All posts by: Alice Brookston

How To Keep Yourself Safe When Returning To In-Person Learning

The back-to-school essentials. Prep for your own return to school by adding masks and hand sanitizer to your list of items to bring when returning to campus. On April 26, roughly half of Santa Rosa High School’s students will return to in-person learning, while the other half will continue with virtual classes. For those students who do plan on returning to campus, make sure to use hand sanitizer and or wash your hands frequently, wear one or even two masks and keep a distance of at least 6 feet from other students to keep

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Adaptations To Online School And What Teachers Will Continue To Use In Person

Teaching through Zoom and Google Classroom. Teaching and learning online hasn’t been easy for anyone, but not all aspects of the experience have been negative, such as the use of programs such as Zoom and Google Classroom and AP Classroom, platforms which some teachers at Santa Rosa High School plan to continue using once we return to in-person learning on April 26. Santa Rosa High School science teacher, Mrs. Brawley also plans on using such programs once we return to in-person learning.. “Trying to figure out what was the best

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Easter Holiday Treat Recipes To Try

Easter-themed treats. For this year’s Easter holiday, try making some fun, easy, and tasty treats for your loved ones. Considering the current COVID-19 restrictions, April 4 plans may have to wait until times are safer, but in the meantime, try doing some baking to drop-off for friends and family instead. Peep Rice Krispy Treats and Easter Egg M&M Cookies are two easy, and sugary, treats you can make, that your loved ones will surely appreciate. Article & Photo By: Alice Brookston It’s that time of year again, Easter

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SRHS Student Easter Sunday Plans

Even the Easter Bunny is practicing social distancing! With COVID-19 interfering with the regular Easter celebrations, it’s important to find a safe way to celebrate. “I think that there’s actually kind of a plus to having to celebrate during COVID,” said junior Erin Holland. “It makes us think of creative alternatives to still have fun.” Infographic By Alice Brookston on Canva Article By: Tianna Cooke With the Easter holiday approaching, students and families alike are getting ready to participate in their annual Easter

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Squishmallows: The New Stuffed Animal Collectible

Easter Edition Squishmallows. In recent months, a new obsession has emerged among many teens and young adults: squishmallows, lovable stuffed animals that come in all sorts of colors, animals, and more! These stuffed animals can be found at many locations such as Walgreens, Target, Walmart, and even Costco. Prices vary from store to store, but are generally pretty inexpensive. This new collectible has taken over the internet, with some of the most popular squishmallow collectibles being Avery the Mallard Duck, Wendy the Frog, and

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Step By Step What To Do After A Car Accident

The Car crash. Car accidents can be devastatingly disastrous, traumatizing, and overall a lot to deal with. Not only with the scene of the crash itself, but with the aftermath of the event concerning insurance, police reports and statements, and simply just finding out what step to take next. Car crashes happen everyday, and in many cases are unavoidable. Know what to do next if you find yourself in a car accident of your own.*License Plate # Redacted For Personal Security ReasonsPhoto By: Sarah Johnston Article By: Alice

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The Safety Of Having Self-Defense

A Swiss Army Knife. Self-defense items for young women have recently gained a large amount of traction in the media, and a swiss army knife is a great place to start seeing as they are easy to acquire, relatively inexpensive, fit on any sort of basic keychain, and serve multiple different purposes. Feeling safe when out in the world is incredibly important to living a paranoid-free life and having on-hand self-defense items such as a swiss army knife can help do just that. Article & Photo By: Alice Brookston As any young

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The Worrisome Workload Of Distance Learning

Homework assignments. As students progress into the second quarter of the first semester of distance learning, many have found it challenging to keep with the surplus of assignments from their teachers. Junior Carson Cook says, “I’ve always been a fairly stressed person, but now it’s like a constant cloud of nerves that follows me everywhere in the sense that I can never escape from school work because there’s always another assignment or test.” Many students have experienced increased levels of stress, caused from anywhere to the

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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 Unexpected Wednesday Work Load

Textbooks and stress. Santa Rosa High School junior, Amy Genolio, works on her assignments while preparing in advance for her inevitable Wednesday work-load. According to Genolio, “Even though we have no Zoom classes on Wednesdays, Wednesdays seem to be the busiest days of the week for me.” Genolio has taken many advanced classes this year and has found herself buried in a textbook or computer screen throughout the majority of the week to keep up with her surplus of assignments. Photo & Article By: Alice Brookston As

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