From the Principal – May 2017

      From the Principal

Hello Wolf Pack!

Spring is here and the end of school is just around the corner.  With May comes testing, celebrations of all kinds, as well as the end of year close out.  School will be closed on Friday, May 26th as that was reserved as an unused bad weather day and on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.  It is also time to have your students locate all items that have been checked out to them this year.  These items can include athletic uniforms and equipment, fine arts items and fees, library and text books, calculators, etc.  All items must be returned and fees paid before students can take final exams.  Below are other important events happening in May.  Be sure to mark your calendar.

  1. End of Course (EOC) Testing will be the week of May 1st – May 5th. Algebra is Tuesday, May 2nd, US History is Wednesday, May 3rd, and Biology is Thursday, May 4th.  Make up testing is May 5th.  Students not testing will be attending their regular classes.  We will be running all eight period every day this week.
  2. IB and AP Testing runs May 1st thru May 19th. Check the school calendar for specific testing dates.
  3. Sophomore and Junior parents – We have an upcoming opportunity to help increase your child’s SAT scores.  On Friday, May 12th at RHS from 8:20 am – 3:35 pm, North Texas College Prep will be here to present a workshop to help students with SAT test strategies.  The cost is only $50 per student.  Be sure to register and pay by May 10that  
  4. Pride of the Pack Underclassmen Awards Ceremony – Thursday, May 14th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the RHS Auditorium.
  5. Senior Reception sponsored by RHS PTSA will be Monday, May 15th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the RHS Auditorium. All families are welcome as we recognize all of our seniors.
  6. Rising IB Diploma Candidate Dinner and Program – Wednesday, May 17th from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Cafeteria.
  7. CFB District Fine Arts and Athletic Ceremony – Wednesday, May 24th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Ranchview Cafeteria. This ceremony recognizes students from around the district who have made it to the state level of competition.
  8. Senior Walk and Awards Ceremony – Wednesday, May 24th from 8:30 am – 10:30 am in the RHS Auditorium.
  9. Senior Activity – Wednesday, May 24th from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm at Pin Stacks in Plano.
  10. No School – Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.
  11. Final Exams – Thursday, May 25th, Tuesday, May 30th, May 31st and June 1st. See the attached schedule for more details.
  12. Early Release at 12:20 pm on Wednesday, May 31st and Thursday, June 1st.
  13. Graduation Rehearsal – Thursday, June 1st at 12:45 pm in the Cafeteria. Cap and Gowns will be given out at rehearsal.
  14. Graduation Ceremony – Sunday, June 4th starting at 7:00 pm at the UNT Coliseum in Denton, TX.

I hope everyone has a safe and restful summer.  Be sure to make time to read some good books!  We will see you back in the fall!

GO Wolves!

Sherie Skruch