Spring skiing begins this week. The bus will leave Fridays at 8 a.m.
School Wide Fair registration will be open until March 7, 2014.
Rockland High School participated in the Region 8 Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference on January 28, 2014 at Idaho State University. Thirteen of the twenty-five Rockland students participating qualified to compete at Idaho BPA Leadership Conference March 6-8, 2014 in Boise.
Savanah Farr placed 1st in both Banking and Finance and Economic Research Individual. In the banking and finance test Savanah had to demonstrate and apply fundamental knowledge of the banking industry. This entry-level event tests the student’s knowledge of bank operations, bank services, loans, credit administration, and customer service. The topic for Economic Research was “As a young adult in today’s economy, one’s college or career choice has a large impact on their future endeavors. What economic factors influence the college-making decision? What is the economic impact of these decisions and who is affected by them?” Savanah had to research the topic and present findings in a research paper, an oral presentation, and respond to questions from a panel of judges.
Rayanna McLean placed 2nd in Keyboarding production. This test evaluates entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production. In Fundamental Word Processing our students took the top three spots. 1st Stefani McClanahan, 2nd Jessi Lish, and 3rd Mesa Farr.
In PC Servicing & Troubleshooting, Brendan Tomkinson placed 3rd by demonstrating his knowledge of PC configuration, maintenance, and management as a computer technician.
Kelsey Glenn placed 2nd in Fundamentals of Desktop Publishing. She had to create a variety of business documents to show knowledge and skills in using desktop publishing software.
Mesa Farr placed 1st and Hailey Hansen placed 2nd in Digital Publishing with InDesign. They were evaluated on their knowledge and skills utilizing Adobe InDesign® software to create a variety of interactive documents.
Our students received the top two awards in Graphic Design Promotion. 1st place – Lauren Johnson and 2nd place – Kelsey Glenn. Students in this event were required to develop a theme and logo to promote the 2015 Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference. They also had to incorporate their theme and logo into a promotional flyer and present their ideas to a panel of judges. Students are judged on design and originality.
Shayla Zundel placed 1st in Interview Skills. She had to submit an application, cover letter, and resume. Shayla was also interviewed by a panel of judges at the regional competition. This event assesses proficiency in job search and interview situations.
Flint Miller placed 2nd in Computer Modeling by designing a concept race car prototype to be driven in a futuristic Indianapolis 500 race. Flint had to present is design concept to a panel of judges. Computer Modeling is judged based on the student’s research of the topic, creating a profile, concept design, prototype, and final model and/or scene based upon the assigned topic provided.
Our Computer Animation team, Flint Miller, Skyler Smith, Justin Robinson, and Brendan Tomkinson placed 2nd. They had to create a computer-generated 3D visualization animation. The topic this year was to develop the concept of what a futuristic Indianapolis 500 Race will look like. They had to present their 3D Animation to a panel of judges.
Our students represented our school exceptionally well and we are very proud of them.