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RBHS Grading Scale

A   94-100%
A-  90-93%
B+  87-89%
B    83-86%
B-   80-82%
C+   77-79%
C    73-76%
C-   70-72%
D+   67-69%
D    63-66%
D-   60-62%
F  <60%

Guidance
Phone# 573-214-3111     Fax# 573-214-3124
CEEB/RBHS school code- 260728

 

The Guidance website has a lot of great information for our students and parents/guardians.  View this presentation on how to access and navigate the Guidance website and introduce yourself to the wealth of information it holds! http://screencast.com/t/Icb9CnWdwZYo  (you may have to copy and paste this link in to your web browser if the direct link does not open). 

Each AP student who is taking an AP exam(s) is required to attend one of the AP pre-administration sessions. Click here for a list of sessions.

A+ Tutor Training for Summer 2014:  Any current 9-11th grade RBHS student who is interested in completing their 50 hours of A+ Tutoring during Summer School 2014 must attend one of these mandatory training sessions:  May 1, 2014 (8am or 4:15pm) or May 2, 2014  (8am).  All trainings will be held in room 324 and will last approximately 45 minutes.  Questions?  See Mrs. Hook or Mrs. Piester in the guidance office.

ATTN SOPHOMORES: Applications for the 2014-2015 Junior Leadership Columbia program are currently being accepted. All current sophomores are encouraged to apply to be a part of next year’s class. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and are due to the Chamber of Commerce by Tuesday, May 6 at 5 p.m.

Attention current FRESHMAN: On June 22-25, 2014, the Missouri Chamber Education Foundation will be hosting the 18th annual Leadership In Practice statewide leadership development camp.  The program will be held on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, MO.  Leadership In Practice is one of the state’s premier leadership emersion programs for students between their freshman and sophomore years (Class of 2017).
To attend, students must submit the application and any letters of recommendation to the Missouri Chamber Education Foundation by April 15, 2014.  This year we will be limiting the number of students to 150.  Please be prompt if you want your students accepted into the program.  We will notify students of their status on May 1, 2014.  For more information and an application visit: http://www.mochamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=LeadershipinPracticeStudents

 

ENROLLMENT PRESENTATION FOR 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR
9th Grade Enrollment Presentation (for current 8th graders)
10th Grade Enrollment Presentation (for current 9th graders)
11th Grade Enrollment Presentation (for current 10th graders)
12th Grade Enrollment Presentation (for current 11th graders)



** Deadline for May 3rd SAT is April 4th
**Registration deadline for the April ACT test date is March 7th
**A representative from MO western will be in the guidance office on March 12th at 9:50 a.m

Super Saturday ACT test prep is Saturday, April 5th , 7:45am-2:30pm
Maryville , April 7th , 10:30 a.m. in Guidance
Lindenwood College, April 28th 9:00 a.m.



2014 Senior Financial Aid, FAFSA, and Scholarship Presentation

 

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary education. Last year 23 of the 43 Endowments that Missouri Students were eligible for had under 50 applications.  This means that students who apply for these scholarships have a very good chance of winning one!   There is no Scholarship application limit meaning that you can apply for as many of these scholarships that you are eligible for!  Apply today on the ESA website:  http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

Students interested in participating in a field trip to Linn State Technical College on Thursday, April 10th, please come get a permission form in Guidance.  Permission slips are due by April 3, 2014; however, space is limited, so get your permission slip completed and returned to guidance as soon as possible.  No late permission slips will be accepted. 


If you think your career future includes law enforcement, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department Explorer Program may be for you. Explorer Post 2121 membership is open to young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20 (you must have completed 8th grade), under the following guidelines:
   · Have parental approval
   · Be in good health
   · Be of good moral character with no arrests or conviction records
·    Have a good conduct record at school
·    Maintain at least a “C” average while in school
   · Conform to the Boone County Sheriff’s Code of Conduct and dress standards when representing Law Enforcement Explorer Post 2121 and the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.
The program is provided so young adults have the opportunity to experience law enforcement first hand as well as develop leadership and citizenship skills. For more information about the program and how to apply visit: www.showmeboone.com/sheriff/explorer.aspx

Students interested in learning a less commonly taught language such as Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish  in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs, should check out the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program!  Visit http://www.nsliforyouth.org/how-to-apply/ for application information!


Need to know how to find information about scholarships and paying for college?  View this Guidance presentation!
http://screencast.com/t/aYsXSU9pO

Real Teen Resource Sheet
Resources for assistance and support for just about any issue teens deal with including: Education/Tutoring/Job Readiness, Mentoring, Counseling/Mental Health, Physical/Dental Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Bullying, Food/Housing, Pregnancy, and much more.


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