Archive for 'February,2017'

News: District holds meetings to plan for future expansion

News: District holds meetings to plan for future expansion

School expansion in the Rock Creek school district is a topic that will continue to be discussed many more times, but three public meetings that occurred in January, for everyone from teachers to parents, will be [...]

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

Review: Staffer picks favorite albums from 2016

2016 is looked at by the general public as the worst year in a very long time. Celebrities died, politics were pervasive and iOS almost got rid of the peach emoji. But, because of this brew [...]

Features: Three student teachers join Rock Creek staff

Features: Three student teachers join Rock Creek staff

Three new student teachers have been added to the Rock Creek staff for the spring semester, two in junior high and one in high school. Tyler Clubine – Social Science History teachers Chris Schmitz’s and Michael [...]

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

Basketball and wrestling have finally started at Rock Creek, and January marks the middle of the season for both sports. The boys basketball team started off well with an 8-2 record, while the girls team started [...]

News: 2016 Mustang yearbook receives All-Kansas Award

News: 2016 Mustang yearbook receives All-Kansas Award

For the sixth time in eight years, the Rock Creek Mustang yearbook received the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s All-Kansas Award. In order to get the award, the 2016 yearbook was submitted to the KSPA following its [...]

News: Bissen, Miller take fourth at state debate tournament

News: Bissen, Miller take fourth at state debate tournament

Rock Creek’s debate team traveled to Lyons, Kan., on Jan. 21-22 to compete in the four-speaker state tournament. Two teams went, one made up of senior Eli Miller and junior Reid Bissen and the other of [...]

News: New leadership group starts at Rock Creek

News: New leadership group starts at Rock Creek

Most students are aware of student leadership groups, such as Student Council and Renaissance Club, but Rock Creek welcomed a new leadership opportunity this school year, called the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy. Science teacher Jeri Brummett has [...]

News: Scholars Bowl team finishes season at regionals

News: Scholars Bowl team finishes season at regionals

A race to be the first — not the first one to cross the finish line, but the first to ring the buzzer with the correct answer. The varsity team had two post-season matches, starting with [...]

Features: Safety important during winter weather season

Features: Safety important during winter weather season

At Rock Creek, it is imperative that everyone has a good education, but it is also important that everyone stays safe in the process. Winter weather can be an obstacle for some and favorable for others. [...]

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Opinions: Staff member enjoys new Blue Moose restaurant

Many people find themselves fed up with the lack of cleanliness that is often shown in chain restaurants. One person in particular is the managing partner of the Blue Moose, Mike Arria. And, it is because [...]

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

It is approaching the end of the National Football League’s season, which means it is time to prepare for the best Super Bowl party ever. There are many elements to a great Super Bowl party, such [...]

Opinions: Staff member gives opinion on the NFL playoffs

Opinions: Staff member gives opinion on the NFL playoffs

With the National Football League regular season ending, many teams still have something to fight for, a championship. Twelve teams started in the NFL playoffs in hopes of becoming the Super Bowl champions. The NFL playoffs, [...]

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Movies are a great way to relax. They can be based on books, they can be based on other movies, and most of them are good. In 2016, there were a lot of good movies, but [...]