R-PHS Rocket News

August 29, 2014

Lady Cross-Country Team Off To A Great Start

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,Staff,Students — Mr. Beckeman @ 3:40 pm

The R-P ladies Cross Country Team won the Orchard View Invitational Monday Aug 25. The lady rockets scored 38 pts to defeat the 9 team field. Five ladies place in the top 16 to earn medal. Maryssa Depies was the overall champion. Micah Peel, Jayme Bransten, and Kendra Irvine rounded out the rocket medalists. Lindsay Richardson and Becca Bride helped round our the varsity team. Congratulations ladies!

August 28, 2014

R-P Band Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students — Mr. Beckeman @ 3:30 pm

The Rocket Marching Band, directed by Mr. Hodson and Mr. Olian took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge along with our marching band.  Our band students have raised over $900.00 with their challenge.  A great cause, without question!

Mr. Hodson & Mr. Olian Ice Buckets

A video of the event is presented below.

Children’s Rescue Race

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students — Mr. Beckeman @ 7:49 am

Stephanie Zahl, 2012 R-P Grad (Class Valedictorian too!) is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 4th!  Check out her flyer below (notice the facebook link)img015

August 14, 2014

R-P Ramps Up Safety

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students,Uncategorized — Mr. Beckeman @ 7:19 am

R-P district strongly believes that a safe environment will maximize learning for all students.  It’s this belief that has driven the decision to add another level of safety for all Rocket learners and staff for the 2014-15 school year.  Click on the link below to learn more about “The Boot”.

The Boot


August 1, 2014

2014 Registration Portal Opens Monday, August 4th

The 2014-15 school year is fast approaching!  For students that were enrolled in either the middle school (our incoming freshmen class) or R-PHS during the 2013-14 school year, you will be able to go through our electronic registration program.  The portal will be opened at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 4th.

We have created a “refresher” video that will take you through the registration process.  It is advisable that you take the time (7:47):

For new students coming to R-PHS for the 2014-15 school year, our counseling office is open on Wednesdays from 8:00 – 12:00 noon to register.  We will have counseling services available to new students starting Monday, August 18th.

On-Campus registration days are as follows:

Seniors:  Thursday, August 21st (8:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Juniors & Sophomores: Friday, August 22nd (8:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Freshmen: Monday, August 25th (8:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.)


July 1, 2014

R-PHS Student Enjoys National Competition in Disney World

Muskegon Area Career Tech Center students Erin Brault (Oakridge), Jackie Bartels (Oakridge), Emily Huber (Mona Shores), and Corinna Irvine (Reeths-Puffer) will be packing their bags next week for a trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The four traveled to compete in the National HOSA-Future Health Professionals Competition, June 24 through 28, 2014.  

The students earned the opportunity to advance to the national competition in Florida after their success at the state conference in Traverse City, Michigan on April 23 and 24. Brault won a gold medal and Bartels won a silver medal in the Medical Assisting event. Both students are from Oakridge. Huber of Mona Shores won a silver medal on the Current Health Issues Exam and a bronze medal in Medical Math. Irvine of Reeths-Puffer won a bronze medal in Sports Medicine and placed in the Top 8 for Courtesy Corp. In addition, Irvine earned a $500 college scholarship for being named an “Outstanding Student” for HOSA Region IV by the Michigan Health Occupations Educators Association (MHOEA).     

This year, 6,085 students competed in 54 different events at the national conference. Students will also took part in leadership academies, toured healthcare facilities, explored exhibits presented by professional healthcare associations, and more.

Corinna Irvine

June 10, 2014

Summer School Credit Recovery Program

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students — Mr. Beckeman @ 9:28 am

R-PHS is offering a credit recovery program this summer starting Monday, June 16th at R-P Intermediate School (room 119).  Our program brochure (complete with application) can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Summer Credit Recovery Program Brochure 2014

There is an incentive program for registered R-P students!  We are hopeful that all students registered in the program will be successful in recovering credits through our program.

Our program’s lead instructors, Mrs. Michelle Smith (English Instructor) and Mr. Bob Walters (Math Instructor) will provide guided support for all students enrolled in our summer program.

There are limited seats available for this program with a first come, first served plan.  Please take advantage of this credit recovery program to stay on track to earn a Reeths-Puffer High School diploma!

Checks can be made out to Reeths-Puffer Schools and presented to the instructor on the first day of lab (June 16th).  A reminder that all courses are 1/2 credit.

If there are any questions regarding our provider (E2020), an email may be sent to either Mr. Walters (waltersb@reeths-puffer.org) or Mrs. Smith (smithmichelle@reeths-puffer.org).

May 14, 2014

Radio Juniper Hosts R-PHS Madrigals

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students,Uncategorized — Mr. Beckeman @ 6:31 am

Radio Juniper, a great supporter of Reeths-Puffer Schools as well as a fresh voice and media hub for the greater Muskegon County recently hosted our Madrigals in a podcast session to share their New York experience and the feeling of performing at Carnegie Hall.

Madrigals at Carnegie HallTo hear their podcast with host Tim Wheeler, Click on the link below:

R-P Madrigals Invade New York

Annual Rocket Cup Golf Outing Wants YOU!

Each summer, there is a reunion of sorts at Lincoln Golf Club.  The connection that draws men and women to this location does have something to do with the game of golf, but more than golf, it’s a love for the green and white of Reeths-Puffer!

Mark your calendar now (June 13th) and contact a few of your friends to get a team on the books!

This golf outing is sponsored by our football and hockey programs with the funds generated from this friendly event going directly to the support of these powerful R-P athletic programs.

For more information and registration, please click on the link below.  Hope to see you at Lincoln Golf Club on June 13th!

2014 Rocket Cup

May 7, 2014

The Official Senior Calendar

Filed under: Archive,Community News,Parents,School Board,Staff,Students,Uncategorized — Mr. Beckeman @ 6:35 am

The seniors recently met with Mr. Beckeman to review the senior calendar of events that will take them through graduation.  The month of May (a.k.a., Mayhem), is the most exciting and at times, the most stressful month of a senior’s year.  To access this calendar, click on the link below.

2014 Senior Calendar


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