• COME SEE THE FALL PLAY 11/15-11/17

  • DODGE BALL TOURNAMENT 11/15

Four Promoted to the College Ranks for RHS Baseball in ’19

Four Promoted to the College Ranks for RHS Baseball in ’19

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Of the nearly half a million students who play varsity baseball in high school in America, only around 7% will have the opportunity to join a college team. Two years ago, RHS baseball sent two pitchers to the college ranks who both made appearances in NCAA games last year: Jon Turk for the University of ...

Charity Chokers Shows Smashing Success

Charity Chokers Shows Smashing Success

Emma Kunz, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Running a three-women business is no small feat. Finding the time to do so while being an ever-busy high school student? Some may say it’s nearly impossible- but not for Ramsey DECA students Mariana Steiner, Evelyn Ivry, and Julia Scavone. Since 2016, determination and hard work has allowed them to...

8th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

8th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

Warren Cho, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

This past Tuesday, January 15th, Ramsey High School held their 8th annual inter school Poetry-Out-Loud contest. Led by Mrs. Rodriguez and Mrs. Altiero, Poetry Out Loud is an contest uses a pyramid-like structure that begins at the classroom level. Winners then advance to a school-wide competition, then...

RHS Robotics Team Closes its Fourth Year of Competition

RHS Robotics Team Closes its Fourth Year of Competition

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The RHS Robotics team recently competed in its final FIRST Tech Challenge of the season, nearly four years to the month the team competed in this inaugural competition. If you’ve watched videos of the incredible parkouring robots of Boston Dynamics on social media, or read any number of articles...

New RAM Newspaper Mobile App

New RAM Newspaper Mobile App

William Kennedy, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As noted in Dr. Thumm's February 5th announcement, the Ramsey RAM is now available as an app on student iPads. The concept, which started as a Vision 2020 project, is to show the latest headlines in an easy to read format, and leverage the native WordPress functionality the online newspaper is already...

Design Thinking Tackles Real World Problems

Design Thinking Tackles Real World Problems

Julia Seelin

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Design thinking is a class like no other. It takes the students out of the everyday routine of school and allows them to tackle real world problems and come up with innovative solutions. I was able to experience this first hand when I took the class in the first semester, and I am very thankful I did....

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...

Showcase