College Fair

Colorado Council on High School/College Relations Day/Night College Fairs

Wednesday October 22, 2014

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

DayNight Poster 2014 at RHS

DayNight Poster 2014 at RHS

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Tacos Anyone?

Come out to the College Fair this Wednesday and let LULAC make you dinner.  We will be selling tacos throughout the College Fair in the Commons.  A three-taco plate with beans, rice and a drink will cost you $5.00.  There will be individual items for sale as well and lots of great food.  Please support LULAC and enjoy an awesome event at Rangeview.

Accuplacer Testing Sign Up for October 22, 2014

Click here to sign up for Accuplacer testing October 22, 2014.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:30 a.m.

Assessment Lab(formerly World Language Lab)

  1. Students must bring their Community College of Aurora (CCA) S# and RHS ID card before they will be allowed to test. They will be turned away without these.
  1. To sign up, visit the RHS website, Counseling dropdown and then Accuplacer. All students must sign up online.
  1. The sign up will be closed after the first 40 students or September 20, 2014.
  1. Please see your counselor with any questions.

The next Accuplacer Testing will be held on Wednesday October 22, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. You must register electronically on the Rangeview website. All students are required to have a Community College of Aurora (CCA) student identification number(S#) to sign up.

If you have not applied to CCA and would like to acquire an S#, go to: http://www.ccaurora.edu/

There is no “walk-in” availability.

All students must be pre-registered online.

Online Raider Review Debuts!

Dear Raiders,
Today is the launch of the new Raider Review online student newspaper at http://rangeviewraiders.info/. Please take a look.
Curious about how the softball team did last night? Find a game story and box score online. Want to read a preview story of the big football game tonight? Find it on the website. Want details on the new senior section? There’s a story on that. Curious who that lone boy is on the cheer squad? His name is Vinny Stockdale, and the Revue has a feature story on this trailblazer. This will be your go-to spot for all things Rangeview. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites will be coming soon to make it easier than ever to stay connected to all things Rangeview.

 

PSAT – October 18, 2014

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Attention parents and guardians of juniors and sophomores!  Help your student reach their college goals.
What is PSAT? The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program co-sponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). PSAT is a standardized test:
·         Provides first-hand practice for the SAT
·         Measures critical reading, mathematical reasoning and writing skills needed for college
·         Helps students identify their AP potential  and college course readiness
Sophomores and juniors are encouraged to take the PSAT.   Juniors who take the test may be eligible to enter NMSC competitions for scholarship and recognition. Increase your student’s college opportunities! Rangeview will offer the PSAT on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:45am.
 
 
Students may register by visiting the bookkeeper, Ms. Watkins, by October 16th to make their payment and receive their Official PSAT Student Guide. The test fee is $15.  Space is limited, so please register early.  If you are a junior who qualifies for free/reduced lunch, please contact Mrs. Lanier in the Counseling Office to register with a fee waiver. We have a limited number of fee waivers available, so this is a first-come, first-serve basis. Mrs. Lanier may be reached at alanier@aps.k12.co.us or 303.326.1924.

 

Homecoming 2014

Dance - 8 PM to 11 PM

Remember - Bring your ID
If you have a guest - Bring Guest pass and his / her ID
Parents: Please be prompt to pick up your student after the dance.

 

 

Back To School Newsletter

Message from Principal Fay:

The return of early morning wake-up calls, the rush to get ready, and the negotiation of the trials and tribulations of a teenager are back. With summer coming to an end, the season of learning, socializing and having fun is back, and I am glad. As we move forward into the new school year, it is important for us to reflect upon what we did well the previous year and address our challenges...

To read the complete Back to School Parent Newsletter Click Here

Articles this Month:

  • Letters from Assistant Principals Josh Cooley and Bryan Gasior
  • Introduction of   TOSA/Liaison
  • Information from Academic Departments
  • AP Data
  • ALS Challenge
  • Professional Development
  • Introduction from Parent & Community Liaison
  • RHS Boosters Holiday Craft Show
  • Our Legacy
  • Infinite Campus Update
  • Athletics Update

 

 

ANVIL Game

The 2014 Edition of the Anvil Game

October 10, 2014

6 PM - Aurora Public Schools Stadium

The annual day that the RAIDERS take the Anvil out for a walk around the neighborhood and let Gateway visit it. Come support your Raiders as we return the Anvil to it's home in our lobby!

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Academic Lettering

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The 23rd Annual Academic Lettering Awards Ceremony will take place Wednesday, October 8th at 7pm in the large gymnasium. This ceremony serves to acknowledge students earning academic lettering by maintaining a cumulative GPA of a 3.667 or higher for the 2012-2013 school year. As well, we will acknowledge students earning AP Scholar designations for their achievement on the AP exam in the Spring of 2014. Our keynote speaker is Mr. Randy Mills who led the RHS CyberPatriot team to the National Finals in Washington DC for the second time in 4 years. Invitations were sent by mail. Please contact Biaze Houston if you have any questions.

October Testing Information

ACT / ASPIRE Test - 9th Grade

Practice ACT - 10th/11th Grade

Click here for Practice ACT and 9th grade ASPIRE Schedule FINAL 

  • Testing will occur on October 15th & 16th
  • There will not be regular classes on those days.
  • More information and schedule to follow, please check back for full information.

 Important Notice: Attendance is taken for days that students are testing. 9th grade A-Le and 11th grade will have attendance recorded for Oct. 15, 2014. 9th grade Lf - Z and 10th grade will have attendance for Oct. 16, 2014. SOme 9th grade students will testing both days and attendance will be taken for those students both days. If a student is to be excused, the regular  procedure applies. If you have any questions please contact the attendance office.

Get Ready for the TEST!

  1. Get a good night’s rest.
  2. Eat breakfast
  3. Come on time
  4. Bring an approved calculator if you have one.
  5. Do your best

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Freshmen Information

Due to testing requirements, most freshman will report on either Wednesday or Thursday for testing, but a few will need to report on both days.  Freshman will generally attend testing on Wednesday, October 15th if their last names start A-Le, and will test Thursday if their last names begin Lf-Z.  Due to testing requirements, some students must report to testing on both dates.  On the date that students are not testing, they are not to report to school and parents must make alternate arrangements for their student on that date.

Times: 7:20 AM to 1:35 PM - Lunch will be served - No late start on Wednesday

Sophomore Information

Wednesday, October 15th - College and Career Planning on your own:

1. Schedule a college visit on your own.  You do this through the individual college's website.  Most colleges have daily visits, but you typically need to sign up ahead of time.

2. Job Shadow - Talk to friends or family members who may be in the career you are interested in, and see if you can shadow them for the day or a part of their day.

3. Use Naviance from your home computer and work on your Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP).  ICAP tasks can be found under the "My Planner" tab and then the purple tab entitled "Tasks Assigned to Me".   

Thursday, October 16th - All Sophomores take the Practice ACT at Rangeview:

All sophomores arrive at Rangeview by 7:30am to take the Practice ACT.

All Sophomores will be dismissed at 11:25am. 

We encourage all sophomores and their families to attend the Career Expo on Thursday, October 16th, hosted by America's Promise and the City of Aurora's Office of Youth Development.  5:30-7:30 pm at the APS Professional Learning and Conference Center, 15771 E. 1st Ave., Aurora, CO 80011.  Visit www.auroragov.org/oyd for more information.

Please NOTE!!! If you have a class at Pickens or on CCA's campus, you are required to attend those classes. 

Junior Information

Wednesday, October 15th - Schedule for Juniors:

All juniors report to Rangeview at 7:30am to take the practice ACT test. 

All juniors will be dismissed at 11:25am.

Thursday, October 16th - Schedule for Juniors - College and Career Planning on your own:

1. Schedule a college visit on your own.  You do this through the individual college's website.  Most colleges have daily visits, but you typically need to sign up ahead of time.

2. Job Shadow - Talk to friends or family members who may be in the career you are interested and see if you can shadow them for the day or a part of their day.

3. Attend the Career Expo hosted by America's Promise and the City of Aurora's Office of Youth Development.  5:30-7:30 pm at the APS Professional Learning and Conference Center, 15771 E. 1st Ave., Aurora, CO 80011.  Visit www.auroragov.org/oyd for more information.

Please NOTE!!! If you have a class at Pickens or on CCA's campus, you are required to attend those classes. 

Senior Information

As you probably know, October 15th and 16th are testing days at Rangeview High School and there is no school for seniors on either day.  You can find specific schedules on the RHS website. Traditionally there has been a testing day in October that seniors can use for college and career planning.  These are your choices for October 15th and October 16th:

1. Schedule a college visit on your own.  You do this through the individual college's website.  Most colleges have daily visits, but you typically need to sign up ahead of time.

2. Job Shadow - Talk to friends or family members who may be in the career you are interested and see if you can shadow them for the day or a part of their day.

3.  Attend a Scholarship Workshop from 9-12pm in the Community Conference Room at Rangeview High School. You will leave this workshop with a rough draft of your scholarship essay and a checklist of all the things you need to make your scholarship search and application process manageable.  Space is limited to 40 students and you MUST sign up in Naviance, under the Colleges Tab in "College Visits".  This is offered OCTOBER 15th ONLY.

4. Attend a pre-view day with CCA from 9-2pm.  CCA will provide lunch, but transportation is on your own.  To sign up for this preview day and to receive lunch, you  MUST sign up in Naviance by Monday, October 13th, under the Colleges Tab in "College Visits".  This is offered OCTOBER 15th ONLY. 

5. Take the ASVAB test at Gateway High School.  You MUST notify your counselor no later than Friday, October 10th if you plan to take this test.  This is offered OCTOBER 15th ONLY. 

Wednesday, October 15

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monarch High School – Out-of-State College Fair

329 Campus Dr., Louisville, CO 80027

Financial Aid Session from 5:15-6:00 PM in the Auditorium

 

Thursday, October 16

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

John F. Kennedy High School – In-State and Out-of-State College and Scholarship Fair

2855 S. Lamar St., Denver, CO 80227

ASSET Bill Session from 5:00-5:30 PM

Financial Aid Session from 5:30-6:00 PM

Scholarship providers include:  Boettcher, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Greenhouse Scholars, Colorado Council, Daniels Fund, CESDA, and College in Colorado

*At the Kennedy fair, we will be having a scholarship drawing for:

2 - $1000 scholarships just for Denver Public Schools students

1 - $1000 scholarship for a student from any other district

October 16th - Career Expo in Aurora

Attend the Career Expo hosted by America's Promise and the City of Aurora's Office of Youth Development .  5:30-7:30 pm at the APS Professional Learning and Conference Center, 15771 E. 1st Ave., Aurora, CO 80011.  Visit www.auroragov.org/oyd for more information.

This is a great opportunity to use your time to plan for your future.  Remember... October is College Application month in Colorado.  It is always better to apply early.

Anger Management Class

The RHS Counseling Department will be offering Anger Management workshops every 2 to 3 weeks throughout first semester.  The first workshop is this Thursday, September 11th during 1st period.  Students who are interested in attending can get a pass from Mrs. Knower in the Counseling Office.  All workshops will be held in the Post-Grad-Center.  Please see the attached flyer for additional information and workshop dates and topics.

Anger Management Workshops 2014

Daniels Scholarships Opportunity

The Daniels Fund is excited to announce the online application for the Daniels Scholarship Program will be open from September 15, 2014 to November 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. MST.

 Comprehensive information about the Daniels Scholarship Program including eligibility requirements, selection criteria, selection timeline, and how to apply can also be found on our website.

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