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 HighContinue reading “Rockhurst hosts Most Likely to Succeed documentary screening”

The Man Behind the Beak

For over 100 years, the Rockhurst Hawklet has been a symbol of pride throughout the Kansas City area. There are around 250 new students every year given the opportunity to even attend our school, but even fewer have ever had the opportunity to wear the suit. For students, wearing the Hawklet on their shirts representsContinue reading “The Man Behind the Beak”

Braveheart football game is different for freshmen and seniors

Football games at Rockhurst are a big deal, to say the least. Students, alumni, friends and family come together to cheer the Hawklets to victory. Every game at Dasta Stadium is a source of excitement, but year after year, one game always reigns supreme: the Braveheart game. For freshmen, the game represents one of theirContinue reading “Braveheart football game is different for freshmen and seniors”

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. TheContinue reading “Presidential Search Continues”

Seniors Found Entrepreneurs Club

The 2016-2017 school year has been host to many new changes throughout the Rockhurst High School community. On top of the new schedule and learning commons, the Entrepreneurs’ Club launched. The club was co-founded by seniors Ori Taylor, Miles Perry, Danny Powers and Eli Snyder. The club plans on teaching students how to pitch aContinue reading “Seniors Found Entrepreneurs Club”

33 Fun Facts about 1982, the last time Rockhurst played Shawnee Mission East in football

When 34 years pass, things obviously change. Whether it’s technological or architectural, most things are different than they were in 1982, the last time Rockhurst faced Shawnee Mission East in football. So that begs the question: what was going on in the world and at Rockhurst the last time we played East in football? AContinue reading “33 Fun Facts about 1982, the last time Rockhurst played Shawnee Mission East in football”

Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season

A nine-game winning streak in Mid-August brought the Royals back into playoff contention, but a recent slump has the defending champs struggling to make up ground in the standings. After an 8-5 win over the Yankees on August 29, the Royals (74-69) have gone just 5-7, putting them a full four games behind the secondContinue reading “Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season”

Red Friday allows students to wear red and give back to local communities

Last Friday, the halls of Rockhurst were seas of red. It was Red Friday, and the students at 9301 State Line Road were celebrating the return of Chiefs football with the rest of Kansas City. However, for Rockhurst, it was more than just a day of excitement. It was a day to help the lessContinue reading “Red Friday allows students to wear red and give back to local communities”

Homecoming: How to Prepare for a Night to Remember

This story was a collaboration written by Declan Shea, Clayton Anderson and Kirk Whalen. As Homecoming approaches, the thought on most high schooler’s minds is, “Where will my group and I have the after party? Where will my group eat? Where will we take pictures? Who am I going to take?” As most Rockhurst studentsContinue reading “Homecoming: How to Prepare for a Night to Remember”

Faculty members share insight on their fantasy football leagues

It’s Fantasy Football season once again! Many of the students have already drafted, creating a buzz throughout the hallways. Little do students know that several faculty members participate in leagues of their own. For example, Mr. Max Magee, Service Director, partakes in four total fantasy football leagues. Most recently he went to Nashville, Tennessee for hisContinue reading “Faculty members share insight on their fantasy football leagues”