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Good afternoon, Pirate families,This is Dr. Woods-Weeks calling with the weekly update.  Congratulations to chorus students for great performances last week. It was a spectacular event.Congratulations to all the student-athletes who participated in the 4a state championship Track Meet. Many athletes participated. Elizabeth Healy placed 4th in the 1600Meter run. Rafaela Drake placed 2nd in the Triple Jump. Congratulations to all!Athletics DepartmentSave the Date May 30th, 6:30 pm the Athletics Department will have a meeting for all incoming freshmen who are interested in sports.   Please see the below link for athletic sponsored events for spring spirit week!!, with just 10 days left before we begin final exams, it is important for students to arrive to school daily, on time, prepared to learn. We must keep a laser like focus on academics, so that all can finish the school year strong. Students will begin final exams June 5th - 9th.

Spring Exam Schedule and Hardship WaiverYou may find our  Spring 2023 Exam Schedule here  and on RHS website.   Durham Public Schools has also provided a medical hardship waiver for teacher-made (non-state) exams. The waiver is available in English and Spanish. Please have your child take the waiver to the main office. The May 12th deadline has been extended to May 25, 2023.School Improvement Team MeetingThe School Improvement Team meets at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24th in the media center.The PowerSchool Enrollment Back-to-School update was activated for parents to view and update student information for the 2023-2024 school year. If you have not completed the form, please contact Mr. Garcia or Ms. Keim. The goal is 100% completion.Senior Awards DaySenior Awards Day is Friday, May 26th at 9:15am-12:30pm. Mark Your Calendar! Senior Fest will follow the awards day ceremony.

Deadline to return all library books is June 2. Govern yourselves accordingly!All student-issued technology devices (Chromebook, chargers, and hotspots) must be turned in before summer break. If you fail to return your device, it will be locked, and you will not receive a new device next school year until you return the old one. Govern yourselves accordingly!

That said, parents please continue to help us enforce the DPS Code of Conduct by ensuring that your student adheres to the rules, policies and procedures set forth. Students show your school pride by wearing our school colors on Friday. I will see each of you at the River tomorrow. Go forth and make it a great evening! Roll Pirates Roll!!



The next opportunity for Seniors to take the CPR class will be on Wednesday, May 24 at 12:15 in the lower gym. This class is required for Graduation.

Questions about Driver’s Ed? See information on our website under Students  or contact Michael Whitfield