ROCORI SECONDARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

JANUARY 28, 2022

ALA CARTE TEMPORARILY CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

Due to staffing shortages in the food service department, after school ala carte is temporarily closed. However, there are ala carte items available before school and during lunch.

SNOW DAYS WEEK WILL BE JANUARY 31ST - FEBRUARY 4TH

SNOW DAYS FESTIVITIES 2022

Dress Up Days

1/31 - Monday: Pajama Day

2/1 - Tuesday: RHS - Decade Day- every grade as a different decade - RMS - Blast from the Past

2/2 - Wednesday: Winter Wonderland (white out)

2/3 - Thursday: Denim Day (Canadian tuxedo)

2/4 - Friday: Fancy Pants Friday


Dodgeball 9th-12th grade only (Wednesday, 2/2)


Formal Dance 9th-12th grade only (Friday, 2/4) - LIVE BAND

8pm-11pm in HS Gym with the Live Band playing from 8pm-10pm

INCLEMENT WEATHER

Inclement Weather

Going forward any future “Snow Days” will become E-Learning days. Please see the below information for any future weather related days off.

Flexible Learning Day for Inclement Weather: If the Superintendent cancels schools due to inclement weather, families will receive a skyward alert by 6:00am informing them the day is an E-Learning Day. Staff will have items placed on Schoology at 8:30am. High School students will have approximately 30 minutes of engaged time and middle school students will have approximately 20 minutes of engaged time on inclement weather days. Staff will be available to respond to email and Microsoft Teams messages between 9:00am – 2:00pm on inclement learning days.

WORLD WEAR SHOE COLLECTION

The ROCORI Environmentalist club is excited to announce that we are starting the World Wear Shoe Collection again. Our club will be sure we are helping our community first by sorting out anything needed for our ROCORI Area Community Closet. The collection bins are placed at all school sites and in the DEF. We plan to collect shoes until Earth Day in April. You will find the flyer attached and please notice we are not able to collect winter boots or flip flops. Please let me know if you have any questions. We appreciate your help!
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HEALTH OFFICE INFORMATION

VACCINATION LETTERS

Vaccination letters have been mailed out. If you have received a letter, please turn in the documentation that has been requested. Please check the fax number on the letter that was sent to you. All documentation can be sent by fax to 320-685-4968 or email to boucherm@rocori.k12.mn.us.


CLICK HERE FOR HEALTH SERVICES WEB PAGE

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MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASS REGISTRATION FOR 2022-2023

8TH GRADE:
  • Feb. 1st - HS Counselors present & distribute registration information (within English classes)
  • Feb. 8th - 8th grade Registration forms DUE to English teacher
  • Feb. 17th - 8th grade enter course requests within English classrooms


7TH GRADE:
  • Feb. 2nd - Distribute registration information to 7th graders in English classrooms
  • Feb. 11th - 7th grade Registration forms DUE to English teacher
  • Feb. 15th - 7th grade enter course requests within English classes


6TH GRADE:

  • Feb. 3rd - Distribute registration information to 6th graders in English classrooms
  • Feb. 11th - 6th grade Registration forms DUE to English teacher
  • Feb. 16th - 6th grade enter course requests within English classes


5th GRADE/NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION:

  • February 4th - A Virtual Parent Registration Presentation will be posted to parents (New students, 5th Grade and Parochial).
  • February 17th - All registration information due (parochial, online, new students, incoming 6th grade)

“SPARTAN GROUP” AT ROCORI MIDDLE SCHOOL

This is a great way for your child to be involved and benefit from being a participant in a group experience. We will cover a variety of topics such as friendships, responsibility, school attitude, conflict resolution, stressors and organization. The group(s) will meet weekly for approximately 30 minutes/wk, for 8 weeks. Students will be responsible for work missed during the meetings. Groups will begin meeting at the end of January, early February. If you would like your son/daughter to participate, or have questions please contact us.


Marsha Gilbertson: gilbertsonm@rocori.k12.mn.us

Amy Olson: olsonamy@rocori.k12.mn.us

Or call the RMS Guidance Office at 320-685-4969

MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOKS

The 21-22 ROCORI Middle School yearbooks are for sale in the office or on RevTrak. The cost is $35.00.
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GRADUATION FOR THE CLASS OF 2022

Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the High School Gymnasium

SENIORS - EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR THEN & NOW PHOTOS

Seniors - Extended deadline for Then and Now photos

We still have space for more Then and Now photos in the yearbook. So, find that old photo of you and another senior student or group of seniors and recreate it. Send BOTH photos to baconr@rocori.k12.mn.us no later than FEBRUARY 15th. Please contact Mrs. Bacon, Yearbook Advisor, with any questions.

2022-23 CLASS REGISTRATION DUE BACK FEB. 2ND

High School course registration materials for 2022-2023 were provided to students during homeroom this week. Students are being asked to complete their registration sheets with parent signatures and return them to homeroom teachers next week on Wednesday, February 2nd.

HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOKS

There is a small supply of 2021 yearbooks available for purchase in the school office for $55 each (cash or check only). Please see Jane at the Activities desk.


The 2022 yearbooks are available for purchase on RevTrak or in the school office for $55. Please order yours to reserve a copy for this school year, with a May delivery date.

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TRACK & FIELD MEETING

Track and Field informational meeting and clothing order Wednesday February 2nd from 7:50-8:05 in the Innovation center. Bring yourself and a new recruit to be part of our team!!

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!

Administration:

Ryan Hauge - Secondary Principal, grades 6 - 12 - hauger@rocori.k12.mn.us

Josh Austad - Assistant Principal, grades 9 - 12 - austadj@rocori.k12.mn us

Jake Nelson - Assistant Principal, grades 6 - 8 - nelsonj@rocori.k12.mn.us

Joel Baumgarten - Activities Director - baumgartenj@rocori.k12.mn.us


Counselors:

Craig Lieser - Guidance Counselor grades 9 - 12 - lieserc@rocori.k12.mn.us

Shelly Collison - Guidance Counselor, grades 9 - 12 - collisons@rocori.k12.mn.us

Marsha Gilbertson - Guidance Counselor, grades 6 - 8 - gilbertsonm@rocori.k12.mn.us

Amy Olson - Guidance Counselor, grades 6 - 8 - olsonamy@rocori.k12.mn.us