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...

Boxerwood Gives Students New Opportunities

Boxerwood Gives Students New Opportunities

Maren Jetton, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Over the past year, Environmental Science teachers Kiersten Donahue and Amanda Gardener have been working with Boxerwood Nature Center and Woodland Garden. They have both been working with  Education Director Elise Sheffield since the summer. Together, they have been making a pacing guide for the E...

The Juniors And Seniors Stay Trippin’

The Juniors And Seniors Stay Trippin’

Nakole Allen, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The juniors and seniors went on field trips for their History classes on Oct. 4. The juniors went to Jamestown, Va. and Yorktown, Va. with History teacher Lauren Williamson, along with some other teachers that chaperoned. Going on these field trips is nothing new to Williamson. “We have been doing this trip for about th...

Students Hard Work Deleted

Students Hard Work Deleted

Dylan Hostetter, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Recently, a setback has occured at RCHS. The incident happened in room T16, the room of CTE teacher James Gerken, and the home of his courses such as architecture and engineering, and drone development. This incident is the deletion of the CAD (computer aided design) lab drive. This drive contained all...

SIRPHA Stays Healthy

SIRPHA Stays Healthy

Adam Elrod, Reporter

October 25, 2019

  SIRPHA is a club dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for students. The club is run by guidance counselor Rhonda Pedigo.  “SIRPHA stands for Students in Rockbridge Promoting Healthy Alternatives, and works in collaboration as a part of the Rockbridge Area Prevention,” said Ped...

Josh Wawrzyniak Studies the Modernization of Medicine

Josh Wawrzyniak Studies the Modernization of Medicine

Sophia Carlucci, Maestro Group Editor

September 23, 2019

Senior Josh Wawrzyniak is studying innovation and modernization for his independent study this year. This involves a lot of computer research and observing doctors while they work on patients in surgery or just daily check-ups on patients.  “I hope to truly be engaged in my research, so that my present...

Latin Club Says “Salve”

Latin Club Says “Salve”

Stephanie Weisberger, Reporter

September 20, 2019

There is new energy surrounding the Latin Club this year, with bi-weekly meetings that began on Aug. 29. During the meeting, students enjoyed snacks, while learning about the Latin language, culture, and club activities.          The meetings will start with an interesting fact as well as an activity. P...

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