Principal Rogers’ Updates

Welcome Rogers-Herr Family and Friends! We appreciate you taking the time to visit our website. Please mark your calendars and note the following upcoming events and reminders.

Ram Nation Sports Recap Week of 9/25

The Lady Rams Volleyball team and the Soccer Rams hosted the Lowes Grove Vikings on Tue, Sep 22. The Lady Rams Volleyball team won 2-0, the Soccer Rams won 7-1, and the Running Rams Cross Country were not able to compete because Lowes Grove did not have a Cross Country teams. On Tue, Sep 22, the Rams Football team hosted the Carrington Cougars at Hillside High. The game was well attended and the Rams defeated the Cougars 26-12. On Thu, Sep 23, the Lady Rams Volleyball team, the Cross Country Running Rams and the Soccer Kicking Rams visited the Bulldogs of DSA. The Rams almost had another clean sweep! The Lady Rams Volleyball team won 2-1, the Soccer Rams Won 5-2, and the Running Rams Cross Country team ran hard but we came up a little short. Both Cross Country teams lost in points but we won in spirit. Congratulations, Rams for a successful week!

Free Tutoring

Peace Missionary Baptist church, 2608 Apex Hwy, is offering free tutoring to students on Saturdays, 9 - noon, in reading, math, science, or SAT prep for students in grades K-12. The orientation and first session is Sat, Oct 10, 9am. A delicious breakfast is also provided for the students each Saturday! Contact Ms. Bettie Nails or Ms. Ruby Thompkins at 919.598.9888 with questions.

Intersession, 9/28-10/16

School will be closed for three weeks during Intersession, which begins for students on Mon, Sep 28 and continues through Fri, Oct 16. Students return to school on Mon, Oct 19.

Quick Way to Link Harris Teeter VIC cards

The RHMS PTA is able to link your Harris Teeter VIC card with Rogers-Herr. This is a great way for RHMS to get money because Harris Teeter will pay us every time you buy groceries! We have 28 families linked to RHMS (code 3646). Our goal is 200! All you need to do is send an email to Susan Roux at that includes your Last Name and EITHER the phone number you've link to your VIC card OR your VIC card number. It’s that simple! Do it today! :-)

Time to Re-Link
(your shopping cards)!

Did you know the easiest way that you can raise funds for our school is by linking your shopping cards to RHMS? Each year, you must re-link to our school and then all of your shopping helps contribute to Rogers-Herr! The codes are:

More information on how to link your cards is on the PTA Cool Cash page, or just head directly up to customer service at your store when you shop next – they’ll be happy to help! Also, don’t forget to send in your Box Tops and Tyson & Campbells labels! They can be dropped off in the main office.


Shoparoo is an app that lets you earn cash donations for your school, just by taking pictures of your shopping receipts! It's so easy! It doesn't matter where you shop, what you buy, or where you eat - every receipt counts! Grade levels can compete for the most money raised (7th grade is in the lead right now). We just received a check from Shoparoo for $55! Use this referral code: goh50341. Join me in fundraising today! Download the free app here!

Fresh Photos!

In an effort to keep the photos on our website current, please email to any pictures you take at school/events that you think would be a good addition to our website/yearbook! If you have a phone with a camera, please just email them directly from your phone and remember to select “Actual Size” for the photo (that way the resolution will be good enough for our yearbook). Thank you!

Join the RHMS PTA

Your PTA membership and involvement have a direct and positive impact on our school! Please join the PTA today and get involved. Annual dues are only $8. Just click here to download the form, print it, fill it out, put it in an envelope with an $8 check, and have your child drop it off in the main office!

Keep In Touch!

RHMS offers lots of ways to stay up to date. In addition to getting updates emailed to you (to subscribe, just send an email to, you can also get text messages in both English & Spanish (text @rogershe to 81010; you'll get a request for your name; reply and you're done). To ensure that you get Principal Rogers' weekly phone updates, send an email to with your child's name and updated phone numbers. We also have an active presence on Facebook & Twitter!

Working Together

Only by working together can we meet the needs of our kids. Thank you for your support and collaboration, which makes Rogers-Herr an extraordinary place to learn, work, & grow! We look forward to seeing your children bright and early tomorrow morning.

RHMS on Twitter

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Here Comes The Bus!

Click here to look up which bus your child rides, where the bus stop is, and more! The code you must enter is 9703.

Keep In Touch

RHMS offers lots of ways to stay up to date. Use what works for you!

  • EMAIL: Get weekly RHMS updates through the RHMS Google Group. To subscribe, simply send an email to rogers-herr-middle-school+subscribe
  • PHONE: To ensure that you get Principal Rogers' weekly phone updates, send an email to with your child's name and updated phone numbers.
  • TEXT MESSAGE: text @rogershe to 81010. You'll receive a request for your name. Once you reply, you will be subscribed to our texting service at Standard message rates apply.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter!
  • GRADES & HOMEWORK: To keep up with your child's progress, be sure to check the Team Pages and PowerSchool (Home Base). Some classes also use Edmodo to keep in touch. Please contact the school office for login information.
  • DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Visit for lunch menus and other info.
  • More links to DPS resources on our
    Helpful Info for Parents page »

Pay for School Stuff Online


RHMS Google Calendar

Our Google Calendar »
lists upcoming school events.

Academic Calendar

Durham Public Schools calendars page

Support Our School

Volunteering at Rogers-Herr

We have so much appreciation for our parent volunteers who give of their valuable time! All potential DPS volunteers must complete an online volunteer application and undergo a background check before volunteering. The process will take 5-7 days. Once approved, your certification is good for two years. If you have any questions, please contact guidance counselor Karen Brown at (919) 560-3970 x 70234.

Rogers-Herr PTA

Support our Parent-Teacher Association!
Your membership and donations provide classroom supplies, school activity scholarships, staff appreciation events, informational forums for parents, and fun events for RHMS students throughout the year. PTA donations are tax deductible.

Donate online through PayPal — or write a check to RHMS PTA and send it to school with your student or drop it off in the office. Thank you for your support!

Shopping Anyway? Help Rogers-Herr the Easy Way!

You can raise money for our school just by going to the supermarket! Check out our Cool School Cash page for more details. Please collect Boxtops For Education logos, Campbell's Labels for Education logos and Tyson Chicken Project A+ labels, and send them to school with your child.

Remember to link your grocery store loyalty cards to our school, either at the store or online. You must re-link every August.

  • Do you shop at Harris Teeter, Kroger, Office Depot or Target? Please link your shopper's card to Rogers-Herr at the checkout counter, customer service desk, or online. A percentage of your purchase will be donated to Rogers-Herr! Cards must be relinked every August. Codes, weblinks and other details are on our Cool School Cash page.
  • Clip Those Labels!

    Many of the products you already buy have logos that can earn money for RHMS! When hundreds of families are all clipping, they can really add up. We collect Box Tops for Education, Campbell's Labels for Education, and Tyson A+ labels. Product lists and complete details are linked from on our Cool School Cash page. Our teams are competing to see who can raise the most money so please send these labels to school in a ziploc bag or envelope marked with your child's team.

This page last updated October 1, 2015