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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holidays is a time for joy and love, and gifts! Do you love to read or know someone who does? This item is perfect for the bookworms out there who want to venture and find new books or even read a book you may have never known about. The genre and story is picked at random, so you really don’t know what you’re getting until you read it. Each book comes wrapped like a gift, in twine and sealed with a wax stamp, so it should be the perfect thing to give!Photo By: MarDeLunaArtsCo on Etsy. Article By: Dalia Pelayo-Mark The

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The Environmental Impacts Of Christmas Trees

SRHS senior Zayra Escutia takes pride in her environmentally-friendly real tree and the traditions that come with it. “Picking out a tree and decorating it is always a fun way to spend time with family, and I’ve come to appreciate it more under this year’s unusual circumstances.” Escutia’s cat, Tofu, doesn’t seem to have any complaints!Picture by Zayra Escutia Article By: Giovi Andreassi Every year around December comes the time to begin the festivities of the holiday season. For those who celebrate Christmas, this usually

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Students Working During The Holidays

Tenjing Sherpa holds his baby nephew, Julian Alonzo. Tenjing and his mom visit him every week and baby sit him. Before Sherpa took this photo he was crying but Sherpa was able to cheer him up so he could take a photo with his nephew.

Photo By: Tenjing Sherpa Article By: Jaeden Callender With Christmas coming up in the middle of a pandemic, one can only wonder what will happen and how people will cope during a time when families and friends usually get together.

Of course, the best idea for all of us

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SRHS Students’ Favorite Holiday Movies and Songs

Holiday Favorites. Elisha Taylor on the couch watching “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” Taylor has watched this movie every year since he was a little kid. “It’s my favorite (movie) because I find it funny,” Taylor said. Photo By: Anita Taylor Article By: Evan Mirante Christmas is one of the most exciting holidays of the year, with many great movies and songs that get you in the holiday spirit. With so many songs to listen to and movies to watch, it can be tough to find a favorite. I interviewed a few Santa Rosa High

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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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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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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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Stay Safe On the Road With These Winter Driving Tips

By Kaylee Rathkoy During the winter months, drivers have to face driving in unordinary weather conditions. Snow, slush or ice on roads are involved in nearly one in four weather-related vehicle accidents. Winter conditions impact many factors, as it makes it harder to see, slow down and stop. In Santa Rosa, there is no snow or slush, but as it gets very cold, black ice can start to form on the roads. [caption id="attachment_510" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com[/caption] Black ice is almost

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Is Black Friday Shopping Really Worth it?

By Tara Elsa This year, Black Friday was held on November 23: it is an event where people go to great lengths to buy as much as they can during a period of mass sales. The term “Black Friday” was first used in 1869 and has been held the day after Thanksgiving. Even back then, Black Friday was a day on which people spent all their money and stores’ profits skyrocketed. Black Friday was a term that came into use after the financial crisis that occured when the United States gold market crashed on September 24, 1869. At that time,

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