BBFL (Best Buddies For Life)

Staff Writer, Kayla Johnson, Staff Writer
March 11, 2013

Friends forever, talking on the phone each day, knowing that the students are loved by someone each minute. That is what Best Buddies is all about: making special students feel as though they have someone to count on. Best Buddies is an organization that works one on one with special needs students.... Read more »

All is Fair in Love and War

Kayla Bender, Staff Writer
March 8, 2013

It is that time of the year: Assassins. Seniors and a select few juniors are on the prowl for one another in an attempt to win the grand prize of $1,000. Though the game has recently started, it is in full swing and paranoia rampant. For those who do not understand what assassins is *cough underclassmen... Read more »

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Imma Lugtu, Staff Writer
March 8, 2013

Dreams here, dreams there, dreams are everywhere. We all have our own dreams, like Martin Luther King said, “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal’… I have a dream... Read more »

Relationships in Real Time: How Social Media Affects Lives

Katie Chandler, Staff Writer
March 7, 2013

Today, it is nearly impossible to tear people away from their smartphone, their bright computer screen, or their latest Apple product. Many times social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and MySpace are implemented into these devices (such as the iPhone Facebook app) in order for consumers... Read more »

Physics and Football Favorite

Caroline McCallum, Staff Writer
March 7, 2013

RHHS’s physics teacher, football, and track coach, Scott Sharp, has been awarded February 2013’s Teacher of the Month. When he is not at the UT- Southwestern Medical Center researching tuberculosis and enhancing the development of novel approaches towards finding a cure, he is following his passions... Read more »

Have Love in Your Heart by Writing Love on Their Arms

Victoria Sewell, Staff Writer
March 6, 2013

To Write Love on her Arms (TWLOHA) is an organization focused on helping with depression, addictions, and the effects they have on people. It organises many functions to try and get its message that things will always get better and not to give up out there.  On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, TWLOHA held... Read more »

Frozen Yogurt vs. Ice Cream: Time to Take Sides.

Alison Blanchard, Staff Writer
March 6, 2013

Ice cream has been the favorite treat of children for more than a 150 years, but now Rockwall has been introduced to a new delicious treat: frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt is a treat that allows people to get their own flavor of yogurt like strawberry, chocolate, cookies and crème, or mango. Once the customer... Read more »

That’s Why It Is Called YOUtube

Sierra Shepard, Staff Writer
March 6, 2013

You never know when you may be walking amongst talented people.  David Jackson II, a student at Rockwall-Heath High School, has a hidden hobby.  Although he may seem to be quiet and reserved, he actually spends a significant amount of time singing and writing songs.  Jackson has written somewhere... Read more »

Let Them Eat Cake

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
March 5, 2013

Tuesday, March 5, RHHS held the Teacher of the Year ceremony in the library. Many teachers were there to celebrate and enjoy the lovely cake and punch. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners. Penny Hartnett won the Paraprofessional of the Year!!! The nominees for Teacher of the Year were... Read more »

Small Word: Big Payment

Kaylyn Burns, Staff Writer
March 4, 2013

Cursing is a rising habit around the world that has yet to face some of the problems that come along with it. Simple words have high consequences. They can range from the tickets students can receive to religious disappointment from others. Understanding where this behavior comes from is not the only... Read more »