Principal's Weekly

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Weekly Schedule

Monday Feb 04 Regular Schedule
Service Opportunities: Archbishop Leibold Home
Varsity Girls Basketball @ Seton
Tuesday Feb 05 Regular Schedule
Varsity Bowling vs Alter @ Poelking Lanes Woodman 
Wednesday Feb 06 Modified Block Schedule 
National Signing Day
Talent Show Finals

Varsity Bowling vs Fenwick @ Eastern Lanes
Varsity Girls Basketball vs Badin
Thursday Feb 07 Modified Block Schedule 
College Visit:  Morehead State University
Varsity Bowling vs Purcell @ Colerain Bowl
Friday Feb 08 Regular Schedule 
RB Spirit Wear Dress-Down Day (KIVA microloans)
Varsity Swimming (Sectionals) @ St. Xavier 
Varsity Boys Basketball @ Purcell
Saturday Feb 09 Varsity Girls Basketball vs Taft (Senior Night
Sunday Feb 10 No Activities Scheduled

Announcements

  • Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is due to the Business Office by Monday, February 4th.  Contact the Business Office if you have not received it. BE A SPARTAN!

  • We are collecting food and personal care items to support the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.  Bring needed items to your Flex period by Wednesday, February 6th.  Most needed items include the following: canned protein (such as tuna or chicken); peanut butter; cereal; tomato products; meals-in-a-can (such as ravioli, beef stew, etc.); canned fruit, bars of soap; shampoo/conditioner; toothbrushes; toothpaste; deodorant, and toilet paper.  Thank you for your generosity!!
     
  • National Signing Day. The winter signing ceremony will take place on Wednesday, February 6th at 12:50 pm in the Fine Arts Center. The ceremony will be held before the Talent Show finals. Parents, family members and coaches are invited to attend. They should arrive no later than 12:30 pm to accommodate seating. Following the signing ceremony, refreshments and photo opportunities will take place in the Information and Technology Center. 

  • Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, February 14th from 3:00 - 8:00 pm.  All parents are encouraged to arrange times to meet with as many of your student's teachers as possible.  Parents may begin scheduling conferences on Wednesday, February 6th.  Scheduling can be accomplished on the school website (preferred method) or by calling the main office.  If you schedule online through the website, log onto your SpartanLink account and click on the Resources button on the button bar across the top of the page.  Then click on the Parent-Teacher icon on that page.

  • Drivers Education classes start on Monday, February 11th. Information is available in the main office. Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays for 4 weeks. 

  • The Chamber Choir will sing the National Anthem at the Cincinnati Cyclones game on Wednesday, February 13th.  Tickets for the game are being sold as a fund raiser for the Chamber Choir.  Tickets are $15 and the seats are in as large section so we are looking to have a great turn-out from the Roger Bacon community.  If you would like to purchase tickets, please email Ms. Catie Murray at cmurray@rogerbacon.org and indicate how many you would like to purchase.  They can be paid for in cash or check (made out to Roger Bacon HS).  Tickets will be hand delivered to you prior to the game.   If you have never been to a Cyclones game, they are a  lot of fun - hope you consider bringing your whole family!!         

  • Did you know you can help raise funds for RB Athletics every time you use your Kroger Plus card? Please take 5 minutes of your time and sign up to benefit our student athletes! Follow these simple instructions at https://rogerbaconspartans.org/kroger-community-rewards/

From the Drama Guild

  • Get ready for Godspell! Tickets will go on sale March 1st. Keep updated with all the production on the Drama Guild's website - https://sites.google.com/site/rbdramaguild/ 

  • Rehearsal Schedule - Week of February 4th
    - Tuesday, February 5th:  3:15 - 5:30 pm - Choreo - Act I - D
    - Wednesday, February 6th:  3:15 - 5:30 pm - Act I - C/D
    -Thursday, February 7th:  3:15 - 5:30 pm - Act I - E/F + Vocals
    -Saturday, February 9th: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - All Cast - Choreography/Vocals

From the Guidance Office

  • The Cincinnati Area Spring College Fair will be Tuesday, March 26th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at the Cintas Center on the campus of Xavier University.  More than 140 colleges and universities will be in attendance.  Additional information is available at https://xavier.edu/spring-college-fair.

  • Seniors
    • Keep checking the website for scholarships!  We just added two this week:
      • The Greenhills Forest Park Kiwanis Scholarship is available to any senior who lives in the Winton Woods school district.
      • The St. Bernard Women's Club Scholarship is open to anyone who lives in St. Bernard.
        Applications are in the file cabinet in the Guidance office.  Pick one up if you qualify!
    • U.C. Blue Ash is hosting two Open House events: Thursday, February 28th from 6:00 - 8:30 pm and Saturday, April 6th from 1:00 - 3:30 pm. Seniors who attend can apply to U.C. Blue Ash free while they are there. It is a great opportunity to learn about their Honors Program, take a campus tour, and meet with with representatives from degree and certificate programs. Register at ucblueash.edu/openhouse.
    • Remember to bring in all of the scholarships you have been offered!  We will announce all of the scholarships at the Graduation Awards Ceremony. 

  • Juniors. You will be taking the ACT here on Tuesday, March 12th. This test is free and you do not have to register for it. Scores from this test may be sent to colleges as well. You will be doing some prep work for the test in your classes during third quarter. 

  • Freshmen and Sophomore Girls.  The Our Lady of Angels Scholarship is now available to freshmen and sophomore girls.  The applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be returned by March 4th.         

  • Fredericks Landscaping is hiring for the grass, maintenance, and landscape divisions for the 2019 season. Apply in person at 301 South Cooper Road, Lockland, 45215 or call 821-9407.

  • The Cincinnati Zoo is hiring for the Fall and Winter seasons. After school and weekend hours available. Call David Kunkemoeller at 513-601-3939 if you are interested.

Attention Veterans and Families of Veterans

We are looking for information on graduates from either Roger Bacon or Our Lady of Angels who have served in the military after World War II. If you are or know someone who has served, would you please provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Graduation Year
  • Branch of Service
  • Years of Service (i.e., 1975 - 1980)

We are recognizing our veterans and current servicemen and women in our Honors Hallway and sincerely appreciate your assistance in identifying all our alum who have or are serving in our armed forces. Please send the information to Principal Steve Schad at sschad@rogerbacon.org . Thank you very much!

Important Upcoming Dates:

Feb 12: PTO Meeting
Feb 13: Alumni Association Meeting
Feb 14: Early Dismissal - Parent/Teacher Conferences
Feb 15: No School - Staff Professional Development
Feb 18: No School - Presidents' Day
Feb 20: Board of Directors Meeting (4:30 pm in ITC)
Mar 01: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in FAC)
                Sophomore Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 06: All School Mass - Ash Wednesday
Mar 11: No School - Staff Professional Development
Mar 12: ACT - Junior Class
                PTO Meeting
Mar 14: Concert (7:30 pm in FAC)
                Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in ITC)
Mar 15: Sophomore Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 18 - 22: Assisi Scholars Capstone Presentations
Mar 20: Career Day
Mar 22: End of 3rd Quarter
Mar 29: Sophomore Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 29 - 30: Shantytown
Apr 02: Sophomore Retreat Day - Girls
Apr 03: Sophomore Retreat Day - Boys
Apr 04 - 07: Spring Musical
Apr 05: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in ITC)
               Sophomore Service Day (1/4 class)
Apr 08: No School - Staff Professional Development Day
Apr 09: PTO Meeting
Apr 10: Lenten Reconciliation
Apr 11: Alumni Association Meeting
               Catholic Schools Banquet
Apr 12: No School - Prom
Apr 13: Alumni Awards Dinner
Apr 17: Senior Showcase
               Board of Directors Meeting (4:30 pm in ITC)
Apr 18 - 28: No School - Easter Break
May 03: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in ITC)
                Fine Arts Festival
May 06: AP Testing - U.S. Government
May 07: AP Testing - Physics I
May 08: AP Testing - English Literature & Composition
                 Womans' Hall of Fame Dinner (FAC)
May 09: Academic Awards Ceremony
                AP Testing - Chemistry / Psychology
May 10: AP Testing - U.S. History / Physics II
May 13: All School Mass
May 14: AP Testing - Calculus
May 15: AP Testing - English Language & Composition / Macroeconomics
                Spring Concert
                Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in ITC)
May 16: Service Awards Ceremony
                 AP Testing - Statistics
                 Senior Lock-In
May 17: Seniors Last Day / Senior Assembly
May 20 - 21: Senior Exams
May 22: Music Awards (FAC)
May 24: Early Dismissal - Underclass Last Day of Classes
May 27: No School - Memorial Day
May 28 - 29: Underclass Exams
May 30: End of 4th Quarter
                Underclass Make-up Exams
May 31: Graduation
Jun 04 - 06: Kairos
Jun 07: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in FAC)
Jun 08: ACT
Jun 19: Board of Directors Meeting (4:30 pm in ITC)
Jul 13 - 28: School Closed for Maintenance
Aug 04 - 11: New Orleans Mission Trip