Give Today

Week of May 6th

Weekly Schedule:

6 Monday May
  • No Activities Scheduled
7 Tuesday May
  • Varsity Baseball @ Purcell Marian HS (Reds Urban Youth Academy), 5pm
  • Varsity Lacrosse @ Oak Hills HS, 5:30pm
  • Varsity Volleyball (OHSAA TOURNAMENT) vs. Dunbar HS @ RBHS, 6pm
  • Spring Band Concert (FAC), 7pm
8 Wednesday May
  • Varsity Lacrosse vs. Madeira HS @ The Bron (Senior Night), 6:30pm
9 Thursday May
  • Varsity COED Track @ CHCA (MVC CHAMPIONSHIPS), 4pm
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Purcell Marian HS @ Ross Park, 5pm
10 Friday May
  • Bacon Gives Back Day!
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Madeira @ Xavier University, 5pm
11 Saturday May
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Springboro @ Great American Ballpark, 12pm
12 Sunday May
  • No Activities Scheduled



  • May 10th, 2024, Roger Bacon is dedicating the whole day to this service project, formerly known as, "Go Local". Now, we are calling the day, "Bacon Gives Back." There is no better place to serve than right here in our neighborhood of Saint Bernard. Roger Bacon High School has been rooted in our community for 95 years and looks to continue this strong relationship through serving

  • The Powderpuff game is on Friday, May 10th, and Powderpuff shirts will be on sale Monday through Thursday! Any senior or junior can buy a Powderpuff shirt before or after school in Mr. Wiegand’s classroom (room 43). The shirts are $15.

  • 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!

  • Pease bring in any clean, gently used, adult sized T-shirts, to the main office by May 10 for Bacon Gives Back. These will be upcycled to create bags to help transport food and necessities for people visiting the St. Vincent de Paul pantry.
  • Attention Seniors and Parents: Roger Bacon is hosting a Senior Day at Urban Air on Tuesday May 14th. Seniors will not report to school this day, but rather get to go to Urban Air in Oakley from 11a-2p. This event is free of charge and optional. Students must fill out the waiver that Mr. Smith emailed them.
  • 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.

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

  • 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:

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, June 7th.
  • 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 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