Principal's Weekly

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Weekly Schedule

Monday Jan 21 No School - Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday Jan 22 Regular Schedule
College Visit - U.S. Navy (Flex)
Service Opportunity:  Writing Hope
Varsity Boys Basketball vs Wyoming
Varsity Bowling vs Chaminade Julienne @ Poelking Lanes Wilmington
Varsity Swimming (Senior Night) vs Badin/Purcell @ St. Bernard 
Wednesday Jan 23 Modified Block Schedule
Service Opportunity:  SVdP Pantry @ St. Clement
Varsity Boys Bowling vs Elder @ Western Bowl
Varsity Girls Bowling vs Seton @ Western Bowl
Thursday Jan 24 Modified Block Schedule
Celebration of Success
Varsity Bowling vs Badin @ Northwest Lanes
Varsity Wrestling vs Fenwick/NCH @ North College Hill
Friday Jan 25 Varsity Boys Basketball vs Alter
Saturday Jan 26 No Activities Scheduled
Sunday Jan 27 Varsity Bowling (GCL Coed Tournament) @ Northwest Lanes
Varsity Swimming (GCL Coed Championships) @ St. Xavier

Announcements 

  • Registration information is out for the 2019-2020 school year.  Contact the Business Office if you have not received it.  BE A SPARTAN!  

  • We are very excited to announce a special RB180 on Friday, January 25th (for guys). Student/athletes from Xavier University will be coming to campus both days to have a Q&A session about faith, sports, college athletics, and life on campus. Each Xavier student will give a brief bio and then we will open the floor for questions. If you are interested in discussing the intersection of faith and sports, or you aspire to play sports at the next level, or just want a break from the daily routine, be sure to join us for this special event. 

  • “RB’s Got Talent” 2019. Our opening round has been completed and teams have been determined!  The next round continues with Show Night on Tuesday, January 29th at 7:30 pm. It is a free event and will feature acts from all members of the teams and their coaches. Come root on your favorite performer and coach and help vote the best acts into the finale.  

  • Catholic Schools Week starts on Sunday, January 27th and runs through Friday, February 1st.  Events are as follows:
    • Sunday, January 27th
      • Wear RB spirit wear to mass/services
    • Monday, January 28th
      • Teleconference with Archbishop Schnurr  
      • Franciscan Assembly
      • "Brown Out" Dress-Down Day
      • Brown and White Award
    • Tuesday, January 29th
      • Mass at the Cathedral
      • Free lunch for students
      • Thank you cards to favorite Catholic elementary school teacher
      • Talent Show Night
    • Wednesday, January 30th
      • All School Mass (Dress-Up Day)
      • Teacher Recognition
      • Free lunch to staff
    • Thursday, January 31st
      • Trivia Game
    • Friday, February 1st
      • RB Spirit Dress-Down Day (raise money for KIVA microloans)
      • SVdP Basketball Tournament

  • The SVDP Basketball Tournament is on Friday, February 1st. Bring in donations of food, personal care items, or money to help your favorite team get an advantage. Stay tuned for more information about signing up to play. See Trent Walker or Ms. Vehorn with any questions.

  • Drivers Education classes start on Monday, February 1st.  Information is available in the main office.  Classes will be Mondays and Wednesdays for 4 weeks.

  • 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! The Drama Guild's Cast and Crew has been chosen and rehearsals will be underway this week.
    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 January 21st
    Tuesday, January 22nd - 3:15  - 5:30 pm - All Cast & Crew - Vocals   
    Wednesday, January 23rd - 3:15 - 5:30 pm - Act I-A
    Thursday, January 24th - 3:15 - 5:30 pm - Music Room - Vocals

From the Guidance Office

  • Seniors 
    • College admissions decisions are going out now! Please let us know where you have been accepted by signing the book in the guidance office. 

    • Now it is time to work on paying for college! Several scholarships are listed on the Guidance web page. The list will be updated weekly, so make sure you check it regularly through the next few months. You should submit your FAFSA if you have not done so already. The link to the PowerPoint from the Financial Aid Night presentation is listed on the Guidance page.

    • We want to know about ALL of the scholarships you have been offered! As you receive offers, please bring a copy of the award letter to the guidance office. We will announce all of the scholarships each senior has been offered at the Graduation Awards Ceremony in May. 

  • 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. 

  • Cincinnati State is holding a Parent and Student Night on Thursday, January 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Registration starts at 5:00 pm. Why attend Parent and Student Night?
    -  Meet with faculty members to talk about majors and programs
    -  Learn about financial aid, scholarships, and the admissions process
    -  Discuss career opportunities and our award-winning co-op program
    -  Learn about Student Support Services, including advising, the Honors Program, Disability Services, student activities, and more.
    -  Fill out an admission application with our assistance

  • Swimsafe Pools will visit during lunch on January 25th with summer employment opportunities for Roger Bacon students.

  • 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:

Jan 27 - Feb 02: Catholic Schools Week
Jan 29: Talent Show
Jan 30: All School Mass - Catholic Schools Week
Jan 30 - Feb 01: Kairos
Feb 01: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in FAC)
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: Graduation Mass/Awards Ceremony
                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