• NACTC: Local high school students have the right to choose

    The Newport Area Career and Technical Center (NACTC) kicks-off an informational campaign designed to inform the public about the different types of educational opportunities that are available to high school students and highlight the fact that all students in Newport and the surrounding districts have the right to attend NACTC at no additional cost to families.

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  • Viking Robotic Champions!

    The Rogers High School Robotics Team takes top honors in both divisions of the 5th annual SeaPerch Undersea Robotics Derby on Saturday, 31 January 2015. Rogers Robotics entered two teams, Team Thor for the Open Division, and The Pink Panthers for the Stock Division. Both Teams won Overall Champion in their divisions. The competition was fierce, and the Open Division title finish was a sudden death tiebreaker. Team Thor rallied and came away victorious, winning 1st Place Overall in the advanced division.

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RHS Latest News

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
April 17, 2015
 
MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS 

World of Work Summer Job Program

Are you looking to land the perfect summer job but aren’t sure where to start? Are you 16+ and looking to gain key communication and job etiquette skills that will make you a superstar employee? The World of Work program, a 6-week workshop series is coming to Rogers High School beginning Thursday, April 30th in Room 129 and will provide a combination of job readiness skills, mentor support and employment opportunities to our students aged 16+. Students will meet weekly during Advisory period and work with program mentors to participate in learning exercises that will provide job search and readiness skills to help them be successful and employable. Towards the end of the program, successful students will be rewarded with job interviews for summer employment. If you are a student 16+ who is interested, or know of a student that would benefit from this opportunity please email Ms. Clarke, School Based Coordinator at kerryclarke@npsri.net, see Mr. Newsome during lunch or sign up on the Viking Job Board (located outside Mr. Connell’s room 308).

Guidance

REMINDER: Undersea Technology Apprentice Program

The application deadline is Wednesday, April 29 at noon for the paid Internship  at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). Students must be 16 years of age and be United States citizens.  The program is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors only. It pays a $750 stipend  for 60 hours total, available the end of the three weeks.  Rogers High School students must be turn in  their application to Mrs. Linda  Halliday Moitoza in the Guidance Office.

Drivers Ed

The Community College of Rhode Island will be offering a Driver Education Course for students who are 15 years and 10 months by the beginning of the first class.  The classes will be held at the Portsmouth Middle School beginning on May 1.  The classes will meet on Fridays and Saturdays. To register students need to go to the CCRI website and register online.  Students who have questions about the class may call CCRI at 825-1214.

Juniors

Junior prom tickets will go on sale today.  Tickets will be sold during lunch.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Ferris or Elizabeth Murphy. 

Class of 2015

Hello Seniors! Don't forget to bring your waivers for the post graduation party to the main office.  If you need a new one, please see Mrs. Henry in room 500. Remember to sell at least one ticket to the fundraiser before May 2nd so we can make this a great graduation party for you!  Mrs. Henry has plenty of extras if you can sell more than one.  Bring back the raffle tickets and money to the main office as soon as possible. 

The Class of 2015 is hosting a volleyball tournament on Friday, May 1st, directly after school. Teams can be made up of 6 students and/or faculty with alternates if needed. The cost is $5 per person or $30 per team. Please see Ms. Copeley, Carly Coaty or Catherine Hermes to register.

Scholarships

The James and Mary Maher scholarship is due to Mrs. Michaud today.

The Centennial Scholarship is now available in the Guidance Office. Please come in before school , after school or during your lunch to sign out a packet.

Fashion Show

Come support your Rogers seniors tonight for the Botch Fashion Show in the Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. Admission is $3 at the door and raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win prizes.

Newport Community School

Today is the last day to sign up for Session IV enrichment activities. Newport Community School is offering Yoga, Teen Scene @ the Library, Off the Curb, a bike building program with Bike Newport and Knitting 101. Both SAT English and Math prep classes are full. Please see Ms. Dugan at lunch if you have any questions.

Sports Report

Unified basketball wrapped up their home season with an exciting 40 to 37 victory over Portsmouth. Leading the way for the team were the seniors: Chris Hirschy, Cai'lyn Miles-Taylor and Angel Cruz.

The golf team in their second match of the season earned their second sweep of the season! This time the Vikings took down Middletown and Bay View. David Byrne lead Rogers shooting a 45.

The girls JV softball team grinded out a 5 to 3 win over Middletown. Juliana DiMeglio's hit in the final inning was the difference. This afternoon the varsity will travel to Providence to play the Wheeler school. Tomorrow the team will be home for a doubleheader beginning at 10:30 AM versus Block Island.

Varsity baseball will be at Cardines this afternoon to host Hope High School.  First pitch is 4 o'clock. The JVs will be home tomorrow for 11 AM match up with Central Falls.

Boys track will compete in the Class C Injury Fund relays in Johnston.

Sailing will host their third installment of "Friday Night Lights". Sailors will be in their boats by 2:30 and the grill will be open for food by 5 PM. Stop by the Newport Yacht Club and join them! 

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