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Veterans Day Assembly

Posted Friday, October 15, 2021

The Annual Roger Bacon High School Veterans Day Assembly is back! Date: Wednesday, November 10Time: Arrive at 8:00am with a continental breakfast beginning at 8:30amPlace: Thomas J. Fogarty Center. All campus parking will be reserved for our guests ...

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Senior Cammy Niesen Named LaRosa's MVP Athlete-of-the-Week

Posted Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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Roger Bacon Seniors Named Commended Students by National Merit Scholarship Program

Posted Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Roger Bacon Artist of the Week: Kara Lally

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Senior Kara Lally is this week's "artist of the week."Read more about Kara's accomplishments and future plans here....

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Roger Bacon Artist of the Week: Malia Brown

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Senior Malia Brown is this week's "artist of the week."Read more about Malia's accomplishments and future plans here....

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Senior Ariel Swanson Chosen for Cincinnati Youth Symphonic Band

Posted Thursday, September 16, 2021

Senior Ariel Swanson learned this week that she was selected to fill the role of second chair tuba in the prestigious Cincinnati Youth Symphonic Band, a precursor to the elite Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble.Ariel auditioned last week with dozens of l...

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Roger Bacon Artist of the Week: Jacqueline Hagerman

Posted Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Senior Jacqueline Hagerman's is this week's "artist of the week." Read more about Jacqueline and her stage experiences here...

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Grandparents Day at Roger Bacon: A Legacy Unlike Any Other

Posted Thursday, September 9, 2021

Roger Bacon welcomed more than 200 grandparents to campus this morning as they joined their current Spartan freshman for a mass and breakfast in the Thomas J. Fogarty Center. 67% of our current freshman class are Roger Bacon legacy, with many filling...

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Faith Over Fear: A Roger Bacon Bond

Posted Friday, August 27, 2021

Roger Bacon juniors Richard Allen and Zachary Meister are featured in a Cincinnati Enquirer article today, along with Zachary's father, Ron Meister, who is also one of our assistant coaches for football. The article tells the story of how the unique ...

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New Additions to the Roger Bacon Staff

Posted Monday, August 23, 2021

With the start of the 2021-22 school year, Roger Bacon is excited to welcome five new teachers to our esteemed faculty. Our new teachers are:LeKynik Meyer (French)Kateri Richardson (Theology)Jonathan Cole (Social Studies)Erin Colbert (Math – Lalanne...

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Roger Bacon Welcomes Back Students for 94th Year

Posted Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Today marks the return to classes, and a sense of normalcy, as Roger Bacon begins the 2021-22 school year. There is no better feeling than when our historic hallways are filled with the excitement of 520 of the best and brightest students the city ha...

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Roger Bacon Welcomes the Class of 2025

Posted Monday, August 16, 2021

Roger Bacon was excited to welcome the incoming class of 2025 to campus for freshman orientation on August 12 and 13th. Carefully selected from another record number of applicants, the 134 incoming freshman spent Thursday meeting senior leaders, walk...

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Assisi Scholars Make Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi

Posted Monday, August 2, 2021

Roger Bacon's Assisi Scholars have finally begun their well-earned trip to Rome and Assisi. The seniors and their chaperones left July 29 for the 10-day pilgrimage. The trip has traditionally taken place in the fall of their senior year, but was push...

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Meg Gutzwiller Alumni Game

Posted Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Meg Gutzwiller Alumni Game is BACK! After a two year hiatus (2019 Stadium Construction & 2020 COVID-19) we are happy to have our annual tradition back at Roger Bacon. The game will take place on Friday, July 30th. Girls will play from 6:30pm ...

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Class of 2021 - Academic Top Ten

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2021

Claire Hogshead's academic achievements during her four years at Roger Bacon have earned her the distinction of being named valedictorian for the class of 2021. For the first time in Roger Bacon's 93-year history, Clair and her sister Grace are the f...

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Magnified Giving - Roger Bacon Students Earn Grants for Charitable Organizations

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2021

As part of their Service Learning class taught by Father Roger Lopez, several Roger Bacon students were given the opportunity to learning about a service organization inside and out, they were given an opportunity to earn a $1,000 grant to help the o...

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Achievement Awards Continue With Week of Scholarships

Posted Thursday, May 6, 2021

Roger Bacon built off its week of academic achievement by handing out four of its most prestigious scholarships to deserving students.On Monday, junior Ariel Swanson was recognized with this years Spartan Achievement Scholarship. This award is given ...

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Making a Difference

Posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The most recent edition of the Tradition magazine highlighted one family that decided to make a difference in the lives of Roger Bacon students for generations to come. Since the release of that article, others have been inspired to do the same; open...

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May 3-7: Fine Arts Festival goes Digital

Posted Monday, May 3, 2021

The Fine Arts Festival will feature collected works in the Visual and Performing Arts from the entire Fine Arts Department of RB. Presented online in a weeklong celebration, with new works, photos, featured artists, performance videos, and more - all...

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Congratulations to Roger Bacon's Junior Scholarship Recipients

Posted Friday, April 30, 2021

Congratulations to juniors Jocelyn Carraher, Alex Hinsey, and Nolan Wall who received some of Roger Bacon's most prestigious scholarships during the celebration of Academic Week.Jocelyn is the recipient of the Nicholas M. Rieder Scholarship, named af...

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Happy Anniversary, Sisi!

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021

Everyone at Roger Bacon knows and loves our favorite four-legged Spartan—our therapy dog, Sisi. Today marks the second anniversary of Sisi making Roger Bacon her forever home. If you have seen Sisi roaming the halls, or enjoying the company of our st...

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Roger Bacon Honors the Top 5% in Each Class

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2021

As Roger Bacon recognizes exceptional academic achievement this week, today highlights the Top 5% in each respective class.Students recognized today as being ranked in the Top 5% of their classes are: Class of ’21 Natalie Borgert, Victoria Gruenwald...

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249 Students Earn Honor Roll Recognition

Posted Monday, April 26, 2021

Amid a year full of new challenges and uncertainty, Spartans have stepped up in the classroom! The following students have made Honor Roll every quarter this year: Seniors Edward Alander, Felipe Avalos, Ella Baur, Justin Becker, Natalie Borgert, Alex...

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Junior Class Raises $1,300 for KIVA

Posted Monday, April 26, 2021

Roger Bacon's junior class joined together to raise and donate $1300 in micro loans last week for KIVA, an organization that allows people to lend money via the internet around the world to candidates such as low-income entrepreneurs, those looking t...

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Swimmers Natalie Borgert and Rory Murphy Recognized as Academic All-Americans

Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Congratulations to seniors Natalie Borgert and Rory Murphy, who were named to the 2020-21 Academic All-American Team by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA). Over 354,000 students are involved in high school aquatics, with on...

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Incoming Freshman Skylar Groenemann to Take Part in Envision's Junior National Young Leaders Conference

Posted Monday, April 19, 2021

West Chester, OH– This summer, Skylar Groenemann from West Chester, OH will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience, the Junior National Young Leaders...

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Premieres this Weekend

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021

The Drama Guild proudly presents Once On This Island THIS WEEKEND! Watch the new promo video to catch a glimpse of the show! Once On This Island is available for FREE via and streaming passes are available now. The show’s run-time is ab...

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Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The month of March celebrates Theatre in Our Schools, Music in Our Schools AND Women’s History so what better way to end the month than with a great performance! Watch this special sneak peek of sophomore Nia Buchannon and Mr. Montgomery’s Music Theo...

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Roger Bacon Students & Staff Participate in Blood Drive

Posted Friday, March 26, 2021

Roger Bacon students once again gave back to the community on Friday March 26th by donating much needed blood. In conjunction with Hoxworth Blood Center, Roger Bacon held its annual blood drive to help replenish a critical need for donations. Dozens ...

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Roger Bacon Alumni Association Golf Outing - June 25, 2021

Posted Thursday, March 25, 2021

The Roger Bacon Alumni Association is holding its annual golf outing on June 25, 2021 at Glenview Golf course. Proceeds from this event directly benefit the students of Roger Bacon via the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.Spots are filling up quic...

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Two seniors become certified Active Volunteer Firefighters

Posted Thursday, March 25, 2021

Over the past three months, seniors Chris Shipley and Austin Klems have been hard at work. Both young men attended a 36-hour volunteer firefighting class, held 3 nights a week with the Greenhills Fire Department. This week, Chris and Austin passed th...

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Roger Bacon Senior Erin Kennedy Wins National Art Award

Posted Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Roger Bacon senior Erin Kennedy has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers as a National Silver Medal winner for the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Erin won a silver medal for her photograph, “Stuck in the Spin Cycle.”...

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Summer Sports Camps

Posted Thursday, March 18, 2021

Summer camp registration is now open! Click here to view camp options and register....

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Trevor Hatfield wins RB's Got Talent

Posted Friday, March 12, 2021

RB's Got Talent has a new champion! Freshman Trevor Hatfield was named this year's winner after impressing everyone with his skills on guitar. This year, students submitted video auditions, followed by several rounds of class-level performances and a...

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Win $10,000!

Posted Monday, February 22, 2021

This year’s Evening for Excellence GRAND RAFFLE prize is $10,000 – and it couldbe yours! The more chances you buy, the better your odds. All proceeds from the raffle willbenefit the students and programs at Roger Bacon High School. The winner will be...

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Roger Bacon students honored in the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition

Posted Friday, February 19, 2021

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have been posted, and Roger Bacon strikes gold again…literally! Roger Bacon had 26 students win 85 awards—including 19 prestigious Gold Medal awards that automatically go to the National round of competition. G...

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RB Closes Catholic Schools Week With Generous St. Vincent De Paul Collection

Posted Monday, February 8, 2021

The students of Roger Bacon once again showed their tremendous generosity by finishing Catholic Schools Week with a collection of items for St. Vincent De Paul.Students contributed over 1,240 items, with almost 90% being from the list of items most i...

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Senior Alex Lewis Gets Acceptance Surprise from U.C.

Posted Friday, February 5, 2021

Senior Alex Lewis received news she had been anxiously awaiting with a grand surprise today. Officials from the University of Cincinnati, including the admissions director for the College of Nursing, showed up at Roger Bacon to present her with her a...

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Spartans Celebrate Winter Signing Day

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Roger Bacon celebrated National Signing Day with seven Spartan athletes committing to take their talents to the collegiate level. Signing letters of intent were:Grace Wilking - Mount St. Joseph - VolleyballNigel Mooney - University of Findlay - Footb...

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Celebration of Success Recognizes Excellence in Class of 2025

Posted Friday, January 22, 2021

Roger Bacon held its annual Celebration of Success over two nights, January 20 and 21, as over 100 applicants for the incoming class of 2025 were recognized for excellence in academics, the arts, and special recognition as selected by the Roger Bacon...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2025

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Athletic Director Steve Rossi Named SWOADA AD of the Year

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Roger Bacon Student Wins Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Posted Monday, January 11, 2021

Roger Bacon freshman Kaylee Schildmeyer has been named a Knights of Columbus $1,000.00 scholarship award winner for 2021. Over the past 23 years, the Knights of Columbus has awarded nearly $750,000 in scholarships to deserving students. The scholarsh...

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Corey Kiner Is Ohio's Mr. Football!

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2020

Roger Bacon senior running back Corey Kiner has earned the most prestigious honor the state of Ohio gives to a prep football player –being named OHIO MR. FOOTBALL for the 2020 season today. The Mr. Football Award has been given out annually since 198...

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EFE Christmas Mini-Auction

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2020

The Evening for Excellence is holding a mini-Christmas auction. We are auctioning off three Christmas baskets and three baskets filled with holiday "spirit". Bidding will end on December 18th at noon. If you are a lucky winner, you can pick up your ...

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Junior Jocelyn Carraher Honored by Northwest Exchange Club

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Roger Bacon Junior Jocelyn Carraher was honored by the Northwest Exchange Club as their "Youth-of-the-Month."Jocelyn was chosen from a group of nominees that included fellow Roger Bacon students Nathan Drago, Cammy Niesen, Abby Stewart, Justin Dihn, ...

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Live streaming this Friday! Suspense - A Radio Play

Posted Monday, November 16, 2020

The Drama Guild is proud to present Suspense – A Radio Play as a live-streamed event on Friday, November 20th. If you like podcasts, radio and murder-mystery stories, then you will enjoy our five, thrilling tales! This production will be FREE and ava...

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Spartan Football Team Completes Historic Season

Posted Monday, November 16, 2020

The Spartans state tournament run came to an end in the Division V state semifinals with a 22-19 loss to Ironton at Bowlus Field in London. But it was a season for the history books as Roger Bacon went 10-1, won the Miami Valley Conference outrig...

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Happy Veterans Day

Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Happy Veterans Day! RB's Student Senate created a video to celebrate all the members of the Roger Bacon family who have served in the military. Thank you, veterans!...

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Two Spartan Teams To Play for Regional Championships This Saturday

Posted Friday, November 6, 2020

This Saturday will be one of the most exciting nights in Roger Bacon history as both the football team and girls volleyball team face off in their respective regional championships.The Spartan football team fought off a tough Versailles team and a fo...

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Trunk or Treat! RB Students Help Create a Happy Halloween

Posted Monday, November 2, 2020

Roger Bacon Juniors McKenzie Healy, Caralyn Vollmar, Abby Stewart, Clare Wiley, Ellie Rickenbaugh, Sophomore Zoe Nienaber, and future Spartan Josh Nienaber got up early on a chilly Halloween morning to bring Halloween cheer to Cincinnati's West End w...

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Roger Bacon Students Receive Presidential Volunteer Service Awards

Posted Friday, October 30, 2020

Six Roger Bacon students were recognized with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards at a ceremony held at Roger Bacon today. The six recipients were originally scheduled to receive these awards last Spring, only to have COVID-19 disrupt the ceremony....

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Forward to Greater Things - Roger Bacon's Open House a Rousing Success

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2020

We are excited to share that our open house event, held Sunday, October 25, was a rousing success. Almost 300 students in grades 6-8 converged upon the Roger Bacon campus to get a firsthand look at what has quickly become the school of choice in Cinc...

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Trash OTR Continues to Grow

Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Roger Bacon’s TRASH OTR program continues to go forward to greater things, with an ever increasing turnout from our students, as their desire to serve others grows. This past Sunday saw 36 current Spartans rise early to begin the morning celebrati...

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Adam Trigg-Holdman begins State Golf Match

Posted Friday, October 16, 2020

For the first time in 17 years, Roger Bacon has a golfer in the State Tournament. Adam Trigg-Holdman ’21 tees off this morning at 10:50 AM in Columbus, OH. It is part of a two-day, 36-hold State Championship Weekend held at Ohio State University Sca...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates Feast of St. Francis with All-School Mass at Bron Bacevich Memorial Stadium

Posted Friday, October 2, 2020

Roger Bacon students and staff braved the cool fall temperatures to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with an all-school mass, held for the first time ever at Bron Bacevich Memorial Stadium.Unable to celebrate mass together since the beginning of th...

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Senior Assisi Scholars Tori Gruenwald and Anna Kowalski named National Merit Commended Students

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tori Gruenwald and Anna Kowalski '21 have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Stude...

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Roger Bacon Rededicates Newly Relocated Grotto

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Roger Bacon was joined by the Bacevich family on Friday, September 25th, 2020 as they rededicated the Grotto, our shrine to the Blessed Mother. Built by legendary football coach and teacher Bron Bacevich and the Varsity and Dads clubs of RB, it w...

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Therapy dog Sisi featured in The Cincinnati Enquirer

Posted Friday, September 11, 2020

Everyone at Roger Bacon knows and loves our favorite four-legged Spartan—our therapy dog, Sisi. This week, Sisi was featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer. Read more about how she helps our students and makes every day at RB a little bit brighter! ...

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Meet the Teacher Night held on ZOOM!

Posted Thursday, September 10, 2020

This year, our annual Meet the Teacher Night was held virtually! Parents had the opportunity to follow their students' schedules online and speak with each teacher virtually over Zoom. It was a great opportunity for parents to experience the online l...

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Drama Guild's fall production: Suspense - A Radio Play

Posted Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Roger Bacon Drama Guild’s fall production of “Suspense – A Radio Play” is now accepting interested students. Use the link below to the Performing Arts website to find out all the information on cast auditions and crew applications. https://sites....

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Seniors Open the School Year with Mass

Posted Wednesday, September 2, 2020

This morning, seniors gathered in the Carol Dauwe Fine Arts Center to celebrate the opening of school with Mass. Throughout the month of September, each grade level will be taking part in a special Mass together. We hope to bring the entire school to...

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New Faculty & Staff

Posted Thursday, August 20, 2020

This year, Roger Bacon welcomes 8 new faculty and staff members: Liz Brown – Speech/Language Pathologist (HCESC)Shannon Hays – Art TeacherJulia Horst – French TeacherAnnie Knudson – English TeacherShayne Lyons – Athletics Department Graduate Assistan...

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Welcome Class of 2024!

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2020

Roger Bacon is excited to welcome our newest Spartans!The Class of 2024 is ready to begin the school year. 140 freshman students and their Senior Leaders are on campus this week, preparing for school and getting to know their new classmates. We ca...

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Cianciolo '22 earns Superior Rating at State Science Fair

Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Each year, talented students from all over Ohio have the opportunity to present projects at the State Science Fair. This year's even was held virtually, with students creating a video presentation to accompany their project. Dylan Cianciolo '22 e...

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Class of 2020 Videos

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2020

With the help of Local 12 WKRC, we have produced a 30-minute tribute to the Class of 2020. It includes speeches from the class valedictorian Jake Mumper, salutatorian Kelly Brenner, and president Anna Merz, along with a highlight reel featuring p...

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Class of 2020 Top Ten - 2 & 1

Posted Monday, June 1, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Top Ten! As the year comes to a close, we are showcasing the students who, through their hard work and dedication, are graduating at the top of their class. 2: Kelly Brenner Acceptances: Thomas More University C...

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Class of 2020 Top Ten - 4 & 3

Posted Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Top Ten! As the year comes to a close, we are showcasing the students who, through their hard work and dedication, are graduating at the top of their class. 4: Mia Grooms Acceptances: Ohio University, Valparaiso...

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Virtual Senior Night

Posted Friday, May 22, 2020

On Thursday, May 21st, Roger Bacon honored our 28 Spring senior student-athletes with a Senior Night on Twitter. Visit the RB Athletics Page to read more about these hard-working Spartan athletes!...

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Class of 2020 Top Ten - 6 & 5

Posted Friday, May 22, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Top Ten! As the year comes to a close, we are showcasing the students who, through their hard work and dedication, are graduating at the top of their class. 6: Rebecca Mae Spears Acceptances: NKU, Xavier, Ball S...

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Class of 2020 Top Ten - 8 & 7

Posted Thursday, May 14, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Top Ten! As the year comes to a close, we are showcasing the students who, through their hard work and dedication, are graduating at the top of their class. 8: Anna Juengling Acceptances: Baldwin Wallace Univers...

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Class of 2020 Top Ten - 10 & 9

Posted Monday, May 11, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Top Ten! As the year comes to a close, we are showcasing the students who, through their hard work and dedication, are graduating at the top of their class. 10: Megan Shooner Acceptances: Xavier University, Uni...

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