RUHS Weekly Bulletin
5/08/2023 – 5/12/2023
Check out our Athletics event calendar here:
MONDAY 5/08: A Schedule, periods 1-6
TUESDAY 5/09: B Schedule, periods 0,2,4,6
WEDNESDAY 5/10: C Schedule, periods 0,1,3,5
THURSDAY 5/11: B Schedule, periods 0,2,4,6
FRIDAY 5/12: C Schedule, periods 0,1,3,5
PERSONAL FINANCE SEMINAR OPPORTUNITY
Attention Sea Hawks! Have you wanted to take Personal Finance, but couldn't fit it in your schedule? Are you curious about how to handle your money as an adult? Then sign up today for our Personal Finance Seminar with Mr. Friedrich and Mr. Salisbury on Monday, May 15 at 8:15 in the Library! See the attached flyer to sign up.
FIRST ANNUAL TEEN JOB FAIR
We are excited to announce the First Annual Teen Job Fair on Thursday May 11th at 12:50pm in the RUHS campus Student Union. This is a great chance to showcase businesses in the community AND for our eager work-ready students to find employment for the summer, and beyond. If your business or a business you know of may be interested in attending the Teen Job Fair to connect with students and our campus community at large, please fill out this Google Form or respond to this email.
Come send off our Seniors at the last ComedySportz Match of the year! Join us for a celebration of our graduating players in the ComedySportz senior match, full of love, laughs, and old people. The ComedySportz Senior Match is Friday, May 12th at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $7, but are only $5 with ASB! We hope to see you there at the grand finale of our ComedySportz season!
RBEF LIGHT UP THE NIGHT
Hello Sea Hawk families! On Friday, May 12, RBEF will be holding their annual spring event, Light Up the Night, at the Portofino Hotel in Redondo Beach. This event is always a fun and relaxing way to celebrate the end of another school year as a community. Hope you will join us there! Tickets are available for $195 at www.rbef.org/gala and include food, drinks, casino games, and more! All event proceeds support RBEF and the Redondo Beach public schools. See you at Light Up the Night!
RUHS TALENT SHOW
Hello, Sea Hawk Community! We have changed the venue of our Talent Show from the RUHS auditorium to the student union at lunch on May 17th and 19th! We are so excited to see our talented students perform and we hope to see you there!
RBPD TEENS IN POLICING SUMMER PROGRAM
The Redondo Beach Police Department is excited to announce they will be offering their Teens in Policing program this summer. The program is designed to provide youth of the community opportunities to explore how modern policing works through learning activities, interaction, and discussion between teens and law enforcement personnel. Classes are open to 7th-12th grade students and will be held on Thursday afternoons from 2-4:00 p.m. at the RBPD Annex. Please see the attached flyers for more information.
DOUGHNUTS FOR A CAUSE
RUHS PTSA is giving you the best reason to indulge in a dozen (or two) Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Until May 17, 2023, 50% of your order will be donated back to RUHS PTSA when you purchase via our fundraising sales page! Simply buy online, visit your local store & redeem using your code. Treat yourself or even gift them to friends and family here: grouprai.se/krispykreme10529sa
MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH!
Monday, May 8th GREEN RIBBON
To promote Mental Health Month, please stop by the Wellness Center at snack and lunch to get your green ribbon!
Tuesday, May 9th BODY POSITIVITY WORKSHOP
Having a negative body image can impact mental health and well-being. To learn tips and tricks for Body Positivity, join us at lunch in the Wellness Center with guest speaker, Robyn Deeley of the Body Project!
Wednesday, May 10th MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP
Researchers at Harvard have shown that the number one way to improve mental health is to practice mindfulness. Join us at lunch in the Wellness Center to learn about new and unique strategies to practice mindfulness with Counselor and Mindfulness Coach, Rachel Rush!
Thursday, May 11th YOGA
The benefits of trauma informed Yoga for the body and mind are incredible. Join us for a relaxing yoga session at lunch in the Wellness Center with Ms. Andrews and Snr. Duran. Mats are provided!
Friday, May 12th LIFE HACKS FOR the NEURODIVERGENT
Many adults and teens have discovered that they are neurodivergent, with autism, ADHD, or both. Being neurodivergent in a neurotypical world can be challenging, but there are ways to make life easier. Join us at lunch in the Wellness Center with therapist, Penn Shelton.
Monday, May 15th HEALING WITH HENNA WORKSHOP
Expressive techniques such as henna have been used for thousands of years to promote mental health and well-being. Join us with Junior, Lalitha Muttulingam for a henna tutorial on Monday at lunch in the Wellness Center.
Tuesday, May 16th COPING SKILLS WORKSHOP
Not all coping mechanisms are created equal, and certain things work better for teens. Join us at lunch in the Wellness Center next Tuesday with Junior, Kinsey Rundquist to discuss coping techniques and strategies that work for today’s South Bay high schooler.
Wednesday, May 17th RUHS MENTAL HEALTH FAIR
All students and staff are invited to stop by the Student Union quad at lunch to visit one of 30 community booths promoting Mental Health awareness including green ribbons, fun stickers, and face painting stations, hosted by the RUHS NAMI Club!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is kicking off the month of May with their community-wide “Mental Health is Health” campaign in partnership with Redondo Beach Unified School District (RBUSD). The campaign’s message aims to decrease stigma, increase help seeking behaviors, increase awareness of and access to resources for mental health, and build community capacity to support individuals who need mental health resources. Throughout the month of May, BCHD and RBUSD will be hosting a variety of activities to support mental health on our campuses and in the community. Please click here for the calendar of community events, including the Mindfulness Summit at Parras Middle School on May 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Please click here to register. On May 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Adams Middle School will hold a Health and Wellness Festival. Please click here to register. In addition, our community partner, South Bay Families Connected (SBFC), offers RBUSD families a variety of youth wellness resources. For Mental Health Awareness Month, SBFC offers resource pages covering trending youth wellness topics on the minds of parents and caregivers:
Supporting healthy social media and screen time management
Recognizing and supporting mental health challenges
Understanding and managing stress and anxiety
Helping youth build healthy relationships and fostering empathy and compassion
Practicing mindful parenting
Visit our own RBUSD Families Connected webpage for more youth wellness resources from RBUSD and SBFC.
Additional Resource Supports:
8-Week Family-to-Family Support Group
Thursdays, starting April 13 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. An educational program for family and friends of persons with mental health conditions, including treatment, recovery and more. Call (310) 374-5706 to RSVP by April 20.
Family Support Group
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month5:30 – 7 p.m. A group of families helping other families who live with mental health challenges by utilizing their collective lived experiences and learned wisdom. Call (310) 374-5706 to register.
Family coaching is available for parents/caregivers on how to build a strong and lasting relationship with their young person. Call (310) 374-5706 to make an appointment.
Crisis Resource Links
- Crisis Text Line
- National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
- The Trevor Project
- Community Helpline - Non-Emergency
PARENTAL SUPPORT RESOURCES
Here Supporting parents in their efforts to help their kids reach their full potential and live healthy, fulfilled lives. South Bay Families Connected offers parents free resources, education and opportunities to connect.
Attention Students: SoCal ROC Spring semester enrollment has begun! Earn high school elective credits while learning valuable skills that prepare you for college and/or an entry-level career. Courses are after school and FREE for high school students. FREE bus transportation is also available to and from our center for all RUHS students enrolled in our 1:15pm and 4:15pm classes. Your SoCal ROC career guidance specialist is available in the Nest to answer any questions every Thursday during 2nd period and snack. Add your name to the signup sheet in the Nest to meet with her ASAP!
FUN EXPRESS FUNDRAISER FOR PTSA
Hello Sea Hawk Families! Do you like to save money on fun? Do you like to support our PTSA? Do you like to do BOTH at the same time??
Presenting Fun Express, a great way for you to receive discounts on tickets to amusement parks, concerts, sports events, and more while making money for our PTSA! With the holidays just around the corner, what better way to enjoy your time with family and friends?
Visit this website to purchase your tickets and support our PTSA now!
PTSA MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Please click on or scan the links below to take you directly to your existing Totem PTSA electronic membership account for easy renewal:
You may also make much appreciated donations (recommended at $75) using Totem or this PayPal link:
Thank you for all you do to make RUHS the best place to learn!
GO SEA HAWKS!