Professional artist inspires with new art forms

Riya Shah, Staff Writer
April 29, 2017
Filed under Features

As soon as his pen hits paper, professional artist Eric Garcia’s mind is buzzing with new ideas for his next piece of art. Incorporating an unconventional style in his work, he tells stories about social and political issues in the world through his art. “[I want to] bring light to historie...

Bath Bombs Away

Kamika Patel, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Most high school students struggle to find a career for the future that addresses their passion. Yet, sophomore Michelle Fundora has already pursued this by running an entrepreneurial business. For over a year, Michelle Fundora has been running her own business selling bath products alongside her mom. ...

Eric Garcia Artwork

Riya Shah, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Front page, Video

Professional artist Eric Garcia uses his unconventional art to inform and educate others. Through his work, he tells stories about social and political issues occurring in the world today. Garcia adds a comical and cultural style to his prints, paintings and drawings.

Spanish week festivities

Riya Shah, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Front page

During the week of March 6, RMHS honored Latin culture by celebrating the second annual Spanish week. The week was filled with numerous events focused around Spanish heritage such as music, games and food. “We are excited about the [Spanish] program continuing to grow,” Spanish teacher Laura Shepi...

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...

Artist of the month-September 2016

Abby Cullen, Photography Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2016
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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...

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...

Summer Trips

Sammi Milligan, Features Editor
September 21, 2016
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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. ...

Artist of the Month-May 2016

Sammi Milligan, Features Editor
May 26, 2016
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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...

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...

Behind the scenes: Upcoming musical features new, returning performers

Sammi Milligan, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
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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...

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...

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