Rush City High School

It was around 3:30 a.m. when the team began its daring mountainside rescue of two U.S. Army pilots whose helicopter crashed in an enemy-controlled Afghan valley. The pararescuemen threw on their body armor, grabbed their weapons and ran out to their helicopters. Time was critical. They wanted to get to the crash site before any [...]

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A 17-year-old Rush City High School student was arrested Monday, Dec. 17 after threatening to bomb the school and harm another classmate, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The male student reportedly made direct threats against a female student just before the noon hour. Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the school and spoke to two [...]

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Rush City High School students on Nov. 26 participated in the school’s 2012-13 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The inductees included Alissa Mell, Linzy Potter, Samantha Oscarson, Kiawna Forcier, Joey Mitchell, Josie Kent, Chase Grant, Edward Luttrell, Garret Pearson, Maxwell Maher, Caleb Swanson and Garrett Larson. Current NHS members include Cody Pals, president; Matthew Mallinger, [...]

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Last summer, senior student Adam Engel had “no idea” what he planned to do after high school. He felt overwhelmed, worried about the college application process even as the school year began to tick away this fall at Rush City High School. But he had help through the school’s counseling team led by Heidi Larson [...]

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Piano music, corsages and words of congratulations greeted the honorees and their guests at the Leaders in Educational Excellence Awards ceremony (LEEA).  The event was Oct. 24, at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. Over 450 people attended the event to honor 152 educators who were recognized with a plaque and certificate from [...]

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Rush City High School students will present the musical/tragic comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors,” Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for reserved seating, $6 for general admission and $4 for students. Cast members include Jordan Turner (Seymour), Josie Kent (Audrey), Collin Yaritz (Orin Scrivello, DDS, The Voice of Audrey [...]

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