Archive for 'News Stories'

News: Administrator leaving Rock Creek for Westmoreland principal position

News: Administrator leaving Rock Creek for Westmoreland principal position

Administrator leaving Rock Creek for Westmoreland principal position… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/Q9WKOLcppaE?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by sophomores Spencer Dugan and Sam Gallagher and freshman Josh Brown, staff members   [...]

News: Seniors prepare for graduation ceremony on May 20

News: Seniors prepare for graduation ceremony on May 20

Seniors prepare for graduation ceremony on May 20… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/vVZ_H3p-atg?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by senior Amber Rayo, newspaper photography editor, and junior Natalie Lindsey, newspaper editor in chief   [...]

News: Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests

News: Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests

Forensics, journalism and music finish year off at state contests… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/43To1HWo8-I?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by juniors Marshall Fike and Zach Zoeller, staff members [...]

News: Prom night was a red-carpet event for Rock Creek students

News: Prom night was a red-carpet event for Rock Creek students

Prom night was a red-carpet event for Rock Creek students… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/5QJut9O_DXI?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by senior Brynn Hammett, yearbook editor in chief, and senior Jayden Weers, yearbook copy editor [...]

News: Chick-fil-A leaders and NHS complete service projects during year

News: Chick-fil-A leaders and NHS complete service projects during year

Chick-fil-A leaders and NHS complete service projects during the year… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/lKGbij2Kt8s?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by sophomore Allie Jensen and freshman Taylor Lembright, staff members [...]

News: Entrepreneurship class starts coffee shop at Rock Creek

News: Entrepreneurship class starts coffee shop at Rock Creek

Entrepreneurship class starts coffee shop at Rock Creek… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/Hr9L9senNHs?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by sophomores Karter Carlson and Braden Schwarz, staff members [...]

Features: Students donate to get math teacher new sneakers

Features: Students donate to get math teacher new sneakers

Students donate to get math teacher new sneakers… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/iOVVhOK61TY?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by junior Katie Dulohery and sophomore Abby Ruder, staff members [...]

News: Seniors complete Exit Project presentations in the spring

News: Seniors complete Exit Project presentations in the spring

Seniors complete Exit Project presentations in the spring… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/JR2ynwydo24?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41, Video news package by sophomores Josh Feldkamp and Mac Hayes, staff members [...]

News: District holds meetings to plan for future expansion

News: District holds meetings to plan for future expansion

School expansion in the Rock Creek school district is a topic that will continue to be discussed many more times, but three public meetings that occurred in January, for everyone from teachers to parents, will be [...]

News: 2016 Mustang yearbook receives All-Kansas Award

News: 2016 Mustang yearbook receives All-Kansas Award

For the sixth time in eight years, the Rock Creek Mustang yearbook received the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s All-Kansas Award. In order to get the award, the 2016 yearbook was submitted to the KSPA following its [...]

News: Bissen, Miller take fourth at state debate tournament

News: Bissen, Miller take fourth at state debate tournament

Rock Creek’s debate team traveled to Lyons, Kan., on Jan. 21-22 to compete in the four-speaker state tournament. Two teams went, one made up of senior Eli Miller and junior Reid Bissen and the other of [...]

News: New leadership group starts at Rock Creek

News: New leadership group starts at Rock Creek

Most students are aware of student leadership groups, such as Student Council and Renaissance Club, but Rock Creek welcomed a new leadership opportunity this school year, called the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy. Science teacher Jeri Brummett has [...]

News: Scholars Bowl team finishes season at regionals

News: Scholars Bowl team finishes season at regionals

A race to be the first — not the first one to cross the finish line, but the first to ring the buzzer with the correct answer. The varsity team had two post-season matches, starting with [...]

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

Feature: ‘Promposals’ allow students to prepare for Prom

With deer season drawing to a close, a new season has begun at Rock Creek — Prom season. People are hunting for the perfect date, and an even more perfect way to ask. In the past [...]

News: Student Council hosts first student talent show

News: Student Council hosts first student talent show

Dancing, juggling and singing, it is here all here at the Rock. If someone had a talent that they wanted everyone to know about, then they were probably at the Student Council talent show on March [...]

News: Cheer squad chooses new members, gets new coach

News: Cheer squad chooses new members, gets new coach

On March 24, Rock Creek High School held cheerleading tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year. The 10 girls chosen included junior Rachel Forge, sophomores Debbie Berg, Brook Dillon, Carmen Mallon, Megan Mocabee, Maleah Sandy and Haley [...]

News: High school band marches at Disney World

News: High school band marches at Disney World

With a lot of preparation, fundraising and practice, the Rock Creek band recently took a trip to Disney world in Orlando, Fla., during Spring Break. The band members fundraised individually and together, starting years ahead of [...]

News: Journalism qualifies 27 events for state competition

News: Journalism qualifies 27 events for state competition

On Feb. 25, Rock Creek journalism students traveled to Kansas State University to compete in the 3A/4A regional journalism contests, and after judging was completed, the team qualified 27 out of 33 events they had entered. [...]

News: Kansas public schools face unsure funding, future

News: Kansas public schools face unsure funding, future

On Feb. 11, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the current way to distribute funds to public schools in Kansas was not only unequal, but unconstitutional, and has given the state legislature a deadline of June [...]

News: New regulations for concurrent classes will affect Rock Creek

News: New regulations for concurrent classes will affect Rock Creek

Over the past few months, talk of the possibility of removing dual credit classes through Highland Community College has been causing apprehension amongst Rock Creek students. Now, that may not be the case — at least [...]