RO: In the Know

No Cap S1:E2 School fights – What’s the point?

B. Cooks and D. Pimentel

April 26, 2019

Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinion, Podcasts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Do you have something to add? Got a "hot topic" for next episode? What do YOU want David and Bianca to tackle on the next No Cap? Please leave comments below! Thanks for listening!...

New podcast debuts: “No Cap” with B. Cooks and D. Pimentel

B. Cooks and D. Pimentel

April 17, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Podcasts, Showcase

There's a LOT more than just seven classes going on with each of the ROMS Hawks. Bianca and David take a moment to get real with their peers in each episode of  No Cap. Join them this week as they look back on STAAR week. ...

Review: Hard lessons from “The Hate U Give”

K. Brown

April 9, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

I have one word to describe this movie: Powerful. I’m sure you’ve heard of all the racial conflict increasing throughout the world. Well the movie “The Hate U Give” is a very powerful movie that gives a good grasp of the racism going on ...

Setting the record straight about alternative school

L.Rivera

April 1, 2019

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Football is always in season

Z. Mitchell and Z. Mitchell

March 31, 2019

Filed under feature, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

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

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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

Filed under feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

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

Filed under feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

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

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Book Review: Feline ‘Warriors’ pounce at the chance for life in the wild

H. Lopez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Warriors, the adventurous book series in which cats of different clans fight to survive in the wretched wilderness, is the book for this week! As of 2019, there are six of the books in total, the 6th series set coming out this...

Review: Twisting up a Storm

A. Williams, Student writer

January 3, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

I have seen this movie over a hundred times. Twister came out in 1996, and is about university professor, Dr.Jo Harding  (Helen Hunt). Harding and a group of students make a groundbreaking discovery when her husband, Bill (Bill Paxton) creates Dorothy, a t...

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