Cam Janssen visits EHS, District celebrates anti-tobacco grant

Jessica Meszaros, Writers

May 16, 2011

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On the evening of May 2nd, members of STAR and Trend gathered in EHS’ cafeteria to discuss Rockwood’s Drug Prevention programs.  The main purpose behind the gathering was to celebrate the success of Rockwood’s newest anti-tobacco grant for which up to almost $100,000 was put forward by St. Lo...

Transportation Talk, District reconsiders ‘no pick-up’ zone

Dane Roper & Sylvia Weiss, writers

May 16, 2011

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Tough economic times have forced the District to make tough decisions.  A new proposition to cut money from the District operating budget may affect students and how they get to school. The proposition consists of expanding the distance from all Rockwood schools in which busses will no longer pick...

New improvements, Construction continues at EHS

Haley Short, writer

April 20, 2011

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  Dump trucks and bobcats are now leading the way through the foggy future of EHS. The building will be finished October of 2012 with five classrooms, one science lab, a welcoming center, bathroom facilities for the softball fields and one hundred additional parking spots.  “The construction is a pa...

Snowpocolypse, Snowfall creates unusual start to the week

Kelsey Fairchild and Loire Biggs, writer and editor-in-chief

March 14, 2011

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“The cost of paying an EHS student to shovel your driveway: $30. "The cost of a fender bender: $2,500. "Walking into our Commons to be greeted by over 300 middle school students on a Monday morning: priceless,” according to an e-mail from Dr. James Wipke, head principal, to teachers, March ...

Board amends school calender to forgive snow days

Madison Sanden & Erin Mikel

March 14, 2011

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Friday, May 27, will remain the last day of classes for Rockwood students, according to the District's Website, March 14.  Of the seven snow days the District had, two have been forgiven.  However, this stands only if no other snow days occur throughout the year.  The Board of Education approved th...

Spread the word, District e-mails cause bump in the road of communication

Madison Sanden, Writer

February 4, 2011

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In 1775, the America's first post office was opened under Benjamin Franklin. Despite creating a more effective system for mail delivery, the office faced its fair share of difficulties such as distributing thousands of letters to an entire nation, according to In an attempt to keep stude...

Who can you catch?

Who can you catch?

Erin Mikel, Webmaster

November 1, 2010

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Nominate a staff member who you caught doing an outstanding thing. Could  be a class or an activity you did or could be a way they taught something E-mail your nominations, with the subject line as "caught", to the  with your name, the staff members name and what they w...

The Rockwood view, BOE seeks community involvement in budget planning

Hannah Wischmeier, Writer

October 30, 2010

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With a stack of print-outs the size of a small novel, the attendees of the Community Input Meeting were the lead characters for an epic tale of facts, figures and clarifications, Oct. 13. A decreasing revenue paired with increasing spending brings a projected financial deficit in view, and the Board...