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Week of March 4th

Weekly Schedule:

4 Monday March
  • No Activities Scheduled
5 Tuesday March
  • Boys Varsity Volleyball @ RBHS vs. Edgewood HS (Scrimmage) 5:30pm
6 Wednesday March
  • Boys Varsity Volleyball @ McNicholas HS (Scrimmage) 5pm
7 Thursday March
  • No Activities Scheduled
8 Friday March
  • No Activities Scheduled
9 Saturday March
  • No Activities Scheduled
10 Sunday March
  • No Activities Scheduled


  • Congratulations to our newest State Champion, Sophomore Reese Reilly! Reese becomes the first individual Sate Champ in over 40 years at Roger Bacon. To celebrate this milestone, March 18th, 2024 will be recognized as Reese Reilly Day and there will be NO school that day. Congratulations Reese and the rest of the swimming team for an incredible season.

  • Roger Bacon is Partnering with Hoxworth for the spring blood drive on March 21st. Students 16 and older interested in donating should see Ms. Knudson in Flex or after school to sign up. Please email with any questions.

  • Monday, March 4th, there will be a mandatory meeting for all returning girls basketball players during Flex in Fogarty.

  • Salvation Sandwiches Wednesday, March 6th in room #23 from 2:50 - 3:50.

  • Please join Community Outreach for Care Pax on Tuesday March 5th during FLEX in the ITC. We will be making art to encourage sick people. Please make your e-hall pass to Mr. Kupiec.

  • Our 36th annual Evening for Excellence (EFE) will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Roger Bacon High School in the Fogarty Center. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $100/each and include entertainment, drinks and a catered dinner from Vonderhaar's Catering. Tickets need to be purchased by March 29th. Dress code is business casual. The EFE is our primary fundraising event of the year and is vital to many facets at Roger Bacon High School. Proceeds from EFE enable us to provide financial assistance to students and make improvements to our campus – all the while allowing us to keep tuition at the lowest in the city. Your support is greatly appreciated.
    Tickets can be purchased here -

    Our Grand Raffle prize is $10,000! To purchase your chances, please click the link below. The winner will be drawn at EFE - you do not have to be present to win.

  • SGO Ohio Tax Credit

    Another great way to support Roger Bacon is by donating to RB through the Catholic Education Foundation-Scholarship Granting Organization (CEF-SGO). By donating to Roger Bacon through the CEF-SGO, you can receive an Ohio income non-refundable tax credit up to $750 per individual or $1,500 per joint Ohio tax return. [Please note: When filing jointly, each individual is limited to a $750 donation.]
    Please click the following link for more information -
  • 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!

  • Rehearsals for Drama Guild’s musical “Spamalot” for the week of March 4-9th:
    • Mon, March 4, from 3-6pm in the FAC: ALL CAST and CREW Act 1 Blocking Review
    • Tues, March 5, from 3-6pm in the FAC: ALL CAST and CREW Act 2 Blocking Review
    • Wed, March 6, from 3-6pm in the FAC : ALL CAST and CREW Act 1 Choreo Review
    • Thurs, March 7, from 3-6pm in the FAC: ALL CAST and CREW Act 2 Choreo Review
    • Saturday, March 9, from 9am-12noon in the FAC: Tech Saturday; All Crews

  • 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 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.

  • Spring Driver's Ed begins on Tuesday, April 23rd. Please swing by the main office to pick up a packet of information.

  • 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.

  • 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:
    - 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, 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:

Mar 11, 2024: No School
Mar 12, 2024: PTO Meeting Mar 18, 2024: No School- Reese Reilly Day 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