Raleigh Charter Economics, Part 3
At a time when teachers are leaving North Carolina in record numbers, Raleigh Charter has a faculty with:
We are proud of our talented and committed staff.
But this comes at a price.
The teacher salary portion of our funding is based on the average years of experience of Wake County teachers (since we are located in Wake County) - not the actual years of experience of our teachers. So, we aren’t receiving the funding we need to pay our teachers for their years in the classroom.
The faculty has felt the love of the RCHS community in all sorts of ways, with lots of delicious food, help for all of our activities, and many kind words from students and parents. However, to keep salaries competitive, we need additional financial support.
Support the Phoenix Fund today. Every family. Every year.
Contact the Development Office with questions or for more information.
Chartering Our Course: "Transitioning Together"
Annual RCHS Newsletter
If Ms. Huddleston could have any job in the world, what would it be? What is Dr. Humble's one enduring piece of advice? Find out in our latest annual newsletter, along with updates on our faculty, staff and Forever Phoenix! We're exploring the ways in which our school and school community are growing, building and transitioning.
Click here to read the 2015 edition of Chartering Our Course!
Get Ready for the Annual Artifact Museum!
Friday, December 4th, 4-6 pm
The Artifact Museum, a longstanding annual tradition of the school, is scheduled for December 4, 2015 4-6 pm. Travel back in time to explore ancient lands through the student-created artifacts on display and listen to students discuss their ancient artifact and its implications. All ninth grade students participate in the Museum.
Throughout the fall, students work on recreating an artifact and writing a research paper related to their item in their World History courses. Students also spend a portion of their Ex Days and Flex Days preparing for the evening. This year will highlight seven areas of inquiry: Science and Technology, Daily Life, Entertainment and Recreation, Religion and Philosophy, Trade and Economics, Artistic Expression, and Political Systems.
Student exhibits will be displayed in hallways and classrooms both upstairs and downstairs in the areas at the east end of the building near the main office. All are welcome to visit the Museum and light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free. Don't miss your opportunity to experience this unique RCHS event!
Upcoming Phoenixwear Sales Dates
Stock up on Phoenixwear before it sells out! Items will be sold on the following dates:
Items include short-sleeved tees ($15), baseball tees ($20), long-sleeved tees ($20), crewneck sweatshirts ($30), hooded sweatshirts ($35), sweatpants ($30), and flannel pajama pants ($28). We accept cash, check (payable to "RCHS") and credit/debit cards.
Midterm Exam Schedule
December 14-18, 2015
This year’s first semester exam schedule is as follows:
Schedule for the remaining exam days:
Friday, 12/18 is make-up exam day. Make-up exams begin at 8:30 am in Room 139. Any student who misses an exam must attend make-up exam day.
REQUESTS FOR ALTERNATE EXAM TIMES
Any requests for taking exams early, late, or at an alternate time, must be made to Ms. Klein. Parents should contact Ms. Klein by phone or email with an explanation of the reason why an alternate schedule is needed. Students who are sick or who have another excused absence during the week should plan to come on the make-up exam day, but any other kind of planned absence must be discussed with Ms. Klein as soon as possible. We ask that families make sure all winter travel plans begin after the end of final exams on Friday, December 18. Thank you.
Earn Money for RCHS While Shopping Online!
Amazon.com’s foundation, AmazonSmile, has pledged to contribute .5% of your purchases to Raleigh Charter High School! To take advantage of this, be sure to always begin your shopping at smile.amazon.com. (Same products, same prices, same Prime benefits!)
When you first visit smile.amazon.com, sign into your Amazon account and designate "Raleigh Charter High School" as the non-profit that will benefit from the purchases you make. While shopping, you will see "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" in product descriptions. Those items will count toward the .5% that AmazonSmile will donate to RCHS once you have placed your order.
Your order information and identity will stay confidential. RCHS will never know who has placed orders, what items were purchased or order amounts. Using the Amazon app on your phone or tablet will not count toward AmazonSmile.
Thank you to all of our families who go the extra step to make their purchases through smile.amazon.com!
Purchase Your Yearbook Today!
It is time to order the 2016 RCHS Yearbook! You may order online. Order forms are also available at the office and outside the teaching lab. Please order as soon as possible. The deadline is February 26, 2016 while supplies last.
Thank you for supporting our school yearbook!
Few Parking Spots Left
Even if you did not submit an application in the spring, its not too late to get a parking space for the school year! A very limited number of spaces remain and are being sold on a first-come/first-serve basis.
Students must currently have their license or expect to have it by the end of 2015 in order to purchase a parking pass. To purchase a spot, students must bring a completed parking pass form to the front office, along with $200 (cash or check payable to RCHS PASTA).
Current Job Opportunities at RCHS
Raleigh Charter High School is seeking a Women's Soccer Coach to begin on February 15.
For more information, please visit our Job Openings page.
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