Due to another weather-related closure on March 3, the last day of school is now scheduled for June 18. Read more
Congrats to RHS girls' basketball for its first-ever District 1 Class AAA championship! The team now begins its quest for a state title on March 8 vs. Fleetwood at 3 p.m. at Plymouth Whitemarsh.
Opening Night is Tonight! RHS Students to Present "Peter Pan," March 6-9 Talented actors at Radnor HighSchool welcome community members to take an adventure to Neverland. Ticketsavailable online. More details.
The provider of our Home Access Center (HAC) service recently updated its security to include case-sensitive passwords.Prior to this update, a password that had capital and lower case letters would be accepted if it was keyed in all lowercase characters. All passwords are now case sensitive and must be keyed in exactly as was assigned by the system. Please refer to your system-assigned original password to be sure you key the password in a case-sensitive format. If you are unsure of your password, please contact your school's main office. Thank you.
High School Trip to Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland during Spring Break, 2015There will be an informational parent meeting for students interested in the Spring 2015 trip to Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland on March 12 at 6:30 p.m. in room 223 in the High School. The nine-day trip will be sponsored by Frau Bumbaca and Frau Walsberg. Both teachers and a representative from the tour company, ACIS, will give the presentation and answer all parent questions. Feel free to e-mail either teacher with any questions.
Spain Trip 2015!There will be a meeting for the parents of any Spanish student interested in going on the Spain trip in the spring of 2015 on Thu., March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in room 216 at the High School. If you are unable to attend the meeting but would like information regarding the trip, please email Mrs. Alfonso or Mrs. Welborn. The early bird discount registration deadline is April 1.
Read Across America Students from all five schools celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss during the annual celebration on March 4. View photos.
RMS Students to Present "The Dinosaur Musical," March 13-15 Community members are invited to travel to the age of dinosaurs at this all-school musical production. Tickets can be purchased online. More details.
For the March Newsletterclick here. Attention Class of 2014: Do you need some help with college expenses? The Radnor High School Scholarship Fund wants to make sure you are aware of our fund and how it can assist Radnor High School graduates. Our scholarship fund was founded in 1966 as a nonprofit community program to provide grants - not loans - to deserving Radnor graduates for post-high school education in universities, colleges and specialty schools. Click here for more information on how to apply.
Class of 2016 News: We Need Your Help! The Sophomore Semi-formal will be held on Sat., March 15 from 7:30 - 10 p.m. Tickets are $15 and will be sold at lunch during the week of March 10. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR! We still need food donations and decorating/clean up help for the dance. Please use the following links to sign up forfood donations (If the link does not work, you can go the www.perfectpotluck.com and enter the following information: coordinator last name: Pereira and password: 2016) or click here to volunteer to help with the dance. Thank you in advance for your help and continued support!! If you have ANY Questions regarding donations, please contact Mrs. Pereira directly.
Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) MeetingNext Thu. March 13 at 11 a.m. in the Guidance Office Conference Room. We will recap our Teen Mental Health presentation and discuss how our website may be more useful to students and parents. All parents are invited to attend; please RSVP to Kathy Linkif attending. Come join us to play Volleyball in March & April! Radnor High School coaches, Ann Marie Goldstein and Aly Adams, will be on hand to help players with their skills and techniques. Even if you have never played before, join us and find out why so many people LOVE Volleyball! Boys and girls of any age and skill level are welcome to attend. All sessions will be in the Radnor High School gyms.Youth Clinics (recommended for newer players through 6th-grade) will be held on Mondays from March 17-April 28, 5-6 p.m. Advanced Open Gym Time (recommended for experienced players, 7th- to 12th- grade) will be held on Mondays & Fridays from March 17-May 2 from 3-5 p.m. Feel free to contact Ann Marie Goldstein with any questions. Radnor Boys Crew Clubs The next parent club meeting will be on Mon., March 10 at 7 p.m. in the RHS Black Box Theater. The boys' first spring crew regatta will be on Sun., March 16 on the Schuykill River. Please join us and cheer for the boys of Radnor Crew. Speaking of spring, Radnor Crew's annual fundraising event, Mulch Mania is here! Contact any rower for details on how to order your organic root mulch to be delivered to your driveway on Sat., March 22. Order deadline is March 10. For more information on Radnor Crew and the order form, please visit our website. GO RADNOR!
Delaware County Technical SchoolApplications for the Delaware County Technical School (DCTS), as well as the Medical Career program, are now available in Guidance. Interested students should see Mrs. Wess in Guidance with any questions.
Course Selection: The month of February is designated for student meetings, grades 9 through 11, therefore guidance counselors will keep their schedules as open as possible for student walk-in availability. Counselors will be out of their offices and in classrooms confirming course selection requests from Mon., March 3 through Fri., March 14. Please click here to view the 2014-2015 course selection video.
AP TestingAdvanced Placement tests will be administered from Mon., May 5 to Fri., May 16 at Radnor High School. Registration forms will be distributed in AP classes the week of Feb. 17, and additional forms will be available in the Guidance Office. Completed forms, along with payment for exams, will be accepted from Mon. Feb. 24 through Fri., March 21. These forms should be returned to Nadine McDevitt in the Main Office.
For Seniors: Community: RHS Scholarship FundApplications for RHS Scholarship Fund are now available online at www.radnorscholarshipfund.com. Hard copies are available in the Guidance Office. The scholarship criteria and a check list are provided on the application and must be followed. Please see Mrs. Ward in Guidance with any specific questions. The deadline for the RHS Scholarship Fund application, due in the Guidance Office, is Fri., April 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Class of 2014: College Decision Letters may be brought into the Guidance Office. Please continue to bring in hard copies of all college decision letters. If you are unable to make a copy, we'll make a copy for you. You may also forward your college decision emails with accepted, denied, waitlisted or deferred decisions to your guidance counselor or if you are receiving college decision information through a web portal, please take a screen shot of the college decision and email it to your guidance counselor.
Class of 2014:College Scholarship Letters/Outside Scholarships Please bring in or email your hard copy letter stating your receipt of any and all college scholarships to your guidance counselor in the Guidance Office as soon as you receive it (regardless if you decide to accept it). If you are unable to copy your letter, we will make a copy for you. Seniors must turn in college scholarship letters/outside scholarship information by the Thu., April 17 deadline for your scholarship to be published in the 2014 Graduation Program book. If you do not wish to have your scholarships published in the 2014 Graduation Program book, please still bring in your letters to the Guidance Office and notify Miss Querze of your preference.
Our next PTSA meeting will be held on Wed., March 12 in the library at 7 p.m. Please join us!
The remaining PTSA meetings are scheduled as follows: Wed., March 12at 7 p.m. in the library and Wed., May 14 at 7 p.m. in the library. If there is a topic you would like to have discussed, please contact Nancy DerSimonian or Liz Gallagher with your suggestion.
Are you interested in serving on the PTSA executive board or chairing a committee for the 2014-15 school year?If so, please contact Nancy DerSimonian or Liz Gallagher.
Join our district wide PTO/PTSA Student Directory Committee!
We are looking for those eager to help with one of the biggest PTSA resources and fundraisers.Work with us as a proven team of five schools and have a LOT of fun! Our activity begins in the spring and runs through the end of the school year. We need:
Data Administrator– Work with our website administrator to help us manage our directory database and be a resource for families who need help registering.Some computer experience necessary, but it’s not complicated or time consuming at all.
Salespeople – We have a big existing database of very satisfied clients who will likely renew, plus we always want more.Work involves sending some emails, making some phone calls and even visiting a client or two.If you like meeting interesting people and the thrill of making a sale, this role is for you!Anyone can do it and we will train on the job!
Production volunteer– When the sales are done and new families are registered, we need you to review the content of your school’s directoryand make sure it includes what our families need to know about our schools.
If interested or you'd like to learn more, please contact Lucinda Lu.
LESS THAN ONE MONTH REMAINING TO EARN FREE MONEY! If you have not yet linked your Giant Bonus Card Number to Radnor High School, it's not too late. Through January, the PTSA has earned over $1,300 all thanks to you. To register, please email Tom Lowy with your Giant card number beginning with 48. He will gladly register you into the system so that when you shop at Giant and use your card, Giant donates a portion of what you spend back to the school. You may also register yourself. Thank you so much for your support of the RHS PTSA.
College Admissions Expert Cigus Vanni is Back!Radnor PAGE is delighted to once again sponsor Cigus Vanni in a series of 4 FREE workshops aimed at helping parents and students navigate the college application process. We are very grateful to Cigus for generously giving his time and expertise to help our community. If you and your child have started the search to find just the right college or university you will not want to miss the valuable information learned in these workshops. Please click herefor dates and details.
Photos from the ‘REF – Rooted in Radnor’ Gala are on our website and Facebook page.Thank you to all of our supporters for another successful Gala! Also, please be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow all of our exciting projects.
Save the date:Tue., March 25Peppercorn will host another “Community Spice” happy hour from 5:30–7:30 p.m. A portion of all sales during that time will go directly to REF! More details soon.Please visit our website at www.radnoreducationalfoundation.orgto see the great projects we fund and meet our new director, Meg Haist.
Final Call for Nominations for 3rd Annual Making a Difference Awards Ceremony The Making a Difference Awards will recognize adults and/or students who have gone out of their way through their work, support or friendship to be accepting,understanding and make sure to include children of all abilities. For more information and to nominate an adult or student, see the nomination form and cover letter. The deadline for nominations isMon., March 17.
For parents and educators: Radnor PAGE is presenting a FREE workshop on executive functioning with Dr. Lori Lennonon April 3 at 7p.m. at Radnor Elementary School. Dr. Lennon will explain in concrete,scientific terms how our children process information and learn. Seeflyer for details.
Board Recaps: Stay up to date with what the RTSD school board is doing. There are board recaps posted after each meeting. For the board recap page,click here.
Board Meeting TV schedule: Comcast Channel 11,Verizon Channel 31 RTSD Board Meeting: Mondays at 10 a.m.; Wednesdays at 2 p.m.; Fridays at 6 p.m. RTSD Board Committee Meetings:Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 1 p.m.
RHS is pleased to announce the implementation of a new calling system to alert you of your son/daughter’s absence from school. If your student is absent and we do not have prior notification or a call on our Safe Arrival Line (610-293-0855 x3), you will be called via our new automated messaging system. If you have any questions regarding student absences please call the RHS Attendance Secretary, Mrs. Jill Temperton, at 610-293-0855 x3536.
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