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Roncalli takes to the web

Roncalli takes to the web

August 24, 2015

Internet use is becoming more and more commonplace each year, even here at school. Not only can grades be checked online, it is also possible to connect with teachers and peers through email. Students can also view and submit assignments on websites such as Canvas. There is a Facebook account and a Twitter account for the school, as well as many other social media accounts for other clubs and o...

Bringing canvas to campus

Bringing canvas to campus

August 24, 2015

As of this school year, Roncalli has made the switch from MyBigCampus to Canvas as an online learning management system. For years, MyBigCampus has been the primary tool used by teachers throughout the school to post assignments, announcements, videos, and interact with students. However, at the end of last school year, Lightspeed Systems announced that MyBigCampus will shut down as of July 31,...

Cafeteria flow

Cafeteria flow

August 24, 2015

Students are noticing changes made to the cafeteria during the summer months. Originally, the two lines in the middle right were Sunset Strip. To help cafeteria flow, students now can select food from The Slice and the Sandwich Shop. “We thought it would help expedite the cafeteria flow,” said Lanni Cummings, Food and Catering Services Director. So far, it seems that the new lines have positiv...

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...

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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