Rogers High School (Arkansas)
|Rogers High School|
|2300 South Dixieland Road
Rogers, Arkansas 72758
|Type||Public High School|
|Motto||"It's a GREAT day to be a Mountie!"|
|School district||Rogers School District|
|NCES District ID||0511970|
|NCES School ID||051197000958|
|Color(s)||Royal Blue and White|
|Athletics conference||7A West|
|Rival||Rogers Heritage High School|
|Newspaper||Mountie Spectrum |
|Affiliations||Arkansas Activities Association (AAA)|
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.
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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 Highschool" has been opened as one of the three highschools now in the Rogers School District.
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. For 2010, Rogers was ranked No. 1148 in the Newsweek ranking of the top six percent of public high schools.
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.
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 16 state cross country titles between 1988 and 2008 with seven consecutive banners raised from 2002 to 2008. The girls soccer team has won 3 consecutive state titles (2004, 2005, 2006). 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.
For 2012-14, the 7A West Conference consists of:
- Bentonville Tigers
- Fayetteville Bulldogs
- Har-Ber Wildcats
- Heritage War Eagles
- Rogers Mountaineers
- Siloam Springs Panthers
- Springdale Bulldogs
- Van Buren Pointers
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.
- Ryan Hale (born 1975), American football player
- Stephanie Malone (Class of 1996), Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from Fort Smith since 2009
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