March 12, 2012 Volume 12, Issue 4

Becoming a citizen of the world

RCHS completely goes against the cookie-cutter idea of a public school. RCHS has always been unique so it is no surprise that the values and foundation of our school would be unique as well.... RCHS started when parents from Magellan Charter School wished to continue the secure, nurturing, and academically enriched education that their children had... [Read More]

A fat celebration

On February 21st, SOOTS held their annual Fat Tuesday celebration complete with all of the food, documentaries, and music that have become a renowned part of SOOTS tradition. This event takes place every year at RCHS and is held to raise money for SOOTS projects and the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), whose goal is "[helping] true pioneers and... [Read More]

Sophomores compete in the annual We the People competition

It's the one time a year for the sophomores to use their knowledge of the Constitution in the competition known as We the People.... Every year, the portion of the school population taking Civics & Economics take part in this competition to increase their knowledge of how our government works and to promote civic consciousness in schools all across... [Read More]

Outdoor learning center for our loved ones

The RCHS family has gone through several changes, but recently we have been united due to tragedies in the past year. With the passing of beloved members of the RCHS family, students and teachers have gotten together to propose a way to remember their lives. In order to set the school's vision in motion, a committee was set up to "plan and create an... [Read More]

Cringing at the pump

Gas prices in North Carolina skyrocketed at the beginning of 2012 due to the 3.9 cent rise in the state tax and the repeal of the ethanol subsidy (funding) that was worth 4.5 cents a gallon. ... According to www.thetimesnews.com, every 6 months the state revises the motor fuel tax, letting it rise and fall in relation with the wholesale price of fuel.... [Read More]

A fat celebration

On February 21st, SOOTS held their annual Fat Tuesday celebration complete with all of the food, documentaries, and music that have become a renowned part of SOOTS tradition. This event takes place every year at RCHS and is held to raise money for SOOTS projects and the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), whose goal is "[helping] true pioneers and... [Read More]

Sophomores compete in the annual We the People competition

It's the one time a year for the sophomores to use their knowledge of the Constitution in the competition known as We the People.... Every year, the portion of the school population taking Civics & Economics take part in this competition to increase their knowledge of how our government works and to promote civic consciousness in schools all across... [Read More]

Outdoor learning center for our loved ones

The RCHS family has gone through several changes, but recently we have been united due to tragedies in the past year. With the passing of beloved members of the RCHS family, students and teachers have gotten together to propose a way to remember their lives. In order to set the school's vision in motion, a committee was set up to "plan and create an... [Read More]

Cringing at the pump

Gas prices in North Carolina skyrocketed at the beginning of 2012 due to the 3.9 cent rise in the state tax and the repeal of the ethanol subsidy (funding) that was worth 4.5 cents a gallon. ... According to www.thetimesnews.com, every 6 months the state revises the motor fuel tax, letting it rise and fall in relation with the wholesale price of fuel.... [Read More]

A fat celebration

On February 21st, SOOTS held their annual Fat Tuesday celebration complete with all of the food, documentaries, and music that have become a renowned part of SOOTS tradition. This event takes place every year at RCHS and is held to raise money for SOOTS projects and the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), whose goal is "[helping] true pioneers and... [Read More]

Sophomores compete in the annual We the People competition

It's the one time a year for the sophomores to use their knowledge of the Constitution in the competition known as We the People.... Every year, the portion of the school population taking Civics & Economics take part in this competition to increase their knowledge of how our government works and to promote civic consciousness in schools all across... [Read More]

Outdoor learning center for our loved ones

The RCHS family has gone through several changes, but recently we have been united due to tragedies in the past year. With the passing of beloved members of the RCHS family, students and teachers have gotten together to propose a way to remember their lives. In order to set the school's vision in motion, a committee was set up to "plan and create an... [Read More]

Cringing at the pump

Gas prices in North Carolina skyrocketed at the beginning of 2012 due to the 3.9 cent rise in the state tax and the repeal of the ethanol subsidy (funding) that was worth 4.5 cents a gallon. ... According to www.thetimesnews.com, every 6 months the state revises the motor fuel tax, letting it rise and fall in relation with the wholesale price of fuel.... [Read More]

A fat celebration

On February 21st, SOOTS held their annual Fat Tuesday celebration complete with all of the food, documentaries, and music that have become a renowned part of SOOTS tradition. This event takes place every year at RCHS and is held to raise money for SOOTS projects and the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), whose goal is "[helping] true pioneers and... [Read More]

Sophomores compete in the annual We the People competition

It's the one time a year for the sophomores to use their knowledge of the Constitution in the competition known as We the People.... Every year, the portion of the school population taking Civics & Economics take part in this competition to increase their knowledge of how our government works and to promote civic consciousness in schools all across... [Read More]

Outdoor learning center for our loved ones

The RCHS family has gone through several changes, but recently we have been united due to tragedies in the past year. With the passing of beloved members of the RCHS family, students and teachers have gotten together to propose a way to remember their lives. In order to set the school's vision in motion, a committee was set up to "plan and create an... [Read More]

Cringing at the pump

Gas prices in North Carolina skyrocketed at the beginning of 2012 due to the 3.9 cent rise in the state tax and the repeal of the ethanol subsidy (funding) that was worth 4.5 cents a gallon. ... According to www.thetimesnews.com, every 6 months the state revises the motor fuel tax, letting it rise and fall in relation with the wholesale price of fuel.... [Read More]

A fat celebration

On February 21st, SOOTS held their annual Fat Tuesday celebration complete with all of the food, documentaries, and music that have become a renowned part of SOOTS tradition. This event takes place every year at RCHS and is held to raise money for SOOTS projects and the Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF), whose goal is "[helping] true pioneers and... [Read More]

Sophomores compete in the annual We the People competition

It's the one time a year for the sophomores to use their knowledge of the Constitution in the competition known as We the People.... Every year, the portion of the school population taking Civics & Economics take part in this competition to increase their knowledge of how our government works and to promote civic consciousness in schools all across... [Read More]

Outdoor learning center for our loved ones

The RCHS family has gone through several changes, but recently we have been united due to tragedies in the past year. With the passing of beloved members of the RCHS family, students and teachers have gotten together to propose a way to remember their lives. In order to set the school's vision in motion, a committee was set up to "plan and create an... [Read More]

Cringing at the pump

Gas prices in North Carolina skyrocketed at the beginning of 2012 due to the 3.9 cent rise in the state tax and the repeal of the ethanol subsidy (funding) that was worth 4.5 cents a gallon. ... According to www.thetimesnews.com, every 6 months the state revises the motor fuel tax, letting it rise and fall in relation with the wholesale price of fuel.... [Read More]