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A Look into Royal Oak Schools "Windows and Mirrors"
02/12/2024
The concept and philosophy behind Windows and Mirrors focuses on making sure that our students have opportunities to see themselves (mirrors) and see others perspective (windows) in the classroom, curriculum, and in our instructional approach.
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News from the District
February District Dispatch
02/06/2024
Your monthly newsletter highlighting the district is here.
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Highest Rating Earned
02/05/2024
We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a prestigious certificate from the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, recognizing our district's outstanding commitment to a tobacco-free environment.
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Creating A Calm Haven
02/05/2024
n its first year of implementation, the Chill Zone has emerged as a crucial resource for students to re-regulate their bodies and emotions in a safe and calm environment.
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Safer Internet Day
02/05/2024
Available here is a list of resources for parents to check out on topics such as Generative AI, Immersive VR, Twitch, Snapchat, Instagram, and more.
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Jason Henshaw, Leadership Announcement
ROMS AP Picked For Leadership Fellow
01/31/2024
Royal Oak Schools is happy to announce that Royal Oak Middle School Assistant Principal Jason Henshaw has been selected as a distinguished member of the inaugural cohort of the Michigan Leadership for Equity and Transformation Fellows.
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MLK 2024
A Day Of Service 2024
01/30/2024
2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Day On Not A Day Off event
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New Kindergarteners
DK and Kindergarten Enrollment Information
01/29/2024
Kindergarten and Developmental Kindergarten (DK) enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year kicks off Thursday, February 1, 2024.
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New School Calendar
01/05/2024
The 2024-25 school year calendar has been approved.
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January Is Family Month
01/03/2024
Royal Oak Schools Celebrates Family Month in January with many activities with a family focus.
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ENRICHING LIVES, EMPOWERING FUTURES
01/01/2024
The Royal Oak Schools Foundation (ROSF) is a vital force in our district, dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities and supporting the Royal Oak Schools community in achieving our vision of excellence.
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Guest Speaker on Adolescent Health & Social Media
01/01/2024
Join us on January 29 for an enlightening evening with guest speaker Nicole Runyon, an expert on social media's effects on adolescent health.
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Football 2023
Celebrating Fall Sports Triumphs
12/01/2023
The fall sports season has wrapped up. The months were packed with many achievements. Our student-athletes showcased their dedication and talent across various disciplines.
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The December District Dispatch
12/01/2023
Hot off the presses, here is the December District Dispatch! Use the link below to access stories on Family Month, Athletics, our new DEI Coordinator, how to update your family information, awards, snapshots, and much more!
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Updating Family Information
12/01/2023
As the inclement weather approaches, we may need to get in touch with families in an emergency or provide important updates, so please ensure your contact information is up to date in MiStar.
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Ashley Phillips hired as DEI Coordinator
11/21/2023
Royal Oak Schools is excited to welcome Ashley Phillips as the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator.
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MI Heart Safe
Two Elementary schools achieve MI HEART SAFE School
11/17/2023
In a significant achievement that aligns seamlessly with our district's commitment to excellence, Oak Ridge and Oakland Elementary have been honored with the MI HEARTSafe School designation by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other esteemed organizations.
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Deborah Anderson Honored With Award
11/08/2023
The Royal Oak Historical Society has named Deborah Anderson the 2023 Thomas F. Wurdock Award recipient in recognition of her extensive community service.
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Bridging Connections Between Students And Safety
11/08/2023
Officer Antonio Lipscomb is a new face in the halls of Royal Oak High School this year as a school resource officer.
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FOSTERING WELLNESS AT ROMS
Fostering Wellness at ROMS
11/08/2023
Every Wednesday in the Gathering Place during lunch, students are invited to join the Wednesday Wellness Sessions.
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News from the District
District Dispatch November 2023
11/01/2023
News, happenings, and celebrations at Royal Oak Schools.
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Serving Up The Good Stuff
11/01/2023
The Royal Oak Schools Food Services Department plays a pivotal role in shaping students' experiences and providing nutritious meals.
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Blessings In A Backpack Receives A Boost
11/01/2023
At Royal Oak Schools, we are fortunate to have dedicated individuals like Shelley Lake, organizer of Blessings in a Backpack for Royal Oak Schools, who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our students.
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Growing Confident Females
11/01/2023
How can we help our female students feel more confident in themselves? We are examining how our female students have concerns about low self-esteem and how it affects their academic pursuits, body image, and career aspirations.
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Find A Water Bowl For Your Dog With Biscuit Beacon
10/09/2023
Sarah Milligan is a Junior at Royal Oak High School and the Founder and CEO of Biscuit Beacon.
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Shining A Light On Energy Efficiency
10/03/2023
Royal Oak schools initiated a significant upgrade by replacing conventional lighting with cutting-edge LED fixtures across all classrooms and facilities.
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Food Glorious Food
10/03/2023
Free meals doesn't mean seconds are free too.
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State of the Schools Recap
10/02/2023
With this address, we will embark on a journey to explore the outcomes of our long-range planning process.
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Royal Oak Schools earns an A+ in audit
09/18/2023
The audit, conducted by independent auditor Yeo & Yeo CPAs and Business Consultants, returned no adverse findings.
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Royal Oak High School receives ‘Best High School’ status
09/08/2023
Each year the U.S. News and World Report names the ‘Best High Schools,’ and for the ninth year in a row, Royal Oak High School was on the list.
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The District Dispatch - September 2023
09/01/2023
Use this link for this month's edition of The District Dispatch, a monthly online magazine highlighting Royal Oak Schools sent to all families on the first of each month.
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Meet New Staff Members For The 2023-24 School Year
09/01/2023
The Human Resources Department was very busy this summer onboarding new employees.
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Technology Discounts For Families
09/01/2023
Staff, students, and families can purchase computers at a discount from REMC SAVE through September 30, 2023.
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Download Our Free App
09/01/2023
Download the app today to unlock a world of convenience and connectivity.
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Molly Bascom-Keller
New Northwood Principal Announced
08/25/2023
We have concluded our selection process for the new Principal of Northwood Elementary.
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News from the District
August 2023 District Dispatch
08/11/2023
Your monthly newsletter from Royal Oak Schools.
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New Director of Athletics and Activities Named
08/09/2023
Daniel Russell has been appointed as the new Director of Athletics and Activities for Royal Oak Schools.
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Back To School
Here's What You Need To Know For Back To School
08/08/2023
Get ready for the upcoming school year! The first day of school is scheduled for Monday, August 28, 2023.
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Big Book of Schools
08/07/2023
This annual guide shares hundreds of local schools and other great educational content.
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Northwood Principal Takes Central Office Position
08/07/2023
Mrs. Knipper brings years of experience that will support our daily work to meet all students' needs.
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NSPRA Recognizes Royal Oak Schools With National Awards
08/01/2023
Royal Oak Schools has been selected as an award recipient for the 2023 NSPRA’s Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards.
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Oakland Named HeartSafe School
07/01/2023
Oakland Elementary is now officially a MI HEARTSafe School.
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The District Dispatch - July 2023
06/30/2023
Your monthly newsletter from Royal Oak Schools.
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Summer Food
Food Over The Summer
06/19/2023
Our school district will offer breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 years or younger in the community all summer.
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Royal Oak Schools Coordinator Receives Community Education Award
06/02/2023
Joy Zug has received the Oakland County Community and Adult Educators (OCCAE) Community Education Director/Coordinator award for 2023.
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ROHS Jazz Collective Honored
06/02/2023
The ROHS Jazz Collective was invited to close out the Michigan School Band Orchestra Association's Spring Honors Showcase Concert.
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School Transitions For Students
06/01/2023
We firmly believe that providing students with a smooth and informative school transition process contributes to student success at all levels.
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The District Dispatch - June 2023
06/01/2023
Your monthly newsletter from Royal Oak Schools.
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ROHS Student To Represent Michigan
05/31/2023
Royal Oak High School student, Amy Clegg, has been selected as a state representative for Michigan to attend National Miss Amazing 2023.
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Composting at Keller
Composting at Keller
05/31/2023
Keller Elementary has started a composting project around its school lunch program.
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Creating More Inclusive Learning Environments
05/11/2023
This month’s Insight Into Learning video series focuses on some instructional practices that promote higher levels of student engagement by creating more inclusive learning environments.
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The District Dispatch May 2023
05/03/2023
Read about the latest happenings in and around the district.
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No Dogs Allowed On School Property
05/03/2023
With warmer weather, we are experiencing issues with people walking dogs on school property. Some are after hours, but people also walk their dogs during school hours.
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Representative Scott Visits Our Schools
05/03/2023
State Representative Helena Scott (D) took time from her busy schedule to travel to Royal Oak Schools.
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May Is For Mental Health
05/01/2023
Mental health is defined as a person’s condition about their psychological and emotional well-being.
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Summer Kids
Register Now For Summer Learning Opportunities
05/01/2023
Registration is now open for summer learning opportunities at Royal Oak Schools.
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Royal Oak Schools Announces Support Person Of The Year
04/27/2023
Royal Oak Schools is proud to announce that Jessica Conklin has been named the district’s Support Person of the Year.
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New Principal for Oakland Elementary Approved
04/14/2023
Jason Taylor has been selected as the new principal of Oakland Elementary, filling the vacancy which will be left as Sam Lynch retires from Royal Oak Schools on June 30, 2023.
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How Audio Enhancement Helps in the Classroom
04/12/2023
Royal Oak Schools has added a technology feature that not only helps teachers save their voices and students hear better in the classroom but also serves as a safety tool.
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News from the District
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ROHS MYP Personal Project Exhibition
04/04/2023
Tenth graders at ROHS had an opportunity to showcase and present their MYP projects that they had worked on individually all year.
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ROHS TV/FILM Students Honored
04/01/2023
Students nominated for Emmy's, Winning Awards
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Golfers 2021 Outing
Save The Date for the ROSF Golf Outing
04/01/2023
The 2023 Royal Oak Schools Foundation Golf Outing is June 26, 2023 at Metamora Golf and Country Club.
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Coach Millar
ROHS Swim Coach Receives Award
04/01/2023
Congratulations to our ROHS Boys Swim and Dive Coach Darrin Millar, who recently received the prestigious "Dedicated Service Award" from the National Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) for his nearly 4-decade long career as a Swim and Dive Coach here in Royal Oak.
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Yearbook Staff
ROHS Yearbook Staff Earns Award Of Excellence
03/30/2023
The 2022 book was inducted into the Gallery of Excellence for Walsworth Publishing.
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Dan Colligan
ROMS Assistant Principal Nominated
03/20/2023
Dan Colligan, one of the assistant principals at Royal Oak Middle School, was nominated for the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) & Michigan Association of Student Councils and Honor Societies' (MASC/MAHS) 2024 Assistant Principal of the Year (APOY) award.
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Electronic Assessment Administrative Guidelines
03/20/2023
Students are not permitted to use, wear, or access any personal, non-testing electronic devices during testing or while on a break when in an active testing session.
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Royal Oak Schools Above & Beyond Award Recipients
03/17/2023
This award is given to educators who demonstrate exemplary commitment to their students by participating in rigorous professional learning activities facilitated through the Oakland Schools Department of Special Populations.
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Teachers of the Year Recognized
03/06/2023
We surprised three teachers over the last month when we recognized them for Royal Oak Schools Teacher of the Year.
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New Student of the Month Sponsor at ROMS
03/06/2023
OUR Credit Union now sponsors the Royal Oak Middle School Student of the Month program.
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Business Students Moving Forward
03/03/2023
Awesome things are happening in the Business program at ROHS
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Schools of Choice Applications Now Accepted
03/01/2023
We will accept applications for our Schools of Choice program from March 1-31, 2023 for the 2023-24 school year. Assignment to schools and classrooms is on a space-available basis as approved by the Royal Oak Schools Board of Education. All new students must apply during this period to be considered, including siblings who intend to enroll for next year from current Schools of Choice families.
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"Puffs" this March at ROHS
02/13/2023
The Royal Oak High School Drama Club will perform "Puffs," or "Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic," written by Matt Cox, from March 10 – 12, 2023, in Royal Oak High School’s Kimball Auditorium.
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Unified Basketball
Royal Oak High School A Unified Champion School
02/03/2023
Royal Oak Schools is proud to announce that Royal Oak High School has been named a Unified Champion School by the Michigan Special Olympics.
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ROHS Student Sits Down With Alumnus
02/02/2023
ROHS Senior had a chance to interview a former ROHS student who is seeing success with production of a podcast.
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MLK Day - A Day Of Service
02/01/2023
The cities and school districts of Royal Oak and Berkley held the 6th annual “A Day On, Not a Day Off" event to honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2023.
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School Calendar
2023-2024 Royal Oak Schools Calendar
01/13/2023
The school calendar for 2023-24 has been released.
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Enrollment Dates For Kindergarteners
01/11/2023
Enrollment starts this month for Kindergarteners, DK, and GSRP students
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ROHS Employee Recognized
12/29/2022
The Oakland County Athletic Directors Association recently named Royal Oak Schools Athletic Coordinator Pamela Moore as their Athletic Director of the year.
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Medical Students Put Their Skills To The Test
12/07/2022
Royal Oak High School Medical Skills students in the CTE program visited the Royal Oak Fire Department for hands-on training and a tour of the facility.
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ROHS GERMAN PROGRAM GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND
12/07/2022
Royal Oak High School has a partnership with a school in Tuttlingen, Germany, for a student exchange program.
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Family Information Updates
12/01/2022
If you don't want to miss a communication from Royal Oak Schools, check your information in MiStar.
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Assistant Principal Reimold Selected for Fellowship
12/01/2022
Alyssa Reimold has been selected by Saginaw Valley State University for the Gerstacker Fellowship Program.
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MI HEARTSafe Ceremony
ROHS Designated MI HEARTSafe School
11/21/2022
A HEARTSafe designation recognizes a school’s efforts to prevent sudden cardiac death of the young (SCDY) by preparing for a cardiac emergency.
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Producing the Raven Report
11/02/2022
The Raven Report is a news show created by students for students at Royal Oak High School.
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Changes to Logging Into MiStar
11/01/2022
New security measures have been applied to the MiStar Parent Portal.
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Long Range Planning
Royal Oak Schools Long Range Planning
10/24/2022
The long-range planning process will be conducted throughout the 2022-23 school year and yield a strategic plan for the district by the end of the school year.
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BUILDING AND SITE SINKING FUND RENEWAL INFORMATION
10/07/2022
This section of the website contains details about the Building and Site Sinking Fund (BSSF) Ballot Proposal, cost, ballot language, and frequently asked questions.
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Royal Oak Schools Announces Clean Audit For Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2022
10/07/2022
Royal Oak Schools announced the district has received a clean audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022.
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Nominate Someone For Teacher Of The Month
10/07/2022
Did you know you can nominate someone at Royal Oak Schools for Teacher of the Month?
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