Announcement

February 2020

Rincon Weekly Update

February 23-29, 2020

 

We hope everyone had a wonderful rodeo break!

  • Reminder: Student progress reports will no longer be mailed home. We encourage all families to create ParentVUE accounts to regularly monitor student grades.

 

  • New Student Family Night: If you know of any incoming freshmen or students who are planning to attend Rincon as new students next year, please spread the word that Rincon will be hosting a New Student Family Night February 26th at 5:30 p.m. starting in the auditorium. Many of our programs will be highlighted and families will have an opportunity to learn more about Rincon. Student council will be taking families on a tour of the building, followed by an activity fair in the library.

 

  • TUSD Meal Change Policy: The unlimited meal charge has been changed as follows when funds are not available at meal time:

For Grades K-8 - A limit of 2 meals (all menu options) will be charged to the meal account, after that the student will receive an alternate meal charged to the meal account.

2019-2020 meal prices: K-8 reduced price breakfast $0.25, reduced price lunch $0.40

                                           K-5 breakfast $1.25, lunch $2.30

                                           6-8 breakfast $1.50, lunch $2.80

Alternate Meal at Breakfast: bagel, fruit and milk  

Alternate Meal at Lunch: grilled cheese sandwich, fruit, vegetable, and milk

 

For High School– If funds are not available at meal time, an alternate option will be offered and charged to the meal account.

Alternate option for both Breakfast and Lunch: cheese stick and fruit ($0.50)

TUSD will continue to notify families of unpaid balances through email, phone calls and letters.

If you believe that your family is eligible for free or reduced meals please complete the online meal benefit application at: https://mealapp.tusd1.org/ or call the Food Services Department at 520-225-4700 to complete the application over the phone.

  • Upcoming PTA Event: Campus Clean Up Volunteer Hours March 28th 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Rincon PTA has Spirit Gear for sale.  Hats $10.  Also available-mugs and t-shirts.Text orders to Laura 977-0494.

Events This Week

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New Student Family Event Auditorium and Library 5:30-7pm

Varsity Baseball Cowboy Up Tournament @ Kino Sports Complex 8am

Varsity Baseball vs Palo Verde @ Kino Sports Complex 6pm

Varsity Track @ Flowing Wells 3:30pm

Varsity Softball @ MVHS 4pm

JV Softball vs MVHS 4pm

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Girls Varsity Tennis vs Sunnyside 3:30pm

Boys Varsity Tennis @ Sunnyside 3:30pm

Varsity Baseball @ MVHS 4pm

JV Baseball vs MVHS @ 4pm

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Varsity Softball Wrangler Softball Classic @ Sunset Park 9am

Varsity Baseball vs. J.M. Hanks (TX) @ Kino Sports Complex 6pm

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Varsity Baseball vs Yuma @ Kino Sports Complex 3pm

Varsity Baseball vs Benson @ Kino Sports Complex 6pm

 

Student Announcements

  • Congratulations to our Rincon Wrestler on her third place finish in the State Wrestling Championship!
  • Pima County JTED’s application is open for next school year. If you’re looking to get an early start on college or a career, or just looking for a class that offers hands-on fun, take a look at the JTED programs at pimajted.org  JTED offers real, relevant, get-your-hands-dirty so you can get a job in Career and Technical Education programs. If you have any questions about JTED see Mrs. Bacal, or go to their website for information on the programs, days, times and locations. The programs are first come, first serve so sign up early, before the program you want is full.

 

The Easiest Scholarships of 2020

 

  1. $2,500 Christian Colleges Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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Interested in Christian colleges? Applying to a scholarship doesn’t get much easier than this, with Christian College’s quick and easy scholarship application form. By signing up, you’ll also receive relevant info on college opportunities!

  1. Acadium $5,000 Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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What if we told you that you could get a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship...while also getting trained for your dream marketing job with a mentor...and that it was all for free and ridiculously easy? It sounds too good to be true, but it's not. By creating your free apprentice profile on Acadium, you'll automatically be entered in their easy $5,000 scholarship as well.

  1. The $1,000 Scholarship Institute Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every quarter
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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The Scholarship Institute is all about making it easy for you to navigate scholarships, so they’ve created a scholarship that couldn’t be any easier. Just enter your basic info for a chance to win. While you’re there, check out their scholarship platform research for advice on where to turn to next!

  1. The ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Award Frequency: Every quarter
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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This is truly one of the easiest scholarship contests you’ll find, and college students and high school students alike are eligible. Enter your contact information to create a free account on ScholarshipPoints and a chance to win $10,000! Yes please.

  1. $1,000 You Deserve It Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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By signing up with ScholarshipOwl, not only will you be automatically entered to win their $1,000 You Deserve It scholarship, but you’ll also have access to the scholarship search on their platform. All that for 90 seconds of work? Not bad.

  1. $1,000 Cappex Easy Money Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Cappex gives away $1,000 through this monthly easy scholarship contest with a quick form, and since it’s awarded monthly, you’ll have a greater chance of winning! By creating your free account, you’ll also be able to browse the other scholarships for the United States on the Cappex platform.

 

  1. $10,000 “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: Few minutes

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Scholarship platform Bold.org is giving away $10,000 with the “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship. By joining Bold.org, you’ll create a sleek profile that helps you look great for scholarship donors, and you’ll have access to many more scholarship opportunities via their private, secure platform.

  1. $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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A chance at $10,000 in 30 seconds sounds pretty great, and it is. By signing up for a free account on CollegeXpress, you will get automatically entered for this easy scholarship program, and will also have a chance to browse all other scholarship drawings on their platform.

  1. $2,500 Do Something Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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Want to get rewarded for doing good? DoSomething.org is giving away a $2,500 scholarship program for students who donate a pair of jeans to a homeless shelter. It takes 30 seconds to sign up, and all you need to do is send a picture of yourself dropping your jeans off to submit your application. Dust off that old pair of jeans and sign up now for a great chance to be rewarded for your community service!

  1. $2,000 No-Essay College Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $2,000
  • Award Frequency: Every month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Create a profile on Niche to be eligible for this easy, no-essay monthly scholarship drawing. By doing so, you’ll also be matched with tons of other easy scholarships in the United States available on Niche. No minimum GPA requirement necessary. Efficient!

  1. $5,000 Course Hero Sweepstakes
  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Award Frequency: Every month
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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Time to put your old study guides to work! Course Hero is offering a $5,000 monthly sweepstakes for students who join and upload study material. The sign-up is so easy that your time will be mostly spent waiting for your documents to finish uploading!

  1. $5,000 Discover Student Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $5,000
  • Award Frequency: Every month
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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Discover gives away a $5,000 scholarship, and all you have to do is sign up with your name and email to receive helpful college tips and resources to be automatically entered. Perfect for high school seniors especially and a pretty great deal -- since it’s awarded monthly, you’ll have a much higher chance of winning!

  1. MoneySolver Valentine’s Day Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Fancy yourself a poet? MoneySolver skips the essay and just asks for a few romantic words for this easy scholarship program. Sign up is quick and easy!

  1. $1,000 No-Essay Weekly Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Week
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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A weekly easy scholarship? You read that right. Ascent Student Loans gives away a scholarship every single week of 2020. To be automatically entered, you just have to sign up and follow them on a social media platform. Easy!

  1. $1,000 January Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Is it January? Great! That means it’s time to apply for the January scholarship from Niche. With an easy sign-up form and monthly scholarship award periods, this is a great easy scholarship drawing.

  1. Unigo $10k Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000
  • Award Frequency: Annually
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Unigo is offering a big reward for students who can think quickly on their feet. Just sign up for Unigo, name your favorite historical figure, and what you think their favorite mobile app would be. The maximum answer is 250 words, but you’ll be entered to this scholarship as fast as you can type “Abraham Lincoln Snapchat”.

 

  1. Easy $1,000 Tallo Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Tallo offers a scholarship application that’s as easy as signing up! When you create your account, you’ll also get a feed of scholarship, internship, event, and competition opportunities relevant to your profile and background.

  1. $1,000 College Survey Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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Get entered for a great scholarship just by answering a few questions about your college! This is a great opportunity to win tuition funding just by discussing topics that you’re experiencing on a daily basis anyway.

  1. FastWeb Invite A Friend Sweepstakes
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Month
  • Time To Apply: 1 minute

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FastWeb is offering two easy monthly scholarship awards -- all you have to do is create an account and invite a friend! This scholarship application renews each month, so you’ll have a good shot at winning.

  1. Sallie Mae $1,000 Scholarship Sweepstakes
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Award Frequency: Every Month
  • Time To Apply: 30 seconds

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Much like some of the opportunities here, Sallie Mae is offering $1,000 monthly scholarship sweepstakes for students who sign up to their platform. Sallie Mae boasts one of the top scholarship application platforms out there, so you’ll have access to all kinds of other great scholarships as well.

It really doesn’t get much easier than these scholarships. Not only can you apply to all 20 of them in about the same amount of time as it took you to read this article, but you’ll also get plenty of bonuses in doing so, like access to scholarship platforms that will give you the opportunity to find lots of other scholarships relevant to you. You’ll also get helpful college tips (great if you’re a high school senior!) and resources, the opportunity to learn new skills, and more.

While competition may be higher on these easy scholarships, one thing is for certain: you can’t win if you don’t apply, and since every scholarship here is totally free, you don’t have any downside. It’s like getting 20 lottery tickets for free!

Once you finish applying to the easy scholarship drawings above, check out additional opportunities below that may take a little longer, but are still great chances to win money for your education.

Bonus Opportunities

 

21 $15,000 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Like making videos? TeenDrive365 is offering a massive $15,000 scholarship annually for students who make videos that will inspire an end to distracted driving. Make a video for a good cause and get the chance at a big scholarship in the process!

  1. Think For Yourself Scholarship

Have a passion for free speech? Earn a scholarship by writing about it! The Think For Yourself scholarship awards $5,000 to the winner, and $1,000 each to the three runners up. This one does require 500-800 word essay, but it is well worth the application!

  1. $1,000 Final Fantasy Scholarship

Want to put those video game skills to use? The Final Fantasy scholarship awards $1,000 a year to students who have enjoyed the Final Fantasy game franchise. This is a short essay scholarship with an easy application!

  1. AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship

Create your AfterCollege account in just a few minutes to apply to this science essay scholarship. By doing so you’ll also get a chance to quickly apply to other scholarships on AfterCollege!

  1. Vindale Research

Have time to spare? Get paid for simply taking surveys! Earning money as a student couldn’t be any easier than this. It’s a perfect opportunity to get paid from your computer, just by answering questions.

  1. StudySoup

Love taking notes? Get paid for it! With StudySoup, you can earn serious money by taking and uploading the quality class notes that you take. You can earn up to $500 per course, which adds up quickly, and you’ll be helping your peers succeed!


Rincon Weekly Update

February 16-22

 

Thank you to all of the parents who attended parent-teacher conferences to discuss your child’s academic progress. Your involvement can make all the difference.

 

This Week

Monday/Tuesday: Block Schedule

Wednesday: Normal Wednesday Schedule

Thursday/Friday: NO SCHOOL Rodeo Days

 

Senior Parents

Graduation cap and gown orders will be distributed at lunch on February 17th. Any graduating seniors who have not ordered their cap and gown need to speak to the cap and gown reps on the 17th during lunch to make sure all orders are complete. Students can stop by the finance office before February 17th to get more details.

 

Online Class Deadlines

Seniors: Online classes MUST be complete by May 18th.

All Other Students: Online classes MUST be complete by May 21st.

 

PTA

With cold and flu season in full swing, our PTA is asking for families to donate tissues and hand sanitizer to distribute to teachers in their classrooms. A donation box will be placed in the Rincon main office to collect any donations. Thank you, in advance, for any donations you can make. 

Rincon PTA has Spirit Gear for sale.  Hats $10.  Also available-mugs and t-shirts.

Text orders to Laura 977-0494.

 

College and Career Guidance

The remaining balance for the AP exams is due on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (unless the student previously paid in full). Many students paid their deposit of $25.00 on November 1st, but now they must pay their remaining balance of $69.00 to the Finance Office. This can be paid in person OR online through their student’s school finance account at https://az-tucson.intouchreceipting.com/ Username: Student ID Number, Password: Student Last Name – case sensitive. This is only for students who did not qualify for a fee waiver. If you or your students have any questions, please see Mrs. Bacal.

 

Pima County JTED’s application is open for next school year. If you’re looking to get an early start on college or a career, or just looking for a class that offers hands-on fun, take a look at the JTED programs at www.pimajted.org  JTED offers real, relevant, get-your-hands-dirty so you can get a job in Career and Technical Education programs. If you have any questions about JTED see Mrs. Bacal, or go to their website for information on the programs, days, times and locations. The programs are first come, first serve so sign up early, before the program you want is full.

Boys Volleyball Fundraiser

Support our boys’ volleyball team by eating at Chipotle on 4774 Grant Road from 4-8 p.m. on February 25th.

 

Events This Week

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Benchmark Testing

18

Benchmark Testing

TUSD Honor Band Festival Auditorium 8:30am-8pm

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NO SCHOOL

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NO SCHOOL

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Varsity Baseball pre-season Scrimmage @ Ironwood Ridge

Student Announcements

-Hey Rincon and UHS, Go Western Day is coming up on Feb 19th before Rodeo Break. Dress in your best cowboy boots and jeans. Participate in the Rincon contest at lunch to win a prize.

-Society of Hispanic/Human Professional Engineers, please drop off your permission slip ASAP in LL05A! If you do not have it, please make sure to contact your officers and let them know you are still attending our field trip! You can turn in the permission slip on Monday to any of the officers. =

-Fuel up to Play 60 will be hosting a Play Day on February 18th during 1st lunch in the North gym. Bring your lunch and come play some activities!!

-The library is available for academic purposes after school.  If you are there to hangout and socialize, you will be asked to leave.

-Don’t forget to check in with attendance office if you arrive late to school!



 

Rincon Weekly Update

February 2-8, 2020

 

Events This Week...Spirit Week!

February 4th: Boys JV and V Soccer @ Cholla 4, 6pm Boys Basketball vs Empire 4, 5:30, 7pm Girls JV and V Basketball @ Empire 5:30, 7pm Girls V. Soccer vs Cholla 6pm

February 6th: Boys JV and V Soccer vs MVHS 4, 6pm Girls JV and V Soccer @ MVHS 4, 6pm

February 7th:  Assembly 6th Period, Boys Basketball @ Desert View 4, 5:30, 7pm Boys JV Soccer vs Douglas 4pm Girls JV and V Basketball vs Desert View 4, 6pm

Spirit Days:

Monday: dress like an artist day---either musical or classical (painter, sculptor, etc…)

Tuesday: Stop Light day: red is taken, yellow is complicated and green is single

Wednesday: sports day—wear sports themed clothing

Thursday: Opposite day. Pair with a buddy and wear the opposite such as ying-yang, polka dots/stripes

Friday: Network Day: freshman are PBS cartoons, Sophomores are Nickelodeon, Juniors are Cartoon Network, Seniors are Disney Channel and Faculty/Staff is WB Network

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