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Junior Nala Shearer opens Tik Tok Photo by Cohen Paxton.

White House Shows Interest In Bill To Ban Tik Tok

Cohen Paxton, reporter March 27, 2023

For the past few months, the government has been drafting a bill that would ban all Chinese owned apps which includes Tik Tok. If this bill passes, Americans would have Tik Tok deleted from their phones,...

Model UN Members on the Chapel Hill Trip. (Photo courtesy of Youssef Azab)

Model UN Excels At Chapel Hill

Taina Covington, Reporter March 16, 2023

On Feb. 24, the Model UN Club traveled to Chapel Hill. They met with other students from other schools in a Model United Nations conference. Twelve members of the club participated in the trip.  Social...

Seniors Caroline and Caitlyn Haynes shake hands with Representative Cline.

Government Officials visit RCHS Seniors

Reagan Woody, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2023

Rockbridge County High School government students were given the opportunity to hear first hand accounts of how bills become laws at both the state and federal levels, when Representative Ben Cline and...

Employee, Rylie Light, shows off donut selections at Pure Eats.

Valentine’s Day wreaks havoc at Pure Eats

Stephen Wells, Reporter March 16, 2023

On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, Pure Eats in downtown Lexington dealt with an influx of orders. Since their establishment is known to have the best donuts around, many people decided to order themed donuts...

“Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal” show poster, courtesy of Netflix , from IMDb.

Whodunnit? Murdaugh Murder Edition

Maxwell Pearson, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2023

Disclaimer: This article contains information about murder. Chances are that you have seen the name Alex Murdaugh somewhere in the news in the past week. If you are like me, you previously knew nothing...

The building for Jersey Mikes has begun to be gutted and remodeled. Photo taken by Cameron Terry.

New Restaurants Bring Excitement to Lexington

Cameron Terry, Reporter March 9, 2023

The community is continually growing and advancing with new technology and resources and recently, there has been a grand announcement that Lexington will be getting a Chick-fil-a on Russell Cave Road,...

Students Display Works In Downtown Art Show

Students Display Works In Downtown Art Show

Taina Covington, Reporter February 27, 2023

The Art Department consists of two teachers: Erin Allen and Rachel Mckenzie. They teach various levels of Studio Art and Design, Ceramics, and Functional and Decorative Art. Every year, these teachers...

The Chinese Spy Balloon was first spotted flying over Montana. 

“Chinese surveillance balloon over Billings, MT” by Chase Doak, from Wikimedia Commons, License.

United States Shoots Down Multiple Foreign Objects Across The Nation’s Skies

Reagan Woody, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2023

In early February, the United States had shot down multiple foreign objects that had been caught flying over the United States with an unknown reason.  On Feb. 4, 2023, the United States shot down...

Aid workers atop one of the over 100,000 destroyed buildings in Türkiye. Photo Courtesy of CNN

World Citizens Come Together to Help Türkish and Syrian People in Need

Bee Sackett, Opinion Editor February 27, 2023

On Feb. 6, 2023 a magnitude 7.8 earthquake ravaged the Middle East, with the most affected countries being Türkiye and Syria. Dubbed the Kahramanmaraş Earthquake, after a city in Mediterranean Türkiye,...

Lauren Whitesel and Tucker Hopkins leaving their mark on the wall. 
Photo credits: Eliot McDonald

Seniors Leave Their Mark

Baileigh Ramsey, Reporter February 27, 2023

If you have ever been in some of the classrooms around RCHS, you may have noticed that there are student handprints on the bricks. Students in the past years have left their hand prints on the walls of...

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