The student news site of Rogers High School

The Commoner

The student news site of Rogers High School

The Commoner

The student news site of Rogers High School

The Commoner

Electives. but not really

Electives. but not really

Story by Karina Ramangkoun, Author April 15, 2024

  High schoolers.     When mentioning this group, society often concludes that graduation is the main end goal. But what about everything in between? The freedom; the journey; the experience. As...

Photo: (Left to Right) Thomas Oh, Coach Witek, Troy Sukgen, Diego Garcia-Peña, Cedar Parker, Sawyer Walker, Tali Yakopson, Jacob Gavre, Abigail Sung, Orli Yakopson.

After five years, RHS Debate Club returns to local tournaments.

Story by Jacob Gavre, Author April 4, 2024

Thursday, January 4th. A date dreaded by many Rogers’ students. A day to crawl out of bed, pack a lunch, and brave high school once again after a sleepy winter break.   When the bell rings at the...

RHS environmental club in front of their new bench.

Continuing the legacy Pam Larson left behind

Story by Tali Yakopson, Editorial Board June 23, 2023
The RHS environmental club unveiled a new bench made of recycled plastics in honor of the recently deceased career advisor and Rotary Club president.
Poster for Decision Day

Rogers annual Decision Day is a celebration for seniors

Story by Grace Wingate and Zaishawn Simmons June 22, 2023
The all-school assembly is a time to look forward.
The award winners (from left to right): Divinity Singleton, Drew Nasinec, Raygun Klippert, Isaac Briggs, Brooke Ford, and Austin Egan.

Six Rogers athletes receive awards as school come to an end

Story by Hailey Castleman, Staff Writer June 15, 2023
The Tacoma Athletic Commission honors Pierce County's finest.
The outside of the PAC building

After many years, is the PAC finally due for an update?

Story by Lucy Bowles, Staff Writer June 12, 2023
With all the love the performing arts center has gotten over the years, some believe it is so worn out that it needs a complete remodel.
Job boards throughout the halls of RHS helping kids find work

Job boards throughout the halls of RHS helping kids find work

Story by Austin Avary and Jaydon Engichy June 7, 2023
The postings feature well-known employers looking for employees.
Students at Rogers High School chatting with college representatives.

Students at Rogers unlock opportunities at Reach Higher College and Career Fair

Story by Hayden Wallace and Jessie Shelly June 6, 2023
Nearly 50 representatives from colleges and the work force showed up to connect with students.
A picture of the bathroom where the raccoon was found, the boys bathroom in the c-building upstairs.

RHS principal warns against pranks

Story by DJ Singleton and Yahir Gonzalez May 3, 2023
Jason Smith speaks out about the effects of pranks on staff and resources.
Two cars have their hoods up as they use jumper cables to give power to a car

Multiple accidents, substance use take place in RHS parking lots

Story by Kaydence Christopher and Hayden Rogers May 3, 2023
The school is unsure of how to solve the issues.
Rep from Jostens handing out cap and gown to sensors for their graduation.

Seniors get ready to shine: High school cap and gown pick up leading to new chapter

Story by Xavier Morones and Jonathon Cobb April 30, 2023
Seniors can barely hold their excitement to graduate.
Students board a line of busses after school

New bell schedule has staff and students questioning district decisions

Story by Dylon Siring and Daylan Hohnstein April 28, 2023
School will start and end 10 minutes later at RHS next year.
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