Archive for 'December,2014'

News: Winter Homecoming planned for Jan. 9

News: Winter Homecoming planned for Jan. 9

On Jan. 9, Student Council will sponsor the Rock Creek Winter Homecoming, which includes the pep rally, the games, the ceremony to crown a king and queen in the gymnasium and, finally, a semi-formal dance in [...]

Sports: Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons

Sports: Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons

Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejBf4zCa2PA. Video news package by junior Justin Reiss, Newspaper/Video Copy Editor, and Caleb Rogge, Yearbook Copy Editor Photo by Amber Rayo, Staff Member [...]

Features: Junior high Student Council grants winter wishes for students

Features: Junior high Student Council grants winter wishes for students

Junior high Student Council grants winter wishes for students… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7QOKMXiSus. Video news package by sophomore Brynn Hammett, Yearbook Design Editor, and sophomore Jayden Weers, Yearbook Copy Editor [...]

Features: Clubs sponsor holiday service projects to help community

Features: Clubs sponsor holiday service projects to help community

Clubs sponsor holiday service projects to help community… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjWg2PCAwyc Video news package by sophomore Olivia Lee, Yearbook Photo Editor [...]

Features: Students, staff members share their holiday traditions

Features: Students, staff members share their holiday traditions

Students, staff members share their holiday traditions… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvUFwVQSMl8. Video news package by senior Alexis McCormick, Newspaper/Video Editor in Chief, and senior Abbie Plummer, Yearbook Editor in Chief Photo by Olivia Lee, Yearbook Photo [...]

Features: Students prepare for Christmas with holiday shopping

Features: Students prepare for Christmas with holiday shopping

Students prepare for Christmas with holiday shopping… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPk6QabZONg. Video news package by senior Matthew Coolman, Staff Social Media/Technology Manager, and senior Megan Thompson, Yearbook Photo Editor [...]

Features: Students, staff share ideas for reducing stress during finals week

Features: Students, staff share ideas for reducing stress during finals week

Students, staff share ideas for reducing stress during finals week … To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cu9gBBGUliY.  Video news package by junior Kitrina Miller, Newspaper Copy Editor, and sophomore Patty Frady, Newspaper Photo/Video Editor [...]

Opinions: Christmas traditions important to staff member

Opinions: Christmas traditions important to staff member

It is that time of the year where all the Christmas decorations and lights come out, and people start making gift lists and shopping for others. Personally, I love Christmas for multiple reasons, such as winter [...]

News: Band, choir to perform winter concert

News: Band, choir to perform winter concert

This year, Rock Creek’s choir and band holiday concert will be held on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. The time of the concert was a thought that had to be taken much into consideration among the [...]

News: Forensics team prepares for start of season

News: Forensics team prepares for start of season

This year, Rock Creek’s forensics team, led by coach Keith Miller, has set a new goal for the number of students going to state. “Hopefully, most of the returning students, along with 50 percent or more [...]

News: Debate prepares for state competition in January

News: Debate prepares for state competition in January

Rock Creek’s debate team has met the goals set by debate coach Keith Miller for this year, as they have been learning in class and doing well at tournaments. “The main goal is to improve the [...]

News:  National Honor Society inducts new members

News: National Honor Society inducts new members

Nov. 5 was a very important day for the National Honor Society (NHS), because the group inducted six new members in the Commons that evening. “NHS is an elite academic organization that promotes leadership and character,” [...]

Sports: Junior named to all-state volleyball team

Sports: Junior named to all-state volleyball team

Junior Alli Snapp was recently selected to be on the Class 4A, Division II all-state volleyball second team. “ they put the best 12 in the state on two teams,” Snapp said. [...]

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

Rock Creek returned to being a 4A school this year, with the many new students the district had added. With the good news that the school is growing, it also raises some issues, too. Principal Eric [...]