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RHS ECHO: Online student news

Why This Pandemic Exists

Julia Leventis, Feature Editor

April 6, 2020

   With the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world at an unprecedented rate, many governmental authorities are not prepared to respond to the expanding virus. Whether that is shown with the decreasing number of ventilators...

Psychology Behind Panic Purchases

Elena Bai, News Editor

April 2, 2020

In these stressful times, many have turned to panic buying essential items, such as food, toilet paper, and hand sanitizer. According to nielsen.com, sales of hand sanitizer in Malaysia reached over $200,000 at the end of Jan...

Psychology Anti Stress Day

Lauren Ulrich, Editor In Chief

March 4, 2020

Last Thursday in the upper commons of Rolla High School, students could be seen meditating on yoga mats, petting poodles, and making sculptures out of play-doh. The peculiar scene was part of the AP Psychology class’s unit on...

Thread Up Club

Elena Bai, News Editor

January 31, 2020

Yesterday after school between 3:15 and 4:00 PM, the high school hosted a meeting of the Thread Up Club, a club for fiber arts. The meeting was held in room 106, sponsored by Mrs. Connie Shoemaker and subsequent meetings will be...

ASVAB Testing

Hannah Le, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

What to know for the ASVAB    Today, Oct. 24, all the sophomores at RHS will be taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test from eight in the morning to noon and is supposed to take around three and a half...

Student Council Districts

Julia Leventis, Feature Editor

October 23, 2019

   On Thursday, October 18th, RHS Student Council (STUCO) members participated in Districts held at the Salem High School. Districts is an opportunity given to STUCO members from various councils to learn new ways of empowering...

Crystal Bridges Field Trip

October 18, 2019

The Art Department partnered with community supporters and the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation to fund a free trip for 45 students to the Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas today. Read...

Happy Columbus Day

Erin Pfeifer, Webmaster

October 14, 2019

Today, October 14, 2019, is  Columbus Day, or at least it is in most states in the U.S. For this holiday, here are a few fun facts about Christopher Columbus, and his infamous voyages. 1: There were actually four voyages. Although...

Glendale Soccer Game Review

Sudatta Hor, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

On Monday, September 30, the Rolla boys' soccer team had an intense game against Glendale. Gabriel Stanislawski, a senior on our soccer team, recalls what he expected of the match “We knew that they were a solid team. We a...

Club feature: A Kind Act

Hannah Le, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Last year, two sophomores in Emily Mullen’s advisory class decided to bring back A Kind Act (AKA) club, whose purpose is to give back to the community. They previously gave flowers to social workers, gave cupcakes to cafeteria...

Westside Marketplace pulls jobs from local fast food restaurants

Sudatta Hor, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

With the recent openings of popular stores like Menards and T.J. Maxx, there have been more “Now Hiring” signs in town. A possible explanation is as follows. Because of the higher wages and better business at the Westside...