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Soccer Program Awards Ceremony Monday Nov 27th 7:00pm Rose Theater

Attention Var, JV, Soph and Fr soccer players and managers. The annual Soccer program awards ceremony is this Monday Nov 27th at 7:00pm in the Rose Theater. Please wear dress pants, shirt, tie, and dress shoes. Sport coat is optional. 

Mock Trial 5th Place Victory in World Championship

Congratulations to the Rockhurst mock trial team for a spectacular performance at the mock trial world championship held this weekend in New York City.  The team rivaled against foreign and domestic teams before securing a 5th place victory.  Two team members received individual awards.  Steven Burdge won 8th best witness, and Paul Odu won 1st best attorney.  With great pride the school welcomes back the # 5 team in the world, the Rockhurst Mocklets, the number 8 best witness in the world, Steven Burdge, and the number one high school mock trial attorney in the world, Paul Odu.  Eight members of the team competed this weekend:  co-captain Paul Odu, co-captain Drake Rebman, Pablo Guzman, Grant Lander, George Carey, Steven Burdge, Duncan McCloud, & Jojo Tutera.


Student Success Center

The Student Success Center will be closed after school today.

Wrestling Opens Tonight at Lee's Summit

Rockhurst Wrestling opens their season Tonight at Lee's Summit.  JV will wrestle at 6:00 and Varsity will follow at 7:00.

Student Call Up

Steven Burdge, Zach Croake, Henry DeCoursey, David DiFranco, Malik Freese, Josh Kirby, Thomas Kirby and, Zak Beil see Mrs. Hall after this announcement.  

Quarry Closed Tuesday

The Quarry will be closed after school on Tuesday.

Thanksgiving Prayer Service

Tomorrow, during activity period, please join us in the Chapel for a Thanksgiving Prayer Service.  This is a perfect way to begin the break.  Let's take time to thank God for all the good gifts He offers us daily.  

Track and Field Sign Up

All students interested in track and field should attend a sign up meeting in the performance gym during activity period Tuesday November 21. Thank you

Coach Day

RHS Speech & Debate Wins Team Award!

Congratulations to the Rockhurst Speech & Debate Team for its performance this past weekend at the North Kansas City High School Northtown Novice Speech & Debate Tournament!

Competing with only 5 students, the team took 7th Place in Overall Sweepstakes out of 20 schools and also received the QUALITY TEAM AWARD, which recognizes the team that earns the highest average sweepstakes points by entry.

Individual student placings at the tournament were as follows:

  • In Lincoln-Douglas Debate, freshman Eric LaSala took 2nd Place, while junior Nick Moussa took 3rd Place.
  • In Public Forum Debate, the freshman team of Spencer Brown and Tyler Mowen took 3rd Place.
Basketball Game

The basketball program will tip off their seasons on Tuesday night in the performance gym with the annual Blue/White Scrimmages.  The freshmen play at 5:30pm, Sophomore team plays at 6:30pm, and JV/Varsity plays at 7:15pm.  With no homework on Tuesday night, and no school on Wednesday, where else would you rather be?

WEST POINT visiting November 20

Monday, November 20,  during activity period  West Point , senior cadet Robert Skevington who is an alum of St. Thomas Aquinas, will be available to share his experiences and answer questions regarding West Point Academy.ladly

ALL grade levels from Rockhurst are encouraged to visit the Commons during activity period on Monday, November 20 to learn about West Point Academy.



The Rock Collection

- Meeting today during Activity Period in Rm 325.  Meeting will be brief and focus on club's To-Do list. 

Learning Commons Closes After School

The Learning Commons will close right after school today to accommodate an after school program. 

Adoration + Confession on Friday in A.P.


Today in Activity Period, the Pastoral Council will pray a Rosary for vocations.  All are welcome and encouraged to come and pray with the Pastoral Council.  Also today, as usual on Fridays, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered for all who are interested.  That's Activity Period today for confession.

Senior Tuxedos

If you purchased a tuxedo through Men's Wearhouse they are in and ready to be picked up at the store at 9590 Quivira Road during regular business hours.

Support the Pro-Life Club!

Please consider buying a Rockhurst for Life T-Shirt or Sweatshirt to support the Pro-Life Club's trip to the March for Life in Washington, D.C. in January! Shirts can be purchased on Tuesday in Barry Commons before school and during the three lunch periods.

Testing Center Closings

The Testing Center will NOT be available the following dates and times:

* NOT AVAILABLE: Tuesday November 14th after school.
It will be available before school (6:45am-7:45am) and during the day in the Learning Commons.
* NOT AVAILABLE: Friday November 17th before school.
It will be available during the day in the Learning Commons AND after school 3:10pm-4:10pm.


Last Chance for Senior Portraits


Your last chance to get senior portraits taken will be next tomorrow from 8-1 in room 120. If you have not gotten your portrait taken, you will receive an e-mail. Again that's tomorrow from 8-1 in room 120. Tuxes will be provided.


Senior Portraits Next Tuesday


Your last chance to get senior portraits taken will be next Tuesday from 8-1 in room 120. If you have not gotten your portrait taken, you will receive an e-mail. Again that's this coming Tuesday from 8-1 in room 120.


Astronomy Club

The Astronomy Club will be meeting today during activity period in the Biology Lab, Room 208.  We will be discussing the new "go to" telescope, so make sure you attend!

Welcome ASCs



Throughout the day tomorrow, we will welcome into our building 11 visitors from the Alum Service Corps.  As you know, Mr. Dugan, Mr. Placht, Mr. Re, and Mr. Sykora are all ASC teachers with us this year.  These other 11 volunteer teachers, including three Rockhurst High School alumni, are coming from Jesuit schools in Denver and St. Louis.  Thank you for welcoming them tomorrow.

Roaring River

We have several spots left for tomorrow's trip to Roaring River to go fishing.  Please contact Mr. McLellan or Mr. Ratermann if you are interested in attending.

REMINDER: Learning Commons closed today after school

The Learning Commons will be closed today after school.

Ambassador Requests

Otto Zinn and Mack Ianni PLEASE READ and respond to your Ambassador Request from Mrs. Hall ASAP!!

Adoration + Confession on Friday in A.P.


Tomorrow in Activity Period, feel free to drop by the chapel for the Sacrament of Reconciliation or just some time for quiet prayer with the Lord.  Again, that's tomorrow, Friday, in Activity Period for Confession for all those interested. 

Spoken Word Club and Rock Collection

The Spoken Word club and Rock Collection will meet together on Friday, during activity period,  The meeting will be held in Makerspace 3.

Golf Meeting Friday

Anyone who is thinking about trying out for golf in the spring should attend an informational meeting during activity period in room 323 on Friday.

Gum in the dining commons

Please do not dispose of chewing gum in the dining commons by hiding it in the plates. This causes issues with the dishwasher.

Learning Commons Closed

The Learning Commons will be closed Thursday after school in preparation for the President's Concert.

state soccer tickets can be bought online

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Please share with your fans attending MSHSAA State Championships that TIKATAP is the Official Digital Ticketing Partner of the MSHSAA.  Championship tickets are available online at, or by navigating through, for any patrons wishing the convenience of online shopping instead of ticket lines. 

Simply select the applicable event and day, and download the e-ticket(s) to a mobile device.  Game day redemption is a quick ‘two-tap’ on your mobile device.  Tickets can also be printed for on-site scanning.  A dedicated entry point will be designated for e-ticket holders at each championship.  Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari browsers are recommended.

Automotive Club

Automotive club will meet next Tuesday Nov. 14 to discuss designing our club t shirt as well as installing suspension on a BMW during late start on Thursday Nov. 16.  Stop by room 250 if you are interested!


Jack Murphy, see Coach Campbell after school today in his office.


Congratulations to Mr. (Tate) Owens and Vinny Caputo for winning the Patriotism club drawing for a Chick fila gift card.  Thank you to all who donated candy for our candy drive.  

Human Dignity Club

The Human Dignity Cub wiill meet today during activity period.  If you are coming to Diversity Day come to the metting today in room 312

Conservation Club - Field Division

Attention those members of the Conservation Club who have asked to help with the Outdoor Classroom.....this is a reminder that there is a meeting today during activity period in the Biology Lab, Room 208.  We need your help and your input, so please attend today's meeting.

Photography Club

Photography Club will meet in the MS1 during activity period Tuesday and Friday of this week.

sophomore football equipment check-in

Sophomore football players must turn in their equipment on Wed Nov 8 during activity period or after school 

Patriotism Club

The Patriotism club needs help sorting candy. If you are available during activity period stop by Makerspace 3 to help sort candy.  Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Testing Center Closings

The Testing Center will NOT be available the following dates and times:

* NOT AVAILABLE: Friday November 10th during regular school day hours. 
It will be available from 6:45am-7:45am and 3:10pm-4:10pm
* NOT AVAILABLE: Tuesday November 14th after school.
It will be available before school (6:45am-7:45am) and during the day in the Learning Commons.


Sophomore Conference in the Rose today and tomorrow

Sophomore Conference in the Rose today and tomorrow.


REMINDER: Auditions for Elf the Musical are next Monday, November 13th. Auditions for Bonnie & Clyde are November 27th and 28th. See the Theatre Page under Performing Arts for details. Questions? Contact Mrs. Christopher

Freshmen soccer players please stop by and sign sympathy card in room 222

ATTN Freshmen soccer players. If you have not signed the card for Coach Huber & his family please stop by Coach Lawson's room (222) anytime today to do so. 

Thank you!

Thanks to all of the students, staff and administration who came out Saturday to support & see the soccer team defeat NKC 4-1 in the quarterfinal match. The Soccer team takes on CBC this Friday at 4pm at the Soccer Park in Fenton, MO. We hope to see and hear you Friday. It makes a difference. 

Varsity Soccer hosts Quarterfinals tomorrow at 1pm here at RHS. Your support is needed & appreciated.

Varsity Soccer takes on NKC tomorrow here at RHS at 1pm in a state quarterfinal match. The winner advances on to the final four next weekend in St. Louis. NKC will bring a large fan base. One of the greatest gifts of RHS is its school spirit. We hope to see and hear you tomorrow. 

Freshmen soccer players please stop by and sign card in room 222

Freshmen Soccer Players please stop by room 222 (Coach Lawson's room) after these annoucements to sign a card for Coach Huber please. 


Sophomore, Junior, and Senior players trying out for basketball are reminded that practice begins at 4:15pm today in the weight room.  Practice will be over at 6:15pm today.  See Coach Campbell if you have questions.

SGA Final Voting


The final ballot for your class' SGA election is this AM. Please fill out the ballot sent to you by Mrs. Cavlovich after these announcements.

Conservation Club

Attention all Conservation Club members and interested students.....the Conservation Club will be meeting today during Activity Period in room 201.  We'll be discussing the new reptile habitats we are building, the design of the salt water fish tanks, and the construction of the Outdoor Classroom.  If you have any questions, see Mr. Winkeler.

Spoken Word Club Meeting

The Spoken Word club will meet today in Makerspace 3.  Hope to see you.

Speech & Debate Success!

Congratulations to the Rockhurst Speech & Debate Team for its performance at the Maryville High School Speech & Debate Tournament! Senior Grant Lander took 4th Place in Original Oratory and senior Will Kanatzar took 4th Place in Extemporaneous Speaking.


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The Diviners

The Rockhurst Theatre Program proudly presents "The Diviners," opening tonight in the Rose Theatre.  There are performances tonight, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 and a Saturday matinee at 2:00.  Come and witness this beautiful story of life in a small town, the folks who tell the story and one special boy who lives it.

Photography Club

Photography Club will meet Friday during activity period in the MS1.  


Attention all Hockey Players.....last call for all required Parent Forms.  If you have not turned your forms in, you need to get them to Mr. Winkeler ASAP.  

Testing Center

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays:

*Morning session (1 hour) from 6:45am to 7:45am – Room 122

* Afternoon session (1 hour) begins 10 minutes after final prayer – Room 325


* Learning Commons - Every day during the school day.  Limited space for testing purposes.


Doors and security

As a reminder, the only doors that can be used for entrance during the school day are the main office doors at the state line entrance. Nobody should be entering the building, during school hours, through any door other than the main office (state line) doors. Entering from other doors or letting someone in through other doors will result in JUG. This if for school safety. This is for your safety. Thank you for following the rules.

No student pick up in front circle

This is a reminder that there is no student pick up or drop off at the front circle or in the south parking lot. All students being picked up or dropped off must do so at the Barry Commons entrance.


Health and Wellness Drug and Alcohol Testing Emails

This a general reminder to all students of the importance to checking your email inbox throughout each day. 

Appointments for students randomly selected to conduct a Health and Wellness drug and alcohol hair test will receive their email appointments in the morning of each testing day.  This email acts as the pass to be shown to the teacher to be excused from class if the appointment is during a class time.

Please contact Mr. Bosco if you have any questions.

Afternoon Examens

As part of the new schedule, our community will pray the Examen each afternoon.  This is a time for quiet prayer.  It is not a time to move or talk.  Thank you for your cooperation and taking advantage of this moment with our Lord.

Locker Rooms

The locker rooms are to be used for students who have PE class or who are on a sports team. The locker rooms are not to be used in the morning though until 7:45am. Before 7:45am is when they get cleaned. And you don't want them to not get cleaned.

The Locker rooms are not an area to use as a hang-out spot. Do not direct yourself to the locker room during your self directed time.

Contact Department

Kevin Campbell
Director of Information Services
Phone: (816) 363-2036 x572


Weekly News

The Rock Shop Christmas Sale is Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Barry Commons. This is the perfect time to shop for the Hawklets in your home, and we will have a drawing for a $50 gift certificate. More information here.

RockAlerts by TextCaster information is available here.

The extension number for the attendance line has changed. Please use the extension number 256 to report an absence or tardy for your son.

Key Calendar Dates for the 2017-18 academic school year can be found here.

ACCP Credit for Rockhurst University courses can be found here.  Students whose GPAs range from 2.5 to 2.99 may register with a permission form here.

The Rockhurst Weather Station results can be monitored here.

The Parent Volunteer Form is available here.

Varsity Fall Sports Schedule
Cross Country - 4th at State
Football - Lost in State Quarterfinals 
Soccer - State Champs!
Swim & Dive - 11th at State



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