RO: In the Know

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

A. Valderas and S. R. Clark

October 19, 2018

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 ...

ROMS hosts first-ever middle school ‘Fall Ball’

K. Brown and S. Batres

October 5, 2018

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...

New Highsteppers debut at May Spring Fling recital

Staff reports

May 1, 2018

Please congratulate the 2018-2019 Highsteppers! Lieutenants: Grace Cottrell, Drew Fleming, Isabella Francis, Skylar Sherman Team: Abigail Cooper Kynnedi Ward Alice Mastrovich Lauren Starling ...

ROMS Honors Band victorious in UIL Varsity Contest

Staff reports

April 26, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

Asher named 2018 JEA Aspiring Young Journalist

April 16, 2018

After what may have seemed like an eternity, the agonizing wait is finally over. It's official: ROMS Eighth grader Ariel Asher is the 2018 Journalism Education Association Aspiring Young Journalist! For ROISD's coverage of...

Students on the rise

B. Brock, Copy Editor, Senior Photographer

April 16, 2018

Weeks after the mass murder of 17 students and staff, movements have surfaced by teens who won’t be silenced any longer. In New York City, Chicago, Atlanta Santa Monica, Newtown, Conn., and at Columbine High School students walked...

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