• They Walked These Halls: Top Gun to Teacher

    They Walked These Halls: Top Gun to Teacher

    Charlie Connelly, Staff Reporter

    October 31, 2014

    For the vast majority of high school students these days, to know exactly what you want to be when you grow up isn’t as simple a question as it may seem. For 1992 RB graduate Kevin Turk, the answer to that question did not arrive to him as conventionally... READ MORE »»

    Then a Senior, Turk showing off his dance moves as top dog of the school.

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  • Close, but not enough

    Close, but not enough

    Rachel Magee, Cameron Shaw, and Caitie Rusen

    October 31, 2014

    After an intense regional game against Willowbrook Tuesday night, the girls' volleyball season came to a close in a loss  to York on Thursday. Against Willbrook, each set came down to the wire, but the ladies pulled out a win with help from their... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore, Dana Rettke, high fives teammate Natalie Wanner.

    Rachel Magee and Cameron Shaw

  • Falling concrete, flooded turf, and Bulldogs

    Falling concrete, flooded turf, and Bulldogs

    Molly Cunningham , Staff Reporter

    October 29, 2014

    Built in 1959, the RB athletic stadium needs to be replaced. In addition to changing the 55 year old concrete structure, the field turf, track, locker rooms, concession stands,  and tennis courts are going to be replaced. “We are replacing both... READ MORE »»

    The home bleachers are a large part of the renovations of the athletic complex. The total price of the whole athletic complex will be $3,870,000.

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  • Every Student Has A Story: Taking RB by storm

    Every Student Has A Story: Taking RB by storm

    Robby Filec, Story Editor

    October 28, 2014

    Most freshmen come to RB timid or afraid, not sure what to expect. Erik Robertson did just the opposite. Robertson had a pretty clear idea of what he wanted to do during high school, participating in activities and clubs that include Marching Band,... READ MORE »»

    Freshman Erik Robertson poses by his stove at home. Robertson loves to cook and even plans to become a chef after school.

  • Mentoring gives students HOPE

    Mentoring gives students HOPE

    October 17, 2014

    “We have HOPE for you.” These five simple words can make a world of difference for a student. HOPE, which stands for Helping Others Pursue Excellence, is a mentoring program currently in place at RB. “We connect one student with one staff... READ MORE »»

    Mentoring programs like HOPE can turn failure into success by connecting kids with caring adults.

    Graphic by Jessica Van Winkle

Secret Lives of Teachers: Teacher by day, rocker by night

Fields, (far right), had great success in his seven year stint with the Sleepers

Secret Lives of Teachers: Teacher by day, rocker by night

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief

For someone who does not know teacher John Fields, one may think of him as a mild mannered man—that is, until you hear him teach. “He’s really funny and entertaining. He’s too energetic and way over the top, but in a good way,” senior Becca Alejandre said ,” Definitely one of my favorite...  Read More »

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Every Student Has a Story:  Doing it all

Courtesy of Renee Kunkel

Renee Kunkel stands alongside her father and her twin brother Jimmy.

Every Student Has a Story: Doing it all

Caitie Rusen, Staff Reporter

Renee Kunkel is very involved in the RBHS community. She plays on the girls' varsity golf, basketball, and track teams and used to run cross country. She is active in Best Buddies and the Conflict Resolution Team, and she was inducted into the National Honors Society and does a lot of volunteer hours...  Read More »

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RB Local: Things You Need to Know for 10/27

After a short week last week, things are heating up at RB.  Clarion is hosting a bake sale, Orchestra is hosting a concert, and of course, Halloween is...  Read More »

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Flipping out for Sunny D

Flipping out for Sunny D

Zach Hundrieser, Lifestyles Editor

There have been many times where I’ll be running late to school, but I’ll have a towering glass of Sunny Delight (or Sunny D for short) triumphantly sitting upon my kitchen...  Read More »

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POINT/COUNTERPOINT:  Spirit Fridays.  Too few?  Just right?

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Spirit Fridays. Too few? Just right?

Molly Cunningham and Andrew Pilewski

POINT:  Let's have Spirit every Friday In order to encourage school spirit, Student Association hosts a monthly Spirit Friday competition...  Read More »

September 30, 2014 • 0 comments

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Girls’ cross country nearing the finish line for Regionals

Girls’ cross country nearing the finish line for Regionals

Cameron Shaw, Staff Reporter

Even though the fall sports seasons are starting to wrap up, the girls' varsity cross country team never stops.  Despite a mixed record, the girls' team is tightly bonded...  Read More »

October 20, 2014 • 0 comments

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Negative points can mean positive spirit

Negative points can mean positive spirit

Robby Filec, Story Editor

The Homecoming Spirit Bone Contest has been a long standing tradition at RB, but many are unaware of...  Read More »

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