The Pacer

Free Lunch D214

Connor Davenport, Copy Editor

September 25, 2020

District 214 has been approved by the USDA to serve free food for students during remote learning. They are available to any student age 18 and under until Dec. 2020. Meals will include seven breakfasts and lunches for the week.  The high schools that have stationed pickup sites are Buffalo Grove, Elk G...

A Day to Remember

Two lights in remembrance of 9/11

Sydney Zeglin, Editor-In-Chief

September 11, 2020

Sept. 9, 2001. This was the day that the twin towers of the World Trade Center came crashing down, the Pentagon was hit, and Washington D.C. was targeted. It was the day that engrained horrific images in the minds of millions and left many with tragic losses. Exactly 19 years later, RMHS continues the...

D214 School Update

D214  School Year Slogan

Sydney Zeglin, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2020

District 214 had originally sent an email detailing that due to COVID-19 it would allow students to have the flexibility to have their learning experience online or in-person. Following the week before school, the district sent out an email detailing that there would be no in-person classes and the sc...

IHSA Update

IHSA Update

Sammi France, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2020

On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) made the decision to play all sports this school year, but with a modified schedule. There will be four seasons: fall, winter, spring and summer. The fall season is currently happening, which started on Aug. 10 and is expected to go through Oct. ...

Black Lives Matter Update

Black Lives Matter Update

Connor Davenport, Copy Editor

September 3, 2020

In the midst of “Black Lives Matter” protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other victims of police brutality, the most recent case involves 29-year-old Black man Jacob Blake Jr. in Kenosha. On Aug. 26, 2020 after being shot at seven times by Kenosha officer Rusten Sheskey, Blake was hit f...

Kicking off the School Year with E-Learning

Student set up during e-learning.

Sydney Zeglin, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2020

The 2020 school year looks a little different from last year, with classes online, a shorter lunch and a new schedule for D214. Although online learning has replaced in-person instruction, there are some positives and negatives to using the program Zoom.  Students at RMHS have had a trial run of w...

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...

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