A New Teacher For Tommorows Lifesavers

A New Teacher For Tommorows Lifesavers

Blake Darmante, Reporter

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 resuscitation, provide life support, transport injured victims, and administer immediate care for people...

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...

Lynch Pursues Film-Making Hobby With Independent Study

Lynch Pursues Film-Making Hobby With Independent Study

Maya Humston, Reporter

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 a natural step. “We’re mainly going into in depth on directing, cinematography, and video editing,...

Decanini Prepares For Career in International Relations

Maya Humston, Reporter

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 able to handle relations with other countries, learn other languages, or even just live in the...

Patterson Pursues Police Career

Patterson Pursues Police Career

Maya Humston, Reporter

March 12, 2019

Due to the many occupational hazards that make careers in law enforcement so dangerous, one must be physically and mentally prepared to enter this field. However, senior Bryce Patterson is up to the job. This semester, Patterson has been taking an independent study covering law enforcement and...

Hamilton Explores Her Artistry

Hamilton Explores Her Artistry

Lily Moreschi, Assistant Managing Editor

February 1, 2019

During the first semester, senior Abby Hamilton is combining her love of dance in her academic life by completing an independent study entitled ‘The Aesthetics, Composition, and Pedagogy of Modern Dance.’ “The aesthetics aspect is just learning my own style and what I like to do and put it into...

Mija Delija

Mija Delija

Grace Frascati, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Junior Mija Delija is an exchange student from West Germany near the Rhine River and the town of Cologne. She is staying with a host family, the Orisons. “I get along with them very well,” said Delija. “I’m very happy that I’m with them. They’re very chill and not very strict with stuff...

Isabella Borgo

Grace Frascati, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Junior Isabella Borgo is an exchange student from Northwest Italy, along the coastal regions. Borgo is fascinated by the greenery in Lexington, which she did not have back home, as she formerly lived in a town surrounded by buildings. Another aspect of America which intrigues her is the differences...

Dennis Moore

Beckett Howe, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Many people go into the military for the honor of defending the country. Retired Staff Sergeant Dennis Moore joined to serve because he wanted a change in life. “I was 29; I wasn’t married; I didn’t have anything going on except my career as a teacher,” said Moore. “It was not quite two...

Daniel Donoso

Beckett Howe, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Many exchange students are scared of a new school system and new people they do not know. But for Daniel Donoso, that is not the case. “I’m originally from Ecuador,” said Donoso. “My host family is close, so it’s pretty similar to my normal family.” There are many reasons that people become...

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