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Play the Night Away

by Maddy Merritt, Reporter

December 14, 2018

Rock Canyon's String and Chamber Orchestras have a concert Dec. 13, 2018 at 7:00pm in the RC auditorium. A concert from Rocky Heights Middle School's orchestra will precede RC's orchestras. The instrumentalists have been preparing for this concert since October. "Every year, only a very select few orchestras have the privilege...

Movies That Remind Us of the Christmas Spirit

by Daxton Garner and Wyatt Mosteller

December 11, 2018

During this time of holidays, people are stuck wondering what movie they are in the mood for watching. Luckily for them, 52 students put their opinion in on what the best holiday movies are and the top five are presented in this post.  Elf is about a little baby boy who crawled into Santa's bag and was brought to the ...

First Year of Winter Guard

by Emily Wilson, Editor

December 11, 2018

For the first year, Winter Color Guard is starting at Rock Canyon. The team is composed of students from all grades and will be competing in Regional A competitions throughout the season that runs into the beginning of April. The team practices began on Monday Dec. 10 and are every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30- 9:00 p...

Dissection Nation

by Rima Adepu, Reporter

December 10, 2018

In John Gallant’s fourth-period Aquatic Biology class, the students are required to dissect many animals, find different parts of them, and record it all. Gallant is a science teacher who teaches general biology and aquatic biology. He has taken a great interest in marine life and what it can do for the world, as well a...

An Uneducated Person’s Top Five Favorite Movies

by Matthew Fink, Reporter

December 7, 2018

For each movie, there will be a synopsis about why I have a movie in said place, and also an overall score out of 10. 5 .  Dunkirk - Directed by Christopher Nolan, Rated PG-13 This one leaves a pretty big impact on you. The way that the movie was directed makes you think so much more. The movie does not have much talking, so every other sound seems amplified. The two highli...

Delicious Treats or Good Eats?

by Hailey Wyneken, Social Media Editor

December 7, 2018

  Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 3/4 cup dark or milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Directions: Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Slice each banana into thin slices and arrange half of the pieces on the bakin...

When is the Right Time to Start Listening to Christmas Music?

by Maddy Merritt and Reagan Davis

December 7, 2018

Denver's radio station KOSI 101.1 starts playing Christmas music every year on Nov. 1 and continues until Christmas. Some people think that November first is incredibly too early to start the Christmas songs and holiday vibes while others think it can't start soon enough. "I think that the normal time to start listening to...

Welcome to the Bay

December 5, 2018

Behind the scenes of what the fire science classroom looks like. Tour of the classroom and fire truck...

David Wise performs a tail grab at the Audi Nines Sports Event held in Sölden, Austria Spring 2018. Wise saw the quarter pipe and grabbed his chance for the Nine Knights. “I felt like a champ,” Wise said. Photo courtesy of Markus Fischer.

Praying the Way to Gold

December 1, 2018

  Olympic skier David Wise returned to Red Rocks from Reno, Nevada to tell of his religious experience and what he thought would be the end of his career at Red Roc...

Visiting Chicago

November 14, 2018

Rock Media and RCTV travels to Chicago, IL for the semi-annual NSPA/JEA National Journalism Convention....

A Cantonese Thanksgiving

by Lily Hansen, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Leung and her family go to King's Land Chinese Seafood Restaurant for Asian cuisine and dancing dragons. On holidays and most Sundays, King's Land has dancers that come in for tips and dress up in a Chinese dragon train costume. King's Land Chinese Seafood Restaurant has a rating of 3.5/5 on Yelp. Most of the complaints that weigh down...

Are You Voting?

Are You Voting?

November 5, 2018

“Voting for me just isn’t happening, but I love America,” Sager said. “I hope a lot of people come out and vote [to] help the poles. I’ve ignored every political commercial, but I think the teachers need to get paid,” he said. “I think the teachers need to be able to afford to live in the communities in which they teach.”