Grad at Grad : Intellectually Competent

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and was co-written by Hans Hodes and Charlie Caprio ———————————————————————————————————————————– As students of a Jesuit secondary school, we are called to work to the best of our abilities on all academic endeavors and challenges we face. This does not stop when we graduate from Rockhurst; rather it is just the beginning. Being … Continue reading Grad at Grad : Intellectually Competent

Drug Testing Program Enters Third Year

This piece was published in the September 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– The drug testing system initiated under the Health and Wellness Program begins its third year, with the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The driving force behind the testing of students is the goal to prevent alcohol and drug abuse in students that has been proven to lead to substance addiction. … Continue reading Drug Testing Program Enters Third Year

Junior expresses passion for coffee

While many students at Rockhurst work jobs during the summer and school year, few jobs are as interesting or demanding as junior Frank Paris’s job. Paris has worked as a barista at his family-run coffee shop, Parisi Coffee, since the summer of 2013. Although some consider baristas only glorified cashiers, baristas do much more. They must know how to make the coffee and operate all … Continue reading Junior expresses passion for coffee

CAPRIO: Competition Builds Friendships

Coming from Ascension Catholic grade school in south Overland Park, I came into Rockhurst knowing relatively few students. I hung out mainly with my friends from Ascension or St. Michael’s, the other southern Catholic grade school. I was friends with students from all over the metro area at school, but never really did anything outside of school or on the weekends with these students. This … Continue reading CAPRIO: Competition Builds Friendships

CAPRIO: Relaxed hoodie policy would benefit school

Walking into my first hour almost everyday of the week, the first action I take is not to say hello to my friends or teacher, pull out last nights assignment, or look over notes needed for the class that day. Rather it is to pull off my hooded sweatshirt as fast as I can in order to avoid being reprimanded. I understand that Rockhurst wants … Continue reading CAPRIO: Relaxed hoodie policy would benefit school

St. James director visits Rockhurst

Mr. Doug Langner, Executive Director of the St. james Food Pantry, will be speaking during activity period today about St. James and the benefits it receives from the Harvest Food Drive. St. James is a Catholic parish located in downtown Kansas City, Mo. The parish functions as both a food pantry and soup kitchen for those who are in need of food for themselves and … Continue reading St. James director visits Rockhurst

Varsity Soccer: Week Two Recap

As the second week of the season comes to a close, the Rockhurst Hawklets advance to 4-0 with two shutout victories over Raymore Peculiar and Columbia Hickman. Rockhurst beat both Raymore Peculiar and Hickman by scores of 3, nil. In the Raymore Peculiar game, the Hawklets were able to establish ball control and domination very early on, but were not able to score until a … Continue reading Varsity Soccer: Week Two Recap

Varsity soccer beats Rock Bridge 5-1

Final Score: Rockhurst 5, Rockbridge 1 Winning their second regular season match against Columbia Rock Bridge by a score of 5 to 1, the Rockhurst Hawklets have begun the season with two consecutive wins. After a slow offensive start with little possession and almost no shots on goal, the Hawklets found life when senior Jordan Evans was able to find the net with the help … Continue reading Varsity soccer beats Rock Bridge 5-1