Archive for 'February,2015'

News: FFA members place at national livestock contests

News: FFA members place at national livestock contests

Four members of the Rock Creek FFA livestock team traveled to Denver, Colo., to compete in the Denver national stock show on Jan. 10-11. The team, made up of senior Shilo Schaake, juniors Isaac Brunkow and [...]

Feature: Rock Creek graduate involved in KSU journalism

Feature: Rock Creek graduate involved in KSU journalism

2013 was Rock Creek High School alum Mason Swenson’s graduation year. The following year, he attended Kansas State University and got involved in the journalism program. When Swenson attended Rock Creek, he was in journalism during [...]

News: Renaissance Club sponsors spring rally

News: Renaissance Club sponsors spring rally

“The Not Tonight Show Starring You” was held on Jan. 22. It was hosted by the Rock Creek Renaissance Club, which had been planning the event since December of 2014. One of the rally’s purposes was [...]

Feature: Students addicted to new trivia game

Feature: Students addicted to new trivia game

The latest app to hit the app store is an addictive game called “Trivia Crack.” This app has passed all other free downloadable apps, such as “Candy Crush Saga,” “Facebook Messenger” and “Instagram” and is now [...]

Opinions: ‘Interview’ movie worth controversy, hype

Opinions: ‘Interview’ movie worth controversy, hype

The Interview, starring James Franco as Dave Skylark, Seth Rogen as Aaron Rapaport and Randall Park as President Kim, has had a bit of a rough time with being released. According to IMDB, this movie was [...]

Opinions: Staffer highly recommends ‘Unbroken’

Defying odds, surviving solitude and staying sane. Stranded after a plane crash, in the middle of the ocean after seeing their comrades fall to death and spending 45 days in a raft, three men try to [...]

Opinions: ‘Annie’ returns to theaters with a new version

Opinions: ‘Annie’ returns to theaters with a new version

“Leaping lizards, we got Annie.” The new Annie premiered Dec.19, 2014, and is based on a little foster girl in the heart of New York City. It includes celebrities such as Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx and [...]

Opinions: Winter Homecoming spirit week lacking spirit

Opinions: Winter Homecoming spirit week lacking spirit

Spirit week is supposed to help build enthusiasm for the Homecoming game night, but, lately, spirit week has been lacking in spirit. For this past Winter Homecoming, the spirit days consisted of New Year’s Monday, Hipster [...]

Opinions: New year, new me?

Opinions: New year, new me?

“New Year, New Me,” is a saying that is heard often around the beginning of a new year. I feel this saying is used by people who want to announce they are going to change or [...]

Opinions: Netflix, Redbox raising prices on movie services

Opinions: Netflix, Redbox raising prices on movie services

As of 2014, Netflix has 50 million users in more than 40 countries, according to the company, and Redbox rents out a single DVD about 15 times per kiosk making it the largest physical home media [...]

Opinions: Starting school later could benefit students, teachers

Opinions: Starting school later could benefit students, teachers

As a high school student, I dream of the time where my alarm clock does not magically wake me up at 6 a.m. to get ready for another six-hour day at school. I dream of the [...]

Opinions: Gas prices are cheaper, but for how long?

Opinions: Gas prices are cheaper, but for how long?

Most people like saving a buck or two when it comes to filling up on gas. According to AAA, the national average gas price for a gallon of regular gas is $2.048 per gallon, as of [...]

News: Artists earn awards at state competition

Rock Creek had many students place at state art competitions this year, including seniors Anastasia Bell, Ellie Leonard and Brooke Lohse and juniors Saige Biedenbender, Tayler Johnson and Kitrina Miller and eighth grader Morgan Searle. All [...]