NO SCHOOL Friday, March 27th Teacher Workshop Day
3/05/20 - Junior Job Shadow & Freshman Reality Check Activity (more info to follow)
3/05/20 - Parent Teacher Conference, 4-7pm
3/18/20 - Local Scholarship Due at 12pm
3/24/20 - Grade 11 - Official ACT Test, Grade 9 & 12 - Digital Day, Grade 10 - Pre-ACT and College Visits (more info to follow)
3/31/20 - 4/2/20 - MCA Reading test
4/16/20 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7pm
4/20/20 to 4/21/20 - MCA Math test
Class of 2020 Yearbooks - SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED!!
Get one before they're GONE!!!! 2020 RHS yearbook: www.jostensyearbooks.com order NOW!!
Going forward there will be NO student parking at the RAC (Rogers Ice Arena). Please park in the designated student lots. These include the RHS main lot, the Performing Arts Center lot, and the designated student areas within the Rogers Middle School parking lot.
Did you know?
What you can do:
- Absences can be a sign that a student is losing interest in school, struggling with school work, dealing with a bully or facing some other potentially serious difficulty.
- By 9th grade, regular and high attendance is a better predictor of graduation rates than 8th grade test scores.
- Missing 10%, or about 18 days, of the school year can drastically affect a students academic success.
- After missing 10 days of school, due to illness, a mandatory medical letter is required to send home.
- Attendance is an important life skill that will help your child graduate from college and keep a job.
- Daily routines, such as finishing homework, and getting a good night's sleep.
- Try not to schedule medical, dental, or other appointments during a school day. Wait for the days off of school or after.
- Don't let your child stay home unless truly sick. Complaints of a headache or stomach ache may be signs of anxiety.
- Communicate with the school.
- Be truthful on why your child is missing any school. We can help find patterns, and get them resolved if needed.
We’re in the middle of flu season and we’re also tracking available information about the emerging and quickly spreading coronavirus.
At ISD 728, we follow guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health. The available information about coronavirus suggests a low immediate health risk for the general public and the guidance at this point is to take the same precautions recommended for avoiding colds and flu.
Minnesota Department of Health advises people to:
- Stay home when they are sick
- Cover their cough
- Practice good hand washing
We reinforce these practices at school - for our students and staff - and invite you to do the same with students at home. If you have questions, feel free to contact your school health office.
COLLEGE AND CAREER
9th Grade Students Reality Check - March 5th
The Wings Financial Foundation will be hosting a Reality Fair for 9th grade students on Thursday March 5th. The Reality Fair will provide a “real life” simulation for high school students to practice budgeting and make financial choices based on their life scenario. The students will be given a life scenario and training prior to the simulation. The day of the simulation, students will visit different merchants such as housing, grocery, childcare, etc. and will make financial choices for their “life”. This is a hands-on experience for students that will engage them in the budgeting and financial decision-making process.
11th Grade Students Junior Job Shadow Day - March 5th
In an effort to provide every 11th grade student with an opportunity to explore a career interest, all RHS juniors will be required to participate in a job shadowing activity. Eleventh grade students will not be attending school on this day. They will report directly to their job shadowing experience(s).
There are many testing opportunities at Rogers High School. Some are required, while others are optional. Please use the links below to learn more about the different exams, resources and registration information.
All Juniors will be taking the ACT for FREE on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and are automatically registered for the test by the school district. No online registration for this test date. Click here for further information on additional ACT testing opportunities. See ACT website for registration deadlines.
PreACT (Sophomores Only)
On March 24, 2020, 10th grade students will have a Digital Learning Day. One of their options will be to take the PreACT exam at Rogers High School for a fee. Click here for further information.
Advanced Placement Exams 2019-2020
Below are the dates for AP Exams. Each AP Exam is given only once, so students need to make sure they put exam dates on their calendars. Please contact Shane Noecker at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about exam dates or registration. The absolute final day to make changes to exam registrations for courses that meet during first semester is November 8 at 12 p.m., after which there is a $40 change/late fee.
AP Proctors Needed!
Proctors are needed for this year’s Advanced Placement Exams, which will be administered May 4-15. If you are a responsible adult—and not also a high school student—you are qualified to proctor the AP Exam. Duties include reading instructions, supervising the exam, and maintaining the security of testing materials. Proctors are compensated by the hour. Parents are encouraged to apply, though proctors cannot supervise testing rooms where a relative is testing. The AP proctor position will be posted to the ISD 728 website in February and interviews will be conducted in March. If you are interested in proctoring, please email Shane Noecker (email@example.com).
Date Exam Start Time AP Exam Monday, May 4 7:30 AM AP US Govt. & Politics Tuesday, May 5 7:30 AM AP Calculus AB & BC Tuesday, May 5 11:30 AM AP Human Geography Wednesday, May 6 7:30 AM AP English Lit & Comp (Gr 12) Thursday, May 7 7:30 AM AP Chemistry Thursday, May 7 11:30 AM AP Physics Friday, May 8 7:30 AM AP US History Friday, May 8 11:30 AM AP Computer Science A Monday, May 11 7:30 AM AP Biology Wednesday, May 13 7:30 AM AP English Lang & Comp (Gr 11) Thursday, May 14 7:30 AM AP World History Thursday, May 14 11:30 AM AP Macroeconomics Friday, May 15 11:30 AM AP Statistics
DEADLINE to APPLY: March 18, 2020
Any RHS senior planning to attend a technical, community or four year college should apply for the local scholarships which were distributed to seniors in their Primetime on Wednesday, February 26.
(Full-time PSEO students will receive their packet through the mail.)
ALL applications and essays required for local scholarships are due at Noon on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. NO EXCEPTIONS!
You can also find information about other scholarships on the Counseling page of the RHS website.
ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS
PROM 2020 *TICKET SALES start MARCH 16th*
This year the theme is Purple Rain inspired by Prince. The Prom Committee has been busy working on decorations to match the theme, as well as menu planning to make this an event to remember!
All prom events will be held at the McNamara Alumni Center this year. We are excited to add the Red Carpet Welcome to our event! Students will be welcomed to the McNamara Alumni Center by entering the venue like a Hollywood superstar. Students will even have paparazzi taking pictures and greeting them at the event. The dinner and dance will follow this red carpet welcome.
Tickets will be on sale from March 16th - 27th for $80 per ticket. We encourage students to purchase tickets within this time frame to help us plan accordingly. The price will increase to $85 per ticket from March 28th - April 3rd. Tickets sales will shut down on April 4th so the Prom Committee has time to submit a final count to the venue.
Timeline of Events:
6:00 p.m. Red Carpet Welcome!!
7:00 p.m. Dinner is served
8:00 p.m. Dance Begins
NO ENTRANCE AFTER 8:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. Dance Ends
Register Online Today for Spring Sports!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
All students participating in sports require a sports physical on file. Updated physicals are required every 3 years or as stated by physician. Physicals must be current for the entire season. Your student’s physical date on record can be verified in Parent Portal (under student’s name, health tab).Spring Sports Informational Meetings:Boys Tennis: 3/5/20 - 7:15 pm - B107Boys Golf: 3/5/20 - 7:15 pm - Media CenterGirls Golf: 3/5/20 - 6:45 pm - C101Registration should be done at least one week before sports begin.Spring Sports Start Dates:03/09/20 Softball03/09/20 Track & Field03/09/20 Baseball (Arm Care Conditioning)03/16/20 Boys & Girls Golf03/23/20 Boys Tennis03/30/20 Boys & Girls Lacrosse
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH
Rogers Dance TeamCongratulations to freshmen Carly Reiland and Ashley Schommer on being selected to the All-State dance team. Carly represents RDT in Jazz and Ashley represents us in Kick.The All-State Dance Performance will take place at 6:30pm, March 7th at Eastview HS showcasing top dancers from across the state!
CONGRATULATIONS to RHS Wrestling!!!
Northwest Suburban Conference Champs
CHECK IT OUT!
RHS Dinner of the Month
Late getting home from work? Kids have after school activities? No time to cook dinner? No problem! Grab dinner and go while supporting Rogers High School. The 2nd Monday of every month visit a different local restaurant, and proceeds will go directly back to RHS. Make sure you mention the promotion.
*Papa Murphy’s (Rogers location)
- Monday, March 9th– Sunday March 15th… that’s correct, a full week!
- 25% of proceeds go back to RHS
- Walk in, call in, or order online with the code “support”
RHS Spring 3-Act Play
Upcoming Show Dates are: April 30th, May 1st, 2nd & 3rd!!!! You don't want to miss it!!
RHS Parent Education Seminars
Jennifer Knapp from Rise Therapy, MS, LMFT, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, is again hosting Parent Eucation Seminars at Rogers High School in the Media Center. Jennifer creates opportunities for parents to learn how to talk with their adolescents about difficult and important topics. The interactive seminars are typically held on the 2nd Thursday of each month. These are applicable for middle and high school parents.
This month's seminar will be on MARCH 12, 2020 - DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW We will get the facts on legal and illegal drugs and discuss ways to help kids understand what’s true about how these substances impact them. We will explore myths that surround alcohol, marijuana and vaping and how it impacts a developing brain. This conversation will focus on going beyond the “Just Say No” and get into specifics about how to help our kids say no and explore local community resources regarding abstaining from use. We will get the facts about the drugs in our community and talk about what to do if drugs are an issue in your family.
General Line: 763-274-3140
Attendance Line: 763-241-3555
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At Rogers High School we educate, inspire and empower through developing positive relationships, pursuing excellence, seeking diversity, and building futures.
Our 7 Core Values
We BELIEVE that...
1 ALL people have value. 2 Valuing and respecting differences strengthens the individual and the community. 3 People thrive when they feel connected, supported and affirmed. 4 Everyone can learn. 5 Hope inspires and empowers. 6 Lifelong learning is essential for personal growth. 7 Change is an opportunity for growth.
If you know your students upcoming appointments, vacations, sporting events, or other special events, please inform Veronica Donatelle in attendance. Feel free to call, email, or send a note with your student. We will contact you if we have any concerns.
Attendance Line: 763.255.3555
Attendance Administrative Assistant
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CANCELED - Family Fun Fest (FFF) RHS 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Grab 'N Go Pick up
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM AVID Senior Send Off
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Grab 'N Go Pick up
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Grab 'N Go Pick up
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Grab 'N Go Pick up
Calling All Volunteers!
At RHS we have a variety of ways you can get involved.
- Supervise Lunches 10:40am-12:30pm
- This can be customized to your schedule. Help out daily, weekly or monthly
- Field Trip Chaperones
- Prom (April 18)
- Awards Night (May 4)
- RHS Family Fun Fest (May 16)
- We need A LOT of volunteers!
- Other: Contact me when help is needed
If interested in volunteering your time, please email Quinn Stull at firstname.lastname@example.org. The students and staff at RHS would greatly appreciate any help you can provide.