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The Importance of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Importance of Martin Luther King Jr.

Eli Morkert January 17, 2022

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was granted a commemorative holiday which takes place this year on Monday, Jan. 17. While taking the day off of school is all that most students will do on this day,...

New Year New Variant

New Year New Variant

Vasi Urs-Juffa January 13, 2022

With COVID-19 going into its third year, a lot of information is going around, some false and some true. So here’s everything you need to know about the new variant, masks and vaccines.  According...

HOUSTON, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 09: A woman walks past a memorial to those who died at the Astroworld festival outside of NRG Park on November 09, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Eight people were killed and dozens injured last Friday in a crowd surge during a Travis Scott concert at the Astroworld music festival. Several lawsuits have been filed against Scott, and authorities continue investigations around the event. Scott, a Houston-native rapper and musician, launched the festival in 2018. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

Lives Lost at Travis Scott’s “Astroworld”

Charlotte Peterson November 16, 2021

A night of excitement was anticipated in Houston at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival, however, the event invoked a tragedy that will remain in our minds long after. The famous rapper’s highly awaited...

Veterans Day: What it is and How to Take Part

Veterans Day: What it is and How to Take Part

Eli Morkert November 11, 2021

Veteran’s Day takes place on Thursday, November 11. It is a day that is held on the anniversary of the end of World War I to commemorate and honor both veterans and victims of war in the United States....

Boo(k) Bash

Boo(k) Bash

Margaret Lennon October 19, 2021

Rolling Meadows High School’s AVID program is putting on a Halloween indoor trick-or-treat event for kids in the community. The event takes place on Oct. 30 from 11am to 1pm in the field house. Kids...

People petting dog in group therapy session

Therapy Dog Training at RMHS

Zoe Kersbergen October 12, 2021

Animal therapy can be a very  beneficial resource for many people. At Rolling Meadows High School, students are able to learn about therapy dogs and even help train them. On Thursdays in the South...

The Push for Indigenous Peoples Day

The Push for Indigenous People’s Day

Lily Jarosik October 11, 2021

Formerly Known as Columbus Day, this year, October 11, 2021 is being formally celebrated as Indigenous People’s day, by word of President Biden. Although Columbus was a large part of history, it has...

News Briefs

News Briefs

Ryan Schoessling September 20, 2021

Broadway: The Lion King , Wicked and Hamilton are all up and running again for the first time in 18 months. Fans must have proof of vaccination in order to attend and masks must be worn at all times.    Met...

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Charlotte Peterson September 20, 2021

The month of September brings two important Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We are lucky to receive those days off from school, and while it is just a free day for most, for some, both are...

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine

Connor Davenport September 3, 2021

As of Aug. 23, 2021, the FDA has granted approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Previously named Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the company has now renamed the vaccination ‘Comirnaty’.  When...

The Taliban in Afghanistan

The Taliban in Afghanistan

Charlotte Peterson August 30, 2021

The Taliban, the militant terrorist group of the Middle East, has regained control in Afghanistan. The group originally emerged in the early 1990s and began to take power in 1994. They controlled Afghanistan...

NASA and SpaceX Launch Dragon 2

Maggie Duchnowski, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

On the week of April 23, 2021, SpaceX launched a rocket set for the International Space Station. That same day, they were ready and docked at 5:08 a.m. ET where liftoff occurred at 5:49 a.m. ET.  ...

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