Early College High School UpdateApr 7, 2017
Rockingham Early College High School Update
Academic Challenge Competition Team
The Rockingham Early College High School (RECHS) Academic Challenge Competition (ACC) Team is a group of bright, capable students who enjoy sharing their knowledge and academic skill. The team members showcase their knowledge and skills by participating in quiz bowl format competition with other school teams. Questions are related to literature, history, science, math and current topics. The 2016-2017 team placed third in overall competition and first place in the science category. ACC provides a unique opportunity for students to participate in a team activity, make new friends and experience the excitement of competition. Members of the Academic Challenge Team are: Erin Collins, Chirung Desai, Courtney Fulton, Scarlett Lemons, Kasey Martin, Evan Moore, Luke Pennebaker, Noell Pittman, Madison Potts, Bailee Ridlon, Elizabeth Robertson, Jorge Sanchez, Jessica Silva, Madelyn Smith, Rebecca Southard, India Tisdale, Truman Tisdale, MaKenzie Wilson, Tori Yeatts.
Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Leadership Team
The Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Student Leadership Team includes students from every grade level. These student-leaders feel passionate about having a positive impact on their peers and the Rockingham Early College High School. Their purpose is to develop strategies that are used to reinforce positive behaviors and instill a sense of community and belonging among the students. This semester they organized a “Green-Out Day” kickball game based on NCAA bracket friendly competition. Members of the PBIS Team are: : Jonathan Birmingham, Grace Harper, Dean Hutcherson, Sabrina Ingram, Claire Lewis, Destiny McCroy, Eliza Miller, Ashlynn Minor, Jacob Pierce, Madelyn Smith, Noah Sutton, Alyssa Toney.
National Honor Society Launches Wisdom Prism Tutoring Center
The RECHS chapter of the National Honor Society launched a peer tutoring program this semester. When they are not in class, students in need of academic assistance may join others in the mezzanine area of the James Library for tutoring. The Wisdom Prism Tutoring Center is a place where members of the National Honor Society serve others by helping their peers reach their academic goals. Members of the National Honor Society Peer Tutors are: Dean Hutcherson, Destiny Mccroy, Ashlynn Minor, Jacob Pierce, Madelyn Smith, Alyssa Toney.