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SRHS Students Take Advantage Of SRJC Classes

Bernard C. Plover Hall, the admissions and records office of SRJC. Their office oversees applying dual enrollment students. High School students trying to take a class at the SRJC will likely visit this building at least once in their application process. Photo By: Tara Elsa Article By: Conor Grace As schools shift to online-based learning, many high school students have been taking advantage of Santa Rosa Junior College classes as they have gone online as well. There have been dual enrollment students at SRHS for many

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Dia de Los Muertos

“Dia De Los Muertos to me is an important tradition of my family because we get to celebrate our family members and reminisce on their life.” said Leslie Camacho, a latina Santa Rosa High School student. Above are her marigolds, also known as the flower of the dead. Article & Photo By: Ziggy Leon Carillo Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday with festivals, feasts, and fiestas for the dead! The three-day celebration has roots from 3,000 years ago and celebrates the lives of deceased loved ones. People celebrate by

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Online Grading Adaptations & Changes

Teaching on Vacation. Christina Grace, an ESL teacher at Rancho Cotate is shown here enjoying a cup of coffee while teaching from a house she rented for the weekend. Being able to teach from nearly anywhere is one of the benefits teachers and students are finding with distance learning.  Photo By: Ben Grace Article By: Conor Grace As students and teachers alike have changed from in-person classes to distance learning, there has been a myriad of difficulties for both parties. Students and teachers have had to adapt and learn

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SRCS District Hires New COVID-19 Coordinator

Mask on! After eight years being a math teacher at Rincon Valley Middle School and a year of being an assistant principal at Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School, Kateland Weighall was hired as the Covid Coordinator for the district. She is obviously the first person to ever hold this position for the district, and is, “very excited about the opportunity.” She was also hoping that this could be a first step to stepping away from teaching and exploring bigger admin roles in the district. Photo By: Kateland Weighall Article By:

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Introducing Evacuated Families into Your Household

The fire victims that Jenesis Blancaflor took in shared the devastation that hit their home. Their loss in Skyhawk, while horrible, has not stopped them from keeping a positive attitude. Blancaflor added, “I was really inspired to be around people who could still find the good in this situation. My only hope is that the fires stop so that more of my friends and family don’t lose their homes.”

Photo by Ronald Taylor

Article By: Giovi Andreassi With fires becoming an annual occurrence in Sonoma County,

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SRHS Senior Class President Spotlight

Feeling Presidential. Our 2020-2021 Senior class president, Moreya Howell, poses for her senior picture. Moreya decided to run for class president when she realized her last year at Santa Rosa High School would be on-line and thought this would be a good way to engage with other students.“I wanted to try something different and knew that it could make my senior year more fun and interesting,” said Howell.Photo By: Kelly Needleman Article By: Evan Mirante Moreya Howell is the current Santa Rosa High School senior class

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SRHS New College & Career Center Counselor, Tracy Batchelder

Welcome over the Web. Tracy Batchelder joins the Santa Rosa High School staff this year as our new College and Career Counselor. Although the College and Career Center’s physical location remains closed, she has made its resources available virtually via Google Classroom. “I want the CCC to become a social hub on campus where students feel free to drop in and ask me questions or do research, spend their lunchtime or drop by after school with friends. I want the students to feel like it's their space,” said Batchelder.
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SRHS Freshman Class President Spotlight

Sarah Hane. The freshman class president for our 2020-2021 school year. Sarah was the former vice president at Santa Rosa Middle School. She loves being involved with school and being in student government is a great way to do that. “It definitely isn’t easy, but all the hard work pays off,” she says. Photo By: Sarah Hane Article By: Xiaolin Cai Sarah Hane is our current freshman class president at Santa Rosa High. She was also the vice president at SRMS and was in the leadership class during her years there. She likes being

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Halloween 2020-Costumes And Trick Or Treating

Emily Johansson dresses up as Dwight Schrute from The Office. She has been thinking of wearing this costume for a few years now, but only got around to it this year. Usually, Johansson would have a party with friends to celebrate Halloween. However, this year she is poll working instead of partying. “Although Halloween is less exciting for me this year, I’m still super excited to wear my costume because I’ve really been looking forward to it,” Said Johansson.Photo By: Emily Johansson Article By: Makayla Millea With Halloween

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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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