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  • Mr. Campbell receives National Board Certification

    Mr. Campbell receives National Board Certification

    Gloria Baldevia, Staff Writer

    January 18, 2018

    An educator’s job is never easy. When they start a new day in school with the hopes of teaching the students and helping shape them as future members of society, it is not a simple task. Physics teacher Mr. Gary Campbell takes on this challenge daily, and his profound passion for teaching and giving students the gift of knowledge has earned him a National Board Certificat...

    Physics Teacher Mr. Gary Campbell

    Rochester Website

  • BRIEF: College Week scholarship opportunities

    BRIEF: College Week scholarship opportunities

    Zoe Sawdon, Staff Writer

    January 17, 2018

    Last week, RHS held its annual College Week activities including daily trivia questions and door decorating. New to the festivities this year was the opportunity for students to apply for a variety of scholarships posted in the mall and on classroom doors around the school. “With all of our events, we’re always trying to find ways to take it to that next step or that...

    One of the scholarship opportunities on a classroom door. Photo by Zoe Sawdon.

  • Solo & Ensemble 2018

    Solo & Ensemble 2018

    Makenzie Shubnell, Editor-in-Chief

    January 17, 2018

    On Saturday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 20, Rochester High School will hold hundreds of band students from Michigan’s 16th district, playing to achieve a worthy score. The event, Solo & Ensemble, is an annual competition that takes place at schools across Michigan, and brings recognition to those who perform to their highest potential. “Solo & Ensemble is a...

  • Hot Chocolate

    Hot Chocolate

    Bell Malatesta, Staff Writer

    December 22, 2017

    When the weather is below freezing, you can only put on so many layers. One thing that is certain to warm you up, though, is a steaming hot cup of hot chocolate. Below are some of Rochester High School students’ favorite places to grab a cup of this delicious holiday drink. Dessert Oasis Dessert Oasis is known for its delicious coffee drinks and comforting atmosphere that ...

    Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

  • Prince Harry announces engagement to American Meghan Markle

    Prince Harry announces engagement to American Meghan Markle

    Danya Black, Staff writer

    December 19, 2017

    Clarence House announced a royal engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Monday, Nov. 27 . The recently engaged couple received many warmhearted responses from family and the public. The couple plan to marry in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018. “Markle, who is an American actress, will also become a British citizen and will be bapti...

    Prince Harry smiles with his fiance, American actress Meghan Markle. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

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How to balance academics and club activities

How to balance academics and club activities

November 21, 2017

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Robotics Club

Robotics Club

November 30, 2017

  Along with the new school year starting, the Robotics team (FEDS) is also beginning. Club leaders say that it's...

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