The Phoenix Fund Supports Educational Supplies
Thanks to generous gifts received during 2015-2016, we were able to purchase textbooks for Civics and Economics and US History 1 and 2. These new books replaced editions printed as long ago as 1997!
Contact the Development Office with questions or for more information.
Many, Many Drivers Needed for 10/28 Community Work Day!
Many thanks to all who drove for our recent Flex Days! Flex Days and Community Work Days bring together teachers, students, parents, and members of the Triangle community, and the educational result is invigorating for all involved. It's time to gear up once again, for the last time this semester: We need dozens and dozens of drivers for our Community Work Day on Friday, October 28!
To sign up, click the "Login" button in the upper right-hand corner of this page and log in with your Parent ID and password. The link to the "Fall Citizenship 2016 Signup" will appear under "My Links" in the upper right corner of the page.
Please note: Drivers will receive final assignments on Wednesday, October 26. When you receive your assignment, please reply to confirm that you have seen it.
Please do not hesitate to contact email@example.com if you have problems accessing the form, about Community Work Day driving, the sign-up process, or to discuss other volunteer opportunities. We look forward to working with you soon! Thank you!
2016-17 History Lecture Series: The Fable of the Keys
Thursday, October 27, 3-4:30 pm in Room 138-140
These days you probably spend a good deal of time at a keyboard. Even though we use phones and tablets, our fingers spend a lot of time positioned on asdfghjkl. You may have wondered how we got that layout and you may have heard claims that some alternative keyboard arrangements are more efficient than the qwerty arrangement. It turns out that the claims of qwerty's inferiority are grossly exaggerated.
Come out to hear Dr. Steve Margolis, professor of economics at N.C. State University, explain why this story is not true and what this fable tells us about the efficiency of markets. He will be giving a talk at Raleigh Charter on Thursday, October 27 from 3-4:30 in rooms 138-140. All students and parents are welcome. History teachers will be awarding extra credit opportunities and there will be light refreshments provided.
"Just So Stories" Presented November 3-6!
Rudyard Kipling’s "Just So Stories" folktales of a time period set in the beginning of years when the world was so new. Playwright Bren Dubay uses the relationship between two sisters, one in college and the other still a child, to tie four of the stories together in her humorous dramatization, with a thread that subtly suggests "classics are fun."
The stories include "How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," and "The Cat That Walked by Herself." As Judith and Amanda engage in their old rituals with “playstories,” a playroom table becomes a camel, stuffed toys come to life, a primitive elephant's shoe-like nose stretches into the kind of trunk that elephants wear today, and a bi-colored-python-rock-snake slithers around the stage. Produced by special arrangement with Family Plays of Woodstock, Illinois. Tickets are $10.
Performance Dates and Times
Beginning on Wednesday, October 26, tickets will be sold at lunch in the Atrium for $10.
Current Job Opportunities at RCHS
Raleigh Charter High School is seeking the following positions.
For more information, please visit our Job Openings page.
Ordering Information and Senior Photo and Ad Reminders
**Order your yearbook today at www.jostensyearbooks.com!**
Seniors also have the privilege of submitting a name preference to appear by their portrait in the yearbook (e.g. if student prefers Alli instead of full first name "Allison"). However, we prefer for the parents to approve of this change directly and ask that the request come from a parent email.
Senior Ads: Another way parents can honor their seniors is through the purchase of a senior ad. Senior ads include the student’s name, picture(s) of the student and a message. Prices vary by the size of the ad. You should have received an email containing more information on this. If you did not receive the email, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All senior ad materials (payment, pictures, ad form etc.) are due Monday, November 11.
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