Archive for 'January,2018'

Features:  New year allows staffer to reflect on highlights of 2017

Features: New year allows staffer to reflect on highlights of 2017

On Jan. 1, 2018, at 12 a.m., the ball dropped and people cheered. The new year had begun. People had different opinions about 2017, but for Rock Creek, it was a year to remember. The beginning [...]

Features:  Fashion trends change as new year begins

Features: Fashion trends change as new year begins

As we welcome the new year with fresh faces and new starts, it is time we welcome new trends and styles as well. It was a year of change for many in 2017. Fashion and clothing [...]

News:  Junior class excels at WorkKeys test

News: Junior class excels at WorkKeys test

Every year during the fall, the juniors at Rock Creek have to take a test called WorkKeys, which is an assessment created by ACT that tests students’ abilities and skills in the workplace. “WorkKeys is used [...]

News:  Honor Guard sends care packages to military members

News: Honor Guard sends care packages to military members

The Rock Creek Honor Guard, supervised by special education teacher Morgan Milham, is making care packages for United States service members deployed overseas. The packages consist of anything from ramen noodles, powdered drinks mixes and canned [...]

News:  Rock Creek sponsors Career Day for junior high students

News: Rock Creek sponsors Career Day for junior high students

On Dec. 21, the junior high staff at Rock Creek hosted the first junior high Career Day, which junior high students said helped them determine their options for what they would like to do in the [...]

Sports:  Winter sports reach mid-season points

Sports: Winter sports reach mid-season points

The Rock Creek Mustang winter sports teams are about midway through their seasons. Both the boys and girls basketball teams played in the Burlington tournament, which started on Jan.17. The teams played Wednesday and Friday, and [...]

Sports:  Manhattan football situation leads to concerns of hazing

Sports: Manhattan football situation leads to concerns of hazing

Hazing is an issue that sports has faced for decades. To some, it might seem like a team just having fun, but to others, it can viewed as over the line and something that should have [...]

Opinions:  Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

Opinions: Staffer reviews most recent addition to ‘Star Wars’ franchise

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth movie in the Star Wars saga franchise and the second movie in the trilogy. At the end of [...]

Opinions:  Is social media positive or negative?

Opinions: Is social media positive or negative?

When making a decision, it can be very difficult without knowing the pros and cons of the situation. The more information that someone has when making their decision could really affect his or her thoughts, especially [...]

Opinions:  Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

Opinions: Staffer highlights his favorite albums of 2017

It is that time of year again, in which we reflect on the choices we have made and the choices we will make. Unless, you are me, in which case this time of year means one [...]