Knight News: March 21, 2018

  • RHS Artwork

    RHS senior Solé Ruiz created this beautiful artwork in Craft Design class. It is an Art Nouveau/Art Deco inspired fabric poster.  

Special Message: Grade Configuration

Gold Star

  • Reporting from Reading
    High-five to the creative students in Mrs. Bowers' class at Northwest Area Elementary who become junior meteorologists after learning about severe weather in science class. Click here to watch their forecasts.  📹: Mrs. Bowers/Kyle Brown

    Music honors
    Congratulations to the following students who received scholarships from Reading Musical Foundation:

    RHS student Maia Ohlinger, Violin
    Katherine N. Quarter – Rita Quartner Herman String Scholarship
    (Gr. 10-12)
    Second Place

    RIHS student Elena Crespo, Voice
    Holly Altenderfer – Nancy Voigt MS Vocal Awards (Gr. 7-9)
    Award Recipient 

    Stocking the shelves
    Congratulations to Northwest Middle School librarian Carrie Shirk, who received a $6,000 grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries. She used the funding to purchase new books, such as Dork Diaries and Goosebumps. Read a Reading Eagle story a
    bout the grant celebration:

#RSDproud Photos

  • Future Doctors

Upcoming Events

  • March for Our Lives Rally
    Planned and led by RHS Junior Janeice Burns 

    Saturday, March 24
    Begins at 1:30 p.m. in City Park
    Continues up Walnut Street to 13th Street and ends at the RHS Castle Steps

    Spring Break

    • Thursday, March 29
    • Friday, March 30

    Snow Make-Up Days

    • Monday, March 26 
    • Tuesday, March 27
    • Wednesday, March 28
    • Monday, April 2 

    Save the Date:
    RHS Music Department
    Pops Concert
    Includes music from the String Ensemble, Woodwind Choir, Vocal Company, and Castleaires Jazz Band, as well as artwork by RHS art students

    Friday, April 6
    RHS Main Cafeteria
    6 p.m.

    $7 for adults and $3 for students at the door,
    or $5 for adults and $2 for students in advance

    Save the Date:
    Resource Fair for RSD Families
    Hosted by the RSD ESL Department and the PA Migrant Education Program

    Rescheduled for:
    Wednesday, April 11
    4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    ROCC Building

    Learn about district and community resources, including housing, education and employment

    Light refreshments
    Interpreters available

    Save the Date:
    RHS MiniThon
    To raise money for pediatric cancer research

    Saturday, April 14
    Geigle Complex 
    2 p.m.-9 p.m.
    More details to come!

    Save the Date:
    RHS Spring School Show

    A Knight on Broadway - a showcase of musical theatre performances

    Featuring selections from Broadway musicals

    Friday, April 20
    Saturday, April  21
    RHS Auditorium
    7:30 p.m.

    General Admission Seating 
    $10 Adults and $5 Students

As Seen On ...

  • Northwest Elementary scientists

    First grade scientists in Mrs. Steinmeyer's class at Northwest Area Elementary experimented with transparent and translucent light. 🔬

News and Notes

  • Title Wish Project
    As a part of its annual Title Wish project, the Berks County School Library Association is campaigning to help 10th and Penn Elementary and 10th and Green Elementary receive new books for their libraries. Donations will be accepted through April 20, 2018. If you would like to donate visit: 

    10th & Penn Elementary

    10th & Green Elementary

    District III Championship
    T-Shirts For Sale
    The RHS Athletic Department is taking orders for District III Basketball Championship T-shirts. T-shirts are available in Adult Sizes - Small through 3XL. Cost is $15 each.  Money and orders are due in the Athletic Office by 3 p.m. on Friday, March 23. Contact Debbie Hiester at Ext. 81070 (internal) or 484-258-7436.

    Red Knight Flags for Sale
    The Reading High School Virtual Enterprise class is selling Red Knight flags. As part of the class’s social entrepreneurship theme, 20% of the money raised will be donated to the Reading YMCA to help homeless teens. Cost is $18. Make checks payable to: RHS – P3 VEI Class. Deadline is March 28, and delivery is scheduled for the third week in April. To order, contact teacher Rick Gochnauer, Room 210 at Reading High School, or call RHS at 610-371-5705.