New hall pass system enacted to increase security and accountability

Lizzy Kunze, Rampage Staff Repoerter

February 12, 2020

Southeast Polk High School is coming into 2020 with new rules and regulations. Students are now required to have a hall pass when in the hallway during class time. There are many reasons as to why this change occurred, like safety conc...

Students explore jazz genre

Lizzy Kunze, Rampage Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

A lot of students don’t fully understand what jazz is and what kind of jazz classes Southeast Polk has to offer for students. The high school has three jazz bands: Jazz 1, 2 and 3. Senior Lucas Bernholtz plays trumpet for Jazz 1 and has ...

Standards-referenced grading takes a step forward

Lizzy Kunze, Rampage Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Standards-referenced grading is a new movement  being used in some classes this year that measures students’ progress toward meeting standards. Instead of using a traditional 100 point scale, the new system uses a 1 to 4 scale...