RIBLI Newsletter
January 31, 2019
In This Issue
Dates to Note 
  • Thu., Jan. 31     Coffee Talk: For Parents of IB Seniors
  • Fri., Feb. 08      No School, Florida State Fair Day
  • Fri., Feb. 15      Snow Ball Dance, 7-10:00p, RHS Gymnasium
  • Sat., Feb. 16     Saturday School Sessions Start, details to come
  • Mon., Feb. 18    No School, President's Day
  • Wed., Feb. 20    PTSA General Assembly Meeting, 6:30p, Media Center
  • Wed., Feb. 27    Teacher Conference Night, 4:30-7:30p
Please check the  RHS Calendar for updates, A/B schedule and  other dates to note.
Coffee Talk: For Parents of IB Seniors
This morning (January 31), 8:45a 
in the Media Center
 
Parents of our IB Seniors are invited to join Mr. Johnson and Mrs. George at our next Coffee Talk on today at 8:45 a.m. They will be  discussing what to expect heading into the final months of senior year, such as: reviewing for exams, graduation, closing out the IB Diploma, etc. 

More information regarding the IB Senior Banquet will be sent to RIBLI eNews subscribers that are listed as Class of 2019. Watch your inbox for details soon. Not sure if you indicated that you are or have a Class of 2019 student? Review and update your RIBLI eNews subscription at 
Feed Your Crowd, Help Our Seniors!

Please help our IB Seniors raise money for this year's IB Class of 2019 Senior Banquet.  The Banquet Committee is selling $10 PDQ Gift Cards for only $7 each.  It's a great deal for dinner on the run or after school snacks. PDQ has a range of convenient platters that would be an easy and delicious addition to y our Big Game Day or any party! Save money by ordering PDQ gift cards to use toward your party platters.  Click here to browse PDQ's menu.

Please contact rhsibseniorbanquet@gmail.com to place your gift card order.  Ordering is easy and your PDQ gift cards will be delivered quickly. 
Tutoring and Review Assistance

Robinson students looking for additional academic help have a number of options!

ZAP Free Lunchtime Tutoring
In addition to the many after school tutoring options, Robinson is now holding FREE lunchtime tutoring sessions for students during all 3 lunches.  Students  should ask their teacher for a ZAP Pass (Zeros Aren't Permissible), where they can go to the cafeteria, get their lunch fast, and then zoom over to their tutor's room where they can have individual or small group attention in needed areas.  Click here to download the  ZAP Lunch Time Tutoring Schedule .

ELP Free After School Tutoring 
FREE after school Extended Learning (ELP) tutoring is still available in a most subjects. Click this link f or a list of ELP tutoring subjects, teachers, dates and times:  ELP After School Tutoring Schedule .

Peer Konnect
Peer Konnect is a software program that allows students to tutor and learn from their peers. RHS  students are paired up with other students to get extra help on their coursework, or even earn community service by becoming a tutor themselves! Click here to sign up:  Peer Konnect.

Saturday School 
With IB Exams and EOCs right around the corner, many IB Teachers will be available for reviews during one of our many Saturday School d ates, which will  begin February 16.  More details on dates, instructors and subjects offered will be available soon.
Parent SCIP Survey

The Parent SCIP (School Climate and Perception) survey is offered exclusively online this year.  Parents and guardians, you should have received a survey completion reminder via email for each student you have enrolled in our district.  If you have not received an email, and would like one, please reach out to Matt Johnson ( MatthewR.Johnson@sdhc.k12.fl.us).  Please take the time to complete this brief survey as it gives our school great insight into how to best serve our families each and every day.

  Robinson High School's award-winning College and Career Center (nicknamed "the Cube")  is seeking volunteers to assist RHS students with the exploration of their college, career,  or military options and helping them to clarify their plans for after they graduate. Orientation and training is provided for new volunteers. Flexible hours are also available for help with special projects and clerical tasks.
 
Come to an Open House in the Cube office
  Friday February 22nd at 12:00 noon
 to learn more about how you can become involved. 

Incoming parents of students from 2023 class are welcome too! 
 
 If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, please email
 Sherri Greenberg at  slgreenberg62@gmail.com.
 
The Cube is located in the Media Center.
Nominate Our Teachers

Bay News 9 is starting a new initiative in January called  A+ Teachers .  They are asking students or their parents to nominate amazing teachers who go out of their way every day to ensure student success.  Bay News 9 will pick a teacher from the nominees and come out to Robinson to visit their classroom. They produce a feature story on what makes the teacher an awesome educator. Students and Parents, please send an email to  teachers@charter.com  and explain what makes their teacher A+!
CAS Opportunities
 
The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts has many volunteer opportunities available during   March 2-3, 2019.   They are using SignUp.com.
 
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
 
1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/zmHnouB
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
RIBLI Support for Students
RIBLI provides financial support for students in need of assistance to purchase school books or supplies, to pay fees, or obtain necessary equipment to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities, or to complete summer assignments. 
  To submit a confidential request for financial support from RIBLI, email robinsonhighib@gmail.com .
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