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Opportunity of a lifetime

Opportunity of a lifetime

August 24, 2015

This summer 12 students were given the opportunity of a lifetime. Through the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL), they were immersed into foreign countries and given the opportunity to study a new language and culture.  For seven weeks, they studied abroad in three different countries. The IU Honors program offers students all over the state the chance to study abroad ...

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

August 24, 2015

This year’s freshman orientation was an important one because the incoming freshman class is the biggest in Roncalli history. So it was key for the freshman to feel welcomed and feel the Roncalli spirit. The main question was did the seniors do a good job doing this or not. Judging from the two freshmen that were interviewed, it seems that they all enjoyed it. At a time like this, senior leadership is im...

Musical preparation commences

Musical preparation commences

August 24, 2015

Last week, students hastily arrived in the choir room after school, eager to learn a few tap dancing techniques.  The theater department had called in outside help to teach the basics of tap dancing to anyone who was interested in auditioning for the school’s fall musical, “42nd Street.” Among the students that attended was freshman Samantha Gosser, who hadn’t tap danced since she was ab...

New year, new teachers

New year, new teachers

August 24, 2015

With the biggest class in Roncalli history walking the halls, there will be a lot of new faces. However, there will not only be new freshmen here, but also a large group of new teachers. “There is lots of new energy with new teachers and new ideas that they bring with them,”  principal Chuck Weisenbach said. The new teachers' energy will help make improvements to the school. Also, they...

Mile to celebrate

Mile to celebrate

May 12, 2015

MStudents from all across the South Side were at the Anna’s Midnight Mile.  The schools that were represented were Southport, Bishop Chatard, Perry Meridian, Franklin Central, Greenwood, Center Grove, and Roncalli.  This year, they raised over $13,000 for the benefit of special need kids. The Midnight Mile was named after Anna Molloy.  At a young age, Molloy was diagnosed with Geleophysics...

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