RO: In the Know

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...

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

A. Valderas and S. R. Clark

October 19, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, feature, News and Features, Photos and Videos, Showcase, Uncategorized

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

Filed under Contests, Entertainment, feature, Photos and Videos, Showcase, Uncategorized

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

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

What the flag means to me

A. Myers, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Op-Ed/Editorial I come from a long line of military veterans. My great great grandfather was in World War 1, my great grandfather was in World War 2, my grandfather served in the US Army and retired after 20 years. My dad retired after serving 20 years in the Navy and my brother is currently serving in...

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