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RHS Echo: Online student news

  • RHS Variety Show
  • STUCO Freeze Out
  • Library hosts annual Poetry Jam
  • ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ opens tonight at 7 p.m. at the Middle School
  • Renaissance festival gives Choir students theatrical experience
  • RHS Variety Show

    RHS Variety Show

    Theresa Lauer, Staff Writer

    February 28, 2017

      “The Variety Show theme this year is Dance the Night Away. The show features songs from both of the musicals Footloose and Grease as well as solo acts from RHS students and an acapella group,” choir director Jason Bartelsmeyer said.     “The Variety Show allows those of us in choir to perform ...

  • STUCO Freeze Out

    STUCO Freeze Out

    Celia Parsons, Editor

    February 28, 2017

      On Thursday, February 23, many of Rolla High School’s student council members stood outside Rolla High in shorts and t-shirts looking for donations of warm winter clothing. This tradition is called the Freeze Out.    From January’s cover story on The Rolla Mission, student council member, ...

    Student Council greeting everyone entering the game.

  • Library hosts annual Poetry Jam

    Library hosts annual Poetry Jam

    RHS ECHO

    October 27, 2016

    Each year the performances bring laughter and tears. This year is no exception as students lined up to take the stage to recite poetry. This annual event is attended by all students in the English classes throughout the day. Library Jessie Kirkbride creates a warm and inviting setting, and even provides...

    Killian Williamson, dressed as Batman, recites the lyrics to George Michael's 80's hit "Careless Whisper".

    photo courtesy of Jessie Kirkbride

  • ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ opens tonight at 7 p.m. at the Middle School

    ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ opens tonight at 7 p.m. at the Middle School

    RHS ECHO

    October 27, 2016

    RHS Drama presents 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by Richard R. George. October 27, 28, and 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door. Adults $5, students and senior citizens $3. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Approximate run time of the show is 1 hour and 15 minutes. ...

  • Renaissance festival gives Choir students theatrical experience

    Renaissance festival gives Choir students theatrical experience

    Lindsey McEachern, Reporter

    October 27, 2016

    Walking into the Renaissance Festival, visitors can’t miss the strong aroma of turkey legs and fried fair goodness. Then they are immediately swarmed with shopkeepers trying to get them to buy their candles or souvenirs. There are also some crazy performances that visitors can see there. “The...

    Junior Hannah Holton, junior Payton Pennington, senior Libby Adams, senior Sam Wilsdorf, sophomore Olivia Burken, and sophomore Olivia Holmes

    Photo courtesy of Olivia Holmes

Feature

Teachers take note of ‘hidden rules of poverty’ on CSD with presentation by Dr. Ruby Payne

Theresa Lauer, Staff Writer

Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. is the founder of aha! Process and author of A Framework for Understanding Poverty. The primary goal of her work is to help both students and adults...

March 7, 2017

Travel ban affects Rolla family

March 7, 2017

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks provides blood to forty area hospitals

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks provides blood to forty area hospitals

March 7, 2017

End It Movement aims to stop human trafficing

March 7, 2017

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Sports

Basketball team has a bond that extends beyond the court

Brandon Kirchner, Staff Writer

After a very successful 2015-2016 season campaign the Rolla Bulldogs lost four key seniors that lit up their offense. Sophomore Jonathan “Blaize” Klossner plays Point...

March 7, 2017

Rolla wrestlers hit the mats

Rolla wrestlers hit the mats

March 7, 2017

UCA hears ‘London Calling’

March 7, 2017

Basketball season in full swing

March 7, 2017

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Student Life

DECA makes leaders in business

DECA makes leaders in business

Celia Parsons, Editor In Chief

Rolla Technical Institute offers many career-driven classes for high school students around Phelps County. From graphic design to woodworking, RTI has all kinds of programs...

March 7, 2017

Octagon Club provides leadership opportunities for students

March 7, 2017

Courtwarming is taking shape

March 7, 2017

Abusive relationships leave long term marks

March 7, 2017

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Opinion

Weathering the storm: after the 2016 election

Connor Wilson, Staff Writer

This election has been one full of vitriol, from Republicans, Democrats, and third parties alike. Passions have run high all across the board, and for most current Rolla...

March 7, 2017

Whatever floats your vote

March 7, 2017

Taylor Swift called out on Twitter

November 29, 2016

Students wonder if a dress code is really necessary

October 14, 2016

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Staff Profile

A&E

Fall play ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ showcases Rolla theatre

Fall play ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ showcases Rolla theatre

Celia Parsons, Editor In Chief

The Rolla High School Drama department’s Fall production of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory was performed October 27th-29th at the Middle School. The cast put their...

March 7, 2017

Renaissance Festival

March 7, 2017

RHS Variety Show

RHS Variety Show

February 28, 2017

Student finds her place in music

Student finds her place in music

October 14, 2016

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News

ECHO earns All-Missouri, top state honor

ECHO earns All-Missouri, top state honor

Press Release, ECHO Staff

ECHO Magazine earned the All-Missouri top state honor for the second consecutive year. The honor was announced at yesterday’s annual J-Day which is hosted by the Missouri...

March 30, 2017

ECHO issues apology for misleading image

ECHO issues apology for misleading image

RHS ECHO

Readers, In 2011 RHS ECHO covered the story of the growing problem of heroin and other drugs in the community. In an interview with representatives from both the Rolla...

November 29, 2016

Juniors state-wide will get a free crack at the ACT this spring

Matthew Drallmeier, Reporter

Every spring, juniors of Missouri high schools get to take the ACT for no cost. The ACT is a standardized test that is commonly used for college applications. The test is...

November 8, 2016

Students seek to find an opportunity in debate

May 5, 2016

Students enjoy ‘night of worship’ at Greentree Church

May 5, 2016

Summer school offers benefits for variety of reasons

May 5, 2016

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