Knight News: March 21, 2018
RHS senior Solé Ruiz created this beautiful artwork in Craft Design class. It is an Art Nouveau/Art Deco inspired fabric poster.
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Grade Configuration March 2018 update
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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
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
RIHS student Elena Crespo, Voice
Holly Altenderfer – Nancy Voigt MS Vocal Awards (Gr. 7-9)
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 about the grant celebration: https://lnkd.in/eySh9U2.
Check out our future doctors. As part of Tyson-Schoener's monthly PBIS activity, they visited the Doc McStuffins exhibit at Reading Public Museum. 📸: Assistant Principal Samantha Frees
We had Monday morning surprise! The chicks are here! While we were all relaxing this weekend, the chicks in Mrs. Roxburgh's class at 10th and Penn were busy hatching. Follow our #RSDEggWatch journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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
- 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
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
$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
Wednesday, April 11
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Learn about district and community resources, including housing, education and employment
Save the Date:
To raise money for pediatric cancer research
Saturday, April 14
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
General Admission Seating
$10 Adults and $5 Students
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.
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