2016-17 NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS AT RHS
MESSAGES FROM PRINCIPAL CHARLES REGAN
2016-17 HIGH SCHOOL NEWS (Also See: Sports News, Music News, Technology News, Science News, Transition Services News, Wall of Fame, Community Service News, Clubs News, NJROTC News, PE News, District News, Local News)
ROY VASQUEZ IS NAMED NATIONAL HISPANIC SCHOLAR
L-R: Principal Charles Regan, Guidance Counselor Christy Salerno, Roy Vasquez, and Guidance Director Charles Gassar
(September 12, 2016) RHS senior, Roy Vasquez, the son of Roy and Penny Vasquez from Calverton, scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region. He was then invited by the College Board to apply for recognition as a National Hispanic Scholar. He met all the College Board’s extensive follow up requirements and was awarded the honor of being named a “National Hispanic Scholar”.
As the College Board noted, “This prestigious recognition enables Roy to highlight this outstanding educational achievement to top colleges and universities.”
Roy’s HS guidance counselor, Christy Salerno, shared the College Board’s sentiment, “Roy is an extraordinary student from a wonderful family. He is involved in the school as well as in the community. I am so happy Roy was selected. This recognition is quite an accomplishment!”
Roy was an AP Scholar in 2015 and hopes to add “with distinction” to that title this year. He is also President of the National Honor Society and is a member of the National Foreign Language Honor Society (Latin). He was Team Captain for the Latin HS Level IV Advanced B team that competed in and was a winner at the 2016 Latin Certamen. He maintains a 103-weighted-GPA. Roy is also active in the RHS Blue Masques Drama Club and sings in the Chamber Choir.
Roy plans to major in physics in college. He is currently taking the new Principles of Engineering class at RHS to, as he says, “get a little taste of engineering”.
Congratulations, Roy, on this outstanding achievement!
FIRST DAY OF THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 . . . MORE
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION 2016
"We are happy to welcome you to RHS as you begin this exciting time in your education," stated RHS Principal Charles Regan as he welcomed the new freshman class to Riverhead High School during Freshman Orientation. "The path you choose and the choices you make your freshman year will set the tone for your success at RHS and beyond," counseled Dr. Regan. "It will determine the legacy you leave behind as you graduate in 2020. Get involved! The athletics, music, arts programs and academic classes and clubs we offer are second to none."
Assistant Principal Patrick Burke gave the students an overview of the high school handbook. Assistant Principal Sean O'Hara presented the discipline policy and Assistant Principal Eileen Manitta talked about the high school's anti-bullying policy and the parent and student portals. Judy Arnone, the high school guidance counselor for 9th grade, also greeted the freshman as did social worker Debra Nigel and the student government president. The orientation concluded with a tour of the building.
Freshman Orientation on Wednesday, August 31, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Freshman Orientation 2016 from Sandra Kolbo on Vimeo.
> Pdf of the PowerPoint Presentation
Open House will be held on Thursday, September 22, at 6:30 p.m.
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WELCOME BACK LETTERS FROM RHS
>WELCOME BACK LTR. GR. 10-12 / SPANISH
>WELCOME BACK LTR. GR. 10-12 / ENGLISH
>WELCOME BACK LTR. GR. 9 - SPANISH
>WELCOME BACK LTR. GR. 9 - ENGLISH
>GUIDANCE AUGUST NEWSLETTER / Spanish / English
>LETTER FROM THE HS PTSO
CALCULATOR INFORMATION FROM PRINCIPAL
DRIVERS EDUCATION INFORMATION / FORM
Bus Line Up at RHS for the 2016-17 School Year. PARENT DROP OFF - FRONT OF THE BLDG.
It is suggested that incoming 9th grade students purchase the following items in preparation for their classes:
2-3” D-Ring Binder (or Trapper Keeper type notebook)
Plastic sheet protectors (for keeping copies of class schedules and other information referenced on a frequent basis)
Pens & pencils
Subject dividers (5 plastic)
Zippered pouch with 3 holes (to carry small supplies)
Loose leaf paper (pack of 100 sheets)
The current president is Therese Zuhoski, vice president is Diane Vail, the secretary/treasurer is Kristy Wilkinson. If you'd like to contact the RHS PTSO, send an email to email@example.com and come to their meetings. The PTSO meets, typically, on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM in HS-Room 111. >PTO
This study has calculated that the odds of attending college were 97 percent higher for youngsters who took part in school-sponsored activities for two years than for those who didn't do any school activities. Three times as many had a GPA of 3.0 or higher; twice as many scored in the top quarter on math and reading tests. And 68 percent expected to get a college degree, compared to 48 percent of kids who weren't.
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