Sunday, April 13, 2014

Spring 2014

Any afternoon - Lower School Buddies @ 3rd grade center. See Cory Carr for details!

April 22nd - 24th Before and After School - Set up for Special Olympics! Listen and check emails for details by Eva Simmons and Ms. Smith!

Saturday, April 26th - March for Babies 8 AM - 12 noon or 1 PM in Morrisville near RDU airport - We run the Kid's Tent, where we play Corn Hole, color, do chalk art, apply tattoos, and braid hair and paint fingernails!  See Sydney Sweeny (Also Prom day)  Address: 3005 Carrington Mill Blvd #100, Morrisville, NC 27560 and Details:

Wed., April 30th - Spring Banquet and 2013-14 Officer and Project Chair Installation in PA Room for lunch! See Emerson Burkhardt for details, (Water, Soda, Pizza, salad, fruit, cookies for only $4 - or bring your lunch)

Friday, May 2 - Toms Day Without Shoes! Frozen Yogurt at Rhonda's Cafe. $5 for FroYo with topping - 50% to STOP! Hunger Now on May 18 bagging at Sanderson HS

May 3 - Gleaning - POSTPONED!

May 17 - STOP Hunger Now @ Sanderson. 

May 24 - 2:15- 5 PM - Miracle League Baseball Buddies - Cary Field near Cary Town Center - with Davis Teitelbaum's Mudcat team. Here are directions and permission forms, sign up sheet coming soon from coordinator Daniel Strong.

May 31 - Kids Color Run for MADD - 10-2 pm @ Dorthea Dix Park. Volunteers needed for race and fun tents See Sydney Sweeny or Zoe Strafford-Price

Possible Gleaning - May 31  - Meet in the lot at Ravenscroft at 8 AM and return by 2:30 PM.  We can take 14, or 28 (if we get a 2nd bus!) to pick a crop (TBD). Sign up sheet is on bulletin board near US office/math suite. Please bring gloves and $ for Bojangles on the way home! Print out this NEW form for permission. -  see Austin Morin.  

Wednesday, Jun 4 - Red Cross Blood Drive in Black Box Theater - 11 AM - 4 PM - See Alexandra Lee, Abbie Green to donate or Menaka Atree to work in canteen (food and recovery!) Get forms here!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Carolinas Key Club District Convention Report

Fifteen members of the Ravenscroft Key Club attended the Carolinas Key Club District Convention March 21-23. They were accompanied by Highwoods Kiwanis Member Bill Shelton, and his wife Karen, along with club advisor, Mrs. Thrash. At covention, they experienced leadership training, team building and were recognized for awards in service this year.

Cory Carr '16 was elected a Lt. Governor for the Carolinas District. He will go to the International Convention in California summer 2014.

Sarah Lowery '15 retired from Lt. Governor after having led 11 Key Clubs in the district. She and Austin Morin '15 were recently elected Co-Presidents for our club in the 2014-2015 school year.

The following awards were presented to the Ravenscroft Key Club:

  • Second Place District Project Award for the sixth annual gaming tournament for the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Ravenscroft Key Club raised $825, which was second most in the Carolinas district.
  • Outstanding Club Award based on the Annual Achievement Report, placing Ravenscroft in the top 10 clubs in the Carolinas District.
  • Third place in Single Service Award Category for the January Red Cross blood drive.
  • Walter Zeller Fellowship Award for donations to UNICE for the Eliminate Project. Ravenscroft raised over $2,000 over the last three years from Dance Marathon and Trick Or Treats for UNICEF.
  • Third place in the essay competition by Andrew Pruden ‘16 for the topic, “What are the qualities that make a great Key Club Leader?”

Ravenscroft also provided the leadership for the Convention Service Project of decorating 500 bags for the Special Olympics with students from all over North and South Carolina.