With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, there have been many changes made to the learning format at Rockhurst High School. Things like masks, social distancing, and the new block schedule have made it more difficult for students to thrive in a social environment. These new changes have left many questions unanswered for a lot of people, one being: “Will we have clubs this year and what … Continue reading Will Clubs Be Possible This Year?
The COVID-19 virus will most definitely go down as the most bizarre pandemics in human history. With our society being as advanced as it is, and how easily we were able to spread the information of Coronavirus precautions, there is no doubt that this event will be the most heavily documented pandemic to ever occur. But this begs the question, how will we recuperate from … Continue reading How Will We Recover From Covid?
May 1st, National Decision Day, is quickly approaching which means some student-athletes of Rockhurst High School are making their college commitments. The Prep News sat down with a few athletes who have committed to learning more about their college commitments and the colleges they chose. “The atmosphere around college signing here at Rockhurst is pretty important, if sports are involved in your life. As … Continue reading Seniors make Decision to Play College Sports
Rockhurst students and faculty give their insight on what Mission Week means to them. Continue reading An interperpretation of Mission Week
As the fall semester comes to a close, juniors are beginning the first steps of the college search process. The College Counseling Office, held mandatory seminars for all juniors December 7-9. These seminars covered topics such as ACT/SAT requirements, the transcript release process and how students should use Naviance. “There were three goals of the seminars. First, to reintroduce students to naviance. The next goal … Continue reading The Junior Class Gets a Closer Glimpse at the College Application Process
Three Rockhurst High School students competed in a Tough Mudder race on Saturday, October 8. Three seniors, Errett Mackey, Luke Kuklenski and Reed Slaymaker were able to complete the race at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Kansas. The Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile trace made up of several obstacles, ranging from mud crawls to a field of tasers. Coming off an ACL tear, … Continue reading Seniors compete in Tough Mudder competition
During the latter parts of one’s time at Rockhurst High School, the amount of responsibility undertaken increases drastically. With growing concerns about grades and college, it can be difficult to keep track of these obligations. However, many students at Rockhurst are taking advantage of college visits in order to learn about information seldom found in a college brochure. “A mission statement, a median graduate salary, … Continue reading Students share stories of college visits
The shadow program has been around since the early 1990’s and allows freshman students to take a seventh or eighth grade student on a tour of Rockhurst High School. “The admissions office is getting to a point where we are getting about a little over four hundred shadows each year,” Mrs. Tara Hall, Assistant Admissions Director, said. According to Mrs. Hall,the Shadow Program has really … Continue reading Shadow program offers glimpse into Rockhurst for grade school students
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
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 a business plan and prepare the group for the business world … Continue reading Seniors Found Entrepreneurs Club