Archive for 'March,2018'

News: Journalists qualify for state contests, senior named 3A/4A Journalist of the Year

News: Journalists qualify for state contests, senior named 3A/4A Journalist of the Year

This spring, a group of Rock Creek students will be traveling to Lawrence, Kan., for the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state journalism contests on May 5. Students who qualified for state include first-place qualifiers, senior Katie [...]

News: School violence leads to school safety, gun control discussions

News: School violence leads to school safety, gun control discussions

On Feb. 14, people in the United States held their breath again, as the news of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., was released. A normal school day turned into a terrifying [...]

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

Opinions: New Zealand pop star ‘Lorde’ comes to Kansas City for Melodrama tour

As the lights lowered, a hush fell over the crowd, followed by a wave of applause and shouts. Thousands of fans waited in anticipation, as Lorde walked towards the front of the stage, grabbing the microphone [...]

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

Opinions: New ice cream, smoothie businesses offer excellent cold treats

On March 15, I took a trip to Manhattan for some cold refreshments from some new businesses. I first went to Pandora Rolled Ice Cream in Aggieville, then I went to Smoothie King on the west [...]

Features: Staff, students sacrifice during Lenten season

Features: Staff, students sacrifice during Lenten season

When people think of Easter, they often think of candy, egg hunts and Easter bunnies, but what most people do not know that Easter is a special holiday to many for another reason, the resurrection of [...]

Features: New sophomore transfers from Missouri high school

Features: New sophomore transfers from Missouri high school

Rock Creek High School recently had a new sophomore named Sabrina Ruston transfer to their school from El Dorado Springs, Mo., right before Spring Break. Ruston moved here because of her step-father’s job, which moves from [...]

Sports: Track teams return only one state qualifier, but expect improvement

Sports: Track teams return only one state qualifier, but expect improvement

As winter sports came to an end, the track season began. The track team’s first meet was on March 29 at Silver Lake, where the junior varsity girls team won the meet, the boys JV team [...]

Sports: Softball starts season with record number of players, seven returning starters

Sports: Softball starts season with record number of players, seven returning starters

Rock Creek’s softball team started its season on March 29 at Wamego, losing the first game, 7-3, and the second game, 9-2. They will continue to play non-league games until April 16, when they will open [...]

Sports: Baseball team begins season with high goals, two wins

Sports: Baseball team begins season with high goals, two wins

The 2018 Rock Creek baseball team has 39 players out this season and has high goals for the season. “Our goals this season are to win the league title, win a regional title and and win [...]

Sports: Boys basketball coach achieves 300th career win

Sports: Boys basketball coach achieves 300th career win

Basketball games do not just rely on the skill levels of the players, but also on the coach. At Rock Creek, boys basketball head coach Jim Johnston has accomplished his 300th career win during this season. [...]