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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.

RMHS Institutes New Program to Welcome Freshman

RMHS  Institutes New Program to Welcome Freshman

Sydney Zeglin, News Editor

September 6, 2019

Transitioning from middle school to high school is not always the smoothest process. For this reason, Mustang Week of Welcome (WOW) was implemented. WOW is a program made to introduce freshmen to RMHS by educating them on how to use school technology, resources and the general high school rules. On A...

Sports Setback

Sports Setback

Eli Morkert, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The new IHSA rule that delays the start of a fall sport athlete’s competitive play has more of an impact and reason to be in place than assumed.  This rule allowed athletes to avoid the agonizing heat waves during the late-summer and face less stress regarding time-management in the beginning of the...

RMHS Introduces New Agricultural Class

Maddie Janowicz, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

This year, Rolling Meadows will be opening up an agriculture class for the first time. With enrollments increasing, many questions about the course are arising as well.  The agricultural teacher, Kendall Wright, explains the core curriculum of the class as well as the changes its bringing to the sch...

Safety Threats Spur Action

Riya Shah, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2019

On Friday, April 26, 2019, alarm struck the hallways of RMHS. An email from the school administration was sent notifying students of a shooting threat written in the boys bathroom. This email indicated that while further investigations were bring conducted, there was no credibility to the threat. For ...

All About That Bass

Erin Prusener, Digital Editor

May 24, 2019

In 2009, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) introduced a new sport: bass fishing. In its inaugural year, 199 schools participated, and since then, the sport has grown to include 311 schools, one being RMHS. “My twin brother [junior Brian Sroka] and I have wanted to start this team sinc...

“Feed” Author M.T. Anderson gives presentation on summer reading book

Molly Manley, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017

On Nov. 15, author of summer reading book "Feed" M. T. Anderson visited RMHS to speak to students in English classes about his book and answer any questions they may have. The school’s relationship with the Arlington Heights Memorial Library made the author visit possible. Anderson is an award-winning ...

School hosts voter registration day

Jimena Zavala, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

High school students have a lot more to give to our society than they are given credit for. As the new generation, we can begin making changes by planning ahead and becoming more informed and involved in voting. On September 26, all District 214 schools will hold a voter registration drive for juniors ...

A whole lot of trouble

A whole lot of trouble

Laura Dacy, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2017

At the start of second semester, a new policy was put in place regarding parking passes for students next year. In order to be able to purchase a parking pass for next school year, students can have no more than nine cuts this semester. One cut is considered an unexcused absence from one block. For e...

Junior class council raises record amount of money

Maddie Grant, Copy editor

January 9, 2017

For Junior Class Council, getting ready for prom not only means buying a dress or renting a tux and finding a date, but includes months of planning every little detail of the big night. This year’s prom theme, Old Hollywood, was decided back in October. Per tradition, the theme was chosen by the jun...

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