The Panther Prowl

Boys Varsity Basketball stays undefeated.

Boys Varsity Basketball stays undefeated.

December 12, 2018

The Panthers continue their winning streak, defeating the Edsel Ford Thunderbirds on Tues., Dec. 11 with the final score being 73-57. Although the Panthers were not as explosive as in previous games, they still managed to move the ball and put points on the board. Senior Darian Banks led the team in scoring, dropping 17 points. Junior Martell Turner scored 11 points and obtained five assists, and 6’6 senior John Ukomadu once again showed his ability to be aggressive in the paint, grabbing 11 rebounds and getting four blocks. “I feel that we came a long way from last ...

RHS is thankful for…

RHS is thankful for…

November 20, 2018

“My children” - English teacher Heidi Martin “My health” - Math teacher Craig Nowicki “My family and for other people that are happy” - Science teacher Bob Smitka “A supporting husband that never makes me feel guilty” - Assistant principal Monica Gabriel “My family” - Senior student athlete Lauren Orler. “All of the opportunities I’ve been presented with” - Junior student athlete Jaheim Swaizey “My Family” - Junior Cortez Kelly “My family and friends” - Junior Devinn Houston “Everything that I don't have yet, it...

Principal Adams earns doctorate degree

Principal Adams earns doctorate degree

October 26, 2018

RHS principal Pat Adams recently completed his doctorate degree. For seven years, Adams has been studying at Oakland University. His degree is in Educational Leadership, and his dissertation was an “Examination of Teacher Trust in Principal and the Implementation of Skills Learned in Professional Development”. Having earned his doctorate degree is personally fulfilling for Adams. Accomplishing this degree takes a lot of time and effort. He sees it as a reward for the bumpy road that is now behind him. “I am proud of myself for weathering through all of the chal...

RHS clubs spend fall day at cider mill

RHS clubs spend fall day at cider mill

October 25, 2018

On Tues. Oct. 23, many RHS clubs went to Yates Cider Mill in Rochester after school.  Spanish club, French club, Rainbow Society, and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) all attended. At Yates, the students enjoyed the river and trails while eating donuts and drinking cider. Students report that they had a good time, despite the cold weather. “We got cider and donuts, and we talked while we ate,” sophomore Ambria Broussard said. Teacher Ann Scheff also had a good time. “It was a nice fall day,” Scheff said. The clubs went on this trip to...

Seniors grab another win in the 2018 powderpuff game

Seniors grab another win in the 2018 powderpuff game

October 18, 2018

On Wednesday Oct. 19, RHS’ girls junior team came out to compete against the senior team in a game of powderpuff. The ball went to the juniors first to start the 45 minute flag football game on RHS’s field. In the first half, the ball got turned over to the seniors, who then had Lauren Orler pushing through her competition to score the first touchdown. The juniors fought back and gained yards until the time on the clock ran out. The cheerleaders from the junior team started running their way around the track to challenge the senior cheerleaders. The seniors cam...

So long to the 2017-18 school year

So long to the 2017-18 school year

June 13, 2018

First we said our goodbyes to the class of 2018 and it is now time to say goodbye to each other...for the summer at least. This year we were introduced to a new class called B.R.I.C.K., which has began to and will continue to build relationships in and out the classroom, a new hall of fame representing many admirable athletes such as Harry Sullins and Rich Maloney, and most recently a 58.6 million dollar bond, which will only lead to more upgrades in the near future. These upgrades including a turf football/soccer field, a new and improved security system, and  brand ne...

Brand new exciting Netflix original

Brand new exciting Netflix original

Christie McConnell, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Features

A new Netflix original called Kissing Booth came out May 11. Kissing Booth was originally a Wattpad story.The movie was directed by Vince Marcello and  starred Jacob Elordi as Noah Flynn, Joey King as Elle Evans, and Joel Courtney as Lee Flynn. Kissing Booth is about Elle Evans who has never kissed anyone and with her best friend Lee, they decide to run a kissing booth at a school carnival.  Evans ends up kissing her best friend´s brother at the kissing booth who is also her secret crush. Evans cannot date Noah because she and Lee made an agreement or ¨rule number nine....

French Honor Society available for qualified students

Jazemine Walker, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

Filed under Features

  French teacher Amy Bourgeois has launched a French Honor Society. It was formulated by the American Association of Teachers of French in 1949. The organization is for recognizing students who have sustained exceptional grades in a foreign language. Bourgeois has already selected ten inductees for the club: freshman Zoey Carter, sophomores Kayla Kornelson, Meghan VanDamme, Abigail Barnett, Lily Kalcec, Dawes Sikora, Benjamin Kratt, and juniors Olivia Mack, Megan Ferranti, and Evan Ferranti. These students will be a part of the first chapter. To be eligible for the French Honor Society, students must have completed French II B and maintained an A average for two constructive years of French and average cumulative grade of a “B-” in all other subjects. It is also a requirement for every ...

Seniors celebrate final pep assembly

Seniors celebrate final pep assembly

May 14, 2018

RHS  hosted an end of the year pep assembly on Friday, May 11. All the students were seated on the bleachers in the cafeteria and sat with their grades. It started off with cheering and the grades were competing to be the loudest. Everyone then settled down to watch the games, such as, basketball relay and a unique game of  “trashketball.” The seniors and their accomplishments were acknowledged, including the higher education they plan  to pursue, and the recognitions they received for their different passions. There was then a dance off between student volunte...

Spirit week: day 4 Cradle vs. Crane

Spirit week: day 4 Cradle vs. Crane

Zane Alexander, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018, Features, News, School, Showcase

On May 10, students asked around and shopped for their perfect outfit for today. 9-10 graders wore baby outfits, while 11-12 graders dressed as the elderly. Many dressed in their grandparents outdated outfits, while others wore onesies to represent a baby. “I borrowed the grandma clothes from my neighbor, and did my makeup myself with a kit I bought from Party City,” senior Anitra Vance said.

Building tradition at Rochester College

Building tradition at Rochester College

May 1, 2018

Senior Jacob Mohn began his wrestling career at the age of 4 and now, 14 years later, Mohn is ready for the next step in his journey and that is at Rochester college. “We are gonna compete at the national level, not just the local level, and that is gonna take a lot of hard work,” coach Paul Holdren said. Mohn is receiving half of his tuition to attend Rochester for youth ministry as his major and business administration as his minor. Mohn is the first wrestler to sign to this first year team from Macomb. “Everything I have ever been taught and learned h...

REST club shows off their skills at Roseville Middle School

REST club shows off their skills at Roseville Middle School

February 2, 2018

On Thursday, the REST club went to Roseville Middle School to show off the things they have done in the club. Last year, the club went there and now were invited back. Advisors, Robert Simitka and Bethany Allen, took the group of students to spend the day and talk to the 8th grade science classes. The students got to learn all about REST and meet the various members that are in the club. When they first got there, REST members were split into separate groups and assigned different materials/projects to show off. In the separate groups, the members had activities for the stude...

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