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  • Patcho Wins Radford’s Teacher of the Year Award

    Patcho Wins Radford’s Teacher of the Year Award

    The RamPage, Staff

    March 17, 2017

    With only five years of teaching experience, Career Technical Education teacher Kapuni Patcho has demonstrated the qualities and earned the award for Radford’s 2017 Teacher of the Year. The award goes to individuals that are nominated by their peers and are seen as positive influences to their studen...

    Career Technical Education teacher Kapuni Patcho works alongside his Papa La’au students on a designated Malama Aina day where his students are required to clean up the land. Together, they removed weeds, cut and trimmed grass, and cleared out dead leaves on a designated area on campus. Patcho was nominated and voted by his colleagues for this year’s Radford Teacher of the Year award. “I believe we have some incredible teachers and we all deserve this award,” he said. Photo by Gabriel Rodriguez

  • Rams Prepare for WASC Visit

    Rams Prepare for WASC Visit

    The RamPage, Staff

    February 3, 2017

    By The RamPage Radford High School hosts a multitude of guests throughout the year, but eyes will focus on a special group’s visit on Feb. 6 - Feb. 9.  Members representing Western Association of Schools and Colleges will be on campus to examine the school’s self-study process to provide quality...

    Physics students Arianna Gaskins (12), Kriztofer Caraang (12), Angela Peralta (12), and Mitchell Gawlik (12) investigate the concept of roller coasters to learn about mechanical energy and conservation of energy. Through a self-study process, teachers are involved in making sure that students are engaged and learning. “Physics is a fun, hands on class where we can do a lot of formative assessment to ensure our students are understanding the concepts,” science teacher Teresa Williams said.

  • Swim Team Pushes Selves to Improve

    Swim Team Pushes Selves to Improve

    Kate Seed, Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    Members on Radford’s swim team require not only skills, but dedication. Luckily, the team has motivated players who work hard and prepare for success by practicing for up to three hours a day, six days a week and compete in meets in between. “Coach Kevin [Arakaki] is throwing out some hard practices to...

    Nathaniel Gartner (11) puts in up to three hours a day, six days a week of swimming practices. Gartner began swimming competitively in seventh grade and continues to push himself to “drop some more time.”

  • Rams Find Forever Friendships

    Rams Find Forever Friendships

    Alexia Gardner, Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    Enduring friendships at Radford are usually short-lived because a third of the student body moves away each year, yet that doesn’t stop individuals from meeting and keeping their forever best friends. Sophomores Madeline Kellett and Anna Fuller have been friends for over a year after working together...

    eniors Madison McHenry joins her best friend Jada Moody for a birthday celebration. McHenry and Moody have been best friends since 7th grade. Moody said that the duo are opposites, but “we complement each other,” McHenry said.

  • Statewide Transition Centers Address Transient Population

    Statewide Transition Centers Address Transient Population

    Adaliah Collins and Alexa Conrad, Editors

    February 2, 2017

    Radford High School’s campus boasts a global community of ethnicities and nationalities, but more than that, a diversity of cultures, opinions, lifestyles, and experiences are found among the 1200-plus student body. New students enroll from around the nation, Europe and Asia, and most of them are chi...

    Transition Center student facilitator Fallon Villarreal (12) lead a session on improving the center at a recent MYAC meeting.

Budding Epicureans Place at Dessert Cookoff

February 2

Career Technical Education teacher Jamie Kahalewai is b...

Project ARIES Highlights Careers, Electives

Project ARIES Highlights Careers, Electives

November 16

Radford High School hosted a week-and-a-half long registra...

US Wins Big at Summer Olympics

October 15

2016 marked a promising year for American athlete...

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Teens Exhibit Addictive Traits with High Use of Technology

Alexa Conrad, Editor

Our society is constantly transitioning to accept a higher quality of life through new technologies, yet some of us are left to wonder how this affects our generation. How...

March 17

Rams Find Love on Campus

March 17

It is a common sight at Radford to see the halls rampant with couples showing their affection, indiscreetly and discretely, with...

Social Media Users Urged to Block Bullies

February 2

Many believe cyber-bullying is a personal problem with a quick solution: block the bully. However, cyber-bullying is rampant when...

Yoks Relaxes After 32 Years

Yoks Relaxes After 32 Years

February 2

Career Technical Education teacher Lane Yokoyama spent over three decades in the classroom. Over the years, he taught Agr...

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Naughty Dog Teases with ‘The Last of Us 2’ Trailer

Adaliah Collins and Trevor Land, Reporters

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Naughty Dog Entertainment, a video game distribution well known for the classic, Crash Bandicoot, and the series Uncharted, announced to fans from all over the world that one of their most popular games, The Last of Us, will return for another game. The Last of Us and The Last of Us: Remastered is an action-adventure survival game exclusive f...

March 17

Patriots Make Super Bowl History

Trevor Land, Reporter

On, Feb. 5, New England Patriots faced the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas for Super Bowl LI.  Patriots won the Super Bowl with 34-28, in the first ever Super Bowl overtime. The most valuable player of the game is Tom Brady, for his success as quarterback and with mounting a comeback in the second half. Pre-game interviews with Patriots showed that Brady was well...

March 17

Trump Entrenched in Controversy First Weeks of Office

Andreas Casillas and Sean Duff, Reporters

President Donald J. Trump has been one of the most controversial leaders of any country within the last couple of years. He entered the race as a Populist candidate and promised an overall “anti-establishment” movement, basing his platform off of three main components: “drain the swamp,” “build the wall,” and “return the power.” So far, Trump is keeping to...

March 17

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Madison Wahl, Reporter

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