Oct 6—Congratulations to the 2017 Homecoming Queen and King, Sarah Navarro and Julio Ornelas. Completing the court were Alyssa Briseno and Yahir Moreno (9th), Delilah Fierro and Alejandro Melchor (10th), Samantha Sosa and Jakob Moeller (11th), and April Rodriguez, Daisy Rodriguez, Daniel Acosta and Armando Tapia (12th). In the football game, the Dons beat Pioneer in their Del Rio season opener 33-12.

Let's Make A Deal

Oct 12—Students in Mr. Retana's Economics classes gathered in the cafeteria after school recently to hold a cashless marketplace.

JV Football vs. Cal High

Oct 12—The JV Dons pushed their league record to 2-0 with their 33-20 win against Cal High.

Spooky Lunch Bag Theater

Oct 12—The students of the drama classes put on a Halloween themed rendition of Lunch Bag Theater Tuesday and Wednesday. They are gearing up for their very-scary Haunted Theater event, which will play for four nights (Oct 19-20, 26-27).

Key Club Welcomes New Members

Oct 12—Thursday after school Key Club welcomed its new 17-18 members.

Yearbook Senior Quotes

Seniors! Now that you've taken your portrait, it's time to decide what quote will sit next to it. Make it classy; your grandma can see it!

Night Pep Rally

Oct 5—Thursday. 7pm. Homecoming Week. It must be time for the NIGHT PEP RALLY!

Blue Pride Runway

Oct 3—Day two of Homecoming Week was the Blue Pride Runway.

WASC Parent Meeting, 8:30am - Oct 18
Drama's Haunted Theater - Oct 19-20, 26-27
Picture Yourself at the Ranch - Oct 25
ASVAB - Oct 27
Picture Yourself at the Ranch - Nov 1
SAT - Nov 4
Key Club Blood Drive - Nov 8
Picture Yourself at the Ranch - Nov 8
Veterans Day, school closed - Nov 10

Homecoming Pajamas

Oct 2—Homecoming Week kicked off with a PJs dress-up theme. Tues. is blue pride day. Wed. is beach attire (appropriate, please!). Thurs. is class colors day (NPR), and Fri. is flannel day.

Cross Country

Sept 28—Cross Country began its Del Rio League competition Thursday at Legg Lake with the first of three Cluster Meets.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

ER's Parent and Community Outreach Clerk, Betty Martinez, has put together a page of info for parents who wish to get involved in our school's leadership and decision-making.

El Rodeo

Hot off the presses! Read the school newspaper's first issue of the year here.

Rally in Support of DACA

Sept 18—Students and staff held a rally at lunch last week to voice their support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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WASC Parent Meeting

This is an invitation to our next parent WASC meeting on Wednesday, October 18th from 8:30am to 9:30am. Join us for this important meeting that helps validate the integrity of our school’s programs. Parents will provide input in the academic learning at El Rancho High School. This is also a great opportunity to meet with the principal and administrators to share any concerns you have. We will be hosting Coffee with the Principal and have a guest speaker, Ms. Senteno-Tapia who will be sharing strategies that teachers use in the classroom to help students. Hope to see you on Wednesday, October 18th from 8:30am to 9:30am to our next parent WASC meeting.