Act NOW to ensure you get your 50th Celebration Blanket! Deadline to order the blanket is July 1st.
To get your ticket, come to the Advancement Office Monday - Friday 8 AM - 2 PM or call 317-787-8277 ext. 238.
Congratulations to all of our students who earned Honor Roll status during the recently completed second semester of the school year! We are very proud of our students who work so diligently on their academic studies! Great job RHS scholars!
Click on the link below to access the list of Honor Roll students.
On June 6, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the new class of students to serve on the Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council. Junior Reese Wiley is one of the 14 teens selected from across Marion County to provide a voice on community issues and serve as an advisor to the city leaders.
Returning from the 2018-19 council is senior Katie Baker. The diverse group of 25 juniors and seniors will represent the interest of Indianapolis youth, providing feedback for the mayor and other city leaders on issues that affect the community.
“I am excited to welcome these talented young men and women to the discussion table, with an experience that is truly an immersion into local government,” said Mayor Joe Hogsett. “We not only look forward to hearing the unique and thoughtful perspectives from each student, but also to building upon the success of the council’s first year and developing the next generation of civic leaders.”
Orientation for this year’s class will take place on Friday, July 26.
All of the spring sport Honors Teams have been named. Congratulations to all of our spring sport athletes and coaches who received post season honors for their outstanding performances this week.
Click on the link below to access the Honor teams as we know them to date.SPRING HONOR TEAM
The Roncalli yearbook, Reveille, was named a finalist in this year's Hoosier Star competition. Winners will be announced in October.
The Reveille yearbook was also awarded the rating of First Class by the National Scholastic Press Association and was included in the Gallery of Excellence by the Walsworth Publishing Company.
In addition, the newspaper, Rebel Review was informed that it was awarded First Place with special merit by the American Scholastic Press Association. This is the first time a Roncalli newspaper has achieved this distinction.
Senior Elizabeth Bradley won 2nd place in The Women's Press Club of Indiana H.S. Communications Contest with her newspaper editorial “Mind your mind”.
Serving as senior yearbook editors are Grace Armbruster and Justin Carpenter. Senior newspaper editors are Elizabeth Bradley, Kara House and Nick Perkins.
Roncalli Class of 2019! Don’t miss the last chance to hang out with your classmates before everyone goes their separate ways. There will be free food, a free alumni t-shirt and a chance to pick up your yearbook at our annual Rebel Round-up on July 24, 2019, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the cafeteria. Please RSVP today by calling Gary Armbruster, Director of Alumni Relations,787-8277 x 242.
Roncalli school uniforms and spirit wear will be sold on Thursday, July 25 4:00–8:00 PM and on Friday, July 26, 8:00 AM - Noon in the Roncalli Cafeteria. The RHS Spirit Store will also be open before the New Parent Orientation on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. The Spirit Store also will be open in the mornings prior to the start of school during the first week of school as well as during school lunch hours throughout the school year.
For questions, please contact the Director of the Spirit Store, Wendy Lawrie or 787-8277 x279. See you at the sale!
The pace of life has not slowed much here at RHS this summer! There have been hundreds of kids on campus already with our athletic and academic camps in addition to our hosting a “Grasshopper Camp” for little youngsters sponsored by CYO Camp! Lots of future Rebels growing and learning!
We are very appreciative of the great cooperation we received during the recently completed school year from our students and parents regarding the style of pants that were to be worn as a part of the school uniform.
It is important to note that we are the only Catholic high school in the Indianapolis area that does not require uniform pants of its students. While some students and parents would support a move to uniform pants, the overwhelming majority of students and parents prefer to purchase their school pants in a price range of their choice and at a retail store of their choice. We wish to continue to honor this desire but it must happen in such a way that we are not consistently wasting valuable instructional time and administrative time dealing with fashion compliance issues.
Thus, we ask once again for the total support of our parents and students in making sure there is adherence to specific style of pants that will be allowed next year. The uniform pants for next year must be “bootcut.” Skinny pants, yoga pants, “pegged” or rolling of pants will not be allowed. If you look at the visuals below, the three pictures on top illustrate acceptable choices while the three pictures on the bottom with an X through them are not acceptable choices.
Please direct all questions, concerns and/or comments related to this matter to Roncalli Assistant Principal for Student Life, Kevin Banich.
Thanks in advance for your continued cooperation on this matter.
You are invited to join us TOMORROW, Saturday, June 15, for a 5K road race/walk/kids run to benefit the Girls Track and Girls Cross Country programs!
The race is TOMORROW at 8:00 AM at Roncalli. The 5K run/walk costs $30, and the kid's run is free (8 and under). Proceeds from the race benefit the Roncalli Girls Track and Field and Cross Country Programs.Register
The course for this race will start on the Roncalli High School campus and run through the adjacent neighborhoods, returning to finish on the cross country course. The race will be timed by Indiana Timing Company. Post-race snacks will be offered.
A free kid's run of 400m is available to children 8 and under. This race will be around the Roncalli track.
Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers. All participants will be entered in a drawing for door prizes (must be present to win).
Thank you for your support of Roncalli Girls Track and Field and Cross Country!Facebook Event
As a member of the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Roncalli High School must adhere to the moratorium week requirements set forth by the association. The 2019 Moratorium Week for the summer of 2019 will be from June 30 - July 7. At Roncalli, this means there will be no open gym/no open facilities, no practices, games, rehearsals, etc. There are to be no student activities at all during this week.
If you haven't ordered a yearbook for your student, you can do so online at www.roncalli.org/yearbook. This is the only way to ensure your child will get a yearbook. Online orders will be taken until July 22, or until our supply is gone. Seniors will pick up their books at Senior Rebel Roundup which will be held Wednesday, July 24 at 6 PM in the RHS cafeteria. All other students will receive their yearbooks on the first day of school. If you have questions or need to see if you ordered already, please email Julie Albertson.ORDER NOW
Please read the linked document. It explains the changes to our Community Service Program and student service hours.LEARN MORE
For anyone aged 6 months to 18 years old, free lunches are available Monday thru Friday, May 28th -July 17th. Please open attachments for times and places.MORE INFORMATION
Members of the Roncalli Class of 2020 will receive information in the mail by mid-June from Prestige Portraits regarding senior portraits. The following are some key aspects to be aware of related to senior portraits: Only portraits taken by Lifetouch/Prestige Portraits will be included in the Senior section of the yearbook and in the Class of 2020 composite picture that hangs in the school’s main hallway. However, you are NOT obligated to purchase any portraits from Lifetouch/Prestige.
To make getting the senior portrait taken even more convenient, Prestige will set up a photo studio in the RHS media center July 8th - July 10th. You will be asked to pay a $15 sitting fee for the session. Seniors will receive an appointment card in the mail with their assigned date and time to get their senior portrait taken, July 8-10. If a senior is NOT able to get their photo taken July 8-10, then they will get their senior photo taken on the first day of school. Seniors can go to prestigeportraits.com to confirm appointments, change appointments and pay for their session.
The dress code for senior portraits to be included in the yearbook and class composite are as follows:
You may find more information at prestigeportraits.com or call 317-829-2075.
Roncalli High School is in year three of a 1:1 initiative with each student receiving a chromebook. Chromebooks will be ready for pickup according to the following schedule: Monday, August 5th from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Tuesday August 6th, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and Wednesday, August 7th, after-school until 4:00 PM.
Distribution will be in the Roncalli Media Center. Enter the Main Entrance after parking on the circle.
Roncalli High School owns each school-issued Chromebook until the student graduates at which time ownership will transfer to the graduate.
Any student who leaves Roncalli prior to graduation will be expected to return their Chromebook in full working order or pay the school the cost of a new Chromebook.
Becoming a RONCALLI REBEL VIP MEMBER is a GREAT way to support Roncalli, promote your business, recognize your student athlete, and provide significant savings for your family! A Rebel VIP Member Card is a pass that allows you and your immediate family into ALL Roncalli home sporting and fine arts events, free of charge! (How much am I saving? Regular season games $5-$6 per person; plays, musicals, concerts, $10.00 per person when purchased at gate) (IHSAA tournament and Marion County tournament games are excluded.)
How do I purchase a Rebel VIP Member Card? You may purchase a half page ad in the Roncalli 2019 All Sports Fall Program for $275.00. This purchase provides you with an ad as well as the VIP Card. The program is distributed at all home sporting events, and will be available for view on our Roncalli High School website. The program features photos of our 2019-20 Senior Fall Athletes, fall team photos and a preview of the season from each sports coach. It includes a review of the previous year winter and spring sports season as well as a capsule look at the upcoming winter and spring sports seasons. If you advertised in this year’s program you will be contacted with the opportunity to renew your member card and ad.
To purchase a ½ page ad for the 2019-2020 school year, (deadline June 14th) please click here or email Chris Lauck (phone at (317) 788-4094 - Roncalli Athletic Office), or contact a member of the Roncalli Athletic Booster Committee (RABC) Jim Naumovich, Kristie Clark, Pat Soller, Ali Leffler, Eric Rail, Ron Carr, Greg White, Jenni Agramonte, Erin Beckman, John Currens.
The Roncalli High School All Sports Program - Ad Campaign is the primary fundraiser for the Roncalli Athletic Boosters. ALL proceeds from this Ad Campaign go directly to support the athletes, coaches and teams at Roncalli. It has been a real blessing to our school.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT – GO REBELS!