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Sparty, Gapper & RB Baseball take over St. Ignatius

Posted Friday, April 19, 2024

On April 18, several members of Roger Bacon's boys baseball team got to return home to their grade school alma mater, St. Ignatius, to pay a visit along with the special guests Gapper and our own Sparty mascot. Coach McCoy and the baseball St. Ignat...

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Assisi Scholars Pilgrimage

Posted Monday, April 15, 2024

Our ninth cohort of Assisi Scholars recently returned home from Italy. Please see below for a recap of their all-expenses paid pilgrimage to Assisi and Rome. ...

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Mike Noszka Named Head Coach

Posted Monday, April 15, 2024

The Roger Bacon athletic department is excited to announce that Mike Noszka will be the new head coach for our boys basketball team. Athletic Director, Steve Rossi had this to say about coach Noszka, ” We are excited to announce that Mike Noszka as t...

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Junior Assisi Scholars Visit Xavier University

Posted Friday, April 12, 2024

Roger Bacon’s junior Assisi Scholars visited Xavier University to learn about the benefits of a collegiate level honors program and ask questions about the college application process. With interests ranging from engineering to health sciences to pol...

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Alex Navarro '24 Receives Flying Pig Foundation Scholarship

Posted Friday, April 12, 2024

Senior, Alex Navarro received a $5,000 4-year renewable (total $20,000) scholarship for college from the Flying Pig Foundation, in recognition of his hard work and leadership as a student athlete and his commitment to academics and service. Only 14 s...

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Michael Wiegand Named Head Coach

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Roger Bacon athletic department is excited to announce that Michael Wiegand has been hired as the girls' varsity basketball head coach. Michael is no stranger to the program, as he has already spent multiple years within it. Steve Rossi had this ...

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Career Day at Roger Bacon

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2024

On March 19th, Roger Bacon hosted Career Day for our student body. 30 professionals, over half were Roger Bacon/Our Lady of the Angels alumni, from various job fields came back to share insight and guidance about their corresponding careers. Students...

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Grace Cartuyvelles '24 Secures Joe Burrow Foundation Do Good Grant

Posted Friday, March 22, 2024

Congratulations to Grace Cartuyvelles ‘24 on securing a $500 "Do Good Grant" from the Joe Burrow Foundation! Her submission and request were approved after she appealed to the foundation for the support of a mental health-focused activity taking plac...

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Roger Bacon Students Donate The Gift Of Life During Spring Blood Drive

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2024

As our “We are the Good Soil” campaign marches forward, the students of Roger Bacon continue to demonstrate the strong foundation of faith and character that our wonderful school provides. Today, Roger Bacon welcomed Hoxworth Blood Center to campus f...

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RB SpARTans Participate in Cincinnati Catholic Honors Ensemble

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Last month, 10 RB SpARTans participated in the Cincinnati Catholic Honor Ensembles. Members of RB's Concert Band and Concert Choir joined with the best singers and musicians from all the area Catholic schools to combine into larger honors groups. Wit...

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Trevor Geraci '26 Wins Semper Fi Student Award

Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Congratulations to Trevor Geraci '26, who has been given the Semper Fi Student Award from the U.S. Marines Corp! The Semper Fi Student Award recognizes students who exhibit the Marine Corps values of honor, courage, and commitment. Trevor was surpri...

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Tickets for RB Drama Guild's Production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT Now on Sale

Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2024

"SPAMALOT: School Edition” Pre-order tickets are NOW AVAILABLE 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 class...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates First Individual State Champion in over 40 Years

Posted Monday, February 26, 2024

It was a celebratory day on the campus of Roger Bacon when students came back from the weekend on Monday, February 26. Sophomore swimmer Reese Reilly became the school's first individual state champion in over forty years with her win in the state c...

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Spaeth & Schad Head South!

Posted Monday, February 26, 2024

During the week of February 18 -25, President Steve Schad and Brandon Spaeth '11 visited the Gulf Coast of Florida to visit with alumni from Roger Bacon and Our Lady of the Angels. There are 480 alumni that live in Florida and 280 of those alumni liv...

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AP Science Students Participate in SEMEDS

Posted Friday, February 23, 2024

On February 22, ten Roger Bacon AP science students had the opportunity to travel to Wright Pat Air Force Base to participate in SEMEDS. Per the program, "SEMEDS is is a unique program that brings local students and their teachers to Wright Patterson...

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Roger Bacon Conducts First Wellness Wednesday

Posted Thursday, February 22, 2024

On February 21, Roger Bacon took our mission of developing the hearts, minds & bodies of its young men and women and put it into action with the first iteration of Wellness Wednesday! Thanks to our wonderful Student Services department, students...

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Roger Bacon Sends FIVE Swimmers to 2024 State Championship Meet

Posted Wednesday, February 21, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that FIVE RB Swimmers are headed to the state meet today! Lily Moore '24, Madison Stecher '25, Reese Riley '26, Helen Russell '27 & Matt Schomaker '27 will all be swimming in the state championship meet on February 22 ...

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Daphne McCabe '24 Named National Merit Scholar Finalist

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2024

Roger Bacon is proud to announce that senior Daphne McCabe has officially been named a National Merit Scholar Finalist for 2024! The National Merit Scholarship Program has determined which of the 16,000 Semifinalists named in September 2023 met all ...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates Ash Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Today, Roger Bacon celebrated Ash Wednesday as a Spartan community. All were reminded of our relationships with God and turned to him for forgiveness as the season of Lent officially begins. It was a beautiful celebration for the entire student body....

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23 SpARTans recognized at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Posted Friday, February 9, 2024

The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition for creative students grades 7-12. The Regional Awards includes Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana and the winners have b...

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Anatomy students attend Beacon Orthopedics

Posted Thursday, February 8, 2024

On Wednesday, February 7th, 15 students from Mr. Smith’s Anatomy and Physiology classes went to the Beacon Orthopedics Summit Woods location for a lecture about the anatomy of the knee. Then they donned their Personal Protective Equipment and went in...

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Morgan Heinrich '25 wins Northwest Exchange Award

Posted Wednesday, February 7, 2024

We are sending a huge congratulations to Morgan Heinrich '25! On February 7, Morgan was honored as the Student of the Month with an award from the Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati. The Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati is a group of men and...

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Lily Moore '24 Earns All American Academic Status

Posted Monday, February 5, 2024

Congratulations to senior swimmer Lily Moore for meeting the criteria for selection to the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America, Inc. All America Team. Over 353,936 students are involved in aquatics at the high school leve...

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Ethan Smith '24 Earns 100th Wrestling Win

Posted Monday, February 5, 2024

A huge congratulations goes to senior Ethan Smith who secured his 100th win of his wrestling career this past weekend. Ethan got the win while competing at National Trail. Ethan went 4-0 at the meet and went on to win the championship for the second...

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RB's Scientists Showcase Work at 2024 Science Fair

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2024

On January 25th, RB's finest scientists showcased their stellar work at the 2024 RB Science Fair. Roger Bacon himself played a key role in the early stages of the movement which eventually led to the Scientific Revolution. Instead of relying on rati...

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Freshmen Writers Selected to be Published

Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that two exceptional freshmen, Sophia Schumacher and Maggie McCormick, have been selected to have their writing pieces published from the "SOS Sagas: Hunted Escaping Words" Young Writers writing contest! It was an extreme...

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Ms. Waltherr-Willard sworn in as Councilwoman for Village of Greenhills

Posted Monday, January 29, 2024

Last week, RB French and Spanish teacher Maria Waltherr-Willard was sworn in as a Councilwoman for the Village of Greenhills. Ms. Waltherr-Willard was also appointed as Vice-Mayor by a vote from the entire Council and confirmed by the Mayor. The Spa...

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Spartan Nation Tour - Florida!

Posted Monday, January 22, 2024

Roger Bacon High School is coming to The Sunshine State! Steve Schad (President) and Brandon Spaeth '11 (Director of Advancement) will be in Florida from February 18 – 25, staying in Sarasota and visiting areas along the Gulf Coast with a significant...

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RB Drama Guild hosts workshop with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Posted Monday, January 22, 2024

Last week, the RB Drama Guild hosted workshop leaders from the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company for students in the Drama Guild. Leaders from the company came in and helped develop movement skills and ensemble work with the entire group. All of this w...

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Roger Bacon launches $10M Capital Campaign - "We are the Good Soil"

Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2024

We are excited to introduce the “We are the Good Soil” campaign for Roger Bacon High School. As we approach our 100th anniversary, it is a campaign with a vision solidly fixed on our next 100 years. More importantly, it is an effort to enhance the st...

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Roger Bacon High School alive with Faith and Community

Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Please see below for an article written about Roger Bacon by Eli Pacheco from the Province of our Lady of Guadalupe. As the nation prepares to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week later this month with the theme “Catholic Schools: United in Faith...

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Roger Bacon ends the semester getting into the Christmas Spirit

Posted Friday, December 15, 2023

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year down here at Roger Bacon! Students and faculty celebrated the end of a great first semester with our annual Christmas Assembly put on by Student Senate. There was a "snowball" fight, an intense game of ...

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Roger Bacon celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Posted Monday, December 11, 2023

Whenever you see the historic Nativity scene placed in the Fine Arts Center at Roger Bacon, you know one thing is for sure - the Christmas season is here! Advent season is truly in full swing these days and it was never more evident at RB than during...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Posted Monday, December 4, 2023

To prepare for the Advent season, Roger Bacon students, faculty and staff gathered all together to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation on November 30th. Zoe Nienaber '23 returned to her alma mater to provide angelic sounds during Mass. We were ...

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Sisi Celebrates her 5th Birthday

Posted Monday, December 4, 2023

Our school therapy dog, Sisi, turned five years old on November 29th, 2023! During school lunches, our students signed a birthday poster for Sisi, enjoyed cupcakes and sung "Happy Birthday" to her. Sisi joined the Roger Bacon family during the 2019 ...

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Fall Play - "Plaza Suite"

Posted Sunday, December 3, 2023

The Drama Guild started the 2023-24 “Year of Laughs” with a play by Neil Simon - “Plaza Suite” - a slapstick comedy featuring several hilarious couples across different days at the Plaza Hotel. Our show featured two casts, each one set in a different...

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Kelsey Niesen '24 earns All-State & All-American Honors

Posted Friday, November 17, 2023

Senior Kelsey Niesen wrapped up her historic volleyball career at Roger Bacon with just a couple more awards. Niesen was named First Team All-State for the 2023 season. Additionally, she was tapped as an Honorable Mention for the AVCA (American Volle...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates Veterans and Honors Ray Schnurr at Annual Celebration

Posted Thursday, November 9, 2023

Roger Bacon was thrilled to welcome more than 120 military veterans to campus this morning, as we celebrated their service to our country with our annual Veterans Day Breakfast. It was an opportunity for our students to learn more about the sacrifice...

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Roger Bacon Alumni Awards

Posted Monday, November 6, 2023

On Saturday, November 4th, Roger Bacon High School celebrated its proud tradition of excellence by honoring four outstanding individuals at the Alumni Awards ceremony sponsored by the Roger Bacon Alumni Association. This ceremony recognizes individua...

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Tapestry Blanket Fundraiser

Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The Roger Bacon Athletic Association is holding a fundraiser for Roger Bacon Athletics by selling a one-of-a-kind Roger Bacon tapestry throw blanket. This throw blanket is similar to those sold nearly 20 years ago.The cost is $60. Click the link belo...

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Homecoming Week 2023

Posted Friday, October 27, 2023

Spartans celebrated Homecoming 2023 with a week of fun. Dress down days filled the week and consisted of pajama day, character day and soccer mom/BBQ dad day. The school week was capped off with the Spirit Olympics and the infamous "Toilet Brush Hock...

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Roger Bacon Students Participate in Hoxworth Blood Drive

Posted Friday, October 27, 2023

Roger Bacon students once again gave back to the community on October 18th 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 of st...

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Kelsey Niesen '24 reaches 1,000 career kills

Posted Friday, October 6, 2023

On Thursday, October 5, in her match against Norwood, senior Kelsey Niesen reached a historic milestone in her volleyball career by securing her thousandth kill in the match. This milestone has not been reached by any other player in the legendary pr...

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Roger Bacon celebrates the Feast Day of St. Francis with the annual FEASTival

Posted Friday, October 6, 2023

October 4 is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi - and at Roger Bacon, the celebrations were aplenty. An all school mass kicked off the day full of celebrations followed by a touching goodbye tribute to Fr. Roger Lopez, OFM who will move on to hi...

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Allister Fike '27 Qualifies for OHSAA Golf State Championship Rounds

Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2023

At the OHSAA D2 Golf District Championship at Heatherwoode, '27 Allister Fike overcame a pair of early bogeys and shot -1 the rest of the way to shoot a one-over-par 72, easily his best score of the season. While his drives weren't perfect, Allister ...

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Roger Bacon hosts dedication ceremony for Ralph Luebbe Amphitheater

Posted Friday, September 29, 2023

On Friday, September 29th, the Roger Bacon Class of 2024 and members of the staff gathered in the newly completed outdoor classroom to officially dedicate it as the Ralph Luebbe Amphitheater. Fr. Roger Lopez, OFM, led the group in a prayer service du...

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Girls Volleyball program reaches 750 all-time wins

Posted Friday, September 29, 2023

On Tuesday, September 19, the girls volleyball program at Roger Bacon reached yet another milestone and brought the program's all-time win total to 750 with a win over Summit. This ranks 4th in the OHSAA sports record books statewide. The program ha...

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Grandparents Day 2023

Posted Thursday, September 21, 2023

On Wednesday September 20th, we celebrated our annual Grandparents day at Roger Bacon. Almost 250 of our freshman grandparents joined us on campus Wednesday to celebrate mass and breakfast with their grandchildren. We are forever appreciative of the ...

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Junior Kayla Kilgore earns special recognition from National College Board

Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Congratulations to Roger Bacon junior Kayla Kilgore for earning special recognition from the 2023 College Board. Kayla was awarded the College Board's National African American Recognition Award. This recognition is reserved for junior African Ameri...

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Senior Daphne McCabe named National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Congratulations to senior Daphne McCabe on being named a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation is a privately funded, non-profit organization that awards college scholarships to students who show exceptional ...

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Seniors Conner Beierle & Alex Edmondson Named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program

Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Our principal, Tim McCoy, announced today that Conner Beierle and Alex Edmondson have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (N...

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2025 Europe Trip Destination Announced

Posted Thursday, September 14, 2023

2025 Europe Trip Destination Announced - Meeting September 19th We are so excited to invite your student on this upcoming educational travel opportunity! Learn more about this exciting tour at an information session where we’ll discuss: • What we’ll ...

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Brandon Saho Shares The Mental Game with RB Students

Posted Thursday, September 7, 2023

Roger Bacon students were given a chance to better understand the value of taking care of each other and their mental health as former WLWT television personality and Cincinnati native Brandon Saho shared his mental health journey. Mr. Saho is a L...

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Alum Bag Piper Leads Varsity Football Team to Victory in First Home Game

Posted Monday, August 28, 2023

In Friday night's first home game against Western Hills, Alum Steve Watt, escorted varsity football team to the Bron Bacevich Stadium. Steve Watt, class of 1980 developed the Hamilton County bag pipe team. He is well known in the region and does most...

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Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Brings Afro-Cuban Jazz Concert to RB

Posted Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Sunday Aug 20th, RB played host to the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in an Afro-Cuban jazz concert featuring legendary Arturo Sandoval! Joined by members of the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and an opening set by our very own alumni big band...

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RB Welcomes Back Students for 2023-2024 School Year

Posted Thursday, August 17, 2023

Year #96 has officially begun! On August 16, RB welcomed its amazing students back, adding an incredible Class of 2027 to the RB family. There was a palpable excitement and joy in the hallways as students reunited, forever moving Forward to Greater T...

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New Additions to the Roger Bacon Staff

Posted Monday, August 7, 2023

With the start of the 2023-2024 school year, Roger Bacon is excited to welcome 9 new teachers and staff to our esteemed faculty. Our new teachers and staff are: Colin Bresler, School Counselor Ray Butler ‘97, Dean of StudentsAaron Hugenberg, Fine Art...

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Father Roger Lopez, OFM Named Provincial Council Elect for Our Lady of Guadalupe Province of the Franciscan Friars

Posted Thursday, July 13, 2023

Roger Bacon High School is proud to announce that Father Roger Lopez, OFM has been named to the provincial administration of the new Our Lady of Guadalupe Province of the Franciscan Friars. On July 5th, the General Definitory of the Order of Friars ...

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Nick Wilking ‘10 Named Director of Marketing & Alumni Engagement

Posted Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Roger Bacon High School is proud to announce that Nick Wilking ‘10 has been named our Director of Marketing and Alumni Engagement. Nick has worked in marketing since 2012 and has also been an assistant girls’ volleyball coach here at Roger Bacon sinc...

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2023 Meg Gutzwiller Alumni Soccer Game

Posted Friday, June 2, 2023

Join us as we celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the Meg Gutzwiller Alumni Soccer Game on Friday, July 28th 2023! This game celebrates the life of Meg Gutzwiller ’00 and serves as a fundraiser for our boys and girls soccer programs. Online registratio...

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Current Assisi Scholars and Alumni Come Back to Celebrate Another Successful Pilgrimage

Posted Tuesday, May 23, 2023

On Sunday night, we honored our 2023 Assisi Scholars with our Assisi Scholars Banquet. Seventeen Spartans joined the illustrious group, now known as our Assisi Alumni, while we caught up with some of previous scholars. Memories were shared, laughter ...

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Robotics Club Showcases Their Hard Work in End of the Year Competition

Posted Thursday, May 18, 2023

Roger Bacon’s cafeteria turned into a battle zone as students from our Robotics classes and club brought their creations to face-off on Wednesday in front of a packed house of classmates. The robots were divided into teams of two, and played a game o...

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100th Year Logo Contest Winners

Posted Wednesday, May 17, 2023

As we start to picture what our one hundredth year will look like, and welcome our Welcome our 100th class next school year, we held a Centennial year logo contest. Our students were asked to submit their best designs incorporation our current logo a...

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Magnified Giving - Roger Bacon Students Earn Grants for Charitable Organizations

Posted Monday, May 15, 2023

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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Assisi Scholars Celebrate Pilgrimage to Assisi and Rome Italy

Posted Thursday, May 11, 2023

The class of 2023 Assisi Scholars spent their Easter Break making a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, the culmination of their four years of hard work in the Assisi Scholar Program. Among the highlights of the trip were visiting San D...

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Record Breaking Cappie Nominated Cast, Brings Home Seven Wins

Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2023

After a school record breaking 21 Cappie Award nominations, RB Drama Guild came away from this year's awards gala proving that “We Are The Champions”!With SEVEN wins including Best Supporting Actor, Best Comic Actor, Best Male Vocalist, Best Female V...

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Junior Morality Class Successfully Raises Funds for Kiva Microloan Projects

Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The Junior Morality classes are proud to announce the 2023 winners of Roger Bacon’s Kiva microloan advocacy project. Although 10 groups received the highest ranking for their elevator speeches to the judges on during the Kiva fair on Wednesday, May 3...

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268 Students Earn Honor Roll Distinction for Entire Year

Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2023

As the 2022-23 school year winds down, Roger Bacon is recognizing 268 students who earned the distinction of being on the academic Honor Roll for all four quarters of this school year. This is 51% of the entire Roger Bacon student body! The students ...

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$100,000 Goal has been Reached!

Posted Monday, May 8, 2023

We are proud to announce that Roger Bacon has surpassed its $100,000 goal for our two projects coming up this summer! Thank you to all our generous supporters who helped us reach this goal! Please see below for a recap of our two projects that are n...

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A Beautiful Night at Our 35th Evening of Excellence

Posted Monday, May 1, 2023

Roger Bacon hosted its 35 Evening for Excellence (EFE) on April 22nd. EFE is our primary fundraising event of the year and is vital to many facets at Roger Bacon High School. All proceeds from EFE enable us to provide financial assistance to students...

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In Honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra Performs for Students

Posted Friday, April 28, 2023

A big thank you to members of the CCJO - Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra for playing for us today to close out Jazz Appreciation Month They had great insights for our students about listening, communicating, and working together - all with am...

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Fine Arts Festival 2023

Posted Friday, April 28, 2023

It’s time for our annual Fine Arts Festival! A week-long celebration of both the Visual and Performing Arts at RB. Visual Art will be shared digitally all week long, with different works, mediums and artists featured each day from Mon May 1st through...

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Nineteen Outstanding New Students are Inducted into the National Honors Society

Posted Friday, April 28, 2023

On April 26th during flex, we gathered to formally recognize students who have been selected by the faculty for successfully completing their candidacy and were inducted as new members of our NHS chapter. We are so proud of our 19 new members who ha...

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Spartans head out West to meet with Alumni

Posted Thursday, April 20, 2023

Over Easter break, Brandon Spaeth '11 (Director of Advancement) and Tom Burke '69 (President Emeritus) traveled West to California for a week to visit alumni! During this time, we had 10 students in California on our inaugural San Juan Bautista Pilgr...

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Roger Bacon seeking $100,000 for two Summer Projects

Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Roger Bacon High School has met the Annual Fund Drive goal for the current 2022/23 school year! THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL ALUMNI AND SUPPORTERS! Roger Bacon is now seeking donations for two projects coming up this summer - Chemistry Lab Renovation a...

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Follow Along With Our Students As They Embark on International Pilgrimages

Posted Monday, April 10, 2023

Make sure you are connected with us on all our social media platforms, to follow along with our students as they embark on their pilgrimages to Assisi and California. #spartanstakeontheworld Facebook: @Roger Bacon High School Instagram: @rogerbaconh...

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Roger Bacon heads West to California!

Posted Thursday, April 6, 2023

Roger Bacon is heading out West! Brandon Spaeth '11 (Director of Advancement) and Tom Burke '69 (President Emeritus) are heading to California from April 10th - 14th. Below is a schedule of where and when socials will be for each day. If you live in ...

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Four Roger Bacon Students Win The Montgomery Photo Competition

Posted Monday, April 3, 2023

Montgomery Photo Contest Exposure: Montgomery, the area’s longest-running amateur photo competition and awards presentation – now in its 35th year – took place on Sunday, April 2nd. The event is presented by the Montgomery Arts Commission and is open...

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Welcoming Class of 2027 with Ice Cream Social

Posted Friday, March 31, 2023

Last week, we welcomed our incoming class of 2027 on campus for a welcome night filled with fun. Students were able to interactive take pictures at our green screen photo booth, indulge in blizzards provided by Dairy Queen, grab some spirit wear from...

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Underwater Hockey Team finishes 2nd Place in Canadian Tournament

Posted Thursday, March 30, 2023

On Saturday, March 25, 2023, the Roger Bacon High School Underwater Hockey Team finished in 2nd place in the “B” Division of the University of Guelph’s 41st annual Underwater Hockey Tournament in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Roger Bacon finished the day ...

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Well Deserved Recognition During National Athletic Trainers Month

Posted Tuesday, March 28, 2023

March is National Athletic Trainers Month. We're very lucky to have incredible athletic trainers who spend countless hours making sure our student-athletes are ready to compete! Thank you Mel and Liz for all your hard work to the Roger Bacon Communit...

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Alumni Return to Speak to Students on Career Day

Posted Thursday, March 23, 2023

Over 30 guest speakers visited our campus yesterday, to speak to our students on Career Day. Students were able to choose three sessions that they were most interested in, to learn more about that career. Our guest speakers spoke to students about se...

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Spring Musical: We Will Rock You!

Posted Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Roger Bacon Drama Guild is proud to present: We Will Rock You! “Is this the real life, or is this just fantasy?” Featuring songs by the rock band QUEEN, our musical is packed with a ton of favorite hits, funny moments, and an exciting story of a futu...

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Ray Butler '97 Named Dean of Students at Roger Bacon High School

Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Roger Bacon High School is excited to announce the hiring of Ray Butler '97 as the new Dean of Students starting in the 2023-24 school year. Butler brings two decades of experience in education, including 18 years as a social studies teacher and two ...

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Senior Jimmy Evans, Earns Gen-1 Scholarship

Posted Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Congratulations to senior Jimmy Evans on being accepted to the groundbreaking Gen-1 program at the University of Cincinnati, including receiving a Gen-1 scholarship to attend. The Gen-1 program is the nation's first living-learning community to focus...

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Roger Bacon Senior Named Academic All-American

Posted Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Congratulations to senior Emmett Breda on being named to the 2022-2023 Academic All-American Team by National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA). Over 350,000 students are involved in high school aquatics, with only 2% of these particip...

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The Classmen - RBs Got Talent Winners!

Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Congrats to all of our participants in this year's "RB's Got Talent!" Our six finalists were: Grady Huneck ’25 – Stand-up ComedySylvia Horstman ’23 – DancerJosh Nienaber ’26 – JazzJackie Merz ’26 – SingerSons of Wittekind – Rock bandThe Classmen – R...

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Madison Stecher '25 & Reese Reilly '26 cap off their season at State!

Posted Monday, February 27, 2023

This past Thursday and Friday Spartan Swimming Competed in the State Division II Swim Championships in Canton, Ohio. Qualifying into the Division II State Championships were Sophomore Madison Stecher and Freshman Reese Reilly. On Thursday during the...

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MVC Champion, Ethan Smith leads Wrestling Team to 2nd place in MVC

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2023

PLACEPOINTSNorwood High School1st205.5Roger Bacon High School2nd102North College Hill High School3rd82Cincinnati Country Day School4th51St. Bernard-Elmwood Place High School5th34Summit Country Day School6th14Purcell Marian High School7th9Roger Bacon ...

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Madison Stecher '25 & Reese Reilly '26 are Headed to State

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Congratulations to Madison Stecher ’25 and Reese Reilly ’26 who participated in the State Swim Meet in Canton, OH! Madison and Reese are the first Spartan females to qualify for State since 2006 (Laura Brichler '06). The last appearance at State for ...

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Academic Team ends the year with a win over Seton!

Posted Friday, February 17, 2023

The Roger Bacon Academic Team won their two last matches of the season. A great match by Daphne McCabe, Adam Ghering, and Eli Delassandro fueled a commanding 54-46 win over St. Ursula Academy. The following week the SMARTans, won on a buzzer beater o...

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Roger Bacon Celebrates Four Senior Eagle Scouts

Posted Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Roger Bacon is honored to recognize four senior students that have earned the rare distinction of Eagle Scout, the highest recognition one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America. Roger Bacon has a long history of producing Eagle scouts, and is very pr...

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Roger Bacon Senior Earns Prestigious Scholarship to Attend U.C.

Posted Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Congratulations to senior Andrew Lewis for earning the Darwin T. Turner scholarship to attend the University of Cincinnati. One of the University of Cincinnati’s most prestigious scholarships, this award recognizes outstanding academic achievement a...

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RB Students Say "Thank You" as Part of CSW Celebration

Posted Monday, February 6, 2023

As part of Roger Bacon's 2023 Catholic Schools Week celebration, last week Roger Bacon students had the opportunity to show gratitude to those in their life that have helped make a Roger Bacon education possible. Students were given the opportunity t...

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Congratulations To Our 2023 Science Fair Winners, Jack Bentley & Lauren Jones

Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2023

After a two-year hiatus, we were able to gather students, judges, & parents for an in-person Science Fair event. The Science Fair is one way for our students to put Roger Bacon’s revolutionary philosophy into practice – bringing observation, expe...

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Catholic Schools Week at Roger Bacon

Posted Monday, January 30, 2023

Catholic Schools Week Activities: January 29 – February 4 Friday, January 27: Students receive “passports” in theology classes. The passports will be used for the next 2 weeks, as students can participate in various spiritual life activities happenin...

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33 SpARTans recognized as top in the region!

Posted Friday, January 27, 2023

The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative students grades 7-12. The Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards includes Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and So...

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Brandon Smith '09 reenlists in the Navy

Posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Brandon Smith ’09 recently re-enlisted in the Navy after already spending 8 years in the military. It is a rare occurrence for someone to re-enlist at their high school but Brandon and his family came back to Roger Bacon for his big announcement. Bra...

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Senior Gus Kleinfeldt Awarded Evans Scholarship

Posted Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Congratulations to Senior Gus Kleinfeldt, who received the Chick Evans Scholarship. The Evans Scholarship provides a young high achieving caddie, a full ride and housing scholarship to a local University. Gus will be attending Miami University in the...

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Tim McCoy '02 to Become Principal of Roger Bacon High School

Posted Monday, January 23, 2023

Roger Bacon High School is excited to announce the promotion of Tim McCoy ’02, the current Assistant Principal, to Principal for the 2023 – 2024 school year. Prior to Roger Bacon, Tim spent five years as Superintendent of New Path Child & Family ...

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Students Given Unique Dissection Opportunity

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2023

On Wednesday, January 18th, fifteen students traveled to Beacon Orthopedics, to listen to a short lecture from Dr. Ian Rice, and learned how a real surgery is conducted. Dressed from head to toe in protective equipment, students were able to use an a...

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Junior Students Excited for New Pilgrimage Opportunity

Posted Friday, January 20, 2023

Excitement filled the air when ten Roger Bacon High School students learned that they had been chosen for a spiritual journey of a lifetime. From April 10 through April 16, 2023 these ten juniors will participate in a pilgrimage to the California Mis...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2027!

Posted Thursday, January 12, 2023

Congratulations to the newest members of the Spartan family! The Class of 2027 will be our 99th graduating class from Roger Bacon High School!...

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Alyssa Flading '05 Named Director of Marketing and Alumni Engagement

Posted Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Roger Bacon High School is proud to announce that Alyssa Flading ‘05 has been named our Director of Marketing and Alumni Engagement effective January 9, 2023. Alyssa worked as our Assistant Admissions Director from 2011-2019 and has been our head gir...

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Brandon Spaeth ’11 Promoted to Director of Advancement

Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Roger Bacon High School is proud to announce that Brandon Spaeth ’11 has been promoted to Director of Advancement effective December 28, 2022. Brandon joined the Advancement Office as the Director of Marketing and Alumni Engagement this school year a...

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Steve Schad to Become President of Roger Bacon High School

Posted Monday, December 19, 2022

Please see below for a press release from the Chair of the Roger Bacon Board of Directors, Thomas J. Hattersley '68. Dear Roger Bacon Community, As Chair of the Roger Bacon Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Steve Schad, the school’s c...

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Spartans celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Posted Friday, December 9, 2022

On Thursday, December 8th, Roger Bacon celebrated the Feast of the Immaculate Conception! This Catholic feast day celebrates the Blessed Virgin Mary's conception and birth without original sin, the Mother of the Lord Jesus Christ. Our entire student ...

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Roger Bacon's Historic Nativity Scene Returns for The Christmas Season

Posted Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Roger Bacon's has returned it's historic nativity set to the Carol A. Dauwe Fine Arts Center for the Christmas season. In the 1880’s, several Franciscan friars returned to Dusseldorf, Germany – the plaster capital of the world – to purchase four nati...

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Shakespeare's back to the RB stage after over 10 years with the production of “HAMLET” this fall!

Posted Thursday, December 1, 2022

The classic works of Shakespeare made their way back to the RB stage after over 10 years with the production of “HAMLET” this fall. The epic tragedy brought new challenges to the Drama Guild that saw our actors memorizing traditional Shakespearean ia...

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Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO)

Posted Thursday, December 1, 2022

There is a great new way to support Roger Bacon High School. Roger Bacon is a member of the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) which has been certified by the State of Ohio as a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO). By donating to Roger Bacon thr...

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Wrestling Alumni Night - December 1st

Posted Tuesday, November 29, 2022

All Spartan wrestlers/wrestlerettes are welcomed back on Thursday, December 1st to Roger Bacon for Alumni Night! The match will begin at 6:30pm. All Spartan alumni will be recognized during the match!...

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Brandon McIntosh '98 & Alex Meachem '95 Speak to Student Body

Posted Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Spartans welcomed Brandon McIntosh '98 and Alex Meachem '95 back to Roger Bacon for an all-school assembly before Thanksgiving break. Brandon & Alex spoke to our students about how everyone has value and to never lose sight on accomplishing your ...

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Roger Bacon Volleyball earns Academic Team Award

Posted Monday, November 21, 2022

Our Girls Volleyball team earned an Academic Team Award from the District 16 Volleyball Coaches Association! The varsity team combined for a 3.660 Team GPA that ranked one of the best in the district! They received their award at the District 16 Seni...

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Roger Bacon honors Veterans

Posted Monday, November 21, 2022

On Thursday, November 10th, Roger Bacon honored our veterans with our Veterans Day Celebration! Over 100 veterans from all branches of the military joined us for our Veterans Assembly and breakfast with our entire student body! We gave special recogn...

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Roger Bacon Girls Volleyball Reaches 700 Wins

Posted Friday, September 30, 2022

After searching through archives, it is confirmed that the Spartans reached 700 wins on Tuesday, August 23rd in their 3-0 win over Norwood! Since their first season in 1984, Roger Bacon Girls Volleyball has amassed a record of 700 – 271. They have ca...

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Varsity Football reaches 500 all time wins

Posted Friday, September 30, 2022

The wait is finally over for the Roger Bacon football program. The Spartans entered the season with 498 career wins in its illustrious history and notched their first win of the fall in Week 2 after getting by Aiken, 21-14. After three consecutive ho...

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Roger Bacon Senior named National Merit Scholar Commended Student

Posted Friday, September 30, 2022

Congratulations to Roger Bacon senior Olivia Radecki for earning the distinction of being named a National Merit Scholar Commended Student for 2022. More than 1.5 million students nationally take the PSAT/NMSQT. Of this, only 3% qualify for recogniti...

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From Germany to Roger Bacon

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Roger Bacon High School welcomed Timo Drahman to school last week so he could experience what his father, Kyle Drahman '90, experienced over 30 years ago. Kyle and his family live in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany and he currently teaches English at a co...

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Roger Bacon to Return to President plus Principal Administration Model

Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Please see below for a press release from the Chair of the Roger Bacon Board of Directors, Thomas J. Hattersley '68. Dear Roger Bacon Community, As the new Chair of the Roger Bacon High School Board of Directors, I would like to extend my gratitude ...

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New Additions to the Roger Bacon Staff

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2022

With the start of the 2022-23 school year, Roger Bacon is excited to welcome fifteen new teachers and staff to our esteemed faculty. Our new teachers and staff are: Bridget Douglas (English) Cindy Foley (Art) Emma Geckle (Theology) Damon Herring (Cus...

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Roger Bacon Senior Wins Bank of American Student Leader Award

Posted Thursday, June 16, 2022

Congratulations to Roger Bacon student Nicco Hill '23 for being one of four local students announced as Bank of America's 2022 Student Leader award winners. Nicco and the three other recipients will each receive a new Chromebook and will participate ...

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2022 Assisi Scholars Celebrate Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi

Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The class of 2022 Assisi Scholars spent their Easter Break making a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, the culmination of their four years of hard work in the Assisi Scholar Program.Among the highlights of the trip were visiting San Da...

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247 Students Earn Honor Roll Distinction for Entire Year

Posted Thursday, May 5, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year winds down, Roger Bacon is recognizing 247 students who earned the distinction of being on the academic honor roll for all four quarters of the school year. This is just short of 50% of the entire Roger Bacon student bod...

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Roger Bacon Announces Hiring of New Assistant Principal

Posted Monday, May 2, 2022

Roger Bacon High School is excited to announce the hiring of Tim McCoy ’02 as Assistant Principal beginning with the 2022-23 school year. A 2002 graduate of Roger Bacon High School, Mr. McCoy was a multi-sport athlete, and a member of the 2002 boys b...

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Junior Class Raises $1450 for KIVA

Posted Thursday, April 7, 2022

Roger Bacon's junior class joined together to raise and donate $1450 in micro loans this 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...

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The Chosen Ones: The ESPN Oral History of The Team That Beat LeBron

Posted Monday, March 14, 2022

ESPN aired a special documentary feature this past weekend, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Roger Bacon's boys basketball 2002 state championship, when they became the only high school team to defeat LeBron James and Akron St. Vincent / St. Mary....

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ESPN to Air Documentary on The Chosen Ones: The Team That Beat LeBron on Sunday

Posted Friday, March 11, 2022

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Roger Bacon's 2002 boys basketball state championship win over LeBron James and St. Vincent / St. Mary's, ESPN will be airing a special documentary Sunday morning. Roger Bacon was the only high school team to defe...

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RB Students Collect Donations for St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, Earn 'Silly' Reward

Posted Friday, March 11, 2022

Roger Bacon used part of their Catholic Schools Week celebration to collect much needed items for the St. Vincent de Paul Becky and Ted Catino Choice Food Pantry located in Cincinnati's West End. Each of our "flex rooms" competed against each other t...

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Roger Bacon Swimmers Recognized as Academic All-Americans

Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Congratulations to Roger Bacon seniors Alaina Finan and Brooklyn Myers, who were named to the 2021-22 Academic All-American Team by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA). Over 355,000 students are involved in high school aquat...

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Junior Grace Hoffmann Honored as The Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati's Youth-of-the-Month

Posted Thursday, February 24, 2022

Junior Grace Hoffman has been recognized as The Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati's Youth-of-the-Month. The program recognizes several of the most outstanding high school juniors in the area. The monthly winners are selected throughout the school...

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Freshman Earns Outstanding Attorney Award at Mock Trial with Perfect Score

Posted Friday, February 11, 2022

Congratulations to Brady Rickenbaugh who has achieved the Outstanding Attorney Award for Mock Trial at Roger Bacon. The Ohio Center for Law Related Education gives this award based on the attorney who best impressed the Judges during their trial and ...

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Mr. Schad makes a friendly Franciscan Super Bowl wager

Posted Friday, February 11, 2022

Last year during the Roger Bacon Assisi Scholar pilgrimage to Italy, one of our Franciscan guides was Fr. Christopher Iwancio, OFM Cap. Little did we realize the Super Bowl would create a rivalry that would be played out this April in Italy! Fr. Chri...

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Congratulations to Our Scholastics Art and Writing Award Winners!

Posted Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Roger Bacon is excited to announce its Scholastics Art and Writing competition winners. Roger Bacon has 23 students win a combined 58 silver medals and honorable mention awards. This included 8 gold medals, the highest distinction awarded. Those stud...

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RB Teachers and Staff Honored During Catholic Schools Week

Posted Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Catholic Schools Week is always a celebration at Roger Bacon, and the Body Bacon did just that during an all-school mass on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 . At the conclusion of mass, several teachers and staff members were recognized for their commitme...

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Roger Bacon High School Promotes Brandon Spaeth to Director of Alumni Engagement and Marketing.

Posted Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Roger Bacon High School is proud to announce that Brandon Spaeth, RB Class of 2011, will be joining the Alumni and Advancement Office as the Director of Alumni Engagement and Marketing effective July 1, 2022. He will be working alongside Sue Huerkamp...

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Roger Bacon Donates Over 500 Desks To Catholic Schools In Jamaica

Posted Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Last fall, former Roger Bacon President and current Vicar Provincial for the St. John the Baptist Province, Father Bill Farris, OFM, reached out to current Roger Bacon principal Steve Schad with a request. Father Bill had discovered, through the prov...

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Grayson Rhoades Tabbed as Spartans' Next Head Coach

Posted Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Roger Bacon High School has hired Grayson Rhoades as its new boys basketball head coach, to begin with the 2022-23 season. Coach Rhoades is currently an assistant to head coach Brian Neal, who announced in November that this season, his 17th leading ...

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Girls Volleyball: 2021 State Runner Up!

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021

When Roger Bacon volleyball fell behind by two sets in Saturday’s Division II final, it looked like Gilmour was making quick work of the Spartans. Those Spartans, however, refused to go away. The girls fought back to win the next two sets and reach...

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Coach Brian Neal to Step Down After 2021-22 Basketball Season

Posted Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Roger Bacon High School boys basketball coach Brian Neal has decided that the 2021-22 season will be his last as head coach of the Spartans. He will step down at the conclusion of this, his 17th year. Coach Neal is the all-time winningest coach in Ro...

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Trunk or Treat: SVDP Conference Brings Halloween to Local Community

Posted Monday, November 1, 2021

Members of the Roger Bacon St. Vincent de Paul Conference joined other high school students from Cincinnati at the annual SVdP Trunk or Treat this weekend. Students dressed up, decorated their cars, passed out candy, and played Halloween games with n...

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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 showtix4u.com and streaming passes are available now. The show’s run-time is ab...

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Sneak Peek

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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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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