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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,”  mikvachallenge.org 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...

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...

Senior RIm Bououdina played exceptionally well in one of the last home games of the season, racking up 17 points total.

Girls basketball comes back strong nearing the end of the season

February 20, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the girls varsity basketball team played Madison High School at home in one of their final games of the season. The girls struggled in the beginning of the season for a while, but through harder, more efficient practices and better communication as a team, they have been able to consistently win their past few games. By halftime, the Panthers were up 35-15. Many junior varsity players came up during this game to experience playing on the varsity level before the season ends. In the end, the girls took a big win against Madison with a final scor...

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...

The girls basketball program celebrates Teacher Appreciation Night by honoring those teachers who have helped them throughout their academic career,

Girls basketball dominates the court on Teacher Appreciation Night

January 20, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 17, the junior varsity and varsity girls basketball teams faced off at home against Warren Woods Tower. This game in particular was special for the girls as it was Teacher Appreciation Night—a night where players and coaches were able to honor a teacher or staff member who has made an impact on their life. The junior varsity Panthers started the night off with a bang after they won against the Warren Woods Tower Titans with a final score of 33-29. After this first game of the night, teachers emerged from the stands and headed to the gym floor. Here, th...

Juniors Lucas Horsley, Janai Carter, Camillia Matyszewski and senior Caleb Douglas show their spirit by wearing red.

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Current and former members of R.E.S.T. stand at their presentation table to showcase the video games they created.

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...

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