Monthly Archives: October 2020

Best Halloween Movies To Watch

On Monday, November 2, Santa Rosa High School's ArtQuest Program will be holding a drive-in movie at the Luther Burbank Center. The chosen film is Beetlejuice and it will begin at 6:45pm. Tickets can be purchased through the Friends Of ArtQuest website. Infographic Provided By SRHS ArtQuest Article By: Destyni Hayes What is the best halloween movie to watch? Is it horror or maybe a thriller? It could even be a family movie. There have been many movies produced for this spooky season over the years, so it's hard to just

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Halloween 2020-Costumes And Trick Or Treating

Emily Johansson dresses up as Dwight Schrute from The Office. She has been thinking of wearing this costume for a few years now, but only got around to it this year. Usually, Johansson would have a party with friends to celebrate Halloween. However, this year she is poll working instead of partying. “Although Halloween is less exciting for me this year, I’m still super excited to wear my costume because I’ve really been looking forward to it,” Said Johansson.Photo By: Emily Johansson Article By: Makayla Millea With Halloween

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How to Pre-Register to Vote

Jenesis Blancaflor was filled with satisfaction after taking just a few minutes to pre-register to vote. She said, “Since I am only 17, this made me feel confident that I was doing something important that my future 18-year-old self will thank me for!” If you’re under 18, make sure to pre-register to vote and encourage your friends to do the same! Article & Picture By: Giovi Andreassi With a major presidential election coming up, there has been a lot of talk about the importance of voting. Many people who are not 18

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Upcoming SRHS ASB Events

SRHS Halloween Drive! On October 30, ASB will be holding a Halloween-themed drive on campus, in which pumpkins from the carving contest will be displayed and students are encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes as they drive through the school campus. Sophomore and ASB member Hannah Averbuck said that she is, “super excited for our Halloween drive through haunted house on October 30th because we’ve never done anything like it and we’ll be able to see each other from a distance in our cars.” Maintaining morale during these

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The Best Mask For COVID-19 & Smoke

Effective and ineffective masks. Carol Freeland, a retired nurse, stands next to her husband Mark Freeland, wearing masks that will keep them safe while holding a mask that won’t keep them safe. Carol Freeland’s past experience as a nurse contributes to the knowledge that she has on the effectiveness of masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m doing everything I can to keep myself safe for my family,” Carol Freeland said. “I hope that other people will be considerate and wear effective masks so that my husband and I can stay

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Fall Sports Schedule Changes/Updates

The volleyball team is working out over a zoom meeting every Monday and Wednesday. Every week the coach, Rob Beal, tries to do new exercises to keep the workouts new and exciting. On Monday September 14, the girls did leg and glute workouts. Junior Kayleen Ledbetter says, “I think the zooms are very helpful, they are keeping us in shape while still being connected to the team”.



Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria Covid-19 has changed many things throughout Santa Rosa High School. One of the

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The Limitation Of School Sports

Empty field. With the restrictions set on coaches due to COVID-19, fields have been left empty for the past few months. The baseball field is usually one of the nicest high school fields in Sonoma county due to the incredible hard work put in by coach Paige Dumont. “Ever since the beginning of quarantine, I’ve been wondering about the condition of the field and what us players are going to do about it,” said senior JT Hollis, a pitcher on the baseball team. “The field is out of control and I’m worried about what it will look like

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SRHS Scheduling and Class Size Mishaps

This photo, taken on Valentine’s Day of 2020, shows senior Alex Mintonye, senior Madison Ligget, senior Katie Simpson, junior Amy Genolio, junior Madelyn Chu, junior Molly Murphy, 2020 Grad Gwen Faeth, and 2020 Grad Stephanie Beard shows two of the annual Valentine’s Day singing quartets that choir does for the school. This was always one of the most fun and memorable days for the choir as a whole and when asked about it Senior Katie Simpson said, “I think I may be most sad about missing the quartets on Valentine’s day, it was

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The Pros And Cons Of Online Vs. In-Person Learning

Google garbage. This is the screen that every student sees each day instead of the faces of their teachers and peers. This is the screen that stresses out and frustrates so many teenagers. Freshman Payton Flohr from Woodcreek High School in Roseland wrote that, “It is difficult to find information directly relating to the topic we are learning about. There are too many websites on Google; it can become overwhelming.”



Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Have you ever felt lost and alone, scared in

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COVID-19 Postpones School Sports at SRHS

Delay of Game. With no games scheduled until at least January, the football field at Santa Rosa High School remains empty, but football coach Roy Keegan is hopeful that players and fans will be able to return to the field in January.  COVID has hampered SRHS sports since March when schools closed due to the pandemic.  “Other state high school games are allowing fans to attend using social distancing.”, Keegan said. “If we have to, we will mark off the stands so our friends and families can attend our games.” Article & Photo

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