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Week of August 28th

Weekly Schedule:

28 Monday August
  • Girls Volleyball home vs. Mason High School 6:30pm
  • Girls Golf vs. Lakota East High School @ Meadowlinks 4:15pm
29 Tuesday August
  • Girls Soccer vs. Seven Hills High School @ The Bron 5pm
  • Boys Soccer vs. Seven Hills High School @ The Bron 7pm
  • Tennis vs. Summit Country Day @ Ross Park 4pm
30 Wednesday August
  • Boys Golf vs. Reading @ Glenview 5pm
31 Thursday August
  • Girls Volleyball @ Purcell Marian High School 6:30pm
  • Boys Soccer vs. Badin High School @ The Bron 7pm
  • Boys Golf vs. Cincinnati Christian @ Glenview Golf Course 4:15pm
  • Tennis vs. Cincinnati Country Day @ Ross Park 4pm
  • Opening school Mass
1 Friday September
  • Football vs. Hughes High School @ The Bron 7pm
2 Saturday September
  • Cross Country Lebanon Invitational: Girls 8am, Boys 8:40am
  • Girls Soccer @ McNicholas High School 11:45am
3 Sunday September
  • No Activities Scheduled


  • Student Dropoff- Please drop off students in the front of school. When exiting the front circle, please do not turn left. Please do not drop off students in the side or back parking lots.
  • Biggby Coffee is looking for students to help in the morning at Roger Bacon. Must be 16 years old. This is a paid position. Please see Mr. Todd Reibling (Biggby owner) at the coffee station in the cafeteria, if interested.
  • The Thrift Store will be available for students Aug. 28th in the FAC, before school, starting at 7:10am, during Flex, and immediately after school. There is a limit of two items per student. We accept cash or checks for payment.
  • Elevator Use - available for students who are not able to utilize the building stairs. Access will be granted through student IDs. Please contact Mr. Butler or Mr. Zlatic for assistance if you misplace or forget your student ID. You may stop into the ITC for temporary access to the elevators.
  • Student Services:
    • All juniors & seniors have been invited via email to create an account on Scoir. Students have to invite parents/guardians to create a parent/guardian account. Seniors are required to use Scoir to request letters of recommendation from faculty and to request the sending of academic transcripts to colleges. Juniors & seniors will use Scoir to register for college representative visits to Roger Bacon.
    • Upcoming college visits to Roger Bacon- All visits take place during Flex:
      • Fri Sep 8th
        Denison University
        Mon Sep 11th

        Bowling Green State University (Main Campus)
        Tue Sep 12th

        Ohio Dominican University
        Wed Sep 13th

        Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
        Thu Sep 14th

        Miami University (Oxford)
  • Companions on a Journey will be offering a Grief & Loss group starting September 14th. It will run the 2nd Thursday of every month from 9:30am-10:15am. Parents/guardians need to complete a brief consent form here:
  • The Roger Bacon ASL Club is currently accepting new members. Come learn about American Sign Language with fellow students. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Meetings are every Wednesday after school from 3:00-3:45 in room 30 with the first meeting on August 30th. Snacks are provided and all are welcome. Please see Mr. Cole in room 30 with any questions.
  • Flex Masses for Team Sports Fall Season
    -Sept 5th
    Boys Soccer and Golf
    -Sept 18th
    Girls Volleyball
    -Sept 27th
    Cross Country and Cheer
    -Oct 10th
    Girls Soccer
  • Girls Basketball: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to a meeting Monday, August 28th @ 7:15am in Mr. Wiegand’s classroom. This meeting is mandatory if you plan on trying out for basketball this year. Contact Coach Finn or Coach Wiegand if you have any questions.
  • The Roger Bacon Underwater Hockey Team is presently accepting new team members for the 2023-2024 school year for all grade levels. Students need to be able to swim, but they do not have to be an exceptional swimmer to play underwater hockey.
    Any student who is interested in playing underwater hockey for Roger Bacon is encouraged to speak to the team’s coach, Dr. Wittekind, in Room 33 either before or after school or email him at . If parents or guardians have any questions, they may also email Dr. Wittekind.
  • Mark your calendars for the PTO meetings this school year:
    - Tuesday, September 12th
    - Tuesday, October 10th
    - Tuesday, November 14th
    - Wednesday, January 10th
    - Tuesday, February 13th
    - Tuesday, March 12th
    - Wednesday, April 10th
    - Wednesday, May 1st

Community Outreach

Senior Service Experience

Class of 2024 (rising juniors) need to understand the requirements and expectations for their senior service experience. It may seem overwhelming. Community Outreach has created video to help educate and inform you of importance aspects of the Senior Service Experience. Start by watching the YouTube video that walks you through many details, from ideas to registration: Then, consult the “Frequently Asked Questions” sheet to provide quick answers to typical questions. Everything you need is located in the 2023-2024 Senior Service Packet.

Community Service Opportunities. For a comprehensive guide to Roger Bacon’s Community Service program click here. You can email our department with any questions at:

Kroger Card

Please consider adding Roger Bacon Athletics to your Kroger Plus Card for their Community Rewards Program! This does not take long at all to sign up and does not take away any fuel points.

Here is how to sign up:

  1. visit
  2. sign in OR create your FREE online account
  3. Go to “My Account” then select “Community Rewards” on the left tab
  4. Search for “Roger Bacon Athletic Association” or enter our organization ID which is FL801

Click here to watch a video on how to do this!

Alumni/ae News

  • First Friday Mass. Mass is at 8:15 am in the Carol Dauwe Fine Arts Center. 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 is Friday, September 1st.
  • Alumni Association Meetings. All alums are welcome to come and help support the students at RB.
  • 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

Cafeteria Information

  • WG Grinders partners with for the managing of our lunch service software and payments. offers you the ability to make deposits directly into your student’s account online or via their mobile app. Here you can track what your children have been eating for the past 30 days, transfer funds between students and have an email reminder sent to you when an account balance gets low. Deposits and payments can be made through ACH (checking/savings) or credit/debit card. We will still accept checks sent to the school (made out to WG Grinders), credit card payments at the register, and cash. Each child’s account will be updated in real time, so account balance information will be current daily.
  • Questions? Contact Mark Jones, IT Director, WG Grinders Catering and Cafeteria Operations, at or via phone at (937) 760-7346.

School Nurse

  • 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.
  • Students are not permitted to carry any medications (except for inhalers and epi pens). Tylenol and Ibuprofen are available to students in the nurse’s office. All other medications needed during school hours are to be kept in the nurse’s office and a Medication Authorization Form completed and signed by their physician. This form is available on the school website in Health Services or contact the nurse.

  • Senior students must submit documentation of receiving their Meningitis vaccine. If you have not yet done so, please send an updated vaccine record to the nurse. If you have any questions, please contact our school nurse, Karin Herold, via email or leave a voice message 513-641-1300, ext 1140.

Important Upcoming Dates:

Aug 31: Opening School Mass
Sept 1: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in the FAC)
Sept 4: No School - Labor Day
Sept 12: PTO Meeting
Sept 13: Meet the Teacher Night
Sept 15: No School - Professional Development
Sept 18: Sophomore Boys Retreat
Sept 19: Sophomore Girls Retreat
Sept 20: Freshmen Grandparents Day
Sept 22: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Sept 25-27: Kairos
Oct 4: Feast of St. Francis
Oct 6: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in the FAC) / Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Oct 10: PTO Meeting
Oct 12: Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in the ITC)
Oct 13: End of 1st Quarter
Oct 16: No School - Professional Development
Oct 18: Blood Drive
Oct 20: Homecoming
Oct 21: Homecoming Dance
Oct 27: Dismissal at 12:00 - Pre-ACT/ Practice ACT Testing / Job Shadowing
Oct 30: No School
Nov 1: All Saints Day Mass
Nov 3: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Nov 9: Veteran’s Day Assembly / Alumni Association Meeting (6:30 pm in the ITC)
Nov 10: No School - Veterans’ Day Observed
Nov 14: PTO Meeting
Nov 16-19: Fall Play
Nov 17: Freshmen Service Day (1/4 class)
Nov 18: HSPT Testing
Nov 22-27: No School - Thanksgiving Break
Dec 1: First Friday Mass (8:15 am in the FAC)
Dec 7-8: J.O.Y. Retreat
Dec 18-19: First semester exams
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2024: No School - Christmas Break
Jan 3, 2024: No School - Professional Development / Exam Make-Up Day
Jan 10: PTO Meeting
Jan 15, 2024: No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 18, 2024: No School - Professional Development / Athletic Sports Stag
Jan 19, 2024: No School
Jan 25, 2024: Science Fair
Feb 12, 2024: No School - Professional Development
Feb 13, 2024: PTO Meeting
Feb 19, 2024: No School - Presidents’ Day
Feb 27, 2024: Early Dismissal (12:00 pm) - ACT (Juniors) / IOWA Testing (Freshmen)
Mar 11, 2024: No School
Mar 12, 2024: PTO Meeting
Mar 19, 2024: Career Day
Mar 27, 2024: No School – Staff Religious In-Service Day
Mar 27 - April 7, 2024: No School - Easter Break
Apr 1-8, 2024: San Juan Bautista Pilgrimage
Apr 1-9, 2024: Assisi Scholars Pilgrimage
Apr 10, 2024: PTO Meeting
Apr 13, 2024: Evening For Excellence
Apr 26, 2024: No School - PROM
Apr 29, 2024: No School - Professional Development
May 1, 2024: PTO Meeting
May 3, 2024: Fine Arts Festival
May 6-17, 2024: AP Testing
May 20-21, 2024: Senior Exams
May 22, 2024: Senior Make-up Exams / Senior Lock-In (evening)
May 23, 2024: Seniors Last Day / Senior Assembly
May 24, 2024: Underclass Last Day of Classes
May 27, 2024: No School - Memorial Day
May 28, 2024: Underclass Exams
May 29, 2024: Underclass Exams / Graduation Practice
May 30, 2024: Baccalaureate Evening Mass & Awards
May 31, 2024: Graduation