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Student Bulletin Thursday, February 14, 2019


The Polar Plunge has returned! This winter Best Buddies has made the decision to partner with Special Olympics for the Polar Plunge in Oak Brook on Saturday March 2nd. If you would like to find out more and register for this fun and exciting event, please come to the Forum Room, room 130, on Tuesday February 19th directly after school. Any RB student is welcome to join- this is not only limited to Best Buddies! We hope to see some new faces. Lets get freezin for a reason!

All girls interested in trying out for water polo, there will be a mandatory meeting after school in the pool balcony on Tuesday, February 19th.  Please make sure you talk with Coach Fridrych if you are unable to attend the meeting.

Senior Noah Morriss placed as a finalist in yesterday's Chicago branch of the English Speaking Union's Shakespeare Competition and will compete February 27 for a chance to move to the New York nationals.

The library is closed periods 1 through 7 today for testing. The library will reopen after school.

Calling all students: We are having a Handbook Design Contest for 2019-20. Be a part of RB history by taking your talent to the next level. Design next years handbook and the winner gets a $25 gift card. We are looking for creative artwork or photography. Entries must be submitted by March 22 to Mrs. Buscemi at buscemic@rbhs208.net.

The boys basketball team will be competing for the conference championship at 7pm on Friday, February 15th here at RB.  The Bulldogs are 23-4 overall and take on Aurora Christian in the conference championship. Please wear your blue and white, stand with the 6th man and come out and support the bulldogs!

There will be a girls lacrosse information meeting on Wednesday, February 20th at 4:00 pm, in room 130. In the event you are unable to attend the meeting, please visit the athletic office for details.

For those interested in going on the Ski Club's last trip on Monday, February 18, there is a mandatory pre-trip meeting today in Room 242 at 3:15 PM. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Styler.

All juniors will be taking an Official Practice SAT on Friday, February 22nd, during periods 1 through 4.  Students should report to the Fieldhouse that morning, where they will be directed to their seats. Because the testing will not end until close to 11:45am, all juniors will be eating lunch during 4C on Friday. Accommodated students will be receiving slips to give them more information about their testing location.  Students, please arrive to the assigned testing location by the start of first period on Friday. Don’t forget your calculators and #2 pencils. No phones or backpacks will be allowed in the testing centers, so please leave them in your lockers.

Be a part of a new annual tradition at RBHS. Each year the RB Boosters will select a single student-created design to feature on that year’s T-shirt. Please submit your hand drawn or computer-generated design via email by April 5, 2019 to theshirt@rbsportsboosters.com

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship applications are now available on the RB Student Services page. Most deadlines are March 8th.

Have you been reading any of this year's Lincoln Award Nominees? The Lincoln Award is a teen readers' choice award, and this year the list includes some great books by Angie Thomas, Trevor Noah, and Neal Shusterman! If you've read 4 nominated books, let Mrs. Phillips in the library know before the end of February and you will be invited to a pizza party to cast your vote for your favorite.

Stop by the Girl Up table during lunches today to purchase a candy gram and support a good cause. It's a great Valentine's Day treat!

There will be an informational meeting for Badminton on February 21st at 3:15pm in room 130.  If you are planning on playing Badminton this season, please attend.

The following students won awards for the National German Exam 2019

German II

Viktoria Hanson - Gold Medal ( She can compete for the travel award)

Katja Maywood - Bronze Medal

Abigail Morrissey - Bronze Medal

Ryan Lach - Achievement Award

Zoe Mazurkiewicz - Achievement Award

Jessica Herrera - Achievement Award

Honors German III

Lena Stoyva - Silver Medal

Sydney Lindenberg - Achievement Award

Mia Hilligoss - Achievement Award

Tara Janney - Achievement Award

Sean Parr - Achievement Award

AP German IV

Ann - Sofie Pokraka - Gold Medal (Native Speaker category)

Jonah Raith - Gold Medal

Sylvia Harvin - Bronze Medal

Gustas Gladstein - Bronze Medal

Julia Maywood - Bronze Medal

Kristina Tepic - Bronze Medal

Jake Strand  - Achievement Award

Sophia Gose - Achievement Award

Alexander Thomas - Achievement Award

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