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Spirit week day four: red vs. green

Spirit week day four: red vs. green

December 20, 2019

On Thursday, Dec. 19, the competitive spirit came to Roseville, (as well as holiday spirit) as students participated in day four of holiday spirit week: “Red vs. Green.” Freshmen and sophomores wore green,  juniors and seniors wore red. Many students love to compete to have the most school spirit!  Many teachers even decided to join in on the holiday fun.  “I couldn’t decide which group to support, so I supported both! Love our kids at Roseville High School,” staff member Chrystie Hodak said. Tomorrow, Dec. 20, it will be “Festive Friday”. Reme...

Spirit week day three: Winter Wonderland

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...

Spirit week day two: Welcome to the North Pole

Spirit week day two: Welcome to the North Pole

December 18, 2019

The holiday spirit week continued on Tuesday, Dec. 17 with the theme being “Welcome to the North Pole.” Students were encouraged to dress up with Santa hats, antlers, elf ears, and other accessories. Although this day was not as easy to dress up for as pajama day, many people were seen wearing a classic Santa hat with their outfits. “I thought it was a good theme especially with Christmas being next week, it seems to be what was easiest for everyone to do also,” Chanel Shoemake-Holmes said. Wednesday’s theme may bring more participants, with it being “Winter Wonderland...

Spirit week day one: 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...

Roseville’s dance competition in Brighton

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 ...

R.E.S.T. heads to State Capitol Building for presentation

R.E.S.T. heads to State Capitol Building for presentation

December 9, 2019

On Dec. 4, three Roseville Engineering Science and Technology (R.E.S.T.) club members, the club’s teacher chaperones, and a former member of R.E.S.T. traveled to the Capitol Building in Lansing to present video games that each student coded and designed. Although they only had a month to complete their games, that did not stop them from coding unique games and designs. For some of the students, it took no time at all to code. Sophomore Ayden Popkey created a Star Wars themed shooter game, senior Xavier Woodward coded a Space Invaders style game and senior Marissa Hedrick de...

Choir and band have their holiday performance

Choir and band have their holiday performance

December 6, 2019

On Thursday Dec. 5, varsity band, jazz band, marching band, and choir all took part in the annual holiday concert. The choir sang songs like “Here Comes Santa Claus,” “Mary Did You Know,” and  “Carol Of The Bells.” After the choir finished their first songs, Mr. Daniel Chesher welcomed everyone, along with welcoming the marching band, who had a surprise entrance and made their way to the front of the auditorium. Marching band performed “Jingle Bells”  and other songs as well.  “It was pretty stressful, but it put me in the Christmas mood,” junior C...

Girls and Boys basketball start-up game fires up fans

Girls and Boys basketball start-up game fires up fans

December 5, 2019

On December 3, 2019 the basketball teams held a scrimmage against each other. The girls Junior Varsity went up against the girls Varsity while the boys Varsity team played against each other, naming their game black vs. white. The J.V.girls worked hard to beat the Varsity girls, but the varsity did not let that happen,Yet the J.V. girls still kept their positive attitudes throughout the game. The overall score of the game was 19-8. “ I’m proud of how we played and hustled against Varsity, of course we have a lot to work on but this is just showing us what we have...

Accounting students tour downtown Detroit

Accounting students tour downtown Detroit

November 26, 2019

On a rainy, cloudy day, all the accounting classes gathered to go on a field trip to Quicken Loans in downtown Detroit. Despite the unpleasant weather, students had a fun and informative day. Students had the opportunity to see people in the workplace and how their accounting class can apply in real life. In addition they witnessed the opening of an H&M store, the latest retail store to hit downtown. “Quicken Loans was beautiful and artsy and it also had a lot of history. They have everything there and the coolest, most beautiful scenery,“ senior Sorcha Blanke...

Girls swim goes undefeated and wins MAC Silver Championship

Girls swim goes undefeated and wins MAC Silver Championship

November 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9, the girls swim team competed in divisions at Sterling Heights High School. For the first time since 2004, the team won the Macomb Area Conference (M.A.C.) Silver Swimming and Diving Championship. They scored a 5-0 dual record as they showed their dedication to the sport, leaving themselves undefeated for the entire season. “It’s bittersweet to me. I’m going to miss the memories being in the pool and competing, but I’m glad to move on from this chapter in my life,” senior Kara Lightfoot said.  With the guidance of c...

Teacher presents Halloween science show

Teacher presents Halloween science show

October 31, 2019

When it is Halloween at RHS, students can always count on one thing—biology teacher Bob Smitka bringing fire and explosions to the classroom. Every year, Smitka dresses up as a mad scientist and puts on a Halloween-themed science show for students. This year, it was hosted in science teacher Brian King’s room and Smitka had the help of new teacher Reed Stevens in the spooky science setup. Smitka started his show with the electrocution of a pickle, causing a mini explosion that lit up in the dark. Sometime after that, he filled his mouth with cornstarch and lit his b...

Halloween at RHS

Halloween at RHS

October 31, 2019

Halloween is today and RHS is ready to celebrate. Many students shared their favorite things about the spooky season.  Freshmen “My favorite Halloween movie is The Nightmare before Christmas,” Sierrah Saunders said. She also said that her favorite candy is Kit Kats. One thing she likes to do during the fall is going to the cider mill. In the past Saunders has dressed up as Queen of Hearts. “My favorite Halloween movie is The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Ja’lon Calhoun said. Calhoun’s favorite Halloween candy is Now & Laters. One thing he likes...

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