The Highlighter

Ring Ring

Max Hand, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

What is with all the bells in the hallway? Do you actually pay attention the thirty seconds after class when “they” are calling names to come down to the office? There were no bells for two weeks during AP testing and everyone did fine, right?     Talking to Mr. Gainley, I know he thinks tha...

Pointed Fingers

Emma Mackey, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The world that we live in now is one full of pointing fingers. Angry faces, loud voices, calls to action. Sometimes the pointed fingers do good; they turn heads to an issue that people couldn’t see even to actions sometimes. But people get caught up in the pointed fingers and other distractions that the...

Infinity War Review

Infinity War Review

Callin Naddy, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Uncategorized

****This review may contain slight spoilers, so be cautious when reading****   Come in with a knowledge of Marvel and leave a little confused about how they’re planning to wrap it up. That is a general feeling pervading Marvel’s newest installment in the Avengers franchise, Avengers: ...

Selfie Spots

Taylor Barella, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Most Rocky students see their peers selfies on social media, but they’re always in the worst parts of the schools, for example, the messy bathrooms. Rocky Community, I’m going to help you out here. I have investigated around the school and found places with better backgrounds and better lightin...

Protest Perspective

Conner Culhane, Contributor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday, February 27th students from high schools across the city gathered in the Square in Old Town to protest. This protest was the beginning of a series of student demonstrations across the nation regarding gun control in the wake of the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida that lef...

Recruiting is who you know

Hayden Heinze, Contributor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

According to the NCAA only about two percent of high school athletes get recruited and have the chance to play in college. There is recent debate on whether or not simply being a talented athlete is enough to get you recruited. Colleges send scouts all over the country to watch and meet with student ...

Get involved in RMHS sports

Get involved in RMHS sports

Max Hand, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

High school sports are fun to participate in and to support. Rocky has lots of sports you can play or watch. In my experience, high school sports are very important, not just for results, but for so much more.     High school sports create a good bonding experience for students. Rocky get...

School shootings

Madisyn Seidel, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There have been a total of eight school shootings in the United States since January 1st of this year. So many people are affected by a tragedy like this and I can’t even imagine what the families of the victims are going through.   The number of school shootings has affected both students and st...

“Students You Give Me Hope”

“Students You Give Me Hope”

Emma Mackey, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Attending the student organized walk-out on Tuesday February 27th was one of the most touching and inspiring experiences that I’ve ever been a part of. Having so many individuals so empowered to see a change happen created an environment of tangible love and support. Students who had never met befo...

Black Panther Movie Review

Adrion Folse, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Life, Opinion

The newest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has spent its first week in theatres breaking box office records and grossing $218 million during its opening weekend. “Black Panther” has become the top-grossing film with a black director and a mainly black cast. Taking the place of the movie t...

Keep Rocky Safe

Keep Rocky Safe

Max Hand, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Do you feel safe going to school at Rocky? Poudre School District (PSD) believes that in order to protect schools teachers need to be informed and equipped and prepare them for the worst. Friday, March 2nd, while students have the day off, all Rocky employees will be attending a seminar taught by Officer Car...

School is a privilege, don’t get schooled

Taylor Barella, Staff Writter

February 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many adults feel that today’s kids don’t take advantage of the free education that the state provides for them. Kids have taken for granted a free education, and I strongly agree with these adults. I hate how my peers will drop out of school because they think it’s too hard for them when they sho...

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