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Frank the trainer

Grace Dollia, Features editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Front page, Top Stories

While many students at RMHS are constantly recognized for their astounding athletic accomplishments, those who work behind the scenes—the student athletic trainers—are often forgotten. One student who can be credited with effectively leading the athletic training program is senior Frank Storn... Read more »

Artist of the month-September 2016

Abby Cullen, Photography Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2016
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The moment junior Ivan Ivanov picked up a pencil, he felt an instant connection with art. “From there, in a sense, it developed into an addiction, something I needed in my life, it made me complete,” Ivanov said. The inspiration to pursue this talent comes from the endless creativity wit... Read more »

Bringing the ruckus

Bringing the ruckus

Molly Manley, Managing Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Front page

New year, new attitude and new ideas. After last year’s failed attempt continuing to show school spirit after football season, this year’s senior class has decided to change their approach to the student-run fan section, Stampede.Club sponsor Caleb Parnin also noticed the lack of enthusiasm and took it u... Read more »

Summer Trips

Sammi Milligan, Features Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Features

These students were able take trips of a lifetime over this summer. Senior Anna Martens went to Budapest, Hungary. Senior Matthew Dornbos travelled to Cambodia. Junior Allison Ontaneda voyaged to Consuelo, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. ... Read more »

Artist of the Month-May 2016

Sammi Milligan, Features Editor
May 26, 2016
Filed under Features

From the moment she could hold a pencil, junior Mary Donlon knew that art was her passion. After seeing her sister draw, Donlon was inspired to do the very same thing. Ever since then, Donlon has strived to have her artwork viewed in galleries and exhibitions. “My sister Erin would always craft... Read more »

Planning prom: Junior class council takes the lead on organizing the big night

Sammi Milligan, Features Editor
May 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Every year, the junior class council plans prom for the current seniors in the 2015-2016 school year. The class council has been planning since November and after carefully making each decision, they are nearing the end. “Our meetings have been taking place before school on Thursday’s sometime... Read more »

Behind the scenes: Upcoming musical features new, returning performers

Sammi Milligan, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Features

It’s a Monday afternoon, and the cast of Legally Blonde makes their way into the choir room preparing for another practice. Today, specifically, the members are focusing on vocals. Caitlyn Walsh, Vocal Director for the musical, calls the cast members into the choir room, and they sort themselves into altos, s... Read more »

Skating on the edge of glory

Skating on the edge of glory

March 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Unity is a key word in synchronized ice skating. Although similar to figure skating as far as judging and rules go, there can be as many as 20 skaters completing different footwork and choreography in unison. On the Chicago Jazz junior team, there are 18 skaters, three of which go to RMHS: seniors Haile... Read more »

Mustang Pals fosters new friendships

Sammi Milligan, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Features

Whether a person has a learning disability or not, everyone is treated with respect in Mustang Pals. Mustang Pals allows students to develop friendships outside of the regular day. “Mustang Pals is a student-led social group where the students plan and participate in different social events/out... Read more »

“Beneath the Surface” driven by profound emotions

“Beneath the Surface” driven by profound emotions

Maddie Grant, Features Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Features

As their show season draws to an end, Orchesis is preparing for the highlight of their year: the annual show next month. Aptly titled “Beneath the Surface,” this year’s show evokes deeper meanings and messages than previous years. “This year is so different because we dug really, really deep,”... Read more »

Graphic Arts’ products in high demand

Graphic Arts’ products in high demand

Sam Svoboda, Entertainment Editor
February 11, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

What do the League of Legends club and a skateboarding group have in common? Turns out, they both want their very own T-shirts. RMHS offers numerous different clubs and activities, and Graphic Arts classes are receiving an overwhelming amount of requests from groups who want logos, vinyl stickers and... Read more »

Fashion forward

Brendan O'Brien, Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2016
Filed under Features

Many people dream of opening their own business one day, but few understand all that it entails. The years of hard work, struggles and being turned down are often overshadowed by the end result. 1977 Rolling Meadows High School alumnus Kimberly Inskeep not only created her own business, but today is... Read more »

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