Panthers help out fellow Panthers

By Isabella DeMattei Santa Rosa High School is known throughout Sonoma County as a welcoming place for all, and in the aftermath of the devastating Sonoma County fires, SRHS’s reputation as a caring community was resolidified. The students and staff of SRHS have come together in many different ways to help out the community. The High School hosted many Town Hall meetings for government officials and first responders to share crucial information to the public. Many students are also working with the Helping Hands Clothing

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School is back in Session October 30th

[caption id="attachment_149" align="aligncenter" width="225"] On October 9, wildfires spread through Santa Rosa.[/caption] After three weeks, SRHS will be open again. The wildfires that spread through Sonoma, Napa, and Lake Counties caused many school closures. More than 71,000 students were affected by this. It has been a long three weeks since students roamed the halls. Events that had been scheduled during the closure have been rescheduled, including testing, sporting events, and the annual homecoming dance. On October

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Illuminate Ed incites conflict for SRCS

By Star Mallamo The SRCS community has been in an uproar over their inability to access grades. History teacher John Cortopassi explained that the familiar grading system, Home Access Center, has been given up in favor of a new and improved student system, “I was part of a group that helped choose it.” Cortopassi and others on the team decided that the district should purchase Illuminate Ed, because of the flexibility with its configurations. However, the system has not been fully “rolled out” or implemented yet. Cortopassi

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District issues continue in wake of protests

By Alex Hays Controversy has been a constant in the SRCS community as of late, with recent problems such as a lack of staff, oversized classes, and most importantly, no incentive to stay within the SRCS district. Many of these problems have been relevant since last year and have still not been solved. These issues were brought up once again at a recent SRCS board meeting, which took place on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Many teachers of SRCS and members of the SRTA spoke on these issues, among which were former SRTA

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City Garden Doughnuts and Coffee

by Lucy Merrill Is the price worth the doughnut? The four dollar doughnuts at City Garden, in Santa Rosa, may seem a little pricey but the the quality just might be worth it. City Garden is known for their beautiful gourmet doughnuts and their fresh brewed coffee. The doughnuts aren't like your regular greasy, grocery store, pink box doughnuts. Instead they are made from a unique brioche dough made fresh in the back of the store every day. The fluffy dough is glazed with an assortment of frostings and toppings. From

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SRHS Bids Farewell to Teacher Ron Reichmuth

[caption id="attachment_61" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Beloved teacher Ron Reichmuth poses in front of a popcorn machine. Reichmuth is best known by students for his vocational program and helping to run his famous food cart.[/caption] By Rachel Owen Managing Editor

Teaching at SRHS since 2000, Mr. Ron Reichmuth has changed the lives of many students. However, he has decided that it is time to retire. Reichmuth taught special needs students the values of hard work during the full days he spent

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SRHS Bids Farewell to Assistant Principal Monica Baldenegro

[caption id="attachment_57" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ex-assistant principal, Monica Baldenegro, sits comfortably at her desk while smiling brightly at a student. Baldenegro is known throughout the SRHS community for her perpetually cheery personality.[/caption]

This coming school year, Santa Rosa High School will be losing its beloved vice principal, Monica Baldenegro. Ms. Baldenegro, who has worked at SRHS since 2006, will be taking on an administrative role at a small 7th to 12th grade school in

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From Orientation to Departing Staff, SRHS Is Experiencing Major Changes

Santa Rosa High School held it's two day orientation this week for the 2017 school year. Students received their new schedules on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Freshmen got a little extra attention at the annual Freshmen Orientation Night held in the auditorium on Wednesday. With the new school year, there's always bound to be changes. This year is no exception. With a number of retiring and departing teachers and staff, SRHS will certainly be going through an adjustment phase. We begin the new year with an interim

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