French and Spanish Honor Society Induct New Members

French and Spanish Honor Society Induct New Members

Sophia Carlucci, Meastro Group Leader

January 6, 2020

By: Sophia Carlucci The RCHS Spanish Honor Society (SHS) and French Honor Society (FHS) put on their first joint induction ceremony. This event allows for students to be recognized for their achievements, and promote the French and Spanish language.  Spanish and French teacher Pamela St. Clair and Fre...

SAGA Holds a Educational Transgender/Nonbinary Workshop

SAGA Holds a Educational Transgender/Nonbinary Workshop

Arden Courtney Collins, Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Sexuality and Gender Awareness club (SAGA) hosted a transgender/nonbinary awareness workshop on Dec. 9th. Guest speakers Dr. Sarah Horowitz, who goes by she/her pronouns, and Lucie Fielding, who goes by she/they pronouns, talked to students during third period. (This practice of introducing oneself...

NHS Helps Rockbridge Christmas Baskets

NHS Helps Rockbridge Christmas Baskets

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Every year, NHS volunteers and helps to organize the Rockbridge Christmas Baskets. The Rockbridge Christmas Baskets program has helped families in need experience a more special Christmas since 1948. The organization provides gifts to families who are less fortunate in Rockbridge County, including th...

NHS Hosts The Lip Sync

NHS Hosts The Lip Sync

Nakole Allen, Reporter

December 17, 2019

The RCHS Lip Sync is a fundraiser to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Rockbridge Christmas Baskets. This year it was put on by the National Honor Society. It was the first year that NHS was hosted it and they raised just under 2,700 dollars.  English Teacher Davina Copsy is the head of NHS.  “We were...

The Jazz Band Rocks through the Year

The Jazz Band Rocks through the Year

Sarah Hennis, Managing Editor

December 17, 2019

The Rockbridge County High School’s jazz band is being revamped this year by a new director. The new director is Ms. Miranda Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald has been participating in concert bands, as well as the choir. The RCHS band has already planned several concerts this school year under their new dir...

AP Language of Composition Students Write Calendar Letters

AP Language of Composition Students Write Calendar Letters

Grace Frascati, Assistant Managing Editor

December 16, 2019

The Rockbridge County Public Schools (RCPS) school board recently decided upon a new calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. Before the final calendar was decided on, faculty members voted on four calendar drafts. In AP Language of Composition, students were assigned an essay where they chose the cale...

FCA Begins a New Year

FCA Begins a New Year

Blake Darmante, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) is a club dedicated to making our school a better place while giving students an opportunity to find community with other club members. They have invested time into a number of events this year. One of the events the FCA tackled this year was hosting professional...

RCHS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

RCHS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sophia Carlucci, Maestro Head Editor

October 25, 2019

  Hispanic Heritage month is being celebrated at RCHS. This celebration honors Hispanic heritage that is present in the United States, as well as all over the world. The dates of Hispanic Heritage Month fall between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15, which is around the same time of Spanish liberation from...

Art Class sculpts New Projects

Beckett Howe, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Students in art classes have started on new projects. They are now working on sculptures made out of discarded items and trash. Art teacher Erin Allen assigned the project.    “We did a virtual tour of 12 sculptures, afterwards, they would be inspired by one and then make a sculpture of their own w...

FBLA Members Prepare for the Year

FBLA Members Prepare for the Year

Sarah Hennis, Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

This year, there has been a shift in power for the Future Business Leaders of America. The FBLA lead team has been switched up, and the club has elected four new executives to fill the lead team consisting of six positions. The president of the club is Senior Emma Funkhouser, who works side by sid...

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