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Rhonda Roberts


Gary Hill
Assistant Principal

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:

Concert Band
Samantha Enns, Clarinet, Lexi Giffin, Clarinet, Kimberly Ledbetter, Bass Clarinet, Caitlyn Jackson, Alto Saxophone and Grace Walker, French Horn

Jazz Band
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

Bass Clarinet
Kimberly Ledbetter-1st Alternate

Alto Saxophone
Caitlyn Jackson-3rd Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER

Bari Saxophone
Kaitlyn Powell-1st Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER

Haley Stokes-1st Chair, Wind Ensemble, AREA QUALIFIER

French Horn
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
Review day

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.


The purpose of the semester exam exemption plan is to:

  • Provide an incentive for academic endeavor
  • Improve school attendance
  • Encourage good citizenship and punctuality
  • Foster student-teacher relationship and responsibility

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:

  • Perfect attendance –  semester grade average of at least 75
  • One or Two absences – semester grade average of at least 80
  • Three absences – semester grade average of at least 90
  • Four or more absences – no exemption

**Attendance on review days is mandatory; absence may result in a loss of exemption. 

  • Seniors must take one (1) exam and may exempt all others in the fall semester; may be exempt from all exams in the spring.
  • Juniors must take two (2) exams with one being a core subject.
  • Sophomores must take three (3) exams with two being core subjects.
  • Freshmen must take four (4) exams with two being core subjects.


  • When a student returns to school from an absence, a medical/dental note or note from parent explaining reason for the absence must be turned into the office, within 7 days of returning to school.
  • Unexcused absences remain coded as “unexcused” after 7 days has lapsed.
  • It is imperative that parents provide documentation in a timely manner.
  • The state truancy laws now require schools to place students on truancy prevention plans starting with the third unexcused absence.

If you have any questions please contact the school.