The Roscars

Prep News TV Video by Will Fehr. The Roscars are a way of celebrating the creativity of students in digital media. The event consists of movie screenings, photography, and broadcasting videos. For each category, multiple awards are given for the outstanding work done on these projects. The Advanced Filmmaking Class consists of students who have already had the basic training of filming and editing. These … Continue reading The Roscars

The Greenlease Memorial Campus

  In 1962, Rockhurst High School moved to its current location, the Greenlease Memorial Campus, from its original location at Rockhurst University. The Greenlease family became the primary benefactor, hence the name. The reason the Greenlease family donated this money for the new location was because of the kidnap and murder of their son, Bobby. Bobby was taken from Sion lower and was held captive … Continue reading The Greenlease Memorial Campus

Football playoffs start with a win against LSN

This past Friday, October 20, the Rockhurst Hawklets took on the Lee’s Summit North Broncos in the first round of the Missouri State District Championships. The Hawklets ended up 7-0 victors in what turned out to be a defensively focused game. The Rockhurst defense provided their first shutout win of the season in what was a back-and-forth type of game. The defense made many big … Continue reading Football playoffs start with a win against LSN

United States Men’s National Team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup

The Word Cup Qualifying campaign for the United States Men’s National Team has come to a devastating end with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago. This loss pushed the Americans into fifth place in the CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Hexagonal standings and ensured that they would miss out on the World Cup next summer, their first absence … Continue reading United States Men’s National Team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup

Rockhurst introduces new schedule

The 2017-2018 school year brings changes to the Rockhurst community, especially the student body. In addition to the new learning spaces in the building, there is also a new schedule. The new schedule adds a 25 minute activity period after second period to every school day, except late starts. With the addition of more free time throughout the day, each passing period is reduced by … Continue reading Rockhurst introduces new schedule

Juniors look forward to NHS induction

A certain group of juniors plan to make their college application stand out by joining the National Honor Society (NHS). As they begin this college journey, many juniors are trying to fill out their resumes with unique and eye-catching activities. These can range anywhere from sports to academics to clubs, but the National Honor Society is one of the most popular. The National Honor Society … Continue reading Juniors look forward to NHS induction

Winter Sports Update

Basketball: Over winter break, the Hawklet basketball team continued their season going 2-2 with wins against Smithville and Lincoln Prep and losses to Oak Park and Blue Valley. This brings the Hawklets’ record to 7-6 on the season. Recently, the basketball team traveled to Highland High School in Highland, Illinois, where the Hawklets took care of business, winning 80-34. After suffering a close loss to … Continue reading Winter Sports Update

Soccer Players compete on National Stage

On December 3rd, seniors Gianni Catenacci and Matthew Smith played in the High School All-American soccer game in Raleigh, North Carolina. Only forty high school seniors across the entire United States were chosen to participate in this prestigious event after finishing off their high school careers in the fall. “It was quite an honor to play in the All-American game. Knowing that people think of … Continue reading Soccer Players compete on National Stage

Season change opens the door to new activities

With pools closing and temperatures beginning to drop, students are now being forced to accept that summer is actually over. Thankfully, there are plenty of new activities students can take part in as summer fades away, and a new season begins. A new season means different weather, and fall weather tends to be a favorite among Rockhurst students. The crisp leaves falling to the ground … Continue reading Season change opens the door to new activities

New third floor construction offers students new learning opportunities

Over the summer of 2016, Rockhurst High School made renovations to the third floor where the library used to be. These renovations include new classrooms and a new study area for students. The library has since moved to Xavier Hall. Some of the new classrooms on the third floor are “active learning classrooms,” which most students seem to enjoy. “The design of each classroom really … Continue reading New third floor construction offers students new learning opportunities