All posts by: Katie Cederborg

Ski season: tips on where to go

By Momo Mckamey As the cold weather approaches and snow starts to fall in the Sierras, it’s time to dig out those skis from the back of the garage and take a three and a half hour road trip to beautiful Tahoe, California. Tahoe has a variety of different resorts to choose from depending on your level of skiing and what type of skiing you’re interested in. The most common type of skiing, great for beginners, is casual alpine or downhill. Those who ski once or twice a season should consider renting skis to save money as

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Thousand Oaks shooting kills 12, reignites gun violence conversation

By Zemi Franicevic At 11:19 p.m., on Wednesday Nov. 7, a 911 call was made saying that there was an active shooter at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. The authorities entered the building three minutes later at 11:25 pm, but by the time the gun went silent, 12 people, including Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, had been shot and either died on the seen or later in a hospital. The shooter was identified as Ian Long, a 28-year-old Afghanistan veteran. It was mostly students at the bar that night as it was a

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SRHS varsity volleyball team defeats Piner

By Kaylee Rathkoy The Santa Rosa volleyball team has started the season strong. Their pre-season started in August and will continue in October. Their schedule consists of games twice a week and practice three days a week. The varsity team has 13 members, coached by Rob Beal, and junior varsity has 11, with coach Kathy Hower. One of the latest matches they had was against Piner High School on Sept. 6. Junior varsity went first, and their team members were very focused and aggressive in their play from practice to the matches.

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Girls golf team takes their first swings of the season

By Momo Mckamey After two weeks of practice, Santa Rosa High School girls golf is in full swing. They kicked off their season with their first practice match against Cardinal Newman on Monday, August 27. The match took place at Oakmont golf course where the girls played a nine hole game. Although the SRHS girls were defeated, they played hard. This year’s team is made up of six girls, seniors Emily Wong and Mackenzie Allen, junior Emily Davis, sophomores Momo Mckamey and Lindsey Graham and freshman Julia Garey. This year’s

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SRHS should recycle

By Emilie Davis Santa Rosa High School has always been known as a modern, progressive high school. Not only being in Sonoma County, a very progressive community, but being a very diverse, forward thinking school in itself. So why aren’t we recycling? Being a school, we experience an unbelievable amount of paper everyday, all of which could be recycled. But, due to students abuse of the recycling cans, and the lack of people to take care of them, the recycling program at SRHS has come to an end. The reasoning for the end of

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Lockdown protocol: how to protect yourself

By Emilie Davis Knowing how to protect oneself is a skill that has always been of value, but it has become more vital now than ever before. With the increased number of school shootings across the United States, we fear them now more than we could have ever imagined, but this fear does not protect us: knowledge of necessary protocol does. On Friday, August 17th, there was a lockdown at Santa Rosa High School. It was a false alarm, as a teacher punched in the wrong code on one of the phones, but it was a shock to all on campus.

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Fire Updates: one year later

By Sammi Bellinghausen and Reece Wisler Late in the night of Oct. 8, 2017, a tragedy hit Sonoma County. One of the biggest fires in California history ravaged through 36,000 acres. The fire caused 23 fatalities and destroyed 2,800 homes in Santa Rosa alone. In the past year, many people have been trying to rebuild from the ground up. The rebuilding process has caused varying degrees of stress for different people. Some examples of this are insurance issues, money, finding someone to do the work, and how you want your home to

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California Concerts in September

By Sammi Bellinghausen “Return to the thought to the concert where music flared,” said author Deborah Garrison. Music is the way people get out of their messy headspaces and release all of the negative energy out into space. Music has been around for over 50,000 years and the experience to watch live music is an opportunity of a lifetime. Luckily, in September, many different people and different genres are performed in the Bay Area. Some of the genres include rap, pop and almost everything in between.Some of the rap and

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SRHS football team off to a successful start

By Gwen Berghof A sea of orange and black coated the stands as the Santa Rosa High School football team took to the field. The first home game of the season brought a buzz of excitement to the air: the beginning of fall and the new school year punctuated by the promise of an thrilling season. The Panthers lined up against the Petaluma High Trojans, ready to play their best against a new team. And the game was a success- the Panthers beat the Trojans, 42-26. Petaluma scored the first touchdown of the game, but their lead was

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Prom Food on a Budget

By Isabella DeMattei Going out to a fancy restaurant for prom doesn’t have to break the bank. Many upscale restaurants have menu items that won’t break your budget, yet still give you the experience of a nice night out. One restaurant that is notorious for a great, but pricey, meal is Stark’s Steak and Seafood. Located in Historic Railroad Square, Stark’s has some of the best steaks in Santa Rosa, and the perfect ambiance for your meal. Don’t be discouraged by the expensive cuts of meat and side dishes you have to order

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