Decanini Prepares For Career in International Relations

Maya Humston, Reporter

March 12, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Khaldun Awayssa

Khaldun Awayssa

Sophia Carlucci, Features Maestro Leader

January 22, 2019


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By: Sophia Carlucci Junior Khaldun Awayssa came Rockbridge as a foreign exchange student. He is staying with Cindy and Mark Miller for two months and then will be moving in with another family. Awayssa noticed a few differences in the school system in America compared to Palestine. “The culture...

Kiersten Donahue

Kiersten Donahue

Sophia Carlucci, Features Maestro Leader

January 21, 2019


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By: Sophia Carlucci Kiersten Donahue is the new earth science and environmental science teacher at RCHS. After five years of attendance, Donahue graduated from North Carolina State University receiving her bachelor’s degree. Before coming to RCHS, Donahue worked for the USDA Forest Service, George...

Kellie Pryor

Kellie Pryor

Sophia Carlucci, Features Maestro Leader

January 21, 2019


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By: Sophia Carlucci Kellie Pryor is the new Algebra I and Algebra I part I teacher. Pryor graduated from the University of Michigan for four years. Before coming to RCHS, Pryor taught math for four years in Michigan and in Buena Vista, VA for three years at the middle school level. “This is my...

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