Browsing tag: Santa Rosa High School

SRHS beats rival Monty

THE FINAL FACEOFF. Both Montgomery and Santa Rosa High School fought their hardest to pull out the win, and throughout the game, the sportsmanship and respectful crowd was one of the most rewarding outcomes of the game along with the win. The Santa Rosa football team dug deep and put all their effort into making this much anticipated game a success.  Article and photo by Zoe Kowalczyk A fight until the end. Home at Never’s field, the Santa Rosa High School Football team played and won both Junior Varsity and Varsity games

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Southern California oil spill threatens wildlife

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo As October began, surfers, tourists and other beachgoers were told to stay far away from the beaches along the coast of southern California. The Coast Guard and other officials proclaimed the beaches unsafe due to a major oil spill, five miles out from Huntington Beach, near Orange County. The oil spill was caused by a crack in an oil pipeline owned by Amplify Energy. An estimated 25,000 to 132,000 gallons of oil spilled into the ocean from the ruptured pipeline. By October 10th, 5,500 gallons

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Introducing ‘Booing,’ a fun Halloween activity

Article and graphic by Anthony Flores As the beginning of fall has started and Halloween is around the corner, it feels right to sit back, relax and just enjoy the holiday. However, there is a tradition that I remember from years ago in which people would go out and secretly ‘Boo!’ each other and I personally believe it would be fun for students this year to participate in it as well! This event isn’t limited to just them though, teachers could join in and boo other classrooms, bringing a little more joy to Halloween. A

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SRHS Undead Poets Society space for young poets

‘ALIVE AND WELL.’ The Undead Poets Society officers pose after a successful meeting. From left, Davin Fulmer (12), Vice President, Jillian Jones (12), President, Charlie Gieseker (12), Treasurer and Bec Minton (12), Secretary. “We haven’t had many meetings yet but I already see so much potential in the students that come each week and it makes my heart happy to see them go beyond their anxieties to speak out,” Jones said. The Society meets Thursdays at lunch in Mr. Kowalcyzk’s room, D201. Article and photo by Molly MurpheyThe

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The 28th annual ArtQuest showcase

RETURN TO THE STAGE. ArtQuest levels 2 and 3 perform Theatre in Motion, their take on the Suzuki method created by avant-garde director Tadashi Suzuki. Madelaine Williams (12, center) explained the significance of the performance, saying that it “represented the trials that we’ve gone through this past year with illness and separation.” Performing Theatre in Motion is a fall ArtQuest Showcase tradition that students were happy to bring back this year. Article and Photo by Molly MurpheyArtQuest put on their annual fall showcase on

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Leak causes fire alarm malfunction at SRHS

CONFUSING DAY AT SRHS. The emergency bag which hangs in Mr. Bohn’s room is one of many that were not used after the Great ShakeOut drill was canceled on Thursday, October 21. A message sent to students and parents through ParentSquare said, “we are postponing The Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill due to concerns about the rainy weather.” Although SRHS administration postponed the official drill, a malfunction caused the fire alarm to go off shortly before the first bell. Article and Photo by Molly Murphey Shortly

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In midst of ‘Inktober’ controversy, artists find alternatives

PLAGIARISM CONTROVERSY. Artists of varying media are troubled when Jake Parker, the creator, and owner of Inktober- an annual drawing challenge during the month of October- sparked some copyright issues and is accused of plagiarizing Alphonso Dunn’s book, “Pen & Ink Drawing” (2016), leading to many debates and alternatives to this upcoming year.Article, Photo, and Art by Emily Lasley Inktober is a worldwide ink drawing event for artists of many media to participate in. This annual event was loved and anticipated by many,

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Opinion: it’s time to stop celebrating Columbus Day

THE DISAVOWED EXPLORER. Columbus Day (or indigenous people’s day as it is known in other states) is celebrated every year on the second Monday of October. However, somewhat recently, Columbus has fallen under scrutiny primarily due to his awful treatment of the natives that were so welcoming to his crew. As more and more is discovered about Columbus I feel that it becomes more and more important that we stop thinking of him as an infallible explorer, and think of him more critically as an explorer who made important discoveries

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First quarter back on campus comes to a close

AND WE’RE BACK. It’s the start of a new school year at Santa Rosa High School and the campus is buzzing with students. Aside from the bumpy software transition, and the end of quarantine, the start of the quarter has been quite good. However, due to the end of a nearly two year quarantine, this school year is guaranteed to be a bit rocky for all the lower classmen and as such kindness and understanding should be extended to everyone as we get back to a new sense of normalcy. Article and Photo by Robert Merrick After months

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SRHS basketball team ready for the season

TEAM BONDING ON AND OFF THE COURT: Juarez-Rico, a starter, sits with the varsity team and a few other of his friends at lunch time. Lunch time has always been a good time for them to bond and throughout the year they have spent almost every lunch together chatting about basketball and other miscellaneous topics.

Article and Photo by Jaeden Callender With fall sports coming to an end, we turn our attention to what winter will soon bring us. One of the most exciting sports our school offers is basketball, which will be

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