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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.

Ramsgiving is coming!

Story by Maddy Searles, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, School Life

It’s that time of year again, and Ramsgiving is almost here. This fun event is on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the RHS commons. This Rogers tradition happens once a year when teachers and Renaissance students buy and make food for the event. All Rams are welcome to come and enjo...

Rogers graduate receives the Medal of Honor

Rogers graduate receives the Medal of Honor

Story by Lauren Hopkins, Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On October 1, former Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II received the Medal of Honor for his life-saving actions in Afghanistan in 2008.

Election Day is Quickly Approaching

Election Day is Quickly Approaching

Story by Angelique Nuxoll, Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Election day is quickly approaching. The general election is set for November 6, 2018. Here is a quick summary of the different initiatives, amendments, special elections, and the advisory vote on the current ballot. The Washington State Elections include Initiative Measures No. 1631, 1634, 1639, and 940, ...

Haley Beyer wins RHS Daffodil Princess

Haley Beyer wins RHS Daffodil Princess

Story by Nicole Beauvais, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, School Life, Showcase

Haley Beyer was crowned this year’s Daffodil Festival princess from Rogers High School on Monday, Oct. 22, in the PAC. After an hour of introductions, speeches, and impromptu questions, Beyer was coronated. “Having a heart for service does not mean going above and beyond all the time. It mean...

Teachers return to work after agreeing to new contract

Teachers return to work after agreeing to new contract

Story by Nicole Beauvais, Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Puyallup Education Association and the Puyallup School District reached a tentative agreement that provided competitive wages for the teachers. That night, the PEA met at Rogers to ratify a three-year contract that would give teachers a 10 percent raise, officially ending the...

Matthew Suce wins Mr. Rogers 2018

Matthew Suce wins Mr. Rogers 2018

Story by Nicole Beauvais, Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under News, School Life, Showcase

On May 31, Matthew Suce, Mr. JROTC, became the victor of Mr. Rogers, after two hours of walking, performing, and talking on the PAC stage. His talent, a rifle spinning routine, was set to Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust”. Typically, the winners of Mr. Rogers perform a talent that leaves audience...

Rams got spirit? Nope.

Rams got spirit? Nope.

Story by Angelique Nuxoll, Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

School spirit is the foundation of the high school experience, but what happens when that foundation begins to crumble? In modern schools, having school spirit seems like a personality trait that you either have or don’t. What is causing the lack of school spirit in our school, and how do we get it...

Rogers walks out for Parkland

Rogers walks out for Parkland

Story by Sara Lemagie, Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After the Valentine's Day Parkland school shooting, Rogers students walked out in unity.

Does homework help students succeed?

Does homework help students succeed?

Story by Crystal Choi, Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tackling the homework debate with opinions of RHS students and teachers.

Students feel pressure to go to college

Students feel pressure to go to college

Story by Nicole Beauvais, Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Emphasis on college from parents and teachers overwhelms many students.

Winter Wishes: The Best of RHS

Winter Wishes: The Best of RHS

Story by Joey Ancheta, Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The annual tradition of giving takes a lot of work behind the scenes to pull off.

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