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”

Winter Sports Preview

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and was co-written by Jack Niemuth and Jack Agnello ———————————————————————————————————————————– Basketball Entering the season with just three players with varsity experience on the roster, the basketball team is looking to grow. Senior Ben Pautler and juniors Carter Selzer and Chris Teahan areContinue reading “Winter Sports Preview”

Hiss and Dorell Win Freshman SGA Election

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– The 2015 Freshman Election took place on Monday, November 23. As the newest members of Rockhurst, the freshmen were finally able to get involved in the Student Government Association. As with the other three classes, the freshman class elects four classContinue reading “Hiss and Dorell Win Freshman SGA Election”

Rockhurst Hosts Annual Fair Trade Fair

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– As a Jesuit school, Rockhurst holds the ideal of commitment to justice. One way in which the school seeks to promote this ideal is through the Fair Trade Fair. This year, on December 9 and 10, Rockhurst held its 10th annualContinue reading “Rockhurst Hosts Annual Fair Trade Fair”

Dazed and Confused

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and is two part piece on LSD and Xanax, co-written by Sam Keefe and Noah Boucher ———————————————————————————————————————————–—— LSD According to the National Drug Intelligence Center, 4.5 million users aged 18 to 25 claimed they have used LSD at least once in theirContinue reading “Dazed and Confused”

Road to the White House

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News – all Republican candidates were analyzed by Ciaran Molloy, while all Democratic candidates were synthesized by Eli Pittman ———————————————————————————————————————————–——————————– Illustration by Noah Boucher   Hillary Clinton The clear democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton is currently leading Bernie Sanders 58% to 30%, according toContinue reading “Road to the White House”

ACT and SAT Change

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and was written by John Godfrey ———————————————————————————————————————————–– Recently, the ACT and SAT have both undergone significant changes. Material and preparation have been respectively updated in continued accordance with the goals of a constantly modernizing national curricula. The ACT has made several changesContinue reading “ACT and SAT Change”

Pope Francis Calls Year of Mercy

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– During a penitential service on March 12, 2015, Pope Francis announced that from December 8, 2015 to November 20, 2016, the Catholic Church would embrace an extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. In biblical history, Jubilee years were used to free prisonersContinue reading “Pope Francis Calls Year of Mercy”

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 foundContinue reading “Teacher Writes Second Full-Length Novel”