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Photo Gallery: Let Them Play Ralley

 Protesters gather at the entrance of Windsor Terrace Lane and North Spoede Road as the sun sets. Protesters called for the restarting of all sports, the removal of deomocratic County Executive Dr. Sam Page from office, and the election of republican Paul Berry III in the fall.

Ben Hughes, Photography Editor, Online Publisher

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RSD Community Responds To Reopening Guidelines

Members of the RSD community held up signs outside the Rockwood Administrative Annex in Eureka to protest not having a five-day in-school option.

Zara Tola, Copy Editor

July 25, 2020

Parents from around the RSD community gathered Thursday before the Board of Education (BOE) at the Rockwood Administrative Annex in Eureka to protest RSD’s reopening plans. The plan states students have two options for returning to school in the fall: an online option or a hybrid of in-school and o...

George Wins Speech and Debate National Championship

Via Zoom, senior Sarah George was announced the National Champion in the Prepared Prompt Speaking event for Speech and Debate.

Zara Tola, Copy Editor

June 26, 2020

Around MHS, senior Sarah George is known for her ability to talk the talk in front of others.  As a member of Speech and Debate, George has been described by coaches as expressive, confident and driven.  As a three-time national qualifier, George was no rookie when she participated in t...

COVID-19 Causes Significant Crash in Stock Market

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted in March due to the signifcant strain the COVID-19 pandemic has put on the economy.

Sushant Marella, Student Reporter

June 5, 2020

Around mid-late February junior Aaron Alter, president of the Stock Club, pulled out of a large number of his shares in the stock market in fear of what was going to happen. Global economies, such as China and Italy were crumbling, and he feared that the United States was going to be next.  ...

RSD to Require Canvas in the Upcoming School Year

Starting with the 2020-2021 school year, teachers in RSD will be required to use Canvas (pictured above) as the primary online communication platform between them and their students.

Zara Tola, Copy Editor

June 5, 2020

Starting with the 2020-2021 school year, teachers in RSD will be required to use Canvas as the primary online communication platform between them and their students.  Dr. Shelley Willott, Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Support Services, said the change came as a result of feedback fro...

Junior Plans Summer Prom

Natalie Anderson, junior, views the tickets for her Prom on Ticketleap.

Zara Tola, Social Media Editor

May 25, 2020

“Prom is an event for students to dress up and enjoy each other’s company at a formal event,” senior Olivia Heidbrink said of the iconic high school event. “It’s a way to have fun and let loose of all the stress that is put on us.” When MHS announced it would no longer be hosting its ...

Death of Ahmaud Arbery Evokes Reflections and Tributes

Laura Marie Coverstone, language arts teacher, said social media tributes and hashtags, such as #IRunWithMaud, can become therapeutic as they allow individuals to feel connected and to mourn during the COVID-19 pandemic’s stay-at-home orders and social distancing policies. “There are many ways to be heard without physically being present to advocate,” Coverstone said. “A lot of great conversations have been started and letters have been written that may have not been so articulately crafted, if people did not have the time to do so. For once, we have time on our side, and hopefully, we get it right this time.”

Lauren Pickett, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2020

Laura Marie Coverstone, language arts teacher, felt her stomach drop and sickness wash over her after reading a news headline concerning the death of a stranger—Ahmaud Arbery.  “As a mother, my heart breaks for his mother, and all those who loved him,” Coverstone said. “As a teacher, I'm furi...

RSD Community Lends Helping Hand to Students and Families

South Base Terminal Manager Alex Gensler (left) and Starr Giammanco, meal distributor, (right) load school buses with boxes of prepared meals for regional distribution.

Lauren Pickett, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Rene Moore, senior, faces a new stressor amid the threats of an unparalleled crisis in recent history with the novel coronavirus pandemic.  She is concerned for her grandparents' medical issues and financial insecurity. Her grandmother is unemployed and her grandfather is out of work due to a ...

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