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Week of April 29

Weekly Schedule:

29 Monday April
  • COED Varsity Track @ CHCA, 4:45pm
  • Varsity Softball vs. Seven Hills HS @ Vine St. Park, 4:30pm
30 Tuesday April
  • Varsity Baseball vs. CHCA @ Ross Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Softball @ Norwood HS, 5pm
  • Varsity Volleyball vs. Centerville HS @ RBHS, 6pm
1 Wednesday May
  • Varsity Baseball @ CHCA, 5pm
  • Varsity Softball vs. Norwood HS @ Vine St. Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Volleyball vs. Elder HS, 6pm
  • Varsity Lacrosse @ Fenwick HS, 7pm
  • PTO in the ITC, 7pm
2 Thursday May
  • Varsity Softball vs. Clark Montessori @ Vine St. Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Volleyball vs. Summit CD @ RBHS, 5:30pm
  • Varsity Lacrosse vs. McNicholas HS @ The Bron, 6:30pm
3 Friday May
  • Alumni First Friday Mass in the FAC, 8:15am
  • Fine Arts Festival in the FAC, 5pm
  • "RB's Got Talent" in the FAC, 7pm
4 Saturday May
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Anderson HS @ Ross Park, 11am
5 Sunday May
  • No Activities Scheduled


  • Summer Camps are right around the corner! Please spread the word! You can sign up for each camp, using the link below:

  • Grinders Lunch Accounts: Please get caught up on negative balances as soon as possible!

  • Fine Arts Festival
    • The annual Fine Arts Festival features collected works from the Visual and Performing Arts across the entire Fine Arts Department of RB.
    • It's a week-long celebration with new works, photos, and featured artists shared digitally each day starting Monday April 29th through Friday May 3rd.
    • It cumulates in a Festival Gallery and live performances on Friday May 3rd. Our FAC will be filled with works of art in all mediums while our talent show competition "RB's Got Talent!" closes the night.
    • Gallery guests and audience members will get to vote not only on the winner of “RB’s Got Talent!” – but also on “Best in Show” for each Visual Art medium.
    • Follow all the creativity on multiple social platforms all week long and get a chance to see all the amazing art that happens at Roger Bacon.
    • Friday May 3rd – Fine Arts Festival Gallery in the FAC – Doors open at 5pm
    • “RB’s Got Talent!” Finale at 7pm
  • “RB’S GOT TALENT!” Finale at Fine Arts Festival
    • The Finale Round of "RB's Got Talent!" COMBINES with the Fine Arts Festival
    • The finalist acts of "RB's Got Talent!" take the stage for your votes as the live performances of the Festival! See the talent LIVE on-stage where YOU, the audience, get to vote for the winner. The "RB's Got Talent!" Finale starts at 7pm, Friday May 3rd.
    • Along with an audience vote for the "RB's Got Talent!" favorite - there will also be an audience vote for "Best in Show" for the Visual Art mediums.
    • Join us on Friday May 3rd for all the festivities, where you get to see all the amazing art that happens at RB!
  • Spring Band Concert
    • The RB Concert Band hosts the grade school students of the Music Staff for a Spring Band Concert on Tuesday May 7th at 7pm.
    • Join us in supporting the students from several local grade schools in their final band concert. Performance includes songs from their Beginning Bands, Advanced Band, and closing numbers combined with the members of RB's Concert Band.
  • Senior Exams
    • Monday, May 20
      7:45-7:55 Prayer, Announcements, Attendance
      8:00 – 9:20 Math Exam
      9:25 – 10:50 English Exam
    • Tuesday, May 21
      7:55 – 9:20 Science Exam
    • Wednesday, May 22
      7:55 – 9:20 Make-up Exams
  • Underclass Exams
    • Tuesday, May 28
      7:45-7:55 Prayer, Announcements, Attendance
      8:00-9:30 Math Exam
      9:45-11:15 English Exam
    • Wednesday, May 29
      7:45-7:55 Prayer, Announcements, Attendance
      8:00-9:30 Social Studies Exam
      9:45-11:15 Science Exam
      11:30-1:00 Make-up/Conflict Exams
    • Thursday, May 30
      7:45-9:15 Make-up exams

      Please note . . .
  • Exams will be taken for all non-elective courses in the following departments: English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
  • Seniors may be exempt from exams if they earn a 90% average for the year or take an AP® Exam in the course. Underclass students may be exempt from exams if they earn a 93% average for the year or take an AP® Exam in the course.
  • Students are expected to take exams during the designated time on the schedule.
  • The conflict and make-up exam slots are intended for students who miss an exam on the first day or have two Math/Science classes.
  • Exam grades count as 20% of the semester average. Study for your exams. Get a good night’s sleep. Eat a good breakfast in the morning.
  • Lunch will not be served on exam days.
  • Regular dress code is to be observed during exams.

  • Stadium Parking: The gates will be left open from 7am-8am when school is in session. The gates will then close for the remainder of the school day, opening back up at 2pm. If you arrive late or leave early, please press the "call" button to have the gate opened by the main office.

  • All tuition and fees need to be paid by May 20, 2024.

  • Please join Community Outreach on Tuesday (4/30), during FLEX in the ITC, for our last Care Pax of the year. We will be making art to encourage sick people. Please make your e-hall passes to Mr. Kupiec.

  • Every Thursday-Coffee with Christ- presented by our Spiritual Life leaders, 7:30am.

Student Services

  • Seniors:
    • Update Scoir- please update what colleges you have been admitted to and where you plan to enroll. This can all be done in the My Colleges section on Scoir.
    • You mark where you are enrolling so your counselor can send your final transcript after graduation. We know that many colleges have moved their decision day to later in May or even June 1st, however if you have already made a decision, please complete this now.
  1. Complete the 2024 Senior Scholarship and Award Reporting Form. This is where we collect what scholarships you have been awarded!
    1. Here is the form:

*If you have any questions about these two items- please reach out to your counselor.

  • What are you doing this summer? Find a summer program here: Summer Program List
    • Need help with funding: see Ms. Smith in Student Services for an application for the St. Clare Society!

  • Roger Bacon High School Underwater Hockey Summer Camp
    • In June 2024, the Roger Bacon High School Underwater Hockey Team will host its 16th annual Roger Bacon Underwater Hockey summer camp for incoming (or rising) 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and incoming Roger Bacon freshmen. Current junior high students will have fun learning the fundamentals of the exciting and unique sport of underwater hockey.
    • The camp will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning on Monday, June 10 and running through Friday, June 14, 2024.
    • The camp will be held at Xavier University in the O’Connor Sports Center pool. The cost is $125. The deadline to register for our camp is Friday, May 31.
    • Any family with an incoming 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student or an incoming Roger Bacon freshmen who loves to swim and who would like to try underwater hockey should contact Coach Paul “Doc” Wittekind at for information and details about this summer’s underwater hockey summer camp.

  • Reminder to JUNIORS: A second dose of the Meningitis (MCV4) vaccine required by the state of Ohio prior to entering 12th grade. Please make an appointment with your physician or local clinic to receive this vaccine. Updated immunization records should be sent to the nurse.

  • Students are not permitted to carry and dispense medications. Ibuprofen and Tylenol are kept in the nurse’s office for student use. Please see the nurse when you need to take either of them.
  • Students sent home ill or dismissed by the nurse shall remain at home for the remainder of the school day and are not permitted to participate in any extracurricular activities for that day unless approved by an administrator.

  • Students need to make phone calls home, from the Nurse's office, when not feeling well. Please refrain from texting during the day.
  • Mark your calendars for the PTO meetings this school year:
    - Wednesday, May 1st

Community Outreach

Senior Service Experience

Class of 2024 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, May 3rd. There is no April Mass due to Easter Break.
  • 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.
  • 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:

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