High School Daily Announcements
Every Student Every Day!
It’s a Great Day to be a DRAGON !!
The senior group picture for the yearbook will be taken on Wednesday, Dec. 13 during fourth period.
Chess Club will meet this Thursday from 3:35 to 4:45.
National Honor Society will meet Wednesday, December 13, at 7:30 a.m. in Room 17. We will sign up for bell-ringing shifts at the mall, make plans for the RISD Spelling Bee, and discuss NHS scholarship applications. If you haven’t paid yet, bring your $10 for dues, $10 for your shirt, and the $5 for the Angel Tree.
Time is running out to purchase your 2018 yearbook for only $45.. Forms may be picked up in the office or from Ms. Houchens
The last Saturday school will be held on December 16 for students with attendance concerns. Students who have not made up their attendance hours will lose credit for the semester.
The Delinquent List for the first semester will be posted outside the office door today. Students must be cleared off the list by Friday, December 15.
Redwater had 6 students selected to the Four States Honor Bands! The bands consist of Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors from the Four States Area that are selected by a committee based on their previous accomplishments in All-Region, All-Area, and the All-State Bands. The students selected from RHS are:
Samantha Enns, Clarinet, Lexi Giffin, Clarinet, Kimberly Ledbetter, Bass Clarinet, Caitlyn Jackson, Alto Saxophone and Grace Walker, French Horn
Haley Stokes, Trumpet
12 Redwater students earned placement or alternate placement in the All Region Band, with 6 students advancing to the Area level where they will compete in January for a spot in the Texas All-State Band!
Meghan Jackson-1st Alternate, Rayla Yates-3rd Alternate
Samantha Enns-4th Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER, Lexi Giffin-9th Chair, Symphonic Band
Kimberly Ledbetter-1st Alternate
Caitlyn Jackson-3rd Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER
Kaitlyn Powell-1st Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER
Haley Stokes-1st Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER
Grace Walker-2nd Chair, Symphonic Band
Caleb Hays-5th Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER
Grayson Griffin-1st Chair, Symphonic Band, AREA QUALIFIER, Micah York-5th Chair, Symphonic Band
Congratulations to the Lady Dragons for their 1st place finish in the Redwater Invitational Tournament defeating McLeod in the championship game 43-37. All Tournament selections were: Karlee Carmony, Bella Fernandez and Haley Latham. District games begins tomorrow vs. Paul Pewitt at home. JV starting at 5:00 Please come out and support these ladies.
Seniors: If you are interested in applying for the Redwater Education Foundation Scholarship at the end of the year, you MUST participate in this years spelling bee. You have until December 21st to sign up for the spelling bee.
Character Quote For The Day
When you’re feeling sad, simply remember your favorite things,
and then you won’t feel so bad.
Semester Exam Schedule
Wednesday, December 20
Thursday, December 21 Friday, December 22
8:00 – 9:20 1st Period Exam 8:00 – 9:20 2nd Period Exam
9:25 – 10:45 3rd Period Exam 9:25 – 10:45 4th Period Exam
10:50 – 12:10 5th Period Exam 10:50 – 12:05 8th Period Exam
12:10 – 12:40 Lunch 12:05 – 12:30 Lunch
12:45 – 2:05 6th Period Exam Buses will run at 12:30
2:10 – 3:30 7th Period Exam
*** All high school students must report at 8:00 for attendance purposes.
HIGH SCHOOL SEMESTER EXAM EXEMPTION
The purpose of the semester exam exemption plan is to:
Exemptions for final exams will not be given until the student has been cleared of textbook/library fines, fees, payment for lost books, etc. Extenuating circumstances preventing the payment of fees by a student will be considered on a case by case basis by the principal. Any student assigned to in-school suspension (ISS), out of school suspension (OSS), disciplinary alternative education program (DAEP), or caught cheating will forfeit their exemptions for that semester. For exemption purposes only, three tardies in a class will count as one absence for that class.
Attendance/Grade Requirement for Exemptions:
**Attendance on review days is mandatory; absence may result in a loss of exemption.
IMPORTANT ATTENDANCE INFORMATION
If you have any questions please contact the school.