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Principal Rogers' Updates

Welcome Rogers-Herr family and friends! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our website. Please mark your calendars and note the following upcoming events and reminders.

EOG Testing Proctors Needed

We are required to give a series of standardized tests at the end of every school year, and we could not do it without our wonderful proctor volunteers! We will administer tests from Thu, May 24 to Thu, Jun 7, needing about 50 proctors each day. Please click here to sign up!

Upcoming Sports, 4/19-25

On Thu, Apr 19, our baseball & softball teams will travel to DSA. Our spring sports picture day is on Fri, Apr 20. On Mon Apr 23, our basball team plays Lakewood here at The Herr. On Tue, Apr 24, our baseball, softball, & soccer teams travel to Shepard Middle. This rival game may determine if our baseball/softball teams earn a spot in the playoffs! Wed, Apr 25, track team travels to Githens to challenge them AND Lakewood Middle. Our lacrosse team will play Githens there, too, at the same time. Games start at 4pm, unless against DSA, when they start at 4:30pm. Rogers-Herr's front doors will be locked so parents picking up from any after school activity should enter on the same side of the building as the bus parking lot. Come out and support the Rogers-Herr Rams! Tickets are $3. Kids under 10 & DPS employees w/ ID badge are free.

Nat'l Secretary’s Day, 4/25

Our support staff is the best on the planet! Ms. Thompson, Ms. Richmond, Ms. Carter, & Ms. Tackett work hard to resolve daily issues in support of our teachers, students, their families, and each other! Celebrate with us on Wed, Apr 25. Let’s show these ladies just how much they are appreciated!

School Dance, 4/27

Join us for the LAST SCHOOL DANCE of the year on Fri, Apr 27, 6-8pm. Proceeds will go towards to GEMS field trip to Wilmington. Tix are $5 and a parent permission form (available in the main office) is required.

Book Fair 4/30-5/4

Our spring book fair will be open from Mon, Apr 30 - Fri, May 4, 7:30-3pm daily (except for noon closure Friday). This is a great way to stock up on summer reads, support our teachers by getting them wish list items, and donate to the Book Fairy fund so all Rams can shop at the fair. Join us on Thu, May 3, for a PTA General Meeting that starts at 6:30pm, followed by an ice cream social and shopping at the Book Fair! NEW! Your child can shop w/o cash, by using a pre-paid eWallet! Click here for more info & to access our online fair, which has a bigger selection, and runs Fri, Apr 27 - Mon, May 14. All online orders will be shipped to us for free once the Book Fair has ended.

Noche de Familia, 4/30

All Hispanic families should join us on Mon, Apr 30, 6-7:30pm, for Noche de Familia, a night of food, games, & the unveiling of our student photo exhibit. This event is hosted by Enlaces, a weekly program for our Hispanic students. Please bring a dish to share.

Upcoming Spring Concerts, 5/8-14

Parents & students, please be reminded of the following upcoming concerts, all of which have a $3 admission and begin at 6:30pm in the auditorium:

  • Tue, May 8: 6th Gr band, chorus, & strings perform
  • Thu, May 10: 7th Gr band, chorus, & strings perform
  • Mon, May 14: 8th Gr band, chorus, & strings perform
All students must be dressed properly. Strings students must be at school by 5pm to tune, Band & Chorus by 6pm.

Keep In Touch!

RHMS offers lots of ways to stay up to date. In addition to getting updates emailed to you (to subscribe, just send an email to rogers-herr-middle-school+subscribe@googlegroups.com), you can also get text messages (text @rogershe to 81010; you'll get a request for your name; reply and you're done). To ensure that you get Principal Rogers' weekly phone updates, send an email to lisa.richmond@dpsnc.net with your child's name and updated phone numbers. We also have an active presence on Facebook & Twitter!

That is all for this week's announcements. Have a wonderful week. RAMS ROCK!

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School Hours

Mornings

On school days, our doors open for students at 7am and the instructional day begins promptly at 7:30. Breakfast is served in the cafeteria from 7-7:20am. Students arriving after 7:30am go directly to the main office to sign in, get a tardy pass, and then go to class.

Afternoons

Car riders and bus riders are dismissed at 2:20pm, which is when the instructional day ends. Attendance is very important and contributes to student success. We depend on parents to ensure that our students are present and on time every day.

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Connections

Here Comes the Bus

Sign up or log in to Here Comes The Bus to track the location and schedule of your child's bus. Our school code is 97034.

Keep In Touch

RHMS offers lots of ways to stay up to date. Use what works for you!

  • EMAIL: Get weekly RHMS updates through the RHMS Google Group. To subscribe, simply send an email to
    rogers-herr-middle-school+subscribe@googlegroups.com.
    To un-subscribe, visit the Google Group page and look for the "My Settings" button (a person with a wheel) in the top right corner. Click it and select "Leave this group."
  • PHONE: To ensure that you get Principal Rogers' weekly phone updates, send an email to lisa.richmond@dpsnc.net with your child's name and updated phone numbers.
  • TEXT MESSAGE: text @rogershe to 81010. You'll receive a request for your name. Once you reply, you will be subscribed to our texting service at Remind.com. Standard message rates apply.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter
  • GRADES & HOMEWORK: To keep up with your child's progress, be sure to check the Team Pages and Home Base. Some classes also use Edmodo to keep in touch. Please contact the school office for login information.
    HomeBase Edmodo
  • DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Visit dpsnc.net for calendars, lunch menus and other info.
    Durham Public Schools
  • More links to DPS resources on our
    Helpful Info for Parents page »

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Parent-Teacher Association

Join our PTA: Support RHMS

It’s never too late to join the PTA! You’ll be surprised how fulfilling it is to take this step! You’ll join a community of parents and teachers that make a difference for our students together. our membership and donations to the RHMS PTA support classroom supplies, educational activities, staff appreciation events, informational forums for parents, and fun events for our students throughout the year. PTA dues and donations are also tax deductible! Joining our PTA, which is only $8, has never been easier now that you can sign up online! That's right! No forms to download, print, fill out, and turn in with a check! All you have to do is click here to join! It's so easy, why not do it right now?

Buy Ram Gear!

New RHMS duffle bags are just $15! Perfect for health class! New RHMS crewneck sweatshirts are just $20! Short-sleeved tees are just $12! Buy two items and get $5 off your total! Buy all three and get $10 off! Fill out an order form in the front office. Give forms and money to the front office reception. Orders can be picked up from there, too! Questions: lisashce@gmail.com

Hip to Clip Competition!

logo: Box Tops for Education
Hit up your parents, neighbors, and friends for Box Top insignias (pictured) and then drop them in your core classroom's "Hip to Clip" collection box! Get as many in as you can because collecting the "Box Tops" insignia is an easy way to make money for our school! Just locate the image above on your favorite foods and home goods, cut them out, and have your child give them to their core teachers. Product lists and complete details are linked from on our Cool School Cash page.

Re-Link Shopping Cards!

Did you know that last year we raised over $2,400 for our school by just linking our shopping cards at Target, Kroger and Harris Teeter to our school? All you need to do is go to customer service at your local Kroger or Harris Teeter and ask that they link (or re-link) your shopping card to our school. Both rewards programs run Aug–May each year and you MUST re-link your card to our school ID each year. Our Kroger School ID is 94484 and our Harris Teeter School ID is 3646. Our PTA can link your Harris Teeter card for you. Just email your last name and your HT card number or the phone number associated with your HT card to Susan Roux at sroux@cisco.com. We will do the rest!

Shoparoo!

Shoparoo is an app that lets you earn cash donations for your school, just by taking pictures of your shopping receipts! It's so easy! It doesn't matter where you shop, what you buy, or where you eat - every receipt counts! Grade levels compete for the most money raised. We just received a check from Shoparoo for $55! Use this referral code: goh50341. Join us in fundraising today! Download the free app here!

Volunteering at Rogers-Herr

We have so much appreciation for our parent volunteers who give of their valuable time! All potential DPS volunteers must complete an online volunteer application and undergo a background check before volunteering. The process will take 5-7 days. Once approved, your certification is good for two years. If you have any questions, please contact guidance counselor Ryanne Logan at 919.560.3970 x 70234.

This page last updated April 25, 2018