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RMHS team makes it to nationals at CyberPatriot competition

Sydney Zeglin, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

 CyberPatriot is a national competition for students who participate in cyber defense. This year the RMHS team, 101sec, placed top 12 for the national finalists in the open division. These teams come...

COVID-19 vaccine rollout

COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Sammi France, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

Starting in Dec. 2020, the COVID-19 vaccine was available to healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities in Illinois to start their phase 1A of the vaccine distribution. Then starting...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Hannah Oloro, Opinions Editor February 2, 2021

  Feb. 1, 2021, marks the jovial celebration across the country: Black History Month, also known as African American History Month. Before this month that we know today, this period of time in which...

New Coronavirus strain

Monica Kupiec, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

A new strain of COVID-19 was reported in Dec. 2020 to the news media. It raised many questions, including, Will vaccines still work? Is this new variation more contagious? Are there different things we...

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

The Attack on Capitol Hill

Hannah Oloro, Opinions Editor January 22, 2021

What had previously seemed like the starting of a somewhat peaceful new year, a new slate for good events — quickly came crashing down as the unprecedented events occurred at the capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Before...

Artist Héctor Duarte visits RMHS' Spanish class

Artist Héctor Duarte visits RMHS’ Spanish class

RMHS's Native speaking Spanish class learns about art and culture
Sammi France, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2021

On Jan. 6 and 12, RMHS teacher Heidi Huck’s 5th and 8th block Spanish Native Speaker Level 2 classes were able to have artist Héctor Duarte in their zoom class to introduce them to his works and to...

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Vasi Urs-Juffa, Staff Writer January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American minister and civil rights leader throughout the 1950s and 60’s. He was born in Atlanta, GA, and was later assassinated in Memphis, TN at the age of 39. He did many...

RMHS school store holiday collection

RMHS school store holiday collection

Sammi France, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2020

The RMHS school store is still in business even though the school is still virtual. All merchandise can be bought at this link: During this holiday...

The Giving Tree

Monica Kupiec, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

Lincoln nurse, Brooke Davis, came up with a creative way to spread some cheer during this holiday season amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  “It’s easy to get caught up in the negative, so that’s...

RMHS Interacts Club gift card drive

Ryan Schoessling, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

While the Rolling Meadows Rotary Interact Service Club wasn’t able to host their annual in-person food drive this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the club instead came up with the idea of a gift...

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2020 Election recap

Megan Kohut, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

The 2020 election has now concluded, as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris of the Democratic party defeated Donald Trump and Mike Pence of the Republican party. With the highest voter turnout since 1900, an estimated...

COVID-19 Update

Lily Jarosik, Features Editor November 5, 2020

The recent Oct. 8 COVID-19 update and plan sent out by the D214 Superintendent has begun to resume in-person school with the mandate of masks, frequent cleaning, use of sanitizing equipment and proper...

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