RHS News

  • The RHS Spring Play, "Haphazardly Ever After," will be playing at the RHS IPAC on Friday April 21 and Saturday April 22. Curtain time is 6 pm on Friday, and 1 pm on Saturday. Doors open 45 minutes before showtime, and tickets are $5 with an RHS ASB card. No ASB card is $7, and children 5 and under are free. Tickets are cash or check only. 

    Prom Tickets will go on sale May 1. Ticket prices are $35 with ASB and $40 without ASB. Students who are not on track to graduate or who have not paid their fines will not be eligible to buy tickets. Prices will go up May 8. All outside guest forms must be turned in by April 28. 

    Graduation will be held June 14, at 7 pm at Showare Center in Kent. More information will be available in May regarding this event. 

    Graduation announcements, class rings, caps and gowns will be available for pick up on April 28 during both lunches. All orders must be paid in full at the time of pickup. If you have any questions, please contact National Achievers

    Congratulations to SRO Kerkhoff, who has been recognized as the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by the American Legion. Read more here in the Renton Reporter. 

    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, April 21, 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 Chicken Tenders with Whole Grain Garlic Toast
    Line 3: Served with milk and a trip through the salad bar, Lemongrass Chicken and Brown RIce with Veggie Spring Roll or Asian Chicken Salad with Chicken and Whole Grain Pita=

    Get your spirit pompoms at lunch this week. 50 Cents each. You can purchase a pompom from Junior Class officers at lunch Tuesday through Friday this week for only a fifty cents per pompom. Get ready to show your spirit on Friday! All proceeds support the Junior Class 2018. (M Walker, 4/21)

    Seniors—Are you interested in the trades?  Attend the Spring Apprenticeship Trades Fair on May 2nd.  Learn how to apply for an apprenticeship program and how you can earn while you learn.  Further information and registration can be found in the Career Center.  Space is limited, so register today. (T Derrig, 4/21)

    Juniors! Permission slips are available in the Career Center to attend the UW Dream Project fieldtrip on May 3. This is a great opportunity if you want to apply to UW Seattle but haven’t visited the campus or are undecided about which universities to apply to. Permission slips are due to Ms. Fulmer by this Friday. Space is limited to 40 Juniors so turn in your permission slips ASAP. (N Fulmer, 4/21)

    The Port of Seattle Paid Internship closes TODAY. If you are interest in Accounting, Auditing, Construction Management, Engineering, Environmental, Finance & Budget, Human Resources, Marketing and Planning, or more be sure to get your application in today.  Due to a special grant, only the Port of Seattle Internship participants will be able to earn work credit this summer. (T Derrig, 4/21)

    Attention RHS students: for spirit week, Leadership has decided to go all out with a free for all elimination game. Students who already signed up please visit Marion’s booth in the Commons on Monday, the 24th before school, during lunch, and after school up to 3:00p. If you haven’t signed up but still want to participate, visit Marion’s booth to receive your own flag. Students, the game will begin on Tuesday, the 25th. It is important to get your flag and instructions on Monday. Staff flags will be hand delivered. Hope to see you there. (J DiAsio, 4/21)

    Next week is Spring Pep! To honor the last class of the 90’s and summer camp coming soon, our theme is 90’s Camp Renton! Spirit week for next week is as follows: Sleeping Bag Monday – Wear school appropriate PJs, Tie Dye Tuesday – Wear your won tie dye clothing or bring clothing to dye at school, Wilderness Wednesday – Wear your camo style clothes, Throwback Thursday – Wear your 90’s style clothes, Fanny Pack Friday and Color Wars – Wear a fanny pack and class colors. Check Instagram @rentonspiritsquad for more info and reminders. (J DiAsio, 4/21)

    Are you interested in the world of retail and want an exciting internship this summer?  Apply for the Walmart Internship. Visit the Career Center for information how to apply. (T Derrig, 4/24)

    Attention Class of 2017.  If you are interested in performing at graduation, auditions will be this Monday, April 24th at 2:10 in room 126. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Rose in room 126 or Mr. Lim in room 324 to schedule your audition. (D Rose, 4/24)

    Do you identify as an African American 9th, 10th or 11th grader with a 3.0 GPA or higher? Attend the Young Gifted and Black conference at UW Seattle on May 13. Space is limited to 150 students so sign-up today. Stop by the Career Center for information on how to sign-up. (N Fulmer, 4/24)

    Ladies of color! Attend Highline College’s 4th Annual free female summit called Y.E.L.L. or Young Educated Ladies Leading on Saturday May 20. Register online at yell.highline.edu. Visit the Career Center for more information. (N Fulmer, 4/24)

    Students, starting next week on April 24th, students must present a yellow After School Snack Pass to get an after school snack in the commons.  As a reminder, students must be participating in after-school activities, clubs, or academic tutoring to be eligible for an after school snack.  Students will get a snack pass from their advisor, teacher, or coach after they fully participate in the after school activity.  Students who are not participating in an activity or tutoring after school must leave the building by 2:15PM. Thank you for your assistance. (C Eichner, 4/25)

    Seniors: Outside guest forms for prom are now available from outside Mr. Wheeler’s window. All guest forms must be turned in by Friday, April 27th. There are no exceptions to this deadline, so get them done early. (C Neu, 4/27)

    All students, what are you doing on April, Saturday 29, noon – 3 PM? Why not check out over 100 college and universities at the 2017 Spring College Fair Seattle University campus? For more information stop by the Career Center, (N Fulmer, 4/28)

    Seniors – don’t forget that Cap and Gown pickup is happening on Friday, April 28th during both lunches.  Please make sure that your orders are paid in full or have final payment by the 28th.  Only orders paid in full can be picked up.  Contact National Achievers with questions. (C Eichner, 4/28)

    Seniors, don’t forget that Prom Tickets go on sale May 1st-May 12th.  Double-check the prom requirements to make sure that you have met all requirements to be eligible to purchase your tickets. Prom Tickets go up in price on May 8th.  Also, all Guest Pass Application forms must be turned into Mr. Wheeler by Thursday, April 27th – no exceptions.  Blank copies of the Guest Pass are available outside Mr. Wheeler’s window. (C Eichner, 4/28)

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
    • Empowered to be successful in a college, technical or professional program
    • Prepared to compete in the global workforce
    • 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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