November Brag News
1. THE RAMAPO PLAYERS:
“The Ramapo Players” presented the production of “Almost, Maine” a romantic comedy on November 16th, November 17th and November 18th in our school auditorium. We would like to congratulate all the student actors, as well as all of the theatre group students who participated in helping make this production a success!
2. RHS KEY CLUB:
A big “thank you” is being sent out by Ms. Donnette Wilson-McLaughlin, our advisor for Key Club to everyone who participated in any way to a very successful celebration of International Key Club week, which took place from November 5th through November 9th. The activities were:
November 5th : Show your “K” Day/Key Club Color Day
Staff and students wore blue or yellow.
November 6th: Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day
Baked goods were provided in the Main Office for two days and students
wrote notes and/or cards to faculty and staff.
November 7th: Ping Pong Tournament after school (2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Key Club raised $41.00 and had lots of fun!
November 8th: Random Act of Kindness Day
Students wrote notes, complimented others and posted positive
messages on social media.
November 9th: Flip Flop Day & Bake Sale
During lunch period teachers dressed down and students dressed up. Dress Down Day for March of Dimes’ National Prematurity Day.
Key Club raised a total of $497.00 ($87.00 proceeds of Bake Sale & $410.00 proceeds from Dress Down Day).
October Update: $470.00 raised for American Cancer Society!
Congratulations to all officers and members of Key Club ---- 42 Strong!!!
3. RHS POLICE DEPARTMENT YOUTH ACADEMY:
Our SRO, Michael Anton advised that on November 27th ten Ramapo High School students graduated from the Ramapo Police Department Youth Academy. The students successfully completed and participated in classes involving Firearm Training Simulator, Drug Trends, Traffic Stops, a visit to the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Justice System, K-9 and Accident Reconstruction. Congratulations to the graduates!
4 RHS STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
Ms. Kerry King and Ms. Sharon Stephenson, our co-advisors of SAC, advised that they hosted its 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Alumni Conference on Wednesday, November 21st. Thirty of our Ramapo graduates visited our classrooms throughout the day, offering encouragement and answering students’ questions about the college experience. Our former graduate students were happy to visit their Ramapo family and provide students with much needed peer counseling about the college application process, campus life and financial aid.
5. RHS GYMNASTIC AWARD:
Our Mathematics teacher, Ms. Joy Pierre-Louis, advises that our senior student, Dylan Kolak took first place at the Tim Weaver Battefield Invitational in York, Pennsylvania on November 17th for Boys, Age 17-18, Level 10. Dylan is a nationally ranked gymnast. Congratulations goes out to Dylan for his gymnastic skill and dedication to this sport!
6. RHS BLOOD DRIVE:
Mr. Kevin Feeney, co-coordinator for Ramapo High School Blood Drive, advised that the RHS Blood Drive team comprised of our students Christy Aristhenes, Glenny Lema, Chris Fils, Dana Griffin, Jhordyn Innocent, Anthony Harrison, Wilkilandjie Marseille and Skenlanda Marseille successfully raised 60 pints of blood that took place on December 7th. In addition to Mr. Kevin Feeney, there were two other co-coordinators for the blood drive, Mr. MacKenzie and Mr. MacRobbie. Kuddos go out to all that helped in this much needed blood drive!
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