Archive for 'February,2018'

Opinions:  Community members want changes for dangerous intersection

Opinions: Community members want changes for dangerous intersection

Imagine being a junior in high school on your way to school, driving the same road that you have been taking since your seventh grade year. As you are waiting at a stop sign, you have [...]

Opinions:  Students suggest ideas for Spring Break adventures

Opinions: Students suggest ideas for Spring Break adventures

Spring Break is fast approaching, with it beginning on March 16. Spring Break is the last big break of the school year before summer, and because many of the students want to make the most of [...]

Sports:  Basketball teams finish season at sub-state tournament

Sports: Basketball teams finish season at sub-state tournament

The Rock Creek basketball teams looked forward to advancing to the state tournament, but both the boys and girls teams finished their seasons at sub-state, which started Feb. 26 in Holton. The boys basketball team record [...]

Sports:  Wrestling ends season by sending one athlete to state

Sports: Wrestling ends season by sending one athlete to state

Senior Night for the Rock Creek wrestlers was on Feb. 1 against Holton and Wamego. The team, coached by Dan Pray, lost to Holton, but beat Wamego, on their way to finish their season. As the [...]

News:  Rock Creek district prepares for new Wellness Policy

News: Rock Creek district prepares for new Wellness Policy

The Rock Creek School District encourages students make healthy eating choices while having regular physical activity. And, when the 2018-2019 school year starts, students and staff will see even healthier changes in the district. “Right now, [...]

News:  Educators from Brazil visit Rock Creek in February

News: Educators from Brazil visit Rock Creek in February

Rock Creek recently had 28 Brazilian visitors pay a visit to our school on Feb. 1. The visitors did their studies and travels through the international program at Kansas State University. They arrived early in the [...]

News:  Forensics begins season with second-place finish at tournament

News: Forensics begins season with second-place finish at tournament

On Jan. 27, the Rock Creek forensics team kicked off their season at Sabetha High School, ending the meet with second place and placing many individuals in the top three. “Success and being content with how [...]

Features:  New games, ‘Fortnite’ and ‘HQ Trivia’ appeal to students, staff

Features: New games, ‘Fortnite’ and ‘HQ Trivia’ appeal to students, staff

For 2017-2018, new games and new trends are arriving every week. For this year’s entertainment,“HQ Trivia” and “Fortnite: Battle Royale” are captivating both teens and adults around Rock Creek. Students sometimes assemble various teachers’ classrooms, such [...]

Features:  Freshman displays love of makeup on Instagram

Features: Freshman displays love of makeup on Instagram

Freshman Kaiton Padget recently created a makeup account on Instagram. The account shows her self-taught skills and highlights her passion for the art of makeup. Padget posted her first look on Sept. 4, 2017. Since then, [...]

Opinions:  ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Opinions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ offers intriguing mystery

Murder on the Orient Express is an awesome movie that would keep all watchers on the edge of their seat wondering who caused the Murder of Ratchett the Gangster. My opinion of the movie is that [...]