The Mental Impact

Alayna Amidon, Editor

May 27, 2020

There’s no denying that quarantine has hit a lot of us pretty hard, especially those with previous mental and physical health conditions. I don’t want to speak on behalf of all of those with mental illnesses, but for me p...

A New Perspective

Darian Harding, Editor

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 has so greatly affected our community and not for the better. We have to stay six feet apart from each other, all wear masks and gloves. We can’t come together as a community anymore because no more than 10 people ...

To the Future Rocky Graduates,

Darian Harding, Editor

May 26, 2020

To the Future Rocky Graduates, I wish I could’ve said goodbye to all my teachers. I wish I would’ve known that that Friday would’ve been my last day inside the school. That I was going to have to graduate through a comp...

For Better or For Worse

Alayna Amidon, Editor

May 26, 2020

They say that every year in high school gets better, but I couldn’t disagree more with the turn of events that have happened during my junior year. It’s sad to see the fourth quarter of my junior year go completely down the dra...

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 ...

Because I Wanted To

Anna Rowell, Editor

May 25, 2020

There has been a trend going around about people, especially young girls, either shaving or dying their hair. I am proud to say that in my quarantine boredom I have accomplished both. First, I dyed the tips of my hair red on a wh...

A Light At the End of The Tunnel

Ellie Maranda, Editor

May 24, 2020

There’s no doubt that this pandemic has been difficult for everyone. Families of victims are grieving their losses. Healthcare employees are working tirelessly to treat those affected and to keep the rest of us safe. Thousands ...

The Final Goodbye

Anna Rowell, Editor

May 24, 2020

The last time we would all see each other would be the day before spring break. We were all excited to finish our third quarter, but more excited to come back and finish our last quarter at the school we have been attending f...

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