The Student News Site of Royal Oak High School

Acorn Newsmagazine

Acorn Newsmagazine

The Student News Site of Royal Oak High School

Acorn Newsmagazine

Senior Riley Maizy was among those who continued 
their education despite the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Photo by Ava Emery

COVID-19 in 2023

Eden Lynch, Reporter November 17, 2023

In March 2020, schools shut down as a result of the rapid spread of COVID-19. This deeply affected students’ mental health, particularly teenagers in high school. As the transition out of the pandemic...

Graphic by Sidney Kapelanski

FAFSA 2024-2025

Estela Blanton, Layout Editor November 17, 2023

With the cost of college on the rise, students who planning on post-secondary education are considering their financial aid options. With millions of applications and billions of dollars awarded per year,...

ROHS SafeEd staff includes (from left to right): Rick Floyd, Evette Robinson, Paul Harris, and Bill Willhite. Photo by XuXia Hopkins

Safety Standards at ROHS

XuXia Hopkins, Reporter November 17, 2023

The average amount of time a person spends at a K-12 school is approximately 2,340 days. Safety in schools has always been a top priority for school staff and administrators but has intensified even...

Donald Trump’s mugshot went viral almost immediately after it was released.
Graphic by Maxwell Willey

Trump’s Mugshot

Maxwell Willey, Reporter November 17, 2023

Former President Donald Trump turned himself in to Fulton County Jail on August 24th, after being indicted for efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. The former president faces...

Members of the Royal Oak High School Lunch Staff.

Michigan’s public schools to serve free school breakfast and lunch

Aidan Morris, Layout Editor November 17, 2023

Lunch and breakfast will be free at Royal Oak High School and every public school in Michigan for the 2023-24 school year. This change comes after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the education...

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