Archive for 'Features'

Features:  Kansas State University student teacher finishes semester at Rock Creek

Features: Kansas State University student teacher finishes semester at Rock Creek

Kansas State University student teacher finishes semester at Rock Creek… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Allie Jensen, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Photography, and Ethan Karnes, News Photo/Video Editor   [...]

Features:  School secretary shares ownership of new antique business

Features: School secretary shares ownership of new antique business

School secretary shares ownership of new antique business… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Josie Frederiksen, Yearbook Student Life Section Editor, and Riggs Schlochtermeier, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor   [...]

Features:  Long-time teacher, coach retires from USD 323 at semester

Features: Long-time teacher, coach retires from USD 323 at semester

Long-time teacher, coach retires from USD 323 at semester… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager   [...]

Features:  Rock Creek English teacher travels to Greece

Features: Rock Creek English teacher travels to Greece

Being introduced to a country that is relaxed, calm and beautiful might make you want to never go back to where you came from. If you were ever presented with that opportunity, you would be able [...]

Features:  High school welcomes new art and choir teachers, new counselor

Features: High school welcomes new art and choir teachers, new counselor

High school welcomes new art and choir teachers, new counselor… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Ethan Karnes, News Photo/Video Editor, and Riggs Schlochtermeier, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor   [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Features:  Student teacher also participates in ROTC program

Features: Student teacher also participates in ROTC program

Student teacher also participates in ROTC program… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Sports Section Editor, and Spencer Dugan, Yearbook People Section Editor   [...]

Features: Staff members enjoy fall activities in the area

Features: Staff members enjoy fall activities in the area

Staff members enjoy fall activities in the area… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Design Editor, and Natalie Lindsey, Newspaper Editor in Chief   [...]

Features: Science teacher promoted to assistant principal/activities director

Features: Science teacher promoted to assistant principal/activities director

With a spring in his step, Rock Creek junior high science teacher Michael Rottinghaus walked through the halls of the high school, greeting each student with a wave and a smile. It was August 16, 2017, [...]

Features: Rock Creek welcomes new faculty members, student teachers

Features: Rock Creek welcomes new faculty members, student teachers

Two new junior high teachers have joined Rock Creek’s staff this school year. Junior high social studies teacher Shauna Churchman was added onto the staff in a new position, while junior high science teacher Steven LaRocque [...]

Features: Rock Creek hosts German exchange student

Features: Rock Creek hosts German exchange student

Fear is a natural human quality, but having courage to overcome fear is special. Junior Phillis Peusch, a foreign exchange student from Germany, dove into the discomfort of adapting to a new life. Peusch’s journey began [...]

Features: Q & A with freshman Mitch Bissen

Features: Q & A with freshman Mitch Bissen

Do you have any siblings at Rock Creek? “Reid Bissen. He is a senior.” Do you play any sports? “Yes, I play football, basketball and baseball.” Which sport is your favorite? “I would definitely say baseball, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

With deer season drawing to a close, a new season has begun at Rock Creek — Prom season. People are hunting for the perfect date, and an even more perfect way to ask. In the past [...]