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RHS ECHO: Online student news

Staff Editorial: Senate Bill 54

Kaitlyn Hanlin, Managing Editor

September 20, 2011

On July 14, Missouri Senate Bill 54 was signed by the governor, Jay Nixon.  This bill establishes both the Amy Hestir Student Protection Act and the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children and was intended to...


Abby Darnell, Staff Writer

May 20, 2011

Generation Y is interesting, but complicated!  There appears to be many conflicting opinions about our generation.  Some say we are optimistic and driven to achieve, while others say we are impatient and skeptical.  The Y Generati...

Political Arena: Gay Marriage

Sarah Rolufs (Pro) & Andrew Barnes (Anti), News Editor & Sports Editor

April 29, 2011

Pro - by Sarah Rolufs Gay marriage is currently one of the most debated topics in American politics. Conservatives and Liberals have been unable to see eye to eye on the issue and continue argue over the rights guaranteed to...

Book banning is bad practice, violation of freedom

Connie Liou, Graphics editor

February 25, 2011

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or you’ve been asphyxiated by the snow and lost normal brain function, you should have at least heard about the banning of the classic: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain for the...

Student expresses concerns over RHS course offerings

Michael Steelman

February 8, 2011

     As a student, I stress over scheduling next years classes. I go over and over the variety of course descriptions I have to choose from, and through out all these course descriptions, I do not find one class on economics, ...

Flip Side of the Coin – January

Nicolle Swiecicki, Viewpoint Editor

January 31, 2011

Senioritis is sweeping across the nation, or more rather, the Rolla High School nation. Ever since the new year began, I’ve been ready to graduate; whining, complaining, and desperately wishing for May 27th to get here within ...

Apocalypse, how?

Sarah Rolufs, News Editor

January 28, 2011

The end of the world is coming. Or is it? Society has been predicting its end for generations. Luckily, none of these predictions have come true, or we wouldn’t be here today. So if these predictions never come true, why do...

RHS Debates Healthcare Reform

January 27, 2011

Healthcare Bill Must be repealed (See Sarah Roluf's rebuttal below) by Kaitlin Hanlin Business Manager The health care bill that has recently been passed stated that every citizen is now required to have insurance, no ex...

First Amendment…stops at the door?

Rachel DeLashmit, Copy Editor

November 3, 2010

Many things in this world are controversial. Many things in this world are offensive. Every day someone is offended; whether it is by actions, speaking, or even clothing. The first amendment allows citizens to exercise the right...

You Know Who You Are

Hannah Raper, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2010

Recently I have become aware of a growing problem. Annoying Facebook couples. You log on Facebook and your homepage is filled with their wall posts declaring their love for one another- every two minutes. Supressing the urge to...

PDA: Taking it too far?

Kim Wronkiewicz, Photography Editor

October 27, 2010

It is understandable that couples want to express their feelings for each other during school hours by holding hands or giving their significant other a small peck, but there should be a limit to the amount of affection shown. I...