The Royal Decree

Royal High School's Weekly Bulletin: January 9, 2022

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Coming soon:

JAN 17- No School- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

JAN 31- Evening of Excellence (Open House)

Winter Formal Tickets on Sale Jan 5-21 in the ASB Office (see flyer below)

Covid Testing Every Friday in room 2-2. 9:30-3:00. Must be pre-registered: Link


JAN 17- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday- No School

JAN 29- Winter Formal "MASK-erade", The Majestic Ventura Theater, 7pm

JAN 31- Evening of Excellence (Open House)

FEB 14- Senior Hug Day

FEB 21- President's Day Holiday- No School

MAR 11- Staff Development Day- No School

MAR 28- APR 3- Spring Break- No School

APR 15- Good Friday- No School

APR 18- Easter Monday- No School

MAY 14- Prom

MAY 24-27 Senior Finals

MAY 30- Memorial Day- No School

MAY 31-JUN 2 Finals Week

JUN 3- Last day of School, Minimum day

See the Senior Newsletter for more information on Senior Activities.


Sometimes during the year we have school weeks that are shortened for holidays or staff development days. During these weeks we may have a special schedule to make sure we have an equal number of Odd and Even Block days.

These upcoming weeks have special schedules:

Monday March 7- Periods 2/4/6 (8am start time)

Monday, April 11- Periods 2/4/6 (8am start time)


Our goal at the Kingdom is to create a culture of “Royal Family” where all students feel welcomed, supported, safe, and inspired to reach their fullest potential. To assist us in that effort, please

  • Become familiar with our student handbook.

  • Complete the self-screen below every day before entering campus.

COVID Protocols

  • All parents/guardians must screen students before leaving the house (see graphic below).
  • Students must wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Students may take off masks indoors to eat or drink.
  • Masks are recommended outdoors, but not mandatory.
  • Visitors will not be allowed on campus. To the extent possible, meetings with counselors and teachers we be done via Zoom.
  • If the school learns that a student is considered a close contact* the health clerk, nurse, administrative assistant, or administrator will be reaching out to the parent/guardian as soon as possible.

Close Contact - Someone who is within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period. This is true whether or not the individuals are wearing a mask.

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Tutoring Services Available

Tutoring sessions will be open at lunch and after school. Sessions will be facilitated by upperclassmen tutors from National Honor Society and Math Honor Society.

Sessions are held at lunch and after school

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the RHS Library (Room 2-2)


Support is available for students in the following courses (Sessions based on available tutors each day)

  • Math - Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II
  • Science - Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry
  • Humanities - English 9 and Social Science Courses
  • World Languages - Spanish 1 and 2
  • English Learner General Academic Support

For questions, call the RHS Library at extension 2752.

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Seniors - Review and Complete!

Seniors click here to access our Fall 2021 update for College and Career resources, tasks, and information.


RHS DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION (WITHOUT LATE FEES) IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH BY 11:59 PM). Visit our newly-designed online resource for dates, deadlines, fees information, and other resources for 2021-2022 Advanced Placement Testing. CLICK HERE

Senior Information

The Senior Newsletter is live!

Check it out for information on Senior Activities, ordering cap and gowns, and more. As we get closer to June, more information will be added periodically. Check back often.


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There are many ways to be involved, connected, and pursue excellence in the 4 A's of Academics, Arts, Athletics, and Activities.

CLICK HERE to visit our Activities Homepage

For Activities questions contact the following:

Patti Myszkowski, Assistant Principal, Activities & Athletics

Ashley Rotellini, ASB Accounts Clerk


Kari Lev, Senior Class

Jessica Fancett, Junior Class

Jennifer Letus, Sophomore Class

Reid Furlong, Freshman Class


All athletic ticket sales are online through

Click here to purchase tickets.

CLICK HERE to visit our Athletics Homepage

For Athletics questions contact the following:

Andy Andreolli, Athletic Director

Yvette Shuster, Athletic Secretary

Patti Myszkowski, Assistant Principal of Student Activities & Athletics

Boys Lacrosse

Royal Boys Lacrosse Parent/Player Meeting. January 10th at 8pm in the CSI Room.

Come and learn about a great spring opportunity. All skill levels.


CLICK HERE to visit our Arts Homepage

For questions contact the following:

Band Program - Lisa Pate, Director of Bands

Vocal Music - Bethany Uko, Director of Vocal Music

Theater Arts - Bari Carrelli, Director of Theater Arts

Visual and Performing Arts Dept. - Dan Maye, Department Chairperson

Join PTSA!

Please consider supporting your Royal High School PTA by joining the PTSA for only a $7.00 fee.

Your membership dues help the many programs offered at the school such as Reflections, Every 15 mins, Distracted Driver, Scholarship Awards, and the Senior BBQ among others.

As a member you have a voice and vote at all PTSA Association meetings, you can advocate for students and teachers at the state level, and it also provides college scholarship opportunities for eligible students (qualifications include a 2-year membership.)

Membership DOES NOT require you to volunteer, but volunteers are welcome.

There are two ways to join:

Online: click here to join

On paper: click here to access the PTSA membership document. Fill it out and return it to school with your membership dues.


Royal aims to provide insight into unique college options for students & families. Our sources are the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021, CollegeData, and Niche.


Ohio Wesleyan University is a small liberal arts school located in the city of Delaware, about 20 minutes north of the state capital, Columbus. Students at Ohio Wesleyan can choose from more than 90 majors in the fields of arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Freshmen have the opportunity to make friends through the Fresh X program, in which they go on an organized retreat with their classmates the summer before their first semester of classes. (US News & World Report)

Overview (CollegeData)

Click here for Admissions Info

Click here for Tuition & Financial Aid Info

Very difficult to be admitted

Acceptance Rate: 67%

Average GPA: 3.54

Undergraduates: 1,494

Graduate in 4 Years: 59%

What one word or phrase best describes your school? (Niche)

  • theory into practice (50%)
  • Harvard of the MidWest (12%)

Weather (CollegeData)

  • Temperature - 18.5 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
  • Rain - 137 rainy days per year

Student Perspective (College Countdown)

“Professors want to see their students thrive and help them every step of the way.”

Academic Life at Ohio Wesleyan University (US News & World Report)

The student-faculty ratio at Ohio Wesleyan University is 10:1, and the school has 69.9% of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Ohio Wesleyan University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology; Psychology; Visual and Performing Arts; Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Education; and History. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79%.


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