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

Molly Manley, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Front page, News, Top Stories

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


Filed under Front page, News, Top Stories

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...

Producing producers

Sam Svoboda, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2017


Filed under Front page, News, Top Stories

District 214 is yet again expanding its career pathway program, building a full-fledged production studio in Forest View to create a program called D214 Studio. The program, which will officially begin next semester, mirrors past career pathway courses in that it’s a hands-on experience, but it is ...

Auto Club gives students hands-on opportunities

Grace Dollia, Features Editor

October 28, 2016


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After two years of not being able to participate, Rolling Meadows High School’s Auto Club will be participating in the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow engine challenge. Although the actual competition does not take place until the end of February, the club will begin practicing in December and is currently wo...

Homecoming changes

Anna Czulno, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2016


Filed under News

Big changes are coming to this year’s homecoming festivities. Fireworks, activities with inflatable games, a movie night, and other activities are just a few of the upcoming events coming to this year’s homecoming celebrations. With collaboration from both the Rolling Meadows Booster club an...

RMHS completes 16 career pathways with Educator Prep courses

Sam Svoboda, Editor-in-chief

September 21, 2016


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RMHS now teaches teaching. This year, District 214 has added a suite of Educator Prep courses that offers students a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum to learn how to create lessons and instruct younger students. The courses seek to prepare students for a career even before they go to college and a...

Rumor has it

Laura Dacy, Editor-in-chief

September 21, 2016


Filed under News

With the start of the school year comes the sound of alarm clocks ringing and students dragging themselves out of bed in order to make it to school by 7:25 a.m. However, next year, students will be able to enjoy those precious moments of sleep a little longer. Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, D...

Coming home: Geometry in Construction students build house for disabled veteran

Brendan O'Brien / Alyssa Tornabene, Editor-in-Chief / Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2016


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Every year, thousands of veterans return home from serving our country, facing severe physical and psychological challenges. This often makes difficult to integrate back into everyday life. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, it is estimated that on any given night in the Unite...

Future planning: District provides opportunities to earn college credit

Molly Manley, Features Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under News

Starting next year, District 214 will be partnering with National Louis University to offer classes in business and education for college credit. These classes will share some similarities to classes offered through a partnership between District 214 and Harper College. However, the National Louis Uni...

Keeping it fresh

Keeping it fresh

Pooja Patil, Public Relations Director

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

In today’s day and age, the health and nutrition of the country’s youth are a growing concern. The District Cafeteria Management is now taking a step toward addressing this concern. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, the “Fresh Fit” menu was introduced across District 214. This new menu includes 10 healthier...

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