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Hill Top Times

The Student News Site of Rock Hill High School

Hill Top Times

The Student News Site of Rock Hill High School

Hill Top Times

A graphic created by Editor-in-Chief Gianna Ortner-Findlay features three women on a background of teal, the symbolic sexual assault awareness color. I think from an outsiders point of view, Im a big fan of asking questions, Rock Hill High School counselor Sarah Luce said. If something feels weird, I think [in society] we have this-this feeling of like, that is not my business. Im going to stay out of it. I think you do still have to protect yourself. According to RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, an American is sexually assaulted every 68 seconds and every nine minutes- that victim is a child.

‘What was she wearing?’

Gianna Ortner-Findlay, Editor-In-Chief
May 24, 2022

For many high school seniors, the month of May is full of both finalities and new beginnings. It is a goodbye to spring, underclassmen friends, the high school experience, and the relative safety of familiarity....

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Balloons are inflated and hung in the school library to spell out “Ramadan Mubarak,” a traditional greeting among Muslims for the month of Ramadan. “Were putting up decorations for Ramadan, freshman Warisha Ali said. Maybe some lanterns, maybe some lights. We might also hold some crafts events for decorations. This is the Muslim Student Associations first year in the school, with plans to keep the MSA active for many years ahead.

Cultivating community and tolerance with the MSA

Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer
April 29, 2022

When Ramadan, a holy month where Muslims observe fasting, began in early April, freshman Warisha Ali saw how sitting in a cafeteria every day surrounded by food and noise might be uncomfortable for fasting...

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Prosper High School held its annual Relay for Life event on Friday, April 22. I had a great time spending time with my friends and attending an event for a great cause, junior Sami Medudula said. Relay for Life is a walk dedicated to helping cure cancer through funds and donations.

Prosper ISD hosts Relay for Life

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
April 28, 2022

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A Rock Hill High School cafeteria photo shows students permanent food line choices. Many small business owners have the chance to join Rock Hill High School in their cafeteria to show students the food that they make, staff reporter Dana Garcia said. There are options that may be possible for this to happen.

Editorial- Lack of small business representation in PISD cafeterias can be remedied

Hill Top Times Staff and Dana Garcia
April 12, 2022

Entering the cafeteria on an empty and hungry stomach is something every student embarks on daily. The glowing signs above each line and the smell of the different cuisines entice students to make their...

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A Taste of Los Angeles

Sarah Cronin and Veronika Volcjak
April 8, 2022

  Right in the heart of Los Angeles, the diverse city boasts its cultures in the best way: with their food. The historic Grand Central Market, formerly named "Wonder Market", has been open for...

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Junior Chloe Lee is a member of the Rock Hill archery team. My favorite thing about archery is the ability to improve my focus and giving every arrow my best ability, Lee said. This past month, the archery team advanced to Nationals, which is to be hosted in Utah, after placing tenth at State.

Hawks Out of Class: Chloe Lee

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
April 4, 2022

Hawks out of class is a feature column sharing the behind-the-scenes Blue Hawk talent at Rock Hill. Chloe Lee is a member of the archery team. Her dedication and encouraging personality make her...

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Senior, Isabella Trevino is a member of the Rock Hill Indoor Drumline which is a part of the Rock Hill Blue Hawk Band. I loved every single performance we did, because we got better after every single performance, Trevino said. Pictured, she was painting on an easel for the show titled, School Daze, which was performed during the indoor showcase on March 24.

Hawks Out of class: Isabella Trevino

Jacob Turner, Staff
March 31, 2022

Hawks out of class is a feature column sharing the behind-the-scenes Blue Hawk talent at Rock Hill. Isabella is a flutist and drum major for the Rock Hill Blue Hawk Band. Isabella is optimistic...

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Madison Faulkner sings “Stand Up” by Cynthia Erivo to incorporate her tradition into a show that displays various student cultures. “[The song] is about slavery and how we, as Black people, had to fight for freedom,” Faulkner said. “When the audience clapped for me, it made me feel more at ease with my performance.” The talent show decided winners through both judge decisions and audience votes.

Annual talent show reaffirms student culture and inclusivity

Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer
March 29, 2022

When performer Christian Sheehan reached a jumpy, frenetic part of his sonata composition, his energy focused on the piano keys, and the audience cheered in tune with the momentum. The audience swayed...

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Sophomore, Elyssia Brooks plays on the girls varsity basketball team. She enjoys playing the sport during the spring season. You know, it was kind of like I saw the ball when I was little, picked it up and shot it, Brooks said.

Hawks out of class: Elyssia Brooks

Imena Mills, Reporter
March 25, 2022

Hawks out of class is a feature column sharing the behind-the-scenes Blue Hawk talent at Rock Hill.  Elyssia is a member of the girls' varsity basketball team. Her positivity and willingness to...

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Senior Arianna Doggett performs her routine at the Winter Extravaganza pep rally as a part of the cheer team. I think the best part of the Extravaganza was how much more interactive it was than the other pep rallies, junior and cheerleader Hope Dyer said. There was more games and activities that involved the whole student body, and I think that made it really special.

Winter Extravaganza Pep Rally

Ananya Nandyala
December 16, 2021

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