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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...

Girls’ track heads to regionals

by Grace Silver, Staff

May 19, 2017

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As the track season comes to an end, the runners are becoming more excited for the big meets to come. This year’s girls’ track team has had a successful season with many new personal records and wins. “We all worked really hard this season and put our personal best into each and every meet,” sophomore Carlie Schulteis said. Sectionals for girls’ track took place on Tuesday, May 16, and the Lady Rebels were defeated by only Warren Central and Franklin Central. Many Rebels placed individually at sectionals, including junior Stephanie Corbett, who received a new personal record of 13:32 in the 3200.   ...

How to have a great open house

How to have a great open house

May 19, 2017

With school coming to a close and graduation nearing, seniors have to begin planning their open houses. These events allow seniors to celebrate their recent graduation with friends and family, so it is very important for seniors to make sure the open house runs as smoothly as possible. There are many students with strong opinions on how to make sure an open house doesn’t disappoint. “Make sur...

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...

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...

Nooks and crannies

Nooks and crannies

April 12, 2017

Throughout the campus there are many different locations that are very exclusive or off limits from the average student. These spots are either typically not visited by students or used by maintenance. For this story I followed Mr. Jamie Dees around the school to discovere neat little spots that some or most students have yet to see. The locations varied from the tops of buildings to hidden closets. A...

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

Boys’ volleyball starts strong

April 11, 2017

After losing team members to illnesses and other circumstances in addition to saying goodbye to a number elite seniors, the future of the boys’ volleyball team did not looking too promising.  However, after putting in hard work and giving their all on game days, the team was able to destroy their opponents in the first half of their season. "We practice Monday through Friday [for] two or more hours a day...

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...

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