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After attending a spin class at Cycle Bar Lone Tree, a collection of students and faculty pose outside the bike studio March 2. French National Honor Society sponsored the spin class as a way to raise money for Wish Week. Bikes were $25 a person and FNHS raised $550 from the 45-minute class.

The Day in Photos: A Wish Weekend

March 6, 2019

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Sara Smith '21 cries while watching the introductory video introducing last year's wish kid, Violet March 1, 2018.

What to Expect for Wish Week

March 1, 2019

Let’s hear it for spirit Everyday brings a new opportunity and whether it is dressing up o...

Flashback in the New Year

Flashback in the New Year

March 1, 2019

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The cast of Newsies rehearses after school in the auditorium Feb. 20. The cast, crew, and pit members have been working since the end of December to put the production together. “I play the part of Joseph Pulitzer and it’s fun being a part of a family.” Lily Schmoker '19 said.

Newsies the Musical

March 1, 2019

Disney’s Newsies the musical is coming to Rock Canyon from February 27 through March 2. Shows start...

Student Worth Reduced to a Digit

by Kira Zizzo, Editor

February 28, 2019

Students. Daughters and sons. Freshman. Jaguars. Students, checking their Instagram feed, expecting smiling faces and wholesome content were met with a list ranking attractiveness that stripped away their individuality and personality, to be rendered down from human to a digit. People are being reduced from hu...

You’ve Met Your Match

by Lily Hansen, Reporter

February 2, 2019

The Matchomatics paper presents your best statistical matches and/or friends. Students were given the opportunity to find out who they're most compatible with in the school, as wells as find a mystery match. Despite the matching algorithm used, many students felt that the matches they were given weren't the best. ...

Colorado All State Honor Band

Emily McDonald ‘19 practices her clarinet during access in the band room Jan. 10. McDonald received the music after being accepted into the Colorado All State band and practiced before the combined musical rehearsals. “I am most excited to meet other players from around the state that have worked just as hard to get here and are just as excited about music as I am. As the best in the state changes, the community of musicians chosen is unique to any year prior and I’m really excited to meet this years members,” McDonald said.

by Emily Wilson, Editor

January 29, 2019

Music by definition is a strand of notes put together to create a vocal or instrument sound; but to Emi...

Back to the New Year Assembly

by Alec Sutula, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

“And were marching”!!! The new year has been in full swing for this past week. On the snowy morning the students piled into the gym. 2019, the year our seniors graduate. As a senior it is becoming surreal that we will leave this gym in the next couple of months. Throughout the assembly we were introduced to our Winter s...

Rosie’s Diner Evaluation

by Alec Sutula, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

“You shake my nerves and you rattle my brain, too much loves makes a man go insane,” echoed in the restaurant. The smell of greasy burgers and fries filled the air, along with the sweet smell of the twenty different flavors of milk shakes. I have always been a person who loves to find diners that are a throwback to how tim...

Cooking up a Change

Carrie Lin ‘20, Co-Vice President of Jags Go Pink! and Zoe Zizzo ‘20, Co-President of Jags Go Pink! run a bake sale during second lunch in the commons to raise money to help out cancer patients Jan. 16. There was a table full of baked goods, with prices that ranged from one to four dollars. “I’m really excited to be helping out breast cancer patients and am glad that I can do my part,” Lin said.

by Kira Zizzo, Editor

January 23, 2019

Jags Go Pink! is having a bake sale Jan. 16 and 17 in the commons during lunch. Various scrumptious baked...

Katie Whetten ‘22, Annie Benson ‘22, and Emma Koressel ‘22 sit outside the main office during first lunch, talking about the results of the world record egg that is taking Instagram by storm Jan. 15. All three students liked the viral egg post and contributed to its 43, 821, 307 likes. “I’m glad the egg won because it’s funnier than Kylie’s post, so people like it more and also I like eggs better,” Benson said.

A Single Egg Just Scrambled the Internet

January 16, 2019

In a matter of 10 days, Instagram users across the world banned together and over 46 million of them (as of Jan. 16) left a like on an image uploaded by @world_recor...

A Very Commercial Christmas

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

December 14, 2018

Originally published in Vol. 15 No. 2 of The Rock      Nov. 2, 2018. This is the day that Starbucks began using holiday cups-- which means that on and before Halloween, employees were unpacking festive cups, bags, menus and decorations. A once two-day holiday has evolved into a two-month one, overshadowing Thanksgiving and ...