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Basketball Meeting

There will be an informational meeting for any freshman who wants to try out for basketball this season.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24th at the beginning of activity period in the Loyola Center.  This meeting is for all freshmen, even if you are currently playing a fall sport.  See Coach Campbell if you have questions.


There will be an informational meeting for any sophomore, junior, or senior who wants to try out for basketball this season.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24th at the beginning of activity period in Room 112.  This meeting is for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors, even if you are currently playing a fall sport.  See Coach Campbell if you have any questions.

appointment "sign ups" required in CCO

Juniors and Seniors: There are a few remaining colleges visiting this year:

The few remaining colleges visiting this year are:                                                     Regis University,  Hamilton College,  K-State, Johns Hopkins University,                       U of California/Los Angeles, The University of South Carolina, Illinois Weslyan Benedictine College, Saint Louis University & The University of Southern California.

A Pass is required, so please "sign up" today - in the College Counseling Office.

No Bowling this Saturday or Monday

Because of Fall Break, there will be no Bowling Club activity at Ward Parkway Lanes this Saturday and Monday. 


Freshmen Ambassadors

Freshmen Ambassadors please read your email to see if you are an Ambassador tomorrow. Please answer your calendar requests if you are. 

Pro Life Club Movie

The pro life club will be going to see the movie "Gosnell" next Thursday.  All students are invited to join the club.  The cost is $10 and due to the Pastoral Office soon.  If you are interested, you must get a field trip permission form from the Pastoral Office.  See Mr. Nickson or Mr. Re for details. 

Lifetime Sports

Congratulations to Clint Purcell who set a new record in lifetime sports with a 287 

Special Schedule for tomorrow

Tomorrow we welcome back to campus Bob Stutmann and Judge Jodi Switalksi for a day of Drug and Alcohol education. Freshmen and seniors will report to homeroom at 8am. We will take attendance, and then head to the Rose for our assembly. Sophs and juniors are welcome to join us in the Rose as well.

Please see the email sent to all students this morning about tomorrow's schedule.

Please see me or email me if you have questions.  

Model UN Meeting
There will be a Model UN Meeting TODAY during Activity Period in Room 101.
We will talk about attending a new competition at KU.


Patriotism Club Meeting

The Patriotism club will have a meeting in Makerspace 3.  

Human Dignity Club

The Human Dignity Club will meet today in Room 312 during activity period.

Conservation Club

If you signed up to be in the Conservation Club at the Club Fair or if you were in the Conservation Club last have a very important meeting during Activity Period today in room 201.  Please be on time, see Mr. Winkeler if you have any questions.  

Senior Contracts

Seniors remember to turn in your senior service contracts. You will have Fri, Oct. 19 and Mon., Oct. 22 to get this done.   You also have Thursday late starts and after school.  Call your agency ASAP to set this up.  Contracts are due by Mon., Oct. 29.  Don't forget to pick up the Senior Service contract with Mrs. Cavlovich before you go.

Soph football meeting tuesday

Sophomore Football team --meet in room 319 during activity period

Learning Commons Hours After School This Week

The Learning Commons will close at 4:00 pm this week. The Student Succes Center will be open Tuesday and Wednesday.

First Hour Reardon and Morris


A reminder that the students in Mr. Morris's and in Mrs. Reardon's first hour class should be in homeroom right now, before you head to the Chapel of the Sacred Heart for Mass this morning.  

District Choir Audition Results

Last week, the choir program sent 16 of its top singers to audition for the KC-wide district choirs. 15 Rockhurst men made it into the two competitive honor ensembles. Congratulations to juniors Ryan Flood and Michael Navato, and seniors Joe Hutchison and Nick Lynn who made the top possible group and are eligible to audition for the State-level group. And making the second-highest group were: Sophomores Nate Barber, Spencer Brown, Jack Harlan, Thompson Penn, and James Reintjes. Juniors Jacob Borchert, Wes Kelley, Nick Lovick, Luke Rottinghaus. And seniors Pete Elbert and Grady Schmitz. Congratulations to all these guys for their hard work and preparation.

2nd Quarter Remembers

Just a few friendly reminders: the locker rooms and area around the locker room are off limits during the school day unless you are in PE class. It is getting cold.  Winter dress code is in effect and plan accordingly with traffic.


SGA will resume with regular schedule meetings during activity period today.

Vocations Opportunity Today

Today Fr. Randy Gibbens, Vocations Coordinator of the United States Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus, will be in the Pastoral Office during Activity Period. All students are invited to stop by to learn more about vocational opportunities in the priesthood.

K136 Meeting Next Tuesday

Attention Juniors attending Kairos 136 October 30th through November 2nd, there will be a mandatory meeting next Tuesday during activity period in the Sacred Heat Chapel.  If you have any questions or are unable to attend, see Mr. Doyle or Mr. Nickson.

Pro Life Apparel on Sale Now

Get your Pro Life apparel and help support the Roskchurst delegation going to the March for Life in January.  Swing by the Pastoral Office to grab your hoodie or t-shirt.

Makerspace Lego Challenge Winners

The top three winners of the Learning Commons makerspace challenge are Duncan McCloud, Joe Herrington, and Ethan Tillmon. Please stop by the learning commons to collect your prize! All others who entered the contest should also stop by to see Mrs. Gansner today or tomorrow. Watch next week for next quarter's makerspace challenge!


Model UN Participants: Please complete the Model UN Competition Reigstration Google Form that Jimmy Olson sent out by 3:00 PM TODAY. Questions? See Mr. Helt or Jimmy Olson.

Concert Choir

There is a brief meeting after school today for concert choir.

email from Mr. Harkness

Please be sure to check the email from Mr. Harkness detailing changes to our schedule later this week to allow our community to participate in the mass of christian burial for Matthew Bloskey.

Varsity soccer plays at Aquinas tonight 7pm

The varsity soccer team is in action tonight at 7pm at Aquinas.

Speech & Debate Meeting

There will be a MANDATORY Speech & Debate Meeting at 3:05 PM for the ENTIRE Team in Room 101 TODAY after school. Please plan accordingly.


PSAT--Soph & Juniors

A reminder to all sophomores and juniors that the PSAT will be tomorrow (Oct. 10th) from 8 until approx. 11:45.  Studends are asked to arrive by 7:40 to find their room assingments which will be posted on the Rock Shop Wall later this afternoon.

Additionally students should remeber to be in dress code, make sure you have a working calculator, your student ID and extra pencils (not mechanical) for the test tomorrow.

See Mr. Reagan with any questions.

Sophomore Football Team

Practice is cancelled this afternoon.  We will practice tomorrow at 12:30.

REMINDER: Learning Commons & Quarry CLOSED - today after school

REMIDNER:  Due to the Alumni Reunion on campus this weekend, both the Learning Commons and the Quarry will be closed today after school.  Please plan ahead!  Thank you in advance.

Confession and Adoration

Confession and Adoration will be offered in the Chapel today during Activity Period. All are welcome!


LaunchX, Rockhurst's new club for student entrepreneurs, will meet today (Friday) during Activity Period in room 327.

Help with Homecoming

Freshman--if you would like to help with the homecoming dance tomorrow--there is still time. Volunteers receive a chipotle dinner and time to bond with their classmates. Please email Mr. Magee ASAP.

REMINDER: The Learning Commons & Quarry CLOSED - Friday(Oct 5th) After school

REMINDER: Due to the Alumni Reunion on campus this weekend, both the Learning Commons and the Quarry will be closed Friday after school.  Please plan ahead!  Thank you in advance

Photography Club

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

Learning Commons & Quarry CLOSED - Friday(Oct 5th) After school

Due to the Alumni Reunion on campus this weekend, both the Learning Commons and the Quarry will be closed Friday after school.  Please plan ahead!  Thank you in advance.

March for Life

The Pastoral Office has only a handful of spots remaining on the January March for Life.  Get your $50 deposit into the Pastoral Office soon to reserve your spot! 


Winter weather dress code

With cooler days approaching, please remember dress code rules...

1. no full zip jackets can be worn

2. no hooded sweatshirts

3. if you wear a sweater or quarter zip etc and there is a big logo on the shirt, it must be a RHS logo. If there is a chiefs or mizzou logo, that logo must be small logo and not the focal point of the shirt


We will begin our winter dress code starting Monday, October 1st. You will need to wear dress pants starting next Monday. No jeans, No cargo pants, no worker pants, etc...

March for Life

Are you intersted in joining the Rockhurst delegation to march in Washington DC on behalf of the unborn?  Join the Pro Life Club's March for Life in January.  This will be a great opportunity to advocate for those who have no voice in our nation's capitol.

See Mr. Nickson for details or get your deposit in soon!  

Basketball Conditioning

Pre-season basketball conditioning students should meet in the main gym at 3:30pm today.

RHS ACT Prep Class

The Rockhurst High School ACT Prep class starts in a couple weeks. See the flyers posted around the school or visit the Rockhurst website for more details. If you have questions, ask Mr. Darby or Mr. Leroy.



Student Success Center

The Student Success Center will open on today for all students who want to study, get help with a particular subject or get help with general study skills.  We will be in the Learning Commons this year.  Mr. Zima, Mr. Arico, Mr. LeRoy, Mrs. Lane, Ms. Caughron, and Ms. Haroian will be in the center along with National Honors Society students to help tutor students.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Dougherty.

(Please read Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week - Thanks!)


Adoration and Confession on Friday

Adoration and Confession will be offered in the Chapel of the Sacred Heart during Friday's Activity Period. Please consider spending some time with the Lord today.

Contact Department

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


Weekly News

RockAlerts by TextCaster information is available here.

New Learning Management System To access our new LMS (formally named OnCampus) click here.  Contact Mr. Kevin Campbell at if you need assistance logging in.

Smart Tuition Registration for the 2018-19 academic year can be found here.

The Parent Volunteer Form is available here.

Key Calendar Dates for the 2018-19 academic school year can be found 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.

The Rockhurst Weather Station results can be monitored here. 

Varsity Fall Sports Schedule
Cross Country - 10/20 Districts @ Lake Jacomo
Football - 10/19 Jeff City @ 7pm, Rock
Soccer - 10/16 St. James Academy @ 6:30, Rock
Swim & Dive - 10/19 Glendale Dual @ John H. Foster Natatorium
10/20 Springfield Inv. @ John H. Foster Natatorium 



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