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The Student News Site of Rock Hill High School

Hill Top Times

The Student News Site of Rock Hill High School

Hill Top Times

New Universal Theme Park finds home in Frisco

New Universal Theme Park finds home in Frisco

Shreya Srivathsan and Jacob Turner
January 24, 2023

On Jan. 11, Universal Parks and Resorts announced that a new theme park will be developing in Frisco. City Council is expecting to decide on whether or not to officially approve the park on Feb. 2.  “Over...

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Junior, Cecilia Trieu, viewing one of the informational boards for the Rock Hill Expo night.

Annual Expo night promotes clubs, programs for students

Cadence Chacon and Cecilia Trieu
January 20, 2023

Expo Night is an opportunity to showcase various sports, clubs and course options for the following school year. Each of these many groups have representatives there to promote their programs for the course...

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Senior Aiden Brackens edits part of a script for his Spooky Stories assignment in Rock Hill Radio / Digital Audio Technologies class.

Rock Hill Radio lays foundation for future careers, revives dwindling industry

Zoey Wilcox, Staff Reporter, Rock Hill Radio Director
January 5, 2023

The click of the recording sign’s "on" switch, illuminating the hallway with red to let others know we are “on air”.  The smooth glide then hitch of the Zoom live track boards sliders as they are...

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Assistant band director, Madison Hughes, waves to the band parents at the bands first parent preview for the 2022 season. Hughes hopes to create a lasting impact at the school and on the band as the first female band director.

Hawks Out of Class: Madison Hughes

Reagyn Harrington, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022

Madison Hughes is an assistant band director in our school's band program. She is also the first female band director in our school's history. She has been a part of band from sixth-grade playing clarinet...

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Junior Koharo Ito waits to return a serve during the badminton club’s first meeting after an informational session the previous day. “I wanted to play sports but didn’t want to try out,” Koharo said. “I am an exchange student from Japan, and I was part of the badminton club in my school there so wanted to join one here too.” Club leaders brought rackets, shuttlecocks and portable nets as members played in groups across the crowded gym.

New club gets badminton to the frontcourt

Nanditha Nagavishnu
November 3, 2022

After the boys' volleyball club last year and a cricket club earlier this year, the new badminton club founded by sophomores Zunnoorain Unnissa, Jahnavi Talla and Sowmya Velayutham reiterates a statement...

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With a smile on her face, senior Nicole Bitner performs the dance routine with the class of 2023 cheerleaders, Rockettes and varsity football players.

Color War pep rally celebrates seniors

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
October 31, 2022

In order to raise school spirit for the last home football game of the year, the annual Color War pep rally was held on Friday, Oct. 28. As well as marking the end of Red Ribbon Week, both the pep...

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Junior Ashley Sallaway sings the song Rise Up to honor breast cancer survivors at the Pink Out pep rally.

Pink Out pep rally honors breast cancer fighters

Ananya Nandyala and Jade Kratochvil
October 17, 2022

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the annual "Pink Out" pep rally was held on Friday, Oct. 14 to get the student body spirited for the football game later that day. The pep rally...

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Pictured above is one of the many ornaments that go onto the mum. This one is of a football player holding a football.

Mums & Garters: Looking beyond the roots

Shreya Srivathsan, Assistant Editor
September 26, 2022

  Bells jingle down the hallway and colorful ribbons trail behind. Intricately folded fabric hangs down,  spelling out “Homecoming ‘23” with a small white bear fastened to the center....

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Dinner preparations for the family and guests are underway. “Ours is an open house, it’s like this everyday.” Michelle said. The Campobasso family prefers to make items such as bread and pasta from scratch, seeing authentic recipes as a way to stay connected to their Italian roots.

The Campobasso family on the post-sensory aspects of food

Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer
September 8, 2022

The first thing one notices about the Campobasso household is its lack of pretense. The decor is soft and familiar, the black-and-white rescue dog Max is excitable, the oven, stove and dinner table...

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Leaping into the air, senior Rami Shihabi performs the Rockettes routine facing the seniors. This season I hope to set a good example for years to come and see everyone improve throughout the year, Shihabi said. Shihabi has been on the team for three years now and is the captain of the Rockettes.

Tie Up the Texans pep rally kickstarts the fall season

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
September 1, 2022

On Friday, Aug. 26, Rock Hill High School hosted the ‘Tie up the Texans” pep rally to get the student body spirited for the first football game of the year. The pep rally was held in the arena...

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As their routine comes to an end, the cheer team poses facing the cheerful crowd. Buy into the purpose of your team or program, senior and head cheer captain Nicole Bitner said. Being fully committed will make your program more successful because everyone will work towards the same goal 100%. Bitner appreciates all who came to support the fall athletes, as it shows the love and spirit of Rock Hill.

‘Meet the Blue Hawks’ honors Fall season athletes

Dana Garcia and Ananya Nandyala
August 26, 2022

On Saturday, Aug. 20, Rock Hill High School introduced their athletes for the 2022-2023 fall season. The third annual Meet The Blue Hawks was held at PISD’s Children's Health Stadium. Starting at...

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At the annual Rock Hill senior sunrise, the Class of 2023 students rejoices in their last few moments of summer before starting their final year in high school. “The sunrise was beautiful, and it was nice watching it with the people close to me,” senior Meg Kalagara said. Kalagara is excited to spend time with her friends in the upcoming school year and savor her last moments of high school.

Seniors arise for the sunrise

Dana Garcia and Ananya Nandyala
August 16, 2022

With the beginning of the school year approaching, Rock Hill High School seniors gathered inside the baseball field to watch the sunrise starting at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9th. For the class of 2023,...

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