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MRHS Bulletin Week of February 11

MRHS Bulletin Week of February 11

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of February 11, 2019

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                     MORE SNOW?!  Watch for updates on District Website, local news stations, District App & Email   

Winter Sports Play-Offs – all events were cancelled 2/8 & 2/9; not all are rescheduled as of 2/8; everything is weather dependent and safety is our top concern.  Please be flexible and encouraging of our Awesome Athletes!                 

Last Day of School Extended:  Currently 2 days have been added and school will be out on June 20th - but that could still change if more closures.  Check out the District Website.                                                                                                        

Monday, Feb 11                                

                                                                               

Tuesday, Feb 12                                 Boys Basketball WCD Tournament Potential Game TBD

 

Wednesday, Feb 13                           Boys Basketball WCD Tournament Potential Game TBD

                             

Thursday, Feb 14                              Boys Basketball WCD Tournament Potential Game TBD

                             

Friday, Feb 15                                    Mid-Winter Break 2/15 – 2/18  No School

                                                                Swim & Dive State Meet @ King County Aquatic Center

                                                                Wrestling State Tournament @ Tacoma Dome

                                                              Gymnastics NPSL Meet @ Kent Meridian HS

                                                              Boys Basketball WCD Tournament Potential Game TBD

 

Saturday, Feb 16                               Swim & Dive State Meet @ King County Aquatic Center

                                                                Wrestling State Tournament @ Tacoma Dome

                                                                Gymnastics WCD Tournament @ Kent Meridian HS

                                                                Boys Basketball WCD Tournament Potential Game TBD

 

Monday, Feb 18                                 Presidents Day – No School

                                                                                             

 Spring Sports Begin Feb 25          SAT: All 11th Grade Mar 6  

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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.

 

More Snow??  Emergency Information:  The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority. The information below will assist parents and families in the event of an emergency. For your own safety and the safety of your child, please do not come to the school to retrieve students unless notified to do so.

In the event of a snowstorm, windstorm, earthquake, threat to campus or other emergency event, Highline Public Schools will implement safety procedures and may change school start or dismissal times for student safety. See Highline District Emergency procedures, links and more information at:  https://www.highlineschools.org/about/emergency

 

Here are the ways we communicate emergency information:

•Mobile app alerts and email notifications. Please download Highline's mobile app.

•Announcements on district and school websites.

•Announcements on social media. Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

•Announcements on TV and radio.

 

ELPA (English Language Proficiency Assessment):  ELL Students testing Feb 4-8 & Feb 11-14.  Students will be notified their testing times.

 

SAT:  All 11th grade students will take the SAT in Auxiliary Gym on March 6th.  Doors open at 7:30am and close promptly at 8:00.

 

**District Boundary Change Grandfather Process/Application:  NEW – students currently in 9 & 10 grade may apply to stay in their current school through graduation instead of moving to their new neighborhood school.  See information on the Highline Schools website for process.  Deadline February 15th.

 

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. 13. Valentine's Day roses will be delivered to students during 5th pd. on Thursday, February 14th. 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!

ALSO, on Valentine’s Day, students will be delivering roses during 5th period class.  They will do this quickly so as not to disrupt your class for more than a couple of minutes. Thank you for your understanding.  

 

Track & Field:  If you are interested in being a track manager please see Mr. Blount in room 2602 as soon as possible.

Reminder:  For those interested in joining Rrack & Field there will be an interest meeting in the cafeteria on Thursday, February 14th @ 3:00pm.

 

PROM:  Hi Rams!  Make sure you mark your calendars on June 1st for this year’s Prom at the Seattle Art Museum!  Remember the theme is Fire & Ice.  Watch out for more announcements as we get closer to June!

 

Yearbook Pictures Needed:  Rams, Yearbook need you to help us get more pictures for the yearbook!  Send in your favorite pictures or pictures you want to see in the yearbook.  You can do this by sending them to the yearbook Snap App or by going to www.yearbookforever.com.  You can also come to Room 1215 for help.

 

Spring Sports Begin February 25thBaseball, Softball, Track, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer.  FamilyID opens 2/4!

Check your physical date on FamilyID or with Mr. Peterson, Athletic Director; check if you have fines (list on bulletin board by bookkeeping); turn in Winter Sport items (if applicable); have parent/guardian sign you up on FamilyID: registration opens 2/4; watch your email for updates.

ASB ($40) & Participation Fees ($50/25) are required to participate in sports.  Students who have paid for 2 sports during the school year do not pay for the 3rd sport – you must tell bookkeeper if this applies to you.

 

Winter Sports Play-offs!  Keep track of your favorite teams and athletes on:   http://www.npslathletics.org

 

SENIORS

 

2019 Graduation:  Wednesday, June 19th at ShoWare @ 3pm.

 

Senior Yearbook Pictures:  The list is posted on the bulletin board by bookkeeping of all Senior Photos the Yearbook Class received.  Check your name to be sure your special photo is on the list.  Questions?  See Mr. Yousoofian in room 1215.

 

Cap/Gown Orders will arrive here in a couple of months from Jostens.  If you have not ordered, you still can directly through www.RRGrad.com.  Order packets are in the main office.  Pay off any remaining balance before delivery.

 

COLLEGE & CAREER


•             Scholarship & Financial Aid Completion Night – Thursday, February 28th , 2:30pm – 7pm in MRHS Library :  Seniors and their families are welcome to drop in and receive assistance with filling out the FAFSA & WASFA application. 

•              Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

o             Washington State Opportunity Scholarship – Feb. 28th

o             Des Moines Dollars for Scholars – March 31st 

 

Reminder: Students are also welcome to stop by the College & Career Center during lunch and after school if they would like support with scholarship and financial aid applications. No appointments needed.