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Rainy Day Blue To New

One of Tina Dang's social media posts, as she poses at town square on November 12th, 2020.Photo Provided By: Tina Dang Article By: Jerral Agbayani Sonoma County’s rainy season made a major appearance right off the bat in 2021. With constant intermittent rain, it is only logical that many people want to enjoy their days by doing fun things to keep their minds off of the gloomy weather. This may include changing one’s wardrobe to parallel the weather. When it’s warmer, many tend to wear looser outfits, but when it’s cold

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Squishmallows: The New Stuffed Animal Collectible

Easter Edition Squishmallows. In recent months, a new obsession has emerged among many teens and young adults: squishmallows, lovable stuffed animals that come in all sorts of colors, animals, and more! These stuffed animals can be found at many locations such as Walgreens, Target, Walmart, and even Costco. Prices vary from store to store, but are generally pretty inexpensive. This new collectible has taken over the internet, with some of the most popular squishmallow collectibles being Avery the Mallard Duck, Wendy the Frog, and

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Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Car

Justin Ehn, a junior, recently got a car and is looking for ways to personalize it and make it his own. Ehn is a car fanatic who knows a lot about cars from various brands and models. Ehn was inspired by some of the products listed in the article and decided he may try some of them out himself such as the car key tracker since he has lost his keys many times. Photo By: Justin Ehn Article By: Jaeden Callender Every year, more and more students learn to drive and are able to navigate the world on their own. However, many do

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A Guide To Houseplants

A simple guide to houseplants. As we spend more time at home, we are all seeking for new hobbies to entertain ourselves. So what better way to do that then get houseplants to care for? It is a great way to keep yourself busy as well as put some greenery in your house.  Article & Photo By: Xiaolin Cai Have you been bored being stuck at home this year? Well, a good way to spend that time at home is to go get a couple houseplants to care for. House plants have become a popular way for people to add greenery to their houses.

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So You Got Your First Car, Now What?

Auto shop teacher, Mr. Utsey, and senior, Malachi Donaghy, pose in the car yard at Santa Rosa High School. This is Donaghy’s third year in auto shop and he says that although “it’s a little weird this year because we [the students] don’t get to do anything with our hands,” it’s still a “great environment.” Utsey’s auto shop classes provide an opportunity to gain practical knowledge that is useful far beyond the classroom. Article & Photo By: Molly Murphey I took my car in for an oil change for the first time in December.

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Best Romance Novels To Read For Valentine’s Day

Reading a romance novel on Valentine’s Day is always a good idea. Some people even have favorites for that specific day. Abby Mills, a Santa Rosa freshman says, “I love to read P.S. I Like You by Kasie West.”

Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Valentine's Day is just around the corner. We all enjoy a little romance on the day of love. Some turn to rom-coms on TV, but others enjoy a sweet romantic novel to get them their yearly dose of love. Here are some of the best romantic books to read on Valentine’s

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DIY Quarantine Valentine’s Gifts

It’s cake time. This is a chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting made specifically for Valentine’s Day, and is actually small enough for one! The recipe is simple, easy, and delicious, a perfect gift for this lovely holiday. “I’m glad that I decided to try my hand at baking,” said Katie Jang, senior at SRHS. “It was therapeutic and fun, and overall an extremely rewarding experience.” Article & Photo By: Katie Jang Making gifts at home this Valentine’s Day is a great way to show your appreciation for your loved ones.

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Mr. K’s Creative Writing Website

Join the Student Writers’ Collective today! The SWC is a website where students can publish their original fiction, nonfiction or poetry. The goal of this website is for students' original writing to get more out reach from their teachers and peers. Go to the website for more information: SWC Website. Article & Photo By: Maddie Sanabria In previous years, Santa Rosa High School had a creative writing club. But recently, the club was transformed into a website called Student Writers’ Collective by Mr. Kowalczyk.
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Sonoma County Coast Safety

Know Before You Go. Sonoma County’s Lifeguard and Recreation Coordinator, Lesley Pfeiffer, gives her insights on which beaches are safest during dangerous surf conditions common at this time of year. For another way to enjoy the coast without the worry, Santa Rosa High School sophomore, Rosie Tomin, recommends some of her favorite hiking trails. Don’t miss the Sea to Sky trail, one of Tomin’s “favorite hikes ever.”Graphic created by Molly Murphey with a map from USGS and the National Map. Article By: Molly Murphey My grandma

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Making Final Decisions About Colleges

One of the hardest decisions of high school. Senior, Eliana Bruce, gets ready to make the final decision. Seniors throughout the United States are getting ready to commit to colleges. This decision, while challenging, is very important and should be carefully thought out before making it. Good luck to all seniors! Article & Photo By: Shai Fichtelberg As college application season comes to a close, seniors are getting ready to make the big decision. Some colleges have begun reviewing applications and even sending out

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