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News:  Seven FBLA members competed at districts

News: Seven FBLA members competed at districts

On Monday, Jan. 20, seven Rock Creek Future Business Leaders of America members competed at districts in Herrington, Kansas. Members that participated were seniors Emma Ebert, Maddy Eshelman, Gabe Roberts, juniors Josie McFall, Kara Riffel, Dawson [...]

News: Sparks fly at Rock Creek during 4S metalsmithing

News: Sparks fly at Rock Creek during 4S metalsmithing

Art classes are typically filled with the smell of paint, the sounds of pencils scratching on paper, or even the faint clicking of a camera. But in Rock Creek highschool’s revamped metalsmithing classes, the heat of [...]

News: Rock Creek introduces recess for junior high students

News: Rock Creek introduces recess for junior high students

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the Rock Creek Junior High teachers decided to give a small recess to the students to get them more on task when they get back into the classroom. [...]

News:  Vaping problem proves a threat to students

News: Vaping problem proves a threat to students

“More than 44,000 students took part in the 2018 annual survey of drug, alcohol, and cigarette use in eighth, tenth, and twelfth graders. About 37 percent of twelfth graders reported vaping in 2018, compared with 28 [...]

News: Future is looking bright for the new Rock Creek Middle School

News: Future is looking bright for the new Rock Creek Middle School

An ongoing project at Rock Creek has been the construction of the new middle school and gym. Recently, advanced journalism students, Taylor Lembright and Emily Ritchey got to put on their hard hats and safety glasses [...]

News:  Manhattan students transfer to Rock Creek

News: Manhattan students transfer to Rock Creek

 This year, Rock Creek High School welcomes many new transfer students including senior Kaleb Jackson and freshmen Olivia Honeywell. Both students transferred from the Manhattan school district. Honeywell attended Manhattan Catholic School up until 8th grade. [...]

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 [...]