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Rockwood schools to remain closed for school year

Rockwood schools to remain closed for school year

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

April 9, 2020

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year in an effort to combat COVID-19, April 9. We are ordering all Missouri public and charter schools to remain closed through the remainder of the academic year with the exce...

Eureka counselor Sandy Kearney passes away

Sandy Kearney passed away, April 2.

April 2, 2020

Eureka High School Guidance Counselor Sandy Kearney passed away from COVID-19, Thursday, April 2. Kearney worked at EHS for 27 years as a counselor. Prior to this, she was a substitute teacher in the district. Both Kearney's sister and daughter work in the Rockwood School District. Families...

Rockwood extends school closure

Rockwood extends school closure

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

March 23, 2020

The Rockwood School District extended the closure of its schools through Wednesday, April 22. The closure aligns with the 30-day shelter-in-place ordered by St. Louis County to combat COVID-19, March 21. Students will begin RSD's Alternative Learning Plan, Thursday, March 26....

St. Louis region orders shelter-in-place

St. Louis region orders shelter-in-place

Taylor Werges and Ethan Fine

March 21, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson both ordered a mandatory county-wide and city-wide shelter-in-place in an attempt to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, March 21.  The order will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 23 and stand for a 30-day period, termi...

Rockwood releases Alternative Learning Plan

Rockwood releases Alternative Learning Plan

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

March 18, 2020

In an email sent to parents, Rockwood School District has extended Spring Break and activated a new remote learning plan, Wednesday, March 18. School faculty will undergo training for the new Alternative Learning Plan (ALP) early next week. The plan will then go into effect with the first day of remote...

Rockwood updates COVID-19 plans

Rockwood updates COVID-19 plans

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

March 15, 2020

The Rockwood School District released an updated statement regarding the COVID-19 virus, Sunday, March 15. Students left for Spring Break, March 12. RSD planned to resume all classes Monday, March 22, but amid the coronavirus outbreak, things have changed. Rockwood students will be out of school...

Rockwood School District releases COVID-19 plan and FAQ

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (U.S. Department of State)

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

March 10, 2020

In a letter to the Rockwood School District, Dr. Mark Miles, superintendent, addressed the current COVID-19 outbreak, Tuesday, March 10. ​​​​​"Dear Rockwood Parents, Staff and Community: There is no higher priority for our entire Rockwood School District family than the safety of ou...

The Bugle is back

The Bugle is back

March 9, 2020

After eight years without a print publication, The Bugle has finally returned to Eureka High School. In our Welcome Back issue, we feature new EHS principal Dr. Corey Sink, a construction update, the coronavirus and more. Pick up a copy of The Bugle on newsstands today or read online at www.issuu.com/eurekabugle.

EHS recognizes Kotraba as TOY

Mandy Kotraba, Science, stands alongside her sister (left), mother, and sister-in-law after winning the TOY award, Feb. 18.

Taylor Werges, social media editor

February 19, 2020

The EHS Teacher of the Year Committee announced Mandy Kotraba, Science, as EHS 2020 Teacher of the Year, Feb. 18.  Students, staff and administrators gathered in the Large Theater to hear the announcement during the third Flex period.  Kotraba was accompanied by her mother, sister and her sister...

New principal announced for EHS 2020-2021 school year

Corey Sink is recognized as the new principal at the Board of Education meeting, Feb. 6.

Ethan Fine, editor-in-chief

February 6, 2020

The Rockwood School District announced that Corey Sink will take over the role as head principal of Eureka High School for the 2020-2021 school year, Thursday night at the Board of Education meeting. A Eureka native, Sink currently works at Parkway West High School as an assistant principal.  Prior to his...

Crouther looks toward retirement as EHS searches for a new principal

Crouther looks toward retirement as EHS searches for a new principal

Grace Walton and Sophia Brummond

February 5, 2020

It is a decision you have to make at one point in your career, but Eureka High School never thought it would happen so soon. After his 40th year in public education, Charlie Couther, principal, is retiring after being a teacher, a band director, an administrator and a principal. Crouther will officially r...

Impeachment: What’s happening?

The impeachment trials have been taking place in the Capitol building since Nov. 13.

Sedona Sayers and Dev Nayak

December 13, 2019

What is impeachment? Impeachment is the process in which the legislative body investigates to set charges against an elected official including the judicial, legislative and executive positions in government.  How does it work? The process starts with Congress investigating the situation to see if the a...

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