Good Evening, Today, March 31,2020, Governor JB Pritzker announced the stay in place order will extend through April 30th. This means schools will remain closed during this period of time. In addition, all scheduled school activities during this time are also canceled.
There are workouts at teambuildr that you can do from your house with little equipment. #stayhealthy #rbtrack"
Reminder to students and parents that our e-learning will begin Monday. Please go to our website for more details. In addition, as we get more information regarding any extension to school closures we will update our website and email you with those details.
AP Exam Updates can be found here: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update
Governor Pritzker has extended school closures through April 7, 2020. E-Learning will begin on 3/30. More information to follow early next week.
3/20 update. All buildings have been deep cleaned and we are ready to implement e-learning days if we should need them. We are currently monitoring the situation and the rapidly changing guidelines. D2 and D157 will be sending an update to all parents this weekend
Keep up on the latest School Closure Information by going to our COVID-19 page on our website. As of today, we have posted a Q&A from the ISBE covering many topics impacted by the closure of our schools. As we get more information, we will share it with the RB Community.
ATHLETICS UPDATE: ALL PRACTICES CANCELED DURING SCHOOL CLOSING AND SPRING BREAK. Coaches will communicate practice schedules for today 3/13 and tomorrow 3/14.
ALERT: School Closure Notice: All D157 and D2 Schools will be closed starting March 16th through March 29th. We will continue to evaluate the situation and act in coordination with state and local health agencies. https://5il.co/dog7
This weekend’s performance of Lucky Stiff will have two performances 3/14 @ 2PM and 7PM. Tickets will NOT be available to the general public. Participants of the musical and pit crew will be given 2 tickets each for family members only.
All Spring sporting events have been postponed starting Monday, March 16, through Saturday, March 28. Practices will still be held during the postponement of events. Updates will be sent regarding any further postponements or cancellations.
COVID-19 Updates can be found here: https://www.rbchs.com/o/district/page/covid-19-aka-coronavirus--2
Congrats to these Rockets: Every one of them had a strong performance and earned a Division I. (Superior) 25-22.0=5 A superior performance~outstanding in nearly every detail. Tone Quality, balance, head tension, stick choice; Technique rudiments, hand positions, pedaling, dampening, stick/mallet control, intonation; Interpretation dynamics, tempo, accents, style, phrasing, expression, finesse and articulation; Accuracy number of stops, correct rhythm, correct tempo, pitch (tympani); Performance Factors: choice of literature, appropriate appearance, poise, posture, general conduct, mannerisms
Vacancy Notice: Summer Workers Apply @ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jkxhM23dIAz8mrfSUU-cAJbiQklJjtu5/view?usp=sharing. Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Come out tonight at celebrate our SENIORS on the Boys Basketball team as they take on Woodstock Blue Streaks! Varsity game: 7pm (FR & JV: 5:45PM)
GOOD LUCK to @relentlessrb at Sectionals this weekend: Anthony Herrera, Austin Mazur, Dalton Wood & Brock Wood with alternates Connor Lucas & Nate Komar!
Those interested in participating in Sunday's (2/16) Polar Plunge may register/donate @ https://soill.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=11024
GOOD LUCK tonight to our Girls Basketball team as they take on Rockford Christian in Regional action! game is at 7:30 PM hosted by Genoa-Kingston, IHSA $5 entry fee. LET'S GO LADIES!
RB's February Newsletter is available @ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zGhaTJGO9oH6jWvfzWbuxfppJ_sqlxQD/view?usp=sharing
Congrats RB Aces: Regional Champs scoring 495.5 out of 500 points. An additional congrats to the following students. Tyler Fossum: 3rd in Biology, 1st in Chemistry, Nick Porter: 2nd in Biology, Manas Trivedi: 1st in Computer Science, 1st in Math Simran Patel: 2nd in Engineering Graphics Roger Hickey: 1st in Engineering Graphics Danny Sullivan: 3rd in English
RB HELP WANTED IN FOOD SERVICES~News release available @ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xxlW9jKosBm6TIB9PR5XEo1Gxk3_CLzR/view?usp=sharing; Application available @ https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/451716/ARBOR__APPLICATION_2_.pdf
Schedule change in Girls & Boys Basketball games tomorrow @ Johnsburg: 5PM Girls Freshman & 5PM Girls Junior Varsity 6:30PM Boys Freshman & 6:30PM Boys Junior Varsity GO ROCKETS!
Congratulations Cassie, Ethan & Tyler ~ These students learned a lot and had a great performance at the McHenry County Honor Band Festival this past Saturday. They had a great time working with Dr. Andrew Boysen from the University of New Hampshire as well as debut his comissioned work "Promethius".
CONGRATULATIONS to RB CHEER for placing SECOND in Conference on Tuesday! WAY TO GO LADIES!
Attn: Class of 2020~Senior Tribute baby & friend photo submissions due tomorrow (Fri., 1/10). Email submission to email@example.com
Pick up your state football championship wear now at RB. Pick up ends at 7:30
If you ordered the official state championship football apparel - the order is in! Pick-up is Friday, December 20 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Athletic Entrance of R-B.
Superintendent Dr. Tom Lind and Curriculum Director Belinda Veillon presented at the National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence conference on December 14th. The presentation was based on a study that examined principal leadership behaviors and there association with teacher motivation and job satisfaction. #D157Pride
District 157's December Board of Education meeting will be held tonight at 7:30 in the District Administration Center. It is located at 4213 US HWY 12, Richmond, IL 60071
Order your official RBCHS State Football Championship Apparel! Visit https://richmond-burton-state-fb-champs.itemorder.com/ to get your apparel today. Orders must be in by Monday, December 9.
Rocket State Championship parade! Starting at 2 pm on Sunday, December 1. The parade will start at NMS, travel north on Route 12 to Broadway, then go west to Richmond Grade school. At 3 pm join us at RBs gym for an assembly. For parade parking use municipal, side street or RGS. GO ROCKETS!!!
Congratulations to the Richmond-Burton Football Team for bringing home the State Championship.!!
@RBCHS is selling tickets for $12 throughout the day MONDAY & TUESDAY from 8am-4pm for the @RBHS_Football State Championship Game this Friday at NIU. Kick off is set for 7pm. Tickets may be purchased in the Front Office.
Congratulations Eleni Gewalt on placing fifth at state in the 100 yard breaststroke! R-B is so proud of you!!!
Girls Varsity Basketball wins their season home opener over the North Boone Vikings 44-30! Great game girls! GO ROCKETS!
Musical Auditions are Monday December 2nd from 3-6pm. You will need to sing, act, and dance for the audition. Information about the audition process will be available at the workshop on the 25th of November or from Mrs. Tumminello or Ms. Kane on the 26th.
Anyone who is considering auditioning for the spring musical, "Lucky Stiff", should plan to attend the Audition Workshop on Monday November 25 from 3-5pm. We will go through the singing and acting portions of the audition as well as learn a short dance to be done at auditions. If you cannot attend this workshop, please see Ms. Kane or Mrs. Tumminello on Tuesday the 26th to pick up the information and prepare for the auditions. There is only one day of the workshop.
IHSA Semi-final football game will take place in Coal City on Saturday, 11/23, at 2:00 p.m. GO ROCKETS!
Congratulation Eleni Gewalt on qualifying for state in the 100 yard breaststroke!!! R-B is so proud of you!!! Good luck at state!!
Today is national school board member appreciation day. A big thank you to all the hard work the D157 Board members do on behalf of our students, staff, and community! Good things are happening at RB everyday!
What are you thankful for?Show your friends that you are thankful for them by sending them a gobble gram! Student council will be selling gobble grams before school in the main entrance Monday, November 18 to Wednesday, November 20. They will be delivered on Friday the 22nd. Cost is 50 cents for one or 3 for a dollar.
Girls Basketball Fundraiser-2019 RB Rocket Wreath Sale The fundraiser closes on Nov. 18th and wreath delivery will be on Nov. 30th. Order here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-rb-rocket-wreath-sale-tickets-81969640401
Support Our GBB Lady Rockets ~Purchase apparel @ https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/RBHSGBB19 Store Open Now thru Fri., (11/16)
COLLEGE INFO: Juniors and Seniors - an admissions counselor from the University of Alabama will be here at RB on Thursday, 11/21 during 7th hour. Sign up in the Student Services office if you'd like to attend.
Recapping Fall Seasons: Girls Golf: Alaina Robinson & Boys Golf: Connor L'Esperance represented at Sectionals! Boys Soccer: Make RB history with a Super Sectional game! Cross Country Girls Team & Ethan Luedke ran at Sectionals! So much to be proud of! GO ROCKETS! Congrats!
Attention all students who will be 16 years old before June 1, 2020: Scot Forge is looking for interns to work at their business. These are paid positions by the Scot Forge Company. They are looking for high school students who want to stay and work within the Scot Forge Company. There will be an informational session on Friday, 11/15/2019 at 11:30 am. In order to attend the informational session, you MUST sign up in the Student Services office by Thurs., 11/14/2019. See your counselor for details.
This Week's (10/28-11/1) Red Ribbon Dress-Up Days Mon: Wear Red Tues:Team up against drugs/Wear favorite sports apparel Wed: Be a hero & don't do drugs/Wear superhero apparel Thurs:Scare drugs away~Wear orange for halloween Fri: Your future is bright w/o drugs~Wear neon colors
Due Today: Playoff football attire orders: Purchase @ https://richmondburtonstatefb.itemorder.com/sale
RB football team finishes the season 9-0 with a 34-14 win over Quincy Nortre Dame. Good luck in the post season!
Rockets Soccer win Sectionals!!!!! Awesome 1 to 0 win over Schaumburg Christian!!! GO ROCKETS!!!
It's Friday and our Football team goes for a perfect season tonight while our boys soccer team looks to win its first sectional title! Get out and support our RB student athletes #157Pride
Great RB Soccer win over Indian Creek. Rockets win 2 to 0!!!! On to the Sectional championship!!! GO ROCKETS
Big thanks NHS for a great food drive. Items will be delivered this morning!
RB Soccer wins Regionals!!!!! Great 2 to 0 win over Rockford Christian! On to Sectionals!!! GO ROCKETS!
Great Rocket win 37 to 14 over Johnsburg!!! Congratulation!!!
GOOD LUCK to our Junior Varsity Volleyball Squad as they compete at the Jacobs Invitational tomorrow, 10/19 9AM! GO ROCKETS! #D157Pride
@RBCHS_XC GOOD LUCK to all our runners tomorrow at the KRC Conference Meet! RUN HARD & FAST! @ Emricson Park 8:50AM starts the races. #D157Pride
GOOD LUCK to our Boys Soccer team as they take on Rockford Christian in 2nd Round Regional @ Rockford Christian 10/19 10AM. GO ROCKETS! #goal #D157Pride
Good Luck to the 7-0 RB football team team tonight as they take on rival Johnsburg at Johnsburg tonight!
The Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on October 16, 2019 at 7:30 in the district administration center. It is located at 4213 US Hwy 12, Richmond, IL 60071.
Good luck ladies at the #girlsgolf regionals today. RB is proud of all your hard work and accomplishments. #D157Pride @DrTomLind
Enjoyed meeting with the Richmond Spring Grove Fox Lake Chamber of Commerce today. D157 looks forward to working with the chamber to build business/school relationships for the benefit of our students! #STEAM #157Leads @RBCHS
The Board of Education Curriculum Committee will meet on October 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the District Administrative Center.
October 10~~LG Mod Pizza (10:30a-9p) RB Publications Fundraiser .Feel free to RSVP (not required) @ https://www.groupraise.com/events/108735-rb-publications-at-mod-pizza
RB Booster Club Webstore: Order RB Spiritwear here. https://squareup.com/store/RB-Booster-Club-Spirit-Wear
Congratulations to the girls volleyball team on their victory over Johnsburg last night!