Today 9th grade students attended Transition Day at RHS, and then met with our district Career Coaches to plan their future classes. #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
RJHS is so proud to announce that our Quiz Bowl team A placed 2nd and Team B placed 3rd in this weekends quiz bowl tournament in Cabot. Way to go Whirlwinds! #whirlwindPROUD
Attn. RJHS Parents/Guardians: 9th grade Transition Day 2022 will be Wednesday, December 7th, 2022. 9th grade students will be bused to Russellville High School on this day to learn more about their future opportunities as a Russellville Cyclone. #ForwardRSD
Reminder: RSD will dismiss November 21st thru November 25th for Thanksgiving Break. School will resume on Monday November 28th.
RJHS Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Boles Mrs. Boles is a 9th grade English teacher. She says, "The thing I love most about being a teacher is building rapport with my students. It is fun to get to know them and discover their likes and dislikes. Another fun thing about teaching is the moment when I realize a student has learned something in my class. That proverbial light bulb switching on makes it all worthwhile!" We are proud to call Mrs. Boles a Whirlwind! #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
WOW! Our RJHS Jazz Band Students are AMAZING! RJHS sent 11 students to All Region Jazz Tryouts and EVERYONE placed!!! Isaac Guillen: 1st Band 1st Chair Alto Sax Ian Warnick: 1st Band 2nd Chair Alto Sax Ian Emerson: 2nd Band 1st Chair Alto Sax Camilo Monterrosa: 2nd Band 2nd Chair Alto Sax Sydney Hooper: 2nd Bad 1st Chair Bari Sax Carlos Nava: 1st Band 3rd Chair Trumpet Eliza Ash: 1st Band 5th Chair Trumpet Madison Lawrence: 2nd Band 4th Chair Trumpet Eli Escobar: 1st Band 1st Chair Trombone Edgar Ortiz: 2nd Alternate Trombone Moss Eshelman: 1st band 1st Chair Piano These students have been working hard in preparation for this, and we a very PROUD of them. #whirlwindPROUD
RJHS Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Broadhead Mrs. Broadhead is a 9th grade math teacher. She says her favorite parts of being a teacher is that she gets do math all day long, and she treasures the relationships she has built over the years with both students and coworkers. We are proud to call Mrs. Broadhead a Whirlwind! #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
Attn. RJHS Parents/Guardians: Any 9th grader interested in trying out for the Cyclone Baseball team, please email Coach McCrotty at email@example.com for more information. Tryouts will be held on Nov. 29th, Nov. 30th and Dec. 1st. All players trying out must have a current physical.
The holiday season is in full swing! Make plans to come and enjoy Whirlwind Theatre's Fall presentation of "Cinderella's Crunchy Christmas Cake"! "It's Cinderella's first Christmas in the castle. She wants to make an extra-special secret surprise for the Prince: His favorite cake! But calamity ensues. The cake is all crunchy, her Fairy Godmother is on vacation, and the Stepsisters have a dastardly plan of their own. Will the cake be delicious? Or will it be a disaster?" Come out to The Center for the Arts to find out! We open December 2nd with an evening performance at 7:00pm!
RJHS National Junior Honor Society will host their annual Blood Drive for the River Valley. This will be held Tuesday, December 6th from 2pm-6pm in the RJHS Safe Room. We hope you can help out and donate!
DON'T FORGET: Daylight Savings Time Ends! Set your clocks back on SATURDAY 11/5/22
GLOW DANCE TIME CHANGED: Due to the threat of severe weather later tonight, we have decided to move our dance up one hour from 5pm-7pm. 8th graders need to be dropped off and picked up on the 8th grade side or east side of the building under the covered walkway and 9th graders need to be dropped off and picked up on the west side of the building.
As apart of our CKH activities, RJHS, as a school community, has challenged ourselves to make this chain of affirmations stretch around the ENTIRE building of RJHS! Staff and students can add to this everyday to help meet the challenge. We are spreading the positivity! Stay tuned for the updates on our progress! #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
RJHS Staff Spotlight! Mrs. Wilkins is a 9th grade math teacher at RJHS. Her favorite thing about being a teacher is building relationships with her students and watching them succeed. We are proud to call Mrs. Wilkins a Whirlwind! #whirlwindPROUD
RJHS picture retakes will be Thursday, November 10, 2022.
When the students are away, the RJHS teachers will play! In addition to meeting in our collaborative teams, talking about data, and learning how we can best help our students, we played some Halloween games, enjoyed some tasty Halloween treats, and had a costume contest! We missed the students but we sure had fun! #itsgreattobeawhirlwind #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
RJHS Student Council will host a GLOW Dance this Friday, November 4, 2022! The dance will be from 6pm-8pm in the RJHS Gym Tickets: $3.00 at the door Concessions will be sold. Glow sticks and accessories will be sold!
October is National Principals Month and we want to spotlight one of our Assistant Principals at RJHS, Mrs. Hope Statham! Mrs. Statham has been in education for 12 years. Her favorite part of being a principal is connecting with students and families! We are PROUD to call Mrs. Statham a Whirlwind! #whirlwindPROUD #ForwardRSD
Today, Whirlwind Cheer won 1st place in the 5A Game Day Cheer Division, Grand Champ aka Highest Score of all the Jr. High Game Day Cheer teams, and Best Fight Song! What a way to start the competition cheer season!! Go Whirlwinds!! #whirlwindPRIDE
Tomorrow is the deadline for the early bird discount for purchasing an RJHS Yearbook! RJHS yearbooks are on sale NOW! This school year is a journey worth remembering. Invest in the memories a yearbook can bring.Plus you can get FREE Icons if you get your book personalized! Click this link for direct ordering: https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A00460950