Recent Scores
  • Feb 21 / Varsity Boys BasketballRock Canyon High School - 67, Rocky Mountain High School - 42
  • Feb 20 / Varsity Girls BasketballRock Canyon High School - 49, Erie High School - 30
  • Feb 17 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - DNP, State -
  • Feb 16 / Varsity Boys BasketballRock Canyon High School - 59, Chaparral High School - 72
  • Feb 16 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - DNP, State -
  • Feb 15 / Varsity Girls BasketballRock Canyon High School - 60, Chaparral High School - 37
  • Feb 15 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - DNP, State -
  • Feb 15 / Varsity Boys Ice HockeyRock Canyon High School - 4, Dakota Ridge High School - 0
  • Feb 13 / Varsity Girls BasketballRock Canyon High School - 63, Heritage High School - 35
  • Feb 13 / Varsity Boys BasketballRock Canyon High School - 70, Heritage High School - 44
Rock Canyon High School's Student Newspaper

the Rock Online

Rock Canyon High School's Student Newspaper

the Rock Online

Rock Canyon High School's Student Newspaper

the Rock Online

The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA - Future Health Professionals) State Conference starts today, Feb. 19. Held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, students will undergo testing in medicine-related exams as well as compete in their signed-up events. During their free time, students will be able to participate in a number of symposiums, educational opportunities and leisurely activities, such as friendship bracelet making. The conference will continue through Feb. 21. “HOSA Chapter Office has taught me so much about working with others and the effort it takes to run a chapter,” HOSA Vice President of Public Relations Mishika Bhatia ‘26 said.
HOSA State Starts Today
A preview of the conference that starts today.
by Bella Lin, Reporter • February 19, 2024

The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA - Future Health Professionals) State Conference starts today, Feb. 19. Held at the Sheraton...

A graphic containing a globe reads The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, An overview of the historical context to introduce the article.
The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
by Sanaa Sow, Social Media Manager • February 13, 2024

Oct. 7. caught the attention of many Americans and audiences around the world. As mentioned by the Congressional Research Service, Hamas led...

Ravi Khotra ‘26 consults Avi Khanna ‘26 on last-minute updates for their presentation at Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Districts at Arapahoe Fairgrounds Feb. 7. If the group placed in one of the top four positions for their competition, they will progress to FBLA State, which is held at the Gaylord Hotel in April. “I think FBLA is a great club to join because of the experiences at State and Nationals,” Khotra said.
The Week in Photos: Feb. 3-Feb. 9
by Staff February 11, 2024

View All
On Feb. 15, varsity defenseman Sam Ballantine was mic’d up for the varsity boys ice hockey Senior Night game. Before the game, the team recognized the five seniors on the team. “Being mic’d up on senior night was one experience that I will definitely not forget,” Ballantine said.
Mini Mic'd Up
by Abigail Wood and guest reporter Ashlyn Wenger February 22, 2024

Peanut butter and honey, what? On Feb. 15, varsity defenseman Sam Ballantine was mic’d up for the varsity boys ice hockey Senior Night game....

Chloe Bishop 25 pulls her mom across the court as as she is honored as a senior Feb. 6. Three seniors were recognized at the Unified game against the science department. Senior Night was sad and happy because weve gone through a lot together and have so many memories, Bishop said.
Unified Basketball Takes on the Science Teachers
by Quinn Barton and Rosie Benson February 20, 2024

As the bell rings at 9:13 a.m. for Seminar Feb. 6, students flood the gym to watch the Unified Basketball game against the science department...

Head football coach Kevin Meyer stands over commits Jack Anderson ‘24, Chaz Barnett ‘24, Jack Munro ‘24, Spencer Rathbun ‘24 and Will Rosenmeyer ‘24 Feb. 7. Each football players all signed to a different school. Three other commits, along with Munro all signed to play for Colorado Mesa University (CMU): volleyball player Lindsay Heyliger ‘24, lacrosse player Aidan Brock ‘24 and basketball player Sienna Pillsbury ‘24 .
Onto the Next
by Abigail Wood and Quinn Barton February 17, 2024

16 seniors all lined up in a row, with name cards displayed with their future college name and logo.  Parents watch the ceremony with...

View All
Kerry Reilly illuminates the room with a bright chemical reaction in her Chemistry Honors class Feb. 15. The reaction, nicknamed White Lightning, demonstrated the reactive capabilities of magnesium.
Chemical Concoctions with Kerry Reilly
Take a look at a lab day in Kerry Reilly’s Chemistry Honors Feb. 15.
by Aditya Khanolkar and Clark Farson February 21, 2024

Chemistry: it’s a subject we’ve all taken or will take at least once in our lifetimes.  “Chemistry builds off of itself, and the experiments...

Derek DeNileon poses as a Renaissance portrait while teaching Spanish III Honors in the ASL classroom on Nov. 9. He taught classes in the ASL room.
FRIDAY FACULTY FEATURE: From Shredder to Spanish Teacher
by Aditya Khanolkar, Reporter • February 16, 2024

While walking through the diverse hallways of the World Language Pod in the 8000s, one particular Spanish teacher may stand out. You’ve...

Science teacher Payton Holloway uses a paper to explain El Nino and La Nina to his student aid Aby Blue ‘26 Nov. 14. Holloways class completed a lab to analyze patterns. “I was explaining about how we are going to set up the lab to help students use El Nino and La Nina to analyze fishing patterns,” Holloway said. “Having a student aid to help me set it up helps me with my time management in class.”
FRIDAY FACULTY FEATURE: Progressing with Payton Holloway
by Ella Heimer, Reporter • February 9, 2024

Being a new teacher at a new school can be challenging.  In August of 2021, Payton Holloway started his first year teaching at Rock Canyon...

Cindy Baker gives feedback on the understudy rehearsal of Murder on the Orient Express Nov. 16. Murder on the Orient Express showed Nov. 15, 16 and 17. Tickets were sold at $5 for students and $7 for adults.
FRIDAY FACULTY FEATURE: Backstage with Baker
by Baylie Van Horn Turnidge, Reporter • February 2, 2024

Improv Club, theater classes, plays, a spring musical, One Acts, theater production ensemble and tech theater. All of this is run and produced...

The graphic depicts the 2024 Responder Relief Rodeo Queen Isabelle Piche 24 with her horse Apollo.
The Rodeo Queen
by Addison Cabeen, Reporter • January 31, 2024

The boots, the horses, the cowboy hats. Hundreds of thousands gather in the Denver Coliseum every year for the biggest celebration of agriculture...

The graphic above reads Ins and Outs to introduce the article.
Can’t Doubt the Ins and Outs of 2024
by Elly Brooks, Social Media Manager • January 30, 2024

As January comes to an end, perspectives start to shift away from New Year’s and new resolutions. Many may have given up or forgotten about...

View All
Support Us
$125
$5000
Contributed
Our Goal

Your donation will support the student journalists of Rock Canyon High School. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

The graphic reads “February Feels” to introduce the assortment of songs picked this month.
Monthly Mixtape Vol. 3: February Feels
by Dee Lee, Reporter • February 14, 2024

After ringing in the new year, February brings one of the first major holidays of the year: Valentine’s Day. Some commemorate the holiday with...

A graphic displays zombies and the headline to introduce the quiz.
The Ultimate Quiz: Would You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?
by James Bogue, Reporter • February 12, 2024

Since the zombie apocalypse is inevitable, you should be prepared to survive it. Take this quiz to find out if you will survive.  

The graphic displays the Battle of the Bands advertising poster with a POSTPONED sign over it. The event was cancelled in November, with no specific future date announced.
A Battle of the Bands Update
by Baylie Van Horn Turnidge, Reporter • February 7, 2024

Happy Crew's annual Battle of the Bands was set to take place Nov. 20, 2023. The competition between Douglas County High School (DCSD) middle...

The graphic reads Jammin’ Out of January to introduce the assortment of songs picked this month.
Monthly Mixtape Vol. 2: Jammin’ Out of January
by Dee Lee, Reporter • February 3, 2024

As the holiday season dwindled away, and semester two kicked into full swing, January brought a month of chaos and glum.  Looking back, in...

Zoe Kandel ‘27 lays on the stage floor to dramatically act out her character Jan. 17. Members of Improv Club came up with ideas on spot, and practiced how to act them out fully on stage. “Improv Club is all about community and learning and having fun together. I recommended it to anyone and everyone,” Kandel said.
Introducing Improv
by Baylie Van Horn Turnidge and Rosie Benson January 30, 2024

Improv Middle School Night: a night that happens only once or twice every year, where middle school students come over to the high school to...

View All
Poll

What do you think about Senior Assassin?

image
Loading...

Sorry, there was an error loading this poll.

Meet the Staff
Claudia Llado
Claudia Llado
Assistant Editor in Chief: Copy Editor

Hi, my name is Claudia Llado and I am a senior this year! This is my second year on staff and I am honored to take on the role of Assistant Editor-In-Chief: Copy Editor. Last year, I met amazing people...

The Secret Of Life column logo, created with Canva.
The Secret Of Life: What to Know About Stress
by Avalon Nielsen, Reporter • January 31, 2024

Hello and welcome back to The Secret Of Life.  Today’s topic is stress: how we feel stress, what the biggest causes of stress are and how...

A graphic introduces the article OPINION: A Night of Glamour, Glory and Gossip.
OPINION: A Night of Glamour, Glory and Gossip
by Claudia Llado, Assistant Editor in Chief: Copy Editor • January 14, 2024

Silence sets as the rip of the golden envelope creates anticipation through the crowd. Cheering erupts as the host announces the Golden Globe...

Strings of lights make the street glow in downtown Castle Rock Dec. 3.
OPINION: to Decorate or Not to Decorate?
by Gabe Mascitti, Reporter • December 19, 2023

Trees are up, stockings are hung, and lights twinkle all around–it’s officially December! I enjoy the holiday decorations as much as others,...

A graphic introduces the article Access: How Can It Be Helpful?
OPINION: Access: How Can It Be Helpful?
by William Nelson, Guest Contributor • December 12, 2023

Picture this: it's a Tuesday morning in the middle of November. All you can think about in math class is, “How am I going to do well on this...

A graphic introduces the second article of the column “Mental Health Mondays.”
Mental Health Mondays: Students and Social Media
by Em Carls, Reporter • November 28, 2023

The Internet: a vast network of information and entertainment ranging from medical journals to cat videos. You can make friends, learn new things,...

View All
Donate to the Rock Online
$125
$5000
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All the Rock Online Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest