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Message from the Principal 6/1/2021

6/1/2021

Good Evening, this is Russell Vernon, Principal of RECHS. Calling with important messages:


Retesting for EOCs will occur tomorrow June 2nd-4th.

All testing will occur in the ADT building and will begin at 8:30 AM.

The biology exam will be given on (tomorrow) Wednesday, June 2nd.


Testing for Math I, Math III and English II will occur on Thursday, June 3rd as well as any biology makeup exams. Students still needing to take an exam in any area will test on Friday, June 4th.


Bus transportation will be provided on Wednesday, June 2nd since this is an early release day for traditional schools. Students will be responsible for providing their own transportation on June 3rd and 4th. Please contact the teacher of any classes you are scheduled to test in if you have questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing you and know that you are going to be successful on your exams.


Any students waiting to drive, please check your emails and canvas pages daily. Mr. Elrod is trying to reach you through emails and canvas. Please check so that you do not miss your opportunity to drive this summer.


Are you taking a summer class at RCC this summer? Remember you have to complete the Enrollment Assignment by 11:30 pm tonight to avoid being dropped from the class. Please do this now.


That is all for now, have a great evening and we will see all Biology students retesting in the morning at 8:30.

Griffins have a great summer!




5/16/2021

ALL MATH 1 and MATH 3 STUDENTS WE WILL SEE YOU AT 8:30 IN THE MORNING!

Graduates- See message below about rehearsal and graduation.

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for testing tomorrow and this week. EOC testing will conclude tomorrow with our Math 1 and Math 3 students.


Only students taking the Math 1 or Math 3 EOC should come to ADT by 8:30 am tomorrow morning. All other students should check in and complete your attendance remotely.


Students if you have any college textbooks, laptops or hot spots to turn in. please bring those to ADT tomorrow and present them to the sign-in table when you check in. All other students, please turn in your materials by Wednesday May 19th. If you are taking a summer class and you have a school issued laptop, please contact Mrs. Bayne.


Remember students, if you are taking summer school classes, they should already be posted. In the summer, students pay their own fees and purchase their own codes for textbooks. These fees can be paid online or at the RCC Admissions building. If there is an actual textbook needed for the class, contact Mrs. Bayne to see if we have them before purchasing at the bookstore.


Wednesday May 19th is the last day of school for the 2020-21 school year. Any students face-to-face on campus will be dismissed at 12:30. Any student needing to ride the bus home on the 19th will not leave campus until 2:55.


Graduates, mandatory graduation rehearsal will be held Wednesday May 19th at 1:30. Please meet me and Mrs. Bayne in the Activity Center of Whitcomb Student Center at 1:30. Graduation will take place Thursday May 20th at 6:00 pm. Each graduate has four tickets. All graduates should arrive and meet us in the ADT Auditorium at 5:00 pm.


We are so proud of the hard work that all of our students have done this year. Awards have been given out to students at school, during the graduate parade, and after EOC testing. Any award that has not been picked up or delivered will be available in the mezzanine starting May 18th. To celebrate our students, here is a virtual Awards Day for the 2020-21 school year. AWARDS. Students were also emailed this awards presentation and it will be posted on our website by tomorrow afternoon.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now, have a great evening and we will see our Math 1 and Math 3 students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.




5/9/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


RECHS would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to all of our mom’s. I hope you all had a great weekend.


This week starts exams in non-EOC classes. Students that were able to exempt this exams congratulations. All other students be sure to check-in Monday through Wednesday with your teachers to complete your assignments and exams. All students should complete your attendance this week to be counted present.


The 2021 Graduates Parade will be held on Wednesday May 12th from 1 to 5 pm. All graduates will be finished with college classes and it will be a time to celebrate. Go ahead and invite others, each graduate can have up to three cars in the parade. Cars and trucks can be decorated to celebrate the graduates. Please line your cars and trucks up in the Humanities parking lot. Staff members will be there to help you get in line for the parade. Graduates will pick up their envelopes with cords, tickets etc on this day and we will call out your name for family members to hear in front of the library. Graduation rehearsal is May 19th at 1:30 and graduation is Thursday May 20th at 6:00 pm. Due to number restrictions in the gym, each graduate will receive 4 tickets.


Thursday starts our EOC testing. Each day of EOC’s, only students testing should report to the ADT building by 8:30 a.m. All other students should sign in for attendance remotely for their attendance. EOC schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday May 13th- English 2 EOC

  • Friday May 14th- Biology EOC

  • Monday May 17th- Math 1 and Math 3 EOC

Students that have completed drivers ed class and waiting to drive, please do the following throughout the next week or so:

1. check your email frequently in order to see if the driving instructor assigned to you has attempted to make contact and schedule lessons.

2. If you changed your phone number since your classroom session ended you need to email Doug Marrs at Reidsville High School so that he can update their form in case the instructor assigned to them attempts contact that way. His email is dmarrs@rock.k12.nc.us


Awards have been completed for students and we have started to hand those out. Students before you leave, as you turn in your materials, or when you come to test. Be sure to pick any awards that you may have been given. We will have those in the mezzanine and at the testing sign in table. Recipients of awards will be emailed. Graduates will receive their awards Wednesday at the parade. Our virtual awards show will be placed on the websites and emailed by May 17th.


Seniors be sure to complete the survey Mrs. Tatum emailed you and ACC members please see your email from Mr. Hunter and Mrs. Abbott.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



5/4/2021

Students,

First of all good luck on any college exams, high school exams, and/or EOC's.

Finish the semester strong--You can do this!

We need your laptops, hotspots, and college books before YOUR last day of school.


  • Seniors and Super Seniors (any Juniors with all college classes)-Please turn in your college textbooks, hotspots, and/or laptops by May 11th. All graduates must turn in any RECHS materials to participate in graduation.

  • ALL other students- Please turn in your materials before May 19th (laptops, college textbooks, and/or hotspots).

  • Face-to-face students, if you are not planning to return to campus after May 7th, due to exam exceptions, etc, make sure you have a way to connect with us from home each day for attendance until May 19th. Remember if you are taking an EOC you need to come for review every day before the EOC. You can opt to keep your materials and have someone bring you to turn them in before May 19th.

  • EOC testing in ADT (May 13th, 14th, and 17th)- Students test feel free to turn in materials when you enter ADT on the day of testing!

  • Summer School- If you need to use your computer for summer school, you need to contact Mrs. Bayne msbayne@rock.k12.nc.us and let her know so we can re-issue your computer for summer use.

All laptops, college textbooks, and/or hotspots should be turned in before May 19th.



5/2/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


Attention! Ms. Potter is hosting a panel discussion through Zoom titled: "RECHS Guest Speaker Series 1". This will be a panel discussion involving two professors from Western Carolina University and 3 current undergraduate and graduate students engaged in a conversation surrounding college experiences, helpful information, and ways to do more than just survive during your undergraduate experience! All information, the zoom link, and the flyer are posted to Canvas in the RECHS student body shell. This event will take place on Monday, May 3rd, at 3 p.m. and will be recorded and posted for those who can't make it. This is open to ALL STUDENTS and Parents/Guardians!" FLYER


Parents and Students: EOC testing for RECHS will take place on May 13th-19th. Please see the RECHS Testing Letter for details. Only students in the given EOC courses will need to report to campus on those days. All other students will log in remotely for attendance. EOC schedule is May 13th- English 2, May 14th- Biology, May 17th- Math 1 and Math 3, May 18th and 19th- Make-Ups. Students, teachers will be sharing more information in the coming days and I will send you information about ordering lunch.


As we finish up college classes this week, the staff at RECHS would like to say good luck to all of our students taking their exams.


The RECHS prom will be held this Friday, May 7th from 7 to 11 pm. Students make sure you have turned in all forms for you and your guest. Remember to wear a mask to prom. We can’t wait to see you all there!


Parents and students, this week is staff appreciation week. Please help me to say thank you to our amazing staff for their dedication and hard work for the students at RECHS. Staff, you are all ROCK!


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.


4/25/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


There will be a history club meeting on Tuesday. Members please check your email for information regarding the meeting.


Any graduate that needs to pick up graduation materials and/or your yard sign please come by the school this week and see Mrs. Bayne


Seniors--Prom tickets are on sale. The prom is currently open to all seniors and super seniors with a guest. Prom is scheduled for a week from Friday, May 7th tickets are $25.00 each. Each person attending must complete an attestation form and a guest form for students not enrolled at RECHS. Go ahead and find you a mask to match your dress and tuxedo. Please ask Mrs. Bayne and Ms. Witty any additional questions or email me. Please purchase your tickets this week so we can get a count in for the food.


Mark your calendars graduates: The 2021 Graduates Parade will be held on Wednesday May 12th from 1 to 5 pm. All graduates will be finished with college classes and it will be a time to celebrate. Go ahead and invite others, each graduate can have up to three cars in the parade. Cars and trucks can be decorated to celebrate the graduates. Graduates will pick up their envelopes with cords, tickets etc on this day and we will call out your name for family members to hear in front of the library. Graduation rehearsal is May 19th at 1:30 and graduation is Thursday May 20th at 6:00 pm. Due to number restrictions in the gym, each graduate will receive 4 tickets.


All students---the semester is quickly coming to a close. All coursework in classes will need to be completed and submitted by May 7th to exam exceptions. The week of May 10th will be exams for non-EOC courses and EOC’s for English 2, Biology, Math 1, and Math 3 will take place May 13th through the 18th. Remember college classes will end on May 7th. Parents please help us to encourage our students to finish strong. Take a look at their assignments in Canvas and Moodle and make sure they have a plan to complete the work.


All face-to-face students, remember if you are not on campus everyday you will be marked absent. Please be sure you are all communicating with your homeroom teachers daily.


Students please be mindful of our dress code, as we will continue to follow county guidelines, and want to make sure our students are coming to school dressed appropriately. With the warmer weather, please be mindful of short lengths. In addition, all holes in jeans mid-thigh and above, should be covered with patches from the inside.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.


4/22/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students, Families, and Staff.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.

Please note that tomorrow is NO longer a teacher's workday. The new calendar reflecting the changes due to the inclement weather of 2020-21 is now posted on the RCS and RECHS websites.

April 23rd is a regular day of school.

In addition, we have some great news, students on campus, please know that we have re-opened the microwaves in the cafeteria for your use during lunch. Microwaves will be cleaned after use, yet we still encourage handwashing and the use of hand sanitizer before eating.

Parents, please take some time tonight to talk to students about their grades. See where they are in high school and college classes. Students remember to attend class daily and ask your teachers for help in creating a plan of success for the last few weeks of school.

College classes will end on May 7th and students are preparing for exams and EOC's in high school classes.

Thank you again for your support. That is all, for now, have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.


4/18/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families. This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week. National Honors Society will meet this Friday April 23rd at 2:30. Members please check your emails for zoom links and details. Any graduate that needs to pick up graduation materials and/or your yard sign please come by the school on Monday or Tuesday of this week. Seniors--Prom tickets are on sale. The prom is currently open to all seniors and super seniors with a guest. Prom is scheduled for May 7th tickets are $25.00 each. Each person attending must complete an attestation form and a guest form for students not enrolled at RECHS. Go ahead and find you a mask to match your dress and tuxedo. Please ask Mrs. Bayne and Ms. Witty any additional questions or email me. Mark your calendars graduates: The 2021 Graduates Parade will be held on Wednesday May 12th from 1 to 5 pm. All graduates will be finished with college classes and it will be a time to celebrate. Go ahead and invite others, each graduate can have up to three cars in the parade. Cars and trucks can be decorated to celebrate the graduate. Graduates will pick up their envelopes with cords, tickets etc on this day and we will call out your name for family members to hear in front of the library. All students---the semester is quickly coming to a close. All coursework in classes will need to be completed and submitted by May 7th. The week of May 10th will be exams for non-EOC courses and EOC’s for English 2, Biology, Math 1, and Math 3 will take place May 13th through the 18th. Remember college classes will end on May 7th. Parents please help us to encourage our students to finish strong. Take a look at their assignments in Canvas and Moodle and make sure they have a plan to complete the work. All face-to-face students, remember if you are not on campus everyday you will be marked absent. Please be sure you are all communicating with your homeroom teachers daily. Rockingham County Schools is preparing for the next strategic planning cycle. They are recruiting parents and students to serve on our Advisory Councils. Placed on the district and school websites are two survey forms for interested parents and students to complete. Representatives will be selected from the list of applications to ensure that each zone is represented and we have demographic representation across the county. Students in grades 5 - 12 will be able to complete the survey also to represent student voices and opinions on the council. The survey applications will be active and remain open through Friday, April 30. Selected representatives will be notified during the week of May 3. Our first advisory council meetings will be held during the week of May 10. Thank you for your interest in providing feedback to the district as we strategically plan for our future success. Please contact Charles Perkins at the Central Office with any questions. Parent & Student Advisory Council Applications Parent Advisory Council (Spanish) Student Advisory Council (Spanish) Students please be mindful of our dress code, as we will continue to follow county guidelines, and want to make sure our students are coming to school dressed appropriately. With the warmer weather, please be mindful of short lengths. In addition, all holes in jeans mid-thigh and above, should be covered with patches from the inside. Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.


4/11/2021


Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


Students using the RCC library, please remember you must bring your ID, wear a mask and sit one student per table while working in there. RCC has these safety procedures in place as part of their safe to return plan.


Seniors--Prom tickets went on sale Friday. The prom is currently open to all seniors and super seniors with a guest. Prom is scheduled for May 7th tickets are $25.00 each. Each person attending must complete an attestation form and a guest form for students not enrolled at RECHS. Please ask Mrs. Bayne and Ms. Witty any additional questions or email me.


Mr. Seltzer will be administering his Math 1 Check-In #2 on Monday, April 12. All current Math 1 students need to report to Mr. Seltzer’s room in ADT by 8:45 am tomorrow.


High school progress reports will be issued Wednesday. Parents please ask to see progress reports for each class and please review their college grades in Moodle.


Freshman meetings with Mrs. Tatum will take place this week. Please make sure you have signed up for a slot. Email Mrs. Tatum at jltatum@rock.k12.nc.us if you have any questions.

We are happy to report we have had a successful start in our Safe Return to Learn on Plan A! We were very happy to welcome students back for in-person learning every day! Because Rockingham County Schools cares about our students and staff we want to provide some updates and reminders about illness and when students should be kept home.

As we begin to get back to more normal times, it still remains important to stay vigilant with our required prevention practices. At school, we will continue to social distance 6ft whenever possible, require face coverings worn properly, perform increased disinfecting practices, and promote frequent hand washing/hand sanitizer. As of April 12, 2021, the student's daily symptoms and temperature screenings will be discontinued. NC DHHS has removed this previous requirement from their guidelines. All employees will continue to complete daily symptoms and temperature screening.

We want to remind you of the importance of the following:

  • Do not send your child to school if he/she is sick.

  • Report symptoms to the school nurse or your child’s teacher.

  • Report immediately if your child or someone with whom your child has been in close contact has tested positive for COVID-19.

We are grateful for your cooperation. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Students be sure to log on or attend class face-to-face every day. Communication with your teacher is a key factor in your success. The semester will rapidly come to an end. Please finish strong. Parents use this week to take a look at your student’s grades in canvas and moodle.

Students, please be mindful of our dress code, as we will continue to follow county guidelines, and want to make sure our students are coming to school dressed appropriately. With the warmer weather, please be mindful of short lengths. In addition, all holes in jeans mid-thigh and above should be covered with patches from the inside.

Thank you again for your support. That is all, for now, have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



4/4/2021


Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


Parents and students, please plan accordingly RECHS and RCC will be in session next week April 5th through the 9th. We are looking forward to a full week of instruction. RCS will run shuttles only from the zonal high schools due to their Spring Break. Students if you are a bus rider and need transportation, you can be dropped off at the zonal high school to catch the shuttle in the AM and PM. Bus 25, the Rockingham shuttle will not be running, since the zonal school is so close to RECHS, please drop off students here. There will be no home stops for RECHS this week, again April 5th-9th, only shuttles.


Students be sure to log on or attend class face-to-face everyday. Communication with your teacher is a key factor in your success. The semester will rapidly come to an end. Please finish strong. Parents use this week to take a look at your student’s grades in canvas and moodle. High school progress report will be released the week of April 13th.


Students please be mindful of our dress code, as we will continue to follow county guidelines, and want to make sure our students are coming to school dressed appropriately. With the warmer weather, please be mindful of short lengths. In addition, all holes in jeans mid-thigh and above, should be covered with patches from the inside.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



3/28/2021


Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


Monday, March 29th is a REMOTE DAY for ALL RCS Schools. Students will log onto all classes from their homes and complete any assigned work. Please be sure to log into your homerooms for attendance.


Tuesday, March 30th, ALL RCS middle and high schools will return to 5 days of learning. All face to face learners will report to campus everyday and follow your regular schedule. Masks will need to be worn on campus and your temperature will be taken upon arrival. Remember to bring your water bottle, there are refill stations in the library and Whitcomb Student center. In addition, at this time microwaves are not being used in the cafeteria. All virtual learners, you will now have class 5 days a week as well including Wednesday. Parents remember students are tardy after 8:50 and school dismisses at 2:55. If you need to sign a student out during the day, please come to the main office and bring your id.


Parents and students, please plan accordingly RECHS and RCC will be in session the whole week of April 5th through the 9th. We will run shuttles only from the zonal high schools due to their Spring Break. Students if you are a bus rider and need transportation, you can be dropped off at the zonal high school to pick up the shuttle in the AM and PM. Bus 25, the Rockingham shuttle will not be running, since the zonal school is so close to RECHS, please drop off students here. There will be no home stops for RECHS the week of April 5th-9th only shuttles.


April 1st and 2nd will be Spring Break for RECHS. There will be no high school classes on Thursday and Friday, however students will still have RCC classes Thursday, please check Moodle for details.


Students please be mindful of our dress code, as we will continue to follow county guidelines, and want to make sure our students are coming to school dressed appropriately. With the warmer weather, please be mindful of short length. In addition, all holes in jeans mid-thigh and above, should be covered with patches from the inside.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our face-to-face students bright and early Tuesday morning and everyone else virtually.





3/21/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


History Club will meet virtual tomorrow afterschool. Please check your emails for the link and email the president or Ms. Abbott if you have any questions.


On Tuesday March 23rd ALL sophomores will need to come to campus to take the PreACT. All sophomores will be testing on this day in ADT. Please be here by Tuesday at 8:30am. If you ordered breakfast and lunch we will have them delivered to your room. Everyone will have a snack break, please be sure your snacks are in a bag and your water or drink has a secure top on them.

All other students will have a remote day on March 23rd! Be sure to sign in for your attendance and check your canvas accounts for assignments to complete at home.


High school report cards will be issued Wednesday. Parents and students will be able to see them in Powerschool. Anyone wanting a hard copy will need to come by the main office to pick one up. Face-to-face students wanting a hard copy of your report card, please let your homeroom teacher know and I will deliver them.


Students due to RCC's use of proctor track, canvas can not display individual item grades. In order to view students' individual grades, students will need to use a different browser such as firefox.


Attention Griffins, We are so excited that RECHS will be returning to Plan A, which is 5 days of high school in-person instruction each week on Tuesday, March 30th. All students will be expected to be in face-to-face class or in virtual class 5 days a week, which will include instruction on Wednesdays. Any student who has not already returned to face-to-face instruction, and would like to return to school will need to submit an attestation form to our front office or email me no later than Tuesday, March 23rd. You may find this attestation form on our district and school website. Please download the form and complete this form for each of your children and submit no later than Tuesday, March 23th. If you already submitted one of these forms in January, you do not need to submit another form.

RCC classes will not change. If your student ONLY has college classes, nothing will change for them. All students returning to campus, will complete the college classes during their seminar high school class.

All current AA and BB students attending school will be coming back 5 days a week. If your student has been virtual and you would now like to switch to in person learning 5 days a week, you will need to complete this form.

Also, if your child is not currently assigned to a bus and will need one, that form will need to be completed as well, no later than Tuesday, March 23rd.

Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our AA students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



3/17/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with an important update about face to face learning for high school students.


Attention Parents, We are so excited that RECHS will be returning to Plan A, which is 5 days of high school in-person instruction each week on Tuesday, March 30th. All students will be expected to be in face-to-face class or in virtual class 5 days a week, which will include instruction on Wednesdays. Any student who has not already returned to face-to-face instruction, and would like to return to school will need to submit an attestation form to our front office or email me no later than Tuesday, March 23rd. You may find this attestation form on our district and school website. Please download the form and complete this form for each of your children and submit no later than Tuesday, March 23th. If you already submitted one of these forms in January, you do not need to submit another form.

RCC classes will not change. If your student ONLY has college classes, nothing will change for them. All students returning to campus, will complete the college classes during their seminar high school class.

All current AA and BB students attending school will be coming back 5 days a week. If your student has been virtual and you would now like to switch to in person learning 5 days a week, you will need to complete this form.

Also, if your child is not currently assigned to a bus and will need one, that form will need to be completed as well, no later than Tuesday, March 23rd.


English Attestation Form- Click Here!

Spanish Attestation Form- Click Here!

RECHS Bus Form- Click Here!

View our COVID-19 Updates by clicking on the RCS CARES ABOUT YOUR SAFETY icon on the district webpage. Please remember all students and staff must continue to follow our current safety procedures and guidelines which include wearing a face mask properly over your nose and mouth at all times. In addition, students and staff will practice safety protocols and washing hands frequently. For more information about our safety protocols, please visit our district website and our school website.

Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening.




3/14/2021 Pi Day :)


Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


The ACC Meet will be Tuesday, March 16th. This is the first home meet for the season. The meet will be held in the ADT building in the auditorium. Team members need to be in the auditorium by 5:45 to take pictures and wearing their ACC t-shirts. The meet will begin at 6:30. Please see Hunter or Abbott for followup and or questions.


Griffin Families~ Remember March 17th-19th will be Spring Break for RCC and RECHS. There will be NO college or high school classes. Enjoy Your Break!


Check your emails for our St. Patrick's Day trivia contest! Time is running out to show us your trivia skills and win prizes!


Parents- Our grading period has ended. Please talk to your student and ask them to show you their Canvas and Moodle accounts. Students reach out to your teachers daily to finish the second semester strong.


On March 23rd ALL sophomores will need to come to campus to take the PreACT. All sophomores will be testing on this day. Please mark your calendars to be here at 8:30 am on March 23rd. Testing will take place in ADT. Will you need breakfast or lunch on March 23rd? If so, complete this FORM.


All other students will have a remote day on March 23rd!


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our AA students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



3/7/2021

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


RECHS Griffins Reminder, your homeroom teachers have been talking to you about Spring Pictures- Tomorrow, Monday March 8th, BRING YOUR SMILES~ It’s Finally Spring Picture Day!. Any student interested in having their picture made that will not be on campus tomorrow, please come to the Whitcomb Student Center activity room between 9:30 and 1:00pm. If you are missing part of a class to have your picture made, be sure to let your teacher know. All AA students on campus will visit the photographer on Monday.


Mr. Joyner will be holding an ACT Math review session on Monday afternoon from 3 - 5 for any interested juniors. We will look at several practice ACT tests and do the more challenging problems from those tests.


Tuesday On March 9th is a REMOTE DAY for all students EXCEPT Juniors. All Juniors will need to come to campus Tuesday to take the ACT. There is no RCS transportation on the 9th. All students will need to be at the ADT building by 8:30 am on March 9th. You can bring a water bottle, bottle drink and/or snack for break time. If you ordered lunch it will be delivered to your testing room at break time.


Film Club will meet on Tuesday, March 9th to continue its unit on Subversive Comedies. Students who are interested in being a part of the Film Club should get in touch with Mr. Johnson.


Time for some school spirit! Keep your eyes open next week for an email about this month’s St. Patrick’s Day trivia contest! We have prize baskets!! Need we say more?? Contest starts March 10th and closes on March 17th! Keep an eye out for an email with additional information!


The ACC Meet will be Tuesday, March 9th at Morehead High School. Team members need to be in the auditorium by 6:15. Please see Hunter or Abbott for followup and or questions.


Graduates please mark your calendars for cap and gown pictures this Friday March 12th. Please come to the Whitcomb Student Center between 9:00 and 1:00 to have your picture made. Each student that takes a picture will be a part of the 2021 RECHS Graduate group picture. Mrs. Bayne will be sending more details this week.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our AA students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.






2/28/21

Good Evening Griffin Students and Families.

This Russell Vernon Principal of RECHS calling with updates for this week.


The RECHS academic challenge team will have their first competition on Tuesday, March 2nd at the Rockingham County High School Auditorium. The competition will begin at 6:30 PM and team members should arrive by 6:15 PM. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no spectators are allowed at this time. Also, ACC team members should remember to wear their mask as part of COVID protocol.


The Film Club will meet this Tuesday, March 2nd to begin a new unit on Subversive Comedy movies. Students will meet virtually at 5pm to view and discuss Billy Wilder’s 1959 comedy. Students who are interested in joining the Film Club should contact Mr. Johnson for more details.


RECHS Griffins- Spring Pictures will be taken on Monday March 8th. Any student interested in having their picture made that will not be on campus on the 8th, please come to the Whitcomb Student Center activity room between 9:30 and 1:30pm.


Reminder: On March 9th all Juniors will need to come to campus to take the ACT.

All juniors across the state will be testing on this day.

Please mark your calendars to be here at 8:30 am on March 9th. Testing will take place in ADT. Will you need breakfast or lunch on March 9th? If so, complete this FORM.


Graduates please mark your calendars for cap and gown pictures on Friday March 12th. Mrs. Bayne will be sending details this week.


Thank you again for your support. That is all for now have a great evening and we will see our AA students bright and early tomorrow morning and everyone else virtually.



2/24/2021

Good Evening RECHS Families,

This is your Principal, Russell Vernon, with some information for you tonight. We thank you and your family for being our valued partners as we work together to educate your child. RECHS values input from our community – and we need to hear from your child! Students are important partners as we work to improve our communication, academic program and overall experience for everyone.

In order to learn more about student experiences at school, we will be asking for students in grades 9 -12 to give feedback via an online survey. This will all happen during the regular school day on the week of March 1-12th and will not take more than 20 to 30 minutes.


We are asking that all of our students participate in the surveys, as their feedback will provide valuable insights into their experiences and how we can improve and adapt our school to their needs. The information we receive will be confidential. Parents wishing to opt out of the activity must visit our website and complete the signed opt out form prior to March 1st and submit to the school. There is also a