Posters made by the Spanish classes.

RCHS Celebrates Spanish Heritage Month

Sarah Phelps, News Editor September 20, 2022

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Spanish Heritage Month celebrates independence and the road that others took in order to have that independence. At Rockbridge County High School, Spanish classes have done...

Detectors Spark Change

Sinthya Cruz-Perez, Reporter September 13, 2022

At RCHS there was a school survey questioning the vape detectors. According to the survey with 297 Responses,173 people feel that the vape detectors have not made the school safer, and 124 voted that they...

Katherine Lotts’s campaign poster for junior class treasurer.

The Junior Class Welcomes New Co-Treasurers

Sarah Phelps, News Editor September 12, 2022

Not long after the opening of the 2022-23 school year, the Junior Student Council Association’s treasurer position opened. After a few days of announcing the opening, the first election ended up being...

The monument in front of the stadium honoring Drew Ross and Chase Prasnicki .

RCHS Dedicates the Field

Baileigh Ramsey, Reporter September 12, 2022

  On Friday, Aug. 26, the school board of Rockbridge County Public Schools changed the name of RCHS’ football stadium to Prasnicki-Ross Field at Veteran Stadium. The field was named after these...

Flowers being laid down following Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

RCHS Reflects on the Queen’s Death

Sarah Phelps, News Editor September 9, 2022

The news rocked Rockbridge County High School during sixth period Sep. 8, that the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Queen Elizabeth II was the longest...

Paradigm Shift Visits RCHS

Sean Martino, Assistant Sports Editor September 9, 2022

“I believe that we will win,” echoed through the aisles of the Rockbridge County High School auditorium as Mr. Jerrod Murr of Paradigm Shift visited RCHS on Aug. 29.  Murr delivered a message to...

Wildcats running through the banner before the game starts.

Wildcats Send The Blues Back Home

Sarah Phelps, News Editor August 30, 2022

Rockbridge County High School hosted the first home game of the 2022 football season on Aug. 26. Before the game started, the field and stadium’s names were changed to Prasnicki-Ross Feid at Veteran...

Some of the players waiting for instruction during practice.

Cats Get Ready To Face Off The Blues

Sarah Phelps, News Editor August 24, 2022

Rockbridge County High School, home of the Wildcats, hosts a football game once a year against the rival school, Parry McCluer. The Wildcats have held a winning streak against the Blues for five years. Along...

Lia Thomas receiving her first place plaque after the NCAA Women’s Championships

Lia Thomas’s NCAA Championship Win Sparks Debate

Heidi Schwarzmann, News Editor April 6, 2022

Lia Thomas is a transgender swimmer at the University of Pennsilvania. Her dominating times this season have created much skepticism. Although she follows all eligibility rules set in place by the NCAA,...

Mayo’s and Pfaff’s advertisement for their new book “Who Knew What a Blanket Could Do?”

From School to Bookshelves

Braden Hamilton, Reporter March 21, 2022

Local author and former Lylburn Downing Middle School 6th grade English teacher, Leigh Mayo, alongside 2021 RCHS graduate Isabelle (Izzy) Pfaff , have recently published a children’s book together that...

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