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Sophomore Brennen McDaniel spending time with his friends during class.

Students Reflect on Their Favorite Parts of RCHS

Grace Fleshman and Ella Cate Brown May 24, 2024

As summer approaches, students have begun to reflect on their year. They reminisce on their favorite parts about the high school, and the many features the school has to offer.  Many of these parts...

Senior Kaily Thompson speaks at the last 23-24 executive council meeting

New Class Council Elected for Next Year

Bella Fitch, reporter May 20, 2024

  On May 2, students voted for their representatives in the Executive Council. The Executive Council advocates for students’ issues, organizes school-wide events, and unites the student body...

Summer Kick-Off Activities in Rockbridge County

Summer Kick-Off Activities in Rockbridge County

Noah Carroll, Quincy Speers, and Lola Mulitalo May 20, 2024

With summer right around the corner, students are trying to find fun activities to occupy themselves in the summer. In Rockbridge County, there are countless things to do, such as, fun hikes, swimming,...

Seniors try on their caps and gowns for the first time with their friends. 
Photo taken by Mary Holton.

Seniors Gear Up for Graduation

Nala Shearer, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2024

As a senior who will be a graduate in just over a week, I know how stressful graduation season is. There is so much going on, and it feels like there is simply not enough time in the day to get everything...

Solar Storm Over Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge Night Sky Works to Entrance Visitors

Alyssa Hunter, ol May 16, 2024

As of May 4, 2021, Natural Bridge State Park has been a member of the International Dark Sky Association, being one of roughly 60 locations across the nation to hold this status. This means they fight...

Collage of Activities by Linda Hooks, edited by Will Gibbs

One Piece of Advice: Try New Things

Will Gibbs, Reporter May 15, 2024

My name is Will Gibbs, and I am a senior at Rockbridge County High School. Over my tenure at the high school, I have learned many things: how to do homework, when to avoid the crowds in the hall, what...

Graduating seniors try on their graduation outfits.
Photo courtesy of The Trivium.

Remembering the Favorite Things about Rockbridge

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor May 10, 2024

It does not feel like long ago that I was a freshman wearing a mask in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic walking through the halls of RCHS. Time has flown since then, and lots of memories have been made....

Taken in Oberlin, Ohio during the totality of the Solar Eclipse.

Solar Eclipse: as viewed by Rockbridge County and Others

Samuel Ballstaedt, Reporter May 8, 2024

Eclipses happen two to five times every year. While it happens multiple times a year, it usually goes over the ocean causing no one to see it. However, there was a solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 that passed...

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