The Pacer

How You Can Get Involved in the 2020 Election

Megan Kohut, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner, and this year more than ever, younger generations have become more involved in politics. In recent months, Gen Z teens and young adults have accomplished astonishing feats in the political realm, such as organizing rallies and protests, as well a...

A Life Celebrated

A Life Celebrated

Pacer Staff

September 29, 2020

This past week on Sept. 10, RMHS history teacher Pat Thorburn tragically passed away. As a teacher and man of many achievements, he left his mark on students and colleagues alike, inspiring many and constantly spreading positivity around RMHS.  His impact spread not just to his recent but also to his former ...

How to Reach Out for Help at RMHS

Lily Jarosik, Features Editor

September 29, 2020

With the new school year at Rolling Meadows being online, it might be difficult for students at RMHS to find help with their academics, college applications and mental wellness needs. It’s important for students to reach out when it’s most needed. It might be difficult for a student to find those res...

RMHS French and Spanish Trips Cancelled

Megan Kohut, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States hard, and with it came a multitude of regulations and restrictions to ensure the safety of American citizens, one of which being travel bans. Within the United States, each state has a list of other U.S. states to which citizens should refrain from traveling. ...

No Test? Don’t Stress

Megan Kohut, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Anyone in high school prepping for college, or already in college, or headed to their ten-year reunion, can probably agree on one thing: college is scary. Making the shift from high school to college is a huge deal, let alone everything leading up to going to college. The panic of every adult asking...

Different Experiences On Zoom For Everyone

Sammi France, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2020

Going to school looks a little different this year for students and teachers all across the country. Some schools have gone back in person and, just like RMHS, other schools are continuing remote learning.  Online classes have been an adjustment for both students and teachers. Seniors had to miss...

Get to Know Your New RMHS Staff

Get to Know Your New RMHS Staff

Lily Jarosik, Features Editor

September 2, 2020

With the new 2020-2021 school year arriving and fall approaching, it’s time to appreciate the staff and all that they’re doing for us this year. Along with our staff from last year that we love, it’s also time to welcome the new ones!  Alaina Nebel Nebel is a Special Education Teacher and Case Manag...

Riya’s Senior Column

Riya's Senior Column

Riya Shah, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2020

Reading these senior columns as a freshman, it seemed like all four years of high school would lead up to this moment. My last monologue to confess my feelings, reminisce my ups and downs, say my thank yous, offer my advice and close out my last issue of The Pacer. Now I am finally at the end, I real...

Kamika’s Senior Column

Kamika's Senior Column

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2020

A Snapple cap had the power to change me. Now it wasn’t a magical cap that turned me into some sort of mystical creature, although that would be the most awesome thing to ever happen. It was the Maya Angelou quote inscribed inside the back of the bottle cap that read as, “If you don’t like some...

Lauren’s Senior Column

Lauren's Senior Column

Lauren Magana, Copy Editor

May 14, 2020

I’ve been waiting four years to write my senior opinion, and now that I finally am, I don’t exactly know how to feel. I wish more than anything that I could be writing this under different circumstances, one where I could give a proper goodbye to The Pacer and my time at RMHS. Unfortunately for me and many oth...

Laiken’s Senior Column

Laiken's Senior Column

Laiken Lockley, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

As my eighth-grade year came to a close, I was faced with the tough decision of attending high school at RMHS or continuing my schooling online to pursue my dream of becoming a professional figure skater and hopefully an Olympic athlete. I sat down with my parents, and we weighed the different option...

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