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  • BRIEF: The German Department welcomes a new Amity scholar

    BRIEF: The German Department welcomes a new Amity scholar

    Colin Alison, Staff Writer

    September 27, 2018

    At the beginning of the school year, students of German teacher Brady Crites welcomed a new amity scholar, Amelie Groß. She is from Bavaria in southern Germany, and has come to America to learn English and about teaching. “I had an English class [in Germany] and I was really bad at it, and my professor said that I had to go abroad.” said Groß. “I decided to apply abr...

    German Amity Scholar Amelie Groß labels items in German using the Smart Board. Photo Credits by: Brady Crites

  • RHS celebrates all things homecoming

    RHS celebrates all things homecoming

    Mariam Hanna, Lifestyles & Entertainment Editor

    September 25, 2018

    In the weeks leading up to homecoming, senior and StuGo president Julia Payne, along with the rest of the RHS student government, tried to bring everything together and make homecoming an enjoyable experience for students. “We have the dance committee, the pep assembly committee,” said Payne.  “[We are] just making sure that people are clear about their directions and...

    The senior section at last year’s homecoming pep assembly gets fired up as they soak up every last second of RHS homecoming. Photo courtesy of Hope Laurencelle.

  • Vine/meme spirit day ideas

    Vine/meme spirit day ideas

    Zoe Sawdon, Feature Editor

    September 25, 2018

    This fall, Rochester High School's student government will be including the highly anticipated vine/meme day in the spirit week lineup. This theme will take place on Wednesday, September 26. Continue reading for a few ideas and some inspiration for how to dress up like your favorite vine or meme. Arthur the Aardvark Wear a yellow long sleeve sweater with a white collared...

    Junior Alex Glaspie scrolls through memes on her phone, looking for the perfect outfit for spirit week. Photo by Zoe Sawdon.

  • Steps to a spontaneous September

    Steps to a spontaneous September

    Violet Resh, Copy Editor

    September 20, 2018

    As the leaves start to change color and the morning air becomes crisp, summer comes to a close and winter is on its way. Before everyone gets cuddled up with ten blankets trying to keep warm and watching the five feet of snow accumulate, it’s important to make the most of autumn. Here are a few things to do this September to embrace the season. DIA - Star Wars exh...

  • Senior Column: High School Defined

    Senior Column: High School Defined

    Lauren Karmo, Editor-In-Chief

    June 14, 2018

    I know it sounds cliche, but high school is really like a rollercoaster. But, I would challenge that to say that it’s more like one of those run-down carnival rides that still goes up and down but also throws you around any which way. One thing about those carnival rides though, is that when you look back on the memory of it, it doesn’t seem as bad as it felt when you were...

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How RHS Falcons are spending their Spring Break

How RHS Falcons are spending their Spring Break

March 29, 2018

Three students and staff shared their Spring Break plans with The Talon. Check out their Q&A below: Megan Heitchue,...

Where to find the best hot chocolate in town this winter

Where to find the best hot chocolate in town this winter

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,...

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APUSH and AP Gov take on Boston

APUSH and AP Gov take on Boston

June 4, 2018

On May 12-15, students from Rochester’s AP US History and AP Government classes went on a trip to Boston, Massachusetts....

RHS choir performs its 30th annual Cabaret concert

RHS choir performs its 30th annual Cabaret concert

June 4, 2018

Rochester High School’s choir program performed their 30th annual Cabaret concert on the nights of May 10 and May 11 in...

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