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April 18, 2018

...as soon as they put forth leaves,
you see it and know for yourselves that summer is now near.

Luke 21:30


Top 10 reasons your kid needs to go to Frontier Ranch, Young Life’s camp in Colorado!
10-The food! Best camp food EVER
9-The mountains in Colorado...in the summer!
7-Ropes course
6-Ridge runners (way cool go karts!)
5-Horse back riding
4-Hilarious entertainment
3-Meet kids from Young Life clubs from all over the country
2-Hear life-changing stories about walking with Jesus and what that means
And the number 1 reason...
Best week of your life, or your money back!
Kids who have completed the 10th-12th grade are invited to attend. We will depart on Saturday, July 7th and be home on Sunday, July 15th.
Female leader going with kids...superstar RCS alum, sub & future coach, Jordan Boyce!
Male leader going with kids...the one & only Coach Barber!

Check out the video & registration here. Everything you need to know! Fundraising & scholarship opportunities available! For questions or more information, call Grace Freeman at 832-557-5955.
This just in...
$100 off for the first 6 kids that sign up!


We give all of the glory to God for our victories at the TAPPS State Academic, Debate, & Speech Championships which were held April 9-11 at the Waco Convention Center.  As a team, RCS placed third overall in the state out of all TAPPS 3A schools.  For the second year in a row, RCS was the STATE CHAMPION in Speech amidst extremely stiff competition.  Senior Paige Powers, who earned 30 of our team's 117 points, was also awarded the prestigious "Virginia Wirth Distinguished Speaker Award" given to the top speech competitor in the entire state. This is the second year in a row that an RCS competitor has received this esteemed honor. 
TAPPS 2018 3A State Academics/Speech/Debate Championship Results:
SPEECH:  1st Place (Back-to-Back State Champion)
OVERALL:  3rd Place in State 
Paige Powers: Virginia Wirth Distinguished Speaker Award (All-Around Best State Speech Competitor) 
Prose Interpretation:
Allison Strange--Gold Medal (State Champion)
Paige Powers--Silver Medal (State Runner-up) 
Original Oratory:
Chloe Geil--Gold Medal (State Champion)
Lauren Chesshir--Silver Medal (State Runner-up) 
Ready Writing:
Taylor Medina--Gold Medal (State Champion)
Allison Strange--5th Place
Solo Acting:
Paige Powers--Silver Medal (State Runner-up) 
Heidi Wellman--Bronze Medal (3rd place)
Duet Acting:
Paige Powers & Allison Strange--Silver Medal (State Runner-up) 
Heidi Wellman & Braeden Kobza--6th Place
Poetry Interpretation:
Paige Powers--Bronze Medal (3rd place)
Allison Strange--5th Place
LD Debate:
Alexis Swain--Bronze Medal (3rd place)
Joseph Duran--Bronze Medal (3rd place)
Kory Burkhalter--4th Place
Matthew Grimm--6th Place
Current Events:
Braeden Kobza--6th Place
Persuasive Speaking:
Braeden Kobza--6th Place 
Brandon DeSoto--7th Place
Kory Burkhalter--7th Place
Advanced Math:
Kory Burkhalter--8th Place
Literary Criticism: 
Taylor Medina--8th Place
Yearbook: --8th Place 
It was SUCH an amazing competition! Mrs. Strange is exhausted and overwhelmed--so proud of these amazing kids. They achieved more than she could have ever hoped for, and made such an incredible team!  Congratulations to these students, as well as to all who participated.  A special thanks to the teachers, coaches, and amazing parents who helped make this event a success. 


Young Life offers an amazing experience to all of our high school students. We have so many fun activities and it is a safe, fun enviornment offering our students the chance to meet like-minded students from other Young Life organizations in our area. For more information on Young Life, please contact Grace Freeman at 832-557-5955 or Coach Barber at jbarber@rcseagles.org!


Rosehill Christian is offering Parent Meetings to help prepare parents and students for their upcoming grade level. Please mark you calendar with plans to attend. 
May 7th at 3:45 PMCurrent 4th grade students, going into 5th.
May 7th at 4:30 PM: Current 5th grade students, going into 6th.


This past Friday, sophomores and juniors had the opportunity to learn more about UH, Baylor, The Art Institute, Dallas Baptist University, and SFA.  Each school gave a brief overview of their campus and highlighted specific degree programs and the best aspects of campus life.  Students were then able to meet with each college in a college fair-style Q&A.  


This year the HAPS Middle School Track and Field Championship was hosted by Rosehill Christian on April 9th and 10th.  The 12 team championship was exciting and the individual events provided some very intense competition amongst the athletes.  As a result of the competition, many of Rosehill’s 48 middle school athletes finished their season with personal records in their individual events!
From a coaching perspective, it was an extremely successful season!  It was very encouraging to watch our young Rosehill athletes continually improve throughout the track and field season, accepting new challenges and learning the importance of hard work, dedication and commitment.  Our team was reminded throughout the season that one of our primary goals was to continually strive for self-improvement and to become a better athlete than you were the day before!
With all this said, our Rosehill teams had a very notable championship with our Grade 5 – 7 girls team claiming the Runner Up Team trophy by finishing a very close second to Legacy Prep.  The eighth grade boys placed 3rd amongst eleven other teams.  The 5 – 7 grade boys team successfully finished 4th overall.  Kaleigh Frazer was the girl’s top individual performer with 4 Gold Medals!  Reid Hauser was the boy’s top performer with two Gold Medals and one Silver Medal!
The team had many outstanding performances and our medalist included:  
Girls Medalists
Oluyemisi Bolarin 3rd/4 x 100; 1st/4 x 400 
Arietta Edwards 1st/400 m; 3rd/4 x 100    
Kaleigh Frazier 1st/300 Hurdles; 1st /4 x 400; 1st/Long Jump; 1st/100 Hurdles
Katie Friedel 3rd/Discus
Gili Gould 3rd/Triple Jump
Savannah Jennings 1st/Long Jump; 1st/Triple Jump; 3rd/High Jump
Brilee Kobza 1st/Shot Put; 2nd/Discus; 3rd/4 x 100  
Addison Miller 1st/ 4 x 400; 2nd/100 Hurdles           
Boys Medalists
Joshua Areola 2nd/4 x 200; 2nd/4 x 100; 1st/300 Hurdles
Avery Botkin-Henderson 2nd/4 x 200; 2nd/4 x 100
Hunter Bowman 2nd/ 4 x 100; 2nd/ 300 Hurdles
Jackson Busch 3rd/Discus
Thomas Gehrke 3rd/300 Hurdles
Lukas Hanson 1st/800; 2nd/Triple Jump; 3rd/High Jump
Reid Hauser  1st/200; 1st/400; 2nd/100
Curtis Higginbotham 1st/Discus; 2nd/Shot
Blake Rippy 2nd/4 x 200
Connor Taylor 2nd/4 x 200; 3rd/Shot
Dane Tribe 2nd/4 x 200; 2nd/4 x 100


Summer Programs

8AM 5th-8th Grade Chapel

8:15AM Parent Bible Study

9AM 9th-12th Grade Chapel

4PM JH Baseball Playoffs

4:30PM Varstiy Baseball
vs. Frassati

JR/SR Prom

Varsity Golf
State Championship

Senior Community
Service Hours Due

FT: ASL to
Texas School for the Deaf

3:45PM JH/HS Basketball
Open Gym

6:30PM Varsity Cheer
Parent Meeting

7:30AM JH Track Party

FT: 7th Grade & Anatomy
to Kleb Woods

3:30PM Act!

3:45PM Varstiy Cheer Clinic

3:45PM 4-H Food Challenge Practice

4:30PM Varstiy Baseball 
at First Baptist Pasadena

K-2 Spring Program

8:15AM K-4 Chapel

3:30PM Varstiy Cheer Clinic

4PM 4-H Archery

FT: 4th to Taste of Texas

8AM Chapel 5th-8th Grade

8:15AM Parent Bible Study

9AM HS Chapel

3:30PM HS Cheer Tryouts

6:30PM Varsity Baseball
at John Cooper

Choir Trip

FT: 3rd to Kleb Woods

Varstiy Regional Track Meet

3:45PM JH/HS Baskeball
Open Gym

5:30PM HS Volleyball 
Meet the Coach Parent Meeting

6:30PM MS/HS Fine Arts
Awards Banquet


Fourth grade has begun our annual tradition of recognizing students for representing the Fruit of the Spirit. Here are our little winners thus far:

Whitmire- Lily Mayton
Williams- Lydia Barletta 
Dauterive- Cameron Blume
VanPelt- Kaleb Sliva
Long- Devyn Gay
Rena- Ashton Pinter 
Smith- Charlie Priest
Justice- Isaac LaRovere
Potter- Riley Bartlett
Wickboldt- Brody Landeros
Redding- Kacie Campbell 
Whitt- Ava Swank

Whitmire- Rory Smith
Williams- Sam Hickey
Dauterive- Sutton Tessier
VanPelt- Aly Peyton
Long- Jannah Mease
Rena- Lila Richard
Smith- Norah Botkin-Henderson
Justice- Brady Whitt
Potter- Eniya Edwards
Wickboldt- Sadie Weeks
Redding- Joy Edwards
Whitt- Luke Smith


Do you own a business? Do you want to advertise with the Rosehill Booster Club/ The RCS Booster Club is currently selling advertisement spots for the 2018-19 athletic programs. Don't miss this great opportunity to advertise and to get the Rosehill family discount! Click HERE for more information!


As the school year starts to wind down we turn our attention to next year’s PTO Board. While our primary focus is fundraising for teacher appreciation, we do our best to do this through events that are fun and exciting for our children. PTO operates solely with the help of our RCS parents. We need helpful hands, hearts, and bodies to make our events happen all year long! PTO is not as big of a time commitment as you may think!! We have many ways that you can serve. Working together we can truly make a difference at the school and in the lives of our children. It is through the ideas and talents of our parents that we are successful as a PTO.
If you are interested in helping or have questions about our positions, we urge you to email us at PTOgeneral@RCSeagles.org, You may also call or text Courtney Monsive at (281) 686-0986. 
Here is a list of next year’s Board positions that have been voted on. We still have several positions open for you to serve.  
President - Courtney Monsive
Fundraising - OPEN 
Room Parent Coordinator - Melanie Metcalfe
Box Tops Coordinator - Amber Kennedy
Secretary/Social Media - OPEN
Teacher Appreciation - OPEN
Teacher Luncheons - OPEN
• Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 7th - 11th. Be on the lookout for information from your home room parent!


Dear Rosehill moms,
This is Nancy Tumlinson. I have taught the daily 7th grade Bible class at Rosehill for over ten years. In that class we drill and learn the stories of the Old Testament and the order (chronology) and significance of those stories. I also helped write the Our Spiritual Heritage Bible class material that is being taught in grades 3-6 here at Rosehill. Over the years, mothers of the students I have taught have asked if they could learn what their children were learning. I have been asked to teach just such a class this summer. You are invited to join us!
Old Testament: People, Places, Names, Faces
Rom. 15:4 claims that the Old Testament offers us comfort, patience, and hope. These blessings come from seeing God on and praising God from every page of the Bible text. We can find, learn, and then tell the stories of the Old Testament to the next generation. Let’s have fun together this summer.
? Women teachers at Rosehill
? Moms interested in finding and then telling Bible stories to their children
? Moms interested in a preview of 3rd to 6th grade Bible classes at Rosehill
? Moms who want a preview of their children’s 7th grade Bible chronology class
? Moms who are frustrated since they don’t know the kings and the prophets (? of the Bible text)
Tuesdays … (9:30-11:30)
June 12, 19, and 29 … July 10, 17, and 24
Rosehill Christian School … Room G-8
*Don’t worry if you can’t attend every session or attend both hours on any particular day. Just sign up and come as often as you can.
Click on the link below to sign up:
(Note: Childcare NOT available)


Rosehill Christian is offering a Summer SAT Math Prep Course. This will be a four day course covering the Math Section of the SAT test. We will discuss the concepts that will be covered by the test as well as strategies for approaching the different question types common on the SAT/PSAT. This camp will provide both a solid foundation to prepare students for taking the SAT/PSAT for the first time and will also provide guidance for students who have already taken the SAT/PSAT and want to boost their scores. It is open to all RCS high school students, but is especially for those taking the SAT on June 2.
To Register Click Here!


Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26
Time: 1:15 PM - 2: 45 PM
This class is for students going into 10th grade Geometry to have additional support and practice to connect verbal, numeric, graphic, and symbolic representations of relationships, including equation and inequalities; review and practice Algebra I concepts to have a firm understanding for the continuation of the high school math classes. Graphing calculator needed.
To Register Click Here!


BOOT CAMPS: July 23rd - 26th 
Rosehill Christian is offering three levels of summer math instruction from July 23rd to 26th.
Computation Calisthenics Time: 8 AM - 9:30 AM 
Recommended for students who have completed Math 6 and are going into Math 7.
This class is for students going into Math 7 to have additional support and practice with all types of computation, equations, coordinate graphing, and problem solving. In this class, the teacher will review all operations with fractions and decimals, operations with integers, solving ratios, solving one and two step equations, and graphing points on the coordinate plane.
To Register Click Here! (Choose Computation Calisthenics)
Build Math Muscles Time: 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM 
Recommended for students who are entering Pre-Algebra including Math 8.
This class is for students looking to solidify skills with all operations with rational numbers, solving proportions, solving algebraic equations and equalities. Graphing calculator needed.
To Register Click Here(Choose Build Math Muscles)
Warm Up to Algebra Time: 11:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Recommended for students who are entering Algebra.
This class is for students to connect verbal, numeric, graphic, and symbolic representations of relationships, including equation and inequalities; developing an understanding of functional relationships; using geometric properties and relationships to model and analyze situations and solve problems. Graphing calculator needed.
To Register Click Here! (Choose Warm Up to Algebra)
Dates for all camps: Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26
Cost: $120 per camp 
Camp Size: Minimum of 3 to maximum of 9
For RCS students entering Math 7, Math 8, Pre-Algebra, & Algebra.
Instructor: Mrs. Sodolak
Please email Mrs. Sodolak at KSodolak@rcseagles.org with any questions.Registrations Details: 
Complete the Registration form for the needed boot camp by Friday, May 25
Your family account will be billed Registration fee of $120 per camp.  This fee is non refundable unless camp does not make. Any camp days missed will not be made up nor refund issued.
Important Information:
Students will not need to wear RCS Uniform dress during camp, but all students will need to dress modestly.
Students will receive a pre assessment via RCS email two weeks prior to the start of camp to complete and return to Mrs. Sodolak.  Times may change a little depending on camp registration. Final times will be sent in email in early June.  An email will more specifics as well as location will be sent to parents and students via RCS email as soon as information is finalized.


Welcome Lindsay Herrera to the RCS Staff.  Mrs. Herrera was a two time national collegiate champion cheerleader for Stephen F. Austin State University, winning 4th at collegiate partner stunt nationals.  She is a former assistant coach of the University of Houston cheerleaders and won the NCA Collegiate National Champion as a coach.  She was the Head Cheerleading Coach (freshman, JV, Varsity) for Tomball High School and won several high school nationals.  These are just some of Coach Herrera’s cheerleading credentials and we are thrilled to have her leading our program.  In addition to cheer, Mrs. Herrera has a bachelors degree in International Business and in Spanish from SFA and an MBA from the University of Houston.  She previously taught at Tomball High School and will be joining our high school teaching faculty.  Mrs. Herrera is married to Peter, and they have 4 wonderful children, Maggie (5th grade), Mallory (3rd grade) , PeterDavid (Pre-K) and Mason (1 year old).  


All sign ups are due on April 18th. Sign Up Sheet is outside of Coach Krantz's Office.
Will be sent internally on April 19th by Administration. Candidates will be notified of their tryout eligibility the following Friday or Monday.
Monday, April 23 at 6:30PM in G8 to get tryout packet, review the constitution and commitment criteria. Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend unless there is a TAPPS related conflict.
If a parent representative is unable to attend you will need to contact Coach Herrera ASAP.  The tryout packet has to be completed to tryout.
Tuesday, April 24th from 3:45-5:15PM & Wednesday, April 25th from 3:45-6:00PM IN G8. Tryouts clinics are mandatory. Signed constitution must be turned in to Mrs. Krantz on or before April 26th in order to tryout.
April 26th at 4PM. Please arrive early to stretch. 
White t-shirt, black wind shorts, bow of choice. No logos on the shirt please.

If you have any conflicts, concerns or questions please contact our new varsity cheer coach: Lindsay Herrera at 832-276-5334 or lherrera@rcseaglesonline.org.

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