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Kelsey Fuller, Raygan Pate, Harlea Haynes, and April Sanchez

One Step Closer

Cameron May March 7, 2022

Hard work paid off for four Rusk cosmetology students as they passed their Cosmetology Operator Written Exam and came one step closer to earning their licenses. "It was a relief because it was hard...

1st Place ($100 prize) - Ella M - Holocaust Death Camp

History in 3D

February 15, 2022

Every year, Rusk U.S. History students create three-dimensional projects depicting one event or aspect of WWII. This year's projects did not disappoint! Students demonstrated a great deal of effort and...

Ciara Colston, Kaydance Barnett, Ireona Hart, Brooklyn Barfield and Janiyia Armstrong fill bags of food.

Learning to Serve: Students fill food bags to help the hungry

Mercedes Erickson February 2, 2022

On Jan. 13, RHS FFA gave students and staff the opportunity to take part in a service project to help Kids Against Hunger. The students were called out by grade level and their last name to report to the...

Giving Spirit takes ground through Rusk Secret Santa Exchanges

Giving Spirit takes ground through Rusk Secret Santa Exchanges

Hailey Morgan January 6, 2022

"Having the ability to help children have gifts at Christmas is a wonderful mission," technology teacher Justin Hopper said. "It helps to create some 'magic' during this magical time of year."  The...

Hanging an Elephant

Hanging an Elephant

Mary Moore November 16, 2021

On Saturday Oct. 23 and Monday Oct. 25 the theater program put on the play “Elephant's Graveyard” in the auditorium. In the play Mary, a circus elephant, killed her trainer by striking him in the...

Rusk High Rallies Again

Rusk High Rallies Again

Hailey Morgan November 12, 2021

What do a Tik Tok dance challenge, the girls and boys switching football jerseys and cheerleading outfits, a relay race and glowsticks all have in common? They were all part of the football pep rallies...

Band competes at UIL with mixed results

Band competes at UIL with mixed results

Nylin McGowan November 10, 2021

Rusk Eagle Band competed in the UIL regional marching band contest Oct. 16 at Longview High School.  The band performed in front of three judges and received a rainbow, which is band terminology for...

Jenna Goodwin, Ella Morton, Anna Dyess, Kaylynn Morris, Zachary King and Jazmin Vences with their awards from the Cherokee County Hay Judging Competition

What the Hay!?!

Micah Solly November 4, 2021

On Oct. 20  Rusk Ag students competed in the Cherokee County Hay Judging contest. A total of 48 contestants from Rusk competed in either the FFA or 4-H categories.   Rusk took the top 3 places in...

TAFE donates to Rainbow Room

TAFE donates to Rainbow Room

Cameron May October 14, 2021

Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) is sponsoring Rainbow Room, an organization that helps children who are removed from abusive or neglectful homes. TAFE is collecting new stuffed animals and...

Rusk Eagle Echo Newspaper Staff

Online student newspaper goes live

Eagle Echo Staff September 13, 2021

Students, staff, and community will now be able to read about activities and events happening at Rusk High School with a new online student publication. The Rusk Eagle Echo went live today. Adviser...

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