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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 [...]

News Brief: Yearbook staff wins KSPA All-Kansas award

The 2011 Rock Creek yearbook recently received the All-Kansas award in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s  annual critique contest. The judges critiqued the yearbook on five different areas — concept, design, coverage, writing and photography. The [...]

News Brief: Heading to the Shrine Bowl

The 2012 Shrine Bowl will be on July 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Emporia State University. Senior Logan Miner was selected from 25-member committee to be in the East-West Shrine Bowl, and head football coach Mike [...]

News Brief: Prom Preparations Underway

The junior class is starting to plan food, decorations and other miscellaneous items for Prom this year. The junior class voted and decided to have a “Waking Up In Vegas” theme for Prom on Saturday, April [...]

News Briefs:  Debate wins regional tournament, looks forward to state meet in January

News Briefs: Debate wins regional tournament, looks forward to state meet in January

Debate has won a total of six trophies this debate season, but capped off their regular season with a first-place at regionals on Dec. 17 at Topeka High School. Participating in the regional win were juniors [...]

News Briefs: Scholars Bowl places second at home tournament

With the few meets so far this year, varsity and junior varsity Scholars Bowl teams have done well. The varsity team has obtained a first place medal, and the junior varsity has gotten a first, second [...]

News Briefs: Students participate in District Honor Band at Junction City

On Saturday, Dec.3 at 2:30 p.m. in the Junction City Middle School, juniors Trey Basa, Rachel Frank and Anna Jilka and sophomore Jackson Meyer all participated in the 2011 District Honor Band. Together, with the best [...]

News Briefs: Semester wraps up with early-bird senior exit projects

Seniors who are finished with their exit projects early will present them on Thursday, Dec. 22. There are a total 28 students who are presenting at that time, which is a great deal more than the years [...]

News:  Student Council sponsors Red Ribbon Week activity

News: Student Council sponsors Red Ribbon Week activity

During Red Ribbon Week, senior Karl Thompson drives a go-kart that had normal and “impaired” driving states. Students were able to experience how their reaction time slowed when under the influence of alcohol during the Student [...]

News:  Junior high students celebrate spirit week in October

News: Junior high students celebrate spirit week in October

The junior high spirit week was held from Oct. 24-27. Monday was pink day, Tuesday nerd day, Wednesday ‘60s day and Thursday was for school spirit. Desirae Reitz,  junior high Student Council co-sponsor, said that her [...]

News: Rock Creek meets state standard AYP

Rock Creek’s state standards have met the AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) goal for last year. Math is usually 95 on average and reading 97. “We did very well,” principal Dennis Post said. “We made it to [...]

News: Band performs at Veteran’s Day events

The high school band played at both the Veteran’s ceremony at St. George Elementary and the Veteran’s Day parade in Manhattan. The ceremony took place in the school auditorium/lunch room at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 [...]