Here is the RHS Community Weekly Update #14.
ROCKLAND HIGH SCHOOL
RHS COMMUNITY WEEKLY UPDATE #14
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
Due to the short week next week, there will be no Community Weekly Update. The next update will be provided on the week ending December 1, 2017...Have a great Thanksgiving :).
IN THIS EDITION:
In this week’s edition, you will find information on the following:
- Happy Thanksgiving
- Positivity Project
- Top Dogs This Week
- Rockland High School Band Students Complete Successful Fundraiser
- Student Artwork of the Week
- The Great Cookie Competition
- District C Sportsmanship Award
- Sports Recap
- Next Week’s Lunch Menu
- Rockland Holiday Stroll
- The Week Ahead
There is a lot to be thankful for this time of year. I am thankful for the opportunity to work in a great community with outstanding students and staff as well as being surrounded by supportive parents. Thank you for all that you do to make our school community thrive. Have a great Thanksgiving with family and friends!
This year a group of students are coordinating the Positivity Project, a club led by senior Ryan Mott under the direction of Ms. Coulombe to promote a new theme of positivity each month. This month we will be focusing on body positivity.
TOP DOGS THIS WEEK:
Congratulations to this week’s Top Dogs- Olivia Elie and Lily Matson!
RHS BAND STUDENTS COMPLETE SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER:
Thank you to our students, staff, parents, and most importantly, the RHS Boosters for sponsoring an incredible fundraiser in October- The Mattress Sale Fundraiser! Almost $5,000 was raised to support our music program. Thank you to all of the students for playing in the Veterans’ Day Parade last Saturday. You did a great job!!
STUDENT ARTWORK OF THE WEEK:
Check out this awesome pen and ink drawing titled, "Portrait of My Sister" made by Art Thesis student Jailene Escalera! Nice Job! You can see this drawing and other RHS student artwork at this year's Rockland Holiday Stroll on Sat. Nov 25 from 3-7 p.m.
THE GREAT COOKIE COMPETITION:
Congratulations to this week’s Great Cookie Competition Winners!
Block A - K1 : Meg Dion, Michelle Downey, Maria Fiore
Block C - K5 : Joe Campanile, Louis Casey, Harry O'Brien
Block E - K4 : Taylor Anzivino, Dan Farrar, Rachel Spano
Block G -K1: Cookie Competition -- K1 - Jeffrey Edwards and Steven Hoye
DISTRICT C SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD:
This morning, 8 students accompanied Mr. Graziano and Mr. Harrison to Gillette Stadium to receive the District C Sportsmanship Award. Rockland High School was one of 8 schools across Massachusetts to receive the 2017 Sportsmanship Award.
Sport captains Hannah Murphy, Matthew O’Brien, Jonathan Baar, Joseph Yeadon, Jaymie Atkins, Sydney McKenna, Macie Jones, and Eden Dalton represented Rockland High School. Mary Academy, Belmont High School, Avon Middle/High School, Fitchburg High School, Holyoke High School, Wahconah Regional High School, and Catholic Memorial High School were the other schools recognized. This award is reflective of the outstanding job our students, our staff, parents and families, and all members of community do throughout the athletic seasons exhibiting sportsmanship.
The girl’s varsity soccer team fell 2-1 in double overtime on Thursday, November 9th at Scituate High School against a tough Dover-Sherborn team. Our lady dogs played extremely well and gave it their best effort! Thank you girls soccer for a great season!
For photos, click below:
The boys varsity football team defeated Archbishop Williams 21-7 on Thursday, November 9th. The team concludes the season at East Bridgewater at 10AM on Thanksgiving Day.
Congratulations to our Cheerleaders who won first place at the South Regional Competition Sunday at Franklin High School. The team will compete in the 2017 Fall State Championship at Worcester State University on Sunday, November 19th. Their warm-up time is listed for 11:30AM.
NEXT WEEK’S LUNCH MENU:
Click here to view next week’s lunch menu.
ROCKLAND HOLIDAY STROLL:
Please be sure to check out the Rockland Holiday Stroll on November 25th from 4-7pm. It’s a great way to get in the holiday spirit!
THE WEEK AHEAD:
Saturday, November 25
Monday, November 27
RHS Winter Sports Tryouts Begin
Saturday, December 2
9:00am RHS Saturday School
Please check out our school-wide calendar by clicking here.