Color Guard wins competition in Florida

Color Guard wins competition in Florida

April 10, 2017
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

Ritenour’s Color Guard won first place gold in the 3A auxiliary color guard on April 1 at the WorldStrides concert competition in Orlando, Fla. The color guard team, coached by Hoech math teacher Stephanie Goetz, had been practicing since January for this event. Sophomore Dorothy Sloan-Ule was...

From a Barber to a Maestro

From a Barber to a Maestro

Lila Irby, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

Junior Jordyn Barber earned the Maestro Award, based solely on her voice and talent while performing a solo for three judges at the Heritage Music Festival in Orlando, Fla. over Spring Break. Barber was one of 19 students who competed for the award, and won over the judges by performing “Bonse Aba,”...

Ritenour School District celebrates 150 years

Ritenour School District celebrates 150 years

January 25, 2017
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Spotlight

The Ritenour School District is planning its biggest party in 150 years! The district has planned a yearlong series of events – with more to be added throughout the year – to celebrate our 2017 sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the...

RHS Creative Writing Club hosts website

RHS Creative Writing Club hosts website

January 24, 2017
Filed under RHS News, Uncategorized

RHS Creative Writing Club Ritenour High School's Creative Writing Club is a group devoted to inspiring and supporting writers and artists. The club meets every Tuesday from 3-4 PM in room 235 and is open to all students and staff. If you cannot physically meet, be sure to check the website for weekl...

Mike Smith visits Ritenour High School

Mike Smith visits Ritenour High School

Ashley Wright, Staff Member
December 2, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

Public speaker Mike Smith visited Ritenour High School today. Smith is known around Ritenour for his inspiring Jostens stories. Although Smith said he is not a motivational speaker he delivered a message that left many Ritenour students feeling motivated and inspired. “I feel like he was reall...

Ritenour students express their opinion on 2017-2018 hybrid schedule

Ritenour students express their opinion on 2017-2018 hybrid schedule

Bri Mays, Online Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Uncategorized

For the upcoming 2017-2018 school year, Ritenour will be altering their scheduling system to what is called a hybrid schedule. The new schedule has three days when students attend all seven classes, one day when students only attend odd numbered classes and then another day when students attend even...

Veteran visits Ritenour high school

Veteran visits Ritenour high school

Royalty Knight, Opinion Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Special education teacher Alyssa Deuser and her mother Collette Deuser assisted Edward Deuser, a 92-year-old World War II veteran tell his story to Ms. Deuser’s class. Mr. Deuser came to Ritenour the day before Veterans Day to tell stories of life in the Navy during his time in the service from 1...

Students voice their opinion on post election day.

Students voice their opinion on post election day.

Bri Mays, Online Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

“I'm happy and optimistic about this election. For the first time in 8 years, America is seeing change. The political power has shifted in Washington D.C., in agreement with the party of the new president. I'm hopeful that both sides of Congress, the Senate, and the House of Representatives can al...

Turning disappointment into motivation

Turning disappointment into motivation

Jordyn Barber, Staff Member
November 4, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Sports

“My freshman year I really wanted to be on JV, however, I played on the C team. From that moment I told myself that for sophomore year I would be varsity catcher and sure enough, I was.” “Our coaching helped me developed my skill and made me such a better ball player. It’s all about your ...

How have you changed since freshmen year?

How have you changed since freshmen year?

Bri Mays, Online Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

“I take school more seriously now.  In middle school I thought high school would be a breeze, but then I was faced with reality after my GPA dropped. Now to this day, I’m still paying for it. As I apply for college, I realize how me not taking school as serious holds me back from opportunities I’...

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