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Summer of 2014 Feeding Sites

Parents: If you would like to locate Summer Feeding sites you may call the National Hunger hotline at 1-866-3-Hungry or you may locate Summer Feeding sites at www.kn-eat.org , Summer Food Service Program, “Locate a Site Near . . .

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American Education Week

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Celebrating American Education Week

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School Bus Driver Appreciation Week - October 21-25, 2019

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The theme for this year's National School Bus Safety Week is  "My School Bus, The Safest Form of Student Transportation!" The theme of National School Bus Safety Week is derived from the Poster . . .

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Oh! What a Night!

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Rocket Spirit was running high Friday, September 27th at the Varsity Football game.   As students were letting off steam from participating in the weeks activities; athletic games, spirit week, community service activities and . . .

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Get Vaccinated

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Be Prepared for Flu Season It's that time of year again― flu season . . . .

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STOP When the School Bus STOP ARM is Out

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Visit this URL to view the statistics as observed by bus drivers’ each April.  . . .

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The 1st Annual Cookout & Social held on August 12th was Successful

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The first district-wide community event for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year was well received. Was it "hot"? Yes!  It was nice to see everyone come out and participate despite the high temperature and . . .

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No Longer RHHS Students - Congratulations 2019 Seniors!

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RHHS Graduation P rogram Oh happy day, in many ways! The rain stopped, the sun was shinning and the Rose Hill High School 2019 Commencement began at 2:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 19th.  A nd at their request, the . . .

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Applauding Our Own - Superintendent Randal Chickadonz

Congratulations to these educational leaders as recognized by the AASA The School Superintendents Association. More information can be viewed at  http://aasacentral.org/2019/04/22/kansas/

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April 2nd is Kindergarten Round-Up Time!

Rose Hill Primary School has already been receiving calls about this year’s Kindergarten Round-Up on Tuesday, April 2nd. We’re . . .

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Rocket Launch Program Information for 2019-2020

Rose Hill Schools provides an opportunity for early childhood children to engage in the learning process at an early age. There are two Rocket Launch programs offered at the Primary School; State Pre-Kindergarten and Rose Hill . . .

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Rose Hill School Board Appoints New Board Member

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The Rose Hill Board of Education packed the house last night at their December 10th meeting. There were several items on the agenda. One item was the appointment by the board to fill the board seat vacated by Nik . . .

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Rose Hill Middle School Students Honor Veterans

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KAKE Apple Award Given to Intermediate School Teacher

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On Wednesday, November 14th at noon, KAKE TV Anchor Alyson Acklin, Mr. Tarbox from Davis Moore, and a Representative from Project Teacher visited Mrs. DeMars 5th grade classroom to present her with the KAKE Golden . . .

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Hazmat Mitigation Plan

  Butler County currently participates (along with 10 other counties) in a regional‐level Hazard Mitigation Plan. That Plan is due to expire in May of 2019. Working with the State of Kansas and a planning contractor, the . . .

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RHVB Sub State Champions - 3rd Year in a Row!!

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RHVB_Sub State B racket Rose Hill High School hosted the Sub State Tournament Saturday, October 20th. After the Lady Rockets defeated Nickerson in the third match of the day, they will be headed to Hutchinson . . .

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Rose Hill Schools Food Service Director Jeanne Munsell Retires

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Mrs. Munsell received a Chadbourne Mantel Chiming Clock by Bulova with the following words engraved "In Appreciation of Dedicated Service to Rose Hill USD 394" along with her name and the . . .

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Congratulations 5th Grade Teacher Tonja McCulloch!

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Rose Hill Schools and Credit Union of America are pleased to announce an offering of Teacher Grants Ideas Financed to Rose Hill Intermediate Teacher Tonja McCulloch. Mrs. McCulloch submitted an application last March 19th, and was . . .

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Thank You Rose Hill School Board!

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Rose Hill Schools staff and students appreciate all that you do for them!

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Middle School Honors Veterans

Vet_program_pg.docx   Rose Hill Middle School Student Council students worked hard this year preparing invitations and inviting Veterans, offering an essay contest, collecting photos of Veterans, securing . . .

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Last Board of Education Meeting in 2017 and for Board Member Kirk Hayden

Rose Hill School Board held their last meeting for 2017, as well as said their good byes to long time board member Kirk Hayden. The evening began as RHHS Choir sang in the lobby of the District's Administrative office . . .

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RHHS Fall Vocal Concert

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After a reschedule of the performance date the Rose Hill High School Vocal Department didn’t show that it held them back from an Outstanding Fall Concert .  Under the Direction of Brian Stranghoner and Accompanist Karen . . .

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Spirit Week - Fall 2017

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Homecoming is usually centered on a home football game and coronation of King and Queen. Well…. not for RHHS Students!  This year there have been activities for students almost every day of spirit week.   . . .

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2nd Teacher In-service Day of the School Year was Packed Full of Safety Educational Programs

  Have you ever wondered what Rose Hill teachers do on In-service Day?     This year on Monday, September 25 th , certified staff participated in a Safety In-service . The day began . . .

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Early College Academies at the State Fair

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Christy Streeter ,  Director of Early College Academies of Butler Community College, Tonya Johnston and Lisa Bolin enjoyed their day at the State Fair in more ways than one. These ladies are celebrating . . .

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It's a New Year of School for Staff and Students; New and Returning

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Welcome wishes for an exciting and educational year! Pictured are the new certified staff members who have completed four days of Inservice and are anxious and ready to start the school year.  They are: bottom . . .

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Rose Hill Food Service Director Receives Best Practice Award from the State Department of Education

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Pictured from l-r: Rose Hill USD 394 Board of Education President John Purvis, State Board Chairman Jim Porter, USD 394 Food Service Director Jeanne Munsell, USD 394 Superintendent Randal Chickadonz, State Board of Education . . .

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Rose Hill Schools Transportation Director Recognized

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Transportation Director David Sliger was recently recognized as one of 56% of the directors of Kansas Schools whom hold a perfect score on their safety review.  Mr. Sliger received accolades from the Board of Education . . .

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School Starts

A few reminders as school begins.   Our building hours are: Primary/Intermediate School Wednesdays building doors open at 9:00am and school is from 9:25am - 3:25pm M,T,Th, F the building doors open at 7:45am and . . .

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Congratulations 2017 Senior Graduates! We are Proud of You!

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This year’s Senior Class of 2017 commencement exercises began at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 21, in the RHHS Gymnasium.  Additional photos can be viewed by visiting this URL  . . .

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2017 Teacher Appreciation Breakfast and Recognition

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    What a way to brighten a rainy and gloomy day! Rose Hill Staff members celebrated National Teacher Appreciation day on Wednesday, May 3, at the RHHS Commons.  Retirees and those who have taught 25 . . .

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RHHS 2017 Prom

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These Prom candidates were selected by the RHHS junior and senior students. Queen candidates are l-r: Anna Van Driel, Lauren Diaz and Mady Baker. Junior royalty are Danyel Yardley and Jenna Lasher. King candidates are back row l-r: Cayden . . .

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Federal Special Education Parent Survey

Special Education Parent Survey Recently, Kansas parents of students with disabilities who have IEPs and attend a public school received a notification letter asking them to complete an online Parent Survey. The survey responses are used . . .

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Congratulations Local Kansas Pages for the 77th District!

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Rose Hill Middle School sixth grade students Rylee Forred and Elliot Herod enjoyed visiting the State Capitol and being pages for Representative Kristey Williams.  Elliot’s Mother Becki Herod was also able to visit with . . .

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Flint Hills Map

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A formal Dedication Ceremony of our USD 394’s “You Are Here: Flint Hills Map and Education Program” was held at the RHMS, Thursday, February 2, dedicating the three maps that are now in our district. . . .

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January is School Board Recognition Month

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  Pictured back row l-r: President Kirk Hayden, members Bob Westwood, Alyson Taylor-Smith, Patricia Madden-Beran and Nik Ford.                               . . .

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

  A BIG THANK YOU goes out to Mrs. Lindsay Robben and Mrs. Janice Pray and their classes (3 & 4 year olds) for creating the decorations; sleighs with their picture and popsicle trees for the Christmas . . .

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Rose Hill Middle School Veterans Day Celebration

  Veterans Day Celebration  – On November 11, 2016    at 2:15 p.m., the RHMS 7 th  grade StuCo members hosted our 2 nd  Annual Veterans Day celebration. The assembly opened with . . .

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Rose Hill Schools Board of Education Appoints New Board Member

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It was a struggle to get an applicant appointed since there were three excellent candidates to choose from. Since former board member Kelle Cross submitted her resignation on August 16th, the board posted the opening, reviewed . . .

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RHHS Kay Club Hosted the Area 6 Regional Conference

Rose Hill HS KAY Club hosted the Area 6 Regional conference on November 4 th . Thirty-two schools attended the conference. The conference is designed to promote leadership and service ideas and so each club can receive their service . . .

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Congratulations Volleyball Champions!!

    Volleyball – 2016 State Champions!!!  Coach: Melissa Segovia, Assistant Coaches: Elaine Witt and Jennifer Goering.  Season record 39-6. The Lady Rockets went undefeated in pool . . .

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There Was A Lot Going on At the School Board Meeting on October 10, 2016

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The Board of Education meeting on Monday, October 10, 2016 was jammed full of agenda items and presentations. Listed below are just a few of the highlights. The RHHS B.E.S.T. Robotics Team (Boosting Engineering, Science & . . .

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RHHS Fall Spirit Week and Homecoming

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During Spirit Week before homecoming on Friday, October 7 th , the candidates were selected for Fall Homecoming Court. The senior class nominated Kylie McBride, Jenna Nussbaum and Savanna Renollet as the queen candidates. King candidates . . .

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Surprise for Charlie Futhey at RHMS Pep Assembly

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Rose Hill Middle School Students and Staff started their day with a Pep Assembly in the Middle School gym.  Thursday, October 6th, all RHMS Staff and Students were geared up with excitement and . . .

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South Central Selects Outstanding High School Music Educator of the Year

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RHHS Vocal Music Director Brian Stranghoner has been selected as the Outstanding High School Music Educator for the South Central KMEA for 2016-2017!  South Central KMEA has been awarding Outstanding Music Educators since . . .

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Dollar General Donates to Rose Hill Schools

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Wednesday, September 14th was a GREAT DAY for both Rose Hill Schools and Dollar General!  During late start Wednesday, Representatives District Manager Sheila Reams and Local Store Manager Susan Pierce from Dollar . . .

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Honoring Former Board Member Kelle Cross

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BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCY The Rose Hill School district has an opening on the district's Board of Education.  Applications are available on the district website or at the Administrative Office at 104 N Rose Hill Road. . . .

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Welcoming New Certified Staff Members!

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L-r:PS Spec. Ed.-Dani Arnold, Band-Rachel Villareale, IS Vocal-Robin Bartley, MS Spec. Ed.- Mary Bridges, HS Language Arts-Stephanie Arbogast                    . . .

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School Preparations

The deadline to receive the $20 discount for completing the enrollment process is July 25 th .  Enrollment packets postmarked, dropped off at the Central Administrative Office (104 N Rose Hill Road) during working hours, or placed in the . . .

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CONGRATULATIONS ROSE HILL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES!

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    It was an almost packed house at the Rose Hill High School gymnasium for the 2016 Commencement Exercises held May 22nd.   Class Officers for the 2015-2016 school year were President Scott Tesser, Vice . . .

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Rose Hill Primary School 1st Grade Teacher is Awarded the Golden Apple Award!

Click on the KAKE News link below to view their article. http://www.kake.com/story/32140987/golden-apple-cheryl-caton-rose-hill-elementary-school Cheryl Caton was chosen to receive one of the Golden Apples awarded by KAKE . . .

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Teacher Appreciation Breakfast May 4, 2016 - Honoring Retirees

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  It was a full house this year in the High School Commons for the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast.  Two Board members Patricia Madden-Beran and Board President Kirk Hayden were present, as well as USD 394 staff members. . . .

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Division IV Athletic Director of the Year!

  Monday, April 18th, Rose Hill High School Athletic Director Jim Linot was awarded Athletic Director of the Year for Division IV. He was awarded the honor at an awards banquet sponsored by Kansas Interscholastic Athletic . . .

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Congratulations RHHS Art Classes!!!

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Mr. Hilgers and his art students competed this spring in the Eastern Kansas Scholastic Regional Art Competition held at the Wichita Center for the Arts. Two thousand entries were submitted with 600 works being awarded. There were 150-Gold . . .

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Spring Book Fair 2016 Results

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Feelin’ Groovy Book Fair There was a teacher preview on Wednesday, February 3rd, where teachers could shop early and make their wish list of books that they would like to have for their classroom.  Families were able to . . .

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RHHS Boy's Swim Team

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Senior Gavin Smith became the Rockets first State Champion two years ago as a sophomore.  He finished his career Saturday, February 20th at the Hummer Sports Complex a five-time champion winning this year the 50-freestyle (21.47) and the . . .

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BOY'S SOCCER RECOGNIZED AT CAPITOL

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The Rose Hill Boy's Soccer team was recognized for their two-time State 4A Championships on February 17th in Topeka on the floor of the House of Representatives Chamber by Representative Kristey Williams. The team was given a tour of the . . .

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ROSE HILL HIGH SCHOOL ROCKETAIRES UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

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  You won’t want to miss this award-winning group perform.    Monday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m., in the RHHS Auditorium     Friday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m., at Century II . . .

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Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Education Commissioner visits Rose Hill School District USD 394

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Since Dr. Watson’s appointment to the State’s Education Commissioner office in November 2014 and active duty beginning July 2015 he has been busy giving presentations, and listening to community members and employers, business . . .

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Seventh grade Lady Rockets are the league champs!

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This year's Rose Hill Middle School 7th Grade Volleyball team members are Champions of the League.   Special thanks to Brenda Wheeler, Erick Wheeler and Bonnie Engelken for coming to cheer and take pictures, as well as . . .

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Introducing the NEW STAFF members of Rose Hill Schools and Welcoming Returning Staff and Students!!!

It’s back to school time for administrators, too as they have been interviewing and selecting the “new” staff that will join the certified staff at Rose Hill Schools. Back to school is in full swing! The first . . .

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USD 394 PowerSchool Update

Rose Hill Schools updated the PowerSchool software this summer in order for our state reports to function.  The software update changed the way our parents log into PowerSchool. PowerSchool now offers parent portal single sign-on . . .

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A Funding Feeling

    A comment made by our local State Representative regarding our school funding level, “…schools are sitting in a good financial position”, has caused us to ponder why then do we feel so financially . . .

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Congratulations Class of 2015!!!

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The RHHS gym was filled to capacity Sunday, May 17th for the Rose Hill High School 2015 Commencement Exercise. The 2015 Senior Class consisted of 121 students; 5 were 4.0 grade point average students, 10 were National Honor Society members . . .

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Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and Honoring This Year's Retirees

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    Many activities were planned for teachers and staff members during Teacher Appreciation Week by each building. On Wednesday, May 6th, the District invited all staff members to attend . . .

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Rose Hill High School Receives Kansas Green School of the Year Award

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Rose Hill High School Receives Kansas Green School of the Year Award

The Rocket Green Club sponsored by Roger Grier, science teacher at Rose Hill High School recently traveled to Manhattan, KS to receive their Kansas Green School of the Year Award provided by Kansas Association for Conservation and . . .

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Patrons Approve LOB Authority Increase

    Patrons of the Rose Hill School District have voted to approve the request to increase the authority level for the district's Local Option Budget (LOB) fund.  Initially, the district was asking for the . . .

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RHHS Future Business Leaders of America

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Rose Hill High School Business department students participated in the Future Business Leaders of America Pride Day by wearing professional attire as part of their curriculum on February 11th. FBLA students Kasey Robinson, Haley Slade, . . .

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Rose Hill High School Scholar’s Bowl Team are the 4A STATE Champions!

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  Congratulations Scholar’s Bowl Team; Logan Hotz, Meredith Bartley, Joe Milsap, Alex Cantrell, Noah Baden, Zach Kill, and Coach Appleby!   The RHHS Scholar’s Bowl Team traveled to Wellington, Saturday, . . .

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Pioneer League Champions

We’re Proud of our 7 th Grade Girls Basketball Team - Champs! 7th Grade Girls win Pioneer League Tournament and Championship February 13, 2015 Congratulations are in order to the Rose Hill Middle School 7th Grade . . .

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School Board Asks Patrons to Vote

  On January 12 th , the USD 394 Board of Education passed a resolution calling for a vote of the USD 394 Rose Hill School District patrons that would allow for additional spending authority in the District’s . . .

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School Board Appreciation

  There are seven individuals in this community who are ordinary citizens – our friends and neighbors – but who display extraordinary dedication to our community and our children. They are our locally-elected board of . . .

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US Department of Education - Flu Season

Dear Chief State School Officers:   Now that we are in the season of influenza, and mindful of other infectious diseases, the U.S. Department of Education would like to refer you to information and resources for district . . .

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STATE SOCCER CHAMPIONS

                    The Rose Hill Rocket Boy's High School Soccer Team finished the year with 20 wins, 1 loss, and a State . . .

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Retirement Celebration for Ruthi Howard

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After 28 years, Ruthi Howard decided retirement was in her foreseeable future.  After much deliberation that took almost a year Ruthi's last day of employment at Rose Hill Schools was Friday, September 26, 2014.  Ruthi began . . .

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Let's Get Started

The school year is off to a fast pace start.  Starting school brings a change in morning schedules and routines.  PRACTICE PATIENCE. Here are some important event reminders to start the school year. Tuesday, August 12th . . .

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Board of Education Vacancy

  The Rose Hill Board of Education will have a vacancy beginning July 1 st .  Current Board member, Lori Carselowey, will be moving and her new residency will be located just outside of the district boundaries.  . . .

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Read Across America 2014 - Elementary Library

    This year Elementary School students participated in Read Across America by dressing in character each day.  Tuesday was themed "Oh the Places We Can Go," students dressed up like what they want to be . . .

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New Stadium Entrance

  The latest bond project construction was completed in 2008.  Shortly after its completion, the Board of Education began discussing a renovation project to the lot West of the Sports Complex.  The focus of the . . .

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Board Member Receives Award

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At the February 10th School Board Meeting, Superintendent Randal Chickadonz awarded Board Member John Purvis a certificate from the Kansas Association of School Boards honoring him for completing the Level I, training and earning 25 . . .

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Retirement Celebration for Roberta Newberry

Building and Grounds employee Roberta Newberry celebrated her retirement early on Monday, January 20, 2014.  It was a prime opportunity since there was no school for students and the District's staff would be able to attend. . . .

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Food Service Director Receives Award from the State

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Rose Hill Schools Food Service Director Jeanne Munsell was recognized by the State recently for achieving the Certified Child Nutrition Manager 1 recognition.   Superintendent Randal Chickadonz is shown presenting . . .

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Turkey Trot

November 24, 2013   Rose Hill High School Students     RHHS KAY Club and some of the Cross Country runners won this year’s Turkey Trot Run. RHHS Nurse Teri Koester, pictured on page 2 received the . . .

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Souper-Supper

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SOUPER-SUPPER 3 of the 5 -5th Grade Classes – Mrs. Julie Simpson, Mrs. Donna Meyer, Mrs. PJ Schrader . . .

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Book Fair 2013

Elementary students participated in a Book Fair October 17-24th.

Click on the following link to read about the fair  Default Hyperlink Text then click on the words "Book Fair Picture Gallery" to view the  pictures.   Book Fair Picture Gallery

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Hamster Ball Fun!

Hamster Ball Fun! The Rose Hill Primary School had their fund-raiser Hamster Ball Party on Friday, November 15 th , at the football stadium.  There were 33 students who met the qualification to participate.    Many, . . .

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Middle School Principal Kay Walker

Kay Walker RHMS Principal is awarded the Principal of the Year award from area 4 from the Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals while at the KASSP Conference on November 4th. Her peer principals nominated her. Candidates are . . .

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Rose Hill High School Health Sciences Academy

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Students at the Rose Hill Early College Health Science Academy were treated to the Eagle Med helicopter visit as part of a presentation on the services they provide.  Click on the slides to view the overview of the Eagle Med visit. . . .

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Senior Citizen Award

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Middle School Red Apple Award

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Rose Hill Elementary Library Selected for EMC and KAKEland Reading Caravan

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It was over a year ago that Tammy Sinclair sent the entry in. She had even forgot about doing it since it had been so long ago. District Librarian Angela Boese was so excited when she heard that the Elementary Library . . .

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Business and Webmaster Award

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Staff Recognition

  STAFF RECOGNITION Rose Hill High School Principal Shannon Haydock, pictured on the right congratulates RHHS Band Director David Bartley on recently being inducted into the International Bandmasters Fraternity . . .

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New Staff Members

We would like to introduce you to some of the new faces in our district this year.  They have completed their additional days of training and their first month as a "Rocket".  Please help us welcome these new staff members and say . . .

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US Dept of Ed Affordable Care Act Letter

  The U.S. Department of Education has asked us to share the letter below, including links to relevant one-pagers, with students, teachers, and families as they prepare for back to school . _____________________ . . .

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School Starts

  The Rose Hill School District will welcome students in grades 1-12 back for their first day of school on Wednesday, August 14 th .  (Rocket Launch, Early Childhood, and Kindergarten students will begin on Monday, . . .

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