Friday, February 05 - Career Development Lunch & Learn
Charles Kearse from Verizon Wireless will be on campus to discuss performance excellence and tips for being successful in the business world. He is also bringing one of our former students, Solomon Walden, whom he hired right after graduation to share stories of his success. Lunch will be provided. Interested students should sign up in the Career Center by the end of the day on Thursday, February 11, 2016. Space is limited.
Tuesday, February 02 - Deadline to Register for ASSET Test on Feb. 12th; ASSET Test on Feb. 18th
The ASSET Test for Midlands Tech will be administered at RVHS on Thursday, February 18th. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors can register for this exam. For sophomores and juniors, this test will be used to qualify you for Dual Credit classes offered here at Ridge View through Midlands Technical College next year. Students can receive high school and college credit when successfully completing these classes. This test is also used as a placement/admissions test for Midlands Tech for Seniors.
Students will need to register for the test and have a permission form filled out and signed by their parents and their 1st through 4th period teachers.
THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO TAKE THE ASSET TEST IS FEB. 12TH.
Please see Mr. Butler in the Career Center if you have any questions and to register for the test.
Thursday, November 19 - Free Online Tutoring
The Blazer Tutoring Committee would like to bring your attention to some free online tutoring sites that can be used by students.
· Government: iCivics.org (government educational games)
· Math: Visit math.com for basic math for K-12 courses.
· Multiple Subjects: khanacademy.org offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom in art history, biology, computer programming, economics, history, math, physics, science, SAT practice, and more.
· SAT prep: prepfactory.com offers SAT prep including videos, practice tests, and other features in a fun format.
· World Geography: Use sheppardsoftware.com for map quiz games. The website offers free, online, educational games for learners all ages in multiple subject areas.