Monday, January 13, 2014

Daily Announcements 1/13/14

Attention Students! The Student NEASC Committee will meet next on Thursday, 1/16 at 2pm in the Tv Production Room (room 332).  Please let Mr. Harrison know if you cannot attend.

This year’s Winter Ball will be Friday, February 7 from 6:30 to 10:30 at Venus de Milo in Swansea.   Tickets are $25, payable by cash or check, and will be on sale at all lunches from Wednesday, January 8 through Tuesday, January 21.   All students are required to submit a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian in order to purchase tickets.  Additionally, all guests from other schools must submit a guest contract.  Permission slips and guest contracts are available in the main office, in room 121, and on the bulletin board outside the cafeteria.  Again, you must have these forms signed before you purchase tickets.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Bacon in room 121 after school.

Anyone interested in volunteering to work at this year’s soup kitchen which will be held at the First Baptist Church in Fall River on Tuesday January 28th, may sign up in room 115. You will be required to have a signed parent permission form which you may obtain when you sign up.  See Mr. Moura if you have any questions.

There will be a meeting of D-R's student newspaper, the Falcon Flyer, on Wednesday, January 15th, at 2:00 pm in Room 313. All current members should attend, and new members are welcome!

Congratulations to the Wrestling Team for their 46-30 win on Saturday against King Phillip Regional HS. The D-R grapplers also lost to Northern Powerhouse - Central Catholic, and now has a record of 2 wins and 4 losses in dual meet competition. Key varsity wins were earned by Tom Ranley, Dan Johnson, Brandon Tran, and Joe Tomellini. JV Standouts on the day were freshman Peter Marcille and also Andy Howland - who won both his matches. The Wrestling Team Hosts Hanover HS this Wednesday at 6:30pm.

The boys' basketball team lost a hard-fought 42-41 game to Bishop Connolly yesterday.  Nick Koneski had 13 points to lead the scoring while Ben Roache added 10 points and 10 rebounds and  Keanu Baltazar had 10 points and 14 rebounds. Do not miss the falcons' next game against arch-rival Seekonk here @ DR on Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m!

What a tournament this past Saturday for the Speech Team! We had 4 qualifiers into the finals at the Newton South Speech and Debate Tournament! Emma Kearns and Chris Berry took 7th  in Duo Interpretation, Phil Proulx took 6th in Impromptu Speaking, and Surrey Hulker was the overall champion in Novice Reading!!! We are so proud of the whole team who did a great job! Now onto Columbia University for the High School Invitational!! Go DR Speech and Debate!

Congratulations to Hannah Johnson on her acceptance to Saint Anselm College.

The girls' basketball team lost to Hockmock Conference leaders Sharon yesterday 54-23. The team was lead by Kylie D'Ambrosio with 14 points. The team plays at Seekonk tomorrow.

The DR Hockey Team has a 6:30 PM home game tonight against Dartmouth... Come and support the team!

Congratulations to Taylor Barboza on her acceptance to Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Stonehill College, and UMass Dartmouth.

Attention Pro Musica - there is NO rehearsal today.  Rehearsals will be tomorrow (Tues.) and Thursday.  Reminder, festival is this upcoming Friday and Saturday.

Congratulations to Austin Burrows on his acceptance to University of Montana.

Will Jonathan Ursillo and Joe Marcille please see Mr. Lentz in Room 219 immediately after school today.
There will be a student government meeting on Friday, Jan. 17th after school in the small cafe. See Ms. Beckett or Mr. Cooke if you cannot attend.

There will be no Math Team meeting after school today.  Study packets will be available by the end of the day tomorrow.

There are 3 lost IPODS in the main office.  If you have lost one during this school year please see Mrs. Dias to see if one may be yours. 

Drimprov is performing this Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 in the small cafeteria.  The show is free, so bring a date.

Are you interested in the environment?  Are you concerned about wasting water, one of our finite resources?  If so come join the Environmental club as we examine the water usage at DRRHS.  Is our building environmentally friendly?? Could we be a "greener" building?  Help us answer these questions by joining us this Wednesday in room 214 at 2pm.  See Ms. McCabe or Ms. DuBois with any questions.