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Student volunteers at Detroit Zoo Lights

Junior Kayla Iafrate wears a Christmas themed headband the zoo gave her for fun while volunteering

Jewel Jurek-Stamm, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The Zoo Lights are a very fun tradition at the Detroit Zoo. Lots of families tend to visit them every year. Through a volunteer program called the Zoo Corps, students like junior Kayla Iafrate are able to volunteer at the Zoo Lights. It is very simple to become a zoo corps volunteer. The application is on the zoo website, simply fill it out, complete a phone interview, and attend orientation. In the first year of volunteering, 30 hours must be completed. After that, 20 hours a year are to be completed.You schedule your own shifts according to your availability and keep a log...

Students honored at awards night

The pamphlet for the 2019 awards night.

Emily Soehren, Business Manager

May 17, 2019

Each year, there is an awards night for students put on by National Honor Society (N.H.S.). These students have been nominated by various teachers because of their academic skills and accomplishments. This year’s awards night took place Wednesday, May 15, and there were many students and their families in attendance. To start off the night, N.H.S. President Andrew Wikarski introduced Principal Patrick Adams. He came out to announce the valedictorian, senior Natalie Terry-Martin, and salutatorian, senior Evan Mortier, of this year’s graduating class. Adams gave a speech abou...

Netflix’s On My Block returns with a bigger and better season

On My Block is one of the most streamed Netflix series of 2019.

Tyra Hill, Copy Chief

May 1, 2019

After what seemed to be an eternity, the hit Netflix series On My Block returned with another season. Season two, released on March 29, was filled with tears, laughter and plot twists that will keep the watcher on their feet for all ten episodes. All of our beloved favorites have returned, including Monse (Sierra Capri), Cesar (Diego Tinoco), Jamal (Brett Gray), Ruby (Jason Genao), and Jasmin ( Jessica Marie Garcia), who was promoted to a series regular. The series picks up after the tragedy of the end of season one, with Ruby out of the hospital and well. Unfortunatel...

Seniors Cody Quiroz and Kaelyn Kowalski, one of 14 EduHam performances, rap a  Hamilton-inspired song about the Whiskey Rebellion at the Fisher Theatre.

Students spend day experiencing Hamilton

April 24, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, many Advanced Placement (A.P.) U.S. Government, U.S. History, and Composition students went to the Fisher Theatre to see Hamilton, a musical about the interesting life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Along with the musical, students were able to experience a Q&A session with some of the cast and watch 14 student performances about Hamilton’s time period, including a performance from RHS seniors Cody Quiroz and Kaelyn Kowalski. This EduHam program was set up by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and Hamilton producers to give low-income schools the opportunity ...

RHS talent show 2019

The programs that were handed out at the talent show.

Emily Soehren, Business Manager

April 22, 2019

Every year, there is a talent show put on to showcase the various talents that students have and to impress the people who come. For the 2018-19 school year, senior Alexander Fouth decided to put on the talent show and he recruited some of his friends to help set it up. The show took place on Thurs. April 18 and it had so many different students doing various acts, from singing all the way to comedy. Senior Ashley Weisenbaugh was one of the students that was there to help the performers make sure they were on time to the stage. They also had history teacher Karen Levec...

RHS students filling up the dance floor at Glowcoming with black lights and glow sticks shining all over.

Student Assembly puts on its first ever “Glowcoming”

April 15, 2019

On Friday, April 12, Student Assembly held Roseville’s first Glowcoming, a glow-in-the-dark themed dance for students, at 7pm for students to wind down and have fun after a long week of state testing. As a way of promoting school pride and having students come together outside of school hours to enjoy their time together, the Special Events Committee of Student Assembly decided to throw a Glowcoming. “For years, our students have requested that we have a spring dance, and a motivated group of students decided this year to fulfill this desire and have Glowcomin...

L-R: Roger Taylor (Ben Hardy), Brian May (Gwilym Lee), John Deacon (Joe Mazzello), and Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek)

Bohemian Rhapsody sweeps the globe

February 28, 2019

One of the most-talked-about movies of 2018 was Bohemian Rhapsody. The film documented the life of Freddie Mercury and part of the journey of his band Queen. It is easy to see why the movie was talked about so much. The film did its best to follow the life of Mercury the best it could. Minor details were changed due to time and privacy restraints recommended by the band. Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor worked closely with the actors, costume designers, and writers to tell the story as accurately as possible. Any timeline or detail changes were made under the sup...

RHS student played in professional orchestra

Zachary Merkle played his trumpet along with the professional orchestra for both nights of Chicago.

Ariel Kerschenheiter, Copy Editor

February 27, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, and Friday, February 22, Roseville High School put on a production of Chicago at Roseville Middle School. The cast and crew decided it was only fitting  to hire an orchestra to play the music. However, the orchestra was not only hired professionals. Zachary Merkle, a junior here at RHS, played the second trumpet alongside the other musicians. Merkle has been in band for five years now, and he has dedicated many nights to band events. Over the years he has played in groups and events such as Honor Band, Solo and Ensemble, and Central Michigan...

Junior Flora Luo giving her speech.

RHS students take on Project Soapbox

February 25, 2019

  Friday was a big day for the students taking Advanced Placement (A.P.) U.S. Government. They were challenged with the task of not only preparing a speech, but also memorizing it and presenting it on stage. These students were participating in a project called Project Soapbox, which was created by Mikva Challenge to get teens to speak out about issues they believe in. Project Soapbox’s site,, says, “The soapbox speech originates from the days when speakers would elevate themselves to an audience by standing on a wooden crate, or soapbox, ...

Auditions will be in the band room and the talent show will be in the auditorium on March 22.

Roseville’s Got Talent

February 25, 2019

We are having our annual RHS talent show to showcase our schools exceptional students. There will be auditions held in the band room today Feb.25 and tomorrow Feb.26 from three to four. Please come display an appropriate talent and have fun! This years talent show is sponsored by Kevin Nameth and Karen Leveck and  will be judged by teachers Robert Behrens, John Czech, and John Reinowski along with students Chelsea Bacci, Alex Fauth, and Ashley Weisenbaugh. The actual talent show is Apr.18th. “Come have fun and display your talent to your best ability” Karen Leveck ...

Symphonic choir performs at Macomb mall

Symphonic choir performs at Macomb mall

December 10, 2018

Friday, Dec. 7, the symphonic choir and Dazzle! performed at Macomb Mall for Christmas. People from all around the community came to support the choir. The board of education president, Theresa Genest, came to support and so did counselors Kelly O’Callaghan and Lori Coppola. Symphonic performed classic Christmas songs like “Carol of the Bells”, “Mary, Mary”, “The Very Best Time of Year”, and “O’ Holy Night”. Women’s chorale sang “Do You Hear What I Hear” and shocked the tiny, but mighty, crowd of parents and supporters with their vocals...

Dazzle preforming

Choir and band perform annual holiday concert

December 5, 2018

On Thurs. Nov. 29, the band and choir hosted their annual holiday concert. Multiple groups performed many different songs. The event started at 7 pm and took place at Roseville Middle School. Jazz Band started off the night by playing multiple songs, including “Greensleeves” by Peter Hollens and “O Christmas Tree” by Ernst Anschühz Next up was the Treble Choir; they sang songs like “We Need a Little Christmas” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” Shortly after, the freshmen band played the “Polar Express” by Tom Hanks. Then, the symphonic choir...

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