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February 12, 2019
Schools Closed 2/12/2019

Due to the inclement weather the School District of the City of River Rouge will be closed on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.

Please stay safe.

February 1, 2019
Exam and Semester 2 UPDATES

Hello Scholars and families, 

Due to the most recent weather and school cancellations, please review the information below for the updated schedule and plan.  During the upcoming week, we will need to close out semester 1 and prepare for the start of semester 2.  

On Monday, February 4, 2019, students at the high school will return for a full day of school.  Students in hours 1st-3rd will be allotted times to review, study, and make up exams.  During the afternoon, students will take their 4th, 5th, and 6th hour exams to close out semester 1.  Monday will be a normal day schedule.  

Our goal is to print and process report cards so that they can be mailed home to our families on Friday, February 8.  

In addition, we are scheduled to begin Semester 2 on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  Schedules will be distributed on Tuesday morning as was done on the first day of school.  

Thank you for your support and understanding!  

January 25, 2019
Exam Schedule

Hello Panther Students and Families,

Due to the weather and days off, students took their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd hour finals during the Friday half day today, January 25, 2019.  

Monday, January 28, 2019 will also be a half day for students to complete their 4th, 5th, and 6th hour exams.  There will be lunch as well as an 11:30am bus.  

In addition, any approved make-up exams will be administered on Monday, January 28, 2019 in the PM.  There will be a normal 3:10pm bus for those students who have approved make-up exams.  

The start of the new semester will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!

January 23, 2019
Updated Exam Schedule

Due to the school closing today, the following will be our updated high school schedule for exams:

Thursday: 

1/2 day for 1st, 2nd, 3rd hour exams

Friday: 

1/2 day for 4th, 5th, and 6th hour exams

Monday: 

Start of Semester 2

(Make up day for approved make-up exams only) 

January 9, 2019
Driver's Training

River Rouge High School Upcoming Drivers Training Classes:

Segment 1:

Dates: Jan. 28th- Feb. 14th  (Mon. – Thurs.)

Time: After School (3:15)

Location:  Room E-115 Mr. Wiley’s Room

Cost: 300.00 or Payment plan (start with 150.00 down) 

Please contact the driver's school listed on the flyer below.  

Upcoming Events

  • 20 Feb
    • Board of Education Meeting 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Board of Education Meeting
      Date: Feb 20
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: 1460 Coolidge Hwy, River Rouge, MI 48218, USA
      Calendar: School Board
      LGI Room Board of Education Meetings are conducted on the first and third Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted in the calendar. Meetings will convene at 5:30 PM. Closed Executive Sessions and Special Board Meetings will be called as needed.
  • 25 Feb
  • 26 Feb
    • School Improvement Meeting 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
      School Improvement Meeting
      Date: Feb 26
      Time: 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
      Calendar: High School
      This event has a video call. Join: https://meet.google.com/qpb-qjti-ier +1 470-765-8368 PIN: 268098691#
  • 28 Feb
  • 6 Mar
    • Board of Education Meeting 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Board of Education Meeting
      Date: Mar 6
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: 1460 Coolidge Hwy, River Rouge, MI 48218, USA
      Calendar: School Board
      LGI Room Board of Education Meetings are conducted on the first and third Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted in the calendar. Meetings will convene at 5:30 PM. Closed Executive Sessions and Special Board Meetings will be called as needed.
  • 7 Mar

It's Always A Great Day To Be A Panther!

Enroll Now! 

At River Rouge High School, we believe that all students deserve the opportunity to excel and be challenged in a safe and nurturing learning environment. We also believe that in order to be successful, students must have a growth mindset and focus on learning from challenges.

We provide a multi-faceted program that encompasses excellence in academics, athletics, and the performing arts. We believe in our students and provide caring support for them and their families through wraparound services as well as the efforts of our outstanding staff. 

The 2015-2016 school year was an extremely successful year!

  • River Rouge's Class of 2016 earned over $7 million in scholarships. 
  • Two River Rouge students (Britney Rivers and Lord-Amani Cooper) were awarded with the Bill Gates Millenium Scholarship. 
  • Our football team played in the state finals and were awarded distinction as Academic All-State. 
  • This year saw the return of the River Rouge Theatre Ensemble, who produced two shows. 
  • We successfully added Advanced Placement and Honors courses to our schedule. 
  • The Culinary Arts program successfully opened the Taste of Rouge Cafe right inside of RRHS. 
  • A partnership between River Rouge School District and Beaumont Health resulted in the River Rouge Teen Health Center, which serves all of our students' medical needs, as well as health awareness, prevention, and support. 

It's a great day to be a Panther, and if you would like more information, please contact our enrollment office at (313) 297-9605. Go Panthers! 

Start/End Times

Monday 7:55 AM to 3:10 PM
Tuesday 7:55 AM to 3:10 PM
Wednesday 7:55 AM to 2:10 PM
Thursday 7:55 AM to 3:10 PM
Friday 7:55 AM to 3:10 PM

Half Day 7:55 AM to 11:10 AM

RRHS Staff Directory

River Rouge High School

1460 W. Coolidge Hwy.
River Rouge, MI 48218
Phone: (313) 297-9600 press 43
Fax: (313) 297-7322

Principal

Charles Davis
(313) 203-3742

Assistant Principal

Michelle Kyles
(313) 203-3744

Administrative Assistant

Patrice Bass
(313) 297-9603
Toni Robertson
(313) 297-9603

Counselor

Cassandra Frederick
(313) 203-3745
Megan Jasina

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