• Get Seen!

    Get Seen!

    November 9, 2017

    Students in Round Lake High School's journalism production class are trying new things this year. In addition to the online publication, which comes out monthly, the staff will be rolling out a print magazine in December. There are various ways students can have their voices heard and their talents showcased....

    For your reading pleasure, The Blaize will be rolling out a print magazine in December. Please contribute any artwork, S/Os, or inspirational quotes.


  • Proud Hispanic Heritage

    Proud Hispanic Heritage

    Gretchen Baez

    November 7, 2017

    Round Lake Senior High School, very proud of its high percentages of Hispanic culture, kicked off the month of October with a celebration that mainly focused on the recognition of the Hispanic heritage. RLHS is continuing a tradition started by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. President Johnson started...

    Calacas are a common sight during Day of the Dead.

    Valeria Almaraz

  • No need to stress, FAFSA is here!

    No need to stress, FAFSA is here!

    Megan Smith

    November 6, 2017

     As college is approaching for many junior and seniors at Round Lake High School, so does the question, How am I going to pay for school? One big answer to that question is FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you’re a student interested in attending college, now is t...

    You may find yourself being this stressed when looking at the price tag of your dream college.


  • Adjusting to a New Grading System

    Adjusting to a New Grading System

    Jose Guzman

    November 6, 2017

    The world of standards-based grading is one of complexity, with both staff and students wondering how this nation-wide system affects our performance. Teachers from all over the school have different opinions about how the standards-based grading system affects their class structure and their pupils’ perfo...

    Buckle up! All students pay close attention to their educational performance. However, standards-based grading greatly affects the perception of this performance.


  • Turn your ChristMESS into the ChristBEST

    Turn your ChristMESS into the ChristBEST

    Jayda Delatorre

    November 6, 2017

    Holiday seasons- although fun- are often a time of stress. Festivities can become overwhelming when there is so much going on. Here at Round Lake High School, the holiday season is not taken lightly. However, between all the homework, stress of finals, and familial fun to keep track of, many people find s...

    Various clubs, plus the bands and choirs at Round Lake High School have an exciting December in store for students. Be sure to take note of these days so you can make sure to squeeze in some holiday fun this year.

    Torsten Dettlaff

  • Focused on the Future

    Focused on the Future

    Daniela Zavala

    November 6, 2017

    November starts College and Career month here at Round Lake High School. Throughout the month, the College and Career center ran by College Counselor Mr. Christopher Chiakulas will host multiple events for students. These events will inform curious students about what college and career paths they c...

    Christopher Chiakulas

  • Looking Out for Yourself

    Looking Out for Yourself

    Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    It’s cold, quiet, all the walls and rooms feel the same, and the smell of hand sanitizer and emptiness creates a comforting nothingness. How did you end up here? Maybe your body just started a random revolution or maybe it's a health issue you were to afraid to speak out about until it frightened y...


  • Creating a Safe Place

    Creating a Safe Place

    Kim Krieger, Staff Writer

    October 16, 2017

    “I’ve honestly never been to a school where there are so many different faces,”commented Alexis Phares, a junior at Round Lake High School. “I come from Tennessee, where everyone pretty much looks the same and has the same boring lifestyle as everybody else, but here, here it is different. No...

    Motivational poster hung in one of the girls' bathroom at Round Lake High School.

    Kim Krieger

  • Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

    Dreamers Can’t Be Broken

    Ana Hernandez, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2017

    Whether it was President Donald Trump’s promise to  build a wall along the Mexican border, or his tendency to make inappropriate Tweets, many people had their worries when he was inaugurated on Nov. 8.  Many struggled to see the good in our new president. It seemed like some people's worst fears...

    Some RLHS grads came back for a panel discussion about the changes in DACA. The students encourage others to keep up with their dreams of higher education, despite any policy changes.

    Mrs. Penina Noonan

  • No Place Like the Powder Puff Game

    No Place Like the Powder Puff Game

    Berenice Lazaro, Staff Writer

    September 25, 2017

    Before the homecoming dance, Round Lake High School has parades, games and dress up days that excite the students for the start of a new school year. One of the main events that many students get hyped and take part in is the annual powder puff game. Girls play flag football while the boys create a dance r...

    The winning senior powder puff team gathers for a group picture after a pep rally.

    Berenice Lazaro

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