Recent Scores
  • Feb 2 / Varsity Boys BasketballRock Canyon High School - 52, Mountain Vista High School - 62
  • Feb 2 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - 60, Rangeview High School - 15
  • Jan 31 / JV WrestlingRock Canyon High School - 24, Valor Christian High School - 21
  • Jan 31 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - 42, Valor Christian High School - 32
  • Jan 28 / Varsity HockeyRock Canyon High School - 4, Heritage High School - 8
  • Jan 28 / Varsity WrestlingRock Canyon High School - 8th place, League -
  • Jan 27 / JV HockeyRock Canyon High School - 0, Fort Collins High School - 4
  • Jan 27 / Varsity Girls BasketballRock Canyon High School - 38, ThunderRidge High School - 45
  • Jan 27 / Varsity Boys BasketballRock Canyon High School - 80, ThunderRidge High School - 60
  • Jan 27 / JV Girls BasketballRock Canyon High School - 21, ThunderRidge High School - 38
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

Students sit together during lunch to talk to each other Jan. 19. After two weeks of winter break, they began to all eat together in a group again. “[Being back has] been great, I missed seeing my friends at school and the energy from them is great,” Keilani Longwell ‘25 said.
Winter Break Breakup
by Ally Kelley, Reporter • January 31, 2023

Hundreds of students roam the halls, sleepily talking amongst themselves. Their brains focus on trying to stay awake when a loud ringing bursts...

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) school board announces a school closure for Jan. 18 on Jan. 17. The district sent out an email announcement at 6:39 p.m.
BREAKING: School Closed Jan. 18 Due to Inclement Weather
by Claire Bauer and Abigail Wood January 17, 2023

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) school board announced a school closure for Jan. 18 on Jan. 17. The district sent out an email announcement...

A graphic displays information for Sadies in the 80s. The graphic was posted Nov. 30. The dance will take place 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Jan. 20, 2023, at the Lone Tree Bowlero.
Ladies, Ladies, Time For A Sadies
by Claire Bauer, Editor in Chief • January 11, 2023

Students rush to the mall to buy outfits. Decorations are painted, balloons blown up. Tickets are bought, and dates are asked to the latest school...

A graphic introduces volunteer opportunities for the winter/holiday season.
The Gift of Giving
by Maddie Leonardi, Reporter • December 21, 2022

The holiday season is just around the corner. The smell of pine and peppermint is starting to fill the air. The snowy days and the extra cold...

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9News Sports Reporter Scotty Gange interviews varsity basketball guard Mac Terry 24 at the 9News Pep Rally Jan. 26. After Terrys buzzer-beater won the game against Regis Jesuit High School Jan. 20, the video clip of his shot was selected for 9Newss weekly high school sports segment, Honor Roll. It was a great team win and we got the job done at the end of the game, Terry said.
The 'Golden Boy' and His Golden Chain
by Claire Bauer and Grace Uhrain February 3, 2023

“M.V.P.! M.V.P.! M.V.P.!” When varsity basketball guard Mac Terry ‘24 found himself with a tied score and the basketball in his...

The Sabercat varsity team celebrates together after scoring a goal against the Mountain Vista Eagles Dec. 17.
Hard Hits On and Off the Ice
by Abigail Wood, Managing Editor • January 28, 2023

The smell of sweat wafts through the air from locker rooms, the cold air seeps into your lungs and the sound of hockey pucks flies across...

Lifting his opponent, varsity wrestler Matthew Shipley ‘24 finishes a takedown on the opposing wrestler Jan. 11. The dual ended with a score of 43-30 L. “The coaches at Rock Canyon are the best in every way,” Shipley said. “The technique that’s taught is taught very well. The coaches really care about individuals and improving the team, not just winning.”
Photo Recap: Boys Wrestling Faces Chaparral High School
by Claire Bauer, Editor in Chief • January 18, 2023

"Respect all, fear none." Uttered from the mouths of coaches, posted on social media and repeated on gear worn by team members, the slogan...

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Prema Viswanathan works on examples to show her Drawing and Painting students. Viswanathan took over the previous teacher’s, Drew Walter, classes. I try to study their techniques and then get inspired by them to create my own artwork,” Viswanathan said.
FRIDAY FACULTY FEATURE: Prema Viswanathan, Passing on her Skills
by Ally Kelley, Reporter • February 3, 2023

Students open the door to the 7000s, entering a small hallway to an art class. After semester two started, art students entered room 7300, not...

A graphic depicts the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline emergency phone number: 988.
Helplessness of the Willing
by Eila Liu, Reporter • December 30, 2022
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Current Magazine
A graphic introduces the article. It reads, what to do over Winter Break Dec. 22-Jan. 9.
Nine Activities for a Wonderful Winter Break
by River Brown, Reporter • December 19, 2022

The smell of an oncoming snowstorm. Cozy pajamas, two weeks off of school. As finals finish up, these ideas get closer. But, many may be wondering...

A graphic depicts several new entertainment releases, such as the cover of Taylor Swifts album Midnights, the movie Enola Holmes 2, and the television series Young Royals.
New Releases and Ratings
by Elsa Swanson, Reporter • December 17, 2022

The clock ticks as you stare at it incessantly, waiting, wondering. How long is this going to take? You ask yourself waiting for the new...

MJ Mejia ’25 works on math homework while listening  to her favorite song, “Neighbors” by J. Cole, during her off period Nov. 17. Mejia has always kept up with her tradition of listening to music while she works on homework throughout the years. “It helps me concentrate and it keeps me calm and it makes me happy,” Mejia said.
School Day Song Suggestions
by Elly Brooks, Reporter • December 7, 2022

You can feel your heartbeat start to pick up and your attention span getting smaller and smaller as you attempt to do the assignment your teacher...

Arianna Johnson ‘23, Brooke Schenderlein ‘25 and Eliannah Nguyen ‘25 put a bald cap on Kieran Williams ‘23 for the second act of “Marvin’s Room Nov. 17. The show took place 7:00 p.m. Nov. 16, 17, and 18. Tickets were $10 for adults and $5 for students. Williamss character, Bessie, lost her hair due to chemotherapy treatment for leukemia. “It is weird to see myself without hair, but it was fine. Being bald is a result of chemotherapy and that’s just what Bessie had to go through,” Williams said.
Let Love Light The Way
by Elizabeth Schlue, Lucas Lemire, and Gigi Calvanese December 4, 2022

When a person is diagnosed with leukemia - a disease that occurs when bone marrow and blood-forming organs begin to produce DNA with mutations...

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Meet the Staff
Grace Uhrain
Grace Uhrain
Editor in Chief

Hello, my name is Grace Uhrain and I am one of the editors-in-chief. This is my third year on staff and my second year as an editor. I have really enjoyed writing news stories about hard hitting topics...

A graphic depicts disgusted faces between a gap within the stall of a public restroom. Its scary. One time someone kicked in my stall, another time a kid started yelling for me to get out of there, Zackary Lewis 25 said.
Why is Poo so Taboo?
by Andi Mack, Reporter • December 13, 2022

I think that a lot of students can agree that their worst nightmare is using the restroom, especially to poop, during school. There’s nothing...

This graphic is a depiction that peoples expressions and appearance do not show their true colors and who they really are.
R.B.F.: The Enemy of a Social Life
by Avalon Nielsen, Reporter • November 25, 2022
Clouds roll in over the Ten Mile Range and Lake Dillon Oct. 1. Over Homecoming weekend, many students who chose not to go to the dance found other alternatives.
Hoco: It's Okay Not To Go
by River Brown, Reporter • October 7, 2022
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