New Teacher Profile: Mrs Ritter

Mrs. Ritter says hello!
October 8, 2020

This year, RCHS welcomed several new staff members and teachers. Among them is science teacher Mrs. Ritter. Before she came to the high school to teach all of us lucky students, she had quite a bit of...

Balkey Begins at RCHS

Balkey Begins at RCHS
October 8, 2020

The beginning of the school year always brings new faces to RCHS. This year, while students can not be in person, they still have the chance to meet new students and staff through other ways. Since starting...

Buchheit becomes a New RCHS Counselor

Buchheit enjoys one of her favorite activities: hiking.
October 8, 2020

Jane Buchheit is the new school counselor at Rockbridge County High School for students with last names “A” through “G.” Before she began counseling at RCHS, she went back to school at James Madison...

Grabinski Saves the Day

Earth Science teacher Aaron Grabinksi enjoys a sip of coffee while teaching his students work on a project.
January 28, 2020

Last year RCHS’s Earth Science teacher Christopher Bowring retired. Bowring was known for his undying charisma. Bowring has left a legacy here at RCHS. Luckily, the new earth science teacher, Aaron Grabinski,...

Petriella Pops Off

January 28, 2020

Susan Petriella is the AP Language and Composition and English 11 CP teacher here at RCHS. Petriella transferred here from Maury River Middle School this year. “I was thrilled to be at the high school,”...

Lily Interns With Architect

Lily uses the program Revit to work on his model.
January 28, 2020

  Since entering high school, junior Joseph Lily has completed Architecture 1 and 2, and is currently completing Architecture 3. Lily has also began an internship with Balzer and Associates of...

A New Teacher For Tommorows Lifesavers

A picture of the EMT class standing outside a ambulance.
September 20, 2019

Teacher Thomas Andrews is teaching the new EMT class this year at RCHS. The acronym EMT stands for emergency medical technician. An EMT must be prepared to respond to 911 calls, perform cardiopulmonary...

Gardner Creates Good Initiatives

Amanda Gardner tells her AP class about their new project.
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...

Lynch Pursues Film-Making Hobby With Independent Study

Lynch presents her final film at her independent study presentation
May 21, 2019

Sophomore Abigail Lynch has chosen to complete an independent study on filmmaking this semester. Lynch has a background in theatre, creative writing, and even assistant directing, so filmmaking seemed...

Decanini Prepares For Career in International Relations

March 12, 2019

Lately, there has been a high demand for Arabic speakers in many industries in the US. Knowledge of the language could help in almost any field, and those who learn the language have found themselves better...

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