Global Pandemic is Changing the World for the Better

This picture of the Los Angeles skyline shows there is less smog above the city than there was before the Coronavirus lockdowns. Photo provided by NBC News.

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

May 11, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, countries across the world are putting themselves under lockdown in an attempt to control the spread. Restrictions have been set on social gatherings, and non-essential businesses have been closed. Some nations have even banned international travel. What do these restricti...

SCA Elections

The SCA executive council for 2020-2021 school year.

Nakole Allen, Reporter

May 11, 2020

It is that time of year again where RCHS students are voting for their Student Council Association leaders. Students of grades nine through eleven vote for the executive council as well as class councils.  French and spanish teacher Pamela St.Clair is the head of SCA. Throughout not being able to be in...

Support Local Businesses During the Pandemic

Grace Frascati, Assistant Managing Editor

May 11, 2020

Due to coronavirus shutdown orders, many small businesses are suffering, as they have been forced to close or enforce restrictions. Restaurants have closed off their dining areas and have shifted to takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery. Many have also shortened their days and hours open. Several sm...

Seniors Are Moving Forward

Sophia Carlucci, Head Maestro Group Editor

May 9, 2020

By: Sarah Hennis and Sophia Carlucci The senior class has been working on college plans for the majority of this year. They have been accepted into a variety of schools and have chosen occupational paths as well. The senior class has highlighted what they will miss most, as well as what they are mo...

Comparing the Spanish Flu and COVID-19

Arden Courtney Collins, Reporter

May 7, 2020

The present coronavirus pandemic has been compared to the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, which happened roughly one hundred years ago. The Spanish Flu is the worst pandemic in recent history. It infected one third of the world’s population, killing 50 million people.  The 1918 flu and COVID-19 are both viruses. ...

Young Life Takes Action

Young Life Takes Action

Adam Elrod, Reporter

May 7, 2020

The Rockbridge County Young Life Program is working to stay active during quarantine. They offer several activities for all high schoolers to participate in. Young Life has been making efforts to keep people having fun during quarantine. “This new normal is weird for everyone,” said Stuttard. “B...

Students Pick Up Some New Hobbies

Hope Huger redoing her room.

Sophia Carlucci, Head Maestro Group Editor

April 25, 2020

By: Sophia Carlucci Due to COVID-19, students have been searching for ways to make use of their time in quarantine. This has given them time to pick new up hobbies.  Senior Cole Cathcart started working on a farm. His primary role is to tag and castrate calves. Tagging is placing a piece of pla...

Wawrzyniak Entertains His Followers From Home

As each round is completed, Senior Josh Wawrzyniak posts a picture of the updated bracket on a whiteboard.

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

April 24, 2020

Ever since schools were closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, RCHS students have been finding creative ways to entertain themselves at home. Senior Josh Wawrzyniak has used social media to his advantage by creating and posting topic-based brackets to entertain himself and his followers. “I star...

7 Things to Do to Stay Busy in Quarantine

RCHS students have been spending their time studying topics, such as the Middle East.

Nakole Allen, Reporter

April 24, 2020

The CoronaVirus (COVID-19) has created a Pandemic around the world. As a result, we have to stay inside to prevent spreading the virus. Hopefully, soon, we can go back to having normal lives. During these trying times, quarantine is essential for people’s safety, but it can be tiresome. Here are s...

RARA Adapts to Coronavirus

A sign outside the Food Pantry instructs visitors to stay in their cars. Photo provided by WDBJ7.

Arden Courtney Collins, Reporter

April 24, 2020

The Rockbridge Area Relief Association (RARA) has been working hard fighting hunger and poverty in Rockbridge County since 1972, providing many services to the community.  One service that RARA provides is its Food Pantry, which serves over 600 families a month, according to their website. The Food...

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