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  • Orange Chocolate Chip Scones Tutorial

    Orange Chocolate Chip Scones Tutorial

    Lauren Alison and Morgan Gallagher, Copy Editor and Design Editor

    December 1, 2016

    COCONUT OAT SCONES 1 cup oat flour 1/2 cup spelt flour Pinch of salt 1 tsp baking powder 3 to 4 tbsp raisins or dried cranberries, chocolate chips, etc… 4 tbsp solid coconut oil 1 egg 4 tbsp yogurt (Greek or natural works well) 2 to 3 tbsp honey In large mixing bowl, combine the first five ingredients and stir until evenly mixed. Add in coconut oil (see above f... READ MORE »»

  • REVIEW: “Chicago”

    REVIEW: “Chicago”

    Sara Trumza, Staff Writer

    December 1, 2016

    Excitement was running rampant through the RHS auditorium as the audience prepared to watch "Chicago", the fall musical presented by Rochester Alliance of Theatrical Students (RATS). The performance was filled with humor and appealed to the viewers greatly. The performance was set in Chicago around the 1920’s, in a world full of greed and corruption. It was centered around Ve... READ MORE »»

    Students on stage performing 'Chicago'

  • Welcome Winter!

    Welcome Winter!

    Kathryn Chatman, Staff Writer

    November 30, 2016

    As the months of autumn drift away, the winter season has finally started to arrive. Weather is colder, days are longer and leaves have begun falling off trees, making room for snow. While both seasons have their pros and cons, some people, such as Spanish teacher Ms. Claire Scislowicz, prefer brisk fall weather to freezing winters. Others enjoy the pure beauty of snow. “... READ MORE »»

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  • Book recommendations based on popular book series

    Book recommendations based on popular book series

    Lauren Alison, Copy Editor

    November 30, 2016

      Harry Potter Series By: J.K. Rowling Why are they similar?: For those who like magic and self-discovery stories similar to that of Harry Potter, “The Witches of the Black Castle” and “Seeds of Discovery” will be the perfect fit. The Witches of the Glass Castle By: Gabriella Lepore Living what she thought was an ordinary life, Mia is thrown for a loop when she finds out that she and her family are anything but normal. All it to... READ MORE »»

  • Upcoming Movies in 2017

    Upcoming Movies in 2017

    Patrick Jordan, Staff Writer

    November 28, 2016

    With the year 2017 quickly approaching, there are many major releases, cinema-wise, to look forward to. A few students at Rochester have discussed what they are looking forward to, and what they’re not. Ninth grader Alexander Reeve expresses his excitement for upcoming movies he is looking forward to in 2017. “[I’m looking forward to] 'Rogue One,' 'Doctor Strange,' 'Gy... READ MORE »»

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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...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Bond update

Bond update

Patrick Jordan & Mahnoor Rauf & Jenna Norgrove, Staff Writers

One brisk autumn morning, junior Madelyn Arsenault arrives at RHS a little later than usua...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

BRIEF: Health and wellness committee needs student participation

BRIEF: Health and wellness committee needs student participation

Kathryn Chatman, Staff Writer

Rochester’s PTA Health and Wellness Committee is searching for students with an interest...  Read More »

Nov 28 • No Comments

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Voting based on party loyalty

Voting based on party loyalty

Lauren Karmo, Sports Editor

When considering who to vote for on Nov. 8, many would say it’s crucial to research and ...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

Citizens must embrace the opportunities provided to us

Citizens must embrace the opportunities provided to us

Maya Subramanian, Staff Writer

We watch the nightly news stories of shootings on our flat screen TVs. We listen to the fi...  Read More »

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New student adjusts to life in Rochester

New student adjusts to life in Rochester

Kathryn Chatman, Staff Writer

Over the summer, junior Merissa Guess moved from Johannesburg, a small town located in the upper peninsula, to Rochester Hills. Guess describes her old town as small and located in the middle of nowher...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

The zodiac trend

The zodiac trend

November 28, 2016

Zodiac signs have been becoming increasingly prevalent in the recent months as social media has influenced numerous teenage...  Read More »

Essential oils provide alternative de-stressing methods

Essential oils provide alternative de-stressing methods

November 28, 2016

The rise of popularity in essential oils has taken the Aromatherapy community by storm. Essential Oils are concentrated extracts ...  Read More »

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Powder Puff: Why did it leave and will it come back to the ROC?

Powder Puff: Why did it leave and will it come back to the ROC?

Carly Craig, News Editor

It’s homecoming week, and instead of the football players running out into the Friday night lights, the girls who are playing in the Powder Puff game come storming out of the tunnel. The student body...  Read More »

Nov 3 • No Comments

New teacher feature: Ms. Scislowicz

New teacher feature: Ms. Scislowicz

November 3, 2016

Ms. Scislowicz, Spanish Teacher 1.What subjects do you teach? “I teach at Stoney Creek and Rochester High School. At...  Read More »

Collage Concert Photostory

November 2, 2016

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