RSLA High School Monthly Newsletter

September 2021

Principal Corner

Students and Primary Caregivers,

We were so excited to see this school year begin and have our students back in our building for the new school year. We hope this year will be a little more like a traditional year. Of course, we are excited about the many new programs and faces we have here at Real Salt Lake Academy this year. We appreciate that students across the valley continue to trust us with their education and sporting activities each year. I hope you know how much of an honor it is to serve the students and their families of RSLA High School.

A few new faces and positions added to our educational team this year you may want to be aware of are:

  • Mandy Rawson - a new addition to our counseling team

  • Jose Rincon - promoted to administrative assistant

  • Christi Jenkins - Office Administrator

  • Mark Ensign - Chemistry Teacher

  • Melissa Chipman - Art Teacher

  • Kelsi Bailey - Special Education Director

  • Joseph Rummel - History Teacher

  • McKenna Richards - History Teacher

  • Ashlee Trebilcock - 7 Habits Teacher and Girls Basketball Coach

  • Tim Dawson - English Teacher

  • Karson Thompson - English Teacher

  • Anita Rowland - Health Science Teacher

  • Emma Rasmussen - Physics Teacher

We hope that you have a fantastic year.

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Girls Volleyball Looks to Defend Their State Title

The girls varsity volleyball team has an undefeated record of 3-0. The team is led by Cora Anderson (8 kills), Izzy Smith (8 kills), Paige Dalton (25 digs), and Riley Massey (7 aces and 20 assists). We are looking forward to a fun season as we look to defend our championships from last year and the year prior.
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JC Sanchez goes Pro

After winning the state championship with his high school team and collecting All-State awards, goalkeeper JC Sanchez signed with Club Unión FC of the professional league TDP MX.

We are all very proud of him and will miss him.

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Girls Soccer Climbing in the Rankings

After one of the tougher pre-season schedules in the state, the girls soccer team has rapidly climbed the 3A rankings, currently sitting at 3rd place in the state and 1st place in Region 15. The team's win streak sits at 5 wins in a row and they look to make a strong stand 9/16 in a rematch vs. Judge Memorial.
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Girls Bantam Basketball

The school is proud to partner with the local bantam leagues and offer teams for 4th - 8th grade girls. Tryouts for these teams are next week and girls can pre-register for the tryouts by visiting this link:


Girls Bantam Basketball
Monday September 20
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:30pm
Grades 7-8 from 6:30-8:00pm

Thursday September 23
Grades 4-6 from 5:00-6:30pm
Grades 7-8 from 6:30-8:00pm

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, Sep. 23rd, 12pm

14787 Academy Parkway

Herriman, UT

Teacher Conferences are from 12:00-8:00pm

Please contact your student's teachers for an appointment. You can email their teachers through Aspire or by looking them up here:

We are really excited to meet many of our new parents, and to also touch base with familiar faces.

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Cross Country

The cross country team continues their quiet dominance across the state. We would encourage any of our students who are looking to improve their aerobic base, general fitness, or just be a part of a healthy group of awesome individuals to contact head coach John-John Leake at

Boys Volleyball

The boys varsity volleyball team is continuing their success from previous years and are currently undefeated. We have 2 big games this week. Saturday, 18th the team travels with the girls varsity team to Uintah High School where both teams will play 2 games each. Top leaders in current stats are Miles Anderson with 7 kills, Juan Zuniga with 24 digs and 5 serving aces, and Kyson Wilcox with 15 assists.

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Night

Wednesday, Oct. 6th, 6pm

14787 Academy Parkway

Herriman, UT

Save the date for this celebration.

Food trucks, artisans, music, street soccer, dancing and much much more!

If you'd like to volunteer or participate in this event please contact our Spanish teacher IdaMae Wallace at

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will be October 4.

You can still order on

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Homecoming Week - Forever RSL

Homecoming Week Sep. 27 - Oct. 2

Tickets go on Sale Today, September 15.

Single $15

Couple $25

Please see Mr. Bartlett in room 300 or Ms. Jenkins in the main office to purchase your tickets.

Cash or Venmo accepted.

9/27. Monday:

9/28. Tuesday:

  • Tropical Tuesday dress up day

9/29. Wednesday:

  • Powderpuff football game

  • Crazy Sock or Hat day

9/30. Thursday:

  • Through the decades dress up day

  • Bingo and Pictures

10/1. Friday:

  • Girls Soccer Game In the Stadium: 7pm; Theme; Black Tie

  • Casino Night: 9-11; Black Tie

10/2. Saturday:

  • Forever RSL Dance 7-11pm

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