RHS ECHO: Online student news

Student Council to host blood drive

Lorren Black, Feature Editor

April 2, 2019

This Friday, April 5th, Student Council will be having a blood drive in the small practice gym from 9:30AM-3:30 PM. If you’d like to donate blood, there will be sign-up sheets in all of the lunch shifts this week. On the day of...

Publications students in ECHO and Growler earn top state honors

March 25, 2019

ECHO Newspaper and ECHO Magazine, under Editor-in-Chief senior Maia Bond, each earned an Excellent ranking by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association for the 2018-2019 publications. The award, reserved for the top publications...

Students prepare for approaching EOCs

Erin Pfeifer, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

In early April, dread fills the halls of high schools all across Missouri. Students are tense, running over algorithms and grammatical rules in their heads, trying desperately to remember everything. This is the time of End...

Spring scavenger hunt

Taylor Miller, News Editor

March 20, 2019

If you find yourself bored out of your mind this spring break, ECHO has you covered. This year, we’re hosting our first ever scavenger hunt to encourage students to get out of the house and see the town during their time off...

RHS Leadership to host dodgeball tournament

Lorren Black, Feature Editor

March 19, 2019

On April 19th, RHS Leadership is hosting a dodgeball tournament in the main gym from 6-8PM. If you and some friends would like to participate, you can sign up in Ms. Cantrell’s room by April 12th and pay the $3 fee. There must ...

Student programmer receives unique opportunity to work for MinerFly

Maia Bond, Editor In Chief

March 12, 2019

Over this past summer, Senior Pranal Madria worked as a programmer for the organization called MinerFly at MS&T. MinerFly is a small group of people, some students and some full time workers, who build drones and other robots...

Local 4-H group in planning stages of a community garden to showcase native plants

Lauren Ulrich, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Rolla will soon be adorned by a native plant and agrarian garden courtesy of the local Elk Prairie 4-H chapter. The garden, a dream of 4-H members, is intended to share 4-H values with the community and encourage outdoor learning....

Science Olympiad qualifies for state competition for third consecutive year

Maia Bond, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Rolla High School’s Science Olympiad team competed in their regional competition on March ninth, securing their spot as state qualifiers. They placed fourth overall as a team, securing first through fifth place in 17 total...

RHS Choir Department to host their annual Variety Show

Lorren Black, Feature Editor

March 12, 2019

    This Friday and Saturday, March 15th-16th, the RHS Choir Department is presenting their annual Variety Show at the middle school auditorium. The cost of attendance is $5, and it starts at 7PM. Micah Wells, a senior Cham...