RO: In the Know

Paranormal Experiences: Real or imagination?

R. Chehab

January 3, 2019

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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 ...

‘Dancing with the Hawks’ fun for most, students ready for next ‘ball’

A. Valderas and S. R. Clark

October 19, 2018

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This October 5 Red Oak Middle School kids lived it up at the first ever dance. The fall ball dance was the first dance ever in 12 years . Along with the dance some were wondering why we had this dance well just thank ...

Drug awareness contest offers sweet deal for winners

Staff Reports

October 5, 2018

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW CONTEST ENTRIES!  Drug abuse, alcohol addiction, tobacco usage among teens is not a "new thing" among young people. Every year, Red Ribbon Week activities across the nation try to encourage students to choose a drug-free life. This year's theme is: "Life is a Journey. Do it Drug Free." &nbs...

ROMS hosts first-ever middle school ‘Fall Ball’

K. Brown and S. Batres

October 5, 2018

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ROMS Cheerleaders will host the school’s first Fall Ball this Friday from 6:30 - 8:30 in the main gym. Only Red Oak Middle School students (all grades) are allowed to attend. ROMS hasn’t had a school dance in more...

Mena reaches out, offers opportunities for ROMS students to do the same

B. Morrow, Photographer

May 15, 2018

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ROMS  counselor Jennifer Mena is a very caring person and is almost always available for students. She is always busy helping students with their education or even  with a personal life situation. She reaches out to each and eve...

Most dangerous weather phenomenon

A. Williams, Staff Writer, Meterologist

May 1, 2018

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 Weather is everywhere and always changing in one way or another.It can never be fully understood due to everyday there is something new to discover.This might seem surprising to some,but floods and droughts kill more people ...

ROMS Honors Band victorious in UIL Varsity Contest

Staff reports

April 26, 2018

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The award-winning ROMS band has done it again. Students returned to campus wearing tuxedo shirts, black slacks, and walking with a pep in their step Thursday afternoon. The Honors Band competed before UIL judges on April 26,...

JV Hawkette and Cheer teams

A. Crozier, General Assignment/News Editor

April 21, 2018

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New addition to rohs, jv cheer and drill teams.   As some of us may know, Red Oak High School Drill/Cheer are bringing JV teams starting 2018-19 school years. These JV teams will help with students deciding whether or no...

Sharing is caring for veteran math teacher

J. Du Gan, Staff Cartoonist, Writer

April 17, 2018

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Ms. Thompson is a seventh grade math teacher at Red Oak Middle School. This year marks her 20th year of teaching. She earned a Bachelor of Science in EDCI from Texas A&M University. She began teaching at Rockwall ISD in 1998. ...

Eighth grade survivor “runs” for her life

E. Garcia, Social Media Manager

April 16, 2018

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Amy Flores is a healthy track athlete and she loves what she does. Was it always like this though? When Amy was only eight years old she got diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor. Wilms Tumor is a type ...

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