Seniors mark their territory, raise funds

September 14, 2017

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RTR senior Jocelyn Klein used her parking space to share a quote by Nelson Mandela. The students were allowed to come up with a parking lot creation by donating to Christmas is For Sharing.

By Mark Wilmes
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We all have our favorite spots—where you sit at church, your living room chair at home, your parking spot at work. Admit it or not, we all get a little annoyed we get to any of those places and…gasp…our spot is taken. Seniors at RTR High School were able to claim their favorite parking spots at the high school over the weekend, for charity.
Two dozen seniors forked over $25 each for the opportunity to claim their favorite spot with a personalized work of art. RTR Science teacher Alissa Moat said the money will go to a local charity.

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Knights dump Wildcats 44-6

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Football Team used their high octane of­fense to full capacity in the first quarter last Friday as they would score 30 points in the quarter to race to a 30-0 advantage after one frame over the Heron Lake-Okabena Wildcats. It was the second straight win with over 40 points scored.
Carter Hansen would play his first snaps of the year in the game as he was recovering from an ankle problem…

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Lady Knights fall to MACCRAY Wolverines in four sets Thursday

September 14, 2017

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Chloe Hess threads the volleyball between a pair of MACCRAY defenders during Thursday’s home volleyball game.

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Volleyball Team started the Camden Conference match with the MACCRAY Wolverines in style last Thursday by win­ning the first set. However, the rest of the evening the Knights tried to catch up from large deficits. The scores of the four sets were 25-22, 17-25. 11-25 and 19-25.

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VB milestone

September 14, 2017

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Tina Haroldson (center) was presented a volleyball and a sign by teammates Mya Christensen (left) and Chloe Hess in honor of her 1,000th dig as an RTR Knight before last week’s game.

Lady Knights lose two on the road

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The volleyball Knights got the season off to a rough start as they would lose their first two match­es to Pipestone Area and YME, respectively. Both of these matches were road contests.
The match in Pipestone saw the Arrows win the first set by a score of 25-18. The Lady Knights would come back to tie the match with a 25-18 win…

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JV Knights shut down MACCRAY Wolverines 40-0

September 14, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR junior varsity played the MACCRAY Wol­verines last Monday in a little football action. The Knights would come away with a well-earned 40-0 victory.
The Knights scored three touchdowns in the first half…

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Mini Knights program kicks off

September 14, 2017

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Mini Knight Ava Guida was congratulated by the Knights before Thursday’s game.

Civics Building Citizenship class

September 14, 2017

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Last week Andrea Lingen spoke to students in 7th grade Civics Building Citizenship class, taught by Jackie Hess at RTR Middle School.

By Mark Wilmes
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RTR Middle School So­cial Studies teacher Jackie Hess is offering a Civics Building Citizenship class for 7th graders this school year. Hess, in her first year of teaching in the RTR dis­trict, said she will be in­viting various community speakers to come and talk to the class.
“We are calling it coffee with the community,” Hess said.

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High school skills in the real world

September 7, 2017

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Tribute advertising manager Amber Casperson is pictured speaking to Robyn Lampert’s English class at RTR High School on Thursday.

By Mark Wilmes
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While planning for her English 11 and English 12 courses this summer, RTR teacher Robyn Lampert was contemplating how to help her students connect what they are learning in the classroom with the real world that awaits them.
In August, she attended a four-day Technology Integration Workshop through BestPrep in Minneapolis. The non-profit organization’s mission is to “prepare students with business, career and financial literacy skills through hands-on experiences that inspire success in work and life.”

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RTR Homecoming Week

September 7, 2017

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Pictured are the 2017 RTR Homecoming candidates, from left—Chloe Hess, Evan Swanson, Tina Haroldson, Jacob Fischer, Paige Buchert, Jonah Johnson, Ashley Borchert, Riley Williams, Courtney Snyder and Westin Kirk. Coronation will be held Monday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.

By Mark Wilmes
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Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Home­coming Week 2017 arrives next week with a full slate of activi­ties…
Coronation will be held on Monday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. The volleyball team will face Renville County West on Thursday evening, followed by a bonfire.

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