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Week of March 18th

Weekly Schedule:

18 Monday March
  • Varsity Volleyball @ Badin High School, 6pm
19 Tuesday March
  • Varsity Baseball (Scrimmage) vs. Colerain HS @ Ross Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Lacrosse vs. Ryle HS @ The Bron, 6:30pm
  • Career Day!
20 Wednesday March
  • Varsity softball (Scrimmage) vs. Mercy McAuley HS @ Vine St. Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Volleyball @ Walnut Hills HS, 6:30pm
21 Thursday March
  • Varsity Baseball (Scrimmage) vs. Taylor HS @ Ross Park, 5pm
  • Varsity Lacrosse vs. Fairmont HS @ The Bron, 7pm
22 Friday March
  • "SPAMALOT', 7:30PM
23 Saturday March
  • Varsity Volleyball @ St. Francis DeSales HS, 10am
  • Varsity Track @ LaSalle HS, 10am
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Walnut Hills HS @ Ross Park, 1pm (OPENING DAY)
  • Varsity Volleyball Game #2 @ Bishop Hartley HS, 12:30pm
  • "SPAMALOT", 7:30PM
24 Sunday March


  • PreOrder Tickets for “SPAMALOT” Now Available
    "Spamalot" is RB Drama Guild's LARGEST PRODUCTION EVER!
    It not only includes the largest set ever put on the FAC stage, the most costumes for a single RB show, the most quick changes, an outlandish number of props, crazy lighting/technical/visual effects, and multiple cameo appearances by special guests... BUT ALSO is the BIGGEST cast on stage EVER! AND the largest overall student involvement EVER! With over 70 RB students participating, it's not only Drama Guild's biggest production - but it's RB's biggest after school activity!!
    • Pre-order tickets are NOW AVAILABLE
      To order tickets, please visit:
      • Thursday, March 21st @ 7:30pm
      • Friday, March 22nd @ 7:30pm
      • Saturday, March 23rd @ 7:30pm
      • Sunday, March 24th @ 2:00pm
        • Monty Python's "SPAMALOT" is a musical lovingly ripped off of the classic comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail".
        • Join King Arthur and his Knights of the RoundTable as they quest for the Holy Grail through song, dance, and outlandish musical numbers. (There's even an expensive forest!) See all of your favorite sketches from the movie come to life on stage.

  • Rehearsals for Drama Guild’s musical “Spamalot” for the FINAL WEEK
    • Mon, March 18, from 8:30am – 4pm (students can arrive as early as 7:30 if needed and report to the FAC) lunch will be provided
    • Tues, March 19, from 3-8pm in the FAC: ALL CAST and CREW Full Dress Rehearsal
    • Wed, March 20, Grade School Preview Show
    • Thurs, March 21, OPENING NIGHT: ALL CAST and CREW report at 3pm for setup; dinner will be provided
    • Fri, March 22, SHOW NIGHT: ALL CAST and CREW report at 3pm for setup; dinner will be provided

  • 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.

  • 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.

Student Services:

  • Get ready for our upcoming Career Day on Tuesday, March 19th! We will have speakers from various professions and students will have an opportunity to sign up to attend 3 sessions. All seniors will attend a “Now that you are 18” presentation in Fogarty.

  • Save the date for our next Wellness Wednesday- April 17th! Thank you for all the continued support of this event – we are so excited to see our students take some time for their mental wellness during this busy time of year.

  • 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!

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

  • Please join Community Outreach this Thursday for Sow Love during FLEX in the ITC. We will be making art to beautify our school and encourage our school community. Please make your E-Hallpass to Mr. Kupiec.

  • 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.

  • As the weather gets warmer, seasonal allergies will be flaring up. Please remember to take your allergy medication at home! The nurse’s office does not stock over the counter allergy medication.

  • 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, 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 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. April 19, 2024: Senior Parent Dance 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