Archive for 'March,2014'

Sports:  Season begins for experience-filled track team

Sports: Season begins for experience-filled track team

Track season practices began on March 10  for all those who went out this season. While many of the athletes who participated last year are returning, there are new coaches helping out with some events, including [...]

Sports:  Softball begins season with youthful team

Sports: Softball begins season with youthful team

Spring is here at last, and one activity that comes with it is softball. Practice for the girls started on Monday, March 3, and the first game for the varsity was March 28 against Mission Valley. [...]

Sports:  Baseball seeks strong start, postseason success

Sports: Baseball seeks strong start, postseason success

The Rock Creek baseball team began practicing for the upcoming season on March 3. Head coach Chad Herren has high hopes for the season, with many varsity players returning. Those returning starters include seniors Jesse Correll, [...]

News:  Juniors plan Prom for April 12

News: Juniors plan Prom for April 12

The bright flashes of cameras, the different dresses and the great time with friends these are some of the things that make up Prom. This year, Prom will be held on April 12, starting at 8 [...]

News:  Rock Creek art students successful at state competition

News: Rock Creek art students successful at state competition

Five Rock Creek students placed out of 8,000 pieces of artwork at the state Scholastic Art Competition recently. Art teacher Pam Delay sent about 56 pieces to the Scholastic Art Competition, and only eight earned awards. [...]

News:  FBLA celebrates FBLA week, plus attends state conference

News: FBLA celebrates FBLA week, plus attends state conference

FBLA week was to get students excited about a week in the month before some of them head to state competition to represent Rock Creek. “FBLA week was to celebrate businesses, and FBLA just happens to [...]

News:  FCCLA members take events to STAR competitions

News: FCCLA members take events to STAR competitions

On Feb. 7, the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) loaded a bus and started their journey towards state STAR events. FCCLA regionals was held at Mission Valley High School on Feb. 7. There [...]

News:  FFA holds FFA week, annual banquet

News: FFA holds FFA week, annual banquet

From Feb. 16 to Feb. 23, Rock Creek celebrated National FFA Week with fun FFA- themed days and some out-of-school activities. The week started off on Monday with Farm Animal Day, in which students were to [...]

News:  Forensics rolls through the competition this season

News: Forensics rolls through the competition this season

About halfway through a long season of forensics, the students have been working hard towards going to state. With tournaments almost every weekend, these students have been keeping very busy. State forensics will be held on [...]

News:  Band, choir participate in league competition

News: Band, choir participate in league competition

Both Rock Creek band and choir traveled to the Mid-East League music festival at Riley County High School on Feb. 19. There were 43 band students and 42 choir students who attended the contest. The band [...]

News:  Scholars Bowl earns league title, competes at regionals

News: Scholars Bowl earns league title, competes at regionals

Buzzers sound, and questions are answered. The Rock Creek Scholars Bowl team hosted and also participated in the Mid-East League competition on Jan. 27. League lasted approximately two hours, with six teams competing. On the varsity [...]

News:  Nutrition and Wellness class completes new workout unit

News: Nutrition and Wellness class completes new workout unit

This year, the new Family and Consumer Science teacher, Shelby Muha, implemented workouts to her Nutrition and Wellness classes. Learning about being physically fit is an important part of the class as part of the fitness [...]

Sports:  Senior volleyball player signs with Southwestern College

Sports: Senior volleyball player signs with Southwestern College

Signing with Southwestern College on Jan. 7, senior Kelsey Parker has verbally committed to play volleyball as a setter at the college level. Parker has been playing volleyball ever since she was eight years old, and [...]

Sports:  Boys basketball team bounced in first round of state tournament

Sports: Boys basketball team bounced in first round of state tournament

Starting off the first round of the sub-state tournament on March 3, the Rock Creek boys basketball team took on the St. Mary’s Bears at home, winning 57-20. Sophomore Carson Becker, with 19 points, was the [...]

Sports:  Young girls basketball team finishes season

Sports: Young girls basketball team finishes season

Rock Creek girls basketball team opened their first round of sub-state, playing away at the host site, Silver Lake. The girls ended up losing by a score of 38-20, but played Silver Lake close until the [...]

Sports:  Wrestling finishes season strong with four state qualifiers

Sports: Wrestling finishes season strong with four state qualifiers

Time is running out, and everybody is on their feet, cheering, shouting and hoping for a pin. The Rock Creek wrestling team had a great season this year, having the opportunities to compete in many matches, [...]

News:  Journalism students qualify 13 entries for state competition in May

News: Journalism students qualify 13 entries for state competition in May

At the Kansas Scholastic Press Association 3A/4A regional journalism contests on Feb. 27 at Kansas State University, Rock Creek qualified 13 student entries for the state competitions in May. Earning the only first place awards for [...]