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Students after a full day on the mountain.

The Outing Club Skis Into Action

Heidi Schwarzmann, Managing Editor January 31, 2023

In previous years, RCHS has had a school sponsored Ski Club. The group would take an annual trip to a ski resort a drivable distance away. The club took a pause during 2021 as COVID rules made the trip...

The Skills USA Team that competed in the Plant Mars Challenge. Photo by Evan Roney

Skills USA Plants on Martian Soil

Addie Flint, Reporter January 30, 2023

This year Plant Mars contacted the Skills USA club about participating in a new competition. The Skills USA teacher sponsor, Tate Jarvis, received the email about the competition.  “I was interested...

Junior Halina Homiak filling out the Match-o-Matic survey.

Students Share Love During February

Sarah Phelps, News Editor January 30, 2023

With the first month of the year passing by quickly, Valentine’s Day is coming up soon. During this Valentine’s Day week, the Junior Class Council is putting on a returning fundraiser, the Match-o-Matic. For...

Mouse sitting in petri dish in lab. Photo source: https://www.wearecellix.com/post/can-organs-on-a-chip-replace-animal-testing

The Animal Testing Industry and How to Avoid It

Emma Brooke, Artistic Director January 26, 2023

As you apply a cleanser to your face or spread toothpaste on a toothbrush, you might be using a product that used animal testing to put it on the market. Animal Testing is when a company will collect animals...

Senior Maliyah Hickling writes down her New Year’s Resolutions.

Students Welcome 2023 With New Year’s Resolutions

Grace Fleshman, Reporter January 24, 2023

At the beginning of each year, students create goals or resolutions to improve on. Whether it’s improving your mental health or staying organized, these resolutions help students prepare for their new...

Newly elected Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy is sworn in by Dean of the House, Representative Hal Rogers.

Kevin McCarthy Elected as Speaker of the House in Historic Election

Reagan Woody, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2023

As a result of the 2022 midterm elections, the Republican party gained control over the House of Representatives. This political power turn led former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D) to step...

Students in Building trades work together to complete daily tasks. Photo taken by Cameron Terry.

Wildcats Build the Community

Cameron Terry, Reporter January 23, 2023

Within RCHS’s  Carrer and Technical Education (CTE) Department, Mr. Brayden Tuttle’s Building Trades class has been building a house to be donated to a family in need through Habitat for Humanity....

Junior Addie Wright bandages a donor after their donation. Photo by Maxwell Pearson

RCHS Hosts Annual Blood Drive

Maxwell Pearson, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 13, RCHS hosted the annual blood drive, for the first time in three years. The Student Council Association (SCA) partnered with the American Red Cross to put on the drive, and considered...

Ham and Bacon were selected for the 2022 Drexel Photography High School Contest Exhibition at the national level.

Wilson Wins

Micah Mayr, Reporter January 20, 2023

Photography is thought to be something that is simply complex. It is an art, it is a skill, it is a way of expressing one’s way of viewing the world. When taking a photo, one must frame and stage what...

PTSA Puzzles Over Prom

PTSA Puzzles Over Prom

Maddie Dahl, Reporter January 20, 2023

The Parent Teacher Student Association, (PTSA), and Just Games, a game shop in Downtown Lexington, are collaborating on a puzzle competition to help fundraise for the After Prom Party this year. The After...

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