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Renovation Plan Proposed by School Board is Approved by Majority of Votes

Renovation Plan Proposed by School Board is Approved by Majority of Votes

Angela Orlando, Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In late September, officials at state and county levels approved of the Ramsey Board of Education’s proposal for a construction plan to reach voters on December 11th. The cost for the construction primarily lies in renovating the district’s 82-year-old high school, which would put $15 million towards...

Thank You Mrs. Kakaty

Nicole Braun, Managing Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight

After fifteen years of serving the RHS community, Mrs. Kakaty is retiring this year. As media specialist, Mrs. Kakaty reflects that the greatest joy of her job was interacting with RHS’s diverse student body, saying that she is “so grateful to have a career which has been so focused on children.”...

The Importance of Student Journalism

The Importance of Student Journalism

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In April of last year, a story about six students at Pittsburg High School in Kansas that caused the resignation of the school’s newly hired principal was widely reported. When a student went to interview the new hire, Amy Robertson, for a profile, the interviewee was evasive in her responses. Questions...

Remembering Ramsey’s Sacrifice on the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

Remembering Ramsey’s Sacrifice on the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On November 11th this year, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, or the end of World War I, was celebrated throughout the world. Thanks to research and a presentation created by Mr. Lyle, the event was commemorated in a special way at Ramsey High. Mr. Lyle developed a tribute to some of the young...

Ramsey on the Big Screen with Lez Bomb

Ramsey on the Big Screen with Lez Bomb

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The comedy Lez Bomb premiered on November 9th, and follows the misadventures of a woman returning to her hometown to come out to her family and introduce her girlfriend at Thanksgiving. That hometown is Ramsey, NJ, and the lead actress, writer and director is RHS graduate Jenna Laurenzo. The movie...

Degrees Deferred by War, Finally Conferred

Degrees Deferred by War, Finally Conferred

William Kennedy and Patrick Chambers

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It might have taken more than seventy years, but the class of 2019 was honored by the addition of two new members as World War II veterans John Schaus and George “Dutch” Halik finally received the degrees they would have earned had they not left to defend our nation in World War II. The degrees...

Meet Mr. Craumer!

Amanda Kaczorowski, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight

Welcome to Ramsey High School Mr. Craumer! Our interim athletic director will be with us for the next few months as the search for a permanent Athletic Director is underway. While he is somber regarding the circumstances of acquiring his newfound position, he is eager to uphold the strong tradition ...

Bobby Taylor: The Man Behind “Girls Who Code”

Bobby Taylor: The Man Behind “Girls Who Code”

Madeline Bierfass, Spotlight Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight

Every new school year brings loads of new clubs, and this year is no exception! The most fascinating club so far has to be "Girls Who Code." Founded by sophomore Bobby Taylor, this club offers exciting opportunities to female students who are interested in the world of code. Bobby claims he was inspired...

Grace Robblee Leaves Her Mark at RHS

Grace Robblee Leaves Her Mark at RHS

Jack Kramer, News Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlight

“I’ve been making art for as long as I can remember. When I was little, I really wanted to be a painter, but then I realized that most artists get famous after they die, and I have expensive taste- no way could I survive on the starving artist lifestyle… so yeah basically I’ve been making art...

Ramsey’s Big Blue Marches in the Magic Kingdom

Ramsey’s Big Blue Marches in the Magic Kingdom

Liam Nelson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  While Friday the 13th is typically associated with misfortune, it is doubtful there was a more fortunate group than the Ramsey High School Big Blue Marching Band and Color Guard on April 13th. The day prior, musicians and guard members (as well as some special guests from RHS Drama Club)...

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