Person of the Day Junior Sunny Cisneros helps her squad with proper stance during a drill practice.

Cisneros leads MCJROTC »

By Nicole Hilden In the halls of Ruskin, one sees straight faces, straight lines, three squads of four, with marching feet that thud. Loud calls of “mark time,” “change step,”…

Mar 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »

No More Uniforms »

By Luis Jimenez Last night at the weekly Hickman Mills C-1 School District Board of Education meeting, the members approved…

May 29 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

The Golden Boy Wins »

Memphis at Golden State, Game 2

Jasmine Shelton Staff Reporter After all the debates over who will win this years NBA MVP award the wait is…

May 7 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Theatre receives Blue Star nomination »

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The RHS Theatre Department received a coveted Starlight Blue Star Nomination again this year in the category of “Outstanding Artistic…

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Peace rally scheduled for Saturday »

The Kansas City Missouri Police Department will sponsor a peace rally to encourage community-police partnerships Saturday morning. The rally will…

May 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

20/20 Gets Major Awards »


By Luis Jimenez Managing Editor Competing against 20 other Kansas City area schools, Ruskin leadership 20/20 students brought home two…

Apr 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Brain Power »

Luis Jimenez Would you agree that these are pretty interesting to watch while you have a couple of minutes of down time. Watch these great YouTube Videos to fill your brain with knowledge. Is Watch Dogs Possible? By Vsauce 3 See what people can do…

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Theatre receives Blue Star nomination »

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The RHS Theatre Department received a coveted Starlight Blue Star Nomination again this year in the category of “Outstanding Artistic Contribution by a Student” for the fall musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” Ruskin students Tygee Faulkner, Christian Graham, and Ty-Teona Jenkins received the nomination in…

May 1 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Mar 4 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

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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EOC Readiness Takes Off

By Dashay Reed Senior MaKyla Rhodes calls American Government teacher William Obrien over to her desk to check her notes right before the lunch bell to ensure her grades are in good standing. Rhodes just took…

May 4 2015 / Read More »
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5Qs with Aeriona Verge

By Lajai Ivy 1.What is it like to dance for Ruskin, why do you feel that way? It’s sometimes fun, but at the same time frustrating because you never know what the crowd may say. And…

Mar 8 2015 / Read More »
Teacher Spotlight Alex Wampler - chemistry teacher but also volleyball and robotics coach.

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 »
Athlete Spotlight IMG_5799 Madison Clark

Clark Impresses on and Off the Court

  By Dashay Reed On and off the court, senior Madison Clark excels as a student. She is one of the highlight athletes on the Lady Eagles Basketball Team. Clark said the hardest thing would be…

Feb 25 2015 / 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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