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Everyone Has A Story

Kameron Wood, Journalism Student

November 3, 2015

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When Josh Leon was a young kid, he went through an experience most kids don’t get. “I was born in Chicago, Illinois. I lived there until I was 2 and then moved to Rolla because my dad got the opportunity to open up El M...

A Whole New World

Shannan Chan, Reporter

November 3, 2015

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 Moving to a different place can be scary. But moving to a whole new country, and learning another language can be even more terrifying.   Christina Bramer had to experience first hand what it’s like to move, not only...

Senior student spotlight: Hannah Delp

Kylie Maxwell, Reporter

October 19, 2015

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Senior Hannah Delp has a passion for music that she shares with her family. This family activity has made it possible for her to expand her horizons with many other instruments since her first piano lesson. Her passion...

Spirit Week: Monday

Maria Pommerenke

September 14, 2015

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Homecoming is coming up this weekend and many students are getting excited. Monday, September 14th, was mix-match/floral day. Many Rolla High School students took advantage of this and dressed up in their colorful, flower p...

ECHO remembers Lawrence George’s contributions to Rolla’s history

ECHO Staff

March 31, 2015

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In 2011, the ECHO staff interviewed several prominent civil rights advocates who saw Rolla through the movement. The group of leaders came to the high school for the purpose of the interview and students Kim Wronkiewicz and Abby...

Helping little angels this Christmas season

Chloe Myers, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

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While shopping at Walmart or Kmart, you may notice some Christmas trees in the front with little paper angels on them. If you take a closer look, you will see that there is a description of a local child in need on each angel,...

Skinny shaming: unintended result of positive body image movement

Maggie Duncan, Editor In Chief

December 19, 2014

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The body positivity movement in today’s pop culture is all about curves, booty and being what is often referred to as “a real woman.” Songs like Meghan Trainor’s ‘All About That Bass’ tout lyrics such as “boys like...

Feminism

Amanda Steineman, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014

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Feminism is a widely misconceived word and concept. For centuries, women have been put below men in the world, mainly because of the idea of women being only necessary for domestic tasks and rearing children. Though women have...

Schools of thought: public, private, home school

December 19, 2014

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If you’re reading this magazine, you are likely part of the public school system, but many of our students do not attend public schools throughout all of their education. In fact, St. Patrick’s Catholic School and other religious-based...

Focus on Art: students see the world as a canvas

Rahel Pommerenke, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

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Self-taught poet, Henry Thoreau once said, “this world is but a canvas to our imagination.” Poetry, being a form or art, paints a picture. Amature artists and AP Art students, Korey Pearson and Kessah Headrick paint their...

Hunters take to the woods

Luke Walker, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014

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To some, nothing can beat the feeling of walking to a treestand on a chilly October morning. These are the people who don’t mind waiting hours in the freezing cold, silently watching and waiting for a enormous buck to emerge...

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