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  • RHS Student Government has success at States

    RHS Student Government has success at States

    Zoe Sawdon, Sports Editor

    April 17, 2018

    Over the weekend of March 24 through March 26, Rochester High School’s student government attended the Michigan Student Leadership State Conference in Grand Rapids, MI. “Basically what States is is all student councils in Michigan meet, and we give presentations on the events that we put on, and then [other schools] tell us what they put on,” sophomore Anna Nickel sai...

    StuGo members wear their tropical gear during one of the activities at States. Photo courtesy of sophomore Anna Nickel.

  • Block science students participate in March Mammal Madness

    Block science students participate in March Mammal Madness

    Zoya Ahmed, Feature Editor

    April 2, 2018

    As March comes to an end, many think of college basketball. Inspired by the NCAA College Basketball tournament, March Mammal Madness (MMM) is an annual tournament created in 2013 by Professor Katie Hinde of Arizona University. The MMM is a contest in which animals compete in a bracket like basketball - but in virtual fights- until there is a winner. There are four themed s...

    2018 March Mammal Madness Logo

    photo courtesy of mammalssuck.blogspot.com

  • Movie Review: “A Wrinkle in Time”

    Movie Review: “A Wrinkle in Time”

    Violet Resh, Photo and Design Editor

    March 13, 2018

    Disney’s adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle’s famous novel, A Wrinkle in Time, came to theaters nationwide on March 9. The cast is comprised of many famous faces, including Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Oprah Winfrey. The story follows Margaret “Meg” Murry (Storm Reid) as she copes with losing her father after he mysteriously disappeared four years ago. With his kind perso...

  • R.A.T.S. goes to Love Fest

    R.A.T.S. goes to Love Fest

    Violet Resh, Photo and Design Editor

    March 8, 2018

    This February the Rochester Alliance of Theatrical Students went to Bay City for the Mid-Michigan Theater Arts Festival at Garber High School. The students left early from school on the Friday, stayed overnight and left late on Saturday evening. “We basically prepare for months to perform a one act play or musical in front of about 600 high schoolers in other theat...

    Some of the R.A.T.S members pose for a picture. Photo by Anna Konno.

  • Dance Team goes to Nationals

    Dance Team goes to Nationals

    Mariam Hanna, Staff Writer

    March 5, 2018

    The pressure is on for freshman Eliza Farrell as she has less than two weeks until she heads to Orlando with the Rochester Varsity Dance Team (RVDT), coached by Allie Mercer, for Nationals.  After almost ten months of practicing, the RVDT is ready to take on Orlando. “We are eighteen dancers strong!” said Mercer. “Both I and our team feels confident leaving for Nation...

    The Rochester Varsity Dance Team. Photo by Allie Mercer

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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,...

Fun ways to pass your time over Winter Break

Fun ways to pass your time over Winter Break

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...

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How to study smarter for the SAT

How to study smarter for the SAT

March 21, 2018

  As March closes in on its final weeks, many students will be gearing up for spring break. But for many at RHS,...

Simple ways to celebrate March is Reading Month

Simple ways to celebrate March is Reading Month

March 20, 2018

The month of March is recognized as March is Reading Month, and whether you care book fanatic reading year-round, or just try...

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