1. Tickets are going fast for the spring play She Kills Monsters. It runs this weekend Friday the 24th at 7:30 and Saturday the 25th at 2:30 and 7:30. See Ms. Fig in room 104 for tickets. Get yours today!
2. Wisconsin Challenge Academy staff will be holding a presentation to explain their program on March 28th at 1:00. Challenge Academy is an option for students who are at least 16 years old, significantly credit deficient and unable to graduate on time. The residential program offers an opportunity for individuals to work towards earning a High School Equivalency Diploma in less than 6 months. If you would like more information, please see Ms. LaPlante in Room 130B.
3. UWM College of Engineering is offering an ALL-GIRL Engineering Summer Camp for high school students. This year’s project will be to design and build a renewable power station for people in Guatemala. The camp will run from July 30th through August 4th. For more information see your math teacher or Mr. Harmon in room 219.
4. Buenos días full diploma seniors! The time has come to schedule your face-to-face exit interviews with your advisors. Please do this immediately! The due date for CAS is Friday, March 31st. If you have not fulfilled all requirements of CAS by this date you will be dropped from the full diploma program. Finish strong seniors! Please see Ms. Dempsey with questions or concerns. Gracias!
5. Congratulations Sophomores, YOU DID IT! You are officially done with the Personal Project! You all did an awesome job and deserve a million gold stars. Listen for the announcement about a party in the spring. Also, please pick up your projects from room 302 as soon as possible!
6. Greetings Rufus King, Have you been feeling stressed out? Does Spring Break feel like a life time away? If so, please considering joining the Real Life Discussion Group Wednesday, March 29th from 3:00-4:00 pm in Room 308. Mr. Major Cooper from MATC’s student health services will be here to help us think and learn about stress and depression. All members of the Rufus King community are welcome to attend. See Ms. O’KB with any questions or concerns.
7. Reminder to Boys’ Tennis Players that practice starts Monday after school. Make sure you have your paper work turned in to Mr. Nichols and that you are ready to practice Monday! See you on the tennis courts!
8. King Students! Nearly 20 percent of Americans experience some form of depression before they reach the age of 18. Depression is a serious problem, if you want to learn how to identify and fight the signs come to room 313 after school on Friday March 24th, that’s today! Can’t make it? Find Sarah Passow or Sam Schwartz for more information.
9. The Rufus King Soccer Team is dedicating April 18th’s Soccer Game to the Memory of Mya and Marisol. Come show you school spirit by buying a t-shirt to wear to the game. For more information see Alicia Slade or Tori Carver.
10. Seniors Hanette Kamanda and Gloria Esquivel are selling bracelets to fund raise money for the Flint Michigan water crisis. Bracelets are only $1 and all proceeds are going to community foundation of greater Flint. See Hanette or Gloria to buy a bracelet.