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Before his passing, Coach Rogers served as a baseball and football coach at Rockbridge County High School as well as a math teacher for Maury River Middle School. 
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A Celebration Of Life: Honoring Coach Stuart Rogers

Reagan Woody, Opinion Editor January 21, 2022

On Jan. 11, 2022, Maury River Middle School and Rockbridge County High School experienced a loss of a beloved faculty member and coach due to complications from a prolonged illness. Stuart Rogers, more...

Students Emily McClung and G Mckeeman practice presenting their end of semester presentation for their independent study on food insecurity at RCHS.

Students Create Their Own Curriculum

Caroline Diette, Reporter December 16, 2021

While the course offerings at RCHS are extensive, some students have a curiosity that cannot be fulfilled by one of the available classes. Instead, these students take on the project of an independent...

New Students Find Welcoming Community At RCHS

New Students Find Welcoming Community At RCHS

December 15, 2021

This year, students around the country returned to school for the first time in over a year. At Rockbridge County High School, students reported feeling strange or unfamiliar with the school but for some...

Sydney Boucher performing as Dorothy in The Rockbridge Ballets performance of The Wizard of Oz.

Image from The Rockbridge Ballets Instagram.

Sydney Boucher Stars in “The Wizard of Oz”

Kinsie Ellis, Reporter December 15, 2021

Rockbridge Ballet put on "The Wizard of Oz" during the first weekend of December. In their first live production since the beginning of the pandemic, the ballet had two shows that took place on Saturday...

Seamus Looney filming an interview

Behind-the-Scenes of a Wildcat Weekly

Maxwell Pearson, Online Layout Editor December 14, 2021

Every Friday, the students of RCHS eagerly anticipate the five minute break during the first period that is utilized to watch the new “Wildcat Weekly.” Broadcasted by The Prowler staff, each Wildcat...

Hopkin’s Green holiday decoration setup, including a lighted tree and chair for Santa.

A Guide For Your Rockbridge County Holiday Event Needs

Reagan Woody, Opinion Editor December 3, 2021

As a lover of the Christmas season, I always look forward to the time when the holiday atmosphere would settle into Rockbridge County. As the holidays approach, Rockbridge County is gearing up to celebrate...

Theater students rehearsing for the Wizard of Oz

Rockbridge’s Revived Theater Program

Grace Shaw, Social Media Manager November 19, 2021

If you happen to walk down the halls of Rockbridge County High School during 7th period, you will most likely hear voices and music streaming from the auditorium. These are the sounds of RCHS’s freshly...

Merryn Williams displays her logo at Seasons Yield Farms Bread Day.

Catching Up with Merryn Williams

Ella Vaught, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2021

2016 Rockbridge County High School graduate Merryn Williams has certainly made a name for herself in Rockbridge County. From designing t-shirts for RCHS to now owning her own business at 23 and designing...

Lexington Skate Jam

Stephen Wells, Reporter November 18, 2021

The Lexington Skate Jam, held on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 12:00 p.m. until closing at 5:00 p.m., gathered people of all ages from all around the nation at the Lexington Skate Park. There were skaters from...

Student Luci Hanstedt proudly sports her ‘I Voted’ sticker after voting in the VA local and state election earlier that morning.

RCHS Seniors Cast Their Vote

Caroline Diette, Reporter November 18, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Virginia held state and local elections. For seniors at Rockbridge County High School who have turned 18, they are now eligible for one of the privileges of the American citizen: voting.   In...

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