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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: Three student teachers join Rock Creek staff

Features: Three student teachers join Rock Creek staff

Three new student teachers have been added to the Rock Creek staff for the spring semester, two in junior high and one in high school. Tyler Clubine – Social Science History teachers Chris Schmitz’s and Michael [...]

News: Five seniors named Kansas Honor Scholars

News: Five seniors named Kansas Honor Scholars

On Nov. 2, the 2015-2016 Kansas Honor Scholars were recognized, including seniors Rachel Askew, Mariah Matthews, Justin Moser, Lilly Schmitz and Alli Snapp. For this program, each school in Kansas nominates the top 10 percent of [...]

News: Students attend art contest at Washburn University

On Nov. 13, art teacher Pam Delay and 15 art students went to Washburn University for an art contest. The contest provided many creative ideas and opportunities for all the students that attended, not only from [...]

News: New classes offered for 2015-2016 academic year

News: New classes offered for 2015-2016 academic year

With the ending of another year and enrollment starting for the 2015-2016 school year, students are finding new classes that are being offered and are discovering the pressure to find the “perfect” schedule. In the 2014-15 [...]

Opinions:  ZAP changes for the better, but still has room for improvement

Opinions: ZAP changes for the better, but still has room for improvement

The ZAP policy has been in effect for four years now, but every year since it started, there have been significant changes. It went from all students meeting in the cafeteria during each advisor until they [...]

News:  Changes made to ZAP program again for this school year

News: Changes made to ZAP program again for this school year

Interview with ZAP coordinator Jeremy Lehning What is the new ZAP policy? “The length of time to complete ZAP work is different. Instead of waiting multiple days, now you have to turn it in the next [...]

News:  Rock Creek receives new crop of student teachers

News: Rock Creek receives new crop of student teachers

This semester, five student teachers from Kansas State University will be in the Rock Creek building, including Maggie Kuhlman, Stephanie Laack, Jess Rutledge, Shawn Seamatter and Mallory Weidner. Maggie Kuhlman Maggie Kuhlman is student-teaching with Bridgette [...]

News:  Yearbook receives honor from press association

News: Yearbook receives honor from press association

To get an all-state honor throughout all four years of your high-school career is very unlikely and requires a lot of dedication and hard work. However, this is exactly what the Multimedia class, which produces the [...]

News:  ZAP program continues to change

News: ZAP program continues to change

At Rock Creek, there have been many changes this school year, and the ZAP program happens to be one of them. With the retirement of principal Dennis Post, who used to oversee the ZAP program, Title [...]

News:  Final exam policy revised for Rock Creek students

News: Final exam policy revised for Rock Creek students

Despite the students favoring the final assessment policy used last year, principal Eric Koppes and the faculty have decided to revise the policy for this year. Last year, high school students could be exempted from their [...]

News:  Juniors complete Kansas state writing assessments in November

News: Juniors complete Kansas state writing assessments in November

Despite not having to take the Kansas state writing assessments since the 2008-2009 school year, the juniors at Rock Creek prepared for the assessments since they had to take them in November. According to English 11 [...]

News:  High school, junior high excel on 2011-2012 state assesments

News: High school, junior high excel on 2011-2012 state assesments

State assessment results from the 2011-2012 school year are in, and Rock Creek has “done about the same with 95 to 98 percent proficiency,” Title I instructor Jeremy Lehning, who organizes the school’s assessments, said. The [...]