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Table of Contents
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 3

ATHLETICS 5

CLUB NEWS 6

FINE ARTS NEWS 7

COUNSELOR NEWS 7

FUNDRAISERS 9

HBO NEWS 10

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 11

HELPFUL LINKS 12

APPENDIX/FORMS 13

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General Announcements

(New) With spring break fast approaching, we wanted to


send out a reminder of the Father/Son series of events
centered around Tony Dungy’s book, Uncommon. Although
we have called this a book study, this won’t be your
traditional finger sandwich and tea sit-around-the-living
room-dissecting-literature-Oprah-Winfrey event! This six-
week initiative is aimed at providing weekly events for
fathers and sons focused on the concepts Tony Dungy
outlines in his book as we provide opportunities for
fathers/sons/mentors/young men to enhance our roles as
leaders in the Heath High School community. Due to the
numerous requests, we have changed the date to meeting
on Thursday evenings. If you are interested in participating,
please call Tammy Dilmore at 469-698-2614. The deadline to
register is Thursday, March 10.

(New) Rockwall-Heath competed in the RHS UIL Academics


Invitational Meet this past Saturday, Feb. 26. The following
are the results for the students who placed in the top three
for an event.

Aleks Kochan - 1st in Editorial Writing, 1st in Feature Writing,


3rd in Headline Writing
Lydia Moore - 3rd in Feature Writing
Julia Horvath - 1st in Headline Writing
Beza Woda, Jordan Litherlands, and Collin Abbott - 1st Team
in Current Events
Collin Abbott - 1st in Current Events
Alysha Joseph - 1st in Spelling and Vocabulary

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Thank you and congratulations to all the teachers and
students who participated in this meet!

On Saturday, March 26, 2011, the district will host a hands-


on community service event called SSO Day (Students
Serving Others). Students will be able to learn about
organizations/non-profits and actively participate in service
learning throughout Rockwall County. RHHS students would
love to help our community! If you know of any business that
could benefit from this opportunity, please contact Todd
Bradford at tbradford@rockwallisd.org.

As indicated on the 2010-2011 school calendar, the


first two bad weather make-up days for all RISD
students and staff will be Friday, March 11, and
Friday, May 27.

Attendance Procedures
All absences require written documentation the day a
student returns to school. If you are signed up for Family
Access, please enter absence notifications through Skyward
in lieu of written notes. Family Access applications are
available on campus or on the district web site. All parents
are encouraged to sign up for this excellent source of
information. For questions or for a student's early release,
please call 469-698-2601. If your student has athletics 9th
period and needs an early release during that time, please
call the office by 2:30.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate all parents bringing
in forgotten homework, athletic clothes, lunch, etc. Students
WILL NOT be notified that they have an item at the front
desk. It is their responsibility to check for items left.
Instructional time is crucial and we do not want to waste a

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moment of it! THANK YOU for your understanding.

Athletics
Please see calendar of events for athletic games or visit the
web page.

(New) Last week we had our 2011 District Championships at


Irving HS. We placed 2nd with a 2 day combined score of
221.90, which includes our compulsory and optional scores.
We will be advancing to the Regional Championships at
Rockwall HS on Tuesday, March 29th and Wednesday, March
30th. The meet starts at noon both days.
Teams:
1st Rockwall HS 230.75
2nd Heath HS 221.90
3rd MacArthur HS 169.75

Individual Success: Scores are combined from both days of


competition.

Carolyn Sherwin
2nd All-Around 75.70

Jade Bowerman
3rd in the All-Around 75.10

Jacquleyn Doughty
7th All-Around 69.80

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Clubs

(New) Friends of Rachel will continue to sell bracelets on


Friday's during all lunches in support of the Children's
Cancer Foundation on behalf of Payton Agnew.
Friends of Rachel will be making more "Beads of Hope" on
Thursday, March 10th from 2:30 until 5:00 p.m. in Art room
1141.
Students Serving Others Day - Please sign up in
counseling office to serve in our community - Saturday,
March 26th.

Virtual Rally - Thursday, May 5th. Contact Ms. Voth or Ms.


Vrana if you would like to help!

(New) Youth and Government – Our students competed in


State competitions at the end of January coming home with
several accomplishments. In the Legislative section there are
about 300 students competing for 18 medals and Rockwall
delegation came home with 5 of them. We also received 4
medals in the Judicial section making it a grand total of 9
medals! Some of the students were named Distinguished
Delegates: Hannah Kennedy (also listed as Distinguished

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Chairperson), Alex Cass, Alaina Smith, and Shaun Bruner of
RHS. Congratulations to all of you!

(New) FCCLA "Lets finish strong!"


March 9th: Meeting in lecture hall 4 p.m.;
11th: Teacher appreciation
26th: Students Serving Others day.. FCCLA will be at
Wilkerson Sanders Stadium helping K-3rd grade.
April 6th: Meeting in lecture hall 4 p.m.
29th: Relay for Life
May 4th: Meeting in lecture hall 4 p.m.- election of officers
for 2011-12
14th: Banquet

Fine Arts News

(New) Our competition play, THE ROPE DANCERS, will be


presented to the public March 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. in the
RHHS Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5. Available at
the door. This is a poetic, compassionate piece, revealing
the story of a mother's righteous attempts to raise her
daughter at the turn of the 20th century.
Cast Includes:
Stage Manager: Rachel Hilton
Margaret Hyland: Alex Cass
James Hyland: Zane Brown
Lizzie Hyland: Hannah Kennedy
Mrs. Farrow: Sara Woodard
Clementine: Makynzie Stevens
Dr. Jacobson: Mekel Wright
Mr. Lameshnik: Eddie Cornelius
Cop: Ethan Kerbal
Andrew Orozco, lighting
Ryan Geiser, sound

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Anna Melton, props
Lacy Abercrombie, costumes, dramaturgy
Alternates: Joelle Savage, Michael Shipley, Meredith Bennett,
Chris Ellis

Counseling News
(New) SENIORS: Please be aware of the following deadlines:
1. Ozarka Natural Springs - Every Drop Counts – April 4, 2011
2. Don't mess with TX - March 28, 2011
3. Countdown for the Local Scholarship application is getting
shorter - only 4 days remain to complete and turn in the
local scholarship application – March 10.
See RHHS Counseling Page on Facebook for more
information.

UTI - a nationally-accredited technical institute that offers


programs in transportation and motor sports professions will
be at Rockwall Heath High School on Thursday, March 10,
2011 during Advisory in the Lecture Hall to discuss their
programs with RHHS juniors and seniors. Students can
receive training in a fast-growing and exciting industry.
There are 10 UTI campuses across the country. Most
students from the MetroPlex did attend the campus in
Houston, Texas; however with the UTI - MetroPlex Campus
located in Irving's Los Colinas. It may be more convenient for
students to enroll in Irving. UTI is well known for the quality
of graduates in the industry. You can see more information
on program offerings at http://www.uti.edu You may just find
an opportunity you had not thought of at this meeting. There
is a scholarship test for UTI scheduled on March 12 at the
Irving Los Colinas location. The presenter will have more
details at the presentation. Please let your students know of
the options for UTI programs. James Jones, Counselor

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Parents you are invited to attend RISD Hot Topic on
March 9 - “Cyber-bullying & Internet Safety”. See
announcment at www.rockwallisd.com/rhhs for more
information. Next Hot Topic: April 13, 2011 - How to have
"THE TALK" with your child presented by AIM for Success

(New) See letter in the appendix addressed to Class of 2012


parents regarding SAT/ACT prep.

Junior Parents and Students: Mark your calendar for the two
dual credit orientation meetings. Both will be held in the
library classroom:
Monday, March 28 at 8 a. m. Sharron Wagoner from
Eastfield College.
Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. Raul Martinez from Collin
College. After Raul's presentation, Ms. Foster and I will have
a brief "rising senior" presentation.

Fund Raisers
Support the Spanish National Honor Society by purchasing a
burrito from Chiloso's for $2 on Wednesday mornings 7:30
-8:35 in the hallway by the band hall and cafeteria.

CHECK OUT THESE GREAT ITEMS BEING OFFERED BY


OUR BOOSTER CLUBS!
Remember, funds raised benefit the students & programs
provided by these organizations! Contact information is
included if you are interested.

BASEBALL is selling Ranger tickets. Info on the game:


Sunday, May 8th vs. Yankees, afternoon start. Currently we
have 250 tickets in sections 8/9. (Left field line-rows 13-25)

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We also have 250 Lexus Club level seats in sections
204/205/206. (Left field line) All tickets are $25.00 each.
(They are valued from $29-$36). Tickets can be picked up at
from Randy Hudson at his office. Contact him at: 469-402-
0320, ext 107 or at rhudson@hudsonfinancialgroup.com or
6730 Horizon Rd. Ste. #A Heath, Texas.

MEN'S SOCCER is selling custom knit HAWKS scarves for


$20 -- great for cold weather games in soccer, baseball,
softball, football! "HEATH" on one side, 'GO HAWKS' on
reverse. A limited number are available. Delivery in early
February. Contact Linda Howell at linda@dratm.com.

HBO News
(New) HBO MEMBERSHIP & SCHOLARSHIPS:March 1 is
an important deadline for seniors! If any of the senior
students in your club that will apply for HBO or club
scholarships, they or at least one family member MUST be
an HBO member or they will not qualify. HBO Membership
form is attached. Membership is $10 per person. Checks

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should be made payable to RHHS HBO. Contact Christina
Castleberry at Christina.castleberry@live.com if you have
any questions about your membership.
(New) VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:It may seem a little
late in the year to send this reminder, but with Spring sports
beginning and arts programs in full swing...ALL volunteers -
concessions, booster club Board members, announcers,
backstage volunteers..... MUST complete a criminal
background check form. This is for the safety of our
students. Please make sure all your board members and
other volunteers have a completed form. It can be turned in
to the receptionist at RHHS.

Calendar of Events

MONDAY – 3/7
JV Freshman Baseball vs. Mesquite Horn @ RHHS @ 6:00
Varsity Girls Golf @ Brookhaven CC @ Garland

TUESDAY – 3/8
Boys Golf @ Firewheel (Old Course) @ Garland

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JV/Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Rockwall @ RHHS @ 5:30/7:15
JV/Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Rockwall @ WSS @ 5:30/7:15
JV/Varsity Softball vs. JJ Pearce @ RHHS @ 5:00/7:00
JV/Varsity Baseball vs. JJ Pearce @ RHHS @ 4:30/7:30

Wednesday – 3/9
Freshman Boys Golf @ Lake Point GC @ Lewisville
JV Tennis @ Lewisville HS

THURSDAY- 3/10
JV/Varsity Girls and Boys Track @ Mustang Relays @ Richardson
JV Baseball @ Forney Tourney
Varsity Baseball @ I-30 Classic @ RHHS

FRIDAY- 3/11
Inclement Weather Make Up Day
JV/Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Lovejoy @ RHHS @ 5:30/7:15
JV/Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Lovejoy @ Lovejoy @ 5:30/7:15
JV/Varsity Softball vs. McKinney @ McKinney @ 5:00/7:00
JV Baseball @ Forney Tourney
Varsity Baseball @ I-30 Classic @ RHHS

SATURDAY- 3/12
JV Baseball @ Forney Tourney
Varsity Baseball @ I-30 Classic @ RHHS

Helpful Links

Rockwall-Heath High School: http://rockwallisd.com/RHHS


RHHS Library page: http://rockwallisd.com/rhhslibrary
Rockwall-Heath Athletics:
http://rhs.rockwallisd.com/athletics/RHHSHOMEPAGE.html
Rockwall-Heath Football: www.heathhawksfootball.com
Rockwall-Heath Baseball: www.heathhawksbaseball.com

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Rockwall ISD Athletics: www.rockwallisd.com/athletics
RHHS Band Web Page: www.mightyhawkband.org
RHHS Fine Arts Web Page:
https://wiki.rockwallisd.org/groups/kdodgen/
RHHS PTA Web Page: http://www.rhhs.txpta.org
RHHS Newspaper Web Page: www.hawkeyenewsonline.com

We welcome suggestions to improve the Hawk Flyer! Please


send them to hawkflyer@rockwallisd.org. All information
contained in the Hawk Flyer is as current as the information
submitted. Our goal is to have an informative
communication, so please submit announcements for your
organization on a regular basis. Thank you.

RHHS Booster Club Contributions


RHHS Hawk Booster Organization Membership 2010-2011
This form is to be completed for any RHHS booster club Contribution or Membership.

The RHHS Hawk Booster Organization (HBO) is an organization of the presidents of


participating booster clubs. The HBO provides funds and assistance to clubs and promotes
participation in RHHS activities. The HBO provides college scholarships annually to RHHS
graduates.
HBO Membership is $10 per person and entitles you to a vote in the HBO Booster clubs. This
means for $10 you have a membership (voting rights) for all booster clubs supporting all your
student’s activities. There is no need to join multiple booster clubs. Elected officers and
members who would like to vote in their own clubs must be a member of the HBO. Membership
is September 1, 2010–August 31, 2011.

To be eligible for an HBO scholarship seniors must have at least one parent as a member OR be a
member themselves. The membership must be in place no later than March 1, 2011.

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The HBO scholarships total $20,000 for 2010 RHHS Graduates.

Booster Club Contributions are appreciated. Please also consider making a contribution to your
booster club.
Contribution levels are: Talon $250 or more Century $100 - $249 Black $99 - $50 Red
up to $49
Please fill out the information below for membership. If you choose to make a booster club
contribution you can include it with your membership below.

NAME (s)_______________________________________________________________________
As you wish it to appear in publications.

PHONE__________________________ E-MAIL _________________________

Student’s Name (s) _______________________________________________________________


Please circle Booster Club for your contribution to be allocated to below.
If you circle more than one club the contribution will be divided equally unless otherwise indicated
Band Baseball Basketball (boys) Basketball(girls)
CC/Track Cheer Choir Drill
Football Golf Gymnastics Soccer (boys)
Soccer (girls) Softball Swimming Tennis
Theater Volleyball Wrestling

HBO Memberships ($10 per person) $_______________


Booster Club Contribution
(See contribution levels above) $ _______________
Total amount of check enclosed
Make checks to RHHS HBO $ _______________

Return to your booster club or mail to RHHS Hawk Booster 801 Laurence Drive, Heath Texas 75032
Questions? Contact your Booster Club President or
Christina Castleberry HBO Membership at 214 632 3920 Christina.Castleberry@live.com

Dear Class of 2012 Students and Parents,

Rockwall Heath High School is working with Revolution Prep to prepare you for the SAT this spring.
Revolution has been working with Rockwall ISD students this past spring and fall and will continue
with their courses to improve RHHS students SAT scores. Please read this letter carefully to
understand all the options that will be available at Rockwall Heath High School.

SAT & ACT Preparation Programs from Revolution Prep

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Revolution Prep will be holding courses leading up to the May 7th SAT at RHHS and RHS. These
courses are open to all RHHS students looking to improve their SAT scores. In addition, Revolution
offers personalized, in-home tutoring for those students seeking more individual attention.

Revolution Prep’s 6 week classroom program includes:


• Engaging, knowledgeable instructors
• Personalized homework and feedback on essays
• 5 full-length practice exams
• 12 hours of additional instruction with Revolution Prep Booster Courses
for SAT/ACT concentration, AP exams and SAT subject tests at no additional
cost. These classes are live/online instructor led courses which you schedule on
your own time with Revolution Prep’s top instructors in the country.
• Personalized schedule and lesson plan (tutoring only)
• Financial aid is available for any student in need. See your counselor for details on financial
assistance and scholarships. Also, any Rockwall ISD employee is eligible to receive 50
percent off Revolution Prep’s group course. Please call 877-REV-PREP for more details or
go to www.revolutionprep.com

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