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  • Orval Reeves Art gallery shows cultured side of Rolla
  • Historic solar eclipse puts central Missouri in totality
  • RHS Variety Show
  • STUCO Freeze Out
  • Library hosts annual Poetry Jam
  • Orval Reeves Art gallery shows cultured side of Rolla

    Orval Reeves Art gallery shows cultured side of Rolla

    Maia Bond, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    September 19, 2017

    The house across the street from the Rolla High School, concealed by towering bamboo, has stayed a quiet business for 30 years. In passing it seems like an average old home but look closer and the black cats sitting on the porch steps and the eccentric green front door tell a different story. The...

  • Historic solar eclipse puts central Missouri in totality

    Historic solar eclipse puts central Missouri in totality

    Maia Bond, Art & Entertainment Editor

    September 19, 2017

    Millions of people flew from far and wide to attend the first eclipse in the United States since 1918. Those lucky enough to score viewing glasses before they sold out clutched them excitedly as the sun was barely in the sky at 8 o’clock in the morning. The air may have been humid and hot, but it...

  • 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

ECHO Awareness: Bringing light to America’s opiod crisis each issue

ECHO Awareness: Bringing light to America’s opiod crisis each issue

Lydia Giesey, Managing Editor

The United States has a longstanding history with drugs. The phrase “War on Drugs” has been catapulted around since as far back as the 1970s. From Richard Nixon to...

September 19, 2017

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

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

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Athlete Feature: Macy Moreland

Brett Gonzalez, Staff Writer

Fall sports season at Rolla High School has kicked off this year with volleyball, football, and soccer starting their seasons. For Senior Macy Moreland, this will be her...

September 19, 2017

Athlete Feature: Rhys Proffit, soccer

Athlete Feature: Rhys Proffit, soccer

September 19, 2017

Basketball team has a bond that extends beyond the court

March 7, 2017

Rolla wrestlers hit the mats

Rolla wrestlers hit the mats

March 7, 2017

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School Spirit

Emma Starns, Reporter

School spirit. For you, it might mean mascots, and football games, and painting your face so maroon it is stained for the next week. Or, it might mean looking forward to g...

September 20, 2017

DECA makes leaders in business

DECA makes leaders in business

March 7, 2017

Octagon Club provides leadership opportunities for students

March 7, 2017

Courtwarming is taking shape

March 7, 2017

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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

Artist Feature: Kasi Jones

Artist Feature: Kasi Jones

Art means something different to everyone; to sophomore Kasi Jones, art is an important part of her day to day life. Drawing and painting calms her from the daily stressors...

September 19, 2017

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

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

March 7, 2017

Renaissance Festival

March 7, 2017

RHS Variety Show

RHS Variety Show

February 28, 2017

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Chaos erupts in Charlottesville over debate on Confederate monuments

Tutu Hardwick, Staff Writer

While the majority of Rolla, Missouri was preparing for the start of the new school year, Charlottesville, Virginia was preparing for one of the “largest hate-gathering...

September 19, 2017

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

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

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