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RHS ECHO: Online student news

Students wonder if a dress code is really necessary

Visakha Ho, Reporter

October 14, 2016

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,...

At least one RHS student feels the Bern

Nathan Glensky, Reporter

May 5, 2016

This year many of you may have noticed the constant coverage of the Democratic and Republican primaries, or perhaps your friends have been voicing their political opinions. Perhaps through all of the talk you may have heard...

May the fourth be with you, go see Star Wars

Destiny Maben, Reporter

May 5, 2016

The theater is dark, people in every row. Popcorn crunches and silent whispers rumble through the room. Not a gloomy face in sight, because everyone awaits a new start to an old wonder. All of a sudden through the inky screen,...

Parking becomes bigger problem as sophomores get license

Theresa Lauer, Reporter

May 5, 2016

There are a lot of student drivers at Rolla High School and the parking lot is always packed. If you're too slow getting to school then it's hard to find a parking spot. If you're too slow getting to your car after school then...

A late start in school day would benefit student learning

Rachel Butz, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Popular complaints from high schoolers are that it is too hard to keep good grades, do not get enough sleep, and have to wake up too early. This sounds like a tough list to tackle, but it turns out that if you solve one of...

Drama teaches valuable skills

Owen Pennington, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Lights, camera, ACTION! Drama is a fun activity that people can become involved in with or without experience. Drama can be fun to do, but it is also very educational. Drama should be counted as an English credit because it...

The great sport debate

Sophia Gesualdi, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Everyone can agree that basketball and football are sports; these games create athletes. Arguments arise when activities such as cheerleading and gymnastics are brought to discussion. There tends to be a grey area around what...

Graduates face next step

Anna Scovell, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Graduating High School is a huge thing. It’s as people would say, “closing a door and opening a new one” or “taking the next step in your life.” Graduating is such a bittersweet time in your life for reasons like...

Freedom of speech does not equal freedom of hate

Whitney Davidson, Reporter

May 5, 2016

We often hear the words, “it is freedom of speech.” and automatically, our mind runs to the constitutional rights of that phrase and how we can counter-attack it. When people run to free speech for protection, it is usually...

Local archers learn, compete

Delany Fields, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Archery is a great sport or activity to get involved in. I first became involved in archery my seventh grade year when I joined the newly formed archery program, not knowing if this is something I would even like. Like any other...

Put down the screen and talk

Garrett Fels, Reporter

May 5, 2016

If you go throughout the high school and ask someone for their Twitter handle or Instagram username; It’s very likely they’ll be able to give you a quick answer back. Nowadays almost everyone has several social media accounts...

Don’t be manipulated in this election

Elise Mazzeo, Copy Editor

February 25, 2016

The 2016 election has been a cutthroat one, with people tearing each other down for their personal beliefs and not their policies, or demanding to know if someone was born in the U.S. (again). These things cause more important...