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Week of Feb 26th

Weekly Schedule:

26 Monday February
  • No Activities Scheduled
27 Tuesday February
  • Sophomore Service Day
28 Wednesday February
  • RB-180 (Ms. Huff)
29 Thursday February
  • Lenten Reconciliation
1 Friday March
  • First Friday Mass- Alumni
2 Saturday March
  • No Activities Scheduled
3 Sunday March
  • No Activities Scheduled


  • Testing Tuesday, February 27th, students will be involved in testing or service activities. All students will be dismissed at noon, and lunch will not be served. There will be no After School Study Tables, so please arrange transportation.

    • All freshmen will be taking the IOWA tests. In order to earn a high school diploma, students are required to pass the IOWA tests. These tests assess general knowledge of subject areas. Tests will be taken on the iPads. Freshmen should bring their iPads and graphing calculators to school.
    • All sophomores will participate in a service day.
    • All juniors will be taking the ACT. Juniors should bring their graphing calculators and two #2 pencils to school.
    • Seniors should use this day to visit colleges.
  • Sophomore Service Day is on Tuesday, February 27th

  • Food Pantry is this Monday, February 26th at 4pm, shifts are scheduled please respond to the email sent out to students.

  • Trash OTR is this Sunday, February 25th
    • meet @ RB side lot by 9:30am
  • All scholarships for the upcoming 24-25 school year are being uploaded to SpartanLink and are accessible when you log in to your SpartanLink account. There will be a banner at the top of their profile that says: You Have: #_ Forms to Review. Your grade level will determine the number of forms (scholarships) you can apply for. Some students may have more or less forms (scholarships) to review and apply for. Below are the scholarships available:
    • Roger Bacon Class of 1952 Scholarship – current Freshmen and Sophomores
    • Roger Bacon Class of 1965 Scholarship – current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
    • Roger Bacon & Our Lady of Angels Class of 1969 Scholarship – current Juniors
    • Willard “Red” & Mary Stoll Family Endowed Scholarship – current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
    • Vincent M. Kathman Alumni Scholarship – current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
    • Spartan ACHIEVEMENT Award – current Juniors
    • Paul & Naomi Thomas Scholarship – current Sophomores
    • Donald A. Miller Endowed Scholarship – current Juniors
    • Patrick Wolterman Memorial Scholarship – current Juniors
    • OLA Education Fund Scholarship – current Freshmen and Sophomore girls
    • Amanda Watkins Dunn Memorial Scholarship - current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
  • All Scholarship applications are DUE ON MONDAY, MARCH 25th, 2024. Some scholarships require Letters of Recommendations – so please read carefully. ALL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY USING THE LINK - - I will not accept any that are physically turned in, they need to be submitted via Google Forms.
  • Registration for 2024-2025 school year are due!

  • Spartan Leader is hosting an RB 180 on Wednesday, February 28th during flex. This is a speaker series where members of the RB community share their experience of faith and sports. This month our speaker is RB grad and former college basketball star, Ms. Aliyah Huff! All are welcome to attend!
  • Rehearsals for Drama Guild’s musical “Spamalot” for the week of Feb 26th:
    • Mon, Feb 26, from 3-6pm in the FAC: Blocking for Act 2, Scene 6 (Lance and Concorde); Act 2, Scene 8 all of the “Where Are You's
    • Tues, Feb 27, from 1-4:30pm in the FAC: CHOREO for “Bright Side of Life” and Blocking for Act 2, Scene 9 “I’m All Alone” “Song That Goes Reprise” “Coco..” AND Act 2, Scene 8 “Whatever Happened to my Part”
    • Wed, Feb 28, from 3-6pm in the FAC : Blocking for Act 2, Scene 10 “Finding the Grail” “Award” and all of scene
    • Thurs, Feb 29, from 3-6pm in the FAC: Choreo and Music for “FINALE” ALL CAST

  • Student Services
    • We have several recent items in the lost and found that students are not claiming. Among them are:
      • Two pair of eyeglasses
      • A calculator with no name on it
      • Roger Bacon Spirit Wear
      • Winter Coats
      • If your child is missing an item encourage them to stop in Student Services to take a look.

    • Cincinnati Spring College Fair:
      Saint Ursula Academy and St. Xavier High School are hosting an OACAC Cincinnati Spring College Fair on March 4 from 6-8pm at St. Xavier High School.
      Here is a list of registered colleges/universities: here.
      Students may pre-register to attend or register on site.
    • Summer Programming- Many colleges have applications open for summer opportunities on their campuses. These are great opportunities for students to explore interests and develop new skills while getting a taste of college life.
      • We maintain a list of programs for students to consider here: 2023-2024 Summer Program List
      • Students can also apply for funding to attend a summer program through the St. Clare Society. See Ms. Smith in Student Services with any questions.
      • Upcoming College Visits- student sign up on Scoir. These visits are targeted to Juniors:
          • Monday Feb 26: Savannah College of Art and Design
          • Monday March 4: Lourdes University
          • Tuesday March 5: Ball State University
          • Wednesday March 6: University of Chicago
          • Thursday March 7: Marian University
          • Wednesday March 13: Mount Saint Joseph University
          • Thursday March 14: Ohio University

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

  • Thursday, February 29th: – Lenten Reconciliation Service and sacrament opportunity. Thursday, we will be on a mass schedule, for a Lenten reconciliation service. Students will have the opportunity to receive the sacrament from various Franciscan priests that will attend.

  • COVID Protocols: If your student tests positive for COVID you are to quarantine for 5 days after the onset of symptoms or if no symptoms from the positive test date.
  • A reminder as cold and flu season gets into full swing – please stay home if you are sick. You can always email your teachers regarding missing work and make up tests and assignments/reschedule appointments after you’ve recovered and return to school.
  • 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.
  • Mark your calendars for the PTO meetings this school year:
    - Tuesday, March 12th
    - Wednesday, April 10th
    - 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, March 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.
  • 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:

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 8, 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