Please follow this link to the RJHS Virtual Parent LEAP Night Recordings, presentations, resources, and responses to questions. https://docs.google.com/document/d/13cnzFdXHRFZ0VgB--NBjCaErYTaTSSjC7lF-RP_8FNg/edit?usp=sharing
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Starting at 6 PM Virtual Leap Prep Zoom Login links and codes https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wQBhyqh10Mdmm1bD61wvs0F5z0xpl9qPkcJrliAhlpA/edit?usp=sharing
VIRTUAL LEAP PREP NIGHT, Tuesday April 13 at 6:00PM. More information and links will be available soon. Attached is a Parent/Guardian Survey to ensure we answer all of your questions: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuVaCB-uurOND7ATVVXKU2OdlvUspC2Uk73YOI_6rbyRF1Nw/viewform
ATTENTION: Parents/Guardians of current 8th graders interested in Incoming Freshman Volleyball Tryouts, please complete the attached link to a form for the Ruston High Volleyball Tryouts. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMO_UVrHjTYYIG_YAQeu9wG73gPTyqGmsXiesMbx6a-Y8gYA/viewform
Ruston High School will host eighth grade parent nights on Tuesday, March 16th at 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the RHS auditorium. You are encouraged to attend one of these nights for information about classes for ninth grade. Face masks will be required and these meetings are for parents/guardians. Students are encouraged to stay home due to capacity limits. You will receive a letter in the mail with more details about the meetings. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_LBsgaF-IbaSTcobqU6I40gS2EKNtZCB/view?usp=sharing
RJHS Prospective Student Tours 2021: All student tours will take place after school beginning at 3:45 PM. Parents and students will be required to wear a mask and be temperature scanned. Date choices are Thurs. March 4th, Thurs. March 18th, or Thurs. April 8th. Please follow this link to register. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe23772A2MaQ0PPU8jRrzJXpMm64QVMrwSAlL9JCawqWm6HQw/viewform
Students, if you are interested in joining the National Junior Honor Society, packets can be picked up in the front office. The minimum grade point average for consideration for admission is a 3.0. Completed packets are due by Tuesday, February 9th. 7th graders can turn their packets into Mrs. Rogers, room 127, and 8th graders can turn their packets into Mrs. Waits, room 117. Contact Mrs. Waits if you have any questions.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 is a ‘B’ (8th grade) attendance day.
Lincoln Parish Schools will be closed Monday, January 11, due to winter weather conditions. Student assignments can be found on Google Classroom, or some were sent home by teachers on Friday. Enjoy the snow and be safe! Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 12, and students in grades 7-12 will be on the B schedule for Tuesday. Ricky Durret Superintendent Lincoln Parish Schools
Thursday, December 3, 2020 will be a PBIS Free Dress Day. Students were notified if they qualified for the reward. GUIDELINES Bottoms: Jeans/shorts/skirts/sweats of any style or color No holes or frays No spandex/leggings Length must meet Lincoln Parish dress code (3 inches from the top of knee) No “super tight” fitting jeans/shorts Tops: Hats and hoodies will be allowed School appropriate shirt No sleeveless or spaghetti straps No transparent materials No “low-cut” dresses, tops, blouses Shoes: No Flip flops/No house shoes/No Crocs/No high heels
Thursday, November 12, 2020 will be a $2 Free Dress Day to support the RJHS PTC. Our PTC supports various projects throughout the school year including Teacher Appreciation Week. FREE DRESS GUIDELINES Bottoms: Jeans/shorts/skirts/sweats of any style or color No holes or frays No spandex/leggings Length must meet Lincoln Parish dress code (3 inches from the top of knee) No “super tight” fitting jeans/shorts Tops: No hats (we only wear hats in the building for PBIS free dress) School appropriate shirt No sleeveless or spaghetti straps No transparent materials No “low-cut” dresses, tops, blouses Shoes: No Flip flops/No house shoes/No Crocs/No high heels
Thursday, October 29 is a PBIS Free Dress Day for students who had outstanding behavior for the 1st 9 weeks. To qualify students could not have any discipline referrals and less than 2 discipline infractions. Discipline infractions range from talking in class, tardies and all things in between that are minor. 94% of our students qualified. We’re also adding hats as an additional item students will be able to wear in class tomorrow. Awesome job, Bearkits!
RJHS Virtual Learning Update October 2020: Starting 10/19/20, Ruston Jr. High School will use Edgenuity as the platform for Virtual Students. Student attendance is taken from the time spent actively working on assignments. Activity on assignments will be monitored and recorded by Edgenuity. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u78WwIxQQERzx2zYo6BV_nd4T4Gn1MwhJC6iJFVvZAk/edit?usp=sharing
Reminder that this evening is RJHS Virtual Open House starting at 6 PM. Please click on the link and then inside the letter click on the blue highlighted and underlined areas to take you directly to the links. See you soon! https://docs.google.com/document/d/13gOQDzU3OQYvD2DwLcRBAGjYN3Rwl50VmyBtv9d9ZJc/edit?usp=sharing
Our online school uniform t-shirts and sweatshirts has opened up again. This will be the final opportunity to place your order. This online store will close on Monday, Nov 2nd. Items should be available and delivered to your student by Thurs. Nov 19th and Fri. Nov 20th. https://rjhs20-2nd9wks.itemorder.com/sale
Just a reminder that all students will return to face to face instruction 5 days a week beginning tomorrow (10/19) if you have not elected to remain virtual. There will be no more A/B schedule. Masks must still be worn at all times and the RJHS uniform dress code will be enforced. We look forward to having everyone back on campus. Go Bearkits!
Just a reminder that all students will return to face to face instruction 5 days a week beginning tomorrow if you have not elected to remain virtual. There will be no more A/B schedule. Masks must still be worn at all times and the RJHS uniform dress code will be enforced. We look forward to having everyone back on campus. Go Bearkits!
We are excited to announce our RJHS VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE on Tues, Oct. 20th, 2020 beginning at 6:00 PM. INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND IN THIS LINK, copy and paste the link into your browser - after opening the document you can click the blue highlighted/underlined areas in order to open the links- https://docs.google.com/document/d/13gOQDzU3OQYvD2DwLcRBAGjYN3Rwl50VmyBtv9d9ZJc/edit?usp=sharing If you have any questions they must be submitted prior to the OPEN HOUSE. https://forms.gle/HBp81s8K98qzfDmG7
Parents, our football game today vs. Barton Middle School (El Dorado, AR) will be played at RHS. 7th grade will start at 5:30pm with 8th grade playing immediately after. Masks will be required and we will use the visitors' side for entry. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Also, soccer tryouts will be held on Friday, October 2 from 3:45-5:00 here at RJHS. This will be for any 6th-8th grade student of IAL, RJHS, or AEP.
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program | Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services Louisiana Reopens 2019-2020 P-EBT Application for Families Who Did Not Apply in May and June Families Who Received P-EBT during the May-June Application Period are NOT Eligible The P-EBT program provides help buying groceries for the families of children who were receiving free and reduced-price meals at school last school year. These one-time benefits are $285 per eligible child. This covers 50 school days missed from statewide school closures during the pandemic. Some parents became eligible for free and reduced lunch in May 2020. They would receive $91.20 per eligible child, which covers the cost of meals for 16 school days in May. The initial PEBT application period closed on June 15, 2020, and served 407,800 children. This second application period is aimed at the 264,111 children who qualified but did not receive PEBT the first time. http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/page/pebt-program All students in LP are eligible for free breakfast and lunch during school days until December 31, 2020 or money runs out.