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Rockwall-Heath High School


Table of Contents

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 3

ATHLETICS 4

CLUB NEWS 5

COUNSELOR NEWS 6

FINE ARTS 7

FUNDRAISERS 7

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 9

HELPFUL LINKS 9

APPENDIX/FORMS 10

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General Announcements

(New) Don't miss the 2nd Annual Dancing with the Hawks competition this Thursday,
May 12th at 7:00 pm in the PAC hosted by Mr. Beauchamp. The tickets are $5.00 at the
door, and we will be selling Chick-fil-a sandwiches, chips, & drinks throughout the
event. The night will include performances by RHHS Cheerleaders, Infinity Choir,
Highsteppers, and Startsteppers. Your favorite dance competitor needs your vote, join us
this Thursday!

(New) Senior Parents: Changes have been made to this year’s senior awards/scholarship
ceremony. The senior awards will be scheduled with the other class awards on May 24th
at 7 p.m. in the PAC. Scholarship announcements will be made on June 1st at 10:30 a.m.
in the PAC. The change was made due to the length of the senior awards/scholarship
eremony in past years. We invite community members and parents to our ceremony and
we need to be conscience of their time away from their daily responsibilities at the work
place. We hope this change will not inconvenience any of you! If your student is
receiving an award, they will be notified. Thank you!

(New) End of Year Semester Exam Schedule on page 10

(New) UIL Academics News - Alysha Joseph placed 2nd in Spelling and Vocabulary at
the UIL Academics Regional meet at UNT last Saturday. She advanced to the state meet
at UT on May 7. Congratulations Alysha!

(New) May 27th - School Day - Inclement Weather Make-Up Day

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Attendance Procedures
All absences require written documentation the day a student returns to school. If you are
signed up for Family Access, please enter absence notifications through Skyward in lieu
of written notes. Family Access applications are available on campus or on the district
web site. All parents are encouraged to sign up for this excellent source of information.
For questions or for a student's early release, please call 469-698-2601. If your student
has athletics 9th period and needs an early release during that time, please call the office
by 2:30.

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate all parents bringing in forgotten homework,


athletic clothes, lunch, etc. Students WILL NOT be notified that they have an item at the
front desk. It is their responsibility to check for items left. Instructional time is crucial
and we do not want to waste a moment of it! THANK YOU for your understanding.

Athletics
Please see calendar of events for athletic games or visit the web page.

(New) Spring Sports Banquet Honoring Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Golf, Track and
Gymnastics will be held on Monday, May 16th @ 6:30 p.m. in the RHHS Cafeteria.
Tickets are $12 and can be purchase in the Athletic Department until May 12th . NO
TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR!!!

(New) ROUND TWO - AREA BASEBALL PLAYOFF INFORMATION: This week


the Hawks will play the Molina Jaguars for their second playoff round.
Game 1: Thursday May 12th @ 7:00 p.m. at Higgins Field – Kimball High School (3606
S. Westmoreland Road, Dallas, TX 75233)
Game 2: Friday May 13th @ 7:30 p.m. at Heath High School
Game 3: (If needed) Saturday May 14th @ 1 p.m. at Higgins Field – Kimball High
School

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(New) Several of our students compete in Water Polo and their team competed in the
TISCA North Texas Region. The results were:
There were 48 teams playing water polo in North Texas this spring between all divisions
with the top 4 teams qualifying for the State Tournament. Three RHHS students were
given individual awards and teams placed: Heath Boys- 11th place- Boys Division,
Heath Girls- 7th place- Girls Division (tie with Rockwall Girls), Rockwall/Heath JV- 5th
place- Junior Varsity Division. Individual awards were given to: Boys Division Coach of
the Year- Andres Rodriguez, Morgan Madrid- Second Team All Region, Chase Nelson-
Honorable Mention All Region, Kathryn Langdon- Honorable Mention All Region.
Congratulations to all!

Clubs

(New) Sailing Club is going to Nationals!! The team will travel to Norfolk, Virginia on
May 20th to compete in the ISSA High School Mallory and Baker National Regattas.
To raise money to go to Nationals, we have scheduled a Chik-fil-A Fundraiser for May
24th. Please, come out for an easy family dinner and leave your receipt for RHHS
Sailing. Club members will be there as well so they can give you all of the details about
our trip. We are also looking for 100 people willing to donate $75.00 each within the next
three weeks. We understand that this is a lofty goal, but: We Believe! If you, your
company, or anyone you know is able to contribute (any amount) please make your check
payable to “RHHS Sailing Club”. Donations can be dropped off at the school, or mailed:
C/O RHHS Sailing Club, to 801 Laurence Dr. Heath, Texas 75032. We also have space
left on the club t-shirts we are currently designing, to put the company logos of those able
to make a donation of $200 or more. Jennifer Courbier, Club Sponsor

AUTO CLUB - RHHS Auto club has red and black H umbrellas in stock and ready to
sell for our fundraiser. They are great not only for the rain but to keep the sun off you
during all of those out door games and tournaments. If you are interested you can contact
Mrs. Hyatt at khyatt@rockwallisd.org, send a student by room 3702, or ask the
receptionist at the front desk. The umbrellas are 60" golf umbrellas and the cost is $30.

FCCLA - May 14th: Banquet


Congratulations to the following for going to State...
Ready, Set, Teach: Bailey Bridges placed 2nd in State
Interior Design: Michael Cadieux placed 5th in State
Fashion Design: Andjelina Belcastro placed 3rd in State
Samantha Sneed placed 5th in State

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Counseling News

(New) For Heath Hawks and Junior Hawks in particular - Kansas State University's
DFW Admissions Representative will be in the Rockwall-Heath High School Lecture
Hall on Thursday May 12 2011 during 3rd period Advisory. Ms Allie Teagarden will be
available to discuss the opportunities available for Heath Hawks to come to KSU and be
a part of the exciting adventures that await you there. Ms Teagarden is very
knowledgeable of her campus and will answer your questions about the fall admission
process, financial aid application process / requirements, and tell you how to schedule a
summer campus visit if you are in the area. Campus visits are always a great way to see if
the campus really is a good fit for you.
See you at the Information Seminar on May 12 @ 10:25 AM.

(New) If you need to take the June ACT or SAT you have a little more time to register.
Please note the following extended registration deadlines for the June ACT and SAT
administrations:

ACT Administration Date: Jun 11-Extended Registration Deadline: May 10


SAT Administration Date: Jun 4-Extended Registration Deadline: May 10

Registration deadlines for both June test administrations extended to May 10 2011. The
June administrations are the last 2 eligible exams for TCPP voucher from TEA.

This is an excellent opportunity for students who want to attend college but have not
really thought about how to make it happen. Any students interested, please go to the
web site and complete the application. TACAC's Camp College 2011 - June 6-8, 2011 -
Huntsville, Texas . Camp College is a three-day summer program for rising college-
bound high school juniors and seniors. Students will learn about a variety of colleges
and universities, build relationships with many admission representatives and college
counselors, as well as spend two nights on the campus of Sam Houston State University
(Huntsville, TX). All applications are due April 15. The cost of the trip is FREE. Go to
www.shsu.edu/admissions/camp_college for more information.

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Fine Arts News

(New) Centerstage Student Written Show


LEND ME YOUR EARS
Thursday - Saturday, May 19-21, 2011, at 7 pm, in the RHHS Black Box Theatre
Tickets $5 - Available at the Door
Featuring: Theatre Production I Students: Katie Cooper, Eddie Cornelius, Jackson Currie,
Ryan Geiser, Danielle Muniz, Andrew Orozco, Katie Robertson, Joelle Savage, Jeremy
Skinner, Audrey Townend, Amanda Zabolotny; Theatre Production II Students: Lacy
Abercrombie, Alex Cass, Makynzie Stevens, Melanie Tomic; and Theatre Production III
Students: Zane Brown, Evan Brumbelow, Rachel Hilton, Tyler Russell, Sara Woodard &
Mekel Wright

Our student written show always possess these attributes of collaboration, interaction, the
release and control of student strengths, risk-taking and experimentation. This year's
show is made up of student-written scenes derived from the theme LISTEN. Join us for
this fantastic show-case of student work. A favorite of the year!

Fund Raisers

(New) Nacho Ordinary Fundraiser! The class of 2012's Prom is in a short while, so we
are having a fundraiser Mexican Style! Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2012 Senior
Activities and Prom. South of the Border Soiree is for parents and other adult community
members. The event is limited to the first 150 CASH sponsors of $75 or more, per
person. It includes entertainment, food, silent auction, a fun raffle and a table
tournament.

Sponsorship levels are as follows:


GOLD contributors $150 or more per person
SILVER contributors $100 or more per person
BRONZE contributors $75 or more person

Mail tax-deductible checks made out to RHHS Class of 2012, c/o Laurie Anderson, 854
Steeple Chase Court, Rockwall Tx 75032
Please provide your name as you would like it to appear in our publications and on our
invitation list.

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We are asking for donations for our silent auction. Please consider donating gift
certificates, sports tickets, jewelry, spa packages, gifts and sports memorabilia. Please
contact Monika Amick for auction donation pickups at 469-644-3080 or
MonikaAmick@sbcglobal.net

We are also seeking corporate or personal sponsorship for the following items:
Mariachi Band $500 Dwyer Law Firm
Dinner $2000 (will receive 4 tickets – can be split)
Beverages $1500 (will receive 4 tickets – can be split)
DJ $150
Valet Parking $200
Printing/publicity $300
Black Jack Tourny $200
Putting Contest $200 Mamemo-Oufitting
Washers Tournament $200
Raffle item $600

Perks for underwriting include: 2 tickets to the event if amount over $500.00, Signage at
the event & all class of 2012 fund raising events, Recognition in the local papers,
Recognition in subsequent event reminders/updates and the Cash Contributors
(Gold($150/person), Silver ($100/person), Bronze ($75/person)) receive a ticket per
Contribution and email recognition for Contribution level with subsequent
reminders/updates, Item Donations of a retail values of $500 or more receives 2 free
tickets. All donations are tax deductible!!! Please contact Amy Dwyer @
adwyer@dwyerlawfirm.com re: sponsorships!

We appreciate your support! Class of 2012

Support the Spanish National Honor Society by purchasing a burrito from Chiloso's for
$2 on Wednesday mornings 7:30 -8:35 in the hallway by the band hall and cafeteria.

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Calendar of Events

May 10 - PALS Family Night - Cafeteria 5-7 p.m.


May 12 - Dancing with the HAWKS - PAC 7 p.m.
May 18 - Mr. Hawk Pageant - PAC 7 p.m.
May 24 - Awards Ceremony for Grades 9-12 - PAC 7 p.m.
May 25 - Early Release @ 12:45
May 26 - Band Spring Concert - PAC 7 p.m.
May 27 - SCHOOL DAY - Inclement Weather Make-up Day
May 30 - HOLIDAY - No school
June 1 - Senior Breakfast - 9 a.m. Cafeteria / 10:30 Senior Scholarship Announcements
June 2 - Last Day of School
June 4 - Graduation - Lake Pointe Church - 10:00 a.m.

Helpful Links
Rockwall-Heath High School: http://rockwallisd.com/RHHS
RHHS Library page: http://rockwallisd.com/rhhslibrary
Rockwall-Heath Athletics: http://rhs.rockwallisd.com/athletics/RHHSHOMEPAGE.html
Rockwall-Heath Football: www.heathhawksfootball.com
Rockwall-Heath Baseball: www.heathhawksbaseball.com
Rockwall ISD Athletics: www.rockwallisd.com/athletics
RHHS Band Web Page: www.mightyhawkband.org
RHHS Fine Arts Web Page: https://wiki.rockwallisd.org/groups/kdodgen/
RHHS PTA Web Page: http://www.rhhs.txpta.org
RHHS Newspaper Web Page: www.hawkeyenewsonline.com

We welcome suggestions to improve the Hawk Flyer! Please send them to


hawkflyer@rockwallisd.org. All information contained in the Hawk Flyer is as current
as the information submitted. Our goal is to have an informative communication, so
please submit announcements for your organization on a regular basis. Thank you.

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RHHS Second Semester Exam Schedule, Spring 2011

Wednesday, May 25th (Exams for Seniors Only) EARLY RELEASE DAY

Period 5 11:15am to 12:00pm


Period 4 12:05pm to 12:50pm

Thursday, May 26th (Exams for Seniors Only) Regular School Day

Period 8 2:15pm to 3:00pm


Period 9 3:05pm to 3:45pm

Friday, May 27th (Exams for all Grades) REGULAR SCHOOL DAY, all classes to meet

Period 1 8:45am to 10:15am


Period 2 10:20am to 11:50am (periods 4-9 to follow)
**No 3rd period this day

Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day Holiday) No School

Tuesday, May 31st (Exams for all Grades)

Period 7 8:45am to 10:15am


Period 6 10:20am to 11:50am
*4pm- All Senior Grades due

Wednesday, June 1st (Exams for Grades 9-11 Only) SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY

Period 9 8:45am to 10:15am


Period 8 10:20am to 11:50am
Makeup Exams (Library) 11:55am to 1:25pm

Thursday, June 2nd (Exams for Grades 9-11 only) LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Period 5 8:45am to 10:15am


Period 4 10:20am to 11:50am
Makeup Exams (Library) 11:55am to 1:25pm

**2:15 pm Graduating Seniors- Graduation Rehearsal at Lake Pointe Church**

Exam Week Notes:


-All classes must test during the scheduled testing time.
-Students do not have to be on campus during their assigned lunch period. Those students on
campus must remain in the cafeteria.
-Friday, June 3rd is a Teacher Work Day.
-Saturday, June 4th, 10am Graduation at Lake Pointe Church

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