Last Chance to CAN-CAN (Because You CAN!)

Faculty, Staff, Students, and all!

1st PERIOD CLASSROOM COMPETITION:  Tomorrow is the LAST day for the canned food classroom competition!! We really need your help in serving the Portage County communities. We know you CAN be a part of this event of service — all donations will go to Kent Social Services. So survey your pantries and see what you can donate to your first period classes . . . you CAN do it!!!

COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE:  You CAN also bring any canned goods to our Community Food Drive Collection Day, Saturday, November 21, here at the RHS cafeteria — bring items to the cafeteria no later than 11:00 a.m. and the Leadership Retreat Student Delegates will deliver the food to Kent Social Services for you!

Thank you for your involvement in supporting this yearly event.

2015 Special Olympic Swim Clinic Friday, Nov. 20

All Athletes and Volunteers for the 2015 Special Olympic Swim Clinic are requested to be at the pool by 3:30 ready to go into the water tomorrow, Friday, November 20th. We need all volunteers to have bathing suits and be able to go into the water with the athletes.  Thank you and congratulations to all you amazing Rough Riders who agreed to help with this event.  See Coach Ferlito for questions.

Fall Play November 19-21

Reviews are in! The Drama Guild’s production of Chemical Bonding is not to be missed! This dramatic comedy opens on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m. Tickets for this show are only $3. The curtain rises on Friday and Saturday, November 20th and 21st at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for students and $7 for adults. Buy them during lunch periods (10:20-12:30) this week for $1 less!

Hour of Code on Saturday, Dec. 12 @11am


The Hour of Code is a worldwide one-hour introduction to computer programming, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can do it! Popular games such as Minecraft and Angry Birds are all written with code.

Kent Girl Coders and HacKSU will be hosting an “Hour of Code” event for grades 3 and up on Saturday, December 12th from 11am-12pm in the Roosevelt High School Media Center. We want to get Kent students interested in coding by having them create their own computer game in a supportive environment.

Space is limited to 100 participants, and parents are asked to stay with elementary age children. If you’re interested in signing up your child, please use the form at:

3rd Annual Madrigal Dinner

Huzzah! The RHS Choral Department’ 3rd Annual Madrigal Dinner is Friday, December 11th and Saturday, December 12th at 7:00 PM at Stanton Middle School. Come celebrate the season and enjoy a three course meal, dramatic pageantry, and musical entertainment as RHS Choral Department’s ChoralWorks and Women’s Chorale take you back to the Medieval time period. Tickets are $25 and include a choice of prime rib or chicken piccata. For more information and ticket reservations visit and click on the “Madrigal Dinner” tab. Saturday night is almost sold out, but many tickets are still available for Friday. See Corey Fowler, director of choirs, for more information.

RHS Ski Club Deadline approaches….

RHS Ski and Snowboard Club Information

When: Thursday nights starting January 7th
(Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 11, 2016)

Time: 3:45 pm – 9:00 (Bus loads at SMS)

Where: Brandywine Ski Resort
Click here for the Field Trip Permission Form

Cost: Renters – $245.00 (includes bus)
Owners – $185.00 (includes bus)

Signup is ONLINE ONLY (click here to see instructions)

DUE: Friday, November 20th, 2015

Questions??? See Mr. Thompson or Mr. Susel

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