RO: In the Know

Longtime ROMS assistant principal joins leadership at ROE

Olivia B.

September 12, 2019

She was a dedicated assistant principal to ROMS kids and staff, and now Merilee Stone has chosen to go help another school in need of her amazing skills. Wanting to learn new things and work with younger kids, Mrs.Stone has decided to move to Red Oak Elementary School to serv...

Spring Fling offers another night of music, dancing

R Chehab, Anchor

April 15, 2019

ROMS cheerleaders hosted a Spring Fling in the middle school dance gym. It was on Friday, March 29 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Sales were $5 at lunch and $7 at the door. Dress code was appropriate "Sunday best" and students had to have ...

Overcoming struggles on and off the field

D Pimentel, Sports editor

April 9, 2019

Middle school sports can seem like a joke to some. But for others this is the time where  you’re working as hard you can to prepare for high school. Kenneth Molano,an 8th grader at Red Oak Middle School was just like any other ...

Setting the record straight about alternative school

L.Rivera

April 1, 2019

Everyone has to go to school, right? Of course we do. Some students get sent to alternative school for doing something that they weren’t supposed to do. So what happens when you don’t get to see your friends, your teachers...

For these Hawks, unique pets are family too

A. Myers, Staff Cartoonist, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

Few are unusual, weird , or even unique. People have some interesting pets, with unusual traits. Eighth grader Ambrin Hayes has three ferrets Rogue, Havok, and Mystique and two ducks Cheese and Quackers. The traits for the ferrets ar...

Football is always in season

Z. Mitchell and Z. Mitchell

March 31, 2019

When most people think of working out, they think about bench pressing, deadlifts or squats. ROMS football cornerback Stellen D’Angelo is one of the athletes participating in offseason conditioning. There’s much more ...

Students develop leadership, discipline in Civil Air Patrol

A. Williams, Meteorologist

March 31, 2019

Seeing 12-year-olds walking around in military fatigues may confuse some people. These students are Civil Air Patrol "cadets," and students in grades seven through 12 -- and even college students -- can join. How many people actually know what Ci...

Best Phones Under $1K for teens

J. Davis, Copy Editor, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Galaxy S7 Edge If you want a phone for around $300, the S7 Edge is a great phone. Modern styling, wireless charging, glassback, and flagship styling come standard on this phone. Back in 2016, this phone was originally $779. ...

Chickens can be man’s best friend, too: Raising Chickens 101

A. Myers, Staff Cartoonist, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

As many ROMS Hawks know, the science department has been raising (and training) chickens as therapy animals for students. This is year two of the project, and the chickens are stronger than ever. Some students have considered r...

By the numbers: Mobile multi-tasking makes a mess behind the wheel

J. Davis, Staff Writer, Columnist

February 23, 2019

There were 34,439 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2016 in which 37,461 deaths occurred. But somehow, more than 21 million people in the U.S. are still afraid to fly. Roads in America can be dangerous. A...

Paranormal Experiences: Real or imagination?

R. Chehab

January 3, 2019

Creaky doors, flickering lights, and dark shadows. Getting into the Halloween spirit, many people have encountered something scary or unusual. If you have had a paranormal experience before, keep reading for a treat- or trick. Most ...

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