Archive for 'News Stories'

News: Forensics earns state championship, while journalism places second at state competitions

News: Forensics earns state championship, while journalism places second at state competitions

Forensics earns state championship, while journalism places second at state competitions… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Ethan Karnes, News Photo/Video Editor, and Malea Karnes, News Copy Editor   [...]

News: Construction projects continue in preparation for next school year

News: Construction projects continue in preparation for next school year

Construction projects continue in preparation for next school year… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Grace Fike, Staff Member, and Josie McFall, Staff Member   [...]

News: Enrollment options change for 2019-2020 school year

News: Enrollment options change for 2019-2020 school year

Enrollment options change for 2019-2020 school year… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Josie Frederiksen, Yearbook Student Life Section Editor, and Kaiton Padget, Yearbook Academics Section Editor   [...]

News:  Junior participates in state honor band

News: Junior participates in state honor band

As the trumpet player stands up for his solo, it is silent, and he begins playing, then the room fills with musical instruments. The sounds are so soothing that you could fall asleep, with the light [...]

News:  Math classes pilot new curriculum this semester

News: Math classes pilot new curriculum this semester

For the second half of the 2018-2019 school year, a new algebra curriculum is being piloted at Rock Creek. The new Big Ideas math curriculum was introduced to students on Jan. 3, according to Algebra II [...]

News:  Winter Homecoming king and queen crowned on Feb. 1

News: Winter Homecoming king and queen crowned on Feb. 1

Winter Homecoming king and queen crowned on Feb. 1… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor, and Ethan Karnes, News/Video Photo/Video Editor Photo by Malea Karnes, News/Video Copy Editor [...]

News:  Rock Creek two-speaker debate team wins state championship

News: Rock Creek two-speaker debate team wins state championship

Rock Creek two-speaker debate team wins state championship… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Design, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager Photo courtesy of Keith Miller, Debate [...]

News:  School clubs give back to community during holidays

News: School clubs give back to community during holidays

The Christmas season is all about giving. National Honor Society and Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy are taking the lead on service. NHS is sponsored by Ashley Wege and includes 24 members from the sophomore, junior and senior [...]

News:  Debate, Scholars Bowl teams prepare for post-season competitions

News: Debate, Scholars Bowl teams prepare for post-season competitions

At the beginning, both teams were quiet, thinking of answers and ways to win the round so they could move up in the tournament. Then, right as the judges had asked a question, the buzzers rang. [...]

News:  Three school clubs attend national conventions throughout country

News: Three school clubs attend national conventions throughout country

To extend their knowledge over their clubs, three groups went to national conferences this year. There they were able to further their learning about their groups and services that they can accomplish through them. On June [...]

News: Construction begins on new buildings on Rock Creek campus

News: Construction begins on new buildings on Rock Creek campus

Construction begins on new buildings on Rock Creek campus… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Allie Jensen, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager   [...]

News:  Faculty implements Kagan cooperative learning structures for all students

News: Faculty implements Kagan cooperative learning structures for all students

Faculty implements Kagan cooperative learning structures for all students… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor, and Skyler Forge, Yearbook People Section Editor   [...]

News:  Rock Creek celebrates Fall Homecoming in October

News: Rock Creek celebrates Fall Homecoming in October

Rock Creek celebrates Fall Homecoming in October… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Malea Karnes, News Copy Editor, and Kaiton Padget, Yearbook Academics Section Editor   [...]

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 [...]