Revenge of the Nerds

February 26, 2013

The Academic Decathlon team has once again put up a remarkable fight at the state’s annual academic decathlon competition. Heath took third place overall at the 2013 State 5A competition, an accomplishment triply impressive for the rounds of qualification the team underwent to reach that point,... Read more »

Top Hat

Ms. Carney
February 21, 2013

The Rockwall-Heath High School Highsteppers attended the Duncanville High Hat Competition on Saturday February 9, 2012. The Highsteppers represented Rockwall I.S.D. very well, winning several honors. The team was awarded the following awards:  Sweepstakes, Gussie Nell Davis Award of Excellence,Judges... Read more »

The Color Purple

Aleks Kochan, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2013

This year, Rockwall-Heath High School has been shaken by the realization that no community is immune to tragedy. Domestic violence has claimed a local victim. However, the student body is determined not to succumb to sorrow without a fight, and is making strides to prevent anything of such a horrific... Read more »

Finding the Funds

Caitlin Lane, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013

Starting now students can make a difference in the school by finding the funds to make things better for our library. The library staff wants to put new and updated novels and resource materials out for the students, and Funds 4 Books is just the fundraiser needed to help our school. The library is asking... Read more »

A Cheaters Domain

Sierra Shepard, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013

Think about the time when you were so nervous for the test that you jut knew you were bound to fail.  Now what if a kid offered you a way out of receiving a zero?  He had all of the answers in the palm of his hand and all you had to do was take it.  What do you do?  It is almost safe to say that... Read more »

Teachers’ Teaching Techniques

Victoria Sewell, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013

Teachers are a driving force in a student’s education. Every teacher’s teaching techniques are preformed in different ways and have varying styles. Students have to adapt to those teaching techniques in order to help further their education. This is why students have the same teacher for the same... Read more »

Learning Languages Is Not Lame

Jackson Seay, Staff Writer
February 6, 2013

Many students wonder why they are “forced” to take a foreign language to graduate high school. In reality, if learning a different language were not a necessity that all students should have, schools would not demand it. Colleges love bi- and even tri-lingual students, because they know that these... Read more »

Under the Lights

Sutton Mills, Staff Writer
February 5, 2013

The lights are blinding, and the noises from the crowd are muffled. It is a Friday night, and you are about to sprint, slide, tackle, and jump for two 45 minute halves. This is what runs through the minds of the girls soccer team. This sport takes dedication and hard work, but that comes easy for the... Read more »

Rumor Has It

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
February 5, 2013

January 22nd there was a supposed threat of “mass shooting” that was suppose to take place during the 5th period lunch at RHHS. Rumors festered on Facebook and left RHHS in a frenzy. “The actual incident, as opposed to what was publicized in the social media, was that a student spoke out inappropriately... Read more »

Soon to be a Boomer

Imma Lugtu, Staff Writer
February 5, 2013

For a senior, it is quite exciting to get an acceptance letter from the college he or she applied to, and getting a scholarship offer from a  college makes it even more exciting, but what if that acceptance letter was not from their top choice of school? What if that acceptance letter came with a... Read more »

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