The only principal most of us have ever known is retiring.
“It’s crazy because he is retiring at the same time I’m graduating and he has been the principal since my freshman year, I feel surprised,” said Chaparral High School senior Anthony Soriano.
Soriano is going to miss the way he worked with students. Soriano would like the next principal to be like Mr. Rupcich.
“Mr. Rupcich was a good principal and he has improved the school,” said Soriano.
Meghan Garcia, senior at Chaparral High School thinks it’s a good thing that Mr. Rupcich is retiring.
“Sad, because he has been my principal for four years. After the contest he would talk to the band,” Garcia said. Garcia is going to miss his inspiration. Garcia liked how Mr. Rupcich encouraged students.
“When I first saw him I was kind of scared,” said Garcia, “Thank you Mr. Rupcich for being with me for four years”
Chaparral High School senior Daisy Molina, thinks that it’s good that Mr. Rupcich is retiring because he is going to get a break.
“What I liked about him is that he was always involved in activities,” said Molina. Molina thought that he was mean when she first saw him.
“I don’t want the next principal to be like Mr. Rupcich because he wasn’t strict and we need someone strict and get students on track,” said Molina, “I hope he has a wonderful life and take care.”
“I think is sad because nobody will have to experience him, I feel sad,” said Chaparral High School senior Jose Insurriaga.
Insurriaga is going to miss everything of Mr. Rupcich. Insurriaga liked that Mr. Rupcich was chill.
“I love you Mr. Rupcich,” said Insurriaga.
“It’s good for him he needs a break,” said Chaparral High School senior Jorge Hernandez.
Hernandez said, “He is a very good principal.” What Hernandez liked about Mr. Rupcich is that he actually did a lot of stuff with students.
The first impression Hernandez had with Mr. Rupcich was that he was going to be a good principal.
“Thank you for being a good principal,” said Hernandez.
“I think is great and look good for his age. It’s great. Everyone has to retire,” said Chaparral High School senior Ramon Espinoza.
Espinoza has had multiple with interactions with Mr. Rupcich because he coached his father for sports. Espinoza is going to miss Mr. Rupcich’s voice and that he captures authority.
“The first time I saw him I thought he was mean,” said Espinoza, “Thanks for supporting our school and football games.”
CHS senior Katelyn Gonzalez thinks and feels sad that Mr. Rupcich is retiring.
“I’m going to miss his mustache and his hair,” said Gonzalez.
Gonzalez said, “He was chill but took stuff serious. My first impression was that he took stuff serious.”
“Thank you for supporting our school.”
“I’m going to miss his mustache. What I liked was that he was pretty chill and good person to talk to,” said CHS senior Osvaldo Contreras.
The first impression Contreras had with Mr. Rupcich was strict.
“Good luck in life” said Contreras.
Mr. Rupcich will be missed by many of our seniors.