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Student Bulletin Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Congratulations to the varsity boys basketball team for setting a school record with 26 regular season wins. The Bulldogs are currently 26-4 and take on Morton in the regional on Wed Feb 27.  Also congratulations to the sophomore boys basketball team who finished the season 21-5 and won the conference championship and the Freshman A team who finished 21-4 and also won the conference title.  The Frosh B team finished 17-3. Way to go boys! Last congratulations to senior Zach Vaia for becoming only the 13th player in RB Basketball history to score 1000 points

Anyone interested in signing up for Boys baseball must register on 8 to 18. If you are not signed up you will not be allowed to try out, no exceptions.  Varsity will conduct tryouts on Monday February 25th at 5:30am in the fieldhouse. Freshman and sophomores will tryout at 5:30pm in the Fieldhouse. Any questions please see coaches Grieve, Ori, Ruge or Till.There will be an informational meeting on Thursday at 3:15 near the vending machines.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. (Pause). Actually, words can and do hurt. Our words can comfort and express that we understand or that we “see” the other person in front of us. And of course, our words can do the opposite: they can hurt, isolate and make someone feel insignificant. Today, pay attention to the words you are using to speak with others. Are they kind, uplifting, or inspirational? Or are they mean, derogatory, or offensive? Know that the words you choose to use matter and then choose to be kind. Join us at lunch and send a Kindness Card to someone else. Use your words for good.

African American Club will meet today after school to finalize plans for Black History Week Celebration.  Please come to Room 115 after school.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

There will be an informational tennis meeting for all members and interested players in room 110 right after school on 2/21

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