Reavis High News

Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award ​and Scholarship

Senior student Natalia Kwiatkowska was awarded with the (DAR) Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award and Scholarship on Monday afternoon. This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. Congratulations to Natalia!

INTEGRITY

J.C. Watts once said, “Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking.”
INTEGRITY is our Rams are Responsible theme for the month of January. Having integrity means being honest and having strong moral principles. Our students, faculty, and community exercise good character each and every day, which is exhibited by making good choices, doing the right things for the right reason, and through being honest with themselves and with others. Let’s start off the 2017 by incorporating integrity through all triple A events: academics, athletics, and activities.

Reavis Cheerleaders

What: The Reavis Cheerleaders will be sponsoring a Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance!
Who is invited: District 111 K-6 grade female students and their Dads.
Where: Reavis High School (cafeteria)
Date & Time: February 18th from 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $25 per a couple (cash only please)

**Cookies, treats, water and lemonade will be provided. A “DJ” will be leading the dance with Rocking Dance Hits!

Come spend an elegant night with your little sweet hearts for fun and dancing!

Congratulations Rampage!

Reavis High School’s fine arts magazine, the Rampage, has continued a tradition of excellence by finishing at the top of several rigorous national competitions.  In the Columbia (University, New York) Scholastic Press Association competition, the magazine was awarded a Gold Medalist Publication (the highest CSPA award possible), as well as All-Columbian Honors in one of 3 possible categories: Visual Appearance of the Magazine.

The Ghostlight Project

Reavis Theatre participated in the #ghostlightproject . This nationwide event marked Reavis' continued commitment to creating a safe school for its students. Reavis Fine Arts Department is committed to keeping students "alive inside." Reavis Thespians Troupe 1080 and CRAST promote and believe in creating and maintaining a space for inclusion.

The "ghost light" now in the Grossman Auditorium pit will remain lit for the remainder of the school year as a reminder of our pledge to fight for "light" and to make sure no one is left in darkness.

Talent Show

“Reavis, White & Blue” the 2017 Talent Show will be on Wednesday, February 1 in the Auditorium at 7:00pm.  Advanced ticket sales will be held in the cafeteria during all lunches for $4 each. Tickets will also be available at the door for $5. Come out and support your fellow RAMS as they we showcase their many and varied talents! 

1st Place!

Amazing Art student J. Gutierrez (Class of 2018) won the 1st Place prize out of 2000 entries in the Walgreens "Expressions Challenge" Chicagoland Competition. Javier was recognized at a ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art. He was awarded an extremely generous monetary gift and the school's Art Department was also awarded $500 for his great work. Reavis Fine Arts - " Keeping students alive inside!

Marching Rams

The Marching Rams were chosen to perform at the Outback Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida over the winter break.  The Rams marched in the parade prior to the game and also performed in the concert band festival.  Reavis students were part of the mass band that performed the halftime show featuring the music of the Miami Sound Machine.  Students also spent New Year's Eve at Busch Gardens!  GO RAMS!

Class of 2021

Reavis welcomes the Class of 2021 to campus this January.  There are many events scheduled for families and students to start the registration process. On January 11th, students from Liberty and Sahs will be on campus for Step Up Days.  Students will experience a large group presentation in our library and receive a tour of the building.

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to Mr. Thomas Witting as he accepts the 2017 administrator's award at this year's Illinois High School Theatre Festival. This award is given annually to only one administrator in the state who is a staunch advocate for Theatre and the Fine Arts in their school. Congratulations Mr. Witting on this EXTREMELY well deserved honor! The Illinois High School Theatre Festival (IHSTF) is the largest and oldest non-competitive high school theatre festival in the world.

Senior Yearbook Photo Day

 Prestige Portraits will be back at Reavis for senior pictures on Friday, January 27th in the Multi-Purpose Room during 4th and 5th periods.   No appointment is necessary.
This will be your LAST opportunity to get your picture in the yearbook. Don’t miss out!!!!!!!

​Ambassador and Inspire Clubs

For more than 10 years the Ambassador Club has teamed up with Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Burbank to help bring a little Christmas cheer to families in the Reavis community through our annual Adopt-a-Family toy drive.  This year 52 families have been adopted (over 115 kids), with the help of 60 clubs, sports teams, classes, offices and individuals.  On Thursday, the Career Center looked like Santa’s workshop, as we prepared to deliver the gifts to the church.  Thanks to our Reavis family for supporting this wonderful cause!
 

Congratulations

These are some of the students and staff members that have been nominated for being Responsible Rams during November and December. They displayed academic achievement, integrity, dedication, and leadership. They are dependable, kind, hard-working, and give back to the community.

Winter Concert

The Reavis Music Department will be performing its annual Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 14th at 7pm in the Grossman Auditorium.    The Reavis musicians are excited to perform some of the season's songs for you!    Choirs, Bands, and the Reavis Orchestra will be performing!!!  Admission is free, so bring one, bring all!  

Senior Portraits

Prestige Portraits Studio will be back at Reavis the week of December 12-16 from 3-9 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room.    If you missed your portraits the first time, new appointment information will be mailed to your house from the photographer.  If you do not receive this information, please call 630-910-6800.

Spanish Competition

Five of our Spanish students headed to Niles North High School November 19th, to participate in the Chicago Area AATSP oral competition. Students selected poems provided for their appropriate level of Spanish study and recited them by memory for the judges. Reavis received three first place wins and two second place wins. To top it all off, their sponsor Señora Wielgos won a raffle! ¡Felicitaciones! Congratulations to all!

Fine Arts Expo

Monday November 17th, Reavis hosted its first ever Fine Arts Expo! This incredible event featured over 250 students learning first hand from professional Artists in a wide variety of disciplines including Acting, Lighting Design, Photography, Freelance Illustration, Music Performance, Film Making, just to name a few. Check out the video to see a few highlights!

Reavis Speech

The Speaking Rams hosted their annual Ram Yam tournament  November 29th. It featured 380 competitors from various schools, and we are celebrating with lots of medals! 
 

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