Archive for 'March,2016'

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

With deer season drawing to a close, a new season has begun at Rock Creek — Prom season. People are hunting for the perfect date, and an even more perfect way to ask. In the past [...]

News: Student Council hosts first student talent show

News: Student Council hosts first student talent show

Dancing, juggling and singing, it is here all here at the Rock. If someone had a talent that they wanted everyone to know about, then they were probably at the Student Council talent show on March [...]

News: Cheer squad chooses new members, gets new coach

News: Cheer squad chooses new members, gets new coach

On March 24, Rock Creek High School held cheerleading tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year. The 10 girls chosen included junior Rachel Forge, sophomores Debbie Berg, Brook Dillon, Carmen Mallon, Megan Mocabee, Maleah Sandy and Haley [...]

News: High school band marches at Disney World

News: High school band marches at Disney World

With a lot of preparation, fundraising and practice, the Rock Creek band recently took a trip to Disney world in Orlando, Fla., during Spring Break. The band members fundraised individually and together, starting years ahead of [...]

News: Journalism qualifies 27 events for state competition

News: Journalism qualifies 27 events for state competition

On Feb. 25, Rock Creek journalism students traveled to Kansas State University to compete in the 3A/4A regional journalism contests, and after judging was completed, the team qualified 27 out of 33 events they had entered. [...]

News: Kansas public schools face unsure funding, future

News: Kansas public schools face unsure funding, future

On Feb. 11, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the current way to distribute funds to public schools in Kansas was not only unequal, but unconstitutional, and has given the state legislature a deadline of June [...]

Feature: Local skimboaders are put on the map with magazine coverage

Feature: Local skimboaders are put on the map with magazine coverage

Imagine being featured in a professional magazine because of something that started as a hobby. That is exactly what happened to a few students from Rock Creek. Living in Kansas can seem boring from time to [...]

Sports: Two seniors sign to play football in college

Sports: Two seniors sign to play football in college

Moving on to play a sport on the college level is always an impressive accomplishment, and Rock Creek recently had two more seniors, Luke Niemeyer and Layne Turnbull, sign to play college football. Niemeyer signed to [...]

Sports: Spring sports prepares for new season

Sports: Spring sports prepares for new season

The Rock Creek baseball, softball and track teams hope to carry over last year’s successes to this year. All three of the teams had strong showings at their state competitions last season, including a state championship [...]

Sports: Boys basketball finishes third at state tournament

Sports: Boys basketball finishes third at state tournament

After only losing to Rossville at Rossville and to Sabetha at the Burlington tournament, the boys team had another stellar year before entering sub-state with an 18-2 record and finishing third at state. The boys went [...]

Sports: Girls basketball ends season at sub-state

Sports: Girls basketball ends season at sub-state

In the last game of their season, the lady Mustangs basketball team took the court for their sub-state game on March 3. The Mustangs loaded up the bus and traveled to Holton to face off against [...]

Sports: Senior wrestler continues to state tournament

Sports: Senior wrestler continues to state tournament

This season, the Rock Creek wrestling team showed great growth, sending nine members of the squad to regionals on Feb. 19-20 and sending senior AJ Burenheide on to state on Feb. 26-27. “We had a pretty [...]

Opinion: Staffer reviews new pizza joint in Aggieville

Opinion: Staffer reviews new pizza joint in Aggieville

If there is something almost any person can enjoy, it has to be pizza. As of Feb. 19, area residents can now enjoy pizza at another place in Aggieville, Pie 5. Walking into the building, anyone [...]

Opinion: Staff member provides opinion on the Kesha case

Opinion: Staff member provides opinion on the Kesha case

293,000 people are sexually assaulted each year, and 68 percent of these assaults are never reported to the authorities, according to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. Singer, songwriter and rapper Kesha Rose Sebert, known [...]

Opinion: Staff member raves about ‘Eddie the Eagle’

Eddie has worked his whole life for this one moment. Through all of the challenges he has faced, it has finally come true for him. The new movie Eddie the Eagle is a true story of [...]

Staff: Why Join Journalism?

Staff: Why Join Journalism?

As enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year begins, the journalism staff members wanted to share their perspectives on why students should join journalism and enroll in Introduction to Journalism and Graphic Design I and II.  To [...]