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Last Chance to Order Senior Recognition Ads in the Yearbook

PARENTS OF SENIORS: Last chance to order a Senior Recognition Ad in the yearbook. The Final Deadline is May 5th.



RLHS Color Guard Wins 3rd Consecutive Championship

The RLHS Winter guard won their third consecutive championship, and they completed an UNDEFEATED season.  They took first place at every competition they took part in this year. On Friday, April 20th, they held a victory parade during the last 10 minutes of 8th period.  In which they marched the halls of Round Lake High School complete with a full band complement.  It was a proud experience for the students of RLHS.

RLHS Color Guard Champions

Rescheduled Black History Celebration: Tuesday, March 20

African Americans in Time of War

Practice Tests on March 21, 2018
RLAS-116 Closed Friday, February 9, 2018 due to hazardous weather conditions
RLAS-116 to host Annual Black History Month Celebration - TO BE RESCHEDULED

Come out for some wonderful student performances around the theme of African Americans in Times of War.

2nd Annual Empty Bowls hosted by RLMS and JTMMS Art students on Thursday, February 22

Come join us for a meal and help fight hunger in our community! All proceeds will benefit the Avon Community Food Pantry.

RLHS Choir Sings Carols for Great Chicago Light Fight Champ on ABC 7

ABC 7 covered the RLHS Choir singing Jingle Bells for the Herzon Family of Round Lake who won the Great Chicago Light Fight.  Scroll down to the fifth video frame to watch the clip.





Winter Break Hours

Winter Break is scheduled for Monday, December 24, 2017 through Friday, January 5, 2018. The Administrative Service Center will be open Wednesday through Friday each week of break, 7:45am-4:15pm. Schools will be closed during the Break. Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

BPAC Parent University: Friday, November 17; 6:30pm-8:30pm

Topic: How high school courses prepare students for college/university

Tech Campus Informational Meeting
RLAS Hispanic Heritage Celebration
“Students with Disabilities Transition Night” at the the the the College of Lake County!
2017 Round Lake Area Chili Supper: Monday, October 16, 2017

Come out for some excellent chili and entertainment while we celebrate character in our community.


PSAT/NMSQT on October 11, 2017
Open House at RLHS

Round Lake High School will be hosting an Open House tonight from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  Come meet your teachers, check out vendors, and inquire about clubs, sports, and other activities.  Spirit wear will also be available in the front lobby.

Portillo's For Good, Fine Arts Booster Fund Raiser

Portillo's For Good, Fine Arts Booster Fund Raiser

Class of 2018 Senior Parent Night
Service Academy Information Session
Health & Wellness Fair, hosted by Congressman Brad Schneider at RLHS Saturday, August 12

Congressman Brad Schneider's Office will host a Health & Wellness Fair at Round Lake High School, this Saturday, August 12, Noon-3:00pm. 

Get Your Yearbook!

2017 Yearbooks have arrived! You can pick them up in the main office at RLHS Monday (7/17) - Wednesday (7/19) between 8am and 3pm.  If you forgot to purchase a yearbook, we do have a few extras than can be purchased during the pickup times for $55

Football Camp Starts Monday, July 10!

Attention anyone interested in playing football this season. Football Camp starts this Monday, July 10th, at Round Lake High School. Camp is for all athletes, 9th - 12th grade. Meet in upper gym at 8:00 a.m. You do not need to be preregistered to attend, athletes could sign up at camp.

Year 3 Initiatives of 5-Year Strategic Plan Approved for 2017-18 Year 3 Initiatives

The Board of Education took action on June 19, 2017 to approve initiatives set in accordance with the 5-Year Strategic Plan. 2017-2018 is Year 3 of the overall plan. You can access the full document of initiatives here.

Administration submits updates to the Board on these initiatives on a regular basis (November, February & June).

Deadline for Registration is Coming Soon - June 30 School Registration Sign

Registration for the 2017-18 school year is due June 30. If registrations are not complete by that time, a $25 late fee will be assessed. This late fee is not a waivable fee.

Onling registration is available at https://skystu.rlas-116.org/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsSky/fwemnu01.w.

Also, all school physicals and records of current immunizations are due to the school office by the first day of school, August 21. If you do not have or cannot schedule an appointment with your regular physician by this time, please contact the Round Lake Area Health & Wellness Center at 847-257-1200 to schedule an appointment.


Graduation Ceremony Update - Scheduled for 7:00pm

Attention 2017 Graduates:


At this time the Graduation Ceremony is moving forward as originally scheduled.  We are closely monitoring the weather and will send further communications out at 4:30 pm this evening if the ceremony is postponed or delayed. 

Final Exam Information for Round Lake High School/Información Importante Sobre los Exámenes Finales de la Escuela Preparatoria de Round Lake
RLAS-116 Parent, Merced Alfaro, Honored at YWCA Lake County Women of Achievement Leadership Luncheon Merced Alfaro - YWCA
Tabieas Young Triple Jump Champion Tabieas Young
Top Notch Healthcare Companies Select RLHS Students for Summer Internships
RLHS Tennis Champion RLHS Tennis Champion
Class of 2018 College Boot Camp
Performance Extremity wins Business Incubator Pitch

Performance Extremity wins $2500 Business Incubator seed money to kickstart their business! Congratulations Gabriel Soto-Miranda, Vanessa Castro, Christian Hernandez and Abel Ruvalcaba!

Business Incubator Winner

Mastery Exams for Non-Seniors are May 30, May 31, and June 1, 2017

Mastery Exams for non-seniors are May 30, 31 and June 1, 2017

JUNIORS! SAT Retake Registration!
Multicultural Celebration - Special Recognition to Moms

BPAC 05.05.17

BPAC 05.05.17

Community Information Session: DACA Changes; Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Please plan to attend a Community Information Session, hosted by Mano a Mano Family Resource Center, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 7:00pm.

FAFSA Fest! - Thursday, October 5th
Winter Master Exam Information

Please click here for more information about mastery exams during finals week.




LAST DAY! Incoming 9th Grade Course Selection

Important information for current 8th graders!

Class of 2019: Junior College Parent Night

Important presentations for parents of college-bound juniors!

THIS THURSDAY! Bilingual College Fair/Feria Universitaria Bilingue

ALL 30+ colleges in attendance will have a bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) rep!/¡Todas las instituciones presentes tendrán un representante que hable español!

BPAC to Host Parent Seminar on Friday, April 20, 2018

Topic: Parental Involvement is Key in Student Success

Important Financial Aid Presentations for Seniors and Their Parents!
Blood Drive by National Honor Society

National Honor Society will be hosting a Blood Drive on December 15, 2017. Please see attached flyer for details.


National Honor Society Blood Drive

Overview of the FAFSA & the Financial Aid Process

Rep. Brad Schneider invites area juniors and their parents to a presentation given by the US Department of Education

Science Students Build Computer Based Weather Stations

This week, AP Environmental Science (APES) students designed, built, and used Arduino computer based weather stations to explore micro climates around the high school campus.  Students found evidence of the Urban Heat Island Effect.  This technology was provided to Dr. Chad Solomon as part of the University of Wyoming’s Engineering Summer Program for Teachers. 


There are many photos on the APES google drive:


Google Expeditions

Students in Ms. Marshalla's Biology classes are studying climate change, and they took their first Google Expedition today to reefs in Hawaii, American Samoa, the Carribean, and the Great Barrier Reef.  


Google Expeditions

SAT Prep Information for Juniors!

Sign-up by February 6th!

College Corner: Feb/March 2018- SUPER-SIZED Spring Event Edition!

In this issue: SAT Prep Info, Upcoming College Presentations,  Junior Parent College Night, RLHS Bilingual Fair, CLC Placement Test Info, and more!

RLHS Students Moderate Local Debate



Homecoming Information: There's No Place Like Homecoming


The theme for this year’s Homecoming is The Wizard of Oz: There’s No Place Like Homecoming.

Here are some of the events from Homecoming Week:

The Homecoming parade will take place on Saturday, September 9th, starting at 10 a.m. The parade will begin at the corner of Cedar Lake Road and Hawthorne Drive, continue south down Cedar Lake to Sunset, turn right on Sunset, and head back to the High School. Clubs, teams, and groups from the HS, middle schools, and elementary schools will be participating.

The Powder Puff football games will be held on Wednesday, September 13th. The Freshman/Sophomore game will begin at 4 p.m. with the Junior/Senior game to follow. Tickets are $5 each and 100% of that money goes to fund future Student Council events, like prom!

On Friday, September 15th, we will be having a school-wide pep rally celebrating all of the fall sports teams and getting the school pumped up for Friday night’s homecoming football game. It will be held outside on the football field, weather permitting.

The Homecoming dance begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 16th, and will be held in the high school gym.


Click on the links below for more information:

Parade Guidelines and Checklist

Parade Information

Parade Route


Spanish Club Delivers Lessons to Staff Members
Prairie Farm Corps Summer Employment Opportunity

Check out the flyer below for information about summer employment.  

Eric Carlberg from Prairie Farm will be presenting in the Theatre this Thursday, Jan. 25th from 9:30-9:50 if you would like more information. 

Prairie Farm will also be in the Commons during all lunch periods on 1/25 and 1/31.


Prairie Farm Corps Summer Employment Opportunity

Title 1 Presentation

Included here are links to the Title 1 Presentation for parents.  


RLHS DRAFT 17-18 Title I Presentation Template (English)

RLHS 17-18 Title I Presentation Template (Spanish)

School Closure/Late Start Guidelines for 2017-18

A guide for parents to know how the decision is made to close school during the winter season due to weather.

SAVE THE DATE: RLHS Bilingual College Fair!
Options Fair 2018


Options Fair 2018


Options Fair 2018 p2

College Corner: April 2018 Video Edition!

Upcoming events: SAT, Senior Week Part 2, Bilingual Fair, CLC, and FAFSA Overview

2018-19 Student Registration Open Now!

Registration is quick and easy! Complete the process now so you don't have to worry about it this summer! Registration closes June 15.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Round Lake High School #76 in Illinois and #2267 in Nation!
College Corner Newsletter (December/January)

In this issue: Scholarship Resources, Class of 2019 College Prep Group Info, Upcoming CLC Events