The Royal Decree

Royal High School's Weekly Bulletin: October 24, 2021

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OCT 25-29- Red Ribbon Week See info below

OCT 26- Trunk or Treat See flyer below

OCT 26 - CSU Application Workshop, 6 PM (Zoom Link Here)


NOV 2- Teacher Staff Development- No School

NOV 3- UC Application Workshop, 6 PM (Registration Link Here)

NOV 4- Senior Luau (see flyer below)


NOV 2- Teacher Staff Development Day- No School

NOV 11- Veterans Day- No School

NOV 12, 13, 15- The Royal Players present "All Together Now!” Musical Variety Show

NOV 22-26 Thanksgiving Holidays- No School

DEC 14-16 Semester One Finals Special Schedule

DEC 20-JAN 4 Winter Holidays- No School

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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, November 1 - Periods 1/3/5 (Start Time 8am) No School Nov. 2

Monday, November 8 - Periods 1/3/5 (Start Time 8am) No School Nov. 11

Finals Week:

Monday, December 13- Periods 2/4/6 (Start Time 8am)

Tuesday December 14- Periods 1/3/5 (Start Time 8am)

Wednesday, December 15- Finals Periods 0, 3, 4, 7

Thursday, December 16- Finals Periods 0, 2, 5, 7

Friday, December 17- Finals Periods 1, 6


We invite all our English Learner Families to join us for an informative zoom meeting to hear from our school counselor, Mrs. Hennings, about graduation requirements and information uniquely pertaining to English Learners.


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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Seniors - Review and Complete!

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


Visit our newly-designed online resource for dates, deadlines, fees information, and other resources for 2021-2022 Advanced Placement Testing. CLICK HERE
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IB registration for exams will run from October 8-November 1st. Exams are $120 for each course. This will not be done through Total Registration like AP exams and you will need to fill out the Google Form below:

  • If you are on free/reduced lunch or need a payment plan, please e-mail Mrs. Lev after you complete the form. Details will be given as to how to proceed with payment.
  • After you have completed the Google Form, you should go to ASB to make a payment. Registration will not be processed for students that have not paid for exams (unless you are on a payment plan or free/reduced lunch).
  • Payments cannot be made online. If you would like to avoid the service fee for credit card payments, it is advised that you have cash to pay for the test.
  • Contact Mrs. Lev if you have any questions
  • Juniors- you will only register for exams if you are in an SL class (except French and Spanish)
  • Seniors- you will register for any exams for classes that you complete this school year.

You may also click here to review a sample list of University/College Acceptance Policies for IB course work.

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Tutoring Services Available

Beginning tomorrow, October 6th, 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.

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.



What's Coming up in School Activities?

OCT 26-Trunk or Treat all ages are welcome

We are accepting donations of bags of candy for Trunk or Treat. Please drop off in the main office or the ASB office. Thank you!

Follow us on Instagram: @the.royalkingdom

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


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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.


The University of Denver, known as DU, has a women’s college that female students can opt to enroll in courses. The university is also home to the well-regarded Sturm College of Law. Students can participate in more than 100 student clubs and organizations, including about 15 fraternities and sororities. (US News & World Report)

Overview (CollegeData)

Click here for Admissions Info

Click here for Tuition & Financial Aid Info

Moderately difficult to be admitted

Acceptance Rate: 59%

Average GPA: 3.72

Undergraduates: 5,774

Graduate in 4 Years: 67.3%

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

  • Engaged (22%)
  • Challenging (11%)

Weather (CollegeData)

  • Temperature - 16.1 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
  • Rain - 89 rainy days per year

Student Perspective (College Countdown)

“Professors are always open to deep intellectual discussion. The Learning Effectiveness Program has been amazing and given me the accommodations and resources I need to succeed.”

Academic Life at University of Denver (US News & World Report)

The student-faculty ratio at University of Denver is 12:1, and the school has 60.9% of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Denver include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 87%.




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