Controversial Quarantine

Alayna Amidon, Editor

May 25, 2020

It seems that social distancing has become quite the controversial topic as everyone has started developing their own views over the pandemic and the regulations that have been issued to keep us safe. I, of course, have dev...

Changing during junior year

Kerrigan Lewis, Writer

May 25, 2020

 This experience has changed my junior year because I couldn’t even go to school for almost half of the year because of this virus. So it made me realize how much school impacted my life and how it filled in my schedule so...

What it Should Have Been

Alayna Amidon, Editor

May 25, 2020

Ah, fourth quarter. Everyone is antsy and waiting for school to get out so we can live stress free and forget about classes during the summer. Sadly and unexpectedly, though, fourth quarter did not come to us this year, at le...

Dear Rocky Students of the Future

Larissa Pothoven, Editor

May 25, 2020

Dear Rocky Students of the Future,   It is easy to read about people in history books, never really thinking that they were in fact alive.  Those of us living through the COVID-19 pandemic are not too much different ...

Dear Future Rocky Students

Amelia Pena, Editor

May 25, 2020

Dear Future Rocky Students As you may look back on this year, try putting yourself in our shoes for a bit. During this time, we lost family and friends, we missed out on what was supposed to be the best part of our lives, a...

Dear Future Rock Island Students

Ellie Maranda, Editor

May 25, 2020

Dear Future Rock Island Students,    My name is Ellie Maranda. I’m currently a senior at Rocky, writing this letter to you as an assignment for the journalism class (which I highly recommend you join!) It’s 2020 ...

The 2020 Covid-19 Outbreak

Roberto Mendez, Writer

May 25, 2020

This has got to have been one of the most eventful years of my life, and not in a good way. It’s been kind of scary watching the numbers of virus victims rise tremendously and not knowing what might happen next. This virus h...

Dear Future Rocks

Jusele Irambona, Editor

May 25, 2020

Dear Future Rocks, During the year 2020, we experienced a global coronavirus (CODID-19) pandemic. This pandemic caused a lot of changes in communities and it affected the way that people lived their lives. It was a difficult ...

Dear Future Rocks

Morgan Freeman, Writer

May 25, 2020

Hello to anyone who is reading this. My name is Morgan Freeman. I was a 2020 graduate at Rock Island High School. Everything that is going on right now is hard for everyone, especially to us Seniors. We had so many things taken awa...

To Whatever Class is Reading This…

Hannah Dale, Writer

May 25, 2020

To Whatever Class is Reading This… COVID-19 was an unexpected, strange and sort of scary experience. And the class of 2020 was often criticized about it. Being told we were ‘dramatic’ or ‘childish’ for posts and ...

COVID19 School Closure