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RHS ECHO: Online student news

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

Theresa Lauer, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

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 from all classes become successful academically and professionally....

Travel ban affects Rolla family

Maia Bond, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that sent shock waves across the country, stating that people from seven countries including Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Yemen Syria, and Sudan, were unable to come...

End It Movement aims to stop human trafficing

Sophia Gesualdi, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Slavery is illegal, yet it still exists in our society. Organizations like the End It Movement have been working to make the public aware of this fact. “The End It Movement is basically a movement to spread awareness...

Rolla Mission: A refuge for disadvantage extends hours during winter

Celia Parsons, Editor In Chief

March 7, 2017

A place for people in need to have access to free laundry, showers, meals, and a safe place just to belong was something the Rolla Community lacked. With the closest homeless shelter 100 miles away, The Vineyard church saw...

Ryder’s Mansion: The legend

Celia Parsons, Editor In Chief

March 7, 2017

Ryder’s Mansion. A building with a wealth of history shrouded in mystery, with rumors ranging from it being a hideout for mobsters in the 70’s to the mansion being the location of several murders and deaths. These rumors...

Going down in history: A look at RHS past, present, future

Celia Parsons, Editor In Chief

March 7, 2017

Due to the fact that the 10th street Rolla High School building wasn’t finished until 1953, Darr went to the old High School building on Cedar street. “[It was] just the one, brick two story building. The gym was...

KMNR Rolla sets the tune

Lydia Giesey, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

While flipping through the radio stations of your car, you’re faced with some ultimate decisions: Country or Western? Christian or Classical? Top 40s or...more Top 40s? The musical menu here in Rolla isn’t ideal, but...

Experiencing college

Caroline Adams

March 7, 2017

Every year we lose a hand full of students at Rolla High School so they might open their wings and fly to college. But two people from Rolla High School, Jessica Beetner and Reid Hoss, were able to leave for a three week long...

Students show their spirit by dressing crazy

Alexia Bridges, Reporter

December 2, 2016

Spirit Weeks are major at Rolla High School, they are exciting and joyful. Many people have certain spirit days that they enjoy the most. “I like the one with the pajamas and the one where we had the favorite Disney characters...

Behind the scenes theater students work together

Sarah Storms, Reporter

November 29, 2016

The Rolla High School plays are put on twice a year by the devoted drama department. Other than the three days of performing live in front of a local audience, a lot of work and effort is hidden behind the stage. “Behind...

Students share quirky talents

Nalani Massaro, Reporter

November 29, 2016

Many people at Rolla High have quirky talents that not many people know about. Sophomore Diya Allada has memorized over twenty Disney and Nickelodeon theme songs from your favorite childhood shows. Some of these include the...