1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
Raleigh Charter High School challenges college-bound students in a creative and supportive atmosphere to become knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens.

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We, of RCHS, intend to cultivate the understanding and practices that sustain individual self-determination and community self-government. We have adopted the following principles in order to ensure that all who pass through our halls can imagine, create, and govern a more perfect world.

We believe:
That a foundation of knowledge and ethics must precede all intellectual inquiry;

That if we
  • encourage self-awareness
  • build and maintain local communities
  • develop an awareness of our membership in ever larger communities
  • engage in common enterprises with people who are different
  • accommodate and address conflict and change
  • facilitate problem solving
  • foster balance and moderation in life and
  • take ownership and responsibility for learning
We shall become good citizens.

Calendar Reminders
Upcoming Dates
  • Community Work Day is Friday, October 26. 1:00 pm dismissal.
  • The end of the grading period is Friday, November 1. 12:05 dismissal.
  • The PreACT will be held on Thursday, November 8. 12:35 pm dismissal.

Calling All RCHS Alumni!
Reconnect with Raleigh Charter

In preparation for our 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion on June 15, 2019, we would like to reconnect with as many alumni (and alumni parents!) as possible. Please complete this short form to ensure that we have your current contact information so we can invite you to alumni events. You'll also have a chance to share a thought or memory of RCHS with us!

Please help us reach every Raleigh Charter graduate by sharing the Reconnect links below with your classmates and Forever Phoenix friends!

Community Work Day Drivers Needed for October 26
RCHS Community

We are looking for many parents to volunteer to drive students to Community Work Day activities on October 26. This is the final driver opportunity for the semester!

If you would like to sign up, simply click the "Login" button in the upper right-hand corner of this page, and log in with your Parent ID and password. The link to the "Fall Citizenship 2018 Signup" will appear as the last link under "My Links" in the upper right corner of the page.

Please note: Drivers will receive final assignments on Wednesday, October 24. When you receive your assignment, please reply to confirm that you have seen it.

We appreciate your support in making our programs possible! If you have questions, please contact community@raleighcharterhs.org.

Transitions & Turbulence: 11th Grade Parent Night
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Buckle up, parents of eleventh graders! The transition from junior to senior year and beyond can be a bumpy, exciting ride of emotions, deadlines, and decisions. Join us as we explore what you can expect over the course of the next year or two and how you can prepare yourself and your student for what comes next in terms of activities and expectations. We'll talk about the highs and lows of this exhilarating time.

All eleventh-grade parents are strongly encouraged to attend this parent-only event. Light refreshments will be provided by Phoenix Parents.
Please check your email for a link to sign up. If you did not receive the email, please contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org.

Partnerships and Possibilities: 9th Grade Parent Night
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Come learn how we can work together to "educate knowledgeable, thoughtful, contributing citizens." Raleigh Charter High School is at its best when parents, teachers, administrators, and staff work as partners to help our students grow.

During the evening, you will have the opportunity to:

      • Hear juniors and seniors discuss how they have grown as students, learners and citizens during their time at RCHS
      • Listen to faculty and administrators talk about the school's curriculum and mission and how we work to develop skills that students need for college and beyond
      • Discover how you can partner with the school to foster a great four years for your student

All ninth-grade parents are strongly encouraged to attend this parent-only event. Light refreshments will be provided by Phoenix Parents.
Please check your email for a link to sign up. If you did not receive the email, please contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org.

Celebrating 20 Years Together!
RCHS Development Office

We are excited to be celebrating Raleigh Charter's 20th anniversary! Because of you, our families, we have built and sustained RCHS over the last 20 years. Thanks to the support of Phoenix families, we have:

  • Made the move from Pilot Mill to our permanent home on Glenwood Avenue.
  • Managed to fund our budget when per-pupil funding plummeted.
  • Kept class size low, despite these reductions in per-pupil funding.
  • Launched and maintained Flex Days and the Community Work Day program.
  • Purchased new textbooks averaging $5,000 - $15,000 per course.
  • Expanded our digital learning initiative.

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we ask you to consider how you will contribute to our school. At Back-to-School Night we launched our "What's Your 20?" challenge for the Phoenix Fund. Please watch (or rewatch) our slideshow below and donate generously. We appreciate your support of the Phoenix Fund!

Every Family. Every Year.
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2019 Yearbook Information

Order your Yearbook today!

Yearbooks are on sale. To order go to www.jostens.com, click "Order your yearbook TODAY!" and enter "Raleigh Charter High School."

Senior Portraits

Senior portraits should be emailed to yearbook.editors@raleighcharterhs.org by October 17. Here are some guidelines for submitting portraits:

  • Portraits are not required to be head shots.
  • The picture should include only the senior (no other people).
  • The final picture should be full color and in focus, and the resolution should be at least 300 ppi.
  • Pictures may come from any photographer (amateur or professional).

Updating Your Contact Information and Preferences with RCHS
RCHS Community
It is crucial that RCHS has the most current contact information for you and your family. We use this information not only to send you the Phoenix News each week, but also to contact you in case of inclement weather or an emergency. To check on or to update your contact information, log into our website and then click on "My Preferences" in the "My Links" on the right-hand side on the page. Your RCHS login can also be used to view contact information in the Parent/Student Directory and is vital to the success of our online sign-up system for Flex and Community Work Days. Each student and parent are assigned their own userid.

If you have any concerns, send a brief description of your problem to logins@raleighcharterhs.org.