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RCHS Alumni Events

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The RCHS Alumni Office hosts a growing schedule of annual events. We welcome alumni to visit us here on campus and participate in virtual opportunities. Have an idea for a new event? Let us know! 

College Panel
for Seniors

Sept. 13 & 22, 2023

When: September/October

Who: College students and recent grads


Recent RCHS grads are invited to campus to meet with our seniors. Alumni speak on a panel to talk about the college search, application, and selection process, as well as the transition from high school to college life.

Alumni Career Panel

April 29, 2024

When: March

Who: Alumni who graduated from RCHS 5+ years ago


Alumni are invited to serve on a panel where they take questions from students about their educational and career paths. Students of all grades are encouraged to attend.

Alumni Socials


When: October & April

Who: Alumni of all graduating years


Each semester alumni of all ages are invited for a gathering at a local venue to network and socialize. This is an opportunity to hear from other alumni who serve on the RCHS Board and committees speak to alumni about supporting the school as volunteers and donors. 

Phoenix Fest


When: May

Who: Alumni who work in the topic field


Phoenix Fest is a fun day at the end of the school year where  juniors and seniors do creative presentations for their peers and underclassmen in five categories: Academics, Culture, FEST: Fun & Entertaining  Skillz & Talentz, Community, and Experience. Alumni participate by serving on virtual panels focused on career topics. Past panels have been centered on “Alumni in Healthcare” and an “Alumni Working Abroad” session.

Alumni & Faculty Winter Coffee

Dec. 22, 2023

When: December, typically the Friday before Winter Break
Who: Alumni of all graduating years


Our longest running Forever Phoenix event! Alumni of all ages are invited to campus to chat with teachers, catch up with their classmates, and enjoy delicious winter treats.

College Chats

May 22, 2024

When: May

Who: Current college students and recent grads


Recent RCHS grads are invited to campus to speak to seniors who are planning to attend the college that they currently attend. Conversations are centered on everything from the transition from high school to college to tips for living with roommates to how to pick a major. We typically have groups for NC State, UNC, Duke, and a group of out-of-state colleges.

Raleigh Charter Founding Anniversaries 

When: Every 5 years in June

Who: Alumni of all graduating years

Every five years we mark the founding of Raleigh Charter with a day of fun activities for with our alumni and faculty. Alumni and their families are invited to campus to celebrate and connect with each other. Past activities include: RCHS archives and yearbook displays, club reunions, RCHS trivia tournament, a raffle, and remarks from school community members.

Interested in planning a reunion for your class? We can help! Email us at for more information.

News, ideas, suggestions and questions for the RCHS Alumni Relations Office are welcome anytime by contacting Margaret and Mimi at

Margaret Barnett, Director of Development & Communications
RCHS Class of 2008

Mimi Tomei, Development & Communications Specialist
RCHS Class of 2016

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