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Natural hair discrimination against African Americans

Natural hair discrimination against African Americans

Sanaa Griggs, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2020

When you think of people being discriminated against, it is because of the color of their skin, but in reality, it can mean many things. Lately in the news, Africa Americans have been discriminated against because of how differently they wear their hair because it is considered to be “too long,”or “too messy looking,” to wear to school. Since this has become an issue, many people feel the need to make their hair appeal to others rather than themselves. In schools, they either have to make their hair look better or even cut it. Many people do not understand the me...

A voice behind the students: Project Soapbox

Miranda Bolinger, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3, students in A.P.U.S. government and leadership classes taught by teacher Emily Collias took part in Project Soapbox. Project Soapbox is a speech competition put together by Mikva Challenge that encourages students to speak out about an issue they are passionate about. Every student was required to write a speech, memorize it, and perform it on stage. “These powerful speeches have lasting, transformative impacts on classrooms, schools, and communities,” stated. Everyone's speeches were unique and  had personal experiences that touched many. A wide range of topics were presented including  issues with mental health, autism awareness, pro-choice and divorced households. All these things are relevant in today’s society and were passionately s...

Junior Aurand Jackson stirs seafood gumbo for Eastland Middle School students and RCS staff.

Hospitality class gets into the Mardi Gras spirit

March 2, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the hospitality class cooked a Mardi Gras feast for the Eastland Middle School French students and staff members throughout the district. Mardi Gras is also known as “Fat Tuesday,” because of all the foods that people eat. Many people eat desserts such as packzis and many others the last day before Lent, which then lasts until Easter. The feast that the hospitality students and teacher Jon. Grommons prepared included gumbo, jambalaya, baguettes, and crepes, among other specialties. The meal was served buffet style; however, the hospitality studen...

Senior Michonni Ward running through the tunnel of players.

Junior varsity takes the win as senior night hits the court

February 24, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, the Junior Varsity girls took the victory against Stevenson with a score of 41-35. The girls gained a major lead in the first period 15-0. Then, going into the third period, it was a close call leading with a few points, causing the crowd to get even more intense. “I think we played well overall and really put everything we learned over the season into that game. I feel like it was a good way to end the season,” freshman Saniah Love said.  After the J.V. girls celebrated, them and the juniors on varsity, including the dance team all lined up...

Drama Society members and kids posing as they finish one of the songs of the night.

Drama Society puts on a play to remember

February 14, 2020

Presented by the Drama Society, the musical production of  “Annie” was held on Thursday, Feb. 13 at Roseville Middle School. Annie (sophomore Savanna Kraft) is about an orphan girl who is put into an orphanage that is run by the wicked “Miss. Hannigan,” (senior Ranisha Scott) while Annie believes that her parents left her there by accident. “Oliver Warbucks,” (junior Devin Demers) brings Annie to his mansion with the help of “Grace Farrell,” (senior Rachel Hyde) in hopes of adopting her and bringing her into a more healthy household. However, Annie wants...

Senior campaigns in Iowa for presidential nomination

During the Iowa caucus, senior Meghan VanDamme takes a picture with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

Jordan Olko, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Senior Meghan VanDamme took a trip to Iowa on Jan. 17-19 to be a part of the Iowa caucuses debate. This is an electoral event that takes place every four years for members of the Democratic and Republican parties in the U.S. where registered voters go to public areas and vote in groups based on the candidate they support. VanDamme met over 200 people from many different states including Democratic candidate Joe Biden. “Meeting Joe Biden was interesting and unexpected. This wasn’t in my plans for the day. He was nice and cared more about speaking to his younger guests...

Students show holiday spirit by wearing blue and white.

Spirit week day three: Winter Wonderland

December 19, 2019

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, spirit week continued with the theme, “Winter Wonderland.” Students dressed in either blue, white, or both! Not everybody participated but a good amount of students continued on with the holiday spirit for this week.  “The students were exceptionally festive yesterday. I loved seeing a lot of involvement,and It was nice to see everybody working together and making it fun,” senior Trinitee Cooper said.  Tomorrow's spirit day is red vs. green; juniors/seniors wear red and freshman/sophomores wear green. Let's keep the holiday spirit going Rosev...

News and Broadcasting students show their spirit by participating in pajama day.

Spirit week day one: Pajama day

December 17, 2019

     On Monday Dec. 16 students at RHS participated in the first day of the holiday themed spirit week:  pajama day. Students who participated in the spirit day wore things ranging from holiday themed pajama pants, sweatpants, and even onesies. Each grade showed their spirit by joining in on the holiday festivities.       “It was fun and exciting to see the students dressed in different things,” junior Dakoda Inscho said.        The holiday spirit week is usually held the week before holiday break. The theme  for Tuesday Dec. 17, follows as “Wel...

The dance team posing at the end of their dance.

Roseville’s dance competition in Brighton

December 10, 2019

On Saturday Dec. 5, there was 11 varsity teams and five J.V. teams that competed at Brighton High School for the 14th Annual Spirit Showdown. The dance team performed two dances: jazz and pom. The teams that performed were high school teams and other teams from around Michigan. The varsity high school teams were Brighton, Pinckney, Richards, Fowlerville, Lakeview, Cousino, and Holly. More dance teams were Father Gabriel, and Glenn’s Dance Stars. Livonia Pom Pon, Path Finder, Scranton Middle School, Brighton, and Pickney were all J.V. teams. The songs that they danced ...

honoring the top 10 in the junior class, applauding their effort in the classroom.

Students attend end of the year pep assembly

June 10, 2019

To conclude this year's final spirit week, student assembly hosted a pep assembly to rally up the students in the gymnasium one last time before we head into finals week. With the seniors gone for two weeks now, this was the first pep assembly that only had the participation of the freshman, sophomore, and junior class. Coach Marzec and coach Houghton were recognized for their astonishing coaching abilities being presented with the teacher of the year award. Also, our girls’ varsity basketball and boys’ varsity baseball teams were brought down to honor their coaches for...

Endgame Wednesday

Endgame Wednesday

Mycah Goodwin, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Here at RHS, we like to think that our halls are filled with heroes, from standing up to a bully to even offering help to strangers. Today, students and teachers showed their true colors by dressing up for the theme of Avengers: Endgame ( or any hero )  in honor of this spring spirit week. Walking through the halls, you could spot a few Captain America's, maybe an Incredible, and even some Superman's. "I love the spirit days that allow me to wear my Captain America gear. I really enjoy being able to be silly and take fun pictures with friends," junior Abby Barnett...

Monochromatic Monday kicks off Spirit Week

Monochromatic Monday kicks off Spirit Week

June 5, 2019

During spirit week students celebrate their school pride by participating in activities related to the school's sports teams, wearing school colors and competing in spirit week competitions. Spirit week is usually held the week before the school's Homecoming, but any week of the year can be used. This gives students the opportunity to be creative with their outfits while also showing class pride. “ I was really excited for spirit week. Though I’m more excited for summer vacation to start, then i can hang out with my friends and do what I want,” sophomore Jonathan...

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