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Roncalli Wrestling shatters multiple records winning Semi-State

Roncalli Wrestling shatters multiple records winning Semi-State

February 15, 2019

Five wrestlers “punched their ticket” to the IHSAA Wrestling State Championship, which is this weekend at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse downtown. “We are excited for these five individuals to represent Roncalli at the IHSAA State Finals,” said Head Wrestling Coach Wade McClurg. “Our guys have set themselves up well to make a run at their individual goals this weekend, and those individual p...

A single man’s Valentine’s Day

A single man’s Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

February 14th. For some reason, this day is held in such high regard to the saps of the world. Sure, there is something to be said about happiness, but the deliberate spending of large sums of money on material goods for the enjoyment of another human being that you consider to be ‘yours’ is just out right ridiculous. In fact, the idea of saying “be mine” on Valentine’s Day is both hi...

Let the Smash Bros. battle begin

Let the Smash Bros. battle begin

February 14, 2019

After the holidays, gamers throughout Roncalli are usually hooked on a new video game that they received as a Christmas gift and played nonstop over break. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which was released on December 7, 2018, is one of the most popular cases of this in recent years. All 63 of the playable characters from previous versions of the crossover fighting game return for Smash Ultimate, the...

Teachers’ Claim to Fame

Teachers’ Claim to Fame

February 14, 2019

Chris Strykowski “I got to deny Jesse Jackson access to the Lakers locker room during the 2000 NBA Finals. My job was to control access to the tunnel where the Lakers entered and exited the floor. NBA Security told me before the crowd came into the Fieldhouse that he was going to be at the game, but did not have proper credentials so he was not allowed into the locker room.” Kathy Peach ...

Revolution of resolutions

Revolution of resolutions

December 19, 2018

With the new year just weeks away, Roncalli students have an important question to answer- What perfectly normal and constructive resolution must I fulfill this year? Many fail to keep up with their resolutions, quitting by the time February rolls around. On the contrary there are many students and teachers who use their Rebel spirit to power through. Here are the most committed resolutionists of 201...

Tully’s triumph

Tully’s triumph

December 19, 2018

Having walked around the halls of RHS for 57 years, almost everyone knows of the infamous Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Mr. Bob Tully. Tully started as a teacher in 1962 at Bishop Chartrand High School and was involved through various positions such as basketball coach, religion teacher, track coach and football coach. Tully made himself at home both figuratively and literally as he lived...

Merry popsicle sticks and candy grams

Merry popsicle sticks and candy grams

December 13, 2018

Remember those inspirational popsicle sticks that floated around the school during finals week? Ever wonder where they came from? StuCo. Each year, StuCo, led by moderator Mr. Ryan Costello, encourages the school to celebrate Advent with each class student council member taking on a specific event. Along with selling candy grams at lunch, the freshmen write anonymous candy gram messages to ensur...

Giving the gift of life

Giving the gift of life

December 10, 2018

One pint. Three patients. The opportunity to save a life. Roncalli, with the assistance of the Indiana Blood Center, hosted its annual blood drive on Wednesday, October 30th. 44 students and staff gave donations, totaling 117 transfusions that will take place. For some students, their nerves about needles skyrocketed before entering the blood center bus, but no amount of anxiety prohibited th...

Season begins for Rebel wrestlers

Season begins for Rebel wrestlers

December 10, 2018

The Roncalli Wrestling team has had an outstanding last few years. Four state placers are returning this year: senior Elijah Mahan, and juniors Alec Viduya, Brayden Lowery, and Tyce Freije. The team is expecting to be very competitive this year. But what happens behind those infamous doors in the wrestling building? Spike ball. Before the wrestlers get to the intense mental and physical work, they ...

TikTok breaks the charts

TikTok breaks the charts

December 10, 2018

TikTok is a short video sharing app that flew to the top of the charts on the app store. Being the most downloaded app, sitting at around 45 million downloads and with more than 100 million monthly active users around the world, it has garnered a lot of attention. In TikTok’s case, however, not all press is positive press. The app has been in the spotlight for its less than adequate privacy gam...

Green scooters take over Indy

Green scooters take over Indy

December 10, 2018

When you visit downtown Indianapolis, you will find several fun and interactive ways to get around. There is one new fad that is taking over downtown streets, however, and that is scooters. At any particular moment, you will see several Hoosiers on these micro machines, flying through streets and sidewalks. Two popular companies, Lime and Bird, offer fun ways to move around for a low cost. “I s...

Sugar plum sights

Sugar plum sights

December 10, 2018

Sugar plums, fairies, and ballet en pointe. These are common aspects people immediately think of when describing The Nutcracker. However, two Roncalli students, junior Allison Povinelli and senior Elijah Mahan, are involved in The Dance Refinery’s (TDR) version of The Nutcracker, a Christmas ballet. Their twist on the performance will include multiple genres of dance besides traditional ballet, includ...

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