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  • Highlights from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

    Highlights from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

    Wyatt Anness, Staff Writer

    February 2, 2018

      The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) ended Sunday, Jan. 28. The show allowed the public to see what big brands like Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler are producing when it comes to new innovations and vehicles in the industry. Here are some of the highlights from the event.    Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA)                 ...

  • The perks of taking an AP Class

    The perks of taking an AP Class

    Claire Benson, Staff Writer

    January 30, 2018

    Often, students are afraid of the stereotypes that surround AP classes. They are known to give mounds of homework and drop a student’s grade significantly. However, this is not often a reality of this kind of class. As a student currently in APUSH, I can give a million reasons to take the class. When I was starting the school year, I was overwhelmed by the prospect of t...

  • 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

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  • 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...

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December 19, 2017

Winter break is around the corner, which means it's time for sleeping in and having a good time. It's a time for seeing fa...

When it comes to homework, are headphones helpful or hurtful?

When it comes to homework, are headphones helpful or hurtful?

December 19, 2017

Walking through the hallways of Rochester High School, it is a common sight to see students walking with headphones in thei...

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Prince Harry announces engagement to American Meghan Markle

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December 19, 2017

Clarence House announced a royal engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Monday, Nov. 27 . The recently engaged ...

Battle of the Books comes to RCS

Battle of the Books comes to RCS

December 19, 2017

This year, Rochester Community Schools is introducing a new way for students to gain a love for reading. Battle of the Book...

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