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  • 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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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
May 22, 2015
 
MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Oliver Hazard Perry

Attention Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on a ship? You can have a chance to find out on the Oliver Hazard Perry, a large sailing vessel. 30 Rogers students and three teachers will set sail the last week in August and you could be one of those students. There will be an informative meeting next Wednesday, May 27th at 5:30 pm in room 924 of the NACTC building. If you are attending junior prom that evening, send your parents to gather information. Please see Ms. Copeley, Anna Spring, or Katie Russell for an application. The application deadline is June 1st. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Newport Community School

Interested in learning more about photography this summer? Interested in earning credit towards graduation? Newport Community School’s ELO  program offers students the chance to learn in-part, or in-whole outside the classroom on topics and projects of personal interest. See Miss. Dugan or Mr. Newsome at lunch.

Guidance

The Herbert E. Kaplan Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship is now available in the guidance office. It is for a junior who demonstrated commitment to improving the quality of life for others in RI through active participation in volunteer and philanthropic activities. Student demonstrated capacity to inspire and motivates others to serve as community volunteers and to fund raise for community needs.  Come to guidance before school, after school or during your lunch to pick up an application.

Summer Boatbuilding Program

In partnership with Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA), Newport Public Schools is excited to announce a brand new Summer Boatbuilding "Work and Learn" program which incorporates work experience, career exploration and skill development. This program is open to youth between 14-16 years old who are interested in the marine trades/ boatbuilding industry. The application deadline is June 1, 2015.  Email Kerry Clarke at kerryclarke@npsri.net for more information.

Class of 2015

Rogers High School Senior Prom will be held on Wednesday, June 10th at OceanCliff in Newport. Tickets are on sale in the Senior lounge during lunches. The cost is $25.00 for Rogers seniors and $45.00 for guests. Tickets will remain on sale until Wednesday, May 27th. Please be sure to see Catherine Hermes or Carly Coaty to purchase tickets by May 27th as a head count is needed for dinner orders.

Sports Report

On the softball team’s senior night the girls lost 9-1 to Middletown and thanked teammates Katie Russell and Sarah Morris. Today the team is back to league action with a game versus Wheeler. First pitch is 4pm up at Toppa field.

The baseball team takes their turn to honor five seniors; 6pm this evening at Cardines against Narragansett.  Yesterday the boys cruised past Hope 12-1. Riley Miller earned the win on the mound and Richard Reyes-Martinez had 3 hits but the highlight of the game was Aaron Johnson's stand up triple!

In Tiverton last night the TigerVikings survived a scare from Toll Gate but pulled away in the 4th quarter for a 9-5 victory.

Saturday has both the boys and girls track teams competing in the Class C Championships at Ponaganset High School.

Congratulations to three members of the golf team for their All-Division recognition. On the first team is Chase Baker while David Byrne and Norman Daniel Bestoso garnered third team honors.

Saturday has both the boys and girls track teams competing in the Class C Championships at Ponaganset High School.

Congratulations to three members of the golf team for their All-Division recognition. On the first team is Chase Baker while David Byrne and Norman Daniel Bestoso garnered third team honors.

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