Activities at RCS High
RCS offers students a diverse and engaging realm of activities outside of the classroom. From planning and participating in Student Council retreats to building world-renowned robots, RCS has it all.
RCS Student Council, led by high school English teacher, Kendra Appleton, is a student government class that provides leadership training and leadership experience in all areas. The council, made up of an array of different types of personalities and age groups, works together to create a better community throughout Resurrection Christian School and to provide school wide service projects, dances, and opportunities to allow every high school student to maintain the ideal high school experience.The council persistently works to create a better school community and environment.
A few events that Student Council annually sponsors are the CCR (Crooked Creek Ranch) Retreat, Homecoming, Sadie Hawkins, Mr. RCS, and community service opportunities.. Student Council is available for all grades, 9 through 12, and encourages each member to investigate how they may become a better servant leader in every area of their lives.
For more information on Student Council, contact the sponsors:
Kendra Appleton: KAppleton @ rcschool.org
FIRST Tech Challenge
Students, grades 7-12, are able to participate in an after school program “designed for those who want to compete head to head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. The robot kit is reusable from year-to-year and is programmed using a variety of languages. Teams, including coaches, mentors and volunteers, are required to develop strategy and build robots based on sound engineering principles. Awards are given for the competition as for well as for community outreach, design, and other real-world accomplishments.” FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
Our RCS team took 1st Place at the 2012 State competition and competed at the National tournament in St. Louis. As the program progresses, there will be opportunity for additional teams to compete and continuing education provided to enable our students to compete with excellence. Currently, RCS has one High School FTC team and one Middle School FTC team.
Students who participate with an FTC Robotics team, are also eligible for more than 10 Million dollars in scholarships in a variety of areas of study.
National Honor Society
National Honor Society is open to juniors and first semester seniors. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA to apply for membership and must maintain it throughout their time at RCS. Students are nominated for membership by the NHS sponsor. The NHS advisory board is made up of five teachers who vote on the applicants based on scholarship, leadership, character, and service. Members participate in ten service projects and have bi-monthly meetings. Transfer students may be nominated for NHS after completing one semester at RCS.
For more information contact sponsor:
Not all activities have to be organized groups at RCS. We also offer an abundance of other activities that all students may participate in, including:
- School dances
- Spirit days and spirit groups
- Operation Christmas Child where students donate toys to needy children and work in the warehouse packing boxes every December
- Art for Water where art students raise money for water wells in underdeveloped countries