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...

Interact Volunteers at the Lavender Farm

Interact Volunteers at the Lavender Farm

Sarah Hennis, Managing Editor

September 19, 2019

For this school year, the new Interact presidents, Seniors Adam Saacke and Margaret Branner, have a lot of plans for new events and volunteer opportunities. “The new school year allows interact to grow and prosper in diverse and numerous ways. This year we’re working on engaging those all aro...

Gardner Creates Good Initiatives

Gardner Creates Good Initiatives

Sarah Hennis, Managing Editor

September 19, 2019

The science curriculum has been changing over the past two years. Amanda Gardner is teaching the Environmental Science AP course, in addition to some regular courses this school year. Gardner has spent most of her life in Va. However, she and her husband just recently moved out of the Southwestern region...

Rockbridge Hosts Community Festival For All

Rockbridge Hosts Community Festival For All

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Rockbridge County hosted an annual Community Festival in downtown Lexington on Aug. 24. The arts and crafts festival ran from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and consisted of many vendors lined along Main Street. RCHS students attended and participated in the festival. Dancers from local organizations and st...

Students are Drone Driven

Students are Drone Driven

Dylan Hostetter, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Drones, remote-controlled pilotless aircraft, are very popular and have even found their way to RCHS. While it is true that some drones are used for surveillance purposes, there are many other uses and job opportunities to be considered, such as flying, developing, building, selling, and photography. ...

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