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Best Buddies matching party a success

Anthony Scianna, Entertainment Manager
October 19, 2009
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Best Buddies kicked off the 2009-2010 school year on Tuesday with their Matching Party. It took place in the faculty cafeteria from 6-8. Both the kids with special needs (and their parents) and the peer buddies attended the event to find out who exactly is their buddy this year. The function began...

Bulldogs Give Back

Rigo Reyes, Design Editor
October 16, 2009
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One day out of the year students take time out of their day to give back to those who have enriched their high school experience. The Day of Service has become one of RB’s most admirable traditions and has had an exponential increase in membership every year since its start in 2005. This year the...

Should I stay or should I go (to school)?

Charlie Morrissey, News Manager
October 16, 2009
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With flu season in full swing, the same question always arises amongst sick teachers and students: do I stay home from school and miss all of that work or do I struggle through the day at hand? Though many people think that the school wants them to be in attendance and keep up with the work, RB actually...

RB has a “Passion for the Arts”

Megan Welch, Features Manager
October 13, 2009
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On Tuesday, September 29, 2009, RBHS hosted the Passion for the Arts college event, a forum designed to inform students and parents about college fine arts majors, including college applications, auditions, and the majors themselves. Jon Grice, RB Fine Arts department chair, and counselor Marsha Hubbuch p...

Huge jump in scores means RB passes AYP

Brian Wilson, layout manager
October 13, 2009
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RB was shocked last year when it was revealed that for the first time ever, the school failed to meet AYP standards. During the 2008-09 school year, former superintendent/principal Jack Baldermann said he was “certain that the scores would improve in the following year.”   Baldermann’s enthusiasm was c...

Segway into the new year

David Maslowski, Web Editor
October 6, 2009
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As of the start of the school year RB security has been using a Segway to patrol the halls, and make sure kids get to class on time. Many students have noticed that Segways have been roaming the halls of RB, and the student population has had mixed opinions on them. “They’re dangerous and irresponsible,”...

In the final stretch

David Maslowski, Web Editor
October 6, 2009
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The culmination of four years of hard work and dedication is coming to an end. In as little as half a year the construction will be done, and over for all RB students, What started as a blueprint is now nearly complete as students return to classes with a new building. For many students it’s a shock. “It’s...

Students accept Best Buddies award

Mark McDonagh, staff reporter
October 5, 2009
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Over the summer the University of Indiana held the annual Best Buddies leadership conference, inviting students from all over the world to learn how to become future presidents of their high school programs. Seniors Kate Abbatacola and Kelly Sherman went to the conference to represent Riverside Brookfield...

The Halls are alive with the sound of music

Ryan Chodora
October 2, 2009
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As students clamber out of their 55 minute lectures, they have to endure various types of music for four minutes every passing period. Due to the inflow of student and teacher requests, new music will now be played. Secretary Betty Sharp in the principal’s office explained the process of how t...

Skyward – RB’s new grading program

Megan Welch, Features Manager
September 30, 2009
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A new piece of technology has slipped into the building, perhaps overshadowed by the new classrooms, fresh hallways, and clean bathrooms. However, students and teachers of RB will soon find, if they haven’t already, that Skyward is imperative to their daily academic lives. Skyward, replacement for...

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