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  • What’s Happening to the Bees (and why we should care)

    What’s Happening to the Bees (and why we should care)

    Morgan Gallagher, Design Editor/Co-Photo Editor

    March 17, 2017

    Cut to the chase—bees are on a dangerous decline. We all know how easy it is to forget about the problems in the world that don’t seem to immediately affect us, but I’m here to plead that it does immediately affect us. Me, you, your sweet grandmother, your pen pal across the world, your history teacher—everyone. The species decline of (specifically) honeybees is becoming rapid an...

  • Charity Week benefits Dutton Farm

    Charity Week benefits Dutton Farm

    Bianca Mow, Staff Writer

    March 14, 2017

    Dutton Farm is a non-profit organization that allows people with physical, mental or emotional impairments to have different opportunities that they wouldn’t usually get. This organization was founded in 2010 because the founders', Jim and Michele Smither, daughter had Down Syndrome. This year, all of the money raised during RHS's Charity Week will be donated to Dutton Farm. Student...

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  • New Movies- 2017

    New Movies- 2017

    Bianca Mow, Staff Writer

    March 8, 2017

    Everybody loves Somebody Summary:  Clara Barron has a great job, a nice house in LA and a great family. Everything is perfect for Clara except her love life. When invited to a family wedding in Mexico, she invites her co- worker to be her date. Unexpectedly, her ex shows up at the wedding.  Will Clara go back to what she and her ex had, or will she try something new? ...

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  • RHS explores the possibility of aliens

    RHS explores the possibility of aliens

    Carly Craig, News Editor

    March 8, 2017

    UFOs crashing into fields, or a government testing site? Area 51 has raised some major questions since 1947, when an alleged UFO crashed onto a government air force base. Although this is true, the debate about aliens started long before the incident in Area 51, and will probably continue for many years to come. AP Environmental Science and Biology teacher Mr. Brandon Shurte...

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  • Education: Is there a best form?

    Education: Is there a best form?

    March 2, 2017

    For you, it’s just another normal day: wake up, go to school, come home, work on homework. Except, it’s not a normal day. On the TV it says that school has been canceled for almost all Detroit Public School students, where you attend. Why would they be canceling school on a random day in May? Well, according to the news, it seems as though the teachers at most DPS school...

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To Read or Not to Read – March is Reading Month

To Read or Not to Read – March is Reading Month

Taylor Garber, Staff Writer

As high school progresses, reading for enjoyment becomes more of a struggle for those who enj...

March 14No Comments

RHS hosts Chinese exchange students

RHS hosts Chinese exchange students

Patrick Jordan, Staff Writer

For most, Jan. 29, will just be a normal day at school, but for twenty Chinese exchange stu...

February 3No Comments

New tablets introduce new experiences

New tablets introduce new experiences

Audrey Weber & Sara Trumza, Staff Writers

As classes head to the computer labs and the media center, many students often complain ab...

December 1No Comments

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Jennifer Lawrence isn’t as amazing as you think

Jennifer Lawrence isn’t as amazing as you think

“Ignorance is bliss.” That saying comes across people’s lips as often as every few minu...

February 231 Comment

Column: Capital Punishment

Column: Capital Punishment

Lauren Alison, Copy Editor

The “Death Penalty” has been around for thousands of years. It was the infamous Anne Boleyn...

February 3No Comments

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Meatless Diets Have Lasting Benefits

Meatless Diets Have Lasting Benefits

Angela Mammel and Kathryn Chatman

It’s Saturday night and then-freshman Emily Boar turns on the TV, changing through channels until she finds something interesting enough to watch. She stumbles upon images of farm animals in a documentar...

March 2No Comments

Midwinter Break

Midwinter Break

February 23

Though midwinter break passed, it consisted of Feb. 20 and 21, and in those two days, Senior Mrudula Sriram relaxed and took...

Comic: The more you have to do…

Comic: The more you have to do…

January 27

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St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

Grace Crites

On March 17, people from all around the world wearing hues of green are joined by their friends and family to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Although thousands of people enjoy the cheerful and jolly vi...

March 17No Comments

Pokemon No?

Pokemon No?

February 23

When summer school was in session, RHS math teacher Mrs. Arnold noticed that her students were up to something odd. She e...

In Between: RATS Performs One Act Show

In Between: RATS Performs One Act Show

February 23

The Rochester Alliance of Theatrical Students (RATS) performed an original one act-show on Feb. 7 and 8. The $5, approxima...

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