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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

Rock Hill Round-Up: Oct. 10-14

Rock Hill Round-Up: Oct. 10-14

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
October 7, 2022

Here's your look at what's happening this week on Rock Hill campus.

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Featured is graphic created by Julian Baron in honor of the late queen who ruled for 70 years in England.

Queen Elizabeth II: Legend in Life and Death

Jade Kratochvil and Jacob Turner
October 5, 2022

God Save the Queen On the afternoon of Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth the II passed away in the Balmoral Castle in Scotland. “The King and Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening...

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Senior Samantha Harrington cuts open Italian cream puffs to fill them with sweet cream during her Practicum Culinary class. “I love Italian food,” Harrington said. “I worked at an Italian restaurant over the summer and gained all the knowledge needed for [the Italian menu].” Hilltop Cafe is a student run cafeteria offering cuisines from around the world as well as seasonal menus.

Hilltop Cafe introduces pastries to observe Hispanic Heritage month

Nanditha Nagavishnu and Yasmin Garada
October 4, 2022

Hilltop Cafe is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage month by offering traditional pastries before and after school. These include sopapillas, churros, alfajores and a Mexican sweet beverage called horchata. The...

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Sophomore Tolu Oyesanya watches Disney+ during her free time and loves watching all the movies that inspire her life.“There was something about that feeling of anticipation as the Disney movie intro started playing; displaying its majestic castle and lots of sparkles,” Oyesanya said. Many of the classic movies have their own greater lessons to learn from as one gets older.

The magic in movies

Dana Garcia, Assistant Editor
September 26, 2022

Be ready to binge-watch all of the new upcoming magical movies with popcorn and soda. The next set of Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies and television shows was announced recently at the D23 2022 Expo...

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At the 2021 Homecoming parade, Rocky tosses candy to Prosper community members lined along the streets. This year Homecoming will occur on the second week of September. The dance will be on Saturday, Sept 17.

All Things Homecoming

Ananya Nandyala and Jacob Turner
September 9, 2022

Rock Hill’s annual homecoming celebrations will occur during the week of Sept. 12-16. Homecoming is a long-standing American tradition to raise community and school spirit in the fall of every school...

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A graphic provided by the Rock Hill Prom Instagram page apprises the prom theme of Casino Royale and other information. Its something you can share with your friends, future years, anniversaries, eventual spouse, and kids about that occasion, said Assistant Principal Mr. Terry Mouton. So this is a special, celebratory moment. This years prom is the second one hosted by the school and is the same night as Prosper High Schools prom.

Rock Hill High School to host second annual prom, themed Casino Royale

Dana Garcia, Staff
May 7, 2022

After ticket sales reached capacity for Rock Hill High School prom, controversy spread that Prosper High School students purchased several tickets limiting the number of Rock Hill students allowed to attend.  Within...

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TxDOT is currently in the process of creating the new proposed bypass for US 380 with  construction beginning in a couple of years. Each projects purpose is to address the growing population in the Collin County area and make US 380 a free flowing highway for the safety of the current and future traffic, Public Information Officer Madison Schein said. Featured is a graphic by Riley Gillum of US 380 showing the proposed alignments of US 380.

TxDOT proposes new routes to US 380 bypass

Jacob Turner, Staff
April 27, 2022

On Thursday, March 22, members of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the community met virtually for the upcoming construction of US 380 in Collin County. The meeting indicated that those...

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Students sit in the Rock Hill High School cafeteria during lunch. Aramark designs and creates all of the food options available, except for Pizza Hut and Sonic at Rock Hill and Pizza Hut and Burger King at Prosper HS, Deputy Superintendent of Prosper ISD, Dr.Greg Bradley said. These fast food chains sought the opportunity to be included in our high school offerings.

One bite at a time

Dana Garcia, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2022

Small businesses in the Prosper Independent School District contribute financially to the district, but only large corporations represent the food choices in the cafeteria. Likewise, when PISD is looking...

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On-campus social studies teacher Mr. Fredrick Nickens runs for the Democratic county chair for Collin County. Featured is a graphic created by Riley Gillum combined with Nickenss campaign poster, which is inspired by his campaign of being a new voice for the community. Local elections and voting are the foundation of our democracy and are often overlooked, Ms. Bruns, a neighboring social studies teacher, said.

Campus social studies teacher runs for public office

Shreya Srivathsan
February 17, 2022

Driving along any of the major roads in the area this past month, onlookers see a diverse assortment of signs with different campaign slogans and "running for democratic/republican office." These signs...

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Co-Founder and Executive Director of AAHSFF, Tom Oliva, speaks to high school film students from the Prosper High School auditorium stage. I fight for student filmmakers. You guys are the future of film, Oliva said. The Roadshow means to encourage young students to tap into their creativity.

Opportunities for student filmmakers: AAHSFF

Jade Kratochvil
February 4, 2022

On Friday, Jan. 21, aspiring filmmakers and broadcasters from both Rock Hill and PHS had the opportunity to meet and learn from Tom Oliva-- an expert in the field. Oliva is the Co-Founder and Executive...

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Blood vials sit in a rack in the middle of the room. The red-capped vials were used more frequently, as they have no additive. However, the purple vials contain anticoagulants used for people prone to blood clots. Carter BloodCare is the one that draws the blood. They bring in their lobotomist and their medical screener, and they handle that aspect of [the blood drive,] Health Science teacher Lori Lewis said. With all of HOSAs help, the event ran smoothly.

One prick saves lives

Jade Kratochvil, Staff
January 24, 2022

Last semester, Rock Hill High School's Health Occupations Students of America partnered with Carter BloodCare to organize a blood drive in the LGI. This semester, on Feb. 23, HOSA invites students and...

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