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RRHS Fall Play: Blithe Spirit
The Rocky River High School fall play, Blithe Spirit, will be performed on Friday, November 21 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 PM in the Rocky River High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $7 for Adults, $5 for Students and free for Senior Citizens and Children 5 and under.  For more information or to reserve seats, please call 440-356-6800.  
Rocky River High School Chorale

The Rocky River Chorale performed a joint concert with the Lakewood Symphonic Mixed Choir and other Lakewood High School choral ensembles on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at 7:30 pm in the Lakewood Civic Auditorium.  

National Merit Semifinalists

Six seniors have been named "Semi-Finalists" in the National Merit Competition and will continue on in the competition for scholarships, which will be awarded in the spring.  We are so pleased to congratulate Emily Fox, Daniel Mahoney, Frances McAfee, Monica McDonough, John St. Pierre and Samuel Stankivicz.  We wish each of you continued success in the competition and we are very proud of your academic accomplishments!  

National Merit Commended Students

Six senior students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their academic achievements. Recognized as "Commended Students" are: Devon Corcoran, Fiona Harkin-Newsome, Corrinne Horvath, Alexis Mod, Nathaniel O'Halla, and Tudor Sandu. Congratulations to each of these exceptional seniors!  

Westshore Town Hall Meeting: The Prescription Drug and Heroin Problem

Parents and community members are invited to learn the facts about the abuse of prescription drugs and heroin use among our youth, address questions to a panel of professionals and find out where to go for help. The meeting will be held on November 5 from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Rocky River High School Auditorium.  

Pirate Pride Award
The Pirate Pride award recognizes students who get "caught doing something good." A student may be nominated who has demonstrated a behavior that goes above and beyond the ordinary in terms of kindness, civility, or citizenship. 

The Pirate Pride winner for the week of October 27th is freshman Isabel Fox!  Mrs. Lisa Borgia, Isabel's Physical Science teacher, had nominated her saying, "Isabel stepped in to help my  substitute. I had left behind a Notebook file with notes and video clips for students to use to prepare for a test the following day.  The sub had some difficulties so Isabel 'saved the day' by assuming the teacher's role. I am grateful for her help!"  We are proud of Isabel for her sense of kindness and responsibility. 
    
 
Parents of Seniors - Class of 2015

Go to the Senior Class Website http://www.rrcs.org/SeniorClass.aspx for important information about After-Prom, After-Grad and other Senior Class activities or click on the “Senior Class” tab on the left hand-side of the high school website. To receive future e-mail notifications about all senior activities you MUST register on the Senior Parent website. If you have any questions, please contact the parents on the website. Thanks!  

RRHS Students in Paper-Marbling Workshop with Renowned Artist


On Tuesday, October 7, Painting and Advanced Art students at Rocky River High School participated in a workshop with nationally recognized paper-marbling artist Steven Pittlekow. Mr. Pittlekow, who has taught workshops throughout the United States and in Europe, lives in Florida. He is on the board of the Morgan Paper Conservatory in Cleveland and was in town for an event.  

Teacher of the Month
The Teacher of the Month for October is Social Studies and Business teacher, Mr. Matt McLaughlin!  Please click for additional information. 

 
Rocky River High School Earns AP Honor Roll Distinction

Rocky River City School District is one of 477 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 4th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP® course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.  

 
River High School
20951 Detroit Road                     
Rocky River, OH 44116
 
 

Principal: Debra Bernard 
Associate Principal:  Alan Wilhelms
Assistant Principal: Jeffrey Schultz
Athletics & Activities Director:  Mark Wagner

School Hours: 7:55 AM - 3:08 PM
 
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Attendance 440/356-6020
Fax 440/331-2189
Counseling Department 440/356-6804
Main Office 440/356-6800
Principal's Secretary
Mrs. Colleen McGovern

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