Archive for 'October,2015'

News: Marching band participates in festival in Hays

News: Marching band participates in festival in Hays

When the whistle sounds and the hands move, the band almost always prepares to play for their parents and local spectators, but not this time. This time, it was for the judges. On Oct. 27, band [...]

News:  Fike, Henry crowned at Fall Homecoming ceremony

News: Fike, Henry crowned at Fall Homecoming ceremony

Homecoming means fun for an entire week for the Rock Creek student body. Some of the week’s events were the same as the year before, but Student Council made sure the memories would be one of [...]

News: Rock Creek integrates one-to-one iPads

News: Rock Creek integrates one-to-one iPads

“All right, students, it’s time for class take out your iPads… not your textbooks.” With iPads being given to each student at Rock Creek this year, most teachers are saying goodbye to textbooks and hello to [...]

Sports: Volleyball team continues to sub-state

Sports: Volleyball team continues to sub-state

The voices of Concordia fans and cheerleaders echo off the cement walls of their home gym. Junior Morgan Feldkamp is behind the in-line, preparing to serve. She bounces the ball, once, twice, listening to it echo [...]

Sports:  Football team finishes season with 3-6 record

Sports: Football team finishes season with 3-6 record

With beginning of winter sports, it means that fall sports, including football, have finished their 2015 seasons. The Mustang football team had a great start to the season by beating Wamego at home on Aug. 8, [...]

Sports: Cross country wraps up 2015 season

Sports: Cross country wraps up 2015 season

Sitting in coach Richard Dugan’s room, the cross country runners wait for their daily instructions. Dugan walks in and tells the team that for their workout, they will be playing Ultimate Frisbee. The whole team starts [...]

Sports: Rock Creek softball team recognized for academics

Sports: Rock Creek softball team recognized for academics

The swing of the bat, the scratch of pencil on paper and the yawns that escape after an important test or game. Being a student athlete is not an easy task. Last year, the Rock Creek [...]

Sports: Senior baseball player signs with University of Dubuque

Sports: Senior baseball player signs with University of Dubuque

As then-junior Justin Reiss stepped onto the mound, he had one thing on his mind: to win. In the 2015 baseball state championship game, Reiss pitched six shutout innings and did not allow a single runner [...]

News: Foreign Exchange student from Ukraine comes to Rock Creek

News: Foreign Exchange student from Ukraine comes to Rock Creek

Interview with sophomore foreign exchange student Andy Lunin Where in the Ukraine are you from? “ Zaporizhzhia.” Why did you choose to join the foreign exchange program? “It was a competition I entered, and [...]

News: New math aide helps Rock Creek students

News: New math aide helps Rock Creek students

Interview with new teacher aide Elizabeth Wilson What is your job here at Rock Creek? “I work as a math aid for classes, helping out with whatever the teachers and students need. I am also here [...]

News: Plummer returns to teach, coach at Rock Creek

News: Plummer returns to teach, coach at Rock Creek

Interview with new junior high social studies teacher Adam Plummer So, how do you like Rock Creek? “I really like Rock Creek. Great culture, very positive school. Great place to be. It’s good to be back.” [...]

News:  Westmoreland alum returns to teach at Rock Creek

News: Westmoreland alum returns to teach at Rock Creek

Interview with new high school math teacher Butch Hayes Why did you choose to become a teacher? “Well, I guess I had education in my background. My dad was a principal. On actually both sides of [...]