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Upcoming Events
4/24/2014
- Track Meet At Home
3:10 PM - 5:30 PM
4/26/2014
- Saturday School
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4/29/2014
- Senior Parent Meeting
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
4/30/2014
- ASB Buff Puff Fundraiser
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
5/1/2014
- Track Meet At Home
3:10 PM - 5:30 PM
 
NEWS AND EVENTS
RBHS Important Dates
4/25      Friday           Mother's Night Out South Shore PK-8 Library 6-8pm
4/26      Saturday       Saturday School 9-12am
4/26      Saturday       RBHS International Baccalaureate Community Cafe at RB Community Center 11:30-1:30
4/29      Tuesday        Senior Parent Meeting  RBHS Cafeteria   5:30pm
5/2        Friday           Men of Color-Father's Night Out RBHS Library  6-8pm
5/10      Saturday       Saturday School 9-12am
5/15      Thursday       Multi-Cultural Event
5/23      Friday           App Day
5/26      Monday         Memorial Day - No School
5/31     Saturday        Saturday School 9-12am
5/30-5/31                   RBHS Play
6/4        Wednesday   Early Release
6/5        Thursday       Early Release
6/6        Friday           Senior Prom
6/10-6/12                   EOC Testing
6/13      Friday           Viking Day
6/14      Saturday       Saturday School 9-12am
6/17      Tuesday        Rehearsal and Graduation
6/19      Thursday       Last day of School
 
April 9, 2014 | Contact:            (206) 252-6350

Mother's Night Out at South Shore PK-8

MOTHER’S NIGHT OUT
A Partnership of Southeast Seattle Schools
Graham Hill Elementary, Rainier Beach H.S., South Shore PK-8, Emerson Elementary, Dunlap Elementary, and Aki Kurose
Working collaboratively to better serve
Somali students and their families
South Shore PK-8 Library
Friday, April 25, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dinner provided - HALAL Meal
All are welcome!
 
April 11, 2014 | Contact: Ahmed Mohamed            (206) 252-7600

Saturday School Invitation

Hello Rainier Beach Friends and Family!

Saturday School is an opportunity for all students to come and work on any late or missing work. If your student’s grades aren’t where you want them to be please encourage him or her to stop by and get caught up. We provide a quiet space to work and have tutors as well as RBHS staff available to help your child with any questions they may have. If your child is planning to come and needs specific help on a specific assignment. Have them check with their teacher to see if he or she is attending. Next Saturday School date April 26th. Thanks!


 
January 10, 2013 | Contact:            Mr. Maggs 252-6456
RBHS International Baccalaureate Community Cafe at RB Community Center

The Rainier Beach International Baccalaureate (IB) program will be hosting another Community Cafe for all members of the Southeast Community. This Community Cafe will focus on student, parent, and community supports around the IB focus of Language Arts.

The Cafe will inform and support students, parents and IB Ambassadors on how to best prepare and support current and future IB students. All are welcome to learn! Please join us, brunch will be provided.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:30am to 1:30pm
Rainier Beach Community Center
8825 Rainier Ave. S. 98118
 
April 24, 2014 | Contact:            Mr. Pierce
Senior Parent Meeting

On Tuesday, April 29th there will be a Senior Parent meeting in the cafeteria beginning at 5:30pm. This meeting will provide important information regarding graduation and end of the year events for Seniors. Please plan to be in attendance if you are a Senior Parent.

 
April 23, 2014 | Contact:            Ms. Hallberg

Men of Color - Father's Night Out

Men Working In Partnership With Schools To Create Students' Academic Success
Friday, May 2, 2014
6 pm—8 pm
Rainier Beach High School Library
  
April 9, 2014 | Contact:            Mohamed Saireh (206) 252-6350

Puget Sound high school, middle school students invited to App Day at Rainier Beach High School
 
Students attending high school or middle school throughout the Puget Sound region are invited to get a taste of computer science and basic programming at Puget Sound App Day 2014, set for Friday, May 23 at Rainier Beach High School.

Everyone is welcome to attend from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23, regardless of prior computer science knowledge or experience, although registration is required. Since the event is being held on a school day, schools should follow their own district’s field-trip guidelines when registering their students.

Sponsored by Seattle Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education, App Day is a programming event where students learn to create apps and games on their own devices – Windows phones, Androids, iPads, laptops or whatever they have brought with them. Rainier Beach High School computer science instructors, University of Washington computer science students, and engineers from the UW and Microsoft will circulate to provide technical support for the participants’ efforts.

The event is designed to be both educational and fun, with pizza, a DJ, dance competitions and raffle giveaways included among the planned activities. The day ends with student demos, during which participants are invited to get up on stage and show off their new apps.

The inaugural 2013 App Day event drew more than 500 students from 17 area schools. While this year’s event has been expanded to accommodate more students, it is limited to the first 700 students who register. Registration deadline is May 19.

To sign up, visit pugetsoundappday.org
 
April 1, 2014 | Contact:            (206) 252-0203

State Testing Questions Anwered!

Parents have many questions about the state testing and graduation requirements. Here is a link to the OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction) website. It discusses and gives time frames for End of Course Exams (EOC), High school Proficiency Exams (HSPE), Washington Alternate Assessment System-Developmentally Appropriate Proficiency Exam (WAAS-DAPE), Washington Alternate Assessment System (WAAS) Portfolio, and the Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment (WELPA). OSPI Testing link.

 
November 25, 2013 | Contact:           Mr. Maggs

13th Year Promise Scholarships for RBHS Seniors!

The 13th Year Promise Scholarship program provides all graduating seniors from Cleveland, Chief Sealth, International, and Rainier Beach High Schools with one year of FREE tuition at South Seattle Community College as well as support services to assist students during their transition from high school to college.

The free tuition is achieved through scholarships and financial aid. Students who are eligible to apply for financial aid are supported in completing the financial aid process as costs associated to college include more than just tuition but also textbooks, supplies, course fees, transportation, and living expenses.

In order to help students make the transition from high school to college, 13th Year offers free support services through their Readiness Academy workshops and 13th Year Bridge Program. These services help students enroll in college and prepare them for college life, including learning about college resources and meeting key staff and faculty at the college.

Students are eligible upon completion of program requirements and high school graduation. Please visit www.southseattle.edu/13th-year for specific program requirements.
 
November 21, 2013 | Contact:            (206) 252-6350

Volunteer Opportunity

Wing Luke, Van Asselt and Emerson Elementary schools are looking for tutors to help support their young readers. If you need Service hours for graduation please consider helping these young students with their reading and math skills. Please contact Mylinh Nguyen. Hours are from 3.30 to 6 pm Mon-Fri.

You can also volunteer with Dearborn Park Elementary school and their Afterschool Reading Program. Please contact Ms. Jillian Whitney.

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