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SRHS Cross Country Team Looks Forward to Invitationals

GETTING BACK TO PACE: Santa Rosa High students compete on September 10th at a cross country meet, which is the first of the season. Justin Diaz (12) pictured racing in the photo, the first Santa Rosa student in the pack of runners, prior to the meet says that he is, “looking forward to racing more invitationals.” Diaz came 6th overall out of the Santa Rosa High School team in the race. Photo by Maddie Sanabria Article by Julia Sanabria Like many sports in the last year, the cross country season was a strange change of pace

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Students Weigh In on Bell Schedule Change

DING-DING-DING! The nostalgic hymn of the school’s tole echoes in euphoric synchrony. A symphony long awaited to be played... now half an hour later. “I like how the bell schedule is right now. I think the break could be a little bit longer. But other than that, it’s good. Maybe take some time from lunch and put some of that into break,” says freshman Mary-Jane Alexander. The new bell schedule, which is pinned on a wall beside a classroom, shows when classrooms get out. This has sparked a debate among staff and students on whether

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Bibliomania Captivates with Horror and Surprise

THE MAIN CHARACTER IN FRONT OF SMALL MOMENTS IN BIBLIOMANIA. The character depicted is named Alice and was created by Ooboru and Macchiro as part of Bibliomania.This image was made from manga panels, as a sort of collage, to show some of the intrigue of the manga in a unique way. Alice is part one of the few characters in manga who shows the ways obsession can ruin. Not only that, but it delves into the way this obsession can affect others and the different ways it manifests.  Image by Mary Jane Alexander. Bibliomania is an

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‘Rocky’ Start to New Student Information System Rollout

NEW SRHS AERIES SYSTEM: English teacher Casey Elsa’s computer shows the new Aeries student information system. Elsa’s computer shows the limited access she has to her class lists and transcripts of years past. Vice Principal Andy Lieberman described the switch by saying, “it’s been rocky.” Article and Photo by Grace Payne Santa Rosa High School’s switch to a new student information system called Aeries caused major scheduling problems as students returned to campus on August 12. Delays in transferring data from the old

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President Prior-Hodenfield, VP Arseneau Elected By Class of 2025

PANTHER PRIDE: On Friday September 10, Freshman President, Rustin Prior-Hodenfield (left) and Vice President, Cooper Arseneau (right) Demonstrate their spirit wear for orange and black day. “I love showing off my school spirit by participating in spirit days, and encouraging others to do the same!” said Arseneau. The new freshmen who joined student government are truly showing they will try to hype up and make freshmen just as involved in school as the other grades can be. Article and Photo by Anthony Flores Cruz As our

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Freshmen Q & A

Article and Graphic by Jerral Agbayani As the beginning of the semester takes flight following a school year’s worth of online learning, we are finally coming back in full swing; with the freshmen and some of the sophomore students arriving on campus for the very first time. Not only is this an exciting time to come back to school, but freshmen from abroad will be flocking Santa Rosa High School’s halls in search of their classes. That, and the dynamic of a new experience, in the form of their first year, comes with many

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Bo Burnham’s “Inside” Mix Of Comedy and Music

VIEWING “INSIDE” INSIDE A CLASS. Christine Bell (left, 12) and Conor Grace (right, 12) watch Bo Burnham’s Netflix comedy special, “Inside” during their free period. “You don’t get bored of it because there’s constantly something new,” said Grace while watching the hour and a half film for yet another time. The musical comedy show, shot and edited over the course of a year amidst quarantine, features laughable and relatable songs that have resonated with many youths and helped put the experience of many during COVID into the

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Opinion: What the Texas Abortion Ban Means to Me

NOT ONLY IN TEXAS. Malaina Vaden (12, left), Abby Clinton (11, center) and Emerson Guthrie (11, right) pose at the September 9 protest against the Texas abortion ban, Senate Bill 8, at Santa Rosa High School. Clinton said that protesting was important to her because “an attack on women anywhere is an attack on women everywhere.” An hour after Santa Rosa High School’s protest concluded, The United States Department of Justice announced via Twitter a suit against Senate Bill 8. Photo by Isabella Damberger-Sheldon.Article by Molly

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Brawley Teaches the First AP Environmental Science Class at SRHS

SRHS AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE TEACHER AT WORK. Brianne Brawley, a science teacher at Santa Rosa High School, teaches her first year of AP Environmental Science in Room 11 during second and sixth period. When discussing the class, Brawley said, “I believe it’s one of the most important classes taught at the school because we are people living on a shared planet with limited finite resources and we are all experiencing the impacts of humanity on the earth.” After fighting to get this class started for five years, Brawley was finally

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SRHS Welcomes New Administrators

WELCOMING STAFF. Isaac Estrada waits patiently to answer questions. Estrada is one of the new additions to the administration team and is an assistant principal. Estrada transferred from Gilroy Unified, where he was a teacher during the 2020-2021 school year. When asked about what made his transition to Santa Rosa High School easier he said“What made it easier for sure was just the support of the administrative team, including our principal and our vice principal and our two other assistant principals.” It is good to see that

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