Thursday, September 5, 2019 - Riverside High School
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Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • We are launching advisory competitions! Each advisory gets points for: Lunch Hosting, GPA, Lowest Corrective Logs, and UBP Goals. Currently Mr. Hansen’s advisory is winning! We will explain more next week!
  • Join the Performing Arts Academy Open House September 8th at 3:00PM at Indiana Black Expo’s new headquarters. Meet our teachers and staff, tour our new facilities and apply onsite for our next session, starting on September 14th. The Performing Arts Academy (PAA) provides dance, music production, videography, and acting programs to middle and high school youth in Central Indiana. The program components include weekly classes, academic support, and an infusion of Black History.
  • 9th and 10th Graders: You will be completing NWEA testing out of your seminar in the next two to three weeks. Plan for reduced seminar time.
  • Anime club will have its first meeting Tuesday September 10th in room 207 (Ms. Gardner’s room) from 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm. In our first meeting we will discuss what types of activities we would like this club to include!
  • Anonymous essay contest for yearbook! What does being a Freshman/Sophomore/Junior mean to you? Requirements: Must be 1-2 paragraphs (no longer, no less) and no profanity/jargon/slang. Turn into Mr. Kocian and we will select anonymously. Prize TBD!
  • Argonaut 80 met Friday morning and talked about the future of Argonaut 80 for this coming year! We also talked about many ideas we are trying to set in motion such as a haunted house, school-wide surveys, homecoming, and a life skills club! For all our new students if you are interested in joining Argonaut 80, elections will begin after fall break. We are so excited to make this school year the best one yet!
  • Argonaut 80: please sign up for upcoming events by using the link in the email Mr. Kocian sent you. Thanks!
  • Black Cultural Union & HBCU Club will be hosting our first meeting Thursday 8/5 at 4:15 in room 106. Come learn about our exciting plans for the year! All are welcome!
  • Did you miss us at Stitches club last Tuesday?  If so, no worries!  Stitches Club will have 2 club sessions per week starting next week.  They will be Tuesday MORNINGS as well as Tuesday AFTERNOONS!  If you cannot attend in the afternoon, come on Tuesday morning.  We would love to see you there!
  • Do you want to make the world a better place? What is it that we owe to each other as fellow human beings? Come to the call-out meeting of Volunteer Club Friday afternoon 4:15 – 5:00 in room 201.
  • Ever thought about learning American Sign Language?  Join Mrs. Lee and other curious minds in Room 201 on Mondays after school for the ASL Club. Our first meeting will be September 9. 
  • Girls open gym will begin Thursday, Sept 5th at 4:00p.m. Open gym will also be held every Saturday (times may vary). Show up and Show out!
  • If you’re interested in library club, please take this short poll to share your availability! http://bit.ly/2kjycLp
  • Interested in manufacturing? Students will have the opportunity to experience manufacturing up close and personal including 3D manufacturing, robotics, virtual reality, and much more! Industry leaders will be on hand to answer questions and provide insight to how students can pursue rewarding manufacturing careers. Sign up in Advising Hallway!
  • Interested in the Liberal Arts or Purdue University? Sign up for the Women in Liberal Arts symposium at Purdue University for an introduction to the fields of study and career paths of majors offered in the College of Liberal Arts in the Advising Hallway!
  • Mz. Atkin’s Thursday PM office hours are PERMANENTLY changed to Friday PM.
  • Please join us next Tuesday  9/3/19 after school in Mr. Bear’s room (118) for Stitches club! Come learn how to crochet and knit! Snacks will be provided. 
  • Ready to learn about the wonders of space? Want to look at the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more through a telescope? Join Astronomy club! Our first meeting will be on Wednesday September 11th after school in Mr. Hibshman’s room (Rm 124).
  • Scholars, did you know that performance in English and Math class as well as strong attendance are the top predictors of high school success and on-time graduation? Additionally, did  you know that you have 42 minutes of passing period time each day, in addition to a 28 minute lunch – during which you can use the restroom or get a drink of water?

    To support your success, please limit any additional breaks out of class to emergencies only so as to prioritize what is happening in class.   Students who are misusing breaks out of class or who are regularly gone for more than 5 minutes while on a break will have a hallway pass restriction.

  • This Friday is a blue jeans day for journalism! Pay $1 in quarters or in a dollar bill to wear blue jeans without any rips, tears, or holes.  Please see Mr. Harper if you have questions.
  • This Thursday, you have two chances to support Argonaut athletic teams.  The Soccer team opens up their season at Crosspointe Christian School, 5:30 pm, while KIPP brings their brand new freshmen team here to play volleyball at 6 pm.
  • Yoga Club starts Wednesday, September 4th, at 8am in the Dance Studio (Room 215). We will meet every Wednesday morning! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one! Reach out to Ms. Butler or Ms. Reuter if you have any questions!
  • Argonauts, notice anything awesome about this video?!  Riverside is featured in this official Colt’s video!!!  Let’s go Blue!  https://youtu.be/1WkR8rlRBeM
Go Argonauts!