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RHS choir, band students end ‘complicated’ year with concert

Rugby High School’s student musicians marked the end of a year described as “complicated” with a band and choir concert May 20 in the high school gym. The seventh through twelfth graders presented several vocal and instrumental pieces before an audience of family and friends for the ...

Rugby High hosts CDE for area FFA chapters

FFA chapters from schools throughout the region met at Rugby High School the morning of May 25 for Career and Leadership Development Events, better known to members as CDE. Kristi Tonnessen, FFA adviser and ag teacher at Rugby High, said “There are about 140 kids competing and 15 adults ...

RHS vocalists deliver star performances at regionals

Rugby High band members weren’t the only musicians to reach for the stars in the Region IV vocal competition held April 14. Choir Director Abigail Landsteiner said, “RHS students earned the maximum number of stars for both state and regional categories. Congratulations ...

RHS seniors recognized with scholarships

Scholarships went to the following seniors: Jadyn Barclay - Joseph and Elizabeth Hoffart Charitable Foundation Work Experience Scholarship, Rugby Dollars for Scholars Scholarship, Rugby FFA Alumni Scholarship, totaling $1,500. Brooke Blessum - Joseph and Elizabeth Hoffard Charitable ...

School board approves raises

The Rugby Public School Board voted May 18 in a special meeting to increase pay for teachers and other staff for the district’s 2022 and 2023 fiscal years. The pay increase amounts to an average 3.33 percent for fiscal year 2022 and 2.79 percent for fiscal year 2023 for teachers. The board ...

School board approves health policy, more at May meeting

Members of the Rugby Public School board discussed matters ranging from contact tracing to grading systems at its regular meeting May 11 in the Rugby High School library. The meeting included two executive sessions, one to discuss negotiating strategies for teacher contracts and another to ...

Rugby takes seventh place at state speech competition

The Rugby Panthers speech team took several awards home from the North Dakota High School Activities Association Speech Tournament held in Mandan April 24. In an email message to the Tribune, coach Dana Thoreson said, “Katelyn Duschscher , Annie Risovi and Allison Selensky contributed to ...

Rugby High students connect with their community

Students in Brittany Lovcik’s family and consumer science class at Rugby High School have been making connections with their community in and out of school thanks to a year-end class project. Lovcik said she told her students to explore three questions with their projects. “Their projects ...