RO: In the Know

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...

Most dangerous weather phenomenon

A. Williams, Staff Writer, Meterologist

May 1, 2018

Filed under feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

 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

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

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,...

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