Members of the Romulus High School Boys and Girls Basketball Teams recently served as guest readers for each class at Wick Elementary during Reading Month. The day is one that Wick Elementary students look forward to each year, as the student-athletes share a story with each class. Each reader then answers questions about their high school experiences and gives pointers on the importance of setting high goals / striving for excellence.
For the second time in three years the Romulus Eagles’ Symphony Band has earned an overall rating of a 1, at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association District-level festival. Scoring is evaluated on a scale from 1 to 5, by three performance judges and one sight reading judge. The Eagles received the highest overall rating at their site by scoring all ones in performance and a two in sight reading.
Preparing students for real-world employment opportunities is the main goal of Ms. Salerno, the Business Management teacher at Romulus High School. Salerno manages a state of the art business lab, equipped with 30 dual monitored student stations. The lab also includes three 65-inch touch screen smart boards that allow students to present business portfolios, and Salerno to deliver industry-standard instruction. Prior to joining the Romulus teaching staff in 2000, Salerno was employed in the accounting department at Ford Motor Company. “ The corporate world was no longer satisfying to me.
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The council is still in the process of planning events and fundraising. We are releasing these estimates to help you plan for the year. If you are interested in volunteering or fundraising please email me. Communication regarding additional events will come out as we continue to plan them. Emails and Remind notifications will go out when payments can be made.
The art program at Romulus High School has expanded and moved into a new bigger space. The visual fine arts program led by painter and veteran teacher Shanda Easterling is one of the most popular extracurricular classes in the school. The art program consists of several classes including Art Foundations, Art and Logic, Drawing 1 and 2, Design, and Painting and Fine Arts Independent Studies. “We are anxiously awaiting the approval for an Advanced Placement (AP) studio drawing class for the 2018-19 school year”, said Easterling.
Christmas magic is in full effect in and around Romulus. Three groups from Romulus High School have demonstrated the reason for the season, giving to others. Romulus High School’s Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter led by teacher Lisa Willerick has won gold medals over the years at the state and national level for their dedication to the community. However, their work always begins at the local level. Recently members of the chapter spent the day at the Romulus Senior Center for their annual Christmas dinner.
Applying for college can be the most memorable time in a students’ life, with that said leaving high school behind can also be stressful. To assist with the transition, the University of Michigan hosted Romulus High School students to their main campus in Ann Arbor. The visit focused on helping students to better understand the college application process. Students were informed that completing a college application has many steps, which include meeting deadlines, writing essays, submitting letters of recommendation, in addition to academic transcripts and standardized test scores.
More than 800 students from 12 different schools packed Romulus High School on Saturday December 3rd for the Health Occupations Students of America Region 5 Leadership Conference. Terri Brinston is a 20-year veteran in the health care industry and serves as Romulus High Schools’ Health Occupations Instructor, she is credited with coordinating the event. “I am thankful for the more than 70 volunteers who helped make this event a success. “It is important that we support our students so they can sharpen their skills and pursue their passion ” said, Brinston.