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Student vs Staff Dodgeball Game Raises Money for Eagle Fund

Student vs Staff Dodgeball Game Raises Money for Eagle Fund

Madison Triplett

March 19, 2018


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The first student vs staff dodge ball game was held on Friday in the big gym by eagle fund to raise money for student activities such as field trips."I'm sentimental knowing that this is one of my last activities as a senior," Furtuna Yemane said. "But I think I can speak for all seniors when I say I'm...

Generation Swap Spirit Day

Generation Swap Spirit Day

October 26, 2017


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By Lihem Amlak On the Thursday of Homecoming Spirit Week, upperclassmen dressed up as senior citizens, while underclassmen dressed up as toddlers. From walkers to diapers, students celebrated their school spirit through the halls of RHS. "I went all out and got some weird looks, but I liked sh...

Country vs. Rock N’ Roll

Country vs. Rock N’ Roll

October 26, 2017


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By Noelle SaenzTo kick off the third day of homecoming spirit week, seniors Mirabella Miranda and Victoria Shirley both wore their favorite country attire to fit the theme of country vs. rock and roll. Students dress up as either a country singer or rock star. "I already had a flannel and cowboy boot...

Tacky Tuesday

Tacky Tuesday

October 25, 2017


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By Madison TriplettStudents dressed up as Buddy the Elf and the Easter Bunny and many other tacky holiday costumes in support of homecoming week."Christmas is coming up soon and it's also a really festive holiday "Junior Gabrielle Steagall said. " Plus I had a lot of things just laying around the house"...

RHS Starts Off Spirit Week in Costume

RHS Starts Off Spirit Week in Costume

October 24, 2017


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By Lilli HuebnerStudents milled into the school building donned in tulle and spandex for the first day of homecoming spirit week. Dressed as characters from their favorite shows and movies, RHS students kicked off spirit week."I've gotten a lot of complements, I think this is the most I've talked to pe...

Senior Informational Dinner

Senior Informational Dinner

September 7, 2017


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By Isjina Luckett The RHS PTA is hosting a Senior Informational Night Dinner & Auction on September 14th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria. Senior principal Elise Curry will be talking to parents about what will be going on throughout the year up to graduation. "It's very important for the parent...

Food Drive

Food Drive

February 3, 2017


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By Joanna ResendezStudent Council organized a food drive with the Network of Community Ministries because food supplies tend to run low around the holiday season.Amy Hammer, Student Council sponsor, said that she hopes that a heartwarming and positive message will be spread with this food drive. "We as...

Peer Mediator Coat Drive

Peer Mediator Coat Drive

December 15, 2016


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By Estefania Uribe The peer mediators arranged a coat drive at the beginning of January, collecting sweaters, coats, and jackets from students and staff for the Richardson Coat Closet, who will give the coats to people in need. "It is a great opportunity to help people in need, especially in the...

Band Sets High Standard at All Region

Band Sets High Standard at All Region

December 13, 2016


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By Jacob RichmanA record 50 Richardson musicians made All-Region Band, paving the way for 15 band members to audition for area.Freshman All Region: Ella Martin- Flute, James Nagele-Flute, Logan Williams- Euphonium, Alexander Ly-Clarinet, Lily Schaefer-Clarinet, Anita Renaud-Alto Saxophone, Lexie Wolff-...

Staff vs Seniors Volleyball Game Is Set to Raise Money For Prom

November 17, 2016


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By Jesus LuvianoThe annual staff vs seniors volleyball game, a fundraiser for the senior class, will be this Friday in the large gym. Tickets for the game are $2 and they can be purchased in D hall."All the money that is collect from the fundraiser will be used for prom," Coach Krissy Baker said. "Hop...

Wrestling Season Starts Off Slow

Wrestling Season Starts Off Slow

November 15, 2016


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By Eric Cruz The wrestling team lost to Pearce and Byron Nelson at the first meet of the year. "Right now the guys need to use this start as motivation, to raise morale," Coach Mike Roach said. "We do a lot of conditioning in practice, and the results will come. We just have to continue to wor...

Cross Country Captain Advances to State

Cross Country Captain Advances to State

November 3, 2016


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By Isabel Costian For the first time in more than 30 years, junior Henos Andebrhan qualified for the state cross country meet by placing 11th place overall and 2nd place individually at the regional meet on Saturday, with a 5K time of 16:08. Coach Elizabeth Brown said she was "incredibly proud ...

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