Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

RONCALLI HIGH SCHOOL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - May 21, 2021

SENIOR ACTIVITIES INFORMATION

  • Baccalaureate - Friday, May 21, 6:00 PM Roncalli Stadium, seniors arrive by 5:15 PM to assigned location, wearing graduation gown, cap and tassel
  • Graduation Commencement - Saturday, May 22, 9:00 AM, seniors arrive by 8:15 AM to assigned location, wearing graduation gown, cap and tassel ready to line up

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GILLEY PLACES 8TH NATIONALLY IN GYMNASTICS!

Ariana Gilley

Senior Ariana Gilley placed 8th at USA Gymnastics national competition in Daytona Beach, Florida last week. Congratulations, Ariana, we are proud of you!

BOYS VOLLEYBALL REGIONAL CHAMPIONS

Boys Volleyball

Congratulations to the Royals Varsity Boys Volleyball team for winning regionals!

2021 PROM KING AND PROM QUEEN

Max Greene and Meg Leising

It was a year delayed, but worth the wait! Congratulations to seniors Max Greene and Meg Leising, the Class of 2021 Prom King and Queen!

ATHLETES TO COMPETE AT NEXT LEVEL

Athletes

    top row left to right:

  • Madelyn Bischoff - Ball State University, Basketball
  • Katie Comer - Hanover College, Lacrosse
  • Anthony Donahue - Wabash College, Basketball
  • Lucy Houser - Trine University, Lacrosse
  • bottom row left to right:

  • Tyler Schofield - William Carey University, Tennis
  • Ruthie Neu - Thomas More University, Volleyball
  • Ronnie Phillips - Ohio Northern University, Lacrosse
  • Sean Sinovic - Wabash College, Football
  • Miranda Wilson - Franklin College, Volleyball

ABOVE AND BEYOND

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Keagan Rothrock

Congratulations to sophomore Keagan Rothrock, softball, who was recognized as the Above and Beyond Player of the Week by coach David Lauck and Jersey Mike’s Subs!

BAND AWARDS- MAY 2021

End of the year Band Awards were given to the following students:

Jazz

Joseph Corbett

Joseph Corbett
Most Improved

Lucy Houser

Lucy Houser
Woody Herman Jazz Award

Hayden Bean

Hayden Bean
Louis Armstrong

Band

Garrett Phillips

Garrett Phillips
Most Improved

Katie Comer

Katie Comer
Semper Fidelis

Rob McKay

Rob McKay
John Phillip Sousa

Dr. Thomas C. Madden Excellence of Performance Award

Ian Knight and Ansley Bishop

Ian Knight and Ansley Bishop

CHORAL AND THEATRE AWARDS

The Choral/Theatre banquet was held on Monday, May 10. The following awards were presented:

Choir

Singing Royal Award of Excellence: Morgan Grabczak and Nicko Greene

Nouveau Singing Royal Award:

  • Awi Dim - Beginning Women's Chorus
  • Noah Bajuyo - Beginning Mixed Chorus

Singing Royal Spirit Award:

  • Jackson Steuer - Intermediate Mixed Chorus
  • Celeste Gorball - Advanced Women's Chorus,
  • Odin Debon - Beginning Mixed Chorus
  • Jake Hinson - Beginning Mixed Chorus
  • Cordelia Eble - Beginning Women's Chorus
  • Max Greene - Royal Rhapsody

Orpheus Award: Ian Knight, Celeste Gorball and Hayden Bean

Theatre Awards

Outstanding Senior, Patti Cunningham Memorial Award: Dylan Kedra

Outstanding Freshman: Jane Levine

Techie of the Year: Thomas Ralston - Technical Director, “Newsies”

Actor of the Year Doug Johnston Memorial Award: Max Greene - Babbs, “Charley's Aunt”

Theatre Officers 2021-2022

Katie Cleary - President, Xavier Wilson - Vice President, Nathan Riley - Secretary, Taylor Meyers - Treasurer, Amelia Warner - Historian

ASCENSION ST. VINCENT SPIRIT OF CARING AWARD!

Tim Crissman

Congratulations to Mr. Tim Crissman, who was awarded the 2021 Ascension St. Vincent Spirit of Caring Award! This award is given to a person who has demonstrated Ascension St. Vincent’s core values such as a commitment to those in need, respect and compassion for the dignity of life, integrity, wisdom, creativity and dedication while also displaying the true spirit of Roncalli High School.

Congratulations, Mr. Crissman, every bit of this award is deserved!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

SUMMER UNIFORM SALE

The summer uniform sale dates will be Monday, July 26, 4-8 PM and Tuesday, July 27, 8 AM - 12 PM in the cafeteria.

SWIM COACHES NEEDED

RHS Boys and Girls Swimming and Diving program is looking for assistant coaches. If any faculty or staff are interested in coaching, please contact Athletic Director, David Lauck.

SUMMER WORK OPPORTUNITY AT RONCALLI

Roncalli is looking to put together our summer work crew for 2021. We typically hire 5 - 6 students who have graduated high school and have an interest in working at Roncalli through the summer. We try to work around summer vacations, college class schedules and other obligations. If you have anyone interested please contact Dave Gervasio at dgervasio@roncalli.org.

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Roncalli is enrolled in the National School Lunch Program here at Roncalli, you can receive free meals during the summer (Summer Food Service Program).

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SUMMER ACADEMIC AND ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are excited to announce our summer academic offerings for all Roncalli students! There will be three different opportunities for students to participate in, and all are detailed in this Summer School Informational Flyer. If interested, please complete this Summer School Application by May 21 at 3 PM.

RONCALLI CROSS COUNTRY

As summer training approaches, the Roncalli Cross Country Teams are seeking incoming freshmen to join our teams. No experience required, all are welcome. For boys interested, please contact Jeff Buckley at boysxc@roncalli.org or 317- 506-1821. For girls interested, please contact Cathy Kitchens at ckitchens@roncalli.org or 317-938-0700.

PURCHASE A RONCALLI VIP CARD

Becoming a RONCALLI VIP MEMBER is a GREAT way to support Roncalli, promote your business, recognize your student athlete, and provide a significant savings for your family! A VIP Card is a pass that allows 4 guests into ALL Roncalli home sporting and performing arts events, free of charge! (IHSAA tournament and Marion County tournament games are excluded)

How do I purchase a VIP Card? A VIP card is included with a half page business or personal ad in the Roncalli 2021 All Sports Program, cost $300.00. This purchase provides you with space for an ad or for recognizing your student athlete. The program is distributed at all home sporting events and available for view on our Roncalli High School website. The program features photos of our upcoming Senior fall athletes, fall team photos and a preview of our fall season. It includes a review of the previous winter and spring sports season as well as a capsule look at the upcoming winter and spring sports seasons.

To purchase a ½ page ad/VIP Card for the 2021-2022 school year, (deadline June 18th) please go to Royal VIP Membership or email Chris Lauck at clauck@roncalli.org (phone at #317-788-4094 - RHS Athletic Office), or contact a member of the Roncalli Athletic Boosters Committee (RABC) Erin Beckman, Ron Carr, John Currens, Sarah Kegerreis, Ali Leffler, Eric Rail, Pat Soller, and Greg White - THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR TEENS

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CIRCLE OF FAITH ANNUAL FUND

We prayerfully ask that you consider a gift to this year's Circle of Faith campaign.

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2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR IMMUNIZATIONS

A los padres/tutores: Vacunas para el año escolar 2021-22

Vacunas para el año escolar 2021-22

The Indiana State Department of Health and Department of Education has mandatory immunizations for every student enrolled in an Indiana school. Roncalli High School must follow these requirements to stay in compliance; even if a physicians’ immunization and dosing schedules show more flexibility.

Immunization requirements for 2021-22 require all high school students to have 2 Hepatitis A vaccines, administered a minimum 6 months apart.

Also 2 Meningitis MCV4 vaccines are required for Class of 2022 prior to the start of their senior year.

If your child has not received these, please make arrangements to get these vaccines and forward proof of immunization. County Health Departments can assist with these vaccinations.

Documentation needs to be sent to the Guidance Office: fax 317-788-2282 or email jdias@roncalli.org.

Click the link below to see all required vaccinations for the 2021-22 school year.

2021-22 Requirements

GREETINGS FROM GUIDANCE

Guidance Blast

Please see the RHS Guidance Blast for These Important Updates

  • Graduates please report to the Bishop Chartrand Gymnasium by 5:15 PM Friday evening in your graduation gowns for Baccalaureate Mass. Mass will begin at 6:00 PM in the Roncalli Stadium.
  • Graduates should report to the Bishop Chartrand Gymnasium by 8:15 Saturday morning in caps and gowns. Commencement will begin at 9:00 AM in the Roncalli Stadium.
  • Please remember tickets are required to attend Commencement.
  • Graduates: Final transcripts will be sent to colleges by the end of June. These are sent based on your Naviance requests. If there is a change in your college destination, please notify Mrs. Sheets in Guidance as soon as possible.

CIRCLE OF FAITH ANNUAL FUND

Circle of Faith Annual Fund Meter

PLEASE PRAY

  • For the repose of the soul of Lois Mappes, mother of Sharon Swhear R’82, cafeteria staff, and mother and grandmother to many Roncalli grads. May God comfort her family and provide them peace!
  • For our seniors as they prepare for graduation and guide them as they make decisions for their futures.
  • For God’s blessings and mercy upon Archbishop Charles Thompson and his ministry in shepherding the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
  • For those who struggle to find adequate food, clothing, shelter, and medical services and for those most in need of God’s mercy.
  • For healing of body, mind and spirit for all people dealing with depression, addiction or mental health issues.
  • For strength and healing for all those fighting off life-threatening illness and for their families and caregivers.
  • For the men and women of our armed forces and their families, especially our Roncalli High School alums who are serving in the military.
  • For our Roncalli alums preparing for a religious vocation as a priest, religious woman or missionary.
  • For vocations to the priesthood, religious life and missionary field, and that Roncalli High School and its families will provide a nurturing environment that fosters and supports these vocations.

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