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COVID-19 Update

Hannah Oloro, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

No one could have predicted this widespread pandemic that our world is going through right now. Thousands are dying every day as the situation continues to grow worse. As of May 6, 258,000 recorded deaths have occurred worldwide, with 72,050 in the United States. Scientists are hard at work to find a cure...

Election Voting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sammi France, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

With countless primary election votings going on in multiple states during this time, it is difficult to pull off these events with COVID-19 pandemic going on. Some states, like Indiana, have chosen to push the date of the primary to a later date, but others have opted to keep theirs the same date, l...

A Day in the Life of Mr. Concialdi

Taylor Repak, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

My footsteps echo through the empty hallways. As one of the handful of students in the school at 6:20 a.m., I make my way up to the math and science wing in deafening silence. Every day, hundreds of students converge upon RMHS from 7:30-8:10 a.m.. They attend each of their classes, in which they ...

Heritage Week

Heritage Week

Elizabeth Davenport, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

Rolling Meadows High School is holding its first Black History Month heritage week. The week will be from Feb 24 to Feb 28. Each day of the week commemorates the accomplishments of the African American population. Monday is called “Melanted Monday” where teachers will incorporate African history int...

Remembering RMHS Security Guard James Steiner (More/Extended Responses)

The Pacer

February 21, 2020

Senior David Zieba: "Steiner was honestly just a really trusted [staff] member and someone I could always go to with anything. He would always be there for you, he would always bring positivity wherever he went and he just made all kids happier." Sophomore Ryan Joyce: "He was an honorable veteran,...

Buen Viaje

Charlotte Peterson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Pack your bags, because the Spanish Trip is back! This once in a lifetime experience is scheduled for Spring Break 2021. The trip is nine days in total, from March 18 to 26. During which, students will get to explore the beautiful sights, astonishing architecture, and unique culture of Spain, Portuga...

Young Activist For Climate Change Awareness, Greta Thunberg

Young Activist For Climate Change Awareness, Greta Thunberg

Lily Jarosik, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

“You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,” scolded Greta Thunberg, as she sat in front of a large crowd, over a year later from when she sat alone. On August 20th,2018, Thunberg, a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl in grade nine, skipped school to sit outside the Parliament i...

New Security Measures for Winter Formal Dance

Julian Rodriguez, Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2019

After several incidents that occurred during this year’s Homecoming dance, the next school dance, Winter Formal, will have new security measures in an attempt to prevent such occurrences from repeating themselves. Proposed security measures for Winter Formal include moving the entrance and admittance ...

History of Blackface

The Blackface section titles “What Is Wrong With Blackface?” made to educate students on the history of blackface, 2018, created by Rolling Meadows Highschool Students.

Lily Jarosik, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Racism has been alive for centuries, especially towards blacks in America. Throughout the history of the U.S. There have been many derogatory ways in which black people have been mistreated, one being blackface. Over the years, the significance that blackface has on history has been overlooked, eve...

Amid the AVID Promise

Julian Rodriguez, Entertainment Editor

September 18, 2019

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is an RMHS program that helps high school students academically in their post secondary goals. These students would be the first generation in their families to attend college. Therefore, they generally have limited knowledge about the application process a...

Agricultural Awakening

Agricultural Awakening

Sydney Zeglin, News Editor

September 16, 2019

Starting this year at Rolling Meadows High School, new classes have been implemented  that connect to the club, Future Farmers of America (FFA). These new courses include Agricultural Biology, Food Science, and Veterinary Science. FFA does not just focus on regular agriculture, it branches o...

The Continuing Legacy of 9/11

The Continuing Legacy of 9/11

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

As time passes between 9/11 and the present, the importance of teaching the history of the attacks remains.

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