Senior Class - Information You Need to Know

2018 Class Motto - 

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Graduation ceremony for the class of 2018 at RLHS will be on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 7:30-9:00pm.  More information to come.

Seniors are expected to have a completed Academic Career Plan - ACP (formerly e-portfolio) prior to graduation.  This e-portfolio must be completed to go on the senior trip, participate in graduation ceremonies and to receive a diploma.  Weekly workshops are taking place on Wednesday's in room 134 during resource for students that need help on their e-portfolio.

Senior Pictures

Seniors, we need your senior pictures turned ASAP!!! Please send these to Mr. Panasuk by Friday, February 1st.

Transcript Information

In order to access final transcript information, all students need to register with Parchment at  This will allow students to be able to request and send transcripts to their preferred destinations online.  Students will need to set up an account with Parchment.  This is a free service to all students.  Even though you register with Parchment now, transcripts will not be sent out until June.

Senior Scholarship Award Recognition
Seniors receiving special recognition and/or scholarship awards will be invited to this very special program.  They are encouraged to bring family members as well.  The location of this program will be at RLHS in the auditorium on Monday, June 4th.  Start time will be at 7pm with a social gathering to follow in the south lobby of the school.

Seniors, please be sure to check the following scholarship link below for a wide variety of scholarships that you may be eligible for through student services.  Be sure to check back frequently for the list is continuously changing.
Graduation Survey

Senior Panorama
On Monday, December 18th, all seniors received an envelop pertaining to the senior class panorama photograph. This photo will be taken on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at the High School in the Ole Olson Gym at 1pm. All students of the graduating class of 2018 are required to be there. Cost to purchase the photograph is $18. Students must have their envelop filled in with the necessary amount at that time. Following the photograph will be a brief meeting regarding caps and gowns. (See below)
NOTE: Extra forms are in the office for students who would still like to order one. Forms are due to Ms. Bergeron by Friday, January 12.

Cap and Gown Information
During the week of December 11th, all seniors were given a half sheet of paper to fill out that pertains to reserving a cap and gown for graduation. Please keep in mind, they still need to order one through Herff Jones as well. On Monday, January 8th, a Herff Jone's representative will be at the high school following the senior class panorama to pass out materials regarding the ordering of a cap and gown for each of the seniors. Please review this information and order in a timely fashion.

Cap and Gown Order Due Date
Orders for cap and gown will be due on Friday, January 19th at the high school during lunch and resource time. There will be a Herff Jones Representative in the main lobby collecting orders at this time. Any one wishing to place their order early should do so online by using the following link: Herff Jones

Cap and Gown Distribution
Caps and gowns will be distributed on Monday, May 23rd in the gym lobby during homeroom.  Any senior receiving their cap and gown must be in good academic status to graduate, have all fees/fines paid and their
E-portfolio completed.

Senior Class Speaker
Senior class speaker try outs will be held on Wednesday, May 16th at 4pm in the English department.  Any student wishing to try out in becoming this year's class speaker at graduation will need to pick up information from Mrs. Schmitzer.  Sign up deadline is Wednesday, May 2nd.  

Senior Class Trip
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Wisconsin we come!
This year's senior class trip will be on Wednesday, May 30th to Mt. Olympus in Wisconsin Dells. Be ready to have some serious fun in the water, race your classmates in various go-carting tracks and experience extreme roller coaster thrills.  Cost will be $30 per person.  This will include bus trip, admission and hot dog lunch at the park.  The majority of attractions are covered by the admission cost.   Money can now be turned into Mrs. Hansen in student services.  Checks may be made out to Rice Lake High School.

Please note:  Any senior choosing to attend this trip must be in good academic status to graduate, have all fees/fines paid and their E-portfolio completed.

Senior Class Picnic
This year the senior class will be having a class picnic on the last day of school prior to graduation practice.  This will be replacing the senior class banquet.  The will be no additional cost to the seniors and will be held on the patio outside of the cafeteria.

*Your senior co-advisors for the 2017-2018 school year are Jean Schmitzer & Dale Zuzek.