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Floating through summer, Bugle staff member profiles float trip

Sylvia Weiss, writer

June 6, 2011

Due to all of the recent storms, folks who weren’t too experienced with floating down rivers were forced to ride on either canoes or rafts. “I honestly didn’t really want to ride on the raft at first, I wanted to ride on my own personal kayak,” Leanne Bergsieker (12) said. “The lady who wo...

New assistant principal chosen, Mrs. Ann Gilman will take Mrs. Nisha Patel’s position

Hannah Wischmeier, editor in chief

June 3, 2011

In an email to EHS staff, Dr. Sebold, formerly chosen Principal for 2011-2012 school year, announced that Mrs. Ann Gilman has been named the assistant principal for the 2011-2012 school year, May 20. "I've been interested in a position at Eureka High School for a few years," Mrs. Gilman said. "What...

Break-Ins on the parking lot, students’ vehicles vandalized during school hours

Kathleen Fincher, writer

May 19, 2011

Getting a driver’s license, buying a parking spot, and being able to drive to school as an upperclassmen is a rite of passage for students. But when the security of vehicles and other personal property is jeopardized, the privilege of driving to school becomes a risk. Four parking lot break-ins...

Summer bummer, District reduces summer school courses

Kelsey Fairchild, writer

May 16, 2011

As if the talk about the district’s budget cuts hasn’t been like a broken record, there is more to come. Aside from Rockwood’s own personal deficit, the state has cut funding for the entire district. The Summer Academy programs can cost up to nearly a million dollars. Thus cutting back on...

Cam Janssen visits EHS, District celebrates anti-tobacco grant

Jessica Meszaros, Writers

May 16, 2011

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...

New improvements, Construction continues at EHS

Haley Short, writer

April 20, 2011

  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...

Parting memories, Deonco Williams final track season

Jessica Meszaros, writer

April 20, 2011

During elementary school, most students likely dabbled in hobbies such as music, art or sports.  For most, these activities were more like games than actual livelihoods. For triple-jumper Deonco Williams (12), however, his involvement in track has been anything but a game.  Many students hear th...

Snowpocolypse, Snowfall creates unusual start to the week

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

March 14, 2011

“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

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

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 usps.com. In an attempt to keep stude...

Who can you catch?

Who can you catch?

Erin Mikel, Webmaster

November 1, 2010

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 buglenewspaper@rockwood.k12.mo.us  with your name, the staff members name and what they w...

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