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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.


 
Admissions Information for 2018-2019
Admissions

We have held our Open Houses and we are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications (available online or in our office) must be filled out and postmarked no later than February 26 or handed to someone in our school office during office hours (8:30 am to 4 pm) by February 26.

There is additional information on our admissions page. The FAQ link on that page also includes information regarding the lottery procedure.
Please note, if you have already submitted an application, you will receive a green postcard with your student's lottery ID number in the mail. It may take several weeks for your postcard to arrive.
ACT Exam for Juniors
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Raleigh Charter will give the ACT on Tuesday, February 27. The exam is free and can only be given to juniors. All 11th graders are registered to take the test at school that day. All other students will go to their classes on a shortened schedule. There will be a lunch break but no lunch will be sold. School will be dismissed at 1:30 pm on ACT Day.

Reminders for 11th graders:

  • Bring your calculator.
  • Bring two snacks for the breaks.
  • Be in your assigned classroom by 8:45 am.
Please feel free to check out http://www.actstudent.org/ for other information regarding the test.
Building Balance: 10th Grade Parent Night
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 6:30 - 8:00 pm

All current parents of 10th-grade RCHS students are welcome to join us for an evening of learning how to help your student transition into their junior year of high school. At this event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn strategies for fostering passion and balance in your student.
  • Hear RCHS students describe the pressures and challenges they encountered during their transition from 10th-grade to 11th-grade, and how they worked through it.
  • Speak with RCHS faculty and other parents about how to successfully guide your student into and through their junior year at RCHS.

All current 10th-grade parents are strongly encouraged to attend this current-parent-only event.
Please check your email for a link to sign up. If you did not receive the email, please contact communications@raleighcharterhs.org.

Dozens of Drivers Needed for March Flex Days
RCHS Community

Flex Days and Community Work Days bring together teachers, students, parents, and members of the Triangle community, and the result is inspiring for all.

We need many parent drivers to make our 3/9 and 3/16 Flex Days possible!

Sign up online by clicking 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 "Spring Flex 2018 Signup" will appear under "My Links" on the right side of the page. Please contact community@raleighcharterhs.org if you have questions.

Job Opportunities at RCHS
RCHS Community

Raleigh Charter High School is currently accepting applications for two teaching positions. We are seeking

  • a full-time computer science and math teacher for the 2018-2019 school year
  • a part-time (80%) French teacher for the 2018-2019 school year

For information, please visit our Job Openings page.

RCHS Drama Department presents The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Raleigh Charter High School Drama Department is proud to present the musical, The Little Mermaid, Jr. at Burning Coal Theatre in early March. Tickets are available for purchase at lunch in the RCHS Atrium on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults. Tickets are also available online with a $2 service fee for student tickets. Performances will take place at Burning Coal Theatre located at 224 Polk Street, just a short drive from Raleigh Charter.

The show times are as follows:

  • Friday, March 2 at 7 pm
  • Saturday, March 3 at 7 pm
  • Sunday, March 4 at 3 pm
  • Thursday, March 8 at 6 pm
  • Friday, March 9 at 7 pm
  • Saturday March 10 at 6 pm
Graduation Day Information
Class of 2018

Graduation is still several months away, but we realize you may already be making arrangements for this special day. Please keep the following schedule in mind when planning parties and making reservations. Graduation for the Class of 2018 will be held Saturday, June 2 at Meymandi Concert Hall in the Duke Center for the Performing Arts.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - All graduates are required to attend graduation practice at Meymandi.
  • 3:00 pm - Doors to the hall will open for grads and guests. Tickets are not required.
  • 3:30 pm - All graduates will assemble in the lower lobby.
  • 4:00 - 6:00 pm - Graduation ceremony and reception.

If your senior has not ordered a cap and gown yet, please order online at Jostens.com.

2017-2018 Yearbook Information

Yearbooks on Sale Now

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

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.