Rogers High School (Arkansas)

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Rogers High School
Address
2300 South Dixieland Road

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72758

Coordinates 36°17′59.6″N94°8′48.6″W / 36.299889°N 94.146833°W / 36.299889; -94.146833 Coordinates: 36°17′59.6″N94°8′48.6″W / 36.299889°N 94.146833°W / 36.299889; -94.146833
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TypePublic High School
Motto"It's a GREAT day to be a Mountie!"
Established1922
School district Rogers School District
NCES District ID 0511970 [1]
CEEB code 042165
NCES School ID 051197000958 [2]
PrincipalLewis Villines
Faculty132
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,044 (2016-2017 [2] )
Color(s)Royal Blue and White         
Athletics conference7A West
MascotMountaineer
Nickname Mountie
Rival Rogers Heritage High School Eagles (AKA WAR CHICKENS)
Accreditation AdvancED
USNWR ranking     Silver Award
#881 (National)
#3 (State) [3]
National ranking#81
NewspaperMountie Spectrum
YearbookThe Mountaineer
Affiliations Arkansas Activities Association (AAA)
Football MountiesFootball.com
Website

Rogers High School is a public high school for students in grades nine through twelve located in Rogers, Arkansas. Rogers High School is managed by the Rogers School District and served by the main feeder schools of Elmwood Middle School and Kirksey Middle School.

Rogers, Arkansas City in Arkansas, United States

Rogers is located in Northwest Arkansas, United States, one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Rogers was the location of the first Walmart store, whose corporate headquarters is located in neighboring Bentonville. Rogers is a city in the Ozarks in Benton County. Daisy Outdoor Products, known for its air rifles, has both its headquarters and its Airgun Museum in Rogers.

Rogers School District is a public school district based in Rogers, Arkansas, United States. The district encompasses 232.52 square miles (602.2 km2) of land and serves early childhood, elementary and secondary education to numerous Benton County communities including Rogers and all or portions of Cave Springs, Bentonville, Garfield, Pea Ridge, Little Flock, Avoca, Lowell, Springdale, Bethel Heights, Hindsville, Prairie Creek, Lost Bridge Village, and Gateway.

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History

Established in 1922 to support the education of residents in Rogers and nearby communities. As of the 2008-09 school year, with the opening of Heritage High School on the site of the old high school and a massive school realignment, Rogers High School houses grades nine through twelve in one building. With the recent increase in students, the Rogers New Tech High School has been opened as one of the three high schools now in the Rogers School District.

Rogers Heritage High School is a comprehensive public high school in Rogers, Arkansas for students in grades nine through twelve. The Rogers School District established the school in 2008. The first graduating class was in 2010.

Curriculum

The comprehensive curriculum at Rogers High School is accredited by AdvancED and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE). Students may participate in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams prior to graduation. The Rogers Heritage High School provides approved curriculum approved by the Arkansas Department of Education. In 2012, Rogers High School was awarded the Silver Award from U.S. News & World Report Top 1,000 High Schools in America with a No. 4 ranking in Arkansas and No. 881 nationally. [3] For 2010, Rogers was ranked No. 1148 in the Newsweek ranking of the top six percent of public high schools. [4]

AdvancED pre-university accreditation organization in the U.S.A.

AdvancED is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States and internationally. AdvancED was formed in 2006 by the consolidation of the pre-college divisions of two of the U.S. regional accreditation organizations: the Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council on Accreditation and School Improvement of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2012 the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) joined AdvancED.

Arkansas Department of Education government organization in Little Rock, United States

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), headquartered in Little Rock, is the state education agency of Arkansas for public schools. Founded in 1931, its responsibilities include accrediting schools, assisting Arkansas schools and their school districts in developing their curricula, approving the textbooks used in state public schools, licensing teachers, and providing continuing education programs. The ADE consists of five divisions: Division of Academic Accountability, Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services, Division of Human Resources, Division of Learning Services, and Division of Research and Technology.

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States and Canada created by the College Board which offers college-level curricula and examinations to high school students. American colleges and universities may grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on the examinations. The AP curriculum for each of the various subjects is created for the College Board by a panel of experts and college-level educators in that field of study. For a high school course to have the designation, the course must be audited by the College Board to ascertain that it satisfies the AP curriculum. If the course is approved, the school may use the AP designation and the course will be publicly listed on the AP Course Ledger.

Extracurricular activities

The Rogers High mascot is the "Mountaineer"; frequently shortened to "Mountie". The school colors are royal blue and white. Rogers Mounties compete in interscholastic competition at the state's largest classification level (7A) in the 7A West Conference administered by the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). Activities include baseball, basketball (boys/girls), bowling (boys/girls), competitive cheer, cheer, cross country (boys/girls), competitive dance, dance, debate, football, golf (boys/girls), soccer (boys/girls), softball, speech, swimming (boys/girls), tennis (boys/girls), track (boys/girls), volleyball and wrestling.

Arkansas Activities Association organization

The Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) is the primary sanctioning body for high school sports in state of Arkansas. AAA is a member association of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFSHSA). Every public secondary school in Arkansas is a de jure member of the AAA, and most private schools, save for a few schools in the delta that belong to the Mississippi Private Schools Association, are included in membership.

Rogers boasts the state's most successful girls cross country program with a state-record 17 state championships between 1980 and 2011, including six (1980-1985) and five (1989-1993) consecutive titles, respectively. The boy's squad has raced its way to 19 cross country state championships between 1988 and 2017 with seven consecutive banners raised from 2002 to 2008. The girls soccer team has won 4 state titles (2004, 2005, 2006, 2018). The boy's soccer team won the 2017 state title. The girls tennis team won its first state tennis championship in 2012. The girls bowling team won their first state bowling championship in 2012. In baseball, Rogers knocked in a state record 11 home runs, including 6 in a single game in the 1999 state tournament. [5]

Cross country running sport in which competitors race by running a long-distance course on natural terrain

Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass. Sometimes the runners are referred to as harriers (dogs). The course, typically 4–12 kilometres (2.5–7.5 mi) long, may include surfaces of grass, and earth, pass through woodlands and open country, and include hills, flat ground and sometimes gravel road. It is both an individual and a team sport; runners are judged on individual times and teams by a points-scoring method. Both men and women of all ages compete in cross country, which usually takes place during autumn and winter, and can include weather conditions of rain, sleet, snow or hail, and a wide range of temperatures.

For 2017-2018 the 7A West Conference consists of:

Bentonville High School

Bentonville High School (BHS) is a comprehensive public high school in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States. Founded in 1910, the school provides secondary education for more than 3,600 students in grades nine through twelve. It is one of nine public high schools in Benton County, and is one of two high schools of the Bentonville School District.

Fayetteville High School (Arkansas)

Fayetteville High School is a public high school located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The school is administered by the Fayetteville Public Schools system, formerly headed by Paul Hewitt, who retired on June 30, 2016 and was replaced by Dr. Matthew Wendt. Dr. Wendt was removed as superintendent of schools in July or 2018 and was replaced by Dr. John L Colbert. The school recently underwent massive rebuilding and expansion with designs by architect Marlon Blackwell.

Springdale High School

Springdale High School is a public high school in Springdale, Arkansas, United States for students in grades ten through twelve. Springdale High School is one of three high schools administered by the Springdale School District, the others being Har-Ber High School and Don Tyson School of Innovation.

In 2012, sprinter and former Arkansas Track and Field Walk-On Chase Lamers was awarded the Gatorade State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year award. [6]

Notable alumni

Hunter Adams

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