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ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, May 24, 2021

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NEW TODAY AT RHS

CLASS OF 2022 SENIOR PICTURE INFORMATION

Please see the link below for senior portrait scheduling information.  An email link will be sent to you soon to schedule your senior portrait appointment.   Class of 2022 Senior Picture Information

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP REGISTRATION

Sport Camp Registration is now open at the Registration Link.  Below is an attachment with a link to the website with camp information/registration.  The deadline to register and pay for the camps is June 3.  The cost for each camp is $50 per student.  You should use the grade that your student will be entering in the fall of 2021. Sports Camp Information Sheet. If you have any questions please contact Angie Butler at abutler@rochester3a.net.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION PRACTICE INFORMATION

Graduation practice will be this Friday, May 28 at 1:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Students do not need to wear their cap and gown to this practice. Practice will last approximately one hour. Students will receive an envelope with their pictures, LLCC cords, and their graduation tickets.  All students will receive 8 tickets to graduation. Graduation practice is mandatory for all students who plan on walking at graduation.  If there is some type of emergency you must contact Mr. Ashbaugh.  No Exceptions!!

EXTRA GRADUATION TICKETS

All students will receive 8 tickets for graduation.  If any family does not plan on using all 8 tickets, please contact Sue Tucker at stucker@rochester3a.net or by phone at 498-9761, Ext. 3235.  We will then distribute the extra tickets to those families that may need an extra ticket.

GIRLS BASKETBALL INFORMATION

Any girl who is interested in playing summer basketball, please contact Coach B at jrboudouris@rochester3a.net or stop by the Athletic Office and pick up a summer basketball calendar.

GENERAL INFORMATION

RAZZO’S FUNDRAISER - GIRLS SOCCER TEAM - ORDER DEADLINE MONDAY

Want a night off of cooking dinner?  Let the RHS Girls Soccer Team help! A "No Contact" Family Meal Pick-Up Fundraiser on May 26 - Pre-Orders Only - A percent of sales will be donated to the RHS Girls Soccer Team.  The family meal (feeds 4) includes spaghetti w/meat sauce, large garden salad w/house italian, and 6 breadsticks. Please fill out the form below to order your meal - $40.00 - Feeds 4. RHS Girls Soccer Fundraiser Order Form.  The Pre-Order deadline is May 24.  If you have any questions, please email - nursarnold@comcast.net.

ROCKET FOOTBALL GOLF OUTING
Are you ready for some Rocket Football? Please join us in raising funds for your 8 time State Champs!  Golf Outing, Friday, June 4, 2021 at Lincoln Greens Golf Course.

If you are not a golfer, you still have the opportunity to help the team. Join in the fun by purchasing a golf ball, bidding on silent auction items or becoming a sponsor!

Click on the website link for more information! Thank you for your continued support! ROCKETGOLFOUTING.COM 

SENIOR CHROMEBOOK INFORMATION

All Seniors will need to turn in OR buy out their Chromebook by May 24.  Please email Mrs. Zeidler with any questions at szeidler@rochester3a.net.

SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

Let Aramark help keep your food cabinets full over the summer.  Each Monday, children 18 and younger can receive a week's worth of breakfasts and lunches at no cost. Each week there will be a different themed meal pack. A survey will be sent out in the next few days, please check your emails and complete the survey. Summer Meal Program Info Sheet

COVID VACCINATION CLINIC

Rochester School District is partnering with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health to make COVID vaccines available to our community.  Rochester will host a voluntary COVID vaccination clinic for those interested.

When:       Monday, June 7, 12:00 - 4:30 p.m. (2nd dose)

Where:  Rochester Jr/Sr High School Cafeteria.  Please enter through the JH gymnasium entrance.

Who:   Anyone eligible to receive the COVID vaccine. Current guidelines are for those ages 12 & up.

What:  Anyone under the age of 18 should be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Please reach out to Heather Arnold at harnold@rochester3a.net with any questions or  (217) 498-9761, Ext. 3112.

UPDATED GRADUATION INFORMATION

The 2021 Graduation Ceremony will be held at Rocket Booster Stadium at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 30, 2021. The rain date in the case of inclement weather will be Monday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m.  The graduation ceremony will be broadcast on www.rochesterrocketstv.com. All senior students will have a graduation practice on Friday, May 28 at 1:00 p.m.  Updated Graduation Letter to Families - 4.27.21  If you have any questions, please contact Sue Tucker at stucker@rochester3a.net.

DON’T FORGET TO ORDER THE 2020-2021 ROCKET YEARBOOK

The 2020-2021 Rocket Yearbook is still on sale.  All sales for books will be online this year. Please see the attached flyer for details. Click Jostens RHS Yearbook Sales to order your yearbook TODAY! Just a reminder that we do not purchase an excess of extra yearbooks, so if you want a yearbook, please make sure to order it NOW!  If you can’t remember if you have ordered one yet, please contact Sue Tucker at  stucker@rochester3a.net.

SIGN UP FOR STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

We want all students to have access to student health services. With Hazel Health, students now have access to doctor visits right from the school nurse’s office, and virtual visits from home.  Parents/Guardians - Please sign our Student Health form: my.hazel.co/rochester3a/consent. If you have already completed the form, thank you! Help us reach 100% of families by reminding your fellow Rochester families to opt-in or opt-out of this new service.

 

REMINDERS FROM THE NURSE

Covid Reminders - Reminders for Families

Vaccination Information - Availability Information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Link to Self-Screen on Skyward - Student Daily Wellness Check In

Parking Pass - Please contact Mrs. Tucker at stucker@rochester3a.net.

Tech Help:  Tech Help Desk Request Ticket

Remote Library Services:  Follow this link for library service information.  

2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration - 21-22 Kindergarten Registration

Voter Registration - Voter Registration Information 

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

JOIN ROCHESTER'S CYBER DEFENSE COMPETITION TEAM

CyberPatriot registration is now open for students who will be in grades 7-12 for the 2021-22 school year.  CyberPatriot is a national competition where students learn the basics of managing and securing computer systems, valuable skills that can lead to good jobs and college scholarship opportunities. CyberPatriot Informational Sheet, Link to Register.  Questions? Please email pggegen@gmail.com

BASKETBALL OPEN GYMS

If you are interested in playing basketball next year, open gyms will begin next week for those going into 6th – 12th grades. Open gyms will be held in the MPR at the High School on Mondays and Wednesdays starting this coming Monday, May 3.  Masks must be worn during open gyms.  

The times will be as follows:

6th through 8th Graders:  5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

9th through 12th Grade:   7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENT

If your student plans to participate in one of our upcoming sports seasons, please visit https://rochesterhs.rschoolteams.com/ to register your athlete.  We will also need an updated physical on file.  Don’t forget to subscribe to “notify me” for your child’s sport, this allows you to get automatic notifications of any schedule changes. If you need to check your child’s physical date or have any questions about the registration process, please contact Angie Butler at abutler@rochester3a.net.

WEEK AT A GLANCE

May 24          Rockets Anywhere Day