Daily Announcements

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Week of Giving Toy Drive: During this Week of Giving, please remember to bring your new, unwrapped toy for Children's Hospital in honor of former student Sam Moore, to your PE or Health teacher! We will be taking toys all week so it's not too late to bring one in this week!

NJHS: There is an NJHS all member meeting this Thursday, December 13 after school in Room 143.

SERT Team: Here is s message from the SERT team: did you know that recycling 125 aluminum cans saves enough energy to power one home for a day? Please recycle.

Black Eyed Susan Club: The RH BES Club so far has 17 participants. 6 of the participants are full members! Read 3 books, answer 1 question. Don't forget that we will vote and enjoy a mega ice cream party in April. All books are available in the media center. Questions? Just ask!

Ms. Bailey/Fong's Afterschool Group:  Attention Ms. Bailey/Fong's afterschool group. Don't forget we have a meeting today afterschool in Rm 366. Please bring in pictures or magazines.

RH Readers: Attention Rocky Hill Readers: We will be meeting during lunches on Tuesday December 18th in the library. Bring your lunch to the media center-we'll eat as we plan. Don't forget to bring your book. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Tuesday. See you Tuesday at lunch!

Week of Giving: Today our way of giving to others is through a monetary donation in honor of a Rocky Hill Staff member who has made a positive impact on you! Any amount helps, $1, $10, $100 or anything in between!! Donations can be cash or a check payable to Rocky Hill MS. Donations will be split between our Wildcats Care program and Daly Elementary School.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Yearbook Club: Yearbook will be meeting on Thursday Dec. 13 in room 376 with Ms. Belman. The club is closed to new members. See Ms. Belman with questions.

Little Mermaid Tech Crew: Any student interested in being part of the tech crew for The Little Mermaid should pick up the Information Sheet and contract from the main lobby bulletin board. Read it, fill out the contract, have your parent/guardian sign it and return it to Mr. Heinemann by Fri., Dec. 14.

Week of Giving: During this Week of Giving, please remember to bring your new, unwrapped toy for Children's Hospital in honor of former student Sam Moore, to your PE or Health teacher! We will be taking toys all week so it's not too late to bring one in this week!

NJHS: There is an NJHS all member meeting this Thursday, December 13 after school in Room 143.

EPD After School Math Program: We have EDP after school math support this week on Tuesday & Wednesday for Algebra, IM and Math 7. Please report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 at dismissal.

SERT Team: Here is s message from the SERT team: did you know that recycling 125 aluminum cans saves enough energy to power one home for a day? Please recycle

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

Ms. Bailey/Fong's Afterschool Group: Attention Ms. Bailey/Fong's afterschool group. Don't forget we have a meeting this Tuesday afterschool in Rm 366. Please bring in pictures or magazines.

Canned Food Drive: Did you drop off a canned food or a non-perishable food for the LEO’s canned food drive? Did you know that over 2,300 families benefited from your generosity last year in the upper Damascus/Clarksburg/Boyds area! We can do more with your help! Our Wildcats Care Pantry is in need of breakfast and lunch items like cereal, oatmeal, granola bars, peanut butter, jelly, mac -n- cheese etc. Please give all your items to your World Studies teacher, Team Leader, or the box located in the main hallway. Donations are accepted all week!!

Lego Robotics: The last Lego Robotics meeting for 2018 will be today, Wednesday, December 12 after school in Room 143.

Newspaper Club: The Newspaper Club is meeting today after school in room 167. Reminder that all Newspaper Club members need to meet with Mr. Conley in room 167 today.

Baking Club: Reminder that Baking Club will be meeting today, Wednesday. Our next and last meeting will be January 16th. Stay tuned for updates on the next Baking Club Session.

Model UN: Attention all Model UN members: There will be a meeting today after school in room 358. Please see Mrs. Fong if you are unable to attend and remember to bring in your permission slips. New members still welcome. See you there!

Chipotle Fundraiser: Attention Rocky Hill: Come out and support the Model UN club tonight at our Chipotle fundraiser! Visit the Chipotle (Neelsville Shopping Center) from 4:00-8:00 and say you're there for the RH Model UN fundraiser to help us raise money for our NY trip! See you there!

Canned Food Drive Update: Here is your daily Can Food Drive Update:

  • 6th grade has a commanding lead with 395
  • 8th grade has collected 129 items

Thank you so much for sharing during this Week of Giving.

Rec Xtra Geo Bee Club: Rec Xtra Geo Bee Club will meet today after school in room 356. Be sure to get a permission form from Mr. Sweeney today if you are interested!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Little Mermaid Tech Crew: Any student interested in being part of the tech crew for The Little Mermaid should pick up the Information Sheet and contract from the main lobby bulletin board. Read it, fill out the contract, have your parent/guardian sign it and return it to Mr. Heinemann by Fri., Dec. 14.  

Yearbook Club: Yearbook will be meeting on Thursday Dec. 13 in room 376 with Ms. Belman. The club is closed to new members. See Ms. Belman with questions.

RH BES Club: The RH BES Club so far has 17 participants. 6 of the participants are full members! Read 3 books, answer 1 question. Don't forget that we will vote and enjoy a mega ice cream party in April. All books are available in the media center. Questions? Just ask!

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open during lunches today for Board Game Tuesday. Grab a pass, bring up your lunch and challenge your friends in a board game bonanza.

Read Your MCPS Gmail: Are you reading your MCPS Gmail? YOU may have won a prize from the media center! If you have received a winning email from the media center, stop by the media center to claim your prize by the end of the week before it expires!

RecXtra Book Wars Team: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in the media center. Be prepared to experience an practice competition. See you THIS AFTERNOON!

Week of Giving: During this Week of Giving, please remember to bring your new, unwrapped toy for Children's Hospital in honor of former student Sam Moore, to your PE or Health teacher! We will be taking toys all week so it's not too late to bring one in this week!

NJHS: There is an NJHS all member meeting this Thursday, December 13 after school in Room 143.

Cooking Club: This is a reminder to all Cooking Club members, we are not meeting today, our next meeting will be in January.

EPD After School Math Program: We have EDP after school math support this week on Tuesday & Wednesday for Algebra, IM and Math 7. Please report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 at dismissal. 

Rec Xtra GeoBee Club: Geo Bee Club will be meeting again this Wednesday in room 356 after school. Please get a form from Mr. Sweeney to bring in. Tomorrow is the next meeting of the Rec Xtra GeoBee Club in room 356. Please get a form from Mr. Sweeney to complete to join!

SERT Team: Here is s message from the SERT team: did you know that recycling 125 aluminum cans saves enough energy to power one home for a day? Please recycle

Canned Food Drive Update: Here is the Can Food Drive Contest Daily Update:

  • 6th grade has collected 286 can food items
  • 8th grade 66
  • 7th grade - 0

The Can food drive will continue all this week and ends on December 19th. Thank you to students and staff who have already contributed!

Monday, December 10, 2018

RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, December 11th after school in the media center. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Tuesday. Be prepared to experience and practice competition. See you Tuesday!

Giving Week: The Giving Week is here!!! This week we will be focusing on GIVING to others. Look for the posters around the school with the theme for each day. Today we will be “Throwing Kindness Like Confetti”. In your first block, Period 6, teachers will pass out colorful sticky notes. Each student is to write down ways to show kindness to others in their school life, at home, the extra curricular activities, and in their community. One idea per sticky. Be colorful - add pics. Can your Period 6 use all of their sticky notes? Teachers, please put the sticky notes in Mrs. Quinn’s mailbox or send to room 252.

Little Mermaid Tech Crew: Any student interested in being part of the tech crew for The Little Mermaid should pick up the Information Sheet and contract from the main lobby bulletin board. Read it, fill out the contract, have your parent/guardian sign it and return it to Mr. Heinemann by Fri., Dec. 14.

NJHS: All NJHS members should stop by Room 143 to see the food drive schedule for next week. The schedule will be posted outside room 143. There will be an NJHS all member meeting this Thursday, December 13 after school in Room 143.

Cooking Club: This is a reminder to the Cooking Club. We will not meet this week, our next meeting will be in January.

Yearbook Club: Yearbook will be meeting on Thursday Dec. 13 in room 376 with Ms. Belman. The club is closed to new members. See Ms. Belman with questions.

EDP After School Math Support: We have EDP after school math support this week on Tuesday & Wednesday for Algebra, IM and Math 7. Please report to Ms. Flynn's room 276 at dismissal.

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for Mystery Monday! Interested? Then come SIGN OUT A PASS from the media center before your lunch. Grab your lunch, BRING IT UP TO THE MEDIA CENTER and eat your lunch while we participate in our Mystery Monday activity!

Afterschool activities this week include:

  • Tuesday, December 11th: Little Mermaid Jr. Blocking, Musical Painting Stage Crew, EDP Math Support, RecXtra Book Wars, Soccer Intramurals
  • Wednesday, December12: Musical Painting Stage Crew, Baking Club, Chess Club, EDP Math Support, Lego Robotics, Model UN, SGA, Soccer Intramurals
  • Thursday, December 13th: Little Mermaid Jr. Choreography, Musical Painting Stage Crew, NJHS all members, Science Club, Soccer Intramurals and Yearbook Club

Friday, December 7, 2018

Giving Week: Next week we will be focusing on GIVING to others. Look for the posters around the school with the theme for each day. On Monday we will focus on Kindness, Tuesday is the Power of Sam Blood & Toy Drive, Wednesday is the LEO’s Canned Food Drive, Thursday is making a monetary donation in honor of a teacher to help stock our Wildcats Care Pantry & Daly Elementary School, and Friday is donation of hats, gloves, & socks for Daly ES students. There will be containers in the front hallway all week for you to donate to one or all of our worthy causes! If you forget to drop off your donations, see Mrs. Quinn. Mrs. Fong, Mrs. Wilkerson or any PE/Health teacher.

Power of Sam Blood and Toy Drive: Next week is "Giving Week"! Please remember to bring in a new, unwrapped toy any day next week to your PE or Health teacher in honor of our "Power of Sam" Blood and Toy drive. All toys go to Children's Hospital for their "Toy Chest" for ill children. Thanks!

Annual Food Drive: Students and Staff - Please remember that our annual food drive kicks off Monday. We hope that you will keep this mind as you do your weekend grocery shopping. Thank you for your support! 

RecXtra Book Wars: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, December 11th after school in the media center. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Tuesday. Be prepared to experience an practice competition. See you Tuesday!

RH Readers: Attention Rocky Hill Readers: We will be meeting TODAY during lunches on in the library. Bring your lunch to the media center-we'll eat as we plan. Don't forget to bring your book. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before lunch today. See you TODAY at lunch!

Read Your MCPS Gmail: Are you reading your MCPS Gmail? YOU may have won a prize from the media center! If you have received a winning email from the media center, stop by the media center to claim your prize by the end of today before it expires!

Little Mermaid Tech Crew: Any student interested in being part of the tech crew for The Little Mermaid should pick up the Information Sheet and contract from the main lobby bulletin board. Read it, fill out the contract, have your parent/guardian sign it and return it to Mr. Heinemann by Fri., Dec. 14.

NJHS: There will be a quick NJHS officers meeting during C lunch today, Friday, December 7.

NJHS: All NJHS members should stop by Room 143 to see the food drive schedule for next week. The schedule will be posted outside room 143.

Yearbook Club: Yearbook will be meeting on Thursday Dec. 13 in room 376 with Ms. Belman. The club is closed to new members. See Ms. Belman with questions.

Boys and Girls Club Closed: REMINDER! The Boys and Girls Club will be closed today, Friday December 7, 2018.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

RH Readers: Attention Rocky Hill Readers: We will be meeting during lunches on Friday December 7th in the library. Bring your lunch to the media center-we'll eat as we plan. Don't forget to bring your book. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Friday. See you Friday at lunch!

Green Team: The Green Team will be meeting this week and we will be recycling!

STEM Club: Attention STEM Club members! The Thursday after-school STEM Club has relocated to Room 164.

Power of Sam Blood and Toy Drive: Next week is "Giving Week"! Please remember to bring in a new, unwrapped toy any day next week to your PE or Health teacher in honor of our "Power of Sam" Blood and Toy drive. All toys go to Children's Hospital for their "Toy Chest" for ill children. Thanks!

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for free choice lunch today! Grab a pass from the media center, bring up your lunch and hang out with your friends! Play foosball, win a contest or two, play a game, or even read. Hope to see you there!

RecXtra Book Wars: Attention RecXtra Book Wars Team Members: Our next meeting will be Tuesday, December 11th after school in the media center. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Tuesday. Be prepared to experience an practice competition. See you Tuesday!

Archery Team: If you want to be a part of our archery team, see Mr. Leck in room 164 to turn in your forms, which are due today. Tryouts are tomorrow.

Giving Week: Next week we will be focusing on GIVING to others. Look for the posters around the school with the theme for each day. On Monday we will focus on Kindness, Tuesday is the Power of Sam Blood & Toy Drive, Wednesday is the LEO’s Canned Food Drive, Thursday is making a monetary donation in honor of a teacher to help stock our Wildcats Care Pantry & Daly Elementary School, and Friday is donation of hats, gloves, & socks for Daly ES students. There will be containers in the front hallway all week for you to donate to one or all of our worthy causes! If you forget to drop off your donations, see Mrs. Quinn. Mrs. Fong, Mrs. Wilkerson or any PE/Health teacher.

Black Eyed Susan Club: The RH BES Club so far has 17 participants. 6 of the participants are full members! Read 3 books, answer 1 question. Don't forget that we will vote and enjoy a mega ice cream party in April. All books are available in the media center. Questions? Just ask!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

RH Readers: Attention Rocky Hill Readers: We will be meeting during lunches on Friday December 7th in the library. Bring your lunch to the media center-we'll eat as we plan. Don't forget to bring your book. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Friday. See you Friday at lunch!

After School Math Support: Good Morning- We have after school math support class today for Algebra, IM, and Math 7. Please come to the cafeteria at dismissal.

STEM Club: Attention STEM Club members. This Thursday, Dec. 6, is the final day for STEM club. New registration forms for the next STEM session will be available in a few weeks. Keep listening to the morning announcements and check the Weekly Wildcat Updates for more information.

NJHS: There will be an NJHS Officer's meeting on Wednesday, December 5 during Lunch A.

RecXtra Lego Robotics Club: The RecXtra Lego Robotics club will be meeting this Wednesday, December 5 after school in Room 143.

RecXtra Board Game Club: Attention RecXtra Board Game members-reminder that board games meet on Wednesday right after school in room 364. There are still spots available so see Ms. Chilnick for a registration form!

RecXtra Baking Club: Attention RecXtra Baking club members. Reminder that baking club meets Wednesday after school in room 140.

Green Team: The Green Team will be meeting this week and we will be recycling!

STEM Club: Attention STEM Club members! The Thursday after-school STEM Club has relocated to Room 164.

M.O.R.E. Club: This is a reminder that the M.O.R.E. Club will meet today in Room 176.

Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in the media center. See you THIS AFTERNOON!

Archery Team: If you want to be a part of our archery team, see Mr. Leck in room 164 for a form that must be filled out and returned by TOMORROW. Tryouts are this FRIDAY.

Model UN: Attention All Model UN Members: There will be a meeting today, after school, in room 358. New members are still welcome and remember to bring your permission slips in. See Mrs. Fong if you are unable to attend. See you there! 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

GeoBee Club: GeoBee Club will start after school Wednesday, December 5th in room 356. Please see Mr. Sweeney to get a form to fill out and bring back. Students in all grades are welcome!

MC Chalkboard Contest: All students are invited to draw your most creative and original snowman or pair of winter mittens using chalk markers on the circulation desk in the media center. Most original and creative snowman or pair of mittens wins a prize!

Soccer Intramurals: Soccer Intramurals will begin Wednesday, December 5th and run through December 13th for any 6th, 7th, or 8th graders interested. The intramural will be held outside, so students should be dressed to be outdoors. Anyone wishing to participate needs to turn in an Intramural Permission Slip to Ms. Brouillard.

Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, December 5th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

M.O.R.E. Club: Attention young men of Rocky Hill! The next meeting for M.O.R.E. club is this Wednesday, December 5. Please remind your family that you have a meeting!

Giving Week: Next week is "Giving Week"! Please remember to bring in a new, unwrapped toy any day next week to your PE or Health teacher in honor of our "Power of Sam" Blood and Toy drive. All toys go to Children's Hospital for their "Toy Chest" for ill children. Thanks!

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open during lunches today for No Tech Tuesday. Grab a pass, bring up your lunch and challenge your friends in a board game bonanza.

RH Readers: Attention Rocky Hill Readers: We will be meeting during lunches on Friday December 7th in the library. Bring your lunch to the media center-we'll eat as we plan. Don't forget to bring your book. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please let Ms. Gramatges know before Friday. See you Friday at lunch!

After School Math Support: Good Morning- We have after school math support class today for Algebra, IM, and Math 7. Please come to the cafeteria at dismissal.

STEM Club: Attention STEM Club members. This Thursday, Dec. 6, is the final day for STEM club. New registration forms for the next STEM session will be available in a few weeks. Keep listening to the morning announcements and check the Weekly Wildcat Updates for more information.

Archery Team: If you want to be a part of our archery team, see Mr. Leck in room 164 for a form that must be filled out and returned by this Thursday. Tryouts are this FRIDAY.

NJHS: There will be an NJHS Officer's meeting on Wednesday, December 5 during Lunch A.

RecXtra Lego Robotics Club: The RecXtra Lego Robotics club will be meeting this Wednesday, December 5 after school in Room 143.

RecXtra Cooking Club: The first RecXtra Cooking Club meeting will be today, December 4 in Room 140. You must be registered in order to attend.

Join Ms. Bailey's & Ms. Fong's Group: Attention students who met with Ms. Bailey and Mrs. Fong: There is a meeting today afterschool. If you weren't able to attend last Thursday at the luncheon, but are still interested in joining the group, please see Ms Bailey or Ms. Fong.

RecXtra Board Game Club: Attention RecXtra Board Game members-reminder that board games meet on Wednesday right after school in room 364. There are still spots available so see Ms. Chilnick for a registration form!

RecXtra Baking Club: Attention RecXtra Baking club members. Reminder that baking club meets Wednesday after school in room 140.

Read Your MCPS Gmail: Are you reading your MCPS Gmail? YOU may have won a prize from the media center! If you have received a winning email from the media center, stop by the media center to claim your prize by the end of the week before it expires!

Green Team: The Green Team will be meeting this week and we will be recycling!

Monday, December 3, 2018

M.O.R.E. Club: Attention young men of Rocky Hill! The next meeting for M.O.R.E. club is THIS Wednesday, December 5. Please remind your family that you have a meeting on Wednesday!

Soccer Intramurals: Soccer Intramurals will begin Wednesday, December 5th and run through December 13th for any 6th, 7th, or 8th graders interested. The intramural will be held outside, so students should be dressed to be outdoors. Anyone wishing to participate needs to turn in an Intramural Permission Slip to Ms. Brouillard.

MC Open for Lunch: The media center is open for Mystery Monday! Interested? Then come SIGN OUT A PASS from the media center before your lunch. Grab your lunch, BRING IT UP TO THE MEDIA CENTER and eat your lunch while we participate in our Mystery Monday activity!

MC Contests of the Month: Congratulations to Nia Richard, Chris Diaz and Benny Matthews -November's monthly contest winners! Please come up to the media center to claim your prize! Be sure to check out the media center's December's monthly contests! Now there's 4 to choose from! You could win a full size candy bar or a jar of goodies!

Giving Week: Next week is "Giving Week"! Please remember to bring in a new, unwrapped toy next week to your PE or Health teacher in honor of our "Power of Sam" Blood and Toy drive. All toys go to Children's Hospital for their "Toy Chest" for ill children. Thank you!

Super Smash Brothers Melee Club: Attention Super Smash Brothers Melee Club Members: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, December 5th after school in the media center. See you Wednesday!

GeoBee Club: GeoBee Club will start after school Wednesday, December 5th in room 356. Please see Mr. Sweeney to get a form to fill out and bring back. Students in all grades are welcome!

SGA: The Rocky Hill Student Government Association is meeting on Wednesday Dec. 5th after school in Rom 167. If you are not able to attend please let Mr. Conley before the meeting.

STEM Club: Attention STEM Club members. This Thursday, Dec. 6, is the final day for STEM club. New registration forms for the next STEM session will be available in a few weeks. Keep listening to the morning announcements and check the Weekly Wildcat Updates for more information

Chess Club: The current Chess Club session will be ending on Wednesday, Decembr 12. New registration forms for the next session will be available soon. Keep your ears open for the details on the RH morning news and look for Sunday night email updates for more information.

Annual Food Drive: SGA, NJHS, and the Leo Club are excited to announce the return of our annual Food Drive starting December 10th and ending Wednesday December 19th. Any non-perishable food items like pasta, soup, cereal, etc. will be accepted in your World Studies class. Each grade level will be competing against each other to see who can collect the most items. Staff members are welcome and encouraged to participate with their grade-level. All donations will go to Wildcat Cares or the Damascus Lions Club - Christmas Basket Program.

Afterschool activities this week include:

  • Tuesday, December 4th: Little Mermaid Jr. Blocking, Musical Painting Stage Crew, Basketball tryouts, EDP Math Support, Rec extra Cooking Club
  • Wednesday, December 5th:Little Mermaid Jr. Blocking, Musical Painting Stage Crew, Baking Club, Chess Club, EDP Math Support, Lego Robotics, M.O.R.E. Club, Model UN, SGA, Super Smash Bros. Melee club, Soccer Intramurals
  • Thursday, December 6th: Little Mermaid Jr. Choreography, Musical Painting Stage Crew, STEM Club, Soccer Intramurals
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