• 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 27, 2015
 
MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Scholarships

The Sandra Clooney Memorial Scholarship is due today by the end of the day.

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.

Class of 2015

Seniors please bring in your cap and gown payment to Ms. Martin in the Main Office.

Senior Presentations will occur afterschool on Tuesday, May 12th.  Sign-ups are outside the Main Office.  Please signup during lunch and before/after school.  Team members need to check with all members before committing to a time and panel.

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.

AP Exams

Students who signed up for the AP exams are reminded that they start next week.  Check with Ms. Fisher or your AP teacher if you have questions.

Juniors

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

Newport Community School

Interested in earning credit towards graduation? Newport Community School’s Extended Learning Opportunities program offers students the chance to learn in-part, or in-whole outside the classroom on topics and projects of personal interest.

NCS’s Academic Lab will run today after school from 2:00 – 4:00pm in the RHS library. Transportation is provided to students enrolled. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me, Ms. Kelsey Dugan, Program Coordinator at 401-847-6235 ext. 2999. I can also be reached by email: kelseydugan@npsri.net.

College Advisor

Attention students signed up for the May 2nd SAT. The test is this Saturday. You need to be at Rogers by 7:30 AM.  You will need your printed SAT ticket and a current photo ID such as your license, state ID, or school ID, to be admitted to the test. Please see Ms. Mardo in Guidance with any questions.

Sports Report

Over the vacation the Boys track team won the Class C injury fund relay title, Girls track won the Shot Put relay, Caeli Palmer pitched a no-hitter, Riley Miller tossed two 1-hitters, Danielle Savage was honored as the Newport Daily News Athlete of the Week and Sailing competed in the New England O'Day Regatta.

Today the golf team will face Portsmouth & Mt. Hope at Swansea Country Club.

Girls track will be in Portsmouth to compete with the Patriots and Barrington.

Softball will be at home and on the radio (WADK.com or 1540am) as they get set to do battle with Central Falls. First pitch is scheduled for 4:15 PM.

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