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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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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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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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A Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

A quiet place. The Bok Kai Temple is one of the most calming places that anyone can visit. In the 1805’s is when the temple was first open, and then later in 1880 rebuilt and renovated. ‘I love this temple, it is sacred. I have gone here since I was a little kid with my grandfather’, Daniel Wayne told me, a stranger but a constant visitor of the temple. Article & Photo By: Destyni Hayes Sadly, there has been a rise in Asian hate crimes all over the United States, including in our community. There have been many horrible

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SRHS College Plans For Seniors

Big Decisions! With decision day fast approaching, seniors have started the exciting and daunting process of committing to colleges. Madison Liggett, Josh Neese, and Megan Foote are just three of the many SRHS seniors getting ready for their next years at a University. Congrats to this resilient Santa Rosa High School senior class of 2021, it’s been a bumpy ride but the end is near. Photos From: Megan Foote (left), Josh Nesse (middle) and Madison Liggett (right) Article By: Shai Fichtelberg and Spencer Page After completing

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Paul Troppy: Santa Rosa High School’s Shot Put & Discus Coach

Painting! Paul Troppy shown here is partway through a painting job. Troppy has a day job of painting that he balances with his drive to coach his throwers.Photo By: Paul Troppy Article By: Conor Grace Paul Troppy is the long time shot put and discus coach of the SRHS Track and Field team who has been involved in throwing for nearly his entire life. Starting from when he was in high school throwing to when he started coaching, a year after he graduated from SRHS in 1984. Troppy is a Santa Rosa High School Alumni who spends

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Santa Rosa High School’s Upcoming Prom

Yes, you’re reading that right. The Santa Rosa High School student government class has been hard at work planning a prom. While details have yet to be set in stone, many students share in the excitement of SRHS senior Ruby Kowell, who says ”regardless of how the event itself is, I’m just glad to have one last hurrah with my best friends.” Graphic Created By: Mrs. Piehl. Article By: Molly Murphey Those who thought that a return to school this year was impossible may find it even harder to believe that the student government

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Adaptations To Online School And What Teachers Will Continue To Use In Person

Teaching through Zoom and Google Classroom. Teaching and learning online hasn’t been easy for anyone, but not all aspects of the experience have been negative, such as the use of programs such as Zoom and Google Classroom and AP Classroom, platforms which some teachers at Santa Rosa High School plan to continue using once we return to in-person learning on April 26. Santa Rosa High School science teacher, Mrs. Brawley also plans on using such programs once we return to in-person learning.. “Trying to figure out what was the best

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Howarth Park Reopens Lake Activities

When asked why Daniel enjoys Howarth Park, he responded with,"When I lived in the area, I would go hiking with my friends and family around the surrounding trails. The place is bountiful with wildlife and beautiful trees.”Photo By: Daniel Vela Article By: Trenton Cooper On Sunday, March 14, Santa Rosa was permitted to leave the purple tier and moved into the red tier. While COVID-19 is still prevalent in Santa Rosa, local businesses can start to open up, to get the local economy moving.  One such business that is

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Thrifting Locations In Sonoma County

Found it! What’s not to love about thrifting and finding some absolute gems for your closet. Senior, Eliana Bruce, shares, “I love thrift shopping with my friends and I have found some great pieces at thrift stores.” If you ever need something to do look up your nearest thrift shop and you will definitely have a blast. Photo By: Eliana Bruce Article By: Shai Fichtelberg Thrifting has become an activity that many teens enjoy. Going into shops, sifting through clothes, and finding great deals, what’s not to love? In Sonoma

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