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Senior Tradition Brings Community Together

Connor Ellinor, Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

It has been exactly 150 days since Round Rock High School was last open for school. COVID-19, the newest pandemic of our world brought daily life to a halt. With the pandemic continuing for the past four months, seniors became worried that they would not get to live out the traditional senior experience. Many thought the year would be a throw away, but one tradition allowed them to participate in the big experiences of senior year, painting a parking spot.

How the Yearbook Staff Maintained Quality During the Quarantine

How the Yearbook Staff Maintained Quality During the Quarantine

May 10, 2020

For many years, the RRHS Dragon yearbook has been an example to other schools on how to put together a better yearbook. The award-winning publication is...

Students Find Creative Ways to Stay Busy

Geoffrey Daniels, Reporter

May 8, 2020

RRHS students are finding things to do to keep them preoccupied while they are not doing homework due to the unprecedented amount of freetime they all now have. Since the Governor gave the stay at home order April 2, technology has played an integral role in keeping connected and also entertained, while some have started cooking to pass the time, and or to learn how to cook. Mo...

Keeping Busy During Quarantine

Devon Rodriguez, Reporter

May 5, 2020

Due to the strict stay at home orders, students are reaching peak boredom. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, people are finding ways to have fun while in quarantine.

Swinging into the Musical: 'Tarzan'

Swinging into the Musical: ‘Tarzan’

February 14, 2020

The Theatre program’s musical: “Tarzan” finished its four-night run from Jan. 29 to Feb.1 earlier this month.  “Tarzan” is the story of a child who i...

Thespian Executive Heading to NYC for Shakespeare Competition

Thespian Executive Heading to NYC for Shakespeare Competition

February 14, 2020

The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition is a nation-wide contest in which high schoolers memorize and perform a Shakespeare monologue...

Girl Scout Economics

Girl Scout Economics

February 12, 2020

As February comes to a close student’s last chance to purchase the iconic Girl Scout Cookies does as well. The $4 cookie boxes can be found being sold in front of stores and even in school. Girl Scouts at Round Rock sell during lunchtimes or even in class.

Chick-fil-A’s reconstruction

Marissa Montemayor, Reporter

December 2, 2019

The third ranked fast food restaurant in the US is currently unavailable to all customers in round rock who Chick-fil-A was a daily routine for them. Since September 28th, the Chick-fil-A on 110 Louis Henna Blvd has been temporarily closed due to the reconstruction of the building after being opened for 20 years. Marketing director, Shirley Johnson, announced that it will open back up in the spring of 2020. 

Mario Kart Tour Takes Over the School

Geoffrey Daniels, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Mario Kart Tour is a new mobile game that has been sweeping the nation. Released on Sept. 25, Mario Kart Tour has been downloaded more than 20 million times across all mobile platforms. One particularly hot place for playing Mario Kart is right here in school. The game offers a multitude of characters, carts, and gliders to collect all based off of the world wide franchis...

Mia Sanchez is crowned just moments after being announced as homecoming queen for Round Rock High School.

2020 Royalty

October 16, 2019

Each year at the halftime of the Round Rock Homecoming game, the Homecoming Court is presented to the crowd before a king and queen are crowned. Last F...

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

October 1, 2019

When senior Joe Mook took the stage at the Austin Revolution film festival on Sept. 7 to accept the director’s choice award, he kept his response sim...

Caroline Cantrell's Save the Sea Turtles themed spot.

Parking Lot Vandalism

September 19, 2019

Summer ends and Round Rock High School seniors were quick to begin painting their reserved parking spots in preparation for the coming year. Students spent hours at a time under the intense summer heat painting their spot and making it their own. For most, a rewarding task. However, this was not the case for all when several seniors discovered their spots had been tampered with or even vandalized completely. Some vandalism seemed directed at certain students while others at ideals or political opinions.

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