports Season begins 3/2 (first practice): Baseball, Softball, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Track & Field.  Make sure your physical is valid, fines paid, and register on FamilyID.

 

SENIORS

 

Graduation:  Mount Rainier High School Class of 2020 will graduate at ShoWare Center on Wednesday, June 17th at Noon.

 

Josten’s Graduation delivery Thursday, March 26 during lunches. Order or complete payment on-line at www.RRGrad.com.

 

Senior Dedications:  Yearbook is now selling senor dedications. Honor your senior with an ad in our yearbook. Space is limited so they will be sold until all space is reserved or March 1, whichever comes first.  Prices:  ¼ page $50; ½ page $100; Full page $200.

Order form and information will be on our Mt. Rainier website by Wednesday, Jan 29. Go to Student Life > Yearbook for the order form.  Any question? Contact michael.yousoofian@highlineschools.org

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER

 

Financial Aid Night- February 20th from 2:30-7pm. Food provided.

 

Scholarships- Its scholarship season!! Need help completing scholarships? Stop by the College and Career Center to get more information about the top scholarships. Please see below for our scholarship party info. Food will be provided. Let’s get this money Rams!!

 

Scholarship Party Events

Wednesday, February 12th from 2:30-6pm

 

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship https://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/students/applicants/

Des Moines Dollars for Scholars http://www.desmoines.dollarsforscholars.org/

Highline Schools Foundation  https://www.highlineschoolsfoundation.org/programs/scholarships/

 

Check out Naviance for a list of more scholarships!

 

Scholarships available through the Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at the Museum of Flight

Attention Seniors:  If you have ever participated in a Museum of Flight education program, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship ($118,000 over four years) to pursue a STEM degree that is directly related to aviation and aerospace. Visit the Museum’s scholarship page to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and to learn about other scholarship awards.  Applications are due February 1 and include essays, recommendations and submission of your high school transcript. Early application is highly encouraged.

Attention, all students:  The Museum offers flight training scholarships to pursue a private pilot license. Awards are from $10,000 to $12,000.  Visit the Museum’s scholarship page to find application information.  Due date: February 1. Early application is encouraged.