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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 ...

Rugby FFA host awards banquet

The Rugby High Future Farmers of America honored members of their chapter and community with a banquet held at Rugby High School the evening of April 26. Guests enjoyed a supper of roast beef and all the trimmings and ice cream for dessert in the school’s commons area before heading for ...

Five RHS speech team members punch their tickets to state

Five Rugby High School speech team members are headed to state competition in Mandan April 24 after qualifying at the Region Four finals held on the Rugby High campus April 10. Qualifiers range from Katelyn Duchscher, a senior and speech veteran who’s appeared in state competitions since ...

Students learn about health career-related skills

BOTTINEAU – Dakota College at Bottineau shared hands-on skills with 60 eighth-grade students from Rugby Public School on Friday, April 16. This was an opportunity for Dakota College health professions faculty and practical nursing students to showcase hands-on health career-related skills. ...

Anderson chosen as NDHSAA Distinguished Student finalist

The North Dakota High School Activities Association and Farmers Union Insurance have named Rugby High School junior Brooke Anderson as a finalist for the 2021-2022 Distinguished Student Award. Anderson said she was “kind of shocked for a while” when she learned she had been selected as ...

School board changes mask policies at RHS, Ely Elementary

The Rugby Public School Board voted April 13 to change the district’s policy requiring masks on school property to recommending masks effective April 16 at 3:30 p.m. At their regular monthly meeting, the board discussed changing the policy, inviting two members of the public and public ...

Rugby High to host Region 4 speech competition

Despite a shortened season and restrictions on competition, Rugby High School speech team members are “excited to be out there and going to meets,” according to coach Dana Thoreson. The team hosts the Region 4 Class B Championships this year at Rugby High School April 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 ...

‘The Ties that Bind’ brings art, dialogue to Rugby High School

Rugby High School’s cafeteria looks less like a school lunchroom and more like a space in an art museum lately, thanks to a project by students in Terry Jelsing’s art class. Called “The Ties that Bind,” the colorful piece draws attention to the cafeteria ceiling, where a series of ...

School board hears budget, student performance updates

Students in Rugby Public Schools have weathered the current COVID crisis surprisingly well, according to testing data reviewed by the Rugby Public School Board at its regular meeting March 9. The board met at the Rugby High School library, where members reviewed graphs showing MAP test data ...