Archive for 'November,2014'

Sports: Winter sports seasons begin in December

Sports: Winter sports seasons begin in December

Nov. 18 marks the start of high school winter sports here at the Rock. And, winter sports means the start of high school boys basketball, high school girls basketball and high school wrestling. Boys Basketball This [...]

Opinions: Santa Claus is coming to town — but too soon

Opinions: Santa Claus is coming to town — but too soon

This year, and in many years before, Santa Claus has come to town three months too early. In light of this, we barely have time to process other holidays that are merely skipped over because of [...]

Opinions: Christmas, even early, is the most wonderful time of the year

Opinions: Christmas, even early, is the most wonderful time of the year

Are you ready to deck the halls? Since the beginning of November, Christmas activities have started to take place, and every year, the Christmas shopping season seems to be starting earlier than the last. Most stores [...]

News: Baseball coach, special education teacher leaves Rock Creek

News: Baseball coach, special education teacher leaves Rock Creek

With Chad Herren leaving Rock Creek both as a special education teacher and a head baseball coach to take a position as the Washburn University pitching coach, the administrators at Rock Creek had a lot to [...]

News: Board of Education approves cut policy for sports

News: Board of Education approves cut policy for sports

Having “cuts” for sports may seem uncomfortable for some people, but it is an idea that will be implemented here at Rock Creek Junior/Senior High School this year. After the Board of Education meeting on Nov. [...]

News: Rock Creek adds new video studio

News: Rock Creek adds new video studio

This school year has brought many changes to Rock Creek. One of which is a new video studio for the Design Technology and journalism classes to try out the field of broadcast news. “We had to [...]

News: Re:voiced group performs for student body

News: Re:voiced group performs for student body

Re:Voiced, a five-man a cappella group, which sings anything from Motown music to Lady Gaga, performed a show here at Rock Creek on Nov. 17 after the junior high band and choir concert. Rolin Alexis, Mark [...]

News: Students perform ‘The Matchmaker’ for Fall Play

News: Students perform ‘The Matchmaker’ for Fall Play

Recently, students at Rock Creek performed the fall play, called the “The Matchmaker,” which was on Nov. 15 at the Rock Creek High School auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9:20 p.m. Before the play started, the [...]

News: FFA attends national convention in Kentucky

News: FFA attends national convention in Kentucky

On Oct. 27-31, Rock Creek students in the Future Farmers of America organization went to Louisville, Ky., for the yearly FFA National Convention. Overall, 64,409 students from all over the United States attended the convention. From [...]

News: FCCLA hosts Halloween Hayday

News: FCCLA hosts Halloween Hayday

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently hosted the annual Halloween Hayday, on Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the cafeteria. Young children came, dressed in Halloween costumes, and participated in [...]

Features: District hires new computer support specialist

Features: District hires new computer support specialist

Rock Creek recently added a new staff member to the list. With technology improving all around the world and at Rock Creek, a district hired a new computer support specialist, Dustin Roy. Principal Eric Koppes said, [...]

Features: Senior signs to William Jewell for track

Features: Senior signs to William Jewell for track

On Nov.13, during second advisor, senior Rachel Forrester signed with William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., to participate in track, doing the pole vault. Forrester said she wanted to sign with William Jewell because, “I wanted [...]

Features: Senior signs to play softball at Bethel College

Features: Senior signs to play softball at Bethel College

On Nov. 7, senior Alexis Wilson’s dream of continuing to play softball came true. On this day, Wilson decided to sign with Bethel College in Newton, Kan. “Being able to have this opportunity and me pursuing [...]

Sports: Fall sports seasons wrap up

Sports: Fall sports seasons wrap up

This year’s fall sports seasons are a rap. The cross country season ended on Oct. 25 with the regional race in Kansas City. The football season ended on Oct. 30 at Rock Creek against Centralia. Finally, [...]