RHS Makes Upgrades Over Summer

This piece was published in the September 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Over the summer, Rockhurst spent roughly $2.2 million improving different areas around the school. Included in these additions were the robotics program, active learning classrooms, updated science offices, turf field and stadium upgrades. These programs, instituted over the summer, were fundedContinue reading “RHS Makes Upgrades Over Summer”

Q&A: HSPT tutor, John Godfrey

Junior John Godfrey talks about his experiences tutoring prospective high school students to prepare them for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) which takes place in early January. How did you first get involved with the HSPT tutoring program? I was looking for NHS leadership projects and found an HSPT prep course for eighth gradersContinue reading “Q&A: HSPT tutor, John Godfrey”

Q&A: Jack Franke discusses the Prep News trip to DC

From Nov. 6 to Nov. 9, members of the Prep News staff traveled to Washington D.C. for a national journalism convention. I sat down with Jack Franke to discuss how the trip went, and more importantly, to learn what he got out of the experience. Why did you as well as other members of theContinue reading “Q&A: Jack Franke discusses the Prep News trip to DC”

Q&A: AJ Taylor

TOUCHDOWN! AJ Taylorrrrrr! This phrase often reverberates throughout Vincent P. Dasta Memorial Stadium. AJ has had a great junior season and has drawn interest from some big name colleges. AJ recently was offered a full-ride scholarship to play football at K-State. Below is an interview with AJ about his experiences with college recruitment and thisContinue reading “Q&A: AJ Taylor”

Q&A: Mr. Hicks on his unique teaching style

Students who have had Mr. Matthew Hicks as a teacher know his teaching style isn’t necessarily the most orthodox. Mr. Hicks often tells stories from his life in class, and his jokes are always popular among both his freshmen and seniors. Although “I digress…” has practically become his catch phrase, Mr. Hicks understands that hisContinue reading “Q&A: Mr. Hicks on his unique teaching style”

Q&A: Binh Ngo takes the long trip back home

For most students at Rockhurst, summer is a time for travel. But few students travel for the same reason as sophomore Binh Ngo. This past summer, Ngo returned to visit his hometown in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Binh answered the following questions detailing his trip. Why did you go back to Vietnam last summer? I went backContinue reading “Q&A: Binh Ngo takes the long trip back home”