School News
Science Olympiad Competes in Regionals

On March 21st, the RRHS Science Olympiad Team competed at the Regional tournament at Westlake High School. The team placed 8th overall and many students earned medals and ribbons for their individual events. In addition, both the middle and high school teams brought instruments and played the Alma Mater, followed by a few rounds of the Pirate Rumble, in order to win the Division C Spirit Award. It was an exciting day and we are very proud of the hard work of all team members. Congratulations to the team and Science Olympiad Moderator, Andrea Salem!

2014-2015 Division C Team Members: Ali Brugh, Sean Cain, Taylor Feaster, Oleg Golev, Conner Jurs, Christian Kneubel, Ella Mathewson, Katie Mediate, Jolie Mengert, Marlee McGorray, Emily Pawluk, Will Thesken, Austin Wilson, Ben Wing, and Sai Vellala.  

March News Update
The March News Update was sent to all parents/guardians on March 24th.  Please click on the link. RRHS March 2015 News Update
Play School at Rocky River High School

The play-school program offered by the Child Development class at Rocky River High School is designed to provide an environment where preschool age children can play and interact with their peers, while providing an opportunity to take instruction and direction from people outside of their immediate families. The high school students will design and provide an atmosphere that fosters their growth socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically. This experience allows the students to apply the concepts and strategies learned in the classroom as well as the opportunity to observe behavior patterns, coordination, and other developmental characteristics. 

There is a $20.00 supply fee that must be paid with the registration of your child. This fee will provide the art supplies, teaching materials, snacks, and miscellaneous supplies used during play-school.  Please make check payable to:  Rocky River High School and mail the registration form and payment on or before Monday, April 13th, 2015 to:

Rocky River High School
20951 Detroit Road
Rocky River, OH 44116 
* Attention Kristen Kalinowski * 

Please click on the link for additional information and the application form.  PLAY SCHOOL & APPLICATION FORM


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 March 23rd is junior Mary Kate Verhiley!  Mrs. Andrea Reynolds, Mary Kate's Spanish teacher, had nominated her for "Coming to the assistance of a stranger who had faced tragic circumstances.  She really made that person's day and I am so touched to have witnessed such a generous gesture.  I am so proud of her!"  So too are the rest of us and Mary Kate is certainly deserving of this award.          
Teacher of the Month
The Teacher of the Month for March is School Counselor, Mrs. Erin Pontikos!  Please click for additional information. 
National Merit Finalists

Five members of the RRHS Class of 2015 have been recognized as "Finalists" in the prestigious National Merit Competition for their excellence in academic achievement.  We are very proud and congratulate Emily Fox, Frances McAfee, Monica McDonough, John St. Pierre and Samuel Stankivicz!     

2015 Fitness Summer School

On behalf of the Rocky River City School District, we are pleased to announce the Summer School Fitness 2015 opportunity available to all RRHS students in grades 9-12 (including incoming freshmen).  Summer school registration starts Monday, March 16, 2015.  For your convenience, please refer to the link for an informational flyer and required EMA form.  Registration forms will be available in the RRHS Counseling Office.  All registration occurs in person at:    

The Rocky River Board of Education Office
1101 Morewood Parkway
Rocky River, OH  44116

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm  

Please note that the course enrollment will be filled by students who have completed the registration process on a first come-first served basis.  Registration will close once class capacity has been reached for each session.  2015 Fitness Summer School Application  

Wrestlers Aaron Kelly and Brad Sprau Qualify for State Wrestling Tournament

Congratulations to junior Aaron Kelly (113 pounds) and senior Brad Sprau (120 pounds) as both wrestlers earned a trip to the state wrestling tournament to be held at the Jerome Shottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. Aaron placed 3rd in the Mansfield District tournament to earn his second consecutive trip to the state tournament. Brad posted a 4th place finish in Mansfield to earn his first trip to Columbus.  

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
Important Numbers:
Attendance 440/356-6020
Fax 440/331-2189
Counseling Department 440/356-6804
Main Office 440/356-6800
Principal's Secretary
Mrs. Colleen McGovern


Student Activities Office 440/356-6803
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