March 14, 2013 Volume 13, Issue 4

RCHS is rowdy...for science!

... On Saturday, February 23, RCHS sent 2 teams to the Ocean Science Blue Heron Bowl. This event took place in Jordan Hall on North Carolina State University's (NCSU) campus. The RCHS A team won the State competition and will be competing April 20 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the National Championship. Seniors J. Tseng, B. Whitfield, D. Qu, J. Cookmeyer... [Read More]

It takes a brain to bee the best

On Saturday, February 16, 7 RCHS students participated in the annual Brain Bee held at Duke University. In Brain Bee, students are asked questions based on the book Brain Facts from the Society for Neuroscience. Participants are quizzed in a spelling-bee like format on multiple aspects of the brain, hence the name "Brain Bee."... ... Out of the 7 RCHS... [Read More]

RCHS Phoenix sport report

RCHS's women's swim team secured their third 1A/2A State Championship on February 10. They dominated many events, including the 200-meter medley. Sophomore O. Ontjes won both the 100 meter breaststroke and 100-meter free-stroke to win MVP for the 1A/2A division overall. Another swimmer who took home a medal was Junior M. Ireland who swam her way to... [Read More]