RA LONG HIGH SCHOOL
Week 38 – May 21 – 25, 2018
|Weekly Schedule||Activities Description|
Monday, May 21
|National Strawberries and Cream Day! 17 1/2
Girls Basketball – There will be a Girls Basketball meeting this Wednesday right after school in Mr. Ott’s room… Room 212. We will be discussing Summer Game Schedule, Open Gym times, and basketball camp. If you cannot make the meeting, please make sure to see Mr. Ott for details.
Girls Slowpitch – Any girls interested in playing slowpitch in the fall, there is an informational meeting today after school in room 115. Meeting will be about 10 minutes and give you plans for the summer and dates for the fall. If you cannot attend please stop by Mr. Donaldson’s room to get the information.
Football Parent Meeting -Please add an announcement to the bulletin next week (Monday thru Thursday) for the football parent meeting Thursday, May 24th @ 7:30pm in the main gym.
Spring football signups are open on FamilyID and if you plan on attending, this has to be done before you can practice.
Tuesday, May 22
|National Vanilla Pudding Day! 16 1/2|
Wednesday, May 23
|National Lucky Penny Day! 15 1/2
Early Release @1:25 p.m.
Thursday, May 24
| National Scavenger Hunt Day! 14 1/2
Friday May 25
|National Brown Bag – It Day! 13 1/2|
Next Tuesday and Thursday, May 22 and May 24 we will be testing sophomores and some upper classmen during morning classes with the state English test. Please check rosters in the main hall and posted in teacher’s classrooms to find your testing site. The tests start @ 7:50 so make sure you arrive on time. You can bring earbuds and a book to read if you finish the test early.
Community Service – The Longview School Gardens is looking for volunteer help with several projects. Please sign up in the Career Center
Community Service – The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is looking for volunteers to help prep class and help with activities in the classrooms with other youth. This will provide students with leadership and peer to peer mentorship skills as well as community service hours. Volunteer packets are in the Career Center.
Prom is June 2. If you are inviting a guest, dance passes are available in the Attendance Office. Guest’s photo id must be attached to the completed form and returned by May 18. You do not need a pass if you are inviting a student from Mark Morris.
Jack’s House will be open after school for study hall and help applying for college. See the Graduation Coach for more information.
Summer Job – There is a summer job available for a senior that plans on attending college next year. It entails landscaping and shoveling gravel. If interested, see Jodi in the Career Center.
Cowlitz County Summer Hire Program – Cowlitz County is currently accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Hire Program with open positions in multiple departments (Public Works, Parks, Administrative Services, Maintenance, Building & Planning). The link to the application can be found on Jodi’s Senior Google Classroom.
Seniors, make sure that you are checking Jodi’s Google Classroom. New scholarships are posted almost
28 –No School! Memorial Day
30 – Early Release @1:25 p.m.
30 – SENIOR DEPARTMENT AWARDS & SLIDE SHOW: at 2:00 p.m. at RA Long. Meet in the
auditorium for the Department Awards and the Senior Slide Show. There will be refreshments in the front
hallway afterwards. This is a social time for parents and seniors to meet with faculty and friends. Dress
should be appropriate for an afternoon spring reception.
31 – SENIORS VS. STAFF SOFTBALL – from 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sign-up to participate will take place
in the ASB Office sometime in May. Please listen for updates during announcements. Parents/Families/
Students are encouraged to come and support the RAL Seniors and Staff.
31 – Mr. & Mrs. Lumberjack Pageant – in the Auditorium @ 7:00 PM
2 – SENIOR PROM – 9:00 p.m. to midnight at The Monticello Hotel.
6 – Early Release @1:25 p.m.
7 – SENIOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS: from 3:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
8 – SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY: be there at 8:30 a.m. RAL Auditorium. Dress up. You will be sitting on the stage in front of your peers, parents and community members. This is an assembly held for students, parents and friends to honor graduating seniors. Many community representatives will be presenting scholarships and awards to seniors. This assembly is held during the school day to allow all students to attend. Parents are welcome to come as well. Ladies – do not wear short skirts!!!!
11-SENIOR PICNIC: at 2:45 p.m. Seniors meet in front of RAL. This is a picnic for ALL seniors. Buses leave RAL at 2:45 p.m. If you wish to attend, you must ride the bus. The first bus returns to RAL at 4:00 p.m.
12- CAPS AND GOWNS DISTRIBUTED: at 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.
13- WALK at ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS at 9:00 a.m. Meet in front of RA Lomg.
14 – LAST DAY of SCHOOL – Release at 11:50 a.m.
14 BACCALAUREATE: at 7:00 p.m. in the RAL Auditorium. This is a religious service sponsored by the Longview Ministerial Association honoring the graduating seniors. Wear your gowns, but not your cap and meet in the auditorium at 6:15 p.m. This is a formal affair.
15- COMMENCEMENT PRACTICE: Friday, June 15th at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
16- COMMENCEMENT: at 3:00 p.m. at the Longview Memorial Stadium. Black or dark shoes are preferred. Be in the North Stands by 2:30 p.m. The public will be seated in the stadium. Handicapped seating is available below the stadium. No tickets are needed.