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F.B.I Director James Comey fired

F.B.I Director James Comey fired

May 19, 2017

F.B.I. director James Comey was fired on Tuesday, May 9th of last week. His termination was ordered by President Donald Trump and relayed through a top White House aid. Trump’s seemingly sporadic decisions have raised allegations that the firing was an attempt to silence Comey, who was conducting an investigation on Russia’s possible interference in the 2016 election. Comey reportedly found ou...

Awarded for outstanding work

Awarded for outstanding work

May 17, 2017

At the end of each school year, prestigious awards are handed out to students and teachers for their specific achievements. One Roncalli teacher was honored with two awards recognizing his effectiveness in the classroom. Roncalli physics teacher Mr. Ben Grimes was awarded as American Association of Physics Teachers Outstanding Teacher of the Year for the state of Indiana. Grimes received this title...

Final show of fine arts season

Final show of fine arts season

May 17, 2017

With the band concert and art showcase wrapped up, the final display of the performing arts took place when the annual spring pops concert showcased all of the vocal choirs as well as the dance performance class. Two concerts were held on Friday to display all of the hard work from this year. “Overall, I  think the concert went really well,” senior show choir member Maddie Ganka said. “We...

Student appreciation

Student appreciation

May 16, 2017

As the year draws to a close, students’ stress levels are at an all-time high. Studying for finals and finishing last minute projects and papers weighs down high schoolers. To help alleviate this stress, the student council hosted their annual StuCo Extravaganza to honor the hard work students have put in this school year. “We try to have the event act as a "marker" that the end of the school yea...

Senior earns Indiana Academic All-Star

Senior earns Indiana Academic All-Star

April 9, 2017

Senior Claire Whalen has been chosen as one of the the elite 40 high school minds in the state of Indiana. This is an extremely prestigious award that recognizes students for their hard work over all four years of high school. “I felt really honored to be validated for all my hard work with this recognition because it is not just an award within my school but across the state of Indiana,” sai...

Good Friday preparations underway

Good Friday preparations underway

April 8, 2017

Every year, Roncalli’s theatre production class gives a riveting performance at the Good Friday service. It usually involves a dynamic of remorse and redemption that embodies our journey during Lent. This year, the audience will be granted ten minutes of personal time to reflect and meditate at the start of the service. “This year’s theme is unashamed love,” Vice President for mission and ministr...

Fiber arts discontinued

Fiber arts discontinued

April 7, 2017

Missing from the course catalog for next year is a well-loved art class; fiber arts. fiber arts was cut after Home Economics teacher Mrs. Kathy Tinder retired last year and took the fashion textiles class with her. “We lost our textile maker, and it’s a shame that we have to drop this class,” art teacher Mr. Mark Stratton said. “This class is a lot different than other art classes because p...

Southside staple plans expansion

Southside staple plans expansion

March 23, 2017

A summertime staple in the heart of Greenwood, Ind. is Mrs. Curls Ice Cream Shop. Whether it be rainy or sunny, there is almost always a line wrapped around the small corner shop. Since its establishment in 1962, this small ice cream shop has grown into quite a popular place for tasty frozen desserts. While the expansion is still in its early stages, Mrs. Curls hopes to expand business and grow in ...

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

March 22, 2017

Roncalli offers a wide variety of scholarships for next years or college tuition. The scholarships can be found on the table outside the guidance office and are to be turned in today by after school.    ...

Valedictorian, Salutatorian announced

Valedictorian, Salutatorian announced

March 1, 2017

Roncalli awarded the titles of both Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2017 at the all-school liturgy today. VALEDICTORIAN: CLAIRE ANNE WHALEN Whalen has completed the most rigorous coursework throughout the Roncalli curriculum, including ten AP courses. She is a National Merit Commended Scholar, earned perfect scores on the ACT English and Reading sections, is an AP Scholar w...

Young comedians please the audience

Young comedians please the audience

February 23, 2017

On Wednesday, the Rebel ComedySportz team made its season debut in the Roncalli auditorium. The ComedySportz team is one of Roncalli’s lesser known programs.  It started in the 2012-2013 school year as a high school chapter of the professional improv program.  The sport involves two teams of “act-letes” that go head to head in a series of games that test wit, quick-thinking, and comedy. ...

The place where friends meet

The place where friends meet

February 21, 2017

Throughout the halls, there were posters boasting drama club’s first Coffeehouse of the year. As senior Reesie LaRosa had been advertising over the announcements, the coffeehouse is a place for students to show off their unique talents, eat cookies, and enjoy each other’s company. This year was different from past years because it was held in the auditorium, rather than the traditional media cent...

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