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Andrew Kelly, on the right, facing off at a home game. Photo by Madi Poulsen.

Andrew Kelly Hits Milestones

Addie Flint, Reporter May 28, 2023

Freshman Andrew Kelly won his 100th career face-off win during the home lacrosse game against Christiansburg High School on April 27.  A face off in lacrosse is when two players from opposing teams...

A satirical rebuttal of “Cracker Barrel is “Barrely” Worth Your Time”

Stephen Wells, Reporter May 25, 2023

After catching sight of the horrendous article about Cracker Barrel’s nasty nature, I could not help but make a public statement on the atrocity. Blake Darmante’s opinion is atrocious and utterly untrue!...

Dancers pose for a picture after their final performance together. Photo courtesy of Tom Boss.

Rockbridge Ballet Students Leap into Recital

Cameron Terry, Reporter May 24, 2023

May 5th through the 7th,  the Rockbridge Ballet dance company put on their annual recital. The recital is used to put together all of the work the students have done throughout the year, and to be able...

Ms. Zitmore saying goodbye to the Wildcat.

Front Office Staff Retires

Hallie Darmante, Reporter May 23, 2023

In 1997, Lisa Zitmore entered the doors of RCHS to begin a 26 year career as Office Administration. Zitmore works in the front office and routinely serves the student body by taking late notes, keeping...

Student scans code in order to vote.

Random Acts of Kindness Acknowledges Students

Grace Fleshman, Reporter May 22, 2023

Recently, our school has created a nomination to celebrate and recognize students that display kindness. Not only does this recognition acknowledge students’ actions, but it also encourages other students...

Standardized Tests Affect Student Stress

Standardized Tests Affect Student Stress

Micah Mayr, Reporter May 22, 2023

High school is an incredibly significant developmental stage in one’s life. It's a time of growth, not only in knowledge, but also in friends, relationships, and plans for the future. There is an immense...

King John Signing the Magna Carta in 1215. “King John Signs the Magna Carta, BBC.”

Top 6 Iconic English Monarchs of All Time

Paul Drumbl, Reporter May 22, 2023

On May 6, 2023, Charles of Windsor was crowned as the King of England at Westminster Abbey in London. His coronation is the first to take place in the United Kingdom since Queen Elizabeth II’s over 70...

Wildcats Pay Tribute

Drew Potter, Reporter May 19, 2023

On May 7, senior Devin Riley passed away. Many people, including his family, his friends, and his teachers, were affected by his loss. During the days at school, after his passing, Devin was honored in...

4th 9 Weeks stress kicks in.

Students are Hit with the 4th 9 Weeks Stress

Grace Fleshman, Reporter April 18, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, students begin to feel exhausted. The loads of work start to get old and studying feels worse than it did at the beginning of the year. The mental strain that has built...

Senior Anna Cunningham uses Instagram to look for a roommate.

Tips on How to Find a College Roommate

Eleanor Dare, Sports Editor April 11, 2023

For seniors in high school headed to college, finding a roommate can be one of the most stressful things about going to college. There are a lot of questions like how do I find one? What  if this person...

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