Archive for 'News Stories'

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 [...]

News: Rock Creek voters pass bond issue

News: Rock Creek voters pass bond issue

Rock Creek voters pass bond issue… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Katie Dulohery, Yearbook Student Life Editor, and Logan Staab, Yearbook Photo Editor   [...]

News: Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors fundraisers to begin organization

News: Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors fundraisers to begin organization

Yellow Ribbon Group sponsors fundraisers to begin organization… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Spencer Dugan, Yearbook People Section Editor, and Mac Hayes, Newspaper Video Editor   [...]

News: Writing Center offers students peer advice on writing

News: Writing Center offers students peer advice on writing

Writing Center offers students peer advice on writing… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Megan Mocabee, Yearbook Academics Editor, and Haley Smith, Yearbook Editor in Chief   [...]

News: Robotics team competes at BEST contest

News: Robotics team competes at BEST contest

Robotics team competes at BEST contest… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Allie Jensen, Yearbook Organizations Section Editor, and Abby Ruder, Yearbook Copy Editor Photo courtesy of Carla Johnston, Robotics Sponsor   [...]

News: FFA competes at national convention in Indiana

News: FFA competes at national convention in Indiana

“I can. We will.” This year, the national FFA convention was held Oct. 25-28 in Indianapolis, Ind. The FFA chapter was able to go this year because the livestock judging team won state during the 2016-2017 [...]

News: FBLA students attend conference in St. Louis

News: FBLA students attend conference in St. Louis

Think of any famous business. Maybe you thought of Google, Amazon or even PepsiCo. Now, think of a famous business CEO. You may have thought of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Cuban or even Donald Trump. [...]

News: Hurricanes affect staff, students in local community

News: Hurricanes affect staff, students in local community

Natural disasters often occur with little or no warning and cause endless amounts of destruction. Recently, many hurricanes have slammed the South, but their devastation does not end within the region. Hurricane Harvey was the first [...]

News: Fall Homecoming events occur in early October

News: Fall Homecoming events occur in early October

The week of Oct. 2 marked many different milestones for many different people. For some freshmen at Rock Creek, it marked their first chance to experience Fall Homecoming as high school students. For some seventh graders, [...]