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Sacramento City College's West Sacramento Center is offering a free 4-week Summer Freshman Experience for juniors, seniors, and recent grads this summer. The program is designed to improve students' English and Math skills in preparation for college coursework. Completion of the "College Success" program may earn UC and CSU credit. The program runs from July 11 to August 4, 9am to 3:15pm Mondays through Thursdays. Free lunch and field trips are included. Apply by June 1 at www.scc.losrios.edu/westsaccenter/sfe/.
Have you ever wanted to give the commencement speech for your graduation? Or sing an inspirational song? Well here is your chance.
Who: Anyone in the graduating class of 2016 for River City High School
When: May 17, 2016 3:30 until finished
Where: Room 301 in C building
What: Come prepared with a typed version of your speech or lyric to your song. Speech should not be longer than 3 minutes when spoken. Be original and interesting. Speech must be turned in ahead of time to turnitin.com.
The class is called Commencement Speech Class of 2016.
Class ID: 7832776
Enrollment password: 2014
Why: You have something to say that will be inspirational to your fellow classmates and graduation audience.
How: Sign up with Ms. Leifson by May 16, 2016 in room 301.On May 17th come to room 301 prepared to give your speech or sing to the panel. You will receive feedback and then you be notified the next day if you have won a spot.
Attention: We are also looking for the seniors who will say welcome in foreign languages at the beginning of the ceremony. If you speak a foreign language and would like to say “welcome” sign up with Leifson in room 301.
Congratulations RCHS Swim Team and Coaches: Ryan Mosely, Jennifer Alander, Kurt Riddell
On Tuesday, April 26th, senior Austin Roberts pitched a complete-game no-hit shutout in a 6-0 win over Inderkum High School at RCHS’s Baseball field, throwing a total of 97 pitches with two walks, one hit batter and did not allow a runner to reach second base.
According to varsity baseball coach Clint Brill, it is only the fourth no-hitter thrown in the history of River City/Marshal High School varsity baseball. The others pitchers being, Robert Dodd, David Trussell, and Lorenzo Pineda.
“It is an awesome feet that Austin and the team accomplished. Memory of a lifetime,” said Brill.
River City jumped to a three run lead in the first inning and added two more runs in the second. The sixth run was tacked on in the bottom of the sixth when the no-hitter was starting to seem like a real possibility.
Junior catcher Kamron Johnston, who called the whole game from behind the plate, said, “I wasn’t really thinking about it, I was just focused in the moment.”
Coincidentally, a twelve year old Johnston was playing third base when Roberts threw a perfect game in West Sacramento Little League.
Most of the pitches Roberts was throwing were fastballs and sliders and he recorded eleven strike outs in 7 innings. He struck out the side in the fourth, retiring their 3, 4 and 5 hitters.
Every no-hitter has important defensive plays that save the pitcher’s effort. Johnston made a great play on a bunt down the first base line to throw Inderkum’s fastest runner out by a step.
Junior second basemen Sebastian Salazar made a big league play on a ball hit sharply in the 3-4 hole. Salazar scooped it up and just had enough time for a glove flip to senior first basemen Austin Jacobs, getting a big out in the 3rd inning.
Along with their strong defense, Roberts was able to help the team with his bat as well. He went 2-4 with two big hits to left field, knocking in 3 RBI’s. Roberts is batting .577 (15-26) over his last 8 games, with 12 RBI's.
Other notable hitters in the game were senior Ryan Walstad who went 2-2, with 2 walks, a double, a triple, and 3 runs scored. Walstad has been on a hot streak, notching his 9th straight multi-hit game batting .576 (19-33) during this stretch, with 15 runs scored. Remarkably, he has reached base safely in all of River City's 18 games, has scored at least one run in 17 games, and has hit safely in 16 games.
Roberts’s no-hitter and the league victory against Inderkum comes at a critical moment in the season as the Raiders are competing for a spot in the post season playoffs. It was a signature moment for Roberts whose historic career for River City is nearing its end and he moves on to pitch at Sac State on a scholarship next year.
“Thanks to my teammates and to Kameron for calling a great game. And thanks to my coaches for leaving me in the game,” said Roberts.
The City of West Sacramento is offering a paid student summer internship program to provide students with practical work experience related to their academic major. High school juniors and seniors at least 16 years of age are welcome, along with incoming college students, current college students, and students pursuing graduate degrees.
The eight-week internship gives students positive examples of public service, hands on experience, and insights into how city governments are run.
To apply, click on this link. The CalOpps on-line application is considered an official City application. You may also submit a completed application package to the Human Resources Division. This recruitment will close upon receipt of 75 applications PER department/division or 5:00 p.m., May 8, 2016, whichever occurs first. This recruitment may close without notice. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Human Resources Division at (916) 617-4567.
Attention Seniors - Senior trip has been paid for. Unfortunately, River City cannot approve cancellation refunds. See the USA Travel Registration Contract below