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Period of June 7 - 20

Weekly Schedule:

7 Monday June
  • No School - Summer Vacation
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
8 Tuesday June
  • No School
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
9 Wednesday June
  • No Classes
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
10 Thursday June
  • No Classes
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
  • Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in ITC)
11 Friday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Closed
12 Saturday June
  • No Activities Scheduled
13 Sunday June
  • No activities scheduled.
14 Monday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
  • Summer School Begins
15 Tuesday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
16 Wednesday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
  • Board of Directors Meeting (4:30 pm in ITC)
17 Thursday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Open 8:00 am - noon
18 Friday June
  • No School - Summer Break
  • Main Office Closed
19 Saturday June
  • No Activities Scheduled
20 Sunday June
  • No Activities Scheduled

Announcements

  • SVDP is collecting clean, gently used RB spirit wear, polos, and skirts to be sold at the annual Thrift Store. Donations may be brought to the Main Office. Clean out your closet, keep clothes out of the landfill, and help your fellow Spartans save money! Money raised from the 2020 Thrift Store was used to provide rent and utility assistance to two families and assemble 40 “Birthday Party Bags” for kids. Stay tuned for more details about the 2021 Pop-up SVDP Thrift Store. For questions or additional information, contact SVDP Faculty Advisor Julie Vehorn at jvehorn@rogerbacon.org.
  • Shaheen’s Uniform Store. Shop early for school uniforms at their annual summer sale to get the best prices of the year! From June 1st to July 3rd, save 10% on all uniform purchases in-store or on-line. Visit the stores in person or go to www.shaheens.com. Use code SAVE10 at checkout. No rainchecks.
  • Forms for school year 2021/22 will be available on SpartanLink on Monday, June 28th. These need to be completed by Monday, August 2nd. Contact the Main Office at 513-641-1300 if there are any questions.
  • iPad pickup will take place in the Information and Technology Center anytime on Monday, August 9th from 3:00 – 6:00 pm or Tuesday, August 10th from 9:00 am to noon. Actual pick-up should take no more than 15 minutes. The following must be accomplished before picking up iPads:
    - School forms for SY 2021/22 are complete.
    - Cafeteria balances are paid in full.
    - Tuition is current.
    - Students need to have their iPad carrying case.
    Contact the Main Office at 513-641-1300 if there are any questions.

2021 Summer Assignments

Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2025)

  • English 9 CP and CC students read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.
  • English 9 Honors students read A Separate Peace by John Knowles.

Incoming Sophomores (Class of 2024)

  • All sophomores have been assigned work on IXL to practice their math skills over the summer. Students were given log in information at the end of the school year by their math teachers, and the work can be accessed at www.ixl.com/signin/rogerbahs. This video contains a tutorial for getting started in IXL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PsuD8X3YOY. For questions, please contact Mr. Neal at bneal@rogerbacon.org.
  • English 10 CP and CC students read Monster by Walter Dean Myers.
  • English 10 Honors students read The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley.
  • AP® Government students read The Declaration of Independence and Second Treaties of Civil Government as Analytical Reading (which will be posted online). Read the two texts and answer the questions/follow directions, including the work on the right side of the text found within the worksheet. Students will also complete a Constitution Scavenger Hunt, which is posted on the website. Students can use the Constitution online http://constitutionus.com/ or buy a pocket constitution at a local book store. Please note that this assignment is due the first day of class.

Incoming Juniors (Class of 2023)

  • All juniors read Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza for their Theology class and complete a summer assignment to be submitted on Turnitin.com. Set up your account at Turnitin.com and use Enrollment Key JrReading and the Class ID 29398103. For questions, please contact Mrs. Romolo at kromolo@rogerbacon.org. The assignment is posted on the website.
  • All juniors have been assigned work on IXL to practice their math skills over the summer. Students were given log in information at the end of the school year by their math teachers, and the work can be accessed at www.ixl.com/signin/rogerbahs. This video contains a tutorial for getting started in IXL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PsuD8X3YOY. For questions, please contact Mr. Neal at bneal@rogerbacon.org.
  • AP® US History and Honors US History students read chapters 1 - 5 in Alan Brinkley, The Unfinished Nation. Students must complete a quiz over each chapter and mail their completed scantron sheets to Dr. Wittekind at Roger Bacon High School by Thursday, August 12. There will be a test covering this material on the second day of school.

Incoming Seniors (Class of 2022)

  • All seniors taking Algebra II, CP Pre-Calculus, and Honors Pre-Calculus have been assigned work on IXL to practice their math skills over the summer. Students were given log in information at the end of the school year by their math teachers, and the work can be accessed at www.ixl.com/signin/rogerbahs. This video contains a tutorial for getting started in IXL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PsuD8X3YOY. For questions, please contact Mr. Neal at bneal@rogerbacon.org.
  • AP® Calculus AB and AP® Statistics students must complete all of the questions on the appropriate packet distributed in class at the end of the school year. Completed packets will be collected the first week of school and will be accompanied by a test on the material included in this packet.
  • AP® Literature students read A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini.
  • AP® Modern World History students read Chapter 13, 14, 15, 18, and 19 in Bentley and Ziegler, Traditions & Encounters. Students must complete a quiz over each chapter and mail their completed scantron sheets to Dr. Wittekind at Roger Bacon High School by Thursday, August 12. There will be a test covering this material on the second day of school.

2021 Summer School Information

Students who fail a core course for the year will be required to make up that credit in summer school. Roger Bacon is providing online summer school for students.

  • Summer school begins June 14th. Students must attend an on campus orientation session on June 14th at 9:00 am. All other work is done online.
  • The cost is $200 per course. The registration fee should be brought to the Main Office. Checks may be made out to "Roger Bacon High School." Please write “Summer School” on the purpose line.
  • Theology recovery credit will be offered through Schoology, taught by a Roger Bacon Theology Department member. Students must work each day, and the course must be finished by June 25th.
  • All other courses will be offered through Apex, taught by online teachers. Course work must be finished before the start of the 2021-22 school year.
  • A Roger Bacon Math Department member will be available for Zoom office hours each day June 14 – July 9 to assist students pursuing recovery credit in math.
  • Students who need to retain their iPads over the summer in order to complete summer school must request this by contacting Mr. Zlatic at pzlatic@rogerbacon.org.

Guidance Department

Looking for summer work? Many local businesses are hiring students for summer jobs. See the employment page on the Guidance Section of our website. https://www.rogerbacon.org/academics/guidance-counseling/employment-opportunities

Fine Arts Department

The Drama Guild is proud to present the shows for the 2021-2022 school year!

  • Fall 2021: Alice in Wonderland
  • Spring 2022: Disney's Newsies

Whether you want to be involved or just want to be in the audience, we look forward to seeing you at the theater!

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Facebook – Roger Bacon High School Fine Arts

Instagram – @RBFineArts; @RBDramaGuild

Twitter – @RBFineArts; @RBDramaGuild; @rb3official

YouTube Channel – CLICK HERE!

Community Outreach

Service Opportunities

Our department continues to provide service opportunities for our students via the various monthly projects. 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

Alumni/ae News

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 40-50 OLA and RB alums, friends and relatives on a regular basis. Contact a fellow alum and enjoy a morning of prayer and fellowship. Reservations are not necessary. The next First Friday Mass will be on Friday, August 6th.

Alumni Association Meetings. All alums are welcome to come and help support the students at RB. The next meeting is Thursday, June 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 rsollmann@rogerbascon.org.

Important Upcoming Dates:

Jun 28-30: Kairos
Aug 9-10: iPad Pick-Up
Aug 12-13: Freshmen Orientation Days
Aug 13: Koinonia (Freshmen Faith & Service Day)
Aug 16-17: Faculty/Staff Professional Development
Aug 18: 1st Day of School
Sep 01: Meet the Teacher Night (Virtual)
Sep 06: No School (Labor Day)
Sep 10: Grandparents' Day
Sep 24: Homecoming
Sep 25: Homecoming Dance
Sep 27: No School (Professional Development)
Sep 28: Financial Aid Night
Oct 04: Feast of St. Francis
Oct 06-08: Kairos
Oct 08: Freshmen Service Day (1/4)
Oct 13: PSAT - Sophomore Assisi Scholars and Juniors Only
Oct 15: End of 1st Quarter
Oct 20: Student/Athlete College Information Night
Oct 22: Freshmen Service Day (1/4)
Oct 24: Open House
Oct 25: No School (Professional Development)
Oct 26: Early Dismissal - Pre-ACT/Practice ACT Testing / Job Shadowing
Nov 01: All Saints Day Mass
Nov 04: Fall Band Concert
Nov 05: Freshmen Service Day (1/4)
Nov10: Veterans' Day Assembly
Nov 11: No School (Veterans' Day)
Nov 12: No School - Professional Development
Nov 19: Freshmen Service Day (1/4)
Nov 19-21: Fall Play
Nov 20: 8th Grade HSPT
Nov 24-29: No School - Thanksgiving Break
Dec 08: Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass
Dec 09-10: Junior "J.O.Y." Retreat
Dec 17: Christmas Assembly / Christmas Concert
Dec 20-21: 1st Semester Exams
Dec 22 - Jan 02: No School - Christmas Break
Jan 07: End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester
Jan 17: No School (Martin Luther King Day)
Jan 20-23: March for Life
Jan 20: Early Dismissal - Sports Stag
Jan 21: No School - Professional Development
Feb 07: No School
Feb 18: No School (Professional Development)
Feb 21: No School (Presidents' Day)
Feb 22: Early Dismissal - ACT (Juniors) IOWA Testing (Freshmen)
Mar 21: No School (Professional Development)
Apr 14-24: No School - Easter Break
Apr 18-26: Assisi Scholar Pilgrimage to Italy
Apr 29: No School - Prom
Apr 30: Evening for Excellence
May 23-24: Senior Exams
May 26-27: Underclass Exams
May 30: No School - Memorial Day
Jun 02: Graduation