- Attention NHS Members: Make plans to attend our next general meeting: Thursday October 19th- in room 327. The meeting will start at 2:50. Topic: Character. Ms. Okeefe-Boettcher will be our guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. Have a peaceful day Rufus King, Mr. Wagner
- Calling all African American young men looking for a program designed with you in mind, the Man 2 Man Mentoring program with guest speakers, workshops, weekly discussions, trips around the city and of course your very own Mentor. Limited slots, so sign up with Mrs. Ashford in Rm 227B in the library to have your name on the list.
- Wrestling! Wrestling! Wrestling! We are looking for boys, girls, light-weights, and heavy-weights to be a part of the team! Come meet the squad and see if wrestlingcould be for you at our informational meeting, after school on Wed
- Generals, are you interested in putting the “International” part of our school name to good use? Are you in interested in World issues? Do you want to fight for social justice and put your critical thinking skills to a challenge? Well then, Rufus King has just the club for you – Model UN! Model UN is a club for students of ALL grade levels. We will be holding our first meeting on Thursday Oct. 19th after school in room 205. Model UN – for students who are concerned about Global Issues.
- Sign up for the fall Blood Drive is taking place now, and spots are filling up fast. Generals, don’t procrastinate, sign up and turn in your Blood Drive Donation request slips to room 127 or room 205 TODAY!! Donating Blood is your chance to be a Hero. There is a VERY HIGH demand for Blood right now, so we need all eligible Generals to Step Up and Sign Up to be a Blood Donor. Your one donation can save up to THREE lives! Give the gift of life – donate Blood!
- Attention Interact Key Club members. The Red Elephant Sewing Project is on Tuesday, Oct 17 after school. You need to sign up by Monday outside Room 126. There will be pizza!
- Seniors, please stop in 212 or room 2 if you would like to get help with your college applications on Nov. 1st!
- Attention ACE Coalition Members: our next meeting will be held this Thursday, October 19th, from 3:00PM to 4:00PM in the library. During this meeting we will primarily brainstorm what we can do to combat gun violence and promote gun safety in our community, and what we can do to affect gun control legislation that will create permanent change. We will also discuss our presence with the ACLU at the Milwaukee Dia de los Muertos Parade. See you there!
- Congrats to the 5 defending Boys and Girls Cross Country teams on another pair of Conference Championships this past rainy Saturday.
The Girls team, led by Individual Conference Champ Natalie Redding, took the top 8 spots in the race for a perfect winning score. Maggie, Kaye, Katie, Groser, Zoe, Estella, and Annaly made 1st Team All Conference. Mallory and Celeste went 1-2 in the Girls JV.
The Boys team scored 24 points in the victory. Louis, Ellery, Graham, Aidan, and Marquise all made the 1st Team All Conference. Desharr, Nick, and James made the 2nd Team All Conference as our Generals put 8 runners in the top 12 overall. Liam dominated the JV race with an individual win and Naseem set a personal best on the very tough course.
Way to go Generals! Now, onto the WIAA state tournament!
- Congratulations to the Mathletes for a successful Marquette Fall Math Meet!! Earning individual awards were Jacob Huebner who tied for 8th, as well as Tristen Brush, Brendan O’Brien and Carlos Meyers. Brendan, Tristen and Cheyenne King also earned an award in the team competition. Thanks to everyone who participated for helping to represent Rufus King well!
- Service as Action freshman and sophomores. Are you getting your 20 hours in? 3 new volunteering opportunities have just come in. Stop in the library and pick up an informational flyer today.
- SENIORS….Interested in scheduling an on-site admissions interview with UWM on November 3rd? Then you MUST turn in confirmation that you have submitted your application to your counselor BY TODAY!!!!!!!!