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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chemical attack kills 89 Syrian Civilians

Story by Carly Baker, Reporter

May 15, 2017

On April 4 a chemical attack happened in Syria. It happened in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun. The attack seems to be the deadliest chemical attack in Syria since August 2013. At least 89 people were killed. That includes 33 children and 18 women. And then another 541 people were injured...

What Happened to the Forests?

May 11, 2017

Deforestation is the demolition of forests to use its resources, which is mostly wood, and to use the cleared out land for planting crops or building houses. Forests are important to us because they convert carbon dioxide to oxygen to make our air fresh and breathable. “They play a critical role...

Two-Year College and Four-Year College: What You Need to Know

Story by Carly Baker, Reporter

April 28, 2017

There are many differences between a two-year college and a four-year University. There are many factors to consider when deciding between the two choices. To start, going to a Community College may be the right “next step” to choose. Attending a two-year college you are able to earn an associate’s...

Ram Shack Videos: What’s Missing?

Story by Camryn Hulsey Rowe

April 28, 2017

The ram shack is a student store run by the Business and Marketing, BAM, classes here at Rogers High School. Year 3 BAM students are in charge of taking responsibility for the operations that take place in the store, such as business operations, advertising, managing, and continually keeping track of...

Talent Showcase at Rogers High

Story by Cole Olafson, Reporter

April 28, 2017

Friday 17 March 2017, a day commonly known as Saint Patrick's Day. People throw parties, eat corned beef and cabbage with their families and celebrate what may be one of the most common (or stereotypical) Irish holiday of all time. But for a small group of students at Rogers High School, Saint Patrick's...

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