9/17 - Virtual Senior Seminar - College Applications 101
9/27-10/1 - Homecoming Week
9/27 - Jersey Day
9/28 - Neon Day
9/29 - Disney Day
9/30 - Hawaiian Day
10/1 - Class Colors- Seniors: black, Juniors: blue, Sophomores: white, Freshman:grey
10/13 - PSAT (Registration closed on 9/14)
10/18 - Parent/Teacher Conferences & College Fair
10/18-10/22 - No School
10/26 - Parent/Teacher Conferences, RHS College Fair & “Paying for College” PresentationPlease check the RHS calendar for all the details
Families can order yearbooks and senior recognition ads HERE
Recognition ads are due November 26th. Ads placed after that date will NOT be in the yearbook.
Submit Senior Photos by following THESE instructions from the Rogers High School site (found under Families/Senior Photos & Recognition ads)
The RHS site is extremely busy with construction; and, this is happening both outside and inside the building. We appreciate your patience as we work through this project. Please see the progress photos.
ISD 728 PREVENTION & SAFETY: RESOURCES for FAMILIES & PARENTS
Please visit this site which contains family and parent resources to support mental health, social and emotional learning (job preparedness skills), safety, alcohol and substance abuse and more. The information on this page will be updated regularly with new resources, community events relating to these issues and other important information relating to Prevention & Safety.
Sherburne County Substance Use Prevention Coalition
The SUP Coalition is a community-focused coalition comprised of individuals
that reside or work in Sherburne County and are committed to reducing
youth substance use through community collaboration.
Take the time to learn about each app, what's good about them, what's bad and some tips to help you navigate this with your child.
FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE
Sign up for College Visits at RHS
Students in Grades 11-12 are invited to attend college visits in the College & Career Center when local reps visit RHS. Students can sign up HERE to attend a college visit.
September 15, 2021
Bethel University (MN)
September 22, 2021
Drake University (IA)
September 27, 2021
University of Wisconsin-Stout (WI)
Senior Seminars - Fall 2021
Each month we will be hosting a “Senior Seminar” covering different topics related to future planning for parents/guardians of seniors. All sessions will also be recorded and available for viewing after the live virtual or in-person event.
- September 17, 2021 @ 12pm: Virtual “College Applications 101” - Click HERE to join live on 9/17
- October 26, 2021 @ 6pm: In-Person “Paying for College” Presentation - during Parent/Teacher Conferences in the PAC
- November 19, 2021 @ 12pm: Virtual “Skilled Trades & Apprenticeships” - Click HERE to join live on 11/19
COLLEGE & CAREER CORNER
6 Steps to Creating a College List
For most students, choosing a college is the most important decision of their lives thus far. Understandably, making a college list can feel overwhelming given that there are over 4,000 colleges in the US. The best way to approach the list is to thoroughly research the choices and make well-informed decisions. The goal is to cultivate a well-balanced list of 8 to 10 schools.
Ms. Handrick (College & Career Specialist) can work with students to help navigate this process. Below are six steps to get started.
STEP ONE: DO A PRELIMINARY COLLEGE SEARCH
Hop on the Internet. Get familiar with the colleges and universities that are out there. Websites like College Confidential, Big Future, Cappex and MCIS have robust college profiles. Look at colleges that have familiar names, but don't miss out on researching other schools that are lesser known. These schools may be a strong fit for your student, if not better than some well-known ones.
Type in "college" with different words, like "warm weather," "green," "friendliest," "best dorms" or "sports enthusiasts." If the school looks interesting, take a deeper look. Find out more about colleges mentioned by friends, parents, teachers, or coaches. Attend college fairs and meet college reps who visit RHS. Investigate at least three or four colleges that are not familiar to you.
STEP TWO: MAKE A LIST OF WHAT THE COLLEGE MUST HAVE
Write down the top five things a college must have. These are the deal-breakers. If a college doesn't have these five things, cross it off the list. One of those deal-breakers should be the student's major (if they have one). If engineering is a desired career path, it's going to be very hard to explore the possibilities if the school has no resources. Then, make another list of the five things "I wish the college had." This list will help weed down the list, but don't use it to cross off schools yet. There's more research to be done.
STEP THREE: DO IN-DEPTH RESEARCH
Hop online again. Scour the official website of all colleges of interest. Look beyond the obvious facts like campus size, location, courses of study, and degree programs. Investigate campus activities, study-abroad programs, student organizations, special programs, etc. College experiences differ greatly. Have questions and can't find the answers online? Call or email the school. Do not cross off any college because of cost. Many colleges offer financial aid, scholarships, and other help that make them far more affordable than they first appear.
STEP FOUR: GET A SECOND/THIRD/FOURTH/ETC. OPINION
Talk to your counselor. Talk with trusted family, friends, teachers, and mentors. Talk to alumni. On most college websites, you can find information on the alumni association. Be creative. Search the Internet for college-specific phrases in quotes, like, "I graduated from Northeastern," or "Since graduating from FSU." See what former and current students have to say. Check out sites like Unigo and Rate My Professors where the rankings are based on student reviews.
STEP FIVE: VISIT SCHOOLS
If possible, visit at least three schools before senior year starts. The Internet is no substitute for an actual college visit. It's always a good idea to check out colleges in different settings like a major city versus a suburb.
STEP SIX: CREATE A COLLEGE LIST
Begin the senior year with a list of eight to ten colleges of interest. Don't believe only one school in the world is the perfect one. Oftentimes students "compromise" and go to schools that are not their first choice. Many of these students end up absolutely loving that school. Other students attend their "dream" school and then transfer. Reach for dreams while making sure the final college list has one or two schools which a student is almost absolutely certain to be admitted. As importantly, don't put any schools on the list that a student would not be happy attending.
Advanced Placement Exam Registration 2021-2022
UPDATE: The office will assign AP exam fees to students enrolled in an AP course once the Board approves the price increase set by CollegeBoard. Parents may check their student's accounts for the fee(s) to be assigned.
This year’s AP Exams will be from May 2-12, 2022, at Rogers High School. The cost for each exam fee is $61.00. Students must register by October 29, 2021, to avoid incurring an additional $40 late fee. (Except for AP Macroeconomics, which meets only in the spring semester and has a final registration date of February 28, 2022.) Students who register can cancel their exams before February 28, 2022. However, all canceled exams incur a $40 Unused Exam Fee.
There are two steps to complete the AP exam registration:
- Create a College Board account online and enroll in the correct course section. Most students have already completed this step with their teacher.
- Complete the payment by logging into your Infinite Campus Parent Portal using your personal parent email address username and password. Choose Fees to view current year assigned fees, payments, or credits for the student. If you have more than one child in the District, click the Switch Student button to choose a student. Students who receive free or reduced lunch may be eligible for a fee waiver. Contact Jessica Zoubek (email@example.com) for more information.
Both steps must be complete before the deadline.
In January, their case manager will contact students with an IEP or 504 Plan to request any necessary testing accommodations. Contact Anne Bartus (firstname.lastname@example.org), SSD Coordinator, with any questions about accommodations.
Please email the AP Coordinator, Shane Noecker (email@example.com), with questions about registering for an AP exam.
ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS
Fall Sport Pass for Students: RHS students can purchase a Fall Sport Pass for $10. The Sport Pass is valid at regular season home events for Football, Volleyball, Boys and Girls Soccer and Girls Swim. The pass can be purchased at any varsity home game.Sports Physical: Sports physicals are required for students participating in Sports. Sports physicals are current for 3 years from the date of the exam. Your student's sports physical date on record can be verified on the Parent Portal (Student's Name, Health Tab).
Find all RHS Athletic information at GOROGERSROYALS and Twitter @geauxroyals
RHS Math League
Interested in joining Math League? There will be an informational meeting about joining RHS Math Leaugue on Monday, September 27th at 2:15 pm in room C209. Anyone is welcome!
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FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE
2021-2022 MUSICALOur musical for this school year will be Annie, and the curtain rises on November 11-14th. Please email Cyndy Gauthier with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Travel to Panamá in 2022!This is an opportunity for students taking Spanish to explore new cultures and use their language skills! In June of 2022 students from RHS will travel to Panama! Any student in Spanish 1-3 can attend! We will have a virtual informational meeting on Thursday, December 3rd at 7 pm. Please email email@example.com if interested!Gracias,Señora Erin Olson
RHS 2021 Yearbooks! Click here and order from Jostens or go to the Rogers High School website.
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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 the attendance office. Feel free to call, email, or send a note with your student. We will contact you if we have any concerns.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM RHS Parent Teacher Conferences
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM RHS College Fair
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Paying for College Presentation
November 12, 2021
November 18, 2021
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Band Concert
November 25, 2021
November 26, 2021