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Day 110

Day 110

Bailey Stover July 5, 2020
During her 110th day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover slept in late, watched the second season of "Quantico" and took a shower.
Day 106

Day 106

Bailey Stover July 1, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 106th day of social distancing listening to a thunderstorm, watching TV, going to the dentist and baking cookies.
Theater department to present Leaving Iowa tonight

Theater department to present ‘Leaving Iowa’ tonight

Amira McKee February 20, 2020
After months of preparation, RBHS Theater department will present its spring play, “Leaving Iowa,” in the Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, 21 and 22. If there is a snow day on Friday, the cast will instead perform Feb. 23. The show, set in Iowa, transitions between the present and past as it follows the development of a family and its members.
Performing Arts Center (PAC)

RBHS theater posts ‘Leaving Iowa’ announces cast

William Yoo December 21, 2019
Casting for “Leaving Iowa” went up outside the performing arts classroom Friday morning, Dec. 20. The story centers around a middle-aged writer named Don Browning and his trek across Iowa to find a final resting place for his dad’s ashes. “Leaving Iowa” will premiere Feb. 20, 2020, in the Performing Arts Center.
Feature photo by Rachael Erickson.

Fixing fights over phones isn’t effective

Rachael Erickson May 9, 2018

Around mid-February, I got into a fight with one of my closest friends. It all happened over Snapchat, after a disappointment-fueled spiral on a bus full of debate kids, illuminated only by red emergency...

PAC in the dark by George Frey

Drama department introduces ‘The Upstadgers’

Katie Whaley March 21, 2018
RBHS shows off its Acting Troupe, a new drama group created to show off more performances.
The stage at the Grand Ole Opry, venue for Show Choir Nationals. Simply seeing the curtain was enough to send some show choir members into pre-show jitters and excitement. Photo by Asa Lory

“The Children’s Hour” to illustrate issues of the 1930s

Allie Pigg December 1, 2017
The Advanced Acting class is turning back the clock 70 years to tell a dramatic story of discrimination for their winter production. The play will show Nov. 30 - Dec. 2.
Junior Gabriella Soderman prepares for the Melancholy dress rehersal by taking a quick look in the mirror on Nov. 30.

Advanced Acting class to debut ‘Melancholdy Play’

Katie Whaley December 1, 2016
Advanced Acting class to preform winter play "Melancholy Play" Dec. 1, 2 and 3.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde emanates darkness and drama

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde emanates darkness and drama

Abby Kempf October 20, 2014

I love a good melodrama, but there is a thin line between captivating and unbelievable. Talking Horse's Production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde flirted with the line constantly throughout the show. The...

The Curious Savage

The Curious Savage

Jay Whang December 9, 2013

[vimeo url="" width="640" height="360"] The two-day audition for RBHS’ winter play, The Curious Savage by John Patrick, was held in room 408. Students got their scripts from...

Day of the Doctor caters to the fans

Day of the Doctor caters to the fans

Madi Mertz November 24, 2013

For 50 years, the infamous "Doctor," an alien from the planet of Gallifrey, has journeyed through time and space, saving as many people as he possibly can in various mediums from books to movies, and...

Film adaptation of ‘Les Misérables’ proves raw, powerful

Julia Schaller December 28, 2012

Beautifully raw. These are the only two words that resound in my head after just coming out of the Les Misérables theatre entrance. I had come into the the movie completely blind, not knowing what to...

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