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College Visits: Dates and Information (Calendar)
Sam Houston: May 6th for Jrs and Srs
Information on PAST trips:
Saturday, October 6th
Abilene Christian University
Meet at the OLD bus zone at 7:00 am. We will load the bus and away we will go!
The trip is approx 4 hours on the big yellow bus, so bring a pillow and blankie to catch a morning nap.
We will stop for breakfast at about 9:00 am. (We usually stop at McDonald's.) Please bring a little money with you if you plan to eat. This is the ONLY $ you will need for the trip! Everything else is paid for by PAYS. (If you choose not to eat fast food, you are more than welcome to bring some snacks with you from home.)
The day includes:
Lunch at ACU's student cafeteria,The World Famous Bean
Numerous Informational Sessions on Admissions, Financial Aide, Majors, etc.
Dinner on campus (Last year we had burgers and hotdogs while tailgating for the big game. Cross your fingers that they do it this year too!)
ACU vs. Eastern New Mexico University
We will leave the game at half time and head home. Last year we arrived home close to midnight.
If you need additional information on Wildcat Premier Weekend @ ACU, please go to: http://www.acu.edu/admissions/visit/wildcat-premier-weekend.html
Tuesday, Oct. 9th (B day, Seniors)
Monday, Oct. 22nd (A day, Juniors)
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
We will leave for Aggieland @ 8:00am from the old bus zone.
We will return by 7:00pm.
I can't wait for everyone to see my alma mater! (What's an alma mater? Google it! Ha!) We will tour the campus, participate in a small yell practice on Kyle Field, tour the new/updated MSC and eat at Sbisa. Get ready for me to show you every wonderful aspect of the university! Before you leave, you might just bleed maroon! Whoop!
Baylor: Oct. 31st (B day, Seniors) (And, NO, you may not wear a costume!)
Baylor: Nov. 26th (A day, Juniors) PLEASE NOTE: THIS TRIP WAS MOVED FROM THE 13th TO THE 26th ON 10/18
We will meet @ the OLD bus zone @ 8:00am. We will return @ approx 4:30pm.
We will start the day @ the Texas Rangers Museum and the Texas Sports Museum. (Both of them are practically on the Baylor campus. We can walk to the Baylor visitor center from the museums.) Get ready for a fun day in Waco!
UT: Dec. 5th (B day, Seniors)
UT: Dec. 6th (A day, Juniors)
10:00am: Leave from the old bus zone. (Please attend 1st/5th period until 10:00. All teachers will receive an email verifying your release.)
10:45-11:15: Arrive @ campus, unload and walk to Kinsolving Cafeteria
11:30-12:30: Lunch @ Kinsolving
12:45-1:45: Walking tour of UT's campus
2:00-2:45: Admissions session
3:00-4:00: Explore the Blanton Museum
4:30-6:00: Bowling @ the Texas Union
6:15-7:30: Dinner on your own in the Texas Union or Student Center (You will receive $7.00 from me to use as you wish.)
8:00-10:00: Performance of The Scarlet Letter @ Payne Theater (This play is based onThe Scarlet Letterand, put in simplistic terms, is an imagined sequel. It explores the possiblilities of what Hester and Pearl's life would be like after the originalThe Scarlet Letter.)
10:00pm: Load bus and return to RRHS
10:30-10:45: Arrive @ RRHS
Attendees for Wednesday, 12/5
Ali St. John
Attendees for Thursday, 12/6
Jessica Albitz - Sr.
Maia Bowser - Sr.
Meredith Killian - Sr.
Natalie Smith - Sr.
Courtney Thoms - Sr.
Issac Oviedo Torres
UTSA: March 1st (Juniors AND Seniors)
Leave from the old bus zone @ 9:15. Lunch is provided on UTSA's campus. We plan to leave UTSA @ 3:30. We hope to be home around 5:30...it just depends on traffic.
Texas State: March 20th (Srs)
Texas State: March 25th (Jrs)
Leave at 9:15 and back at 4:00