• Rolla Public Schools will not be in session until Apr. 30 due to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic

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Students Face Unemployment During Quarantine

Emma Starns, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2020

   As people of all ages are fighting through this unprecedented time, it can be hard to remember just how much of an impact this virus is making on daily life. Schools are cancelled, and people are stuck in the inbetween of e...

Rolla district navigates at-home education, online learning

Lauren Ulrich, Editor In Chief

March 31, 2020

This week across the Rolla Public Schools district, each building has closed its doors in response to the spread of COVID-19. After an extended spring break lasting from March 17 to April 3, students’ education finally resumed...

RPS Closure extended to Apr. 30

Genevieve Huber, Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

Early this afternoon, an official statement was released by Superintendent Dr. Aaron Zalis outlining the district’s plan for COVID-19 prevention moving forward. Previously, school was scheduled to resume on Monday, Apr. 6, following...

Extended Rolla School Closure

Genevieve Huber, Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

Early this afternoon, an official statement was released by Superintendent Dr. Aaron Zalis outlining the district’s plan for COVID-19 prevention moving forward. Previously, school was scheduled to resume on Monday, Apr. 6, foll...

Competitive Drama

Julia, Feature Editor

March 12, 2020

   On March 11th in Union, at East Central College, the competitive drama students at Rolla High School participated in a district wide competition and competed in the one act play competition, where they watched shows from di...

The Addams Family Musical Announcement

Sudatta Hor, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Rolla High School Drama Department is putting on a musical this weekend March 6-8 titled “The Addams Family” at the Rolla Middle School. “The Addams Family the musical is a 2 hour musical. You get to see each fam...

Fauxlympics

Elena Bai, News Editor

February 28, 2020

Yesterday, February 27, 2020, representatives from the four foreign language clubs competed in the Rolla High school’s 3rd annual Fauxlympics. This event was organized by the foreign language teachers to mirror the summ...

Rolla Bands, Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast

Sudatta Hor, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

This Saturday, February 1st, the Rolla Kiwanis Club and the Rolla High School Bands will host a Pancake Breakfast event at the Rolla High School Cafeteria. Assistant Band Director Michael Goldschmidt encourages community members to...

New ACT Policies Announced

October 9, 2019

   Just yesterday, October 8, it was announced that the ACT will be undergoing three new policy changes starting in September of the 2020 school year. The first policy allows students to retake specific parts of the test, suc...

District improves, expands pre-k program

Helen Weiss, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

The pre-kindergarten program, or the PUPS Program, is now a part of all of the elementary schools in the district. The Pups program started three years ago when all the grades had to be shifted up in the schools. Laura Brown,...

Opioid crisis propelled by prescription pain pills

Lauren Ulrich, Editor In Chief

October 3, 2019

For the first time, the Drug Enforcement Agency’s database tracking prescription opioid pills across the nation has been made public, revealing Phelps County to be among the worst in the nation for pain pill distribution...

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