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The Life of a Cheerleader »

By Ciara Griffin Scream and shout and let it all out, Mishayla Jones is the name and cheering is her game. Jones cheers for Ruskin High School as a senior,…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

The thrill of the competition »

By Allison Goff   At Ruskin High School there is a very competitive debate team. They frequently engage in debate tournaments and travel to other states and high schools to…

Dec 2 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Everything’s turning up pink »

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By Maygan Ham Communication Arts teacher Kamille Jefferson sells raffle tickets, ribbons, and bracelets during the Pink Night sponsored by…

Feb 12 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Plunging for a Cause »

MJROTC Instructor Colonel Ivan Glasco leads the”Frozen Fannies” (left) and his Cadets (right) out of the cold waters at the Polar Plunge Saturday. The event raises money for Special Olympics. This is the second year that Glasco and his cadets have participated, and the fifth year for the “Frozen Fannies” - a group of Ruskin teachers - have joined in the fun. “I was very motivated,” Glasco said. “Motivated to get out of that water AND to raise money for Special Olympics!” Photo by Luis Jimenez.

On Saturday Jan 31, 25 teachers and students from Ruskin braved the cold water at Longview Lake for the Polar…

Feb 6 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Staff Restarts the New Year at R.H.S »

Teachers and administrators gave a warm welcome to students as they entered school Jan. 6.

By Luis Jimenez  On Jan. 6, Ruskin High School students and staff restarted the second semester by reasserting their efforts…

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Not So Happy Valentine’s Day »

“One of my ‘exes’ dated for almost a year and we broke up because he thought I was cheating on him (and I wasn’t) so we broke up and he started dating one of my friends,”  sophomore Heavenly Frazier said. When people think of Valentine’s…

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Abracadabra! »

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

By Musa Khan “The last good movie I saw was ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’,” junior Robert Johnson said. Johnson is a huge fan of the Harry Potter franchise and waited three hours in line just to get tickets to the midnight…

Jan 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Never Leaving Ruskin »

By Alesia Davis Science teacher Lamar Pearson and history teacher Robert Nellis are passionate about their job at RHS. Listen to some of their high…

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Not So Happy Valentine’s Day »

“One of my ‘exes’ dated for almost a year and we broke up because he thought I was cheating on him (and I wasn’t) so…

Mar 2 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Types of Journalism

By Sumer Freeman Journalism teacher Laura Williams speaks to her Introduction to Journalism class about the five reasons to “hit the delete key.” She engages the students attention by being enthusiastic. This lesson teaches students what…

Oct 17 2014 / Read More »
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5 Questions With… Allison Rainey

By Alesia Davis Q: What made you want to join ROTC & color-guard? A: Well, I got put in ROTC unexpectedly, but I thought, ‘Hmm, maybe I should try this out.’ So I did and now…

Oct 29 2014 / Read More »
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What you don’t know about WAMPLER!

By Naomi Hill      Alex Wampler, chemistry teacher at Ruskin High, is also a coach for the volleyball team and robotics. But before he was a teacher, he was enlisted in the Navy for over…

Oct 21 2014 / Read More »
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The Last Good Vacation I had Was….

By Maygan Ham  The last good vacation junior Valeczia Hooks took was to Orlando, Fla. “The weather was beautiful and there was a lot of things to do,” Hooks said. They had so many things they…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »
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Something You Love

By Sumer Freeman   Trevell Young has been a Ruskin football player for quite some time. He’s a junior now and he still aspires to become a leader on the team. Trevell has been playing football…

Nov 18 2014 / Read More »
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Varsity Loses Tough Game

By Alesia Davis Ruskin Golden Eagles Varsity Basketball Team lost by 22 points to the Liberty Blue Jays on Jan. 30, giving the Eagles a 5 and 13 losing record for the season. The Eagles started…

Feb 5 2015 / Read More »
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Lady Eagles Big Win At Home

The Lady Eagles varsity basketball team defeated the St. Joe  Central Indians 43-42 on the “Think Pink” night, Feb. 9  at Ruskin High School, giving them a winning record of 12 and 8 for the season.…

Mar 2 2015 / Read More »
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Get that take down and score

By Brittanie Lot-Verhelle Get that take down and score! Eager to wrestle and win the match to represent Ruskin, junior Jamal Karriem with two wins and one loss, grabs hold of his opponent for a take…

Feb 3 2014 / Read More »

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