Archive for 'January,2014'

News:  Rock Creek postpones — then celebrates — Winter Homecoming

News: Rock Creek postpones — then celebrates — Winter Homecoming

Go for the gold! This year’s Winter Homecoming was hosted on  Jan. 31 at Rock Creek. The spirit week days were Olympic-themed, as the Mustang student body and staff showed off their Rock Creek spirit. Monday [...]

News:  Administration reiterates senior prank rules to students

News: Administration reiterates senior prank rules to students

One of the greatest memories of high school is pulling the ultimate senior prank, but this year’s seniors should know that there is a chance that they could possibly not walk across the stage with the [...]

News:  Rock Creek hosts K-State student teachers

News: Rock Creek hosts K-State student teachers

Rock Creek has welcomed three new student teachers this semester, as Katie Croswhite, Drew Horton and Elizabeth Huck are beginning their student teaching careers at Rock Creek. Student teaching involves a lot of hard work and [...]

News:  Two new students join the Rock Creek family at semester

News: Two new students join the Rock Creek family at semester

As the 2013 calendar year comes to a close, the second semester of the school year begins at Rock Creek High School with two new students: sophomore Griffin Vincent and junior Shelby Dinger. Griffin Vincent is [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek junior commits to Bethel

Sports: Rock Creek junior commits to Bethel

Dec. 16, 2013, was a day junior Kayla Boltz will never forget. That day, she made the decision to play college softball at Bethel College in Newton, Kan. This was a surprise to Boltz, as she [...]

Sports:  Kansas college basketball teams rising among the ranks

Sports: Kansas college basketball teams rising among the ranks

Most years, people think of Kansas State University Wildcats as the football school, the University of Kansas Jayhawks the basketball school and Wichita State University Shockers as the baseball school. But, this year, all three of [...]

News: Forensics season begins with high numbers

News: Forensics season begins with high numbers

People may find them crazy because the amount of time and effort that they put into their crazy events, but forensics students seem to love the challenge. “More work than people think,” is what forensics coach [...]

News:  Interior Design class added to Rock Creek curriculum

News: Interior Design class added to Rock Creek curriculum

New year, new class. This semester, a new class, Interior Design, was added to the curriculum, with family and consumer science teacher Shelby Muha instructing it. A total of 21 students signed up for this new [...]

News: Rock Creek hosts speaker Bob Lenz

News: Rock Creek hosts speaker Bob Lenz

On Jan. 23, Rock Creek had a chance to listen to motivational speaker Bob Lenz. Lenz is an international speaker who got the students’ attention with his humorous stories, but who also had a point to [...]

News:  Debate team ends season with success at state meets

News: Debate team ends season with success at state meets

Rock Creek High School competed in the state novice debate tournament on Jan. 10-11 at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kan., and the following week, the varsity debate team went to the state tournament in [...]

News:  Renaissance Club conducts second semester rally

News: Renaissance Club conducts second semester rally

Popcorn, T-shirts, candy and more were given out during “The Late Night at The Rock” Renaissance Club rally on Jan. 22 during first advisor. Title I teacher Jeremy Lehning was the emcee at the rally. “Lehning [...]

Sports:  Wrestling gears up for regional, state competitions

Sports: Wrestling gears up for regional, state competitions

On Jan. 11, the Rock Creek wrestling team traveled to Burlington for a tournament facing opponents from Anderson County, Burlingame, Cherryvale, Central Heights, Coffeyville, Eureka, Erie, Fredonia, Frontenac, Holton, Iola, Jayhawk-Linn, Mission Valley, Oskaloosa, Silver Lake, [...]

Sports:  Girls basketball plays through growing pains

Sports: Girls basketball plays through growing pains

Despite their record, the girls basketball team has attempted to improve each week this season. The girls started the month of January by playing at Wamego on Jan. 3. Wamego was the No. 1-ranked team in [...]

Sports:  Boys basketball rolls through league competition

Sports: Boys basketball rolls through league competition

On the night of Jan. 3, the Mustangs boys basketball team traveled to Wamego and started off the new semester with a 75-64 win. The game included two Mustang players, junior Jackson Goodmiller and sophomore Jared [...]

Features:  Students select New Year’s resolutions

Features: Students select New Year’s resolutions

2014 is here, and it is time to change your ways and kick your old bad habits. Or, is that just an cheesy old quote. The quote, “new year, new you” is used quite often, but [...]

Features: Classes choose favorite movies from 2013

Features: Classes choose favorite movies from 2013

When talking to the students of Rock Creek about their favorite movies from 2013, there were some really exciting movies that were said by the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes. Now to see the results [...]

Sports: Students share ideas about ideal Super Bowl parties

With Super Bowl XLVIII in the books, with the Seattle Seahawks beating the Denver Broncos, many Rock Creek students and staff watched the game. “I thought the team that is going to win is Broncos, because [...]