Ritenour hosts Gateway 2 Change Race Summit

Ritenour hosts Gateway 2 Change Race Summit

Royalty Knight, Opinion Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under RHS News

Gateway 2 Change is a nonprofit organization created following the death of Mike Brown and the social unrest that followed. Today at Ritenour High School, 38 schools from all around the St. Louis area met to discuss things such as racism, sexism, xenophobia and other societal issues. The facilitators...

Volleyball Senior Night preview

Volleyball Senior Night preview

Kourtney Pliner, Pepper Box Staff Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Sports

Today is senior night for the girls volleyball team. These girls have worked to perfect their craft during the seasons they have played. Some have even played Varsity for all four years in high school. Morgan Coffey has been playing Varsity volleyball since her freshman year. “This is our last time...

2016-2017 Homecoming Recap

2016-2017 Homecoming Recap

Bri Mays, Online Editor
October 3, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

“I've been to all four Homecoming dances, and this was probably the most fun I have had at one. Maybe it is because it's my senior year and many of my friends were there. I also thought the songs were a lot better, the food was better, and of course my favorite thing was the chocolate fountain. ...

Senior commended by National Merit Scholarship Program

Senior commended by National Merit Scholarship Program

Will Qualls, Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

Senior Jeremy Smith was named Commended Student by the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ritenour principal Dr. Shane Hopper was excited to share the news with the staff and students. “He has demonstrated exceptional academic promise and is a great representative of RHS,” Hopper said. Smith...

You Don´t Know My Story

You Don´t Know My Story

Bri Mays, Online Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under RHS News

"One of the major things I have had to overcome was last year when I played soccer, and had to switch positions.  We ended up not having a goal keeper so it was up to one of us to solve the problem and I stepped up. Over the year I have overcome that fear of being a goalie and now I am a key member...

Chromebook Orientation for Students

Chromebook Orientation for Students

July 8, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Spotlight

As part of a new 1:1 technology initiative at Ritenour High School every RHS student will receive a Chromebook at the start of the 2016-2017 school year that they will use both in school and at home throughout the year. Students will receive their devices as part of a mandatory parent/guardian-stude...

New editors named for 2017 Pepper Box Staff

New editors named for 2017 Pepper Box Staff

Ron Steinschriber
June 10, 2016
Filed under RHS News

The editorial staff consists of 9 members, including 3 returning editors from the 2015-2016 school year.

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Senior goodbye advice!

Senior goodbye advice!

Carcea Carr, Online Editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Spotlight

"There is a place called happiness; it is just an arm's length away from your fears and a few steps beyond your misgivings.  To get there, sometimes you need to take the path of courage down to the street of never-give-up, until you reach your field of dreams." Assistant Principal Patricia Closson. "Dont...

The Hazards of Hazing

The Hazards of Hazing

May 20, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

  When alerted that a local school district had an Hazing incident, KRHS surveyed the Ritenour campus finding many did not have accurate or had never heard of hazing. Our students talk with the Ritenour Athletic and Activites directors, Coach Lohnes and Mr. Jerry Nolen, to educate students on the d...

Business affairs

Business affairs

Carcea Carr, Online Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

On April 25, the Business Department, led by teachers Kelly Holloway, Joelle McIntosh, and Cheryl Jolly-Luster,held the first business meeting with business mentors, finance consultants, and many school officials, who shared their understanding of what it takes to be successful in the business. Business...

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