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District Announcements
Inclement Weather Make-up Days
Rogers Public Schools applied to the Arkansas Department of Education for a waiver for the last two snow days and received state approval. Rogers Public Schools will make up 11 of the 13 missed school days on Jan. 20, Feb. 17, May 27, May 28-30, and June 2-6 for all schools on the regular calendar. (Eastside Elementary, which is on a continuous learning calendar, will make up its missed days on Jan. 20, Feb. 17, and April 28-30, May 1- 2, & June 12, 13, 16, & 17.) Calendars are available online.
Best High Schools in America
Congratulations to Rogers Heritage High School and Rogers High School for ranking among the top 1,400 high schools in the country and among the top 10 in Arkansas, according to U.S. News & World Report. Our students, parents, staff and community make our schools great!
Rogers High School Announcements
RHS Baccalaureate will be Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:00 p.m.
The Rogers High School PTO is sponsoring Baccalaureate for our graduating seniors, their families, and friends. Baccalaureate is a service in which spiritual and inspirational messages are given to the graduating class.  This year's speaker is Pastor John Anderson of Grace Harbor Church.  Mayor Greg Hines willl serve as our Master of Ceremonies.  The 2014 Baccalaureate will be held in the RHS Auditorium.  Graduates are to wear their cap and gown and report to the auditorium no later than 6:30 p.m.  The students will enter the auditorium promptly at 7:00 p.m.  A reception will follow.  We hope you will make plans to attend.
ZAPS
Rogers High School will be hosting a ZAPS ACT test-preparation seminar on 3/8/2014 from 9 am to 3 pm. A majority of students who attend a ZAPS seminar raise their ACT score by 2-4+ points or their SAT score by 50-150+ points. The seminar will include:
- Five hours of personal instruction with an expert test specialist
- Study materials for your student to keep, including a comprehensive study guide and six practice tests per subject
- Subject review and strategies for every question type in each section of the test
- A customized study plan
Register at www.zaps.com or call 877-927-8378.
Senior Test Exemption Policy
Test Exemptions
Second semester seniors are eligible for exemption from semester tests, provided they meet all of the following requirements:

Three or fewer absences in the class, including any non-credit assignment (study hall, teacher/office aide, etc.) during the semester. 

A grade of at least a “C” in the class.

Approval of the individual teacher.

A truancy in any class will result in loss of exemption privileges for all classes.

In addition, any student enrolled in an Advanced Placement class is eligible for exemption from the second-semester test in that class provided that the student meets all three of the requirements above and completes the Advanced Placement examination in the class.

**All absences except “school business” will be counted against students for exemption purposes.

NO SENIOR SKIP DAYS!
Senior College Visits
Senior College Visits  48 HOUR ADVANCE NOTICE REQUIRED

Seniors may be allowed one (1) day of school business to visit colleges or universities. One (1) additional day will be allowed to seniors that scored proficient or above on the 11 Grade EOC Literacy exam. These days will not count as an absence and may be taken either semester.  Seniors must provide a written request from their parent/guardian TWO (2) full days in advance to the attendance clerk. Example: if you are requesting to miss a Friday, you will need to have your information to the attendance clerk NO LATER than the Wednesday before 8:15 a.m.  Seniors with more than nine (9) days of absence in any class or who have a record of truancy in a class will not be granted a college visit day.  No college visits will be allowed during the last three weeks of senior classes. In order to earn a senior business day, a student must return official documentation of the visit to the attendance office within five (5) days.
Remind101.com
Parents - RHS is now using the free website www.remind101.com to communicate via text with students and parents.  If you would like to receive periodic texts (or emails) with reminders, announcements, and other information about RHS, graduation, prom, parent/teacher conferences, secondary financial aid meetings, etc. please sign up using these simple directions in the pdf below.

REMIND101.pdf