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National History Day Results
This past weekend, at the State Level of the National History Day Competition held on the campus of the University of Missouri - Columbia, Rockhurst High School had eight state finalists - with two students qualifying to the National Contest in June!
Juniors Braden McCanles and Jacob Sykes took 2nd Place in the Group Website Category, and advanced to the National Contest for National History Day, June 11 - 15, 2017, at the University of Maryland - College Park.
In addition, juniors Quentin Montagner and Wyatt Pelton took 3rd Place in the Group Documentary Category, while junior Jack Reardon took 3rd Place in the Individual Paper Category. These three students will be first-alternates to the National Contest.
Other finalists from today were sophomore Caden Gabel in the Individual Exhibit Category, and juniors Eric Leimer and Glen Vaughn-Petersen in the Group Website Category.


Library Trivia Winner

Max Connor is this week's Library Trivia Winner....Please come to the library to claim your prize!

Trip to Europe

Are you interested in seeing the Plaza Mayor, the French Riviera, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Statue of David, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assissi, the Roman Colosseum, and the Vatican? Come to Room 222 during the first part of Acitivty Period next Tuesday to learn more about a trip to Spain, France & Italy that Coach Lawson & Coach Reidy are planning for June 2018. 

Kairos and Freshman Retreat Leadership

Attention Juniors:

Please look in your inbox for an email Mr. Nickson sent you regarding leadership opportunities for next year.  Kairos Leader and Freshman Retreat Group Leader applications are out.

Both are due May 5.


Good afternoon everyone,


This is a friendly reminder that AP Exams begin next Monday, with Chemistry.  Students are reminded to arrive at your exam at least 15 minutes early.  Please wait outside the testing area to be checked in.  Unless indicated on the schedule, your exam will be in the Peformance Gym.  A reminder that all morning exams begin at 8am...even on a late start day.

Bring pens, pencils, and an appropriate calculator (for approved exams).  You do not need a cell phone.  Smart watches are not permitted.

The exam schedule has been emailed to you and will be posted on the Rock Shop wall.

See Mr. Reagan with any additional questions.


Chemathon Results

Congratulations to all the students yesterday that participated in Missouri Western State University's Chemathon.  The AP Chemistry team consisting of Danny Thompson, Viet Nguyen, Charlie Krebs, Andrew Connor, and Clayton Chambon took home 1st place in their team round.  Well deserved boys! Congratulations!

2019 Candidate Speeches - Rose Theater - FLex time


There will be SGA candidate speeches in the Rose Theater today during flex time. Those running for Class Officer and SGA Executive Positions will be speaking. This is mandatory for all sophomores. Again, sophomores report to the Rose Theater during flex time

Congratulations to Freshman Lacrosse

Congratulations to the freshman lacrosse team for their 9-2 victory over Shawnee Mission East. The win takes the undefeated freshman to 6-0 and completes another regular season sweep of the Lancers. 


Attention Juniors -

JR Ring ticket sales will begin tomorrow (Friday). The cost will be $25. See Mr. Linscott with any questions.

Speech & Debate Success: Clayton Anderson

Congratulations to junior Clayton Anderson - last night, Clayton took 6th Place out of 55 competitors at the NSDA Show-Me Big Questions Debate District Tournament.

Mr. Kern's classes this Friday, April 28

All of Mr. Kern's music classes please report directly to the Library for class on Friday, April 28. Attendance will be taken. This does NOT include Mr. Kern's 3rd period study hall in Room 203.

Library Books Due

All library books are due back to the library by May 1.  If you still need to use a book for a class, or think the book may be lost- please  come speak to Mrs. Reidy or Mrs. Gansner in the library.

Health & Wellness

Students should check their emails this morning as you may have an appointment scheduled for health and wellness testing.  This is a reminder that you should check your emails every morning and periodically through the day for school communication.

The Math Hub

The math department has started operating the Math Hub in the Centennial Commons. This is a place to get some help on your math work during the school day. Enroll in Mr. LeRoy's "Math Hub" class on MyHomework to get the schedule of when the hub is open for business.

"Self-Directed Time" reminders

Open areas for students with Self Directed Time:

Dining Commons (periods 1-3)

Barry Commons

Pesci Atrium (*quiet study)

Centennial Commons (*quite study)

Library (*quiet study)

McGee Hall



**If you have Self Directed Time 1st hour, you still need to report to your homeroom class for prayer, announcements, and attendance.

DO NOT LEAVE THE BUILDING. Seniors, are allowed to check out with Mrs. Pryor if they have Self Directed Time to end the day. You may only check out with Mrs. Pryor and leave if you are a senior who has Self Directed Time to end your day.

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 Junior Class Leadership Mass and Dance will be on Friday, May 5th. For the event bulletin for the day, click here.

The Registration Process for AP Exams has begun. Please click here for information and links. Contact Mr. Scott Reagan ( with any questions.

Rockhurst is still accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. Click here for more information and to apply.

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

RockAlerts by TextCaster information is available here.

ACCP Credit for Rockhurst University information in Modern Languages 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 Spring Sports Schedule
Baseball - 4/24 Mill Valley @ 4pm, Mill Valley
4/26 Olathe East @ 4:30pm, Rock
4/29 Oak Park @ 11am & 1pm, Oak Park
Golf - 4/24 Capital City @ 8am, Meadow Lake Acres
4/26 BSS Dual @ 3pm, Lakewood Oaks
Lacrosse - 4/25 Mill Valley @ 7:30pm, Mill Valley
4/27 Pembroke Hill @ 7:30pm, Rock
Tennis - 4/25 Liberty @ 4pm, Liberty
4/26 BV West @ 3pm, Plaza Tennis Center
Track - 4/28 Aquinas Inv. @ 3:30pm, BVNW



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