RHS ECHO: Online student news

How to pick the right college for you

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

      As someone who has gone through the process of picking the right college for me, there are some things that I wish I knew before I started the long process. For those who are about to begin the journey through college adm...

Book review of “Passenger”

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

December 3, 2018

Filed under Opinion

        With Christmas break fast approaching and free time becoming more of a priority, I thought that I would recommend one of my favorite books for those looking for something to read over the holidays. Passenger by...

The advantages of using Goodreads

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

  For the readers of the world, it can be hard to find others who share the same love for books as you do. Book clubs can be too small and people too busy to attend, but there is an app out there that is designed to connect rea...

Alternative spending for homecoming

Emma Starns, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Homecoming was just around the corner, and hours were being spent brainstorming the right way to ask someone and maybe surprise them. By doing so, outfits were being planned, and reservations were being made. Dances are exciting...

RHS student movie recommendations

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

One thing that I love to do in my free time is watch movies. There are so many different types in various genres, and I have many favorites. For those rainy days or late nights, here are 28 of my go-to movies. Football...

Tips for applying to colleges

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

September 10, 2018

Filed under Feature, Opinion, Student Life

It’s the beginning of the school year and it is also time for college applications. For me, applying to colleges is one of the most incredibly stressful, time-consuming, and frustrating things I’ve had to do. Every college...

What about International Men’s Day?

Sam Kimball, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Whenever people mention Black History Month, Hispanic History Month, or International Women’s Day, there is the knee-jerk reaction of white males. “Where is our day?” they say. They ask this question out of a lack of understanding. ...

Coming back from summer means changing wardrobe

Maddie Eye-Cottrell, Reporter

September 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

One thing that promptly hits students upon return from summer vacation is their dissatisfaction with dress codes. After two luxurious months of summer, students become accustomed to the freedom of bare arms and hats. “I ...

Weathering the storm: after the 2016 election

Connor Wilson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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 High School students, this is probably the first election...

Whatever floats your vote

Connor Wilson, Copy Editor

March 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the United States, one of the most emphasized and important subjects taught to kids is how important voting is. Regardless of this however, voter turnout among the younger voters always seems to be around 50%. This means...

Taylor Swift called out on Twitter

Diya Allada, Reporter

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Taylor Swift has had many feuds with celebrities in the past including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj, and Demi Lovato. However, all of these celebrity feuds have painted Taylor Swift as the victim until...

Students wonder if a dress code is really necessary

Visakha Ho, Reporter

October 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Schools all over the country have had debated school dress codes. Rolla High School is no different. One of the main issues concerning dress code stems from rule 10 in the student handbook, which states: “Student tops,...