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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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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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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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The 36th Annual Dickens Fair: A Complete Review

By Leilah Sterck The Dickens Fair is such an incredible event, and you can most definitely see that just by looking at all the work that the event workers have put into it. This year is the 36th year that the Dickens Fair has been going on is San Francisco in the Cow Palace. You can tell that they keep improving by a great extent every year! This event only happens once a year, from November 17th, to December 23rd. Even in this amount of time, many people come and join the festivities! The Dickens fair is about celebrating

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The MeToo Movement in 2018

By

Zemlja Franicevic



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sure we all remember the outbreak of sexual assault allegations against famous male actors, comedians, and politicians last year, as there were too many to forget. These allegations sparked one of the most powerful movements the United States has ever seen--the MeToo movement--a movement aimed at breaking women’s silence around sexual harassment and sexual assault. The movement went viral in October of 2017 as a hashtag used on social media to display the

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Santa Rosa High School Welcomes a New Principal

   By Seamus Fallon      Santa Rosa High School welcomed Dr. Kimberly Clissold as our new Principal since Mr. Coscarelli’s departure in June. In the school’s 144 years of existence she is the first female principal it has had at the helm. With over 20 years experience in education, Dr. Clissold is excited to start at Santa Rosa High. A 4th generation Hawaiian, Dr. Clissold was born and lived on the island ofOahu through her doctorate studies. Dr. Clissold holds a doctorate in Education Policy Studies from the University 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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SRHS track team sprints through the finish line at Arcadia

By Langston Hay On April 6th, for the first time since the 2016 season, the Santa Rosa High School Track and Field team proudly sent several of their finest athletes to southern California to compete in one of the biggest, fastest, and most prestigious invitationals in high school, the Arcadia Invitational. Accompanied by coaches Dough Courtemarche and Carrie Joseph, the team embarked on their competitive journey at seven AM. And thus, over the last weekend of Spring Break, Freshman Ana Wong, junior Izel Zamora, junior

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