- Principal's Weekly
- Period of November 16 - 29
Posted Friday, November 13, 2020
The Drama Guild is proud to present Suspense – A Radio Play as a live-streamed event on Friday, November 20th. If you like podcasts, radio and murder-mystery stories, then you will enjoy our five, thrilling tales! This production will be FREE and available LIVE at 7:30 pm on the Drama Guild YouTube channel. Just click on the link on November 20th and the Drama Guild will leave you in…suspense!
YouTube - CLICK HERE!
Twitter & Instagram - @RBDramaGuild
Facebook – Roger Bacon High School Music
Website - https://sites.google.com/rogerbacon.org/rogerbaconfinearts
Attention Juniors: This year, we are partnering with Academic Solutions to provide an ACT Prep Class during flex, at no cost to students. Classes will begin in January, and the registration deadline is Tuesday, November 24th. Registration information and practice ACT® results have been mailed to students. To register, click this link https://forms.gle/jXFEbyorr85Fu5vi7 or contact Ms. Julie Vehorn, Director of Academics, at 513-641-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All juniors will take the ACT® at Roger Bacon on February 23rd. This test is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education. Students do not need to register or pay for this test.
Picture retakes will be December 1st during 1st and 2nd Bell.
Retakes are for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors only. Seniors – contact Ms. Krebs if you have questions about retakes. Students and staff who were absent on picture day or wish to have their picture retaken should plan to come to the gymnasium in the Fogarty Center when called on announcements.
If you are a Freshmen, Sophomore, or Junior remote student, you will be getting your pictures done this day. Please arrive at school at 8:15 am. Enter through the front doors; get your temperature checked in the main office, and come to Fogarty Center. We should be able to get you in and out quickly. You will need to makeup assignments from missed classes.
Students who were absent and wish to buy pictures should pick up a retake order form from Ms. Krebs in room 35. You are also able to buy photos at a later time.
- Dress, romper/jumpsuit, or skirt of appropriate length (same expectations as the school skirt) or dress pants
- You are permitted to wear your school skirt or pants as your picture will only be taken from waist up
- No stretch pants, leggings or tight pants or jeans of any kind
- For your top, make sure shoulders are covered and is not low cut, and does not contain words or graphics.
- Dress pants - no jeans or stretch pants
- Collared shirt with tie (jackets are optional). You must wear a tie. If you do not own a tie, please contact Ms. Krebs.
Students should report to the location of the first exam at 7:45 a.m.
Monday, December 21
7:45 - 7:55 - Prayer, Announcements, Attendance
8:00 - 9:30 - English Exam
9:45 - 11:15 - Math Exam
11:45 – 1:00 - English Exam – remote students
1:10 - 2:40 - Math Exam – remote students
Tuesday, December 22
7:45 - 7:55 - Prayer, Announcements, Attendance
8:00 - 9:30 - Science Exam
9:45 - 11:15 - Social Studies Exam
11:30 - 12:45 - Make-up/Conflict Exams
11:45 – 1:00 - Science Exam – remote students
1:10 - 2:40 - Social Studies Exam – remote students
Please note . . .
Behavior Expectations . . .
Knights of Columbus Scholarship. The Ohio Charity Foundation, Inc. and the Ohio Knights of Columbus are pleased to announce that, for the 2020-2021 school year, numerous $1,000 scholarships will once again be made available for Catholic students (grades 9-12) attending Catholic high schools in Ohio. The requirements that will be considered for this scholarship are financial need, GPA of 2.5 or higher, academic awards, community and/or parish involvement, and extracurricular activities. No more than one scholarship per Catholic high school will be awarded. A selection committee representing the Ohio Charity Foundation, Inc. and the Knights of Columbus will make the final selection of the scholarship winners. Applications are available in the Guidance Office and must be submitted by November 25, 2020.
All college representative visits will be held virtually this year. Students can sign up on Naviance to participate in the “visits”. The representatives from the colleges will host a Zoom with interested students. Students on campus will participate during Flex in Room 24 (adhering to room capacity limits) and remote students can join the Zoom session from home. Please contact Ms. Smith (email@example.com) for more information on how to sign up for these sessions.
The remaining colleges/universities are scheduled:
- Canisius College (NY) - November 16th
- Cincinnati State - November 17th
- Walsh University - November 18th
- United States Navy - November 19th
- University of Alabama Huntsville - December 1st
- Northern Kentucky University - December 2nd
- Centre College - December 3rd
- Ashland University - December 7th
- Tiffin University - December 9th
- Eastern Kentucky University - December 10th
We have a bulletin board at the bottom of the Guidance ramp near the FAC to highlight the class of 2021. Seniors can add their names as they submit college applications! See your counselor to add your name!
Our department continues to provide service opportunities for our students via the various monthly projects, with some changes. These projects are communicated via student email and daily school announcements.
For a comprehensive guide to Roger Bacon’s Community Service program click here. You can email our department with any questions at: Outreach@RogerBacon.org
An important part of our safety plan is ensuring that students who are sick are not permitted to come to school. If you are sick, please stay home. Check the temperature of students before leaving home. Students with a temperature of 100.4 degrees of higher should stay at home.
Primary symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, shortness of breath and/or loss of taste/smell. If you have have multiple symptoms or symptoms persist, please consult your family health provider.
Immunization Requirement for Senior Year. Senior students, if you have not received your meningococcal vaccine yet, please make an appointment with your physician. These can also be given at Kroger’s or Walgreens’ clinics. Proof of this vaccine or an updated immunization record should be turned in to the nurse’s office by the end of September. Thank you! If you have any questions, please contact our school nurse, Karin Herold, via email or leave a voice message 513-641-1300, ext 1140.
First Friday Mass.
Mass is at 8:15 am in the Thomas J. Fogarty Center. Parking is available on the plaza directly in front
of school. Pastries and coffee are served after Mass. We usually have
and RB alums, friends and relatives on a regular basis. Contact a
fellow alum and enjoy a morning of prayer and fellowship. Reservations
necessary. The next First Friday Mass is Friday, December 4th.
Alumni Association Meetings. All alums are welcome to come and help support the students at RB.
The next scheduled meeting is Thursday, December 10th at 6:30 pm in the ITC.
Bron Bacevich Memorial Engraved Bricks. Support the Roger Bacon/OLA Alumni Association by purchasing a brick which can be designated for placement in the new stadium. For more information, contact Rick Sollmann at 641-1313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students eligible to attend classes remotely are as follows:
A few key details about our remote learning model for this year includes the following:
In addition, please review the following expectations for student conduct during Zoom sessions:
If you have any questions about remote learning this year, please contact Julie Vehorn, Director of Academics, at email@example.com or 513-641-1300.
All students, faculty, and staff are required to have a face covering.
Dec 02: Sacrament of Reconciliation Services
Dec 04: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in FAC)
Dec 08: All School Mass
Dec 10: Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in ITC)
Dec 14: No School
Dec 17: Christmas Concert (7:30 pm in FAC)
Dec 21-22: 1st Semester Exams
Dec 23-Jan 03: No School - Christmas Break
Jan 08: End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester
Jan 11: PTO Meeting (7:00 pm in ITC)
Jan 18: No School - Martin Luther King Day
Jan 20: Celebration of Success
Jan 28-31: March for Life
Jan 31-Feb 05: Catholic Schools Week
Feb 01: No School - Professional Development
Feb 10: PTO Meeting (7:00 pm in ITC)
Feb 15: No School - Presidents' Day
Feb 17: Mass - Ash Wednesday
Feb 23: ACT (Juniors) / Sophomore Service Day
Feb 26: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 02: College Planning Night
Mar 03: Sacrament of Reconciliation
Mar 08: No School / PTO Meeting (7:00 pm in ITC)
Mar 12: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 18: End of 3rd Quarter
Mar 19: No School - Professional Development
Mar 24: Career Day
Mar 25-28: Spring Musical
Mar 26: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Mar 30-31: Junior "JOY" Retreat
Apr 01-11: No School - Easter Break
Apr 05-13: Assisi Scholar Pilgrimage to Italy
Apr 14: PTO Meeting (7:00 pm in ITC)
Apr 19: Sophomore Retreat Day (Female)
Apr 20: Sophomore Retreat Day (Male)
Apr 22: Band and Choir Concert
Apr 23: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Apr 27: Academic Awards Ceremony
Apr 28: Community Service Awards
Apr 30: No School - Prom / Staff Religious In-Service
May 03-14: AP Testing
May 07: Fine Arts Festival
May 14: Go Local / Michaela Farms
May 16: Senior Showcase
May 19: Spring Concert
May 21: Seniors Last Day of School
May 25-25: Senior Final Exams
May 26: Early Dismissal - Underclass Last Day of Classes
May 27-28: Underclass Final Exams
May 31: No School - Memorial Day
Jun 01: Graduation Practice / End of 4th Quarter / Make-Up Exams
Jun 02: Graduation Mass & Awards
Jun 03: Graduation
Jun 08-10: Kairos