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SPCA Reaches Max capacity

September 29, 2023

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) takes in thousands of abused and homeless animals throughout the year. They provide care until a responsible home is found for them.  The...

Japan Trip Poster in RCHS Hallway

Japan Trip Interview

Victor Mycroft-Lynn Reter, Reporter September 29, 2023

  Ms. Brooks, English teacher, group leader, member of the travel council for tours at Rockbridge County High, speaks out about the upcoming Japan trip in 2025. This trip marks the 3rd since last...

Student handing in permission slip to Mr. Simon

History Department Plans Field Trips

Jack Jensen, Reporter September 27, 2023

This year, students in US History and Government will take a field trip hosted by the  history department. These trips are an annual occurrence at RCHS.  The junior class will visit Jamestown. This...

Lower field renovations.

Fall Sports Teams Adapt to the Renovations Of the Lower Practice Field

Bella Fitch, Reporter September 26, 2023

The Marching Band and Football Team adapt Over the years, countless teams have used the lower practice field behind the cafeteria to cultivate their skills to reach their full potential. However, this...

Donald Trump Indicted, For a Fourth Time

Brody Kirkpatrick, Reporter September 25, 2023

In an unprecedented turn of events in U.S history in 2023, former President, Donald J Trump, is being indicted in 4 different cases in different states, over the course of four and a half months. A former...

Ms. Henson chats with a student.
Photo taken by Nala Shearer.

Henson and Sparks Join New Administration

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor September 19, 2023

Running a high school is no easy task, and RCHS is no exception to this. Within the past two years, RCHS has gone from having two assistant principals to having four assistant principals in order to assist...

courtesy of rockbridge athletic departments Instagram account

9/8 Football Game Cancellation

Bella Fitch, reporter September 11, 2023

On Friday Sept. 8, the Rockbridge County Wildcats played against the Allegheny Cougars at Veterans stadium.  Every football game there is always a surge of excitement and energy in the stands, and...

Prowler Bytes: Friday Night Lights

Prowler Bytes: Friday Night Lights

Addie Flint, Managing Editor September 8, 2023

 Prowler Bytes is short form video series produced by the Prowler Staff. This first video features the football game from Sept. 1 against Staunton.

Fan looking over new NFL rule changes

New NFL Rule Changes

Eliot McDonald, Reporter May 22, 2023

With the NFL draft just having on April 29th many feel as this is the unofficial beginning of a new season. Rookies are going to camp and many teams are kicking into full gear for the offseason.  For...

The Lip Sync sign-ups are open! (Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Brooks)

NHS and SCA Members Prepare For 2023 Lip Sync

March 31, 2023

This year, the local chapter of the National Honor Society hosts the annual Lip Sync Battle. Students and teachers alike band together in groups and perform different songs. The Lip Sync is a way to raise...

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