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“Mrs. Packard”

“Mrs. Packard”

Collin Hallett

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

The play, Mrs. Packard, portrays the story of the woman, Mrs. Packard, who is admitted into an insane asylum in the 1800s when treatments for mental health consisted mostly of caging people, in some cases even chaining them in place, away from all light. They were often crowded together and in very unsanit...

An American Crisis

An American Crisis

Byte Staff

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

School shootings have really shaken our country and have become all too real for students of the present day due to too many recent tragedies to even list. Since 2018 began, there have been 18 school shootings. Out of these two were suicides, three were accidental shootings, and nine incidents had shot...

We’ve got Spirit!

We’ve got Spirit!

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The students and staff at Royse City High School make up a loud and proud school, and we love to show it. One of the student body’s favorite ways of showing their pride is during our pep rallies. Students and staff come together and organize fun themes, games, and shows to perform and play to get the ...

Valentine’s Day: A Day to Love or Hate?

Valentine’s Day: A Day to Love or Hate?

Jennifer Yanez, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As another Valentine’s Day comes to a close, one can’t help but contemplate the holiday in general: Love, hearts, giant teddy bears, and chocolates. When it comes to Valentine's Day, some people jump with glee, while others shake their heads and frown with disgust. All over America, people celebr...

Who needs PROM when you have MORP?

Who needs PROM when you have MORP?

Angelina Bell and Meredith McCoy

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The RCHS Golden Debs are starting a new tradition this year. MORP (that’s “prom” spelled backwards) will be held this Saturday at 7:30 until 10:30 in the cafeteria. Whether you want to go and stay the entire time or leave early, you’re sure to have a good time. There will be exciting game...

It’s Finally Time for Finals

It’s Finally Time for Finals

Angelina Bell, Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Bulldog Byte hopes everyone can take time to do great on their semester finals this week. Whether it be Math, Science, Social Studies, or English, we all know the struggles of the constant stress of studying for these challenging tests. Stephen Bennett, junior at RCHS, describes finals as “more of ...

Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad

Angelina Bell, Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This year's Spanish National Honor Society (SNHS) orchestrated a Christmas surprise for local families in need. Sponsor Ana Reyes and her students recently hosted a canned food drive for families in need of a Christmas meal. During the week of December 15, the students gathered cans and non-perishabl...

Net Neutrality and You

Net Neutrality and You

Jacob Fuentes, Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on whether or not net neutrality stays or goes. But what is exactly net neutrality, you might ask? To put it simply, it is the act of keeping the internet, well, neutral. Or unbiased. The Oxford Dictionary defines net neutrality as...

Senior Rumors Dispelled

Senior Rumors Dispelled

Angelica Mayfield, Paula Briscoe, and Karen Geosits, Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The rumor mill at Royse City High School is running strong. This past week there were several rumors being spread about seniors possibly not having senior quotes in the yearbook, the senior trip being cancelled, and other senior “perks” being taken away because of the actions of some of the seni...

Before Juliet – A Review

Before Juliet – A Review

Collin Hallett

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

  The only other school play I’ve attended was last year’s The Crucible, a play filled with so many talented young actors and directors from our department that it was difficult to find any critiques. While the play was full of talent, and I may be crucified for saying this (pun intended), it ...

“Before Juliet” A Twisted Tale

Hannah Grisham, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under News

Theater has been working very hard since the start of the new school year to prepare this new upcoming drama performance “Before Juliet”. Death and Strife, along with the Chorus of Darkness, serve as narrators in this foreboding tale, the story of Romeo and his first love, Rosaline. Although their families have been at war with each other for centuries, the young ...

Give a Hand for Puerto Rico

Give a Hand for Puerto Rico

Paula Briscoe, Collin Hallett, Karen Geosits

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

With the recent earthquake that shook Mexico and the three hurricanes devastating Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico, it has been difficult to focus efforts on helping a single affected area. There are billions of dollars in infrastructure damage alone, spread across multiple states and a U.S. territory. Th...

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