The Panther Prowl

Biology teacher Bob Smitka lights bubbles in the air that cause a ripple effect across the ceiling.

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...

October Issue

October 25, 2019