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SRHS Welcomes Kennedy to the Administrative Team

Seamus Fallon As of January 8th, 2018 Santa Rosa High School has a new assistant principal, former Student Government advisor, John Kennedy. Two of his six years at Santa Rosa have been as a math teacher and the following four were as a student government advisor. The transition from teacher to admin he said was “very challenging and exciting,” as one could imagine juggling the already large enough job that is Stu-Gov alongside teaching life skills and earning a principal’s degree at Sonoma State University. When asked what his

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Winter Activities in Sonoma County

By Delaney Temple During warmer weather, it’s easy to find activities to keep busy and active. Unfortunately, during the winter, the colder weather limits the amount of things one can do. But fear not! Here are some of the best options to entertain yourself while the winter months pass. Read a book: One option is to curl up in bed with a good book. If you need any recommendations, refer to GraceAnne Hoss’s column which includes a new book and an old one. Maybe even write your own story, sketch, sculpt, or paint.

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FFA Seeks Help After North Bay Fires

By Patricia Gomez The raging fires that hit Northern California in early October, and the Santa Rosa High School Ag Farm saw the lasting effects. The farm was used by FFA members who raised market goats and sheep and by the horticulture class. The farm, a grand sixty-two acres, is now only 6 acres. Four barns burned down, which had about 45 to 50 thousand dollars in equipment. The house that was on the property in which SRHS agriculture teacher Dawn Stornetta lived in, is also unfortunately gone. All the trailers and new

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Concussions: Is Football Worth the Risk?

By Reece Wisler Concussions are prevalent in many sports, but it seems that concussions are mostly known as football injury. Concussions is a big concern for athletes in many physical sports, but in football concussions are being diagnosed at an alarming rate. According to protectthebrain.org, between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur each year. Many concussions go undiagnosed so it is hard to calculate exactly how many concussions occur. Since the turn of the century, concussion research has made major

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JC Classes: is getting ahead worth it?

By Katie Cederborg The conveniently located Santa Rosa Junior College provides extensive opportunities for a select group of students here at Santa Rosa High School. But, as Spring enrollment begins, it is important for students interested in picking up courses at the Junior College to consider the intensity of the courses they choose to enroll in. On top of the heavy workload that can be burdening in AP and honors classes at Santa Rosa High School, JC classes can be overwhelming, especially with volunteering and

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SRCS Tentative Agreement Reached

By Katie Cederborg and Rachel Owen On Thursday, December 7th Santa Rosa City Schools (SRCS) reached a tentative agreement with Santa Rosa Teacher’s Association (SRTA) in regards to the recent controversy in relation to health care and cost of living adjustments. After a year of negotiation between the two organizations the Tentative Agreement will remain intact through June of 2020 if the teachers vote to accept it. If accepted, the agreement allows for an increase in contributions by the District to a total of 2,500 dollars.

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SRHS Bids Farewell to Teacher Ron Reichmuth

[caption id="attachment_61" align="aligncenter" width="225"] Beloved teacher Ron Reichmuth poses in front of a popcorn machine. Reichmuth is best known by students for his vocational program and helping to run his famous food cart.[/caption] By Rachel Owen Managing Editor

Teaching at SRHS since 2000, Mr. Ron Reichmuth has changed the lives of many students. However, he has decided that it is time to retire. Reichmuth taught special needs students the values of hard work during the full days he spent

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SRHS Bids Farewell to Assistant Principal Monica Baldenegro

[caption id="attachment_57" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Ex-assistant principal, Monica Baldenegro, sits comfortably at her desk while smiling brightly at a student. Baldenegro is known throughout the SRHS community for her perpetually cheery personality.[/caption]

This coming school year, Santa Rosa High School will be losing its beloved vice principal, Monica Baldenegro. Ms. Baldenegro, who has worked at SRHS since 2006, will be taking on an administrative role at a small 7th to 12th grade school in

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From Orientation to Departing Staff, SRHS Is Experiencing Major Changes

Santa Rosa High School held it's two day orientation this week for the 2017 school year. Students received their new schedules on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Freshmen got a little extra attention at the annual Freshmen Orientation Night held in the auditorium on Wednesday. With the new school year, there's always bound to be changes. This year is no exception. With a number of retiring and departing teachers and staff, SRHS will certainly be going through an adjustment phase. We begin the new year with an interim

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