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Baseball bands together after defeat

Baseball bands together after defeat

May 22, 2017

A packed schedule would have appeared foreboding after losing an important county championship game against Brebeuf Jesuit last Monday. The Rebel baseball team, however, didn’t take the 5-0 loss as a sign to quit their efforts. Instead, the crew used the defeat as a lesson to focus on their hitting, which proved valuable when the Rebels crushed Ben Davis 9-0 last Thursday. The team had amasse...

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...

Crossing the finish line

Crossing the finish line

April 15, 2017

This is the second year Roncalli has had a unified track team, and all of the competitors are enthusiastic for the start of the season. The track team consists of student athletes, student partners and student motivators. “We have five 'student athletes' who are members of our Life Academy,” unified track coach and history teacher Mr. Pat Crosley said. “We have five 'student partners' who a...

Inside look fore this season

Inside look fore this season

April 12, 2017

Under the coaching of Jim Poole and assistant coach Greg White, the boys’ golf team begins its new season with one common goal which is to do well in the postseason. “I would really like to see the team make it out of sectionals,” junior Dominick Bleizeffer said. In addition to this goal, players were also excited about their first match of the season which was against Lawrence Central o...

Fellow English teachers get hitched

Fellow English teachers get hitched

April 11, 2017

For anyone out there living under a rock, as of March 25th, English teachers Mr. Frank Litz and Ms. Tristan McGill are happily engaged. On a magical pilgrimage to Italy, science teacher Mr. Tim Crissman, Mr. and Mrs. Strykowski, principal Mr. Chuck Weisenbach, and Litz and McGill, traveled overseas on a spiritual pilgrimage. The group visited locations important to Angelo Roncalli’s life, such as Bergamo and va...

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...

Life of a high school student

Life of a high school student

April 7, 2017

As a high-school student, life can often be busy with extracurricular activities. Schoolwork, jobs, sports, fine-arts and clubs are just a few of the things that fill the time of many teenagers. Although having several activities going on at one time can be stressful, students find that participating in things they enjoy is fun. Senior Maddie Ganka has filled her time with choir, friends and h...

Tale as old as time

Tale as old as time

March 23, 2017

The film “Beauty and the Beast” released March 17, 2017, was one of the most anticipated movies of the year. This movie is a romance/fantasy directed by Bill Condon. Belle is a girl trying to save her dad from a beast. The Beast used to be human, but had a curse placed on him for not helping a women during a storm. Belle’s dad was also looking for shelter during a storm, but he was ...

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 ...

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...

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