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  • Please be advised that all Renton High School 11th graders will be taking the SAT test for free on Wednesday, March 1st.   All 11th graders - including those in Running Start - are eligible to take this test for free. All juniors should report directly to the hallway between the Main Gym by 7:00am on Wednesday. Students must have a picture ID in order to take the test. This can include: Current ASB card, WA ID/ or WA License, or Passport. Test takers may be testing up through 1:00PM or longer. 


    Congratulatons to students in the RHS DECA program, who have earned the right to compete at a national competition in California this spring. 3 students earned the Gold Level in a School-Based Enterprise, which is the first time in 22 years that RHS students have earned this award. Students also placed in two other categories (Promotional and Community Service Campaigns and Membership Campaigns) and will compete in the national competition as well. The DECA program is advised by John Devlin. Congratulations to all! 


    9 students in Kiri Arndt's Medical Terminology class recently passed the Medical Terminology Precision Exam. This is a high quality, industry-aligned state and nationally recognized test. Congratulations! 


    Please consider helping our Music Program get some much-needed sound equipment by donating through DonorsChoose. The link is here, and thank you for your support of our students! 


    Congratulations to our School Resource officer, Renton Police Officer Thaddeus Kerkhoff, who won the Macy's Star in Your Community Award! We are proud of Officer Kerkhoff and the strong relationships he is building with our students, staff, and community.  


    Homework Help Center (HHC) is open from 2:15-3:30pm every Tuesday and Thursday unless otherwise specified. Students use HHC for studying, completing assignments, and for tutoring/assistance from content teachers who staff it. We also have a volunteer who helps out with all levels of math.

Daily Announcements

  • Friday, February 17, 2017

    Lunch Choices:
    Line 1: Served with milk and a trip through the salad bar, assortment of pizzas
    Line 2: Served with milk and a trip through the salad bar, hot sandwiches, cold deli sandwiches or Fish Sandwiches
    Line 3: Served with milk and a trip through the salad bar, Zesty Mac and Beef or Salad of the Day

    In honor of black history month, your black history fact of the day is: Guy Bluford became the first African American in space on Aug. 30, 1983, aboard the Challenger on NASA's eight space shuttle mission (STS-8). He flew in four shuttle missions total. (M Thornton, 2/17)

    Please congratulate the following DECA students as they will be attending the ICDC in California this April. Last time this happened at Renton was in 1995. School Base Enterprise Gold Level Achievements go to Madison Peredo, Samantha Puente, Sadie Puente, and Samantha Villavicencio as an alternate. Promotional and Community Service Campaigns go to: Aaliyah Lo, Shailynn Galvin, and Emma Austin. Membership Campaigns go to: Irene Anderson, Elian Chen, and Samantha Villavicencio. This has been a great year for DECA and the students listed have done a great job! (J Devlin, 2/16)

    Attention students, if you have any artwork that you would like showcased in the school newspaper, The Arrow, contact Ms. Vaughn in room 305! (L Vaughan, 2/17)

    This week is Agápe Week here at RHS. Agápe is a Greek word that refers to the love that we have for humanity, and the choice we make to love, respect, and show compassion to them. Agápe Week is a celebration and reminder of the daily choice that we make in how we interact with others. Throughout this week, you will be invited to participate in activities that will give you the opportunity to demonstrate Agápe love to others at Renton High School. Please join us as we celebrate the community we have at RHS and encourage others to participate as well. (C Neu, 2/17)

    February 21st there is a Youth Employment Education and Career Fair.  Students will have the opportunity to receive assistance on creating their résumé, hone their interview skills and interview for open job with employers. Visit the Career Center for sign-up information along with a list of the employers. (T Derrig, 2/17)

    Baseball Team meeting is after school today in the computer lab. Info on anything Renton Baseball related and clearance information will be available. All are welcome. (J Saisslin, 2/17)

    The RHS Social Justice Club and the Renton Library come together to give you Teen Talks: Social Justice conversations for the youth. Starting March 1st, we will have activities and workshops around poetry, LGBTQ, Muslim American rights, white privilege, and knowing your rights with law enforcement. Everyone is welcome, both youth and adults. Hope to see you all there! (J Bento, 2/17)

    Hello Renton Band & Orchestra students.  This is a reminder that the music department will be closing early due to Ms. Rose being off campus for conferences.  Please retrieve your instrument during 5th to 6th passing periods.  (D Rose, 2/17)

    Family ID is now open for Spring Sports! Start early by registering before clearances start. Clearances will begin on February 13th and end on March 16th. (C Dewey, 3/6)

Mission Statement

  • Renton High School Mission Statement
    Renton High School aims to provide effective instruction and support services to enable students to acquire 21st century skills, develop an international mindset, enhance knowledge, and nurture the ability to make thoughtful decisions. Our students will graduate:

    • On-time
    • Be Empowered to be successful in a college, technical or professional program
    • Be Prepared to compete in the global workforce
    • Be Ready to serve our pluralistic community


    International Baccalaureate Mission Statement
    The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

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