Archive for 'News Briefs'

News:  New superintendent teaches hunter’s safety course

News: New superintendent teaches hunter’s safety course

Interview with superintendent Kevin Logan about the new hunter’s safety training at Rock Creek Did you do this hunter’s safety program at the last school you were at? Logan: “We did it real similar, other than [...]

News: New teacher brings new club to Rock Creek

Interview with Robotics Club sponsor Carla Johnston about the new organization Was Robotics a program you brought with you from Manhattan? Johnston: “We had a Robotics Team at Manhattan High last year. We went to different [...]

News:  FFA members attend national convention in Indianapolis

News: FFA members attend national convention in Indianapolis

Interview with FFA sponsor David Holliday about the FFA national convention When did Rock Creek attend the national convention? Holliday: “We left on Tuesday the 19th after school. Then we went to Warrenton, Missouri, [...]

News: Band participates in several fall events

News: Band participates in several fall events

Interview with band teacher Elizabeth Janssen about the band’s recent events So, I was told that the band went to Fort Hays State University. How did you think they did? Janssen: “I was really proud. I [...]

News: New superintendent leads Rock Creek district

Interview with new superintendent Kevin Logan Where were you at before Rock Creek? Logan: “Immediately before Rock Creek, I was in USD 405, Lyons, which is right in the middle of the state of Kansas. [There [...]

News:  Rock Creek adds new instructor to English department

News: Rock Creek adds new instructor to English department

Interview with new language arts teacher Shana Schmidt Tell me a little bit about yourself. Schmidt: “Well, I’m a mother of two, and my daughter is Kaydra, and she’s 17, and she’s a senior at Wamego [...]

News: New business teacher joins Rock Creek staff

News: New business teacher joins Rock Creek staff

Interview with new business teacher Carla Johnston How many years have you been teaching? Johnston: “This is my 11th year overall.” Where did you teach before this? Johnston: “I was at Manhattan High for the [...]

News:  Rock Creek band under new direction

News: Rock Creek band under new direction

Interview with new band teacher Elizabeth Janssen How did you get into the band and music field? Janssen: “I started piano lessons in second grade, loved it, started band in fifth grade, loved it, and the [...]

News:  New teacher fills open technology position

News: New teacher fills open technology position

Interview with new technology teacher Patrick Bramhall What classes do you teach? Bramhall: “Computer Applications and web page classes.” Why is Computer Applications a required class? Bramhall: “Technology continues to grow, so it is important and [...]

News:  New math aide fills open position for high school

News: New math aide fills open position for high school

Interview with new high school aide Shamian Bray Has math always been your favorite subject? If so, why has it always been your favorite subject? Bray: “Yes, it gives people an opportunity to think logically and [...]

News: Wege discusses National Honors Society inductions

News: Wege discusses National Honors Society inductions

Interview with NHS sponsor Ashley Wege about NHS inductions What is National Honor Society? “It is a service organization that is made up four pillars: scholarship, leadership, character and service. We strive to meet all four [...]

News: FFA sponsor discusses national convention trip

News: FFA sponsor discusses national convention trip

Interview with FFA sponsor David Holliday about the FFA national convention Are you glad to be back in school? Or would you prefer to be back at the national convention? “I would rather be in Louisville, [...]

News: Foreign Exchange student from Ukraine comes to Rock Creek

News: Foreign Exchange student from Ukraine comes to Rock Creek

Interview with sophomore foreign exchange student Andy Lunin Where in the Ukraine are you from? “ Zaporizhzhia.” Why did you choose to join the foreign exchange program? “It was a competition I entered, and [...]

News: New math aide helps Rock Creek students

News: New math aide helps Rock Creek students

Interview with new teacher aide Elizabeth Wilson What is your job here at Rock Creek? “I work as a math aid for classes, helping out with whatever the teachers and students need. I am also here [...]

News: Plummer returns to teach, coach at Rock Creek

News: Plummer returns to teach, coach at Rock Creek

Interview with new junior high social studies teacher Adam Plummer So, how do you like Rock Creek? “I really like Rock Creek. Great culture, very positive school. Great place to be. It’s good to be back.” [...]

News:  Westmoreland alum returns to teach at Rock Creek

News: Westmoreland alum returns to teach at Rock Creek

Interview with new high school math teacher Butch Hayes Why did you choose to become a teacher? “Well, I guess I had education in my background. My dad was a principal. On actually both sides of [...]

News:  FFA travels to Winter CDE speech competitions

News: FFA travels to Winter CDE speech competitions

Future Farmers of America (FFA) attended winter Career Development Event Day on Dec. 12 at Marysville, Kan. Seven students went to winter CDE Day, including sophomores Isaac Brunkow, Jackson Fike, Macie Frakes and Kyle Riffel, and [...]

News:  Business Professionals of America attend conference

News: Business Professionals of America attend conference

On Oct. 31, sponsor Pat Booth, senior Paige Nickell and sophomore Beth Stanley went to a Business Professionals of America (BPA) conference in Lawrence, Kan., at the University of Kansas Memorial Union. BPA is a club [...]

News: February News Briefs

Scholars Bowl: Scholars Bowl this year was similar to last year. Varsity won first in Wamego and second at Rock Creek, Silver Lake and league. The junior varsity won first place at Sabetha, second at Silver [...]

News Brief: Debate team competes at state

The 2012 state debate tournament was held on Saturday, Jan 14. Debate coach Keith Miller took senior Ben Peterson and juniors Crystal Chitwood, Dylan Meyer, Jacob Miller and Josh Roberts to the four-speaker tournament and sophomores [...]