Archive for 'November,2016'

News:  Cheer coach leaves squad after fall season

News: Cheer coach leaves squad after fall season

Recently, the head cheer coach, Courtney June, left Rock Creek. Did this come as a surprise to you and the cheer squad? Harshbarger: “It did. It came as a surprise to me, but those things happen.” [...]

Sports: Volleyball team ends season at sub-state

Sports: Volleyball team ends season at sub-state

Interview with head volleyball coach Terry Schmitz about the fall season Coming into the season did you have any expectations for the team? Schmitz: “Well, of course, you have expectations going in.” Losing four seniors last [...]

Sports:  Football team faces challenges during season

Sports: Football team faces challenges during season

Interview with head football coach Mike Beam about the fall season How did you feel about the overall success of the team this year? Beam: “You know, it was really, I felt, like it was a [...]

Sports: Cross country finishes season at regionals

Sports: Cross country finishes season at regionals

Interview with cross country coach Richard Dugan about the fall season What is a typical practice like? Dugan: “A typical practice, we meet in my classroom and go over what time we leave for the next [...]

News:  New superintendent teaches hunter’s safety course

News: New superintendent teaches hunter’s safety course

Interview with superintendent Kevin Logan about the new hunter’s safety training at Rock Creek Did you do this hunter’s safety program at the last school you were at? Logan: “We did it real similar, other than [...]

News: New teacher brings new club to Rock Creek

Interview with Robotics Club sponsor Carla Johnston about the new organization Was Robotics a program you brought with you from Manhattan? Johnston: “We had a Robotics Team at Manhattan High last year. We went to different [...]

News:  FFA members attend national convention in Indianapolis

News: FFA members attend national convention in Indianapolis

Interview with FFA sponsor David Holliday about the FFA national convention When did Rock Creek attend the national convention? Holliday: “We left on Tuesday the 19th after school. Then we went to Warrenton, Missouri, [...]

News: Band participates in several fall events

News: Band participates in several fall events

Interview with band teacher Elizabeth Janssen about the band’s recent events So, I was told that the band went to Fort Hays State University. How did you think they did? Janssen: “I was really proud. I [...]

News: New superintendent leads Rock Creek district

Interview with new superintendent Kevin Logan Where were you at before Rock Creek? Logan: “Immediately before Rock Creek, I was in USD 405, Lyons, which is right in the middle of the state of Kansas. [There [...]

News:  Rock Creek adds new instructor to English department

News: Rock Creek adds new instructor to English department

Interview with new language arts teacher Shana Schmidt Tell me a little bit about yourself. Schmidt: “Well, I’m a mother of two, and my daughter is Kaydra, and she’s 17, and she’s a senior at Wamego [...]

News: New business teacher joins Rock Creek staff

News: New business teacher joins Rock Creek staff

Interview with new business teacher Carla Johnston How many years have you been teaching? Johnston: “This is my 11th year overall.” Where did you teach before this? Johnston: “I was at Manhattan High for the [...]

News:  Rock Creek band under new direction

News: Rock Creek band under new direction

Interview with new band teacher Elizabeth Janssen How did you get into the band and music field? Janssen: “I started piano lessons in second grade, loved it, started band in fifth grade, loved it, and the [...]

News:  New teacher fills open technology position

News: New teacher fills open technology position

Interview with new technology teacher Patrick Bramhall What classes do you teach? Bramhall: “Computer Applications and web page classes.” Why is Computer Applications a required class? Bramhall: “Technology continues to grow, so it is important and [...]

News:  New math aide fills open position for high school

News: New math aide fills open position for high school

Interview with new high school aide Shamian Bray Has math always been your favorite subject? If so, why has it always been your favorite subject? Bray: “Yes, it gives people an opportunity to think logically and [...]