Rocky Heights
Middle School
11033 Monarch Blvd
Highlands Ranch, CO 80124
 Principal  Mike Loitz
Phone Numbers
 Main
 Fax
 Attendance     
Transportation   

303-387-3300
303-387-3301
303-387-3302
303-387-0415
SUMMER School Hours
9:30am- 2:00pm
SUMMER HOURS:
Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-2pm


Nighthawk Headlines  Important Information

SUMMER HOURS: 
Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-2:00pm


Important Dates:

  • July 16th-  Placement Testing-  See below for details!
  • Express Check In for 15-16 School Year-  You MUST Complete your Express Check in during these dates!!!
  • August 10th-  First Day of School
  • September 7th- Labor Day/ NO SCHOOL
  • September 25th- No School/ Teacher's Only

Summer Placement Testing is set for Thursday, July 16th starting at 9:00 sharp!  

This placement testing is open to all students new to Rocky Heights Middle School for the 2015-2016 school year who are interested in Advanced Language Arts for 7th or 8th grade only, or Accelerated Math.  Accelerated Math would include the following:   
  • For 6th grade - Accelerated Math 7 
  • For 7th grade - Accelerated Math 7 or Algebra 
  • For 8th grade - Algebra or Geometry 
Please take a moment to fill out our short registration form so that we can plan for testing.  To register for our summer placement testing please click the link here.   Thank you!!  

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lisa Conner our Gifted and Talented Coordinator at Lisa.Conner@dcsdk12.org or your child's guidance counselor.  See you in July. 


MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY CAMP
Date: July 13-17
Time: 7:45 -9:00 am
Who:  Grades 6-8
Where: RCHS West Parking Lot
Cost: $25.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Instructors: RCHS CC Coaches and former RCHS CC Runners currently competing at the NCAA DI level.
Contact: Dan Davies Head Cross Country Coach 720-308-4123  
Equipment: Running Shoes, Running Apparel, and Water Bottle
Benefits:
The camp is geared to introduce the young distance runner or any athlete to the sport of Cross Country. Athletes will learn proper training techniques from the coaching staff, as well as former RCHS Cross Country athletes currently competing at the NCAA DI level.  Athletes will also be introduced to the numerous life-long benefits that running has to offer.


BASKETBALL CAMP

June 8 - June 11 from 9:00am to 3:30pm each day
Location - Rock Canyon High School
Who: 4th through 8th graders (including incoming freshman) 
To register please select the link below:
http://boysbasketball.rchsjags.com/news/info.php?nid=15209


Rocky Heights Middle School Cross Country:  Attention in coming 5th Graders and current 6 & 7th graders
Cross country will be up and RUNNING the first week of middle school school.  Space is limited, so sign up before May 25th to secure your spot.  Go to the RHMS Athletics Website to sign up now! For more information RHMS XC Informational Flyer .    For questions, please contact Sharon Majetich at Rocky Heights Middle School.

SOAR                                                                                       
Does your child need something fun and creative to do in July?  Are your child's academic skills needing a jump start before school begins in August?  Then we have just the thing!!!  Register your child for SOAR…a unique, creative, and innovative program offered only at Rocky Heights the last 3 weeks of July.  Your child can attend 1, 2, or 3 sessions a week for a cost of $100 to $175.  Click on the link below and sign up NOWl!!!  Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.   


RHMS PCAIf you would like more information about our wonderful PCA, click HERE!


RHMS Traffic Plan
With the start of the school year, we are getting back into the routine for a good flow of traffic through the RHMS parking lot both before and after school.  Please review our traffic plan to help us more efficiently move people in and out of the lot.  NOTE** Cars will not be allowed to park in the fire line entering the school parking lot.  You must pull into the lot and not park in the curved fire lane coming into the lot.


Zpass-
Please Register ONLINE Only for your student's Zpass/Bus Pass.  You only need to register if this is your students 1st pass, or if you need a replacement!!!  If you have questions, please contact the DCSD Zpass Applications Specialist @ 303-387-0415.


https://www.dcsdk12.org/parent-university

Trying to work through the struggles of parenting? Wanting to make sure your kids are set up for success? As parents, we have an awesome task and can sometimes feel as though we are novices in an overwhelming mission. So, in order to help you feel encouraged and supported, Parent University is now enrolling parents in classes on the DCSD website! Simply go to https://www.dcsdk12.org/parent-university and check out some of the course offerings for this semester, which include bullying prevention, cyber-safety, study skills, college prep, school finance and many others. Also, if you have suggestions for classes, you’ll find an area to submit your ideas for the following semester. We welcome your input and participation! These courses are designed to be a resource for parents, driven by parents!



Check your grades from your iPhone or iPad
Infinite Campus offers a FREE iOS app you can use to track assignments, grades, attendance and much more. This is for both students and parents to use.   Once you install it on your device, use the district code QKKYJL  Students and parents will then be able to use their Parent Portal login in order to access all of the information you can access from your browser.



2015-2016 2nd Round Open Enrollment

Click HERE for OE application

Visit our Registration Page


  • New Student Early Flight registration is now OPEN!!!!  Click HERE to pay fee.
  • Parent Boot Camp is now OPEN  Click HERE to pay fee.

NEWSLETTERS-  CLICK HERE



Attendance # 303-387-3302


If your child will be absent or tardy, please call the attendance line first thing in the morning. Leave your child's first and last name.  Notify us of the day(s) your child will be absent as well as the reason.  If your child is out due to illness, please specify what symptoms your child has. This allows us to monitor illnesses in our school. Please do not Call the Attendance Line and leave a message if you need to take your child out of school early, call the main office @ 303-387-3300.  You can also send your child with a note for an early release.Click HERE for DCSD Attandance Policy.




https://www.dcsdk12.org/sites/default/files/calendar/SchoolsChoices2013-2014/2014-2015_Conventional.pdf
Calendar/Dates/Schedules

RHMS PCA

Transportation
Please direct all bus transportation questions to 303-387-0415 or go to the DCSD transportation website.
Half Day Bus Schedule- Click HERE



Parking Lot-  PLEASE drive slowly and use caution when dropping your student(s) off in the mornings in our designated drop off zones.  We have a lot of people  crossing the crosswalk and do not want anyone getting hurt.  Please CLICK HERE to view our  Traffic Plan.


Please drop-off and pick-up your child in the designated area/lane directly in front of the school.  It is dangerous for students to walk between cars or get picked up on Monarch. Thank you for helping us keep your child safe!

https://sites.google.com/a/dcsdk12.org/rockyheights-middle-school/parent-info/weather-closure-info
Weather and School Closure
Please visit the Weather Closure info page under Parent Info for information regarding school closures related to inclement weather.

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Magazine Fundraiser 
Rocky Heights Magazine Fundraiser is always available online to  order or renew subscriptions. Enter school code: helpRHMS

https://sites.google.com/a/dcsdk12.org/rockyheights-middle-school/get-involved-1
Get Involved at RHMS
Parents and community members: Check out the different ways you can be involved in our school.



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