As I look back on my Rockhurst career, I have very little regrets, except one. I am currently writing this story for extra points, in an elective class at that, because I have been a complete slacker during my time at Rockhurst. I have been content with making average grades my entire time here at Rockhurst. I would consistently find out what the minimum amount … Continue reading Slacking Off, Don’t Do It
Pictured above is the Barry Commons, one of the most popular spots around Rockhurst. The Barry is a spot for students to work on homework and study for quizzes and tests. While the Barry Commons can often be loud and crowded, the several tables positioned around the Barry supply a great spot for students to finish their schoolwork. While I would not recommended the Barry … Continue reading Learn More About the Barry Commons
Kansas City is home to many Chiefs, Royals, and Sporting KC fans. But, Kansas City is not the home to an NBA team. Because of this many people from the Kansas City area cheer for a variety of NBA teams. But, what NBA teams are the most popular among Rockhurst students. According to a Google survey, the three most popular NBA teams at Rockhurst are … Continue reading NBA favorites: Which Teams do Rockhurst students like the most?
Ah, it has finally come. Senior Service is finally here. That means along with all of the other seniors at Rockhurst, the seniors of the Prep News staff will be away for the first few weeks of January. You should have read my article in the Quarterly (and if you haven’t do we have beef?) that gave the underclassmen advice on what to do and … Continue reading Where are the seniors?
For many Rockhurst upperclass men the month of May symbolizes dance season with the Seniors having Prom and the Juniors having their Junior Ring dance. Though the Senior’s dinner plans are already arranged some Juniors may stress over pre-dance meals. The dinner sets the tone for the night, so it is important that groups pick the correct dinner venue, thankfully I am here to help. … Continue reading Junior Ring tips
One of the most hectic times for Rockhurst students who drive is entering and leaving the school parking lot. With hundreds of high schoolers who only have a few years of driving experience under their belts, accidents are bound to happen. Juniors Zach Burke and Tommy Mitchell along with Senior Bernie O’Boyle have fallen victim to the chaos in the Rockhurst parking lot. “Jake Jester … Continue reading Chronicle of Rockhurst Wrecks
At the beginning of the school year Rockhurst began to assign students free periods. This decision has given rise to some students’ complaints about the free periods not actually being “free.” The free periods promise students the ability to go to designated spots around Rockhurst to either speak among friends, do homework, or even play video games on their IPads. Regardless, certain students are very … Continue reading Free Period Complaints