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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

News:  Student organizations help others for ‘Do Good December’

News: Student organizations help others for ‘Do Good December’

Student organizations help others for ‘Do Good December’… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Zane Roberts, Newspaper Copy Editor, and Zach Zoeller, Staff Marketing Manager   [...]

News:  Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors craft fair in December

News: Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors craft fair in December

Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors craft fair in December… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Design Editor, and Natalie Lindsey, Newspaper Editor in Chief   [...]

News:  Robotics finishes season at Arkansas regional competition

News: Robotics finishes season at Arkansas regional competition

Robotics finishes season at Arkansas regional competition… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Megan Mocabee, Yearbook Academics Section Editor, and Haley Smith, Yearbook Editor in Chief Photo courtesy of Carla Johnston, Robotics sponsor   [...]

News: Freshmen start use of Career Cruising program at Rock Creek

News: Freshmen start use of Career Cruising program at Rock Creek

During this fall, the freshmen were introduced to the Career Cruising program, which is designed to help students determine their career paths and the classes to prepare for that career. In the program, the students take [...]

News: First-year junior high drama class presents Winter Play

News: First-year junior high drama class presents Winter Play

On Dec. 19, the new junior high Performing Arts class, taught by Keith Miller, performed “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens for free. Knowing that he had great talent within his seventh and eighth graders, Miller [...]

News: Early bird seniors prepare to present Exit Projects

News: Early bird seniors prepare to present Exit Projects

This December, 25 seniors will be giving their early bird Exit Project presentations on topics they picked in their junior year of high school. Seniors have the choice to present their Exit Projects in December of [...]

News: Three seniors participate in district music groups

News: Three seniors participate in district music groups

On Dec. 2, seniors Reid Bissen, Casey Bowers and Mackenzie Bowers sang and played in the high school District Honor Band/Choir concert. Bissen and Casey Bowers played in the band, and Mackenzie Bowers sang in the [...]

News: Debate students prepare for state tournament

News: Debate students prepare for state tournament

While school is something that all students must work hard to succeed in, Rock Creek students competing in debate have an extra task on their plate. In the first semester of 2017, the debate team made [...]

News: Scholars Bowl teams place at multiple tournaments this season

News: Scholars Bowl teams place at multiple tournaments this season

The Rock Creek Scholars Bowl team is a dedicated and hardworking team that practices to live up to their record, as they have had a successful season so far. Scholars Bowl tournaments include five students from [...]

News: High school students perform murder mystery for Fall Play

News: High school students perform murder mystery for Fall Play

On Nov. 17-18 at 7 p.m., Rock Creek held its Fall Play, which was a murder mystery directed by Keith Miller. On Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. before the play, the cast also sponsored a dinner. [...]

News: Nine students inducted into National Honor Society

News: Nine students inducted into National Honor Society

Rock Creek celebrated its annual National Honor Society induction ceremony on Nov. 20 at the Westmoreland Community Center. Nine new members were inducted, including senior Carson Zenger, juniors Stacie Elliott, Patrick Geyer and Cameron Minihan and [...]

News: Seven seniors named as Kansas Honor Scholars

News: Seven seniors named as Kansas Honor Scholars

Since 1971, the University of Kansas has sponsored the Kansas Honors Program, which rewards seniors in Kansas who are in the top 10 percent of their class with recognition on their academic achievements. Out of the [...]