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  • Pep Assembly Preview

    Pep Assembly Preview

    Grace Crites and Jenna Norgrove

    January 19, 2017

    The Rochester boys and girls varsity basketball teams will be playing the Rochester Adams Highlanders on February 3, 2017 at the O’rena for the annual Crosstown Showdown. AP U.S. history teacher Mr. Chad Zwolinski and Junior Class Ambassador president Paige Gonterman will be organizing the winter pep-assembly to increase school spirit and support the RHS basketball teams. ... READ MORE »»

  • College-ready athletes recruited to play after graduation

    College-ready athletes recruited to play after graduation

    Lauren Karmo, Sports Editor

    January 19, 2017

    While acceptance letters are rolling in for many seniors, a few athletes are already committed to playing for some colleges, and have been since as early as last spring. Seniors Maddie Halsey, Rose Myers, Demetri Pliakos and Brooke Busse have been recruited and committed to play at the college level for volleyball, softball, soccer and golf, respectively. Myers has com... READ MORE »»

    Myers pictured here catching a ball in the outfield. Photo courtesy of Rose Myers.

  • “Awaken, My Love!” Album Review

    “Awaken, My Love!” Album Review

    Alexa Luttrell, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2017

    Donald Glover, more commonly known by his stage name, Childish Gambino, welcomed the month of December with a much anticipated album. “Awaken, My Love!”, Glover’s third album, made its debut on Dec. 2. Not having released new music in over two years, Glover’s fans have been waiting for what seems like forever. Glover, who is typically referred to as a rap artist, leaves rap behind... READ MORE »»

  • Take a Paws event Returns to RHS

    Take a Paws event Returns to RHS

    Elizabeth Bulat, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2017

    The week leading up to exams can be a stressful time for students. Thankfully, the Take a Paws event is returning to RHS to help calm students’ nerves. The event brings volunteers and therapy dogs to RHS, and students are welcome to go into the media center during their lunch to play with the dogs. “Take a Paws is a program designed to help students relieve stress (due to e... READ MORE »»

  • Drug store nail polish: Which is the best?

    Drug store nail polish: Which is the best?

    Lauren Alison, Copy Editor

    December 21, 2016

    Procedure: For each of the different nail polishes, I first cleaned off each nail with nail polish remover to make sure that there was no excess oil that would prevent that nail polish from sticking to the nails. I then made sure to use only two coats of nail polish with each brand so that no one nail polish would have a better wearability. I also used two coats so that the nail... READ MORE »»

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 »

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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 »

Jun 16 • No Comments

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RHS students’ holiday traditions

RHS students’ holiday traditions

Patrick Jordan, and Chris Sandler, Staff Writers

As the holiday season approaches for Rochester students, it means it’s almost time for Senior Jenifer Wicklund to see her family and share a family meal and card games. Like Jenifer, every student a...  Read More »

Dec 22 • No Comments

DIY Christmas Presents

DIY Christmas Presents

December 20, 2016

DIY Hot Chocolate Mix Ornament  from sprinklesomefun.com During this holiday season, many stay warm by snuggling up a...  Read More »

Holiday gifts on a low budget

Holiday gifts on a low budget

December 19, 2016

Mug A mug can be the perfect gift for any coffee or tea lover, along with anyone craving a nice cup of hot cocoa after a cold winter day.  Fill it with you...  Read More »

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Local Neighborhood Shares Location with Old Asylum

Local Neighborhood Shares Location with Old Asylum

Elizabeth Bulat, Staff Writer

Across from Rochester High School, the neighborhood of Grosse Pines, on Walton Blvd., houses many Rochester students. What many don’t know is that this subdivision was the location of a mental asylum...  Read More »

Jan 5 • No Comments

Column: Anxiety

Column: Anxiety

January 5, 2017

No one told me that calm was a luxury. But, then again, nobody expects you to know that clean water or internet access are lu...  Read More »

Ring in the New Year with a Resolution

Ring in the New Year with a Resolution

January 4, 2017

Now that 2017 has arrived, many people may choose to reflect on the past year, and may want to strive for a better year tha...  Read More »

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