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RHS November 2022

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NOVEMBER 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming Dates

11/9 - Junior Mock Interview Day

11/10,11,12,13 - RHS Presents ELF the Musical

11/14 - No School/Teacher Workshop Day

11/17 - RHS Band Concert

11/23,24,25 - No School/Fall Break

12/1 - Junior Job Shadow Day  

Please check the RHS CALENDAR for all the details 

Parking

Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Students who park in the school lots must display a valid parking permit.  Vehicles not displaying a valid parking permit may receive an RHS Parking Violation and a possible fine.  Student parking is NOT permitted in the RAC lot or in visitor and staff parking (parking at the RAC or visitor/staff parking spaces will be towed).  

All student drivers must purchase a parking permit and park ONLY in designated parking areas at RHS and RMS:

  • Seniors and juniors can park in the main lot, RHS Performing Arts Center, and the student section of the RMS lot.  
  • Sophomores must park in the RMS lot.
  • Students must possess a valid driver's license to purchase a parking permit.
  • Rogers High School reserves the right to close sales due to parking lots being at full capacity.
  • RHS will issue one permit to each student who completes both the payment and web form.  Whether early/ late arrival, PSEO, or part-time, the parking permit fee is $90.00.  

Please visit our WEBSITE to purchase a parking permit.

Vehicles not displaying permit or parked in locations other than designated areas are subject to ticketing/towing.

Yearbook Information

Families can order yearbooks and senior recognition ads HERE

Recognition ads are due November 27th, 2022  Ads placed after that date will NOT be in the yearbook.

Submit Senior Photos by following THESE instructions from the Rogers High School site (found under Families/Senior Photos & Recognition ads)

Student Bar Codes

NEW!!! Students are now required to have their barcode to sign in when arriving late. Please remind your student(s) to have their barcode easily accessible!!!  

For the 2022-2023 school year, we are utilizing the Student Number as a unique student assigned scannable BARCODE at the cafeteria registers for breakfast and lunch service. This barcode will also be used when making a la carte purchases. These Student Barcodes can be found on Student Campus Portal under Today or on their student ID (if they took a school picture in August).  Please encourage your student to screenshot their barcode on their mobile device, or keep it in an easily accessible place.

Food Drive

 

Soctober Drive

The NHS is sponsoring the 4th annual Socktober drive. It begins on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 and runs through Thursday, November 17th. 2022. Bring in new pairs of socks.  There will be containers near the Main office to drop off your sock donations.  (We cannot accept gently used socks - donations must be new socks only)

Warm Feet/Warm Hearts- Last year we collected 1208 pairs of socks! The goal this year is 1209 pairs of socks!

We are celebrating our 20th year at Rogers High School!  Thank you for being part of our journey!

20 Years

 

SPOTLIGHT ON STUDENTS. . . . .  

Congratulations to our National Honor Society Inductees; they were inducted into NHS on Monday October 17, 2022:

SENIORS—CLASS OF 2023:

Breanna Ahrens

Alexa Habermann

Faith Maranga

Stacey Neba

Tyler Prosen

Jack Stefansky

JUNIORS—CLASS OF 2024:

Ella Arens

Djenaba Bah

William Campbell

Blake Dalluge

Alex Euphosin

Colin Fullington

Morgan Heinen

Jadynmarie Hoyt

Courtney Kollmann

Sophia Mahnke

Josie Newman

Emelia Such

Ryan Theisen

Lauren Willenbring

SOPHOMORES—CLASS OF 2025:

Adison Allard

Grant Anderson

Haleigh Anderson

Brooke Babst

Sydney Bailey

Myla Ballard

Amanda Barnacle

Lauren Barnacle

Melyssa Braesch

Brooke Brattensborg

Tyler Brown

Maya Carriker

Samantha Curtis

Blake Evers

Lily Eyrich

Natalia Flores

Titus Fredman

Jaida Fredrich

Reese Gentry

Mya Gierman

Elijah Gieske

Alida Gorder

Connor Greni

Katelyn Grotte

Nora Harapat

Landen Holterman

Sonja Hyk

Ally Kosnopfal

Claire Larson

Mylie Loken

Jordan Lutgen

Joseph Marquette

Charlee Matthies

Allison Mauss

Mackenzie Moir

Greta Moreau

Sedrick Neba 

Brianna Ness

Chloe Netzinger

Olivia Ohme

Paul Plude

Myleigh Pugh

Joshua Rachel

Amelia Scharber

Anya Schmidt

Presley Schultz

Madison Selander

Julia Selken

Nadia Sevlie

Jackson Smith

Josiah Stahlback

Gwyneth Strassburg

Hannah Thompson

Raelyn Turner Mehr

Zoe Welter

Kylie Winkler

Students in Action- AP Chemistry, Copper Iodide Lab: AJ Back, Dorlene Stone, Michael Matara, Greg Barrett

AJ Back
Dorlene Stone
Michael Mantara
Greg Barrett

 

ISD 728 PREVENTION & SAFETY: RESOURCES for FAMILIES & PARENTS

Please visit THIS SITE which contains family and parent resources to support mental health, social and emotional learning (job preparedness skills), safety, alcohol and substance abuse and more. The information on this page will be updated regularly with new resources, community events relating to these issues and other important information relating to Prevention & Safety. 

Sherburne County Substance Use Prevention Coalition

The SUP Coalition is a community-focused coalition comprised of individuals
that reside or work in Sherburne County and are committed to reducing
youth substance use through community collaboration.

The 5 Types of Coping Skills for Teens

Being a teenager is stressful. It always has been. Rapid physical changes, awakening sexuality, the urge for autonomy, questions of identity. And parents want them to be nice to their siblings, help with the dishes, and get their homework done? Sometimes anger, avoidance, and denial seem like the only coping skills teens have.

But adolescence can bring good news for teen coping skills, too. As they mature, teens can respond to stress with greater flexibility. And as their brains develop, so does their capacity to reason, plan, and think in big-picture ways.

A list of coping skills for teens can help them get ready for the return to school this fall, when teen stress typically skyrockets. A toolkit of coping skills for adolescent stress can also help young people weather difficulties in the long term, as they move into young adulthood and beyond.

5 Types of Coping Skills

1.  Problem-Focused Coping. Taking direct action to solve a problem is often the fastest way to reduce stress.
2.  Emotion-Focused Coping. How teens react to their thoughts and feelings plays a major role in whether or not they experience a situation as stressful.
3.  Social Support. Turning to others who can help solve a problem is one of the most helpful coping skills for teens.
4.  Meaning Making. Trying to see the positive or meaningful aspects of a difficult situation can change the way we feel about it.
5.  Religious Coping. For many people, faith traditions can support healthy coping by providing social and emotional support and a sense of meaning.

Learn more about these five types of coping skills for teens plus ten healthy copping strategies using this resource from Newport Academy.

FROM OUR POLICE LIAISON

PD Coat Drive

 

FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE

Contact the Health Office 

Health Services Assistant: Mellisa Abrahamson mellisa.abrahamson@isd728.org

Licensed School Nurse: Lora Benson lora.benson@isd728.org

RHS Health Office 763-274-3147

From Health Services:

  • COVID-19:  Student - Positive COVID-19 Test Form
  • Donations to the Health Office are appreciated! We could use the following items:
    • Any new/used sweatpants for boys/girls in a variety of sizes
    • Kleenex Boxes
    • Sanitary Products
  • Health Office Staff:     763-274-3147           Fax:  763-274-3141

FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE

Volunteers Needed - Junior Interview Day & Job Shadow

We are excited to announce we will be challenging our students to participate in our first Mock Interview Day on November 9th. We are happy to provide our students in 11th grade with this real world mock interview experience, while increasing our community partnerships. 

 

Additionally, juniors will have the chance to explore potential careers by participating in a Job Shadow experience on December 1st.  This annual activity is always one of the most valuable opportunities students have to direct their future goals and plans.

If you know of a family member or friend that may be interested in volunteering to be an interviewer or a job shadow host, please forward them this ONLINE FORM. We are looking for adult volunteers who have experience in any/all professional industries that would be a positive role model for our students. 

Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Resource  www.Fast-TrackerMN.org

Fast-Tracker can help you find:

  • Programs, Services & Provider Availability
  • Appointment Information
  • Funding and/or Insurance Information
  • Community Calendar, Events, FAQs & Resources
  • Advocates & Support Groups
  • Crisis Contacts & Emergency Information

Kids, Phones, and Social Media from from The Child Mind Institute

The RHS Counseling Department (Counselors assigned by Grade)

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COLLEGE & CAREER CORNER

Upcoming College Visits @ RHS - Sign up HERE

These visits take place in the RHS College & Career Center (D109) 

Nov 1 @ 9:00 am

Northern Michigan University (MI)

Nov 8 @ 8:00 am

University of Minnesota - Morris (MN)

Nov 9 @ 12:50 pm

St. Catherine University (MN)

Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm

University of Iowa (IA)

Nov 16 @ 10:20 am

University of St. Thomas (MN)

Nov 17 @ 10:20 am

Concordia College at Moorhead (MN)

Nov 22 @ 1:30 pm

North Dakota State University (ND)

Looking for more opportunities?  Check out this list of:

CAREER PROGRAMS

COLLEGE FAIRS & EVENTS

JOB POSTINGS IN ROGERS AREA

FREE Test Prep Materials on MCIS

All ISD728 students have access to FREE Test Prep Materials on the Minnesota Career Information System - MCIS.  Students access this website via Rapid Identity. View Login Instructions HERE

  • ACT (Practice Test & Online Course)
  • PSAT/SAT (Practice Test & Online Course)
  • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
  • GED
  • ACT WorkKeys
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)
  • Academic Skills Question Bank (Math, Reading, Writing, Science)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

‘Paying for College’ Presentation from 10/25 

If you missed the presentation last week about Financial Aid & Scholarships, check out the links to the presentations HERE.

Check out our WEBSITE  for the recorded presentation.

 

Applying for Financial Aid: Filling Out the FAFSA

If you are a high school senior who will be applying for financial aid for the next school year, the time is now!  The FAFSA is open as of October 1, 2022.  As a rule of thumb, families applying for aid should complete the FAFSA application as soon as possible to ensure that they meet all deadlines and that schools still have financial aid available for their students.  Families do not need to wait until a student has applied for admission or has been accepted.  Here are some steps to help guide you through the process.

What is the FAFSA?

Called FAFSA for short, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form used by most colleges and universities to determine students’ eligibility for grants, federal student loans, and work-study funds.  The FAFSA form collectes families’ financial and personal information, and with the help of an algorithm, determines your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).  This is not necessarily the amount you are expected to pay, but instead a number used by financial aid offices to calculate how much financial aid you are eligible to receive.  To reiterate, FAFSA is the application to determine your eligibility to receive grants, loans and/or work-study from the federal or state government as well as the individual college(s) to which you apply. 

Below are some tips how to apply, where to apply, and what you’ll need:

  • To fill out the FAFSA, follow this link to create your account and get a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID.  This will start the process.

  • If you are uncertain whether you “qualify” for student aid, by all means apply!  The information provided on the application will determine whether or not you are eligible for assistance.

  • Students applying to colleges for the 2023-2024 academic year will need their family’s 2021 tax returns to complete the form.  For a more detailed breakdown of the process, access this official link of the Federal Student Aid.  The Student Aid website contains the step-by-step process and a list of the required documents needed when applying. 

Some colleges require the FAFSA to be considered for merit aid.  If a student seeks merit aid (which is strictly based on outstanding academic, athletic, artistic or other performance), we highly recommend completing the required forms just in case.  Even if you do not believe you are eligible for financial aid, it doesn’t hurt to complete the FAFSA.  Taking this extra step may also help should your family experience a financial chance - such as a job loss - during the school year.  

November “Future-Planning” Tasks by Grade

Here are some resources for any college-bound student asking "What should I be doing right now?"

9th-graders

10th-graders

  • Values Exercise (video): Use your priority values to guide your extracurricular choices. This is a great time to deepen your involvement in the clubs/teams/jobs that excite you— maybe take on a leadership role. Or sign up for a new club? Or start your own? 

  • Tips for Planning a College Visit: Make a commitment to visit one local college between now and the end of the school year. That experience can be a great reference point as you begin to figure out what you’re looking for in a school. And some schools offer incentive grants if you visit campus, either in person or virtually.

  • Start thinking about financial fit: As you begin your college search, it’s important to think about cost. Experiment with the Net Price Calculator to get a rough estimate of what you might pay for college, and start the conversation with your parents or guardians.

11th-graders

  • Lay the groundwork for fee waivers: Have you filled out the free/reduced-school lunch form? If your family qualifies, you’ll be eligible for fee waivers for the SAT/ACT as well as for college applications. This simple step can save you hundreds of dollars.

12th-graders

  • Supplemental essay responses: This is your go-to guide when applying to colleges that require more than a personal statement.

  • Check your applicant portals and emails: Portals are the place where colleges keep applicant information and where you can update contact information, monitor application status, upload and track documents, and view the final admission decision. If you miss a request for more information or a document, it could jeopardize your admission chances, so make it a habit to check regularly.

  • The Great College Essay Test: Assess how ready your essays are to submit.

Career and Technical Education

Please check out the latest CTE Newsletter

  • RHS Student featured for the Education Pathway and College Fair
  • Cool Job Tours for Manufacturing Month

ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS 

Athletics

Good Luck to all the Fall Sports Teams as they finish out their seasons.   Winter Sports Online Registration is open: gorogersroyals.com Registrations should be received 5 business days prior to the start of the season to ensure it's received and processed.   Parent/Player/Coaches Preseason Informational Meetings: Watch gorogersroyals.com for specific Dates/Times/Locations.   Updated sports physicals can be hand delivered to the RHS Activities Office (near the Den) or emailed to joann.gellerman@isd728.org    Winter Sports starting dates are as follows: November 14th: Gymnastics, Boys Hockey, Girls Basketball, Nordic Ski, Alpine Ski (Co-op with Park Center).  November 21st: Boys Basketball, Wrestling November 28th Boys Swimming (Co-op with Elk River)  

Find all RHS Athletic information at GOROGERSROYALS and Twitter @geauxroyals 

Activities

ELF

 

Tickets for RHS's production of Elf the Musical can be found HERE. Shows are Nov 10-12 at 7pm and Nov 13th at 2pm.

The RHS One Act play directors will host an informational meeting on Tuesday November 15th at 2:45 in room B201. Auditions will be held on November 17 from 3-6pm in B201 with callbacks being hosted Monday November 21st from 3-6pm in the PAC.  Please email questions to cyndy.gauthier@isd728.org or matthewfossum@isd728.org  

Activities Starting Dates: Jazz Band: Practices have started. One Act Play Auditions: November 17th Speech: November: Watch announcements for specific dates. Knowledge Bowl: December: Watch announcements for specific dates.

ISD#728 FOOD SERVICE

Food Service CALENDAR

TECHNOLOGY

Please email Chromebook Help

chromebook

 

Safety and Internet Filtering at Home
ISD 728 Chromebooks will continue to have filtering to help protect students against harmful and inappropriate online material. 

Despite the District’s attempt to filter and provide additional protections outside of school, parents/guardians still play an important role in supervising their child's internet access and usage. Parents are encouraged to discuss rules for appropriate internet usage, and reinforce lessons of digital citizenship and safety. Please review our technology responsible use guidelines and visit www.isd728.org/Digital-Health-Wellness to learn more about available parent resources.

  • Visit here for more information about what is filtered.  
  • Visit GoGuardain Parent App for information on how parents and guardians can monitor their children's Chromebook browsing activity, and choose to block sites such as YouTube.

LOOKING AHEAD

SAVE THE DATE!

Mark your calendar for our annual RHS Family Fun Fest, which will take place on Saturday, May 20th from 9-1. This is an event with something for everyone! Funds raised will help pay for things such as transportation for college/ career experiences, experiential learning, assistive technology, PBIS rewards, field tips and classroom supplies. See you there!

Save the Date

    Volunteer Opportunities

We love our parent/guardian volunteers and we have some great opportunities available. Click the link to see all of the opportunities that we have. A few examples are: field trip chaperone, math tutor and help with RHS Family Fun Fest Contact Quinn Stull at quinn.stull@isd728.org if you are interested in volunteering or have any questions.  RHS Volunteer Sign-Up 22’-23’

RHS 2022 Yearbooks!  Click here and order from Jostens or go to the Rogers High School website.

Contact Us

RHS Main Office: 763-274-3140

rhs.mainoffice@isd728.org

RHS Attendance: 763-274-3140 x1604

ISD #728 Attendance Line: 763-241-3555

ADMINISTRATION
Jason Paurus
Principal
jason.paurus@isd728.org
763-274-3142

Ryan Johnson
Asst Principal
Last Names: A—Ham 
ryan.johnson@isd728.org
763-274-3140 x1602

Jill Engquist
Asst Principal
Last Names: Han—O
jill.engquist@isd728.org
763-274-3140 x1603

Kevin Jost
Asst Principal
Last Names: P—Z
kevin.jost@isd728.org
763-274-3140 x1784

Dan Ohlgren
Activities Director
daniel.ohlgren@isd728.org
763-274-3140 x1605

Our Mission

At Rogers High School we educate, inspire and empower through developing positive relationships, pursuing excellence, seeking diversity, and building futures.

Our 7 Core Values

We BELIEVE that... 

1 ALL people have value.
2 Valuing and respecting differences strengthens the individual and the community.
3 People thrive when they feel connected, supported and affirmed.
4 Everyone can learn.
5 Hope inspires and empowers.
6 Lifelong learning is essential for personal growth.
7 Change is an opportunity for growth.

Attendance Corner

If you know your student(s) upcoming appointments, vacations, sporting events, or other special events, please inform the attendance office.  Feel free to call or send a note with your student. We will contact you if we have any concerns.

Visit Campus Parent Portal

or call 763-274-3140 x1604  

Upcoming Events

Monday

Labor Day Holiday - No School

Tuesday

RHS First Day of School

September 18, 2023

Homecoming Week

September 19, 2023

Homecoming Week

September 20, 2023

Homecoming Week

September 21, 2023

Homecoming Week

September 22, 2023

Homecoming Week

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