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How to prep for test day

How to prep for test day

Story by Alliyah Evans, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, School Life, Showcase

May has begun! Which means that last home stretch of the school year, and testing. Whether it’s AP Exams, the SATs, or simply finals, everyone should feel prepared for success! Continuing to exercise the brain and keeping yourself healthy is a good start.

The Consequences of Vape: What’s the Risk?

The Consequences of Vape: What’s the Risk?

Story by Alliyah Evans, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News, School Life, Showcase

Vaping has become a common part of today's society. But, what most users don't know, is that it is more dangerous than they believe.

How to Get Into College 101

How to Get Into College 101

Story by Jeter Arellano, Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, School Life, Showcase

Getting into college is intimidating, so here is a rundown of what five college admits (four of which are from Rogers!) [University of Washington, Pacific Lutheran University, Stanford University, Central Washington University, Chaminade University] said of how to get in, in terms of: High Scho...

5 tips for a better night’s sleep

5 tips for a better night’s sleep

Story by Maddy Searles, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

There are several ways to improve your sleep quality. One way is to go to sleep and wake up at the same time everyday, although for some busy students this may not be possible. But fear not because there are other ways to get better sleep.

10 things seniors wish they knew earlier

10 things seniors wish they knew earlier

Story by Crystal Choi, Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, School Life, Showcase

Ever wish you could go back in time and tell your past-self some things present-self really wish they would’ve known sooner? Last year’s seniors may not be able to go back in time to their sophomore year, but they can pass down their experiences and life hacks with us as we trek down the same road. Here are 10 things that the Class of 2018 Rams wish someone would have told them earlier.

How mental illness depresses the life of students

How mental illness depresses the life of students

Story by Maddy Searles, Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Anxiety and depression are problems that many students struggle with. Anxiety by definition is a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. Quite a few people with anxiety also have depression, which is a mental condition sho...

A different kind of high school experience

A different kind of high school experience

Story by Jasmine Teofilo, Staff Writer/Ad Sales

October 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, School Life, Showcase

Cramming for exams, crowded hallways, lunchroom crushes, and football games. The high school experience is something that a lot of people look back on as a time in their life that shaped them into the people they were destined to become. The high school experience is also often something that Running St...

Social Medialess: An Experiment

Social Medialess: An Experiment

Story by Joey Ancheta, Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, School Life, Showcase

How often do you whip out your smartphone, put in your fingerprint or let your camera view your face, flip to a certain little square on a screen and click on it? The answer to that question for me was a lot more than I originally thought. The presence of social media is everywhere. Everybody use...

All about the extracurriculars

All about the extracurriculars

Story by Crystal Choi, Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Looking for ways to get more involved this semester? Keep reading to find out more about RHS clubs!

Searching for a better way to study

Searching for a better way to study

Story by Joey Ancheta, Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Daily, students struggle with studying and coming up with excuses not to. Different techniques can help students efficiently get work done.

Students use music to connect with their emotions

Students use music to connect with their emotions

Story by Lauren Hopkins, Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

With the new generation of music, students explain how their favorite music can motivate, inspire, and influence their lives.

How hiking can change Your Life

Story by Camryn Hulsey Rowe, Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

What are the sights you appreciate the most in life? For some, your mind goes immediately to one place. It’s a common agreement that the scenery when enjoying a hike to great heights or on low trails is something worth experiencing, and nature is one topic that our community can agree is a precious...

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