Archive for 'Features'

News:  New students transfer to Rock Creek High School

News: New students transfer to Rock Creek High School

Rock Creek 2020-2021 school year has been challenging, but for new students Zachary Dye and Brynne Kvasnica it is a new experience for them altogether.  Zachary Dye is currently a 10th grader at Rock Creek High [...]

Feature: Junior High Students participate in new spelling bee

Feature: Junior High Students participate in new spelling bee

Every year, more than 11 million students participate in their school’s spelling bee. On Dec. 18th, 2019, several seventh and eighth grade students from Rock Creek Junior High School participated in the school’s annual spelling bee. [...]

Features: Rock Creek impressions of new streaming platform

Features: Rock Creek impressions of new streaming platform

The Walt Disney Company has come out with an ad-free streaming service for people of all ages.The app is called Disney Plus. It launched on Nov. 12, 2019 and already has millions of people signed up. [...]

Features: Students visit the Museum of Good Vibes

Features: Students visit the Museum of Good Vibes

There are not a lot of cool experiences around our local communities, however a new one just popped up in Manhattan, Kansas. Journalism staff members Brecken Padget and Faith Bruckerhoff got the opportunity to experience the [...]

Features: Transfer students come to Rock Creek

Features: Transfer students come to Rock Creek

Each year, there are many new students who transfer to Rock Creek High School. While we all have similarities that we can share, we all come from different backgrounds. These backgrounds help us develop views of [...]

Features: Junior expresses her love of water though water sports

Features: Junior expresses her love of water though water sports

When thinking of typical student-athletes, some activities that may come to mind are football, basketball, or softball. However, junior Brynn Welfringer is not a typical student-athlete. Instead of cleats and batting gloves, Brynn dons skis and [...]

Features: Six seniors commit to military branches for their future

Features: Six seniors commit to military branches for their future

Six seniors commit to military branches for their future… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Nathan King, Staff Member, and Hayden Thomason, Staff Member   [...]

Features: Six faculty and staff members to leave Rock Creek at end of school year

Features: Six faculty and staff members to leave Rock Creek at end of school year

Six faculty and staff members to leave Rock Creek at end of school year… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Mac Hayes, Staff Member; Allie Jensen, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Photography; and Abby [...]

Features: Students to travel on English, history trips this summer

Features: Students to travel on English, history trips this summer

Students to travel on English, history trips this summer… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Danae Adams, Staff Member, and Brynn Welfringer, Staff Member   [...]

Features:  New sophomores reflect on transitioning between schools

Features: New sophomores reflect on transitioning between schools

2019 has brought many changes for new students, sophomore Dorothy Gallegos and sophomore Darin Swenson. Both Gallegos and Swenson transferred to Rock Creek for the second semester of their sophomore year. “It’s been really fun so [...]

Features:  Senior develops leadership skills through 4-H involvement

Features: Senior develops leadership skills through 4-H involvement

Senior develops leadership skills through 4-H involvement… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Abby Ruder, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Copy, and Riggs Schlochtermeier, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor Photo courtesy of Stacie Elliott   [...]

Features:  District hires long-term substitute and permanent teacher for PE position

Features: District hires long-term substitute and permanent teacher for PE position

District hires long-term substitute and permanent teacher for PE position… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Josie Frederiksen, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor; Malea Karnes, News/Video Copy Editor; and Kaiton Padget, Yearbook Academics Section Editor [...]

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 [...]