All posts by: Zemi Franicevic

Looking for summer opportunities? Read about the unforgettable travels experienced in the GLA program for teens

By Avery Macnab With the fourth quarter wrapping up, the time has come for people to start looking for summer opportunities. If you are interested in an unforgettable travel experience, you should consider looking into GLA. GLA or Global Leadership Adventures is a leadership travel program for teenagers from ages 13-18. This program takes teens to countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and South America and features community service, hands on learning, and adventure. In

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The continuously growing relationship between teens and fast food needs to end

By Max Parrish Over the last several years, fast food has become increasingly prominent in the teenage diet. With restaurants like Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s having quick service and cheap food, it’s become incredibly easy to dump your money into those corporations-and that’s exactly what they want you to do. The processed products made by those corporations can wreak havoc on your body and leave you craving more. Additionally, it is incredibly appealing to your taste buds to eat it, whether you’re buying fries, a burger,

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Santa Rosa High School’s Annual Day Of Tolerance

By Alice Brookston On Wednesday, March 15, the Day of Tolerance was held in the auditorium at Santa Rosa High School. Throughout the day, six groups shared their stories involving six different issues including disability rights, immigration, homelessness, criminal justice, mental health, and the holocaust. During first period, Xerxes Whitney came to SRHS to discuss his experiences of living with Cerebral Palsy and how to he grew to embrace his differences and be proud of who he is. Xerxes, even with his previous struggles

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SRHS BECOMES MORE ECO-FRIENDLY AS IT INSTALLS NEW WATER BOTTLE FILLING STATIONS THROUGHOUT CAMPUS

By Momo Mckamey The increasing plastic problem in the world continues to grow. According to Ban the Bottle, Americans used 50 billion plastic bottles last year alone, but only one in five are recycled. Santa Rosa High School’s very own ecology club helped out with this increasing issue by encouraging the school administration to install new water filtration fountains around campus, making filling up reusable water bottles easier and more accessible. Photo by Momo Mckamey The fountains have been a long-time effort for

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Overview and Results of Santa Rosa High’s 2019 Mr. Panther Competition

By Avery West Mr. Panther, the biggest event of the year at Santa Rosa high School took place on February 9th, 2019. Mr. Panther acts as a male beauty pageant, the students look forward to this beloved event every year. This year, eight seniors were picked to share their special talents, answer questions about their last four years at Santa Rosa High and provide entertainment for their peers and family members. At the end of the pageant one senior boy gets voted to achieve the title of Mr.Panther. The night always begins

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Here are the Best Chocolates and Sweets to buy for your loved ones… or yourself this Valentine’s Day

By Leslie Mendoza Valentine's Day is coming soon, and if you don’t know what to buy your valentine, chocolates are always a good treat. There are a variety of options when it comes to chocolate: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate with nuts or chocolate with caramel, among other things. If you don’t know which type to choose, this article will give a review and break down of the most popular chocolates. For milk chocolate lovers who don’t mind a hint of hazelnut,

the Ferrero Rocher classic chocolates

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32,000 Educators in Los Angeles on strike for Higher Wages, More Staff, and Smaller Classes

By Max Parrish Since 2015, the teachers in Los Angeles, California, have been trying to get higher wages, more staff, and smaller classes, but now the approximate 32,000 educators are going on strike to get the funding and staff that they need. After weeks of heated debates between the United Teachers Los Angeles union (UTLA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) went nowhere, the UTLA took to the streets on January 14th and staked the first teacher protest in Los Angeles in over 30 years. The morning of the

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Leaked Memo from Trump’s HHS Department attempts to redefine “Sex”

By Max Parrish Over the last several years, transgender health and healthcare have been discussed more prominently in the news than previous years. Part of this reason has been celebrities coming out as transgender men or women, but the other side of this new spotlight has been President Donald Trump attempting to repeal former President Barack Obama’s protections for transgender and gender non-conforming people in healthcare, the workplace and the education system. The Affordable Care Act, or the ACA, implemented by the

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SRHS’s Choir Performs A series of Fun Holiday Songs at Winter Concert

By Alice Brookston On December 14th and 15th, Santa Rosa High School’s choirs performed for the second time this year at The Winter Concert. The concert ran for two nights, with over 500 people attending each night. Each show was held at 7pm in the auditorium, and the show ran for roughly two hours. All four choirs performed, and 15 songs were sung in total on both nights. The choirs performed astoundingly well, and sang songs with tribute to the current winter season. The show was kicked off with the song “Santa Baby” by

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