Teachers Talk Homecoming

Teachers Talk Homecoming

Adam Webster, Reporter

January 24, 2017

With this year’s homecoming season coming to a successful close, students are already preparing for next year. With the student body playing a large role in planning the event, the faculty has few opportunities to share how they feel about homecoming. Many of our own teachers have ideas to improve...

RCHS Hosts First Annual Pumpkin Festival

RCHS Hosts First Annual Pumpkin Festival

McKelvey Courtney-Collins, Reporter

January 24, 2017

The Career and Technical Education Department hosted the first annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct 29. Various clubs and classes sold food, drinks, and more to fundraise and promote membership in their particular programs. “We’re hoping to get community awareness for our career-technical area, and a...

Band Marches Into Competition

Band Marches Into Competition

McKelvey Courtney-Collins, Reporter

November 20, 2016

  The marching band is preparing for another season. This year they will participate in three competitions, instead of their usual two, and are planning to play their best at every performance, both on and off the field. “Last year we actually had a very successful year,” said band director Kai...

History Book Club Draws Interest

History Book Club Draws Interest

November 9, 2016

By: Kyle Hilss Teachers often desire to teach their students material that may not be part of the curriculum, but unfortunately, there are some factors that prevent that. Two factors of public education that are popularly perceived as ultimate shortcomings are a pressure to teach to standardized tests...

Students Make the Most of Their Summers

Students Make the Most of Their Summers

November 9, 2016

By: Kyle Hilss Although this summer was short, many students did interesting things to make the most of it. Seniors Olivia Tilson, Oishani Basu, and Grace Rollins went to Governor’s School, for social sciences, biology, French, respectively. At biology school, Basu liked that there were a lot of ha...

NOVA Schools Out Do the Rest

Kaizad Irani, Head Online Editor

November 9, 2016

When most people refer to higher education, their first thought usually gravitates towards colleges and universities. High schools rarely fall under that title of “higher education.” Most high schools, especially those around Rockbridge County and southern Virginia are similar. Not all of the students...

Mayors Explain Their Platforms At Candidate Forum

Mayors Explain Their Platforms At Candidate Forum

Alejandro Rush, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2016

The candidates for Rockbridge political offices shared their platforms and answered questions from the audience at the candidate forum on Tuesday, October 25 at the Hampton Inn. The two candidates running for mayor, Chuck Smith and Frank Friedman, outlined their platforms on expanding the Lexington eco...

Rockbridge Students Go On Summer Trips

Kaizad Irani, Head Online Editor

September 26, 2016

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Principal Hand Goes Viral

Adam Webster, Reporter

September 16, 2016

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