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  • New statue donated to RHS

    New statue donated to RHS

    November 7, 2018

    Early in the month of October, Lawson the Falcon, a bronze statue donated to Rochester High School by alumni, was placed and named by the school’s administrators. The Falcon, which is displayed above the mall on the balcony at Rochester High, was built in Italy throughout the last year. The superintendent, Dr. Robert Shaner, and the principal of RHS, Mr. Neil DeLuca, placed t...

    Mr. Lawson, Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaner, and retired RCS Superintendent Dr. John Schultz stand in front of the 250 pound, bronze statue. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Russell.

  • What is a brand ambassador?

    What is a brand ambassador?

    Bianca Mow, Sports Editor

    November 2, 2018

    What is a Brand Ambassador? A brand ambassador is someone who uses their social media platform to promote a company. They can do this by wearing their clothes, tagging them in pictures or giving people a coupon code to use. By doing this, the company is able to gain more buyers and is able to get different perks. Becoming a brand ambassador is easier than one might think....

    Different Social Media platforms that can be used to promote businesses. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

  • The Michigan Humane Society: Helping animals find their forever homes

    The Michigan Humane Society: Helping animals find their forever homes

    Ava Biordi, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2018

    Every day, the many different locations of the Michigan Humane Society are caring for numerous animals by feeding, cleaning and giving them the proper medical attention. The Michigan Humane Society is an organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals in the community and finding them forever homes. In addition to cats and dogs, they also care for guinea pigs, rab...

    The Michigan Humane Society helps animals find forever homes. Photo by Ava Biordi.

  • BRIEF: StuGo prepares for semiannual blood drive

    BRIEF: StuGo prepares for semiannual blood drive

    Mariam Hanna, Lifestyles and Entertainment Editor

    October 26, 2018

    On Friday, Nov. 2, RHS Student Government (StuGo) will be holding its semiannual blood drive. Anyone who is 16 and older is eligible to give blood and encouraged to do so. Senior Catie Troy is the head of this event, and she worked with an organization called Michigan Blood to put it together. “We meet with our Michigan blood representative, and her name is Amanda Ha...

    Students can sign up for the Fall 2018 Blood Drive during lunch before Nov. 1. Photo by Mariam Hanna.

  • Alumni teachers reflect on RCS’s changes

    Alumni teachers reflect on RCS’s changes

    Holly McDonald, Staff Writer

    October 26, 2018

    As alumni teachers from Rochester Community Schools walk into their classrooms, they carry with them the memories of their high school years. Social Studies teacher Mr. Larry Adams, who graduated from Rochester in 1980, still envisions the school that he was once a student in, with big fields and a courtyard. Schools within the RCS community have not only gone throu...

    Ms. Rosol walks down the aisle with her diploma after graduating.

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