Young Life Continues to Build a Community

Young Life Continues to Build a Community

Colby Ervin, Reporter

March 14, 2018

Young Life, a group known for creating relationships in the high school, delving into higher morals and ideas, as well as just having fun, continues to draw in many members.  Young Life allows opportunities for weekly meetings along with larger annual activities, such as the paint war and Fall Weeke...

Spanish and French honor societies induct new members

Spanish and French honor societies induct new members

Alexandra Mason, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Spanish and French teacher Pamela St. Clair inducted 24 new students into the Spanish Honor Society on Nov.16. Additionally, the French Honor Society inducted one student at a separate time. At the induction, St.Clair gave a short speech about the objective of the Spanish Honor Society. The head officers,...

Lip Sync raises money for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Lip Sync raises money for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Alexandra Mason, Reporter

February 28, 2018

The seventh annual Lip Sync Contest was held Nov. 20, where numerous individual contestants and student groups took the stage to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser. Economics and personal finance teacher Donna Wallace, business and information technology teacher Mike LeNoir, and business...

FBLA prepares for Competition

Mary Wilson Grist, Layout Editor

February 28, 2018

 Rockbridge’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) planned and organized their goals for the club before the school year even started. Over the summer, economics and personal finance teacher and FBLA  sponsor Donna Wallace attended a three-day conference with junior To’alima Mulitalo...

Latin Students Attend First Practicum

Ejiuwa Abah, Reporter

February 20, 2018

The Latin students traveled to Richmond, Va. to attend the Virginia Junior Classical League  from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20. This was the first time that the Latin students went to this convention. The idea to attend was brought on by seniors Charlotte Abry and Analise LaRiviere over a year ago after a ...

Latin Students Dabble In Greek

Adam Webster, Reporter

February 20, 2018

During the second grading period, students in Dr. Patrick Bradley’s level IV, V, and VI Advanced Latin classes took a detour from their Latin curriculum to explore an entirely new language: Ancient Greek. Bradley, who studied both languages throughout undergraduate and graduate school, began by teach...

Lexington celebrates history

Lexington celebrates history

Nic Benke, Reporter

February 19, 2018

  For the second time in Lexington history, the city held the Lee-Jackson and Martin Luther King Community parade on the same weekend. In a surprising turn of events, both parades this year occurred on their own respective holidays. For many years, the Lee-Jackson parade has gone on peacefully...

Hu embraces new life journey

Hu embraces new life journey

Kala Youngblood, Broadcast Editor and Events Coordinator

February 19, 2018

Former chemistry teacher, Christopher Hu,  has begun a new journey in the city of Madaba, Jordan. Hu and his wife, Josy Hu, left this past summer on a mission trip with a non-profit organization called Frontier Alliance International (FAI). FAI is a Christian affiliation that provides humanitarian relief...

Band performs in winter concert

Band performs in winter concert

Alli Thomas, Reporter

February 19, 2018

The music department rang in the holiday season with their annual winter concert under the direction of a new music director. The performance was held on Dec. 7 and featured the chorus, jazz band, wind ensemble, as well as concert band. The three bands and chorus performed on stage for an audience th...

Does RCHS have a coaching problem?

Does RCHS have a coaching problem?

Musa Kamara, Head Online Editor

February 19, 2018

In a poll given around the school, asking whether or not Rockbridge has a problem retaining coaches, nearly 40 percent of students polled responded yes. Though many students believe that there is a problem, does the problem actually exist? Do our coaches actually not stick around for long? Is this trend ...

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