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Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Charter High School challenges college-bound students in a creative and supportive atmosphere to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens.






 
Logging in to the RCHS Website
RCHS Community
It is vital for our parents to log into the RCHS website to update contact information. With current information, the school can ensure timely communication with families, especially in the case of urgent or important announcements. Your RCHS login can also be used to view events on our calendar which are not open to the public and to view contact information in the Parent/Student directory. Parent userids are also vital to the success of our online sign-up system for Flex and Community Workdays. Each parent is assigned their own userid. Please note the following information concerning RCHS logins.
EACH NEW PARENT was sent an email with information about his/her id/login on August 6th. Please use the information in the email to log in and update your information. There is no need to request a parent ID. Check your spam folder to be sure it didn't get caught in there. In compliance with the FERPA requirement of an opt-out period, new students and parents will not have access to nor be displayed in the Parent/Student directory until August 22.
NEW STUDENTS will receive their RCHS network logins and RCHS email accounts during new user sessions conducted during the first week or so of school.
RETURNING STUDENTS needing their network or email passwords reset will need to come see Mr. Ennis or Ms. Smith once school is in session. (room 216) Students cannot request password resets online or via email.
RETURNING PARENTS can log in to the website by going to the login page (click User Login on the RCHS homepage) and typing in their UserName and password. Reminder: a parent's userid is the email address which is on record with RCHS. If a parent email address has changed since the last login, the parent should log in with the previous email address and update this information. If you have forgotten your password, type in your username and click "Forgot your password?". An email containing a temporary password will be sent automatically.
If you have any concerns, send a brief description of your problem to logins@raleighcharterhs.org.
Back to School Night For Parents
Wednesday, September 3, 6:15 to 8:15 pm
Please join us for Back to School Night on Wednesday, September 3 from 6:15 to 8:15 pm. Parents will have the opportunity to follow their student's schedule, meet their teachers, and learn about their classes. At the end of the night, PASTA will be providing light refreshments and a chance to talk about opportunities to volunteer and support the school.

Please look out for the blue Back to School Night schedule that will be coming home with your student at the end of next week. Bring that with you on Back to School night so that you'll know where to be and when to be there. See you on September 3!
Picture Day
September 3, 2014

Picture Day is coming! Lifetouch will be taking school pictures on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Our Portrait/Picture Day ID is BW024237Q0.

If you would like to pay online with a credit card, you can create and pay for your order here: Portrait Orders. Please remember to write down your Payment Code and bring the completed order form to school with you on September 3, 2014.

If you are not paying online using a credit card, please bring cash or a check on Picture Day along with your order form.

Announcing the New RCHS Service Organization!
RCHS Community

For students wishing to become involved in Service in the 2014-2015 school year, the Raleigh Charter Service Organization is replacing Key Club as the school's main facilitator of service activities. Through the RCHS Service Organization, you can participate in service events that the organization has approved to move towards a "Service Explorer" status in the organization. We will be accepting activity requests from students, teachers, and outside organizations.

Click here to view an image that outlines the positions available in the Service Organization.

To be on our email list where we update you on service opportunities, sign up on our website: https://sites.google.com/a/raleighcharterhs.org/phoenix-service/. The website also contains more information about the organization's setup and additional forms for the students.

If you have any questions, contact community@raleighcharterhs.org.

2014-2015 Audition Information
RCHS Drama

RCHS Drama will hold auditions in the drama room for the musical "Guys and Dolls" on Tuesday, September 16 from 315-6:15 pm and "Our Town" on Wednesday, September 17 from 3:30-6:30 pm. Callbacks for "Our Town" will be held onThursday, September 18 from 3:30-6:30 pm. Callbacks for "Guys and Dolls" will be held on Saturday, September 20 from 3:30-7:30 pm.


Students auditioning for "Guys and Dolls" will need to prepare 16 bars of selected songs from the show. Please see Ms. Rasnick about a copy of your music for the audition. Students auditioning for "Our Town" will need to prepare a 45-second to one minute monologue.

Students will sign up for one 5 minute time slot on the Drama bulletin board just outside of the double doors by the loading dock. If you are planning to audition for both shows, please sign up for one Tuesday, September 16 time slot. You will present both your song and monologue in the five minutes allotted.

"Our Town" is a non-musical set in the fictional town of Grover's Corner in the early 20th century with a cast of approximately 20 people. The show will be presented in the Drama Room performance space Oct. 31-Nov. 2 and Nov. 6-8.

"Guys and Dolls" is a musical set in NYC in the 1930s with a cast of approximately 25-30 people. "Guys and Doll" will be presented at Burning Coal Theatre Feb. 27-March 1 and March 5-7, 2015.


Carpool Database Now Open
RCHS Community

NOTE: Returning families, please help us in welcoming our new families by including your information so that new families who live near you will have the option to participate in your carpool.

The carpool database is now open. Any students needing carpool must enter their information into the database for every year that they participate. A link to the database is available on the transportation page (under the "Students" tab) of this website.

In July, you will receive a list of the families who live near you so that you may arrange your student's carpool.

Please contact carpool@raleighcharterhs.org with any questions.

Earn Money for RCHS While Shopping Online!
Development

Amazon.com’s foundation, AmazonSmile, has pledged to contribute .5% of your purchases to Raleigh Charter High School! To take advantage of this, be sure to always begin your shopping at smile.amazon.com. (Same products, same prices, same Prime benefits!) Using the Amazon app on your phone or tabwill not count toward AmazonSmile.

When you first visit smile.amazon.com, you will be prompted to sign into your Amazon account and designate the non-profit that will benefit from the purchases you make. Type in “Raleigh Charter High School,” and select our school from the list. While shopping, you will see "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" in product descriptions. Those items will count toward the .5% that AmazonSmile will donate to RCHS once you have placed your order.

Your order information and identity will stay confidential. RCHS will never know who has placed orders, what items were purchased or order amounts.

Thank you to all of our families who go the extra step to make their purchases through smile.amazon.com!



2014-2015 Lottery Results
Admissions

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 Raleigh Charter High School held its admissions lottery.

1027 students applied to RCHS for the 2014-2015 school year.
At the lottery we accepted 86 students to RCHS.
In addition, prior to the lottery we accepted 63 siblings and faculty children.

The lists of numbers on this website do not include those siblings and faculty children. On this website, we list the numbers of students who were accepted or placed on a waiting list.

Students whose numbers do not appear here are denied admission since their number was drawn after we had filled all accepted and waiting lists slots.

Click here to view the accepted and waitlisted lottery numbers for the 2014-2015 school year.

RCHS Flame
RCHS Flame
a student-created newspaper.