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‘Treasure Island’ brings childhood nostalgia

Emily Oba March 1, 2019

Director Guillaume Brac emits sunshine and French joy in his film ‘Treasure Island.’ The opening credits set against a bright aqua with Easter yellow letters shows the audience a preview into the lighthearted...

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A World of Sounds

Jack Speake December 11, 2018

Approaching “World of Sounds” as a spotify playlist was incredibly hard. The goal was to strike a balance between showing off music from parts of the world less familiar to those and rock bridge while...

Simulation Theory, a journey of virtual self discovery

‘Simulation Theory,’ a journey of virtual self discovery

Will Napier November 13, 2018

*although deluxe versions of Simulation Theory are available, I will only be reviewing the standard 11 tracks. The British supergroup Muse released their eighth studio album Simulation Theory, Nov. 9....

Feature photo by Camryn Devore.

Families welcome students from abroad

Ji-Sung Lee March 28, 2018

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen sophomore Greta Scheidt first welcomed French foreign exchange student senior Marine Carron into her home, she wasn't sure if their personalities would click or how difficult the...

Senior Marine Caron from Tours, France, is an exchange student through the Rotary Exchange Program. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Students travel abroad, acquire cultural understanding

Emily Oba November 8, 2017

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]F[/dropcap]or some individuals, leaving home to live in another country can be a scary. With new languages, customs and people, studying abroad can seem like being in a completely...

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Habits about American students

Eléa-Marie Gilles April 17, 2017

Hello! Today I’m back to talk again about what I noticed at school and that are different to me, and about some small differences between French and American houses. I would add that I'm sorry for...

Junior Morgan Banker is looking the catalog for choosing her classes for the next year.

How American schools work

Eléa-Marie Gilles January 30, 2017

Hello! I hope you had good holidays and that you’re ready for that new year that’s just starting. I’m back with an article mostly about school in the United States compared to how it is in France. I...

Discovering Thanksgiving, and the first Christmas decorations

Discovering Thanksgiving, and the first Christmas decorations

Eléa-Marie Gilles November 29, 2016

Thanksgiving is an American celebration that is very different from any French holidays. This event became a national day under Abraham Lincoln's presidency during the Civil War (1861-1865) because...

By Eléa-Marie Gilles

Learning the American way

Eléa-Marie Gilles October 16, 2016

Religion is very important in the United States as compared to in Europe. Even for young or old people, students can show their religion in school. In France we can not in public school. In France, we...

By Eléa-Marie Gilles

One month later

Eléa-Marie Gilles October 5, 2016

Welcome to my blog First Impressions! My name is Eléa. I’m the French exchange student at RBHS for the school year. I’m a junior. Every two weeks I will share pictures about the differences between...

art by Yasmeen El-Jayyousi

Working with children fosters appreciation for learning

Emily Franke April 12, 2014

After a month of snow days and extended weekends, it is easy to fall into a slump, to lose motivation and slack off in my classes. I am burnt out. Lacrosse season and the promise of summer steal my focus,...

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