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Teachers greet parents for 2019 conferences

Teachers greet parents for 2019 conferences

January 17, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 16, was the 2019 conferences. Conferences give parents the opportunity to come into the school and meet their children’s teachers. It allows parents to talk to teachers about grades and the participation the child may or may not give during class. Conferences were held in the main and auxiliary gyms. Before the parent walked in to the gym, they were handed their child’s progress report so the parent could not only see grades, but also the teachers they needed to talk to. Some parents brought their kid along with them, but most parents like to talk to th...

Seniors begin working on the mural for 2018-19 school year

Seniors begin working on the mural for 2018-19 school year

Emily Soehren, Business Manager

January 16, 2019

Filed under News, School, Showcase

Every school year there is a class called senior art seminar. The small group is run by art teacher Fiona Rawson and consists of only seniors. Through the class, a small group of seniors get to make a mural that is put on one of the walls of the school. The walls of the school have been filled with tons of murals over the years since this class has started up. For this school year, seniors Jade Danhausen and Caitlyn Hudek are the only students in senior art seminar and have to work with each other to make one mural. They had to pick out a painting that they both liked a...

Teacher Michael Zimmer named principal of Dort Elementary

Teacher Michael Zimmer named principal of Dort Elementary

December 20, 2018

Today, Thursday, Dec. 20, is the last day working at RHS, and as an educator in general, for now former teacher Michael Zimmer. After this winter break, he will start his new position as the principal of Dort Elementary. As much as he loves RHS, Zimmer decided it was finally time to move up in the school district and make an even bigger impact in kids’ lives. Zimmer has been a teacher here at Roseville for 17 years and specifically at RHS for 12 years. Known especially for teaching physics, Zimmer has for so long been a well-known and cherished teacher by the staff a...

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...

Choir and band perform annual holiday concert

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...

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...

Girls swim has big win over South Lake

Girls swim has big win over South Lake

October 17, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 16, girls varsity swim won 110-45 against South Lake. The meet started off with the 200 medley relay where the A team came in second place. Junior Mackenzie Smith and one of the South Lake girls were neck in neck until the last second of the race, but she still swam her best. During the 200 freestyle, junior Lexie Sysacure got second and senior Caitlin Michael got third place. In the 200 IM, junior Abby Barnett won first place. Also, in the 50 free, juniors Kara Lightfoot and Nicole Powers came in second and third. In the 100 freestyle, junior Kayla Kornel...

Drama society bounces back for another big year

Drama society bounces back for another big year

October 11, 2018

Drama Society is back up and running this year with big plans in store. The members are planning to put on the play Ghost Hunt, written by Brian Taylor, on Oct. 25 and 26 at the RHS auditorium. This spooky play will be fitting with Halloween right around the corner. The club has other productions in mind for later in the year, including the well-known musical, Chicago by Maurine Watkins. Choir teacher Christina Collins has moved up this year from being solely a vocal coach to the director of Drama Society. Collins says she is excited for Drama Society this year, and th...

2018 Open House

2018 Open House

October 4, 2018

Wednesday, Oct 3, was the 2018 open house at Roseville. Open house is a chance for parents to step into their child’s shoes and see where they go and what they do everyday at school. Parents get to meet the teachers that their children have and the principals that run the school. This years open house was not very popular. As you walked through the hallways, you did not see many parents or students. Also, when you walked by the classrooms, there were usually not more than two pairs of parents talking to the teacher. “I think we could increase turnout for open house...

RHS students welcomed with free lunch

RHS students welcomed with free lunch

Makyia Whitaker, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018

Filed under 2018-2019, News, School

Starting this school year, every student is eligible to receive free lunch and breakfast every day, no matter what their financial status may be. The reasoning for this is so that every student can get a meal and not go hungry. Many students already qualify for free and reduced meals,  and it was expected to increase by 10% this school year, according to the USDA program. When asking students how they feel about this new change, most said that they think it is a good thing because some students may not always eat breakfast or dinner before or after school. Roseville Community...

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