Snow Day Education

Aaron Schulman, Staff Writer
April 1, 2014

After the chilly winter weather and many school days taken off due to ice and snow, debate has risen whether or not to use online education to keep kids learning during snow days. I for one have seen the countless flaws in this idea. For starters not everyone has Internet connectivity or access to a... Read more »

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Football

Blaire Bennettt, Staff writer
November 30, 2013

By: Blaire Bennettt The Powder Puff football is an annual game that involves both junior and senior girls, suiting up to play a game of flag football. This has become a tradition that brings out the competitive and energetic side of the students. This is a very important thing to have at this point of... Read more »

Mums the Word

Raynie Sewell, Co-Editor in Chief
September 26, 2013

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our mums and garters. Whether this is a good or bad thing is left up to personal opinion. To me, as a senior who has had the chance to see mums progress, I believe that the size of the mum or garter does not matter as long as everyone has one. Mums and garters... Read more »

Mums Away

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
September 13, 2013

Texas takes pride in the numerous traditions that it houses, but are some traditions too outdated? Mums traditionally served as a “taken” symbol; the boys would make mums (or more likely, their moms) for their dates and in exchange the girls would make him a garter. They each served their purpose... Read more »

The Stress of Prom

Sutton Mills, Staff Writer
April 11, 2013

Prom is the night that all high school students look forward to when they are a senior. It has a reputation of being the “best night ever”, but the period of time leading up to it is stressful, and hair-pulling. Although this pre-prom time period is horrible, the night of the actual dance proves... Read more »

Teaching Beyond the Walls

Caroline McCallum, Staff Writer
April 9, 2013

Today’s generation views things much like how they see night and day. When it comes to school, many students view it like the nighttime: dark, dismal, and nothing to interesting going on in the world. Although, when it comes to Gennie Holcomb’s classroom, RHHS students (and staff) agree that her... Read more »

Curing the Pandemic Senioritis

Kaylyn Burns, Staff Writer
April 5, 2013

After four years of high school the final decision all comes down too whether or not to end the year strong or to allow laziness to take over your grades. Senioritis affects many students throughout high school giving them the idea that slacking off their schoolwork is earned. It happens all the time... 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 »

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