Keeping in the lead

Keeping in the lead

Kenyondra Johnson and Daedra Wallace, Staff Writer and Photo Editor
February 14, 2014
Filed under RHS News

Ritenour High School’s Leadership class, consisting of young leaders and mentors, have been putting together and planning for many upcoming school events. The Leadership class is advised by Tavonda Palmer. Each year it is these students’ responsibility to organize and host the events at Ritenour...

FAFSA has seniors in a frenzy

FAFSA has seniors in a frenzy

Chiyierrja Grant, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under RHS News

It is that time of year again, as seniors make final decisions about plans after high school, the prices for furthering student’s education are not going down and the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) can help. FAFSA is the free application for federal student aid. It can be filled out...

Ritenour students come back from winter break to new rules

Ritenour students come back from winter break to new rules

Saydee Esparza, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under RHS News

In order to get a fresh start to the 2014 year, Ritenour has revisited some previous rules, and implemented some new ones. These rules apply to all grades and they deal with wearing ID badges at all times, having a 90 percent attendance rate to be able to attend dances, and having no phones or earbuds...

Ritenour students come back from winter break to new rules

Ritenour students come back from winter break to new rules

Brittany Mixon, Staff Writer
February 14, 2014
Filed under RHS News

Over the winter break, Ritenour’s administrative team enforced new rules that initially made students bristle. However, the rules were put into place in the name of student safety and achievement, rather than student pleasure. “The rules are designed to make students feel safer while at school....

Third time’s the charm

Third time’s the charm

Charles Daniels, Staff Writer
January 28, 2014
Filed under RHS News

On January 17 and 18 the Greater St. Louis (GSL) Speech and Debate finals were held at Ritenour High School. (RHS) The event started at 4 pm on Friday and ended at 7 on Saturday. Schools from the St. Louis area participated in the GSL tournament. The RHS debate team prepared the school for the tournament...

Dr. Robinson Welcomes Students to Second Semester

January 1, 2014
Filed under RHS News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Dr. Robinson's video message welcoming students back from winter break and outlining new procedures for second semester.

Moving up in the world

Moving up in the world

Saydee Esparza, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

Ritenour’s Performing Arts teacher Patricia Ulrich’s biggest dream was to be an administrator at a Performing Arts high school, and now she is finally getting the opportunity to pursue that dream. “The school I am going to is a musical and performing arts school which is a perfect fit for me....

Cans to show Ritenour Cares

Cans to show Ritenour Cares

Chiyierrja Grant, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013
Filed under RHS News

Ritenour’s annual canned food drive came to an end last month, but Husky students are still asking why it was important, how it feels to donate, and what the canned food drive was really all about. Families who do need help may not be sure to where or to whom to go to for help, and the canned food...

Earning top honors

Earning top honors

Ariella Smith, Online Editor
December 16, 2013
Filed under RHS News, Showcase

National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide student organization that focuses on leadership, community service and extracurricular activities. According to nhs.us, NHS originated in 1921 and was the first ever nationwide honor society. Prior to that time there were only local and regional honor societies. According...

Looking to make a difference

Zaria Dukes, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013
Filed under RHS News

Ritenour High School students are voicing their opinions and working to improve school policies in order to create a cohesive, friendly learning environment. There are two organizations within the school that are advocating for changes in Ritenour, and the students involved with these groups join...

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