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Tyra Stubbs and Brooke Blackwell showing off their senior week spirit

Senior week starts off with mimic Monday

May 23, 2016

The school year is coming to a fast end for the seniors at RHS. This means that they will be participating in senior week which consists of a different theme for every day. The week started off with mimic Monday in which students got together with one or more of their friends and dressed exactly alike from head to toe, some even going as far as to copy each other’s socks and sandals

Seniors end with a week of fun

Kiara Fluker, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016

As the seniors’ school year comes to an end, they celebrate by having their own spirit week. These days are a chance for seniors to enjoy their last days together as a class. This year’s senior weeks themes are: Mimic Monday, plus yearbook signing during sixth hour. Toga Tuesday, plus the blood drive and blizzards for seniors (served during all lunches!) “Wanna Be” Wednesday (Dress as your future career) plus, #ACCEPTED parade at the beginning of fifth hour. Thursday is Senior Shirt Day, the pancake breakfast, and Mock Awards will be given, and Friday… the day that is not!

The members of lil' boAt won the third annual Boat Regatta as they were confident in their boat and their rowers.

Clubs, classes, groups race in 3rd annual cardboard Boat Regatta

May 20, 2016

On Wed. May 18, a total of 17 different groups, clubs, classes, and even teachers brought in their handmade cardboard boats for the third annual cardboard Boat Regatta held in the RHS swimming pool. Boats crossing the pool were only allowed to be made with cardboard and duct tape along with certain heights, widths, and lengths measurements. This year, first place went to lil’boAt (built by seniors Nikolai Lineberger, Ronald Harrington, junior Joe Kavalchik, and sophomore Michael Lineberger) who also won last year as well. “It felt pretty good to win. I was...

RHS introduces new mentor program for next school year

RHS introduces new mentor program for next school year

Rachel Shacklett, Copy Editor

May 11, 2016

According to a Roseville Community Schools press release, RHS will be pairing up with Michigan State University and will be providing a mentoring program for incoming freshman next school year. Current juniors and sophomores can serve as mentors and have a positive influence on freshmen who will be coming here next year. The role of these mentors will be to help students who had a rough time in middle school behaviorally or academically. “I would like for older students to have an opportunity to develop leadership skills, and help younger students feel more connected...

Transgender bathroom legislation to be introduced in MI

Jenna Stanley and Lucinda Vang

May 11, 2016

The Michigan Board of Education released a proposal on Feb. 26 that would allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their personal gender identity. The proposal would allow students to choose which pronoun they would like to go by, which bathroom they want to use, and for school districts to enforce and implement policies protecting students from harassment, violence, and discrimination. The purpose for this is to provide professional development opportunities to all staff and board members supporting the formation of extracurricular activities and to encourage respect for the human and civil rights of all people, including those who are LGBTQ, across the curriculum. The proposal will also allow school districts to provide appropriate information about LGBTQ...

Community supports annual Joe Manfreda Dream Dash

Community supports annual Joe Manfreda Dream Dash

May 11, 2016

On Saturday, May 7, students, staff, and supporters of the Roseville Community Schools participated in the third annual Dream Dash. It is the second year honoring Joe Manfreda who passed away in January 2015. The 5K run/walk gathered over 200 participants not including volunteers from staffs and members of the National Honor Society. This year the RCSSF raised enough money for about three to five scholarships. Gifts that were donated by area businesses, such as The Body Shop, Hanson’s Running Shop, Dearborn Sausage Company, Famous Dave’s, Apollo Lanes, Einstein Ba...

Honoring mothers everywhere

Most Americans spend time with their moms on Mother’s Day.

Amber Weller, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2016

What is Mother’s Day exactly and how is it significant? It is a day to remember and respect the women who love their children unconditionally. This year on May 8, Mother’s Day will be celebrated. The history of Mother’s Day is traced back all the way to the ancient Greeks and Romans, whom held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele. The modern day Christian festival is known as Mothering Sunday. Anna Jarvis founded the first Mother’s Day in the United States. In 1908 Jarvis invented the first Mother’s Day in the United States because she...

Mike and Sonny Zimmer have fun on bring your child to work day.

Staff members’ children get taste of RHS life

May 2, 2016

Smiling replicas of the RHS staff gathered on April 28 to take part in “Bring Your Kid to Work Day.” The day began re-acquainting or meeting vocational teacher Suzanne Dzieciolowski in room B129 to explore her room and fill hungry tummies with donuts and juice. In addition to having a blast playing with toys, coloring, building puzzles, participating in games, making slime, and watching Star Wars, the enthusiastic children spent their morning going to the planetarium and being a part of a scavenger hunt together. “We went in the library, office, panther den, and the ...

Students in moulage enacting injuries.

RHS students volunteer as trauma victims

April 29, 2016

St. John Main Hospital on Moross in Detroit was in need of students to participate in an exhilarating volunteer opportunity. The hospital reached out to building principal, Pete Hedemark, on April 18 asking for students interested in medicine that are in anatomy and physiology, National Honor Society, and AP biology.  A select few students jumped at the gun for this opportunity because spaces were very limited. Seniors, Brandi McCallum, Tyranisha Stubbs-Ashley, Curtis Mack, Audrianna Carter, Jaime Jarvis, and Chanel Cheatham were the students participating in the event...

The biggest change would be to the $20 bill with many already making their own  version of the bill expected to arrive in 2020

Historical changes in currency on the way

April 29, 2016

On April 20, the United States Department of Treasury announced sweeping changes to the $5, $10 and $20 bills, with the biggest changes coming to the $20 bill. Starting in 2020, Harriet Tubman, a former enslaved woman who worked to free slaves via the Underground Railway, will appear on the front of the $20 bill with President Andrew Jackson firmly placed on the back. While Tubman is sometimes referred to as “Moses” for her heroic actions in her lifetime, Jackson in recent years has fallen in public approval for both his parts in both the Trial of Tears, which res...

Dr. Mack’s Medical Minute: There is science all over Youtube

Dr. Mack’s Medical Minute: There is science all over Youtube

April 29, 2016

If you are like myself, my curiosity for all things science and health are never ending. To feed my brain and grant myself satisfaction, YouTube.com has science videos galore that I love to watch. Anywhere from teaching, to exploring weird phenomenons, YouTube has it. I will cultivate a list of my personal favorite science/health related channels so perhaps, you feed your mind in your leisure time. In no particular order, first on the list is Crash Course: Anatomy and Physiology. This 47 video series extensively teaches and explains the human body and how it works. From...

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