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6th grade students arriving before 7:20am report directly to the gym. If students are eating breakfast, they will report directly to the cafeteria and must remain there until their grade level is dismissed. Students arriving after 7:20am will report directly to their first class.
If you have a concern about your child, please contact your child’s teacher.
Safety is our #1 priority and we welcome parents to eat lunch with their child. However, parents and visitors may not eat lunch in the cafeteria with the grade level. Instead, parents should report to the main office and your child will be called to have lunch with you in the main office.
Teachers and administrators are committed to maintaining student’s safety and high quality instruction. As a result, impromptu meetings are not accommodated. However, if there is a concern, please contact the grade level administrator or leave a message at the front desk and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours.
Please visit the RHMS website for a list of our clubs and afterschool activities.
Students will follow their printed schedule during the first couple of days of schools. Teachers will also take this time to teach and model classroom and school wide expectations.
6th grade teachers have assigned tables in the cafeteria where students sit with their core 4 teacher. Students have the opportunity to earn a coupon on team to sit with their friends at lunch.
Yes, Human Growth & Development is discussed during PE/Health. Permission slips are sent home and parents may opt out of this discussion.
Please join our very active PTA and or become a grade level parent on the School Improvement Team.
In morning, students are dropped off in the carpool lane (drop and go). PLEASE PULL ALL THE WAY DOWN. In the afternoon, students can be picked up in the carpool lane. There are adults located in carpool to keep the flow moving. When it rains during dismissal, students are kept inside the building and will come outside when you arrive.
Yes, dismissal is staggered.
Each child is different. As a result, we suggest talking with your child to ask them what embarrasses them. However, most middle school students prefer walking into the building by themselves, even on the first day of school (No worries, there will be adults in the hall to help them get to their right location)
Rogers-Herr has a zero tolerance for bullying. We take situations of bullying very seriously. Any act of bullying that is reported to teachers, administration or our counselors are investigated to determine if the situation is indeed bullying. Consequences are given when bullying occurs.
The DPS Community Ed department runs an afterschool program called ENCORE. Parents may apply online. Please note, there 7are limited spaces available and there is always a waiting list, so be sure to register early. Bus services are provided to students who attend the program. Questions and concerns about the afterschool program should be directed to the ENCORE program, 919-560-9488.
When your child is going to be absent, email the teachers and include the Data Manager, Lisa Richmond. If you have documentation to submit, please have your child turn that information into the main office on their first day back in the building.
The school uses EOG data and teacher recommendations to determine class placement. Contact Christine Blystad, AIG Math Specialist, or Jennifer Miske, AIG ELA Specialist, for additional information.
Parents may add money to their child’s lunch account directly at the school or by visiting the RHMS website.
DPS Transportation determines bus routes for the district. If there is a concern regarding your child’s bus route, stop, arrival and drop-off time, contact transportation directly by calling 919-560-BUSS. The app that provided real-time information regarding your child’s bus can be downloaded at herecomesthebus.com.
Yes, students may ride home on the bus with other students if the bus is not overcrowded. Parents will need to send in a note giving their child permission to ride with another student. The note should include their student’s first and last name, the first and last name of the student they are riding home with, the bus number and desired stop, as well as the parent’s first and last name, signature, contact information and date. Please note that someone from the school will call and verify the authenticity of the note. If the school cannot make contact with the parent, the request will be denied and the student will be sent home on their normal mode of transportation.
Each team determines snack time, processes and procedures.
6th grade Assistant Principal
Visits to the classroom should be arranged with the classroom teacher or grade level administrator in advance and should not pose a disruption to the learning environment. Due to safety measures, parents and visitors are not allowed to roam freely throughout the building. A staff escort is required.
Due to safety measures, parents and visitors are not allowed to walk their child to the classroom. Staff members are stationed in the hallway to assist students to get to class. If the student needs help taking heavy or fragile items to the classroom, please bring those items to the main office and a staff member will ensure those items are delivered to the appropriate location.
Administration works diligently to ensure that each team is balanced racially, academically, behaviorally, as well as by gender. As a result, team request are not accepted.
The administrative team and guidance counselors work extensively to ensure that teams are balanced by race, gender, EC, ESL, and AIG. We use students previous EOG scores, as well as input from previous teachers, to ensure they are placed in the correct classes.
Students will have an opportunity to interact with students on the other team during lunch and electives.
One semester of PE is required each year as mandated by the state.
6th grade students are allowed to try out for cheerleading, basketball, cross country, soccer, baseball, softball and track & field. Please note, DPS does not allow 6th grade students to play football.
We are currently working on revamping our school spirit wear. Be on the lookout for school updates from our PTA.
Students are allowed to bring cell phones to school. They are not allowed to be out for any reason during the school day. Students are to store cellphones in their lockers in the morning before reporting to class and can retrieve their cellphones at the end of the school day. If a student is caught with a cellphone during the school day, the phone will be confiscated and turned in to the main office. Parents will be notified and must pick up the phone from the school. Students may face further consequences from administration including in-school or out of school suspension if habitual cellphone use occurs. Cellphone use is permitted on school related fieldtrips. However, the misuse of cellphones on fieldtrips will result in consequences such as cellphones being banned for the remainder of the year and/or fieldtrip privileges being revoked.
The instructional day begins at 7:30am. Students arriving after 7:30am are considered late. Students who arrive late should report to the main office.
Whatever supplies are requested by the team, money to purchase a school lock and money to purchase lunch if needed.
That is totally up to you as the parent.
It will vary by team and by teacher.
Rogers-Herr follows a strict dress code. Read about our dress code police here.
Students will have one teacher per core subject area (math, ELA, science, social studies), as well as one teacher per elective class.
Our doors open at 7:00am. We encourage students to arrive no later than 7:15am every morning. This gives them plenty of time to get acclimated before instruction begins promptly at 7:30am.
Students who are identified AIG will receive services in their ELA and Math classes and/or by taking an AIG elective.
Yes, each quarter administration has RAM Chats with students reminding them of school-wide procedures and expectations, as well as who to go to if there is a problem. Students should always inform their teacher or the adult in their presence when an issue of concern arises.
Students will go to their lockers at 7:20am to get their materials for discovery and cores 1-4. Students will go their lockers at 12:15pm to pack up their materials for electives. If students forget their combination they may ask their homeroom teacher. Administration also has a key to every lock.
This page last updated July 16, 2018