Rockhurst hosts Most Likely to Succeed documentary screening

Most Likely to Succeed Rockhurst community members and other STEAM enthusiasts from the metro area met September 4 to watch the documentary Most Likely to Succeed. The audience then discussed the film’s relevance after the viewing. The documentary took an in-depth look at a charter school, High Tech High, in San Diego, California. At High Tech High, students do not have tests, finals, or bells. … Continue reading Rockhurst hosts Most Likely to Succeed documentary screening

Presidential Search Continues

On April 26, 2015 Fr. Terrence Baum, SJ announced to the Rockhurst community that his time as President of Rockhurst High School will be coming to a close after the following school year. Soon after, a search committee headed by Mr. Allen Roberson, class of 1984, was assembled to find the school’s 17th President. The application window for the position ended on Saturday, September 16th. … Continue reading Presidential Search Continues

New construction changes landscape of the building

This piece was published in the August 2016 print edition of the Prep News. Rockhurst has seen many changes to its building this year, but most notable have been the newly renovated areas of the building on the third floor, annex and dean’s office. The relocation of the library to Xavier Hall is temporary until the new learning commons is built during the upcoming summer. One of … Continue reading New construction changes landscape of the building

Teacher Writes Second Full-Length Novel

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Ever since he was seven, English teacher Mr. David Spitz has known that he wanted to write. When assigned a small writing assignment in the second grade, he would go above and beyond the requirements and while doing so, he found his love for writing. “I have been writing almost my … Continue reading Teacher Writes Second Full-Length Novel

Roudebush & Niemuth Defend the Second Amendment

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and was co-written by Forrest Roudebush and Jack Niemuth ———————————————————————————————————————————–—————– In wake of the recent 353 mass shootings this year, the American public is again debating the best way to curb gun violence. Many are calling for increased gun control, saying restrictions on certain firearms will lead to better public safety. Proponents … Continue reading Roudebush & Niemuth Defend the Second Amendment