Announcements & News

RSS Feeds
Alerts Signup
Posted Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 8:03:50 AM
You asked for it, so we provided it!  Now you can see all of the important dates for the class of 2018 directly on our website by going to the page here.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 3:28:12 PM

Welcome back!  We hope you had a relaxing and rejuvenating break.


Please go to your A1 class from last semester to pick up new schedules.

Posted Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 11:05:56 AM

Parents and guardians, please take a moment to fill out the survey below. The deadline to complete the survey is March 29, 2018 and the results should be available April 13, 2018.

Parent Survey Link- English:


Parent Survey Link- Spanish:


Parent Survey Link- Vietnamese:

Posted Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 8:28:05 AM

Find a pdf version here.

In order to qualify for exemptions you must:
- be passing for the 6 weeks and the term
- be clear from LOP by December 6th at 3:00.
- have 0 unexcused absences OR receive:
  -A 90-100 with no more than 3 excused absences
  -B 80-89 with no more than 2 excused absences
  -C 70-79 with no more than 1 excused absence
- No more than 3 tardies for the semester in each class
- NO Suspensions, ISS, or AEC

Exemptions by Grade Level
9th graders= 1 Attendance Exemption per semester
10th graders= 2 Attendance Exemptions per semester
11th graders= 3 Attendance Exemptions per semester
12th graders= 3 Attendance Exemptions Fall semester only

Complete this check list by December 6th to make sure you earn your exemptions.
-Pick up your attendance profile from the attendance office and clear any issues. Profiles can be picked up between classes, during lunch, before school, or after school.
-Check the Loss of Privileges List and make sure you are cleared from all fines, fees, and dues.

Dual Credit students may not exempt those courses.  Pre AP, AP, and Honors must check the course syllabus.

Students must be present on exam day, even if they are exempt.

Posted Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 2:25:39 PM


Have a student that is struggling or that needs to recover a  cycle grade? Thursday School or Saturday School may be the intervention method for your student.

The purpose of Thursday School is to provide targeted tutorials and cycle recovery for struggling students. 
Bus transportation is provided each Thursday School.  Thursday School Hours 2:40 until 5:00 PM 


Thursday School Dates

November 16, 2017
November 30, 2017
January 11, 2018
January 25, 2018
February 15, 2018
March 1, 2018
April 5, 2018
April 19, 2018

Thursday School Bus Routes

Transportation will be provided by the district at the following Drop off and Pick up locations:

Shuttle Bus #1      Arrives at RHS at 5:10 PM                                         TIME OF ARRIVAL 

  • 7500 Miller Road – Herfurth Elementary                                                 5:20 PM
  • Corner Stop: Harborview BD & Gulfport Drive                                         5:27 PM
  • Corner Stop: Chaha Road & Kirby Road                                                   5:31 PM
  • 3315 Carla Drive - Rowlett Elementary                                                    5:36 PM
  • 1125 Beverly Drive - Austin Academy                                                      5:45 PM
  • 1520 Cumberland Drive - Kimberlin Academy                                         5:49 PM

Shuttle Bus #2      Arrives at RHS at 5:10 PM                                          TIME OF ARRIVAL

  • Corner Stop: Lakeview Parkway & Edgewater Drive-South                     5:20 PM
  • 5201 Nita - Pearson Elementary                                                               5:24 PM
  • 6200 Danridge - Steadham Elementary                                                   5:30 PM
  • Corner Stop: Lakeview Parkway & Edgewater Drive –North                   5:38 PM
  • Corner Stop: Nueces Bay Drive & Alazan Bay Drive                                 5:42 PM
  • Corner Stop: Lake Hill & Ahnee Drive                                                       5:49 PM
  • 7300 Bluebonnet Drive - Back Elementary                                              5:56 PM
  • 6200 Dexham Road - Dorsey Elementary                                                 6:01 PM          


Saturday School

The purpose of Saturday School is to provide additional avenues for administration and teachers to assign tutorials outside of the scope of the school week to get students back on track academically. 
Students may be assigned Saturday School for attendance make-up (LOC), tutorials/academic assistance and minor discipline infractions.

Saturday School Dates

Saturday School Hours 8:00 AM  until 12:00 Noon
December 2, 2017
Special Hours: 7:30-12:00 Noon
Bus Transportation Provided
(LOC Opportunity)
January 20, 2018
February 10, 2018
March 24, 2018
April 7, 2018
Special Hours: 7:30-12:00 Noon
Bus Transportation Provided

April 14, 2018
May 5, 2018
Special Hours: 7:30-12:00 Noon
Bus Transportation Provided
(LOC Opportunity)
June 2, 2018
(LOC Opportunity)
(Meet in the Library)

Saturday School Bus Routes

December 3rd  


Transportation will be provided by the district at the following Drop off and Pick up locations:


Shuttle Bus #1                                                                        TIME                PICK UP  -  DROP OFF

  • 6200 Dexham Road - Dorsey Elementary                                           6:30 AM  - 12:54 PM  
  • 7300 Bluebonnet Drive – Back Elementary                                        6:45 AM  -  12:47 PM
  • Corner Stop: Lakeview Parkway & Edgewater Drive-South                6:53 AM  -  12:11  PM
  • 5201 Nita - Pearson Elementary                                                         6:57 AM  -  12:15 PM
  • 6200 Danridge - Steadham Elementary                                             7:04 AM  -  12:21 PM
  • Corner Stop: Lakeview Parkway & Edgewater Drive –North             7:13 AM  -  12:29 PM
  • Corner Stop: Nueces Bay Drive & Alazan Bay Drive                           7:17 AM  -  12:30 PM
  • Corner Stop: Lake Hill & Ahnee Drive                                                 7:22 AM  -  12:40 PM
  • ARRIVE AT RHS                                                                                    7:30 AM

Shuttle Bus #2                                                                        TIME                PICK UP  -  DROP OFF

  • 1520 Cumberland Drive - Kimberlin Academy                                   6:32 AM  -  12:48 PM 
  • 1125 Beverly Drive - Austin Academy                                                6:38 AM  -  12:44 PM
  • 3315 Carla Drive - Rowlett Elementary                                              6:52 AM  -  12:35 PM
  • Corner Stop: Chaha Road & Kirby Road                                             7:00 AM  -  12:30 PM
  • Corner Stop: Harborview BD & Gulfport Drive                                  7:08 AM  -  12:26 PM
  • 7500 Miller Road – Herfurth Elementary                                           7:15 AM -  12:19 PM   
Posted Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 7:38:00 AM

Here is the bell schedule for first semester exams.  You can find a pdf version here.



Tuesday, December 12, 2017 

A1, A2 & A3- (Normal class periods/Regular Bell Schedule)   

A4 Exam 1:08-2:40 


Wednesday, December 13, 2017 

B5, B6 & B7- (Normal class periods/Regular Bell Schedule)   

B8 Exam 1:08-2:4 


Thursday, December 14, 2017

A1 Exam 7:30-8:52 

A2 Exam 8:58-10:19 

A3 Exam 10:25-12:40   

  A Lunch 10:25-10:55 

  B Lunch 11:00- 11:30 

  C Lunch 11:35-12:05 

  D Lunch 12:10-12:40 


Friday December 15, 2017

B5 Exam 7:30-8:52 

B6 Exam 8:58-10:19 

B7 Exam 10:25-12:40   

  A Lunch 10:25-10:55 

  B Lunch 11:00- 11:30 

  C Lunch 11:35-12:05 

  D Lunch 12:10-12:40 

Posted Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 2:32:00 PM

Football is in the playoffs!

Tickets can be purchased in the front office on Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30-3:00 and on Friday from 7:30-1:00.  Students can purchase tickets before school, after school, and during their lunch.  Adult tickets are $6 and students are $4, cash only.  Tickets can also be bought at the gate in Coppell for $8.

Posted Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 1:47:08 PM


RHS AVID parent night on October 30, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Rowlett's Cafeteria. Join us for a panel discussion to answer your questions.

Posted Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 10:07:44 AM
Evening parent / teacher conferences will be held on Oct 24th and 30th from 4:30-7:30. Please make appointments with your child's teachers in order to meet with them.  You can find the teacher email addresses on our staff page.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 6:34:35 PM
The Homecoming Game will start at HBJ at 7 p.m. with the Homecoming festivities starting at 6:30 p.m.
Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 2:52:00 PM

Want the most up to date information about Homecoming?  Find it here:

Posted Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 11:15:21 AM
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 2:07:24 PM
Counselors will begin meeting with freshmen individually to prepare their 4-year plans. We encourage parents to participate in this meeting. Please call your child’s counselor to set up an appointment as soon as possible.
Posted Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 1:53:25 PM

The Eagle Theater Company is proud to present Love's Labours Lost November 2-5, 2017.  Thursday through Saturday is at 7 p.m. and Sunday's matinee is at 2 p.m.  

Posted Monday, Oct 9, 2017 2:35:11 PM

GRCTC students are to report directly to RHS on Wednesday for testing.  Late arrival student also need to report to RHS at the normal start time of 7:30 a.m.  Senior Release and work program students will still be allowed to leave at their normal time.

Here is the bell schedule for Wednesday, 10/11/17:


11:15 - 11:45 - Senior Lunch

11:50-12:20 - Freshman Lunch

12:25-12:55 – Sophomore Lunch

1:00-1:30 - Junior Lunch

1:36- 2:40 – Regular B8 Classes (CTC students got to Library.  Work Program or Senior Release may leave at their normal time.)

Make sure to get some sleep and eat a good breakfast before school!

Posted Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 9:28:18 AM
Posted Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 8:01:08 AM

Want to know more about the PSAT and SAT? Take a look at one of the information powerpoints here:


Powerpoint in English

Powerpoint in Spanish

Posted Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017 8:04:00 AM
Rowlett High School invites you to come cheer on the Eagles at the RHS (Rowlett) vs RHS (Rockwall) Cotton Bowl Prep Showcase this Friday, September 8th starting at 8:30 p.m. You can pre-purchase tickets at school. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students until noon on Friday. You can also purchase tickets at the gate for $10. There is also a $10 fee for parking.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 7:58:21 AM

Still confused about the drop off and pick up procedures here at Rowlett High School?  Use the links below to access pdf versions of the maps.

Drop Off

Pick Up

Posted Friday, Sep 1, 2017 8:36:07 AM

RHS 2017-2018 iPad Deployment Requirements

In order to receive an iPad, a Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must: Read and sign the Acceptable use policy (AUP) and Ready 1:1 Acknowledgements ONLINE through the Family Access Portal in Skyward.

Only students who are 9th graders, new to GISD, or 10TH-12TH graders who did not opt in to the READY 1:1 program druign the 2016-2017 school year must fill out the online form in skyward family access.

Wednesday, September 6th is the deadline to fill out the forms in order to receive an iPad the week of September 11th. (NOTE: Students will not have access to the forms from their student account.)

Need help with Skyward? Go to and select “Grades” or contact the school.

What will you receive during the iPad deployment? 1 iPad, 1 Otterbox w/stand, 1 USB lightning Cord, 1 Power Adapter (Charger Brick) Students will watch a short introductory video regarding the Ready 1:1 guidelines and set up their iPad. Lost Accessories If the charger or cable is lost, the student or parent must purchase an approved Apple certified replacement or pay a fee of: $10 for a charger, $10 for a lightning cable, $35 for a missing case, and $10 for a missing cover\stand.

Questions? See Rowlett High School’s Website or Contact 972-463-1712 for more information.


Posted Sunday, Aug 27, 2017 1:54:04 PM
Need information about how to drop off or pick up your student?  Driving students, need a reminder on how you can get around the school?  The traffic flow page under the parents tab is where you will want to look.
Posted Friday, Aug 25, 2017 11:24:33 AM
Posted Friday, Aug 11, 2017 11:07:50 PM
Senior Breakfast, RHS Cafeteria and Patio, 8 - 10 a.m. No admission charge. Food trucks will have food available for sale. Families may bring signs and balloons, but no silly strings or confetti. No animals including dogs and live chickens.  Families are expected to take home everything they bring. We will hang our “18” sign.
Posted Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 9:16:27 AM
Do you want to be able to drive to and park at Rowlett High School?  Make sure you know all of the policies and procedures so you can register for a parking spot.
Posted Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 4:24:14 PM
Meet the new admin invitation
Posted Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 4:12:00 PM

See below for the general school hours for 2017-18.

Pre-Kindergarten (revised June 29, 2017)

  • 8:10 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. for Morning Pre-Kindergarten

  • 12:25 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. for Afternoon Pre-Kindergarten

Elementary School

  • 8:10 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Middle School

  • 8:50 a.m. - 4 p.m.

High School

  • 7:30 a.m. - 2:40 p.m.

Gilbreath-Reed Career & Technical Center

  • 7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Early dismissal times

  • Elementary School - 1:25 p.m.
  • Middle School - 2:05 p.m.
  • High School - 12:40 p.m.

Printable school hours fliers

2017-18 school hours flier 
2017-18 school hours flier - Spanish 
2017-18 school hours flier - Vietnamese

Printable school year calendars 

2017-18 calendar
2017-18 calendar  - Spanish
2017-18 calendar - Vietnamese
A/B Calendar for 2017-18 
Calendar FAQ for 2017-18

Posted Friday, Jun 30, 2017 10:30:54 PM
The 2016-2017 yearbook is available for pick-up at the high school on July 12 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. in room 1134.  You may also purchase a yearbook at this time for $90.00 cash only, please. If you need to schedule a different time for pick-up, please contact Ms. Perkins at
Posted Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 11:17:02 PM
The 2017 yearbook is available for pick-up at the high school Wednesday, June 28 from 7-1:30pm. You may also purchase a yearbook at this time for $90.00 cash only, please. If you need to schedule a different time for pick-up, please contact Ms. Perkins at
Posted Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 2:48:06 PM
Be prepared for next school year by completing the required summer assignments and/or readings located as a page in the academics tab.
Posted Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 2:44:54 PM
Rowlett High School Flight School will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Check in will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the cafeteria; activities begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.) Please register by filling out the information form here no later than midnight Wednesday, August 2nd to reserve your spot for this fun and informative day.
powered by finalsite