People of Rockhurst- Carter Lange

Behind the Lens One can almost always spot him on the baseline or in the back of the endzone, aiming his lens at Rockhurst athletes year round. Carter Lange is passionate about pictures, and he can be found at nearly every big event at the school. He was introduced to photography in  Ms. Lehane’s in Photography class his junior year. Ever since, he has developed … Continue reading People of Rockhurst- Carter Lange

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

     On Wednesday, December 12, Rockhurst High School celebrated a unique Mass for the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Mass included traditional Mexican holy decorations, a mariachi band that performed the hymns, and a service done primarily in Spanish. The celebration was held on the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of the Americas.      This … Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Check Out These Books!

The Learning Commons is the shiny new gem of Rockhurst High Schools most recent renovation. It is filled with study areas, a pitch space, and the highest technology the school offers. Also included in this space, though, is the school’s selection of print books. These books may seem archaic in comparison to the quickly advancing Rockhurst landscape. Rockhurst has seen much change in recent years … Continue reading Check Out These Books!

Rockhurst beats LSW, moves on to State Quarterfinals

The Hawklets continue to roll in the State Basketball tournament after the win against Lee’s Summit West on Wednesday evening, 64-59. Senior Xavier Rhodes led the charge with 27 points, and a strong Rockhurst defense held off a Titan rally in the final minutes to punch their ticket to the next round. The Hawklets have won three games so far in the Playoffs, including wins … Continue reading Rockhurst beats LSW, moves on to State Quarterfinals

More than just a Nurse: Mrs. Lisa Weis

Mrs. Lisa Weis is the first person in Rockhurst’s 107-year history to hold the title of a school nurse. Nurse Weis has been in the nursing field for 27 years, primarily working as a “med surg” nurse at St. Luke’s hospital. She did most of her work with postoperative surgical patients, which involved 12-hour shifts in a fast-paced and high-stress environment.    After leaving St. … Continue reading More than just a Nurse: Mrs. Lisa Weis

Rockhurst introduces new English teacher, Mr. Mike Holmes

A new face resides in room 110 after a turbulent first quarter. Mr. Mike Holmes is Rockhurst newest teacher for Junior and Senior English classes, and he hopes to not only finish the year here but to stay as long as he can. Holmes was born in 1952 in Kansas City and attended Rockhurst for his Freshman and Sophomore year. After being asked to leave … Continue reading Rockhurst introduces new English teacher, Mr. Mike Holmes

To Beard or Not To Beard?

Jesus Christ, Abraham Lincoln, Galileo, Nick Offerman, and Paul Winkeler are all men who have one thing in common: beards. Some of the greatest minds in the history of our planet have sported facial hair. Rockhurst High School, a place considered to be at the cutting edge of all things educational, still doesn’t allow facial scruff for reasons unknown. Maybe it’s the Jesuits? This theory … Continue reading To Beard or Not To Beard?

Varsity Soccer looks to start new win streak with Go 4 Goal Classic

The Rockhurst varsity soccer team’s season is in full swing, and their championship aspirations depend on the coming week’s games.  The Hawklets started the season as well as they could have expected, winning their first 12 games. The team had looked strong, backed by a strong defense that had only allowed four goals in that span. Last week, the Hawklets hosted the Jesuit Classic. It … Continue reading Varsity Soccer looks to start new win streak with Go 4 Goal Classic

It Review

With well-developed characters, a familiar storyline, and a timelessly freaky clown, IT lives up to the hype as the biggest horror film of the year. IT is both a psychological thriller and slasher mixup that excites from start to finish. The child actors are a major positive from this movie, and they do very well at acting with genuine fear that helps to contribute to … Continue reading It Review

New “Hawklet Center” brings excitement to new school year

Settled into the hill on the east end of the football field is the new, expensive, and extravagant Hawklet Center. In its place before was the Al Davis Jr. Fieldhouse, which served as the football locker room for 53 years. During that time, the Hawklets raised all nine of their football state championship banners. The new structure was built to match this great history, and … Continue reading New “Hawklet Center” brings excitement to new school year