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

New airports proposed to be built in Pierce and Thurston County

New airports proposed to be built in Pierce and Thurston County

Story by Noah Gustafson, Staff Writer, Editorial Board November 29, 2022
Here's how the newly proposed airports would affect people living in Puyallup and South Hill.
ROMO Workday. Michelle planting native grasses. NPS Photo/M.Reed. Original public domain image from Flickr

Volunteering requirements to graduate

Story by Noah Gustafson, Staff Writer November 15, 2022
Information about resources, volunteering opportunities, and what qualifies as community service.
Rogers cheer team leading the pep assembly for Blue Train

How Rogers is attempting to rekindle school spirit

Story by Sovannah Kong, Staff November 4, 2022

These past few years have been, without a doubt, rocky. The world shut down, and inescapably, people did, too. One of the main things about the school year last year that students collectively agree...

A homecoming poster hangs in the commons of Rogers High School.

Homecoming is finally back!

Story by Skylar Temple, Staff Writer October 13, 2022
Students are prepared for first homecoming in 3 years.
Students headed to Washington State University line up at Decision Day 2019.

Next steps for seniors at RHS

Story by Alliyah Evans, Editor April 20, 2020
Cap and gown pickup, virtual Decision Day to provide a sense of connection.
Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee delivers an address on March 23, 2020. (Photo from the official Washington State Office of the Governor)

How COVID-19 is affecting RHS students and staff

Story by Alliyah Evans, Editor March 25, 2020
Schools will be shut down until at least April 27 to try and slow the spread of the deadly virus.
The Consequences of Vape: Chapter 2

The Consequences of Vape: Chapter 2

Story by Alliyah Evans, Writer/Editor November 20, 2019
Evidence has now been determined by scientific specialists about what the real costs of vaping are, and where it comes from
Daffodil Princess; Megan Gratzer

Megan Gratzer is crowned Daffodil Princess 2020

Story by Nevaeh Hines, Staff Photographer November 5, 2019

Megan Gratzer was crowned the 2020 Daffodil princess from Rogers High School on October 17 in the PAC. Following the theme "Honoring the Past," with a full hour of speeches and impromptu question-responses,...

RHS Principal Smith (left), patrolling the school campus

Student arrested on campus with firearm in September

Story by Gavin Cook, Staff Writer October 24, 2019
Student apprehended by security guards before school even began.
Afternoon Inferno

Afternoon Inferno

Story by Maddy Searles, Staff Writer June 11, 2019
On May 10th, Friday afternoon around three o’clock a car burst into flames at Heritage Park. Shattering glass and the sound of popping tires could be heard for quite sometime while a car was ablaze.
All misters, escorts and hosts after the pageant

Joel Antush takes title of Mr. Rogers 2019

Story by Alliyah Evans, Staff Writer June 9, 2019
Once again, another successful Mr. Rogers pageant took place on May 30th. Joel Antush, Mr. DECA, won all with his hilarious remake of the Chippendales audition from 1990’s Saturday Night Live. It was an entertaining evening, watching 21 junior class misters present their comedic “talents” in the PAC.
Measles cases popping up in Pierce County

Measles cases popping up in Pierce County

Story by Jasmine Teofilo, Staff Writer May 30, 2019
The Measles virus has begun popping up across Washington State. With 7 case in King County, and 2 in Pierce County (According to Washington State Department of Health as of 5/30/2019 ). Carriers have been in popular, populated areas around Puyallup including Target and Costco, putting anybody there during or after them at risk.
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